|July 16, 2017||4:12 PM||AMERICAN MIDWEST CONFERENCE (AMC)||2017 HBCU Baseball Season|
|Hornets Baseball Field|
Harris Stowe State University
Harris-Stowe State Sports Information
Former Harris-Stowe Hornet catcher Dylan Yankle has signed a professional contract with the White Sands Pupfish. Yankle hit .413 this season with 44 RBI and a team high 8 homeruns. Yankle was selected as American Midwest Conference First Team All-Conference. He was also selected by Black College Nines as Second Team All-Elite. Yankle becomes the first Hornet to sign a professional contract since Jerry Hodges in 2008. He also becomes the first known Hornet to sign a contract in the same season that they competed with the Hornets.
The Pupfish compete in the Pecos League. You can follow Yankle and the Pupfish at www.whitesandspupfish.com.