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  • Students that failed classes last semester will be getting a letter in the mail that requires them to come to school in person
  • Shirt orders for the 2020-2021 American Heart Association Go Red shirt are due Jan. 13

Duck hunter building memories through furniture construction

Coppell coach Ryan Dunlevy talks to Coppell senior forward Jojo Alonzo and defender Addison Martin at Buddy Echols Field before the Cowgirls’ scrimmage against Mansfield on Dec. 15. Dunlevy enjoys duck hunting and building furniture outside of coaching girls soccer.
Iniya Nathan, Staff Writer January 13, 2021

A man of many hobbies, Ryan Dunlevy is not only the head coach for the Coppell girls soccer team and the money matters teacher at Coppell High School, but also a builder of furniture and duck hunter outside...

Cowgirls attacking season with winning streak

Coppell freshman defender Elle Dinsmore passes against Frenship at Lesley Field yesterday. Coppell defeated Frenship, 6-0, in the Cowgirls’ third match of the season.
Shivi Sharma, Executive News Editor January 9, 2021

The Cowgirls soccer team started its season this week with three straight shutouts. On Tuesday, it won 3-0 against Timber Creek at Buddy Echols Field, and on Thursday, the Cowgirls dominated Midland...

UT Rio Grande Valley commit Vargas looks to pursue career promoting youth soccer

Coppell junior midfielder Renata Vargas looks for an open teammate against Mansfield at Buddy Echols Field on Tuesday. Vargas verbally committed  to The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley on Sept. 7.
Anette Varghese, Staff Writer December 17, 2020

Never did Coppell junior forward Reneta Vargas think that her start to soccer at age 6 would lead to dreams of going professional or opening up a training facility designed to build up the skills of the...

Cowgirls tie Tigers with strong offensive performance

Coppell senior forward Jojo Alonzo drives against Mansfield at Buddy Echols Field last night. Coppell and Mansfield tied, 1-1, in the Cowgirls’ first scrimmage of the season.
Shivi Sharma, Executive News Editor December 16, 2020

At the start of the second half of the Cowgirls’ scrimmage against the Tigers, junior left forward Reneta Vargas scored the first goal of the season. As the ball trailed into the net, her teammates...

Cowgirls kicking off season with scrimmage against Tigers

Coppell senior midfielder Maya Ozymy dribbles during practice in the Coppell High School Field House on Dec. 4. The Cowgirls play Mansfield in their first scrimmage of the season tomorrow at 7:30 p.m.
Shivi Sharma, Executive News Editor December 14, 2020

The Coppell girls soccer team faces Mansfield on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Buddy Echols Field for its first scrimmage of the season.  With a combination of team and individual practices, the Cowgirls...

Soccer captain Ozymy commits to serve

Coppell senior midfielder Maya Ozymy protects from Belton defenders during the scrimmage on Dec. 14, 2019 at Buddy Echols Field. Ozymy made a verbal commitment to Trinity University on Aug. 8. Sidekick file photo.
Joanne Kim, Staff Writer September 29, 2020

When looking for a university to attend, Coppell senior midfielder Maya Ozymy was not looking for a school with the most academic prestige or the greatest athletic renown. She was looking for a place she...

Leaving Coppell comforts

Former Coppell defensive midfielder and  CHS 2020 graduate Montse Lomeli races down Buddy Echols Field on Feb. 10 against Marcus last season. Lomeli is attending Northumbria University this fall  in Newcastle, England, and plans to major in sports management while playing soccer. Sidekick file photo.
Sreeja Mudumby, Communications Manager September 23, 2020

Coppell High School 2020 graduate Montse Lomeli played defensive midfielder for the Coppell girls soccer team for four years before graduating and attending Northumbria University in Newcastle, United...

GOAL! Vegas Cup winner Peek scores big with commitment to Rice

Coppell junior midfielder Bailey Peek visits the academic quadrangle in front of Lovett Hall at Rice University on July 11. Peek verbally committed to play Division I soccer at Rice on July 10.
Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor August 26, 2020

As Coppell junior midfielder Bailey Peek sat at dinner, the realization came to her. Her unofficial visit to Rice University would conclude with an offer to play Division I soccer for her dream school. The...

Girls soccer takes home all-district awards for unfinished season

Coppell junior defender Emma Hubert receives from the air against Irving Macarthur on Jan. 24 at Buddy Echols Field. Hubert is one of 12 Cowgirls awarded a District 6-6A award.
Anjali Krishna, Staff Writer May 15, 2020

Fourteen wins. Three ties. Two losses.  For the nearly indomitable Cowgirls, the cancellation of the remainder of the 2019-20 season only left one question on their minds: what could have happened?...

End of DA reshaping American youth soccer

The U.S. Soccer Development Academy was an elite youth soccer program spanning 200 teams, including girls teams, prior to its termination on April 15. Multiple Coppell High School students competed for the league, meaning they were unable to play for their high school soccer team.
Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor April 23, 2020

The appeal of the U.S. Soccer Development Academy (DA) was enough for Coppell High School 2019 graduate Raul Carrillo to move away from his family in Tyler to play for the Dallas Texans.  Leaving behind...

UIL cancels all sporting events for remainder of school year

Coppell senior captain Maxwell Winneker is one of many athletes who saw their seasons canceled for the remainder of the school year. The University Interscholastic League (UIL) announced the cancellation of all UIL-sanctioned activities on Friday following Gov. Greg Abbott’s decision to close schools for the rest of the semester. Photo illustration by Shriya Vanparia and Sally Parampottil
Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor April 20, 2020

The Coppell boys soccer team was in the midst of a great comeback story, turning a 1-4-2 record into a six-match win streak in which it took down the No. 1 ranked team in Class 6A and tied for second place...

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