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September 29, 2016

By normal standards, both are athletic beasts. Sophomore Yiannis Bowden is 6-foot-5 and a lean, muscular 221 pounds, while senior Dayon Pratt is a similar 6-4, 237.

The challenge in their roles as East Carolina outside linebackers, and often defensive ends in the Pirates’ nickel defense, is…

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September 29, 2016 - 48 minutes ago

Entering his 19th season as a college basketball head coach, Jeff Lebo still gets excited for the first day of practice.

“I love it,” Lebo said during East Carolina hoops media day on Thursday in the Smith-Williams Center. “That’s the fun part of what we do. ...…

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September 29, 2016

There is probably no easy route from Honolulu to Greenville.

For East Carolina freshman volleyball player Brandee Markwith, her last such flight left from Honolulu and went through Dallas and Charlotte before arrival in Greenville. During the time in the air, Markwith had hours to think about her…

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September 28, 2016

Not long after sinking a birdie putt on No. 17 Tuesday afternoon at Greenville Country Club, East Carolina’s Kate Law turned to teammate Lisa Petterssen, who was in the fairway preparing for her second shot on 17, and formed an overhead X with her forearms.

The gesture, which symbolizes ECU…

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September 28, 2016

Even in the midst of a tough couple of weeks for their team, the bond between Scottie Montgomery and Zay Jones seems to keep growing.

When Montgomery was first named East Carolina's head football coach last winter, he quickly identified the magnetic personality of Jones, the team's rising senior…

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September 27, 2016

Two days removed from a long, difficult day at Virginia Tech, Scottie Montgomery was ready to move on, but to do so armed with some valuable new knowledge.

The East Carolina football coach acknowledged, as he did in the immediate minutes following the Pirates’ 54-17 loss in Blacksburg, that…

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September 27, 2016

Twitter can be a roller coaster ride sometimes on Saturday afternoons.

When South Florida jumped out to an early lead against Florida State shortly after their noon kickoff on Saturday, many college football pundits and fans were tweeting about how the Bulls were burning Florida State’s…

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September 26, 2016

Questions about what East Carolina’s basketball team needs probably should not overshadow what the Pirates have, at least not this early in the preseason.

With ECU’s first official practice coming up on Friday, seventh-year coach Jeff Lebo has a squad that features an…

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September 26, 2016

Sometimes just minutes after East Carolina football practice, ECU baseball players sprint onto the football practice field and there is a lot of running, some player-on-player verbal jabs, encouraging and sweating.

The main component is running, and it is during these workouts when third-year coach…

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September 26, 2016

BLACKSBURG, Va. — East Carolina's grip on the Atlantic Coast Conference slipped through the Pirates' fingers on Saturday.

Special means, among other things, better or greater than the usual. The founders of organized football could not have chosen a better word to describe a team's other unit…

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