Tyson inspired by family loss
By Tony Castleberry | October 5, 2015 - 10:25pm
Sources of inspiration are everywhere for B.J. Tyson.His East Carolina basketball coaches and teammates push him to get better on a daily basis.
Baseball schedule released
October 5, 2015 - 10:24pm
East Carolina will once again play a baseball schedule filled with home games and contests against NCAA tournament teams from the previous campaign.
Cougars coach ‘confused’ by rankings
By Ronnie Woodward | October 5, 2015 - 10:24pm
Football Bowl Subdivision teams not in Power Five conferences are gathered together into the Group of Five.
McNeill notes defensive improvement
By Nathan Summers | October 5, 2015 - 10:24pm
Third downs became a nightmare for the Mustangs of SMU on Saturday as East Carolina sent blitz after blitz at them in a 49-23 win.
Summers: A man for all seasons
October 4, 2015 - 10:24pm
DALLASThis time, it happened on dry land.
Summers sparks ECU win
By Nathan Summers | October 3, 2015 - 11:00pm
DALLAS — East Carolina threw a barrage of bliztes at SMU on Saturday afternoon, but none were as staggering as the one that saw the Pirates score 42 unanswered points in a 49-23 rout in Gerald J. Ford Stadium.
October 2, 2015 - 10:44pm
With a sudden jolt of momentum, East Carolina is back on the road today with a mind to jump into the win column in the American Athletic Conference football standings.
Pirates, SMU focused on AAC
By Ronnie Woodward | October 1, 2015 - 10:24pm
Southern Methodist football coach Chad Morris hasn’t been bashful about touting his team’s nonconference schedule, saying multiple times this season that he thinks matchups against top-five squads Baylor and TCU make the schedule one of the most difficult in the country.
Sizing up the Pirates
By Tony Castleberry | September 30, 2015 - 10:25pm
East Carolina’s basketball team looks different this season, and it is not just because of the six newcomers on the roster.
Young defensive players progressing
By Nathan Summers | September 30, 2015 - 10:24pm
The raw data shows that East Carolina dominated Virginia Tech’s offense in almost every situation in last week’s win, possibly an indication of more great things to come for the winner.
Pirates honing 2-QB attack
By Nathan Summers | September 29, 2015 - 10:24pm
Perhaps the greatest advantage of having two quarterbacks as active members of an offense is the peril it causes opponents, even in the week leading up to the game.
McNeill lauds comeback
By Nathan Summers | September 28, 2015 - 10:24pm
Ruffin McNeill contended that some games are decided before they are actually played, hinting that was the case in last Saturday’s 35-28 triumph over Virginia Tech.
Pirates rule the pool
By Tony Castleberry | September 27, 2015 - 10:25pm
Entering his 34th season at East Carolina, swimming and diving coach Rick Kobe seems as motivated as ever to continue the Pirates’ winning ways.
Summers: QBs' tall comeback tale
September 27, 2015 - 10:24pm
A man stood alone in the rain, peering out from beneath a hood and leaning on crutches on Saturday evening in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
Pirates take out Tech
By Nathan Summers | September 26, 2015 - 10:55pm
East Carolina’s quarterbacks played an unforgettable game of oneupmanship on Saturday afternoon, and Virginia Tech could do nothing to stop it.
Receivers give ECU a boost
By Ronnie Woodward | September 26, 2015 - 10:25pm
A lot of talk this week for the Virginia Tech-East Carolina football game centered around East Carolina’s receivers and how they beat Virginia Tech defensive backs often in 1-on-1 matchups last year to spark a 28-21 win in Blacksburg, Va.
QB Kemp steadied Pirate ship
By Ronnie Woodward | September 26, 2015 - 10:24pm
East Carolina offensive coordinator Dave Nichol calls quarterback Blake Kemp West Coast cool.
Gameday: Pirates hosting Hokies
By Nathan Summers | September 25, 2015 - 10:25pm
An East Carolina football team in need of some momentum faces a third consecutive tall order this afternoon when the Pirates square off with 2-1 Virginia Tech.
Up close with Chris Hairston
September 25, 2015 - 10:25pm
Q: What play excites you the most when it is called during a game?
A: I love the draw play.
Pirates primed for home game
By Nathan Summers | September 23, 2015 - 10:25pm
Terrell Stanley’s facial expression likely spoke for his entire team after practice.
Pirates boast bookend 'brothers'
By Nathan Summers | September 22, 2015 - 10:25pm
The East Carolina football team needs ways to jump-start its running game, which has been bottled up each of the last two weeks in a pair of Pirate losses, and which will be staring down Virginia Tech next.
McNeill keeping the faith
By Nathan Summers | September 21, 2015 - 10:25pm
Despite his team’s 1-2 start, East Carolina head football coach Ruffin McNeill said there is no reason to lose faith so early.
By Tony Castleberry | September 21, 2015 - 4:43pm
There is less of Lance Tejada heading into the East Carolina basketball season, which means Pirate fans will probably see more of him.
Summers: Mids' athleticism underrated
September 20, 2015 - 10:24pm
ANNAPOLIS, Md.How fast a man can run a 40-yard dash might be the most overrated number in football. Just ask the Navy Midshipmen.
Kemp, offense seek improvements
By Nathan Summers | September 19, 2015 - 10:25pm
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Blake Kemp lost another game on Saturday that he fully expected to win, and the East Carolina quarterback once again did not shy away from saying so.