Bucs sign Dobyns-Bennett’s Chris Cook

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 20, 2013) – Former Dobyns-Bennett standout Chris Cook (Kingsport, Tenn.) said having the chance to play collegiate baseball close to home was an opportunity he couldn’t pass up, and the two-way player made his dream a reality as he signed his national letter of intent to play for East Tennessee State University starting this fall.


Doane picks up a pair of accolades from ABCA

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 20, 2013) – The accolades continue to pour in for ETSU right-handed pitcher Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.).


Doane Named Second Team All-American by NCBWA

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. (June 12, 2013) – After two rounds of voting by the organization, ETSU right-handed pitcher Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) was one of 58 baseball student-athletes to be placed on the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association's (NCBWA) 18th Annual All-America first, second and third teams, which was released on Wednesday. Doane was named Second Team All-American by the NCBWA.


Cleveland Indians draft Doane in 24th round

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 8, 2013) – Making the move to a full-time starting pitcher paid off in more ways than one for ETSU right-hander Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.).


Take the ETSU Baseball Fan Experience Survey Today!

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 5, 2013) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is conducting a survey regarding the fan experience at Thomas Stadium this past 2013 season.


Doane named finalist for Gregg Olson Award

OMAHA, Neb. (June 3, 2013) – Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) was one of six finalists named for the inaugural Gregg Olson Award, which was announced Monday by the voting committee. The honor is to be given to college baseball’s breakout player of the year. The award will be presented to a top amateur baseball player who elevates his game to an elite level throughout the season.


Georgia Tech eliminates Bucs from Nashville Regional, 5-1

NASHVILLE (June 1, 2013) – Georgia Tech scored a run in three of the first five innings and senior right-hander Buck Farmer tossed six scoreless frames as the Yellow Jackets eliminated the ETSU baseball team from the Nashville Regional by handing the Bucs a 5-1 loss on Saturday afternoon from Vanderbilt’s Hawkins Field.


Bucs open Nashville Regional with 9-1 setback at #2 Vanderbilt

NASHVILLE (May 31, 2013) – Vanderbilt got all the offense they needed in the bottom of the first and the second-ranked Commodores cruised to a 9-1 victory over ETSU in front of a sell-out crowd of 3,503 fans Friday night at Hawkins Field.


Doane lands Louisville Slugger First Team All-American honors

TUCSON, Ariz. (May 30, 2013) – Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) keeps adding more accolades to his resume.


Bucs open up NCAA Tournament play Friday night in Nashville

NASHVILLE (May 30, 2013) – For just the fourth time in school history and the first since 1981, the ETSU baseball team returns to the NCAA Tournament as the Bucs take on No. 2 national seed Vanderbilt Friday night in the Nashville Regional. First pitch is set for 7 p.m., and will be televised on ESPNU.


Doane named semifinalist for Golden Spikes Award

DURHAM, N.C. (May 28, 2013) – East Tennessee State University senior right-handed pitcher Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) was named one of 30 semifinalists for the Golden Spikes Award, announced USA Baseball on Tuesday.


Ticket information released for Nashville Regional

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 27, 2013) – Ticket information for the 2013 Nashville NCAA Baseball Regional has been released.


Bucs head to Nashville for NCAA Regional

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 27, 2013) – Less than 24 hours after winning its first ever Atlantic Sun Championship, the ETSU baseball team learned its destination and opponent for the NCAA Regional on Monday afternoon.


Poor Richard’s to hold selection show party for the Bucs

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 26, 2013) – Poor Richard’s Campus and the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics have teamed up to hold the official watch party for the NCAA Baseball selection show on Monday.


A-Sun Champs! Bucs down Kennesaw State, 7-2

DeLAND Fla. (May 26, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team couldn’t have scripted it any better.


Baseball to play in A-Sun Championship Sunday at 4:15 p.m.

DeLAND Fla. (May 25, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team knows when they will play, but just not who in Sunday’s Atlantic Sun Championship.


Green’s walk-off carries Bucs to Championship Sunday

DeLAND Fla. (May 25, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team continued its walk-off magic on Saturday.


ETSU takes on USC Upstate Saturday at 1:15 p.m.

DeLAND Fla. (May 25, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team returns to action in the Atlantic Sun Championship on Saturday afternoon when the Bucs take on USC Upstate at 1:15 p.m., from Stetson’s Melching Field.


Bucs rally past No. 23 Mercer in extras of A-Sun Championship

DeLAND Fla. (May 23, 2013) – The “Comeback Bucs” were at it yet again.


ETSU, Mercer Game Moved to Friday at Noon

DeLAND Fla. (May 23, 2013) – Fierce thunderstorms forced another schedule change to the 2013 Atlantic Sun Baseball Championship, resulting in the ETSU/Mercer game being moved to noon on Friday at Stetson’s Melching Field.


ETSU Baseball to play No. 23 Mercer Thursday at 8:15 p.m.

