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  • Gameday: ECU-BYU

    By Nathan Summers | October 9, 2015 - 10:55pm

    One way or another, the East Carolina football team will soar to great heights tonight in Provo, Utah.

  • Up close with Worth Gregory

    October 9, 2015 - 10:44pm

    Q: You and some other players sport long hair. Who has the best hair on the team? A: Other than Bryce (Williams), I have to say myself.

  • BYU receivers on new mission

    By Ronnie Woodward | October 8, 2015 - 10:24pm

    East Carolina football coach Ruffin McNeill has said all week that BYU’s receivers are some of the most unique he has ever seen because of their skill and height.

  • ECU defense wants to be stingy

    By Nathan Summers | October 7, 2015 - 10:25pm

    East Carolina’s defense is playing with momentum on its side as it heads to Utah for its first-ever football clash with BYU, but its headmaster was lamenting its giving spirit on Wednesday.

  • ECU's happy pass-catchers

    By Nathan Summers | October 6, 2015 - 10:25pm

    The football season at East Carolina has been shaped by a couple of backup quarterbacks now teaming up as a dynamic dual threat.

  • Macy: Sweet 16 is Pirates’ goal

    By Ronnie Woodward | October 6, 2015 - 10:24pm

    During the first sentence of coach Heather Macy’s introductory remarks at East Carolina women’s basketball media day on Tuesday, the sixth-year Pirate coach expressed confidence that this is going to be a breakthrough year for ECU.After three straight Women’s NIT appearances and having one of the most prolific scorers in school history — Jada Payne — back for her senior season, making the NCAA tournament would seem to be a breakthrough.

  • 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.

  • Gameday: Pirates-Mustangs

    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.

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