ETSU's Tim Turner drafted by Seattle Mariners

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 5, 2003) - East Tennessee State junior pitcher/center fielder Tim Turner (Marietta, Ga.) was selected by the Seattle Mariners Wednesday in the Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft....


Howdeshell earns another Southern Conference honor

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 27, 2003) - Having already been named to the All-Southern Conference first team by the league's coaches, East Tennessee State junior shortstop Andy Howdeshell (Maryville, Tenn.) has earned the same honor from the Southern Conference Sports Media Association....


Andy Howdeshell named to All-Southern Conference Team

CHARLESTON, S.C. (May 22, 2003) - East Tennessee State junior shortstop Andy Howdeshell (Maryville, Tenn.) was named to the All-Southern Conference first team by the league's coaches Wednesday night from the conference tournament in Charleston, S.C....


Buccaneer Baseball falls to Georgia Southern, 22-3, in season finale

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 17, 2003) - The potent Georgia Southern offense put 20 runs on the scoreboard in the first three innings of play Saturday afternoon against East Tennessee State, and went on to a 22-3 victory in the regular season finale for both teams from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn....


ETSU Baseball falls to Georgia Southern, 14-4

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 15, 2003) - Georgia Southern scored four runs in the top of the first inning against East Tennessee State, and cruised to a 14-4 victory in the opener of the final Southern Conference series of the regular season Thursday night from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn....


Georgia Southern rallies to defeat ETSU Baseball in ninth, 12-10

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 16, 2003) - Georgia Southern scored five runs in the top of the ninth and held on in the bottom of the inning to defeat East Tennessee State, 12-10, in a wild matchup Friday night from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn....


ETSU baseball team volunteers time at local preschool

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 15, 2003) - The East Tennessee State University baseball team took a break from the heat of their Southern Conference battles to volunteer time Wednesday at the Johnson City First Christian Church Preschool Field Day. ...


Buccaneer Baseball holds on to defeat Tennessee Tech, 11-9

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 12, 2003) - East Tennessee State scored 11 runs in the first two innings then withheld a late Tennessee Tech rally to defeat the Golden Eagles, 11-9, Monday night from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn....


Furman sweeps weekend series from Bucs, wins final game, 9-4

GREENVILLE, S.C. (May 11, 2003) - Furman rallied for six runs in the bottom of the fifth inning, proving to be the deciding factor in a 9-4 Paladin victory over East Tennessee State Sunday afternoon from rainy Furman Baseball Stadium in Greeneville, S.C. ...


Furman defeats ETSU Baseball, 8-0

GREENVILLE, S.C. (May 10, 2003) - Furman got strong starting pitching for the second consecutive night to defeat East Tennessee State, 8-0, Saturday night from Furman Baseball Stadium in Greeneville, S.C. ...


Live Stats available for this weekend's ETSU-Furman series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 9, 2003) -- East Tennessee State baseball fans will be able to follow all of this weekend's action on the internet, as the Buccaneers get set to face Furman in a three-game series at Greenville, S.C. ...


Buccaneer Baseball falls to Furman in 3-2 heartbreaker

GREENVILLE, S.C. (May 9, 2003) - East Tennessee State held a 2-1 lead going into the bottom of the ninth, but Furman rallied for two runs in the final frame to come away with a 3-2 victory over the Bucs Friday night from Furman Baseball Stadium in Greenville, S.C....


ETSU-Tennessee Tech baseball cancelled

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 5, 2003) - Tuesday night's baseball game between East Tennessee State and Tennessee Tech has been cancelled due to inclement weather in Cookeville, Tenn....


UNC Asheville defeats Buccaneer Baseball, 15-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 4, 2003) - UNC Asheville tied their season-high in runs scored in defeating East Tennessee State 15-1 Sunday night from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn. The win gives the Bulldogs a weekend sweep of the Bucs, having won both ends of a doubleheader Saturday afternoon in Asheville, N.C....


Baseball drops doubleheader at UNC Asheville

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (May 3, 2003) -- UNC Asheville scored three times in the bottom ofthe ninth inning to win the first game and then got great pitching in the second game to earn a doubleheader sweep over visiting East Tennessee State Saturday afternoon at Greenwood Field. ETSU fell 5-4 in game one and lost game two by a score of 6-3. ...


