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Swimming and diving team building foundation for future success

Swimming and diving team building foundation for future success

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving, Winter Sports

The 2017-18 Coppell High School swimming season ended with new district and school records,  including 24 swimmers qualifying for regional competition.   “This season has been really productive,” swim team captain Matthew Rodman said. “If you take where we were at the beginning of ...

CHS swimmers make a splash at district meet (with video)

CHS swimmers make a splash at district meet (with video)

Claire Clements, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving, Winter Sports

From 6:30 to 8:45 AM, the Coppell High School varsity swim team has slaved away at the pool since before school started in August. Finally, their hard work paid off, on Friday at the District 8 swim meet. The regionals swim meet is on Friday, Feb. 2, at 3:00, at the West Side Aquatic Center in Lewisville,...

Moving from South Korea to Texas, Chang transitions from taekwondo to swimming

Moving from South Korea to Texas, Chang transitions from taekwondo to swimming

Farah Merchant, Student Life Editor

December 12, 2017


Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving, Winter Sports

His legs hurt from pounding against the water, yet he continued to swim, thrusting his arms to gain a meter more. At that point he was so acquainted with the cool water that it had become his second home. But this was not the case a year and four months ago. When he was about 11, Chang moved...

The lone diver: Koshy brings national experience as sole member of CHS diving

The lone diver: Koshy brings national experience as sole member of CHS diving

Lili Lomas, Executive Digital Content Editor, Sports Editor

December 12, 2017


Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving, Winter Sports

Coppell High School sophomore Ethan Koshy has a section of Coppell sports reserved specifically for him. He is the only diver for the CHS team so he quite literally puts the “diving” in “Coppell Swimming and Diving”.   Not only does he uphold the name of Coppell diving but he repres...

Vaquero Battle swim meet unites CHS swimmers in fun competition

Vaquero Battle swim meet unites CHS swimmers in fun competition

Claire Clements, Staff Writer

November 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Swimming & Diving, Winter Sports

Unlike most swim meets for the Coppell High School swim team, the CHS swimmers and their coaches were watching their teammates swim with bright smiles on their faces, rather than tenseness, on Friday at the Coppell YMCA, in the Vaquero Battle swim meet.   This meet, unlike most, was not a competitio...

Swim team fostering friendly competition at Vaquero Battle meet

Swim team fostering friendly competition at Vaquero Battle meet

Claire Clements, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Swimming & Diving, Winter Sports

The Vaquero Battle swim meet is intended to foster friendly competition amongst the Coppell High School swimmers and encourage them to get to know each other better, as well as get more practice in swimming.   Today, the CHS swim team is hosting a Vaquero Battle Team Championship at the Cop...

Badillo, Wilcox pave way for Coppell High School swim team

Badillo, Wilcox pave way for Coppell High School swim team

Claire Clements, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving, Winter Sports

“We were screaming, we were just so happy, so overjoyed, and that was one of the best feelings, it was a lot of fun,” Coppell High School senior Anna Wilcox said, remembering when she and three of her teammates broke the 400 free relay school record.   On Feb. 4, Gabi Badillo, Anna Wilcox, Cambri...