Scruggs Named to ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Team

MT. PLEASANT, Mich. (June 29, 2012) – After landing Atlantic Sun All-Conference honors last month, Matthew Scruggs (Knoxville, Tenn.) added more accolades to his resume as the ETSU outfielder was named to the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings All-South Region team earlier in June.


Scruggs earns All-Atlantic Sun honors

MACON, Ga. (May 22, 2012) – ETSU senior outfielder Matthew Scruggs (Knoxville, Tenn.) has been named Second-Team All-Atlantic Sun, the league office announced on Tuesday.


ETSU baseball defeats Kennesaw State in season finale, 5-4

KENNESAW, Ga. (May 19, 2012) – Pitching the final game of his collegiate career, senior John Long (Anderson, S.C.) went out on a high note with a complete game effort to help lead ETSU (23-32, 8-19 A-Sun) to a 5-4 season finale victory over Kennesaw State (31-23, 15-11 A-Sun) on Saturday afternoon at Stillwell Stadium.


Baseball falls at Kennesaw State, 6-2

KENNESAW, Ga. (May 18, 2012) – Kennesaw State (31-22, 15-10 A-Sun) broke a 2-2 tie with four runs in the bottom of the seventh to knock of ETSU, 6-2, in game two of the series on Friday night at Stillwell Stadium.


Baseball drops series opener at Kennesaw State, 3-2

KENNESAW, Ga. (May 17, 2012) – Kennesaw State (30-22, 14-10 A-Sun) broke a 1-1 tie with two runs in the sixth inning as the Owls held off ETSU, 3-2, Thursday night in the series opener at Stillwell Stadium.


Baseball closes out season with three-game set at Kennesaw State

KENNESAW, Ga. (May 16, 2012) – After closing out the non-conference portion of the schedule on Tuesday at Georgia, the ETSU baseball will close out the 2012 season with a three-game series at Kennesaw State beginning on Thursday.


Baseball falls at Georgia in final non-conference game, 7-4

ATHENS, Ga. (May 15, 2012) – Clinging to a one-run lead through five innings, Georgia (30-22) pushed across three runs in the sixth to down ETSU, 7-4, in the final non-conference game for both teams at Foley Field on Tuesday night.


Baseball prepares for final non-conference game at Georgia on Tuesday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 14, 2012) – After closing out the home portion of the schedule over the weekend against Stetson, the ETSU (22-29) baseball team hits the road to face SEC foe Georgia (29-22) in its final non-conference tilt of the season on Tuesday night at Foley Field.


ETSU falls to Stetson in series finale, 4-0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 13, 2012) – Mark Jones and Mitchel Brennan hit back-to-back home runs in the fourth inning to break a scoreless tie and starting pitcher Will Dorsey shut down the ETSU bats as the Hatters defeated the Bucs, 4-0, Sunday afternoon in the series finale at Thomas Stadium.


Stetson edges ETSU in pitcher’s duel on Senior Day, 2-0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 12, 2012) – Stetson broke a scoreless tie with the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and starting pitcher Josh Powers completely silenced the ETSU bats as the Hatters clinched the series with a 2-0 win over the Bucs, Saturday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


Baseball drops series opener to Stetson, 4-3

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 11, 2012) – Stetson broke a 2-2 tie with two runs in the sixth inning and the Hatters held on to defeat ETSU, 4-3, in the series opener on Friday night at Thomas Stadium.


Baseball set to host Stetson in final home games of season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 10, 2012) – Coming off a non-conference road victory at Radford on Wednesday, the ETSU baseball team returns home to host Stetson in the final home games of the season beginning on Friday at Thomas Stadium.


Baseball earns road victory at Radford, 8-4

RADFORD, Va. (May 9, 2012) – ETSU jumped out to a four-run lead through six innings and then held off a seventh inning Radford rally to defeat the Highlanders, 8-4, Wednesday night at the Radford University Baseball Stadium.


