Baseball Bucs' C.J. Lee drafted in the 20th round

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 8, 2007) - Senior outfielder C.J. Lee (Bristol, Va.) became the seventh Buccaneer in the past three seasons selected in Major League Baseball's amateur draft Friday afternoon when the Atlanta Braves picked him in the 20th round....


Rankhorn joins Baseball Bucs' recruiting class

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 25, 2007) - Head baseball coach Tony Skole announced Wednesday afternoon that junior college shortstop Chris Rankhorn (Gallatin, Tenn.) has signed a national letter of intent with ETSU. Currently at Volunteer State, Rankhorn brings the Buccaneer signing class for the 2008 season to eight total players....


Two Baseball Bucs earn All-Atlantic Sun honors

MACON, Ga. (May 22, 2007) - After a disappointing finish to the 2007 campaign, the ETSU baseball squad received some good news Tuesday afternoon as junior Anthony Russell (Waldorf, Md.) was named a second-team all-conference performer, and freshman Danny Petro (Atlanta, Ga.) received all-freshman honors from the Atlantic Sun Conference....


Baseball season ends with 10-game losing streak

Macon, Ga. (May 18, 2007) - Mercer held off a ninth inning rally in the opening game of Saturday's doubleheader with ETSU, and jumped on the Bucs early and often in game two, scoring runs in each of the first five innings and cruising for a 15-5 sweep-clinching victory at Claude Smith Field. The Bucs end the season loser of 17 of their final 19, and miss the conference tournament for the first time since 2003....


Baseball Bucs rally falls short, Mercer claims 23-15 victory

Macon, Ga. (May 17, 2007) - Mercer scored 17 runs in the first two innings Thursday night, and though ETSU's bats finally woke up, it was not in time to undo the damage as the Bears cruised to a 23-15 series-opening victory at Claude Smith Field....


Baseball Bucs fall in home finale, 8-3

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 13, 2007) - Jacksonville scored five runs in the final three innings, breaking open a close game and completing a three game sweep of ETSU 8-3 Sunday afternoon at Cardinal Park. The Bucs' losing streak is now at a season-long seven games....


Losing streak reaches six, Jacksonville tops Baseball Bucs 8-4

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 12, 2007) - ETSU allowed four unearned runs in the third inning, and the clutch hit continued to elude the Buc bats as Jacksonville clinched the weekend series and sent the Bucs to their sixth consecutive defeat and 13th in the last 15 games, 8-4 Saturday afternoon at Cardinal Park....


Bucs fall to Jacksonville, 4-3

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 11, 2007) - Jacksonville score three runs in the first two innings, and the Dolphin bullpen stranded seven ETSU base runners over the final four innings as the Baseball Bucs dropped their fifth consecutive game 4-3 Friday night at Cardinal Park....


ETSU baseball alumni to hold third annual Alumni Weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 9, 2007) - Former ETSU baseball players are planning their third annual Alumni Weekend for this weekend's final home series of the 2007 season against Jacksonville....


Baseball Bucs drop fourth straight, 9-7

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (May 8, 2007) - The Tennessee Tech offense delivered when given the opportunity for big innings Tuesday night, and the Golden Eagle pitchers denied the ETSU bats in similar situations as the Bucs stranded 14 runners en route to dropping their fourth consecutive contest, 9-7 at Bush Stadium. Tennessee Tech sweeps the season series from the Bucs for the first time since 1997....


Stetson finishes sweep, shuts out Baseball Bucs 6-0

DELAND, Fla. (May 6, 2007) - Stetson scored five seventh inning runs, breaking open a one-run game, and two Hatter pitchers combined on a seven-hit shutout as Stetson completed a three-game sweep of ETSU, 6-0 Sunday afternoon at Melching Field....


Fans can follow remainder of Stetson series via audio internet streaming

DELAND, Fla. (May 5, 2007) - Due to technical difficulties, audio stream of the Baseball Bucs' series opener against Atlantic Sun Conference leader Stetson was unavailable Friday night. The issue has been resolved and fans can catch the final two games of the weekend series on the Mountain States Health Alliance Buccaneer Sports Network with Voice of the Bucs Jay Sandos calling all the action. Special thanks to Mountain States Health Alliance Buccaneer Sports Network technician Daniel Santiago for his diligent efforts on the problem....


Hatters top Bucs, 4-2

DELAND, Fla. (May 5, 2007) - Stetson scored two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning, breaking a 2-2 tie, and Robbie Elsemiller pitched three innings of scoreless relief as the Hatters held off ETSU and clinched the weekend series 4-2 Saturday afternoon at Melching Field....


