City Paper: Goodenow looks for opportunity in pros

A year ago, Richie Goodenow was the unexpected hero as he tossed a two-hit gem to keep Vandy's season alive in an NCAA Regional. He doesn't have any regrets when looking back at his decision to transfer and play his senior season at LU.

Former Bison Josh Smith selected as Midwest League All-Star

Former Bisons pitcher Josh Smith (2006-2010) has been selected to play in the 2011 Midwest League All-Star Game in Davenport, Iowa on June 21. Smith plays for the Dayton Dragons in the Cincinnati Reds farm system.

Brothers' confidence leads to success in big league debut

The thoughts racing through Rex Brothers' mind explained why. There he was Monday night standing in the visiting bullpen at Petco Park in San Diego just two years after the Rockies drafted him out of Lipscomb. By all accounts pterodactyls should have been fluttering in his stomach.

Former Bisons pitcher Rex Brothers called up to Rockies

Former Bisons pitcher Rex Brothers was promoted to the big leagues Saturday morning and will serve as a left-handed reliever in the Colorado Rockies bullpen.

Bisons in the Pros: Josh Smith

In the second edition of "Bisons in the Pros", highlights the season Josh Smith is having as a professional. The hard-throwing right-hander currently leads the Midwest League in strikeouts with 67 and ranks among the top-10 in ERA with a mark of 1.99.

Denver Post: Rex Brothers needs to be called up

Troy Renck of the Denver Post made a strong case for why former Bison standout Rex Brothers should get the call to the Majors from the Colorado Rockies.

M.L. Williams earns Atlantic Sun All-Conference honors

The Atlantic Sun announced the 2011 baseball postseason awards on Tuesday and Lipscomb's M.L. Williams earned second-team all-conference honors as an outfielder. Williams hit .354 and led the Bisons with 84 hits. The junior outfielder led Lipscomb with 17 doubles, 24 stolen bases, and 48 runs scored.

Atlantic Sun Baseball Championship Begins Wednesday

The Atlantic Sun Conference Baseball Championship begins Wednesday from Lipscomb University's Dugan Field with a field of six schools all ranked inside the RPI top 90.

Bisons end season with 4-2 loss to FGCU

The Lipscomb baseball team closed the book on the 2011 season Saturday, falling 4-2 to Florida Gulf Coast at Swanson Stadium in Ft. Myers. FGCU won all three games of the series. The Bisons finish the season 19-36 overall and 10-20 in the A-Sun.

FGCU rallies in ninth to defeat Bisons on walk-off

Andrew Valencia's pinch-hit walk-off double capped a four-run ninth inning comeback as Florida Gulf Coast rallied from three runs down in the final inning to knock-off Lipscomb, 5-4 at Swanson Stadium on Friday. The Bisons led 4-1 heading into the bottom of the ninth.

Bisons drop series opener to Florida Gulf Coast

Florida Gulf Coast outscored the Bisons six runs to one over the final five innings to earn a 9-5 victory over Lipscomb at Swanson Stadium on Thursday night in Ft. Myers. Game two of the three-game series will be tomorrow at 3 p.m. Central.

Tickets for A-Sun Baseball Championship on sale

Tickets for the 2011 Atlantic Sun Conference Baseball Championship are on sale now. The tournament runs May 25-28 at Lipscomb's Ken Dugan Field. As many as three of the six teams participating could receive bids to the NCAA tournament.

Bisons drop midweek game to Austin Peay

After getting out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning, the Bisons stranded 11 runners on base over the next eight innings as they fell to Austin Peay, 6-5 in the final non-conference game of the season at Ken Dugan Field on Tuesday.

Bisons in the pros; Rex Brothers

As we approach the dog days of summer, three former Lipscomb baseball players are having outstanding seasons at the professional level and Rex Brothers is one of them. A first-round selection (34th overall) in the 2009 Major League draft, Brothers is inching closer to the big leagues each day.

