Hooper Academy Senior Signs to Play with Faulkner University
Congratulations to Hooper Academy Senior Will Selmon on signing to play baseball with Faulkner University next year. The Hooper family is proud of you and wish you well in your future at Faulkner University. Way to go Will and GO COLTS!!
Hooper Welcomes New Baseball Coach
The Hooper family would like to welcome our newest coach. Coach Randell Mularz has accepted the position of head Baseball Coach. He comes to us after serving for the past seven plus years at Faulkner University. He has many accomplishments while at Faulkner to include serving as the assistant coach for the 2013 National Championship team as well as being named an All-American himself when he played at Faulkner during the 2000-2001 season. Coach Mularz will finish his contract at Faulkner and will begin working on campus here at Hooper July 6th. He will be assisting with football as well. We are happy to name our newest coach to the Hooper Family.
2015 Alumni Baseball Game
A group of Hooper Academy Graduates dusted off their old cleats and did a few more stretches than usual this past Saturday before they participated in the Hooper Academy Alumni versus the Hooper Varsity Team Baseball Game. The game went back & forth in the last few innings with the Alumni pulling out the victory 8 to 7. Check out the Hooper Academy Alumni Facebook page for more pictures.
The Alumni team - Thomas Faulkner(08), Tatum Cobb(12), Drew Owen(14), Jackson Owen(08), Walker Kunde(14), Hayden Kelly(09), Kyle Sides(13), Neal Owen(10), & Walt Jones(14).
Thank you to all the Alumni that participated and fans that came to support Hooper Academy. Looking forward to next year’s game.
Hooper Academy’s Baseball Season Starts on Monday, February 9th. Check out the Hooper Academy website for the Baseball & Softball schedule.
Hooper Academy Students Chosen To Play In AISA All Star Games
Congratulations to Hooper Academy Senior DJ Thomas on being chosen for the AISA Senior All Star Baseball Team. The game will be played Monday, June 1st at Paterson field at 7:00. Jonathan Waite and Hunter LeJeune were chosen for the AISA Junior All Star Baseball Team which will be played Monday, June 1st at Paterson Field at 4:00. It is a great honor to be chosen to play in these games and represent Hooper Academy. We are proud of you! Go Colts!
Baseball Team Holds Lock In Fundraiser
The Hooper Baseball Team held a lock in with 33 students in grades 1-6 on Friday, December 5 to raise money for the baseball program.
Hooper Coach Instructs at Auburn Montgomery Baseball Camp
Hooper Baseball Coach Bobby Hughes was an instructor at Auburn Montgomery's Baseball Camp this past week. Forty four children from the Montgomery area attended the camp which taught fundamentals in the morning and played scrimmage games in the afternoon.
Hooper Academy Baseball Team Attends Samford University Camp
The Varsity baseball team was at Samford University for their second summer baseball camp June 10-12. The Camp is a Round Robin Tournament format with each team playing actual games. They also have detailed team instruction on hitting, base running, situational hitting, as well as focusing on a variety of team offensive & defensive aspects of the game. They utilize their new indoor hitting facility, video room, and locker room areas. Coach Hughes said our team competed very well and improved as a team. During the camp they learned a lot of fundamentals and gained a feeling of comradery.
Hooper Academy Baseball Coach Chosen Coach of the Year
Congratulations to Hooper Academy Baseball Coach Bobby Hughes on being chosen as Coach of the Year. Hooper Academy players also selected for the All Metro Team were: OF — Dezmond Howard, Sr. Batted .409 with 52 hits and 50 stolen bases for the Colts; OF — D.J. Thomas, Jr. Batted .427 with .631 slugging percentage and 1.87 ERA on the mound HONORABLE MENTION: Dylan Chamblee, Curtis Dorsey, and Drew Owen.
(Read the article in the Montgomery Advertiser here.)