Hardy effort for ECU
By Nathan Summers | November 22, 2014 - 10:35pm
The East Carolina football team barely broke a sweat on Saturday in a much-needed 34-6 home victory over Tulane, a game in which the Pirates snapped a rare two-game losing streak and never trailed.
Pirates’ defense responds in win
By Ronnie Woodward | November 22, 2014 - 10:34pm
East Carolina linebacker Zeek Bigger surpassed 100 tackles for the season on Saturday, making 10 stops to up his total to 106.
Hardy sets NCAA mark
November 22, 2014 - 6:05pm
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — East Carolina receiver Justin Hardy has set the record for most career receptions in bowl subdivision history.
Gameday: Pirates return to Ficklen
November 22, 2014 - 12:25pm
The friendly confines of home might never have felt better for the East Carolina football team.
Pirates take Blue Hens to school
By Ronnie Woodward | November 21, 2014 - 10:24pm
Abria Trice was not available to play and Jada Payne got off to a slow start, but the East Carolina women’s basketball team had no problem putting on a quality show for the droves of local school children packed inside Minges Coliseum for education day on Friday in a game that tipped off at 11:30 a.m.
Track complex named for Holland
By Stephen Igoe | November 21, 2014 - 10:23pm
The culmination of all the countless hours and groundbreaking achievements during Terry Holland’s tenure as the director of athletics at East Carolina came to life on Friday afternoon.
Pirates win game, lose forward
By Tony Castleberry | November 20, 2014 - 10:25pm
Marshall Guilmette made it to East Carolina’s fifth game last season before an injury sidelined him.
Pirates look to turn up pressure
By Nathan Summers | November 20, 2014 - 10:24pm
The East Carolina football team has had plenty of time to think about what happened two Thursdays ago in Cincinnati, and the Pirates are primed for a reaction.
Minges magic continues
By Ronnie Woodward | November 19, 2014 - 10:25pm
The East Carolina women’s basketball team never trailed in Minges Coliseum on Wednesday, defeating College of Charleston 68-55 to improve to 11-1 in its last 12 home openers.
Pirates hosting Lynchburg
By Tony Castleberry | November 19, 2014 - 10:24pm
For a sophomore, East Carolina’s Caleb White speaks with maturity and perspective beyond his years when discussing the Pirates’ men’s basketball team.
Ivey anchors Pirate secondary
By Nathan Summers | November 19, 2014 - 10:24pm
Lamar Ivey didn’t get much time to celebrate a career night in Cincinnati, other than a little impromptu dance he did on the football field after a fourth quarter fumble recovery.
Time wasn’t on Pirates’ side in loss
By Nathan Summers | November 18, 2014 - 10:25pm
A football team in need of a late touchdown has less time to play with than a team in need of a late field goal.
Hardy’s focus is on winning
By Nathan Summers | November 18, 2014 - 10:25pm
East Carolina wide receiver Justin Hardy has already reached his fair share of milestones, including holding every significant receiving record at the school and being the team’s first-ever three-time 1,000-yard receiver.
ECU struggles on boards
By Tony Castleberry | November 18, 2014 - 10:24pm
East Carolina’s men’s basketball team has welcomed the addition, or the return, of several inside players this season, but the Pirates struggled mightily with rebounding during Sunday’s home loss to UNC Asheville.
Pirates to begin homestand
By Ronnie Woodward | November 18, 2014 - 10:24pm
The East Carolina women’s basketball team’s roller coaster of a non-conference schedule hits its most Minges Coliseum-heavy stretch with three games in Greenville this week, beginning with tonight’s home opener against College of Charleston at 7.
Hardy omission angers McNeill
By Nathan Summers | November 17, 2014 - 10:25pm
East Carolina head coach Ruffin McNeill responded strongly to learning on Monday that senior wide receiver Justin Hardy had not been named one of the 10 semifinalists for the Biletnikoff Award, given annually to college football’s top pass-catcher.
ECU coach preaches perseverance
By Nathan Summers | November 16, 2014 - 10:24pm
In a cold, disappointed visitors’ locker room in Cincinnati late Thursday night, head coach Ruffin McNeill urged his East Carolina football team to stay its course.
Bulldog blues: UNCA beats ECU
By Tony Castleberry | November 16, 2014 - 7:16pm
East Carolina’s second consecutive balanced effort was not enough to overcome the individual brilliance of Andrew Rowsey and UNC Asheville’s repeated trips to the free throw line.
Pirates face first D-I test
By Tony Castleberry | November 15, 2014 - 10:25pm
For all the positives that came out of East Carolina’s season-opening men’s basketball victory on Friday, the Pirates certainly left room for improvement in a few areas.
ECU women win again
November 15, 2014 - 10:24pm
East Carolina completed its two-day run at the Rhode Island Invitational women’s basketball tournament on Saturday with a dominant defensive effort, smothering the hosts and cruising to a 66-38 victory in Kingston, R.I.The Pirates (2-0) led 39-22 at halftime and then held Rhode Island (0-2) to 16 points after intermission.
Pirates' fresh start
By Tony Castleberry | November 14, 2014 - 10:25pm
The 5,096 people who attended East Carolina’s season opener got a good look at just how different this group of Pirates might be from ECU teams of the past couple of seasons.
Summers: Big guns too much
November 14, 2014 - 10:24pm
Gunner may as well have been named Destroyer on Thursday night in Paul Brown Stadium.
Outside shooting guides ECU women
November 14, 2014 - 10:14pm
Newcomer DeVaughn Gray led the East Carolina women’s basketball team’s shooting touch from the outside on Friday, and the Pirates pulled away from Fairfield for an 83-68 season-opening win on the first day of the Rhode Island Invitational in Kingston, R.I.
Late field goal dooms Pirates
By Nathan Summers | November 13, 2014 - 10:25pm
CINCINNATI — East Carolina’s football team, coaches and fans could only watch as an astonishing would-be comeback win over Cincinnati turned into a heartbreaking loss with one swift kick.
New ECU starters to see action
By Tony Castleberry | November 13, 2014 - 10:24pm
When East Carolina’s men’s basketball team begins the season against N.C. Wesleyan tonight at 7 in Minges Coliseum, a couple of starters from last season will be in street clothes, including a fourth-year senior who has not missed a game in his Pirate career.