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A Gaucho and A Warrior Set to Join Black Bears

A Gaucho and A Warrior Set to Join Black Bears


PRESS RELEASE: Longview-Kelso, Washington,


Tuesday, February 17th, 2014:


The Cowlitz Black Bears announced the signing of University of Hawaii’s Bryan Clough (LHP) and UC Santa Barbara’s Shane Bieber (RHP).


The left-handed Clough, from Mission Viejo, CA. is entering his first season with the University of Hawaii Warriors after two seasons at Santa Ana College, where he was named second team All-Conference in 2012 after going 5-2 with a 3.41 ERA. Clough was a member of the 2012 Klamath Falls Gems starting rotation, posting a 3.64 ERA with 44 strikeouts in 54.1 innings thrown.


Bieber is a freshman right-hander with the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos.  In his senior season at Laguna Hills High School, Bieber went 8-4 record with a 1.40 ERA, notching 77 strikeouts and 16 walks in 80 innings of work.   Bieber was named team MVP, first team All-League, and was chosen for the 2013 Orange County All-Star Game.