WOODWARD: Payne’s final stage
February 28, 2016 - 11:25pm
Jada Payne said during a recent interview that her goal when she transferred from La Salle to East Carolina after her freshman year was to leave the ECU women’s basketball program in a better position than when she first arrived in Greenville.
UVa. wins, avoids sweep
February 28, 2016 - 11:24pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Adam Haseley rapped three hits and scored a pair of runs, and Tommy Doyle stifled East Carolina to two runs in seven-plus innings as No. 4 Virginia salvaged the Sunday baseball finale in a three-game series, 4-2.
Pirates top Cavs again
February 27, 2016 - 11:24pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Red-hot East Carolina got another strong outing from Jacob Wolfe, who allowed one run over six innings, and Luke Bolka drove in a career-high four runs to help ECU beat No. 4 Virginia 6-1 on Saturday afternoon.
ECU rally falls short
By Tony Castleberry | February 27, 2016 - 5:29pm
Rarely has a starting five been depended on more than during East Carolina’s basketball game against Cincinnati on Saturday.
Rested Bearcats visit Greenville
By Tony Castleberry | February 26, 2016 - 11:24pm
East Carolina is taking on some rested teams during the late February-early March portion of its basketball schedule.
Outstanding opener for ECU
February 26, 2016 - 10:31pm
East Carolina started strong, and closed even better Friday night at No. 4 Virginia, scoring once in the top of the ninth inning and three times in the 10th for an 8-5 victory in the first game of a big early-season baseball series against the defending national champion Cavaliers.
Pirates travel to No. 4 Cavs
By Ronnie Woodward | February 25, 2016 - 11:24pm
Pitcher Evan Kruczynski, coach Cliff Godwin and East Carolina are confident heading into this weekend’s baseball series at defending national champion Virginia.
Bullpen ready for Cavaliers
By Ronnie Woodward | February 24, 2016 - 11:25pm
There was some concern with the East Carolina bullpen heading into baseball season, mainly because closer Joe Ingle and lead setup man Nick Durazo were limited in the preseason because of arm soreness.
Big night for Payne, ECU
February 24, 2016 - 11:24pm
Jada Payne moved into her likely final position on East Carolina’s all-time scoring list, and the ECU women’s basketball team won 77-55 at Cincinnati on Wednesday night for the Pirates’ second win since Jan. 20 and their largest margin of victory since Nov. 20.
Pirates end six-game slide
February 24, 2016 - 11:24pm
For the second time this season, East Carolina’s basketball team snapped a six-game losing streak by winning on the road.
Pirates hope to halt slide
February 23, 2016 - 11:39pm
East Carolina’s basketball team will have to beat Tulane tonight in order to avoid the longest losing streak of the Jeff Lebo coaching era.
ECU gets 4th straight win
By Ronnie Woodward | February 23, 2016 - 9:00pm
After guiding East Carolina baseball to a victory on opening day last Friday, pitcher Evan Kruczynski said that he hopes the next time he takes the mound will be against Virginia and the Pirates with a 4-0 record.
Payne continues scoring climb
By Ronnie Woodward | February 22, 2016 - 11:24pm
Jada Payne had maybe the most difficult assignment in women’s college basketball on Saturday night.
ECU baseball completes sweep
By Ronnie Woodward | February 21, 2016 - 11:24pm
East Carolina came into its opening baseball series of the season with greater expectations than visiting Longwood and a likely confidence edge over the Lancers, who had a 22-34 record in 2015 while the Pirates won 40 games and had their season end in the NCAA tournament.
ECU men drop sixth straight
By Stephen Hawkins | February 21, 2016 - 11:23pm
DALLAS — While clearly biased, SMU coach Larry Brown and teammate Markus Kennedy are shocked every time they hear talk of national player of the year candidates without senior point guard Nic Moore even being mentioned.
Pirates travel to SMU
February 20, 2016 - 11:24pm
East Carolina’s basketball team will try to avoid its second six-game losing steak of 2016 when the Pirates take on No. 21 SMU today at 2 p.m. in Dallas.
UConn women rout ECU
By Ronnie Woodward | February 20, 2016 - 11:24pm
With 3,781 fans providing a unique atmosphere for women’s basketball in Minges Coliseum and the action getting feisty at times between players on Saturday night, what seemed like an unbeatable Connecticut team remained unfazed and produced another expected blowout.
Pirates win, take series
By Stephen Igoe | February 20, 2016 - 7:35pm
East Carolina baseball coach Cliff Godwin mentioned his batters looked anxious early in his team’s season-opening victory on Friday.
Pirates play ball
By Ronnie Woodward | February 19, 2016 - 11:25pm
When coach Cliff Godwin posted his first East Carolina baseball lineup of the season on Friday, the starter least likely to hit a home run was probably shortstop Turner Brown.
BASEBALL TAB: Pirates on pursuit
By Ronnie Woodward | February 18, 2016 - 11:25pm
Preseason is complete and East Carolina, which could be equipped as well as it has been in a handful of years, begins a new baseball campaign today backed by a wave of momentum carried over from last spring and early summer.
BASEBALL TAB: On the mound
February 18, 2016 - 11:24pm
Evan Kruczynski — Today will be Kruczynski’s second straight start on opening day.
BASEBALL: Ingle leads transition
By Ronnie Woodward | February 18, 2016 - 11:24pm
Joe Ingle personifies East Carolina baseball’s transition from 2015 to 2016 maybe more than any other player.
Compher details upgrades
By Tony Castleberry | February 18, 2016 - 11:24pm
East Carolina Director of Athletics Jeff Compher did not have any photo evidence of the plan to expand Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium at Thursday’s Board of Trustees meeting.
BASEBALL TAB: Projected lineup
February 18, 2016 - 11:24pm
Travis Watkins — Enters his likely final season having already made 102 starts.
Careers connected for Boyd, Lamm
By Ronnie Woodward | February 17, 2016 - 11:24pm
Jimmy Boyd and Parker Lamm played travel baseball together for the Carolina Pilots in Wilson more than 10 years ago, well before they attended separate high schools and junior colleges.