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Girls, guys lacrosse teams both register another win

April 18, 2012

By Chase Porter Staff Writer Last night, April 17th, both the Coppell High School girls and guys lacrosse team nocked another team out of their paths registering decisive  victories against tough opponents. The girls played Greenhill at Greenhill last night and had a tough battle for the first few qu...

Boys and girls soccer wrap up the season

Coach Rakestraw shares his motivation with the players right before the start of the game. Photo by Rachel Bush.

April 12, 2012

By Chris Reagan Staff Writer Despite both the girls and boys soccer teams unexpected losses in the first round, each team played an exceptional season ending in a district championship for the boys and a close second finish for the girls. Boys soccer coach Chad Rakestraw did what few coaches a...

Denton Guyer falls to Coppell in last regular season game

Denton Guyer falls to Coppell in last regular season game

February 15, 2012

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor The Coppell Cowboys basketball team finished their regular season with a 60-47 win against the Denton Guyer Wildcats on Tuesday, securing their second place standing in district 7-5A. This win finalized the Cowboys record of 24-8 this season. Cowboy seniors led...

“The Voice” versus “American Idol”: which appeals more to the current audience?

American Idol finalist Scotty McCreery emerges from his limousine at the WQDR studios early on Saturday morning May 14, 2011, his first of many stops during a whirlwind tour of Raleigh and Garner. (Robert Willett/Raleigh News & Observer/MCT)

May 23, 2011

Rebecca Neumann Entertainment Editor With only a few days left until the final results show of “American Idol”, the few devoted “Idol” fans do not have to wait much longer for a new star to be crowned. However, with so few true fans left, and comp etition from the new NBC show “The Voice”...

Coppell Lacrosse Three- peat?

February 10, 2011

by Chase Porter Staff Writer The Coppell High School Lacrosse team for two years now has been the dominating force of Texas lacrosse. Last year the team went undefeated and won their second state championship in a row but how will they stack up this year? Being a part of the team, I have had the...

Flu season brings with it extra precautions

February 8, 2011

Ashley Attanucci Web Manager Flu season peaks in American every year about the same time, February. And though each year brings new and different strains of the flu -as we saw last year with the infamous swine flu- this year proves to be an especially important year to watch for influenza. The...

Footballs over; whats next?

December 16, 2010

Chase Porter Staff Writer Football seasons over but what is the next sport that everyone can enjoy? Well, there is soccer, baseball and hockey but theres one sport that I think is the most enjoyable of them all. Lacrosse; two time state champs are beginning there season at the end of January. ...

Easy ways to get into the spirit

December 7, 2010

Ashley Attanucci Web Manager The holidays -- our favorite time of year is finally right around the corner. Hannakuh has begun, Christmas is only two weeks away, the weather is cold and snow has already begun to fall (on Sidekick online, of course). Make the most of your December and let the cheer...

Phillips firing does not necessarily solve Cowboys’ problems

November 8, 2010

Rebecca Neumann Entertainment Editor As you may have heard, Coach Wade Phillips has been fired from the Dallas Cowboys' head coaching position. While many people may feel satisfied with Jerry Jones' decision, it does not necessarily solve the problems for the Cowboys. Yes, the defense did give...

Top Chef Finale

September 15, 2010

Staff Writer Chase Porter Top Chef, the hit show from Bravo, has run for 6 incredible seasons and is about to close its 7th season after winning an Emmy at the 2010 Prime Time Emmy Awards. The show has drawn millions of viewers over the past years because of its intensity and drama. Its no wonder...

My favorite time of year -crawfish season

April 9, 2010

by Ashley Attanucci Staff Writer It's that time of year again! Yes, it's spring, but more importanty the catch is in with one of the South's most prized critters, the crawdaddy. Also called crayfish, this crustacean's season started late February this year for big bucks and they are now available...

American Idol has top 16

March 5, 2010

Until this week, I’d written off American Idol season nine as a dud. It happens. Sometimes, there aren’t enough likable contestants. However, Tuesday night changed my mind. The top 10 guys performed and it started off well, with tough-guy Michael Lynche breaking out of his shell with a great performance...