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  • Lebo relishes hoops camps

    By Tony Castleberry | June 21, 2015 - 10:25pm

    Whether they are small children just learning the game or high school stars fine-tuning their talents before beginning college careers, participants in East Carolina coach Jeff Lebo’s camps have every opportunity to get their money’s worth.

  • Lebo discusses NCAA rules

    By Tony Castleberry | June 18, 2015 - 10:25pm

    Recent NCAA basketball rules changes were put into place in the interest of increasing scoring and revving up the pace of play.

  • Wright, Warren battle in B'more

    June 14, 2015 - 10:24pm

    BALTIMORE — A part-time player got a big-time double to help the New York Yankees avert a three-game sweep.

  • Heston falls to D-backs

    By RICK EYMER | June 14, 2015 - 10:23pm

    SAN FRANCISCO — Everybody in the Arizona dugout was rooting for Rubby De La Rosa to get his first complete game.

  • From World Cup to Greenville

    By Tony Castleberry | June 13, 2015 - 10:25pm

    Sharolta Nonen’s soccer career has taken her from her native Vancouver, British Columbia, to an All-American career at the University of Nebraska to two Women’s World Cup appearances with the Canadian national team to professional stops in Atlanta and Denmark.

  • Oliver era begins at ECU

    By Ronnie Woodward | June 12, 2015 - 10:25pm

    Courtney Oliver was intrigued by the vacant East Carolina softball head coaching position in 2012, but she felt she wasn’t ready for the job.

  • New direction for Pirate softball

    By Ronnie Woodward | June 12, 2015 - 10:24pm

    Veteran East Carolina softball player Meredith Mitchell talked on Friday about the rocky times for the East Carolina softball team during recent seasons and how she hopes the hire of new coach Courtney Oliver will begin an era of stability and success.

  • ECU hires softball coach

    By Ronnie Woodward | June 12, 2015 - 1:50pm

    Courtney Oliver wants to bring stability to the East Carolina softball program that has grinded through the past few seasons amid multiple coaching changes.

  • ECU pair goes pro

    By Ronnie Woodward | June 10, 2015 - 10:25pm

    Major League Baseball plucked two juniors from East Carolina on Wednesday.

  • Heston recaps ‘No. 1 moment’

    By RONALD BLUM | June 10, 2015 - 10:23pm

    NEW YORK — Chris Heston handled the New York Mets with ease. Explaining his accomplishment was the hard part.

  • Lowery, Lucroy going pro

    By Ronnie Woodward | June 10, 2015 - 4:10pm

    East Carolina juniors Luke Lowery and David Lucroy were picked during the Major League Baseball draft on Wednesday, and they have both decided to start their professional careers.

  • ECU baseball's Love drafted

    By Ronnie Woodward | June 9, 2015 - 10:25pm

    An East Carolina signee was picked early during Tuesday’s portion of the Major League Baseball draft and a departing Pirate was one of the last players snagged on Day 2 of the three-day event.

  • Communication key for McNeill

    By Nathan Summers | June 9, 2015 - 10:24pm

    Offseason or not, the college football world never stops turning, and being a successful coach means always turning with it.

  • Ingle a freshman All-American

    June 8, 2015 - 10:24pm

    Joe Ingle became East Carolina baseball’s 13th all-time freshman All-American on Monday, as the right-handed pitcher was on the Baseball Writers Association’ first-team freshman All-America list released by the organization.

  • McNeill plays ‘military golf’

    By Nathan Summers | June 5, 2015 - 10:24pm

    Ruffin McNeill described his morning round at Ironwood Golf and Country Club as “military golf” — left, right, left, right.

  • ECU's Robinson works with Hornets

    By Tony Castleberry | June 3, 2015 - 10:25pm

    When James Blackburn phoned Antonio Robinson last Wednesday morning with news that the Charlotte Hornets wanted Robinson to attend a pre-draft workout, Robinson asked Blackburn, his agent, to repeat himself, just to make sure he was hearing him correctly.

  • ECU's Brooks on all-regional squad

    June 3, 2015 - 10:24pm

    East Carolina junior outfielder Garrett Brooks was named to the Coral Gables all-regional team following Monday night’s championship game between Columbia and host Miami (Fla.).

  • Woodward: Pain part of process

    June 1, 2015 - 10:25pm

    CORAL GABLES, Fla.What happened to the East Carolina baseball team at the Coral Gables Regional was part of a process that is already ahead of schedule under coach Cliff Godwin.

  • ECU runs out of gas at regional

    By Ronnie Woodward | May 31, 2015 - 10:25pm

    CORAL GABLES, Fla. — With East Carolina’s baseball team on the verge of elimination in the ninth inning at the Coral Gables Regional on Saturday, slugger Luke Lowery connected with a two-strike pitch from Florida International closer Danny Dopico and guided it to the wall in left-center field for a double.

  • ECU's season ends against FIU

    By Ronnie Woodward | May 30, 2015 - 10:25pm

    CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Another streak was halted for the East Carolina baseball team on Saturday.

  • ECU drops opener vs. Columbia

    By Ronnie Woodward | May 29, 2015 - 10:25pm

    CORAL GABLES, Fla. — East Carolina came to life with a three-run fourth inning at the Coral Gables Regional on Friday, but a disastrous sixth inning ultimately doomed the second-seeded Pirates in a 6-3 loss to No. 3 seed Columbia.

  • Pitching depth Pirates’ concern

    By Ronnie Woodward | May 29, 2015 - 10:24pm

    CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Earlier this week, East Carolina baseball coach Cliff Godwin said the percentages are not in a team’s favor if it loses the first game of an NCAA regional.

  • ECU red hot into regional

    By Ronnie Woodward | May 28, 2015 - 10:25pm

    The college baseball world is now divided into 16 hubs, each one consisting of four teams hoping to emerge victorious from double-elimination drama this weekend and advance past the NCAA tournament regional round into super regional play.

  • In spotlight, Pirates preach focus

    By Ronnie Woodward | May 28, 2015 - 10:25pm

    First-year East Carolina baseball coach Cliff Godwin said earlier this week that he was glad his team played well on ESPNU last Sunday — beating Houston 9-1 to win the American Athletic Conference tournament championship — but he also said that he knows the attention placed on college baseball nationwide is about to get amped up.

  • Regional capsule: ECU

    May 28, 2015 - 10:24pm

    East CarolinaLocation: Greenville, N.C.Conference: American Athletic Conference.Mascot: Pirates.Record (last 10 games): 40-20 (9-1).RPI: No. 24.

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