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Professional athletes playing for the pay

Graphic by Brian Hwu,

May 7, 2012

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer Most people watch sports, whether its baseball, basketball, football or even hockey. These sports are meant for entertainment, and just like any other job, the players should get paid. But do they ask for too much money? Most major sports have been through a lockout, ...

2012 NHL Playoffs, Conference Semifinals Picks

April 26, 2012

By Lance McCaskey Staff Writer As the first round of these NHL playoffs came to a close, my picks hit a striking seven for eight. I can proudly say I made an attempt to watch every game, and I enjoyed every second of it. While I was hoping for a sweep of both the Penguins due to my friend Carlos...

Vigilante justice leading to bad name for NHL in America

Vigilante justice leading to bad name for NHL in America

April 19, 2012

By Lance McCaskey Staff Writer Playoff hockey is known for being one of the most intense, physical, all out sporting events in the world. Hockey is a full contact sport. Tension is bound to build up, and emotions are bound to boil over. It is the leagues job to contain these emotions, and prevent its players from serious bodily harm. The National Hockey League’s correctional bo...

The 2012 NHL playoffs picks, Conference Quaterfinals

April 12, 2012

By Lance McCaskey Staff Writer As the regular season came to a close, your Dallas Stars found themselves out of the top eight in the west for the fourth straight year. While this may be news to some you, it was a very tragic time for me as a season ticket holder and die-hard Stars fan. Now I will...

CHS senior to go into the NHL draft next season

April 21, 2011

Abby Drake Staff Writer Coppell has a reputation of having some of the top athletes in all sports. Although he is only here for 12 weeks of the year, Collin Jacobs is 18 and in arms' reach of becoming a professional hockey player. Jacobs has played hockey, as center forward, for 14 years on three...

Organization rallies around student awaiting kidney transplant

January 10, 2011

Mary Whitfill Features Editor When Coppell Middle School East student Taylor Storch died in a skiing accident last spring, her parents were forced to make a decision with the potential to dramatically impact the lives of many. Finding the sliver of hope in a seemingly dark situation, parents...

NHL playoffs begin with upsets galore

April 16, 2010

By Andy Tabor The NHL playoffs got off to a rousing start with two favorites, the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Washington Capitals falling in their first games.  The Caps and Penguins both lost at home Wednesday and Thursday night, as both teams are now looking at a one game deficit. Other first...