DeLAND Fla. (May 22, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team advanced in the winners bracket of the Atlantic Sun Baseball Championship with its thrilling 4-3 11-inning victory over host Stetson on Wednesday, and the Blue and Gold will now take on top-seeded Mercer Thursday night at 8:15 p.m., at Melching Field.


Doane named semifinalist for Gregg Olson Award

OMAHA, Neb. (May 22, 2013) – The semifinalists for the inaugural Gregg Olson Award were named on Wednesday, and ETSU senior right-handed pitcher Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) was one of the forty-six players to make the list, which honors college baseball’s “Breakout Player of the Year.”


Reynolds rallies Bucs to 4-3 walk-off win over Stetson in extras

DeLAND Fla. (May 22, 2013) – Last weekend it was Mason Hershey (Altoona, Pa.) providing the late-inning heroics, and a few days later fellow senior Alex Reynolds (Johnson City, Tenn.) came through with the biggest hit of his Buccaneer career when his walk-off two-RBI single in the eleventh inning rallied the ETSU baseball team to a 4-3 win...


Watch ETSU Baseball this week at Poor Richard's Campus

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 21, 2013) – Poor Richard's Campus will be the official viewing headquarters this week for ETSU baseball as the Bucs begin their run for an Atlantic Sun Championship on Wednesday morning.


Chesney, Niesman placed on A-Sun All-Academic Team

DeLAND Fla. (May 21, 2013) – Junior Will Chesney (Knoxville, Tenn.) and senior Derek Niesman (Wellington, Fla.) landed Atlantic Sun All-Academic Team honors, announced the league office on Tuesday.


Doane captures ETSU’s first-ever Pitcher of the Year honor

DeLAND Fla. (May 21, 2013) – On the eve of the Atlantic Sun Baseball Championship, the league office released its postseason awards and senior Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) was one of five Buccaneers on the list as the right-hander captured ETSU’s first-ever Pitcher of the Year honor on Tuesday afternoon.


Bucs begin run for A-Sun Title Wednesday in DeLand

DeLAND Fla. (May 21, 2013) – After picking up its fourth series sweep to conclude the regular season last weekend versus Jacksonville, the ETSU baseball team begins postseason play Wednesday morning when the fourth-seeded Bucs take on host and fifth seed Stetson.


ETSU to play Stetson in opening round of A-Sun Championship

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 19, 2013) – The regular season came to an end Saturday and the match ups are set for the 2013 Atlantic Sun Baseball Championship, which gets underway Wednesday morning at Stetson’s Melching Field.


Bucs complete sweep of Jacksonville on Senior Day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 18, 2013) – With the game tied at three after five innings of play, the ETSU baseball team broke things open by plating eight runs in the sixth to pull away from Jacksonville and complete the sweep of the Dolphins with an 11-4 win on Saturday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


Hershey’s 12th inning heroics lift Bucs to 3-2 win over JU

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 17, 2013) – After scoring two runs in the first, the ETSU baseball team was held scoreless for the next ten innings until senior catcher Mason Hershey (Altoona, Pa.) provided the Blue and Gold with a walk-off double in the twelfth, lifting the Bucs to a 3-2 win over Jacksonville on early Saturday morning at Thomas Stadium.


Doane ties complete game record with 3-2 win over Jacksonville

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 16, 2013) – A day after being placed on the National Pitcher of the Year Watch List, senior right-hander Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) continued adding to his record-breaking season.


Doane placed on National Pitcher of the Year Watch List

LUBBOCK, Texas (May 15, 2013) – The latest National Pitcher of the Year Watch List was released late Wednesday night, and East Tennessee State University senior right-hander Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) was one of the 22 players to make the group.


Bucs wrap up regular season this weekend at Thomas Stadium

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 15, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team wraps up regular season play this weekend as the Bucs host Jacksonville in a three-game Atlantic Sun series beginning Thursday night at Thomas Stadium.


Doane collects second A-Sun Pitcher of the Week honor

MACON, Ga. (May 13, 2013) – Senior right-handed pitcher Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) accomplished a rare feat on Friday night and the Buccaneer hurler was rewarded for his dominating effort by collecting his second Atlantic Sun Pitcher of the Week honor, which was announced by the league office on Monday.


No. 21 Mercer blanks Bucs to win series, 2-0

MACON, Ga. (May 12, 2013) – Travis Benn and Nick Backlund hit solo home runs and four Mercer pitchers combined for a six-hit shutout as the 21st-ranked Bears took the series over ETSU with a 2-0 win on Sunday afternoon at Claude Smith Field.


No. 21 Mercer evens series with 12-7 win over ETSU

MACON, Ga. (May 11, 2013) – A night after fans were treated to an old-fashioned pitchers’ duel, Mercer and ETSU combined for 19 runs on 24 hits, but the 21st-ranked Bears came out ahead to even the series with a 12-7 victory over the Bucs on Saturday night at Claude Smith Field.


Doane delivers Bucs to 1-0 win at No. 21 Mercer

MACON, Ga. (May 10, 2013) – Coach Skole refers to Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) as a warrior.


