For the first time since Brett Hammit started playing school ball, he will not be sporting an ’N’ on the front of his hat next year.
Blake Mozley isn’t allowing himself to think about the possibility of landing the starting shortstop job at Missouri State as a true freshman. Likewise, his focus isn’t on him and fellow Ozark grad Carson Shaver continuing to contend the Show-Me Collegiate League’s batting title.
Ozark’s Parker Hanks was part of the sell-out crowds at Busch Stadium over the weekend that cheered wildly for former Cardinal Albert Pujols before each of his at-bats during his return to St. Louis.
Hunter Crabtree won’t be waiting for a call from the Midwest Nationals asking him to fill in again for a Show-Me Collegiate League game. After all, nobody calls any more.
Nixa junior left-handed pitcher Ace Akers isn’t a unanimous All-COC First-Team Selection, but has been deemed the conference’s Pitcher Of The Year in voting by the league’s coaches released Monday.
Nixa has five representatives and Ozark three selections on the All-Class 5 District 10 Team. Who's not on the team arguably is as notable as who is.