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Bartow gets back to work - for ETSU

April 9th, 2014 7:32 pm by Kelly Hodge

Reports out of West Virginia in recent days have included ETSU's coach among a half-dozen prospects for the vacant job at Marshall. Bartow said he hasn't interviewed and doesn't plan to.

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Bucs in the mix of split A-Sun baseball race

Bucs in the mix of split A-Sun baseball race

April 16th, 2014 8:57 pm by Kelly Hodge

here's getting to be a clear split as the Atlantic Sun Conference baseball race nears its midpoint. Four teams have winning records, and everyone else is at least two games under .500.

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Memories of a real gamer

Memories of a real gamer

March 29th, 2014 6:49 pm by Kelly Hodge

For all his many civic and professional pursuits that have been recounted in beautiful, humbling detail since his death last weekend, my father was at his core a sports fan.

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Sander hopes Game Time' can spur support

Sander hopes Game Time' can spur support

March 26th, 2014 8:08 pm by Kelly Hodge

ETSU's "Game Time Tour" will make 10 promotional stops in various cities in the region beginning April 10. AD Richard Sander says it's a chance to personalize the connection with university supporters.

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UTC'S Wade gets full serving of old rivalry

UTC'S Wade gets full serving of old rivalry

March 18th, 2014 11:11 pm by Kelly Hodge

Like most of the principles, Chattanooga's first-year head coach Will Wade was new to the old, often acrimonious basketball rivalry with East Tennessee State. It didn't take him long to get into the spirit of things Tuesday night in the Dome.

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Bucs set stage for impressive SoCon return

Bucs set stage for impressive SoCon return

March 7th, 2014 6:37 pm by Kelly Hodge

East Tennessee State's Bucs definitely put some fun back in the game this season, for their coach and their fans. They won 18 games after an 0-4 start, and maybe can add to the total if school officials decide to play in a postseason tournament, the CIT o

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Buffs locked into 4-5 for AAC tourney

Buffs locked into 4-5 for AAC tourney

February 20th, 2014 9:34 pm by Kelly Hodge

A trip to Montreat, N.C., is still special to Milligan College basketball coach Bill Robinson, but Saturday's regular-season finale there won't have much impact on his team's playoff position.

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Bucs at least have a shot in A-Sun finale

Bucs at least have a shot in A-Sun finale

February 17th, 2014 6:41 pm by Kelly Hodge

East Tennessee State has steadily been building speed for about a month now in its final Atlantic Sun Conference basketball race. Whether the Bucs have enough to take down the frontrunners come tournament time remains to be seen.

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Sander, Fulmer looking for added support

Sander, Fulmer looking for added support

January 22nd, 2014 7:44 pm by Kelly Hodge

With East Tennessee State just two weeks away from signing its first football recruiting class in more than a decade, there are plenty of things going on behind the scenes.

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FGCU far from underacheiving

FGCU far from underacheiving

January 17th, 2014 6:46 pm by Kelly Hodge

There’s a sense in some basketball quarters this season that Florida Gulf Coast is underachieving. Maybe that’s what happens when an anonymous mid-major makes a big splash at the NCAA tournament, and doesn’t pick up where it left off.

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Stetson frustrates Bucs again

Stetson frustrates Bucs again

January 16th, 2014 10:24 pm by Kelly Hodge

Stetson (4-14, 2-4) scored the last six points after Jalen Riley hit a pair of free throws to tie the game with 1:35 remaining. The Bucs (9-9, 2-3) had three shots to tie the game in the final minute, opting for 3-pointers instead of quick twos. None of

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