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For Crawford, leaving lasting legacy not as important as helping coaches in his career

Athletics director John Crawford works in his office in the field house at Coppell High School on Feb. 20. Crawford has been at Coppell for 11 years. Photo by Kelly Monaghan.

March 13, 2015

By Alex Nicoll Editor-in-Chief @NicollMac In 2004, Coppell, a rather unknown Class 5A school at the time, scored the hiring of a lifetime. Somehow they attracted the head football coach from powerhouse Plano East High School, which was the pinnacle of Texas Class 5A football, to become the new Coppell ISD a...

Costs for some athletes measured by equipment, time commitments

February 11, 2015

By Alex Nicoll Editor-in-Chief @NicollMac For a student, schedule pick-up is a sign of change. It signals the end of summer. It signals the beginning of another year of school and numerous yearly school fees. For all extra-curricular activities, it is a signal to once again pay that $150 Pay-to...

With most Division I commits in recent years, football dominates National Signing Day

With most Division I commits in recent years, football dominates National Signing Day

February 5, 2015

Video by Nick Wilson. By Alex Nicoll Editor-in-Chief @NicollMac With an energy that was felt as soon as you walked in the doors this morning, the Coppell High School gym had families buzzing, athletes signing and one happy athletic director. “It just makes...

Ten seniors sign letter of intent in last round of high school signing days

Senior George Fairchild poses with his cross country teammates in front of cameras on Thurs. May 21. Photos by Sandy Iyer

May 28, 2014

  By Alex Nicoll Staff Writer With their high school careers in the books, 10 Coppell seniors participated in the last round of collegiate signings on Thursday, May 22.  These athletes were afforded the chance to sign their letters of intent in front of their coaches, parents and teammates. Tables...

Plans for new arena keep Coppell sports competitive

An archiectural sketch of Coppell Arena, a new addition to the Coppell High School campus in the fall of 2016. the arena was part of the bond package that passed in May 2013. Photo courtesy of Sid Grant.

April 1, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor Senior heavyweight and recent state champion wrestler Roger Moe will not be on campus to experience the changes that will come along with the renovation and expansion of Coppell High School’s athletic facilities. Moe does think that eliminating the boys’ wrestling pra...

Carroll evens score on sports hierarchy

Photo by Regan Sullivan

October 4, 2012

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer When I first started writing this article, I agreed with a lot of the students who participate in sports other than volleyball or football that the school runs on a hierarchy system for sports. After a good interview with Coppell ISD Athletics Director John Crawfo...