Coppell Student Media

Zrnic shares global training, dedication with Coppell tennis

Zrnic shares global training, dedication with Coppell tennis

Karen Lu, Daily News/Assignment Editor

September 17, 2019

Deciding to start tennis on a whim simply because his twin was playing, Coppell High School junior Andreja Zrnic never imagined training in a foreign country eight years later with former world’s No. 8 player, Janko Tipsarevic.   However, Zrnic found himself the past two consecutive summers at...

The Sportlight: Nath shining at Champ level on JV1

The Sportlight: Nath shining at Champ level on JV1

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

September 16, 2019

Coppell sophomore Aryon Nath plays for the school's JV1 tennis team. He was selected as The Sidekick's Sportlight feature. Follow Sally (@sparampottil) and @SidekickSports on Twitter. ...

Tennis fails to repeat previous victory against Plano West

Tennis fails to repeat previous victory against Plano West

Pramika Kadari, Executive News/Enterprise Editor

September 16, 2019

“I wanted to go out there and make them fight for their points, rather than me just giving it to them,” Coppell senior Ruchika Khowala said after the tennis team lost 15-4 to Plano West last night at the CHS Tennis Center.  Although Coppell defeated Plano West on Aug. 23, the latter was missing two of ...

Growing up on the court, Engler follows mother’s footsteps in volleyball

Growing up on the court, Engler follows mother’s footsteps in volleyball

Emma Meehan, Staff Writer

September 16, 2019

Coppell freshman outside hitter Reagan Engler is taking on her first year of varsity volleyball this year. Coached by her mother, Coppell Middle School North coach Abby Martens in seventh and eighth grade, Engler had to learn to separate her relationships as being personal off the court and professional ...

Late score ends upset bid against national power

Late score ends upset bid against national power

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

September 14, 2019

ALLEN - By halftime, the home crowd in Eagle Stadium had grown quieter as the scoreboard showed a tied game. The Coppell football team, Allen’s Homecoming opponent, were posing a larger threat than they had thought.  A fourth-quarter 17-yard Eagles touchdown by Allen senior runningback Celdon Manning wi...

Cross country takes second, fifth at Coppell Invitational

Cross country takes second, fifth at Coppell Invitational

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Copy and Design Editor

September 14, 2019

As Coppell freshman Waverly Hassman crossed the finish line at 7:49 a.m., her grimace turned into a slight smile. She placed fifth overall in a pool of 41 runners in the Elite Varsity category at the Coppell Invitational cross country meet this morning at Coppell Middle School West.   &nb...

Cowgirls bring down Nimitz in first district match (with video)

Cowgirls bring down Nimitz in first district match (with video)

Shivi Sharma, CHS9 Editor

September 14, 2019

The Coppell Volleyball team defeated Irving Nimitz in three consecutive sets, 25-16, 25-17 and 25-17 in the Coppell High School Arena on Friday to open District 6-6A play. Though the Cowgirls’ were down in the second set, they were able to regain their lead against Nimitz to win. “We had poi...

Volleyball opens district against Irving Nimitz (with video)

Volleyball opens district against Irving Nimitz (with video)

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

September 13, 2019

Since its preseason commenced, the Cowgirls volleyball team faced off against 29 teams and came out with a 17-12 record. The preseason gave the team valuable time to adjust to its new roster, and came with both high and low points.  Now, the Cowgirls are prepping up to face Irving Nimitz at 6:30 ...

Annual Coppell Invitational to give insight to district competition

Annual Coppell Invitational to give insight to district competition

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Copy and Design Editor

September 13, 2019

Tomorrow at 7:30 a.m. at Coppell Middle School West, the Coppell cross country team races in its Coppell Invitational meet. This meet is the only one of the season hosted at Coppell. While it is not confirmed which teams will race, there are a few Coppell is expecting. “Prosper and Timber Creek a...

Cowboys facing nationally-ranked Allen

Cowboys facing nationally-ranked Allen

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

September 12, 2019

Up against a team they have not beaten in seven years, the Cowboys travel to Eagle Stadium to face Allen on Friday at 7 p.m.  Coppell (1-1) is not in the same district as Allen (2-0), but the matchup has pushed Cowboys training further.  “We’ve been watching all of the Allen game film and ...

Tennis to face off against fierce competitor Plano West

Tennis to face off against fierce competitor Plano West

Pramika Kadari, Executive News and Enterprise Editor

September 12, 2019

After defeating Plano West for the first time in history on Aug. 23, the Coppell tennis team faces them again at the CHS Tennis Center at 4 p.m., fighting to defend its home courts. “I’m pretty confident we can win again if we stay mentally cool and play our best tennis,” Coppell senior Aish...

Coppell tennis extends district record with win over Lewisville

Coppell tennis extends district record with win over Lewisville

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

September 11, 2019

In its third district match, the Coppell tennis team came out with a victory over Lewisville at the CHS Tennis Center on Tuesday. Coppell won, 18-1, and now have a perfect 3-0 district record.  “We’re a stronger team than Lewisville, but they do have some good players at the top of their lin...