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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.

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Wed, May. 28, 2014 - [Baseball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - The University of Rio Grande baseball program will be conducting its 2014 Prospect Tryout on Tuesday, June 10, at Bob Evans Field on the URG Campus. The tryout originally scheduled for Wednesday, June 4, has been CANCELLED due to the forecast of inclement weather in the area.
    On-site registration will take place from 8:30-9 a.m. each day, with the workout sessions to begin immediately thereafter.
    The tryout is open to recently graduated seniors, as well as to those who were high school sophomores and juniors this season.

Rio Grande's David Steele was named to the All-MSC Second Team and the Gold Glove Team
Rio Grande's David Steele was named to the All-MSC Second Team and the Gold Glove Team
Tue, May. 6, 2014 - [Baseball]

    COLUMBIA, Ky. - University of Rio Grande seniors David Steele and Marcus Makuch were both named to the All-Mid South Conference Baseball Second Team on Sunday.
    The team was selected through balloting of the league's 10 head coaches, who were not allowed to vote for their own players.
    Steele was also named as the pitcher to the MSC Gold Glove team, which is based on fielding percentage throughout the season at each position, while the trio of Kevin Arroyo, Kyle Miller and Chris Ford were named to the Academic All-MSC team.

Rio's Kirk Yates slides through Point Park's Tyler Cattapan for the winning run in game one on Sunday
Rio's Kirk Yates slides through Point Park's Tyler Cattapan for the winning run in game one on Sunday
Sun, May. 4, 2014 - [Baseball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - If it's possible to carry over the momentum from the end of one season into the start of another, the University of Rio Grande went a long way toward a positive start to the 2015 campaign on Sunday.
    Junior left-hander Ryan Christophel (Cincinnati, OH) tossed a three-hit shutout and sophomore southpaw Kyle Miller (Wilmington, OH) threw a four-hit whitewashing of his own as the RedStorm closed out the 2014 season with a doubleheader sweep of 19th-ranked Point Park, 1-0 and 1-0, at sunny Bob Evans Field.
    Rio Grande, which was swept by the Pioneers in a twinbill on Saturday, finished 24-31 and took three of the five games in the weekend series from the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference champions.

Rio's Carlos Flores had two hits and an RBI in both ends of Saturday's DH loss to Point Park
Rio's Carlos Flores had two hits and an RBI in both ends of Saturday's DH loss to Point Park
Sat, May. 3, 2014 - [Baseball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - Point Park University pulled away early in game one and held on late in game two to post a doubleheader sweep of the University of Rio Grande, Saturday afternoon, in non-conference baseball action at Bob Evans Field.
    The 19th-ranked Pioneers, who dropped Friday's series opener to the RedStorm, rolled to a 10-1 win in the opener and collected a 5-4 triumph in the nightcap.
    Point Park finished the day at 40-14 following the two wins, while Rio Grande slipped to 22-31.