Coppell Student Media

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Lacrosse team sharpens their skills for upcoming season

January 10, 2012

By Chase Porter Staff Writer Today, January 10th, was the first day of lacrosse practice and the start of the 2012 season for the three time state championship lacrosse team. Being a member of the team I had the chance to see this years team in action and I was impressed. After losing many highly...

Constitutional Amendment Election to be held Nov. 8

November 7, 2011

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor Ten propositions will go on the ballot tomorrow for the November Texas Constitutional Amendment Election. Registered Dallas County voters can report to their precinct polling location to cast their vote. Propositions up for election are as follows: Proposition Number 1...

Dragons scorch Cowboys, 27-10

Dragons scorch Cowboys, 27-10

October 15, 2011

By John Loop Staff Writer In one of Texas high school football's biggest match-ups of the season, Coppell couldn't stop Southlake from running away with a victory in the final ten minutes of the fourth quarter. The first three and a half quarters were a defensive stalemate for both ...

Rangers’ fans wave goodbye to attempted ban

August 30, 2011

Students at CHS have many opportunities to showcase their school spirit and pride at the multitude of sporting events played at home.  But some of the local professional sports teams aren't as forgiving. Rangers fans who live in the area will meet no such resistance to revive the wave, a ballpark t...

CHS parent finds niche during school board elections

April 12, 2011

Rebecca Neumann Entertainment Editor “Education is not about filling the pail, it’s about lighting the fire.” That is a mantra that Coppell school board candidate Tracy Fisher lives by. The mother of two kids, Aaron, a senior at CHS, and Sam, a sophomore, Tracy has dedicated the last 15 years of her li...

Welcome, Winter

January 31, 2011

Beth Anne Carroll Staff Writer It is finally time to dig out the winter clothing, CHS. With January now in the rear view mirror, winter weather is just now making its way to Texas with a big introduction. Temperatures at or below freezing are predicted for the rest of this week and there is a chance...

HART dedicated to saving lives in Irving

October 25, 2010

by Ashley Attanucci Web Manager Video by Rumill Batts Did you know that five out of ten dogs and seven out of ten cats that are sent to shelters never find homes and are euthanized? Though there are over 3,500 shelters and hundreds more rescue groups in the U.S. that aim to save animals, 11,000...

Everything is bigger in Texas

October 21, 2010

Laura Kattilakoski Staff Writer Year after year, thousands of Texans squeeze in through the gates of the Texas State Fair in Dallas to experience a variety of fried foods, thrilling rides and state livestock. The first sign Fair Park is nearby is the prominent Ferris wheel, which can be seen from miles away. Crowds line the streets, trying to make their way t...

Game Days

September 30, 2010

Chase Porter Staff Writer Friday nights are what Texas high school football is all about and the players practice everyday for there chance to go in but what preparation do the fans have to go through before the big game? True fans of the team either have a tail gate or go eat with friends and f...

Say goodbye to Texas Stadium

April 16, 2010

By Wren Culp Staff Writer When Texas Stadium came crumbling down, the eyes of the world seemed to glance upon it. Some looked upon it with sadness, others with joy. But no matter how people look at it, April 11, 2010 is a day to be remembered for sports fans and North Texans. Texas Stadium opened...

Rangers sour great performance in loss 3-1

April 9, 2010

By Andy Tabor The Texas Rangers once again ripped the hearts out of approximately 14,000 fans Thursday as the team dropped their last of a three game opening week series to the Toronto Blue Jays 3-1.  The team was only able to secure one win, which came opening day. The Rangers had an outstanding...

Perry leaps ahead in new poll

February 26, 2010

With only a week to go until the Republican primary, governor Rick Perry has leaped ahead of his opponents, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchinson and Tea Party activist Debra Medina, in a Rasmussen poll. According to the poll, released Feb. 24, Perry now leads among Republican voters with a 48% plurality....