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Tiger Baseball player Casey Combs joins the MLB

June 6, 2019

Tiger Baseball player Casey Combs joins MLB

For the third time in University history, an East Texas Baptist University Baseball player has been selected in the Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft. Joining the ranks of Tim Brown (1980, New York Mets) and Tyler Bates (2016, Los Angeles Angels), Casey Combs was picked as #801 in the twenty-seventh round by the Miami Marlins. Combs was the fourth NCAA Division III athlete chosen in the draft and only one of nine overall.

Softball field house

December 6, 2018

Learning by Design recognizes ETBU Tiger Softball Clubhouse

East Texas Baptist University received an Outstanding Project Award for excellence in educational facility design in the Fall 2018 edition of Learning by Design, the premier source for education design innovation and excellence. The ETBU Tiger Softball Clubhouse has been recognized for its architectural and interior design and having next generation benchmark type design and planning features worthy of imitation.


June 27, 2017

ETBU second Texas college to offer acrobatics, tumbling team

East Texas Baptist University became the second college in Texas and the 20th college in the nation to offer competitive team acrobatics and tumbling to its athletic program for students.

Beginning its season during the 2018-19 school year, the ETBU Acrobatics and Tumbling Team will consist of 18 to 30 female students who excel in strength, flexibility, balance, and power.

May 26, 2017

AWARD: Combs Voted ABCA All-American

Earning his fourth All-American award for play, East Texas Baptist University baseball player Conner Combs has been named to the ABCA All-American second team. This is the second straight season being named an ABCA All-American. Earlier this week he was named a All-American which was his second from that organization.