Southern Conference celebrates Founders’ Day

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Feb. 25 is perhaps the most important date in the history of the Southern Conference. On that particular Friday in 1921, the first day of the league’s groundbreaking basketball tournament, representatives from 14 of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association’s 30 members gathered in Atlanta, Georgia, to establish the Southern Intercollegiate College.


Racial Equity and Justice Task Force announces inaugural “Unity Campaign”

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The Southern Conference Racial Equity and Justice Task force announced its inaugural “Unity Campaign,” which will run from Monday, Jan. 25, through Friday, Jan. 29, the league office announced Friday.


SoCon Racial Equity and Justice Task Force update

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Southern Conference Racial Equity and Justice Task Force has kept busy since its October inception.


ETSU Student-Athletes Excel with 3.28 Fall GPA

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 13, 2021) – In a year unlike any other, the ETSU Athletic Department is proud to announce the department GPA, recording a mark of 3.28 program-wide.


Stallworth captures gold at SoCon Championship

MACON, Ga. (Nov. 21, 2020) – ETSU’s Lindsey Stallworth (Knoxville, Tenn.) and Catherine (Berry) Layne already had a strong connection. It got even stronger on Saturday.


Bucs head to Macon for SoCon Cross Country Championships

MACON, Ga. (Nov. 20, 2020) -- The only Southern Conference Championship to be contested this fall will be held on Saturday, as the ETSU men’s and women’s cross country teams head to Macon, Ga. for the conference meet, which will be run at the Georgia Premier Cross Country Course.


Southern Conference to celebrate 100 years in 2021

SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- One of the oldest conferences in college athletics, the Southern Conference will celebrate a century of athletic and academic achievement in 2021 with a variety of initiatives throughout the year.


SoCon extends relationship with ESPN and ESPN+

SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- The Southern Conference has reached a new six-year agreement with ESPN and ESPN+ through the 2025-26 academic year that features even more conference games across ESPN networks, as well as an increased presence across ESPN Digital platforms.


ETSU Cross Country sweeps field at Newberry Invitational

NEWBERRY, S.C. (Oct. 30, 2020) -- ETSU cross country was perfect in its season opener.