Coppell Student Media

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...

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...

Hulcy balancing athletics and journalism, shining in both

Hulcy balancing athletics and journalism, shining in both

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...

The home stretch: Three track athletes qualify for state

The home stretch: Three track athletes qualify for state

May 8, 2018

As track season comes to a close, the Coppell Cowboys and Cowgirls will be sending senior high jumper Philip Frank, sophomore 800-meter runner Jackson Walker and freshman 800-meter runner Morgan Colon to state after a successful overall season.   “On the boy's side of things the varsity [...

Track finds success in young athletes at area meet

Track finds success in young athletes at area meet

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

April 21, 2017

GARLAND -- As a freshman participating in her first area track meet, Lauren Kellett could have let the pressure get to her. The moment could have been too young for the young athlete.   Yet, she did not let this happen.   Placing fourth in the triple jump and second in the long jump, Kellett helped lead ...

Track team dusts up District 9-6A competition to sweep meet

Track team dusts up District 9-6A competition to sweep meet

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

April 13, 2017

DALLAS - Coming around the final turn of the boys 4x200 relay, Coppell senior Josh Freeman could feel the Skyline athlete coming up right on his heels. Arms pumping, baton in hand, Freeman gave the final stretch of the race every ounce of energy he had, winning by .05 seconds.   This win,...

Despite dreary conditions, seniors lead way to successful home meet

Despite dreary conditions, seniors lead way to successful home meet

Marcus Krum and Joseph Krum

March 5, 2017

As the powerful gusts of wind swept through Buddy Echols Field and a slight drizzle fell from the sky, Coppell High School senior Zach Dicken took a deep breath and looked down at the sandpit he would soon jump into.   After a quick burst of speed, Dicken sprinted down the strip of track and ri...

3 military signees, 4 girls soccer players amongst Signing Day festivities

3 military signees, 4 girls soccer players amongst Signing Day festivities

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

February 1, 2017

“It just gives me chills, thinking about it.”   To say senior football player Kevin Madigan was excited to sign his letter of intent with Army West Point would be an understatement. But for him and two other Coppell athletes of the 12 who participated in National Signing Day in the Cop...

Echols highlights Cowboys’ achievements in regional track meet, advances to state

Echols highlights Cowboys’ achievements in regional track meet, advances to state

Joseph Krum, Managing Editor

May 3, 2016

ARLINGTON - On a quiet, cloudy Saturday morning, senior Colin Echols stepped out of the discus ring at Maverick Stadium in Arlington with a toothy smile.   Echols had just thrown a discus a massive 188 feet nine inches, a throw that would qualify him for the state meet and win the Class 6A...

All-around success moves 13 athletes, relay teams to regionals

Marcus Krum, Sports Editor

April 24, 2016

After sweeping District 7-6A, the Coppell track and field team looked like a freight train, heading into the 7/8-6A area meet at Buddy Echols Field with a full head of steam. And just like a locomotive, the Cowboys (who finished fourth in total points) and Cowgirls received success from all around the boa...

Coppell sweeps district track meet titles, capping it off with a thrilling finish.

Coppell sweeps district track meet titles, capping it off with a thrilling finish.

TJ Andres, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016

Going into the last event of the night, the 4x400 meter relay, the Cowboys needed to finish at least third to clinch the district 7-6A title and the relay team consisting of juniors Matt Dorrity and Alan Huo, sophomore Gabriel Lemons and senior Luke Conlon were to get the job done.   The...