Five Bucs drafted in Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft

NEW YORK, N.Y. (June 7, 2006) - Five members of the Baseball Bucs squad were drafted in the first 30 rounds of Major League Baseball's annual First-Year Player Draft held Tuesday and Wednesday in New York. The five players are the most ever drafted in head coach Tony Skole's seven year tenure at ETSU, with junior Stephen Douglas (Kennesaw, Ga.) leading the way as a 16th-round selection by the Cleveland Indians....


Senior Josiah Glafenhein named Academic All-American

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 30, 2006) - The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released its 2006 Academic All-American teams Tuesday afternoon, naming Buccaneer senior infielder Josiah Glafenhein (Knoxville, Tenn.) a second-team performer....


Bucs fall to Stetson in Atlantic Sun championship, 6-2

DELAND, Fla. (May 27, 2006) - The Bucs' magic finally ran out Saturday afternoon, as the homestanding Stetson Hatters claimed their second consecutive Atlantic Sun Conference title 6-2 at Melching Field....


Glafenhein lifts Baseball Bucs to Championship Saturday

DeLand, Fla. (May 26, 2006) - Junior hurler Caleb Glafenhein (Knoxville, Tenn.), making his third start in three days, threw a complete game five-hitter as the Bucs defeated Florid Atlantic 5-1 Friday afternoon, advancing to Championship Saturday at the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship presented by Progress Energy....


Bucs extend season, rally for 11-10 victory over Campbell

DELAND, Fla. (May 25, 2006) - The Bucs scored six runs in the seventh inning, rallying from a five run deficit, and senior Shane Byrne's (Johnson City, Tenn.) squeeze bunt in the eighth inning plated senior Matt Traylor (Knoxville, Tenn.) as the Bucs defeated Campbell 11-10 in an elimination game at the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship presented by Progress energy....


Bears maul Baseball Bucs, 11-3

DeLand, Fla. (May 24, 2006) - Mercer exploded for nine third inning runs, and first-team All-Conference pitcher Brantley New retired the first eight of the first nine Buccaneers he faced, as the Bears cruised to a 11-3 victory over ETSU in the first round of the Atlantic Sun Baseball Championship presented by Progress Energy....


Baseball Bucs ready for Mercer in first round of A-Sun Tourney

DeLand, Fla. (May 23, 2006) - Reeling from a weekend sweep at the hands of Florida Atlantic, the fifth-seeded ETSU baseball squad now prepares to open its inaugural Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament against the second seed Mercer Bears. Mercer swept the season series against the Bucs back in April in Johnson City....


Florida Atlantic completes sweep of Baseball Bucs, 7-3

BOCA RATON, Fla. (May 20, 2006) - Florida Atlantic scored three runs in the seventh inning, completing a two-run rally and finishing off a sweep of the Bucs 7-3 to close out the regular season Saturday afternoon at FAU Field....


Florida Atlantic clinches series against Bucs, 8-6

BOCA RATON, Fla. (May 19, 2006) - Florida Atlantic scored two runs in four separate innings, and five Owl pitchers combined to pitch out of numerous jams, limiting the Baseball Bucs to six runs on 10 hits, posting a series clinching 8-6 victory Friday evening from FAU Field....


Florida Atlantic downs Baseball Bucs, 7-2

BOCA RATON, Fla. (May 12, 2006) - Florida Atlantic staked starter Mickey Storey to a 4-0 first inning lead, and the sophomore ace was masterful, striking out nine Bucs and surrendering just six hits in a complete game 7-2 victory over ETSU Thursday evening at FAU Field....


Baseball Bucs pound Western Carolina, 16-8

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 15, 2006) - All nine starters collected hits, and the ETSU lineup pounded out a season-high 24 hits, as the Bucs closed out their 2006 home schedule with a 16-8 trouncing of Western Carolina....