Stetson easily dispatches Baseball Bucs 15-4

DELAND, Fla. (May 4, 2007) - Stetson exploded for eight runs during a monster third inning, breaking open a close game and the Atlantic Sun Conference leading Hatters cruised to a 15-4 victory Friday night at Melching Field....


ETSU baseball contest vs. UNC Asheville available via live stats only

Asheville, N.C. (May 1, 2007) - Due to a lack of phone lines at Greenwood Field in Asheville, there will not be a broadcast of this afternoon's baseball contest with UNC Asheville. Fans can track the game through live stats on the baseball website. First pitch is scheduled for 3 p.m....


Baseball Bucs top UNC Asheville, 7-5

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Apr. 24, 2007) - Freshman Ryan Self's (Mt. Juliet, Tenn.) two-out double in the sixth inning scored sophomore Jacob Fabry (Chattanooga, Tenn.) from first base, breaking a 5-5 tie and the Buccaneer bullpen held UNC Asheville for the final four innings as the Baseball Bucs topped the Bulldogs 7-5 in non-conference action Tuesday afternoon at Greenwood Field....


Tennessee pulls away from Baseball Bucs, 14-8

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Apr. 24, 2007) - Tennessee scored five runs in the seventh and eighth innings, blunting a Buccaneer rally and pulling away for a 14-8 non-conference victory Tuesday night at Cardinal Park....


Bucs snap losing streak, drop Bruins 8-4

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Apr. 22, 2007) - Senior Ryan Howe (Greenville, Tenn.) drove in the game winning run in the fifth inning with his first career RBI, a single up the middle, and senior Caleb Glafenhein (Knoxville, Tenn.) tossed his fourth complete game of the season as the Bucs snapped their six-game losing skid and salvaged the weekend series against Belmont with an 8-4 victory Sunday afternoon at Shelby Park....


Bruins baffle Baseball Bucs, clinch series 8-4

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Apr. 21, 2007) - Belmont pitching once again dominated the Bucs, holding ETSU to just five hits for the second consecutive day, and the Bruins claimed an 8-4 Atlantic Sun Conference victory Saturday afternoon at Shelby Park, extending ETSU's losing streak to six games....


Bucs drop fifth straight, fall to Bruins 5-3

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Apr. 20, 2007) - Belmont scored four runs in the first two innings, and starter Charles Lee turned in a dominating performance, at one point retiring 14 consecutive batters, as the Bucs dropped fell in an Atlantic Sun Conference series opener 5-3 Friday afternoon at Greer Stadium, extending their losing streak to a season-long five games....


Western Carolina rallies past Baseball Bucs

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Apr. 13, 2007) - Western Carolina scored five runs over the final three innings, and the Catamount bullpen held the Bucs to five hits over the final five innings, rallying for a 7-3 non-conference victory Wednesday night at Hennon Stadium....


Lipscomb sweeps Bucs, 13-10 and 6-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Apr. 13, 2007) - Lipscomb parlayed two big innings into a 13-10 game one triumph, and freshman Taylor Merry dominated the Buccaneer hitters in game two, propelling the Bisons to a 6-1 triumph and a weekend sweep of the Baseball Bucs....


Bisons power past Baseball Bucs, 10-3

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Apr. 13, 2007) - The Lipscomb University baseball squad scored 10 runs in a three inning span, erasing a 3-0 deficit and cruising to a 10-3 Atlantic Sun Conference victory over ETSU Friday night at Cardinal Park....


Cardiac Bucs do it again, defeat Furman 4-3

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Apr. 12, 2007) - Freshman shortstop Justin Tramble (Marietta, Ga.) hit his first career home run Thursday afternoon, a two-run ninth inning blast that capped a two-run rally for the Baseball Bucs as ETSU defeated Furman for the second time this season, 4-3 at the Furman Baseball Stadium. It is ETSU's 12th come from behind victory this season, and the Bucs are now 18-4 in games decided by two runs or less....


Wednesday baseball game with Furman rained out

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Apr. 11, 2007) - Heavy rains in the Greenville area have forced the postponement of Wednesday's scheduled baseball game between the Bucs and Furman. The game will be made up Thursday afternoon with a 5 p.m. start time. Fans can catch the game via live audio stream with Voice of the Bucs Jay Sandos calling all the action through ETSUBucs.com. ...


Baseball Bucs finish sweep, clip Owls 7-6 and 5-2.

