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ECU Takes Series With 2-1 Victory

ECU Takes Series With 2-1 Victory

GREENVILLE, N.C. March 3, 2012 – Philip Clark’s sac fly in the seventh inning plated Jay Cannon for the go ahead run giving No. 30 East Carolina (7-2) a 2-1 win over Stony Brook (4-2) Saturday night at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium. With the win the Pirates claim the weekend series and will look for their second weekend sweep of the young season. Box Score: Box Score l Live Chat Replay With the game tied at one, Cannon led off the frame with a double down the right field line and took third on Tim Younger’s ground out to second. Clark stepped into the box and sent a first pitch offering from Brandon McNitt (1-1) to center scoring Cannon and […]

North Carolina Symphony Accepting Nominations for Maxine Swalin Award for Outstanding Music Educator

North Carolina Symphony Accepting Nominations for Maxine Swalin Award for Outstanding Music Educator

Deadline to Submit: May 1 RALEIGH, N.C.—Nominations are currently being accepted for a pair of esteemed educator awards presented annually by the North Carolina Symphony, the orchestra announced today. North Carolina students, parents, colleagues and community members can recommend their local music teacher for the 2012 Maxine Swalin Award for Outstanding Music Educator and Jackson Parkhurst Award for Special Achievement now through Tuesday, May 1. Download the application to nominate a local music teacher who has made a difference under “Competitions Awards” at www.ncsymphony.org/educationprograms or contact Symphony Director of Education Jessica Myers at jmyers@ncsymphony.org or 919.789.5461. One application applies to both awards. The Maxine Swalin Award for Outstanding Music Educator celebrates a North Carolina music teacher who makes a lasting […]

Pirates Top Tulane To Earn No. 10 Seed At C-USA Tournament

Pirates Top Tulane To Earn No. 10 Seed At C-USA Tournament

East Carolina 66, Tulane 49 Pirate Basketball Central Basketball Home | Season Statistics | Roster | Fact Book | ECU All-Access – Watch the games online! | Conference USA Basketball | NCAA Basketball Box Score Box Score | 2012 C-USA Men’s Basketball Championship Bracket From wire and staff reports GREENVILLE, N.C. March 3, 2012 – Maurice Kemp recorded a double-double and Darrius Morrow had 19 points as East Carolina beat Tulane 66-49 on Saturday in the regular season finale for both teams. With the victory, the Pirates earned the No. 10 seed at the 2012 Conference USA Men’s Basketball Championship tournament and will play seventh-seeded Rice Wednesday at 1 p.m. EST at the FedExForum in Memphis. Kemp finished with 22 […]

ECU Faces Indiana And No. 11 Stanford Sunday

ECU Faces Indiana And No. 11 Stanford Sunday

March 3, 2012 and     East Carolina Games 16-17: Indiana and No. 11 Stanford Sunday, March 4 | 2:15 and 4:30 p.m. ET Fullerton, Calif. (Anderson Family Field) Indiana Listen Live (Free broadcast) | Indiana Gametracker | Stanford Gametracker | Live Chat | Mobile Live Chat EAST CAROLINA PIRATES Record 7-8 Saturday Results L, 11-3 No. 2 California (5 innings); L, 4-2 Northwestern Game Notes East Carolina DeMarini Invitational Notes Statistics 2012 Stats INDIANA HOOSIERS Record 8-10 Saturday Results W, 7-5 Florida International; L, 4-1 Southern Miss Game Notes Indiana DeMarini Invitational Notes Statistics 2012 Stats No. 11 STANFORD CARDINAL Record 16-3 Saturday Result W, 10-0 Florida International (5 innings) Game Notes Stanford DeMarini Invitational Notes Statistics 2012 Stats […]

McDowell County Library to Display Civil War Sesquicentennial Photography Exhibit

McDowell County Library to Display Civil War Sesquicentennial Photography Exhibit

RALEIGH – Determination, commitment and pride are among many characteristics of North Carolinians depicted in the Freedom, Sacrifice, Memory: Civil War Sesquicentennial Photography Exhibit. The exhibit commemorates the role North Carolina played in the Civil War (1861-1865), a defining period in United States history. It will visit the McDowell County Public Library, March 2-29. “The Civil War was the first war widely covered with photography.  The Freedom, Sacrifice, Memory exhibit provides images of historic figures, artifacts, and documents that brought the reality of the war from the battlefront to the home front, then and now,” explains Deputy Secretary Dr. Jeffrey Crow of the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources. Images gathered from the State Archives, the N.C. Museum of History, and […]