Baseball faces No. 21 Mercer this weekend in Macon

MACON, Ga. (May 9, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team returns to conference play this weekend as the Bucs take on No. 21 Mercer beginning Friday night at 6 p.m., from Claude Smith Field.


Bucs down Asheville in non-conference finale, 9-3

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 8, 2013) – In the final tune-up before its stretch run in Atlantic Sun play, the ETSU baseball team defeated UNC Asheville, 9-3, on a rainy Wednesday night at Thomas Stadium.


Bucs host UNC Asheville Wednesday at Thomas Stadium

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 7, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team will play its final non-conference game Wednesday night when the Bucs host UNC Asheville at Thomas Stadium. First pitch is slated for 7:05 p.m., while the Twang Bangers will put on a free pregame concert outside the stadium beginning at 5:30.


Baseball falls in pitchers’ duel to UIC, 3-2

CHICAGO (May 5, 2013) – Junior Logan Rice (Erwin, Tenn.) tossed his first collegiate complete game, but the ETSU offense couldn’t deliver as Illinois-Chicago took the final game of the series, 3-2, on Sunday afternoon at Les Miller Field.


Bucs sweep doubleheader at UIC

CHICAGO (May 4, 2013) – For the second straight Saturday, the ETSU baseball team swept a doubleheader to win another series.


Rain forces schedule change to ETSU Baseball series at UIC

CHICAGO (May 3, 2013) – Rain in the Chicagoland area has forced a schedule change to this weekend's ETSU baseball series at Illinois-Chicago.


Baseball heads to the "Windy City" for three-game series at UIC

CHICAGO (May 2, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team wraps up its five-game road swing this weekend as the Bucs head to the Windy City for a non-conference series at Illinois-Chicago. The three-game series gets underway Friday night at 7:05 p.m. (Eastern) from Les Miller Stadium.


ETSU belts three home runs in 10-6 setback at Tennessee Tech

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (May 1, 2013) – Andrew Green (Powell, Tenn.) and Dylan Tritsch (Boca Raton, Fla.) belted two-run homers, while Derek Niesman (Wellington, Fla.) added a solo shot in the eighth, but it wasn’t enough to lift ETSU to a series win over Tennessee Tech as the Golden Eagles defeated the Bucs, 10-6, on Wednesday night at Bush Stadium.


Bucs use five-run seventh to rally past Appalachian State

BOONE, N.C. (April 30, 2013) – After dropping its suspended game to Appalachian State earlier in the day, the ETSU baseball team waited out a 42-minute rain delay to plate five runs in the seventh and rally past the Mountaineers, 7-6, on Tuesday night at Smith Stadium.


Bucs begin five-game road swing Tuesday night in Boone

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 29, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team opens a five-game road swing Tuesday night as the Bucs travel to Boone, N.C., to take on Appalachian State.


Baseball spends day reading at Southside Elementary

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 29, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team took a break from competition last week as the Buccaneers made a trip to Southside Elementary to read to a group of young children.


Freeman named to the Olerud Watch List

LUBBOCK, Texas (April 28, 2013) – The College Baseball Hall of Fame’s John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award list has been released, and ETSU first baseman/left-handed pitcher Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) was one of 25 players to be placed among the prestigious group.


Bucs sweep doubleheader to win series over Kennesaw State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 27, 2013) – After having its offense held in check last weekend at Stetson, the ETSU baseball team was ready to heat back up and get back on track in the conference race.


Bucs drop series opener to Kennesaw State, 4-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 26, 2013) – On a night when a pitchers’ duel was expected, both starters didn’t disappoint.


Baseball set for critical A-Sun home series with Kennesaw State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 25, 2013) – With just three conference series remaining, the ETSU baseball team looks to improve on its mark in the Atlantic Sun standings as the Bucs host Kennesaw State this weekend at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU, Appalachian State game suspended in the seventh

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 24, 2013) – After sitting through a pair of rain delays, the ETSU/Appalachian State baseball game was suspended with the Mountaineers leading, 3-1, in the bottom of the seventh on Tuesday night from Thomas Stadium.


Radford outslugs Bucs, 14-10

RADFORD, Va. (April 22, 2013) – In a game where the teams combined for 24 runs on 29 hits, Radford slugged its way past ETSU as the Highlanders defeated the Bucs, 14-10, on Tuesday night at Radford Baseball Stadium.


Bucs head to Radford Tuesday; host App State Wednesday

RADFORD, Va. (April 22, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team plays a pair of midweek games starting Tuesday night when the Bucs wrap up their five-game road trip at Radford. First pitch with the Highlanders is set for 6 p.m., at Radford Baseball Stadium.


Twang Bangers to hold postgame concert Saturday at The Thom

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 22, 2013) – The Twang Bangers have announced they will hold a free postgame concert, presented by ETSU Athletics and Campus Ridge, this Saturday outside Thomas Stadium.


