Coppell Student Media

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Jesayen juxtaposes screams of student section to quiet of golf course

Coppell High School senior Jordan Jesayen practices at Riverchase Golf Course on May 8. Jesayen has been playing golf for the high school since his freshman year.

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

Coppell High School junior Jackson Walker practices running before school Tuesday morning at the Buddy Echols Track. Walker is preparing for the state track meet this weekend.

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

Brothers CHS9 student Walker Polk and Coppell High School junior Hudson Polk have both played baseball since a young age. The Polk brothers made the varsity baseball team as freshmen and can see the benefits of playing 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

Coppell senior pitcher/centerfielder Nora Rodriguez pitches the ball to her opponent at the game against Keller at the Colleyville Heritage High School on Friday. The Cowgirls lost, 5-2, as their season ended in the first round of playoffs.

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

Coppell freshman Michael Nance competes in pole vault at the Coppell Relays meet at Coppell High School on March 2. Tonight and tomorrow, the Coppell track team is competing in the Class 6-6A District meet.

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

Coppell senior center fielder Kaitlyn O’Quinn (second row far right)  spends time with her softball teammates at a Texas A&M softball game in February. O’Quinn has played softball since the age 7 and is well-known for her leadership on the team. Photo courtesy Kaitlyn O’Quinn.

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

Coppell junior catcher Hudson Polk doubles during the second inning against Lewisville on Friday at the Coppell ISD Baseball/Softball Complex. Cowboys beat the Farmers, 10-3.

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...

Cowboys to play Farmers at Coppell Baseball Association Night

Coppell senior infielder Carter Bacci bats during the fifth inning against Hebron on Friday at the Coppell ISD Baseball/Softball Complex. The Cowboys play the Lewisville Farmers tonight at 7 p.m.

Sofia Guerrero, Co-Student Life Editor

March 28, 2019

Tonight, the Coppell baseball team plays Lewisville at the Coppell ISD Baseball/Softball Complex at 7 p.m. It is also Coppell Baseball Association Night, in which youth league players wearing their uniform get in for free.   The Cowboys won, 11-3, on Tuesday against the Farmers, earning t...

Hulcy balancing athletics and journalism, shining in both

Coppell High School senior Maddie Hulcy works on the Shattered Dreams project in the KCBY studios during second period on Tuesday. Hulcy is the KCBY senior producer and a member of the program’s executive team; she is also a top runner on the CHS cross country team.

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

March 28, 2019

Her face drenched in sweat, Coppell High School senior Maddie Hulcy barely finishes her morning run with the track team before rushing inside to attend her meeting for KCBY-TV, the school’s student-run television station.   Although she was a swimmer in middle school, Hulcy switched t...

Behind fifth inning rally, Cowboys come back to defeat Hebron, 5-4

Coppell senior Elijah McCormack pitches in the first inning against Hebron on Friday at
the Coppell ISD Baseball/Softball Complex. The Cowboys won, 5-4.

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019

The Cowboys beat the Hebron Hawks on Friday 5-4 thanks to an RBI single to right-centerfield hit by senior second baseman Carter Bacci in the bottom of the sixth inning at Coppell ISD Baseball/Softball Complex.   “I’m glad we could come back at the end there because for the majority [of ...