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How a positive mindset can empower female athletes

How a positive mindset can empower female athletes

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

During winter break, my brother and I attended a sports tournament my local church held every two years. I played volleyball, while my brother played basketball. It was a tournament where high schoolers came from all over the nation to compete for the championship. Both the volleyball and basketball competiti...

Farmers no match on the pitch against Cowgirls

Farmers no match on the pitch against Cowgirls

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer

March 1, 2020

The Coppell girls soccer team jumped on top of Lewisville in the first half and did not look back in a 5-1 victory Friday night at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowgirls started strong during the first half, with sophomore forward Michelle Pak scoring the first goal within four minutes. Senior defender Haley ...

Leveling the marching field

Leveling the marching field

Iniya Nathan, Guest Writer

February 25, 2020

Principles of Arts, AV Tech and Communications students at CHS9 have the opportunity to submit content for CoppellStudentMedia.com after an introductory presentation about The Sidekick newspaper. The following is a column by freshman Iniya Nathan.  Is marching band a sport?  It’s a question t...

CHS ‘14 alum to play in Super Bowl LIV with defensive powerhouse 49ers

CHS ‘14 alum to play in Super Bowl LIV with defensive powerhouse 49ers

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

Coppell High School 2014 graduate and San Francisco 49ers defensive end Solomon Thomas will run onto the turf of a rowdy Hard Rock Stadium with indescribable emotions and millions gazed upon him when he takes the field with the 49ers against the Kansas City Chiefs for Super Bowl LIV in Miami on Sund...

Offseason pushes coaches to improve on their athletes

Offseason pushes coaches to improve on their athletes

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

Mile-runs, gyms, and more workouts. As Coppell transitions from fall sports to winter sports, fall season coaches are working to improve their athletes in preparation for the next season.  Coppell tennis coach Rich Foster helps motivate tennis athletes during the offseason by encouraging socials a...

Cowgirls best Lady Tigers to kick off season

Cowgirls best Lady Tigers to kick off season

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer

December 15, 2019

With the blow of the first whistle, the Coppell Cowgirls knew that their long awaited season had finally begun. All the blood, sweat and tears that have gone into the last four months of training would finally be able to prove itself on the field. The result that followed with the Cowgirls beating Belton High S...

Taylor embraces varsity lifestyle early on

Taylor embraces varsity lifestyle early on

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

Coppell freshman Preston Taylor’s obsession with soccer started off ever since he was able to walk.  Taylor would randomly kick around a soccer ball in his house and take a soccer ball with him whenever he went outside. Taylor eventually played soccer with more vigor as he grew and that is when h...

McBride returning to sidelines

McBride returning to sidelines

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

January 25, 2019

Coppell ISD athletics director and former head football coach Joe McBride officially accepted the head football coach and athletic coordinator position at McKinney Boyd High School.   The news was first reported by Matt Stepp of TexasFootball.com on Friday.   “It just was in ...

Fewer players, more coaches: Coppell ultimate frisbee taking new approach with smaller roster

Fewer players, more coaches: Coppell ultimate frisbee taking new approach with smaller roster

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018

Standing on a field, with seven players on each team, the objective of an ultimate frisbee player is to pass it to their other teammates without the interception of their opposing team and make it to the endzone. Even though only seven players are on the field, the effort behind the club requires many m...

On the Spot: A life-changing signature for athletes

On the Spot: A life-changing signature for athletes

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018

Across the United States, star high school athletes woke up this morning in anticipation of a life changing signature. Today is the first National Signing Day of 2018 as nationwide, student athletes are signing a binding contract to further their athletic passion on the collegiate level.   Coppell High S...

Can o’ worms

Can o’ worms

Reid Valentine, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018

Editor’s note: This story is a part of The Sidekick series on the #MeToo movement and sexual harassment. Sexual harassment or assault, along with domestic violence are, always have been and always will be wrong. There is no excuse for committing these crimes, yet the fact of the matter is both of th...

CHS athletes sign on to continue their passion on next level

CHS athletes sign on to continue their passion on next level

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017

  Five student athletes, in addition to their friends, family and coaches, gathered in the Coppell High School arena yesterday at 8 a.m. for National Signing Day.   Senior Breanne Chausse signed to play volleyball at Sam Houston State University, senior Janane Tan to playing go...