Lee earns second A-Sun Player of the Week Award

MACON, Ga. (May 15, 2006) - Junior C.J. Lee (Bristol, Va.) won his second Atlantic Sun Player of the Week award Monday afternoon, following a weekend in which he hit three home runs, leading the Bucs to their sixth A-Sun series victory this season....


Lee powers ETSU in split with Gardner-Webb, Bucs clinch spot in A-Sun tourney

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 13, 2006) - Junior outfielder C.J. Lee (Bristol, Va.) homered in each of his first two at bats, and freshman Darren Caldwell (Spartanburg, S.C.) and sophomore Jonathan Stoudt (Marietta, Ga.) combined on a to stifle Gardner-Webb's offense as the Bucs cruised to a 9-4 victory over the visiting Bulldogs in game two of Saturday's doubleheader at Cardinal Park, clinching a bid in the Atlantic Sun Championship later this month. Gardner-Webb claimed the first game 17-14 in 10 innings....


Church sets career RBI record, Bucs take down Gardner-Webb, 5-4

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 12, 2006) - The Baseball Bucs scored five two-out runs, and Ryan Howe (Spartanburg, S.C.) pitched eight strong innings, as ETSU defeated Gardner-Webb 5-4 in Atlantic Sun play Friday evening from Cardinal Park. The Bucs have now won a season-high five consecutive games....


Senior Josiah Glafenhein named Academic All-District by CoSIDA

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 11, 2006) - Senior infielder Josiah Glafenhein (Knoxville, Tenn.) earned a place on the national Academic All-American ballot Thursday afternoon after being named to the Academic All-District first team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA)....


Baseball game versus Tennessee Tech rained out

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (May 9, 2006) - Strong storms throughout the middle Tennessee area have forced the cancellation of Wednesday's scheduled non-conference game between ETSU and Tennessee Tech. No make-up date will be scheduled....


Senior pitcher Jeremy Hall out indefinitely with eye injury

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 9, 2006) - Buccaneer head baseball coach Tony Skole announced Tuesday afternoon that senior ace Jeremy Hall (Gray, Tenn.) has been lost indefinitely due to an eye injury sustained in a household accident....


Church earns A-Sun Player of the Week Award

MACON, Ga. (May 8, 2006) - ETSU senior first baseman Blake Church (Roswell, Ga.) capped a tremendous week Monday afternoon. After sweeping Stetson and pounding out two triples and nine RBI on the week, Church was honored by the Atlantic Sun Conference with his first Player of the Week award of the season Monday afternoon....


SWEEP! Baseball Bucs down Stetson 7-6 in 11 innings

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 6, 2006) - The fifth time was the charm for the Bucs. After failing in four previous bids to complete a sweep a conference opponents, ETSU rallied continuously in the series finale and finally put the Hatters away 7-6 in the 11th inning Sunday afternoon from Cardinal Park. It was also the first time in five tries the Bucs succeeded in extending a winning streak to four games....


Bucs take third straight against Stetson, 8-6

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 6, 2006) - The Baseball Bucs plated four seventh inning runs, three with two outs, breaking a 4-4 tie, and held off a ninth inning rally from the visiting hatters to post their third consecutive victory Saturday evening at Cardinal Park....


Game times for Stetson series changed

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 3, 2006) - Due to a potential conflict with the NAIA AAC baseball tournament at Cardinal Park, Friday's game has been pushed back to an 8 p.m. start. Saturday's start time will be 6 p.m., and Sunday's game will begin at 1 p.m. as originally scheduled....


Baseball Bucs snap home losing skid, top Hatters 11-10

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 5, 2006) - Behind a five-run rally in the sixth, the ETSU baseball team hung on to win an 11-10 slugfest over Atlantic Sun foe Stetson, Friday evening at Cardinal Park. With the win, the Bucs improve to 24-21, 10-12 in the A-Sun, while the Hatters stand at 28-18, 12-10 in conference. The Bucs snapped a seven-game home losing streak in conference play....


