Ranson steps down at Furman
Mike Ranson has stepped down as Furman's pitching coach effective immediately, Paladins coach Ron Smith announced today. Ranson joind the program in 2012. Assistant coach Landon Powell will add the duties of pitching coach for the remainder of the season.
* CollegeSportsMadness.com projects South Carolina as a regional host - but not a national seed - if the NCAA field were selected based on results to date. Clemson and College of Charleston are assigned to College of Charleston under the Website's scenario.
* CollegeBaseballCentral.com also has USC as a regional host and not a national seed. Clemson is pegged as the No. 3 seed at a regional in Bloomington, Ind.
Holmes No. 5
Conway High's Grant Holmes has moved to No. 5 on PerfectGame.org's rankings of the top high school baseball players. Holmes plays to attend Florida.
NCAA DI: 1. Virginia. 12. South Carolina.
NCAA DII: 1. Tampa. 2. Lander. 13. USC Aiken.