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ETSU accepts A-Sun's top honor for best all-around program

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 5, 2009) - During the Atlantic Sun Conference annual meetings earlier this week in Daytona Beach, Fla., ETSU Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Dave Mullins received the Bill Bibb Trophy, which goes to the conference's top all-around program....


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ETSU Athletics claims third straight Bill Bibb Trophy

MACON, Ga. (May 22, 2009) - Following the conclusion of both the 2009 Atlantic Sun Baseball regular season and the Outdoor Track and Field Championships, the ETSU Buccaneers have compiled enough points to claim their fourth straight Jesse C. Fletcher Trophy and the third Bill Bibb Trophy in as many years, league officials announced Friday afternoon....


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ETSU celebrates both tennis championships as it host live selection show party Tuesday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 27, 2009) - With both the ETSU men's and women's tennis teams earning a trip to the NCAA Tournament with victories in the Atlantic Sun Conference championships last week, the Buccaneers' athletic department will host a Selection Show gathering Tuesday night inside the Cave at the D.P. Culp University Student Center on the campus of ETSU....


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ETSU presents second Spherion PathMaker Award to longtime coach, administrator Dr. Janice Shelton

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 23, 2008) - The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Buccaneer Athletic Scholarship Association hosted the second annual Spherion PathMaker Award Luncheon Thursday inside the Grand Ballroom at the Millennium Centre, as former ETSU coach and athletic director Dr. Janice Shelton was named the 2009 honoree....


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After tennis sweeps Bucs take the lead in A-Sun All-Sports race

MACON, Ga. (April 23, 2009) - After a pair of first-place finishes in both the Atlantic Sun Conference men's and women's tennis championships last Saturday, ETSU has took the lead in the hunt for the 2008-2009 Bill Bibb Trophy, the combined all-sports trophy for the A-Sun....


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ETSU athletics presents second annual Spherion Pathmaker Award

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 21, 2009) - The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Buccaneer Athletic Scholarship Association will present the second annual Spherion Pathmaker Award to former Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and longtime administrator Janice Shelton on April 23rd in the Grand Ballroom of the Millennium Centre. The luncheon event is scheduled for noon....


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Annual BASA All-Sports Golf Tournament set for May 4

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 13, 2008) - The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Buccaneer Athletic Scholarship Association will host the program's annual BASA All-Sports Golf Tournament May 4 at The Ridges Golf and Country Club. ...


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CESSCE to host seminar focusing on golf performance

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 25, 2009) - Spring has sprung and that means many of the area's golfers will be heading outdoors for another season on the links....


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Atlantic Sun Basketball Championship Student Tickets only $5

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 19, 2009) - The Atlantic Sun Conference has announced that all ETSU student tickets for the 2009 General Shale Brick A-Sun Basketball Tournaments will cost only $5 for a single day session....


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Johnson City Honda, Johnson City Press team up with ETSU to promote student attendance

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 15, 2009) -- Hey, East Tennessee State University students! Thousands of dollars in prizes are available at Buccaneer basketball games this semester, courtesy of Johnson City Honda and the Johnson City Press. ...


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ETSU student-athletes set the bar even higher in the classroom

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (January 6, 2009) - Over the past few years ETSU student-athletes have continued to excel both on the athletic field and in the classroom. After a record-breaking year in 2007-2008, Buccaneer student-athletes not only sustained what it means to be a student first, but pushed it to a new level this fall, improving from last Fall's numbers in all areas....


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Local community, ETSU family remember John Robert Bell

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 3, 2009) -- The local community and the ETSU family were in mourning on Saturday, as the life of former ETSU football coach and athletic director John Robert Bell was remembered during a memorial service at Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church....


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ETSU Athletics host "A Buccaneer Christmas" for local foster kids

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 3, 2008) - The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics along with Tennessee Department of Children's Services held its annual special Christmas celebration for foster children Wednesday night inside Memorial Center....


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ETSU Athletics Hall of Fame calls for nominations

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 25, 2008) - The ETSU Athletics Department is currently accepting nominations for induction into the 2009 ETSU Athletics Hall of Fame class....


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ETSU's ACE program making impact on former Bucs

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 21, 2008) - The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is working to bring some of the Buccaneers' former student-athletes back on campus. However, these Bucs are not returning for an alumni game, special event or hall of fame ceremony....


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ETSU athletics to help local boxing and martial arts club

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 22, 2008) - The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Johnson City Athletic Club have reached an agreement to give youngsters participating in the sports of boxing and martial arts a place to train during the winter months....


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SPEC to host third Coaches and Sports Science College

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 18, 2008) -- East Tennessee State University's Center of Excellence For Sport Science & Coach Education is proud to be hosting the Third Annual Coaches and Sport Science College on December 12-13, 2008....


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ETSU athletics dedicates Summers-Taylor Stadium

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 8, 2008) - Before a large gathering of ETSU athletic department staff, community leaders, family and fans, the Buccaneers officially dedicated the naming of Summers-Taylor Stadium Saturday morning and honored the Summers family, the largest financial donors to the new facility....


