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By Ronnie Woodward | February 9, 2016 - 5:01pm
It is natural this time of year for fans, media and even coaches and players directly involved to compare the prospects of their baseball team to last season’s version.
By Nathan Summers | January 12, 2016 - 11:38am
New Year’s Day brought with it a brand new era in East Carolina football.
By Tony Castleberry | November 2, 2015 - 4:06pm
“They understand what it takes.
By Ronnie Woodward | November 2, 2015 - 4:05pm
The East Carolina women’s basketball team has an ambitious goal for this season, and the players and coaches are not shy about letting that be known.
August 5, 2015 - 11:04am
By Ronnie Woodward | August 5, 2015 - 10:26am
Kurt Benkert appears to be the most likely quarterback to succeed Shane Carden for the East Carolina football team.
By Nathan Summers | April 7, 2015 - 5:20pm
Life on Ashly Kite’s property in Grimesland carries with it the constant serenade of 16 barking dogs.
By Ronnie Woodward | February 2, 2015 - 1:13pm
A new Godwin era begins this month for East Carolina baseball.
February 2, 2015 - 1:11pm
Cliff Godwin played at East Carolina from 1998-2002 and is back in Greenville as the Pirates’ head baseball coach after many years as an assistant coach at different schools in the Southeast.
By NATALIE SAYEWICH | December 1, 2014 - 1:40pm
The WWE Live events that have been held at East Carolina’s Minges Coliseum in the past have always been well attended, but this year’s event has an added draw: an ECU graduate turned WWE Diva.
By Tony Castleberry | November 3, 2014 - 10:56am
There is no question that several newcomers will have to contribute for the East Carolina men’s basketball team to be successful this season.
By Ronnie Woodward | November 3, 2014 - 10:56am
East Carolina’s women’s basketball players and head coach Heather Macy don’t mind talking about the daunting task the Pirates will face two times this season.
November 3, 2014 - 10:54am
Laverne Cox, a critically acclaimed actress best known for her role as Sophia on “Orange Is The New Black,” will speak at ECU’s Wright Auditorium on Nov. 12.
By Nathan Summers | October 3, 2014 - 4:39pm
East Carolina begins a new football era this month when the Pirates begin play in the American Athletic Conference, starting with their home clash against SMU on Oct. 4.
By Nathan Summers | August 1, 2014 - 12:08am
It’s rare for a football season to be anything special in August, but East Carolina is already bent on another big year and could put its most talented team ever on the field as the Pirates debut in a new conference.
By Nathan Summers | January 31, 2014 - 6:55pm
With an emerging star on the mound, the East Carolina baseball team will try to leave last season’s disappointing finish in the past.
By Jim Gentry | November 9, 2013 - 11:23pm
It wasn’t that long ago that Seth Maness was sitting in the stands at East Carolina football games.
By Nathan Summers | October 7, 2013 - 11:34am
Even though Halloween comes at the busiest time of the year for college football coaches, that doesn’t mean none of them celebrate.
By Nathan Summers | September 1, 2013 - 6:51pm
While East Carolina battles for one last Conference USA title this football season, four other in-state schools will be fighting for an Atlantic Coast Conference championship.
By Nathan Summers | August 2, 2013 - 4:05pm
East Carolina football is coming back, and the Pirates are bent on finishing their ride in Conference USA with one last championship.
By Tony Castleberry | July 1, 2013 - 2:29pm
As a kid, summer was my favorite time to play what was then my favorite sport.
By Tony Castleberry | May 31, 2013 - 2:05pm
Rednecks can be sporty. In fact, they have their own version of the Olympics called the Summer Redneck Games, something I discovered by Googling “redneck games” seconds before discovering the glory that is summerredneckgames.com, a site I may or may not have perused for at least 40 minutes.
By Tony Castleberry | May 1, 2013 - 12:58pm
For the second consecutive year, the Dew Tour will consist of just three stops.
By Tony Castleberry | March 29, 2013 - 5:02pm
March proved to be a bittersweet month for East Carolina’s men’s and women’s basketball programs, but overall, the sweet was much sweeter than the bitter was bitter.
By Tony Castleberry | March 1, 2013 - 12:13pm
At first glance, spring break and sports might not seem like they have much in common. That’s because they don’t.