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Scouting her way to state

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 her eighth grade basketball coach finally suggests she get involved with the Coppell Stars Youth W...

Wrestling clinches two third place, one fifth place finish at state

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 Hannah Francis and senior Brooke Massaviol. Francis competes in the 215 pound weight class and Massaviol competes in the 148 pound weight class.  The only Cowboy to make it to state, senior J...

Coppell hoping to tackle competition at state wrestling finals

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 Class 6A Region II Championship match. Coppell junior Hannah Francis earned her ticket to state by fini...

Coppell propels five wrestlers to UIL State in grueling regional competition

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 qualifiers, and Coppell senior Jackson Briscoe placed third in the 170 pound weight class, advancing hi...

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

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 School had 12 athletes from the boys wrestling team and 10 from the girls wrestling team competing. All of the 10 Cowgirls and eight of the boys ...

Cowgirls dominate district meet, advance all wrestlers

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 individual district championship in the 215 weight class.  On Thursday during school, 12 athlete...

Grappling to top state ranking

Grappling to top state ranking

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

February 4, 2020

The hardest moment in her wrestling career was the loss at regionals her sophomore year.  New Tech High @ Coppell’s Brooke Massaviol was in the finals - winning. Then, her opponent got a takedown and Massaviol was pinned, losing the match. “I got yelled at so hard and I was like, ‘why am I e...

The Sportlight: Manning using interests in wrestling, football to propel athletic journey

The Sportlight: Manning using interests in wrestling, football to propel athletic journey

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

The Sportlight highlights a male and female JV athlete every Monday and Friday. This week, Coppell sophomore JV1 wrestler and football player Hank Manning was selected. Follow Meer (@meer_mahfuz) and @SidekickSports on Twitter....

Tough fight leads to victory during Senior Night against Fossil Ridge

Tough fight leads to victory during Senior Night against Fossil Ridge

Jillian Moore, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

With multiple matches entering overtime, last-minute victories, and tough competition, Coppell fought hard to ensure a sweeping victory at Senior Night in the CHS Arena last night.  At the end of the night, both the Coppell girls and boys were victorious in their duels against Keller Fossil ...

Senior Night to recognize graduating wrestlers during duels against Fossil Ridge

Senior Night to recognize graduating wrestlers during duels against Fossil Ridge

Jillian Moore, Staff Writer

January 29, 2020

The Coppell boys wrestling team looks to dominate against Keller Fossil Ridge in the CHS Arena at 6 p.m. tomorrow for Senior Night.  Senior Night against Fossil Ridge takes a break from the competitive season to bring together two teams in a friendly competition to recognize the senior wrestlers....

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 ...