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Jund moving to assistant AD role next school year

Coppell High School Principal Dr. Nicole Jund is seen with CHS Student Resource Officer Chris Cobb and CHS senior CJ Ward in the main hallway last year. On Monday, Dr. Jund was announced the Coppell ISD assistant athletic director. Coppell Middle School East Principal Laura Springer will be returning as the new CHS principal

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

April 24, 2019

On Monday, Coppell High School Principal Dr. Nicole Jund was announced as the new Coppell ISD assistant athletic director after serving two years leading the CHS campus. CISD Superintendent Brad Hunt announced the changes in the administrative leadership in a district wide announcement stating “[Jund’s] exte...

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...

Fourth quarter run, grit prove too much for Pearce in win (with video)

Senior guard Christian Plummer drives on a fastbreak in Coppell’s 46-43 victory over Richardson Pearce on Tuesday. Plummer led the Cowboys with 14 points in the win.

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

January 18, 2017

For three quarters, very little was going the Coppell boys basketball team’s way offensively. The Cowboys struggled to hit shots and turned the ball over far too many times.   But in the final eight minutes, they found some sort of spark, and their “extraordinary” effort gave them the...

Solari comes up big in first district win over Jesuit

Senior forward Jackson Solari gets set before a free throw during Coppell's 58-53 victory over Jesuit on Tuesday, December 20. Solari had his best game of the year, scoring 17 and rebounding well.

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

December 21, 2016

After making his return from an injured hand several weeks ago, Jackson Solari has not played up to his own standards. But on Tuesday night, the senior forward made his return to the floor known in a big way, leading the Coppell Cowboys basketball team (7-7 overall, 1-0 District 9-6A) to a 58-53 victo...

Trump’s crude talk misrepresents athletes, locker room settings

After making crude remarks about women, republican presidential nominee Donald Trump disregarded it as 'locker room talk'. However, this may misrepresent how guys and locker rooms truly are.

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

October 27, 2016

With the sports world a frenzied cluster of World Series baseball, all levels of football and the dawn of a new basketball season, something else has managed to take the stage, front and center. The volatile, explosive presidential election cycle has managed to steal headlines and television ratings across t...

Friends, family celebrate life, passing of Gantt

Friends, family celebrate life, passing of Gantt

April 10, 2015

By Alex Nicoll Editor-in-Chief @NicollMac For those that have followed stories on coppellstudentmedia.com about the courageous fight of junior Thomas (Tommy) Gantt’s bout with cancer, we regret to inform you that he passed away Saturday April 4 at 3 p.m. “He loved to help people. He ...

Cowboys face ‘tall task’ in stopping Trinity’s Turner

Sophomore guard Josh Fink looks to pass to senior forward Chad Kaiser in Coppell's Feb. 7. matchup against Hebron at Coppell High School. The Cowboys will play their bi-district playoff game against Euless Trinity on Tuesday at Southlake Carroll High School at 7:30 p.m. Photo by Regan Sullivan.

February 17, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor Standing as tall as Mount Everest on the court, Euless Trinity senior Myles Turner is a demanding presence for the Trojans. The seven-foot shot blocker, who is ranked currently as the No. 2 high school prospect in the nation by recruiting services nationwide, wil...

Poor perimeter shooting dooms Cowboys against Hebron

Poor perimeter shooting dooms Cowboys against Hebron

February 9, 2014

By Mark Slette Staff Writer Taking on the Hebron Hawks (22-7) for the second time this season, the Coppell Cowboys (19-12) had hoped they could pull out at least one win against the top team in district. Hebron got the better of the Cowboys once again, topping Coppell 56-38. Coppell head coach Kit Pehl hinted be...

Jones, DeSoto too much for Cowboys in 69-41 victory

Jones, DeSoto too much for Cowboys in 69-41 victory

February 23, 2013

By John Loop Sports Writer DeSoto's Matt Jones proved once again why he is attending Duke University next fall. The senior guard scored 22 points to advance the Eagles to the area round of the 2013 UIL Class 5A basketball state playoffs in a convincing 69-41 win over the Coppell Cowboys. "I...

Cowboys take care of business, move on to DeSoto

Cowboys take care of business, move on to DeSoto

February 20, 2013

By John Loop Sports Writer The Coppell Cowboys and the DeSoto Eagles are on a collision course once more. These two programs are slated to meet after the Cowboys took care of business on Tuesday night against the Irving MacArthur Cardinals with the score of 52-38. Junior guard Landon Goesling was the high man, leading all scorers with 15 points and 9 assists...

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...