ETSU Athletics announces plans for Title IX festivities

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 23, 2022) -- The East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Thursday plans to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Title IX. Today, June 23, 2022, marks the 50th anniversary of Title IX being passed by Congress and signed into law by President Richard Nixon.


ETSU Athletics Enjoys Another Outstanding Academic Campaign

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 14, 2022) -- The ETSU student-athletes enjoyed another outstanding academic year in 2021-22.


ETSU Wins 2021-22 SoCon Commissioner’s Cup

HILTON HEAD, S.C. (June 1, 2022) -- The Southern Conference Commissioner’s Cup is coming back to Johnson City!


ETSU Athletics Hall of Fame Call for Nominations

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 25, 2022) -- The ETSU Athletics Department is currently accepting nominations for induction into the 2022 ETSU Athletics Hall of Fame.


ETSU Athletics Launches Day of Giving Online Store to Support Student-Athletes

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 20, 2022) -- In conjunction with its Day of Giving fundraising event, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics launched an online store to help support Buccaneer student-athletes.


ETSU places 46 student-athletes on SoCon Fall All-Academic Team

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 20, 2022) -- A total of 46 ETSU student-athletes earned spots on the 2021 Southern Conference Fall Academic Team, as the league office announced the awards on Thursday.


SoCon announces 100th Anniversary Teams

SPARTANBURG, S.C (Dec. 31, 2021) -- As the Southern Conference wraps up its celebration of its first 100 years of history as 2021 comes to a close, the league has named its 100th anniversary teams. The Bucs totaled 82 selections on the conference list, which was announced on Thursday.


Dr. Natalie Smith, Jeff Shell named to All-Southern Conference Faculty and Staff Team

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Dec. 21, 2021) -- The Southern Conference named its All-Southern Conference Faculty and Staff Team on Monday, with two representatives each from all 10 member schools being recognized by the league. ETSU’s two representatives to earn the honor were Dr. Natalie Smith and Jeff Shell.


Watts announces 2020-21 awards

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 9, 2021) -- East Tennessee State University Director of Track & Field/Cross Country George Watts and his staff announced its team awards from the 2020-21 season.


ETSU Athletics announces partnership with INFLCR

The East Tennessee State Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has announced a new partnership with INFLCR (pronounced influencer) to provide ETSU student-athletes the best platform to assist them in their name, image and likeness (NIL) experience. Using tools provided by INFLCR, ETSU student-athletes will learn the processes of maximizing their NIL potential, while maintaining NCAA compliance.


Men’s Cross Country places 10th at NCAA South Regional

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (Nov. 12, 2021) -- Led by senior Matt Scarr (Wambersal, NSW, Australia), the ETSU men’s cross country team finished 10th at the NCAA South Regional, which was contested Friday morning from John Hunt Park in Huntsville, Ala.


Bucs set for NCAA South Regional on Friday

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (Nov. 11, 2021) -- Coming off a second-place showing at the Southern Conference Championship, the ETSU men’s cross country team heads to Huntsville, Ala. on Friday for the NCAA South Regional.


Buccaneer men finish runner-up at SoCon Cross Country Championship

LEXINGTON, Va. (Oct. 30, 2021) -- The ETSU men’s cross country team had three runners finish in the top 11 and five in the top 20 as the Buccaneers finished runner-up at the Southern Conference Championship on Saturday from the Lexington Golf and Country Club.


ETSU men’s cross country heads to Virginia for SoCon Championship

LEXINGTON, Va. (Oct. 29, 2021) -- The ETSU men’s cross country team heads to Virginia as the 2021 Southern Conference cross country championship will be held at the Lexington Golf and Country Club on Saturday.


Bucs capture team title at Golden Eagle Invitational

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 15, 2021) -- For the first time this season and fourth time in the last five years, the ETSU men’s cross country team won a team title, as the Buccaneers captured gold at Friday’s Golden Eagle Invitational from the Putnam County Sports Complex.


ETSU men’s cross country makes final tune up before SoCon meet

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 14, 2021) -- With the Southern Conference Championship two weeks away, the ETSU men’s cross country team makes its final tune up prior to the conference meet this weekend as the Buccaneers stay in state for the Golden Eagle Invitational.


