Coppell Student Media

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Athletes utilizing resources to stay fit without school practice

Coppell senior defender Nathan Hernandez delivers a pass against Lewisville on Jan 31 at Buddy Echols Field. Hernandez has been working out this week by practicing soccer with one or two friends due to the UIL suspending all school practices outside of school hours, including the use of school facilities

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

March 20, 2020

Following UIL direction, all school practices and use of school facilities (including open gym and open weight room) outside of school hours have been suspended due to concerns about spreading the coronavirus. As Coppell ISD has canceled school through April 3, this leaves athletes without a class pe...

The Sportlight: Haydek fostering enthusiasm to help others through lacrosse

Coppell sophomore JV midfielder Alexander Haydek attempts to shoot on Feb. 12 at Coppell Middle School North. Haydek started playing lacrosse in seventh grade and volunteers at Bridge Lacrosse as an assistant coach.

Jillian Moore, Staff Writer

March 16, 2020

The Sportlight highlights a male and female JV athlete every Monday and Friday. This week, Coppell sophomore midfielder JV lacrosse player Alex Haydek was selected. Follow Jillian @jillianmoore_ and @SidekickSports on Twitter....

Cowgirls make strong showing in Coppell & Marcus Tournament

Coppell junior pitcher Michaella Baker swings against Cedar Hill yesterday at the Coppell ISD Softball Complex. The Cowgirls defeated Cedar Hill, 7-5, in their last game of the Coppell & Marcus Tournament.

Anjali Krishna, Staff Writer

March 8, 2020

Following Cedar Hill’s surge in the fourth inning, the Cowgirls proved resilient, bouncing back to slug their way to a victory. Wrapping up the Coppell & Marcus tournament, the Coppell softball team beat Cedar Hill, 7-5. “After they got the lead, we were all ready to come back in and get some [run...

Cowboys claw Blackbears in dominating performance

Coppell senior midfielder Max LaMendola sprints across the field on Thursday at Coppell Middle School North. The Cowboys defeated Frisco, 15-7.

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer

March 7, 2020

On a cool, breezy Thursday night, the Coppell boys lacrosse team took on the Frisco Blackbears at Coppell Middle School North, winning, 15-7. Going into the game, the Cowboys knew that they were going to be matching up with a physical and talented Frisco team. “[Frisco] is a good team across the boa...

Parlier, Patel extend tournament win-streak to three

Coppell senior Clark Parlier serves during his doubles match against Frisco Centennial at the CHS Tennis Center yesterday. The Coppell tennis team hosted the Coppell Breakout and placed second overall, with Parlier and his doubles partner, Coppell sophomore Vinay Patel, placing first in boys A doubles.

Nicolas Reyes, Staff Writer

March 7, 2020

The Coppell Breakout Tournament was played at the CHS Tennis Center throughout yesterday. In the home tournament, Coppell senior Clark Parlier and sophomore Vinay Patel continued their dominance with a first place finish in boys A doubles.  “We came in as the No. 1 seed and had an expectation to hold,...

Cowgirls surge over Waxahachie in first Coppell & Marcus Tournament game

Coppell opened the Coppell & Marcus Tournament with a 6-3 victory over Waxahachie on Thursday at the Coppell ISD Softball Complex. The Cowgirls play Ennis and Cedar Hill on Saturday.

Anika Arutla, Social Media Manager

March 6, 2020

While students sat in their fourth period classes yesterday, the Coppell softball team hosted its first tournament this year and won, 6-3, against Waxahachie in the process. The Coppell & Marcus Tournament is being held at the Coppell ISD Softball Complex from Thursday to Saturday and will br...

Spoor racing towards running future

Coppell senior Shelby Spoor signs to Louisiana State University for track and cross country beside her parents, Coppell boys golf and assistant cross country coach Jason Spoor and Leia Spoor, in the CHS Arena on Feb. 5. Spoor signed to LSU after considering various offers from universities throughout Texas.

Jillian Moore, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

Beginning running in elementary school, Coppell High School senior Shelby Spoor developed a tremendous love for running both cross country and track and has used this love to foster enthusiasm and support within her team. Finding her love of running at a young age, Spoor began in elementary school a...

Coppell & Marcus tournament prepping softball before district season

Coppell junior shortstop Sydney Ingle looks to throw at the Coppell ISD Softball Complex last season. The Cowgirls are hosting its first tournament from Thursday to Saturday at the CISD Softball Complex. Sidekick file photo.

Anika Arutla, Social Media Manager

March 4, 2020

The Coppell softball team is hosting this year’s Coppell & Marcus tournament at the Coppell ISD Softball Complex, which will bring an end to its preseason. The tournament starts tomorrow and leads into Friday and Saturday. Coppell plays Waxahachie on tomorrow at 3 p.m., Aledo on Friday at 3 p.m., Enn...

Three school records fall at Coppell Relays

Coppell junior runner Issabela Hinojos places first in the girls JV 100-meter hurdles on Saturday at Buddy Echols Field. Overall, the girls placed second and boys placed third in the Coppell Relays.

Anjali Krishna, Staff Writer

March 1, 2020

Rounding the turn towards the end of the boys 3,200-meter run, air rushes from the lungs of Coppell junior Evan Caswell. After crossing the finish line, he stumbles momentarily, then is crowded into line with the rest of his competitors to record his time, 19:17.07.  Caswell set the first of three ...

Keller’s quick transitions drive Cowgirls out

Coppell sophomore midfielder Sadie Harp tries to get past Keller sophomore midfielder  Sarah Spera. The Cowgirls lost to the Indians,15-7, on Thursday at Coppell Middle School North.

Anvitha Reddy, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

After Coppell established a lead in the first 15 minutes, consecutive goals by Keller attacker Grace Harol put Keller ahead by one goal.  The Cowgirls were unable to recover, losing the first district match. Keller went on to dominate the Cowgirls, 15-7, at Coppell Middle School North yesterday....

Track hoping to stay at front of pack at Coppell Relays

Coppell sophomore Anthony Black competes in the high jump for Coppell’s track team at Buddy Echols Field last season. Coppell hosts the Coppell Relays tomorrow at Buddy Echols Field at 8 a.m.

Anjali Krishna, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

Entering the track and field season with high expectations, the annual Coppell Relays comes to Buddy Echols Field tomorrow at 8 a.m. “Coppell Relays is always a good meet, we have some good teams showing up,” Coppell coach Karl Pointer said. “Flower Mound, Rockwall, Marcus, Lake Highlands, ...