Baseball travels to Radford for non-conference matchup on Wednesday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 8, 2012) – The ETSU baseball team returns to action with a non-conference matchup against Radford on Wednesday at the Radford University Baseball Stadium.


Baseball drops series finale at Jacksonville, 6-3

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 6, 2012) – Jacksonville broke a 3-3 tie with a pair of runs in the sixth inning and the Dolphins held on to defeat ETSU, 6-3, Sunday afternoon in the series finale at Sessions Stadium.


Baseball holds off Jacksonville rally to win 7-6

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 5, 2012) – Senior John Long (Anderson, S.C.) allowed just one run over 7.1 innings and ETSU (21-25, 7-13 A-Sun) held off a furious ninth inning rally to defeat Jacksonville, 7-6, Saturday night at Sessions Stadium.


Baseball falls to Jacksonville in series opener, 5-2

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 4, 2012) – Jonathan Murphy led off the bottom of the first inning with a home run and starting pitcher Chris Anderson allowed just four hits in a complete game effort to lead Jacksonville (15-32, 5-14 A-Sun) to a series opening victory over ETSU, 5-2, Friday night at Sessions Stadium.


Baseball returns to conference play at Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 3, 2012) – Following a home victory against No. 28 Appalachian State on Wednesday, the ETSU baseball team returns to conference play for a three-game set at Jacksonville this weekend.


ETSU bounces back to defeat No. 28 Appalachian State, 7-4

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 2, 2012) – Powered by a three-run seventh inning, the ETSU baseball team snapped a four-game losing streak by defeating No. 28 Appalachian State, 7-4 on Wednesday night at Thomas Stadium.


Baseball returns home to face No. 28 Appalachian State on Wednesday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 1, 2012) – After returning home from a long weekend in Arizona, the ETSU (19-24) baseball returns to Thomas Stadium to play host to longtime rival and No. 28-ranked Appalachian State (32-9) on Wednesday night.


No. 11 Arizona earns sweep over ETSU with 21-6 victory

TUCSON, Ariz. (Apr. 29, 2012) – Clinging to just a one-run lead, No. 11 Arizona exploded for six runs in the bottom of the sixth and combined to score nine more runs in the seventh and eighth to roll past ETSU, 21-6, Sunday afternoon at Hi Corbett Field.


No. 11 Arizona clinches series with 6-4 win over ETSU

TUCSON, Ariz. (Apr. 28, 2012) – No. 11 Arizona (28-13) jumped out to an early 2-0 lead after the first inning and held off ETSU, 6-4, to clinch the series in game two of the series Saturday evening at Hi Corbett Field.


Offensive explosion leads No. 11 Arizona to series opening victory over ETSU, 24-7

TUCSON, Ariz. (Apr. 27, 2012) – Already leading the contest 3-0 through two innings, the 11th ranked Arizona (27-13) baseball team exploded to combine for 19 runs in the third, fourth and fifth innings to earn the series opening victory over ETSU, 24-7, Friday night at Hi Corbett Field.


Baseball steps away from conference play to face No. 11 Arizona

TUCSON, Ariz. (Apr. 26, 2012) – Following a pair of midweek games against Southern Conference opponents, Furman and Western Carolina, the ETSU (19-21) baseball team made the near 2,000 mile trek to Tucson for a three-game set at No. 11 Arizona (26-13) beginning on Friday.


Baseball falls at home to Western Carolina, 6-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Apr. 25, 2012) – Ross Heffley, Jacob Hoyle, and Aaron Attaway recorded two RBIs apiece to lead Western Carolina (26-15) past ETSU, 6-1, Wednesday night at Thomas Stadium.


Baseball powers past Furman 14-2

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Apr. 24, 2012) – With the score tied 2-2 through five innings, ETSU plated seven runs in the top of the sixth to start a scoring barrage and the Bucs pounded out a season-high 19 hits to roll past Furman 14-2 Tuesday evening at Latham Stadium.


Baseball faces Furman and Western Carolina during midweek; Wednesday’s game moved up to 5 p.m.

