Coppell Student Media

Basketball crushes Cardinals in another district win

Basketball crushes Cardinals in another district win

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Copy and Design Editor

January 22, 2020

It was a minute and 45 seconds before either team scored last night. A series of turnovers and missed shots made for a bleak beginning. But once it started, it was intense. Coppell boys basketball defeated Irving MacArthur, 69-58, for its fifth District 6-6A win. After the first two minutes, the C...

Coppell triumphs 2-0 over Rockwall-Heath, finishes preseason on a good note

Coppell triumphs 2-0 over Rockwall-Heath, finishes preseason on a good note

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

January 22, 2020

The Coppell boys met Rockwall-Heath on the Buddy Echols Field’s turf last night and walked off with a 2-0 victory. Both teams started with fast-paced, aggressive attacking plays. The match saw nine shots in just the first 10 minutes; however, none touched the back of the net The first goa...

Cowgirls to battle Cardinals in district game

Cowgirls to battle Cardinals in district game

Joanne Kim, Staff Writer

January 21, 2020

After a victory against Nimitz last Friday, the Coppell girls basketball team plays Irving MacArthur tonight at 8 p.m. in the CHS Arena.  The Cowgirls defeated the Vikings, 79-38, to improve to 3-5 in District 6-6A. First-place MacArthur defeated Coppell, 42-33, on Dec. 13. Coppell is eager for...

Cowboys to face Rockwall-Heath, look to finish preseason strong

Cowboys to face Rockwall-Heath, look to finish preseason strong

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

January 21, 2020

Rockwall-Heath will travel to Buddy Echols Field tonight at 7:30 p.m. to play the Cowboys in their last match before the start of the District 6-6A season this Friday. Coppell looks to rebound from a 1-0 loss to McKinney Boyd last week. “For the past couple of games, we have been trying differen...

Cowboys vanquish Vikings, keep steady lead in 61-35 victory

Cowboys vanquish Vikings, keep steady lead in 61-35 victory

Nishant Medicharla, Business Manager

January 20, 2020

As the buzzer sounded, frustration and agony loomed over Irving Nimitz as it had scored only three points in the first quarter of the game.  On Friday in the CHS Arena, the Coppell boys basketball team defeated Nimitz, 61-35, in District 6-6A play. With shots from players such as sophomore guards Ryan ...

Two school records smashed in district swim meet

Two school records smashed in district swim meet

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

January 20, 2020

LEWISVILLE - In the area beside the eighth lane, in the corner adjacent to the starting block, the Coppell swim team cheered on its members during the District 5-6A championships yesterday at the Lewisville ISD Westside Aquatic Center.  By the end of the meet, Coppell saw all six relay teams and five...

Following Teacher Appreciation Night, girls rout Nimitz

Following Teacher Appreciation Night, girls rout Nimitz

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

January 18, 2020

The Coppell girls basketball team closed out the first round of District 6-6A play with a dominating win over Irving Nimitz, 79-38, last night in the CHS Arena.  Preceding tipoff was a brief Teacher Appreciation Night celebration, in which each player chose a teacher to honor. The player and teacher ...

Swim team entering district meet with splash of color

Swim team entering district meet with splash of color

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

January 17, 2020

Carrying on the tradition of dying their hair before the District 6-6A Championship, Coppell swimmers enter school with a multitude of colors atop their heads.  Tomorrow, preliminaries begin at 1 p.m. and qualifying swimmers will compete in finals later that day at the Lewisville ISD Westside Aquati...

Cowgirls to recognize teachers while taking on Nimitz

Cowgirls to recognize teachers while taking on Nimitz

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

January 16, 2020

The Coppell girls basketball team aims to close the gap between its District 6-6A win/loss record tomorrow as it faces Irving Nimitz in the CHS Arena at 6:30 p.m.  An early first quarter lead to Flower Mound on Tuesday was lost, adding another defeat to the record. Now 2-4 in district, the Cowgirls...

Coach’s Box: Hartsburg applying Mavericks experiences to basketball coaching

Coach’s Box: Hartsburg applying Mavericks experiences to basketball coaching

Shravya Mahesh, Entertainment Editor

January 15, 2020

Behind the large gym, on the other side of a Coppell-colored door lies a corridor with a small room labeled “Basketball Coaches Office.” This room holds tables, chairs, promotional posters and Coppell assistant girls basketball coach Julieann Hartsburg. With more than 13 years of professional experi...

Close win over Tigers gives basketball second district victory

Close win over Tigers gives basketball second district victory

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Copy and Design Editor

January 13, 2020

The Tigers came close - within one point in the second quarter. They kept up with the Cowboys and were almost there, but never quite made it.  Coppell boys basketball defeated Irving, 61-54, Saturday in the CHS Arena for its second District 6-6A win. The Cowboys are now 2-1 in district and 17-4 over...

Cowgirls sweep Tigers in 60-20 win

Cowgirls sweep Tigers in 60-20 win

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

January 12, 2020

In its fifth District 6-6A game of the season, the Coppell girls basketball team defeated Irving, 60-20, on Saturday at the CHS Arena. The Cowgirls were originally scheduled to face the Tigers on Friday night but severe thunderstorms moved the game to Saturday. “Our routine got thrown off p...