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Apr. 6, 2007) - Freshman Danny Petro (Atlanta, Ga.) capped an improbable game one rally with a bases loaded 10th inning single, propelling the Bucs to a 7-6 victory, and senior Caleb Glafenhein (Knoxville, Tenn.) turned in his third consecutive complete game effort in the nightcap, holding the Owls to two runs on 10 hits as ETSU completed the weekend sweep, 5-2. The weekend sweep keeps the Bucs in a first place tie with Stetson atop the Atlantic Sun Conference standings....


Cold weather wipes out live video stream of ETSU/Kennesaw State game Friday night

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 6, 2007) - The live video stream of Friday night's Bucs baseball match-up against Kennesaw State has been cancelled, due to extreme cold conditions in the Tri-Cities area....


Langston and Aughey lead Bucs past Kennesaw State, 8-5

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Apr. 6, 2007) - Junior Brandon Langston (Ringgold, Ga.) threw a complete game eight-hitter, and the Bucs offense plated seven runs over the first four innings as ETSU defeated Kennesaw State 8-5 in the first game of a three game Atlantic Sun Conference series Friday evening at Cardinal Park....


Volunteers ease past Baseball Bucs, 13-6

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Apr. 4, 2007) - Junior outfielder Julio Borbon drove in four runs and scored three more, and Tennessee took advantage of three ETSU errors and 14 walks, cruising to a 13-6 victory over the Buccaneers Wednesday night at Lindsey Nelson Stadium....


Baseball Bucs snap losing skid, sweep Campbell, 5-4 and 5-4

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 31, 2007) - Senior Caleb Galfenhein (Knoxville, Tenn.) tossed a complete game to open Saturday's doubleheader, and junior Anthony Russell (Waldorf, Md.) mashed two home runs in the finale, as ETSU snapped a three game losing streak and claimed an Atlantic Sun Conference series victory over visiting Campbell with a pair of 5-4 victories Saturday afternoon at Cardinal Park. The doubleheader sweep also maintains ETSU's position atop the A-Sun standings....


Bucs drop series opener with Campbell, 10-6

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 30, 2007) - Campbell scored 10 runs in the final four innings, rallying from a 3-0 deficit and posting a 10-6 Atlantic Sun Conference victory Friday night at Cardinal Park....


UNC Asheville rallies in ninth inning, tops baseball 4-3

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 28, 2007) - UNC Asheville scored three ninth inning runs, erasing a 3-1 ETSU lead and escaped with a 4-3 victory over the Bucs Wednesday night at Cardinal Park....


MSHA Buccaneer Sports Network to begin baseball video streaming against Appalachian State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 27, 2007) - Fans can start catching all the action for the 2007 Baseball Bucs through live video streaming on ETSUBucs.com starting with Tuesday night's home game against Appalachian State. Tentative plans call for an internet broadcast of each of the Bucs' 15 remaining home games....


Appalachian State tops Baseball Bucs, 6-5

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 27, 2007) - Isaac Harrow doubled home Andrew Franco with two outs in the top of the ninth inning breaking a 5-5 tie, and Appalachian State held on for a 6-5 victory over ETSU Tuesday night at Cardinal Park....


Baseball sweeps Atlantic Sun weekly awards

MACON, Ga. (Mar. 26, 2007) - The Atlantic Sun Conference office announced that ETSU outfielder, C.J. Lee (Bristol, Va.), has been named the Player of the Week, and ETSU right-handed pitcher Brandon Langston (Ringgold, Ga.), has been named the Pitcher of the Week. It is the third and fourth weekly awards for the Bucs this season....


Bucs rally past UNF in series finale, 8-4

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Mar. 25, 2007) - The Baseball Bucs exploded for six runs in the sixth and seventh innings Sunday afternoon, rallying for the 10th time this season and posting an 8-4 series clinching victory over North Florida Sunday afternoon at Harmon Stadium. ETSU is now in sole possession of first place in the Atlantic Sun Conference, and off to the best conference start since 1983....


Baseball Bucs split doubleheader with North Florida

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Mar. 24, 2007) - Junior Brandon Langston (Ringgold, Ga.) tossed a five-hit shutout in the series opener against North Florida, propelling the Bucs to a 5-0 win, but the Ospreys rallied with two eighth inning runs in the nightcap, earning the split with a 4-3 victory Saturday afternoon at Harmon Stadium....