Stetson takes series by blanking Bucs, 2-0

DELAND, Fla. (April 21, 2013) – For the first time this season, the ETSU baseball team was shutout as Stetson blanked the Bucs, 2-0, to take the conference series on a rainy Sunday afternoon at Melching Field.


Stetson uses four-run eighth to even series with ETSU, 7-3

DELAND, Fla. (April 20, 2013) – With the game tied at three, Stetson scored four runs in the eighth inning and evened up the series with a 7-3 victory over ETSU on Saturday afternoon at Melching Field.


Doane goes the distance; Bucs move A-Sun win streak to seven

DELAND, Fla. (April 19, 2013) – On a night when Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) said he didn’t have his best stuff, the senior right-hander still had enough in the tank to lift the ETSU baseball team to another Atlantic Sun victory.


Bucs carry six-game A-Sun win streak into DeLand

DELAND, Fla. (April 18, 2013) – Coming off its second straight Atlantic Sun series sweep last weekend at Thomas Stadium, the ETSU baseball looks to improve on its six-game conference win streak as the Bucs travel to Florida to take on Stetson this weekend. The series opener is set for 6:30 p.m., Friday night at Melching Field.


Bucs fall to The Citadel, 7-3

CHARLESTON, S.C., (April 17, 2013) – The Citadel did all its damage in the first three innings as Hughston Armstrong belted a three-run home run in the second and Johnathan Stokes added a two-run shot in the third, as the Bulldogs cruised to a 7-3 victory on Wednesday night from Riley Park.


Bucs head to Charleston for midweek game at The Citadel

CHARLESTON, S.C., (April 16, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team begins a grueling stretch of 14 games in 19 days Wednesday night when the Bucs head to Charleston, S.C., for a midweek non-conference contest at The Citadel. First pitch is set for 6 p.m., at Riley Park.


Doane collects first A-Sun Pitcher of the Week honor

MACON, Ga. (April 15, 2013) – All season, Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) has been a force to be reckoned with on the mound, and the senior right-hander was finally recognized for his dominating efforts as the Buccaneer hurler landed Atlantic Sun Pitcher of the Week honors, announced the league office on Monday.


HOW SWEEP IT IS! Bucs extend A-Sun win streak to six straight

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 14, 2013) – After getting swept by Lipscomb last year in Nashville, the ETSU baseball team wanted to return the favor this weekend against the Bisons.


Baseball extends A-Sun win streak to five; downs Lipscomb, 7-2

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 13, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team extended its Atlantic Sun Conference win streak to five straight games as the Bucs defeated Lipscomb, 7-2, on Saturday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


Doane continues to dominate as Bucs blank Lipscomb, 8-0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 12, 2013) – Senior Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) struck out a career-high eight hitters and tossed his third shutout of the season, as the ETSU baseball team blanked Lipscomb, 8-0, on Friday night at Thomas Stadium.


Bucs look to improve on A-Sun winning streak this weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 11, 2013) – Despite suffering a tough one-run setback to Tennessee in front of a record-setting crowd Tuesday night, the ETSU baseball team looks to build on its conference winning streak this weekend as the Bucs host Lipscomb in a three-game Atlantic Sun series starting Friday night at Thomas Stadium.


Tennessee holds off ETSU in front of record crowd, 4-3

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 9, 2013) – Playing before the first sold out crowd in the history of newly-minted Thomas Stadium, the ETSU baseball team dropped a hard-fought 4-3 contest to Southeastern Conference foe Tennessee Tuesday evening.


Baseball gears up for Tuesday night showdown with UT

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 8, 2013) – History will be made Tuesday night when the ETSU baseball team takes on Tennessee at Thomas Stadium.


Limited number of tickets available for Tuesday’s UT game

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 8, 2013) – A limited number of tickets for Tuesday’s ETSU/Tennessee baseball game are available for purchase through the ETSU Ticket Office. Game time is set for 7:05 p.m., at Thomas Stadium.


All-Access with Coach Skole

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 8, 2013) – This past weekend when the ETSU baseball team played at Northern Kentucky, the Buccaneer Sports Network mic’d up head coach Tony Skole and created a special all-access video segment with coach and the Bucs.


Baseball completes sweep with 13-4 win over Northern Kentucky

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (April 7, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team was forced to play from behind in the first two games of the series, but the Buccaneer bats woke up early and often on get-away day.


Bucs score 11 unanswered runs to rally past NKU, 12-9

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (April 6, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team likes to save its best for last.


Bucs rally for 5-2 win behind Doane’s complete game effort

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (April 5, 2013) – It was the same story but different day for senior right-handed pitcher Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.).


Bucs hit the road to face A-Sun newcomer NKU

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (April 4, 2013) – After tossing its fourth shutout of the season, the ETSU baseball team looks to build off the momentum as the Bucs hit the road to take on Atlantic Sun newcomer Northern Kentucky this weekend at the Bill Aker Baseball Complex.


Special ticket info announced for Tuesday’s Tennessee game

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 3, 2013) – The East Tennessee State University Athletics Ticket Office announced special ticket information for next Tuesday’s Buccaneer baseball game versus Tennessee. The game will be played at Thomas Stadium and first pitch is set for 7:05 p.m.


