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  • Cross country District 6-6A championship at North Lakes Park Oct. 15
  • Football vs. Hebron Oct. 15
  • Volleyball vs. Hebron Oct. 15
  • Kaleidoscope Oct. 16
  • Coppell Community Orchestra Spanish Flair Concert Oct. 17
Coppell High School alumna and Olympian Chiaka Ogbogu arrives at the start of the parade surrounded by her family. Ogbogu is the first Olympian from Coppell and won gold alongside the U.S. Olympic womens volleyball team.

Bringing home gold

Torie Peck, Sports Editor August 17, 2021

Olympic gold medalists are of the most exclusive group of athletes on the globe. Now, Coppell’s own Chiaka Ogbogu has entered into this category of athletes. In recognition of her achievements,...

Coppell senior midfielders Bain Carter, Tyler Wendel and Jacob Dashner embrace after fulltime is called in the 2021 THSLL State Championship on Sunday at George Turner Stadium in Humble. Coppell became the THSLL Class A State Champions after defeating Dallas St. Mark’s, 10-8, and Vandergrift, 5-4, in the Class A State Championships on Saturday, at Kingwood High School, and Sunday, at George Turner Stadium.

Lacrosse becomes state champion after defeating Vandergrift in a physically heated, low-scoring affair

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer May 11, 2021

In a humid weekend trip to Humble, Coppell played in the THSLL Class A State Championship round and faced both Dallas St. Mark’s and Austin Vandergrift as the underdog. The Cowboys embraced their...

Coppell junior guard Anthony Black is defended by Allen junior power forward Miles Gibson and senior guard Blaine Green, fouled by Gibson at the CHS Arena on Feb. 20. Black announced his decision to commit his future to basketball over the weekend at the War Before The Storm tournament in the Advantage Sports Complex in Carrollton.

Highly recruited tri-sport sensation Black commits to basketball

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer April 1, 2021

Since the beginning of his athletic career, there has been countless speculation about which sport Coppell junior wide receiver and guard Anthony Black would turn to. Would he go the football route as...

Coppell junior guard Ryan Agarwal avoids defensive pressure from Allen senior forward Ian Motta at the CHS Arena on Feb. 20. Agarwal announced his commitment to Stanford University, his dream school, on March 16.

Cowboy to Cardinal: four-star wing Agarwal commits to dream school

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer April 1, 2021

Playing NCAA Division I basketball is a difficult feat on its own, especially for those with Indian origins. With his commitment to Stanford University, announced on March 16 via social media, Coppell...

Texas Tech University tennis professional Robert Barry runs a drill with his intermediate tennis class at the CHS Tennis Center on Wednesday. Barry has been coaching at the CHS Tennis Center since 1999.

Barry relentless after two decades of teaching chosen craft

Iniya Nathan, Staff Writer March 9, 2021

He serves the ball to one of his players, watching it thud as it crosses the net. The ball bounces toward his student, and they return it back to him; he adjusts his stance and swing as he hits the ball...

Coppell sophomore relay sprinter Matthew Williams takes off for the 400-meter relay during the Coppell Relays at Buddy Echols Field on Feb. 27. Coppell hosts its Coppell Invitational meet today at 3:30 p.m.

Inevitable desire for speed generating diverse track community

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor March 8, 2021

When you google the phrase “farm team,” you will see that a farm team is a club or organization to younger players as they develop into more senior roles within a program. Track and field at...

Coppell junior midfielder Bailey Peek shields against Plano junior midfielder Lexie Moore on Monday night at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowgirls tied the Wildcats, 1-1.

Cowgirls leave points behind after stellar goal from Wildcats leads to draw

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor March 2, 2021

After playing through an equally balanced first half, the Coppell girls soccer team entered the second half with more energy and intensity to test Plano. A header off a corner from Coppell senior defender...

Red and Black on Deck is a Sidekick series detailing the next seven days of Coppell varsity sports. It will be posted every Monday for the rest of the 2020-21 school year.

Red and Black on Deck: 3/1-3/7

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor March 1, 2021

Boys soccer continues the second round of its District 6-6A campaign by hosting Plano tonight and Hebron tomorrow at Buddy Echols Field, then traveling to Lewisville on Friday. All boys soccer matches...

Coppell junior point guard Anthony Black shoots against Lake Highlands junior forward Adam Lopez at Loos Sports Complex in Addison on Feb. 25. Black announced his decision to commit his future to basketball over the weekend at the War Before The Storm tournament in the Advantage Sports Complex in Carrollton.

Late spectacle ends short of victory, killing Cowboys season (With video)

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor February 26, 2021

DALLAS- The clock read four minutes and the Cowboys were trailing Lake Highlands by 11. The Coppell student section had gone quiet and the parents looked displeased. But three layups from Coppell junior...

Coppell sophomore forward Alejandro Reyes goes in for a 50-50 against Flower Mound senior defender James Chamberlain at Buddy Echols Field last night. The match experienced many lightning delays but the Cowboys eventually dropped the match, 1-0, after play was called five minutes into the second half.

Cowboys drop weather marred match against Flower Mound as title race intensifies

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor February 26, 2021

The Cowboys entered the half tailing Flower Mound by one and were fired up to come out and play their game. But then the storm came minutes after entering the building.  After waiting out the first...

Coppell senior midfielder Jacob Dashner fights IMG National for possession at the Coppell Middle School North field on Wednesday. Coppell lost, 19-6.

Cowboys overwhelmed by national powerhouse but learned valuable lessons

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor February 25, 2021

It was a breezy Wednesday evening as Coppell boys lacrosse hosted a national powerhouse in IMG National. Students and parents poured into stands, almost completely filling them.  Knowing the competition...

Coppell junior attacker Anna Terry cradles against Rockwall at the Coppell Middle School North field on Wednesday. Coppell lost, 15-9.

BLACKOUT! Girls lacrosse shutdown against dominate Rockwall offense

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor February 25, 2021

It was a breezy, chilly Wednesday night as the Coppell girls lacrosse hosted a talented Rockwall team and the fight from the Cowgirls was intense and energized right from the start. Heading into halftime,...

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