Pirates’ tourney title hopes end
May 25, 2013 - 3:30am
HOUSTON — East Carolina baseball’s Conference USA tournament went from bad to worse on Friday afternoon when the Pirates suffered their second loss in as many games, 6-5 to Tulane at Rice’s Reckling Park.
Pirates drop tourney opener
May 24, 2013 - 3:30am
HOUSTON — There was little to celebrate for the East Carolina baseball team following its debut at the Conference USA Tournament, as the Pirates suffered a 9-4 loss to Houston on Thursday at Rice’s Reckling Park.
Pirate pair makes history
By Tony Castleberry | May 23, 2013 - 3:35am
Making it to an NCAA championship tournament has to be a thrill for any collegiate student-athlete.
Coach: Son-in-law to be gets thumbs-up
By Nathan Summers | May 23, 2013 - 3:30am
Ruffin McNeill always refers to his football players as his sons, but when he comes back from a trip to Jamaica this weekend, the East Carolina head coach will have taken on a different kind of son — the kind with “in-law” at the end.
ECU hopes to avenge sweep
May 23, 2013 - 3:30am
Riding perhaps its strongest momentum of the season, the East Carolina baseball team undoubtedly likes its chances as the Pirates swing into action in the Conference USA tournament today at Reckling Park in Houston.
Whisnant signs with ECU
May 22, 2013 - 3:30am
Terry Whisnant has signed and submitted a financial aid agreement to complete his transfer from Florida State to East Carolina, according to an announcement from ECU men’s basketball coach Jeff Lebo on Tuesday.
Pirates rake in C-USA honors
May 22, 2013 - 3:25am
HOUSTON — East Carolina’s Chase McDonald and Drew Reynolds were named first-team All-Conference USA, the league office announced Tuesday afternoon.
Pirates beat the clock, UCF
By Stephen Igoe | May 19, 2013 - 3:35am
With a single game separating a top-tier finish from a lower-half one in the final Conference USA baseball standings, East Carolina came up big in a rain-shortened, six-inning victory in its regular season finale.
Pirates stage furious rally
By Nathan Summers | May 18, 2013 - 3:30am
On the ropes and desperate for an NCAA playoff berth, the East Carolina baseball team played that way in Friday night’s come-from-behind 10-8 triumph over UCF.
UCF draws first blood
By Ronnie Woodward | May 17, 2013 - 3:35am
Probably the best ball hit by an East Carolina baseball player Thursday night went into the scorebook as an F9.
Whisnant headed to ECU
May 17, 2013 - 3:30am
Terry Whisnant, a 6-foot-3 guard, is transferring to East Carolina after playing two seasons for the Florida State men’s basketball team.
Title still in reach for ECU
By Nathan Summers | May 16, 2013 - 3:35am
There are numerous possible outcomes to the final three days of play in the Conference USA baseball season, but East Carolina is focusing solely on the one that ends with the Pirates as outright league champions.
Basketball Pirates stand pat
May 16, 2013 - 3:30am
The signing deadline for Division I college basketball teams came and went on Wednesday without East Carolina’s men’s squad inking any new players.
ECU lands Ole Miss transfer
May 14, 2013 - 3:30am
Shae Nelson, a former member of the Mississippi women’s basketball team, signed a national letter of intent to join East Carolina beginning this fall, according to an announcement by ECU head coach Heather Macy on Monday.
Maness off to hot start in MLB
By Ronnie Woodward | May 13, 2013 - 3:35am
Seth Maness simply described the moment as special.Less than two years removed from being drafted by the St.
Pirates score in ninth, beat Marshall
May 13, 2013 - 3:30am
BECKLEY, WVa. — Jack Reinheimer’s sacrifice fly in the ninth inning scored Philip Clark in East Carolina’s 4-3 win at Marshall on Sunday, giving the Pirates (28-23, 12-9 Conference USA) their fifth straight conference series win.
Marshall claims game two
May 12, 2013 - 3:30am
BECKLEY, W.Va. — In a game in which almost every run was the result of a miscue, Marshall was the benefactor of the final botched play of the night against visiting East Carolina on Saturday.
Pirates ring up 9-1 win
May 11, 2013 - 3:30am
BECKLEY, W.Va. — East Carolina baseball’s surge continued at Marshall on Friday afternoon as the Pirates trounced the Thundering Herd, 9-1, the 10th Conference USA victory in the Pirates’ last 13.
ECU focused on Marshall
By Ronnie Woodward | May 10, 2013 - 3:35am
With final exams behind them, East Carolina’s baseball players are ready to face Marshall in hopes of continuing their recent Conference USA hot streak.
Pirate golfers tied for 15th
May 10, 2013 - 3:30am
AUBURN, Ala. — The East Carolina women’s golf team is in a three-way tie for 15th place after the opening round of the NCAA East Regional on Thursday.
Pirates open regional play today
By Nathan Summers | May 9, 2013 - 3:35am
The East Carolina women’s golf team has excelled all season behind its dynamic duo of freshmen, but the Pirate fivesome on the course at the Auburn Club today for the NCAA East Regional is still seeking its first event win of the season.
Roundup: Pirates earn C-USA nods
May 9, 2013 - 3:30am
IRVING, Texas — Three East Carolina softball players earned All-Conference USA honors, according to an announcement from the league office on Wednesday.
Six ECU games set for TV
May 8, 2013 - 3:30am
Six regular season East Carolina football games — four at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium and two on the road — are scheduled for live television coverage this season, according to Conference USA’s release of preliminary broadcast selections on Tuesday.
McDonald captures honor
May 7, 2013 - 3:30am
East Carolina junior Chase McDonald was named Conference USA Hitter of the Week after his productive performances at the plate helped lead the Pirates to a 3-1 week, including a C-USA series victory over first-place Southern Miss over the weekend.
Eagles win tug-of-war
By Nathan Summers | May 5, 2013 - 3:35am
Southern Miss one-upped East Carolina one final time in the 11th inning on Saturday afternoon, scoring two runs to the Pirates’ one in the frame to end a wild back-and-forth game and halt the home team’s run of four straight wins.