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PHOTOS: Jr. Pirate camp at ECU

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The Daily Reflector

Monday, June 24, 2019

From kicking specialists to soon-to-be Pirate signees to exuberant youngsters and women ready to take the field and play more football, first-year East Carolina coach Mike Houston is using June and July to welcome all kinds of campers to ECU football's facilities and fields.

Last week provided a special time for youngsters who attended Houston's first Jr. Pirate Camp. It included the kids, from first through eighth grade, getting to test their passing and running skills inside the Pirates' 50,000-seat Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.

Camp sessions were held during the early part of the week.

ECU Ladies Clinic is scheduled for July 26 from 4:30-8 p.m. The price is $75.

Houston was hired by East Carolina on Dec. 3 after a successful stint at James Madison that included JMU beating ECU in Greenville and winning the 2016 Football Championship Subdivision national championship. The Franklin native owns an 80-25 career head coaching record.

The Pirates completed another prospect camp and also the annual Beast of the East 7-on-7 passing tournament in the past few days. The passing tournament provides a prime opportunity for ECU to evaluate prospects and for the high school teams to test their offensive and defensive skill players against others for valuable summer offseason work.

Those weekend events came one week after the Pirates welcomed recruits to campus on official visits and received some verbal commitments toward the team's next recruiting class. The Pirates' recruiting and camp staff includes inside receivers/tight ends coach/recruiting coordinator Fontel Mines and J.P. Gunter, who is director of player personnel and recruiting.

Basketball and baseball camps also will continue at ECU this summer.

Cliff Godwin baseball camps ramp up soon and a second youth camp session is scheduled for July 8-12. The third session is July 22-26. Those camps again will include slip-n-slide sliding sessions for kids.

Joe Dooley basketball camps also started in Minges Coliseum. More day sessions for campers ages 6 to 16, scheduled for July 22-25, are set to feature fundamental skill development along with guest speakers and 5-on-5 games.

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ECU

July 18, 2019

NEWPORT, R.I.

East Carolina was picked fifth in the American Athletic Conference football East Division for the second straight year in the league preseason poll, but more important than the poll’s release Tuesday during AAC media days was the confident and persistent presence of ECU…

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July 17, 2019

NEWPORT, R.I. — Coach Mike Houston remains optimistic yet not in position to announce whether or not Traveon Freshwater will be on East Carolina football’s roster for this season.

The former Elizabeth City Northeastern High School star running back and linebacker signed with ECU in…

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July 16, 2019

NEWPORT, R.I. — Mike Houston has been in this position before, bracing to prove doubters wrong.

It began with his first head coaching job in 2001 at T.C. Roberson High School in Asheville, when his team was picked in the preseason eighth out of nine teams but thrived during the season to take…

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July 16, 2019

NEWPORT, R.I. — Standing in front of American Athletic Conference “Power Six” logos on Tuesday, conference commissioner Mike Aresco was persistent that he thinks the American is strong enough to not immediately replace Connecticut when the Huskies leave for the Big East.

Aresco…

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July 16, 2019

NEWPORT, R.I. — East Carolina athletics director Jon Gilbert found time to put on a swimsuit by mid-afternoon Monday, and ECU football coach Mike Houston sneaked in advice to Pirate receiver Deondre Farrier on the proper cracker-to-oyster ratio when Houston was between interviews at American…

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July 15, 2019

NEWPORT, R.I. — East Carolina is at American Athletic Conference football media days, equipped with first-year coach Mike Houston, first-year athletics director Jon Gilbert and senior receiver Deondre Farrier in his first visit to Newport.

Aside from veteran media relations director Tom…

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July 15, 2019

A trio of first-year American Athletic Conference football coaches, including East Carolina's Mike Houston, heads to Newport, R.I., today for a first taste of seafood, interviews and more at AAC media days.

The other two newcomers are Temple's Rod Carey and Dana Holgorsen after his offseason…

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July 14, 2019

The Minges Coliseum court is in under renovation as East Carolina’s basketball coaches also are working to reconstruct their teams that will play this year on a new-look Minges paint scheme.

Fresh from checking out a recent workout of men’s coach Joe Dooley’s squad, which this…

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July 13, 2019

Many East Carolina football fans know what Holton Ahlers will be doing in August and the ensuing months as the Pirates’ sophomore projected starting quarterback.

Others fans might have noticed the Greenville native was an ardent ECU baseball fan in June, but in July, he and other Pirate…

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July 13, 2019

East Carolina University changed its plans to transfer $10 million from ECU Physicians to East Carolina's athletics department to cover years of debt and for other expenses, interim chancellor Dan Gerlach emphasized on Friday during ECU Board of Trustees meetings.

No money was transferred from ECU…

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