Baseball spends day reading at Southside Elementary

Monday, April 29, 2013

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.

The team gave back to the community by reading children’s books and playing games with Ms. Henry’s kindergarten class, while teaching them the importance of school.  

“Our guys had a great time at Southside Elementary,” said head coach Tony Skole. “It is very rewarding to see the impact they have with the youth of our community. Serving our community has always been a big part of our program and we will continue to be involved in the future.”  

“Getting the opportunity to read to those kids and put a smile on their face is priceless,” said senior local product Alex Reynolds. “Sometimes, as athletes, we take for granted the privilege we have to put on our uniform every day. Those kids look up to us and they would give anything to be in our shoes. Getting the chance to give back and do something which means so much to them is something that always means more than wins and losses.”

The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics takes pride in its community service activities and strives for 100 percent participation from its student-athletes, coaches and administrators throughout the year.

For more information on Buccaneer baseball, visit ETSUBucs.com and click on the baseball link.

Follow ETSU Athletics on Twitter Twitter and become a fan on Facebook Facebook.
MTRACK ETSU Track & Field Invitational Johnson City, Tenn.
Jan 16 Results
WTRACK ETSU Track & Field Invitational Johnson City, Tenn.
Jan 16 Results
MTEN ETSU 0 Knoxville, Tenn.
Jan 16 North Florida 4
WTRACK ETSU Track & Field Invitational Johnson City, Tenn.
Jan 17 Results
MTRACK ETSU Track & Field Invitational Johnson City, Tenn.
Jan 17 Results
MBB ETSU 79 F
Jan 17 VMI 85
WBB University of North Carolina at Greensboro 65 Final
Jan 17 ETSU 87
MTEN ETSU 2 Winston Salem, N.C.
Jan 17 Wake Forest 7
MBB Tusculum 52 F
Jan 19 ETSU 90
MBB Citadel 59 F
Jan 22 ETSU 70
WTRACK Hokie Invitational Blacksburg, Va.
Jan 23 Results
MTRACK Hokie Invitational Blacksburg, Va.
Jan 23 Results
MTEN ETSU 1 Seattle, Wash.
Jan 23 Washington 4
MTRACK Hokie Invitational Blacksburg, Va.
Jan 24 Results
WTRACK Hokie Invitational Blacksburg, Va.
Jan 24 Results
MTEN ETSU 4 Seattle, Wash.
Jan 24 Wisconsin 3
WTEN ETSU 5 Boone, N.C.
Jan 24 Appalachian State 2