User Login    
 + Register
PDQ Cleaning
Sports : NCMC Baseball Hits Recruiting Trail Hard
Posted by Tom on 2014/5/16 8:44:12 (436 reads) News by the same author

North Central Missouri College baseball coach Donnie Hillerman, after back-to-back losses in last week's Region 16 tournament in Joplin, has announced a flurry of signings to his Pirate program.
Click to see original Image in a new window

The Pirates have inked South Callaway High School senior pitcher Smith Kemper, a four-year letterman for SCHS in baseball. During his sophomore season, Kemper was a key cog in South Callaway's run to a Class 2 state championship.

Click to see original Image in a new window


Knob Noster High School senior Matt Miles signed with NCMC. Miles is a 6 foot-3 inch right handed pitcher and outfielder who figures to be a prominent piece of the Pirate pitching staff for the 2015 team. Last week, he threw a no-hitter for the Panthers against Crest Ridge High School.
Click to see original Image in a new window


Another in-state product signing with North Central is Orchard Farm High School (St. Charles, MO) senior Cody Arella. He is a catcher with "athleticism and versatility to play elsewhere". Coach Hillerman envisions Arella at first or third base, or a corner outfield (LF, RF) spot when not behind the dish. In his senior season at OFHS, Arella has a .433 average, 6 homers, and 20 RBI's. He has six doubles, an on-base percentage of .506 and a slugging percentage of .806.
Click to see original Image in a new window


Going closer to its home base, the Pirates signed Northwest (Hughesville) High School senior infielder Cortlen Austin. He is described as somebody who can "play multiple positions and hit well". A "versatile player who will have a bat capable of getting him into the lineup". Austin was a first-team all-state infielder as a junior.
Click to see original Image in a new window


The final Missouri product to sign with North Central Missouri College this week is Lebanon High School senior David Johnson, a 6-foot-4 pitcher and outfielder. Coach Hillerman says that Johnson "has a nice downward tilt on his pitches with a good fastball. With additional polish to his secondary pitches, he can be a key contributor on our pitching staff in 2015".
Click to see original Image in a new window

Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend Create a PDF from the article


Other articles
2015/7/6 6:50:10 - Maysville Man Injured In Collision With Tractor
2015/7/6 6:42:33 - Eagleville Man Seriously Injured In Motorcycle Accident
2015/7/6 6:34:14 - Three Milan Residents Injured In Route Z Accident In Sullivan County
2015/7/6 5:48:52 - Putnam County Man Charged With Murder In Death Of Wife
2015/7/6 4:46:00 - Toddler, 3, Shoots Himself With Grandfather's Gun
2015/7/6 4:10:54 - Springfield Teacher Charged With Sexually Abusing Child In Foster Care
2015/7/6 4:06:51 - Police: Human Remains Found In Dunklin County Ditch
2015/7/6 4:01:51 - 5-Year-Old Girl Killed By Jumping Sturgeon
2015/7/6 3:58:13 - Murder Charges Filed Against Teen In Killing Of Elderly Couple Near St. Joseph
2015/7/4 12:40:10 - Princeton Woman Dies, 3 Injured During Early Morning Accident In Mercer County
2015/7/3 6:30:16 - Scammers Target Chillicothe Residents
2015/7/3 6:24:26 - Gallatin Woman Arrested On Multiple Charges After Injury Accident
2015/7/3 4:51:14 - Bridge South Of Gallatin Set To Close For 3 Weeks
2015/7/3 4:44:53 - Fireworks Go Off At Dark Tonight In Trenton
2015/7/3 4:28:38 - Miss Missouri Comes Home
2015/7/3 4:00:00 - Man's Obituary Simply Reads "Doug Died"
2015/7/3 4:00:00 - Police: Woman Dies In Boone County Courtroom
2015/7/3 3:59:53 - French Mother Gets 9 Years In Prison For Killing 8 Newborns
2015/7/2 8:58:03 - Wright Memorial Hospital Foundation Receives Grant From Union Pacific
2015/7/2 8:49:30 - Trenton Park Board Meets
2015/7/2 8:45:38 - Tri-County Board Of Education Approves Budget
2015/7/2 6:35:02 - Teen Receives Serious Injuries, Demolishes Vehicle In Accident Near Green City
2015/7/2 4:43:49 - Macon Officials Dedicate Solar Farm
2015/7/2 4:38:49 - Police: Missouri Man Kills Self During Standoff
2015/7/2 4:29:07 - Missouri Public Service Commission Rejects Plan For Multistate Wind Power
2015/7/2 4:12:53 - Police: Bomb Found In Car During Springfield Traffic Stop
2015/7/2 4:09:03 - New Law In Effect Allows Kansans To Carry Concealed Weapons Without Permit
2015/7/2 4:03:37 - School Charges Mother $77,000 For Access To Emails Involving Son
2015/7/1 7:36:28 - Chillicothe Man Injured When Pool Carries Him Out Of Pickup
2015/7/1 6:37:47 - Clerk Accused Of Shooting Teen Allegedly Over Theft Of Cookies



Bookmark this article at these sites

                   

Listen to KTTN-FM