Coppell Student Media

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Excitement of playoff berth spoiled by Sachse’s athleticism (with video)

Coppell High School junior Rachel Okereke shoots the ball as the second quarter of Monday night’s Class 6A bi-district game comes to a close. The Coppell Cowgirls ended their season with a 47-31 loss to Sachse at Plano West High School.

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

February 15, 2017

PLANO-- In its first playoff appearance in 10 years, the Coppell girls basketball team stepped into a raucous Plano West gym on Tuesday night, the energy level higher than any game this season.   And yet, it was not the atmosphere, the nerves of playing in a playoff game for the first time...

Stellar first quarter gives life in blowout victory

Junior guard Mary Luckett drives into the lane in Coppell's 60-30 victory over Lake Highlands on Friday night. The Cowgirls got off on a tear to start the game, leading 14-0 midway through the first quarter.

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

January 21, 2017

Getting behind the Lake Highlands defense, Coppell High School senior guard Abby Johnson caught a pass under the basket and easily finishing with a layup. This shot capped a 14-0 run to start the game for Coppell, giving the Cowgirls a lead they would never look back from, as they would go on to defeat...

Fouls, free throws put game out of reach in second consecutive loss (with video)

Senior guard Emma Johnson looks for a passing lane in Coppell's double overtime 66-60 loss to Skyline on Tuesday. Johnson and the Cowgirls fought hard, but were unable to hold onto a large lead created in the third quarter.

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

January 11, 2017

(At the beginning of the third quarter, it was the Coppell girls basketball team’s game. The Cowgirls had control of a 14 point lead at home. But nothing turns around a game like turnovers. Playing lights-out basketball, Skyline (5-0, 13-12) flew back into the game and stole one in double overtime, w...