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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

Coppell senior wide receiver Zack Darkoch rushes against Plano West on Buddy Echols Field on Friday. Coppell defeated Plano West, 46-35, during its District 6-6A opener.

Spirits high as touchdowns fly

Sahith Mocharla, Staff Writer September 28, 2022

Fans, football, fun – the Coppell community and team came together during homecoming to bring home the first game of the District 6-6A season.  Facing stiff competition in the first half, the Coppell...

Coppell’s defense lines up in the first half during Coppell’s 44-38 victory over Timber Creek at Keller ISD Athletic Complex on Sep. 9. After a week off, the Cowboys return to Buddy Echols Field on Friday against Plano West to open District 6-6A play.

Cowboys hope to keep the Wolves at bay in district opener

Sahith Mocharla, Staff Writer September 23, 2022

Momentum may be a physics topic, but it's what the Coppell football team hopes to maintain as it transitions into the district season. Although starting the season 3-0 – with wins against Sachse, South...

Coppell senior co-captain Rishita Uppuluri approaches a forehand against Prosper on Monday night at T Bar M Racquet Club in Dallas. Coppell won 10-2, clenching the Class 6A Region I bi-district title and advancing to area later this week.

Tennis triumphs in bi-district match against Prosper

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager October 28, 2020

On Monday, Coppell tennis defeated Prosper in the first round of the Class 6A Region I playoffs with a score of 10-2. The win means Coppell advances in the playoffs. The match was originally scheduled...

Coppell junior runner Andrew Crichton heads up the last hill on the course at Coppell Middle School West. The elite varsity boys placed fifth on Saturday at their only home meet of the season, the Coppell Invitational.

Cross country takes second, fifth at Coppell Invitational

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Copy and Design Editor September 14, 2019

As Coppell freshman Waverly Hassman crossed the finish line at 7:49 a.m., her grimace turned into a slight smile. She placed fifth overall in a pool of 41 runners in the Elite Varsity category at the...

Coppell senior Naoya Matsumoto practices with the varsity team during eighth period at the CHS tennis center on a chilly afternoon today. The CHS varsity team won the District 9-6A tournament at CHS on Oct. 12.

CHS tennis dominates at district

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer October 27, 2017

  The Coppell High School tennis team puts in hours of blood, sweat and tears all season long. On Oct. 12, it all paid off for the players when they won the District 9-6A championship at the CHS...

Junior wide receiver Gabe Lemons celebrates a play in the Cowboys 52-10 victory over Lake Highlands on Oct. 7. The Cowboys advance into the playoffs riding a six game winning streak.

Football playoff alignment: how it works, what to expect (with video)

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor November 9, 2016

After rolling into the playoffs with six consecutive district wins, the Coppell football team has seemed to work its way into a great playoff situation. With its first game being played at Buddy Echols...

Senior tennis player Laila Kamel strikes the ball during her 4-6, 6-0, 10-7 doubles victory in Coppells win over Rowlett. Although Kamel and her partner Akshaya Kannan dropped the first set, they battled back to help the team sweep Roulette.

Tennis continues to dominate, moves to area semifinals

Marcus Krum, Sports Executive Editor October 21, 2016

For the first time in nearly a month, the Coppell tennis team faced an opponent outside of the weaker District 9-6A. However, it did not miss a beat. In truly dominating fashion, the Coppell tennis...

Former Coppell deep snapper snapper Connor Choate, who graduated in 2017, was named as the 2021 12th Man for Texas A&M on Aug. 28. The 12th Man is an A&M tradition dating back to 1922.

Lone (Five) Star: Choate finds home as one of nation’s top deep snappers

Marcus Krum, Sports Executive Editor September 15, 2016

He is, according to Kohls Kicking Camp, Coppell football’s only five-star recruit. He is the fifth ranked player at his position in the entire nation. Yet Connor Choate does not need the spotlight. Since...

During Friday nights game, Coppell High School sophomore and free safety Jonathan McGill runs the ball down the field as the first quarter comes to a close at Buddy Echols Field. The Coppell Cowboys ended the night with a 28-21 victory over L.D. Bell. Photo by Amanda Hair.

McGill, timely defense saves narrow OT victory in season opener

Marcus Krum, Sports Executive Editor August 27, 2016

No matter which way you look at it, it was not pretty. For some, the first game jitters appeared to be in full effect on Friday night. However, Jonathan McGill was seemed to be immune. The sophomore...

Eight Coppell High School seniors put pen to paper on National Signing Day

Eight Coppell High School seniors put pen to paper on National Signing Day

November 11, 2015

By Sloane Samberson Managing Editor @SloaneSamberson   Sports, in general, are a big deal in Texas. Sports at Coppell High School are an especially big deal when it comes to National Signing...

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

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...

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