Coppell Student Media

The beauty of a comeback story: Nesbit fights back from injury

The beauty of a comeback story: Nesbit fights back from injury

Joseph Krum, Executive Enterprise Editor

February 7, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Columns

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady engineered the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history on Sunday, yet sometimes it is the rebound that happens in off the field that is truly the greater story.   Coppell senior baseball player Jacob Nesbit, a Arkansas signee and star shortstop fo...

The biggest takeaways from the 2016 football season

The biggest takeaways from the 2016 football season

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

December 7, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports, Sports Columns

Coming off the heels of three consecutive first-round playoff exits, a new regional alignment and the loss of key prolific players on both offense and defense, Coppell football’s 2016 team had a lot of questions to answer as fall approached. But as each week passed, and the wins continued to pile ...

Lessons from the gridiron

Lessons from the gridiron

Joseph Krum, Executive Editor

December 3, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

I was in complete shock. It was Saturday, Nov. 26 and I was at Waco ISD Stadium, my hands covering my face in disbelief to hide the tears. Just seconds earlier, my Coppell football team had just lost a heartbreaker in the third round of the playoffs, ending the season and my football career. I ...

Learning about sports columns at my first convention

Learning about sports columns at my first convention

Reid Valentine, Staff writer

November 11, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

INDIANAPOLIS - Indianapolis Star sports columnist Gregg Doyel sat on an A-frame ladder on Friday morning with a wireless mic and did what he does best, say it how he sees it. Instead of his audience hearing his voice in the newspaper or on indystar.com it was a group of student journalists during the 11...

The Internet saved sports media, or did it?

The Internet saved sports media, or did it?

Reid Valentine, Staff Writer

October 21, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Columns

I’m a high school student and I hate being bored, but I love sports. Chances are, when I am 30 years old,  I will still hate being bored and love sports.   The good news for me is that anytime I am bored I hop on Twitter or TeamStream and am instantly engulfed in sports up to my ears. &n...

Not one, not two, well actually just one

Not one, not two, well actually just one

Reid Valentine, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Columns

The multi-sport star is dying.   Thirty years ago, if you walked into an American high school, you would see girls with perms (thank God those are gone) and boys with letter jackets. While the perm is no more, the leather jacket is still a staple in society, yet there lies only one differenc...

Kaepernick’s stand comes with unwarranted dishonor

Kaepernick’s stand comes with unwarranted dishonor

Marcus Krum, Sports Executive Edtor

September 16, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports, Sports Columns

Colin Kaepernick has every right to do what he did.   There’s no debating that, from a legal standpoint, the San Francisco 49ers quarterback can sit down, kneel, lay on the ground, or jump up and down with his hands in the air. That is because Kaepernick has freedom of speech, a right giv...

Observing Kaepernick opposition

Observing Kaepernick opposition

Grant Spicer, Staff Writer

September 16, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports, Sports Columns

As a person of color, it is systematically harder to make a living in a safe environment, even if the playing field is the same length for everyone.

Underrated sport warrants recognition, lacrosse players work harder to play

Underrated sport warrants recognition, lacrosse players work harder to play

Mallorie Munoz, Managing Editor @munoz_mallorie

April 29, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

In the south, high school football is widely popular. Ask anyone who has seen NBC’s “Friday Night Lights”. Despite being named National Collegiate Athletic Association’s fastest growing sport, lacrosse has yet to land a TV show, or even a substantial amount of credit at school. As a non-profit, privately fun...

Actions without consequences: the inconsistency of NFL treatment to domestic violence

Actions without consequences: the inconsistency of NFL treatment to domestic violence

Kathryn Rudd, Staff Writer

April 11, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Who knew TMZ would actually be capable of putting something useful out into the public? Despite the exploitation of the assault by former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice to wife, then-fiance Janay Palmer in 2014, the video released of Rice hitting Palmer in a Las Vegas elevator gave an up-close...

Sports Column Series Part 1: Ridiculousness of modern recruiting

Sports Column Series Part 1: Ridiculousness of modern recruiting

Joseph Krum, Managing Editor

March 19, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Columns

If you have not heard about the incident where Michigan head football coach Jim Harbaugh slept over at a recruit’s house and went to school with him the next day, let me enlighten you.   Harbaugh has always been a very unique personality; whether it’s throwing his hat down and going berserk on a referee, or runni...

Sacrifices and work: What it takes to be a collegiate athlete(with video)

Sacrifices and work: What it takes to be a collegiate athlete(with video)

Jamie Kimbrell, Staff Writer

February 2, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports Columns

Picture this: you begin to play a game with everyone else when you are a kindergartener, and you find a passion and a love for it that you can’t possibly understand. Every waking moment, your mind is on the sport, how to get better, who to beat, what camps to attend. You dedicate countless ...