Baseball game versus UNC-Asheville via internet broadcast only

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (May 2, 2006) - Due to phone line limitations at McCormick Field, tonight's ETSU baseball game against UNC-Asheville is only available via internet broadcast....


Bucs finally get clutch hits, top UNC-Asheville 14-7

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (May 2, 2006) - After struggling all season delivering two-out RBI, the Bucs finally put it all together, scoring nine runs with two outs, and doubling up UNC-Asheville 14-7 Tuesday night from McCormick Field. The win completes a season sweep over the Bulldogs for the second consecutive season. ...


Appalachian State rallies for 5-4 victory over Baseball Bucs

BOONE, N.C. (April 30, 2006) - The ETSU baseball squad squandered a three-run lead, and Appalachian State scored an unearned run in the eighth inning, finishing off the rally and posting a 5-4 non-conference victory over the visiting Buccaneers Sunday afternoon at Red Lackey Field....


Baseball Bucs game with Appalachian State postponed

Boone, N.C. (April 26, 2006) - The Bucs' contest with Appalachian State, scheduled for 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, has been postponed due to heavy rainfall in the area. The game will be made-up Sunday afternoon with a 1 p.m. first pitch....


Kingsport Classic rained out

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (April 25, 2006) - The Baseball Bucs scheduled match-up with ACC foe Virginia Tech in the annual Kingsport Classic was cancelled due to rain Tuesday evening. No make-up date will be scheduled....


Baseball Bucs snap losing streak, down Jacksonville 8-7

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (April 23, 2006) - The ETSU baseball squad jumped out to an 8-2 lead, and held off a late-inning Jacksonville rally to defeat the Atlantic Sun Conference leading Dolphins 8-7 Sunday afternoon from Alexander Brest Field. The win snaps a six-game overall losing streak, as well as a six-game conference losing streak for the Bucs....


Jacksonville outmuscles Bucs, 9-7

Jacksonville, Fla. (April 21, 2006) ˇV Jacksonville scored five runs in the second and three more in the fourth, and reliever Justin Young shut the Bucs down over the final 3 2/3 innings, as the Dolphins defeated ETSU 9-7 in the second game of the two teamsˇ¦ three-game series Saturday afternoon at Alexander Brest Field....


Jacksonville rallies in the ninth, downs Bucs 6-5

Jacksonville, Fla. (April 21, 2006) - Atlantic Sun Conference leading Jacksonville scored three ninth inning runs, rallying from a two-run deficit to post a 6-5 victory over visiting ETSU Friday evening from Andrew Brest Field, extending the Bucs season-high losing streak to five games....


Seventh inning dooms Bucs, Western Carolina wins 7-1

Cullowhee, N.C. (April 18, 2006) - Western Carolina scored five seventh inning runs, breaking open a one-run game, and went on to a 7-1 non-conference victory Tuesday evening at Hennon Stadium....


Church collects 200th career hit, but Mercer sweeps Baseball Bucs

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 15, 2006) - The ETSU baseball squad could not come up with the clutch hit in the late innings of both games in its doubleheader with Mercer, as the visiting Bears completed an Atlantic Sun Conference sweep of the homestanding Bucs, 6-4 and 10-7 Saturday afternoon at Cardinal Park....


Bucs fall in series opener with Mercer, 10-8

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 14, 2006) - The Mercer offense battered Buccaneer junior starter Ryan Howe (Spartanburg, S.C.) for 10 runs in 4 1/3 innings pitched, and its bullpen pitched out of numerous late inning jams, posting a 10-8 Atlantic Sun Conference victory Friday evening at Cardinal Park....


Baseball Bucs rally for 8-6 non-conference victory over UNC-Asheville

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 11, 2006) - The ETSU baseball squad rallied for four sixth inning runs, paced by back-to-back home runs, and the Buccaneer bullpen once again turned in a solid performance, as the Bucs rallied for an 8-6 non-conference win over UNC-Asheville Tuesday night from Cardinal Park....


