Coppell Student Media

Caps come off: Swimming and Diving salutes seniors at final home meet

Caps come off: Swimming and Diving salutes seniors at final home meet

January 11, 2014

By Jena Seidemann Student Life Editor Spectators could feel the warmth in the natatorium - and no not the humidity. While there were no opponents to compete against, Senior Night for the Coppell Swimming and Diving Team honored the hard work and dedication each senior swimmer put in during their...

Katamneni tees up hopes for pro career

January 9, 2014

By Shruthika Pochampally Staff Writer In today’s overly competitive high school scene, it is easy to get caught up in the masses. Coppell High School junior Chaithra Katamneni, however, has managed to shine amongst her peers. Her special talent? Golf. Katamneni, who has been playing golf for sev...

Thomas “Army Strong” at All-American Bowl

Thomas “Army Strong” at All-American Bowl

January 4, 2014

Video By Mark Slette Staff Writer U.S. Army All American Bowl Game Coverage Story By John Loop Sports Editor SAN ANTONIO – Coppell senior defensive end Solomon Thomas’ on-field performance at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, where he registered three solo tackles for loss, was key as the West team defeated the East tea...

Thomas wins big at U.S. Army All-American Bowl Awards Show

Thomas wins big at U.S. Army All-American Bowl Awards Show

January 3, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor SAN ANTONIO - Coppell Cowboys senior defensive end Solomon Thomas was awarded the Anthony Muñoz Lineman Award and the Glenn Davis Award at the 2014 U.S. Army All-American Bowl Awards Show. Thomas is one of over 180 athletes who will be playing in the U.S. Army All...

Grandstaff springs for 30, but Cowboys hold off Rockwall

Grandstaff springs for 30, but Cowboys hold off Rockwall

December 18, 2013

By John Loop Sports Editor The final home game of 2013 was a positive for the Coppell Cowboys (11-4) as they outdueled the hot hand of junior guard Austin Grandstaff and the Rockwall Yellow Jackets (6-5) for a 62-58 win. Coppell senior post Simi Socks led the Cowboys with 15 points and senior guard Brandon Watson chipped in 14 points and four assists. Watson and Socks have been two of six differ...

CHS athletics upgraded to new Class 6A

CHS athletics upgraded to new Class 6A

December 11, 2013

By John Loop Sports Editor Coppell High School has moved from Class 5A to the new Class 6A after the University Interscholastic League released the conference cutoff numbers for the 2014-2016 reclassification and realignment on Dec. 2. With current enrollment at 3057 students and counting, CHS will join some of the biggest schools in the state in the new conference. Enrollm...

Without Mitchell, Wolves handle Cowboys, 59-54

Without Mitchell, Wolves handle Cowboys, 59-54

December 4, 2013

By John Loop Sports Editor If Plano West had put Mickey Mitchell on the court, Coppell would not have been able to keep the game as close as they did. Regardless, Mitchell's absence, due to back spasms, provided a bigger stage for Wolves junior DJ Hogg, who torched the Cowboys with 20 points...

Hoops Preview: Cowboys battle one of nation’s best in Plano West

Hoops Preview: Cowboys battle one of nation’s best in Plano West

December 2, 2013

By John Loop Sports Editor A starting lineup stacked with four Division I prospects awaits head coach Kit Pehl and the Coppell Cowboys when they tip off their matchup with the Plano West Wolves at 8 p.m. on Tuesday night. The Wolves (4-2) are fresh off of a five-point loss to Hamilton (Tenn.)...

Cowboys tame Tigers, 56-8

Cowboys tame Tigers, 56-8

November 16, 2013

By John Loop Sports Editor The Coppell Cowboys took no time at all to set the tone against the Irving Tigers and for the rest of their playoff run. It actually only took 49 seconds. The clock showed 11:11 when senior linebacker Kilian Bresnahan danced into the end zone after picking off Irvi...

Cowboy basketball clutches win against Plano East

Cowboy basketball clutches win against Plano East

November 13, 2013

By Alexandra Dalton  Staff Writer With the tip off marking the start of the game against Plano East at exactly 8:04 p.m., Cowboys showed from the get-go they were ready to fight. Though the Panthers won the tip, Coppell won the game, 57-52. Senior forward Josh Feitl led the Cowboys in scoring with 17 points. Feitl was followed closel...

Class of 2014 wins in last home game

Class of 2014 wins in last home game

November 3, 2013

By John Loop Sports Editor Though the 28-3 win over Denton Ryan all but lifted the Coppell Cowboys to another district championship, many senior athletes saw their last action in front of the packed stands at Buddy Echols Field. Senior safety Chris Adkins paused after the final horn sounded,...

Crossfit Coppell Central brings faith, fitness to community

Crossfit Coppell Central brings faith, fitness to community

October 23, 2013

By Kristen Shepard Editor-in-Chief When Crossfit is mentioned, the image that first comes to mind is one of intensity, bodybuilding, commitment and competition. Through its newest location in Coppell, Crossfit hopes to bring a new level of fitness to Coppell through an energetic staff who believes...