2010-11 Baseball News

  • Blaine Brown Chosen to Lead Tornado Baseball
    June 16, 2011
    Blaine Brown Chosen to Lead Tornado Baseball Blaine Brown has been named head baseball coach for King College after having served as the Tornado’s assistant coach for the past two seasons.
  • Series finale goes to NGU, 6-5
    April 16, 2011
    Series finale goes to NGU, 6-5 BRISTOL, Tenn. - Three runs in the final two innings doomed the King College baseball team Saturday against North Greenville (S.C.) University in the series finale with a final score of 6-5.
  • Tornado Baseball unable to get past NGU
    April 15, 2011
    Tornado Baseball unable to get past NGU BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King College baseball squad was upended twice at home by the defending NCCAA Division I World Series Champion North Greenville (S.C.) University 4-0 and 6-2 Friday.
  • Weekend series change for King Baseball
    April 14, 2011
    Weekend series change for King Baseball BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College's baseball series against North Greenville (S.C.) University has seen a change for the schedule for the home games.
  • King Baseball has rain out at MHC and picks up VIC for Wednesday
    April 12, 2011
    King Baseball has rain out at MHC and picks up VIC for Wednesday MARS HILL, N.C. - Tuesday's baseball game for King College at Mars Hill (N.C.) College has been postponed due to the weather in the area.
  • Young Harris leaves King with two victories
    April 10, 2011
    Young Harris leaves King with two victories BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College saw Young Harris (Ga.) College take games two and three of the weekend's baseball series Sunday with a 7-1 decision in the suspended second game followed by a 16-2 score in the finale.
  • Gaby ends King victory in grand style
    April 09, 2011
    Gaby ends King victory in grand style BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King College baseball team scored eight unanswered runs in an 8-4 win over Young Harris (Ga.) College which included a walk off grand slam before weather suspended game two Saturday.
  • Sunday split for Tornado Baseball
    April 03, 2011
    Sunday split for Tornado Baseball BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College split a Sunday baseball doubleheader with West Virginia Wesleyan to close out the three-game home series. King was a 7-3 winner in the opener before Bobcats posted a 2-1 game-two score.
  • King handed 11-5 setback against West Virginia Wesleyan
    April 02, 2011
    King handed 11-5 setback against West Virginia Wesleyan BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King College baseball team was unable to overcome a big inning by the visitors from West Virginia Wesleyan Saturday in an 11-5 decision.
  • King jumps in NCAA Division II baseball stats
    March 30, 2011
    King jumps in NCAA Division II baseball stats INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - King College hit up to higher rankings in the latest edition of the NCAA Division II Baseball National stat rankings released from the national office.
  • Tornado blows away LMU twice
    March 29, 2011
    Tornado blows away LMU twice HARROGATE, Tenn. - The King College baseball team posted victories of 10-3 and 5-0 Tuesday at Lincoln Memorial (Tenn.) University.
  • Rain ends King Baseball series at Young Harris early
    March 26, 2011
    Rain ends King Baseball series at Young Harris early YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. - The series finale for the King College baseball team Saturday at Young Harris (Ga.) College was rained out.
  • Split for King Baseball at Young Harris
    March 25, 2011
    Split for King Baseball at Young Harris YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. - The King College baseball team split a Friday doubleheader at Young Harris (Ga.) College as the Tornado won game two 8-1 after Young Harris took game one 5-4.
  • Tornado Baseball steals and sacrifices for Top-10 NCAA Division II rankings
    March 23, 2011
    Tornado Baseball steals and sacrifices for Top-10 NCAA Division II rankings INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - The King College baseball team scored four Top-10 NCAA Division II stat rankings as a part of 33 Top-100 rankings in the first report from the national office.
  • Unearned runs costly for Tornado Baseball
    March 22, 2011
    Unearned runs costly for Tornado Baseball BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King College baseball allowed five unearned runs in Tuesday's 7-5 home defeat against Mars Hill (N.C.) College.
  • Pair of one-run wins gives Tornado a sweep of USF
    March 19, 2011
    Pair of one-run wins gives Tornado a sweep of USF BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College used a last-inning score and a come-from behind rally to complete a three-game sweep of the University of St. Francis (Ind.) Saturday with wins of 5-4 and 5-4 in the doubleheader.
  • Multi hit efforts from Gaby and Timberlake help King to victory
    March 18, 2011
    Multi hit efforts from Gaby and Timberlake help King to victory BRISTOL, Tenn. - A pair of King College baseball players posted three-hit games in the Tornado's 6-2 win Friday over the University of St. Francis (Ind.) in the first game of a weekend three-game home series.
  • Numerous NCCAA Baseball stat rankings for Tornado
    March 16, 2011
    Numerous NCCAA Baseball stat rankings for Tornado GREENVILLE, S.C. - The King College baseball squad posted 28 Top-20 NCCAA Division I Stat Rankings in the first report from the national office, 12 in team categories and 16 individual.
  • Schedule changes for King Baseball and Softball
    March 15, 2011
    Schedule changes for King Baseball and Softball BRISTOL, Tenn. - Once again weather has forced schedule changes for the King College baseball and softball teams.
  • Tornado prevents sweep with 9-4 win
    March 13, 2011
    Tornado prevents sweep with 9-4 win BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College prevented a weekend sweep for Missouri S&T Sunday as the Tornado posted a 9-4 win in front of the home crowd in the series finale.
