October 23, 2016 - 41 minutes ago

Barring something dramatic (but not at all impossible) happening today at Talladega, Chase Elliott will likely see his shot at this year’s Sprint Cup championship come to an end.

Elliott enters the day 22 points behind the eighth-place cutoff spot in the standings and likely needs a win to…

ECU drops another game

October 22, 2016

CINCINNATI, Ohio – East Carolina fumbled and stumbled for a fifth straight football game on Saturday night, surrendering another first half lead and again seeing a comeback attempt slip away in a 31-19 loss to Cincinnati in Nippert Stadium.

The Pirates battled back from a 14-3 halftime hole,…

Conley defense stifles Warriors

October 22, 2016

A passing rainstorm put a damper on D.H. Conley’s home football game Friday against Eastern Wayne, delaying the contest by an hour.

Once it began, though, it was the Vikings’ much-maligned defense that rained down on the Warriors for the entirety of the evening.

After giving up 145…

Pirates help grant fan's wish

October 22, 2016

It is tradition for the NFL Super Bowl winning quarterback to announce in a commercial that he’s “going to Disney World.”

Eleven-year-old James Elpers isn’t a Super Bowl QB, but he also is going to Disney World next week.

The East Carolina baseball team partnered with Make-A-…