Garrett Appier, son of former Royals pitcher Kevin Appier, won the MIAA shot put title with a throw of 20.43 meters Sunday in Maryville, Mo. He's aiming for 21 meters and a spot on the U.S. Olympic Team for the Rio Games. Video by Blair Kerkhoff, Blair Kerkhoff bkerkhoff@kcstar.com
Garrett Appier, son of former Royals pitcher Kevin Appier, won the MIAA shot put title with a throw of 20.43 meters Sunday in Maryville, Mo. He's aiming for 21 meters and a spot on the U.S. Olympic Team for the Rio Games. Video by Blair Kerkhoff, Blair Kerkhoff bkerkhoff@kcstar.com

Throwing is in Garrett Appier’s blood, and he’s aiming for the Olympics

May 09, 2016 04:49 PM