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  • WOODWARD: Payne’s final stage

    February 28, 2016 - 10:25pm

    Jada Payne said during a recent interview that her goal when she transferred from La Salle to East Carolina after her freshman year was to leave the ECU women’s basketball program in a better position than when she first arrived in Greenville.

  • UVa. wins, avoids sweep

    February 28, 2016 - 10:24pm

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Adam Haseley rapped three hits and scored a pair of runs, and Tommy Doyle stifled East Carolina to two runs in seven-plus innings as No. 4 Virginia salvaged the Sunday baseball finale in a three-game series, 4-2.

  • Bulldogs split doubleheader

    By Nathan Summers | February 27, 2016 - 10:24pm

    WINTERVILLE — A few mid-game miscues helped to unravel a potential sweep by the Pitt Community College baseball team in its home openers on a sunny Saturday afternoon that quickly turned dark and chilly.

  • Cavs too much for Heels

    February 27, 2016 - 10:24pm

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Malcolm Brogdon scored 26 points and No. 3 Virginia used a 16-5 second-half run to break open a tie game and hold off No. 7 North Carolina 79-74 on Saturday night, the Cavaliers’ 19th consecutive home victory.

  • Pirates top Cavs again

    February 27, 2016 - 10:24pm

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Red-hot East Carolina got another strong outing from Jacob Wolfe, who allowed one run over six innings, and Luke Bolka drove in a career-high four runs to help ECU beat No. 4 Virginia 6-1 on Saturday afternoon.

  • Panthers, Jaguars remain in title chase

    By Jordan Anders | February 27, 2016 - 10:24pm

    BETHEL — North Pitt senior Dorian Sharp wasted little time putting her mark on her first game back from suspension Saturday night, scoring the first basket of the Panthers’ game against Bunn.

  • Anders: New era begins

    February 27, 2016 - 10:24pm

    If last Sunday was all about the ceremonial start to NASCAR season, today is all about the start of NASCAR’s “real” season.

  • Peele: McConnell acquires courses

    February 27, 2016 - 10:24pm

    Members of Brook Valley Country Club have membership privilege at two more McConnell golf courses.

  • ECU rally falls short

    By Tony Castleberry | February 27, 2016 - 4:29pm

    Rarely has a starting five been depended on more than during East Carolina’s basketball game against Cincinnati on Saturday.

  • ROUNDUP: PCC prepares for tourney

    February 26, 2016 - 10:24pm

    Pitt Community College did not have a basketball game on Friday night but the Bulldogs still could be found in their home gym at the Coburn Center.

  • Rested Bearcats visit Greenville

    By Tony Castleberry | February 26, 2016 - 10:24pm

    East Carolina is taking on some rested teams during the late February-early March portion of its basketball schedule.

  • Heels in marquee matchup

    By Hank Kurz Jr. | February 26, 2016 - 10:23pm

    Tony Bennett got to see what a packed and raucous John Paul Jones Arena looked like not long after he took the coaching job at Virginia seven years ago, though the crowd had nothing to do with Cavaliers basketball.

  • Outstanding opener for ECU

    February 26, 2016 - 9:31pm

    East Carolina started strong, and closed even better Friday night at No. 4 Virginia, scoring once in the top of the ninth inning and three times in the 10th for an 8-5 victory in the first game of a big early-season baseball series against the defending national champion Cavaliers.

  • Three playoff teams remain

    February 25, 2016 - 10:25pm

    J.H. Rose’s winning formula against South Central continued in the two rivals’ most important meeting yet.

  • Pirates travel to No. 4 Cavs

    By Ronnie Woodward | February 25, 2016 - 10:24pm

    Pitcher Evan Kruczynski, coach Cliff Godwin and East Carolina are confident heading into this weekend’s baseball series at defending national champion Virginia.

  • Bullpen ready for Cavaliers

    By Ronnie Woodward | February 24, 2016 - 10:25pm

    There was some concern with the East Carolina bullpen heading into baseball season, mainly because closer Joe Ingle and lead setup man Nick Durazo were limited in the preseason because of arm soreness.

  • Big night for Payne, ECU

    February 24, 2016 - 10:24pm

    Jada Payne moved into her likely final position on East Carolina’s all-time scoring list, and the ECU women’s basketball team won 77-55 at Cincinnati on Wednesday night for the Pirates’ second win since Jan. 20 and their largest margin of victory since Nov. 20.

  • Pirates end six-game slide

    February 24, 2016 - 10:24pm

    For the second time this season, East Carolina’s basketball team snapped a six-game losing streak by winning on the road.

  • No. 1 ’Nova falls at Xavier

    February 24, 2016 - 10:23pm

    CINCINNATI — J.P. Macura got Xavier rolling with 19 points off the bench, and freshman point guard Edmond Sumner had 19 points and nine assists as fifth-ranked Xavier got the win that had eluded it, knocking off top-ranked Villanova 90-83 on Wednesday night.

  • Heels handle Wolfpack

    By Aaron Beard | February 24, 2016 - 10:23pm

    RALEIGH — Brice Johnson had 22 points and 11 rebounds to help No. 7 North Carolina beat North Carolina State 80-68 on Wednesday night.

  • SHR leaving Chevrolet

    By Jenna Fryer | February 24, 2016 - 10:23pm

    CHARLOTTE — In a bid to strengthen its NASCAR roster, Ford pulled off a surprising coup Wednesday by snagging Stewart-Haas Racing away from Chevrolet.

  • Trio seeks redemption

    By Doug Ferguson | February 24, 2016 - 10:23pm

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — A missed tee shot by Rickie Fowler. A missed putt by Phil Mickelson. A missed opportunity for Rory McIlroy.

  • Pirates hope to halt slide

    February 23, 2016 - 10:39pm

    East Carolina’s basketball team will have to beat Tulane tonight in order to avoid the longest losing streak of the Jeff Lebo coaching era.

  • Local teams moving on

    February 23, 2016 - 10:25pm

    BETHEL — Already down two starters, the North Pitt girls’ basketball team will now have to try to make it to the third round of the state playoffs without its head coach.

  • ECU gets 4th straight win

    By Ronnie Woodward | February 23, 2016 - 8:00pm

    After guiding East Carolina baseball to a victory on opening day last Friday, pitcher Evan Kruczynski said that he hopes the next time he takes the mound will be against Virginia and the Pirates with a 4-0 record.


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