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Apr. 23, 2012) – After clinching a much needed home series against Mercer over the weekend, the ETSU baseball team returns to action with a pair of midweek games against Furman and Western Carolina.


Baseball clinches series with 7-2 victory over Mercer

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Apr. 22, 2012) – Starting pitcher Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) tossed his first career complete game to lead the ETSU (18-20, 6-12 A-Sun) baseball team to a series clinching win over Mercer, 7-2, Sunday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


Seven-run seventh inning lifts baseball past Mercer, 13-8

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Apr. 21, 2012) – Trailing 6-2 heading into the bottom of the seventh, the ETSU baseball team rallied with seven runs in the inning to lift the Bucs to a 13-8 victory over Mercer on Saturday at Thomas Stadium.


Bucs drop series opener to Mercer, 3-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Apr. 20, 2012) – Starting Brandon Love allowed just seven hits and one run in 8.1 innings of work to lead the Mercer (24-16, 7-9 A-Sun) baseball team to a 3-1 victory over ETSU (16-20, 4-12 A-Sun) on Friday night at Thomas Stadium.


Baseball welcomes Mercer for a three-game weekend set

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Apr. 18, 2012) – Just three days after narrowly falling at Tennessee, the ETSU (16-19, 4-11 A-Sun) baseball team returns home for a key three-game Atlantic Sun series against Mercer (23-16, 6-9 A-Sun) at Thomas Stadium beginning Friday.


Baseball game at Radford cancelled

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Apr. 18, 2012) – Due to the threat of heavy rains scheduled to hit the southeast region on Wednesday, the ETSU baseball game at Radford has been cancelled.


Tennessee holds off ETSU rally, 5-4

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Apr. 17, 2012) – Tennessee took control of the game in the sixth inning and held off a furious late rally from ETSU (16-19) to defeat the Bucs, 5-4, Tuesday night at Lindsey Nelson Stadium.


Baseball hits the road to face Tennessee and Radford

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Apr. 16, 2012) – After closing out a four-game homestand on Sunday, the ETSU baseball team hits the road to face Tennessee and Radford in midweek non-conference action.


USC Upstate holds off ETSU rally, 9-7

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Apr. 15, 2012) – Trailing by seven runs through five innings of play, the ETSU baseball team mounted a rally that came up just a little short as USC Upstate hung on for a 9-7 victory in the series finale on Sunday at Thomas Stadium.


USC Upstate clinches series with extra inning victory over ETSU, 8-7

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Apr. 14, 2012) – Catcher Luke Weber had four hits on the day, including the game-winner in the top of the 11th inning to lead USC Upstate to a series clinching win over ETSU, 8-7, Saturday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


USC Upstate drops ETSU in series opener, 6-4

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Apr. 13, 2012) – Second baseman Austin Liput finished the night 3-for-4 at the plate with three RBI to lift USC Upstate (23-12, 8-5 A-Sun) past ETSU, 6-4, in the series opener on Friday night at Thomas Stadium.


Tony Skole Dugout Digest (Issue 1)

Throughout the season, ETSU baseball head coach Tony Skole will share his thoughts and ideas about the team, which will be featured on CollegeBaseballInsider.com. This is the first installment of the Tony Skole Dugout Digest.


Baseball continues homestand with conference series against USC Upstate

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Apr. 12, 2012) — Just two days after knocking off in-state foe Tennessee for the fifth straight time, the ETSU (16-15, 4-8 A-Sun) baseball team continues its four-game homestand when it welcomes USC Upstate (22-12, 7-5 A-Sun) to Thomas Stadium for an Atlantic Sun Conference series.


Baseball earns thrilling 4-3 win over Tennessee

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Apr. 11, 2012)Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) earned his first start on the mound this season and the junior gave up just two runs in a career-high 6.2 innings of work to lift the ETSU baseball team past Tennessee, 4-3, Wednesday night at Thomas Stadium.


Baseball falls at UNC Asheville, 7-3

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Apr. 10, 2012) – UNC Asheville (16-18) rallied with four runs in the fifth inning to lift the Bulldogs past ETSU (15-15), 7-3, Tuesday afternoon at Greenwood Field.


