March 24, 2018

A comeback win by East Carolina baseball on Saturday night tied its series at Central Florida during the first weekend of American Athletic Conference play.

Jake Washer hit a solo game-tying home run to begin the top of the eighth inning and No. 18 ECU added eight more runs for a huge rally…


March 24, 2018

When receiver Trevon Brown had single coverage on Saturday during the East Carolina football spring Purple-Gold Game, there was a green light for him to go deep and look for the ball.

It often worked, with freshmen quarterbacks Holton Ahlers and Kingsley Ifedi routinely benefiting from lofting deep…


March 24, 2018

The mixing and matching of the East Carolina football team’s roster Saturday for the annual Purple-Gold Game lent itself to standout individual performances.

The first score of the game came from walk-on linebacker Cole Nigro on a fumble return, and senior receiver Trevon Brown for the purple…


March 24, 2018

The East Carolina football team will hit Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium today intent on showing fans how the Pirates have progressed since the end of their latest 3-9 season in November and during recent spring drills.

Head coach Scottie Montgomery is looking for big plays from an ECU offense led by…


March 23, 2018

Redshirt senior catcher Alex Mycek belted a game-ending home run to lead off the bottom of the eighth inning Friday night at the ECU Softball Stadium for the Pirates to knock off Houston, 3-2, in extra innings in both teams’ American Athletic Conference opener.

They will play a doubleheader…


March 23, 2018

Like many East Carolina baseball followers, Chris Holba enjoys watching Trey Benton pitch on Fridays.

The past few weeks, it has been Holba pitching on Saturdays and helping to provide the Pirates with a dynamic one-two punch atop their weekend rotation.

Things will pick up today when No. 18 ECU…


March 22, 2018

There is no clear timetable, at least publicly, for when East Carolina will introduce a new basketball coach.

Some sources have hinted at ECU having an urgency for a coach to be named sometime next week before the start of the NCAA Final Four. Another source, however, indicated that special…


March 21, 2018

Rodrique Wright was at the pinnacle of the college football world on Jan. 4, 2006, as a leading defensive player for the Texas Longhorns.

It was that night when Wright, Vince Young and Texas knocked off Reggie Bush, Matt Leinart and the USC Trojans in the Rose Bowl to win the 2005 national…


March 21, 2018

Duce Fuller is catching on with the East Carolina football team this spring, and he is benefiting from a high comfort level with the quarterback often throwing him passes.

Fuller and Holton Ahlers are both freshmen at ECU looking to find their avenue to playing time in the fall. Fuller is a…


March 21, 2018

There is no midweek action for the East Carolina baseball team, which is 9-1 in its last 10 games and begins American Athletic Conference play this weekend at fellow league title contender Central Florida.

Wednesday’s game between the Pirates (16-4) and UNC Wilmington (14-6) was postponed…

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