Baseball blanks Tennessee Tech, 3-0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 2, 2013) – Junior right-hander Logan Rice (Erwin, Tenn.) was one of four ETSU pitchers to combine for the shutout as the Buccaneer baseball team blanked Tennessee Tech, 3-0, on Tuesday night at Thomas Stadium.


Taylor’s solid start overshadowed in setback to Radford

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 1, 2013) – Freshman right-hander Peyton Taylor (Kingsport, Tenn.) took a no-hitter into the fifth inning, but Jordan Taylor’s two-out, two-run scoring single in the top of the seventh gave Radford its first lead of the night and the Highlanders rallied for a 4-2 victory on Monday at Thomas Stadium.


Bucs return home to host Radford, Tennessee Tech

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 31, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team returns home for a brief two-game stint beginning Monday night when the Bucs host Radford. Game time is set for 6:30 p.m. at Thomas Stadium.


Six-run fourth carries UNF to series win over ETSU

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (March 30, 2013) – With the game tied at two, North Florida broke things open with a six-run fourth, and the Ospreys went on to take the series from ETSU with an 11-4 victory on Saturday afternoon at Harmon Stadium.


Bucs use strong pitching, defense to even series with UNF

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (March 29, 2013) – Each time senior right-hander Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) takes to the mound his goal is to pitch all nine innings.


UNF soars to 15-4 win over ETSU in series opener

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (March 28, 2013) – The North Florida baseball team soared its way to an 11-run win over ETSU on Thursday night, as the Ospreys opened the three-game conference series with a 15-4 victory over the Bucs at Harmon Stadium.


Baseball heads to Sunshine State for A-Sun series at UNF

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (March 27, 2013) – As the ETSU baseball team leaves behind the winter-like weather in Johnson City, the Bucs look to heat up in the Florida sun as the Blue and Gold begin a three-game Atlantic Sun series at North Florida Thursday night at Harmon Stadium.


Tuesday’s baseball game with Radford rescheduled

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 25, 2013) – Due to winter-like weather hitting the Tri-Cities region, the ETSU baseball team has decided to reschedule Tuesday’s game with Radford.


Bucs split doubleheader with No.26 FGCU; Eagles win series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 23, 2013) – Senior right-hander Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) started the day with a complete-game performance to guide the ETSU baseball team to a 3-2 victory over No. 26 Florida Gulf Coast in the first game of the doubleheader...


No. 26 FGCU executes its way to a 3-2 win over ETSU

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 22, 2013) – In a game that came down to strong pitching and small ball it was Florida Gulf Coast that executed the plays to perfection, as the 26th-ranked Eagles survived for a 3-2 victory over ETSU on a chilly Friday night at Thomas Stadium.


Baseball hosts No. 26 FGCU in A-Sun weekend series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 21, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team returns to Thomas Stadium this weekend as the Bucs host No. 26 Florida Gulf Coast in a three-game Atlantic Sun Conference series, beginning Friday night at 7:05 p.m.


Bucs drop second straight one-run decision to Winthrop, 3-2

ROCK HILL, S.C. (March 20, 2013) – For the second time in a matter of a week, the ETSU baseball team dropped a one-run decision to Winthrop, as the Eagles defeated the Bucs, 3-2, on Wednesday night at the Winthrop Ballpark.


Baseball to hold Little League Weekend at Thomas Stadium

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 20, 2013) – After holding a free baseball clinic for local little league coaches and players earlier this month, the ETSU baseball team wants to bring them back to enjoy some free Buccaneer baseball this weekend at Thomas Stadium.


Baseball looks to end road swing on high note at Winthrop

ROCK HILL, S.C. (March 19, 2013) – Having already taken three of the first four games on its five-game road swing, the ETSU baseball team looks to finish off the trip on a high note when the Bucs face Winthrop on Wednesday evening. First pitch is set for 6 p.m. at The Winthrop Ballpark.


Krieg, Taylor receive A-Sun weekly honors

MACON, Ga. (March 18, 2013) – Freshmen Griffin Krieg (Nashville, Tenn.) and Jeremy Taylor (Fayetteville, Ga.) played a vital role in helping the ETSU baseball team win the series at USC Upstate, and on Monday the Buccaneer rookie duo landed Atlantic Sun Pitcher and Player of the Week honors.


Total team effort lifts Bucs to series win at USC Upstate, 10-4

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 17, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team scored at least one run from the fifth inning on and used a total team effort to win the series over USC Upstate, as the Bucs defeated the Spartans, 10-4, on Sunday afternoon at Harley Park.


USC Upstate forces rubber match by holding on for 6-3 win

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 16, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team sent the tying run to the plate in both the eighth and ninth innings, but the Bucs couldn’t pull off the comeback win as USC Upstate forced a rubber match in the series by hanging on for a 6-3 victory on Saturday afternoon at Harley Park.


