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Pirates foiled in sweep bid

Next: ECU at Elon

Tuesday, 6:30 pm

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BASEBALL

Pirates foiled in sweep bid

GREENVILLE Houston took a 6-1 win at East Carolina on Sunday to keep East Carolina from sweeping a three-game American Athletic Conference series. The Cougars (17-10, 1-2 AAC) scored three runs in the top of the second in support of winning pitcher Mitch Ullom (4-1), who went seven and one-third innings. ... More...

Next: ECU at Elon | Tuesday, 6:30 pm

BASEBALL

Boyd leads Pirates to series win

GREENVILLE Jimmy Boyd lost a shutout bid in the top of the ninth inning but East Carolina won its American Athletic Conference series with Houston by topping the Cougars 5-1 at Clark-LeClair Stadium on Saturday. Freshman Dwanya Williams-Sutton had three RBIs and Joe Ingle got his seventh save as ECU improved to 19-8 overall and 2-0 in the AAC with a crowd of 2,966 looking on. ... Story, pictures & audio...

Pictured: Winning pitcher Jimmy Boyd focuses on his breathing exercises in the ECU half of the eighth inning during the Pirates' 5-1 American Athletic Conference win over Houston on Saturday at Clark-LeClair Stadium. (W.A. Myatt photo)

BASEBALL

Pirates take AAC opener

GREENVILLE Bryce Harman, Parker Lamm and Kirk Morgan had RBIs in support of winning pitcher Evan Kruczynski before Joe Ingle got his sixth save as East Carolina topped visiting Houston 3-1 in the American Athletic Conference opener for both clubs on Friday night. A crowd of 2,603 converged on Clark-LeClair Stadium. ... Story, pictures & audio...

Pictured: Both head coaches, Todd Whitting of Houston (red cap) and Cliff Godwin of East Carolina, converse with home plate umpire David Buck during Friday's American Athletic Conference opener at Clark-LeClair Stadium following an ejection of ECU's Bryce Harman in the sixth inning for an illegal slide. (W.A. Myatt photo)

BASEBALL

Clean-cut Pirates host Houston

East Carolina baseball personnel shaved their mustaches on Thursday afternoon at Clark-LeClair Stadium. The Pirates grew mustaches in March to support awareness of ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Lou Gehrig's disease, the infirmity that took the life of former ECU baseball coach Keith LeClair in 2006. ... More from Al Myatt...

Pictured: WNCT-TV sports director and Bonesville columnist Brian Bailey ends Mustache March for ECU skipper Cliff Godwin. The Pirates sported the mustaches during the month of March to raise money for ALS research. (Photo by W.A. Myatt)
 
 

BASKETBALL RECRUITING

Pirates shore up backcourt

Three-star shooting guard Raquan Wilkins of state champion Atlanta (GA) Westlake High School entertained offers from a number of schools before choosing to join ECU coach Jeff Lebo's recruiting class of 2016-17. ... Thumbnail sketches...

Thumbnails: Class of 2016-17

 

BASEBALL

Clean-cut Pirates host Houston

East Carolina baseball personnel shaved their mustaches on Thursday afternoon at Clark-LeClair Stadium. The Pirates grew mustaches in March to support awareness of ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Lou Gehrig's disease, the infirmity that took the life of former ECU baseball coach Keith LeClair in 2006. ... More from Al Myatt...

Pictured: WNCT-TV sports director and Bonesville columnist Brian Bailey ends Mustache March for ECU skipper Cliff Godwin. The Pirates sported the mustaches during the month of March to raise money for ALS research. (Photo by W.A. Myatt)
 

FOOTBALL RECRUITING

California juco bolsters line

Almost two months after signing day, East Carolina has added some talent to its offensive line. Hartnell College's Branden Pena, a first-team Golden Coast All-Conference performer, has pledged to join the Pirates for the 2016 season. ... Thumbnail sketches...

Thumbnails: Class of 2016 | Class of 2017

 

BASEBALL

Pirates hold off Seahawks

GREENVILLE   East Carolina topped UNC-Wilmington 9-6 on Tuesday night after leading the Seahawks 8-1 through six innings at Clark-LeClair Stadium. The Pirates got a quality start from Jacob Wolfe before Joe Ingle picked up his fifth save. ... More...

 

BASEBALL

Pirates in for a close shave

The preliminaries are just about over. East Carolina plays host to UNC-Wilmington Tuesday night before finally entering league play in the American Athletic Conference. ... More from Brian Bailey...

MULTIMEDIA
Audio: The Brian Bailey Show

The Brian Bailey Show airs on Pirate Radio 1250 on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. Brian's guests this week were David Vaughn (Exceptional Community Baseball League), Melanie McCullough (ALS Association Jim Catfish Hunter Chapter) and WNCN sports anchor Todd Gibson: Replay show...

 

BASEBALL

Record-setting Tyler leads series win

GREENVILLE Eric Tyler set a school record with eight RBIs as East Carolina took a 13-0 win over Jacksonville at Clark-LeClair Stadium on Saturday. Jimmy Boyd started and pitched seven innings in the Pirates' second shutout of the season. ... More...

Next: UNC-Wilmington at ECU | Tuesday, 6:30 pm

BASEBALL

Jacksonville evens series

GREENVILLE   Jacksonville took the second matchup of its three-game nonconference series at East Carolina 8-6 on Friday night. The Dolphins (15-7) bounced back from a 6-3 loss to the Pirates (15-8) on Thursday night to force a deciding game in the series at 1 p.m. today. ... More...

BASEBALL

ECU takes opener with Jacksonville

GREENVILLE   East Carolina broke a tie score at 3 with a pair of runs in the sixth inning and went on to take a 6-3 win over Jacksonville on Thursday night in the opener of a three-game series at Clark-LeClair Stadium. ... More...

 

FOOTBALL

Pirates not alone in transition

Al MyattSpring football at East Carolina is a time of transition. A virtually new coaching staff is installing new systems and the Pirates are in the process of determining a starting quarterback. ... More from Al Myatt...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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GREENVILLE Houston took a 6-1 win at East Carolina on Sunday to keep East Carolina from sweeping a three-game American Athletic Conference series.

The Cougars (17-10, 1-2 AAC) scored three runs in the top of the second in support of winning pitcher Mitch Ullom (4-1), who went seven and one-third innings.

Ullom yielded a run in the third as Kirk Morgan singled, moved to second on a ground out by Turner Brown and came home on a hit to left by Parker Lamm.

The Pirates had seven hits off Ullom, who walked one and struck out four. Bubba Maxwell did not allow a hit over the last inning and two-thirds while walking one and striking out one.

Jacob Wolfe (3-3) went four and one-third innings for ECU (19-9, 2-1). He allowed seven hits and all of Houston's runs, three of which were earned. The hosts committed four errors. Wolfe walked two and had one strikeout.

Sam Lanier, Nick Durazo, Matt Bridges, Davis Kirkpatrick, Chris Holba and Denny Brady held the Cougars scoreless after the visitors scored twice in the fifth for a 6-1 lead.

Josh Vidales went 2-for-3 with three RBIs to lead Houston. Connor Hollis had a double and two RBIs for the Cougars.

Lamm and Dwanya Williams-Sutton each had two hits for the Pirates.

ECU starts a stretch of eight games on the road at Elon on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

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