Coppell Student Media

Boys track runs down district championship with area meet looming

Boys track runs down district championship with area meet looming

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

April 13, 2019

Air slapping his face and lungs burning, Coppell junior Jackson Walker uses every ounce of his energy in the last stretch of the 800-meter race, finishing first and breaking his own school record with a 1:52.13. That win, along with the dozens of other Coppell athletes’ top finishes, helped the boys vars...

Bright future awaits cross country team following state meet

Bright future awaits cross country team following state meet

Lili Lomas

November 10, 2017

The Coppell High School girls cross country team went into the Class 6A Meet at Round Rock last Saturday with one goal in mind: finishing top five overall.   Though it fell two places short of this goal, finishing seventh place overall, the team saw improvement from last year’s 15th place ...

Cross country team running toward state victory

Cross country team running toward state victory

Lili Lomas

November 3, 2017

Coming out as regional champions only two weeks ago, the Coppell High School cross country team has shifted its focus to an even more intense competition.The team is headed to the Class 6A State Cross Country  tomorrow in Round Rock.   The CHS girls team will be represented by freshmen Chloe Hassman...

Simpson selected to run in Disney’s “Dopey Challenge”

Simpson selected to run in Disney’s “Dopey Challenge”

Avery Davis, Staff Writer

April 12, 2016

Disney World, on a normal night, would be deserted at 3:30 a.m. Sprinting past the vivid lights, thrilling roller coasters and enthusiastic characters, it clearly is not. Though the park is still closed, you and thousands of other participants are getting to see a whole other side to Disney World.   Hours...

Lutz uses personalized programs, passion to train athletes

Lutz uses personalized programs, passion to train athletes

March 7, 2014

By Elizabeth Sims Enterprise Editor With 10 years as a police officer in the Chicago metropolitan area and another 15 years as an executive in the restaurant industry under his belt, it seems that founding, not one but two, running clubs would be the furthest thing from Highland Village resident Bra...

Girls on the Run provides positive outlet for young girls

Girls on the Run provides positive outlet for young girls

December 11, 2013

By Elizabeth Sims Enterprise Editor Despite sub-freezing temperatures and rain just beginning to fall, Galatyn Park in Richardson is packed with people ready to participate in the eighth annual Gobble Hobble 5K on Nov. 23. In the middle of the pack, a group of elementary and middle school-aged girls,...

Electric Run to shock runners, walkers

November 16, 2012

By Caroline Carter Staff Writer For those who don’t regularly run, running in a 5k may not seem fun or even possible. However, with the Electric Run coming to Dallas soon, there will now be a fun way to exercise. The Electric Run, which will occur on Jan. 19, is no ordinary race. Trees, build...

Coppell’s main running man, Spareribs

Coppell’s main running man, Spareribs

May 11, 2012

Tanner McCord Staff Writer Video by: Cassidy Pickrell KCBY-TV Staff When hearing the words “Spare Ribs,” one’s thoughts may wonder to daydreams of delicious barbeque and a nice summer cookout, and after eating said spare ribs, the last thing you will want to do is go for a run. We...

Jingle Bell Run will be a fun race for all ages

December 16, 2011

By Caroline Carter Staff Writer On Dec. 21, the 2011 Jingle Bell Run will take place at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas. This will be a very fun event for all ages as there is a 1 mile race as well as a 5k. Part of the fun is also seeing everyone dressed up as reindeers, elves and Santas. The race will ...

Girls cross country ready for state

October 26, 2009

By Mike Pankonien Staff Writer Seven races down, three races to go.  As the season draws closer and closer to the qualifying meets for state, the warm ups get longer and the days get shorter.  However, if there is team in the state that’s going to be ready for district, it is the Coppell girls...