September 25, 2017

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. — Davon Grayson and Thomas Sirk were just the sort of dynamic duo East Carolina football needed to save its day.

Even that almost wasn't enough in the face of the Pirates' ever-flimsy defense in a tense 41-38 victory on Sunday afternoon.

While the ECU defense could not…

Pirates survive for first win

September 24, 2017

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – East Carolina stared down a must-win at Connecticut on Sunday afternoon, and the Pirates proved to be in a matinee mood.

ECU chalked up its first win of the season against the last team it beat, last season, after parlaying a 17-point halftime lead into a chaotic 41-38…

Jags show well at Bo Run

September 24, 2017

A pair of third-place finishes by Farmville Central runners highlighted Pitt County’s performance in the annual Bo Run held Saturday morning at Boyd Lee Park.

The Jaguars’ Brooke Schwieterman finished third in the girls’ invitational 5K, clocking in at 23:29.92. D.H. Conley had a…

ANDERS: Regulating burnouts a tough task

September 24, 2017

Cyndi Lauper once said girls just want to have fun, but boys do too, right?

In a sport that has been ridiculed for being overly restrictive in just about every way, one of the few forms of freedom NASCAR drivers still have is in their postrace victory celebrations.

I love seeing what some guys do.…