ECU's deep threat
By Nathan Summers | September 16, 2014 - 10:25pm
Virginia Tech’s worst moments last Saturday happened when East Carolina quarterback Shane Carden cocked his arm and catapulted the football high and long down the field.
Pirates to face Green Bay
September 16, 2014 - 10:24pm
The East Carolina men’s basketball team will face Green Bay in the first round of the Gulf Coast Showcase according to an announcement from event organizers on Tuesday.
Another ACC foe up next
By Nathan Summers | September 15, 2014 - 10:25pm
A tried-and-true believer in his coaching philosophies, Ruffin McNeill was unaware of the recent historical significance of his team’s win over Virginia Tech last Saturday.
Summers: Williamses leave mark
September 14, 2014 - 10:25pm
BLACKSBURG, Va.Where there was a Williams, there was a way.
Late TD lifts ECU past Hokies
By Nathan Summers | September 13, 2014 - 10:25pm
BLACKSBURG, Va. — East Carolina took Virginia Tech’s “White Out” celebration and painted it black on Saturday afternoon.
McNeill lauds ‘outstanding’ effort
By Nathan Summers | September 13, 2014 - 10:24pm
BLACKSBURG, Va. — Perhaps cornerback Josh Hawkins summed it up best in the wake of East Carolina’s upset win over No. 17 Virginia Tech on Saturday.
Pirates head to Blacksburg
By Nathan Summers | September 12, 2014 - 10:25pm
One week removed from a big one that got away in the second half in hostile territory, another East Carolina football nemesis awaits in Blacksburg, Va., today, and this one might be even tougher to topple.
Pirates prep for multifaceted Hokies
By Nathan Summers | September 11, 2014 - 10:24pm
For all the things that went right for the East Carolina defense against South Carolina last weekend, the Pirates could not get a stop at the game’s most critical juncture.
Strong start for ECU offensive line
By Nathan Summers | September 10, 2014 - 10:25pm
For all the preseason praise some football players get, inevitably some of them don’t live up to the hype.
Game against UNC sold out
September 10, 2014 - 10:24pm
The East Carolina athletic ticket office announced Wednesday that the Pirates’ home football game against Atlantic Coast Conference member North Carolina, scheduled for Sept. 20, is officially sold out.
Pirates' group effort at RB
By Nathan Summers | September 9, 2014 - 10:24pm
At times last week at South Carolina, the East Carolina offense moved the ball at will, with some gaping space over the middle for the Pirate football team’s pass-heavy attack to exploit.
Pirates quickly shift attention
By Nathan Summers | September 8, 2014 - 10:25pm
Ruffin McNeill was willing to overlook what he called a little bit of disobedience from his football team late last Saturday night and well into the early hours of Sunday morning, and that included his coaching staff.
Hokies adjust after big win
By Hank Kurz Jr. | September 8, 2014 - 10:23pm
Michael Brewer thought the middle-of-the-night party was fun, now the junior quarterback in his first year with No. 17 Virginia Tech wants to ensure beating Ohio State was just the beginning.
Summers: Similar stage awaits Pirates
September 7, 2014 - 10:25pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. —A classic big-game setting was accompanied by the very real possibility of an upset on Saturday night in the University of South Carolina’s Williams-Brice Stadium, but ultimately it went the way most such games do.
Gamecocks fend off Pirates
By Nathan Summers | September 6, 2014 - 10:25pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. — East Carolina was more of a speed horse than a stallion on Saturday against South Carolina, and the visiting Pirates were playing chase for most of the second half of a 33-23 setback to the No. 21 Gamecocks.
Pirates head to South Carolina
By Nathan Summers | September 5, 2014 - 11:25pm
Two years ago this week in Columbia, S.C., Shane Carden took the field for visiting East Carolina after halftime for his first true college football snaps.
Defense faces battle of bulk
By Nathan Summers | September 4, 2014 - 10:25pm
East Carolina defensive coordinator Rick Smith admits he’s concerned with the sheer mass and athleticism of South Carolina’s offensive line.
Tougher test on tap
By Nathan Summers | September 3, 2014 - 10:25pm
Almost everything went right for the East Carolina football team in last Saturday night’s 52-7 victory over North Carolina Central.
Grayson embraces successful debut
By Nathan Summers | September 3, 2014 - 10:24pm
It was unclear at the onset of the season who, if anyone, would emerge as East Carolina’s top running back this season.
Rookie Pirates continue trend
By Nathan Summers | September 2, 2014 - 10:25pm
For the second straight year, East Carolina’s home football opener last Saturday was invaded by freshmen, and once again a couple of them had debuts to remember.
Gamecocks look to regroup
By Pete Iacobelli | September 2, 2014 - 10:23pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Steve Spurrier quickly corrected himself after saying No. 21 South Carolina needs to play a little better when it faces East Carolina on Saturday night.
Coaches hard on Hardy’s pass
By Nathan Summers | September 1, 2014 - 10:25pm
No matter who is throwing the football for the East Carolina offense, they don’t get much leeway in terms of miscues, wobblers or dead ducks.
Summers: Entrance adds to game
August 31, 2014 - 10:25pm
The East Carolina football parking shuttle steered through boisterous throngs of tailgating diehards on a sunlit Saturday evening in Greenville, their grill smoke, music and drink flowing in equal measures to create a happy pregame fog.
Spurrier: Davis doubtful to play
August 31, 2014 - 10:24pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina football coach Steve Spurrier said Sunday that 1,000-yard rusher Mike Davis was “sort of doubtful” to play against East Carolina this week because of bruised ribs.
New-look ECU defense shines
By Ronnie Woodward | August 31, 2014 - 10:24am
When the East Carolina defense stared down the North Carolina Central offense for the first time in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium on Saturday night, nose tackle Chrishon Rose and cornerback Detric Allen were the only ECU starters who also started the 2013 season finale.