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Coppell junior pitcher and infielder Chayton Krauss hits against Rockwall on March 12 at Rockwall High School Campbell Baseball Complex. Krauss has played for Red Land Little League and the New Zealand U15 and U18 teams.

Tracy Tran, Staff Writer/Photographer

May 13, 2020

A baseball, four bases and nine Angels players on the field. Moving to Los Angeles at 4 years old from New Zealand, the future of Coppell junior pitcher and infielder Chayton Krauss was set from the moment his family went to the Los Angeles Angels game against the Oakland Athletics at Angels Stadium in A...

Cowboys corral Mustangs for sweep in series

The Coppell Cowboys Baseball team shakes hands with the JJ Pearce Mustangs after Friday night’s game at the Coppell Baseball / Softball Complex. The Cowboys defeated the Mustangs with a score of 7-1.

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

March 25, 2018

Coppell concluded a two-game sweep of J.J. Pearce in District 9-6A with a 7-1 victory Friday night at Cowboy Field.   The Cowboys had six hits, including one solo home run hit by third baseman Kalen Clark.   “We got the best result we could ask for,” Clark said. “[The home run] felt r...

Coach Stephen Baca motivates baseball teams to workout (with video)

Coppell High School sophomore Ryan Hurt strengthens his shoulder with the barbell shoulder press last Thursday in the CHS weight room. The teams started the afternoon in the weight room, and later moved to the turf room. Photo by Hannah Tucker.

Hannah Tucker, Photographer

January 26, 2017 Coppell Performance Course director Stephen Baca motivates the athletes to push on in their workout after school last Thursday in the CHS weight room. Baca has a very motivational personality, encouraging everyone to do their best and not overstrain themselves. Video by...

Intensity breeds success: Performance Course coach uses energy to impact lives (with video)

Coppell Performance Course director Stephen Baca motivates the athletes to push on in their workout after school last Thursday in the Coppell High School weight room. Baca has a very motivational personality and hosts workouts before and after school with CHS athletes. Photo by Hannah Tucker.

Reid Valentine, Staff writer

January 26, 2017

Coppell Performance Course coordinator Stephen Baca is insane.   He has to be. No normal human being wakes up 4:45 a.m., then leading a high intensity workout an hour later with an energy level comparable to a toddler on Red Bull.   “I take my dog out,” Baca said. “Then I g...

Gaither’s masterful outing leads to narrow victory

Marcus Krum, Sports Editor

May 21, 2016

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...

King of the hill

Senior pitcher Charles King celebrates with teammates after King's no-hitter against McKinney Boyd in game three of the Cowboys' defeat of the Broncos. King's performance led Coppell to victory in a win-or-go-home game to put them in the regional quarterfinals.

Marcus Krum, Sports editor

May 15, 2016

PLANO -  As Coppell coach Kendall Clark took the ball from his hands, a defeated look took the face of senior pitcher Charles King. In the final inning of his no-hit bid, King had walked four batters and allowed a run, prompting Clark to pull him with one out left in the game. But then, somethin...

After jump-start late in game one, Masters, Kodros lift team to sweep of Duncanville

The Cowboys mob junior shortstop Jacob Nesbit after his two-run jimmy-jack broke the game wide open for Coppell. Nesbit’s homer added two much-needed runs in the top of the sixth as the Cowboys would go on to win 8-1 in Duncanville.

Marcus Krum, Sports Editor

May 7, 2016

DUNCANVILLE-- At times, teams loaded with talent need a wakeup call. On Friday night, the Cowboys got one. A four-run inning from Duncanville (7-19) in the bottom of the sixth was able to spark a seventh-inning rally for Coppell (28-1), as they snuck past the Panthers 8-4 in game one of the bi-distr...

Paschall, Gaither lead charge in doubleheader rout, district championship

The Cowboys celebrate as Trey Becerra strokes a grand slam over the left field wall which increased their lead to 12-0 in the fourth inning of the second game of Wednesday night’s doubleheader against the Haltom Buffalos. The Cowboys played at the Coppell ISD Baseball/Softball Complex and the night ended with a 10-0 win in the first game and the second game ending 12-1.

Marcus Krum, Sports Editor

April 28, 2016

With a three run lead in the second inning, Myles Paschall dug into the box, swung and launched a ball well over the left field wall. With his first of two hits on the night, the senior outfielder watched the ball sail into the parking lot, breaking the game open for the Cowboys. It set the tone for th...

Chemistry; ingredient of a nationally top ranked team

The Coppell High School varsity baseball team huddles after its game against Richland.

Lina Pyon, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016

After racking up win after win, Coppell’s baseball team is acclaimed to be the nation's top ranked team for Class 6A, according to Collegiate Baseball’s National High School Poll and is undefeated for this season. This can be accredited to the player's’ talent, but more for the way they have come together as...