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Former JuCo Teammates Seeking To Fill Secondary Voids

Former JuCo Teammates Seeking To Fill Secondary Voids

March 29, 2012 by Sam Hickman ECUPirates.com Despite attending schools less than 15 miles apart, Adonis Armstrong and Godfrey Thompson didn’t know each other until the final year of their prep careers. Fast forward three years and you’d be hard-pressed to find one without the other. After graduation from high school, both went on to play football at Hinds Community College – a junior college in Raymond, Mississippi, located just outside the state capital of Jackson. Shortly thereafter, they formed an impenetrable bond. When the coaches needed Armstrong, they tracked down Thompson. And if they couldn’t locate Thompson? Somebody call Adonis. I need to speak with Godfrey. “We became best friends,” Thompson said – a statement verified by Armstrong as […]

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort April-May Calendar

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort April-May Calendar

-ONGOING- Temporary Exhibit: “Watched by Sound and Sea: Occupied Beaufort, 1862” Learn how the Civil War transformed a quiet coastal town into a hub of Union naval activity. On display now. Sailing Lessons By appointment only, call for prices and details. Learn how to sail! Pick from traditional boat handling, adult, or family sailing lessons. $70-$210. Museum members receive a 10% discount. Call (252) 728-2762. -APRIL- Brown Bag Gam: “Diamond Lady, The Cape Lookout Lighthouse” Wednesday, April 11, noon Pack a snack and meet at the Museum during your lunch hour for a free informal presentation. “The Diamond Lady” has stood watch over her section of the North Carolina coast for generations without batting an eyelash.  She has watched fisherman, […]

Dare County High Schools Open Art Show at Roanoke Island Festival Park

Dare County High Schools Open Art Show at Roanoke Island Festival Park

ROANOKE ISLAND – Join Roanoke Island Festival Park in celebrating the art of Dare County high school students at their annual show April 4- 28 in the Art Gallery. High schools participating include First Flight, Cape Hatteras and Manteo. Students from the three schools will showcase work, which includes student assignments as well as individual creations. An opening reception will be held on April 20 from 6-8 p.m. Both events are free. Hours are Mon-Fri 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ( except for April 21.) The student’s art and crafts come in a wide variety of mediums including painting, drawing, collage and mixed media, woodwork, fiber art, stained glass and photography. Generally […]

ECU Earns Shortened 4-0 Victory Over Davidson

ECU Earns Shortened 4-0 Victory Over Davidson

GREENVILLE, N.C. March 24, 2012 – East Carolina used three straight-set singles wins and an abbreviated doubles sweep to record a 4-0 non-conference victory over Davidson Saturday morning at the ECU Indoor Facility. The Lady Pirates (7-11) quickly extended a 1-0 lead after doubles play by capturing three singles matches in convincing fashion. Neena Wanko and Renata Bakieva cruised to 6-0, 6-1 and 6-4, 6-1 wins over Katharine Dicconson and Nisha Crouser at the No. 3 and No. 2 positions, respectively. Yilian Zhang followed with a 6-1, 6-3 defeat of Catherine Wood at No. 4 to clinch the team triumph. Danielle Terpko and Zhang led 1-0 in a No. 1 doubles meeting against Stephani Synn and Crouser before the Davidson […]

No. 19 UCF Takes Series From No. 25 ECU, 10-6

No. 19 UCF Takes Series From No. 25 ECU, 10-6

ORLANDO, Fla. March 24, 2012 – Alex Friedrich posted a team-best four hits and was one of three players to belt home runs as No. 19 UCF (19-5, 2-0) claimed the opening weekend series from No. 25 East Carolina (15-7, 0-2) Saturday afternoon at Jay Bergman Field, 10-6. Box Score l Live Chat Replay Trailing 6-5 going to the bottom of the fifth, Friedrich and Ryan Breen each belted solo home runs putting UCF up 7-6, a lead they would not relinquish. The Knights would tack on an additional run in the seventh and a pair in the eighth for a 10-6 victory. For the second-straight day, the Pirates got on the board early scoring four runs in the second […]