Calicutt tabbed A-Sun Pitcher of the Week

MACON, Ga. (April 10, 2006) - ETSU senior pitcher Steven Calicutt's (Spartanburg, S.C.) stellar play last week helped the Bucs to three wins, as Calicutt had a hand in all three victories. The Atlantic Sun Conference rewarded him Monday afternoon with his first Pitcher of the Week Award of the season....


Game time with Kennesaw State changed

KENNESAW, Ga. (April 8, 2006) - The start time for today's baseball doubleheader with Kennesaw State has been changed due to heavy rains in the Atlanta area. The doubleheader, originally scheduled for a 1 p.m. start will now begin at 2:30 p.m. with a second game to follow approximately 30 miuntes after the conclusion of game one....


Bucs split doubleheader to close out series with Kennesaw State

Kennesaw, Ga. (April 8, 2006) - For the fourth time this season the ETSU baseball squad took the first two games of a conference series, only to fail in the bid to complete the sweep in game three. The Bucs rallied from a three-run deficit in the final two innings of the day's first game to post a 5-4 win, but fell in the nightcap by a score of 6-0....


Baseball series at Kennesaw State available for web broadcast only

KENNESAW, Ga. (April 7, 2006) - This weekend's ETSU baseball series vs. Kennesaw State will be available through web broadcast only due to phone line limitations. Live stats will not be available. Fans can access the live broadcast by clicking on the Mountain State Health Alliance Buccaneer Sports Network logo on ETSUBucs.com....


Baseball Bucs take game one from Kennesaw State, 9-5

Kennesaw, Ga. (April 7, 2006) - The ETSU offense pounced on Kennesaw State's pitching for seven fourth inning runs, and junior lefty Ryan Howe (Spartanburg, S.C.) delivered a strong outing as the Bucs held off a late Owl rally to post a 9-5 Atlantic Sun Conference victory Friday evening at Stillwell Stadium....


Baseball Bucs defeat Tennessee, 8-7, sweep season series for first time since 1979

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 5, 2006) - Junior outfielder C.J. Lee's (Bristol, Va.) infield single in the 11th inning scored junior Stephen Douglas (Kennesaw, Ga.) from third base, and the Bucs topped the Volunteers 8-7 before a season-high crowd of 1,713 for their first season sweep of the in-state rival since 1979....


Rally falls short, Bruins complete sweep of Baseball Bucs, 15-14

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 2, 2006) - The ETSU baseball squad erased a five-run deficit in the eighth inning to enter the final frame tied at 13, but back-to-back Belmont homers in the top half stymied the Buccaneer momentum, and the Bruins held off the Bucs last gasp in the ninth for a 15-14 Atlantic Sun Conference victory Sunday afternoon at Cardinal Park....


Baseball Bucs drop two to Belmont

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 1, 2006) - The ETSU baseball team started sluggishly in both games of Saturday's doubleheader versus Belmont and could not recover in either, dropping the two contests 16-9 and 11-7....


Baseball game against Belmont postponed

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 31, 2006) - ETSU's Atlantic Sun Conference tilt against Belmont was postponed by inclement weather. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader Saturday afternoon starting at 2 p.m....


Baseball Bucs host Belmont in A-Sun action this weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 30, 2006) - ETSU and the Belmont Bruins will get together for the first time since the 2001 season Friday evening at Cardinal Park. The two clubs will begin a three-game set in what will now be an annual meeting as members of the Atlantic Sun Conference. First pitch of Friday's game is set for 7 p.m. with game two to follow on Saturday at 2 p.m., and Sunday's series finale is scheduled for a 1 p.m. first pitch....


