It’s safe to say that Jeff Lebo never had a year in coaching like the 2016-17 season when he had to have a left hip replacement in mid-January and did not have an active role on the East Carolina sideline afterward. “I’m getting better each week,” Lebo said. “I’ve been doing my physical therapy, which… [ Continue Reading ]
East Carolina freshmen pitchers Jake Agnos, Trey Benton and Tyler Smith all started last weekend against Towson and all three won. That’s a tribute to the quality of the young arms the Pirates have attracted but ECU coach Cliff Godwin said the process also involves indoctrination from older players. “I don’t know if anybody is starting… [ Continue Reading ]
East Carolina began moving forward following a 6-2 home loss to North Carolina almost immediately after the final out Wednesday night after 4,961 fans had converged on Clark-LeClair Stadium. “We have a routine for everything we do,” said Pirates coach and alumnus Cliff Godwin on Thursday morning. “First off, we meet with our team. We talk… [ Continue Reading ]
With the addition of Robert Prunty as defensive line coach, East Carolina gained a proven recruiter and an experienced proponent of the four-front defensive scheme, which East Carolina will be converting to as spring practice gets going on Monday. Prunty was recognized by Scout.com as the Big 12 Recruiter of the Year in 2011-12 and… [ Continue Reading ]
East Carolina returns to the XL Center in Hartford, CT, site of its only win in its two previous American Athletic Conference tournaments. The Pirates (14-17, 6-12 AAC) are seeded No. 9 and play eighth-seeded Temple (16-15, 7-11) on Thursday at 3:30 p.m. on ESPNU. The Owls topped ECU in Philadelphia, 81-62, on Jan. 7. The… [ Continue Reading ]
GREENVILLE — Caleb White searched for answers while his shooting touch took a vacation during portions of the season. White couldn’t explain its absence and said he had “no clue” when he found the range again on Senior Night. The Pirates hit Connecticut with a left — 28 points from White — and another left —… [ Continue Reading ]
Bonesville’s Al Myatt was at Williams Arena on Wednesday night, Mar. 1, 2017, snapping pictures of the Pirates’ Senior Night win over UConn.