Wednesday April 21, 2021 4:00 AM
Hamilton Heights senior Lucas Letsinger has signed a letter of intent to play baseball for the Kokomo Cougars at Indiana College in Kokomo, Indiana. Letsinger (seated) is pictured with (left to proper): Jerry Boyles (grandfather), Tracy Boyles (grandmother), Nikki Letsinger (mom), Lucas Letsinger (student-athlete), Ashlee Letsinger (sister), Bob Letsinger (father), Mona Goodmanson (grandmother) and Brad Letsinger (uncle). Picture supplied.
Hamilton Heights senior Lucas Letsinger signed a letter of intent to play baseball for Indiana College at Kokomo this fall. IU Kokomo is a member of the River States Convention and a NAIA athletic establishment. He’s the son of Bob and Nikki Letsinger.
Letsinger, a multi-sport (baseball and basketball) athlete and member of the Arcadia Christian Church who has been named an honorable point out of all basketball conferences, has liked and performed baseball for so long as he can keep in mind. The truth is, he is been enjoying 12 months spherical since he was 8 and is taken into account a helpful member of his groups he performs for.
Letsinger plans to pursue a twin main in enterprise and sports activities administration whereas taking his baseball sport to school degree. He selected IU Kokomo as a result of it provides a robust program in his area of examine, a aggressive males’s baseball program, nice coaches, and a location near his dwelling.
He credit his coaches and teammates as a serious affect in his improvement as a pupil athlete through the years, however says it was his father who had the largest impression. “He pushed me to be who I’m and at all times there for me,” Letsinger mentioned. “I’m additionally deeply grateful to everybody who has helped me turn out to be the particular person and participant that I’m immediately.
“I am thrilled for Lucas who earned an awesome alternative on the subsequent degree of baseball,” mentioned coach Ryan Van Oeveren of Hamilton Heights Boys Baseball. “He is an awesome younger man who labored onerous to have this opportunity to proceed to develop as an individual and to proceed enjoying the sport he loves.”
“Lucas has been a pleasure to observe each baseball and basketball develop over the previous 4 years,” mentioned Kurt Ogden, athletic director of Hamilton Heights Excessive College. “He’s an actual testomony to what onerous work, endurance and sacrifice can do for you if you’re prepared to persevere. We’re very happy with Lucas and need him the most effective as he continues his baseball profession at Indiana College in Kokomo.
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