Coppell Student Media

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 31, 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...

Girls cross country makes school history with first state title

Girls cross country makes school history with first state title

Sydney Rowe, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018

Uncontrollable emotions, numerous tears and various high-pitched screams characterized the Coppell cross country team at Old Settlers Park on Nov. 3. The girls team left with its first state team title and a new boys 5K school record.   The cross country team trains year round in the blistering cold ...

Running in the big leagues

Running in the big leagues

Sydney Rowe, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018

In the past four years, the Coppell cross country team has improved its standing significantly in Texas. With a recent district realignment, the team will be facing some of the top teams in the state at its district and regional meets. The challenge this change presents has only motivated the team t...

Bright future awaits cross country team following state meet

Bright future awaits cross country team following state meet

Lili Lomas

November 10, 2017

The Coppell High School girls cross country team went into the Class 6A Meet at Round Rock last Saturday with one goal in mind: finishing top five overall.   Though it fell two places short of this goal, finishing seventh place overall, the team saw improvement from last year’s 15th place ...

Cross country team running toward state victory

Cross country team running toward state victory

Lili Lomas

November 3, 2017

Coming out as regional champions only two weeks ago, the Coppell High School cross country team has shifted its focus to an even more intense competition.The team is headed to the Class 6A State Cross Country  tomorrow in Round Rock.   The CHS girls team will be represented by freshmen Chloe Hassman...

Stepping toward a title: Cross country team looks to finish on top

Stepping toward a title: Cross country team looks to finish on top

Siraj Mahmud, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

The Coppell cross country team has had a very successful season, highlighted by the girls claiming the Class 6A Region II championship.   The Coppell boys team as well has also had an efficient season. Coming in fifth in the regional meet on Oct. 23  in Grand Prairie and junior Kaz Carl...

3 military signees, 4 girls soccer players amongst Signing Day festivities

3 military signees, 4 girls soccer players amongst Signing Day festivities

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

February 1, 2017

“It just gives me chills, thinking about it.”   To say senior football player Kevin Madigan was excited to sign his letter of intent with Army West Point would be an understatement. But for him and two other Coppell athletes of the 12 who participated in National Signing Day in the Cop...

New techniques, new talent advance cross country team to state

New techniques, new talent advance cross country team to state

Kathryn Rudd, Entertainment Editor

November 8, 2016

After a year of Coppell cross country coach Nick Benton’s new coaching and training program, the team has had time to adjust to a new routine that has pushed them to compete as a state contender. Last Saturday, the Cowgirls competed at the Class 6A Region II championship, placing fourth wit...