Al Myatt captured photos of commissioner Mike Aresco, ECU coach Mike Houston and Pirate players Alex Turner and Deondre Farrier during media sessions at the annual American Athletic Conference kickoff event on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Newport, RI.
NEWPORT, RI — There was good news for lobster lovers who ate to their content at the American Athletic Conference clambake adjacent to the waterfront at Gurney’s Resort on Goat Island on Monday night. Although the AAC is moving its offices to Dallas, league spokesman Chuck Sullivan indicated there are two years remaining on the… [ More… ]
Al Myatt captured this curated collection of photographs on Monday, July 15, 2019, the first day of the American Athletic Conference media kickoff in Newport, RI.
The American Athletic Conference has a little history with its annual football media kickoff at the luxury hotel on Goat Island in Newport, RI. The hotel used to be a Hyatt but has since become Gurney’s Resort. The room charge has stayed in the same $500-$600 a night range. The luxurious structure with scenic views… [ More… ]
East Carolina basketball coach Joe Dooley has been counting the days to the season opener at home against VMI on Nov. 5. He’s looking ahead, not so much like a child anticipates Christmas, but more like a contractor working to pull a building project together on schedule. With an influx of new players, there is… [ More… ]
His No. 9 has no particular significance for East Carolina kicker Jake Verity, who ranks 11th on the program’s career scoring list with 175 points as he heads into his junior season. “I was 98 my freshman year,” Verity said. “I didn’t really play much as a freshman, I’m such a skinny guy that 98… [ More… ]
East Carolina’s 14-1 and 12-0 Super Regional losses at Louisville were surprising. The Pirates spent a lot of energy coming through the losers bracket in the Greenville regional and did not perform on the same level that characterized ECU’s 2019 season. The crowd support that helped the Pirates the previous week at Clark-LeClair Stadium was… [ More… ]