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…

Jones focuses on routes

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…

ECU doctor recalls train to Dachau camp

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…

ECU's Williams breathes new life

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…