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  • Great Expectations

    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.

  • Getting to know 'Coach Mo'

    By Nathan Summers | January 12, 2016 - 11:38am

    New Year’s Day brought with it a brand new era in East Carolina football.

  • Pirates add height, weight to 2015-16 roster

    By Tony Castleberry | November 2, 2015 - 4:06pm

    “They understand what it takes.

  • ECU women set sights on March

    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.

  • Pirates look to dominate middle of field

    August 5, 2015 - 11:04am

  • ECU QB Benkert prepares for starting role

    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.

  • Top of their game

    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.

  • Pirates enter new Godwin Era

    By Ronnie Woodward | February 2, 2015 - 1:13pm

    A new Godwin era begins this month for East Carolina baseball.

  • Getting to know Cliff Godwin

    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.

  • ECU grad turned WWE star returns

    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.

  • Pirates need newcomers to contribute

    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.

  • ECU women face formidable foes in AAC

    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.

  • On our radar — Don’t miss it

    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.

  • 7 things to know about the AAC

    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.

  • #cardy poised to lead Pirates in 2014

    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.

  • Pirates look to leave last season in the past

    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.

  • Maness returns to warm greeting

    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.

  • Talking tricks and treats with Coach Ruff

    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.

  • A glance at college football around the state

    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.

  • Pirate pigskin preview

    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.

  • Baseball: A favorite summer pastime in Eastern NC

    By Tony Castleberry | July 1, 2013 - 2:29pm

    As a kid, summer was my favorite time to play what was then my favorite sport.

  • The Summer Redneck Games

    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.

  • Dew Tour changes appear here to stay

    By Tony Castleberry | May 1, 2013 - 12:58pm

    For the second consecutive year, the Dew Tour will consist of just three stops.

  • March a month of ECU basketball firsts

    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.

  • Drinking games in play on spring break

    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.