Another Hollister Coach Gets “THE CALL” From a Hall of Fame…

Back in October, Hollister Football Coach, Jacob Hammon was honored as one of the Elite Eleven for this years induction class to the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.  In a couple of weeks he was have company as a Hall of Famer on the Coaching Staff at Hollister High School

The Missouri Baseball Coaches Association has announced that they will include Hollister Baseball Coach and Athletic Director, John Burgi, in this years induction class.

Burgi has been the baseball coach at Hollister since the 2012-2013 school year.   He came to Hollister after a highly successful stint at Jonesboro Valley View High School in Arkansas.   In ten seasons leading the Blazers, Burgi was 229-83. He won two state titles, guided another edition to the semifinals.  He won five regionals and sent seven of the 10 teams to the state tournament.

Burgi also spent nine years leading the baseball program at Carthage High School and another nine as the head man at Hutchison Community College in Kansas.

Induction will take place during the MHSBCA clinic, January 20th in Jefferson City.

Photo Courtesy of Hollister High School

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