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Heady times for a trio of former ETSU stars

Heady times for a trio of former ETSU stars

October 26th, 2013 7:25 pm by Joe Avento

It’s been quite a week for former East Tennessee State athletes. Mister Jennings had his jersey retired in France, Tom McCormack won a national cross country championship and Aaron Schoenfeld scored his first MLS goal.

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Lady Bucs aim for last soccer tournament spot

Lady Bucs aim for last soccer tournament spot

October 23rd, 2013 6:40 pm by Kelly Hodge

Rhys Pugh has become a fixture in the top 10 of golf tournaments this fall. The junior from Wales tied for 10th last weekend in the prestigious U.S. Collegiate Championship at the Golf Club of Georgia. The event included 12 teams and 11 individuals curre

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Optimistic Bucs look forward to new season

Optimistic Bucs look forward to new season

October 21st, 2013 9:56 pm by Joe Avento

The East Tennessee State basketball teams are coming off seasons they would like to forget. Instead, they’re using last year’s failures as motivation.

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Giplaye hopes to play this season

Giplaye hopes to play this season

October 19th, 2013 7:47 pm by Joe Avento

This was supposed to be an exciting time of the year for Ron Giplaye as he prepared to makes his debut for the East Tennessee State basketball team after sitting out an entire season. Instead, real life has interrupted and Giplaye finds himself sitting a

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Bucs' newcomers working their way into the mix

Bucs' newcomers working their way into the mix

October 18th, 2013 7:13 pm by Kelly Hodge

Three freshmen and three junior college players have joined the team. Newcomers like Isaac Banks, A.J. Merriweather and Jalen Riley are making early impressions.

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ETSU notes: Tennis team suffers injury setback

ETSU notes: Tennis team suffers injury setback

October 16th, 2013 7:30 pm by Kelly Hodge

Rogerio Ribeiro, a sophomore from Brazil, has a torn medial collateral ligament and will be sidelined for about eight months.

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Dramatic birdie gives Virginia BOT title

Dramatic birdie gives Virginia BOT title

October 13th, 2013 9:50 pm by Joe Avento

Derek Bard, a freshman playing his first collegiate tournament, sank a 12-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday, giving Virginia a one-stroke victory in the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate at Blackthorn Club.

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Kent State takes BOT Intercollegiate lead

Kent State takes BOT Intercollegiate lead

October 12th, 2013 7:51 pm by Joe Avento

Kent State shot nine under par to grab a two-stroke lead over Virginia Tech in Saturday's second round of the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate. Host school ETSU struggled, posting 3-over-par and will begin today’s final round four shots out of the lead.

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Flawless Pugh helps Bucs take first-round lead

Flawless Pugh helps Bucs take first-round lead

October 11th, 2013 8:52 pm by Joe Avento

ETSU junior Rhys Pugh seized the individual lead with a flawless six-under-par 66 and propelled the Bucs to the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate lead with one of the best single-day team scores in tournament history.

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Ezell has Lady Bucs thinking big

Ezell has Lady Bucs thinking big

October 9th, 2013 8:15 pm by Kelly Hodge

ETSU senior Destiny Mitchell has twice been an all-conference forward, but is still looking for her first championship ring. “I’m going to leave with one,” she said Wednesday before practice in the Dome. “I think this team is capable."

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