September 26, 2017

One of South Central football coach Andy Tew’s biggest concerns entering the regular season was his team’s capability to put together sustained drives to supplement its ability to break long scoring plays.

As the Falcons begin the second half of the season this week by preparing for a…

SUMMERS: A win is a win, but obstacles remain

September 26, 2017

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. — It is possible for winning to change everything, but just as possible for it to only prolong the inevitable.

Even from the press box, Mike Tarbutt's kick on Sunday afternoon at Rentschler Field had a weird, hollow sound. The football he booted had a look that fit that…

Coach: Sirk settling in with starters

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…