ECU ready for bowling season
By Nathan Summers | December 18, 2014 - 10:25pm
Having already made a trek to Alabama last week to officially begin the nearly month-long buildup to the Jan. 3 Birmingham Bowl, East Carolina head coach Ruffin McNeill said the South’s former Steel City is primed for the Pirates.
Pirate still proving his Worth
By Nathan Summers | December 17, 2014 - 10:25pm
He has gone deep a few times and has also pinned his opponents deep with frequency this season, but just as important as either of those, Worth Gregory has sunken his roots deeper into the East Carolina football framework for the future.
Richardson steps up
By Nathan Summers | December 16, 2014 - 10:25pm
The unfortunate pain of a teammate has given Terrell Richardson the pleasure of being a starter for the East Carolina football team, a bittersweet but common twist in football.
Hardy aims to go out a winner
By Nathan Summers | December 15, 2014 - 10:25pm
There is just one thing left for Justin Hardy to do.
Pirate DBs learn lesson
By Nathan Summers | December 14, 2014 - 10:25pm
It was a great throw, but someone had to make a play.
Pirates back to practice
By Nathan Summers | December 13, 2014 - 10:25pm
A season filled with interruptions is finally in its home stretch for the East Carolina football team.
Second-half surge guides ECU
By Tony Castleberry | December 13, 2014 - 10:16pm
In the first half of Saturday’s men’s basketball game against James Madison, East Carolina appeared to be suffering from a hangover after last week’s blowout loss at North Carolina.
Dukes visit Minges tonight
By Tony Castleberry | December 13, 2014 - 12:24pm
After playing four of its previous five games away from home, East Carolina’s men’s basketball team returns to Greenville for four of its next five, beginning with today’s matchup against James Madison.
Seniors ready to go bowling
By Nathan Summers | December 12, 2014 - 10:25pm
Warren Harvey would have chosen any ending other than the one his East Carolina Pirates got against Central Florida, and that is undoubtedly his primary motivation to beat Florida and win the Jan. 3 Birmingham Bowl.
Nine Pirates honored
December 10, 2014 - 10:25pm
East Carolina seniors Shane Carden, Justin Hardy, Taylor Hudson and Terry Williams earned All-American Athletic Conference first-team honors, according to an announcement by the league office on Wednesday.
Former Blazers become recruits
By Nathan Summers | December 10, 2014 - 10:24pm
The fall of the football program at Alabama-Birmingham recently became, sadly, the team’s biggest moment on the national stage.
Roundup: Pirates win big
December 9, 2014 - 10:24pm
East Carolina’s women’s basketball team concluded a five-game road swing by winning in dominant fashion at Loyola (Md.) on Tuesday.
Farrier picks Pirates
December 9, 2014 - 10:24pm
Florida-born wide receiver and one-time Gators commit Deondre Farrier pledged his football future to East Carolina on Tuesday afternoon.
Pirates brace for Power 5 game
By Nathan Summers | December 8, 2014 - 10:25pm
East Carolina is not bent on redemption this bowl season but instead celebration, according to head football coach Ruffin McNeill.
Hardy honored for walk-on success
December 8, 2014 - 10:25pm
East Carolina senior receiver Justin Hardy has been named the fifth winner of the Burlsworth Trophy at a ceremony hosted by the Springdale, Ark., Rotary Club, ECU announced today.
Heels leave no doubt
By Tony Castleberry | December 7, 2014 - 10:24pm
CHAPEL HILL — The last time East Carolina’s men’s basketball team played at North Carolina, the Pirates rallied in the second half and nearly pulled off a surprising upset before losing by six points on Dec. 15, 2012.
Riley breaks down UCF ending
By Nathan Summers | December 7, 2014 - 10:24pm
Lincoln Riley said he didn’t communicate East Carolina’s fourth down play well enough from the sideline to his quarterback late in ECU’s shock 32-30 loss to Central Florida last Thursday.
ECU gets Tar Heel test
December 7, 2014 - 10:25am
A few minutes after East Carolina’s loss at Florida Atlantic on Wednesday night, ECU men’s basketball coach Jeff Lebo was asked about his team’s next game.
ECU women get road victory
December 6, 2014 - 10:24pm
The East Carolina women’s basketball team shook off a slow start to beat Ohio 76-68 in Athens, Ohio, on Saturday night, handing the Bobcats the first loss of their season.
Summers: Dream finish slips by
December 5, 2014 - 10:25pm
It came down to a fling and a prayer.
McNeill: Last play won’t define us
By Nathan Summers | December 5, 2014 - 10:24pm
East Carolina head football coach Ruffin McNeill said following his team’s last-play loss to Central Florida on Thursday night that the final seconds of the game would not be the face of his team or this season.
Pirates face unbeaten Ohio
By Ronnie Woodward | December 5, 2014 - 10:24pm
The East Carolina women’s basketball team, which is 1-2 in its last three games, concludes its two-game stint in Ohio today with a matchup against an undefeated team.
Hail Mary dashes ECU's comeback
By Nathan Summers | December 4, 2014 - 10:25pm
When the game clock struck zero on Thursday night, the bottom fell out for the East Carolina football team.
Notebook: Harvey sets scoring mark
By Ronnie Woodward | December 4, 2014 - 10:24pm
Minutes before Warren Harvey kicked the ball into play to officially start Thursday night’s football game between East Carolina and Central Florida — teams that came in with matching 8-3 records — Harvey hugged ECU coach Ruffin McNeill in the west end zone of Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium and trotted to the 50-yard line to greet his family before heading off Bagwell Field to congregate with the rest of the senior class.
Pirates renew rivalry with Knights
By Nathan Summers | December 4, 2014 - 1:25pm
The final home game for a record-setting East Carolina football senior class will also be a renewed rivalry in a new league and a difficult regular season finale for both combatants.