Coppell Student Media

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...

Track to sprint toward victory at district meet tonight, tomorrow

Track to sprint toward victory at district meet tonight, tomorrow

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

April 11, 2019


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Tonight, dozens of feet will pound against the track around Buddy Echols Field during the Class 6-6A District track meet. The meet will extend into tomorrow, and is the beginning of Coppell’s big end-of-season races. “Our boys team has won every meet this year, our girls team been in the top...

Coppell seniors end soccer career with loss against Carroll

Coppell seniors end soccer career with loss against Carroll

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

April 6, 2019


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

After a season full of success, the Coppell girls’ soccer team suffered a 3-1 loss during last night’s Class 6A Region I quarterfinal match against Southlake Carroll at Denton High School.   The district champion Cowgirls end the season 26-2-1.   With the season wrapping up, Coppe...

End of the line: Playoff run comes to an end against Grand Prairie

End of the line: Playoff run comes to an end against Grand Prairie

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

GRAPEVINE- As the sound of the final whistle traveled through the Mustang-Panther Stadium, the Grand Prairie boys soccer team went wild with joy, knowing it is still in the race for the state championship, while Coppell remained silent with its heads down. In a 3-1 defeat to the Gophers, the Cowbo...

Freshman’s overtime goal sends Coppell to regional quarterfinals

Freshman’s overtime goal sends Coppell to regional quarterfinals

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

April 4, 2019


Filed under Girls Soccer, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

BEDFORD - Although it took all of regulation and another four minutes for the first goal to go in, it was still a thrilling match between the Coppell girls soccer team and Mansfield Lake Ridge. Coppell (26-1-1) defeated the Eagles (10-3-1), 1-0, in the Class 6A Region I area playoffs. The Cowgirl...

O’Quinn bringing leadership, camaraderie to Coppell softball

O’Quinn bringing leadership, camaraderie to Coppell softball

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

April 3, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

O’Quinn has been playing softball since she was 7 with Coppell Girls Softball Association (CGSA), which is not unusual for a girl in high school. The difference with O’Quinn is she still plays with some of the girls on her CGSA team.   Senior Ari Figueroa has been with O’Quinn since sixth grade an...

Stop the clock

Stop the clock

Sally Parampottil, Co-Student Life Editor

April 2, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

There was a time in my life when I adored watching baseball. In elementary school, I would watch the Texas Rangers play in the afternoon with my dad, and even though I did not care about stats or rankings, the game itself was fascinating. As I grew up, I no longer had time to watch a full game. Over...

Gophers await in area playoffs following emotional win

Gophers await in area playoffs following emotional win

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

The Coppell boys soccer team will play its second match of playoff season against Grand Prairie on Tuesday at Mustang-Panther Stadium at 8 p.m.   The Class 6A Region I area matchup is expected to be a competitive one, as Grand Prairie has proven itself to be quite a dangerous team this year.   The Gophers emerged ...

Cowboys finish sweep of Farmers to extend win streak

Cowboys finish sweep of Farmers to extend win streak

Sofia Guerrero, Co-Student Life Editor

April 1, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

After six and a half innings and an early lead in the bottom of the first, the Cowboys beat Lewisville, 10-3, on Friday at the Coppell ISD Baseball/Softball Complex. The Farmers scored in the top of the first, to which the Cowboys answered by scoring four in the bottom of the inning. Freshman third b...

Cowgirls shoot past Indians in bi-district playoffs

Cowgirls shoot past Indians in bi-district playoffs

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

March 29, 2019


Filed under Girls Soccer, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

JUSTIN - It was 35 minutes of passing, shooting, missing, repeat before the first goal in last night’s Class 6A Region I bi-district playoffs. In the end, the Coppell girls soccer team defeated Keller, 3-0. The Cowgirls play Mansfield Lake Ridge in the area playoffs on Monday. “For the first 35 minutes, ...

An exhilarating finish: Cowboys triumph over Guyer in penalty shootout

An exhilarating finish: Cowboys triumph over Guyer in penalty shootout

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

LAKE DALLAS - The penalty shootouts score stood 4-3 with the Cowboys in the lead and the Wildcats on their last penalty shot. If they missed now they would be eliminated from the playoffs.   A single penalty kick.   A moment that is over in a split-second. A split-second that could ...