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Ball Signs with Army Infantry


December 19, 2019

Evan Ball standing in front of flags after taking the Oath of Enlistment.

By Abrahm Rohwer, Caden Hale, Jake Anderson

Sometimes upperclassman have no idea what they want to do before leaving high school, but not South O'Brien Junior Evan Ball. Ball signed a six-year contract with the National Guard on Nov 7, 2019. Ball says, "I joined to make the world a better place, and I felt like it was my calling." Currently, Ball attends drill at the Storm Lake Armory one weekend per month. He plays football, wrestles, and runs track at South O'Brien School. Ball said, "I was nervous at first, but now I have a sense of pride about joining." He added, "It will be a great cha...

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