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Hoots Kick Off Last Road Trip of 2023 With Loss

By Peter Borkowski | July 27, 2023

Ferguson and Long go deep With the end of the regular season rapidly approaching, the O’Fallon Hoots (24-24, 9-12) made the short trek east to face the Alton River Dragons (18-31, 9-14). At the end of the night, the squad from Alton stood victorious, downing the Hoots by a score of 8-4.  Inside the Box…

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Hoots Drop Pitching Battle Against Gems

By Peter Borkowski | July 23, 2023

Mize’s home run provides Hoots’s lone run Following two straight road losses, the O’Fallon Hoots (25-23, 9-11) returned home to CarShield Field on Sunday night to take on the Quincy Gems (25-23, 12-8). In what became a battle of the pitchers, Quincy came out on top by a score of 3-1.  Inside the Box Score…

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Hoots Get Swept In Two-Game Set vs. Clinton

By Nic Roes | July 23, 2023

Beattie Hits Third Home Run This Season CLINTON, IA- The O’Fallon Hoots (24-22, 9-10) wrapped up a two-game series with the Clinton LumberKings (26-18,10-7) on Sunday, July 22. A low-scoring affair wasn’t decided until a late innings run crossed the plate for Clinton as they narrowly defeated the Hoots 4-3 to complete a series sweep.…

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Hoots Drop Winning Streak in Clinton

By Peter Borkowski | July 22, 2023

Four Hoots tally RBIs Hitting the road for the first time since Sunday, July 16, the O’Fallon Hoots (RECORD) traveled to Clinton, Iowa, to face the Clinton LumberKings (RECORD) Friday night. The Hoots saw their six-game win streak snapped at the hands of the LumberKings with an 11-4 loss. Inside the Box Score How it…

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Hoots Sweep Doubleheader vs. Catfish

By Nic Roes | July 20, 2023

Arras dominant in game one win, Ferguson walks off game two With the hunt for the Prairie Land Division second-half title heating up, the O’Fallon Hoots (RECORD), welcomed the first-half Champion Cape Catfish (RECORD) to CarShield Field for some doubleheader action. Hoots starter Noah Arras was nearly flawless in game one, securing the 6-1 victory. …

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Hoots Take High-Scoring Affair Against Jackson

By Nic Roes | July 18, 2023

25 combined runs in the ballgame O’FALLON, IL- The O’Fallon Hoots hosted Prairie Land Division rival the Jackson Rockabillies at CarShield Field on Tuesday, July 18. The Hoots started the night comfortably leading by as many as seven runs through five innings of play, Jackson scored eight unanswered to take the lead. Down to their…

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Hoots Run-Rule RiverDragons; Secure Series Sweep

By Nic Roes | July 16, 2023

Michael Long hits two home runs, drives in six runs ALTON, IL- The O’Fallon Hoots (21-20, 6-8) headed to Llyod Hopkins Field looking to sweep a three-game series against their Prarie Land Division rival, Alton RiverDragons (14-27, 5-10) on Sunday, July 16. After winning the first two games of the series at home on Saturday,…

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Hoots Sweep Dramatic Doubleheader Against Rival Alton

By Peter Borkowski | July 15, 2023

Six run inning secures a Hoots walk-off win in game one, score game winning run in bottom of sixth in game two A battle between two of the closest distanced Prairie Land Division rivals took place at CarShield Field on Saturday night, as the O’Fallon Hoots (20-20, 5-8) and the Alton River Dragons (5-9) faced…

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Hoots Drop Shortened Game to Normal

By Peter Borkowski | July 14, 2023

Long continues hot streak with three RBIs The O’Fallon Hoots (18-20, 3-8) wrapped up a three game series against the Normal CornBelters (20-19, 5-7) Friday night. Normal took a 10-5 lead into the bottom of the ninth when the game was called due to inclement weather, securing their win over O’Fallon. Inside the Box Score…

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Hoots Sweep Doubleheader Against CornBelters

By Nic Roes | July 13, 2023

Long homer walks off game one, Hartman dominates in game two start On a hot and humid night, the O’Fallon Hoots (18-19, 3-7) welcomed the Normal CornBelters (19-19, 4-7) to CarShield Field on Thursday night for doubleheader action. It was a pitcher’s duel in the first game, but Michael Long came through with the timely…

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