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Coppell track coach Eric Hill corrects Coppell junior relay runner Riggs Montgomery on his hand-off form on March 9 at Buddy Echols Field. Hill began coaching at Coppell High School in January. Photo by Olivia Cooper

Coach’s Box: Get to know Coach Hill

Havish Premkumar, Staff Writer April 20, 2022

Within the course of the 2021-2022 school year, Coppell High School experienced an influx of new teachers. One of these new teachers is track and field coach Eric Hill. The new coach shares what he believes...

The Coppell girls lacrosse team breaks down during halftime against Rockwall on Thursday at Coppell Middle School North. The Cowgirls beat the Yellowjackets, 12-11, in overtime.

Cowgirls secure victory against Yellowjackets in overtime

Shrayes Gunna, Staff Photographer April 5, 2022

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Coppell junior outfielder Hannah Gullat scores against Fort Worth North Side at the Coppell ISD Baseball/Softball Complex on Thursday. The Cowgirls beat the Hawks, 8-1.

Cowgirls go undefeated at round robin tournament

Sreehitha Moravaneni, Staff Writer March 7, 2022

Coppell softball concluded its three-day round robin tournament at the Coppell ISD Baseball/Softball Complex on Saturday with a perfect 6-0 record. The Cowgirls played two games on each day: Fort Worth...

Coppell High School junior guard Julianna Lamendola leads the Cowgirls offense against Highland Park at CHSl Large gym on Nov. 12. The Cowgirls play Sanger at CHS Arena today at 6:30 p.m.

Cowgirls welcome Class 4A Sanger to CHS Arena

Nick Larry, Staff Photographer December 14, 2021

Following it's win over Plano West, the Coppell girls basketball team plays Sanger at 6:30 p.m. tonight at Coppell High School Arena. “[Sanger is Class 4A] but they’re pretty good,” assistant...

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 the annual Coppell Relays on Saturday at 8 a.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...

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