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Coppell assistant head coach Karl Pointer calls a defensive scheme against Highland Park at Buddy Echols Field on Sept. 10. Pointer, also the head track coach, was named the Judson ISD athletic director on Jan. 24.

Pointer moving on to become Judson ISD Athletic Director

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer January 28, 2022

After over 25 years in education and 13 years as part of Coppell ISD, Coppell assistant head football coach and head track coach Karl Pointer has finally achieved his dream.   Pointer was named the...

The Coppell ISD Baseball/Softball Complex is undergoing several renovations, including replacing the former grass fields with turf to handle rain and extreme weather conditions. The renovations are expected to be completed by February.

Renovations bolstering Coppell teams through increased efficiency

Sri Achanta, News Editor January 25, 2022

Since October, the Coppell ISD Baseball/Softball Complex has been undergoing renovations projected to end in February.  Coppell High School’s first baseball and softball fields were located on the...

Many Coppell sports are required to share practice space with each other on a regular basis, which leads to frustration among athletes. The Sidekick staff writer Meer Mahfuz thinks each sport should have their own facility for practice and competition.

Give all athletes what they need

Meer Mahfuz and Nandini Muresh December 9, 2021

Bright flood lights, turf fields and precisely engineered buildings and stands. All elements that contribute to the aura of sports. Obviously, football gets field priority and the glamour of the Friday...

Eleven athletes across seven different sports signed national letters of intent yesterday at the CHS Arena. Yesterday marked National Signing Day where many athletes sign to their respective schools to play collegiate sports.

11 athletes sign during Fall National Signing Day

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer November 11, 2021

Wednesday morning marked a major step to the start of a collegiate career for 11 of Coppell athletics' fiercest competitors. From seven different sports, all the athletes put their names on paper and...

Coppell High School senior Helena de Moraes started modeling at just 11 months old and continued to model during her childhood. In addition to her modeling experiences, de Moraes is an athlete as she plays volleyball and pole vaults for Coppell athletics.

De Moraes models drive

Angelina Liu , Visual Media Editor September 30, 2021

Cowgirls on three!  After an echoing break at volleyball practice in the CHS Arena,  Helena de Moraes swaps her court shoes for spikes. She quickly rushes out to Buddy Echols Field to begin track...

Coppell head cross country and girls track coach Landon Wren talks about his goals for the 2021-22 season at a coach meet and greet last Tuesday in the Field House. Last Tuesday, Wren was announced to be the replacement for Nick Benton, who resigned in early July.

Wren brings high caliber experience to Coppell track, cross country

Torie Peck, Sports Editor August 2, 2021

Being a head cross country and track and field coach. It had been his goal for years. Little did he know that opportunity would come in July. With Nick Benton’s resignation in early July to...

Coppell junior courtesy runner Carter Fields returns to first base in a rundown, scoring senior right fielder Will Rodman in the process against Keller yesterday at Denton Guyer. The Cowboys lost the decisive Game 3 on Saturday, 7-1, and ended their season as Class 6A Region I semifinalists after losing Game 1 on Thursday, 5-2, and winning Game 2 on Friday, 6-5.

Tale of Two Tides: Baseball bows out in regional semis after thrilling series loss to Keller

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer May 30, 2021

DENTON - Coppell baseball knew that, coming into this series, Keller would be the toughest team it would have to face if it wanted to secure the lucrative trip to state. The series highlighted by the...

Coppell junior right-hander Will Boylan pitches against Prosper in the top of the seventh at Lake Dallas High School on May 21. Coppell faces Keller in the Class 6A Region I semifinals tomorrow at 6 p.m., Friday at 1 p.m. and Saturday at 1 p.m. (if needed).

Baseball facing No. 2 state-ranked Keller in regional semifinals

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer May 26, 2021

When a program comes across a top quality team in the state, it often gets overwhelmed by the potential challenges it may face. Coppell baseball, however, is not just any other team but rather a group...

Coppell celebrates in front of the Coppell High School student section after sophomore second baseman Tanner Sever’s walk-off RBI single against Prosper in the bottom of seventh at Lake Dallas High School on Friday. Coppell swept Prosper, 3-2 on Thursday and 1-0 on Friday, in the Class 6A Region I quarterfinals.

Walk-off RBI single lifts Cowboys to gritty series sweep over Prosper

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer May 22, 2021

LAKE DALLAS - The stage was set for a Texas high school baseball classic between Prosper and Coppell. After a scoreless six innings on Friday, the opportunity for heroics presented itself for either...

Coppell senior right fielder Will Rodman slides onto third base against Dallas Jesuit on May 14 at the Coppell ISD Baseball/Softball Complex. The Cowboys face Prosper in the Class 6A Region I Regional Quarterfinals best-of-three series with Game 1 tomorrow at 7:30 p.m, Game 2 on Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Game 3, if necessary, on Saturday at 1 p.m. with all games being played at Lake Dallas High School.

Baseball to avenge preseason tournament loss in round 3 series against Prosper

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer May 19, 2021

On March 12, the Coppell baseball team lost a heartbreaker tournament game at Prosper in the Scotland Yard Classic. The Cowboys led by two runs before dropping the game to the Eagles 5-4, giving them their...

Coppell senior first baseman David Jeon awaits a throw from Jesuit yesterday at the Coppell ISD Baseball/Softball Complex. Coppell beat Jesuit at the Coppell ISD Baseball/Softball Complex, 7-4, in Game 2 yesterday and, 2-0, at Jesuit on Thursday to advance to the  Class 6A Region I quarterfinals.

Cowboys ride clutch pitching to sweep state-ranked Jesuit

Torie Peck and Meer Mahfuz May 15, 2021

Hundreds of fans gathered under the warm glow of the ballpark lights to watch as the Coppell baseball team was put to the test as it faced state-ranked Jesuit. The Cowboys played Jesuit on Thursday,...

Kondapalli emphasizing unity, camaraderie amongst her teammates

Kondapalli emphasizing unity, camaraderie amongst her teammates

Manasa Mohan, Staff Writer May 13, 2021

The Sportlight highlights a male and female JV athlete every Monday and Friday. This week, Coppell sophomore Amolika Kondapalli, a JV softball pitcher, was selected. Coppell sophomore JV pitcher Amolika...

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