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July 06, 2019

American Legion Post 39 member Ernie Taylor has been a fixture at nearly every Post 39 baseball function for the past 31 years. Whether it’s a home or away game, a banquet or tournament, Taylor is always close by supporting the team either from the stands or from the back of his vehicle in…


July 04, 2019

KINSTON — Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels told Down East Wood Ducks vice president Wade Howell that he thought the Wood Ducks might have the best outfield in all of minor league baseball.

The Wood Ducks, in their third season playing high Single-A baseball in Kinston, then calmly…


July 04, 2019

Dylan Benton, a former Greene Central baseball standout and Louisburg College commit, has had a busy summer as he continues to play with Farmville Post 151. The talented catcher spoke with Preps beat writer Jake Keator about his time in Snow Hill and the future of his baseball career.

Q: What is…


July 03, 2019

Former East Carolina women's basketball coach Heather Macy was hired this week as head coach at Spartanburg Methodist, a junior college school in Spartanburg, S.C.

Macy resigned at ECU last October at the conclusion of an internal review led by the university athletics’ office of compliance,…


July 03, 2019

July 3 and July 4 are major dates for all minor league baseball teams.

For the Down East Wood Ducks in Kinston, it is tonight that club officials hope is another marquee summer event in eastern North Carolina. Before traveling to play the Salem Red Sox on Thursday afternoon on the actual holiday,…


July 02, 2019

Kim McNeill’s entrance into American Athletic Conference women’s basketball coincides with national powerhouse Connecticut’s exit.

UConn, which has never lost an AAC women’s basketball game and routinely produces lopsided scores, officially announced late last week that it…


July 02, 2019

Alec Burleson made the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team 26-man roster, giving East Carolina a representative on the U.S. squad for the second straight year.

Bryant Packard and Jake Agnos played last summer, when ECU head coach Cliff Godwin also served on the coaching staff.

The eighth annual…


July 01, 2019

BETHEL — Grant Smith became the newest boys’ basketball coach in Pitt County last week when he was announced as the next leader of the North Pitt program.

The Panthers were looking for a rebuild after missing out on the playoffs in the 2018-19 season, and athletic director Matt Goddard…

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July 01, 2019

From bags with wheels and multiple compartments for Gatorade and water bottles, and even large umbrellas for shade, young golfers tried to beat the heat and conquer Brook Valley Country Club on Monday.

The course hosted a one-day Tarheel Youth Golf Association tournament, beginning with the first…


June 30, 2019

Eating habits for East Carolina football players this season will likely be based on knowledge first-year Pirate coach Mike Houston has from his successful stint at James Madison mixed with expertise from the Pirates’ new director of sports nutrition.

Kristina Parrish, 25, was hired on June…

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