Josh Rogers looks at the different superstitions that Ohio Baseball players have. Check out the package on The Bobcat Sports Showcase Fridays at 11 p.m. and Saturdays at 11 a.m.

Bobcat Showcase reporter Alex Stec heads to the Athens Country Club with Ohio Senior golfer Kristen Helmsdoerfer for her final golf tutorial. This time, these two are focusing on the final and arguably the most difficult aspect of golf, chipping.

Coming off of a doubleheader sweep of Cumberlands, the Rio Grande Redstorm (22-13) looks to keep their winning ways going as they face off against a pair of Mid-South Conference foes. Rio Grande takes on the Bluefield Rams (3-37) on Friday and the Pikeville Bears (13-22) on Saturday.

Rio Grande will host Mid-South foe Lindsey Wilson this weekend in their final home conference series of the season.

Don’t look now, but Ohio softball is halfway through Mid-American Conference play. This weekend, the ‘Cats get a shot at the Miami RedHawks in Oxford, Ohio, and the Ball State Cardinals in Muncie, Ind.

Anthony Knittel threw 8 1/3 scoreless innings to lead the Rio Grande RedStorm to a 2-0 victory over the Ohio Bobcats on Wednesday in Athens.

To the tune of back-to-back shutouts, the Marietta College Pioneers took an Ohio Athletic Conference doubleheader at home against Capital University.

Game 1

In the first doubleheader of a 10 home game series, the Rio Grande RedStorm (22-13) swept the Cumberlands Patriots (13-22) thanks partly to nearly perfect pitching from Jenna Jones and Tiffany Bise.

Tuesday’s winter-like conditions forced both Ohio and Rio Grande to cancel their afternoon games.

After going 1-3 over the weekend, the Rio Grande Redstorm (20-13) look to bounce back with a sweep of the lowly Cumberlands Patriots (13-20).