Police obtained DNA samples from two people charged in the revenge slaying of a former East Carolina University football player, Anthony Domonique Lennon, in the parking lot of Raleigh’s Bahama Breeze restaurant.
For a quarter, the East Carolina Pirates football team recaptured what it once was, and perhaps could be again. And then it showed just how far away it is at this point in losing to Virginia Tech on Saturday at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium in Greenville, NC.
ECU chancellor Cecil P. Staton sent out a memorandum to the ECU community on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, encouraging the fans to support the football team and resist the temptation to lash out on social media. The Pirates have started 0-2.
The East Carolina swimming and diving program was suspended after an alleged hazing incident on Aug. 25, 2017. After an investigation, ECU spokesperson Tom McClellan says the programs were reinstated and the incident didn’t involve hazing.
East Carolina University announced that it has concluded its investigation into its swimming and diving program, and the program will not face disciplinary action. However, individual students could face discipline.
Cardon Johnson ran for two touchdowns and a career-best 265 yards, the Dukes rushed for 422 total yards and James Madison beat East Carolina 34-14 in Saturday’s opener to extend its win streak to 13 straight.