Hall far from average, but not far from home

Jeremy Hall (Gray, Tenn.) may have stayed close to home, but he has come a long way on the baseball diamond. Hall, a senior pitcher from nearby Gray, Tenn., currently ranks fourth in the Atlantic Sun Conference with 50 strikeouts and leads the ETSU pitching staff with a 5-1 record. The Baseball Bucs' ace ended his freshman year as a starting pitcher and has used the past three years of experience to get off to a quality start in his final season wearing the blue and gold. ...


ETSU, Tennessee renew baseball rivalry tonight in Knoxville

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 29, 2006) - ETSU and the Tennessee Volunteers will lock-up for the 61st time in school history Wednesday night at Lindsey Nelson Stadium in Knoxville, Tenn....


ETSU tops Tennessee in baseball for the first time since 1999, 9-8, Byrne sets career hits mark

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (March 29, 2006) - The Baseball Bucs scored six runs in the middle innings, and three relief pitchers combined for six innings of seven-hit ball as ETSU came from behind to post a 9-8 victory over the 21st-ranked Tennessee Volunteers. It is the Bucs first win over the Vols since 1999, snapping a 12 game losing streak to Tennessee....


Campbell salvages series finale against Baseball Bucs, 9-4

Buies Creek, N.C. (March 24, 2006) - Campbell pitcher Blake Herring tossed 6 2/3 innings of relief work, shutting down the ETSU bats, and the Campbell offense, silenced by the ETSU pitching staff for the first two games of the series, sprang to life for nine runs on 13 hits, downing the Buccaneers 9-4 in the series finale Saturday afternoon at Taylor Field....


Baseball Bucs sweep Campbell, move into A-Sun lead

Buies Creek, N.C. (March 24, 2006) - The ETSU baseball squad received two stellar pitching performances, and the bats came alive in game two as the Bucs swept a conference doubleheader from Campbell Friday evening at Taylor Field....


Game versus Appalachian State postponed

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 22, 2006) - Unfit field conditions have forced the postponement of today's scheduled game versus Appalachian State. A make-up date has not yet been determined....


Bucs fall to North Florida in series finale, 18-2

Johnson City, Tenn. (March 19, 2006) - North Florida utilized a pair of five run innings, and exploded offensively, pounding out 18 hits off of five Buccaneer pitchers as the Ospreys salvaged the series finale 18-2 Sunday afternoon at Cardinal Park....


Aughey powers Baseball Bucs to doubleheader sweep of North Florida

Johnson City, Tenn. (March 18, 2006) - Junior catcher Justin Aughey (Davie, Fla.) blasted two home runs and had three RBI on the day, including the game-winners in both contests as the Bucs swept a doubleheader from Atlantic Sun foe North Florida 8-7 and 7-4 Saturday afternoon at Cardinal Park....


Baseball Bucs game vs. Siena to be broadcast through the internet and AM 910

Johnson City, Tenn. (March 8, 2006) - Fans can listen to the ETSU vs. Tennessee Tech game this evening on Bucs Live and AM 910, with a full broadcast scheduled including pre and post-game shows featuring comments from head coach Tony Skole....


Bucs bury Siena 19-6 in rain shortened contest

Johnson City, Tenn. (March 13, 2006) - The ETSU Bucs' offense exploded with a 13-run second inning, and the Bucs coasted to a 19-6 non-conference victory over Siena in a contest shortened by mother nature Monday evening at Cardinal Park....


Bucs fall to Lipscomb in series finale, 8-3

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 12, 2006) - Freshman Josh Smith delivered a workman's performance, limiting the Buccaneers to three runs on four hits, and throwing 155 pitches in a complete game victory as the Bisons defeated ETSU 8-3 in the series finale Sunday afternoon at Ken Dugan Field....


Hall baffles Bisons, Bucs roll, 14-3

Nashville, Tenn. (March 11, 2006) - Senior Jeremy Hall (Gray, Tenn.) delivered his best outing of the season, dominating Lipscomb for eight innings, and the Buccaneers broke open a tight game with eight runs in the middle innings to post a 14-3 A-Sun victory over Lipscomb Saturday afternoon. ETSU has now won seven of its last nine contests....


