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    March 28, 2017
    Charleston comes back to top King BECKLEY, W.Va. – The King University took to the road to take on the University of Charleston and the Tornado held the advantage the majority of the contest. However, the Golden Eagles plated three runs in the sixth inning to take the contest 5-4.
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    March 25, 2017
    King splits with Erskine BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University baseball team finished their series against Conference Carolinas rival Erskine College on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado took game one 5-2, and fell in game two 8-3.
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    March 24, 2017
    Tornado drop game one to Erskine BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University baseball team hosted Erskine College on Friday afternoon. A 5-4 game after five innings, no runs were scored after, the Tornado getting edged by one run.
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    March 23, 2017
    King changes baseball series with North Greenville BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University baseball team has moved their Conference Carolinas series with North Greenville University from April 7-8 to April 8-9. The teams will play a doubleheader on Saturday, April 8 at 12:00 p.m. and the series will conclude with a single game on Sunday at 1:00 p.m.
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    March 20, 2017
    Tornado come back to split at Mars Hill MARS HILL, N.C. – The King University traveled to Mars Hill University for a nonconference doubleheader on Monday and came away with a split. The Lions used solid pitching performance to take game one while the King offense erupted to take the nightcap 13-5.
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    March 19, 2017
    King DH at Mars Hill moved from Tuesday to Monday BRISTOL, Tenn. – Due to inclement weather on Tuesday, the King University baseball doubleheader at Mars Hill University has been moved up to Monday. First pitch is scheduled for 1:00 p.m.
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    March 18, 2017
    Offensive explosion leads King past Barton WILSON, N.C. – The King University baseball team wrapped up their series against Barton College on Saturday. The Tornado had an offensive outburst in the game, scoring 17 runs and hitting three home runs to take the contest 17-8.
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    March 17, 2017
    King falls in doubleheader to Barton WILSON, N.C. – The King University baseball team played Conference Carolina opponent Barton College on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado fell 8-1 in game two, and 3-2 in a very tight game two that went into extra innings.
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    March 16, 2017
    King weekend series at Barton altered BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Conference Carolinas baseball series between King University and Barton College at Barton this weekend has been altered. The teams will play a doubleheader on Friday starting at 2:30 p.m. and finish the series with a single game on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. The games on Friday will be played a Fleming Stadium in Wilson.
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    March 14, 2017
    King baseball game at Tusculum postponed BRISTOL, Tenn. – Due to weather, today’s baseball game between King University and Tusculum College at Tusculum has been postponed. A makeup date has not been announced at this time.
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    March 11, 2017
    Big innings cost Tornado BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University baseball team finished their Conference Carolinas series against Mount Olive University on Saturday afternoon. A tied game until the sixth inning, the Trojans had multiple three run innings to take the contest 6-0.
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    March 10, 2017
    King drops a pair to #17 Mount Olive BRISTOL, Tenn. – In their first home Conference Carolinas series, the King University baseball team dropped a pair of contests to 17th-ranked University of Mount Olive. The Trojans took game one 9-3 before winning the night cap 4-1.
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    March 09, 2017
    Weekend series between King and Mount Olive altered BRISTOL, Tenn. – Due to bad weather in the forecast, the Conference Carolinas baseball series between King University and 17th-ranked University of Mount Olive has been altered. The teams will play a doubleheader on Friday starting at 12:00 p.m. and a single game on Saturday at 12:00 p.m.
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    March 08, 2017
    King tops Brevard in nonconference tilt BRISTOL, Tenn. – Playing their first midweek game in a few weeks, the King University baseball team defeated Brevard College on Wednesday afternoon. The Tornado scored six runs over the final two innings to take the contest 11-5.
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    March 06, 2017
    King baseball game at Mars Hill postponed BRISTOL, Tenn. – Due to inclement weather, the King University baseball game scheduled for Tuesday at Mars Hill University has been postponed. The contest will be made up on March 21 at 2:00 p.m.
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    March 04, 2017
    Tornado falls to Emmanuel FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The King University baseball team competed their Conference Carolinas series against Emmanuel College on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado lost a close game one 4-3, and fell 8-3 in game two.
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    March 03, 2017
    Tornado drop game one to Emmanuel FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The King University baseball team faced off against Emmanuel College on Friday night. The Tornado pulled to an early 2-0 lead in the second, but fell to the Lions 16-6.
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    February 28, 2017
    Tornado postponed at Carson-Newman BRISTOL, Tenn. – Tuesday’s baseball game between King University and Carson-Newman University at Carson-Newman has been postponed due to weather. A makeup date has not been announced at this time.
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    February 25, 2017
    King takes game two against the Crusaders BELMONT, N.C. – The King University baseball team completed their first Conference Carolina's series on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado dropped game one by a score of 9-3 and took game two by a score of 7-4.
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    February 24, 2017
    Big inning costs Tornado BELMONT, N.C. – The King University baseball team had their first Conference Carolina’s game against Belmont Abbey on Friday afternoon. The Tornado were within two runs in the late innings, but an 11 run bottom of the seventh led to the Tornado falling 16-5.
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    February 22, 2017
    King-Tusculum postponed BRISTOL, Tenn. – Due to rain falling in Bristol overnight and throughout the morning, the baseball game scheduled between King University and Tusculum College has been postponed. No makeup date has been announced at this time.
