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Second half surge lifts Hawks over Coppell

The Cowboys lost to the Hawks, 1-3, in their first district 6-6A home match. Coppell senior midfielder Caleb Razo dribbles against Hebron on Tuesday at Buddy Echols Field.

Anika Arutla, Social Media Manager

January 29, 2020

At a chilly 40 degrees coupled with the blowing wind, the Coppell boys soccer team played its first District 6-6A home match against Hebron last night at Buddy Echols Field, falling to the Hawks, 3-1. “We’re starting to get a little bit more chemistry and we’re starting to play more as a tea...

Choir members to perform at Region 31 Concert

Coppell High School choir performs at the 2018 Choir Fall Concert. On Saturday, choir members will perform at the First United Methodist Church in the Region 31 concert.

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

On Saturday, select members from Coppell High School’s very own choir will participate in the Region 31 concert at the First United Methodist Church in Grapevine.  Region 31 consists of Coppell ISD, Birdville ISD, Carroll ISD, Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD, Grapevine-Colleyville ISD and Hurst-Eul...

State of the District: Hunt discloses upcoming policy, renovations, more (with video)

Coppell ISD Superintendent Brad Hunt presents bond plans to parents at New Tech High @ Coppell. Hunt informs CSM about Canyon Ranch Elementary school, large scale renovations, and drug exposure facing the students in the district currently.

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

April 2, 2019

Coppell Student Media had the opportunity to sit down with Coppell ISD Superintendent Brad Hunt in an interview discussing various district topics, including campus renovation, district policy, new campuses and student drug use - all of which have been at the forefront of the 2018-19 school ye...

Dismantling mistruths

Coppell ISD has been taking measures to reframe the district’s academic structure for more than a year. After the college admissions scandals in early March, CISD is planning even more significant action.

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

April 2, 2019

Disheartenment and anger faced the nation when admissions into numerous top-tier universities across the nation involved crimes such as bribery and fraud. In all its unethicality, the FBI’s “Operation Varsity Blues” investigation only confirmed what Coppell ISD knew already: there is no one track road to success. Through the tampering of test scores, millio...

New CISD athletic director to be announced this month

Coppell ISD is in the midst of hiring its next district athletic director. The announcement is expected to be made at the CISD Board Meeting on March 25.

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

March 5, 2019

Following the announcement of former athletic director Joe McBride leaving Coppell ISD to become head football coach at McKinney Boyd in late January, the district is making steady progress in its search for his replacement.   “We’re excited about the opportunity to bring someone new into the role, a...

Coppell tennis dominates MacArthur, stays humble

Yesterday, Coppell High School junior Aishwarya Kannan returned the opponent’s shot during her singles match. Coppell played against MacArthur at the CHS tennis center for their first district game, and won 19-0.

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

August 29, 2018

Yesterday on its home courts, the Coppell varsity tennis team opened its District 6-6A season with a 19-0 win against MacArthur, but what stands out most to Coppell coach Rich Foster is his players’ lack of arrogance during the game.   “They did a good job of competing with intensity and...

District golf update: Girls take home 4th consecutive title

District golf update: Girls take home 4th consecutive title

March 31, 2015

By Alex Nicoll Editor-in-Chief @NicollMac Bringing home its fourth consecutive district championship, the Coppell Cowgirls’ golf team shot an impressive 310-307=617 over the two-day District 7-6A tournament held at Trophy Club Country Club on March 23 to 24. All five girls on the title-winning...

Cowgirl Softball sadly ends against Farmers

Sophomore outfielder Ali Gentry hits hard against rival Lewisville. Photo by Mark Slette.

April 20, 2014

By Alexandra Dalton Staff Writer The Coppell Cowgirls (3-6 in district play) came out onto the Coppell Middle School West field prepared to play a hard game against (7-2 in district play) the Lewisville Farmers. Sadly, the Cowgirls lost out to the previous Class-5A state champions 9-2, but they ended...

Baseball Preview: Cowboys vs. Denton Ryan Raiders

Junior righthanded pitcher Jensen Elliott gets ready to give an opposing batter the heat in Coppell's Mar. 18 matchup against the Flower Mound 
Marcus Marauders. The Cowboys will take the rubber on Tuesday night against Denton Ryan. Photo by Alyssa Frost.

March 24, 2014

By George Fairchild Staff Writer After dropping their fourth District 5-5A game of the season to Flower Mound Marcus 1-0 last Friday, the Coppell Cowboys (13-6-1, 2-2 in district) will try to get back in the win column against the Denton Ryan Raiders on Tuesday. Junior catcher Matt Bernstein scored ...

Cowboys close out regular season with 4-1 victory

Cowboys close out regular season with 4-1 victory

March 23, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor After clinching their third straight district title in Tuesday's win over Denton Ryan, Coppell (16-1-2, 8-0-1 in 5-5A play) put together a solid performance against Lewisville (9-10-3, 1-7-1) on Friday, defeating the Farmers 4-1. "For us it was about performance," Coppell...