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Coppell junior Maria Husain practices at the CHS Indoor Facility on Dec. 7. Coppell hosts its annual Santa Slam tournament tomorrow at 4 p.m. and Saturday at 9 a.m. in the CHS Arena.

Coppell hitting mats in annual Santa Slam tournament

Torie Peck and Meer Mahfuz March 5, 2021

It has been nearly a year since the Coppell wrestling team stepped onto the mat at its state competition, which ended with three top finishers. Though the season usually begins in early November, with...

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...

Coppell junior Maria Husain practices at the CHS Indoor Facility on Dec. 7. Coppell hosts its annual Santa Slam tournament tomorrow at 4 p.m. and Saturday at 9 a.m. in the CHS Arena.

Husain grappling for human rights

Sreeja Mudumby, Communications Manager December 9, 2020

A volunteer. A fighter. A Helper. Aggressive. Kind hearted. Quitter? Never. Coppell junior wrestler Maria Husain has wrestled since freshman year, and joined the team to try something new with the...

Coppell freshman wrestler Scout Carrell runs a snake on Lovejoy freshman Brindley Eaton during the Knockout Sportswear Cowgirl Classic on Dec. 6 in the CHS Arena. Carrell advanced to the 2020 UIL Girls State Championship in the 110 pound weight class, which was Feb. 21-22 at the Berry Center in Houston.

Scouting her way to state

Anthony Cesario, Editor-in-Chief February 28, 2020

One day in P.E. at Coppell Middle School East, mats are pulled out for boys to practice wrestling. One girl, however, questions why she does not get the same opportunity.  She continues asking until...

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...

Coppell freshman Scout Carrell tackles Huitron Genesis from Keller Fossil Ridge on Jan. 30 at the CHS Arena. Four girls and one boy from the Coppell wrestling team advanced to the UIL State Championships on Feb. 21-22 in Houston.

Coppell propels five wrestlers to UIL State in grueling regional competition

Akhila Gunturu, Staff Writer February 18, 2020

On Friday and Saturday, the Coppell boys and girls wrestling teams competed at Allen High School for the UIL Class 6A Region II Championships. The girls' team finished third overall and had four state...

Coppell freshman Scout Carrel tackles an opponent from Fossil Ridge  on Jan. 30 at the CHS Arena. Twelve boys and 10 girls from the Coppell wrestling team compete at the UIL Region II Championships on Friday and Saturday at Allen High School.

Wrestlers head to regional competition in hopes of advancing to state meet

Akhila Gunturu, Staff Writer February 13, 2020

The Coppell varsity girls and boys wrestling teams will be competing Friday and Saturday at the UIL Region II Championships at Allen High School.  The UIL District 6-6A Championships at Prosper High...

Coppell junior Dorian Villalba tackles senior Huitron Genesis from Keller Fossil Ridge in her victorious 138 pound weight class match on Jan. 31 in the CHS Arena for Senior Night. The boys and girls wrestling teams competed in the UIL District 6-6A Championships at Prosper High School on Thursday.

Cowgirls dominate district meet, advance all wrestlers

Shivi Sharma, CHS9 Editor February 8, 2020

The time runs on the clock as Coppell junior Hannah Francis swiftly pins her opponent in the final match of the UIL District 6-6A Championships at Prosper High School. Seconds later, she wins her first...

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