Aughey blasts second game-winning home run of the season, Bucs top Lipscomb in A-Sun action 8-6

Nashville, Tenn. (March 10, 2006) - Junior catcher Justin Aughey (Davie, Fla.) crushed his third home run of the season, a ninth inning, two-out pitch from Lipscomb closer Josh Smith to dead center field, lifting ETSU to an 8-6 conference opening victory over the Lipscomb Bisons Friday night....


Baseball Bucs game vs. Tennessee Tech to be broadcast through the internet

Johnson City, Tenn. (March 8, 2006) - Fans can listen to the ETSU vs. Tennessee Tech game this evening on Bucs Live, with a full broadcast scheduled including pre and post-game shows featuring comments from head coach Tony Skole ....


Baseball Bucs hold on for a 9-7 victory over Tennessee Tech

Johnson City, Tenn. (March 8, 2006) - The ETSU Bucs jumped out to an early lead and sophomore pitcher Joey McCown (Alcoa, Tenn.) threw five strong innings as the Baseball Bucs held off the Tennessee Tech rally for a 9-7 victory in non-conference action at Cardinal Park Wednesday night....


St. John's tops Bucs in series finale, 14-9

Johnson City, Tenn. (March 5, 2006) - St. John's scored nine runs over the final three innings, rallying from a one-run deficit to defeat ETSU 14-9 in the series finale Sunday afternoon at Cardinal Park....


Baseball Bucs bounce back, down St. John's 5-3

Johnson City, Tenn. (March 4, 2006) - Senior pitcher Jeremy Hall (Gray, Tenn.) pitched a complete game five-hitter, and junior Stephen Douglas (Kennesaw, Ga.) drove in three runs as the Bucs rebounded from a 14-run shellacking the day before to post a 5-3 victory over St. John's Saturday evening at Cardinal Park....


Red Storm batters Baseball Bucs 15-1

Johnson City, Tenn. (March 3, 2006) - First baseman Chris Joachim paced a potent St. John's offensive attack with four hits and four RBI as the Red Storm downed ETSU 15-1 in the opening game of the two club's weekend series Friday afternoon at Cardinal Park....


Lee tabbed as A-Sun Player of the Week

Macon, Ga (February 27, 2006) - ETSU junior outfielder C.J. Lee (Bristol, Va.) parlayed his stellar week from the plate into the Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Week award, the conference office announced Monday afternoon....


Lee powers baseball to sweep of Youngstown State

Johnson City, Tenn. (February 25, 2006) - Junior C.J. Lee (Bristol, Va.) went 5-for-5 from the plate, drove in six runs and scored twice, including the go-ahead run in the eighth inning as the ETSU baseball squad rallied for a 13-11 win, completing a three-game sweep of visiting Youngstown State from Cardinal Park Saturday afternoon. The Bucs improve to 7-5 with the win, while Youngstown State falls to 0-3....


Baseball Bucs sweep doubleheader from Youngstown State

Johnson City, Tenn. (February 24, 2006) - Two stellar starting pitching performances and timely two-out hitting powered the ETSU baseball squad to sweep of visiting Youngstown State Friday afternoon from Cardinal Park by scores of 10-5 and 4-2....


Baseball series schedule against Georgia Tech changed

Atlanta, Ga. - The threat of inclement weather has forced a schedule change in the Baseball Bucs series with Georgia Tech....


Baseball Bucs drop two against third-ranked Georgia Tech

Atlanta, Ga. (Feb. 17, 2006) - Third-ranked Georgia Tech utilized big innings and clutch two-out hitting in completing a doubleheader sweep over ETSU 7-3 and 5-2 Tuesday at Russ Chandler Stadium. The Buccaneers have now lost 21 consecutive contests to the Yellow Jackets....