Sunday’s ECU-UCF Game to Air Nationally on Fox Sports Net

Sunday’s ECU-UCF Game to Air Nationally on Fox Sports Net

ORLANDO, Fla. March 24, 2012 – When No. 25 East Carolina (15-7, 0-2) and No. 19 UCF (19-5, 2-0) meet Sunday afternoon for the final game of the Conference USA opening series, the contest will be televised nationally on Fox Sports Net. First pitch from Jay Bergman Field at the UCF baseball complex is at 1 p.m. (EST). In the North Carolina, the game will air on Fox Sports South. Here is the list of additional live clearances: Fox Sports Arizona Fox Sports Detroit Fox Sports Houston Fox Sports Ohio Fox Sports South Fox Sports Southwest Prime Ticket Comcast Mid-Atlantic ROOT Sports (Pittsburgh) ROOT Sports (Rocky Mountain) Te game will also air later on: Fox Sports Houston (Monday, 1 a.m. […]

Pirates Go For Sweep Sunday

Pirates Go For Sweep Sunday

March 24, 2012 at     East Carolina Game 30: UTEP Sunday, March 25 | 12:00 p.m. ET Greenville, N.C. (ECU Softball Stadium) Watch Live | Gametracker | Live Chat | Mobile Live Chat EAST CAROLINA PIRATES Record 12-17, 2-3 C-USA Game Notes East Carolina Notes Statistics 2012 Stats UTEP MINERS Record 12-20, 2-6 C-USA Statistics 2012 Stats PIRATE SOFTBALL CENTRAL Gameday Central 2012 Fact Book 2012 Roster C-USA Softball NCAA Softball GREENVILLE, N.C. – East Carolina (12-17, 2-3 C-USA) goes for its first sweep of the Conference USA season Sunday with a 12:00 p.m. contest against UTEP (12-20, 2-6 C-USA). Saturday, the Pirates topped the Miners twice, recording a 12-4 victory in five innings and using three runs in […]

Toby Keith with special guest Brantley Gilbert coming to Raleigh & Charlotte

Toby Keith with special guest Brantley Gilbert coming to Raleigh & Charlotte

Proceed to Party!!! TOBY KEITH’S Live In Overdrive Tour Presented by Ford F-Series   Special Guest: Brantley Gilbert   Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion Raleigh – July 15 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte – Saturday August 25 Tickets on sale Friday, March 30 at 10am SPECIAL OFFERS: *ticket prices do not include parking and applicable fees TICKETS AVAILABLE AT LIVENATION.COM, THE HARDEE’S THICKBURGER BOX OFFICE AT THE VENUES, SELECT WAL-MART STORES, TICKETMASTER, OR CHARGE BY PHONE 800-745-3000 For more information go to www.livenation.com.   # # #       About Live Nation Entertainment: Live Nation Entertainment is the world’s leading live entertainment and eCommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Front Line Management Group and Live […]

ABBA The Concert At the Koka Booth Amphitheatre

ABBA The Concert At the Koka Booth Amphitheatre

ABBA THE CONCERT Come Dance * Come Sing Having the Time of Your Life at the Official ABBA Celebration! Performing Over 20 of ABBA’s Greatest Hits and featuring members of the original ABBA Band! Sold-out shows at the famous Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles (15,000 people) Highland Saturday · August 11· 8 p.m.   Tickets on Sale Friday, March 30 at noon ~$25/General Admission Lawn, $40/Reserved & Tables Lawn price increases to $30 Day of Show~ Tickets can be purchased at Booth Amphitheatre (Tuesday- Friday, Noon – 6 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.) or through etix.com. By phone call (800) 514-3849 Etix hours: Monday-Friday/ 9 a.m.-8 p.m. EST Saturday/10 a.m. – 8 p.m. EST & Sunday/12 p.m. – […]

Pirates Tied For Second At Pinehurst Challenge

Pirates Tied For Second At Pinehurst Challenge

Pinehurst, N.C. March 20, 2012 – The East Carolina women’s golf team fired rounds of 289 and 297 during the first day of the Pinehurst Challenge and are currently tied for second place with 18 holes remaining. The two-day, 54-hole event is being held at the Pinehurst No. 6 golf course. The Pirates are led by freshman Emily Eng, who shot rounds of 67 and 75 for a 2-under 142 and is tied for second place. Her opening round of 67, which consisted of a 33 on the front nine and 34 on the back, set a personal-best round. Fellow classmate Katie Kirk (73-74) is tied for 13th at 3-over 147, while sophomore Fanny Wolte (71-77) is tied for 23rd […]

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