April 27, 2013
King tops #1 Mount Olive, moves into CC title game
BURLINGTON, N.C. – With a spot in the Conference Carolinas Baseball Tournament championship on the line, third seed King University’s Reiss Stanley shutdown the top seed, and No. 1 ranked Mount Olive College offense for six innings. The Tornado bats stayed hot as King topped the Trojans 6-4 to move into the title game.
April 26, 2013
Gonzalez tosses a gem to lead King past Coker
BURLINGTON, N.C. – In their second game of the Conference Carolinas Baseball Tournament, third seeded King University jumped on third seed Coker College early, and didn’t look back. The Tornado turned three double plays behind the complete game performance by Alex Gonzalez on the mound in the 7-2 victory to stay in the winner’s bracket.
April 25, 2013
Tornado slide past Belmont Abbey
BURLINGTON, N.C. – In the opening game of the Conference Carolinas Baseball Tournament, it looked as though third seeded King University would cruise past fourth seed Belmont Abbey College. However, the Crusaders tied the game with a five run seventh, but the Tornado answered with a run in the bottom of the inning to take the game 7-6 and move into the winner’s bracket.
April 15, 2013
Eagles hit their way past Tornado
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University baseball team took on Carson-Newman University in a non-conference matchup. The Eagles jumped ahead early only to see King come back. However, Carson-Newman registered 18 hits en route to the 13-8 victory.
April 14, 2013
King takes road series from Pfeiffer
MISENHEIMER, N.C. – In a key Conference Carolinas matchup in terms of seeding for the conference tournament, the King University baseball team took two-out-of-three from Pfeiffer University. The Tornado took Sunday’s rubber match 6-3 behind a great start by pitcher Alex Gonzalez.
March 29, 2013
Huffman leads King to win over Erskine
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University baseball team returned to Conference Carolinas play, and trailed Erskine College for most of the game. However, the Tornado took their first lead of the game with three runs in the seventh, and Alex Martin closed down the 6-3 victory.
March 4, 2013
Baseball Schedule Changes
Tuesday's scheduled baseball game vs Brevard has been rescheduled due to inclement weather expected to move through the region tonight and tomorrow.
February 26, 2013
Baseball Schedule Changes
King makes changes to baseball due to inclement weather....
February 25, 2013
King Baseball Drops Doubleheader at Belmont Abbey
Josh Huffman had two RBI on the day to lead the Tornado.
February 17, 2013
King Univ. Baseball defeats Glenville State 13-12 … (Feb. 17, 2013)
King Univ. Baseball gets a weekend sweep over Glenville State as the Tornado rally in the bottom of the 9th inning to pick up a 13-12 victory in today’s game.
February 16, 2013
Baseball Rolls to 17-1 Win Against Glenville State
Every King position player had at least one run scored while Wes Houser pitched six strong innings for the Tornado.
February 15, 2013
King Baseball Splits Doubleheader With Ohio Dominican
The Tornado won game 1, 8-5, behind Hunter Smith’s four-hit game. Ohio Dominican came back in game two with a 9-3 win.
February 12, 2013
Baseball v. Mars Hill Rescheduled for Tuesday
Due to incoming weather patterns, King Baseball has changed the Mars Hill game to Tuesday afternoon.
February 12, 2013
Lions Take Down Tornado in Home Opener
King Baseball held their own through seven innings against Mars Hill College but surrendered a four-run eighth inning, leading to an 8-2 defeat.
February 10, 2013
Houser Helps Tornado Take Series with Strong Outing
Wes Houser went eight strong innings in King’s 5-4 win over North Georgia. Jose Sola went 3-for-5 and closed the door in the series-clinching win.
February 9, 2013
King Erases Eight-Run Deficit but Falls Short at NGU
Garrett Cook’s fourth-inning grand slam helped erase an eight-run deficit but the Saints’ pulled away with an 11-9 win.
February 8, 2013
Rhodes Tosses No-No in Road Win at North Georgia
Junior hurler Cory Rhodes kept the North Georgia Saints offense silent by tossing a no-hitter in the Tornado’s 3-0 win on Friday.
February 4, 2013
Sensational Seventh Inning Lifts King over Claflin University
The Tornado cashed in on three Panther errors and put together a six-run seventh inning in its 15-9 victory, Sunday afternoon.
February 2, 2013
Tornado Take Down No. 10 Francis Marion
Three unearned runs in the middle innings led the Tornado to their first win of the season over nationally-ranked Francis Marion University. 4-2.
February 1, 2013
Opening Day Spoiled with Loss to Abbeys
Belmont Abbey delivered an 11-1 loss to King Baseball on its opening day of the 2013 season.
January 23, 2013
King Picked Third in Conference Preseason Poll
Conference Carolinas released the 2013 Preseason Coaches’ Poll on Wednesday, citing King as being to finish third.
December 6, 2012
King Baseball Signs Five to National Letters of Intent
Tornado Baseball has announced the signing of five student-athletes from Tennessee and Virginia that will join the team in 2013.
September 17, 2012
Tornado Baseball to Host Showcase for Area Players
Area high school baseball players are encouraged to display their talents at the King Baseball Fall Instructional Showcase, held on Saturday, Nov. 10.
September 7, 2012
Join Tornado Baseball in the 2012 Alumni Game!
Coach Blaine Brown and the King Baseball staff wish to invite all Tornado alumni for the 2012 Alumni ballgame to be held Sept. 29.
September 5, 2012
King and Lees-McRae to Begin Battle for Blue Ridge Cup
Beginning in the 2012-13 athletic season King and Lees-McRae College will deepen their rivalry with an annual competition for the Blue Ridge Cup.
August 23, 2012
Burlington Teams with Conference Carolinas to Host Four Spring League Championships
Conference Carolinas has announced that Burlington, N.C. has been selected to host four spring championships in 2012-13.
August 15, 2012
Tornado Names Abundant in D2ADA Academic Awards
King placed 72 student-athletes on the Division II Athletic Directors Association (D2ADA) Academic Achievement Awards list.
August 10, 2012
Rhodes Receives Summer Ball All-Series Award
King pitcher Cory Rhodes was named to the All-Series Second Team in the Horizon Air Summer Baseball Series after the recent completion of their season.
July 26, 2012
Committed to Success - King helps athletes excel both on and off the field
Read the KTN's recent front page article highlighting the triumphs of King College student-athletes. (Credit: Pat Kenney, Kingsport Times-News)
July 19, 2012
Gaby Ends Season as NCAA Statistic Champion
Sophomore outfielder Tyler Gaby finished the 2011-12 season with the highest triples-per-game mark (0.23) in NCAA Division II and second highest overall.
July 13, 2012
Brown Addresses Bristol Little League at Pre-Tournament Banquet
Prior to the start of the Tennessee Little League State Tournament, coaches Blaine Brown and George Laoo spoke to a crowd of ten teams and their families.