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FOOTBALL RECRUITING

Rock Hill ties help ECU land Howard

Jerry Howard's formative years in football were spent playing the offensive and defensive lines because of his size. But instead of knocking opponents down as a blocker, Howard uses that heft to run foes over these days. ... More from Sammy Batten...

ECU football recruiting thumbnails: Class of 2017

 
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FOOTBALL

'B-Will,' 'Mags' back in new roles

Even if they are just graduate assistants, paying their dues and aspiring to work their way up the coaching ladder, there is a reassurance about seeing Damon Magazu and Brandon Williams listed with the East Carolina football roster. ... More from Al Myatt...

Pictured: East Carolina alums Brandon Williams, left, and Damon Magazu, right, left their marks on the field as stalwart players for the Pirates. Now they are impacting the program again as they make the transition into coaching as defensive graduate assistants. (W.A. Myatt photo)
 

FOOTBALL RECRUITING

Playmaking CB picks Pirates...

East Carolina gained a commitment on Saturday from Georgia Military College cornerback Marcus Holton. Holton established himself as a factor on the Georgia Military defense last season after first gaining the attention of FBS recruiters at Tallahassee (FL) Godby High School in 2014. Holton is the seventh player to make a pledge to the Pirates this month. ... Recruiting class of 2017 thumbnail sketches...

ECU recruiting class of 2107 thumbnail sketches...

 

FOOTBALL RECRUITING

Junior Day swayed Georgia guard

Connor Mills was always the big kid in the neighborhood who naturally gravitated to football and started playing the game at age five in local recreation leagues. ... More from Sammy Batten...

ECU recruiting class of 2107 thumbnail sketches...

 

FOOTBALL RECRUITING

Recruiting pace quickens for Pirates...

June is developing into a big month in East Carolina's drive to assemble its football recruiting class of 2017. ECU head coach Scottie Montgomery and staff have had success targeting talent in the Carolinas and Georgia, landing commitments from a stalwart running back, three stellar wide receivers and a pair of accomplished offensive linemen. ... Recruiting class of 2017 thumbnail sketches...

ECU recruiting class of 2107 thumbnail sketches...

 

BASEBALL

Godwin returns to routine

Al MyattThe drama of a walk-off win against the defending College World Series champions, the first Super Regional victory in East Carolina history and a job offer from Alabama are in the past for Pirates coach Cliff Godwin. ... More from Al Myatt...

 

BASKETBALL RECRUITING

Stellar guard picks Pirates

East Carolina coach Jeff Lebo won out in the reopened recruiting competition for Richmond (VA) John Marshall High School star Jeremy Carter-Sheppard. The three-star guard with solid credentials was the focus of a number of suitors after receiving his release from UCF last month. ... Recruiting class of 2016-17 thumbnail sketches...

ECU hoops recruiting thumbnails: Class of 2016-17...

 

FOOTBALL RECRUITING

Ties that bind lead QB to Greenville

A past connection formed in Durham has led to a future in Greenville for Buford, GA, quarterback Mic Roof. Roof is one of two outstanding football-playing sons of former Duke University head coach and defensive coordinator Ted Roof. ... More from Sammy Batten...

ECU football recruiting thumbnails: Class of 2017

 

BASEBALL

Omaha closer than it was

Never has an East Carolina baseball team gotten as close to a trip to Omaha. It will go down as the longest 90 feet in Pirate baseball history.  Saturday’s 3-1, 13-inning loss to Texas Tech in game two of the NCAA Lubbock Super Regional was simply a gut-wrenching marathon. ... More from Brian Bailey...

 
 
 
 
 

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