Coppell Student Media

Swimming seniors leave behind medley of memories

Swimming seniors leave behind medley of memories

Sally Parampottil, Co-Student Life Editor

May 18, 2019


Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving, Winter Sports

Four years of swimming for Coppell High School has left varsity seniors Yue Taira, Emil Aaltonen, Matthew Rodman, Rithvik Gunda and Elieser Gonzalez with time to reflect upon, from what they have done to what they are leaving behind. As the last class to have witnessed both former coach Rick Whitt...

Late score lifts Black past Red in annual spring football game

Late score lifts Black past Red in annual spring football game

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The Coppell football team played in the annual spring game last night at Buddy Echols field. The Black team came out on top, 14-7, with a last second touchdown reception by junior wide receiver Tyrese Ward from junior quarterback Drew Cerniglia As time expired, the Red team failed to find the endzone with a ...

Rodriguez ends CHS softball career, awaits future at TSU

Rodriguez ends CHS softball career, awaits future at TSU

Sally Parampottil, Co-Student Life Editor

May 17, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

Though the Coppell High School softball season ended with a 5-2 loss to Keller on April 26 during bi-district playoffs, senior pitcher Nora Rodriguez will continue to pitch once she graduates. With an athletic scholarship to Texas Southern University, she will extend her eight-year pitching career furt...

Pros/cons of pushing kids into sports

Pros/cons of pushing kids into sports

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

May 12, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Columns

My hands gripping the yellow Head tennis racket, I squint at the clock across the courts - only five minutes left until the lesson would be over. Letting out a sigh of relief, I reluctantly pick up the nearest ball for my next serve. Throughout my childhood, many weekends were spent doing something...

Jesayen juxtaposes screams of student section to quiet of golf course

Jesayen juxtaposes screams of student section to quiet of golf course

Sally Parampottil, Co-Student Life Editor

May 11, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

  The Coppell High School student section bursts into screams and hollers, faces painted black, white and red, and hearts soaring with each throw of the football. Amidst them stands CHS senior Jordan Jesayen, cheering at the top of his lungs in the cool October evening. Later that year, Je...

Current school records set up continued success for Walker

Current school records set up continued success for Walker

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

If one were to ask Coppell High School junior Jackson Walker about his achievements, he would only shy away from the topic. Despite his humility, Walker is the number one 800-meter runner in Texas and placed 10th in the nation. Setting one school record can be difficult in itself, but Walker has managed t...

From home to baseball diamond: Polk brothers catch opportunity to bond, play baseball together

From home to baseball diamond: Polk brothers catch opportunity to bond, play baseball together

Sofia Guerrero, Co-Student Life Editor

May 7, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

Playing catch with their dad, Chad Polk, as children turned into a lifelong love for brothers CHS9 freshman Walker Polk and Coppell High School junior Hudson Polk. Both made the varsity baseball team as freshmen and feel they have become closer because of it. This news meant the boys’ work ...

Coppell swimmers snatch streak, “Golden Boot” from J.J. Pearce

Coppell swimmers snatch streak, “Golden Boot” from J.J. Pearce

Shivi Sharma, Staff Writer

May 4, 2019


Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving, Winter Sports

Coppell senior swimmer Elieser Gonzalez clutched the trophy, dubbed the “Golden Boot”, as the rest of the high school swim team cheer around him in excitement after its victory against Richardson team J.J. Pearce. The offseason meet took place at Coppell YMCA on Friday, preceded by two days of int...

Cowgirls lose softball playoffs, season ends against state ranked Keller

Cowgirls lose softball playoffs, season ends against state ranked Keller

Shreya Beldona, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

Smiling, the Coppell softball team walked off the field. Its game against top five state-ranked Keller had come to an end. Disappointed in defeat, the Cowgirls still were pleased with a successful season.   At the end, Keller defeated Coppell, 5-2, in the Class 6A Region I bi-district pla...

Swim team to host three-day meet, aim to wrangle Mustangs

Swim team to host three-day meet, aim to wrangle Mustangs

Shivi Sharma, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019


Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving, Winter Sports

The Coppell High School swim team hosts a three-day meet at Coppell YMCA from May 2-4 after school. The first two days consist of the swimmers scrimmaging against their own team members (an intrasquad meet) and the third day the team will compete against J.J. Pearce. The swim team has competed against Peace for...

Boys track runs down district championship with area meet looming

Boys track runs down district championship with area meet looming

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

April 13, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

Air slapping his face and lungs burning, Coppell junior Jackson Walker uses every ounce of his energy in the last stretch of the 800-meter race, finishing first and breaking his own school record with a 1:52.13. That win, along with the dozens of other Coppell athletes’ top finishes, helped the boys vars...

Rushton bounds through adversities

Rushton bounds through adversities

Shreya Beldona, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


Filed under Sports

Through three countries, four cities and six injuries, Coppell High School sophomore Tallulah Rushton has been a dedicated and focused gymnast. Every morning, from 7 to 11, Rushton heads into the gym ― strong, focused and determined. Training consists of conditioning, vault, beams and floor, each for...