Changes to ETSU-UNC Asheville baseball this weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 2, 2003) - Due to scheduling conflicts, there have been changes made to this weekend's baseball games between East Tennessee State and UNC Asheville....


Jarrod Hyder named TIAA-CREF Southern Conference Student Athlete of the Week

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 30, 2003) - East Tennessee State baseball pitcher Jarrod Hyder (Elizabethton, Tenn.) has been named the TIAA-CREF Southern Conference Student Athlete of the Week for the week of April 22-29. ...


ETSU defeats Virginia Tech, 5-4 in Kingsport Baseball Classic

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (April 29, 2003) - East Tennessee State scored a run in the bottom of the seventh to break a 4-4 tie and held on to win the second annual Kingsport Baseball Classic over Virginia Tech, 5-4, Tuesday night from Hunter Wright Stadium in Kingsport, Tenn. The ETSU victory avenged a 12-4 loss to the Hokies on Mar. 18 from English Field in Blacksburg, Va. ...


Buccaneer Baseball signs Brandon Summey to National Letter of Intent

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 28, 2003) - East Tennessee State head baseball coach Tony Skole announced Monday that Sullivan North High School pitcher Brandon Summey (Kingsport, Tenn.) has signed a national letter of intent to join the Buccaneer baseball program for the 2004 season....


Baseball pounds out season-high 20 hits in 16-3 rout over Davidson

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 27, 2003) - East Tennessee State scattered a season-high 20 hits off of five Davidson pitchers as ETSU (13-27, 9-14 SoCon) handily defeated the Wildcats 16-3 at Howard Johnson Field Sunday. ...


Seven-run, two-out rally in ninth dooms ETSU in loss to Davidson

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 26, 2003) - Trailing 6-5 heading into the top of the ninth inning, Davidson put together a dramatic two-out rally to score seven runs and take a 12-6 win over East Tennessee State in Southern Conference baseball action Saturday at Howard Johnson Field....


Abromovitz grand slam, Turner's arm lead Bucs to win over Davidson

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 25, 2003) - East Tennessee State freshman Jordan Abromovitz (South Park, Pa.) said it was the biggest hit of his college career. For the Buccaneers, it was certainly one of the most important hits of their season. ...


ETSU Baseball takes No. 20 Clemson to extra innings, but falls in the 12th, 6-3

CLEMSON, S.C. (April 23. 2003) - East Tennessee State battled No. 20 Clemson Wednesday night to extra innings, but a three-run homer in the bottom of the 12th gave the Tigers a 6-3 victory over the Bucs from Doug Kingsmore Stadium in Clemson, S.C....


Gardner-Webb scores late run to defeat Buccaneer Baseball, 4-3

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 22, 2003) - Gardner-Webb scored a run in the top of the ninth on a wild pitch to break a tie and held on for a 4-3 victory over East Tennessee State Tuesday night from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn....


ETSU Baseball falls to The Citadel in ninth inning, 5-4

CHARLESTON, S.C. (April 20, 2003) The Citadel scored the game-winning run on a wild pitch in a 5-4 win over East Tennessee State in Southern Conference baseball action Sunday afternoon from Riley Park in Charleston, S.C. ...


The Citadel Defeats ETSU Baseball, 9-4

CHARLESTON, S.C. (April 19, 2003) - The Citadel scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh to defeat East Tennessee State, 9-4, in Southern Conference baseball action Saturday afternoon in Riley Park in Charleston, S.C. The win for the Bulldogs snapped a seven-game losing streak. ...


Buccaneer Baseball Out Duels The Citadel, 2-1

CHARLESTON, S.C. (April 18, 2003) -- Senior Jarrod Hyder (Elizabethton, Tenn.) pitched 7.2 innings allowing one run on nine hits to lead East Tennessee State over The Citadel 2-1 in Southern Conference baseball action Friday evening from Riley Park in Johnson City, Tenn. ...


Tennessee Edges Buccaneer Baseball, 8-6

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 15, 2003) - East Tennessee State and Tennessee treated the season-high 1,039 fans at Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn. to a heated baseball matchup between in-state rivals. But in the end, the Volunteers had too much firepower as they outlasted the Bucs, 8-6, Tuesday night. ...


College of Charleston holds on for 17-16 victory over East Tennessee State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 13, 2003) - The College of Charleston Cougars withstood a spirited rally by East Tennessee State in the final two innings to hold on for a 17-16 victory in the finale of a three-game series Sunday afternoon from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn....


