Coppell Student Media

Cowboys ride 12-run first inning to sweep past Naaman Forest in bi-district playoffs

Cowboys ride 12-run first inning to sweep past Naaman Forest in bi-district playoffs

Joseph Krum, Executive Enterprise Editor

May 6, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

GRAND PRAIRIE - After senior third baseman Campbell Schultz touched home plate to score Coppell’s 12th run in the first inning, the game - and series - was in the Coppell baseball team’s hand.   That 12-run inning, the highest-scoring inning on the season for Coppell, propelled the Co...

Kodros’ gem gives Cowboys edge in bi-district playoff series

Kodros’ gem gives Cowboys edge in bi-district playoff series

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

May 5, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports, Uncategorized

0-+ GRAND PRAIRIE -- To say John Kodros was effective would be a massive understatement.   On Thursday night, the Coppell senior pitcher, on the mound for his first playoff start this year, baffled the hitters of Garland Naaman Forest. Plowing through the lineup, Kodros struck out 10 an...

Senior pitcher, long ball carry Cowboys to district-clinching win

Senior pitcher, long ball carry Cowboys to district-clinching win

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

April 29, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

Although the senior night festivities wrapped up more than 15 minutes before the Coppell baseball team’s matchup with Richardson, it was the seniors who stole the show on the field.   Led by seniors pitcher Trey Becerra and infielder Campbell Schultz, the Cowboys finished off the regular s...

Cowboys, Kodros blow past Raiders in landslide victory

Cowboys, Kodros blow past Raiders in landslide victory

Joseph Krum, Executive Enterprise Editor

April 19, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

As Coppell senior pitcher John Kodros stepped onto the mound, he knew it was his night to dominate.   And that is exactly what Kodros did. With six strikeouts and yielding just one hit over three innings, Kodros stuck to his fastball and led the Coppell baseball team to a dominating 17-0 vi...

Cowboys settle into a win

Cowboys settle into a win

Amelia Vanyo, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

The breeze was cool on Friday, as the Coppell baseball team wound up for its game against the Lake Highlands Wildcats. The Cowboys kept a big lead throughout the majority of the game, winning 14-1 in five innings.   Coppell coach Kendall Clark made an early visit to the mound to encourage star...

Baseball team manager manages more than the sport, bolsters team with skill

Baseball team manager manages more than the sport, bolsters team with skill

Sofia Guerrero, Staff Writer

March 25, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Winter Sports

Coppell High School sophomore Christopher Jackson was not nervous. However, walking to the plate in a Coppell baseball game for an at-bat was a new experience. Jackson serves as the team manager for the Cowboys baseball team. But once last season, Coppell coach Nate Blackwell let him take his chances...

Cowboys run-rule Pearce despite umpire’s health scare

Cowboys run-rule Pearce despite umpire’s health scare

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

March 22, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

With one out in the fourth inning, the Coppell baseball team holding onto a nine-run lead, what was otherwise a great night for the Cowboys nearly took a turn for the worst. Home plate umpire Roland Weiderander, after taking a pitch to the forearm, passed out while being attended to. Despite the scare ...

Experienced on the diamond, Cowboys eager to prove themselves

Experienced on the diamond, Cowboys eager to prove themselves

Joseph Krum, Executive Enterprise Editor

February 22, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

While some define teams for the number of wins it accumulates throughout a season, this year’s Coppell baseball team expects be defined by one trait: its chemistry.   “This year, a bunch of us are going to play at junior colleges, but we play for each other,” senior catcher Holden Rupley ...

Q&A: Daniels displays business expertise as young, successful MLB general manager

Q&A: Daniels displays business expertise as young, successful MLB general manager

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

December 16, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

After becoming baseball’s youngest ever general manager at age 28, Jon Daniels was just getting started. The Texas Rangers executive, now in his 11th year at the position, has been at the helm for the most successful stretch in Rangers’ history, including back-to-back American League championships i...

Gaither’s masterful outing leads to narrow victory

Marcus Krum, Sports Editor

May 21, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

GRAND PRAIRIE - In baseball, timeliness is everything. To some, the oft-debated topic of timely hitting could be seen as simply a facade, a statistic that can be attributed to pure luck. But on Friday night, (whether a true testament of skill or not) Ray Gaither could not have been more timely in a...

Cowboys baseball faced with a winner take all game

Cowboys baseball faced with a winner take all game

TJ Andres, Staff Writer

May 19, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

The Coppell Cowboys baseball team (31-2, 11-1 District 7-6A) will be playing with a little more pressure in their regional quarterfinal playoff game. The Cowboys will be playing in a one game playoff when they take on the Flower Mound Jaguars (25-8, 10-6 District 6-6A) tomorrow night at 7:30 at QuikTrip...