O’Fallon’s Austin Bossart graduated ranked 20th in his class, was one of 9.9 percent of the applicants accepted to an Ivy League college, and one of 10 percent of college baseball players to be drafted. His next goal? The big leagues.
St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville announced Monday that Shelley Harris, the chief nursing officer, has been appointed to serve as interim CEO, effective July 31. Current president and chief executive officer Maryann Reese is leaving at the end of this month for another position.
It was a big year for metro-east players in the 2015 Major League baseball draft. Here’s a report on their early progress in the minor leagues, as well as a quick update on the careers of the region’s three big league players.
While intrigue about a potential move to Los Angeles continues to swirl around the St. Louis Rams, rookies reported for conditioning testing on Monday and training camp is just around the corner. Veteran players report Wednesday and the first of nine training camp practices open to the public is set for 3:30 p.m. Friday at Rams Park in Earth City, Mo.