East Carolina announced Friday that Phillip Wood, the associate executive director for NC State’s Wolfpack Club, would serve as its executive editor of the Pirate Club. Wood has worked for the Wolfpack Club for the past 15 years.
East Carolina University is mourning former Pirates football player Anthony Domonique Lennon, 24, who was killed in a Raleigh shooting. His high school teammates started a GoFundMe for his son’s college fund.
New Oklahoma football coach Lincoln Riley joined Ruffin McNeill’s staff as East Carolina’s offensive coordinator when he was just 26 years old in 2010. After five years leading an offense featuring Shane Carden and Justin Hardy and two years leading Oklahoma’s offense, he is replacing Bob Stoops as head coach.
When the high school baseball season began, ECU recruit MacKenzie Gore was ranked by Baseball America as the 38th best draft-eligible prospect in the country, meaning he likely would have been selected in Monday’s Major League Baseball Draft either late in the first round or early in the second. Now he could be a top-five pick.
The eighth-seeded Pirates (32-27) got a 4-0 win to eliminate top-seeded Central Florida (40-20) on Saturday at Spectrum Field, in Clearwater, Fla., their third straight tournament win over an opponent that swept them in the regular season.
VIDEO: ECU football coach Scottie Montgomery visits player Kiante Anderson’s mom at work to present a Mother’s Day gift. When she opened the envelope, she couldn’t believe her eyes, which quickly filled with tears of joy.
NC State cornerback Jack Tocho went to the Minnesota Vikings in the seventh round of the NFL draft, No. 245 overall, and then seven picks later, finally, running back Matt Dayes on Saturday, April 29, 2017.
Video: Wednesday evening, ECU’s baseball team surprised Rhettec Galaska, 11, with a mock signing day and press conference, introducing him as the latest player to sign. He received his own No. 1 jersey with his last name on the back. Rhettec was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin Lymphoma when he was 8.
Wednesday evening, ECU’s baseball team surprised Rhettec Galaska, 11, with a mock signing day and press conference, introducing him as the latest player to sign. He received his own No. 1 jersey with his last name on the back. Rhettec was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin Lymphoma when he was 8.