ETSU Student-Athletes Continue Success in Classroom with 3.165 Spring GPA
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 1, 2021) – Continuing a trend of success both in and out of the classroom, the ETSU Athletic Department is proud to announce its student-athletes generated a cumulative grade point average of 3.165 during the spring semester.
ETSU Day of Giving – Five Things to Know
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 14, 2021) -- As the annual ETSU Day of Giving campaign is set to begin this Thursday at 9 a.m., below are the Five Things to Know to support our student-athletes.
ETSU Day of Giving: Virtual Sellout
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 8, 2021) – ETSU Athletics Department is officially one week out from the annual Day of Giving which begins at noon on April 15 and runs through Homecoming. ETSU is full of traditions that we hold sacred and we are inviting all fans to be part of our traditions as we continue to give on our Day of Giving.
Commish Chat Episode 18: Scott Carter
Commish Chat is a series of one-on-one interviews between Southern Conference Commissioner Jim Schaus and various student-athletes, coaches, administrators, media members and more as they discuss SoCon athletics and issues that affect college athletics on a broader scale.
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.
ETSU cross country set to make season debut on Friday
NEWBERRY, S.C. (Oct. 29, 2020) -- The ETSU men’s and women’s cross country teams will make its season debut this Friday as the Buccaneers head to South Carolina to run in the Newberry Invitational.
ETSU Athletics Launches Limited Time Online Shop Featuring Throwback Logos
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 26, 2020) -- ETSU fans, are you looking for the perfect holiday gift?
ETSU Athletics to hold Virtual 5K Run/Walk
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 7, 2020) -- Buccaneer fans, lace up your sneakers and participate in the ETSU Athletics Virtual 5K Run/Walk to be held Oct. 24-Nov. 1. Proceeds from this event will benefit our “All Hands on Deck” Commitment to Excellence initiative.
SoCon Cross Country Championships to be held Nov. 21
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Oct. 14, 2020) -- The Southern Conference Cross Country Championships will move back to the fall and be conducted on Nov. 21 in Macon, Georgia, which was announced by Commissioner Jim Schaus. The league’s directors of athletics voted to approve the change.
SoCon announces Racial Equity and Justice Task Force
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Southern Conference Commissioner Jim Schaus announced Tuesday the formation of a Racial Equity and Justice Task Force to counsel the league by identifying concepts and developing actionable items that can be used by all conference member schools regarding improving racial equity and social justice. The 15-member panel is composed of a racially diverse blend of student-athletes, coaches, campus administrators and athletics department staff members, with at least one representative from each of the league’s 10 full member schools.
ETSU Athletics Announces All Hands on Deck Commitment to Excellence Initiative
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 5, 2020) -- The East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced its “All Hands on Deck” Commitment to Excellence initiative, which is designed to support our student-athletes and athletic department as we push through the challenges created by COVID-19.
Cross Country, Track and Field Announces Annual Awards
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 16, 2020) – In a season that will go down as one of a kind, ETSU’s cross country and track and field teams took a look back on an unprecedented 2019-20 season last Sunday at their annual awards ceremony.
A Letter to Our ETSU Family
To the Buccaneer Family, I hope this finds you and your family healthy and doing well.
Southern Conference postpones fall conference competition
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Aug. 13, 2020) – The Southern Conference Council of Presidents announced Thursday that the league will not have fall conference competition due to health and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, allowing for nonconference contests if desired. It is the intention to move the fall sports’ regular-season competition and championships to the spring.
Southern Conference Statement on Fall Sports
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Aug. 6, 2020) – The Southern Conference Council of Presidents and Directors of Athletics are continuing their ongoing and comprehensive review of the COVID-19 environment and plans for fall sports. The overall health and safety of student-athletes and all participants are the foremost priorities.