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March 25, 2017

Using a full bevy of outfielders, East Carolina baseball coach Cliff Godwin put some moving parts into action during the late innings in Saturday’s comeback win against Towson at Clark-LeClair Stadium.

The 25th-ranked Pirates were mainly stymied by Towson starting pitcher Kevin Ross, but they…


March 24, 2017

Equipped with every offensive player available to hit in the same game for the first time all season, No. 25 East Carolina swung away with purpose against overmatched Towson on Friday night to begin their weekend series at Clark-LeClair Stadium.

The Pirates (15-8) welcomed back leadoff man Dwanya…


March 24, 2017

With two league games to go until the halfway point in conference play, J.H. Rose’s baseball team is looking more and more like the team to beat in the Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A.

The Rampants kept their season and league records unblemished Friday with a five-inning, 13-2 home victory over…


March 24, 2017

D.H. Conley’s boys and J.H. Rose’s girls were victorious in the team competitions of a four-team track meet held Wednesday at Rose.

The Conley boys finished with 82 points to top Eastern Wayne (77), Southern Wayne (59.5) and Rose (31.5). The JHR girls accumulated 70 points, narrowly…

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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


March 22, 2017

North Pitt junior Amanda Savage led the school’s girls’ soccer team in goals in each of her first two varsity seasons. Savage chatted with Reflector prep sports beat writer Jordan Anders before Wednesday’s game against Tarboro to discuss playing for the Panthers and the challenges…

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