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.


Trio of Bucs Pace T&F in the VMI Team Challenge

LEXINGTON, Va. (Jan. 23, 2021) – The ETSU Track and Field team finished their season-opening meet on Saturday, three Bucs securing top marks inside the Corps Physical Training Facility in Lexington.


Bucs Prepare for Season Opener with the VMI Team Challenge

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 22, 2021) – After nearly 11 months without competition, the ETSU Track and Field team finally get a chance to compete again, traveling to Lexington on Saturday to compete in the VMI Team Challenge at the Corps Physical Training Facility.


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.


ETSU Track & Field Invitational cancelled

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 13, 2021) -- The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Wednesday that this weekend’s ETSU Track & Field Invitational has been cancelled.


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 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 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.


ETSU Men’s and Women’s Track & Field Named to USTFCCCA All-Academic Teams

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 21, 2020) -- The East Tennessee State University men’s and women’s track and field teams received academic honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), as the organization announced their all-academic teams.