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Coupeville’s homer-happy baseball sluggers rule the diamond in ’77. (Photos courtesy Sarah Lyngra)

It’s a lil’ slice of the “good ol’ days.”

The photos above and below, which come from a series of pics being digitized by Sarah (Powell) Lyngra, capture Coupeville’s hardball giants of 1977.

They were shot by her parents, David and Beatrice Powell.

And, thanks to former Wolf great David Ford, we can ID 10 of 12 players and half the coaching staff!

While the guy with the beard in photo one is one of our mysteries, the man in the cowboy hat is Bill Losey.

Back row (l to r):

Mystery Boy #1, Craig Anderson, Byron Fellstrom, Charlie Tessaro, Mark Smith, and Greg Fellstrom.

Front row:

Davin Bailey, Mystery Boy #2, John Beasley, Scott Losey, Rusty Bailey, and Caleb Powell.

Like a movie still from the “Bad News Bears.”

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Hunter Smith fires BB’s. (Photos by JohnsPhotos.net)

   Wolf soccer fans (l to r) Julia García Oñoro, Lauren Bayne, Avalon Renninger and Sage Renninger enjoy a day out in the fresh air.

Softball slugging sensation Katrina McGranahan crunches another base-hit.

The Wolf soccer bench showcases all the emotions in the spectrum.

All the comforts of home, at the ballpark.

Axel Partida kick-starts Coupeville’s offensive attack.

   The loudest fans in the park. “The cops are coming, have you heard? The cops are coming, she’s stealin’ third! WOO! WOO!”

   Rusty Bailey is thrilled to be freezing his tushie off sitting on the wind-swept prairie for his 23,782nd softball game as a dad.

John Fisken stayed busy this weekend.

Bouncing between gigs, the noted camera bug hit two Coupeville High School games Friday and another Saturday afternoon.

The photos above, which are a mix of on and off-field action from softball, baseball and soccer, are courtesy him.

To see everything he shot, pop over to:

Softball:

http://www.johnsphotos.net/Sports/Coupeville-Softball-2017-2018/2018-03-23-vs-North-Mason/

Boys soccer:

http://www.johnsphotos.net/Sports/2017-2018-Coupeville-Soccer/2018-03-24-Boys-vs-Klahowya/

Baseball:

http://www.johnsphotos.net/Sports/Coupeville-Baseball-2017-2018/2018-03-23-vs-North-Mason/

And, keep in mind, any purchases help support college scholarships for CHS student/athletes. So, circle of life.

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Mollie Bailey has seen the past and she is delighted. (John Fisken photo)

   CMS hoops star Mollie Bailey has seen the past (which includes dad Rusty sportin’ short shorts) and she is delighted. (John Fisken photo)

Coupeville High School's '84 boys' basketball squad. (Photo courtesy Moose Moran)

  Coupeville High School’s ’85 boys’ basketball squad. (Photo courtesy Moose Moran)

The shorts were shorter and the mustaches were longer.

It was 1985 and we’re jumping back in time to gaze in wonder upon a photo of the CHS boys’ basketball squad from then.

It’s a little dose of Friday Flashback for everyone to marinate their eyeballs in, courtesy Moose Moran, who was nice enough to pluck the pic out of the ether for us.

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