Coppell Student Media

  • Commitment form for third nine weeks is available today for those changing their commitments, due Dec. 9
  • Dec. 11 is an early dismissal day in CISD (Elementary: 12:30 p.m., Middle: 1 p.m., High: 1:40 p.m.)

Dodging COVID-19 (with video)

Coppell AP literature teacher Matthew Bowden wears his Dodgers gear to show his support for the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Dodgers are playing against the Tampa Bay Rays at Globe Life Field in Arlington.
Sreeja Mudumby, Communications Manager October 22, 2020

Since Oct. 20, GlobeLife Field in Arlington has been filled with swinging bats, shouting fans and good vibes.  But most importantly, competition.  The 2020 World Series is taking place at Globe...

Touch ‘em all

Coppell junior pitcher and infielder Chayton Krauss hits against Rockwall on March 12 at Rockwall High School Campbell Baseball Complex. Krauss has played for Red Land Little League and the New Zealand U15 and U18 teams.
Tracy Tran, Staff Writer/Photographer May 13, 2020

A baseball, four bases and nine Angels players on the field. Moving to Los Angeles at 4 years old from New Zealand, the future of Coppell junior pitcher and infielder Chayton Krauss was set from the...

Love for teaching, softball driving Baker’s Odessa College commitment

Coppell junior pitcher Michaella Baker swings against Cedar Hill on March 7 at the Coppell ISD Softball Complex. Baker verbally committed to Odessa College on April 8 and hopes to pursue teaching and coaching.
Neha Desaraju, Student Life Editor May 12, 2020

Coppell junior pitcher Michaella Baker’s first grade teacher inspired her to pursue teaching as well. It was Baker’s visit to Odessa College that showed her how she could get there. “My uncle...

Three up, two down

Coppell junior pitcher Matthew Cashimere pitches against Rockwall Heath on Feb. 8. Cashimere has two older brothers, Coppell High School 2018 graduate Eric Cashimere and CHS 2019 graduate John Cashimere, who both pitched for Coppell.
Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor May 4, 2020

The last name “Cashimere” printed on the back of a jersey is no new sight for Coppell baseball.  First came Coppell High School 2018 graduate Eric Cashimere. Then came his younger brother,...

Bonfliglio stepping up to bat for Garden City CC

Coppell senior outfielder Joey Bonfiglio runs into fielding position on Feb. 27 at McKinney Boyd High School. Bonfiglio committed to Garden City Community College for baseball.
Rithik Chennupati, Writer May 2, 2020

Coppell senior third baseman and outfielder Joey Bonfiglio, a soon-to-be freshman on the Garden City Community College in Kansas baseball team, started out his baseball career not too far from home.  Bonfiglio...

The Sportlight: Green overcomes multiple hip injuries in order to compete

Coppell sophomore D’Aira Green runs anchor leg for the 200-meter relay at Buddy Echols Field on Feb. 29. Her passion for competing and her positive mindset helped her work hard to get past her hip injuries. Courtesy photo from D'Aria Green.
Sapna Amin, Staff Writer April 24, 2020

The Sportlight highlights a male and female JV athlete every Monday and Friday. This week, Coppell sophomore JV Track and Field runner D’Aira Green was selected. Follow Sapna (@sapnaamin6) and...

UIL cancels all sporting events for remainder of school year

Coppell senior captain Maxwell Winneker is one of many athletes who saw their seasons canceled for the remainder of the school year. The University Interscholastic League (UIL) announced the cancellation of all UIL-sanctioned activities on Friday following Gov. Greg Abbott’s decision to close schools for the rest of the semester. Photo illustration by Shriya Vanparia and Sally Parampottil
Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor April 20, 2020

The Coppell boys soccer team was in the midst of a great comeback story, turning a 1-4-2 record into a six-match win streak in which it took down the No. 1 ranked team in Class 6A and tied for second place...

The Sportlight: Wall continuing workouts, managing at Smoothie Factory during social distancing

The Sportlight: Wall continuing workouts, managing at Smoothie Factory during social distancing
Victoria Hertel, Staff Writer April 17, 2020

The Sportlight highlights a male and female JV athlete every Monday and Friday. This week, Coppell senior Faith Wall, a JV girls discus and shot put thrower was selected.

TSHLL cancels remainder of lacrosse season

Amid safety concerns raised from COVID-19, the Texas High School Lacrosse League Board of Directors decided to cancel the remainder of the 2019-20 season.
Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer April 16, 2020

Following Governor Greg Abbott’s emergency declaration to extend school closures to May 4, the Texas High School Lacrosse League (THSLL) Board of Directors announced cancelation of the remainder of the...

The Sportlight: Raval jumping over hurdles to stay committed

The Sportlight: Raval jumping over hurdles to stay committed
Anvitha Reddy, Staff Writer April 13, 2020

The Sportlight highlights a male and female JV athlete every Monday and Friday. This week, Coppell sophomore Rudra Raval, a JV boys hurdler, was selected. Follow Anvitha Reddy @anvithareddytx and...

Age is just a number

Coppell freshman Lindsay Patton serves during eighth period tennis  practice at the CHS Tennis Center. Patton has risen to the top ranks of the girls tennis team in a matter of a year, where she competes against players bigger and older than her.
Akif Abidi, Staff Writer April 1, 2020

The rhythmic thumping noises as the ball hits the racket and rockets across the court is noise all too familiar for Coppell freshman Lindsay Patton. It's something she’s grown accustomed to when...

Coach’s Box: Dyson running Cowgirls with experiences coaching champions

Coppell coach Mike Dyson rakes the infield at the Coppell ISD Softball Complex on March 7, following the Cowgirls’ victory over Cedar Hill, 7-5, at the Coppell & Marcus Tournament. Dyson is in his fifth year of coaching the Coppell softball team.
Tracy Tran, Staff Writer/Photographer March 25, 2020

Coppell softball coach Mike Dyson is in his fifth year of coaching at Coppell High School. Under Dyson, who previously coached at Frisco Centennial and Irving Nimitz, the Cowgirls advanced to playoffs...

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