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Coppell propels five wrestlers to UIL State in grueling regional competition

Coppell freshman Scout Carrell tackles Huitron Genesis from Keller Fossil Ridge on Jan. 30 at the CHS Arena. Four girls and one boy from the Coppell wrestling team advanced to the UIL State Championships on Feb. 21-22 in Houston.

Akhila Gunturu, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

On Friday and Saturday, the Coppell boys and girls wrestling teams competed at Allen High School for the UIL Class 6A Region II Championships. The girls' team finished third overall and had four state qualifiers, and Coppell senior Jackson Briscoe placed third in the 170 pound weight class, advancing hi...

Wrestlers head to regional competition in hopes of advancing to state meet

Coppell freshman Scout Carrel tackles an opponent from Fossil Ridge  on Jan. 30 at the CHS Arena. Twelve boys and 10 girls from the Coppell wrestling team compete at the UIL Region II Championships on Friday and Saturday at Allen High School.

Akhila Gunturu, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

The Coppell varsity girls and boys wrestling teams will be competing Friday and Saturday at the UIL Region II Championships at Allen High School.  The UIL District 6-6A Championships at Prosper High School had 12 athletes from the boys wrestling team and 10 from the girls wrestling team competing. All of the 10 Cowgirls and eight of the boys ...

Cowgirls dominate district meet, advance all wrestlers

Coppell junior Dorian Villalba tackles senior Huitron Genesis from Keller Fossil Ridge in her victorious 138 pound weight class match on Jan. 31 in the CHS Arena for Senior Night. The boys and girls wrestling teams competed in the UIL District 6-6A Championships at Prosper High School on Thursday.

Shivi Sharma, CHS9 Editor

February 8, 2020

The time runs on the clock as Coppell junior Hannah Francis swiftly pins her opponent in the final match of the UIL District 6-6A Championships at Prosper High School. Seconds later, she wins her first individual district championship in the 215 weight class.  On Thursday during school, 12 athlete...

Pinning the problem: After Mack Beggs controversy, new implications made for future of Texas UIL rules, public debate over transgender issues

Pinning the problem: After Mack Beggs controversy, new implications made for future of Texas UIL rules, public debate over transgender issues

Meha Srivastav, Social Media Manager

April 25, 2017

The moment the boos were uttered, the entire crowd in the heated Allen High School arena heard it. The coaches. Viewers. Fans. Opponents. The Washington Post, The Dallas Morning News, ESPN, USA Today, CNN.   Almost everyone noticed it.   Except Mack Beggs.   The 17-year-old Euless Tr...

Life’s a “Picnic”: Theatre department debuts UIL One Act play

Coppell High School senior Seth Holst leans in to kiss junior Macy Johnson when she stops him on stage during the CHS Theater Department’s play “Picnic” in the auditorium Thursday night. Holst plays the role of Alan Seymour, current boyfriend to Johnson’s character, Madge Owens.

Sruthi Boppuri, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017

Without leaving modern streets of Coppell, the audience members sitting the CHS auditorium were transported to the 1950s countryside of Kansas.   On Thursday night in the CHS auditorium, the theatre department performed its UIL One Act play “Picnic”, which will be also be performed at ...

Students awarded for performance in UIL One-Act play

Students awarded for performance in UIL One-Act play

Avery Davis, Staff Writer

March 30, 2016

On and off the stage, a lot of hard work goes into making the UIL One Act play a success. This year, Coppell High School’s UIL team performed Big Love, a play about a group of sisters running away from marriage contracts with their cousins from Greece. They take refuge in a large family in Italy unt...

One act play “The Servant of Two Masters” promises laughter, insight

Last night, the Coppell Theatre Department performed the play “The Servant of Two Masters” in preparation for their UIL Competition this Saturday, March 28. Photo by Sarah VanderPol.

March 25, 2015

By Alexandra Dalton Staff Writer @alex_dalton04   With a premise of a 40-minute play about a single day in Venice in 1753, nine Coppell High School student actors were put to the ultimate test when asked to perform for the first time in front of a live audience, only days before their University...

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...

New UIL rules limit full contact practice slate

Sophomore cornerbacks Jacob Murray and junior Troy Parker battle against each other during a spring practice

May 15, 2013

By Alex Nicoll Sports Writer As concussions in sports become more prevalent among amateurs, the Universal Interscholastic League (UIL) is taking more cautionary measures to ensure the safety of players. The newest precaution comes at the price of old-fashion contact drills. Gone could the days...

Band students head to annual UIL competition this week

CHS band students compete at UIL this week.  Graphic by Jordan Bickham.

April 17, 2013

By Jordan Bickham Staff Writer This past week, Coppell band students have been in and out of the building as they go through their UIL concert band competition performances. UIL is an annual competition in which all five bands participate in separately.  Within this competition, each band is responsible for performing the pieces they hav...

All Coppell choirs take home UIL sweepstakes

April 11, 2013

By Erica Rohde Staff Writer Just yesterday buses loaded Coppell High School choirs A Cappella (Varsity), Kantorei (Varsity), Men’s Choir (Non-Varsity) and Bella Voce (Non-Varsity) so that they may participate in the region 20 UIL competition at Duncanville High School. The choirs prepared all...

UIL choir contest to take place Wednesday

April 8, 2013

By Erica Rohde Staff Writer On Wednesday of this week Coppell High School choirs will be competing in their UIL contest. Kantorei, Men's Choir, Bella Voce, and A Cappella will be hitting the stage after long practice and preparation taken this semester. Professor of Ensembles and Assistant Choral...