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Annual Coppell Invitational to give insight to district competition

Coppell sophomore Jeevan Janeve paces himself during his morning run on the Buddy Echols Field track. The Coppell cross country team races tomorrow at 7:30 a.m. at Coppell Middle School West.

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

During a morning run, Coppell High School sophomore Lane Jacobs looks towards the finish line. CHS cross country runners train intensely seven days a week, and athletes even continue waking up early during summer while most others sleep in.

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

Coppell High School senior Maddie Hulcy works on the Shattered Dreams project in the KCBY studios during second period on Tuesday. Hulcy is the KCBY senior producer and a member of the program’s executive team; she is also a top runner on the CHS cross country team.

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

Coppell High School girls Cross Country team returns back to the track after their daily morning run on Dec. 4. Girls Cross Country recently won the 2018-2019 State Championship at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock Texas.

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

Coppell High School seniors Nathaniel Leach, Justin Chow and Marcos Bohn finish their maintenance run during morning cross country practice on Sept. 19 on the Buddy Echols Field track. The cross country teams enter the new district with new priorities and goals for this season.

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

The Coppell High School cross country team had a successful season with the girls team claiming the Class 6A Region II championship. Today during first period, the team walked down the main CHS hallway for their state send-off.

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

Coppell High School senior Maddie Weber cheers on another signee as they sign their letter of intent a on Monday morning. Weber signed on with Clemson University to continue her soccer career. In the CHS arena, 12 CHS seniors welcomed their friends and family to join them for National Signing Day.

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

Coppell cross country runners prepares to compete for the 6A statement in Round Rock Nov. 12.

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...

Varsity cross country captain and exemplary student; Sims juggles two important tasks in his hardest year of high school

Varsity cross country captain and exemplary student; Sims juggles two important tasks in his hardest year of high school

October 22, 2015

Coppell High School juniors Nathan Sims (left) and Alan Huo (right) run neck and neck at the District 7-6A Championship meet at Bob Jones Park in Southlake on Oct. 19. Sims placed sixth, right behind Huo who placed fifth. For Sims and Huo, this seasons meet results were a constant back and forth...

Benton leads cross country on a new path

Coppell High School cross country coach Nick Benton instructs the team after running a time trial early Saturday morning at Buddy Echols Field. The varsity team is preparing for a meet on Saturday in Round Rock. The junior varsity team is attending the Jesuit Invitational. Photo by Jennifer Su.

Riley Galloway, Staff Writer

September 29, 2015

Many people have heard about the new cross country coach, but hardly know much about him. Coach Nick Benton has coached cross country and track for various years. “I’ve been at The Colony the past five years, and a few other places in the metroplex, including, Flower Mound, and McKinney Boyd,” Benton sa...