Coppell Student Media

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The Sportlight: Green overcomes multiple hip injuries in order to compete

Coppell sophomore D’Aira Green runs anchor leg for the 200-meter relay at Buddy Echols Field on Feb. 29. Her passion for competing and her positive mindset helped her work hard to get past her hip injuries. Courtesy photo from D'Aria Green.

Sapna Amin, Staff Writer

April 24, 2020

The Sportlight highlights a male and female JV athlete every Monday and Friday. This week, Coppell sophomore JV Track and Field runner D’Aira Green was selected. Follow Sapna (@sapnaamin6) and @SidekickSports on Twitter....

UIL cancels all sporting events for remainder of school year

Coppell senior captain Maxwell Winneker is one of many athletes who saw their seasons canceled for the remainder of the school year. The University Interscholastic League (UIL) announced the cancellation of all UIL-sanctioned activities on Friday following Gov. Greg Abbott’s decision to close schools for the rest of the semester. Photo illustration by Shriya Vanparia and Sally Parampottil

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

April 20, 2020

The Coppell boys soccer team was in the midst of a great comeback story, turning a 1-4-2 record into a six-match win streak in which it took down the No. 1 ranked team in Class 6A and tied for second place in District 6-6A.  With one district match remaining, the Cowboys had high hopes of making sta...

The Sportlight: Wall continuing workouts, managing at Smoothie Factory during social distancing

The Sportlight: Wall continuing workouts, managing at Smoothie Factory during social distancing

Victoria Hertel, Staff Writer

April 17, 2020

The Sportlight highlights a male and female JV athlete every Monday and Friday. This week, Coppell senior Faith Wall, a JV girls discus and shot put thrower was selected. ...

The Sportlight: Raval jumping over hurdles to stay committed

The Sportlight: Raval jumping over hurdles to stay committed

Anvitha Reddy, Staff Writer

April 13, 2020

The Sportlight highlights a male and female JV athlete every Monday and Friday. This week, Coppell sophomore Rudra Raval, a JV boys hurdler, was selected. Follow Anvitha Reddy @anvithareddytx and @SidekickSports on Twitter....

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...

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...

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 ...

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, ...

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...

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...

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...