Coppell Student Media

Classic Chevrolet Coppell Showcase tips off

Classic Chevrolet Coppell Showcase tips off

Nicolas Reyes, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

Today, Coppell basketball began its hosting of the 2019 Classic Chevrolet Coppell Showcase. This is the first pre-season tournament for both the Cowgirls and Cowboys. This showcase lasts until Saturday with games held in the main gym and the CHS Arena. The Cowboys played their first game this mor...

The Sportlight: Vallepalli’s competitive spirit making splash as gamer

The Sportlight: Vallepalli’s competitive spirit making splash as gamer

Sarah Woo, Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

The Sportlight highlights a male and female JV athlete every Monday and Friday. This week, Coppell junior JV swimmer Sravan Vallepalli was selected. [/infographic][/infographic]...

The Sportlight: Patel utilizes ambidextrous nature with strong leadership to excel as goalkeeper

The Sportlight: Patel utilizes ambidextrous nature with strong leadership to excel as goalkeeper

Andrés Bear

November 15, 2019

The Sportlight highlights a male and female JV athlete every Monday and Friday. This week, Coppell  junior Dhruv Patel, a JV soccer player, was selected. Follow Andrés (@_andresbear) and @SidekickSports on Twitter. ...

Fun atmosphere leads to new best times at Vaquero Battle

Fun atmosphere leads to new best times at Vaquero Battle

Joanne Kim, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

It is the boys 100-yard freestyle event, and Coppell junior swimmer Cole Tramel is up on the diving board next to teammates junior Ivan Lau and senior Johan Pretorius.  In last year’s Vaquero Battle, Pretorius won four of the five events, and was the only swimmer to make it to state last season, and he and Lau both had faster seed times than Tramel. ...

Dual citizenship, dual sports

Dual citizenship, dual sports

Anika Arutla, Social Media Manager

November 12, 2019

A tennis racket or a hockey stick: these are the two items that Coppell senior Clark Parlier had to choose between when he entered high school.  In the end, he chose both.  With Parlier carrying a dual citizenship from Canada and the United States, Parlier’s parents believed skating was essen...

Swim team fundraiser evokes positive responses

Swim team fundraiser evokes positive responses

Shreya Beldona, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

Though the idea of placing plastic neon pink flamingos in a resident’s front yard may seem like a prank or out-of-date decoration, the act represents a Coppell swim team fundraiser.  From secret nominations to “flock” a house to paying flocking insurance, the fundraiser often elicits smile...

Friendly feuds to be held at Vaquero Battle

Friendly feuds to be held at Vaquero Battle

Joanne Kim, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

Tomorrow at 4:30 p.m., the Coppell swim team holds its annual Vaquero Battle meet at the Coppell YMCA.  This meet, unlike most, is not a competition against rival high school swim teams. Instead, it is a competition amongst the Coppell swimmers themselves, intended to promote a fun yet competitive...

Immersing in swim, band, IB

Immersing in swim, band, IB

Karen Lu, Daily News/Assignment Editor

November 4, 2019

Rushing out of the locker room, still wearing his swim cap and goggles, Coppell High School junior Hector Romero changes into his marching band uniform in the car while speeding off to the next competition. The frenzy of going straight from an early morning swim meet to a band competition that la...

The Sportlight: Harper emphasizes faith in basketball journey

The Sportlight: Harper emphasizes faith in basketball journey

Shreya Beldona, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

The Sportlight highlights a male and female JV athlete every Monday and Friday. This week, Coppell sophomore Emma Harper, a JV girls basketball player, was selected. Follow @BeldonaShreya and @SidekickSports on Twitter.    ...

Black’s athleticism travels from season to season

Black’s athleticism travels from season to season

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...

Coppell competes in Dragon Hunt Invitational, adds experience to young team’s belt 

Coppell competes in Dragon Hunt Invitational, adds experience to young team’s belt 

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

SOUTHLAKE - The Coppell swim team traveled to the Carroll ISD Natatorium to compete at the Dragon Hunt Invitational on Saturday, one of the team’s major preseason competitions. The meet featured teams from the Dallas-Fort Worth area, such as James Madison, Mansfield, Frisco Wakeland and one of Cop...

Coppell Swim team preps up for Dragon Hunt Invitational in Southlake

Coppell Swim team preps up for Dragon Hunt Invitational in Southlake

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

The Coppell swim team travels to the Carroll Natatorium in Southlake tomorrow to participate in the Dragon Hunt Invitational meet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.   The Dragon Hunt Invitational meet is Coppell swim team’s third preseason meet. The team has been participating in preseason invitationals, such...