Bisons defeat No. 14 Stetson 9-3 in series finale

The Bisons used a 14-hit balanced attack and got excellent performances from Chris Nunn and Chad Fromm to knock-off 14th-ranked Stetson, 9-3 in the series finale at Ken Dugan Field on Sunday. It marked the first win over a top-15 team since defeating No. 8 Georgia on May 30, 2008.

No. 14 Hatters edge Bisons 6-4 on Senior Day

Stetson scored two runs in the top of the ninth to break a 4-4 game as the Hatters edged Lipscomb 6-4 on Senior Day at Ken Dugan Field Saturday. The Bisons and Hatters will close out the series tomorrow at Noon.

Bisons fall to No. 14 Stetson, 9-5

Fourteenth-ranked Stetson defeated Lipscomb 9-5 in game one of the three-game series at Ken Dugan Field on Saturday. The game was a continuation of Friday night's rain shortened contest.

Baseball game vs. Stetson suspended

The Lipscomb baseball game versus No. 14 Stetson Friday has been suspended due to heavy rains in the Nashville area. The game was suspended in the bottom of the sixth inning with the Hatters leading 5-3. The game will resume tomorrow at 2 p.m., with the second game to follow.

Baseball hosts No. 14 Stetson this weekend

The Lipscomb baseball team concludes its home conference slate this weekend as they host No. 14 Stetson for three games at Ken Dugan Field. Friday's game will be at 6 p.m. while Saturday and Sunday will be afternoon contests.

Bisons fall to Tennessee Tech, 12-9

The Lipscomb baseball team fell to Tennessee Tech, 12-9 in non-conference action Tuesday night at Bush Stadium in Cookeville. The Bisons jumped out to an early 5-0 lead before the Golden Eagles staged a comeback.

Bisons sweep Campbell with 12-7 win Sunday

Lipscomb used a 17-hit offensive attack to make up for its uncharacteristic poor defensive play as the Bisons defeated Campbell 12-7 at Ken Dugan Field Sunday. The win gave the Bisons its first series sweep of the season.

Bisons battle back to knock-off Campbell, 8-5

Trailing 5-0 after four innings, the Lipscomb baseball team scored eight unanswered runs to outlast Campbell, 8-5 at Ken Dugan Field on Saturday evening. The Bisons, winners of the first two games, will look to break out the brooms at Noon on Sunday.

Bisons edge Campbell in extras

Tennyson Dodd's bases loaded hit-by-pitch in the bottom of the tenth inning gave the Lipscomb Bisons a 4-3 win over Campbell at Ken Dugan Field on Friday. Game two of the three-game series with the Camels will start at 6 p.m. on Saturday.

Reunion for 1957-60 teams set for May 14

The National Bison Club will welcome back the members of the 1957, 1958, 1959 and 1960 Bison Baseball teams to the Lipscomb campus on Saturday, May 14.

Bisons set to host Campbell this weekend

The Lipscomb baseball team returns to A-Sun Conference action this weekend as they host Campbell in a three-game series at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium. Friday and Saturday's games will start at 6 p.m., while Sunday's game is at Noon..

1971 "Miracle Bisons" return for 40-year reunion

Lipscomb welcomed the 1971 “Miracle Bisons” baseball team to Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium last weekend for a 40th year reunion of one of the most historical moments in Bison Baseball history.

Belmont tops Bisons 4-3 in series finale

Belmont defeated Lipscomb 4-3 in a Sunday afternoon rubber game at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium. The Bruins took two of the three games to win the series. Lipscomb will host Campbell next weekend, May 6-8.

Josh Smith continues dominating season at Dayton

Josh Smith isn't concerned about whether he gets promoted soon from Class A. The rest of the Midwest League might be. Smith struck out a career-high 12 batters Friday night as the Dayton Dragons blanked the Fort Wayne TinCaps, 4-0.

Belmont defeats Bisons 9-2 in Saturday matchup

The Belmont Bruins defeated the Lipscomb Bisons 9-2 Saturday evening in game two of a three-game series in front of a season-high 843 fans at Ken Dugan Field. Game three is Sunday at 1 p.m. at Ken Dugan Field.