Scarr paces Blue and Gold in Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Oct. 2, 2021) -- Led by another personal best from senior Matt Scarr (Wambersal, NSW, Australia), the ETSU men’s cross country team opened the final month of regular season competition at the Live in Lou Cross Country Classic on Saturday morning from E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park.


ETSU men’s cross country heads to Louisville Saturday

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Oct. 1, 2021) -- As the calendar flips to October, the ETSU men’s cross country team turns its attention to the final two meets before the conference championship as the Buccaneers head to Kentucky for the Live in Lou Cross Country Classic, which gets underway Saturday from E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park.


Scarr sets personal best to lead Bucs at UNA Showcase

FLORENCE, Ala. (Sept. 17, 2021) -- Senior Matt Scarr (Wambersal, NSW, Australia) ran a personal best to lead the ETSU men’s cross country team at the North Alabama Showcase on Friday morning from the John Hunt Cross Country Running Park.


ETSU Cross Country heads to North Alabama on Friday

FLORENCE, Ala. (Sept. 16, 2021) -- Coming off a two week break from its season-opening race in Boone, the ETSU men’s and women’s cross country teams return to action on Friday morning as the Buccaneers head to Alabama for the North Alabama Showcase.


Scarr, Stallworth tabbed SoCon Runners of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Sept. 8, 2021) -- It was a clean sweep for the ETSU men’s and women’s cross country programs.


Scarr, Hamblen and Stallworth highlight Bucs in Boone

BOONE, N.C. (Sept. 3, 2021) -- The ETSU men’s and women’s cross country teams made the short trek over the mountain to open its 2021 campaign on Friday, as the Blue and Gold competed in the Covered Bridge Open from the Don Kennedy Trails at State Farm Field.


Cross Country opens season Friday in Boone

BOONE, N.C. (Sept. 2, 2021) -- After having a condensed cross country season last year due to COVID, both the Buccaneer men’s and women’s programs are set for a full campaign in 2021, which gets underway Friday evening at the Covered Bridge Open in Boone, N.C.


ETSU men’s and women’s cross country teams both picked second in SoCon Preseason Polls

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Aug. 25, 2021) -- The Southern Conference announced its preseason polls for men’s and women’s cross country on Wednesday, and both Buccaneer programs were picked to finish second.


ETSU Athletics launches Tri-Star Student-Athlete award

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 23, 2021) -- With Monday marking the first day of class for the fall semester, the East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics launched the Tri-Star Student-Athlete award.


ETSU announces creation of the Blue and Gold Club

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug 18, 2021) -- The East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Wednesday the creation of the Blue and Gold Club. The Blue and Gold Club is an alumni network for all former ETSU student-athletes, spirit squad members, student managers and student training staff members.


ETSU Athletics partners with Food City and WJHL to hold ‘BUCS for Kids’ in Support of Niswonger Children’s Hospital

ABINGDON, Va. (Aug. 16, 2021) -- ETSU Athletics, Food City and WJHL News Channel 11 are partnering to host the BUCS for Kids fundraising campaign in support of Niswonger Children’s Hospital. The event will take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday August 21, 2021 at Food City locations in Johnson City (S. Roan St., N State of Franklin Rd, and Boones Creek), Jonesborough, and Gray.


Watts Releases Cross Country Schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug 13, 2021) -- East Tennessee State University Director of Cross Country/Track & Field George Watts announced the Buccaneers’ cross country schedule on Friday. The Bucs will run in four meets leading up to the Southern Conference Championship on October 30 in Lexington, Va.


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ETSU Lands 249 Student-Athletes on SoCon Honor Roll

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (July 15, 2021) – For the second consecutive day, the ETSU Athletic Department received recognition for its student-athletes, with the Southern Conference Honor Roll being announced on Thursday afternoon. The Bucs placed 249 student-athletes on the 2020-21 list, just shy of the program record 262 selections last year.


ETSU places 118 student-athletes on SoCon All-Academic list

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (July 14, 2021) -- A total of 118 ETSU student-athletes earned Southern Conference All-Academic honors as the league office announced its 2020-21 selections on Wednesday.