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June 26, 2016

Had I put any money on last weekend’s Xfinity race at Iowa Speedway, I would have been a pretty upset guy this week.

My pick was Ty Dillon, who finished in a not-so-shabby second place. But there were about half a dozen other guys I would have put money on before I picked Sam Hornish Jr.…


Montgomery on a mission

June 26, 2016

Perhaps the most important meetings Scottie Montgomery will ever have with his East Carolina football players are ones that already happened.

When Montgomery was hired to replace Ruffin McNeill last winter, the new head coach had his work cut out for him. He was tasked with meeting each and every…


Kiwanis wins city championship

June 25, 2016

What a difference two days can make.

After getting run-ruled in Game 1 of the Greenville Little Leagues city championship series Wednesday, then pulling out a dramatic walk-off victory in Game 2, Kiwanis completely swung the series in the other direction in Friday’s decisive third game with a…


Compher: ECU committed to the American

June 24, 2016

Jeff Compher gives something of a company answer when the subject of conference expansion arises, but when it comes to East Carolina athletics, he is the head of the company.

The Pirates, set to begin their third full season in the American Athletic Conference with the onset of a new football…