Coppell Student Media

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 ...

Girls soccer changing up combinations in preseason scrimmage

Girls soccer changing up combinations in preseason scrimmage

Victoria Hertel, Staff Writer

December 16, 2019

The Coppell girls soccer team scrimmaged Little Elm on Saturday at Buddy Echols Field and tied 1-1. This scrimmage falls in preseason, so the team is trying out new combinations and techniques. Earlier on Saturday, the team had played a scrimmage at 11 a.m against Belton, which it won, 2-0.  S...

Cowgirls best Lady Tigers to kick off season

Cowgirls best Lady Tigers to kick off season

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer

December 15, 2019

With the blow of the first whistle, the Coppell Cowgirls knew that their long awaited season had finally begun. All the blood, sweat and tears that have gone into the last four months of training would finally be able to prove itself on the field. The result that followed with the Cowgirls beating Belton High S...

Cowgirls to scrimmage Belton, Little Elm for preseason look

Cowgirls to scrimmage Belton, Little Elm for preseason look

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Copy and Design Editor

December 13, 2019

The Coppell girls soccer team scrimmages Belton and Little Elm tomorrow at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. respectively at Buddy Echols Field. This is the first time the Cowgirls take the field this season. Coppell has had a young team for a few years, giving the current seniors ample varsity experience going...

Silent but dominant

Silent but dominant

Anvitha Reddy, Staff Writer

December 11, 2019

The crowd is silent. All eyes are on the ball. The Cowgirls attempt the shot but Mansfield Lake Ridge saves the ball. The score is 0-0 between Coppell and Lake Ridge during the fourth minute of overtime, until then freshman forward Michelle Pak scores the game winning goal. The goal gives the Cowgirls a win in the Cl...

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...

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...

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, ...

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 ...

Seniority rules in victory over Flower Mound

Seniority rules in victory over Flower Mound

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

March 21, 2019

If fans had shown up just two minutes late, they would have missed most of the action in last night’s girls soccer game. Just 30 seconds into the game, Coppell senior right wing Rebecca Watley launched a goal into Flower Mound’s net to give the Cowgirls an early lead. However, that was soon matched...

Cowgirls close in on district championship with 2-1 win over Marcus (with video)

Cowgirls close in on district championship with 2-1 win over Marcus (with video)

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 3, 2019

The Coppell’s girls soccer team played a crucial match against rivals Marcus last night at a chilly Buddy Echols Field.   The match stood tied at 1-1 in the final minutes, threatening to bring the Cowgirls’ longstanding 10 match win streak to an end. The Cowgirls started to become...

Cowgirls tame Lady Tigers, remain undefeated in district

Cowgirls tame Lady Tigers, remain undefeated in district

Sally Parampottil, Co-Student Life Editor

February 6, 2019

Last night, the Coppell girls soccer team defeated Irving, 4-0, in District 6-6A action at Buddy Echols Field.   Three of the goals were scored during the first half. The first came from sophomore midfielder Jocelyn Alonzo with an assist from senior forward Rebecca Watley. The following two w...