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The official student news site of Coppell High School

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Coppell senior middle blocker Ekwe Anwah tips against Denton Guyer at Coppell High School Arena on Aug. 30. The Cowgirls carved out a victory after losing the first set: 16-25, 25-16, 25-23, 25-21.

Cowgirls win three consecutive sets in offensive display

Shrayes Gunna, Staff Photographer September 6, 2022

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Coppell senior middle hitter Allie Stricker and junior right side hitter Mira Klem block against McKinney Boyd at the CHS Arena on Tuesday. Coppell defeated McKinney Boyd, 25-11, 25-15, 16-25, 25-17. Photo by Olivia Short.

Cowgirls wrangle the Broncos in first match of the season

Olivia Short, Sports visual media editor August 23, 2022


Coppell senior defensive specialist Sude Item warms up before the match against Plano West on Senior Night on Oct. 26 in the CHS Arena. Item has competitively played a variety of sports including gymnastics, volleyball and soccer. Photo by Tracy Tran

From mat to court: Item leaving familiar behind in search of more

Saniya Koppikar, Staff Writer November 3, 2021

Sude the gymnast.  Training 29 hours in a six-day week, taking private lessons and attending school all within her gym, gymnastics defined Coppell senior Sude Item’s life for almost 12 years.  Like...

Coppell senior middle blocker Aley Clent blocks against Euless Trinity at the CHS Arena on Tuesday. The Cowgirls swept the Trojans at Middle School Night, 25-11, 25-21, 25-10.

Coppell models Cowgirl fight at Middle School Night

Trisha Atluri, Executive Entertainment Editor September 3, 2021

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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 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...

KCBY-TV junior sports director Thea Massi works on an outline for a softball hype video in the KCBY studio on Tuesday. Massi uses KCBY as a way to further explore her love for media and broadcasting.

#SJW: Massi taking KCBY-TV Sports to the next level

Akhila Gunturu, CHS9 Editor February 24, 2021

As a freshman, KCBY-TV junior sports director Thea Massi was involved in volleyball, basketball and track and field. Now, as the sports director, Massi channels her passion for media and experience into...

Coppell junior outside hitter Haley Holz awaits a serve during the match against Marcus in the CHS Arena on Sept. 24. Holz is one of many high school athletes playing both sand and indoor volleyball.

Volleyball with a grain of sand

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor September 16, 2020

Coppell junior outside hitter and 692 Beach Volleyball player Haley Holz breathes volleyball. Whether it be skedaddling across sand volleyball courts or flying up and down the grippy indoor volleyball...

Coppell seniors and their family members commemorate their achievements as Coppell High School volleyball players on senior night in the CHS Arena on Tuesday. Coppell defeated MacArthur, 3-0, and plays Irving tonight at home.

Coppell celebrates Senior Night with victory against MacArthur

Meer Mahfuz , Staff Writer October 25, 2019

With three dominant performances against Irving MacArthur, Coppell beat the Cardinals 3-0 (25-10, 25-8, 25-9) in last night’s match at the CHS Arena.  The Cowgirls are now 8-4 in District 6-6A, and...

Coppell junior middle blocker Madison Gilliland goes for a spike during Tuesday’s volleyball match against McKinney at the CHS Arena. After three close sets, the Cowgirls defeated the Lionettes, 3-0.

Cowgirls end drought with victory over McKinney (with video)

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor August 21, 2019

Five straight losses and a 24th place finish at the Northwest ISD Volleyball Classic left the Coppell volleyball team determined to win.  Tuesday evening, the Cowgirls snapped their losing streak and...

Coppell High School junior Amarachi Osuji and freshman Madison Gilliland jump to make a block during Friday night’s game in the Arena. The Cowgirls played against the Allen Eagles and ended the match losing straight sets (27-29, 12-25, 20-25) against the Lady Eagles.

Cowgirls fall to state’s No. 4 team in three sets

Lili Lomas, Executive Digital Content Editor, Sports Editor August 26, 2017

The Coppell High School Arena was filled with the CHS student section chants Friday night which provided support for the Cowgirls as they took on the state’s No. 4 ranked team.   The Coppell...

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