Bisons three-run ninth caps walk-off win over Belmont

Lee Wilson's two-run, walk-off double capped a three-run ninth inning as the Bisons rallied to edge Belmont, 9-8 in exciting fashion in game one of the storied “Battle of the Boulevard” at Ken Dugan Field Friday.

Baseball hosts Belmont in weekend series

The Bisons are shifting their attention towards an important rivalry weekend as they look to take on Belmont in a three-game series this weekend at Ken Dugan Field. Friday and Saturday's games are at 6 p.m. and Sunday's first pitch is at 1 p.m.

Where are they now? with Trey Hartman

Trey Hartman played baseball for Lipscomb University, and was able to be a part of Coach Dugan's 800th win. He now spends his time at his pharmacy, along with raising his three daughters with his wife Beth.

Baseball game with UT Martin rained out

Tuesday's baseball game against UT Martin was canceled due to rain covering Middle Tennessee. The game will not be rescheduled. Lipscomb hosts Belmont at Dugan Field Friday at 6 p.m. in game one of a three-game series.

Bisons team up with Operation Line Drive this weekend

The Lipscomb baseball team is teaming up with “Operation Line Drive” to help collect baseball and softball equipment for Nashville RBI during the Belmont series on April 29-May 1.

Mercer completes three-game sweep against Bisons

Mercer hit three home runs and capitalized on four Lipscomb errors as the Bisons dropped the series finale 12-2 at Claude Smith Field in Macon, Ga., Saturday. The Bisons will host UT-Martin at 6 p.m. on Tuesday at Dugan Field.

Bisons fall in tight game with Mercer

A three-run sixth inning by Mercer broke open a 2-2 game as the Bears held-off LU, 6-4 in the second game of a three-game series at Claude Smith Field Friday. The Bisons outhit the Bears 14-8, but went 2-for-16 (.125) with runners in scoring position.

Bisons drop series opener to Mercer 10-2

The Mercer Bears nailed three home runs as they defeated the Lipscomb Bisons 10-2 Thursday evening at Claude Smith Field in Macon, Ga. Game two is Friday at 6 p.m. central time.

Baseball opens three-game series at Mercer Thursday

The Bisons will need to have a short memory in order to bounce back from last night's 16-15 loss at Austin Peay. They will head south to take on the Mercer Bears Thursday to kick off a three-game series.

Bisons find bats; defense struggles in loss

The Lipscomb Bisons had their best offensive game of the season, but their pitching and defense couldn't deliver as the Austin Peay Governors won 16-15 in a four-hour marathon game at Raymond C. Hand Park in Clarksville, Tenn.

Bisons outslug Spartans to clinch series

In what some tabbed as the most important game of the season, the Bisons broke out the bats Sunday, using a 16-hit effort to pull out a 10-7 win over USC Upstate in the rubber-game to clinch the series at Ken Dugan Field.

Bisons split doubleheader with USC Upstate

The Bisons defeated USC Upstate 5-4 in the first game of the double-header before dropping the nightcap 4-3. The Bisons and Spartans will wrap up the three-game series tomorrow at Noon from Ken Dugan Field.

Bisons host USC Upstate Saturday and Sunday

Lipscomb will host USC Upstate this weekend in a three-game series that will kick off Saturday with a double-header beginning at noon. Due to forecasted storms, the game originally scheduled for Friday has been moved to Sunday at Noon.

Friday's baseball game moved to Sunday

Due to expected thunderstorms, Friday's baseball game that was originally scheduled for 6 p.m. against USC Upstate, has been moved to Noon on Sunday. The Bisons will open up the series against the Spartans with a double-header starting at Noon on Saturday.

Skyhawks clip Bisons 7-4 in mid-week contest

The Lipscomb Bisons dropped a 7-4 decision at UT Martin Wednesday night at Skyhawk Field in Martin, Tenn. It was the seventh loss for the Bisons in their last eight outings.

