Coppell Student Media

Bright future awaits cross country team following state meet

Bright future awaits cross country team following state meet

Lili Lomas

November 10, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

The Coppell High School girls cross country team went into the Class 6A Meet at Round Rock last Saturday with one goal in mind: finishing top five overall.   Though it fell two places short of this goal, finishing seventh place overall, the team saw improvement from last year’s 15th place ...

Cross country team running toward state victory

Cross country team running toward state victory

Lili Lomas

November 3, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

Coming out as regional champions only two weeks ago, the Coppell High School cross country team has shifted its focus to an even more intense competition.The team is headed to the Class 6A State Cross Country  tomorrow in Round Rock.   The CHS girls team will be represented by freshmen Chloe Hassman...

Varsity cross country captain and exemplary student; Sims juggles two important tasks in his hardest year of high school

Varsity cross country captain and exemplary student; Sims juggles two important tasks in his hardest year of high school

October 22, 2015


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports

Coppell High School juniors Nathan Sims (left) and Alan Huo (right) run neck and neck at the District 7-6A Championship meet at Bob Jones Park in Southlake on Oct. 19. Sims placed sixth, right behind Huo who placed fifth. For Sims and Huo, this seasons meet results were a constant back and forth...

Run for Life 5K raises over $6,000 for suicide prevention

Run for Life 5K raises over $6,000 for suicide prevention

May 18, 2014


Filed under News

By Kara Hallam Staff Writer On Saturday, Run for Life raised $6,309 in honor of Jonah Blackwell for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. What originally started as an English project is now becoming a legacy thanks to the hard work of one motivated student. Coppell High School senior Geo...

Lutz uses personalized programs, passion to train athletes

Lutz uses personalized programs, passion to train athletes

March 7, 2014


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

By Elizabeth Sims Enterprise Editor With 10 years as a police officer in the Chicago metropolitan area and another 15 years as an executive in the restaurant industry under his belt, it seems that founding, not one but two, running clubs would be the furthest thing from Highland Village resident Bra...

Cranmer continues streak as outstanding student

November 4, 2013


Filed under Student Life

By Kara Hallam Staff Writer For a third year in a row, junior Jessica Cranmer, with her outstanding attitude, wins student of the month for October. Cranmer was nominated by her cross country coach, Roxanne Farris, for her humility that shines through her role as one of the captains of the team. ...

Cross Country finishes season strong at District Meet, Vickroy qualifies for Region I

Cross Country finishes season strong at District Meet, Vickroy qualifies for Region I

October 27, 2013


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

By Elizabeth Sims Enterprise Editor Despite a 1 p.m. start time, a looming chance of rain and tough competition, the Coppell Cowboys Cross Country team was determined to finish its season strong at the District 5-5A Meet on Oct. 26. Per usual, the Varsity girls kicked off the meet with senior Gabriell...

Young striding towards college career

Young striding towards college career

April 9, 2013


Filed under Sports

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer As kids, everyone played football in the front yard, basketball in a driveway and raced bikes around the neighborhood. While New Tech [email protected] senior Brantley Young used to partake in all of these activities, he also took a fond interest in running. “I started running at ag...

College sports become a reality for 12 CHS athletes

College sports become a reality for 12 CHS athletes

February 6, 2013


Filed under Sports Blog

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer For several CHS athletes, today was a proud and important day. This morning,12  Coppell Athletes signed with colleges to play sports at the collegiate level. At 7:45 a.m. in the Large gym, these athletes signed with colleges, sealing the deal on their college plans. The...

Marathon, half-marathon runners endure long race in memory of teammate

Marathon, half-marathon runners endure long race in memory of teammate

January 11, 2013


Filed under Student Life

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer Running is no new activity for seniors Katie Sandfort, Alyssa Shelton, Ali Ische, Clayton Hemphill and Alex Riggs. Through all four cross country seasons, these runners made strides as athletes, but on New Year’s Eve 2012, they completed a marathon, one of the most...

Electric Run to shock runners, walkers

November 16, 2012


Filed under News Blog

By Caroline Carter Staff Writer For those who don’t regularly run, running in a 5k may not seem fun or even possible. However, with the Electric Run coming to Dallas soon, there will now be a fun way to exercise. The Electric Run, which will occur on Jan. 19, is no ordinary race. Trees, build...

Carroll gets Sidekick callback

Carroll gets Sidekick callback

August 30, 2012


Filed under News

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer It may still feel like summer to students, but school has officially started in Coppell. I am happy to be starting my second year on staff here at The Sidekick and  look forward to writing many stories about events that are taking place in and around Coppell. S...