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?


Bucs Continue Doubles Success at MTSU Tournament

Murfreesboro, Tenn. (Oct. 18, 2020) — The ETSU women’s tennis team concluded its fall season with a 14-4 record in singles play and a 7-1 doubles record at the MTSU Tournament earlier this weekend.


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.


Bucs Travel to Middle Tennessee for Final Fall Tournament

Murfreesboro, Tenn. (Oct. 15, 2020) — The ETSU women’s tennis team will complete their fall slate this weekend as they travel to Middle Tennessee State for the MTSU Tournament. The two-day tournament will run from Friday, Oct. 16 to Saturday, Oct. 17.


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.


Bucs Excel in Fall 2020 Opening Tournament

Macon, Ga. (Oct. 4, 2020) — The ETSU women’s tennis team concluded its opening tournament of the 2020 fall season on Saturday evening. The Bucs concluded the Mercer Gridiron Classic with a 13-5 record in singles play and were 8-1 in doubles action.