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Coppell senior midfielder Bain Carter fast breaks against Allen freshman midfielder Brayden Carter at the Lesley Field on Thursday. Coppell lost, 7-6.

Constrained: Turnovers, lack of execution cost dearly as lacrosse fails to survive Allen test

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor March 5, 2021

Coming ready to play and flying out of the gates is the name of the game but as the Coppell boys lacrosse team knows dearly, coming out poorly was detrimental to their performance and was a key reason...

Coppell senior infielder/pitcher Sam Rodman pitches at practice on Wednesday at the Coppell Baseball Complex. Sam committed to Oklahoma Christian University with his twin, senior outfielder/pitcher Will Rodman, where they will attend in the fall.

An inseparable bond: Brothers on, off field

Torie Peck, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

Sand sweeping over a pristine white plate. The sound of a metal bat slapping against the baseball. The perfect red stitching. Baseball is a sport where every detail matters, every movement, every...

Coppell senior catcher Dafne Mercado and her teammates huddle after practice at the Coppell Softball Complex on Wednesday. Mercado has played softball since she was 8 and is trying out for the Mexican Olympic team over the summer.

Stepping up to the plate

Torie Peck, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

A quick signal to the pitcher. The whizz of an incoming neon-yellow softball. The snap of a leather glove.  Strike! Softball is Coppell senior catcher Dafne Mercado’s happy place. Surrounded...

The Cowboys scramble for possession against Grapevine on Sunday afternoon at Lesley Field. Coppell hosts Allen tomorrow at 8 p.m. at Lesley Field.

Cowboys carrying team-driven mindset into Allen matchup

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor March 4, 2021

Imbalanced competition has been the name of the game so far this season for the Coppell boys lacrosse team. Opening the season against Plano West, hosting IMG National after, most recently dominating...

Coppell senior midfielder Graham Wharton defends Grapevine junior midfielder Logan Park Sunday afternoon at Lesley Field. The Cowboys defeated the Mustangs, 17-5.

Cowboys persist through rain storm for victory

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor March 1, 2021

After recent days of stormy weather, Coppell hosted Grapevine Sunday afternoon and the conditions were great for play. It was sunny with a slight breeze leaving the turf safe to play on and the Cowboys...

Coppell center fielder/third baseman sophomore Jordyn Ashby practices her swing at Lesley Field on Feb. 8. Ashby made a return to softball after taking a break to focus more on volleyball.

Ashby using confidence from volleyball to get back into swing of softball

Sapna Amin, Staff Writer March 1, 2021

The Sportlight highlights a male and female JV athlete every Monday and Friday. This week, Coppell sophmore softball center fielder/third baseman Jordan Ashby was selected. Coppell sophomore Jordyn...

Small size but sweet charisma: Wojick implements bubbly personality in pole vaulting despite height (with video)

Varshitha Korrapolu, Staff Writer March 1, 2021

She runs. She stabilizes her pole. She lifts her body upwards. She propels herself over the crossbar. She lands. She repeats. “[Pole vaulting] is stressful, but it’s so fun and you have so much...

Red and Black on Deck is a Sidekick series detailing the next seven days of Coppell varsity sports. It will be posted every Monday for the rest of the 2020-21 school year.

Red and Black on Deck: 3/1-3/7

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor March 1, 2021

Boys soccer continues the second round of its District 6-6A campaign by hosting Plano tonight and Hebron tomorrow at Buddy Echols Field, then traveling to Lewisville on Friday. All boys soccer matches...

Coppell senior runner Chloe Hassman competes in the women's 3200 meter run at Buddy Echols Field in Saturday's Coppell Relays. Hassman broke her personal record with a time of 11:08.36.

Track breaks school, personal records in first meet of the season

Torie Peck and Meer Mahfuz February 28, 2021

A haze set over Buddy Echols Field. The starting pistol fired and with it, Coppell senior long distance runner Evan Caswell took off in the men’s 3200 meter run. Caswell tore past his competitors,...

Coppell sophomore pole vaulter/hurdler Skyler Schuller swings through at last seasons Coppell Relays meet. Coppell hosts the Coppell Relays tomorrow at Buddy Echols Field, starting at 1 p.m.

Track looking for big day at annual Coppell Relays

Torie Peck and Meer Mahfuz February 26, 2021

With the Coppell track and field team’s first two meets canceled due to inclement weather, the team opens its 2021 season by hosting the Coppell Relays tomorrow at Buddy Echols Field, with field events...

Coppell senior midfielder Jacob Dashner fights IMG National for possession at the Coppell Middle School North field on Wednesday. Coppell lost, 19-6.

Cowboys overwhelmed by national powerhouse but learned valuable lessons

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor February 25, 2021

It was a breezy Wednesday evening as Coppell boys lacrosse hosted a national powerhouse in IMG National. Students and parents poured into stands, almost completely filling them.  Knowing the competition...

Coppell junior attacker Anna Terry cradles against Rockwall at the Coppell Middle School North field on Wednesday. Coppell lost, 15-9.

BLACKOUT! Girls lacrosse shutdown against dominate Rockwall offense

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor February 25, 2021

It was a breezy, chilly Wednesday night as the Coppell girls lacrosse hosted a talented Rockwall team and the fight from the Cowgirls was intense and energized right from the start. Heading into halftime,...

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