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May 03, 2016

They didn’t have their NFL dreams answered during the league’s three-day draft, but as of Monday, four of East Carolina’s most marketable professional prospects will get at least a rookie camp shot with pro teams.

Former Pirate tight end Bryce Williams went to perhaps...


AAC teams still battling

May 03, 2016

It is crowded near the top of the American Athletic Conference baseball standings, and the main contending teams have three more weekends to sort out the regular-season championship.

Surprise league leader Cincinnati went 1-1-1 against East Carolina in Greenville during the weekend to run...


ECU-Cincy ends in tie

May 02, 2016

A flurry of unconventional situations led to an unconventional baseball result Sunday at Clark-LeClair Stadium.

There was a home run to lead off the game, a lengthy rain delay, a closer pitching in the fifth inning and the threat of the 4 p.m. inning deadline looming all afternoon. It all...


Benkert leaves with no hard feelings

May 02, 2016

In his three years at East Carolina, Kurt Benkert’s eyes were trained to scan receivers amid heavy coverage, to find open running lanes and to skirt oncoming tacklers as he prepared to become the Pirates’ next starting quarterback.

Now those eyes are fixed firmly on the...