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...

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 ...

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...

Coppell sports update entering new year

Coppell sports update entering new year

Sally Parampottil and Shriya Vanparia

January 10, 2020

While most of the school rested and relaxed during winter break, the Coppell athletics department was still hard at work. Winter sports, such as basketball, soccer, wrestling and swimming, all competed during break, which began on Dec. 10 and lasted until Jan. 5. The Sidekick recaps the events of the two week ...

Coppell basketball look to ride past Tigers in district play

Coppell basketball look to ride past Tigers in district play

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

January 9, 2020

The Coppell boys basketball team looks for a second district win tomorrow as it takes on Irving (0-2 in District 6-6A and 6-6 overall) at the CHS Arena at 8 p.m. for its third District 6-6A matchup of the season. The Cowboys (1-1 in District 6-6A and 17-4 overall) head into this week’s game after ...

The Sportlight: Ennes choosing court over pitch

The Sportlight: Ennes choosing court over pitch

Nicolas Reyes, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

The Sportlight highlights a male and female JV athlete every Monday and Friday. This week, Coppell Freshman A basketball player Pedro Ennes was selected.   Follow Nicolas (@nico_reyes19) and @CHSCampusNews on Twitter....

From role player to leader: Taylor embracing role with confidence

From role player to leader: Taylor embracing role with confidence

Rithik Chennupati

December 19, 2019

Not many sophomores get the opportunity to be on the varsity basketball team at Coppell, but senior point guard Brandon Taylor got that opportunity and has grown in his ability every year. Taylor’s role has expanded since the start of his varsity career. As a sophomore on varsity, Taylor was the...

Cowboys finish strong in gritty win over Timber Creek

Cowboys finish strong in gritty win over Timber Creek

Rithik Chennupati

December 18, 2019

A frantic second half comeback nearly led Timber Creek to a win before the Coppell boys basketball team held on for a 55-47 victory Tuesday night in the CHS Arena. Timber Creek came back from a 32-19 deficit at the half to bring the game within one point with just a few minutes left to play in the ...

Cowboys finish strong in gritty win over Timber Creek

Rithik Chennupati

December 18, 2019

A frantic second half comeback nearly led Timber Creek to a win before the Coppell boys basketball team held on for a 55-47 victory Tuesday night in the CHS Arena. Timber Creek came back from a 32-19 deficit at the half to bring the game within one point with just a few minutes left to play in the ...

Cowboys look to keep momentum going against Timber Creek

Cowboys look to keep momentum going against Timber Creek

Rithik Chennupati, Staff Writer

December 16, 2019

The Coppell basketball team plays Timber Creek tomorrow at the CHS Arena at 8 p.m. The Cowboys head into the game with an 11-2 record, after getting second place in the Midland tournament from Thursday through Saturday. The tournament was highlighted by stellar play from three Cowboys: senior guards Adam...

Early surge takes down Mesquite

Early surge takes down Mesquite

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

December 11, 2019

At the last second of the first quarter, Coppell sophomore guard Ryan Agarwal shot a three-pointer, bringing the Coppell basketball team to a 15-point lead over Mesquite. The wide gap in the score was constant throughout the entire game, the Cowboys winning, 71-48, last night in the CHS Arena.  ...