Coppell Student Media

Bracho relocates to Coppell, settles in soccer

Bracho relocates to Coppell, settles in soccer

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

December 10, 2018

Many consider moving once during high school difficult, but Coppell High School junior Richard Bracho had to do it twice - from Venezuela to Kentucky two years ago, then from Kentucky to Coppell in August.   Although he has needed to adapt to a multitude of new surroundings, one thing h...

Up-and-coming talent: Peeks selected as sole freshman on varsity

Up-and-coming talent: Peeks selected as sole freshman on varsity

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

Last season, the Coppell girls soccer team consisted of 25 players, of which a majority were underclassmen and only two were seniors.   Though the young team was somewhat inexperienced, it still had a successful season- winning the District 9-6A championship and fighting its way to the Class 6A Region II semifinals. However, th...

Pushing for personal best, Pretorius dives in with determination, discipline

Pushing for personal best, Pretorius dives in with determination, discipline

Sally Parampottil, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018

Coppell High School junior Johan Pretorius set the Pinkerton Fitness Center pool record for the 100-yard backstroke in Texarkana during the TISCA invitational meet. The next day, he broke that record, beating his previous time.   He was not satisfied when he saw his time of 52.2 seconds. &...

Late scoring pushes Jesuit past Cowboys

Late scoring pushes Jesuit past Cowboys

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

FARMERS BRANCH - The Coppell hockey team was defeated, 4-2, by the Jesuit Rangers last night at the Dr Pepper StarCenter.   Throughout the majority of the first period, neither team was able to put any numbers on the board, but with 3:55 left on the clock, Jesuit scored its first goal of the...

Coppell basketball falls to Dragons in season opener

Coppell basketball falls to Dragons in season opener

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

November 16, 2018

With a buzzer-beater reverse layup by junior guard Brandon Taylor, the Coppell basketball team took a one-point lead going into halftime over Carroll last Friday in its season opener.   However, the Dragons gained the lead back in the second half and won, 70-53, at the CHS arena. &nbs...

Competition, appreciation, humor displayed at CHS swim team’s Vaquero Battle (with video)

Competition, appreciation, humor displayed at CHS swim team’s Vaquero Battle (with video)

Sally Parampottil, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

Coppell High School’s swim team sent waves throughout both the pool and the crowds during their first intrasquad meet of the season at the Coppell YMCA. Parents and students spent the latter part of their Friday afternoon experiencing the competition, support and enthusiasm displayed by the swimmers. ...

Coppell hockey heading into new season with returning players, playoff dreams

Coppell hockey heading into new season with returning players, playoff dreams

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

September 4, 2018

Twenty-five years ago, the Minnesota North Stars hockey organization, a 1967 NHL expansion team, migrated from Bloomington, Minn., where they had played since 1967 to Dallas. This dramatic shift in the NHL brought the south a brand new kind of game and with it, an old northern pastime.   Prior...

Back home: Schnell accepts head position for Cowboys basketball

Back home: Schnell accepts head position for Cowboys basketball

Reid Valentine, Sports Copy Editor

April 27, 2018

It has been three years since coach Clint Schnell left his position as Coppell freshman basketball coach to take the boys head coaching position at Arlington Martin, and this fall he will make his return as the varsity head coach.   Under the guidance of Schnell, the Martin Warriors posted a 66-3...

Quest for a title

Quest for a title

Nicholas Pranske, Sports Assignment Editor

April 24, 2018

Cowboys’ season shaken up by Rattlers

Nicholas Pranske, Sports Assignment Editor

April 22, 2018

GEORGETOWN - It all happened in the blink of an eye, if a blink lasted three minutes. In the first minutes of the second half of the Class 6A semifinals, the Rattlers of Ronald Reagan High School in San Antonio scored two goals to take the lead over Coppell.   With another goal late in the gam...

Lady Dragons’ flame lives on in playoffs

Lady Dragons’ flame lives on in playoffs

Nicholas Pranske, Sports Assignment Editor

April 18, 2018

ROUND ROCK - In the 55th minute and the 55th second of the Class 6A Region II semifinals, the Round Rock girls soccer team put in the first and only goal of the match against Coppell.   Twenty-five minutes later, Round Rock was moving on to the regional finals.   The Cowgirls ...

Cowboys double down on Tigers, earns ticket to Georgetown

Cowboys double down on Tigers, earns ticket to Georgetown

Nicholas Pranske, Sports Assignment Editor

April 17, 2018

ROUND ROCK - For the Coppell boys soccer team, late goals and low-scoring games seem to be a pattern. With a goal in double overtime by junior midfielder Jeremy Basso in the Class Region II semifinals and a corner-kick goal late in the regional championship by senior forward Marshall Board, the Cowboy...