Win streak comes to an end as Bucs fall 11-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 26, 2017) – After winning five consecutive games and looking to sweep the series against Western Michigan, the ETSU baseball team fell 11-1 on Sunday at Thomas Stadium.

ETSU wins third-straight series as Bucs down Western Michigan 12-8

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 25, 2017) – In the third-straight series win of the season, ETSU baseball bested Western Michigan on Saturday 12-8 as eight of the nine ETSU starters posted a hit on the game at Thomas Stadium.

Early offense pivotal in 12-7 win over Broncos

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 24, 2017) – Scoring eight runs in the first two innings for ETSU baseball was enough as the Bucs went on to defeat Western Michigan 12-7 on Friday at Thomas Stadium for the fourth straight victory for the Blue and Gold.

ETSU baseball hosts Western Michigan for a weekend series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 23, 2017) – Following two series wins to open the 2017 season, the ETSU baseball team will look to take another series victory as the Bucs take on Western Michigan at Thomas Stadium for a three game set starting on Friday, Feb. 24 at 3 p.m.

Rowlett’s walk-off homer leads ETSU to two-game sweep of Oakland

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 22, 2017) – Just call them the comeback kids! For the second time in three games, the ETSU baseball team delivered a walk-off hit as senior Blake Rowlett (Clarksville, Tenn.) finished the extra inning affair on Wednesday with a two-run home run to right to lift ETSU past Oakland 9-7 at Thomas Stadium.

Bucs score 10 unanswered to ground Grizzlies, 10-2

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 21, 2017) – The ETSU baseball team got six strong innings from starting pitcher Drew Korzkybski (Knoxville, Tenn.), while the offense scored 10 unanswered runs to ground the Oakland Golden Grizzlies, 10-2, on Tuesday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.

Bucs entertain Oakland University in mid-week clash

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 20, 2017) – After winning its fourth season opening series in the last five years, the ETSU baseball team looks to build on that momentum as the Bucs welcome Oakland University to Johnson City for a two-game series starting on Feb. 21 at Thomas Stadium.

Cook earns SoCon Player of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 20, 2017) – After mashing double-digit hits in the season opening series with Central Michigan, red-shirt junior Chris Cook (Kingsport, Tenn.) earned Southern Conference player of the week honors after batting .769 with nine runs scored and four extra base hits in the series.

Bailey’s late heroics give ETSU extra inning victory over Chippewas

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 19, 2017) – Junior Christian Bailey (Kingsport, Tenn.) was ETSU baseball’s hero in the series finale with Central Michigan on Sunday as he provided the walk-off hit in extra innings at Thomas Stadium. The Kingsport, Tenn. native made a gutsy dash for home plate in the ninth inning with two outs to give the Bucs the game tying run to push the game into extras. Bailey not only scored the game-winning run, but he slapped the game-winning, walk-off hit in the bottom of the 10th to give ETSU the 2017 opening series win over the Chippewas.

Late rally falls short as Chippewas even series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 18, 2017) – The ETSU baseball team attempted a late rally in the ninth, but the Bucs couldn’t muster up a game-tying run to fall 8-7 to Central Michigan in game two of the 2017 opening series on Saturday at Thomas Stadium.

ETSU’s bats surge past Central Michigan in season opener, 18-6

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 17, 2017) – After the long wait for the 2017 season, ETSU baseball returned to the diamond on Friday and did so with a dominating 18-6 win over Central Michigan at Thomas Stadium. Aaron Maher (Brentwood, Tenn.), Chris Cook (Kingsport, Tenn.), and Hagen Owenby (Knoxville, Tenn.) led the surge for the Bucs as the “Triple Threat” combined for eight hits, eight runs, six RBIs, a double and a home run in the huge win over the Chippewas.

ETSU opens season Friday at Thomas Stadium versus Central Michigan

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 16, 2017) – Opening day is almost here! ETSU baseball opens its long awaited 2017 season opener on Friday, Feb. 16 at Thomas Stadium. First pitch is scheduled for 3 p.m. against Central Michigan.

