Editor’s note: This is a regular feature profiling senior athletes at Bryant High School.
NAME: Ozzie Hurt
PARENTS: Darren and Denise Hurt
SIBLINGS: Two brothers, Devin is 24 and Dylan is 13.
FAVORITE SUBJECT IN SCHOOL: Math
WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO IN YOUR SPARE TIME? Hang out and fish.
FAVORITE FOOD: Pizza
FAVORITE MUSIC ARTIST OR GROUP: Adele
FAVORITE MOVIE: Happy Gilmour[more]
FAVORITE TV SHOW: Two and a Half Men
WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE TOY AS A KID? Buzz Lightyear
WHAT ARE YOUR PLANS AFTER HIGH SCHOOL? Go to Arkansas State and study Kineseology.
OTHER THAN YOUR PARENTS, WHO HAS HAD THE BIGGEST INFLUENCE ON YOUR LIFE? Our coaches. Just making me a better player and a better person.
FAVORITE THING ABOUT BASEBALL: Playing defense.
POSITION: Second base
WHAT’S YOUR APPROACH AT THE PLATE? Don’t strike out.
WHAT ABOUT IN THE FIELD? I try not to think but, when I do, it’s make every play.
WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THE SEASON SO FAR? We’re doing good. We’ve got to start making it easier on ourselves by winning by more. We’ve got too many close games.
WHAT'S BEEN THE HIGHLIGHT TO THE SEASON SO FAR? Definitely beating Conway but we have to do it again.
WHAT'S IT GOING TO TAKE FOR THE TEAM TO BE SUCCESSFUL THE REST OF THE SEASON? Hit, hit, hit.
TALK ABOUT YOUR GAME. WHAT ARE YOU MOST CONFIDENT IN YOUR ABILITY TO DO? Defense, for sure.
WHAT DO YOU WORK HARDEST IN PRACTICE TO IMPROVE ON? Hitting
AFTER YOU'RE THROUGH PLAYING BASEBALL AT BHS, WHAT DO YOU THINK YOU'LL REMEMBER MOST FONDLY ABOUT IT? Coming out here every day and just practicing and playing.