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Leathers takes life-changing injury, transforms it into personal growth (Part I)

Coppell High School senior Taylor Leathers suffered a major back injury during freshman year which has prevented her from continuing her passion of dance. Nonetheless, she has used her experiences as a positive influence in her life.

Anthony Cesario, Co-Student Life Editor

April 13, 2018

Editor’s note: This story is a part of The Sidekick series on overexertion.   Coppell High School senior Taylor Leathers had been dancing since she was 3. It gave her a unique platform to express her emotions.   Everything changed in freshman year of high school.   “I was 15...

Football Notebook: Logan’s No. 21 immortalized on Senior Night

Football Notebook: Logan's No. 21 immortalized on Senior Night

November 7, 2012

By John Loop Sports Writer   Four short years ago, the athletes of the Coppell High School Class of 2013 stepped onto Buddy Echols Field for the first time. Though it seems like just yesterday, this group of talented seniors are looking forward to making their last game one to remember...

Injuries bench college plans for Johnson, Ellis

Injuries bench college plans for Johnson, Ellis

May 8, 2012

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer It’s a high school athlete’s worst nightmare: just before they gear up for the upcoming season at the college of their dreams, they sustain an injury that changes everything. For Coppell High School seniors Phillip Ellis and Kasey Johnson, college dreams are bei...

Larson looks to return during senior season

Quarterback Jake Larson, whose season came to an end when he suffered from a knee injury on Sept. 29 against Denton Guyer, was at the game on Friday to support his team. Photo by Lauren Ussery.

October 28, 2011

By Chris Reagan Staff Writer Every Friday night in Texas there’s at least one new story about a high school football player sidelined due to injury, but it never really hits home until it happens in your own town. When Jake Larson got injured in a Thursday night game against Denton Guyer stretching...

Reck pops back into the picture

October 18, 2011

By Seth Slover Staff Writer Senior inside linebacker Aaron Reck’s high school football career has been a rollercoaster, to say the least.  With a number of reoccurring knee injuries, Reck has gone through a great deal of adversity to be on the field. Originally, this story was heading in a diffe...