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Coppell senior Cooper Johnson has elevated his game this year and is vying for a state wrestling championship. Johnson is currently the Coppell boys wrestling captain and is motivated by his desire to inspire others to reach their goals.

Johnson prevails as hammering force in wrestling

Neha Nathwani, Staff Writer January 23, 2024

Out on the wrestling mat, a canvas of resilience, Coppell senior wrestling captain Cooper Johnson brings a force of unwavering confidence, a move his opponents cannot counter.  While on this canvas,...

Coppell freshman wrestler Josh Perez wrestles a Lewisville player in the Coppell Round-Up at the Coppell High School Fieldhouse on Nov 17. The Cowboys placed third in this meet as they look forward to another good year of wrestling.

Time to step up

Namir Awan, Staff Photographer December 7, 2023

Boys wrestling looks to build on momentum Athletes in a circle talk amongst themselves as two wrestlers try to gain an advantage over another. The coaches look on to see which athletes will give Coppell...

Coppell senior Jacob Abraham and senior Isaiah Francis practice on Thursday at the Coppell High School Field House. The Cowboys placed first at the Coppell Round-Up with a score of 5-0 on Nov. 18.

Wrestling secures 5-0 win at Coppell Round-Up

Kayla Nguyen, Staff Photographer December 12, 2022

Coppell wrestling coach Chip Lowery has his eyes set on two things this season: a successful team hungry for a spot at the state tournament and a community that doesn’t have to worry about being hungry...

Coppell ISD Athletic Director Kit Pehl has initiated several changes in his first three years as athletic director to set the stage for the future of Coppell athletics. Pehl’s vision of a harmonious athletic department as well as a prioritization of winning and growing student athletes has prompted several coaching changes and there remains a continual drive for growth, improvement and excellence within Coppell Athletics.

Out with the old, in with the new

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer March 31, 2022

Carousel. A term that is often used to describe coaching and athletic changes across three levels of athleticism is quite literally what Coppell athletics has been experiencing in its recent history.  Everything...

Coppell junior James Cameron wrestles against Grapevine on Wednesday at CHS Arena. Coppell and Grapevine tied, 42-42. Photo by Nick Larry

Wrestling dual with Grapevine ends with tie

Nick Larry, Staff Photographer January 28, 2022

Coppell senior wrestler Jackson Moss defeats South Grand Prairie wrestler Kolton Harris, by decision, 9-4, at Coppell’s annual Santa Slam Meet on Friday in the CHS Arena. The Cowboys defeated two of its six opponents this weekend.

Shifting gears: Wrestling fights back on Senior Night

Torie Peck and Meer Mahfuz March 8, 2021

Saturday’s match against Flower Mound senior wrestler Alec Groenquist marked Coppell senior wrestler Joel Hernandez’s last of his six matches this weekend. Hernandez overcame Groenquist in a low-scoring,...

Red and Black on Deck is a Sidekick series detailing the next seven days of Coppell varsity sports. It will be posted every Monday for the rest of the 2020-21 school year.

Red and Black on Deck: 3/8-3/14

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor March 8, 2021

With two matches remaining in district play, boys soccer continues the second round of its District 6-6A campaign by hosting Plano East tomorrow at Buddy Echols Field at 7:30 p.m. Girls soccer travels...

Red and Black on Deck is a Sidekick series detailing the next seven days of Coppell varsity sports. It will be posted every Monday for the rest of the 2020-21 school year.

Red and Black on Deck: 3/1-3/7

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor March 1, 2021

Boys soccer continues the second round of its District 6-6A campaign by hosting Plano tonight and Hebron tomorrow at Buddy Echols Field, then traveling to Lewisville on Friday. All boys soccer matches...

The Sportlight: Sivakumar grasping wrestling, words of wisdom as a novice

The Sportlight: Sivakumar grasping wrestling, words of wisdom as a novice

Varshitha Korrapolu, Staff Writer February 11, 2021

The Sportlight highlights a male and female JV athlete every Monday and Friday. This week, Coppell sophomore Siddharth Sivakumar, a JV wrestler, was selected.  Coppell sophomore JV wrestler Siddharth...

Coppell senior Jo’el Hernandez practices sparring with sophomore Dominic Godinez
on Friday in the CHS Field House. Hernandez is the captain of the wrestling team and is also a member of the Technology Student Association, an organization dedicated to business education and STEM.

Captain wrestling with engineering solutions to air pollution

Anjali Vishwanath, Staff Writer February 9, 2021

As the boys wrestling team captain and member of the Technological Student Association (TSA), Coppell senior Jo’el Hernandez is no stranger to big commitments and hard work. “I think I just take...

Five wresters from Coppell traveled to the Berry Center in Houston for Friday and Saturday’s UIL State Championship tournament: seniors Brooke Massaviol and Jackson Briscoe, junior Hannah Francis, sophomore Maria Husain and freshman Scout Carrell. Massaviol, Briscoe and Francis placed third, fifth and third in the 148, 170 and 215 pound weight classes. Photo courtesy Coppell Wrestling.

Wrestling clinches two third place, one fifth place finish at state

Emma Meehan, Staff Writer February 24, 2020

Friday and Saturday’s wrestling UIL State Championship in Houston produced three high place finishes for Coppell, rounding out the 2019-20 season. Two Cowgirls collected a top three finish, junior...

New Tech High @ Coppell senior captain Brooke Massaviol wrestles in top position against Frisco Independence junior Sariah Ferguson at the Knockout Sportswear Cowgirl Classic on Dec. 6 in the CHS Arena. Massaviol has qualified for today and tomorrow’s UIL State Wrestling Championship after placing third in the 148 pound weight class in the Class 6A Region II Championship match.

Coppell hoping to tackle competition at state wrestling finals

Emma Meehan, Staff Writer February 21, 2020

One Cowboy and four Cowgirls traveled to Houston yesterday for today and tomorrow’s UIL State Wrestling Championship at the Berry Center, looking to capitalize on their strong finish at last weekend’s...

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