8-Run 7th Inning Propels Hoots to 8th Straight Win

Chipping away has been a common theme for the Hoots this season at the plate. That trend continued on Wednesday evening as O’Fallon (13-8) scored at least one run in each inning after the first. Despite falling down 3-0 and 4-1 early on in the game against the Cape Catfish (7-13), the Hoots battled back…

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Hoots Have Turned Things Around After Slow Start

The O’Fallon Hoots started the season 1-4, losing three of those games by a mere one run. Pitching was struggling to hold leads, the defense was committing errors and the offense was not scoring enough runs. Since that point, the Hoots are 10-4 – including a current six game winning streak –  and right on…

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O’Fallon Hoots Mercy Rule Cornbelters for Sixth Straight Win

The O’Fallon Hoots (11-8) won their sixth consecutive game Saturday night by beating the Normal Cornbelters (9-7) 16-4 in seven innings. The Hoots were walked a total of nine times in the game, seven of those coming from Normal’s starter, Clayton Johnson. O’Fallon put up five runs on one hit in the first inning and…

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Hoots Grab their Fifth Win in a Row, Defeat Normal 6-3

The Hoots (10-8) entered play on Friday as winners of four in a row. After Friday, the Hoots tacked on six more runs and another victory over Normal (9-6). First Baseman Ole Arntson hit his first home run of the season. After hitting four bombs this past year for SIU-Edwardsville, Arntson blasted a ball into…

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Hoots Walk it Off For Second Straight Night

For the second time in as many nights, the O’Fallon Hoots (8-8) won in their final at-bat. In a 8-7 win over the Normal Cornbelters (8-5), Will Doherty was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded to force across the winning run.  Patrick Clohisy was the offensive leader for the Hoots, hitting his second…

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Hoots Drive in Six Runs, Split Doubleheader with Dans

Strike Out Cancer night at CarShield Field saw a split in the doubleheader between the Danville Dans (6-4) and the O’Fallon Hoots (5-6). Game one was a masterclass in pitching by the Hoots. Collin Baumgartner, Jack Weber, and Jack Jones combined for a one-hit shutout. Baumgartner picked up the win and he struck out three,…

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Hoots Strike Out Nine Bees in Game One Win

The O’Fallon Hoots (3-5) beat the Burlington Bees (3-6) 5-1 in game one of a doubleheader Thursday night at CarShield Field. Brock Barton, Anthony Klein, and Alex Adams combined for nine strikeouts in the victory.  Barton, who got the win in the seven inning game, completed four innings, surrendering a hit, one earned run while…

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Malzahn’s Tallys Three Hits in His Return, Hoots Fall 3-2 to Catfish

A beautiful summer Wednesday evening at CarShield Field featured a Prairie Land Division matchup between the Cape Catfish (4-4) and the hometown O’Fallon Hoots (2-5). After the Hoots won a 4-0 contest at Cape on Tuesday, the Catfish battled back for the 3-2 road victory in O’Fallon.  After strong starting performances from Hunter Ralls (Cape)…

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