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  • ECU doesn't close out again

    By Tony Castleberry | February 11, 2016 - 10:25pm

    With the way the season has gone, it is doubtful anyone looked at the remainder of the East Carolina basketball team’s schedule following Sunday’s loss at Connecticut and counted any certain Pirate victories.

  • Triple the letdown

    By Tony Castleberry | February 10, 2016 - 10:25pm

    Even when his team was leading by double digits with less than nine minutes to play, East Carolina basketball coach Jeff Lebo said he could sense the Tulane Green Wave was about to crest.

  • ECU falls in OT

    February 9, 2016 - 10:24pm

    Missed opportunities at the free throw line Tuesday night cost the East Carolina women’s basketball team, which lost its fifth straight game with a 74-67 setback in overtime against SMU in Dallas.

  • Pirates on skid vs. Wave

    By Tony Castleberry | February 9, 2016 - 10:24pm

    Jeff Lebo is not paying much attention to Tulane’s record.

  • Woodward: Pirates battle downshift

    By Ronnie Woodward | February 8, 2016 - 10:40pm

    Maybe the best way to describe the East Carolina women’s basketball team’s surprisingly dismal season is to use the law of averages.

  • ECU coaches deliver on tight deadline

    By Nathan Summers | February 8, 2016 - 10:24pm

    It was a couple of days before Christmas when Kenwick Thompson found out he was headed for Greenville.

  • Huskies overwhelm ECU

    February 7, 2016 - 10:25pm

    Connecticut brought its shooting touch to the gym on Super Bowl Sunday and posted nearly identical scores against East Carolina in the first and second halves of a comfortable 85-67 victory in Storrs, Conn.

  • Pirates look to continue surge

    By Tony Castleberry | February 6, 2016 - 10:25pm

    East Carolina’s basketball team ends a weeklong break today with a game against one of the hottest teams in the American Athletic Conference.

  • What can Brown do for ECU?

    By Ronnie Woodward | February 6, 2016 - 10:24pm

    There is a good chance that freshman Turner Brown is the starting shortstop for East Carolina to begin the baseball season Feb. 19 against Longwood in Greenville.

  • Pirates ease dental fears

    By Tony Castleberry | February 5, 2016 - 10:25pm

    Three gentle giants helped ease some children’s fears about visiting the dentist at Eastern Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry on Friday morning.

  • Pirates complete class

    By Nathan Summers | February 3, 2016 - 10:25pm

    Faced with signing 20 or more new football players in a span of less than five weeks, Scottie Montgomery scored his first victory on Wednesday by executing a game plan.

  • Hurricane edges Pirates

    By Ronnie Woodward | February 3, 2016 - 10:24pm

    With its biggest challenge of the season looming, the struggling East Carolina women’s basketball team had one slip away during the final minutes on Wednesday night in Minges Coliseum.

  • Update: All but one ECU recruit sign

    By Nathan Summers | February 3, 2016 - 8:23am

    A handful of East Carolina football recruits wasted little time declaring themselves Pirates on Wednesday's National Signing Day.

  • Macy seeks ‘sustained effort’

    By Ronnie Woodward | February 2, 2016 - 10:24pm

    After the East Carolina women’s basketball team’s latest defeat ­— an 83-63 loss to Temple in Minges Coliseum on Saturday — ECU sixth-year coach Heather Macy praised a hot Temple squad more than focusing on her team’s downfalls.

  • Brooks at his best?

    By Ronnie Woodward | February 1, 2016 - 10:25pm

    It was not a pleasant stay for the East Carolina baseball team at the Coral Gables Regional last season.

  • QB Herring sticks with ECU

    By Nathan Summers | February 1, 2016 - 4:45pm

    East Carolina’s monster football win over North Carolina in 2014 is still resonating on the recruiting trail, and so too is the coaching clout of first-year ECU head man Scottie Montgomery.

  • Pirates reach out

    January 31, 2016 - 10:24pm

    Members of the East Carolina men’s and women’s basketball teams were at Jarvis Memorial United Methodist Church on Sunday spending time and shooting hoops with local youths as part of a free clinic with Upward Basketball and Cheerleading.

  • Owls overwhelm Pirates

    By Ronnie Woodward | January 30, 2016 - 10:24pm

    Already trailing by double digits at halftime to Temple on Saturday, the second half got off to a bad start for the East Carolina women’s basketball team.

  • Cougars prevail in double OT

    By Tony Castleberry | January 30, 2016 - 8:04pm

    An emotional, exhausting week of basketball ended for East Carolina on Saturday with the first double overtime game in Minges Coliseum in 13 years.

  • Pirates begin preseason practice

    By Ronnie Woodward | January 29, 2016 - 10:25pm

    The intensity picked up on Friday for the East Carolina baseball team, which held its first team practice during the sunny late afternoon hours at Clark-LeClair Stadium.

  • Pirates eyeing another Owl upset

    By Ronnie Woodward | January 29, 2016 - 10:24pm

    The East Carolina women’s basketball team will be looking to follow the men’s team in more ways than one this afternoon.

  • Keeping his head in the game

    By Tony Castleberry | January 29, 2016 - 10:24pm

    Watching his team win one game without him and another in which he barely played could have been weird or even depressing for East Carolina’s Caleb White, but he decided to join in the fun as much as he could.

  • Palumbo eyes player development

    By Ronnie Woodward | January 28, 2016 - 10:24pm

    East Carolina baseball will soon mesh 17 returning players with 17 newcomers, configuring daily batting orders and pitching matchups for the season.

  • Recruiting heating up for Pirates

    By Nathan Summers | January 28, 2016 - 10:23pm

    College football’s National Signing Day is less than a week away, and East Carolina has intensified its efforts to reel in a full new class on Wednesday.

  • Another upset by Pirates

    By Tony Castleberry | January 27, 2016 - 10:39pm

    East Carolina basketball fans in Greenville could only watch on television as the Pirates pulled an upset at Memphis on Sunday.


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