IN PROGRESS: Bisons vs. UT-Martin 6 p.m

The Lipscomb baseball team looks to win its second straight game as they face UT-Martin in non-conference action Wednesday at 6 p.m. CT.Fans can listen online at

Bisons cruise past Alabama A&M 13-3

M.L. Williams' third-inning towering grand-slam broke open a 5-1 game as the Bisons cruised to 13-3 victory over Alabama A&M at Ken Dugan Field Tuesday. The game was called with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning.

Bisons face Alabama A&M and UT-Martin in midweek action

The Bisons are looking to drown the memory of last weekend's disappointing series with ETSU by getting back on the diamond for a couple of mid-week games this week. Lipscomb will host Alabama A&M at 6 p.m. at Ken Dugan Field on Tuesday.

Bisons outhit Bucs but fall in road series finale

The Lipscomb baseball team outhit East Tennessee State on Sunday but a couple of defensive miscues by the Bisons led to a six-run, sixth-inning for ETSU as the Bucs defeated the Bisons 8-3 in the series finale at Cardinal Park.

Baseball falls 6-2 to ETSU in rain-shortened contest

The Lipscomb Bisons dropped a rain-shortened contest to the ETSU Bucs 6-2 Saturday afternoon at Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn. The game was called in the bottom of the seventh after a four-hour delay.

Hostettler records three hits; Bisons fall 2-1 to Bucs

Logan Hostettler reached base four times and scattered three hits for the Bisons in a 2-1 loss at ETSU Friday evening. The Buc's John Long controlled the Bisons from the pitching rubber limiting Lipscomb to five hits over eight innings.

Baseball announces game time changes for Upstate series

Lipscomb baseball announced game time changes for its home series with USC Upstate on April 15 and 16. Friday's game will start at 3 p.m. and Saturday's doubleheader will start at noon.

Baseball heads to ETSU for weekend series

The Lipscomb baseball team heads to Johnson City, Tenn., this weekend to face the ETSU Bucs (16-9, 8-5 A-Sun) at Cardinal Park. The Bisons (11-18, 3-6 A-Sun) have lost their last three outings after having led each contest.

Bisons edged by Tennessee Tech, 6-5

For the third straight game the Lipscomb Bisons jumped out to an early lead before falling in the late innings as Tennessee Tech edged the Bisons, 6-5 at Ken Dugan Field on Tuesday.

Bisons will send Johnson to the mound against TTU

The Lipscomb Bisons will send Ben Johnson to the mound for his second start of the season Tuesday night when Tennessee Tech visits. Game time is at 6 at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium.

Bisons fall 7-5 to UNF to close out series

The Bisons let a 5-1 lead slip away as North Florida scored six runs in the eighth inning to win 7-5 Sunday afternoon in an Atlantic Sun series at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium.

Errors doom Bisons in 6-4 loss to UNF

The Lipscomb Bisons made six errors in a 6-4 loss to North Florida Saturday afternoon to even the Atlantic Sun series at 1-1. The Bisons will attempt to win their second A-Sun series in a row Sunday afternoon at 1 at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium.

Chism drives in three runs in 4-2 win over UNF

Josh Chism slammed a two-run homer and added an RBI-double as the Bisons extended their win streak to four games with a 4-2 A-Sun win over North Florida Friday night at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium.

Game time changed for Saturday's baseball game

Saturday's baseball game against North Florida in game two of the weekend series has been moved to 4 p.m. The game was originally set for 2 p.m.

Bisons' pitching rotation will have different look

Left-hander Blake Fonfara will be making his first start of the season Friday night when he faces North Florida as part of a shake-up in the rotation. Richie Goodenow has returned to the bullpen, but could start Sunday.

Tennessean: Lipscomb pitcher can also hit

College baseball pitchers transition from reliever to starter all the time. It's a bit more unusual to see one pick up a bat and lead his team with a .348 average as the designated hitter slotted third in the order.