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ETSU athletes give back at the 2008 Senior Expo

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (October 23, 2008) - Members of the ETSU baseball, women's basketball, softball and track teams all took part in giving back to the community, Thursday at the 2008 Senior Expo, in Johnson City....


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ETSU Athletics to celebrate "Kicks for Bucs" in cooperation with Nike's Reuse-A-Shoe Program

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 21, 2008) - The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will be promoting "Kicks for Bucs" at all of the Buccaneer events from Oct. 23-26. In addition, the Alcohol Awareness Task Force (AATF) will promote their message of alcohol awareness and responsibility as they will have giveaways at Friday's volleyball match and Saturday's men's soccer game. ...


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ETSU Athletics holds first ever "Bluenanza"

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 21, 2008) - The ETSU Department of Athletics and the Buccaneer Athletic Scholarship Association (BASA) held the first-ever "Bluenanza" basketball tip off event Tuesday night inside Memorial Center as approximately 1,500 fans turned out to show their support of Buccaneer athletics....


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ETSU Department of Athletics tips off basketball season with "Bluenanza" event on Tuesday night

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 20, 2008) - With the start of the NCAA Basketball season right around the corner, the ETSU Department of Athletics and the Buccaneer Athletic Scholarship Association (BASA) invite Buccaneer fans to attend its first-ever "Bluenanza" basketball tip off event, on Tuesday, Oct. 21 inside Memorial Center....


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ETSU Department of Athletics tips off the basketball season with "Bluenanza" event

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 9, 2008) - With the start of the NCAA Basketball season right around the corner, the ETSU Department of Athletics and the Buccaneer Athletic Scholarship Association (BASA) invite Buccaneer fans to attend its first-ever "Bluenanza" basketball tip off event, on Tuesday, Oct. 21 inside Memorial Center....


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MSHA Buccaneer Sports Network unveils 2008-09 schedule for radio, television and live web streaming

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 1, 2008) - The Mountain States Health Alliance Buccaneer Sports Network will begin the 2008-09 season Thursday night with the first Inside Buc Sports radio show of the new year at 7 p.m. inside Fanatics restaurant at the Doubletree Hotel in Johnson City....


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ETSU Athletics hosts "Fall Carnival"

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 27, 2008) - The ETSU Department of Athletics, in conjunction with the Department of Children's Services, hosted a "Fall Carnival" for foster families in Northeast Tennessee Saturday, in the Memorial Center....


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ETSU Department of Athletics hosts "Fall Carnival" this Saturday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 26, 2008) - The ETSU Department of Athletics, in conjunction with the Department of Children's Services, is hosting a "Fall Carnival" for foster families in Northeast Tennessee on Saturday, Sept. 27, inside Memorial Center. The three-hour event begins at 9 a.m....


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ETSU Basketball season ticket renewal deadline is now approaching

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (September 11, 2008) - Time is running out for ETSU basketball season ticket holders to renew their seats for the 2008-09 season....


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President Stanton issues clarifying statement of support for AD

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 29, 2008) - While acknowledging his continuing support for East Tennessee State University Athletic Director Dave Mullins , ETSU President Dr. Paul E. Stanton Jr. has expressed concern about a sports column that appeared today (August 29, 2008) in a local newspaper. ...


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ETSU Athletics helps with Move-In Day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 21, 2008) - The ETSU athletic department volunteered to help students with Move-In Day on Thursday....


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ETSU earns impressive showing in 2007-08 USSA's Directors' Cup overall program ranking

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 19, 2008) - When the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) and the United States Sports Academy recently released its final rankings of the best athletic programs in the country for 2007-08, the ETSU Buccaneers made an impressive showing....


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Athletic department begins systematic rollout of new campaign

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 18, 2008) - Whether visible on an I-26 billboard, plastered on a yard sign in a neighbor's yard, heard during a 30-second radio advertisement, or in a direct mail piece coming to an alumni's mailbox, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has begun a systematic rollout of its new campaign to build spirit in ETSU athletics. ...


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ETSU basketball season ticket renewals begin August 1st

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 31, 2008) - ETSU fans looking to renew season tickets for the upcoming 2008-09 basketball season may do so starting this Friday, Aug. 1....


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ETSU Athletics teams up with Johnson City Parks and Recreation for an Olympic sized event for local youth

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 24, 2008) - The ETSU athletic department teamed up with the Johnson City Parks and Recreation Department last Friday to host the Discover Olympics for local summer camp kids....


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ETSU student-athletes continue to succeed in the classroom

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July, 23, 2008) - The 2007-08 season was a memorable one for ETSU student-athletes both in and out of the classroom....


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ETSU coaches assist with Xtreme Challenge

KINGSPORT (July 15, 2008) -- One of the top priorities of the East Tennessee State University athletic department is give back its time to the local community. Last week, a number of the Buccaneer staff members did just that....