Parking for ETSU baseball game against Tennessee

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Apr. 10, 2012) – Fans planning to attend the ETSU baseball game against Tennessee on Wednesday at Thomas Stadium will be asked to park in the student parking lot at the corner of University Parkway and State of Franklin Road.


Baseball travels to UNC Asheville Tuesday; Host Tennessee on Wednesday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Apr. 9, 2012) – The ETSU baseball team returns to action with a pair of midweek non-conference games against UNC Asheville and Tennessee.


North Florida claims series after defeating ETSU, 13-4

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 7, 2012) – Trailing 2-1 after five innings of play, North Florida (20-14, 4-8 A-Sun) lit up the scoreboard with 12 runs in the sixth inning and the Ospreys claimed the series over ETSU (15-14, 4-8 A-Sun) with a 13-4 victory on Saturday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


North Florida evens up the series after defeating ETSU, 5-2

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 6, 2012) – Starting pitcher Kyle Westwood allowed just five hits and two run in 6.2 innings and North Florida evened up the series with a 5-2 victory over ETSU on Friday night at Thomas Stadium.


Baseball takes game one over UNF, 6-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 6, 2012) – After yesterday’s game one of the series was halted in the bottom of the seventh due to thunderstorms, the ETSU (15-12, 4-6 A-Sun) baseball team won the continuation on Friday, 6-1, over North Florida (18-14, 2-8 A-Sun) in game one of the series at Thomas Stadium.


Baseball game suspended against North Florida with ETSU leading 5-0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 5, 2012) – With ETSU in front 5-0 in the bottom of the seventh, strong thunderstorms moved through the Johnson City area and suspended play until 5:00 p.m. tomorrow.


Baseball returns home for three-game set against North Florida; Thursday's game moved up to 3:05 p.m.

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Apr. 4, 2012) — After having Tuesday’s game against Appalachian State washed out due to rain, the ETSU (14-12, 3-6 A-Sun) baseball team returns home for Atlantic Sun play as the Bucs host North Florida...


ETSU baseball game at Appalachian State cancelled due to rain

BOONE, N.C. (Apr. 3, 2012) – The ETSU baseball game at Appalachian State has been cancelled due to bad weather in the Boone area.


Baseball closes out road swing at No. 30 Appalachian State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Apr. 2, 2012) – After returning home from a three-game series at Lipscomb over the weekend, the ETSU baseball team will close out a four-game road swing at Appalachian State on Tuesday.


Lipscomb completes sweep of ETSU with 5-1 victory

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Apr. 1, 2012) – Lipscomb (13-16, 6-3 A-Sun) broke a scoreless tie with two runs in the third inning and starting pitcher Josh Cotham gave up just one hit and no runs in six innings of work to lead the Bison to a sweep of ETSU (14-12, 3-6 A-Sun), 5-1, Sunday afternoon at Dugan Field.


Lipscomb clinches series with 7-4 win over ETSU

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Mar. 31, 2012) – Center fielder Zach Lowery delivered a bases clearing double in the fifth inning to put Lipscomb ahead and the Bison clinched the series with a 7-4 victory over ETSU on Saturday at Dugan Field.


Baseball drops series opener at Lipscomb, 6-2

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Mar. 30, 2012) – Second baseman Zak Messer drilled a two-run home run in the bottom of the fifth to give Lipscomb (11-16, 4-3 A-Sun) its first lead of the game and the Bison held on to defeat ETSU (14-10, 3-4 A-Sun), 6-2, Friday evening at Dugan Field.


Baseball continues A-Sun play at Lipscomb this weekend

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Mar. 29, 2012) — Riding a three-game winning streak, the ETSU (14-9, 3-3 A-Sun) baseball team will look to stay hot with an A-Sun road series at Lipscomb (10-16, 3-3 A-Sun) beginning on Friday at Dugan Field.


