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Men’s tennis reschedules App. State match for March 19
Due to inclement weather, the ETSU men’s tennis team’s home opener vs. Appalachian State has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 19, at 2 p.m. The Buccaneers (4-8) will open Atlantic Sun play Friday, March 14 when they host Florida Gulf Coast.
Lady Bucs set to face Lipscomb tonight
Embarking on its final regular season road trip of the year, the ETSU women’s basketball team will begin the trek with a visit to Lipscomb University to take on the Lady Bisons on Thursday evening at 7 p.m. EST inside Allen Arena. The Bucs will look to continue the momentum after dismantling North Florida, 76-41, on Senior Night inside the MSHA Athletics Center this past Saturday.
Racial and homophobic slurs to be banned in NFL
The competition committee for the NFL is expected to discuss the possibility of implementing a rule that would cause players to be penalized 15 yards every time an official hears a racial slur such as the N-word. This ban could potentially include homophobic slurs as well.
Bucs baseball hosted Eastern Kentucky, first night game of the season Wednesday
The ETSU baseball team played its first night game of the season Wednesday as the Blue and Gold hosted Eastern Kentucky at 6:05 p.m. in Thomas Stadium. ETSU (5-6) was swept by reigning Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference champion Canisius over the weekend and the Bucs look to bounce back into the win column against the Colonels.
ETSU wins in a double-OT thriller,89-88
Like the end of a great novel, the last chapter of the ETSU vs. Lipscomb story was simply unforgettable. In a series that has witnessed every imaginable late-game scenario unfold over the last nine years, the ETSU men’s basketball team overcame a 16-point deficit with eight minutes left in regulation.
ETSU storms past Morehead State 10-2 in series-clinching win
Clouds loomed over Betty Basler Field during the first few innings of ETSU’s rubber game with Morehead State Sunday afternoon, but as the sun began to shine, so, too, did the Buccaneer offense, exploding for 10 runs in the final four innings to seal a 10-2, series-clinching win over the Eagles.
Three-hit shutout lifts Canisius past ETSU, 2-0
Canisius right-hander Rohn Pierce tossed a three-hit shutout, while Jimmy Luppens and Brett Siddall drove in runs with RBI doubles in the third, and the Golden Griffins won the series with a 2-0 victory over ETSU on Saturday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.
Break bad posture or pay a painful price
Postures are being destroyed by a condition known as Upper Crossed Syndrome. This distortion, characterized by rounded shoulders and excessive upper body flexion, causes constant “slumping over” and can turn a compound exercise like the overhead squat into a complete train wreck.
ETSU dominates Ospreys on Senior Night
Senior guard Shawn Randall saved her season best for her final game inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletics Center with a game and season-high 19 points in ETSU’s dominant, 76-41, victory over the North Florida Ospreys on Saturday evening. With the win, ETSU improves to 9-18 overall and 5-11 in the Atlantic Sun; while North Florida drops to 5-22 on the season and 1-15 in league play.
David Geno unites with Charlotte Eagles
Kingsport native and ETSU soccer standout David Geno has signed to play professionally with the Charlotte Eagles of the United Soccer Leagues’ Professional Division (USL Pro). The all-time leader for points, goals and assists in ETSU men’s soccer, Geno capped his collegiate career by helping lead the Buccaneers to the 2013 Atlantic Sun Championship and the program’s second NCAA Tournament appearance in four years.