  • King upended twice by Missouri S&T
    March 12, 2011
    King upended twice by Missouri S&T BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College was defeated twice by Missouri S&T Saturday 7-1 and 5-1 in a pair of home baseball contests.
  • King Baseball gets rained out Thursday
    March 10, 2011
    King Baseball gets rained out Thursday SAVANNAH, Ga. - Thursday's baseball contest between King College and California University of Pennsylvania as a part of the Savannah Invitational has been canceled due to the weather in the area.
  • Tornado comes close at No. 20 Armstrong Atlantic
    March 09, 2011
    Tornado comes close at No. 20 Armstrong Atlantic SAVANNAH, Ga. - King College battled to the end at No. 20 Armstrong Atlantic State (Ga.) University, but the Tornado's baseball squad came up on the short side of a 3-1 decision Wednesday as a part of the Savannah (Ga.) Invitational.
  • Weather forces King Baseball to cancel series with Salem International
    March 06, 2011
    Weather forces King Baseball to cancel series with Salem International BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King College and Salem International (W.Va.) University baseball series scheduled for Sunday and Monday in Bristol has been canceled due to the weather that hit the area and left the field unplayable.
  • Weather alters King Softball & Baseball weekend
    March 04, 2011
    Weather alters King Softball & Baseball weekend BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College's weekend baseball series against Salem International (W.Va.) University and Saturday softball doubleheader with Mars Hill (N.C.) College has been changed due to the weather forecast.
  • King Baseball blanks Eagles 3-0
    March 02, 2011
    King Baseball blanks Eagles 3-0 JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - A pair of home runs with a strong pitching performance helped King College to a 3-0 win Wednesday at Carson-Newman (Tenn.) College.
  • Tornado Baseball adds two to win column
    February 26, 2011
    Tornado Baseball adds two to win column GREER, S.C. - The King College baseball squad finished a perfect weekend with wins of 19-4 over Virginia State University and 9-6 against Paine (Ga.) College Saturday in games played in Greer, S.C.
  • King Baseball returns to winning ways
    February 25, 2011
    King Baseball returns to winning ways GREER, S.C. - The King College baseball team posted an 8-1 win Friday over Bluefield State (W.Va.) College in a contest played in Greer, S.C.
  • Late rally comes up short for King against Brevard
    February 22, 2011
    Late rally comes up short for King against Brevard BRISTOL, Tenn. - A seven-run ninth inning was not enough for the King College baseball team Tuesday in a 13-11 decision for the visitors from Brevard (N.C.) College.
  • Late Concord rally overtakes Tornado
    February 20, 2011
    Late Concord rally overtakes Tornado BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College was three outs away from a weekend sweep, but a six-run ninth inning by Concord (W.Va.) University resulted in a 7-4 win for the visitors Sunday.
  • Tornado opens series with Concord with sweep
    February 19, 2011
    Tornado opens series with Concord with sweep BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College posted two 4-3 wins on the baseball field over Concord (W.Va.) University Saturday.
  • Shutout leads to NCCAA award for Tornado's Rhodes
    February 17, 2011
    Shutout leads to NCCAA award for Tornado's Rhodes GREENVILLE, S.C. - King College freshman Cory Rhodes threw his way to a second-straight NCCAA Division I Baseball Student-Athlete of the Week award announced by the national office.
  • King posts 9-2 win over Va. Intermont
    February 15, 2011
    King posts 9-2 win over Va. Intermont BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King College baseball team ran past Virginia Intermont College 9-2 Tuesday in front of a home crowd as the Tornado won for the eighth straight time over the cross-town rival.
  • Tornado Baseball defeated in series finale versus Tiffin
    February 13, 2011
    Tornado Baseball defeated in series finale versus Tiffin BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College was unable to overcome an early deficit in a 12-7 series finale at home against Tiffin (Ohio) University Sunday.
  • King Baseball splits first home doubleheader of 2011
    February 12, 2011
    King Baseball splits first home doubleheader of 2011 BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King College baseball team split Saturday's home doubleheader against Tiffin (Ohio) University as the Tornado used a strong outing from Cory Rhodes in 3-0 win before Tiffin answered with a 5-1 decision in game two.
  • Rhodes tosses to NCCAA weekly award
    February 10, 2011
    Rhodes tosses to NCCAA weekly award GREENVILLE, S.C. - King College's Cory Rhodes was named the NCCAA Division I Baseball Student-Athlete of the Week by the national office.
  • King Baseball receives national attention
    February 08, 2011
    King Baseball receives national attention TUCSON, Ariz. - King College received a vote in the newest Collegiate Baseball Magazine NCAA Division II National Poll released by the organization.
  • Tornado Baseball splits opening doubheader at No. 15 Francis Marion
    February 06, 2011
    Tornado Baseball splits opening doubheader at No. 15 Francis Marion FLORENCE, S.C. - King College capitalized on errors in the 2011 baseball season opener at No. 15 Francis Marion (S.C.) University to take game one 8-3, but King was overtaken 5-1 in the finale Sunday.
  • Weather changes Tornado Baseball season opener
    February 01, 2011
    Weather changes Tornado Baseball season opener BRISTOL, Tenn. - The start of the 2011 King College baseball season has been pushed back a day to Sunday due to the threat of rain at Francis Marion (S.C.) University.
  • King Baseball duo on national watch list
    January 10, 2011
    King Baseball duo on national watch list BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College placed two players on the 2011 ABCA NCAA Division II All-American Committee list as players to watch according to the organization.
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