Coppell Student Media

Cowgirls end drought with victory over McKinney (with video)

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 found their victory against McKinney at the CHS Arena, defeating the Lionettes in three sets, 25-2...

Cowgirls to face McKinney, aiming to break losing streak

Cowgirls to face McKinney, aiming to break losing streak

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

August 19, 2019

Following the Northwest ISD Volleyball Classic last weekend, the Coppell volleyball team returns home to face McKinney at the CHS Arena on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.  The Cowgirls (10-7) have lost their past five matches, all coming from the weekend tournament. McKinney is also coming off of a loss to ...

Coppell tennis remains positive despite loss to Southlake Carroll

Coppell tennis remains positive despite loss to Southlake Carroll

Pramika Kadari, Executive News and Enterprise Editor

August 15, 2019

Yells and cheers filled the Coppell tennis center during yesterday’s match against Southlake Carroll as junior Andreja Zrnic fought hard through his tough singles match, eventually pulling himself to a tiebreaker.  Many of his teammates stood up to scream words of support at the top of their lung...

Baseball program under new leadership with hiring of Howard

Baseball program under new leadership with hiring of Howard

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

July 7, 2019

Coppell High School baseball players and parents were able to meet their new head coach, Ryan Howard, for the first time on Monday at the CHS fieldhouse. Howard, who was assistant varsity coach at MacArthur High School and L.D. Bell High School and most recently head coach at Lake Dallas High School for ...

Murphy steps into role of Cowgirls head basketball coach

Murphy steps into role of Cowgirls head basketball coach

Shivi Sharma, CHS9 Editor

July 6, 2019

Coppell Boys basketball assistant coach Ryan Murphy has been named head coach for girls basketball at CHS. He has held the position of assistant coach for varsity boys basketball in Coppell for three years and replaces coach Kristen Davis. “I have a passion for coaching the game of basketball, especia...

Thomas hosts youth football camp in hometown Coppell

Thomas hosts youth football camp in hometown Coppell

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

June 29, 2019

Born in Chicago and having lived in Australia for five years, San Francisco 49ers defensive end Solomon Thomas has numerous places to call his hometown. Yet he chooses Coppell, Texas, where he hosted the Solomon Thomas Youth Football Camp on Saturday from 9:00 a.m to noon. The camp took place at Buddy Echols Field, w...

Swimming seniors leave behind medley of memories

Swimming seniors leave behind medley of memories

Sally Parampottil, Co-Student Life Editor

May 18, 2019

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

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

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

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

  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

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...