Thursday, June 7, 2012
Holst, the 2012 Suburban West Conference Player of the Year, has a scholarship offer from Texas A&M, but now has to decide if he wants to go pro, or play in college.
Parkway South graduate Danny Holst's Tuesday came and went with some pretty good news. The South High baseball star found out that he had once again made the Suburban West all-conference team -- Holst's fourth such award in four years as a Patriot. And this year's honor was particularly special, because he had been voted Conference Player of the Year, after putting up another incredible season, which included a .460 batting average, three home runs, 30 RBIs, a .550 on-base percentage, and a .670 slugging percentage. "It's an awesome honor," Holst tells Patch. "The Suburban West has a lot of good players. And it's hard work just to compete in that conference. So I feel honored just to be considered." (Follow Patch on Facebook for updates- …
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Parkway South lost 7-3 to Rockwood Summit, giving the Falcons their first sectional title.
Parkway South lost 7-3 to Rockwood Summit in Tuesday night's game, giving the Falcons their first sectional title, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. Parkway South managed to connect for only five hits, three of which occurred in the first inning, followed by four double-plays by the Falcon's defense for an impressive Rockwood Summit win, the paper said. "Summit did a great job squaring balls up," Parkway South coach Adam Stahl told the Post-Dispatch. "They just outplayed us today. The biggest thing is that we fell behind, and they capitalized on it." Click here for the complete story.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
The Parkway South Patriots erased memories of a nightmare-loss in last year’s semifinals to claim their second district title in the last three years Tuesday night.
BALLWIN ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION—For an entire year, the Parkway South High School boys' baseball team had to sit around and think about what could have been last year, when despite being a top-ranked area team, they were bounced from the district playoffs early in an upset loss to Eureka. And that year-long dream finally became a reality for Parkway South on Tuesday, as the Patriots outhit, outpitched, and thoroughly outplayed pesky league rival Lafayette High School, for an 8-4 victory that gave South its second district title in the last 3 years. "We’re a tough team to beat,” South senior third baseman Michael Patterson, who led the Patriot offense with a game-high three RBIs. “We don’t have any shutdown pitchers. We just have guys that …