Baseball News Archives

  • Carroll selected for CC All-Support Team
    May 05, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Following the completion of the year, Conference Carolinas announced their All-Support team. Tornado baseball senior Nick Carroll was recognized.
  • Three Tornado selected for Conference Carolinas Elite 23 Awards
    April 22, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Conference Carolinas announced their spring Elite 23 Award winners on Thursday, and three Tornado were recognized. Mason McCrury (men’s volleyball), Sebastian Lieflaender (men’s tennis) and Trader Flora (baseball) all won awards for their respective sports.
  • King has 38 named academic All-Conference Carolinas
    April 20, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Conference Carolinas announced their spring academic all-conference honorees and 38 King University student-athletes were recognized.
  • King has 11 named All-Conference Carolinas
    April 03, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University baseball season was cut short due to the national pandemic of COVID-19. Conference Carolinas announced their all-conference team, comprised of seniors from each member school as the Tornado had 11 seniors named to the team.
  • Late UVa-Wise run tops Tornado
    March 11, 2020
    WISE, Va. – The King University baseball team dropped a see-saw affair on Wednesday afternoon at UVa-Wise. Each time one team took the lead, the other would come back and even the score or regain the advantage. King evened the score with a run in the eight, but the Cavaliers scored a run in the ninth to take the game 10-9.  
  • Tornado stumble at Milligan
    March 09, 2020
    JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The King University baseball team went on the road to take on Milligan College for their fourth game in three days. Milligan took the lead early and used a pair of big innings to take the game 9-0.
  • Carnicella's walk-off gives King another CC series win
    March 08, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University baseball won their third straight Conference Carolinas series to start the season, defeating Emmanuel College 2-1 on a walk-off single from David Carnicella in the eighth inning. The Lions came back to take game two 14-4 for the doubleheader split.
  • Tornado take series opener over Emmanuel
    March 07, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University baseball team opened their Conference Carolinas series against Emmanuel College with a win on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado used big innings early to open up an advantage before holding off a late Lion rally to take the 8-5 victory.
  • Tornado take comeback win at MHU in 10
    March 04, 2020
    MARS HILL, N.C. – The King University baseball team came up with a nonconference win in come-from-behind fashion on Wednesday at Mars Hill University. The Tornado scored seven runs in the final two innings to send the game to extra innings before scoring three runs in the 10th to take the game 12-9.
  • Weekend series against Emmanuel altered
    March 04, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Conference Carolinas baseball series between King University and Emmanuel College has been altered for this weekend. The series will begin with one game on Saturday at 1:00 p.m., followed by a doubleheader starting at 12:00 p.m. on Sunday.
  • White earns 2 wins, selected CC Pitcher of the Week
    March 02, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Braden White had a great week for the King University baseball team, winning both of his starts and leading King to a 4-2 week. On Tuesday, he was selected Conference Carolinas Pitcher of the Week.
  • Tornado game at Mars Hill moved to Wednesday
    March 02, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The nonconference baseball game for King University at Mars Hill University scheduled for Tuesday has been moved to Wednesday due to weather. First pitch is still scheduled for 2:00 p.m.
  • King splits, wins series against Barton
    March 01, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University baseball team won their second straight Conference Carolinas series, splitting a doubleheader with Barton College on Saturday. The Bulldogs used four runs in the final two innings to take game one 4-2 before the Tornado offense came back for a 10-3 win in the nightcap.
  • Barbour's big day leads King past Barton
    February 29, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University baseball team came from behind to defeat Barton College on Saturday afternoon. Hunter Barbour drove in five runs while Avery Cain earned the win on the mound as came away with the 5-3 victory.
  • King-Barton series altered
    February 26, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – With snow and rain in the forecast, the Conference Carolinas baseball series between King University and Barton College has been altered. Instead of the series starting on Friday, the three-game set will start with a single game on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. The series concludes with a doubleheader on Sunday starting at 11:30 a.m.
  • Late runs down Tornado at Tusculum
    February 25, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – Playing their fourth game in three days on the road, the King University baseball team nearly came away with a win at Tusculum University. The Tornado held the lead in the early going, but a big Tusculum inning late was too much to overcome as the Pioneers took the game 8-7.
  • King sweeps Chowan in conference opening series
    February 24, 2020
    MURFREESBORO, N.C. – The King University baseball team opened Conference Carolinas play with a sweep at Chowan University. The Tornado took both ends of the doubleheader on Monday, taking game one 11-1 and game two 8-4.
  • Tornado top Chowan in conference opener
    February 23, 2020
    MURFREESBORO, N.C. – The King University baseball team opened Conference Carolinas play with a win at Chowan University. King jumped ahead in the first inning and used a pair of big innings to take the contest 8-1.
  • Opening conference series for King altered, again
    February 20, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Due to snow, the King University baseball series at Chowan University has been altered. The Conference Carolinas series will now start with a doubleheader on Sunday at 12:00 p.m. and conclude with a single game on Monday with first pitch to be determined.
  • Tornado drop high scoring affair at LMU
    February 19, 2020
    HARROGATE, Tenn. – The King University baseball team jumped ahead of Lincoln Memorial University early, but the Railsplitters came storming back. Lincoln Memorial scored in nearly every inning to top the Tornado 18-9.
  • Tornado sweep Conference Carolinas weekly awards
    February 17, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University baseball team went 4-0 last week, and on Tuesday the Tornado swept the Conference Carolinas Player and Pitcher of the Week awards. Erik Calderon Jr. garnered pitcher of the week honors after posting two saves while Bennett McCann hit .625 last week to earn player of the week honors.
  • King's contest against UVa-Wise postponed
    February 18, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University baseball game scheduled for Tuesday against UVa-Wise has been postponed due to rain. The contest has not been rescheduled at this point.
  • King sweeps series from Salem
    February 16, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University finished their weekend with a sweep of Salem University. The Tornado used two big innings to take game three 11-3 on Sunday afternoon.
  • Offense erupts as King tops Salem
    February 15, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University baseball team grabbed a pair of wins against Salem University on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado had a big offensive performance, taking the first contest 12-9 and the second 5-2.
  • Tornado offense explodes in win at C-N
    February 11, 2020
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The King University baseball team came away with a nonconference win at regional rival Carson-Newman University on Tuesday. The Tornado opened up a 12-0 through five innings, using three home runs to take the 12-6 victory.
  • King takes game two, splits with LWC
    February 09, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University baseball team split a doubleheader with Lindsey Wilson College on Sunday afternoon. The Tornado offense was shut down in game one, falling 5-0 before Rob Sari and Braden White helped lead King to a 5-1 win in game two.
  • Late runs push King past Lindsey Wilson
    February 08, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University baseball team played their first home game of the season on Saturday afternoon, defeating Lindsey Wilson College 3-2. The Tornado jumped ahead with two runs in the seventh inning as Brayden Cooney and Austin Meyer led the charge going 2-for-4 on the day.
  • Weekend altered for King, will host Lindsey Wilson
    February 07, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Due to weather, the weekend series for the King University baseball team against Wheeling University has been canceled and won’t be rescheduled. King is still looking to find games over the weekend.
  • King reschedules game against UVa-Wise
    February 05, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University baseball game against UVa-Wise that was postponed on Wednesday has been rescheduled for 2:00 p.m. on February 18. With that, the Tornado moved their game scheduled for that day against Milligan College to March 31 at 3:30 p.m.
  • Tornado home opener postponed
    February 04, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University baseball team was scheduled to open their home schedule on Wednesday against UVa-Wise, but the contest has been postponed due to weather. A reschedule date has not been announced at this time.
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