Coppell Student Media

Homework got you down?

January 7, 2011

Chase Porter Staff Writer The week after break and the week before finals are always the hardest of all homework weeks, or at least it appears that way to me. Homework and finals are always stressful, but I always do a few things to lessen the load and decrease the stress. Most of the time whe...

New Years Resolutions

January 6, 2011

By Chase Porter Video by Sophie Dasbach First off, happy New Year to all the readers out there; any New Years resolutions already falling through the cracks? Here are some tricks and tips to keep you on track for the resolutions of the New Year. The most popular resolutions for recent years has...

Footballs over; whats next?

December 16, 2010

Chase Porter Staff Writer Football seasons over but what is the next sport that everyone can enjoy? Well, there is soccer, baseball and hockey but theres one sport that I think is the most enjoyable of them all. Lacrosse; two time state champs are beginning there season at the end of January. ...

Top Gifts for CHS Students

December 14, 2010

By Chase Porter Staff Writer Coppell parents don’t know what to get your high school student for the holidays? It’s all right; The Sidekick has got you covered. Here are just a few of the hottest gifts this holiday season for the CHS student. Starting our gift list is the new Kinect for Xbox...

Christmas break getting you off track?

December 10, 2010

Chase Porter Staff Writer Here are just a few tips for countering those procrastinating thoughts when it gets close to the holiday break. First, try your hardest to stay focused at school. I know this is a hard task for most of us at school anyways but the best thing to do is get your work done...

Top Chef All- Stars

December 2, 2010

Chase Porter Staff Writer Top Chef All- Stars, the 8th season of the t.v. series is premiering tonight at 10/ 9 central. The previous seasons have been stacked with top chefs from around the U.S. and they have been entertaining audiences and making them hungry. The past seasons have been placed in a variety of different c...

Wrestling team pins competition to the mat

December 1, 2010

Chase Porter Staff Writer Coming off a successful season a year ago, the Coppell wrestling team plans to pin this season’ competitors to the mat. In 2009, the Coppell High School boy’s varsity team won district and achieved second in the region. The team also sent six wrestlers to the state tournament last y...

Call of Duty does it again with Black Ops

November 30, 2010

Chase Porter Staff Writer It’s true: everyone loves Call of Duty: Black Ops. The franchise has done it again releasing its newest edition of Call of Duty with millions of followers all around the world. “It’s awesome,” said junior Garrett Hicks. “I love Call of Duty: Black Ops because the [Call...

Harry Potter: it’s finally here

November 18, 2010

Chase Porter Staff Writer Years and years ago I became a Harry Potter fan and for that, I thank you my brother. I was never a big reader. I was always a t.v. kind of guy because I just wanted to be entertained I didnt want to have to build my own mental image of what was happening when I could...

Cowboys it’s your fault

November 4, 2010

Chase Porter Staff Writer The Dallas Cowboys is America's team. but at the moment it appears that America just wants the team to forfeit for this season. From the start, the season was going down the drain with their first game being a loss. The second game they came out and beat the Houston Tex...

Cowboys real rivals are Dragons

November 1, 2010

Chase Porter Staff Writer Rivalries; they run throughout the sports world from little league to the pros.  Here in Coppell we have our own football rivals, but one sticks out in particular: the Southlake Carroll Dragons. For years we, the Coppell Cowboys, have battled the Southlake Carroll Dragons...

Rangers trip to World Series special for grounds keeper, Hernandez

October 29, 2010

Chase Porter Staff Writer Video by Courtney Echard and Susie Shahsavari The first time in Rangers history since the beginning of the franchise in 1961 the team has finally done what was thought to be impossible and that is to reach the World Series. The franchise, in 1961, when the team was originally...