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RAIN OUT: East Carolina's Tuesday night game at UNC- Wilmington was cancelled because of rain. The contest will not be made up, the schools announced. The Pirates and Seahawks are still set for a Wednesday evening matchup at Clark-LeClair Stadium. ... View ECU Baseball Schedule...


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Pirates on the field, pirates in the streets

Saturday was one of those magical days that make me so thankful the good Lord stationed me in Eastern North Carolina for all of these years. ... More from Brian Bailey...


Audio: The Brian Bailey Show

The Brian Bailey Show airs on Pirate Radio 1250 on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. This week's topic was football with guest ECU defensive coordinator Rick Smith: Replay show...


Pirates finish strong, avert sweep

NORFOLK  — The possibility of being swept at Old Dominion was very real as East Carolina trailed 7-4 after seven innings on Sunday. The Pirates battled back with a run in the eighth and two in the ninth to extend the Conference USA contest before erupting with five runs in the 12th for a 12-7 win. ... More...



Offense and sun shine

Defense will sometimes get the best of the offense in an intra-squad scrimmage. Sometimes reads are facilitated when the stop corps has gained a degree of familiarity with what the other side of the ball is doing. Sometimes it's simply easier to disrupt than to create. Saturday's Purple-Gold game was an exception as 55 snaps produced 403 yards of offense and nary a turnover. ... More from Al Myatt...

Pictured: Quarterback Shane Carden sprints out in the spring game. (Photo by Al Myatt. ©

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Old Dominion takes series

NORFOLK  — A four-run first inning sparked host Old Dominion to a 9-5 Conference USA win over East Carolina on Saturday. ... More...



ODU wins before largest crowd in 30 years

NORFOLK  — When Ryan Williams has been in position to win a decision this season, that's what has usually happened. The start of East Carolina's three-game Conference USA series at Old Dominion was an exception. ... More...



National titles set standard in AAC

In its first year, the American Athletic Conference set the highest possible standard in basketball by going two-for-two in NCAA Tournament championships. Connecticut cut down the nets in the men's and women's tournaments ... More from Al Myatt... Al Myatt


East Carolina stops State, 7-0

GREENVILLE  — A crowd of 4,214 saw East Carolina pitchers Brett Mabry, Ryan Williams and Drew Reynolds shut out N.C. State for a 7-0 nonconference win on Lewis Field at Clark-LeClair Stadium on Wednesday night. ... Story and photos...

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Pictured: Senior Brett Mabry picked up his third win of the season Wednesday night against N.C. State at Clark- LeClair Stadium. (Photo by W.A. Myatt. ©


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