Coppell Student Media

Tennis team makes history with state ranking

Tennis team makes history with state ranking

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

September 19, 2019

Every year, the Coppell tennis team competes against 41 different programs from all over Texas to be in the top ranks, and though it has managed to break into the top 10 before, it has never been in the top ranked teams Texas. But for the first time in its history last Friday, the Coppell tennis team...

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

The Sportlight highlights a  male and female JV athlete every Monday and Friday. This week, Coppell sophomore Aryon Nath, who plays for the school's JV1 tennis team, was selected.  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 ...

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...

Tennis loses to Highland Park, looks ahead to district matches

Tennis loses to Highland Park, looks ahead to district matches

Shivi Sharma, CHS9 Editor

September 7, 2019

A girls’ doubles match comes to a tiebreak in the second set as Coppell senior Sofia Sanchez and freshman Lindsay Patton face off against Highland Park at the Coppell High School Tennis Center on Friday. Their teammates cheer as Coppell wins the second set tiebreak and the third set.  However, th...

Tennis starts with faulty beginnings, bounces back to defeat Hebron

Tennis starts with faulty beginnings, bounces back to defeat Hebron

Nishant Medicharla, Business Manager

September 4, 2019

On Tuesday, the Coppell tennis team defeated Hebron in its District 6-6A match, 13-6. The win was expected, as Coppell has not lost to Hebron in recent years.  “Since I have been head coach, Hebron has not yet beaten us,” Coppell coach Richard Foster said. “They’ve come close.”  To...

Coppell tennis avenges itself against Southlake Carroll

Coppell tennis avenges itself against Southlake Carroll

Pramika Kadari, Executive News/Enterprise Editor

August 26, 2019

During Friday’s Plano West/Highland Park tournament, the Coppell tennis team made history by beating Southlake Carroll for the first time in seven years. After suffering a bitter loss to the Dragons on Aug. 14, the Cowboys and Cowgirls walked off the courts with a burning desire to redeem themselves.  ...

Coppell tennis remains positive despite loss to Southlake Carroll

Coppell tennis remains positive despite loss to Southlake Carroll

Pramika Kadari, Executive News and Enterprise Editor

August 15, 2019

Yells and cheers filled the Coppell tennis center during yesterday’s match against Southlake Carroll as junior Andreja Zrnic fought hard through his tough singles match, eventually pulling himself to a tiebreaker.  Many of his teammates stood up to scream words of support at the top of their lung...

Champing up

Champing up

Neha Desaraju, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

It is more or less easy for Coppell High School tennis players to balance between United States Tennis Association (USTA) tennis and school tennis, thanks to coach Rich Foster. Both are important - school tennis provides essential team practice and offers UIL entry that hopefully leads to a state win...

Nguyen brings passion, international experience to Coppell tennis

Nguyen brings passion, international experience to Coppell tennis

Karen Lu, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018

While few tennis players get the opportunity to attend the U.S. Open Tennis Championships, the chance of hitting with former world’s No. 1 player Andy Roddick is almost unheard of. For Coppell High School senior tennis player Sydney Nguyen, both of these once-in-a-lifetime experiences became her reality....