Bucs use strong pitching, defense to take down USC Upstate

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 15, 2013) – Freshman Griffin Krieg (Nashville, Tenn.) and junior Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) combined for a six-hit shutout and senior Alex Reynolds (Johnson City, Tenn.) gave the Bucs all the offense they needed with a solo homer in the third, as the ETSU baseball team opened the Atlantic Sun season with an 8-0 victory over USC Upstate on Friday night at Harley Park.


Baseball opens A-Sun play this weekend in Spartanburg

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 14, 2013) – The Atlantic Sun Conference season begins this weekend as the ETSU baseball team travels to Spartanburg for a three-game series at USC Upstate.


Bucs bounce back by pounding UNC Asheville, 20-9

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 13, 2013) – The Bucs motto is “Never to lose two in a row.”


Bucs drop one-run game to Winthrop, 2-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 12, 2013) – Freshmen hurlers Josh Jacques (Rollinsford, N.H.) and Griffin Krieg (Nashville, Tenn.) gave the ETSU baseball team strong efforts on the mound, but the offense was unable to come through with the big hit as Winthrop defeated the Bucs, 2-1, on Tuesday night from Thomas Stadium.


Rain washes out Monday’s baseball game vs. Rhode Island

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 11, 2013) – Monday’s ETSU baseball game versus Rhode Island has been canceled due to rain.


Doane’s second straight shutout lifts Bucs past Rhode Island

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 10, 2013) – Like any pitcher, Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) just wants to give his team a chance to win each time he takes to the hill.


ETSU announces 2013 WXSM baseball radio schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 10, 2013) – The Buccaneer Sports Network announced its 2013 baseball broadcast schedule on the official flagship station of the Bucs – WXSM-640 The Extreme Sports Monster – and over 20 ETSU games will be carried live on the network.


ETSU baseball hosts free clinic for area Little Leaguers

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 9, 2013) – With a rare Saturday free from regular season game action, the ETSU baseball team took time to host a free coaches and players clinic for area Little Leagues Saturday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


Bucs wrap up homestand against Rhode Island, Winthrop

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 9, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team begins a busy week when the Bucs host Rhode Island for a brief two-game series, starting Sunday afternoon at Thomas Stadium. First pitch is set for 2:05 p.m.


Baseball postpones Tuesday’s game with Appalachian State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 5, 2013) – Due to inclement weather in the Tri-Cities region, Tuesday’s ETSU baseball game with Appalachian State has been postponed.


ETSU looks to start new streak Tuesday against ASU

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 4, 2013) – After having its eight-game home winning streak come to an end Sunday, the ETSU baseball team looks to start a new one when the Bucs host Appalachian State Tuesday afternoon at 3:05 p.m., from Thomas Stadium.


Bucs have home win streak snapped in 13-2 setback to Marist

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 3, 2013) – Marist scored five in the third and tacked on five more in the fifth, and snapped ETSU’s eight-game home winning streak after handing the Bucs a 13-2 setback on Sunday afternoon from Thomas Stadium.


Tritsch’s walk-off magic continues in extra-inning win over Marist

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 2, 2013) – Extra-inning heroics were in store for junior Dylan Tritsch (Boca Raton, Fla.) yet again for the Bucs on Saturday night.


Doane tosses gem as Bucs blank Marist, 3-0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 1, 2013) – Senior Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) and the ETSU baseball team made quick work of Marist on a cold and snowy Friday afternoon from Thomas Stadium.


ETSU baseball to host “free” coaches/players clinic March 9

JOHNSON CITY (Mach 1, 2013) – ETSU head coach Tony Skole and the Buccaneers’ baseball team in conjunction with the Johnson City Little League will host a pair of free instructional clinics for all area Little League coaches and players on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at Thomas Stadium.


Bucs return home to host Marist this weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 28, 2013) – Coming off its first and only road game until mid-March, the ETSU baseball team returns home for a seven-game homestand, beginning this weekend when Marist visits Thomas Stadium for a three-game series.


“Wear Blue” and support the Bucs all weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 27, 2013) – This weekend is a sports fan’s dream if you bleed Blue and Gold.


ETSU rally falls short at Tennessee, 9-7

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 26, 2013) – From the fourth inning on, the ETSU baseball team was playing catch-up, and despite scoring five runs in the fourth and two more in the seventh, the Bucs couldn’t finish off the rally as Tennessee hung on for a 9-7 win on Tuesday evening Lindsey Nelson Stadium.


Bucs carry six-game win streak into midweek showdown at UT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 25, 2013) – For the first time this season, the ETSU baseball team hits the road as the Bucs carry their six-game winning streak into Knoxville for a midweek showdown with Tennessee on Tuesday. First pitch is set for 3 p.m., from Lindsey Nelson Stadium.


This Week in ETSU Athletics: Feb. 25-Mar. 3

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 25, 2013) – Below is a list of all the ETSU athletic events taking place for the week of Feb. 25-Mar. 3.


Bucs sweep Seton Hall behind Tritsch’s walk-off hit in the 10th

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 24, 2013) – It's safe to say the 2013 ETSU baseball team has a flair for the dramatic.