Baseball alters schedule with Appalachian State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 29, 2012) — The ETSU baseball home and home series with Appalachian State has been altered. ETSU will now travel to Boone, N.C. next Tuesday, April 3 at 6 p.m. and host the Mountaineers in Johnson City on Wednesday, May 2 at 7 p.m.


ETSU Baseball knocks off Radford, 7-2

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 27, 2012) – Starting pitcher Jimmy Nesselt (Plantation, Fla.) went five innings and the ETSU (14-9) bats pounded out seven runs on 12 hits to upend Radford (14-11), 7-2, Tuesday evening at Thomas Stadium.


Baseball returns home to face Radford on Tuesday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 26, 2012) – Just two days after clinching its first conference series win of the season, the ETSU baseball team returns home for a non-conference matchup against Radford on Tuesday at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU clinches series with 2-1 extra inning victory over FGCU

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Mar. 25, 2012)Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) scored the game-winning run in the 10th inning and he earned the victory on the mound after tossing two scoreless innings as the ETSU baseball team clinched the series with a 2-1 extra inning victory over Florida Gulf Coast on Sunday at Swanson Stadium.


ETSU forces rubber match after defeating FGCU, 7-2

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Mar. 24, 2012)Derek Bushey (Richmond, Va.) set a new career-high with nine strikeouts over seven strong innings and Dylan Pratt (Johnson City, Tenn.) clubbed two home runs to propel the ETSU baseball team past Florida Gulf Coast, 7-2, Saturday afternoon in game two of the series at Swanson Stadium.


FGCU shuts down ETSU in series opener, 4-0

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Mar. 23, 2012) – Ricky Knapp (4-1) tossed a complete game shutout to lead Florida Gulf Coast (9-13, 3-1 A-Sun) to a 4-0 victory over ETSU (11-9, 1-3 A-Sun), Friday night at Swanson Stadium.


ETSU announces 2012 WXSM baseball radio schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 23, 2012) – The Buccaneer Sports Network has announced its 2012 baseball broadcast schedule on the official flagship station of the Bucs – WXSM-640 The Extreme Sports Monster -- with at least 21 games airing live on the network.


Baseball opens A-Sun road schedule at Florida Gulf Coast

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 22, 2012) – On the heels of a 3-1 home victory of UNC Asheville during the midweek, the ETSU (11-8) baseball team opens the Atlantic Sun road schedule at Florida Gulf Coast (8-13) beginning on Friday.


Baseball downs UNC Asheville, 3-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 20, 2012) – Starting pitcher Jimmy Nesselt (Plantation, Fla.) tossed three scoreless innings and the bullpen allowed just one run over six innings lifting the ETSU (11-8) baseball team to a 3-1 victory over UNC Asheville (11-10) on Tuesday night at Thomas Stadium.


Baseball set to host UNC Asheville on Tuesday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 19, 2012) – Just two days after capping off its first conference series of the season, the ETSU baseball team will host UNC Asheville in a non-conference matchup on Tuesday at 3:05 p.m. inside Thomas Stadium.


Belmont clinches series over ETSU with 4-3 victory

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 18, 2012) – Judah Akers broke a 3-3 tie with an RBI triple to deep center field in the eighth inning to lift Belmont (13-9, 2-1 A-Sun) to a 4-3 victory over ETSU (10-8, 1-2 A-Sun) in the rubber match of the series on Sunday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU takes game two from Belmont, 8-3

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 17, 2012) – The top three batters in the lineup went a combined 7-for-12 with all eight RBI and Jake Long (Anderson, S.C.) pitched seven strong innings propelling the ETSU (10-7, 1-1 A-Sun) baseball team to an 8-3 win over Belmont (12-8, 1-1 A-Sun) Saturday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


Belmont takes A-Sun opener over ETSU, 8-2

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 16, 2012) – Belmont scored a combined eight runs in two innings and starting pitcher Chase Brookshire pitched seven strong innings as the Bruins opened up Atlantic Sun play with an 8-2 win over ETSU, Friday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


Baseball opens Atlantic Sun play at home against Belmont

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 15, 2012) – After earning its first road win of the season against Wofford on Wednesday, the ETSU baseball team returns home to open Atlantic Sun play in a three-game series against Belmont beginning on Friday at Thomas Stadium.