Bisons only needed two runs to beat MTSU

The Lipscomb Bisons had only three hits against Middle Tennessee State, but two of them were in the first inning, including a two-RBI single by Josh Chism. Those two runs were all the Bisons needed Tuesday night in a 2-1 win.

Bisons overcome Jacksonville 11-8 in slugfest

The Bisons, sparked by a combined nine RBI by Josh Chism and Bennett Smith, overcame Jacksonville's 6-0 lead for an 11-8 win Sunday afternoon. The Bisons won the series 2-1.

Bisons win first A-Sun game of the season

Saturday afternoon, at John Sessions Stadium, at Jacksonville University the Bisons beat the Dolphins 7-5 for their first Atlantic Sun win of the season. The Bisons, who also ended an eight-game losing streak, are 8-15 overall, 1-4 in the A-Sun.

Jacksonville holds off Bisons attempt at late rally

The Lipscomb baseball team scored five runs in the eighth-inning but it wasn't enough as they fell behind 10-0 before losing 10-5 to Jacksonville at Session Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla.

Goodenow still looking for first win as a Bison

Left-hander Richie Goodenow moved to Lipscomb this season to be a starting pitcher after spending most of his career as a reliever for Vanderbilt. As he makes his sixth start of the season Friday night at Jacksonville he is still searching for his first win.

Bisons compete harder but lose 7-3 to Vols

Lipscomb coach Jeff Forehand thinks his Bisons are making progress as they head into this weekend's A-Sun series at Jacksonville after falling 7-3 to Tennessee Wednesday night at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium.

Bisons will face Tennessee Vols

Weather permitting the Lipscomb Bisons will host the Tennessee Vols tonight at 6 at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium. The Bisons are 7-13 overall. The Vols are 16-4.

Bisons can't avoid sweep at Kennesaw St.

The Lipscomb Bisons closed out their first Atlantic Sun series of the season with a 6-2 loss Sunday afternoon to Kennesaw St. at Stillwell Stadium. Kennesaw State, 14-8, 7-2 in the conference, swept the three-game series.

Bisons outhit Kennesaw St. but lose 2-0

The Bisons outhit Kennesaw State, made great plays and had solid pitching from starter Connor Sinclair but still lost 2-0 Saturday afternoon. The series ends Sunday at noon.

Bisons drop A-Sun opener 11-7

The Bisons never gave up, but fell short in an 11-7 loss at Kennesaw State Friday night in the first A-Sun game of the season.The series will continue through Sunday.

Bisons will open A-Sun with visit to Kennesaw St.

The Lipscomb Bisons play their first Atlantic Sun Conference series of the season when they head to Georgia to face Kennesaw State in a three-game series Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Bisons fall 14-4 to Mississippi State

Lipscomb coach Jeff Forehand made a special effort to bring Mississippi State to Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium Wednesday night. But he didn't expect his Bisons to lose 14-4.

Bisons looking for confidence boost against Mississippi State

Both the Bisons and Mississippi State will be looking for a mid-week conifdence boost so there is no doubt that both teams will be highly-motivated when they face each other Wednesday night at 6 at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium.

Bisons using video technology to improve hitting

When showing the Lipscomb Bisons what they are doing wrong or right at the plate the coaching staff goes to the videotape. Players are respoinding positively to the sessions as they break down how pitchers approach them.

Bisons swept by Ole Miss

The Bisons lost 5-1 Sunday afternoon to the Ole Miss Rebels at Oxford-University Park. Ole Miss swept the series 3-0. Each team had eight hits in the game.

Bisons still searching for runs in Ole Miss series

The Bisons were shut down for the second straight game in their three-game series with the Ole Miss Rebels. Saturday afternoon at University Stadium in Oxford the Bisons fell 3-0 to Ole Miss. All three runs were scored in the seventh inning.

Ole Miss shuts down Bisons 8-0

Ole Miss, the first of three Southeastern Conference opponents the Bisons will face in March, prevailed 8-0 Friday night at University Stadium in Oxford, Miss.

