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The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

Nicholas Pranske

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Copy and Design Editor

Nicholas is a senior and in his third year on The Sidekick staff. He enjoys reading the encyclopedia cover to cover and polishing shoes. You can often find him weaving baskets in his free time. You can get in touch with Nicholas primarily by email, at [email protected] or on Twitter @Nick_Pranske8.

All content by Nicholas Pranske


May 15, 2020
Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony

May 15, 2020
Oftentimes, movies are based on true stories in which a memorable event took place. The Sidekick executive copy and design editor Nick Pranske lists his top 10 stories worthy of a sports movie, including Kobe Bryant’s journey to becoming a basketball icon, Deflategate and Tiger Woods comeback after winning his fifth Masters title.

Roll the tapes

April 19, 2020
The Sidekick executive sports editor Nicholas Pranske boards his first flight from DFW Airport to John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana, Calif. on April 25th. Pranske attended the 2019 JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention in Anaheim, Calif.

Winging it

May 7, 2019
Coppell High School senior Mary O’Connor talks about the organization “Equality Now” for Goal 5: Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform in Angela Barnes’s seventh period Astronomy class. Students in Earth and Space Science and Astronomy classes picked one goal for which to create an action plan.

Reaching beyond

March 8, 2019
A large debate among high schoolers is the enrollment in school teams versus club teams. The Sidekick Executive Sports Editor Nicholas Pranske explains why in-school sports often provides a less stressful environment for students than club sports.

Stress-free sports

February 12, 2019
Coppell Cowgirl senior Amarachi Osuji serves the ball during the game against Keller Varsity volleyball team. The Coppell Cowgirls won the game 25-18, 23-25, 25-23, 25-20.

Moving on

October 31, 2018
When a teacher gives his/her opinion in class, some students zone out, while others listen intently. Pranske thinks that teachers opinions are beneficial to the students future political involvement. Graphic by Ryan Kim.

A starting point

October 25, 2018
Coppell Cowboys’ senior kicker Caden Davis takes a knee after kicking 57-yard, game winning field goal on Aug. 31 at Buddy Echols Field.  Davis has dedicated his senior season to Alexs Lemonade Stand Foundation in hopes of raising money for pediatric cancer research.

Kicking for a purpose

September 25, 2018
Quest for a title

Quest for a title

April 24, 2018
Coppell High School sophomore Chloe Hassman and the rest of the Cowgirls play defense against the Lake Highlands Friday night. The Coppell Cowgirls defeated the Lake Highlands girls basketball team 40-32 making the Cowgirls win their first District 9-6A game of the season in the School’s Big Gymnasium

In it for the long run

February 22, 2018

Working overtime

January 21, 2018
Coppell sophomore guard Kennedi Rogers and the rest of the Cowgirls play offense against Lake Highlands Friday night at CHS. Coppell opened District 9-6A play with a 40-32 victory over the Lady Wildcats.

Cowgirl comeback

December 17, 2017
Hierarchy of basketball

Hierarchy of basketball

November 8, 2017
Starting Afresh

Starting Afresh

November 7, 2017
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