Coppell Student Media

Better Angels promoting civil political discussions between parties

Better Angels promoting civil political discussions between parties

Victoria Hertel, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

Rick Thomas became a moderator for Better Angels because of his wish to put an end to the growing divide between political parties in the U.S. “I was concerned about the direction that the country is heading and I came across Better Angels as a way to approach that,” Better Angels moderator ...

Dominant offensive performances marred over by lack of defensive discipline as Cowboys win first game of season

Dominant offensive performances marred over by lack of defensive discipline as Cowboys win first game of season

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer

February 10, 2020

On Saturday, the Coppell lacrosse team took on the Kingwood at Coppell Middle School North for their first lacrosse match of the season, winning, 20-13. Throughout, the Cowboys offensive presence could not be ignored with their attackmen scoring many of the goals this game, including senior Leo Sw...

On the Spot: Large Plano schools added to Coppell’s new district

On the Spot: Large Plano schools added to Coppell’s new district

Sarah Woo, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

Starting next fall, Coppell ISD athletics will say goodbye to Irving ISD and hello to Plano ISD in district competition.  Today, the University Interscholastic League (UIL) announced the new districts realignment for the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 seasons. A majority of Coppell High School programs, inc...

A blazing revolution: Land down under inspires climatic change

A blazing revolution: Land down under inspires climatic change

Sarah Habib, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

One billion animals, 20 million acres, one thousand animals and 28 people dead. The state-wide fires in Australia, starting in September 2018, took a tragic turn at the beginning of 2020 when the yearly bushfires set the whole nation ablaze. The fire has many possible causes - such as winds and d...

Emerging as tenacious swim captain

Emerging as tenacious swim captain

Karen Lu, Daily News/Assignment Editor

January 28, 2020

New Tech High @ Coppell senior AnaMarija Radicic’s father, Tomislav Radicic, holds an enormous red, white and blue Croatian flag, waving it and cheering at the top of his lungs at his daughter’s swim meet.  For AnaMarija, this is the cross section of two very prominent aspects of her life: h...

Flourishing on varsity with 14 years experience

Flourishing on varsity with 14 years experience

Karen Lu, Daily News/Assignment Editor

January 28, 2020

As an 18-month-old crawling with a soccer ball in Mommy and Me class to a center midfielder on varsity, Coppell freshman Nicolas Radicic has been immersed in soccer for as long as he can remember. Growing up learning how to play soccer in Croatia, Nicolas was part of a professional youth system and...

Basketball conquers the Cardinals 69-58

Basketball conquers the Cardinals 69-58

Ava Mora, Staff Photographer

January 27, 2020

Sports are essential but should be mediated with other extracurriculars

Sports are essential but should be mediated with other extracurriculars

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

January 17, 2020

Being a true student-athlete is a title that can be hard to keep up. From waking up at the crack of dawn to practice spending late nights finishing up on school work, a student-athlete’s schedule can be hectic. Coppell High School is a school that prides itself on its athletic department and achievem...

Participating in sports enables skills for future

Participating in sports enables skills for future

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

January 17, 2020

After months of early morning practices on the turf, and endless hours spent conditioning in the gym, an athlete’s grueling season can all be defined in just a few words. However, sports are bigger than training; they are about the experience. Growing up in any high school environment, notably one with a la...

Girls Soccer

Girls Soccer

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

The Coppell girls soccer team had a successful winter break, tallying four more wins to make its preseason record an undefeated 5-0-1. The team’s first match of the break came as an away friendly against Mansfield on Dec. 30, where it won, 3-1.  Days later, the team entered its first showcas...

Boys Soccer

Boys Soccer

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

The relatively young Coppell boys soccer team had an opportunity to gain up valuable experience over the winter break as it played various strong opponents. Following its alumni match on Jan 20, the team had a busy schedule during the second week of the break. The Cowboys played Southlake Carroll, a ...

Boys Basketball

Boys Basketball

Emma Meehan, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

Coppell boys basketball entered the new year after losing by one point to Lewisville in the first District 6-6A game of the season, 62-61, on Jan. 3.  The Cowboys beat Marcus in their second district game on Tuesday night, 72-43.  The Cowboys placed third at the Allen Holiday Invitational Basketball Tournament at...