Goodenow has been good enough for Bisons

Richie Goodenow will be wearing a uniform with a different name on it when he plays a three-game series at Ole Miss starting Friday. He has embraced his Lipscomb teammates and has contributed on the mound and at the plate.

Bisons pound out 18 hits in 12-2 win over Morehead State

The Bisons jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first two innings and continued to stretch their lead with 18 hits Wednesday night in a 12-2 win over Morehead State at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium.

Where are they now: Farrell Gean

Farrell Gean played both baseball and basketball for Lipscomb from 1968-72. He is the last male athlete at Lipscomb to play two sports for four seasons. He was a part of the 1971 "Miracle' Bisons. He is in his 30th year as a professor of accounting at Pepperdine.

Bisons lose two in doubleheader with Purdue

A chilly, overcast Sunday at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium was definitely not the day for the Lipscomb Bisons who lost 10-3 and 10-6 as Purdue swept the doubleheader and the three-game series with the Bisons.

Bisons drop first game in DH to Purdue

Six errors, including four in a five-run fourth inning, sealed the Lipscomb Bisons fate in a 10-3 loss in the opening game of a doubleheader Sunday afternoon with Purdue.

Rain forces baseball, softball, tennis changes

Due to rain in the Nashville area, schedule changes have been announced for baseball, softball, and tennis. Baseball will play a doubleheader against Purdue Sunday at noon while softball will play a single game at 2:30 p.m.

Bisons edged by Purdue in pitcher's duel

Cameron Perkins' two-out RBI-single broke up a scoreless game in the eighth inning and that was all Purdue needed as the Boilermakers slipped past Lipscomb, 1-0 in a pitcher's duel at Ken Dugan Field Friday.

Friday Baseball Game Moved to 3 p.m.

Due to a 90 percent chance of thunderstorms set to blanket the Middle Tennessee area late Friday evening, the Lipscomb baseball game against Purdue will start at 3 p.m., Friday instead of the original 4 p.m. start time.

Forehand has a wealth of catching talent

While most college coaches would be happy with a durable starter and a reliable back-up Lipscomb coach Jeff Forehand has four catchers on his roster and all have started at least one game. He might use at least three of them this weekend against Purdue.

Lipscomb Athletics Announces 2011 Baseball Promotions

Lipscomb Athletics has announced its promotional schedule for the 2011 baseball season. This season's promotions include Faith Nights, Alumni Night, Little League Night, Family Day, Fan Appreciation Day, Military Appreciation Night and Throwback Tuesdays.

Where are they now: Ray Dickerson

Ray Dickerson played both basketball and baseball while at Lipscomb University, with a little track on the side. He lives with his wife, Sandy, just down the street from his alma mater, and spends his time taking care of his 6-year-old grandson. He took a moment to talk with about his time at Lipscomb.

Bisons rally late to defeat Middle Tennessee State

Richie Goodenow's eighth-inning, three-run home run capped an exciting comeback win for Lipscomb Tuesday, snapping a nine-game losing streak at Reese Smith Jr. Field by defeating Middle Tennessee State, 5-3.

Coleman working on the mental side of hitting

Lipscomb assistant coach Chris Collins has been working with Ricky Coleman on his hitting with the primary emphasis being on the mental aspects. So far the hard work is showing results as the Bisons prepare to play MTSU Tuesday at 3 p.m.

Bisons 7-3 win over Marshall is proof the team is listening

Sunday the Bisons were about as perfect as the weather at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium in a 7-3 win over Marshall. The Bisons, 5-3, won the three-game series 2-1.

Sinclair strikes out 11 in 3-1 win over Marshall

The scouting report on Lipscomb's Connor Sinclair is he is not a strikeout pitcher, but his 11 strikeouts against Marshall in a 3-1 win Saturday present a different image.

First inning eventually spells defeat for Bisons

The Bisons started out slow and failed to capitalize when given opportunities to produce more runs in a 3-2 loss to Marshall Friday night. The series continues Saturday at 2 and Sunday at 1.

