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March 24, 2017

East Carolina came into the baseball season as a consensus top-10 team and was swept opening weekend at Mississippi, but the Pirates responded by going 13-1 in a 14-game stretch.

Now ranked No. 25 and with a 1-4 record in its last five games, ECU is again looking for a big run with the start of…

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March 23, 2017

Admittedly nervous on Thursday morning, Zay Jones reminded himself it was nothing different than the game he has played since early childhood.

A lot has changed since those days, but the drive of Jones to get to the NFL has never wavered, and the former East Carolina wide receiver and NCAA all-time…

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March 23, 2017

He was just a boy, 8 or 9 years old living in Germany, attending a Catholic school. His aunts were nuns.

But one day in 1936, the Nazis contacted his parents and declared they were Jewish and accused them of trying to pass as non-Jews.

Walter J. Pories, 87, a professor and founding chair of the…

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March 23, 2017

Even the slightest chance his college football career might have already ended was enough to play on the mind of Jimmy Williams.

The East Carolina wide receiver had completed a breakout junior, or was it senior, year despite his team’s disappointing 3-9 finish to the 2016 season. That was the…

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March 22, 2017

Two anticipated baseball matchups between East Carolina and North Carolina last season went to UNC in a major way in the form of a 26-5 combined advantage in runs.

Wednesday’s game at Clark-LeClair Stadium also was anticipated, evident by the attendance of 4,971, and much more competitive…

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March 21, 2017

The East Carolina baseball team shook off its weekend sweep with a victory on Tuesday night at Elon, 11-7, thanks in large part to a big night from ECU senior catcher Travis Watkins and a nail-biting, bases-loaded finish for closer Joe Ingle.

The backstop belted a grand slam as part of the…

March 20, 2017

Scottie Montgomery laid out East Carolina’s shortcomings from last football season on Monday as a means for detailing how he intends for things to be different this season.

The ECU head coach met with media members before guiding his team through its first spring practice later in the day.…

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March 20, 2017

A team still feeling the sting of a 3-9 football season already knows the only way to go is up, and East Carolina will be back on the gridiron today to keep climbing.

Second-year coach Scottie Montgomery had to retool his staff this offseason after seeing three assistants leave, and with the onset…

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March 19, 2017

Hot-hitting Mercer sprayed the ball to different areas of the field at Clark-LeClair Stadium early in Sunday’s baseball game, sparking the Bears to complete a rare accomplishment by the visitors at the Pirates’ home stadium.

Mercer finished off a sweep of the No. 8 Pirates with an 8-2…

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March 19, 2017

Zay Jones is confident enough in his unique ability to catch footballs that he isn’t concerned about his apparent lack of prowess in throwing a baseball.

On Friday night, the former ECU star receiver was a little out of his element when he was part of the baseball festivities at Clark-LeClair…

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