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Coppell freshman runner Maya Easterwood places 14th overall at the Class 6A Region I Meet in Lubbock on Oct. 23, qualifying her for the UIL Class 6A State Cross Country Meet on Saturday at Old Settle’s Park in  Round Rock. The Coppell cross country teams traveled to Lubbock for the regional Championships, finishing with two runners qualifying for state as senior Henry Henze advanced and the boys team placed fifth overall. Photo courtesy Coppell Cross Country Booster Club.

Henze, Easterwood running to state cross country meet

Sohalia Reddy, Staff Designer October 31, 2023

On Monday, the Coppell boys cross country team ran at the Class 6A Region I Mee at Mae Simmons Park in Lubbock. The Cowboys finished fifth, with senior Henry Henze placing 10th and qualifying for state...

Coppell junior cross country runner Mallory Sherrer prepares for early morning practice on Oct 20. Sherrer holds the title of being the fastest girls’ cross country runner for the 2023 season at Coppell High School, along with having several other high stats recorded.

From courts to cross country, Sherrer races through the finish line

Rhea Choudhary, Staff Writer October 27, 2023

The rhythmic sound of running shoes hitting the ground, the cool breeze in the early morning, and the competitive spirit in the air—these are the elements that make up the world of high school cross...

Coppell freshman cross country runners Lucas Ortigoza and Henry Hayden run through the CHS parking lot as a part of early morning practice. The Coppell cross country team has been focusing on improving their endurance and stamina as the District 6-6A Championship on Oct. 13 approaches.

Time for district championship

Namir Awan, Staff Photographer October 5, 2023

Sun glaring, the heat picking up, sweat forming on the forehead of the runners, the Coppell cross country team was ready to run 5,000 meters on Saturday at Dallas Jesuit.  The Coppell boys cross country...

Coppell senior cross country runner Henry Henze has been participating in cross country since ninth grade. Henze has stepped into a new role of leadership in the cross country team for the 2023-24 school year.

Going the extra mile: Henze strides into new leadership position

Sahasra Chakilam, News Editor October 2, 2023

In the dawn of the morning of a meet on grassy terrain, cross country runners assemble at the starting line in tandem, team camaraderie flowing from one another. Seconds before the whistle blows, Coppell...

Coppell senior cross country runner Henry Henze sprints at Buddy Echols Field during morning practice on Thursday. Cross country girls had their best performance this season at Northwest Invite on Saturday.

Cross country girls record season’s best finish at Northwest Invite

Wendy Le, Podcast Producer September 15, 2023

Boys and girls runners step onto the field at Justin Community Park in Justin bright and early on Saturday with four teams divided into two genders and onto varsity and junior varsity. With bold red letters...

Coppell High School seniors Henry Henze and Samarth Dubey run during cross country morning practice at Buddy Echols Field. The CHS cross country team competes weekly in meets around Texas, having done three meets so far during the 2023-24 season.

Cross country races to halfway mark of season

Aliza Abidi, Editorial Page Editor September 8, 2023

Saturday’s cross country meet at the Steve Telaneus Invitational in Northlake Park in Denton marked the third meet of the season. With the varsity being split into two for both boys and girls, Coppell...

The CHS cross country team placed third at state in November. The victory comes after a dominant season. Photo by Olivia Short.

Cross country brings home third in state

Nyah Rama, Staff Writer December 14, 2022

After a lot of hard work, intense preparation and a difficult offseason, the Coppell boys cross country team placed third at the Class 6A State Cross Country Meet on Nov. 4 at Old Settler’s Park in Round...

Coppell High School senior cross country runner Vedant Bhattacharyya has been in cross country since seventh grade. With the help of cross country coach Landon Wren who was hired in 2021, Battacharyya continued to train himself and his teammates which led to the teams third place finish at the Class 6A State Meet. Photo by Shreya Ravi.

Bhattacharyya bolsters cross country team, leads team to second place

Sidekick Staff Files December 5, 2022

In June 2021, the Coppell High School cross country team faced uncertainty after former coach Nick Benton resigned. The team looked upon its upcoming fall season and realized its lack of leadership.  However,...

Coppell senior runner Asheer Jiwani crosses the finish line with a time of 17:07.41 at the Flower Mound Invitational at Shadow Ridge Middle School on Sept. 10. Jiwani placed 12th overall in the varsity men’s 5K race.

Back with vengeance

Saniya Koppikar, Entertainment Editor October 21, 2022

Despite the Coppell cross country teams’ success throughout its season so far, the team’s down-to-earth, ambitious attitude is what head cross country coach Landon Wren is most proud of.  “They’re...

Coppell ISD Athletic Director Kit Pehl has initiated several changes in his first three years as athletic director to set the stage for the future of Coppell athletics. Pehl’s vision of a harmonious athletic department as well as a prioritization of winning and growing student athletes has prompted several coaching changes and there remains a continual drive for growth, improvement and excellence within Coppell Athletics.

Out with the old, in with the new

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer March 31, 2022

Carousel. A term that is often used to describe coaching and athletic changes across three levels of athleticism is quite literally what Coppell athletics has been experiencing in its recent history.  Everything...

Coppell cross country warms up with a one mile jog on Tuesday at Buddy Echols field. Coppell High School junior Tahir Ali (center) is returning from an injury and perseveres to improve every morning.

Student of the Week: Ali strives to cultivate dedication, support teammates in pursuit of excellence

Nathan Cheng, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

Coppell High School junior runner Tahir Ali is a dedicated team player and student athlete. He has been running cross country for four years and is a volunteer at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science...

Coppell junior runner Andrew Mullen competes at the Coppell Invitational on Sept. 11. Mullen finished in seventh place Class 6A State Meet last Saturday at Old Settler’s Park in Round Rock.

Mullen places 7th at state cross country meet

Torie Peck, Sports Editor November 11, 2021

Having placed seventh at the Class 6A Region I Meet, Coppell junior runner Andrew Mullen advanced to the Class 6A State Meet last Saturday at Old Settler’s Park in Round Rock and recorded another seventh...

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