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Lesley Field undergoing $1.8 million construction

Construction to CHS9’s Lesley Field is scheduled to start this month and finish by the beginning of the 2020-21 school year. An agreement between Coppell ISD and the City of Coppell includes the construction of new restrooms, concession stands and a press box.

Shivi Sharma, CHS9 Editor

February 7, 2020

Behind the Coppell High School Ninth Grade Campus lies an aging Lesley Field, the site of many games since its establishment in the 1960s.  In recent years, the facility has hosted physical education classes, practices for freshman football and soccer teams, as well as city lacrosse and youth football...

Pehl named Coppell ISD Athletic Director

On Monday, assistant athletics director Kit Pehl was named Coppell ISD Athletic Director at the Vonita White Administration Building at the CISD Board of Trustees meeting. Pehl replaces Joe McBride, who accepted the head football coach position at McKinney Boyd in January, will lead all CISD school’s athletic department.

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

March 26, 2019

Just more than a year ago - on March 8, 2018 - Coppell boys basketball coach Kit Pehl earned the position of assistant athletic director for Coppell ISD. At Monday night’s CISD school board meeting, he was named Athletic Director. Most people do not face three job changes in less than two years...

Plans for new arena keep Coppell sports competitive

An archiectural sketch of Coppell Arena, a new addition to the Coppell High School campus in the fall of 2016. the arena was part of the bond package that passed in May 2013. Photo courtesy of Sid Grant.

April 1, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor Senior heavyweight and recent state champion wrestler Roger Moe will not be on campus to experience the changes that will come along with the renovation and expansion of Coppell High School’s athletic facilities. Moe does think that eliminating the boys’ wrestling pra...

Local gyms offer fun ways to exercise

February 21, 2013

By Caroline Carter Staff Writer For students looking for fun ways to stay fit, Coppell's local gyms offer a variety of ways for students to stay in shape. In addition to the gyms' wide range of exercise equipment such as treadmills and elliptical machies, group fitness classes offer members the perfect...

Carroll evens score on sports hierarchy

Photo by Regan Sullivan

October 4, 2012

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer When I first started writing this article, I agreed with a lot of the students who participate in sports other than volleyball or football that the school runs on a hierarchy system for sports. After a good interview with Coppell ISD Athletics Director John Crawfo...

Five things for Coppell Athletics to improve next year

Five things for Coppell Athletics to improve next year

May 24, 2012

By Lance McCaskey Staff Writer After what many considered a lackluster year of Coppell athletics, excluding the state championship of the volleyball team, it’s clear that we have rebuilding to do, and we need to do it fast. Here is the top five things that we have to do to become a successful program...

Athletic trainers ensure healthy athletes for CHS

October 13, 2011

By Caroline Carter Staff Writer While the athletes at Coppell High School train during the day and compete at night, one group of students is always with them. The CHS athletic trainers put countless hours of work in to ensure that the student athletes stay hydrated, safe and healthy. Under the direction of Yvette Carson and Barry Jones, a small grou...

Sponsors of Special Olympics, Red Cross clubs change hands

September 9, 2009

By Loren Hughes Staff Writer This year, some changes have been made with clubs and organizations due to new incoming sponsors. Last year, Ms. Jen Roe was the sponsor of the Special Olympics organization and due to her departure, Ms. Arresha Robinson is now the sponsor. Robinson is an Athletics, Peer ...