Riopedre’s walk-off homer rallies Bucs past Seton Hall, 9-8

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 23, 2013)Chris Riopedre (Miami, Fla.) couldn’t had scripted it any better.


Bucs power their way to fourth straight win; down Seton Hall, 7-3

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 22, 2013)Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) and Andrew Green (Powell, Tenn.) packed the one-two punch at the plate, and Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) tossed a complete game, as the ETSU baseball team picked up its fourth straight win after the Bucs powered their way past Seton Hall, 7-3, on Friday evening from Thomas Stadium.


ETSU hosts Seton Hall in weekend series at Thomas Stadium

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 21, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team wraps up its seven-game homestand this weekend as the Bucs host BIG EAST foe Seton Hall in a three-game series, beginning Friday afternoon at 3:05 from Thomas Stadium.


Freeman lands CBI Louisville Slugger POTW honors

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 21, 2013) – The awards keep rolling in for junior ETSU baseball standout Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.).


ETSU announces mini-season ticket plan for Baseball

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 21, 2013) – The ETSU Athletics Ticket Office is now offering a mini-season ticket pack for ETSU Baseball, known as the “Weekender Pack.”


Bucs battle back to defeat Wofford in wild one, 12-10

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 19, 2013) – Despite placing itself in a hole early and trailing until the bottom of the eighth inning, the ETSU baseball team battled back to rally past Wofford, 12-10, in a wild one on Tuesday afternoon from a blustery Thomas Stadium.


Bucs return to action Tuesday against Wofford

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 18, 2013) – Fresh off its series win over Penn State this past weekend, the ETSU baseball team returns to action on Tuesday afternoon when the Bucs host Wofford at Thomas Stadium. First pitch is set for 3:05 p.m.


Freeman lands Louisville Slugger National POTW honors

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 18, 2013) – After putting up monstrous numbers in the series win over Penn State, junior Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) was recognized for his outstanding efforts by landing Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week and Atlantic Sun Player of the Week honors on Monday.


Bucs use seven-run fifth to take series over Penn State, 9-7

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 17, 2013) – First Indiana. Now Penn State.


Strong pitching, timely hitting lifts Bucs past Penn State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 16, 2013) – Freshman starter Griffin Krieg (Nashville, Tenn.) gave the Bucs five strong innings and the offense provided him with clutching hitting, as the ETSU baseball team forced a rubber match in the series by defeating Penn State, 8-3, on Saturday afternoon from a snowy Thomas Stadium.


Freeman homers twice, but Bucs fall to Penn State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 15, 2013) – Junior Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) belted a pair of solo home runs, but it wasn’t enough to lift the ETSU baseball team to victory as Penn State rallied past the Bucs, 6-4, in the 2013 season opener on Friday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU athletics officially dedicates Thomas Stadium

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 15, 2013) – With construction complete on phase one of its new baseball stadium, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics officially named the facility in honor of primary benefactors Gerald and Sandy Thomas on Friday, during a special dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony at home plate.


Bucs open 2013 season Friday against Penn State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 14, 2013) – There will be plenty of buzz hovering around Thomas Stadium early Friday morning before the ETSU baseball team opens the 2013 season against Penn State.


Baseball Holds Media Day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 13, 2013) – With the start of the baseball season vastly approaching, the Bucs spent time talking about the upcoming campaign with members of the media on Wednesday afternoon.


Baseball promotions announced for Friday’s season opener

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 13, 2013) – With the baseball season set to get underway in three days, the ETSU marketing department announced its promotional schedule for Friday’s opener when the Bucs take the field against Big Ten foe Penn State. First pitch of 2013 season opener is slated for 2:35 p.m., at Thomas Stadium.


Chesney named to NCBWA Stopper Watch List

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 12, 2013) – Seventy-five players have been named to the initial watch list for the ninth annual National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year Award, given to the top relief pitcher in NCAA Division I baseball, and junior Buccaneer right-hander Will Chesney (Knoxville, Tenn.) has been selected to the list.


Baseball pushes back start time for Friday’s season opener

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 11, 2013) – With all the pregame festivities planned prior to baseball’s season opener with Penn State, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has decided to push Friday’s start time back 30 minutes.


This Week in ETSU Athletics: Feb. 11-17

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 11, 2013) – Find out what's happening in ETSU Athletics for the week of Feb. 11-17.


Freeman, Green garner preseason honors

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 7, 2013) – Baseball America and CollegeBaseballInsider.com released their Atlantic Sun Conference preseason awards, and junior Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) and senior Andrew Green (Powell, Tenn.) garnered attention from the polls.


Freeman lands A-Sun All-Conference honors

MACON, Ga. (Jan. 31, 2013) – The Atlantic Sun Conference released its 2013 Baseball Preseason All-Conference awards on Thursday afternoon, and junior Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) took home the top honor among first basemen.


Purchase Your ETSU Baseball Season Tickets Today!

