September 19, 2017

National recognition for field excellence is nothing new for Tommy Walston.

As head groundskeeper for the Kinston Indians, he was named Class A baseball’s Sportsturf Manager of the Year in 2003 for his work at Grainger Stadium, which was recognized that year as one of the best fields in the…

AAC: Tulsa still in high-scoring games

September 19, 2017

Tulsa and Toledo posted 105 combined points in their game in Toledo, Ohio, on Saturday night. Each team had 29 first downs, and Toledo won 54-51 to improve to 3-0.

For all the offense that occurred, the winning play was a 33-yard field goal by Jameson Vest as time expired. As the kick went through,…

Montgomery, Pirates regroup

September 18, 2017

East Carolina football needs a fresh start, and thanks to an unexpected schedule change in the midst of hurricane season, the Pirates will get it on Sunday.

An upbeat Scottie Montgomery addressed media members on Monday, and the second-year head coach who has overseen a brutal 0-3 start to the…

SUMMERS: Loss sheds ugly light on ECU

September 18, 2017

There was a buzz in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium early Saturday evening.

A few thousand people, maybe, were straggled across the concrete-and metal-colored grandstands in the football home of East Carolina – or is it only ECU now, or maybe #ECU?

The stadium's bells and whistles (and promotions) were…