Coppell Student Media

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 2, 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...

Cowgirls fall to state’s No. 4 team in three sets

Cowgirls fall to state’s No. 4 team in three sets

Lili Lomas, Executive Digital Content Editor, Sports Editor

August 26, 2017

The Coppell High School Arena was filled with the CHS student section chants Friday night which provided support for the Cowgirls as they took on the state’s No. 4 ranked team.   The Coppell Cowgirls varsity volleyball team fell short to the Lady Eagles losing straight sets (29-27, 25-12,...

Coppell Cowboys soccer victory over Skyline Raiders

Coppell Cowboys soccer victory over Skyline Raiders

Hannah Tucker, Photographer

February 16, 2017

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Coach Stephen Baca motivates baseball teams to workout (with video)

Coach Stephen Baca motivates baseball teams to workout (with video)

Hannah Tucker, Photographer

January 26, 2017

https://youtu.be/iVXADQI7cCU Coppell Performance Course director Stephen Baca motivates the athletes to push on in their workout after school last Thursday in the CHS weight room. Baca has a very motivational personality, encouraging everyone to do their best and not overstrain themselves. Video by...

Football playoff alignment: how it works, what to expect (with video)

Football playoff alignment: how it works, what to expect (with video)

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

November 9, 2016

After rolling into the playoffs with six consecutive district wins, the Coppell football team has seemed to work its way into a great playoff situation. With its first game being played at Buddy Echols field, no matchup with DeSoto (thank goodness) the stars have aligned for this team. But how did it ...