SPARTANBURG, S.C. (June 25, 2020) – It was another record-setting day for ETSU Athletics, this time thanks to the Southern Conference Honor Roll. The Bucs placed 262 student-athletes on the 2019-20 SoCon Honor Roll, blowing by the program’s previous record of 229 set in 2017-18. The SoCon office released the Honor Roll on Thursday morning.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (June 24, 2020) – A record-setting 62 ETSU student-athletes accounted for the Buccaneers’ 79 total selections on the Southern Conference Spring All-Academic list, as the league office announced it honors on Wednesday.
On behalf of our head coaches and athletic department staff I want to speak from my heart.
The suffering that George Floyd experienced when he lost his life is something no individual should have to endure. Over the last week, I and others across the nation have wrestled with many emotions as we all search for answers, guidance and change. We must heed the call to action to create a vision from which future action can unfold.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 28, 2020) — Fans, due to high demand for the “Stronger Together” t-shirt, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and BSN Sports launched an online store featuring additional products with the Freedom E logo.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 27, 2020) -- The ETSU Athletics Department is currently accepting nominations for induction into the 2020 ETSU Athletics Hall of Fame.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (May 22, 2020) -- Southern Conference Commissioner Jim Schaus unveiled his State of the Conference Address on Friday.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 18, 2020) -- The East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is putting a twist on its annual Game Time Tour series.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (May 14, 2020) -- The Southern Conference announced Thursday a number of cost containment measures at both the institutional and conference levels to address the financial challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic, as approved by the Southern Conference Council of Presidents and directors of athletics.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 1, 2020) – The first-ever virtual Bucky’s have come to a conclusion on Friday afternoon following the final award announcement. Despite having to go virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic, nothing could slow down the passion and the success of the annual Bucky’s, presented by Appalachian Orthopedics.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 30, 2020) -- Earlier this month, East Tennessee State University launched the “Bucs Help Bucs” initiative to help serve the Appalachian Highlands and support the ETSU family during these challenging times.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 27, 2020) – For the first time in the history of the coveted ETSU Athletics award ceremony, the Bucky’s are going virtual. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Bucky’s Awards Celebration will be posted virtually on Twitter (@bucacademics) and Instagram (@etsu_bucacademics) and will be sponsored by Appalachian Orthopedics.
Fans, below you will find the “Top Moments of Winter 2019-20” presented by Appalachian Orthopedics.
To the ETSU Family and the best fans in the Southern Conference...
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 17, 2020) -- By unanimous votes of the league’s Council of Presidents and directors of athletics, the Southern Conference is canceling all athletics-related activities for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year, including competition, championships, organized practices and meetings, due to the ongoing threat of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, Commissioner Jim Schaus announced Tuesday.
LEXINGTON, Va. (Mar. 1, 2020) – As the month leaped to March, the ETSU Track and Field Team also made a significant leap, led by the women who surged all the way to a second place finish at the Southern Conference Indoor Championships at the VMI Corps Physical Training Facility on Sunday.
LEXINGTON, Va. (Feb. 29, 2020) – The ETSU Track and Field Team has an early piece of hardware to bring home from the first day of the Southern Conference Indoor Championships, completing the opening day on Saturday at the VMI Corps Physical Training Facility.
LEXINGTON, Va. (Feb. 28, 2020) – With the indoor season coming to a close, the Bucs head to the home of VMI to compete in the Southern Conference Indoor Championships this weekend on February 29-March 1 at the VMI Corps Physical Training Facility.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 13, 2020) – The ETSU track and field team wrapped up their final warmup weekend for the Southern Conference Indoor Championships on Saturday as both the men and women competed across two competitions this weekend.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 13, 2020) – The ETSU track and field team split up their squad this weekend to take on two meets, the Bucs finishing off a small portion of their scheduled events on Friday.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 13, 2020) – With the Southern Conference Indoor Championships approaching rapidly, the ETSU track and field team set out for dual locations this weekend: the distance runners heading to take part in the Music City Challenge hosted by Vanderbilt, while the rest of the squad goes to Lynchburg to take part in the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational hosted by Liberty in Lynchburg.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Feb. 8, 2020) – After sending a small crew of athletes to the Camel City Invitational in Winston-Salem on Friday, two stayed for Saturday’s festivities in the final day of throws of the weekend event.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Feb. 7, 2020) – A small contingent of runners and throwers from the ETSU women’s track team completed the opening day of the Camel City Invitational on Friday in North Carolina, able to pick up a first-place finish and top marks against strong competition.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 1, 2020) – In a day for honoring the work and dedication put in by six seniors, the ETSU Track and Field team scored six golds on the day’s events, five of them coming in the track portion of the meet.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 31, 2020) – The ETSU Track and Field completed day one of the Buccaneer Track and Field Invitational on Friday, highlighting the home meet with a sweep in the 4000m distance medley relay while receiving some strong individual performances.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 30, 2020) – The ETSU Track and Field team takes to the track this weekend, playing hosts once again this season in the Buccaneer Track and Field Invitational.
LEXINGTON, Va. (Jan. 25, 2020) – The ETSU Track and Field team completed their second event of the season with multiple winners at the VMI Team Challenge in the Corps Physical Training Facility on Saturday.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 24, 2020) – The ETSU Track and Field team will see firsthand the location of the Southern Conference Championships, heading to Lexington for the VMI Team Challenge on Saturday.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 11, 2019) – The ETSU Track and Field team officially completed their first event of the season on Saturday, finishing the home ETSU Track and Field Invitational inside of the MSHA/ETSU Athletics Center.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 10, 2019) – The ETSU Track and Field Invitational officially began the indoor season on Friday, competing inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center in their home ETSU Track and Field Invitational.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 9, 2019) – Returning before classes officially start, the ETSU track and field team get ready for their home and season-opening event as they host the ETSU Track and Field Invitational inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center on Friday morning.
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.
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.
NEW ORLEANS (July 26, 2019) -- Junior Noah Charles (Johnson City, Tenn.) and sophomore Lindsey Stallworth (Knoxville, Tenn.) received U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) all-academic individual honors, as the committee announced its postseason awards earlier this week.
NEW ORLEANS (July 25, 2019) -- The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced its all-academic team honors earlier this week, and both the ETSU men’s and women’s teams earned the accolade.
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.