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Diamond Dreams Partners with Stix Baseball Club for Golf Tournament Benefitting Paul Gibson
Earlier this year, L.D. Bell baseball coach Paul Gibson was diagnosed with a rare blood disease, and his treatment has required him to travel for extended stays out of state. Diamond Dreams is proud to join the Texas Stix Baseball Club in sponsoring a golf tournament supporting the Gibson family. Help us help a man who has been deeply involved in his community and has meant so much to countless DFW-area baseball players and their families. To register for the tournament or for more information, click here. For more information about Coach Gibson visit Team Gibson. Click here to hear Coach Gibson tell his story.
Scott Coolbaugh Talks About “Make It Home Safe” on Rangers Insider TV Show
Recently, Emily Jones sat down with Scott Coolbaugh to talk about Diamond Dreams and the new “Make It Home Safe” program on Fox Sports Southwest’s weekly Rangers Insider TV show. The segment also aired during a Rangers game TV broadcast on Fox Southwest. Thanks to Emily and Fox Southwest for spreading the word about Mike Coolbaugh and Diamond Dreams.
Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation Hosts Hitting Camp at Rangers Ballpark
The Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation hosted the Scott Coolbaugh Hitting Clinic on August 1 at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, with a portion of the proceeds benefitting Diamond Dreams. Check out pictures from the clinic on Facebook.
Five Years After Tragic Accident, Diamond Dreams Remembers Mike Coolbaugh and Announces “Make It Home Safe” Program
It has been five years since the Coolbaugh family and the baseball community were changed forever by Mike’s tragic on-field accident on July 22, 2007. As we remember Mike five years later, Diamond Dreams is introducing a new program to promote its mission of making sure every player makes it home safe. Diamond Dreams is now accepting nominations for baseball programs in need of safety improvements. Please visit the program’s page for more information and to nominate a baseball program for support in providing the safest possible environment for its participants.
Diamond Dreams Hosts Scholarship Winner at Rangers Game
On August 25, Diamond Dreams hosted the Velazquez family at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington to watch the Rangers defeat the Twins. Earlier this year, Joaquin Velazquez was selected to receive the Mike Coolbaugh Diamond Dreams Scholarship for 2012.
Special Thanks to The Newberg Report for Supporting Diamond Dreams
On Sunday, July 29, Diamond Dreams was fortunate to be a part of the annual Newberg Report Night at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. Thanks to the generosity of the Rangers fans in attendance who participated in the raffle and live auction, the event raised more than $17,000 for Diamond Dreams and the Hello Win Column Fund. Many, many thanks to Jamey Newberg, the rest of the folks at The Newberg Report, and everyone in attendance for their support of Diamond Dreams!
Construction Begins on Mike Coolbaugh Hack Shack at Grapevine High School
Please visit our Projects page for updates on the Hack Shack’s progress…
Joaquin Velazquez to Receive 2012 Mike Coolbaugh Diamond Dreams Scholarship
Diamond Dreams is proud to announce that Joaquin Velasquez has been named the recipient of this year’s Mike Coolbaugh Diamond Dreams Scholarship. Joaquin, a graduating senior at Roosevelt High School in San Antonio, has garnered district honors at RHS for his play on the baseball team and for his academic achievements. Congratulations to Joaquin!
Diamond Dreams, Rangers donate to Cowboy Santas
On December 15, Scott Coolbaugh presented a check to the Cowboy Santas program on behalf of Diamond Dreams and the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation. CBS11 was there to talk to Scott and Rangers’ pitcher Derek Holland about supporting the program. Click here to watch Scott present the Cowboy Santas with a donation.
Diamond Dreams, 2011 Bowling Tournament featured in Star-Telegram
Thanks for supporting the 2011 Diamond Dreams Bowling Tournament
Thanks to the support of the Diamond Dreams family and our friends, sponsors, and celebrity bowlers, the 2011 Diamond Dreams Bowling Tournament was a success! UPDATE: Check out the online photo gallery from the event!