Coppell Student Media

Baseball meets community in service program

Baseball meets community in service program

Anjali Krishna, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

In preparing athletes for life after baseball, Coppell baseball coach Ryan Howard implemented a program he hopes will grow the team into young men who understand the value of service. During the offseason, the nearly 50 boys in the program participate in the baseball service program. Boys in group...

Baseball program under new leadership with hiring of Howard

Baseball program under new leadership with hiring of Howard

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

July 7, 2019

Coppell High School baseball players and parents were able to meet their new head coach, Ryan Howard, for the first time on Monday at the CHS fieldhouse. Howard, who was assistant varsity coach at MacArthur High School and L.D. Bell High School and most recently head coach at Lake Dallas High School for ...

From home to baseball diamond: Polk brothers catch opportunity to bond, play baseball together

From home to baseball diamond: Polk brothers catch opportunity to bond, play baseball together

Sofia Guerrero, Co-Student Life Editor

May 7, 2019

Playing catch with their dad, Chad Polk, as children turned into a lifelong love for brothers CHS9 freshman Walker Polk and Coppell High School junior Hudson Polk. Both made the varsity baseball team as freshmen and feel they have become closer because of it. This news meant the boys’ work ...

Cowboys finish sweep of Farmers to extend win streak

Cowboys finish sweep of Farmers to extend win streak

Sofia Guerrero, Co-Student Life Editor

April 1, 2019

After six and a half innings and an early lead in the bottom of the first, the Cowboys beat Lewisville, 10-3, on Friday at the Coppell ISD Baseball/Softball Complex. The Farmers scored in the top of the first, to which the Cowboys answered by scoring four in the bottom of the inning. Freshman third b...

Cowboys to play Farmers at Coppell Baseball Association Night

Cowboys to play Farmers at Coppell Baseball Association Night

Sofia Guerrero, Co-Student Life Editor

March 28, 2019

Tonight, the Coppell baseball team plays Lewisville at the Coppell ISD Baseball/Softball Complex at 7 p.m. It is also Coppell Baseball Association Night, in which youth league players wearing their uniform get in for free.   The Cowboys won, 11-3, on Tuesday against the Farmers, earning t...

Behind fifth inning rally, Cowboys come back to defeat Hebron, 5-4

Behind fifth inning rally, Cowboys come back to defeat Hebron, 5-4

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019

The Cowboys beat the Hebron Hawks on Friday 5-4 thanks to an RBI single to right-centerfield hit by senior second baseman Carter Bacci in the bottom of the sixth inning at Coppell ISD Baseball/Softball Complex.   “I’m glad we could come back at the end there because for the majority [of ...

District play resumes tonight as Cowboys look to rebound against Hawks

District play resumes tonight as Cowboys look to rebound against Hawks

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

Tonight, the Coppell baseball team will play its third district game of the 2019 season against the Hebron Hawks.   Coppell (10-7, 1-1 in District 6-6A) has been heavily supported defensively by a seasoned pitching staff led by seniors Dylan Nichols, Porter Hardcastle and John Cashimere. ...

Montgomery overtakes Cowboys in area series to end Coppell’s title dreams

Montgomery overtakes Cowboys in area series to end Coppell’s title dreams

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018

In the seventh inning of Friday evening’s second baseball game against the Montgomery Bears at the Coppell ISD Baseball/Softball Complex,  the Cowboys began to rally from a three run deficit. Coppell senior left fielder Anthony Villalobos led off with a well-hit home run amd junior center fielder B...

Cowboys shutout Rangers in first round, Gunter throws no-hitter

Cowboys shutout Rangers in first round, Gunter throws no-hitter

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

May 8, 2018

McKINNEY - The Coppell baseball team was victorious over the Naaman Forest Rangers on Friday at McKinney North in an 11-0 win in the Class 6A bi-district playoffs.   In the bottom of the final inning, senior pitcher Rye Gunter struck out the final hitter swinging on three fastballs, endin...

Cowboys take 9-3 win over Eagles, Polk goes yard on two-run shot

Cowboys take 9-3 win over Eagles, Polk goes yard on two-run shot

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018

Last night’s baseball game ended in a 9-3 Coppell victory over Richardson. The Cowboys got nine runs off of nine hits, including a two-run home run hit by sophomore catcher Hudson Polk.   Although senior left fielder Anthony Villalobos and junior center fielder Blake Jackson led off the...

Baseball team triumphs over Skyline in one-hitter, run rule on Senior Night

Baseball team triumphs over Skyline in one-hitter, run rule on Senior Night

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018

Prior to Friday night’s baseball game, which ended with the Cowboys run ruling Skyline 12-2, the fans in the stands and players in the dugout took the opportunity to appreciate the senior players and their commitment to the team.   Senior players were lined up across the diamond, escorted by par...

Column: The overexertion strikes back: A fracture in life (Part III)

Column: The overexertion strikes back: A fracture in life (Part III)

Reid Valentine, Sports Copy Editor

April 18, 2018

Something was wrong. I could not walk without a grimace, I could not throw a baseball without a yelp and I could not swing a bat hard enough to get the ball out of the infield.   I was injured.   The pain shooting down my spine and leg was originating from a bilateral stress fra...