Varghese qualifies for NCAA Championship for second straight year

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Nov. 15, 2019) -- For the second straight year, ETSU’s Ben Varghese (Kingsport, Tenn.) qualified for the NCAA Cross Country Championship.


ETSU cross country set to run in NCAA South Regional on Friday

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Nov. 14, 2019) -- After hosting its first-ever Southern Conference Championships two weeks ago, the ETSU men’s and women’s cross country teams now head south for the NCAA South Regional meet, which is hosted by Florida State on Friday morning at the Apalachee Regional Park.


Varghese leads Bucs to runner-up finish at SoCon Championships; Women place fourth

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 2, 2019) -- For the first time in program history, the ETSU cross country program hosted the Southern Conference Championships, which was held Saturday morning at Pine Oaks Golf Club.


ETSU set to host SoCon Cross Country Championships on Saturday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 1, 2019) – History will be made this weekend.


Feuchtenberger, Kapaya lead Bucs at VertCross Invitational

KERNERSVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 18, 2019) -- Junior Heather Feuchtenberger (Elizabethton, Tenn.) and sophomore Shila Kapaya (Knoxville, Tenn.) paced the ETSU women’s cross country team on Friday evening at the VertCross Invitational.


Women’s Cross Country looks to build off its win Friday at VertCross Invitational

KERNERSVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 17, 2019) -- After earning its first team win in over two years, the ETSU women’s cross country team looks to carry the momentum into the VertCross Invitational, which will be held Friday evening at the Ivey M. Redmon Sports Complex.


Women’s cross country wins Blue Race at Greater Louisville Classic

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Oct. 5, 2019) -- The ETSU women’s cross country team captured the Blue Race title, while the Buccaneer men finished fifth in the Gold Race of the Greater Louisville Classic on Saturday morning from E.P. “Tom Sawyer Park.


Cross Country travels to Kentucky for Greater Louisville Classic on Saturday

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Oct. 5, 2019) -- With the calendar turning to October earlier this week, it only means one thing – the ETSU cross county teams are inching one step closer to the Southern Conference Championships.


ETSU cross country and track and field teams perform community service work

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 23, 2019) – The ETSU cross country and track and field programs both spent time volunteering at local community events earlier this month.


Class of 2019 Inducted into ETSU Athletics Hall of Fame

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 20, 2019) –The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics honored five Buccaneer greats on Friday evening at the Carnegie Hotel as part of the 2019 ETSU Athletics Hall of Fame Ceremony.


Varghese garners first collegiate win at Virginia Tech Alumni Invitational

BLACKSBURG, Va. (Sept. 20, 2019) -- It was well worth the wait for ETSU’s Ben Varghese (Kingsport, Tenn.).


Bucs head to Blacksburg for Virginia Tech Alumni Invitational

BLACKSBURG, Va. (Sept. 19, 2019) -- The ETSU men’s and women’s cross country teams returns to action this Friday as the Buccaneers head to Blacksburg for the Virginia Tech Alumni Invitational.


2019 Hall of Fame Class: Michelle Gregg

Before setting foot on the campus of East Tennessee State University, track and field athlete Michelle Gregg already felt at home in Johnson City.


Cross Country to run in Virginia Tech Alumni Invitational on Friday

BLACKSBURG, Va. (Sept. 16, 2019) – After being unable to run in last week’s USC Upstate Eye Opener in Spartanburg, S.C., the ETSU men’s and cross country teams will now head north to compete in the Virginia Tech Alumni Invitational on Friday, Sept. 20.


Inclement weather cancels USC Upstate Eye Opener

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Sept. 13, 2019) – Due to inclement weather that hit the Spartanburg region, Friday’s cross country meet at the USC Upstate Eye Opener was cancelled.


Cross Country returns to action Friday in Spartanburg

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Sept. 12, 2019) -- The ETSU men’s and women’s cross country teams gear up for their second meet of the season on Friday, as the Buccaneers head to Spartanburg, S.C. for the USC Upstate Eye Opener.


Gemechu, Schwarz lead Bucs in Boone

BOONE, N.C. (Aug. 30, 2019) -- Led by redshirt junior Malick Gemechu (Johnson City, Tenn.) and sophomore Genevieve Schwarz (Oak Ridge, Tenn.), the ETSU men’s and women’s cross country teams opened the 2019 season on Friday evening at the Covered Bridge Open from the Kennedy Trails at the State Farm Fields.


Cross Country opens 2019 season Friday in Boone

BOONE, N.C. (Aug. 29, 2019) -- The ETSU men’s and women’s cross country teams open the 2019 season this Friday as the Buccaneers head to Boone, N.C. to compete in the Covered Bridge Open. The women’s race will begin at 5 p.m. and the men will follow at 5:45 from the Don Kennedy Trails.


Men picked second, women fourth in SoCon Preseason Cross Country Polls

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Aug. 27, 2019) -- The Southern Conference released its 2019 Preseason Cross Country Polls on Tuesday, and the ETSU men were picked to finish second, while the women were tabbed fourth.


ETSU Athletics announces partnership with bioPURE

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 6, 2019) -- bioPURE Services announced on Tuesday that East Tennessee State University Athletics recently became a bioPURE Certified TMathletic facility. This certification means that ETSU athletes will experience a higher level of clean and disinfection in high-use locations like the weight room and the various locker rooms throughout the athletic complex.


Watts announces 2019 ETSU cross country schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 6, 2019) -- The ETSU men’s and women’s cross country teams will open season on August 30 in Boone, N.C., as head coach George Watts announced the Buccaneers’ 2019 schedule on Tuesday.


ETSU Athletics announces 2019 Hall of Fame class

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 1, 2019) -- The East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Thursday the names of five former Buccaneers who will make up the 2019 induction class into the ETSU Athletics Hall of Fame.


Best of Buc Photos: 2018-19

As the 2018-19 season came to an end last week, please take a look back at all the special moments in our special segment called “Best of Buc Photos” courtesy of ETSU Sport Photo Journalist Dakota Hamilton.