Aughey's heroic three-run blast leads Bucs past Xavier, 9-4

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 17, 2006) - A three-run home run by junior catcher Justin Aughey (Davie, Fla.) and a solo blast off the bat of senior centerfielder Stephen Douglas (Kennesaw, Ga.) highlighted a five-run seventh inning for State baseball, as the Buccaneers took a 9-4 win over Xavier Friday afternoon at Howard Johnson Field....


Buccaneer baseball splits doubleheader against Xavier

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (February 16, 2006) - Senior Shane Byrne (Johnson City, Tenn.) hit two home runs and two triples, going 5-for-8 on the day, and the ETSU baseball squad split a non-conference doubleheader against the Musketeers of Xavier University Thursday afternoon at Cardinal Park....


Game times for weekend baseball series with Xavier changed

Johnson City, Tenn. (February 14, 2006) - In an attempt to stay ahead of the bad weather predicted for the region this weekend, the game times for this weekend's baseball series have been changed....


Hall earns Pitcher of the Week award

Macon, Ga. (February 13, 2006) - ETSU senior Jeremy Hall (Gray, Tenn.) received Atlantic Sun Conference Pitcher and of the Week honors, Monday afternoon as announced by the league office....


Baseball Bucs game against Charleston Southern cancelled

Charleston, S.C. (Feb. 11, 2006) - The final game of the Buccaneer Classic in Charleston, S.C. was cancelled due to heavy rains Saturday....


Bucs fall to Washington State at Buccaneer Classic 8-2

Charleston, S.C. (Feb. 10, 2006) - Washington State combined a brilliant starting pitching performance with one explosive offensive inning, and cruised to an 8-2 win over ETSU in second day action at the Buccaneer Classic in Charleston, S.C....


Bucs tame 10th ranked Missouri Tigers 3-2

Charleston, S.C. (Feb. 9, 2006) - Senior first baseman Blake Church (Roswell, Ga.) drove in two runs, and three Buccaneer pitchers combined for a four-hitter as the Baseball Bucs downed 10th ranked Missouri 3-2 in the first game of the Buccaneer Classic at Charleston Southern University. It is the first win over a top-10 opponent in recorded Buccaneer history....


Game time against Eastern MichSeries finale with Eastern Michigan cancelledigan changed

Johnson City, Tenn. (Feb. 4, 2006) - Rain, sleet, snow and even some hail forced the cancellation of Saturday's scheduled series finale with Eastern Michigan. No make-up date will be scheduled....


Bucs split doubleheader with Eastern Michigan to open season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 3, 2006) - The Baseball Bucs let a ninth inning lead slip away in game one, and they were not going to allow history to repeat itself in game two. After squandering a three-run lead in game one and falling 9-6 in the 13 innings, the Bucs again surrendered the tying runs in the ninth inning of game two before senior Blake Church (Roswell, Ga.) delivered the game-winning sacrifice fly in the ninth to give the Bucs a season opening split against Eastern Michigan....


Bucs open 2006 with doubleheader against Eastern Michigan on Friday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 2, 2006) - The East Tennessee State baseball team will open their 2006 campaign Friday afternoon at 1 p.m. in the first of a three-game weekend series against the Eastern Michigan Eagles from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn....


Baseball Bucs picked fifth by A-Sun coaches, media

Johnson City, Tenn. (Jan. 25, 2006) - The ETSU baseball squad has been picked by conference coaches and media to finish fifth in its inaugural Atlantic Sun season. Conference foe Florida Atlantic was a unanimous choice to win its third regular season title, and Stetson won the media vote for tournament champion....


Baseball adds University of Georgia transfer

Johnson City, Tenn. (Jan. 6, 2006) - ETSU head baseball coach Tony Skole announced that Trey Sheffield (Alpharetta, Ga./Milton) has joined the team after transferring from the University of Georgia. A redshirt freshman, Sheffield will be eligible to compete for the Bucs this spring....