Bisons starting rotation set for Marshall series

While there may still be some tweaking and additions as the Atlantic Sun Conference portion of the schedule gets closer the Bisons appear to have three of their starting pitchers slotted.

Bisons end win streak with 6-3 loss to WKU

The Lipscomb Bisons gave up three runs to Western Kentucky in the final two innings for a 6-3 loss Wednesday afternoon at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.

Forehand is counting on bullpen to continue success

The Bisons will put a three-game winning streak on the line Wednesday at 3 p.m. when Western Kentucky visits Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium. Western Kentucky has won its last three games after sweeping Bowling Green St.

Johnson helps pitch Bisons to win over Bradley

Left-hander Ben Johnson quickly shook off the rust from a red-shirt year to win his first game as a Lipscomb starter in a 9-5 win Sunday over Bradley at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium. Logan Hostettler, above, hit a home run.

Bisons get wins over both Bradley, Dayton

The Lipscomb Bisons rallied in the bottom of the 13th for a 4-3 win over Bradley and then romped 18-2 over Dayton Saturday at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium.

Bisons fall to Dayton in season opener

The Bisons opened up the 2011 baseball season with an 8-3 loss to the Dayton Flyers at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium Friday night.

Bisons will be counting on bullpen as 2011 season opens

The Lipscomb Bisons will send Richie Goodenow to the mound Friday at 3 p.m. for the 2011 regular season opener against Dayton at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.

Where are they now? Charles Caudill

Charles Caudill is the head of the World Christian Broadcasting Corporation, which serves three different languages and is continuously expanding. He took some time with t talk about his time playing baseball at Lipscomb.

Bisons motivated by ninth place preseason ranking

Despite the snow baseball season is just around the corner for the Lipscomb Bisons. One area where they have shown consistency in the preseason is in the polls with most voters, including Atlantic Sun Conference coaches, picking them ninth.

Baseball is opening the door on a new season

With the temperature heading into the balmy high 40s to low 50s this weekend Lipscomb baseball coach Jeff Forehand is ready to see what his team can do outdoors.

Where Are They Now: Richie Estep

Richie Estep played baseball for the Lipscomb Bisons and now uses the influence of his former coaches today. He is now busy working, and raising his two young children with his wife Collette, and took a few minutes to talk about his time at Lipscomb University with

Where Are They Now: Marshall Shumate

Marshall Shumate, a member of the 1977 Lipscomb National Championship baseball team, has been adjusting to the demands of a new job and spending time with his family. He managed to find some time to answer some questions for as this week's “Where Are They Now”? feature.

Casey Bond: Where Are They Now?

Casey Bond only played one season for the Lipscomb baseball team. The centerfielder transferred for his senior year in 2007 from Birmingham Southern. He was drafted by San Francisco. Ironically, Bond may make a name for himself wearing an Oakland A's uniform as an actor in the movie "Moneyball".

Baseball shares spirit of giving with Front Porch Ministries

The Lipscomb Bisons baseball team shared the spirit of giving with seven families from the Front Porch Ministry and had the opportunity to bask in the glow of making the lives of those less fortunate a little better.

Bisons bolster pitching, infield with signings

The Lipscomb Bisons baseball team has signed seven players for the 2011-2012 school year. The new additions are expected to provide depth either in the infield or on the mound.

Brothers earns Rising Stars roster spot

Former Lipscomb left-handed pitcher Rex Brothers continued to add to a resume that he hopes will one day earn him a spot in the Major Leagues when he was named to the Rising Stars Game roster in the Arizona Fall League.

Battle for weekend starting roles has dominated the fall

It has been a competitive fall for Lipscomb's pitchers, but the final starting rotation won't be decided until spring practice begins.

Forehand likes the depth of his pitching for 2011 season

The Bisons baseball team ended regular fall workouts with a three-game series that left coach Jeff Forehand happy about his pitching depth, a little concerned about his defensive placements and feeling O.K. with his offense.

