Dec. 4, 2007 — The ETSU Buccaneers men’s basketball team defeated Marshall 79-73 at home in the mini-dome. Kevin Tiggs scored 24 points and grabbed six rebounds.
Dec. 4, 2011 — Besse Cooper, the ETSU graduate who was listed as the world’s oldest person, died in a Georgia nursing home at age 116. She had graduated from East Tennessee Normal School, now ETSU, in 1916.
(Sources: Johnson City Press-Chronicle, Johnson City Press.)
— Rebecca Henderson