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How a positive mindset can empower female athletes

How a positive mindset can empower female athletes

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

During winter break, my brother and I attended a sports tournament my local church held every two years. I played volleyball, while my brother played basketball. It was a tournament where high schoolers came from all over the nation to compete for the championship. Both the volleyball and basketball competiti...

Voters pack Coppell City Hall for Super Tuesday

Voters pack Coppell City Hall for Super Tuesday

Nishant Medicharla, Business Manager

March 4, 2020

Yesterday, the Coppell City Hall was a safe haven for many Coppell residents voting in what is popularly called Super Tuesday.  Super Tuesday for Texans and 13 other states means there “will be voting during the primaries on presidential candidates, U.S. Senate candidates, U.S. representatives, judges and party propositions” according to WFAA-TV. Super Tuesday usually provides more certainty of which cand...

Farmers no match on the pitch against Cowgirls

Farmers no match on the pitch against Cowgirls

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer

March 1, 2020

The Coppell girls soccer team jumped on top of Lewisville in the first half and did not look back in a 5-1 victory Friday night at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowgirls started strong during the first half, with sophomore forward Michelle Pak scoring the first goal within four minutes. Senior defender Haley ...

Journalism satisfying the inquisitive by presenting me with opportunity to give back

Journalism satisfying the inquisitive by presenting me with opportunity to give back

Akhila Gunturu, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

When I was in elementary school, I would peer out of the foggy window from my booster-seat, listening to the quiet, calm, filter of NPR’s “Morning Edition” from the car’s radio.  Fast-forward to summer break, and I would spend the days of sweltering Indian summer heat splayed on the marble ...

Being a student journalist connects writing to my world

Being a student journalist connects writing to my world

Shivi Sharma, CHS9 Editor

February 25, 2020

Like most students, I participated in many classes and camps growing up, determining possible interests. One of them was a writing class at University of California, Berkeley’s Academic Talent Development Program (ATDP) in the summer of 2012.  We’d practiced writing poetry in third grade, and my haiku abo...

Cowboys soar past Hawks, celebrate district victory

Cowboys soar past Hawks, celebrate district victory

Nishant Medicharla, Business Manager

February 19, 2020

“We are the champions,” serenaded the CHS Arena as senior guards Adam Moussa and Brandon Taylor cut down pieces of the net. Yesterday, Coppell concluded its District 6-6A play with a victory against Hebron, 85-53. The Cowboys (12-2) won the district title.  The Cowboys kept a steady distance f...

The Sportlight: Patel looking back on soccer as senior, venturing forward to engineering path in college

The Sportlight: Patel looking back on soccer as senior, venturing forward to engineering path in college

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer

February 15, 2020

The Sportlight highlights a male and female JV athlete every Monday and Friday. This week, Coppell senior JV2 center back Aditi Patel was selected.  Follow Nanette (@nanettepottore) and @SidekickSports on Twitter for more. ...

Another district victory for Cowboys

Another district victory for Cowboys

Nishant Medicharla, Business Manager

February 1, 2020

Fans clenched their seats while others were standing up as there was less than a minute remaining with Flower Mound Marcus behind Coppell only two points. However, the Cowboys were able to pull through by stealing the ball to seal the win.  Yesterday, the Coppell boys basketball team defeated Marcus, 65-...

Campus restrooms undergoing rehaul to meet ADA compliance change

Campus restrooms undergoing rehaul to meet ADA compliance change

Nishant Medicharla, Business Manager

January 31, 2020

With renovations expanding from hallways to classrooms at Coppell High School, the restrooms are no exception. Currently, most CHS restrooms are undergoing another renovation project to meet the standards for the new Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance change the school must follow because of the various upgrades happenin...

Cowboys to go head-to-head against Marauders in District 6-6A game

Cowboys to go head-to-head against Marauders in District 6-6A game

Nishant Medicharla, Business Manager

January 30, 2020

After a disappointing loss to Lewisville, 57-54, on Tuesday, the Cowboys are looking to rebound against Flower Mound Marcus tomorrow at 8 p.m. in the CHS Arena.  While Coppell (6-2) defeated the Marauders, 72-43, in the season’s first meeting, the Cowboys are aiming to keep their place atop the Dis...

Second half surge lifts Hawks over Coppell

Second half surge lifts Hawks over Coppell

Anika Arutla, Social Media Manager

January 29, 2020

At a chilly 40 degrees coupled with the blowing wind, the Coppell boys soccer team played its first District 6-6A home match against Hebron last night at Buddy Echols Field, falling to the Hawks, 3-1. “We’re starting to get a little bit more chemistry and we’re starting to play more as a tea...

On the Spot: Tensions rise between U.S., Iran as the new year begins (with video)

On the Spot: Tensions rise between U.S., Iran as the new year begins (with video)

Nanette Pottoore

January 8, 2020

Within three days into the new year, relations between Iran and the United States worsened when a U.S. airstrike, ordered by President Donald Trump, killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani in Iraq.  Multiple memes about the situation and going into a possible war have taken over social media platforms s...