Two Buccaneers named preseason baseball All-Americans

TUCSON, Ariz. — The 2006 Louisville Slugger preseason All-American baseball teams, selected by Collegiate Baseball newspaper, features a who's who of NCAA Division I baseball players, including two Buccaneer seniors; outfielder Shane Byrne (Johnson City, Tenn.) and shortstop Chuck Hargis (Powell, Tenn.) ....


Bucs look for great things from junior college signee Brandon Langston

Johnson City, Tenn. (11/22/05) - After a stellar high school career at Fort Oglethorpe High School in north Georgia, Brandon Langston was drafted in the 30th round by the Chicago White Sox, but Brandon opted to spend some time as a collegian, and the Bucs are glad he did....


Buccaneer baseball signs nine new recruits

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 16, 2005) - ETSU head baseball coach Tony Skole announced the 2006 recruiting class Wednesday afternoon. The nine-player class features seven high school seniors and two junior college transfers....


Buccaneer baseball announces 2006 schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 21, 2005) - ETSU head coach Tony Skole released the team's 2006 schedule Friday afternoon. Highlighting the slate are 33 home games, 20 contests versus NCAA tournament teams from last season and two games apiece with Georgia Tech, Virginia Tech and in-state rival Tennessee....


Buccaneer Baseball wraps up fall practice, excited for 2006 campaign

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 5, 2005) - The East Tennessee State baseball team wrapped-up fall practice this past weekend with "Blue & Gold" World Series. Though rain shortened the scheduled two-game series to just one four-inning contest, a 16-10 Gold team victory, head coach Tony Skole thought fall workouts offered a sunny forecast for the upcoming season....


"Blue & Gold" World Series finale moved to noon on Saturday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 7, 2005) -- The game time for Saturday's "Blue & Gold" World Series finale has been moved from its original start time of 1 p.m. to a new first pitch at noon. The game is open to the public, as the State baseball team wraps up fall practice with its traditional intrasquad matchup....


Buccaneer Baseball preps for "Blue & Gold" World Series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 5, 2005) - The East Tennessee State baseball team wraps up fall practice this weekend with the annual "Blue & Gold" World Series at Cardinal Park....


Buccaneer Baseball holds annual Scout Day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 4, 2005) - The East Tennessee State baseball team showcased their talent for scouts from several major league organizations at the team's annual Scout Day, Monday afternoon from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn....


Buccaneer baseball recruiting class ranked highly

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 28, 2005) - ETSU head baseball coach Tony Skole announced on Wednesday that Collegiate Baseball Newspaper has ranked the Buccaneers' incoming recruiting class in its Top 75....


ETSU baseball team helps raise money at Equifest Rodeo

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (September 12, 2005) - The ETSU baseball team recently took part in the first ever Equifest Rodeo, a fund raising event benefiting the Crumley House, a brain injury rehabilitation center....


Buccaneer baseball adds Greene as assistant coach

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 23, 2005) - ETSU head baseball coach Tony Skole announced on Tuesday the addition of Clay Greene as the team's new assistant coach...


Buccaneer Baseball signs C.J. Lee to National Letter of Intent

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 25, 2005) - East Tennessee State head baseball coach Tony Skole announced Monday that Walters State Community College outfielder C.J. Lee (Bristol, Va.) has signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the Buccaneers beginning next season....


ETSU Baseball signs Tony Lombardi to National Letter of Intent

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 21, 2005) - Tony Lombardi (Windsor, Ca.), a left-handed pitcher from Santa Rosa Junior College in Santa Rosa, Ca., has signed a National Letter of Intent to play for East Tennessee State beginning with the 2006 season....


Buccaneer Baseball adds three to 2005-06 recruiting class

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 19, 2005) - East Tennessee State head baseball coach Tony Skole announced Tuesday that Darren Caldwell (Spartanburg, S.C.), Troy Mendez (Roswell, Ga.) and Anthony Biello (Lower Gwynedd, Pa.) have signed National Letters of Intent to play for the Bucs, beginning with the 2005-06 season....