Coppell Student Media

Minnesota minnow to state shark

Minnesota minnow to state shark

Sally Parampottil, Co-Student Life Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving, Winter Sports

To automatically qualify for state championships, a swimmer must finish in the top two places for his/her event in the finals at regionals. Coppell High School junior Aurelie Migault placed fourth in the 100-yard breaststroke.   A few hours later, she learned she had advanced to state anyway....

Join the club

Join the club

Sally Parampottil, Co-Student Life Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

When it comes to athletics, improvement can be found in different areas - on and off the field, in and out of the pool, on and off the court, it varies from sport to sport. What does not vary, however, is that athletes can improve themselves in those areas more when they participate in club sports rath...

Stress-free sports

Stress-free sports

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

I played club sports all my life, often more than one at a time. However, after looking at the amount of money, time and number of sacrifices my parents and I poured endlessly into it, I began to rethink things.   Looking back, I never intended to make it further than high school - I simply ...

Cowboys take win over Cardinals in their last home game

Cowboys take win over Cardinals in their last home game

Sydney Rowe, Staff Writer

February 10, 2019


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

With packed stands and a high-intensity atmosphere the Coppell boys basketball team came out on top of Irving MacArthur, 56-55, in its last home game on Friday at the CHS arena.   The game came down to the last couple minutes with the Cowboys leading and trying to hold off the Cardinals. The ...

Back in-form: Cowboys secure much needed 2-1 victory against Flower Mound

Back in-form: Cowboys secure much needed 2-1 victory against Flower Mound

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

February 10, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

The Coppell boys soccer team played Flower Mound yesterday and walked off the field with both a well-earned 2-1 victory.   The match was thrilling from the start, with both teams battling for a win. Coppell had previously stood sixth place in the district and the win raised them to fourth p...

After back-to-back losses, Cowboys playing to win against Flower Mound

After back-to-back losses, Cowboys playing to win against Flower Mound

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

Though the Coppell soccer team initially started off its District 6-6A season strong, it suffered two losses as its momentum failed to carry on to its matches against Hebron on Friday and Irving on Tuesday.   But now, the Cowboys, standing at sixth place on the district table with a record o...

Cowboys neck-and-neck in district running with win over Nimitz

Cowboys neck-and-neck in district running with win over Nimitz

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Just a few minutes after tip off, the Coppell basketball team went four for four on 3-pointers to gain a six-point lead over Irving Nimitz.   Three and a half quarters later, the Cowboys defeated the Vikings, 60-39, at the Coppell HIgh School arena.   Coming off of a loss again...

Cowgirls tame Lady Tigers, remain undefeated in district

Cowgirls tame Lady Tigers, remain undefeated in district

Sally Parampottil, Co-Student Life Editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

Last night, the Coppell girls soccer team defeated Irving, 4-0, in District 6-6A action at Buddy Echols Field.   Three of the goals were scored during the first half. The first came from sophomore midfielder Jocelyn Alonzo with an assist from senior forward Rebecca Watley. The following two w...

For female wrestlers, losing weight is a source of positivity

For female wrestlers, losing weight is a source of positivity

Neha Desaraju, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Columns, Wrestling

Every week, Coppell High School senior Khushi Khandelwal tracks her weight methodically.   As a wrestler, she has to maintain a certain weight range, known as a weight class, in order to compete. Many times, this means losing weight.   Most of the time, Khandelwal is only losin...

Attention stance: Hayakawa punches through challenges, perseveres

Attention stance: Hayakawa punches through challenges, perseveres

Andrés Bear, Coppell Student Media Web Producer

February 5, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Movement is present at every step in Coppell High School sophomore Jessica Hayakawa’s life. She punches and kicks opponents with such finesse and aptitude that her talent has brought a major opportunity into her life.   Last year, she was admitted into the Mexican National Taekwondo team. &...

Cowgirls to play Lady Tigers, looking to extend win streak

Cowgirls to play Lady Tigers, looking to extend win streak

Sally Parampottil, Co-Student Life Editor

February 4, 2019


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

After its fourth consecutive district win against Marcus on Friday, the Coppell girls soccer team plays Irving on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Buddy Echols Field.   The Cowgirls (4-0-0 in District 6-6A and 14-1-1 overall) have only allowed four goals, with only one of those coming in district pla...