Coppell Student Media

Cowboys vanquish Vikings, keep steady lead in 61-35 victory

Cowboys vanquish Vikings, keep steady lead in 61-35 victory

Nishant Medicharla, Business Manager

January 20, 2020

As the buzzer sounded, frustration and agony loomed over Irving Nimitz as it had scored only three points in the first quarter of the game.  On Friday in the CHS Arena, the Coppell boys basketball team defeated Nimitz, 61-35, in District 6-6A play. With shots from players such as sophomore guards Ryan ...

Two school records smashed in district swim meet

Two school records smashed in district swim meet

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

January 20, 2020

LEWISVILLE - In the area beside the eighth lane, in the corner adjacent to the starting block, the Coppell swim team cheered on its members during the District 5-6A championships yesterday at the Lewisville ISD Westside Aquatic Center.  By the end of the meet, Coppell saw all six relay teams and five...

Following Teacher Appreciation Night, girls rout Nimitz

Following Teacher Appreciation Night, girls rout Nimitz

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

January 18, 2020

The Coppell girls basketball team closed out the first round of District 6-6A play with a dominating win over Irving Nimitz, 79-38, last night in the CHS Arena.  Preceding tipoff was a brief Teacher Appreciation Night celebration, in which each player chose a teacher to honor. The player and teacher ...

Swim team entering district meet with splash of color

Swim team entering district meet with splash of color

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

January 17, 2020

Carrying on the tradition of dying their hair before the District 6-6A Championship, Coppell swimmers enter school with a multitude of colors atop their heads.  Tomorrow, preliminaries begin at 1 p.m. and qualifying swimmers will compete in finals later that day at the Lewisville ISD Westside Aquati...

Cowgirls to recognize teachers while taking on Nimitz

Cowgirls to recognize teachers while taking on Nimitz

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

January 16, 2020

The Coppell girls basketball team aims to close the gap between its District 6-6A win/loss record tomorrow as it faces Irving Nimitz in the CHS Arena at 6:30 p.m.  An early first quarter lead to Flower Mound on Tuesday was lost, adding another defeat to the record. Now 2-4 in district, the Cowgirls...

Coach’s Box: Hartsburg applying Mavericks experiences to basketball coaching

Coach’s Box: Hartsburg applying Mavericks experiences to basketball coaching

Shravya Mahesh, Entertainment Editor

January 15, 2020

Behind the large gym, on the other side of a Coppell-colored door lies a corridor with a small room labeled “Basketball Coaches Office.” This room holds tables, chairs, promotional posters and Coppell assistant girls basketball coach Julieann Hartsburg. With more than 13 years of professional experi...

Close win over Tigers gives basketball second district victory

Close win over Tigers gives basketball second district victory

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Copy and Design Editor

January 13, 2020

The Tigers came close - within one point in the second quarter. They kept up with the Cowboys and were almost there, but never quite made it.  Coppell boys basketball defeated Irving, 61-54, Saturday in the CHS Arena for its second District 6-6A win. The Cowboys are now 2-1 in district and 17-4 over...

Cowgirls sweep Tigers in 60-20 win

Cowgirls sweep Tigers in 60-20 win

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

January 12, 2020

In its fifth District 6-6A game of the season, the Coppell girls basketball team defeated Irving, 60-20, on Saturday at the CHS Arena. The Cowgirls were originally scheduled to face the Tigers on Friday night but severe thunderstorms moved the game to Saturday. “Our routine got thrown off p...

Coppell sports update entering new year

Coppell sports update entering new year

Sally Parampottil and Shriya Vanparia

January 10, 2020

While most of the school rested and relaxed during winter break, the Coppell athletics department was still hard at work. Winter sports, such as basketball, soccer, wrestling and swimming, all competed during break, which began on Dec. 10 and lasted until Jan. 5. The Sidekick recaps the events of the two week ...

Cowgirls return to district play against Irving

Cowgirls return to district play against Irving

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

In their fifth District 6-6A game, the Cowgirls are set to play Irving tomorrow in the Coppell High School Arena at 6:30 p.m. After winning 10 of 16 nondistrict games, the Cowgirls are 1-3 in District 6-6A. On Tuesday, Coppell won at Marcus, 40-35. Irving fell to 0-4 in district with a loss on...

Coppell basketball look to ride past Tigers in district play

Coppell basketball look to ride past Tigers in district play

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

January 9, 2020

The Coppell boys basketball team looks for a second district win tomorrow as it takes on Irving (0-2 in District 6-6A and 6-6 overall) at the CHS Arena at 8 p.m. for its third District 6-6A matchup of the season. The Cowboys (1-1 in District 6-6A and 17-4 overall) head into this week’s game after ...