Buccaneer Baseball falls to College of Charleston, 14-7

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 12, 2003) - The potent offense of College of Charleston had big innings in the sixth and seventh frames Saturday afternoon against East Tennessee State and held on to take game two in a three-game SoCon weekend series, 14-7, from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn....


College of Charleston scores nine runs in final three innings to defeat ETSU Baseball, 11-2

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 11, 2003) - Friday's Southern Conference baseball matchup between East Tennessee State and College of Charleston was a pitchers' duel for the first six innings before the Cougars plated nine runs in the final three innings to defeat the Bucs, 11-2....


ETSU-Tennessee Tech Baseball cancelled due to rain

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 8, 2003) - Tuesday night's baseball game between East Tennessee State and Tennessee Tech has been cancelled due to inclement weather in the Johnson City area. There has been no makeup date announced at this time....


ETSU-College of Charleston baseball opener rescheduled

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 6, 2003) - The first game of this weekend's Southern Conference series between College of Charleston and East Tennessee State has been rescheduled. Friday's game from Cardinal Park, originally set for 7 p.m., will instead be played at 3 p.m....


Buccaneer Baseball scores eight runs in the ninth to defeat Appalachian State, 19-12

BOONE, N.C. (April 6, 2003) East Tennessee State saw its first seven batters of the game score to take a 7-0 lead before Appalachian State University took its first cuts, but ETSU found itself trailing by one run in the ninth before scoring eight straight in its final at-bat to win, 19-12. ...


Appalachian State sweeps doubleheader from Buccaneer Baseball

BOONE, N.C. (April 5, 2003) Appalachian State registered early leads in both games and used solid starting pitching to sweep East Tennessee State 7-3 and 8-5 in a Southern Conference doubleheader at Red Lackey Field in Boone, N.C. ...


Bucs can't stop Tennessee in 11-3 loss

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Walter Sevilla slugged a three-run home run as the Tennessee Volunteers played for the big inning and came away a 11-3 winner over the East Tennessee State Buccaneers at Lindsey Nelson Stadium. ...


Caleb Moore named Southern Conference Player-of-the-Week

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 1, 2003) - The Southern Conference today named East Tennessee State sophomore catcher Caleb Moore (Knoxville, Tenn.) Baseball Player-of-the-Week after his performance Saturday in a doubleheader sweep over conference rival Wofford....


Games cancelled due to weather

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 30, 2003) - East Tennessee State's baseball game versus Wofford and softball game versus UNC Greensboro scheduled for Sunday, March 30, have been cancelled due to inclement weather....


Late-inning heroics lead Buccaneer Baseball to doubleheader sweep over Wofford

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 29, 2003) - East Tennessee State posted dramatic, come from behind victories in their last at-bat in both ends of a doubleheader against Southern Conference rival Wofford, 12-10 and 5-4, Saturday from Cardinal Park In Johnson City, Tenn. ...


Buccaneer Baseball falls to Western Carolina, 9-5 in final game of series

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (March 23, 2003) -- For the first time this season and the third time in their career, senior twins Seth and Ryan Foster teamed up to get the win and the save as Western Carolina defeated East Tennessee State 9-5 Sunday afternoon from Hennon Stadium in Cullowhee, N.C. ...


Western Carolina holds on to defeat Buccaneer Baseball, 13-12

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (March 22, 2003) -- Despite East Tennessee State scoring three runs in the top of the eighth, Western Carolina was able to hold on for a 13-12 victory over the Buccaneers Saturday afternoon at Hennon Stadium in Cullowhee, N.C. ...


Western Carolina Defeats ETSU Baseball, 20-1

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (March 21, 2003) -- Western Carolina scored at least one run in each of its innings, thanks to five home runs on the day, en route to a 20-1 victory over East Tennessee State Friday afternoon at Hennon Stadium in Cullowhee, N.C. ...


Buccaneer baseball falls 12-4 to Virginia Tech

BLACKSBURG, Va. (March 18, 2003) - Hokies Brad Bauder and Wyatt Toregas drove in three runs apiece as Virginia Tech handed East Tennessee State a 12-4 baseball loss Tuesday from English Field in Blacksburg, Va. ...


