ETSU Athletics mourns the loss of legendary coach Dave Walker

Legendary coach Dave Walker passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, following a long battle with health issues. The following story was published Dec. 11, 2011, upon Walker’s induction into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. ETSUBucs.com is pleased to honor Walker by republishing the story today.


ETSU athletes wrap up impressive fall in the classroom

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 7, 2014) – As the spring semester approaches, ETSU student-athletes will look to build upon an impressive number of academic achievements during the 2013 fall semester.


ETSU Athletics announces #BacktheBucs Selfie Contest

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 3, 2013) – Want to show your pride in ETSU athletics and have a chance to win a prize pack full of unique Buccaneer gifts? Then take out those smart phones and get creative.


Cross country competes at NCAA South Regional

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (Nov. 15, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s cross country teams both finished among the top-18 teams at the NCAA South Regional on Friday with the men posting a 16th place finish, while the women notched an 18th-place finish at the Harry Pritchett Running Course in Tuscaloosa, Ala.


Cross country to race Friday at NCAA South Regional

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (Nov. 14, 2013) – Following a pair of top-three team finishes at the Atlantic Sun Championship on Saturday, Nov. 2, in Nashville, Tenn., the ETSU cross country teams will continue action at the NCAA South Regional on Friday at Harry Pritchett Running Course in Tuscaloosa.


Chase, Palmer land on A-Sun All-Academic team

MACON, Ga. (Nov. 11, 2013) – ETSU junior Adam Chase (Kingsport, Tenn.) was named A-Sun Men's Cross Country Scholar-Athlete of the Year, while junior Jessica Palmer (Oak Ridge, Tenn.) was named to the A-Sun Women's Cross Country All-Academic team.


Women runners-up, men third at A-Sun Championship

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 2, 2013) – The ETSU women’s cross country team tallied a second-place overall finish, while the men rounded out the top three overall at the 2013 Atlantic Sun Cross Country Championship Saturday morning at Vaughn’s Gap Course at Percy Warner Park in Nashville.


Cross country gears up for conference meet Saturday

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 1, 2013) – After four regular season meets this season, the year-long training comes to a head Saturday as the ETSU men’s and women’s cross country teams will compete in the 2013 Atlantic Sun Championship at Vaughn's Gap Course at Percy Warner Park.


Hirko nets A-Sun Women’s Runner of the Week honor

MACON, Ga. (Oct. 23, 2013) – Following a team-leading performance this past weekend at the Blue Ridge Open in Boone, N.C., sophomore runner Katie Hirko (Oley, Pa.) has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Women’s Runner of the Week, the league office announced Wednesday.


Cross country notches a pair of top-five finishes in Boone

BOONE, N.C. (Oct 18, 2013) – Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams recorded fifth-place overall team finishes Friday afternoon in the Blue Ridge Open at State Farm Course on the Appalachian State University campus.


Cross country to compete Friday at Blue Ridge Open

BOONE, N.C. (Oct. 17, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s cross country teams will continue preparation for the upcoming Atlantic Sun Championship by heading east to Boone, N.C. to run in the Blue Ridge Open at State Farm Course at Appalachian State University on Friday, Oct. 18.


Hirko honored as A-Sun Women’s Runner of the Week

MACON, Ga. (Oct. 9, 2013) – After a solid performance at the Greater Louisville Classic, sophomore ETSU runner Katie Hirko (Oley, Pa.) has been tabbed the Atlantic Sun Conference Women’s Runner of the Week, the league office announced Wednesday.


Cross country competes at Greater Louisville Classic

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Oct. 5, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s cross country teams got back into action Saturday morning with a ninth-place finish for the men and a 27th-place finish for the women at the 12th annual Greater Louisville Classic at the E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Ky.


Cross country back in action Saturday in Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Oct. 4, 2013) – Following a week off from competition last week, the ETSU men’s and women’s cross country teams will return to action on Saturday, Oct. 5, in the 12th annual Greater Louisville Classic at the E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Ky.


Men earn first, women runners-up, at Virginia Tech Invite

BLACKSBURG, Va. (Sept. 20, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s cross country teams competed strongly again including a first-place finish for the men and a runner-up standing for the women at the Virginia Tech Alumni Invitational Friday evening at the Virginia Tech Cross Country Course.


ETSU to run Friday at Virginia Tech Alumni Invitational

BLACKSBURG, Va. (Sept. 19, 2013) – After a successful start to the season last week at the Commodore Classic, the ETSU men’s and women’s cross country teams will try to keep the momentum going with a trip to Blacksburg, Va. to participate in the Virginia Tech Alumni Invitational on Friday, Sept. 20, at the Virginia Tech Cross Country Course.


Men take third, women ninth, at Commodore Classic

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 14, 2013) – The ETSU cross country program kicked off the 2013 season on a positive note with a pair of top-10 finishes from both its men’s and women’s teams on Saturday in the Commodore Classic at Percy Warner Park in Nashville.


Cross country to begin season at Commodore Classic

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 13, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s cross country teams will kickoff the 2013 campaign at the Commodore Classic on Saturday morning, Sept. 14, at Percy Warner Park in Nashville.


Men voted first, women fourth, in A-Sun preseason poll

MACON, Ga. (Aug. 22, 2013) – Both the ETSU men’s and women’s cross country teams were selected among the preseason top-five in the Atlantic Sun conference with the men projected to finish first while the women were tabbed fourth, the league office announced Thursday.


Watts announces 2013 cross country schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 23, 2013) – ETSU Director of Track & Field/Cross Country George Watts announced Tuesday the 2013 cross country schedule, complete with four meets prior to competing in league and NCAA championships to close out the season.


State of the SoCon: A message from Commissioner Iamarino

Greetings from the Southern Conference! In appreciation of those who support and follow our institutions, I wanted to share a few thoughts with you on our future.


ETSU athletics makes two major announcements

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 11, 2013) – During a press conference Tuesday inside the D.P. Culp University Center, the East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics was officially welcomed back into the Southern Conference. In addition, it was announced that ETSU Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Richard Sander has signed a one-year extension with the program.


ETSU among three invited to join Southern Conference in 2014

HILTON HEAD, S.C. (May 30, 2013) – East Tennessee State University, Mercer University and the Virginia Military Institute have been extended invitations to join the Southern Conference beginning July 1, 2014, SoCon Commissioner John Iamarino announced from the league’s spring meetings Thursday.