September 25, 2017

East Carolina quarterback Thomas Sirk was named the American Athletic Conference offensive player of the week Monday, which ECU coach Scottie Montgomery said can be at least partly attributed to the graduate transfer continuing to build chemistry with key receivers on the practice field.

The former…

Grayson's big day bolsters Pirates' offense

September 25, 2017

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. — Davon Grayson and Thomas Sirk were just the sort of dynamic duo East Carolina football needed to save its day.

Even that almost wasn't enough in the face of the Pirates' ever-flimsy defense in a tense 41-38 victory on Sunday afternoon.

While the ECU defense could not…

Pirates survive for first win

September 24, 2017

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – East Carolina stared down a must-win at Connecticut on Sunday afternoon, and the Pirates proved to be in a matinee mood.

ECU chalked up its first win of the season against the last team it beat, last season, after parlaying a 17-point halftime lead into a chaotic 41-38…

Jags show well at Bo Run

September 24, 2017

A pair of third-place finishes by Farmville Central runners highlighted Pitt County’s performance in the annual Bo Run held Saturday morning at Boyd Lee Park.

The Jaguars’ Brooke Schwieterman finished third in the girls’ invitational 5K, clocking in at 23:29.92. D.H. Conley had a…