GHS SENIOR RYAN HINKLEY SIGNS NATIONAL LETTER OF INTENT TO PLAY COLLEGE BASEBALL PDF Print
Friday, 07 February 2014 10:29

 

Things were fairly calm in the Glasgow High School yesterday afternoon, calm that is, until you heard the announcement that all friends and teammates of Ryan Hinkley should report to the cafeteria. Ryan, along with his family and coaches, watched as students poured in to show their support and to watch as Hinkley signed his national letter of intent to play baseball at Olney Central College in Olney, Illinois.

Ryan, a Senior at Glasgow High School, finished his junior year season with a batting averge .348 batting average, 26 runs batted in and 21 stolen bases, leading his team in all of these categories. As he begins his senior season, no one doubts this will be his best yet.

We asked Ryan how it felt to be realizing a goal he had worked so hard for:

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Head Coach, Mr. Sam Royse, sang Hinkley’s praises both on and off the field, and he was also noted for his hard work keeping the ‘Dawg Pound’ under control. Ryan thanked his friends and family for being there yesterday and thanked Coach Royse for his words of wisdom when he told Ryan that “baseball isn’t just a physical game Ryan, it’s a mental game as well.” We asked Ryan’s father, Jeff Hinkley, if today made all the time spent driving and sitting at ball fields, season after season worth it:

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Congratulations to Ryan Hinkley as you are only weeks away from your last baseball season at GHS and as you head to Olney State this fall.

 

 

 

Pictured left to right:  Glasgow High School Head Coach Sam Royse, Katy Hinkley (Ryan's Sister), Beth Hinkley (Ryan's Mother), Ryan Hinkley, Jeff Hinkley (Ryan's Father), Assistant Baseball Coach Jeff Garmon, Assistant Baseball Coach Corey Witcher

 

 

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