Pratt is a special teams ace
By Nathan Summers | October 30, 2014 - 10:25pm
Every football team every year has one. This year for No. 21 East Carolina, that one is Dayon Pratt.
UConn leads poll; ECU 3rd
October 30, 2014 - 10:24pm
NEW YORK — Despite being a league newcomer, East Carolina was picked third in the American Athletic Conference women’s basketball preseason poll released Thursday.
ECU erasing the run
By Nathan Summers | October 29, 2014 - 10:25pm
East Carolina football might have dropped a few places in the national rankings this week, but the Pirates continue their climb in one of the most important statistical categories in the game.
By Nathan Summers | October 28, 2014 - 10:25pm
In each of its last two football games, East Carolina has relied on a late defensive resurgence and a few sudden jolts of offense to get out of tight predicaments.
PRC is ECU's Ironman
By Tony Castleberry | October 27, 2014 - 11:07pm
As parts of East Carolina’s men’s basketball team changed around him, Paris Roberts-Campbell was always there.
McNeill not worried about ranking
By Nathan Summers | October 27, 2014 - 10:24pm
Ruffin McNeill has a pretty logical argument for not expending a lot of energy worrying about college football’s national rankings.
Pirates fall in rankings
By Nathan Summers | October 26, 2014 - 10:25pm
East Carolina football’s close call against Connecticut last Thursday night might not have dented the Pirates’ focus or confidence, but it stung them in the national rankings.
Wait over for Whisnant
By Tony Castleberry | October 25, 2014 - 10:25pm
Many people with a connection to East Carolina’s men’s basketball team — players, coaches, media members and fans — are expecting Terry Whisnant to pick up where Akeem Richmond left off last season.
Rockets sign Akeem Richmond
By Tony Castleberry | October 25, 2014 - 4:19pm
His contract is not guaranteed, but his opportunity to prove himself in the NBA is.
Summers: No need to defend win
October 24, 2014 - 10:24pm
Don’t defend the win.In a postgame locker room filled with East Carolina football players who for the second time in as many games fused into a singular driving force when it counted most, head coach Ruffin McNeill told his team to shun any notion that it hadn’t won by enough.
Pirates fend off Huskies
By Nathan Summers | October 23, 2014 - 10:37pm
Another team played its best football game of the season against No. 18 East Carolina, and the Pirates were immovable again.
Hardy closing in on Broyles
By Ronnie Woodward | October 23, 2014 - 10:36pm
Ryan Broyles is the only one Justin Hardy has left to chase.
VIDEO: ECU vs. UConn, Oct. 23, 2014
October 23, 2014 - 10:24pm
See clips from different events during ECU's win over UConn on Oct. 23, 2014.
Gameday: ECU, UConn meet
By Nathan Summers
The Daily Reflector | October 22, 2014 - 10:25pm
No. 18 East Carolina will be challenged again tonight to match another team’s desperation when Connecticut pays a visit to Greenville for the first-ever football game between the schools.
ECU run defense leads conference
By Nathan Summers | October 21, 2014 - 10:25pm
Suddenly, East Carolina is the team the rest of the American Athletic Conference doesn’t want to see next on the schedule, and guys like Montese Overton aren’t helping to soothe the Pirates’ fear factor much.
Pirates look to build on start
By Nathan Summers | October 20, 2014 - 10:25pm
With the dawn of the college football season’s second half upon him and his team, East Carolina head coach Ruffin McNeill on Monday continued to champion the family structure upon which the No. 18 Pirates are built.
Four SEC teams in top five; ECU at 18
October 19, 2014 - 10:25pm
The Southeastern Conference has reached a new milestone in The Associated Press college football poll, becoming the first league to place four teams in the top five — all from the western division.
By Nathan Summers | October 18, 2014 - 10:25pm
When a football coach can count on one finger the bad things that stand out to him after watching game film, he is probably watching wins.
Pirates work on flag etiquette
By Nathan Summers | October 17, 2014 - 10:24pm
Like lots of problems in life, penalties in football can neither be ignored nor argued against with any success.
Grayson pleased with TD plunge
By Nathan Summers | October 16, 2014 - 10:25pm
As it should be, Marquez Grayson’s first collegiate touchdown was far more spectacular in appearance, importance and memory than his first one as a sophomore tailback at Lexington High School a few years ago.
Swamp Monster in spotlight
By Nathan Summers | October 15, 2014 - 10:25pm
Having a nickname means having distinction among one’s peers and having gained a unique notoriety worthy of a second, more affectionate name than the official designation on one’s birth certificate.
Hawkins leads shutout effort
By Nathan Summers | October 13, 2014 - 10:25pm
Blanking the South Florida Bulls completely in the second half last Saturday in Tampa, Fla., was no small feat for the East Carolina defense.
Summers: Allen guides ECU again
October 12, 2014 - 10:25pm
TAMPA, Fla.The running of the Bulls was nothing compared to the running of the Breon on Saturday night.
Bulldogs No. 1; ECU 18th
October 12, 2014 - 10:24pm
Mississippi State is the new No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll, replacing Florida State and making the fastest rise to the top spot in the history of the poll.
Maness gets pitching victory
October 12, 2014 - 10:24pm
ST. LOUIS — East Carolina product Seth Maness was the winning pitcher in Sunday night’s wild 5-4 National League Championship Series victory for the St.