Sunday, January 19, 2020
East Carolina football starting offensive lineman Cortez Herrin was put on suspension following a weekend marijuana arrest.
In a battle that pitted two state championship contenders, it was the Pitt County squad who prevailed.
The South Central wrestling team defended its home mats on Saturday afternoon, taking home the Pitt County Wrestling Championship for the first time under second-year head coach Justin Harrell.
As 7-footer Charles Coleman was getting recruited out of Dexter Southfield (Mass.) School, some highlight videos prominently featured him hoisting 3-pointers and watching them go in the basket with ease.
Thursday, January 16, 2020
Calling it a difficult decision but one he felt was best for East Carolina football, head coach Mike Houston announced Thursday that Bob Trott will not have his contract renewed as defensive coordinator.
People poured into Minges Coliseum on Wednesday more so than any other East Carolina basketball game this season, making the quaint venue almost completely full with 5,332 fans to see ECU play Tulsa in American Athletic Conference action. Some of them received free gifts as part of promotions.
Ayden-Grifton sophomore guard Christian Shearhouse is leading the charge for the Chargers’ basketball team this season. Shearhouse spoke with preps beat writer Jake Keator about improving from his first season and his goals for the rest of the season.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
If too many 3-pointers swished through the Minges Coliseum hoops Saturday for East Carolina’s basketball team, too many bounced out or sometimes missed the rim entirely Wednesday night.
Over the past several years, Pitt County has reminded everyone that it holds some of the top basketball players in the state and deserves the national recognition it receives. With semester finals this week, area teams are focusing in the classroom before jumping back into the action Friday night.
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
East Carolina basketball coach Joe Dooley sees a link between his team’s recent surge in wins and attendance numbers rising in Minges Coliseum.
One might say the East Carolina track and field team hit the ground running last weekend in Chapel Hill, but that summation of things would not be quite right.
East Carolina, already tabbed as the preseason baseball favorite in the American Athletic Conference, received more national recognition this week in checking in at No. 21 in the D1Baseball preseason Top 25 poll.
Area teams are focused more on the classroom than the court this week, as they take their end-of-semester finals.
Monday, January 13, 2020
East Carolina sophomore basketball player Jayden Gardner was named the American Athletic Conference player of the week for the second time this season on Monday. Gardner previously earned the honor on Dec. 23.
Sunday, January 12, 2020
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