Coppell Student Media

On the spot: Coppell placed in District 6-6A for 2018-2020

On the spot: Coppell placed in District 6-6A for 2018-2020

Reid Valentine, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018

As of Thursday morning, the Texas High School district realignment has placed Coppell back into a district and region that it is familiar with. For the past two school years District 9-6A has housed the Cowboys and Cowgirls, featuring schools such as Dallas Jesuit, W.T. White and Richardson Berkner. ...

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, Gaither take second game in series with a combined shutout for Cowboys

King, Gaither take second game in series with a combined shutout for Cowboys

May 23, 2015

By Alex Nicoll Editor-in-Chief @NicollMac When junior second baseman Ty Manning crossed home plate, the Coppell dugout was rocking. Not only did the team score its first run in the playoff series against rival Southlake Carroll, they knew it was the only run needed by junior pitchers Charles King...

Coppell, Southlake Carroll get rematch in quarterfinals

Coppell, Southlake Carroll get rematch in quarterfinals

May 21, 2015

By Alex Nicoll Editor-in-Chief @NicollMac After finishing as the last seed in District 7-6A, Southlake Carroll will get another crack at Coppell after being swept by the Cowboys during district play. Coppell and Carroll will see each other again in the Class 6A regional quarterfinal be...

Cowboys tighten race atop district standings, shutout Heritage 3-0

Cowboys tighten race atop district standings, shutout Heritage 3-0

April 22, 2015

By Alex Nicoll Editor-in-Chief @NicollMac In the bottom of the sixth inning, Coppell baseball coach Kendall Clark signaled over to three seniors Cameron Dougherty, Trevor Currington and Mitchell Solomon to get warmed up. Three players who rarely see the field were getting a chance to live...

Cowboys baseball faces Bell in first district game of the season

Cowboys baseball faces Bell in first district game of the season

March 16, 2015

By Alex Nicoll Editor-in-Chief @NicollMac Coming off a 2-2 performance in the Scotland Yard tournament over spring break, the Coppell Cowboys (8-2) baseball team looks to bounce back when it plays Hurst L.D. Bell (7-4) on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Coppell Independent School District Baseball...

Bad defensive inning causes downfall of Cowboys in 4-0 loss to Mansfield

Bad defensive inning causes downfall of Cowboys in 4-0 loss to Mansfield

May 11, 2014

By Alex Nicoll Staff Writer Advancing to the second round of the Class 5A state playoffs for the first time in recent years, Coppell fell to the Mansfield Tigers 4-0 on Thursday, May 8 in the one-game playoff. “That is just the way the game of baseball goes,” junior right fielder Daniel...

Area final pits Coppell against Mansfield in one game playoff

Area final pits Coppell against Mansfield in one game playoff

May 6, 2014

By Alex Nicoll Staff Writer  After defeating the Irving Nimitz Vikings in a best of three series, two games to one, the Coppell Cowboys will square off against the Mansfield Tigers, who defeated the Temple Wildcats, in a one game playoff to determine who advances to the Class 5A Region I regional quarte...

Cowboys advance to next round with 3-2 win over Irving Nimitz

Cowboys advance to next round with 3-2 win over Irving Nimitz

May 4, 2014

By Alex Nicoll Staff Writer It is not everyday people see a coach starting an inexperienced sophomore pitcher in a playoff elimination game, but coach Kendall Clark’s plan to attack them hard paid off as the Cowboys advanced to the next round of the Class 5A state playoffs after beating the Irving...

Pitching struggles, baserunning errors force game three as Nimitz beats Coppell 5-2

Pitching struggles, baserunning errors force game three as Nimitz beats Coppell 5-2

May 2, 2014

By Alex Nicoll Staff Writer Efficient pitching won the game for the Cowboys last night, however it is what cost them in game two of the Class 5A state playoff series as Irving Nimitz came back to beat Coppell 5-2 to force an elimination game as the series stands at 1-1 apiece. Coppell wil...

Poor defense, solid pitching help young Coppell team overcome Nimitz 5-4 in first playoff game

Poor  defense, solid pitching help young Coppell team overcome Nimitz 5-4 in first playoff game

May 1, 2014

By Alex Nicoll Staff Writer Senior catcher Cal Hernandez went 2-2 on the night with a double, senior pitcher Drew Hanson struck out four in six innings, and the Coppell Cowboys held off the Irving Nimitz Vikings to win 5-4 in tonight’s playoff game. “That is playoff baseball right there,” co...

Elliott, Hanson shut down Highlanders 2-0

Elliott, Hanson shut down Highlanders 2-0

March 7, 2014

By Alex Nicoll Staff Writer Fans braved cold and windy weather to watch the Coppell Cowboys beat the defending Class 5A state champions The Woodlands Highlanders, 2-0, Thursday night in a pitching duel that took five innings before a run was scored. The Coppell Tournament is a round-robin style...