Baseball earns road win at Wofford, 5-3

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Mar. 14, 2012) – Senior Dylan Pratt (Johnson City, Tenn.) got the Bucs on the scoreboard early with a two-run homer in the first inning and the ETSU (9-6) bullpen limited Wofford (8-9) to just one run over six innings lifting the Bucs to a 5-3 victory on Wednesday night at King Field.


Furman rallies to defeat ETSU 7-4

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 13, 2012) – After trailing 3-0 through four innings, Furman rallied with three runs in the fifth to lift the Paladins past ETSU 7-4 on Tuesday night at Thomas Stadium.


Baseball set to host Furman on Tuesday at 3:05; will travel to Wofford on Wednesday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 12, 2012) – After clinching its third straight series on Sunday, the ETSU baseball team returns to action for a pair of midweek games against Southern Conference foes Furman and Wofford.


ETSU clinches series with convincing 15-3 win over La Salle

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 11, 2012)Matthew Scruggs (Knoxville, Tenn.) was a perfect 5-for-5 with two home runs and the ETSU (8-5) offense pounded out 16 hits and a season-high 15 runs to claim the series with a 15-3 victory over La Salle (6-8) in the rubber match on Sunday at Thomas Stadium.


La Salle forces rubber match with 6-3 win over ETSU

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 10, 2012) – Dan Klem broke a 1-1 tie with a two-run home run in the fourth inning and the La Salle pitchers struck out 15 batters lifting the Explorers to a 6-3 win over ETSU in game two of the series on Saturday at Thomas Stadium.


Baseball takes game one from La Salle 9-6

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 9, 2012) – Sophomore Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) finished 2-for-5 with a home run and a career-high three RBI and the ETSU (7-4) baseball team erased an early deficit to defeat La Salle 9-6 on Friday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU baseball set to host weekend tilt against La Salle

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 8, 2012) – After traveling to Western Carolina on Wednesday for its first road contest of the season, the ETSU (6-4) baseball returns home to the friendly confines of Thomas Stadium for a weekend series against Atlantic 10 opponent La Salle.


Western Carolina remains perfect at home with 7-3 victory over ETSU

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (Mar. 7, 2012) – Jon Nadale pitched six strong innings and Western Carolina (10-3) pounded out 10 hits to remain perfect at home as the Catamounts defeated ETSU (6-4), 7-3, Wednesday evening at Hennon Stadium.


ETSU baseball travels to Western Carolina on Wednesday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 6, 2012) – After taking two out of three against Indiana over the weekend, the ETSU baseball team hits the road for the first time this season with a Wednesday afternoon matchup against Western Carolina inside Childress Field at Hennon Stadium.


ETSU baseball takes series with 2-1 over Indiana

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 4, 2012)Derek Niesman (Wellington, Fla.) broke a 1-1 tie by driving in freshman Chris Riopedre (Cooper City, Fla.) with an RBI single in the eighth inning and the ETSU (6-3) pitching staff allowed just four hits and one run as the Bucs claimed the series with a 2-1 victory over Indiana (3-6) Sunday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


Indiana takes game two of series from ETSU 10-5

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 3, 2012) – Indiana (3-5) rallied to score six runs in the fifth inning to earn a come from behind victory over ETSU (5-3) in game two of the series, 10-5, Saturday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU baseball comes from behind to earn a thrilling 4-3 victory over Indiana

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 2, 2012) – Senior Dylan Pratt (Johnson City, Tenn.) belted a game tying home run in the ninth and senior Matthew Scruggs (Knoxville, Tenn.) later followed with a walk off RBI single to lift the ETSU baseball team past Indiana, 4-3, Friday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU baseball set to host Big Ten foe Indiana this weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 1, 2012) – Coming off an impressive three-game sweep of Saint Joseph’s this past weekend, the ETSU (4-2) baseball team continues its homestand with a weekend series against Big 10 foe Indiana, beginning Friday at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU completes the sweep over Saint Joseph’s in walk off fashion, 4-3

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 26, 2012) – Junior Alex Reynolds (Johnson City, Tenn.) delivered a walk off sacrifice fly to help lead the ETSU baseball team to a come from behind victory over Saint Joseph’s, 4-3, Sunday afternoon at Thomas Stadium. The Bucs also completed the weekend sweep over the Hawks.


