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Coppell Student Media

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 linebacker Ike Odimegwu tackles a Hebron player to end a drive. Coppell defeated Hebron 43-35 at Buddy Echols Field on October 21st.

Making a family from Football: Odimegwu’s mentality helps shape the Cowboys’ season

Sidekick Staff Files November 30, 2022

A hyphen is an addendum, yet so often it functions as a qualifier. An African American whose Igbo is still developing, someone who is different but in some ways the same. Coppell High School senior linebacker...

Coppell senior wide receiver Zack Darkoch stands with the American flag on Heroes Night at Buddy Echols Field on Oct. 21. Darkoch grows in confidence in his wide receiver position as a senior.

Leader by example: Darkoch’s approach helps guide Cowboys back to playoffs

Sidekick staff files November 22, 2022

Tension stagnates the air as anxious eyes follow the ball.  Then… The crowd erupts in a cheer. The pin drop silence at Buddy Echols Field from just a few seconds ago is replaced by a vivid applause....

Coppell sophomore safety Weston Polk prepares to lead the team back into the game after a scoreless first half on Sept. 30 at Max Goldsmith Stadium.  Lewisville ended Coppell’s undefeated win streak, 38-3.

Coppell faces first loss against Lewisville

Josh Campbell, Page design editor October 6, 2022

Coppell junior wide receiver Luca Grosoli comes up short against Lewisville Junior safety Jaydan Hardy. Coppell football ended its undefeated win streak against the Lewisville Farmers at Max Goldsmith stadium on Friday night, 38 -3.

Lewisville’s strength plows Cowboys in handing Coppell its first season defeat.

Sahith Mocharla, Staff Writer October 2, 2022

LEWISVILLE – With four consecutive wins to open the season, Coppell football came into its game against Lewisville with confidence. However, an uneven matchup on the line of scrimmage doomed the Cowboys.  The...

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 22, 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 residents gather in the Coppell Arts Center lobby before the Front & Center speaker series with NFL defensive lineman Solomon Thomas and his father Chris Thomas on Sunday night. Solomon is a 2014 Coppell High School graduate, who is currently with the New York Jets, along with working with the Defensive Line Foundation to raise awareness for mental health for young people of color.

“Vulnerability is true strength”

Trisha Atluri, Executive Entertainment Editor April 4, 2022

Since graduating from Coppell High School in 2014, Solomon Thomas has made an undeniable name for himself.  Drafted No. 3 overall in 2017 by the San Francisco 49ers and signing with the New York Jets...

Got You Covered is a Sidekick series detailing five events happening at Coppell High School the following week. It will be posted every Monday for the rest of the 2021-22 school year.

Got You Covered: 10/25 – 10/30

Akhila Gunturu, Executive News Editor October 25, 2021

Oct. 25 - Oct. 29 is Red Ribbon Week, which is celebrated annually for drug prevention awareness.  Coppell ISD is hosting a public hearing on its FIRST (Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas)...

Coppell junior guard Anthony Black is defended by Allen junior power forward Miles Gibson and senior guard Blaine Green, fouled by Gibson at the CHS Arena on Feb. 20. Black announced his decision to commit his future to basketball over the weekend at the War Before The Storm tournament in the Advantage Sports Complex in Carrollton.

Highly recruited tri-sport sensation Black commits to basketball

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer April 1, 2021

Since the beginning of his athletic career, there has been countless speculation about which sport Coppell junior wide receiver and guard Anthony Black would turn to. Would he go the football route as...

Are you a true Texan?

Are you a true Texan?

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager March 11, 2021

Fill out the bingo below to find out how many traditionally Texan activities you have experienced. If you have completed all of them, you’re a Sidekick-certified true Texan.

Coppell sophomore relay sprinter Matthew Williams takes off for the 400-meter relay during the Coppell Relays at Buddy Echols Field on Feb. 27. Coppell hosts the annual Coppell Relays on Saturday at 8 a.m.

Inevitable desire for speed generating diverse track community

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor March 8, 2021

When you google the phrase “farm team,” you will see that a farm team is a club or organization to younger players as they develop into more senior roles within a program. Track and field at...

Coppell senior offensive lineman Febechi Nwaiwu and junior wide receiver Anthony Black celebrate Black’s touchdown in the second quarter against Plano West last night at Buddy Echols Field. Coppell defeated Plano West, 31-20, in its annual Homecoming game.

17 unanswered second half points gives Coppell dramatic homecoming victory over Plano West (with video)

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor October 31, 2020

The lights lay low. The wind plateaued and the chilly backdrop ushered in. The plethora of fans silent as the game drew on, knowing that time was not in their favor. The time on the clock read four minutes...

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