Coppell Student Media

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Jeon hits it out of the ballpark: from Texas Rangers fan to Rice commit

Coppell junior and pitcher David Jeon pitched during the scrimmage against Birdville on Feb. 15 at the Coppell ISD Baseball Complex. Jeon verbally committed to playing baseball at Rice University.

Victoria Hertel, Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

David Jeon, Coppell junior baseball, Dulins Dodgers club team and future Rice University pitcher and catcher, was only a third grader when the Texas Rangers went to the World Series for the first time in October 2010.  This event would mark the first time Jeon found his admiration for baseball.  ...

Cowgirls prioritizing team chemistry, defensive strategy for first district match

Grapevine Faith Christian School sophomore and Coppell midfielder Claire Bryant receives a pass during the game against Flower Mound on Feb. 22 at Coppell Middle School North. The Cowgirls play Keller tomorrow at Coppell Middle School North at 7 p.m.

Anvitha Reddy, Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

After a tough match against Flower Mound last Saturday, the Coppell girls lacrosse team enters its district season 1-3. The Cowgirls play Keller tomorrow at Coppell Middle School North at 7 p.m.  The Cowgirls, who moved from District I to District II, face the Indians as their first district match-up. T...

Flower Mound’s speed too much for Cowgirls

Coppell High School junior midfielder Ella Jenkins runs downfield. The Cowgirls lost to the Flower Mound Jaguars, 13- 4 on Saturday at Coppell Middle School North.

Anvitha Reddy, Staff Writer

February 23, 2020

Three consecutive goals by Coppell sophomore attacker Anna Terry, New Tech sophomore attacker Finley Tipton, and Faith Christian School sophomore Claire Bryant resulted in Coppell only trailing by two goals in the first half.  But with Flower Mound’s consistent offense, the Cowgirls were able to sc...

Cowboys set the stage in first home scrimmage

Coppell junior second baseman Tony Vernars is thrown out at first against Birdville on Saturday. Coppell played its first home scrimmage at the Coppell ISD Baseball Complex.

Joanne Kim, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

Eager to prove themselves and secure a spot in this season’s lineup, the Coppell baseball team competed against Birdville on Saturday at the Coppell ISD Baseball Complex. This scrimmage was the first time the Cowboys competed on their own turf this season, and their performance showed the player...

Softball team return to action against Lebanon Trail

Coppell junior catcher Dafne Mercado bats in the fifth inning during Friday night’s scrimmage at the Coppell ISD Softball Complex. The Cowgirls play Frisco Lebanon Trail tonight at the CISD Softball Complex at 7 p.m.

Sapna Amin, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

The Cowgirls play Frisco Lebanon Trail tonight at the Coppell ISD Softball Complex at 7 p.m. "I expect my team to come out with a lot of energy, make few errors and set a precedence early on in the game," Coppell junior catcher Dafne Mercado said. The Cowgirls are 3-1 with their only loss being...

Eagles prosper over Cowgirls in close game

Coppell junior pitcher Michaella Baker hits the ball across the field during Friday night’s scrimmage against Prosper at the CISD Baseball/Softball Complex. The Cowgirls lost against the Eagles, 4-5.

Anjali Krishna, Staff Writer

February 8, 2020

The moment she steps to the bat, she can picture it - dirt skidding up as her cleats touch the edge of home base, the satisfying ping of a well-hit ball and the simple pride in scoring a run against powerhouse Prosper. “I was thinking get on base and slide,” Coppell junior pitcher Michaella Ba...

Cowgirls open home schedule tomorrow against Mansfield

Coppell senior first baseman Olivia Reed runs to catch during the game against Keller at Colleyville Heritage High School last season. The Cowgirls play their first home game tomorrow at 7 p.m. at the Coppell ISD Softball Complex against Mansfield.

Rithik Chennupati, Writer

February 3, 2020

The Cowgirls will be playing their first home game of the 2020 season against Mansfield at the Cowgirl Softball Complex at 7 p.m. On Saturday, the Coppell softball team scrimmaged at Richardson and recorded a victory..  “It was a good start to our season, especially since it was our first game,” Co...

Offseason pushes coaches to improve on their athletes

Coppell tennis coach Rich Foster advises doubles teammates junior Matthew Abbey and sophomore Vinay Patel at the CHS Tennis Center on Thursday. Foster is preparing the team for the spring season with practices and socials to build camaraderie between old and new players. Photo by Camden Southwick

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

Mile-runs, gyms, and more workouts. As Coppell transitions from fall sports to winter sports, fall season coaches are working to improve their athletes in preparation for the next season.  Coppell tennis coach Rich Foster helps motivate tennis athletes during the offseason by encouraging socials a...

Baseball meets community in service program

Coppell junior pitcher David Jeon is ready to join his team in helping Coppell High School teachers. The CHS baseball team is using its players to assist teachers by helping them move their belongings and other miscellaneous jobs.

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

Coppell sophomore Anthony Black passes forward during the playoff game at Arlington High School on Feb. 22 against Lake Ridge last year. Black balances varsity football, basketball and track. The Sidekick file photo.

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

New Coppell head baseball coach Ryan Howard meets with players and parents on July 1 in the CHS fieldhouse. Howard previously worked at Lake Dallas High School for three years as head coach.

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

 Coppell senior Nora Rodriguez pitches against Flower Mound during the first inning at Coppell ISD Baseball/Softball Complex on March 22. A four-year varsity player, Rodriguez will play college softball at Texas Southern University.

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...