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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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DRAKE  ANNOUNCES 27 CITY NORTH AMERICAN AMPHITHEATRE TOUR

DRAKE ANNOUNCES 27 CITY NORTH AMERICAN AMPHITHEATRE TOUR

DRAKE ANNOUNCES 27 CITY NORTH AMERICAN AMPHITHEATRE TOUR Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte Saturday May 19 Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion Raleigh – May 22   Multi-Platinum selling, Grammy® nominated recording artist Drake today announced a 27-city U.S. amphitheatre run of The Club Paradise Tour in support of his critically acclaimed album TAKE CARE. J. Cole, Waka Flocka Flame, Meek Mill, 2 Chainz and French Montana will support. The Live Nation promoted tour kicks off May 7th in Concord, CA at Sleep Train Pavilion at Concord.   DRAKE will play Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte on Saturday May 19 & Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion Raleigh on May 22. Tickets go on sale Saturday March 31 at 10am at LiveNation.com, the Hardee’s […]

Tickets Available For 29th Annual Pigskin Pigout Party, Spring Game

Tickets Available For 29th Annual Pigskin Pigout Party, Spring Game

Official Pig-Out Page GREENVILLE, N.C. March 21, 2012 – Tickets for the 29th Annual Great Pirate Purple/Gold Pigskin Pig-Out Party are now available. The traditional event, set for April 11-15 and sponsored by Trade-Wilco Hess, is highlighted by East Carolina’s spring football game at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium on Saturday, April 14. Other features include a golf tournament, barbecue, live entertainment, kids’ games, the famous Pig Cookin’ Contest and the return of a carnival and fireworks. Additionally, a Pigskin Pig-Out Cornhole Tournament and an ECU alumni football game and swim meet will be introduced for the first time this year. Meal plates, which includes award-winning Eastern Carolina-style barbecue, sides and a drink, and football game tickets can be purchased through ECU’s Online […]

No. 25 ECU Tops No. 11 N.C. State On The Diamond, 6-5

No. 25 ECU Tops No. 11 N.C. State On The Diamond, 6-5

GREENVILLE, N.C. March 20, 2012 – Philip Clark laced an RBI single to right field in the bottom of the sixth to break a four-all tie and No. 25 East Carolina (15-4) held off a late rally by No. 11 N.C. State (15-4) on Tuesday night to claim a 6-5 victory at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium. Box Score l Live Chat Replay l Post-Game Interviews and Highlights After relieving freshman Jeff Hoffman, who made his first career start, junior Andy Smithmyer (2-0) threw three scoreless innings of relief allowing just one hit while fanning five batters earning his second win of the season out of the bullpen. Drew Reynolds preserved the victory for the Pirates posting his team and Conference […]

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