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…

Knights drop ECU; Softball wins in 8th

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…

Benton, Holba similar in style, success

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…

Timeline fluid in Pirate search

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…