April 30, 2017

Abigayle Rowell knows what it’s like to look down the barrel of a line drive.

Playing travel ball last summer, a batter sent a ball straight back at the South Central senior pitcher that struck her in the cheek.

The Guilford College signee escaped unharmed because she was wearing a protective…

Pirates drop middle game to Wave

April 29, 2017

The frustration was palpable around the East Carolina baseball team in the minutes after the Pirates’ too little, too late 5-4 loss to visiting Tulane on Saturday in Clark-LeClair Stadium.

ECU fell to 3-11 in American Athletic Conference play after falling behind 5-1 and seeing a ninth-inning…

Pirates take out league leader

April 28, 2017

It was like the fans at Clark-LeClair Stadium and the East Carolina dugout could sense a big offensive night was brewing when ECU hit five singles during the bottom of the second inning Friday for early momentum against co-American Athletic Conference leader Tulane.

Speaking of dugouts, players…

ECU runs away with HR lead

April 28, 2017

The race for the American Athletic Conference softball home run team title is over. It will go to East Carolina, which has an AAC-record 61 homers heading into its final regular season series this weekend at home against Tulsa.

Houston is second on the league home run list with 31.

The more…