ETSU claims series with 3-2 win over Saint Joseph’s

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 25, 2012) – Junior Derek Bushey (Richmond, Va.) pitched five solid innings and the bullpen came on to toss four scoreless innings of work propelling the ETSU baseball team past Saint Joseph’s, 3-2, Saturday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


Hot hitting ETSU baseball downs Saint Joseph’s 12-4

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 24, 2012) – The ETSU baseball team pounded out a season-high 17 hits and starting pitcher John Long (Anderson, S.C.) had another strong outing lifting the Bucs to a 12-4 victory over Saint Joseph’s in the series opener at Thomas Stadium, Friday afternoon.


ETSU baseball set to host Saint Joseph’s for weekend tilt

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 23, 2012) – After having its midweek game against Tennessee Tech washed out due to rain, the ETSU (1-2) baseball team continues its long homestand by welcoming Saint Joseph’s (1-2) to town for a three-game tilt at Thomas Stadium beginning on Friday. Each game of the series will start at 1:05 p.m.


Baseball game against Tennessee Tech cancelled due to rain

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 22, 2012) – The ETSU baseball game against Tennessee Tech scheduled for Wednesday afternoon has been cancelled due to inclement weather. No makeup date has been announced.


ETSU baseball hosts Tennessee Tech on Wednesday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 21, 2012) – Coming off a tough opening weekend against Eastern Kentucky, ETSU (1-2) continues its long homestand by welcoming Tennessee Tech (1-3) to town for a 2:05 p.m. Wednesday afternoon matchup at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU baseball drops a pair against Eastern Kentucky

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 18, 2012) – The Eastern Kentucky baseball team opened the day with a 7-6 extra inning victory and rode that momentum for an 8-2 game two win to complete the doubleheader sweep of ETSU on Saturday at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU opens Thomas Stadium with 8-3 victory over Eastern Kentucky

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 17, 2012) – Senior John Long (Anderson, S.C.) pitched six strong innings and the Bucs got timely hitting as they raised the curtain on brand new Thomas Stadium and the 2012 season with an 8-3 win over Eastern Kentucky on Friday afternoon.


Baseball Bucs to open Thomas Stadium with three-game set against Eastern Kentucky

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 16, 2012) – The ETSU baseball team, under the direction of 13th year head coach Tony Skole, is set to open the 2012 season inside brand new Thomas Stadium with a three-game series against Eastern Kentucky beginning on Friday.


Baseball to open Thomas Stadium on Friday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 16, 2012) – The ETSU baseball team will open the 2012 season at brand new Thomas Stadium with a three-game series against Eastern Kentucky beginning on Friday. Game times have been altered to 1:05 p.m. starts on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.


ETSU baseball season outlook

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 15, 2012) – After a highly successful season a year ago in which the ETSU baseball team posted a 36-21 record – the most wins for the program since 1981 – 13th year head coach Tony Skole and his staff will look to 17 returning letterwinners to steer the Bucs into post-season play.


ETSU baseball volunteers at local youth clinic

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 3, 2012) – The ETSU baseball team took time out of its busy schedule by volunteering at the Ninth Annual Footsteps Clinic and the Second Annual Coach’s Roundtable Clinic on Saturday, January 21 at The EDGE Performance Sports Center.


