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Coppell High School sophomore Mihir Thakur organized Rise Up, a tennis camp, over spring break with the help of fellow tennis athletes. Thakur raised $1,320 and split the funds between the CHS Tennis program and Coppell Education Foundation.

Thakur serves back to tennis community, fundraises more than $1,300 through camp

Anushree De, Advertising/Circulations Manager May 18, 2023

Students amble their way to the Coppell High School Tennis Center. It is 8:45 a.m. and sophomore Mihir Thakur picks up a tennis ball from his JV tennis class, intending to serve it. The center has become...

Coppell senior Lakshana Parasuraman plays against Plano in singles, winning 6-0 6-0 on Tuesday at the CHS tennis center. Coppell beat Plano, 17-2. Senior Night is the last home match of the season and celebrates seniors for their last season at Coppell High School.

Coppell tennis commemorates seniors against Plano

Anushree De, Advertising and Circulations Manager October 6, 2022

Coppell senior Meghana Ambati stares at the senior exhibition with a pondering intensity. Ambati, who has been playing tennis since third grade, sees the culmination of her tennis career pasted on a board. “It...

After many years of coaching the middle school tennis team, Coppell tennis coach Anthony Smith is the new head coach for the 2022-23 school year. Smith stepped in as head coach after former tennis coach Richard Foster retired in May.

Smith “sees it home”

Sreehitha Moravaneni September 22, 2022

At age 18, right after graduating from Trinity High School, Coppell High School tennis coach Anthony Smith busied himself by getting his Professional Tennis Registry certification. Shortly after, he worked...

Coppell tennis starter Riki Koshimizu warms up for practice on Thursday during fourth period. Koshimizu has been on the Coppell tennis team since his freshman year on JV1 and moved up to varsity within a year.

Koshimizu utilizes ‘double-edged sword’ in tennis rise (with video)

Varshitha Korrapolu, Communications Manager September 13, 2021

A naive, confident sophomore steps up to the tennis court, ready to defeat his opponent. A sense of fire is replicated by the triple digit heat in his face, but also in his game. Coppell sophomore...

Texas Tech University tennis professional Robert Barry runs a drill with his intermediate tennis class at the CHS Tennis Center on Wednesday. Barry has been coaching at the CHS Tennis Center since 1999.

Barry relentless after two decades of teaching chosen craft

Iniya Nathan, Staff Writer March 9, 2021

He serves the ball to one of his players, watching it thud as it crosses the net. The ball bounces toward his student, and they return it back to him; he adjusts his stance and swing as he hits the ball...

Coppell senior co-captain Rishita Uppuluri approaches a forehand against Prosper on Monday night at T Bar M Racquet Club in Dallas. Coppell won 10-2, clenching the Class 6A Region I bi-district title and advancing to area later this week.

Tennis triumphs in bi-district match against Prosper

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager October 28, 2020

On Monday, Coppell tennis defeated Prosper in the first round of the Class 6A Region I playoffs with a score of 10-2. The win means Coppell advances in the playoffs. The match was originally scheduled...

Coppell senior Kunal Seetha hits a forehand against Plano West on Sept. 25 at the CHS Tennis Center. Coppell will be playing Prosper in Class 6A Region I bi-district playoffs today.

Tennis to face off against Prosper in bi-district playoffs

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager October 26, 2020

Coppell tennis will be playing the first bi-district match against Prosper at the T Bar M Racquet Club at 8 p.m. today.  By defeating Flower Mound last Tuesday, Coppell finished second in District...

Coppell junior Atharva Nijasure makes an overhead shot during the team’s match against Marcus at the CHS Tennis Center yesterday. Coppell won the match, 15-4.

Marcus no match for tennis team

Akhila Gunturu, CHS9 Editor September 30, 2020

Following a loss to Plano West on Friday, Coppell tennis players picked themselves up with a 15-4 win against Marcus yesterday at the CHS Tennis Center. “Our team did really well,” Coppell sophomore...

Coppell senior Reagan Stone returns a shot during her doubles match at the CHS Tennis Center on Friday. The Coppell Super Bowl spanned Friday through Saturday and saw 16 teams compete, some traveling from as far as Houston.

Tennis hosts 16 school annual Super Bowl tournament

Shivi Sharma, CHS9 Editor February 10, 2020

On Friday and Saturday, the Coppell tennis team competed with 16 teams from across Texas in its annual Super Bowl tournament. Teams from as far as Houston, Abilene and East Texas came to Coppell and competed...

Coppell senior left wing Clark Parlier handles the puck on Oct. 28 at the Dr Pepper StarsCenter in Valley Ranch. Parlier is also a captain of the Coppell varsity tennis team while balancing school work.

Dual citizenship, dual sports

Anika Arutla, Social Media Manager November 12, 2019

A tennis racket or a hockey stick: these are the two items that Coppell senior Clark Parlier had to choose between when he entered high school.  In the end, he chose both.  With Parlier carrying...

The Sportlight: Olvera one of two freshmen on JV1 tennis, strives to succeed

The Sportlight: Olvera one of two freshmen on JV1 tennis, strives to succeed

Nishant Medicharla, Business Manager November 4, 2019

The Sportlight highlights a male and female JV athlete every Monday and Friday. This week, Coppell freshman Diego Olvera, a JV tennis player, was selected.       Follow Nishant...

Coppell junior Kunal Seetha serves at the CHS Tennis Courts on Tuesday against Hebron during his match, a 7-6, 6-2 victory. Coppell defeated the Hawks, 13-6, in District 6-6A team tennis.

Tennis starts with faulty beginnings, bounces back to defeat Hebron

Nishant Medicharla, Business Manager September 4, 2019

On Tuesday, the Coppell tennis team defeated Hebron in its District 6-6A match, 13-6. The win was expected, as Coppell has not lost to Hebron in recent years.  “Since I have been head coach, Hebron...

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