Coppell Student Media

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Coach’s Box: Landa supporting players through self-isolation

Coppell assistant Natalie Landa coaches junior Rishita Uppuluri and senior Rifhat Sindhi, following up the match against Longview at the CHS Tennis Center on Sept. 28. Landa is using her tennis coaching experiences to work virtually with the Coppell tennis team.

Trisha Atluri, Staff Writer/Photographer

April 16, 2020

Natalie Landa is the assistant coach for the Coppell tennis team and teaches world geography at CHS9. Since all school tennis courts and schools are closed due to COVID-19, Landa is working with Coppell coach Rich Foster to provide home workouts and encourage players to maintain their fitness. All r...

The Sportlight: Beach hoping to go from competitive courts to white coats

The Sportlight: Beach hoping to go from competitive courts to white coats

Alishba Javaid, Staff writer

April 7, 2020

The Sportlight highlights a male and female JV athlete every Monday and Friday. This week, Coppell freshman JV1 tennis player Isabelle Beach was selected. Follow Alishba Javaid (@alishbaj24) and @SidekickSports on Twitter....

Age is just a number

Coppell freshman Lindsay Patton serves during eighth period tennis  practice at the CHS Tennis Center. Patton has risen to the top ranks of the girls tennis team in a matter of a year, where she competes against players bigger and older than her.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

April 1, 2020

The rhythmic thumping noises as the ball hits the racket and rockets across the court is noise all too familiar for Coppell freshman Lindsay Patton. It's something she’s grown accustomed to when she was 8, and now as a freshman, has a part of her everyday life.  When she first steps onto a court, opponents - ...

Spoor racing towards running future

Coppell senior Shelby Spoor signs to Louisiana State University for track and cross country beside her parents, Coppell boys golf and assistant cross country coach Jason Spoor and Leia Spoor, in the CHS Arena on Feb. 5. Spoor signed to LSU after considering various offers from universities throughout Texas.

Jillian Moore, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

Beginning running in elementary school, Coppell High School senior Shelby Spoor developed a tremendous love for running both cross country and track and has used this love to foster enthusiasm and support within her team. Finding her love of running at a young age, Spoor began in elementary school a...

The Sportlight: Garza draws over cancer-riddled past

The Sportlight: Garza draws over cancer-riddled past

Trisha Atluri, Staff Writer/Photographer

February 28, 2020

The Sportlight highlights a male and female JV athlete every Monday and Friday. This week, Coppell junior JV1 tennis player Rachaney Garza was selected. Follow Trisha Atluri (@trishatluri) and @SidekickSports on Twitter....

Tennis hosts 16 school annual Super Bowl tournament

Coppell senior Reagan Stone returns a shot during her doubles match at the CHS Tennis Center on Friday. The Coppell Super Bowl spanned Friday through Saturday and saw 16 teams compete, some traveling from as far as Houston.

Shivi Sharma, CHS9 Editor

February 10, 2020

On Friday and Saturday, the Coppell tennis team competed with 16 teams from across Texas in its annual Super Bowl tournament. Teams from as far as Houston, Abilene and East Texas came to Coppell and competed in matches at three sites: the Coppell High School Tennis Center, Wagon Wheel Park and the LB Hou...

CHS ‘14 alum to play in Super Bowl LIV with defensive powerhouse 49ers

San Francisco 49ers defensive end Solomon Thomas played football for and graduated from Coppell High School in 2014. Thomas will play in Super Bowl LIV on Sunday at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

Coppell High School 2014 graduate and San Francisco 49ers defensive end Solomon Thomas will run onto the turf of a rowdy Hard Rock Stadium with indescribable emotions and millions gazed upon him when he takes the field with the 49ers against the Kansas City Chiefs for Super Bowl LIV in Miami on Sund...

Offseason pushes coaches to improve on their athletes

Coppell tennis coach Rich Foster advises doubles teammates junior Matthew Abbey and sophomore Vinay Patel at the CHS Tennis Center on Thursday. Foster is preparing the team for the spring season with practices and socials to build camaraderie between old and new players. Photo by Camden Southwick

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

Mile-runs, gyms, and more workouts. As Coppell transitions from fall sports to winter sports, fall season coaches are working to improve their athletes in preparation for the next season.  Coppell tennis coach Rich Foster helps motivate tennis athletes during the offseason by encouraging socials a...

Video: Cowboys triumphs over Nimitz

Video: Cowboys triumphs over Nimitz

Tracy Tran, Staff Writer/Photographer

November 17, 2019

Dual citizenship, dual sports

Coppell senior left wing Clark Parlier handles the puck on Oct. 28 at the Dr Pepper StarsCenter in Valley Ranch. Parlier is also a captain of the Coppell varsity tennis team while balancing school work.

Anika Arutla, Social Media Manager

November 12, 2019

A tennis racket or a hockey stick: these are the two items that Coppell senior Clark Parlier had to choose between when he entered high school.  In the end, he chose both.  With Parlier carrying a dual citizenship from Canada and the United States, Parlier’s parents believed skating was essen...

Kinley passes, marches with equal passion

Coppell senior wide receiver Nathan Kinley lines up with the referee at the beginning of a play on Friday against Irving Nimitz at Buddy Echols Field. Kinley balances the sport with his other passion for playing the trumpet.

Sreeja Mudumby, Staff writer

November 11, 2019

Halftime starts. He is pouring sweat as he races out of the football field. He runs back with his trumpet in his band uniform and joins the rest of the band to perform. As soon as they are done delivering an applause-worthy performance, he runs and changes back into his football uniform and goes back to pl...