Calicutt dominant in Buccaneer Baseball victory over VMI

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 16, 2003) - True freshman lefty Steven Calicutt (Spartanburg, S.C.) had his best game in a Buccaneer uniform on Sunday afternoon, pitching a complete-game two-hitter in a 7-0 ETSU victory over VMI from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn....


Strong pitching leads VMI over ETSU Baseball, 3-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 15, 2003) - For the second consecutive day, East Tennessee State and VMI both had tremendous pitching performances, but unlike Friday night it was the Keydets that came away with a 3-1 victory Saturday afternoon from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn....


Buccaneer Baseball wins pitcher's duel over VMI, 2-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 14, 2003) - Senior relief pitcher Jarrod Hyder (Elizabethton, Tenn.) struck out VMI left fielder Allan Wimmer with two outs and the bases loaded in the top of the ninth to preserve a dramatic 2-1 East Tennessee State victory Friday night from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn....


UNCG rallies to defeat Buccaneer Baseball, 6-2

GREENSBORO, N.C. (March 9, 2003) - ETSU junior second baseman Andy Howdeshell (Maryville, Tenn.) hit two solo home runs to power the Buccaneer offense, but UNC Greensboro rallied for five runs in the bottom of the eighth to take a, 6-2, victory Sunday afternoon from UNCG Baseball Stadium in Greensboro, N.C. ...


UNC Greensboro defeats Buccaneer Baseball, 5-1

GREENSBORO, N.C. (March 8, 2002) - After putting eight runs on the scoreboard last night, the Bucs could not get the same kind of production on Saturday, as UNCG defeated ETSU, 5-1, in Southern Conference baseball action from UNCG Baseball Stadium in Greensboro, N.C....


Buccaneer Baseball wins Southern Conference opener, defeating #25 UNCG, 8-1

GREENSBORO, N.C. (Mar. 7, 2003) - Buccaneer sophomore outfielder Kevin Brotherton (Erwin, Tenn.) went 2-for-4 with three RBI and freshman third baseman Shane Byrne (Johnson City, Tenn.) went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBI to lead ETSU past UNCG, 8-1, in the Southern Conference opener for both teams Friday night at UNCG Baseball Stadium in Greensboro, N.C. The loss snapped the Spartans' school-record 12-game winning streak....


William and Mary holds on to defeat ETSU Baseball, 7-5

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 6, 2003) - East Tennessee State could not complete a rally in the bottom of the ninth as William and Mary held on to defeat the Bucs, 7-5, Thursday afternoon from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn. ...


Buccaneer Baseball Falls to Kentucky, 3-0, Faces William & Mary Tomorrow Afternoon

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 5, 2003) - Freshman Jeremy Hall (Gray, Tenn.) pitched well in his second collegiate start, allowing just three hits in six innings, but Kentucky held the Bucs scoreless and scored three runs of their own in the final two innings to come away with a 3-0 victory Wednesday afternoon from Cliff Hagan Stadium in Lexington, Ky....


#12 Mississippi State completes sweep of Buccaneer Baseball with 11-4 victory

STARKVILLE, Miss. (Mar. 2, 2003) - East Tennessee State put four runs on the board against #12 Mississippi State on Sunday, but the Bulldog bats were too much for the Buccaneers as MSU defeated ETSU, 11-4, from Dudy Noble Field from Starkville, Miss. ...


#12 Mississippi State gets great pitching to defeat ETSU Baseball, 10-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 1, 2003) - Mississippi State got tremendous pitching from starter Alan Johnson who shut down the Bucs for seven innings in a 10-1 Bulldog victory in game two of a three game series Saturday afternoon from Dudy Noble Field in Starkville, Miss. ...


Buccaneer Baseball falls to Mississippi State, 7-0

STARKVILLE, Miss. (Feb. 28, 2003) -- The 12th-ranked Bulldogs struck for seven runs in the first three innings and the Bucs could not recover as Mississippi State (3-1) blanked East Tennessee State (4-4), 7-0 at Dudy Noble Field in Starkville, Miss. The two teams continue their three-game weekend series Saturday at 2 p.m. ...


ETSU Baseball travels to #12 Mississippi State this weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 27, 2003) - The East Tennessee State Buccaneer baseball team will travel to Starkville, Miss. this weekend for a three-game series with the No. 12-ranked Mississippi State Bulldogs....


