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Circleville High's Rusty Shull is joined by his mother and Rio coach Brad Warnimont as he prepares to sign with the RedStorm
Circleville High's Rusty Shull is joined by his mother and Rio coach Brad Warnimont as he prepares to sign with the RedStorm
Thu, Aug. 14, 2014 - [Baseball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio - University of Rio Grande head baseball coach Brad Warnimont has announced the signing of Circleville High School's Rusty Shull, Jr. for the 2015 season.
    Shull, a 6-foot-0, 220-pound catcher, played in just eight games for head coach Bobby Lombardo's Tigers before suffering a season-ending hand injury. In his limited showing, he batted .259 with three doubles, a triple and six runs batted in.
    However, Shull posted some impressive numbers during his sophomore and junior campaigns.
    He was named an honorable mention All-Mid State League pick after batting .381 with two doubles and three RBI as a sophomore and earned first team All-MSL honors after exploding to hit .417 with six doubles, a triple, one home run and 14 RBI the following season.

Teays Valley High's Dalton Wilburn is joined by his parents and Rio coach Brad Warnimont as he sets to sign with the RedStorm
Teays Valley High's Dalton Wilburn is joined by his parents and Rio coach Brad Warnimont as he sets to sign with the RedStorm
Thu, Aug. 14, 2014 - [Baseball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    ASHVILLE, Ohio - University of Rio Grande head baseball coach Brad Warnimont has announced the signing of Teays Valley High School's Dalton Wilburn for the 2015 season.
    The 6-foot-0, 190-pound Wilburn pitched and played every position on the infield - with the exception of first base - for head coach Travis Gray's Vikings, who finished the 2014 campaign with a 14-14 record.
    Wilburn blossomed as a senior this spring, batting .385 with three doubles and 11 runs batted in. He also made 10 appearances as a pitcher - all in relief - posting a 3-1 record with two saves and a 4.08 earned run average.

Clyde High's Colin Gregory is joined by his parents and Rio head coach Brad Warnimont as he sets to sign with the RedStorm
Clyde High's Colin Gregory is joined by his parents and Rio head coach Brad Warnimont as he sets to sign with the RedStorm
Thu, Aug. 14, 2014 - [Baseball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    CLYDE, Ohio - University of Rio Grande head baseball coach Brad Warnimont has announced the signing of Clyde High School's Colin Gregory for the 2015 season.
    Gregory, a 6-foot-4, 200-pound pitcher/outfielder, helped first-year head coach George Parks' Fliers to a 22-6 record and the school's first sectional championship in 21 years en route to a district runner-up finish.
    Gregory, who posted a 2-0 record as a pitcher while hitting two home runs and driving in 10 runs as a junior, was 4-0 with two saves in league play as a senior. He did not allow an earned run in league play.

Portsmouth West's Austin Howard is joined by Rio Grande coach Brad Warnimont (far left) and his father, Ron, (right)
Portsmouth West's Austin Howard is joined by Rio Grande coach Brad Warnimont (far left) and his father, Ron, (right)
Tue, Jul. 29, 2014 - [Baseball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    WEST PORTSMOUTH, Ohio - University of Rio Grande head baseball coach Brad Warnimont has announced the signing of Portsmouth West High School's Austin Howard for the 2015 season.
    Howard, a 6-foot-2, 255-pound first baseman, batted .524 for head coach Chris Rapp's Senators, earning second team All-Southeast District and second team All-Southern Ohio Conference Division II honors in the process.
    "I'm blessed to have this opportunity and ecstatic to be heading to Rio Grande," Howard said. "I've always dreamed of taking my baseball career to the next level since I put on my first glove. I'm very excited to begin this new chapter of my life."

Amanda-Clearcreek standouts Stephen Templeton and Cody Blackburn prepare to sign with the RedStorm
Amanda-Clearcreek standouts Stephen Templeton and Cody Blackburn prepare to sign with the RedStorm
Thu, Jun. 5, 2014 - [Baseball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    AMANDA, Ohio - University of Rio Grande head baseball coach Brad Warnimont has announced the signing of Amanda-Clearcreek High School standouts Cody Blackburn and Stephen Templeton for the 2015 season.
    Blackburn, a 5-foot-11, 215-pound first baseman, and Templeton, a 6-foot-1, 205-pound pitcher/third baseman, were the top two regulars for head coach Jared Stewart's Aces, who finished the 2014 campaign at 10-14 after a loss to Jonathan Alder in the quarterfinal round of Division II district tournament play.

Warren High's Gunnar Smith is joined by family, coaches and administrators as he signs to play at Rio Grande
Warren High's Gunnar Smith is joined by family, coaches and administrators as he signs to play at Rio Grande
Wed, May. 28, 2014 - [Baseball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    VINCENT, Ohio - University of Rio Grande head baseball coach Brad Warnimont has announced the signing of Warren High School's Gunnar Smith for the 2015 season.
    Smith, a 6-foot-2, 248-pound catcher, batted .333 with six doubles and 12 runs batted in for head coach Kevin Welsh's Warriors, who finished 8-11 after a loss to Jackson in the second round of Division II district play.
    As a junior, Smith hit .356 and drove in 22 runs in 25 games.