Skole announces captains for 2017 season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 13, 2017) – On Monday, ETSU baseball head coach Tony Skole officially announced the captains for the 2017 season: Connor Bartow (Jonesborough, Tenn.), Chris Cook (Kingsport, Tenn.), Aaron Maher (Brentwood, Tenn.), Hagen Owenby (Knoxville, Tenn.) and Peyton Taylor (Kingsport, Tenn.).

Owenby named SoCon Preseason Player of the Year

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 9, 2017) – Between and the Southern Conference, the ETSU baseball team totaled two Player of the Year awards, four top prospects and two All-Conference honors.

Dwyer joins ETSU baseball coaching staff

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 6, 2017) – Head coach Tony Skole announced on Monday the addition of Sean Dwyer who will join as an assistant coach for outfielders, first basemen and hitters for ETSU baseball.

Baseball preps for Opening Day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 25, 2017) – With school a week into the spring semester, the ETSU baseball team has been hard at work for several weeks as it prepares for its opening weekend against Central Michigan on February 17 at Thomas Stadium

Owenby earns Collegiate Baseball Preseason All-American honors

TUCSON, Ariz. (Dec. 20, 2016) – East Tennessee State University junior catcher Hagen Owenby (Knoxville, Tenn.) was tabbed Second Team Preseason All-American by Collegiate Baseball, which was announced this week.

Bucs release 2017 baseball schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 9, 2016) – ETSU baseball head coach Tony Skole released the Bucs’ 2017 schedule on Friday.

Baseball inks seven during signing period

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 21, 2016) – ETSU baseball head coach Tony Skole and his staff announced on Monday that seven future Buccaneers have signed their national letter of intent to join the Blue and Gold in the fall of 2017.

ETSU Baseball makes visit to Southside Elementary

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 16, 2016) – Members of the ETSU baseball team made a trip to Southside Elementary on Tuesday to visit Mrs. Lindsay’s third grade class.

Bucs host annual MLB Scout Day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 14, 2016) – The ETSU baseball team hosted its annual Scout Day on Monday where eligible Buccaneer players showcased their talents in front of MLB scouts at Thomas Stadium.

Skole names Zach Lucas assistant coach

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 11, 2016) – ETSU head baseball coach Tony Skole announced Tuesday that Zach Lucas has been named the Buccaneers’ new assistant coach for this upcoming 2017 season.

Blue rallies past Gold to clinch World Series title

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 5, 2016) – Junior outfielder Aaron Maher (Brentwood, Tenn.) went 3-for-5 with four RBI and freshman catcher Jackson Greer (Knoxville, Tenn.) drove in the game-winning run with a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth en route to lifting the Blue Team to an 11-10 series-clinching win over Gold on Wednesday night in the ETSU Blue-Gold World Series from Thomas Stadium.

Blue Team takes 2-1 lead in Blue/Gold World Series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 4, 2016) – Despite dropping the opening game of the Blue/Gold World series last Thursday, the Blue Team fought back by winning games two and three of the Fall Classic to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five series over the weekend at Thomas Stadium.

Gold rallies past Blue in opener of Fall Classic, 6-5

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 29, 2016) – Four different pitchers combined for 10 strikeouts, while junior catcher Hagen Owenby (Knoxville, Tenn.) belted a deep home run to straightaway center as the Gold Team rallied past by Blue, 6-5, in game one of the Blue/Gold World Series on Wednesday at Thomas Stadium.

Owenby, Cook and Maher return to ETSU

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 15, 2016) – After a month of angst and anticipation, the ETSU baseball program received a huge boost to its 2016-17 roster on Friday.


OMAHA, Neb. (July 4, 2016) – Recapture Hagen Owenby (Knoxville, Tenn.) winning the 2016 TD Ameritrade Home Run Derby via ETSU Athletics’ Storify.

Owenby wins 2016 TD Ameritrade Home Run Derby

OMAHA, Neb. (July 3, 2016) – The ETSU Baseball program is officially labeled “Home Run University.”