Coppell Student Media

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Athletes commit in ink, make college plans permanent

Athletes commit in ink, make college plans permanent

February 6, 2013

By John Loop Sports Writer The dotted line was signed 12 times this morning at Coppell High School as 12 CHS varsity athletes made their college commitments official. Of the 12, two-thirds were football players. The two biggest signings of the day were D-I commits Cameron Smith (Arizona State)...

Cowboys flawless on Senior Night, down Raiders, 58-43

Cowboys flawless on Senior Night, down Raiders, 58-43

February 2, 2013

By John Loop Sports Writer After weeks of losing games that came down to the bitter end, the Coppell Cowboys (14-16, 3-4 in District 5-5A) took care of business against the Raiders of Denton Ryan (14-12, 0-7 in District 5-5A) on Senior Night at Coppell High School, 58-43. Cowboy junior guards...

Basketball notebook: Cowboys wrap up first round of district play

Basketball notebook: Cowboys wrap up first round of district play

January 28, 2013

By John Loop Sport Writer District 5-5A has not at all  been what the Coppell Cowboys were expecting. With a 1-4 record in the new "I-35 Belt" district, head coach Kit Pehl now has to go back to the drawing board to attempt to resurrect the Cowboys before jumping headlong into the second round...

Shipley, Hawks outshoot Cowboys, 50-47

Shipley, Hawks outshoot Cowboys, 50-47

January 23, 2013

By John Loop Sports Writer It did not take senior guard Walter Munnings and the Coppell Cowboys (12-15, 1-3 in district) long to realize how good of a player Hebron senior point guard Ridge Shipley was. "Around this district, [Shipley] is the defensive assignment that we look forward to," Munnings...

Cowboys lose another close one to Lewisville

Cowboys lose another close one to Lewisville

January 19, 2013

By John Loop Sports Writer The Coppell student section screamed at the top of their lungs as Lewisville senior guard Jaden Wright stepped to the free throw line with the game on the line. The senior's first of two free throws proved to be the difference in a matchup between two District 5-5A foes. The...

Cowboys outlasted by FM Marcus 50-47 in OT, fall to 0-1 in district play

Cowboys outlasted by FM Marcus 50-47 in OT, fall to 0-1 in district play

January 12, 2013

By John Loop Sports Writer "We knew in a district game, it would be a battle." These were the words of Coppell Cowboys basketball head coach Kit Pehl after a 50-47 overtime loss to the Flower Mound Marcus Marauders. And a battle it was. The Cowboys battled the entire game, but it ultimately...

Hoops Preview: Cowboys vs. FM Marcus Marauders

Hoops Preview: Cowboys vs. FM Marcus Marauders

January 10, 2013

By John Loop Sports Writer "When you lose six college-level players and one NBA pro, no one is going to hold you to that same standard," newly hired Flower Mound Marcus head coach Clay Cody said at the beginning of the 2012-13 basketball season. Yet Cody has gotten past the overall exodus of talent...

Lions stave off Coppell fourth quarter rally, down Cowboys 64-60

Lions stave off Coppell fourth quarter rally, down Cowboys 64-60

January 9, 2013

By John Loop Sports Writer It was a valiant effort. But the Coppell Cowboys fell just short of a comeback on Tuesday night against the McKinney Lions. Junior post Simi Socks, who finished with 21 points on the night, battled McKinney senior Raynell Denny up and down the floor the entire game. Denny...

Basketball notebook: Michaelis leads strong group of hot hands

Basketball notebook: Michaelis leads strong group of hot hands

January 8, 2013

By John Loop Sports Writer Senior three-point specialist Calvin Michaelis hits another three pointer in the face of the Allen Eagles' defense. Michaelis would finish 4-of-4 from downtown that November night en route to a 61-41 blowout win. Michaelis who is currently second on the team in three-point percentage (48%), trailing only junior point guard Landon Goesling (49%), h...

Hoops Preview: Cowboys vs. McKinney Lions

Hoops Preview: Cowboys vs. McKinney Lions

January 7, 2013

By John Loop Sports Writer Non-district play is down to its final game for the Coppell Cowboys. Looking to gain momentum entering the district gameplay portion of their schedule, Coppell is using their matchup with the McKinney Lions as a final tune-up. The Lions (13-5) are led by 6'5" senior...

Hoops Preview: Cowboys vs. Plano Wildcats

Hoops Preview: Cowboys vs. Plano Wildcats

January 3, 2013

By John Loop Sports Writer While Coppell High School students have been enjoying their two-week hiatus, the Coppell Cowboys basketball team has not missed a beat since school let out for Christmas break just under two weeks ago. Coppell approaches the end of the break with a 2-3 record (8-10 overall),...

Hockey Notebook: Cowboys skating with four-game win streak on the line

Hockey Notebook: Cowboys skating with four-game win streak on the line

December 20, 2012

By John Loop Sports Writer After a devastating 5-4 loss to Garland/Bishop Lynch, in which their opponent stormed back in the third period with three goals to win the game, the Coppell Cowboys have strung together a four-game push without losing. Part of the reason the wins have piled up is the...