August 23, 2016

KINSTON — Farmville Central head football coach Scott Gardner spent the summer working more of a spread look into his traditional ground-and-pound rushing offense.

When the Jaguars finally started the season Monday night at Kinston, though, they looked very much like the Jags of old.…

Pratt set for rush hour

August 20, 2016

Playing football is a rush for Dayon Pratt when he is on the field, whether it’s making a key stop on third down or when in coverage on special teams for East Carolina.

This year, the lanky senior linebacker is ready for a whole new rush after making a slow but steady rise over the last two…

Pirates blanked in opener

August 20, 2016

The East Carolina fall sports season got underway Friday night, though the Pirates’ women’s soccer team failed to net a goal in its first outing of the year.

William & Mary beat ECU 3-0 at Johnson Stadium, scoring all three goals in the opening half and then pulling back to guard…

PIGSKIN PREVIEW: Montgomery era set to begin

August 19, 2016

On Sept. 3, a longstanding annual eastern North Carolina tradition will be observed, but will be done this year with a slew of new people playing leading roles.

The East Carolina football team will kick off the Scottie Montgomery coaching era when the Pirates play host to Western Carolina at 6 p.m.…