Coppell Student Media

Concussion hit with a whip lash

Concussion hit with a whip lash

Joseph Krum, Managing Editor

January 30, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

To say that I walked out of movie theater No. 6 at the Grapevine Mills with a completely changed mind was an understatement. Peter Landesman’s Concussion came with a slap in the face. As I watched the two hour film, I came to realize the horrors football can bring. I mainly wanted to see Concussion...

The three reasons why you should play sports in high school

The three reasons why you should play sports in high school

Maggie Theel, Staff Writer

December 8, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Columns

  I have participated in organized sports since I was 6 and every day, for the past 10 years, I have learned something new, built friendships and done something I love.   I played on a YMCA recreation basketball team and on a soccer team through the Coppell Youth Soccer Associatio...

Buy Who? Sell Who?

Buy Who? Sell Who?

November 20, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Columns

By Eric Cashimere Staff Writer   After the Texas Rangers miraculous run towards winning the American League West Division, it is now that time to deal away and buy players for free agency.   Who should they get? Or more importantly, who do they need to sell?   L...

A negative shift in youth sports

A negative shift in youth sports

Reid Valentine, Staff Writer

November 6, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

  A subtle change in American youth sports is corrupting the system in which we learn teamwork, and the way to compete. If not recognized, it could be detrimental to the new generation of Americans.   Specialization is defined as the act of limiting one’s ability to one facet of an o...

Referee situation not just black and white

Referee situation not just black and white

October 30, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Columns

By Joseph Krum @joseph_krum Managing Editor   Whichever angle you look at the incident at the John Jay vs. Marble Falls high school football game in San Antonio, it does not look good. For all who do not know, during a game on Sept. 4, a referee in a high school football game allegedly ...

Our picks: October baseball has arrived

Our picks: October baseball has arrived

October 8, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Columns

The month of October can be seen as the start of fall and the Halloween season, but for baseball it’s playoff time. The best teams in each league clash in the best-out-of-five Divisional League series to try and advance to their respective league championship. Check out sports editor Marcus Krum, managing...

Athletes are required to work hard on and off the field

Athletes are required to work hard on and off the field

September 28, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Columns

By Joseph Krum Managing Editor @joseph_krum   Wake up. Practice. Go to school. Do homework. Go to bed. Repeat. The life of a high school athlete can get repetitive. No one enjoys waking up early four or more days a week for a multi-hour practice. Then, after practice each morning, going thro...

Five years too early; Class of 2020 already being recruited

May 20, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

By Joseph Krum Staff Writer @joseph_krum   How early is too early?  The University of Louisville football program struck the headlines the other day with their recruiting, but it wasn’t because they just landed a four or five star recruit. They had offered Tee Webb, a seventh grader from Carrollton, GA, a scholarship to come to Kentucky and play football for their school. That’s right, ...

Madness aside, March tournament brings excitement for all

March 19, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

By Marcus Krum Staff Writer @marcuskrum Ever since I first began to follow sports at around age 7, I have been infatuated with statistics. Batting averages, field goal percentages, winning streaks, you name it. While soaking all these statistics up like a sponge, I have become increasingly better...

Cheer for all student section, not just top sports

Cheer for all student section, not just top sports

March 2, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

By Alex Nicoll Editor-in-Chief @NicollMac As part of the varsity Coppell Cowboys basketball team, I have experienced tight competition within our districts. One of the most important games of the season was against the Colleyville Heritage Panthers. It was a pivotal game that had playoff implications,...

Construction has its perks

December 3, 2014


Filed under Sports Columns

Video by Abby Green and Marilyn Clark. http://vimeo.com/116798716   By Joseph Krum Staff Writer @joseph_krum   If you walked through the hallways at Coppell High School, you would probably hear at least one complaint about the construction of the field house or basketball arena. Yet...

Weix finds lifelong passion through fencing

Weix finds lifelong passion through fencing

January 14, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

By Elizabeth Sims Enterprise Editor Most little boys have pretended they are a brave knight riding into battle with a gleaming sword drawn at one point in their lives. Typically, those daydreams fade with time and these boys grow up to exchange their imaginary swords for footballs and hockey sticks. ...