Blue/Gold basketball scrimmages to highlight athletic events at this weekend's Buccaneer Bash
Head coach Murry Bartow's team is a preseason pick to win the A-Sun championship.
Head coach Murry Bartow's team is a preseason pick to win the A-Sun championship.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Homecoming activities include soccer, volleyball and BASA Barbeque

 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 17, 2007) - With the start of the 2007-08 basketball season just around the corner, the ETSU men's and women's basketball teams will give fans an early preview of the upcoming season this Saturday, Oct. 20 inside Memorial Center.

 

The two teams will hold their annual Blue-Gold scrimmages as part of ETSU's Buccaneer Bash Homecoming weekend, with the game benefiting the Children's Hospital at the Johnson City Medical Center. Tip for the women's scrimmage will be 3 p.m., followed by the men's scrimmage at 4 p.m. Tickets are $2, with proceeds going to the Children's Hospital.

 

            Basketball scrimmages are not the only athletic activities scheduled as part of the weekend. In addition, the women's soccer team will host Mercer at Summers-Taylor Stadium beginning at 4 p.m. on Friday, and will then meet Kennesaw State Sunday at 2 p.m. On Saturday, the Bucs' volleyball team will face off with Atlantic Sun rival Campbell at 2 p.m. in Brooks Gym, and the Buccaneer Athletic Scholarship Association will host its annual barbeque inside Memorial Center following the men's Blue/Gold game at 5 p.m.

 

Tickets for the BASA Barbeque catered by Firehouse Restaurant are $15 for adults and $8 for children ages 6-12. Children under 6 are free.  

 

            Fans are reminded that ETSU basketball season tickets are still available for both teams, and can be purchased by visiting etsubucs.com or calling ticket manager Brandon Hudson at (423) 439-3878 for more information.

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