Pirates Fall To No. 2 California

Pirates Fall To No. 2 California

FULLERTON, Calif. March 3, 2012 – A seven-run third inning propelled the nation’s No. 2 team to an 11-3 victory as California topped East Carolina during the Pirates’ first game of the DeMarini Invitational. Breana Kostreba drove in three runs and four players each scored twice for the Golden Bears (15-0). ECU’s three runs were tied for the second most Cal has given up this season and the most surrendered by All-America Valerie Arioto. Box Score | Box Score in PDF Format Live Chat Replay Photo Gallery Sophomores Jordan Lewis and Alex Fieldhouse provided the ECU offense as Lewis hit a two-run home run and Fieldhouse an RBI-single. Pirate freshman Courtney Smith (2-4) retired the first six Cal batters she faced, […]

Civil War Cannon Returns to N.C. for 150th Anniversary of Battle of New Bern

Civil War Cannon Returns to N.C. for 150th Anniversary of Battle of New Bern

RALEIGH, NC – A Confederate cannon seized by the 21st Regiment Mass. Volunteer Infantry during the Battle of New Bern on March 14, 1862, has returned to North Carolina for the 150th anniversary of the battle. The six-pounder bronze cannon tube is on exhibit at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh until June 2015. Admission is free. At the outbreak of the Civil War, the cannon was issued to Company C, 10th N.C. State Troops (the Charlotte Artillery), which was sent to defend New Bern. A week after the battle, Union Gen. Ambrose Burnside ordered that the cannon be presented to the 21st Regiment, who in turn voted to give it to Amherst College in Massachusetts as a memorial […]

California Bound

California Bound

March 2, 2012 by Cicely Lopez Junior infielder/outfielder Part two of four Photo Gallery Spring break is finally here. We’re finally in California. Ever since I knew we were going to play in the Cal State Fullerton tournament, it has been so exciting. I was so antsy on that plane ride yesterday. It took forever. Luckily, I slept most of the way out here. I had an accounting test Thursday morning that I had to take and stayed up late Wednesday night studying for it. We had weights Thursday at 6 a.m., so I took full advantage of the time to sleep on the plane. But I got an A on the test, so the preparing paid off. When we […]

March Events at Tryon Palace

March Events at Tryon Palace

The Piedmont Blues Show featuring Lightnin’ Wells and Jon Shain Cullman Performance Hall - Friday, March 2, 8 p.m. Lightnin’ Wells and Jon Shain, two of North Carolina’s most pre-eminent Piedmont Blues performers will make a rare concert appearance together Friday, March 2, at Tryon Palace. Lightnin’ Wells is recognized as one of today’s most talented and knowledgeable performers of Piedmont fingerstyle guitar playing, which thrived in North Carolina during the depression era. Veteran singer-songwriter Jon Shain combines improvised Piedmont blues with bluegrass, swing and ragtime. Presented by the Down East Folk Arts Society in the Tryon Palace Performing Arts Series. Media sponsorship is provided by Public Radio East. For more information, click here or call (252) 633-6444. Civil War Weekend Commemoration of the 150th Anniversary […]

Pirates Close Out The Regular Season At Tulane

Pirates Close Out The Regular Season At Tulane

March 3, 2012 vs.    East Carolina vs. Tulane March 3, 2012 | 8 p.m. EST New Orleans, La. TV: None Watch | Live Stats | Game Notes | Tickets | Gameday Central MEDIA INFORMATION Date March 3, 2012 Location New Orleans, La. Tickets Online Ticket Center TV None Live Video ECU All-Access  Radio Pirate IMG Sports Network Live Stats Gametracker Game Notes East Carolina Twitter @ECUPirateHoops EAST CAROLINA PIRATES Record 13-15, 4-11 C-USA Last Game Defeated Marshall, 69-68 (ot) Head Coach Jeff Lebo (North Carolina, 1989) Career: 242-187 (13th season) ECU Record: 31-31 (2nd season) TULANE GREEN WAVE Record 15-14, 3-12 C-USA Last Game Lost to Houston, 82-53 Head Coach Ed Conroy (The Citadel, 1989) Career Record: 118-164 (9th […]