Pratt named Preseason All-Atlantic Sun; Bushey named Preseason Pitcher of the Year by fan voting

MACON, Ga. (Feb. 1, 2012) – After earning ABCA/Rawlings All-South Region honors last season, ETSU senior Dylan Pratt (Johnson City, Tenn.) was a unanimous selection for the Preseason All-Atlantic Sun Team, the league office announced on Wednesday.


ETSU baseball opens preseason practice

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 27, 2012) – The ETSU baseball team will officially open preseason practice Friday as the Buccaneers continue to prepare for the start of the 2012 season.


Barksdale featured in Inside Pitch Magazine

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 26, 2012) – ETSU assistant baseball coach Xan Barksdale is featured in the current issue of “Inside Pitch Magazine” for his use of technology in baseball.


ETSU baseball caps off early period by signing two power hitting standouts

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (December 15, 2011) – The ETSU baseball program capped off the early signing period by signing power hitting standouts Andrew Lasure (Stanford, Ky.) and Kevin Phillips (University City, Mo.) to national letters of intent to play for the Buccaneers in 2013, head coach Tony Skole announced recently.


Thomas family honored for donation to baseball stadium project

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (December 14, 2011) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics hosted a luncheon earlier this week, recognizing the Gerald Thomas family and Thomas Construction Company, Inc. for their generous donation to the new on-campus baseball facility...


ETSU baseball inks Jeremy Taylor for 2013

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (December 8, 2011) – The ETSU baseball program signed outfielder Jeremy Taylor (Fayetteville, Ga.) to a national letter of intent to join the program for 2012-13, head coach Tony Skole announced on Thursday.


Two pitching standouts sign with ETSU baseball

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (November 29, 2011) – The ETSU baseball program has added two more standouts to the 2013 squad as Griffin Krieg (Nashville, Tenn.) and Jared Burton (Knoxville, Tenn.) signed with the Bucs for 2013, head coach Tony Skole announced on Tuesday.


ETSU baseball inks Florida standout Kameron Miller to National Letter of Intent

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (November 17, 2011) – The ETSU baseball program signed two-way standout Kameron Miller (Crestview, Fla.) to a National Letter of Intent to join the squad beginning in 2012-13, head coach Tony Skole announced on Thursday.


ETSU fall baseball recap Q&A with head coach Tony Skole

After wrapping up fall practice just a few weeks ago, ETSU baseball head coach Tony Skole took time to answer a few questions about what he saw from his squad during the fall, the impact of his new assistant coaches and the excitement surrounding the new baseball stadium.


ETSU baseball announces 2012 schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (October 19, 2011) – Thirty-four home games at its brand new on-campus stadium, a home and home with Tennessee and a trip to the University of Arizona highlight the 2012 ETSU baseball schedule announced Wednesday afternoon by head baseball coach Tony Skole.


ETSU baseball to close out fall with annual Blue-Gold World Series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (October 13, 2011) – The ETSU baseball team will conclude fall practice with the annual Blue-Gold World Series on Saturday and Sunday at Joe O’Brien Field in Elizabethton.


ETSU baseball kicks off fall practice

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (September 13, 2011) – Following one of the most successful seasons in ETSU baseball history, the Buccaneers began preparations for the 2012 season when they returned to the diamond for fall practice.


Kyle Bunn named ETSU Pitching Coach

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 28, 2011) - Kyle Bunn, widely regarded as one of the top pitching coaches in the country, has joined the ETSU coaching staff, head coach Tony Skole announced on Thursday. Bunn arrives at ETSU after several successful stints as pitching coach at the major Division I level.


Xan Barksdale named Assistant Baseball Coach

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 22, 2011) - Xan Barksdale has been named assistant baseball coach at ETSU, head coach Tony Skole announced on Friday. Barksdale arrives at ETSU from the University of Louisville, where he served as assistant coach for the last five years.


Skole to be inducted into The Citadel Athletic Hall of Fame

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 19, 2011) - ETSU head baseball coach Tony Skole will be inducted into The Citadel Athletic Hall of Fame, the school announced on Monday evening. The Hall of Fame induction will take place on Oct. 28 at The Citadel's Holliday Alumni Center.