Baseball begins internet broadcast schedule Tuesday against Appalachian State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 20, 2007) - Fans can begin catching every inning of Baseball Buc through live audio on ETSUBucs.com action Tuesday night as the Bucs take on Appalachian State for the second time this season in Hickory, N.C. at 5 p.m....


Cardiac Bucs rally again, down Mountaineers in 10 innings, 8-6

HICKORY, N.C. (Mar. 20, 2007) - Senior Justin Aughey's (Davie, Fla.) tenth inning double scored two runs, breaking a 6-6 tie, and the Baseball Bucs rallied for the ninth time this season, posting an 8-6 extra inning victory over Appalachian State Tuesday night at L.P. Frans Stadium in Hickory, N.C....


Petro's blast lifts Bucs past Gardner-Webb, 10-8

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (Mar. 18, 2007) - Freshman catcher Danny Petro (Atlanta, Ga.) hit his first career home run, a three-run ninth inning blast to left field, as the Bucs rallied from five runs down Sunday afternoon, completing a three-game sweep of Atlantic Sun Conference foe Gardner-Webb at Varsity Field, 10-8....


Russell grand slam sparks Baseball Bucs to sweep of Gardner-Webb

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 13, 2007) - Junior Anthony Russell (Waldorf, Md.) hit a game one grand slam, and freshman Danny Petro (Atlanta, Ga.) drove in five runs in game two as the Baseball Bucs opened Atlantic Sun Conference play with a doubleheader sweep over Gardner-Webb, 4-3 and 8-3, Saturday afternoon at Varsity Field....


Baseball series with Gardner-Webb moved back a day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 15, 2007) - The Baseball Bucs will have to wait one more day to open Atlantic Sun Conference play, as weather concerns in Boiling Springs, N.C. have forced a brief postponement of their scheduled weekend series with Gardner-Webb....


Baseball Bucs fall to Tennessee Tech, 6-4

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 13, 2007) - A five-run Tennessee Tech fifth inning, compounded by costly ETSU errors doomed the Bucs in a 6-4 loss to the Golden Eagles Tuesday night at Cardinal Park....


Bucs take series finale over High Point in 17-16 shootout

HIGH POINT, N.C. (Mar. 11, 2007) - The Baseball Bucs scored three 11th inning runs, and held off a High Point rally in the bottom of the frame, outlasting the Panthers 17-16 Sunday afternoon at Williard Stadium and taking the weekend series....


Dominating Panther pitching sinks Bucs, 8-0

HIGH POINT, N.C. (Mar. 9, 2007) - High Point starter Bubba O'Donnell tossed a five-hit shutout, and the Panther offense pounded out eight runs and 15 hits off ETSU pitching as the Bucs dropped the second game of their weekend series at High Point 8-0, Saturday afternoon at Williard Stadium....


Langston leads Bucs to 2-1 win at High Point

HIGH POINT, N.C. (Mar. 9, 2007) - Junior Brandon Langston (Ringgold, Ga.) allowed one hit through the first six innings, and struck out three over eight innings of work while allowing just one run as the Bucs held off High Point for a 2-1 victory to open their three-game series Friday afternoon at Williard Park....


Baseball Bucs rally from six runs down, top Mountaineers 13-12

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 7, 2007) - Trailing 12-6 entering the bottom of the ninth inning, the Bucs scored six unearned runs to tie the contest, and freshman Justin Tramble (Marietta, Ga.) singled in senior Justin Aughey (Davie, Fla.) in the 11th inning as ETSU posted an improbable 13-12 come-from-behind victory over Appalachian State Wednesday evening....


Baseball Bucs drop second straight, fall to Western Carolina, 7-4

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 6, 2007) - Western Carolina tallied six runs through the middle innings and the Bucs offense never got rolling as the Catamounts notched a 7-4 victory over ETSU Tuesday afternoon at Cardinal Park....


Baseball game time with Appalachian State moved to 5 p.m.

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 6, 2007) - The Baseball Bucs contest with Appalachian State, originally scheduled for 7 p.m. on Wednesday March 7, has been moved to a 5 p.m. start time. The game will still be played on March 7, and will take place at Cardinal Park....


Glafenhein earns first career A-Sun Pitcher of the Week honor

MACON, Ga. (Mar. 5, 2007) - The Atlantic Sun Conference office announced Monday afternoon that ETSU senior right-handed pitcher Caleb Glafenhein (Knoxville, Tenn.) has been named the Pitcher of the Week....