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    February 19, 2017
    Tornado split with Mansfield, take series BRISTOL, Tenn. – Following a sweep on Saturday, the King University baseball team split with Mansfield University on Sunday to take the series 3-1. Mansfield took the first game 3-2 before King came from behind to take the nightcap 10-6.
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    February 18, 2017
    King sweeps double header over Mansfield BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University baseball team had their home opener against Mansfield University on Friday afternoon. The Tornado won 6-3 in game one off a persistent offense and won a close game two by a score of 2-1, scoring runs in the late innings.
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    February 12, 2017
    Big innings lift Young Harris over King YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – The King University baseball team went for their second straight series win to start the season, but home-standing Young Harris College had a different idea. The Tornado had the lead and many chances, but Young Harris used two big innings, including six runs in the eighth inning to take the contest 10-7.
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    February 11, 2017
    Home runs lead King to victory in game two YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – Following an opening 3-1 weekend against Brevard College, the King University baseball team took on Young Harris College on Saturday afternoon. After falling to the Mountain Lions 14-6 in game one, King took game two 10-8. King had home runs from Preston Douglas and Dylan Sligh in game two to lead the Tornado to victory.
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    February 05, 2017
    King takes opening series from Brevard with Sunday split BREVARD, N.C. – Following a sweep on Saturday, the King University baseball team split a doubleheader on Sunday at Brevard College. Brevard came back to take the opening game 10-8 before the Tornado rebounded to take game two 7-3 to take the season-opening series.
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    February 04, 2017
    Tornado open season with sweep of Brevard BREVARD, N.C. – The King University baseball team opened the season with a pair of resounding wins at Brevard College on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado took game one 12-2 before winning game two 12-6 for the sweep.
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    November 18, 2016
    Brown and staff ink 16 in early signing period BRISTOL, Tenn. – During the early signing period, King University Head Baseball Coach Blaine Brown and his staff announced the signing of 16 players for the 2017-18 season.
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    August 30, 2016
    Whitt earns NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University baseball player Ryan Whitt concluded his career this spring, but earlier this summer he earned and NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. He was one of 29 male athletes during the spring to earn the award and one of 87 for the 2015-16 academic year.
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    May 25, 2016
    Whitt named first team All-Region by ABCA BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University baseball player Ryan Whitt earned another award to add to his mantle on Thursday when he was selected first team All-Southeast Region by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA). This marks the third All-Region award Whitt earned this season.
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    May 19, 2016
    Whitt tabbed D2CCA All-Southeast Region BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University baseball player Ryan Whitt earned another award to add to his mantle on Thursday when he was selected second team All-Southeast Region by the Division 2 Conference Commissioners Association. This marks the second All-Region award Whitt earned this season.
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    May 19, 2016
    Whitt selected NCBWA All-Southeast Region BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University baseball player Ryan Whitt lived up to the expectations this season, garnering second team All-Southeast Region from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA). Prior to the season, Whitt was a preseason NCBWA second team All-Region selection before earning the distinction following the season.
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    May 05, 2016
    Three Tornado selected CoSIDA Academic All-District BRISTOL, Tenn. – On Thursday the College Sports Information Directors of American (CoSIDA) announced their Academic All-District honorees for baseball and softball and three Tornado were selected. Both Ryan Whitt and Dylan Sligh of the King baseball team earned recognition as well as Hannah Devotie of the Tornado softball team.
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    April 28, 2016
    Whitt headlines King's All-Conference Carolinas selections BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Conference Carolinas Baseball Tournament is underway, and the league announced their All-Conference Carolinas performers between games this evening. Seniors Ryan Whitt and Mark Hencken both garnered recognition, along with Ryan Sattz.
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    April 23, 2016
    Tornado end season with split at Southern Wesleyan BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University baseball team closed their season on Saturday with a doubleheader at Southern Wesleyan University. The Warriors took game one 3-2 behind a solid pitching performance before the Tornado bounced back to take game two 8-1.
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    April 22, 2016
    Hendricks tosses CG, gives King win at SWU CENTRAL, S.C. – The King University baseball team opened their final Conference Carolinas series of the season with a win on Friday night at Southern Wesleyan University. The Tornado offense struck early, and that was all starting pitcher Mark Hendricks needed as he tossed a complete game on the mound, giving King the 8-2 victory.
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    April 19, 2016
    King comes back to top Lenoir-Rhyne in 12 HICKORY, N.C. – The King University baseball team made their final nonconference game of the season a memorable one on Tuesday at Lenoir-Rhyne University. Zak Kitzmiller evened the tally with a two-out single in the ninth inning before Josh Stephens gave King the 8-7 lead in the 12th. Grant Boyd made that stand up as the Tornado took the road victory.
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    April 16, 2016
    Tornado split Senior Day doubleheader with Falcons BRISTOL, Tenn. – After falling to Pfeiffer University in day one of a Conference Carolinas series the King University baseball team came back to split day two with the Falcons earning a victory in game two of a double-header. The Tornado dropped game one 6-4 and fought back to take game two 7-2 behind a diverse hitting effort and a solid game of the mound from Matt Jackson.
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    April 15, 2016
    Big eighth inning lifts Pfeiffer past King BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University baseball team fell in a Conference Carolinas series opener to Pfeiffer University 9-6. The Tornado held an advantage through most of the game but a big run in the eighth inning lifted the Falcons past King and the Tornado were unable to answer.
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