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 29, 2013) – With the start of the Buccaneer baseball season less than three weeks away, the ETSU ticket office is making a strong season ticket push prior to first pitch on Friday, Feb. 15 when the Blue and Gold take on Big Ten foe Penn State at Thomas Stadium.


Vote for Freeman and ETSU in A-Sun Fan Voting

MACON, Ga. (Jan. 29, 2013) – The Atlantic Sun Conference wants to hear the fan voice for the 2013 Preseason Baseball All-Conference Awards.


Baseball begins preparations for 2013 season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 17, 2013) – With the spring semester beginning on Thursday, the ETSU baseball team returned to campus and has begun preparations for the 2013 season.


Baseball releases 2013 schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 5, 2012) – Home series with Penn State, Seton Hall, and Rhode Island, along with a home-and-home with Tennessee and a trip to Chicago highlight the 2013 ETSU baseball schedule as head coach Tony Skole released the Buccaneer slate on Wednesday afternoon.


Baseball inks six during early signing period

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 21, 2012) – East Tennessee State University head baseball coach Tony Skole and his staff announced Wednesday that six players have signed their national letters of intent to play for the Bucs starting in the fall of 2013.


Q&A with Coach Skole

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 30, 2012) – With the fall season wrapping up, head coach Tony Skole was able to sit down with the ETSU athletic media relations staff for question-and-answer session to let the fans know how the team is doing.


Freshmen lead Blue Team to series Clinching Victory

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 15, 2012) - On a gorgeous Sunday afternoon at Thomas Stadium, the Blue team used dominating efforts by a pair of freshmen as left-handed pitcher Kevin Marnon (Shelby Township, Mich.) and third baseman Trey York (Knox, Tenn.) led Blue to a series clinching 5-1 victory in the Blue/Gold World Series.


Dominating Pitching Performance Propels Gold Team to Victory

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 13, 2012) -- Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) and Jimmy Nesselt (Plantation, Fla.) combined to shutout the Blue Team, 5-0, in game two of the Blue/Gold World Series on Saturday afternoon from Thomas Stadium.


York leads Blue past Gold in World Series opener, 4-2

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 12, 2012) - Freshman infielder Trey York (Knox, Tenn.) went 3-for-3 with a triple, home run and drove in all four of his team's runs, leading the Blue team to a 4-2 series-opening win over Gold on Friday night at Thomas Stadium.


Q&A With Coach Skole

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 12, 2012) – With the days of fall practice winding down, head coach Tony Skole was able to sit down with the ETSU athletic media relations staff for question-and-answer session to let the fans know how the team is doing.


Baseball releases Blue/Gold World Series rosters

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 11, 2012) – On the eve of the Blue/Gold World Series, ETSU head baseball coach Tony Skole and his staff announced the rosters for this weekend’s three-game series.


Baseball announces game times for this weekend’s Blue/Gold World Series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 10, 2012) – The ETSU baseball team wraps up its fall season by holding the annual Blue/Gold World Series this weekend at Thomas Stadium.


Game times released for this weekend’s baseball scrimmages

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 4, 2012) – The ETSU baseball team announced its game times for this weekend's scrimmages at Thomas Stadium.


Join BucWild, attend ETSU athletic events, and win free Mellow Mushroom pizza for a year

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 3, 2012) – BucWild wants to remind ETSU students about one of its newest advantages to becoming a member and showing Buccaneer pride by allowing all students the opportunity to win free Mellow Mushroom pizza for a year and the chance to win an Apple IPad2.


ETSU Baseball Holds Scout Day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 3, 2012) – The ETSU baseball team displayed their talents in front of a handful of scouts from several major league organizations last week as the Bucs held their annual Scout Day at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU, TextCaster team up to launch “Buc Updates”

JOHNSON CITY (Sept. 27, 2012) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Thursday the Bucs have teamed up with TextCaster to launch a new text messaging communications service to its fans called “Buc Updates” for the 2012-13 season.


Q&A with Coach Skole

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 24, 2012) – The ETSU baseball team wrapped up its third weekend of the fall season, and head coach Tony Skole was able to sit down with the ETSU athletic media relations staff for question-and-answer session to let the fans know how the team is doing.


Q&A with Coach Skole

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 12, 2012) – The ETSU baseball team opened its fall season, and during the upcoming weeks head coach Tony Skole will sit down with the ETSU athletic media relations staff for question-and-answer sessions to let the fans know how the team is doing.


ETSU baseball opens fall practice

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 7, 2012) – Preparations for the 2013 ETSU baseball season got underway on Thursday as the Bucs opened fall practice at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU Athletics Partners with Stat Broadcast for 2012-13 Season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 22, 2012) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Wednesday it has partnered with Stat Broadcast to run live stats for Buccaneer sporting events this upcoming 2012-13 season.


Vote Bucky for Atlantic Sun’s Top Mascot

MACON, Ga. (July 19, 2012) – With the start of the 2012-13 athletic season right around the corner, the Atlantic Sun Conference is having a challenge to see which school has the top mascot.