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ECU takes series with Monmouth

GREENVILLE   East Carolina scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning for a 5-2 win over Monmouth on Saturday, giving the Pirates a series win. ECU (13-6), ranked No. 17 nationally by D1 Baseball, edged the Hawks 4-3 on Friday night. ... More...



Pirates rally past Monmouth

GREENVILLE   East Carolina scored three runs in the last two innings to top Monmouth 4-3 on Friday night. With the score tied at 3 with one out in the bottom of the ninth, Parker Lamm singled up the middle for the Pirates. Charlie Yorgen's double put Lamm at third. He came home on a wild pitch for the game-ending run. ... More...



Montgomery applying NFL experience

Al MyattJust like daylight savings time, the East Carolina football team is looking to spring ahead with its first offseason practices under new coach Scottie Montgomery and his staff. ... More from Al Myatt...



Long night for Pirates

GREENVILLE East Carolina's youthful midweek pitching corps was no match for the meat of the North Carolina order as an eight-run outburst in the second inning served as a launching pad for a 17-4 Tar Heels win on Tuesday night.

A crowd of 5,213, the third largest ever at Clark-LeClair Stadium and biggest this season, saw the Pirates strike first but the excitement of a possible third straight win over UNC didn't last long. ... Story, pictures & postgame audio...

Pictured: East Carolina met on the mound often in a 17-4 home loss to North Carolina Tuesday evening as eight different pitchers made appearances against the Tar Heels. (W.A. Myatt photo)

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Next: Monmouth at ECU | Friday, 6:30 pm



Magic in short supply for ECU hoops

For East Carolina it was a case of one and done in the American Athletic Conference Tournament. In the city that houses the Magic Kingdom and in the arena that is the home of the Orlando Magic there would be nothing magical about the Pirates ... 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. Brian's guest this week was state champion Farmville Central basketball coach Larry Williford (right): Replay show...



Star receiver kickstarts class of 2017

Caleb King helped coach three state 3-A championship teams in seven seasons as an assistant at Havelock High School. During that tenure, King also participated in the development of major-college prospects ... More from Sammy Batten...

Thumbnail sketches: Class of 2017 | Class of 2016



Rice rallies to take series

HOUSTON   Rice erased a 1-0 deficit with four runs in the eighth inning to top East Carolina 4-1 on Sunday in the deciding contest of a three-game series. The Pirates had taken a 1-0 lead in the fourth ... More...

Next: North Carolina at ECU | Tuesday, 6:30 pm



Rice evens series with East Carolina

HOUSTON   Rice scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning after East Carolina had come back from a 2-0 deficit to tie the score and the host Owls took a 7-2 win in the second game of a nonconference series Saturday afternoon. Rice bounced back from a 10-1 loss to the No. 16 Pirates in the series opener on Friday night. ... More...


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GREENVILLE Monmouth pitchers Ricky Dennis and Justin Andrews combined for a one-hit shutout in a 4-0 win at East Carolina on Sunday to prevent a three-game sweep in the series by the Pirates.

Dennis (2-2) started and went eight innings. He lost a bid for a perfect game when he hit Charlie Yorgen with a pitch with one out in the sixth.

He had a no-hitter until Kirk Morgan's pinch hit single through the right side in the eighth.

Bryce Harman had walked before Morgan broke up the no-hitter and Parker Lamm pinch ran for him.

The Hawks had a triple play on a line out by Garrett Brooks to first baseman Shaine Hughes to end the eighth.

It was the first triple play in Clark-LeClair Stadium history.

Dennis finished with one walk and six strikeouts. Andrews retired the Pirates in order in the ninth on 12 pitches.

ECU slipped to 13-7 going into a game with Duke at Durham Bulls Athletic Park on Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Ryan Bailey went 2-for-4 with an RBI as Monmouth improved to 7-11.

The Hawks scored runs in the first, third, fourth and eighth innings. Monmouth had nine hits off of three ECU pitchers.

Davis Kirkpatrick (0-1) started for the Pirates and went three innings. He allowed three hits, two runs (both earned) and walked two while striking out three.

Jimmy Boys pitched four and one-third innings. He yielded five hits, a pair of earned runs and struck out four without a walk.

Joe Ingle went the final inning and two-thirds for ECU. He allowed one hit and had one strikeout.

Pete Papicun, Chris Gaetano and Justin Trochiano also had RBIs for the visitors.

Both clubs had errorless efforts defensively.

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