Coppell Student Media

  • Cowgirl volleyball playing McKinney Boyd in CHS arena on Tuesday at 5 p.m.
  • Picture day taking place on 9/21 and 9/22 in the CHS cafeteria during students' english class period

Offseason pushes coaches to improve on their athletes

Coppell tennis coach Rich Foster advises doubles teammates junior Matthew Abbey and sophomore Vinay Patel at the CHS Tennis Center on Thursday. Foster is preparing the team for the spring season with practices and socials to build camaraderie between old and new players. Photo by Camden Southwick

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

Mile-runs, gyms, and more workouts. As Coppell transitions from fall sports to winter sports, fall season coaches are working to improve their athletes in preparation for the next season.  Coppell tennis coach Rich Foster helps motivate tennis athletes during the offseason by encouraging socials a...

Behind fifth inning rally, Cowboys come back to defeat Hebron, 5-4

Coppell senior Elijah McCormack pitches in the first inning against Hebron on Friday at
the Coppell ISD Baseball/Softball Complex. The Cowboys won, 5-4.

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019

The Cowboys beat the Hebron Hawks on Friday 5-4 thanks to an RBI single to right-centerfield hit by senior second baseman Carter Bacci in the bottom of the sixth inning at Coppell ISD Baseball/Softball Complex.   “I’m glad we could come back at the end there because for the majority [of ...

McBride returning to sidelines

On Friday, former Coppell football coach and current athletic director Joe McBride accepted the position as head coach and athletic coordinator at McKinney Boyd High School. McBride leaves behind Coppell football with a legacy of three district titles in five seasons from 2010-14.

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

January 25, 2019

Coppell ISD athletics director and former head football coach Joe McBride officially accepted the head football coach and athletic coordinator position at McKinney Boyd High School.   The news was first reported by Matt Stepp of on Friday.   “It just was in ...

Cowboys lament tough loss in closing seconds

Coppell High School senior Justin Chow shoots for a goal during the game on Jan.15th against McKinney Boyd, at Buddy Echols Field. Cowboys lost the battle to the Broncos 3-2.

Ryan Dyke, Writer

January 16, 2019

An extremely close game up until the last five seconds, the Coppell boys soccer game on Tuesday against McKinney Boyd at Buddy Echols Field was intense. Coppell put up a strong fight, before losing, 3-2, on a penalty kick with seconds left in the game.   During the first half Coppell kept the ball ...

Baseball team opens series at home against W.T. White

Junior infielder Porter Hardcastle holds his stance in anticipation of the next pitch during the first game of the series against Lake Highlands on Monday night of last week. The Cowboys completed a sweep of the Wildcats in a 10-1 victory last Thursday night.

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018

Coppell returns to Cowboy Field tonight as it hosts W.T. White at 5 p.m.   The Cowboys cruised past Lake Highlands in a 10-1 victory last Thursday night in Dallas, bringing Coppell’s district 5-6A record to 6-0 and their overall to 18-3-1.   At last Tuesday’s game at home, Cow...

Cowboys corral Mustangs for sweep in series

The Coppell Cowboys Baseball team shakes hands with the JJ Pearce Mustangs after Friday night’s game at the Coppell Baseball / Softball Complex. The Cowboys defeated the Mustangs with a score of 7-1.

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

March 25, 2018

Coppell concluded a two-game sweep of J.J. Pearce in District 9-6A with a 7-1 victory Friday night at Cowboy Field.   The Cowboys had six hits, including one solo home run hit by third baseman Kalen Clark.   “We got the best result we could ask for,” Clark said. “[The home run] felt r...

Cowboys tip off season with close win against Marauders

Coppell High School senior guard Parker Rodman looks for an open pass during the first quarter of the game on Nov. 10 at the Coppell High School arena.Coppell Cowboys defeated the Marcus Marauders 58 - 54.

Lili Lomas

November 11, 2017

With both teams scoring 36 points within the first two quarters, last night’s basketball game was fast paced and competitive throughout. The Cowboys secured their first win of the 2017-18 season in a close game against the Marcus Marauders, 58-54, at the CHS Arena.   The teams proved to be legitimate competitio...

Second half rally sends Cowboys past Boyd (with video)

4. Coppell High School senior Pierce McFarlane tackles McKinney Boyd as they run the ball for a touchdown. Last nights game at Buddy Echols Field was a close game, but the cowboys went home with a win, 34-24. Photo by Bren Flechtner.

Nicholas Pranske, Staff Writer

September 9, 2017   The Coppell Cowboys beat the McKinney Boyd Broncos, 34-24, Friday night at Buddy Echols Field in a neck and neck showdown up until the end.   Having beaten the Broncos last season 31-21, confidence was expected from the Cowboys. However,...

Turman, Taylor dynamic duo help lead Cowboys to 8-1 victory over Wildcats

The Coppell High School Cowboys faced off the Lake Highlands Wildcats with a strong offensive attack despite giving up the first goal of the game. The Cowboys beat the Wildcats, 8-1 at Buddy Echols Field on Feb. 24.

Tanya Raghu, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017

With the final score of 8-1 ending with another victory for the Coppell boys soccer team, it was surprising to note that the first goal of the match was scored 14 minutes in by the Lake Highlands Wildcats.   Yet, it only took only three minutes for the Cowboys (11-2-1) to answer the Wildcat...

Intensity breeds success: Performance Course coach uses energy to impact lives (with video)

Coppell Performance Course director Stephen Baca motivates the athletes to push on in their workout after school last Thursday in the Coppell High School weight room. Baca has a very motivational personality and hosts workouts before and after school with CHS athletes. Photo by Hannah Tucker.

Reid Valentine, Staff writer

January 26, 2017

Coppell Performance Course coordinator Stephen Baca is insane.   He has to be. No normal human being wakes up 4:45 a.m., then leading a high intensity workout an hour later with an energy level comparable to a toddler on Red Bull.   “I take my dog out,” Baca said. “Then I g...

Seniors get peppy

Coppell High School senior football player Skyler Siedman participates in the tug a war event held by the silver spurs during the pep rally on Oct. 28. The senior girls beat the football players in the game in the CHS arena.

November 1, 2016