Sunday, December 08, 2019
Outside linebacker Alex Angus was on the field for East Carolina football’s game-saving interception by senior Colby Gore at Connecticut on Nov. 23 for the Pirates’ fourth and final win of the season.
East Carolina athletics director Jon Gilbert received a text message from an ECU football player last Sunday, one day after the Pirates’ season ended with a 49-24 loss to Tulsa at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
Pitt County Community Schools and Recreation is now accepting registration for its winter basketball league. The season will run from Jan. 11 to Feb. 29, 2020. There will be eight leagues of various ages, 5-6 Coed, 7-8 boys, 7-9 girls, 9-10 boys, 10-13 girls, 13-15 Coed and 15-18 Coed.
Saturday, December 07, 2019
On paper, Friday night’s girls’ basketball matchup between North Pitt and D.H. Conley looked like a potentially exciting matchup, but instead, the Vikings cruised to a 74-32 blowout at Hollywood Crossroads.
Thursday, December 05, 2019
East Carolina’s Jake Verity made the most field goals among American Athletic Conference football kickers this season, but he was named second-team All-AAC on Wednesday instead of earning the first-team distinction.
Freshman point guard Daylin Brown impressed in his first career high school game Tuesday, as South Central narrowly escaped First Flight in its season opener. Brown finished with a team-high 22 points and brought fans to their feet with his handles. Preps beat writer Jake Keator spoke with B…
Thursday, December 05, 2019
One year later, Jon Gilbert is encouraged yet not satisfied.
The Farmville Central boys’ basketball team’s wining streak grew to 35 straight Wednesday evening following another dominating victory over rival Ayden-Grifton, 100-47.
Wednesday, December 04, 2019
East Carolina’s basketball team wanted to focus on defense to stop a three-game losing streak, but after an 85-75 home loss to Coppin State on Tuesday handed the Pirates their fourth straight defeat, more concerns only rose to the surface.
Tuesday, December 03, 2019
Youth and experience combined late in the South Central boys’ basketball team’s season opener Tuesday night to help the Falcons edge out First Flight, 70-63.
East Carolina basketball wants December to be different.
When East Carolina lost 49-24 to Tulsa last Saturday at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium, it finalized the Pirates going 1-7 in the American Athletic Conference for the second straight year and three out of four seasons.
The most frustrating thing for East Carolina’s basketball team on Saturday was scoring 89 points at James Madison but still losing by double digits.
Monday, December 02, 2019
Mike Aresco is confident that Saturday’s American Athletic Conference football championship winner, either Memphis or Cincinnati, will receive the Group of Five’s spot to play in a New Year’s Six bowl game.
Welcome another non-Atlantic Coast Conference college football team to the top five.
Some college football postgame news conferences are rooted in reflection. Others are humbling.
Sunday, December 01, 2019
East Carolina's football season ended in disappointing fashion Saturday at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium, falling 49-24 to Tulsa. Here are three answers from the ECU-Tulsa game:
Saturday, November 30, 2019
East Carolina's basketball team received a boost with formerly injured point guard Tremont Robinson-White making his season debut Saturday at James Madison, and he scored the first points of the game, but JMU had too much offense for the Pirates and the Dukes won 99-89.
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