Coppell Student Media

Swimming seniors leave behind medley of memories

Swimming seniors leave behind medley of memories

Sally Parampottil, Co-Student Life Editor

May 18, 2019

Four years of swimming for Coppell High School has left varsity seniors Yue Taira, Emil Aaltonen, Matthew Rodman, Rithvik Gunda and Elieser Gonzalez with time to reflect upon, from what they have done to what they are leaving behind. As the last class to have witnessed both former coach Rick Whitt...

Coppell swimmers snatch streak, “Golden Boot” from J.J. Pearce

Coppell swimmers snatch streak, “Golden Boot” from J.J. Pearce

Shivi Sharma, Staff Writer

May 4, 2019

Coppell senior swimmer Elieser Gonzalez clutched the trophy, dubbed the “Golden Boot”, as the rest of the high school swim team cheer around him in excitement after its victory against Richardson team J.J. Pearce. The offseason meet took place at Coppell YMCA on Friday, preceded by two days of int...

Swim team to host three-day meet, aim to wrangle Mustangs

Swim team to host three-day meet, aim to wrangle Mustangs

Shivi Sharma, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

The Coppell High School swim team hosts a three-day meet at Coppell YMCA from May 2-4 after school. The first two days consist of the swimmers scrimmaging against their own team members (an intrasquad meet) and the third day the team will compete against J.J. Pearce. The swim team has competed against Peace for...

Coppell seniors end soccer career with loss against Carroll

Coppell seniors end soccer career with loss against Carroll

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

April 6, 2019

After a season full of success, the Coppell girls’ soccer team suffered a 3-1 loss during last night’s Class 6A Region I quarterfinal match against Southlake Carroll at Denton High School.   The district champion Cowgirls end the season 26-2-1.   With the season wrapping up, Coppe...

End of the line: Playoff run comes to an end against Grand Prairie

End of the line: Playoff run comes to an end against Grand Prairie

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

GRAPEVINE- As the sound of the final whistle traveled through the Mustang-Panther Stadium, the Grand Prairie boys soccer team went wild with joy, knowing it is still in the race for the state championship, while Coppell remained silent with its heads down. In a 3-1 defeat to the Gophers, the Cowbo...

Freshman’s overtime goal sends Coppell to regional quarterfinals

Freshman’s overtime goal sends Coppell to regional quarterfinals

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

April 4, 2019

BEDFORD - Although it took all of regulation and another four minutes for the first goal to go in, it was still a thrilling match between the Coppell girls soccer team and Mansfield Lake Ridge. Coppell (26-1-1) defeated the Eagles (10-3-1), 1-0, in the Class 6A Region I area playoffs. The Cowgirl...

Gophers await in area playoffs following emotional win

Gophers await in area playoffs following emotional win

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019

The Coppell boys soccer team will play its second match of playoff season against Grand Prairie on Tuesday at Mustang-Panther Stadium at 8 p.m.   The Class 6A Region I area matchup is expected to be a competitive one, as Grand Prairie has proven itself to be quite a dangerous team this year.   The Gophers emerged ...

Cowgirls shoot past Indians in bi-district playoffs

Cowgirls shoot past Indians in bi-district playoffs

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

March 29, 2019

JUSTIN - It was 35 minutes of passing, shooting, missing, repeat before the first goal in last night’s Class 6A Region I bi-district playoffs. In the end, the Coppell girls soccer team defeated Keller, 3-0. The Cowgirls play Mansfield Lake Ridge in the area playoffs on Monday. “For the first 35 minutes, ...

An exhilarating finish: Cowboys triumph over Guyer in penalty shootout

An exhilarating finish: Cowboys triumph over Guyer in penalty shootout

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019

LAKE DALLAS - The penalty shootouts score stood 4-3 with the Cowboys in the lead and the Wildcats on their last penalty shot. If they missed now they would be eliminated from the playoffs.   A single penalty kick.   A moment that is over in a split-second. A split-second that could ...

Cowgirls to play Keller in first round

Cowgirls to play Keller in first round

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

March 28, 2019

Tonight, the Coppell girls soccer team travels to Northwest High School to play Keller in the 6A Region 1 bi-district playoffs.   The Cowgirls are coming off an explosive season, in which they went 24-1-1 overall and undefeated in District 6-6A.   With that momentum, the Cowgirls are going into ...

Cowboys stepping into playoffs with high hopes after district runner-up finish

Cowboys stepping into playoffs with high hopes after district runner-up finish

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

The Coppell boys soccer team opens Class 6A Region I bi-district playoffs against Denton Guyer at Lake Dallas High School on Thursday at 6 p.m.   As the Cowboys District 6-6A season came to an end last Friday with a victory against Nimitz, the team finished second behind district champion...

Cowboys secure 2nd place with Senior Night victory over Nimitz

Cowboys secure 2nd place with Senior Night victory over Nimitz

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 23, 2019

Previously placed third behind Marcus, Coppell celebrated Senior Night with a 4-1 victory over Irving Nimitz to finish runner-up to District 6-6A champions Flower Mound due to Marcus’ loss to Lewisville on Friday.   Coppell opens the Class 6A Region I bi-district playoffs next week ag...