Winthrop stops Baseball Bucs, 5-2

ROCK HILL, S.C. (Mar. 4, 2007) - Winthrop scored three runs over the first two innings, and Jason Franzblau threw a complete-game six hitter, as the Eagles snapped the Bucs' four-game winning streak, 5-2 at the Coca-Cola Classis Sunday afternoon....


Bucs record second straight shutout, drop Temple 12-0

ROCK HILL, S.C. (Mar. 3, 2007) - The Buccaneer bats finally came alive Saturday afternoon, and senior Caleb Glafenhein (Knoxville, Tenn.) dominated the Temple offense for seven scoreless innings, as ETSU dismantled the Owls 12-0 at the Coca-Cola Classic, notching back-to-back shutouts of Division I opponents for the first time since 1981....


Baseball Bucs win third straight, shutout Kent State, 2-0

ROCK HILL, S.C. (Mar. 2, 2007) - Junior Anthony Russell (Waldorf, Md.) drove in both Buccaneer runs, and four ETSU pitchers combined to shutout Kent State as the Baseball Bucs opened play at the Coca-Cola Classic with a 2-0 victory at Winthrop Ballpark. It is the first ETSU shutout since the Bucs defeated UNC Greensboro 1-0 in 2005....


Baseball Bucs rally past Furman, 5-3

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 28, 2007) - Senior Justin Aughey's (Davie, Fla.) seventh inning, two-out triple plated the tying and go-ahead runs, as the Bucs scored four times in the inning, rallying from a two run deficit to post a 5-3 non-conference victory over Furman Wednesday afternoon at Cardinal Park....


Bucs finish weekend with doubleheader split against Rider

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 24, 2007) - After falling victim to a hot hitting Rider team in Saturday afternoon's opening game, the Bucs rebounded, aided by Caleb Glafenhein's (Knoxville, Tenn.) career-high six strikeouts and Anthony Russell's (Waldorf, Md.) four-hit performance, downing the Broncs 7-5 in the nightcap....


Baseball Bucs hold off Rider, pick up 5-3 win

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 23, 2007) - Junior Anthony Russell (Waldorf, Md.) drove in sophomore Troy Mendez (Roswell, Ga.) with a one-out double in the bottom of the eighth inning, breaking a 3-3 tie, and the Bucs went on to drop Rider 5-3 Friday afternoon at Cardinal Park....


Baseball Bucs rally to win 8-7 thriller over Eastern Michigan

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 20, 2007) - Freshman Justin Tramble (Marietta, Ga.) drew a two-out bases loaded walk in the ninth inning, driving in fellow freshman Ryan Self (Mount Juliet, Tenn.), and completing an improbable comeback against Eastern Michigan for an 8-7 victory Tuesday afternoon at Cardinal Park....


Baseball game time with Eastern Michigan changed

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 18, 2007) - The threat of rain in the Tri-Cities area has forced a change in game time for Tuesday's baseball contest with Eastern Michigan. Originally scheduled for 3 p.m., first pitch is now slated for noon at Cardinal Park....


Snowfall cancels remainder of Niagara series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 18, 2007) - With winter weather persisting in the Tri-Cities, the Bucs final game against Niagara was cancelled Sunday afternoon. Saturday's game, which was suspended with ETSU leading 6-4 in the seventh inning, becomes a final, improving the Bucs to 3-2 on the season....


Winter weather suspends Baseball Bucs contest with Niagara

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 17, 2007) - Heavy snowfall at Cardinal Park forced the suspension of game two of the ETSU-Niagara series Saturday afternoon with the Bucs leading 6-4 in the seventh inning. The game will resume Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m. with the series finale to follow....


Bucs win frigid series opener against Niagara, 4-3

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 16, 2007) - The Baseball Bucs plated runs in each of the first three frames, and three pitchers combined to strike out 10 Niagara batters as ETSU held on for 4-3 victory in its 2007 home opener Friday afternoon at Cardinal Park....


Aughey earns first career Player of the Week honor

MACON, Ga. (Feb. 12, 2007) - Senior Justin Aughey turned in an outstanding opening weekend performance against The Citadel this past weekend, and the conference office rewarded him with his first career Player of the Week award Monday afternoon....


Baseball Bucs drop game three against The Citadel, 11-4

Charleston, S.C. (Feb. 11, 2007) - Timely hitting by The Citadel and defensive break downs from ETSU doomed the Buccaneers in an 11-4 loss in Sunday's series finale from Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park....


