New East Carolina pitching coach Jason Dietrich has a lot going for him — a trip to the College World Series, an award from Collegiate Baseball as Pitching Coach of the Year and professional playing experience. He boarded the Pirate ship on August 1 after helping teams at UC-Irvine, Cal State Fullerton and Oregon to… [ More… ]
With wins in five of the last six games, including a 62-59 American Athletic Conference victory over visiting South Florida on Tuesday night, East Carolina (7-8, 1-1 AAC) will take some momentum into its league matchup with Southern Methodist (12-2, 2-0) in Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum on Saturday at 2 p.m. (ESPNU). USF had… [ More… ]
Life changed abruptly for Jeff Lebo when he resigned as East Carolina basketball coach early in the 2017-18 season. He has recently filled a void in his life by becoming an assistant coach for the Greensboro Swarm, the G League affiliate of the NBA’s Charlotte Hornets. “My good friend and teammate, Joe Wolf, is the… [ More… ]
GREENVILLE — East Carolina announced a recruiting class of 25 players on Wednesday. The incoming group is heavy on defensive linemen with seven and defensive backs with five. The newcomers include 23 freshman and two junior college defensive ends, Henry Garrison and Elijah Robinson, who will be enrolling in January along with eight freshmen. Several… [ More… ]
East Carolina football coach Mike Houston met with the news media on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, to discuss the Pirates’ early signing day class.
East Carolina put together strong efforts against nationally-ranked Cincinnati and Southern Methodist when the Pirates still had a shot at bowl eligibility in 2019, but the disappointment of the near-misses has its silver lining. Had ECU gotten a bowl bid, the coaching staff would have had to juggle its time and energy to prepare for… [ More… ]
East Carolina improved its size and talent level with 11 new players entering the basketball program, but the personnel makeover has yet to produce significant results. The Pirates took a 4-game losing streak into exam break and are 2-7 overall with four home games coming up. Pirates coach Joe Dooley was an assistant at Kansas… [ More… ]