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Hoots Lead Early, Fall Late to Gems

By Broadcast Team | June 29, 2022

Game One: Plumley Goes Five Strong in Loss Ben Plumley (University of Illinois)  turned in another solid start on the mound. Plumley went five innings, scattering five hits, walking four, and striking out six. This was the third time this season Plumley achieved five innings in an appearance. His final strikeout came in his final…

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St. Louis Native Clohisy Raking for Hoots

By Broadcast Team | June 28, 2022

Patrick Clohisy stepped to the plate for the second time in the seventh inning with the Hoots winning by eight runs on Wednesday. He stood at the plate representing the winning run. The reigning Slugger of the Week in the Prospect League did what he does best, clubbing a home run into the bullpen for…

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No College Experience, No Problem for Jake McCutcheon

By Broadcast Team | June 27, 2022

Jake McCutcheon just finished his high school career at Francis Howell and is committed to Missouri State to play ball next season. He decided to spend his summer in O’Fallon, developing his skills with the Hoots. The Prospect League is a league for college athletes looking to showcase their skills over the summer. Majority of…

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Clohisy blasts Sixth Home Run, Hoots fall to River Dragons 8-7 in 10

By Broadcast Team | June 26, 2022

The Alton River Dragons (14-10) made the short trip down to O’Fallon for a pivotal Prairie Land division matchup on Sunday evening. After the Hoots (14-11) grabbed a win in Alton on Thursday evening, the River Dragons looked to return the favor in Missouri.  Jackson Hickert (University of Akron) made his Hoots debut on the…

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

By Broadcast Team | June 22, 2022

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

By Broadcast Team | June 21, 2022

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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Patrick Clohisy Named Slugger of the Week After Blistering Hot Performance

By Broadcast Team | June 20, 2022

The Hoots have won six in a row, in large part due to the left-handed power bat of Patrick Clohisy. After an incredible week, Clohisy was named Slugger of the Week for the Prospect League.  Clohisy went 9-15 (.600) over five games last week, clubbed two home runs, drove in six and scored nine times.…

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O’Fallon Hoots Mercy Rule Cornbelters for Sixth Straight Win

By Broadcast Team | June 18, 2022

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

By Broadcast Team | June 17, 2022

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

By Broadcast Team | June 15, 2022

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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