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ETSU places 202 on SoCon Academic Honor Roll

< b>SPARTANBURG, S.C. (July 5, 2016) – The Southern Conference released its honor roll for the 2015-16 academic year on Tuesday with 202 ETSU student-athletes being honored. ETSU is one of three schools to have at least 200 student-athletes honored.


Baseball, Men's Track & Field, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Women's Golf, Women's Tennis, Softball, Women's Basketball, Women's Track & Field, General News

Forty-Nine Bucs earn Spring Academic All-SoCon honors

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (June 27, 2016) – The league office announced on Monday that 49 ETSU student-athletes earned spots on the spring 2016 Academic All-Southern Conference team.


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Jason Isbell plays first-ever concert inside Thomas Stadium to benefit Niswonger

Saturday evening’s Niswonger Children’s Hospital benefit concert featuring Grammy-award winner Jason Isbell wasn’t the only first at Thomas Stadium.


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ETSU Athletes enjoy time at Family Field Day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 25, 2016) – On Saturday morning inside the Mountain State Health Alliance Athletics Center, kids ages 5-13 gathered along with their families for Family Field Day as part of the Niswonger Children's Hospital Classic.


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Family Field Day to teach sports skills to area kids

JOHNSON CITY – Local kids will have a chance to work with East Tennessee State University athletes and coaches to learn new sports and perfect their skills this Saturday as part of Family Field Day, hosted by ETSU and Mountain States Health Alliance.


Baseball, Men's Soccer, Men's Track & Field, Men's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, General News

ETSU men earn SoCon Commissioner’s Cup

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (May 31, 2016) – With the completion of the spring seasons of league competition, ETSU’s men’s program has been awarded the Southern Conference’s Commissioner’s Cup, the all-sport trophy which goes to the conference’s best all-around men’s program.


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ETSU staff travels to Europe for Global Sports Leadership

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 17, 2016) - For the past week multiple ETSU head coaches along with ETSU Athletic Administrators have been traveling across Europe as part of the Global Sports Leadership program at ETSU.


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13th Annual All-Sports Golf Tournament a success once again

JONESBORUGH, Tenn. (May 2, 2016) – Supporters of ETSU Athletics gathered at the Blackthorn Club at The Ridges Monday for the 13th annual All-Sports Golf Tournament. Proceeds from the tournament, which was sponsored by Blue Lizard, will help fund scholarships for ETSU's student-athletes.


Men's Basketball, Football, Women's Basketball, General News

Bucs set to launch 2016 Coca-Cola Game Time Tour

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 28, 2016) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Thursday that it will embark on the third annual Coca-Cola Game Time Tour beginning May 10 in Elizabethton at Beef O’ Brady’s. The three-stop promotional swing will also visit Greeneville (May 11) and Knoxville (May 17), as ETSU coaches and staff will be on hand to visit with Buccaneer alumni and fans.


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When Is It Best To Leave The Search Firm Behind And Do The Hiring Yourself?

With the basketball coaching domino season just about over, it will be interesting to look back in a couple of years to see who were winners and who were losers.


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13th Annual All-Sports Golf Tournament set for May 2nd

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 18, 2016) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Monday that the program's 13th annual All-Sports Golf Tournament presented by Blue Lizard will be held on May 2nd at the Blackthorn Club at The Ridges.


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ETSU sponsors first grade Westwood Elementary class

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 8, 2015) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Tuesday a sponsorship of a first grade class at Westwood Elementary School in Manchester, Tenn. for its No Excuses University program.


Baseball, Football, Buc Spirit, General News

ETSU Athletics hosts annual “A Buccaneer Christmas” event

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 7, 2015) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics continued its holiday tradition as the Buccaneers held the 15th annual “A Buccaneer Christmas” event on Monday night inside the MSHA Athletic Center.


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Photos: Bucky’s Jingle Bell 5K

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 5, 2015) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics held its fourth annual Bucky’s Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walk on Saturday.


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Bucky’s Jingle Bell 5K to be held December 5

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 30, 2015) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will hold its fourth annual Bucky’s Jingle Bell 5K, which will be held this Saturday, December 5.


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ETSU Athletes help to put on the Scarecrow Skedaddle event

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 7, 2015) – Over 40 East Tennessee State University student-athletes helped the Niswonger Children’s Hospital put on the Scarecrow Skedaddle event Saturday morning on the campus of ETSU. The event began with a 5K in front of Brooks Gym at 9 a.m.


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ETSU athletics releases new strategic plan

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 29, 2015) – With a vision to be the preeminent mid-major program in the country, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics released Thursday its recently completed strategic plan, which sets new standards, priorities and goals for the Buccaneers.


Baseball, Football, Women's Soccer, Women's Basketball, General News

ETSU partners with TDOH for new "Don't Start" campaign

The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics partnered with the Tennessee Department of Health for a special announcement Friday to introduce a new "Don't Start" campaign aimed at encouraging children to strive for a healthy lifestyle.


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Buccaneer Sports Network releases football coverage plans

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 1, 2015) – The Buccaneer Sports Network announced Tuesday its plans for both radio, television and web streaming coverage for the upcoming football season.


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Inside the Dome with Dr. Sander - Episode 7

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 6, 2015) -- In this week's edition of Inside the Dome, ETSU Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Richard Sander talks about season ticket sales, the new football stadium, and the Mini Dome.


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Former ETSU SID John Cathey inducted into TSWA Hall of Fame

LEBANON (July 9, 2015) – The late John Cathey, East Tennessee State University’s longtime sports information director, was named to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association’s 10th Hall of Fame class during an induction ceremony Thursday evening on the campus of Cumberland University.


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“Winning Ways” conference draws large crowd

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 30, 2015) – The first ever “Winning Ways” leadership conference welcomed a crowd of over 200 people to the Millennium Centre on Tuesday, as some of today’s most well-known leaders from the world of sports and business shared their principles for success.