Gardner-Webb defeats Buccaneer Baseball, 9-0

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (Feb. 25, 2003) -- Gardner-Webb got great pitching, scattering six ETSU hits in a 9-0 victory over the Bucs Tuesday afternoon from Varsity Field in Boiling Springs, S.C....


Dramatic home run leads ETSU Baseball over Binghamton, 3-2

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 23, 2003) - East Tennessee State junior second baseman Andy Howdeshell (Maryville, Tenn.) hit a solo home run over the right field fence to lead off the bottom of the eighth and give the Bucs the lead in a 3-2 victory over Binghamton Sunday from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn....


ETSU Baseball splits doubleheader with Binghamton

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 22, 2003) - East Tennessee State had an offensive explosion in game one, defeating Binghamton, 13-3, in the first half of a doubleheader before the Bearcats turned the table, taking down the Bucs, 15-7, in game two Saturday from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn. ...


ETSU Baseball games to begin at 1 p.m. this weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 21, 2003) - The East Tennessee State baseball games against Binghamton on Saturday, Feb. 22 and Sunday, Feb. 23 will begin at 1 p.m. from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn. These game times vary from the times on earlier schedules. ...


Rain cancels Wednesday's Vanderbilt - ETSU baseball game

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 19, 2003) - The ETSU - Vanderbilt game scheduled for today has been canceled due to heavy rain in the Nashville area. No make-up date has been set. ...


ETSU baseball battles, but falls to Vanderbilt, 5-4

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 18, 2003) - The baseball Bucs jumped on Vanderbilt early, but the Commodores came back for a tight 5-4 victory Tuesday afternoon against East Tennessee State from Hawkins Field in Nashville, Tenn....


ETSU Baseball begins 2003 season with two wins over Xavier

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 16, 2003) - The East Tennessee State Buccaneer Baseball team began the 2003 season on Sunday by defeating Xavier, 6-5 and 8-3, in two games of a scheduled tripleheader Sunday from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn. ...


Saturday's East Tennessee State baseball opener cancelled

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 15, 2003) - Saturday's scheduled doubleheader between East Tennessee State and Xavier has been cancelled due to inclement weather....


Buccaneer Baseball holds media day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 12, 2003) -- The East Tennessee State University baseball team held their annual media day on Wednesday from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn. Head coach Tony Skole and his players discussed the upcoming 2003 season with the local media. ...


Baseball begins practice for spring season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 14, 2003) -- East Tennessee State's baseball team is in full swing as the Buccaneers have begun practicing for the 2003 spring season. You can bet head coach Tony Skole will have his players ready to compete for a Southern Conference championship, as his team gears up for a tough non-conference schedule....


ETSU Baseball signs Nick Hill to National Letter of Intent

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 15, 2002) - East Tennessee State head baseball coach Tony Skole announced Friday the signing of Nick Hill (Bluff City, Tenn.) to a national letter of intent to play for the Bucs beginning in the 2004 season. ...


ETSU Baseball Picks Up Transfer

Johnson City, Tenn. (Oct. 2, 2002) - East Tennessee State's baseball team picked up another pitching arm for the 2003 season with the transfer of Willie McKenzie to the Bucs from Louisville. ...


Turner Named Top Prospect In Coastal Plain League

Johnson City, Tenn. (Aug. 20, 2002) - Tim Turner (Marietta, Ga.), a rising junior on East Tennessee State's baseball team, was selected third on the Coastal Plain 2002 Top-10 Prospects List as voted on by the leagues coaches....


Baseball Signs Blake Church to National Letter of Intent

Johnson City, Tenn. (July 31, 2002) -- East Tennessee State head baseball coach Tony Skole announced Wednesday the signing of catcher/first baseman Blake Church (Roswell, Ga.) to a national letter of intent to play for the Bucs beginning in the 2003 season. ...


ETSU Baseball Picks Up Transfer

Johnson City, Tenn. (July 16, 2002) - East Tennessee State's baseball team has signed Chris Gambill (Mountain City, Tenn.) to a letter of intent to enroll at ETSU and play baseball for the Bucs head coach Tony Skole announced today....


Turner Selected To Coastal Plain All-Star Team

Johnson City, Tenn. (July 8, 2002) - Rising junior Tim Turner (Marietta, Ga.), a member of East Tennessee State's baseball team, has been chosen to play in the All-Star game of the Coastal Plain League....