Student-Athletes pay visit to Vandy Children's Hospital

Members of the Lady Bisons soccer team and Bison baseball team joined LU Bison and the cheer squad at a recent visit to the Vanderbilt Children's Hospital on November 19.

Predators hockey team enjoyed a softball game at LU

The Nashville Predators hockey team got together at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium and a softball game broke out Monday afternoon.

2011 baseball schedule features three SEC teams

The 2011 baseball schedule features three Southeastern Conference teams, four from the Ohio Valley Conference, two from the Sunbelt and one each from the Big 10, Missouri Valley, Conference USA and the Atlantic 10.

Pitching is a top priority as Bisons work this fall

The won-loss record for a baseball team in the spring is often influenced by questions that were answered during fall drills. The Bisons are working on pitching and filling in three holes in the infield and one in the outfield.

Where are they now? with Bo McLaughlin

There have been many requests for a “where are they now” feature with former Lipscomb pitcher Bo McLaughlin. caught up with him at Greer Stadium where he was working with the Colorado Rockies' top level minor league pitchers.

Joseph brothers will face each other in Eastern League

Former Lipscomb catcher Caleb Joseph, playing for the Class AA Bowie Baysox, will face his brother Corban, a member of the Trenton Thunder, for the first time in professional baseball. Both are playing in the Eastern League.

Smith makes his debut for Dayton in Midwest League

Josh Smith made his debut for the Dayton Dragons in the Midwest League Friday night. He threw 2.1 innings in a 2-1 loss to the Lansing Lugnuts. He allowed two hits, walked two and struck out three.

Smith gets promotion to Midwest League

Former Lipscomb pitcher Josh Smith has been promoted to the Dayton Dragons of the Class A Midwest League by the Cincinnati Reds. Smith opened the season with the Billings Mustangs in the rookie Pioneer League.

Exception to the Rule: the Wilson Brothers

Jeff Forehand says the Wilson brothers are the exception. “I just feel that they both are a story that a walk-on dreams about,” Forehand said. “They're the exception to the rule...they definitely have a storybook ending.”

Fromm heads north to Alaska for summer baseball

Lipscomb's Chad Fromm is not only getting some additional pitching experience this summer in the Alaska Baseball League but he is also experiencing a taste of life in the state including dealiing with almost endless sunshine.

Nickerson will be baseball grad assistant

Lipscomb coach Jeff Forehand has named Andrew Nickerson as a graduate assistant for the 2010-2011 school year. Nickerson, from Brentwood, Tenn., will work on his Masters of Business Administration degree. He was this year's recipient of the Ken Dugan Award.

Teschner earns All-Star honors in KIT League

Lipscomb has players in summer leagues as far away as Alaska and close as the state of Kentucky. Chad Fromm is playing in the Alaska Baseball League and Ben Johnson and Brett Teschner are playing in the Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee League.

Brothers promoted to Class AA Tulsa

Former Lipscomb Bisons pitcher Rex Brothers has been promoted to Class AA by the parent Colorado Rockies. Brothers has joined the Tulsa Drillers of the Texas League after opening the season with the Modesto Nuts in the Class A California League.

Several Bisons active in wood bat leagues this summer

The Bisons may have ended the baseball season in May, but several players remain active this summer in wood bat leagues around the country.

VU pitcher Goodenow transfers to Lipscomb

Lipscomb Bisons' baseball coach Jeff Forehand has announced that left-handed pitcher Richie Goodenow will transfer from Vanderbilt. Goodenow will enroll in graduate school at Lipscomb for his final year of eligibility.

Bisons' offensive records didn't produce enough wins

The Bisons set nine offensive program records in the NCAA era this season, a feat that coach Jeff Forehand thinks his team can duplicate next season. He just wants his pitching and defense to be more effective in 2011.

Josh Smith drafted by the Cincinnati Reds

Lipscomb right-handed pitcher Josh Smith was drafted in the 21st round by the Cincinnati Reds Tuesday afternoon in the Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft.