Coppell Student Media

Baseball meets community in service program

Baseball meets community in service program

Anjali Krishna, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

In preparing athletes for life after baseball, Coppell baseball coach Ryan Howard implemented a program he hopes will grow the team into young men who understand the value of service. During the offseason, the nearly 50 boys in the program participate in the baseball service program. Boys in group...

Black’s athleticism travels from season to season

Black’s athleticism travels from season to season

Emma Meehan, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

Coppell sophomore Anthony Black is used to playing sports in multiple environments, sweating on the basketball court, football field and track alike.  Black excels as an athlete at CHS, balancing varsity football, basketball and track on top of classwork. Black also plays 3D Empire club basketball and 7-on-7 football outside of school. Black started h...

Baseball program under new leadership with hiring of Howard

Baseball program under new leadership with hiring of Howard

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

July 7, 2019

Coppell High School baseball players and parents were able to meet their new head coach, Ryan Howard, for the first time on Monday at the CHS fieldhouse. Howard, who was assistant varsity coach at MacArthur High School and L.D. Bell High School and most recently head coach at Lake Dallas High School for ...

Rodriguez ends CHS softball career, awaits future at TSU

Rodriguez ends CHS softball career, awaits future at TSU

Sally Parampottil, Co-Student Life Editor

May 17, 2019

Though the Coppell High School softball season ended with a 5-2 loss to Keller on April 26 during bi-district playoffs, senior pitcher Nora Rodriguez will continue to pitch once she graduates. With an athletic scholarship to Texas Southern University, she will extend her eight-year pitching career furt...

Jesayen juxtaposes screams of student section to quiet of golf course

Jesayen juxtaposes screams of student section to quiet of golf course

Sally Parampottil, Co-Student Life Editor

May 11, 2019

  The Coppell High School student section bursts into screams and hollers, faces painted black, white and red, and hearts soaring with each throw of the football. Amidst them stands CHS senior Jordan Jesayen, cheering at the top of his lungs in the cool October evening. Later that year, Je...

Current school records set up continued success for Walker

Current school records set up continued success for Walker

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019

If one were to ask Coppell High School junior Jackson Walker about his achievements, he would only shy away from the topic. Despite his humility, Walker is the number one 800-meter runner in Texas and placed 10th in the nation. Setting one school record can be difficult in itself, but Walker has managed t...

From home to baseball diamond: Polk brothers catch opportunity to bond, play baseball together

From home to baseball diamond: Polk brothers catch opportunity to bond, play baseball together

Sofia Guerrero, Co-Student Life Editor

May 7, 2019

Playing catch with their dad, Chad Polk, as children turned into a lifelong love for brothers CHS9 freshman Walker Polk and Coppell High School junior Hudson Polk. Both made the varsity baseball team as freshmen and feel they have become closer because of it. This news meant the boys’ work ...

Cowgirls lose softball playoffs, season ends against state ranked Keller

Cowgirls lose softball playoffs, season ends against state ranked Keller

Shreya Beldona, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

Smiling, the Coppell softball team walked off the field. Its game against top five state-ranked Keller had come to an end. Disappointed in defeat, the Cowgirls still were pleased with a successful season.   At the end, Keller defeated Coppell, 5-2, in the Class 6A Region I bi-district pla...

Boys track runs down district championship with area meet looming

Boys track runs down district championship with area meet looming

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

April 13, 2019

Air slapping his face and lungs burning, Coppell junior Jackson Walker uses every ounce of his energy in the last stretch of the 800-meter race, finishing first and breaking his own school record with a 1:52.13. That win, along with the dozens of other Coppell athletes’ top finishes, helped the boys vars...

Track to sprint toward victory at district meet tonight, tomorrow

Track to sprint toward victory at district meet tonight, tomorrow

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

April 11, 2019

Tonight, dozens of feet will pound against the track around Buddy Echols Field during the Class 6-6A District track meet. The meet will extend into tomorrow, and is the beginning of Coppell’s big end-of-season races. “Our boys team has won every meet this year, our girls team been in the top...

O’Quinn bringing leadership, camaraderie to Coppell softball

O’Quinn bringing leadership, camaraderie to Coppell softball

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

April 3, 2019

O’Quinn has been playing softball since she was 7 with Coppell Girls Softball Association (CGSA), which is not unusual for a girl in high school. The difference with O’Quinn is she still plays with some of the girls on her CGSA team.   Senior Ari Figueroa has been with O’Quinn since sixth grade an...

Cowboys finish sweep of Farmers to extend win streak

Cowboys finish sweep of Farmers to extend win streak

Sofia Guerrero, Co-Student Life Editor

April 1, 2019

After six and a half innings and an early lead in the bottom of the first, the Cowboys beat Lewisville, 10-3, on Friday at the Coppell ISD Baseball/Softball Complex. The Farmers scored in the top of the first, to which the Cowboys answered by scoring four in the bottom of the inning. Freshman third b...