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Coppell High School senior Helena de Moraes started modeling at just 11 months old and continued to model during her childhood. In addition to her modeling experiences, de Moraes is an athlete as she plays volleyball and pole vaults for Coppell athletics.

De Moraes models drive

Angelina Liu , Visual Media Editor September 30, 2021

Cowgirls on three!  After an echoing break at volleyball practice in the CHS Arena,  Helena de Moraes swaps her court shoes for spikes. She quickly rushes out to Buddy Echols Field to begin track...

Coppell Varsity boys celebrate their victory on Saturday morning at Coppell Middle School west. Coppell won the invitational meet on a challenging course.

Cross country excels on challenging course

Angelina Liu, Visual Media Editor September 13, 2021

On a cool Saturday morning, a loud air horn could be heard echoing behind CMS West as Coppell’s Invitational cross country meet took place. Coppell’s men’s varsity and both JV teams won first...

Coppell head cross country and girls track coach Landon Wren talks about his goals for the 2021-22 season at a coach meet and greet last Tuesday in the Field House. Last Tuesday, Wren was announced to be the replacement for Nick Benton, who resigned in early July.

Wren brings high caliber experience to Coppell track, cross country

Torie Peck, Sports Editor August 2, 2021

Being a head cross country and track and field coach. It had been his goal for years. Little did he know that opportunity would come in July. With Nick Benton’s resignation in early July to...

Coppell junior runner Olivia Marez competes in the women’s 400-meter run at the Class 6A 5-6 Area Meet at Buddy Echols Field on April 15. The Coppell girls track and field team placed second while the boys placed fifth at the area meet.

Women’s 800-meter makes regionals meet to remember

Anjali Krishna, Sports Editor April 22, 2021

With 100 meters left in the women’s 800-meter race at the District 6A 5-6 Area Meet at Buddy Echols Field, five of the top 25 ranked girls in Texas raced for four qualifying spots to the Region I Meet...

Coppell junior runner Aunna Aguirre and sophomore runner Lillian Egger practice relays at Buddy Echols Field on Thursday. On Friday and Saturday, the Coppell girls track and field team placed second at the District 6-6A Meet, while the Coppell boys placed fifth.

Track relinquishes district title in grueling meet

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager April 12, 2021

For the first time in five years, the Coppell track and field team failed to earn the district title. Instead, Flower Mound swept the women's side, and Flower Mound and Hebron took top two in men’s varsity...

Coppell girls hurdlers compete at the Coppell Invitational on March 11 at Buddy Echols Field. On Friday and Saturday, the Coppell track and field team will defend its title in the Class 6-6A District meet at Marcus High School.

Track warming up to defend district title

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager April 8, 2021

With four consecutive district titles under its belt, the Coppell track and field team prepares to compete in the Class 6-6A track meet at Marcus High School on Friday and Saturday. According to Coppell...

Coppell junior guard Anthony Black is defended by Allen junior power forward Miles Gibson and senior guard Blaine Green, fouled by Gibson at the CHS Arena on Feb. 20. Black announced his decision to commit his future to basketball over the weekend at the War Before The Storm tournament in the Advantage Sports Complex in Carrollton.

Highly recruited tri-sport sensation Black commits to basketball

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer April 1, 2021

Since the beginning of his athletic career, there has been countless speculation about which sport Coppell junior wide receiver and guard Anthony Black would turn to. Would he go the football route as...

Over the bar: Coppell Invitational results in new school, personal records (with video)

Torie Peck, Staff Writer March 22, 2021

A slow clap intensified as Coppell sophomore pole vaulter Skylar Schuller approached the pit. She pushed her body through the air before clearing the 13-06.00 bar, breaking her own school record by...

Coppell sophomore relay sprinter Matthew Williams takes off for the 400-meter relay during the Coppell Relays at Buddy Echols Field on Feb. 27. Coppell hosts its Coppell Invitational meet today at 3:30 p.m.

Track sets up to sweep competition

Torie Peck, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

The Coppell track and field team is looking to keep a strong mindset as it prepares to host its third meet of the season, Coppell Invitational, today at Buddy Echols Field, starting at 3:30 p.m. JV...

Coppell sophomore relay sprinter Matthew Williams takes off for the 400-meter relay during the Coppell Relays at Buddy Echols Field on Feb. 27. Coppell hosts its Coppell Invitational meet today at 3:30 p.m.

Inevitable desire for speed generating diverse track community

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor March 8, 2021

When you google the phrase “farm team,” you will see that a farm team is a club or organization to younger players as they develop into more senior roles within a program. Track and field at...

Red and Black on Deck is a Sidekick series detailing the next seven days of Coppell varsity sports. It will be posted every Monday for the rest of the 2020-21 school year.

Red and Black on Deck: 3/8-3/14

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor March 8, 2021

With two matches remaining in district play, boys soccer continues the second round of its District 6-6A campaign by hosting Plano East tomorrow at Buddy Echols Field at 7:30 p.m. Girls soccer travels...

Small size but sweet charisma: Wojick implements bubbly personality in pole vaulting despite height (with video)

Varshitha Korrapolu, Staff Writer March 1, 2021

She runs. She stabilizes her pole. She lifts her body upwards. She propels herself over the crossbar. She lands. She repeats. “[Pole vaulting] is stressful, but it’s so fun and you have so much...

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