Bucs pick up first win of 2007, drop The Citadel in 13 innings

Charleston, S.C. (Feb. 10, 2007) - Junior Anthony Russell's (Waldorf, Md.) double in the 13th inning drove in senior Michael Courtney (Knoxville, Tenn.) from third base, helping lift the Baseball Bucs to a 5-3 victory over The Citadel Saturday afternoon at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park....


Live stats unavailable for Baseball Bucs season opener

Charleston, S.C. (Feb. 9, 2007) - Due to technical difficulties at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park, live stats are not available for the bucs game against The Citadel this evening, and will likely be unavailable throughout the weekend. The media relations staff apologizes for the inconvenience. Check back to ETSUBucs.com this evening for a full recap of tonight's contest....


Baseball Bucs fall 13-6 in season opener

Charleston, S.C. (Feb. 9, 2007) - The Citadel Bulldogs scored seven runs in a two inning span Friday night, sending the Baseball Bucs to 13-6 season opening loss from Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park....


Baseball Bucs hope to continue recent success in 2007

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 7, 2007) - With the 2007 baseball season on the horizon, eighth year head baseball coach Tony Skole took time out of preparations for his squad's season opener this weekend against the Citadel to discuss the '07 campaign....


Baseball Bucs begin preparations for 2007 campaign

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 16, 2007) - The 2007 edition of the ETSU baseball squad took to the practice field for the first time Monday afternoon, starting training for the season opener against The Citadel in just 24 days. Head coach Tony Skole and his staff is looking to build on the momentum gained from last season's unprecedented run to the conference tournament finals....


Casey earns pitching coach post for Bucs

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 3, 2007) - Former ETSU pitcher Reid Casey has accepted the Buccaneers' pitching coach position, head coach Tony Skole announced Wednesday afternoon. Casey pitched four seasons for the Bucs from 1999-2002, and holds several school records, including career marks for strikeouts (323) and innings pitched (410.1)....


Means caps Buccaneer Baseball recruiting class

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 17, 2006) - Head baseball coach Tony Skole announced his seventh and final signee for the 2006 signing class Friday afternoon, stating that Josh Means out of Kennesaw, Ga. had signed a national letter of intent with ETSU....


Baseball Bucs add two more signees

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 16, 2006) - Head coach Tony Skole announced the addition of two more local players Thursday afternoon, naming Science Hill seniors Chas Byrne and Paul Hoilman as the latest additions to his 2006 signing class...


Belcher and Plumlee join Baseball Bucs' signing class

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 13, 2006) - Head coach Tony Skole added two more signees to this year's recruiting class Monday, announcing that shortstop Nick Belcher (Abingdon, Va.) and right-handed pitcher Dustin Plumlee (Knoxville, Tenn.) have signed national letters of intent to play for ETSU....


Baseball Bucs add two local players to open signing period

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 9, 2006) - Head baseball coach Tony Skole announced Thursday afternoon that Derek Trent and Bo Burton, both out of Dobyns-Bennett High School, have signed national letters of intent to play collegiate baseball at ETSU....


Baseball Bucs announce 2007 schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 17, 2006) - With the recent conclusion of fall practice, ETSU head coach Tony Skole released the team's 2007 schedule Tuesday afternoon. Highlighting the slate are 26 home games, nine contests versus NCAA tournament teams from last season and a home-and-home series with instate rival Tennessee....


Baseball concludes fall practice with Blue & Gold World Series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 13, 2006) - The East Tennessee State baseball team wraps up fall practice this weekend with the annual Blue & Gold World Series at Cardinal Park....


Buccaneer Baseball holds annual Scout Day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 11, 2006) - The East Tennessee State baseball team showcased their talent for scouts from several major league organizations at the team's annual Scout Day, Monday afternoon from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn....


Baseball Bucs add local transfer from Virginia Tech

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (August 18, 2006) - Local product Matt McGahey (Jonesborough, Tenn.) has joined the ETSU baseball program after transferring from Virginia Tech, head coach Tony Skole announced Friday. McGahey, a 6-3 left-handed pitcher, spent two seasons in Blacksburg, and will be eligible to compete for the Buccaneers in the upcoming season. He will have two years of eligibility remaining....


Former ETSU standout Caleb Moore promoted within Twins organization

Fort Myers, Fla. (July 11, 2006) - Caleb Moore, a two-time All-American during his career at ETSU, and former fourth-round draft choice by Major League Baseball's Minnesota Twins, has been promoted to high Class-A ball with the Fort Myers Miracle of the Florida State League. The promotion leaves Moore just two steps away from achieving the life-long dream of playing in the majors....