Coppell Student Media

Southlake Carroll sweeps cross country titles

Southlake Carroll sweeps cross country titles

Anjali Krishna, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

Perfect weather accompanied a disappointing finish at the Class 6A State Meet for both Coppell cross country teams at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock. The girls’ reign as state champions was overthrown by Southlake Carroll, who won the gold medal, leaving Coppell in fourth place. Kingwood took sec...

Running to state

Running to state

Anjali Krishna, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

At the Class 6A Region 1 Meet in Lubbock on Oct. 28, both the Cowgirls and Cowboys cross country teams qualified for the 2019 UIL State Meet at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock. The Cowgirls will approach the state meet as not only qualifiers for four years in a row but as reigning Class 6A champion...

Racing to the top

Racing to the top

Sydney Rowe, Staff Writer/Photographer

November 6, 2019

Fifteen minutes is not much time for many tasks for the average person, but around that amount of time is all it takes for Coppell junior runner Evan Caswell to complete a 3-mile race. Caswell has broken school records and reset his own records for two cross country events.  Caswell has been running for five years, aft...

Centeno spikes, races with dual identity

Centeno spikes, races with dual identity

Neha Desaraju, Student Life Editor

October 31, 2019

Juggling two varsity sports and AP classes is no easy feat, but for Coppell sophomore Rebeca Centeno, it is every day. Centeno plays volleyball and runs cross country. Staying before school for cross country and after school for volleyball, Centeno is no stranger to a full workload. Many times, Cen...

State bound with company

State bound with company

Emma Meehan, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

The 2018 Class 6A girls state champion Coppell cross country team will return to state this year for the fourth year in a row, but not alone. They will be joined by the CHS boys team, which qualified for the first time since 2007.  Both teams qualified for state at Monday’s Class 6A Region...

Hassman follows family’s footsteps in cross country

Hassman follows family’s footsteps in cross country

Trisha Atluri, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

Stadium lights illuminate the otherwise dark Buddy Echols Field Track as CHS9 student Waverly Hassman warms up with the varsity cross country girls team. At 7 a.m., as many high school students are just waking up, Hassman’s discipline and commitment to cross country motivate her to challenge her l...

Defending state champs take first step toward defending title

Defending state champs take first step toward defending title

Karen Lu, Daily News/Assignment Editor

October 19, 2019

Crossing the finish line, Coppell junior Chloe Hassman finishes third overall in the cross country District 6-6A Championship on Friday, pushing the Coppell varsity girls team—the reigning Class 6A state champions—to first overall with 29 points and four runners in the top 10. With similar per...

Coach’s Box: Spoor bringing experience, dedication to cross country team

Coach’s Box: Spoor bringing experience, dedication to cross country team

Laasya Achanta, Staff Writer

September 19, 2019

At 6:30 a.m., rain or shine, assistant golf and cross country coach Jason Spoor makes his way to the track, fueled by his passion for helping students mature into adults both mentally and physically. How is your background in track different from cross country? Before I came to Coppell, for seven years, I was th...

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...

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...

Rise and shine

Rise and shine

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

August 30, 2019

As school begins and many high schoolers begin to grumble about having to wake up early, a select group from Coppell High School is unaffected. The Coppell cross country team, which trains every morning year-round, is used to the timings.  During the summer, practice began at 7 a.m, occasionally beginni...

Hulcy balancing athletics and journalism, shining in both

Hulcy balancing athletics and journalism, shining in both

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

March 28, 2019

Her face drenched in sweat, Coppell High School senior Maddie Hulcy barely finishes her morning run with the track team before rushing inside to attend her meeting for KCBY-TV, the school’s student-run television station.   Although she was a swimmer in middle school, Hulcy switched t...