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Right answers seal deal with QB

Reid Herring headed to Greenville last weekend ready to make a verbal commitment to play for the East Carolina Pirates. But first the Raleigh, NC, quarterback had two questions to ask ECU's new offensive coordinator, Dave Nichol. ... More from Sammy Batten...



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Pirates take series in 10th

STORRS, CT — Garrett Brooks walked in the top of the 10th inning and later scored on a sacrifice fly by Eric Tyler as the Pirates took an American Athletic Conference series with a 4-3 win at Connecticut on Sunday. ... More...

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Class of 2016 starts with QB

Raleigh Millbrook quarterback Reid Herring has committed to pursue his college football career at East Carolina. The three-star recruit fielded offers from Boston College and Miami before opting to become the first member of ECU's recruiting class of 2016. ... Thumbnail sketch...



Depleted Pirates conclude spring

GREENVILLE — There were some conspicuous absences as East Carolina finished spring football with its Purple-Gold game at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Coach Ruffin McNeill noted that the mother of defensive coordinator and secondary Rick Smith had passed away. ... More...

Pictured: Defensive back Travis Phillips goes up over Steve Baggett for an interception in East Carolina's annual intra-squad spring game on Saturday afternoon. [W.A. Myatt photo]

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UConn evens series

STORRS, CT — Connecticut evened its American Athletic Conference series with East Carolina by taking a 7-3 win on Saturday. The deciding game of the series is at noon today. The Huskies came back from a 7-3 loss to the Pirates on Friday by scoring three runs in the third inning and maintaining the lead the rest of the way. ... More...



Fast start lifts ECU

STORRS, CT — East Carolina scored four runs with two out in the first inning and the Pirates went on to a 7-3 American Athletic Conference win at Connecticut on Friday afternoon. ... More...



Pirates turn the page

Al MyattThe Purple-Gold football game at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium at 2:30 p.m. Saturday culminates spring practice for East Carolina. The Pirates have moved on from their first season in the American Athletic Conference to prepare for year two in the AAC. ... More from Al Myatt...



Lamm sends Pirates past ODU

NORFOLK — Pinch hitter Parker Lamm of East Carolina doubled to score two runs with two out in the top of the eighth inning and lift the Pirates to a 4-2 nonconference win at Old Dominion on Wednesday. ... More...



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