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Swashbuckling Fun – Pirate Makes Appearance During Museum Program

Swashbuckling Fun – Pirate Makes Appearance During Museum Program

PIRATE MAKES APPEARANCE DURING MUSEUM PROGRAM Calling all buccaneers ages 5 to 8! Meet a pirate and challenge him to a sword fight. Listen to tales of infamous seafarers, such as Blackbeard, Calico Jack and Anne Bonney, and make a seaworthy craft during the program Pirates, Ahoy! at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh on Saturday, July 26, from10 a.m. to noon. This seafaring, swashbuckling fun is$10 per child and $8 for N.C. Museum of History Associates members. Registration is required; call 919-807-7992 to reserve a spot. An adult must accompany the child. Kids can participate in solo sword “fights” with pirate re-enactor Wes Caudill. In these duels, they will use swords they make from foam pool toys that […]

July Programs at N.C. Museum of History

July Programs at N.C. Museum of History

RALEIGH, NC June 9, 2014 – Before air-conditioning, North Carolinians had innovative ways to survive summer’s sizzling heat: iceboxes, swimming holes and other cool comforts. In July at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh, two children’s programs will focus on old-fashioned ways folks used to beat the heat. Adults can take advantage of a variety of July programs, such as History à la Carte: Making the Twin City. During this lunchtime lecture, hear about the formation of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. July’s Artist at Work will be Andy Sterlen, a self-taught tailor who re-creates clothing from the Georgian, Victorian and early Edwardian eras (1750s-1920s). Watch him make an 18th-century gentleman’s coat. Mark your calendar for all this and more […]

ECU Concludes Season with 3-0 Loss at UTEP

ECU Concludes Season with 3-0 Loss at UTEP

Beasley finishes career with 1,410 digs to rank second all-time Box Score | Box Score | Play-By-Play EL PASO, TX November 17, 2013 -Senior outside hitter Whitney Campbell led the East Carolina offense with 13 kills, but it wasn’t enough as ECU suffered a 3-0 [28-30, 20-25, 23-25] sweep at UTEP to end the season. In the final match of the year, all five seniors earned the start as the Pirates concluded the season with a 13-19 overall record and a 3-11 Conference USA mark as they just missed the conference tournament. Campbell was the only Pirate to finish with double-figure kills. She also added seven digs, three total blocks and an assist. Senior opposite Nicole Willis recorded nine kills, while […]

Jada Payne Leads East Carolina Past Loyola, 68-47

Jada Payne Leads East Carolina Past Loyola, 68-47

Box Score |  Photo Gallery  Box Score | Play-By-Play | Post-Game Quotes GREENVILLE, NC November 17, 2013 – Redshirt sophomore Jada Payne poured in a career-high 26 points to help lift East Carolina over Loyola (Md.), 68-47, on Sunday afternoon. The Pirates used a balanced offense and a stout defense to improve to 4-0 on the year, while the Greyhounds dropped to 0-3. Payne, who has recorded back-to-back 20-point performances, led the offensive attack with a game-high 26 points while shooting 66.7-percent (8-for-12) from the field, 83.3-percent (5-for-6) from three-point range and a perfect 5-for-5 from the charity stripe. The Hickory, N.C., native also added seven rebounds, and a steal in the contest. Redshirt junior guard Abria Trice contributed nine points, […]

ECU Pirates Set To Open NIT Against Norfolk State

ECU Pirates Set To Open NIT Against Norfolk State

ECU Opens NIT Tip-Off Against Norfolk State East Carolina is making its first appearance in the NIT Tip-Off Monday against the Norfolk State Spartans at approximately 9:30 p.m. at Duke’s Cameron Indoor Stadium. The winner will advance to play the winner of the Duke-UNC Asheville game on Tuesday. The Pirates have won eight straight games dating back to last season, the second longest streak in the nation behind Louisville (19) and one game in front of Baylor (who host Louisiana-Lafayette Sunday). The eight-game winning streak is the longest in school history as a Division I member and its longest since the 1955-56 season. ECU is looking to open the season 4-0 for the second straight season and for the just […]

ECU Concludes Home Stand with Loyola on Sunday

ECU Concludes Home Stand with Loyola on Sunday

The Pirates and Greyhounds tip off at 2 p.m. on November 17 Game 4: Loyola (Md.) at East Carolina Date Sunday, Nov. 17 Time 2:00 p.m. (ET) Location Greenville, N.C. | Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum Live Game Coverage Gametracker (Live Stats) | Live Video Game Notes East Carolina 2013-14 Women’s Basketball Statistics East Carolina | Loyola ECU Women’s Basketball Central Gameday Central | Roster | Fact Book Conference USA Women’s Basketball NCAA Women’s Basketball GREENVILLE, NC November 16, 2013 The Game East Carolina plays host to Loyola (Maryland) on Sunday, November 17. The Pirates and the Greyhounds will tip-off at 2 p.m. at Williams Arena inside Minges Coliseum. Fans who bring their ECU Football ticket stub from the Saturday, November […]

ECU Seniors Lead Pirates To Victory, 63-14

ECU Seniors Lead Pirates To Victory, 63-14

Cooper And Wiggins Score Three TDs On Senior Day Final Stats |  Photo Gallery  By Bill Woodward ECUPirates.com Final Stats l ECU Post-Game Notes l Post-Game Quotes l Highlights and Interviews GREENVILLE, NC November 16, 2013 – East Carolina’s football team set up a one-game showdown at Marshall in two weeks for a divisional title and a berth in the Conference USA championship game with a dominant performance Saturday on Senior Day against UAB. The Pirates rolled up a season-high 625 yards of total offense, 278 of it on the ground, their highest rushing total for the season, to rout the Blazers 63-14 at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. Since a triple-overtime loss at Tulane, the Pirates have run off four-straight C-USA victories to improve […]

Top-15 Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium Memorable Games Countdown

Top-15 Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium Memorable Games Countdown

Greenville, NC November 12, 2013 – During a recent vote this summer celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium, members of the Pirate Nation picked their Top-15 Memorable Games in school history. Following each home game this season, where three games will be revealed each day on the video board, Pirate fans can comeback to ECUPirates.com to read the full game recaps each Tuesday (after a home game) as we countdown to the top game. Below are games 4-15 … 4. 2007 vs. North Carolina – W, 34-31 l Highlights Junior quarterback Patrick Pinkney threw for a personal- best 406 yards and three touchdowns in his first collegiate start while Ben Hartman bounced back from three earlier misses to drill […]

ECU Announces New Executive Director Of Pirate Club

ECU Announces New Executive Director Of Pirate Club

J. Batt To Lead Athletics Fundraising Division GREENVILLE, NC April 5, 2013 (ECU News Service) – Chancellor Steve Ballard announced today that a former college athlete and proven fundraiser for athletics has been named the new senior associate athletics director and executive director of the Pirate Club at East Carolina University. A former college athlete and proven fundraiser for athletics has been named the new senior associate athletics director and executive director of the Pirate Club at East Carolina University. J. Batt, who was previously the associate athletics director and executive director of the Terrapin Club at the University of Maryland, has been selected to lead the Pirate Club, formally known as the ECU Educational Foundation, which raises funds for […]

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Hands Down Ruling in Favor of Japanese Whale Poachers

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Hands Down Ruling in Favor of Japanese Whale Poachers

Sea Shepherd U.S. Calls Ruling a “Bad Decision,” Says ICR Are Pirates of Greed Getting Away with Murder FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash. — February 27, 2013 — In response to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals opinion in a preliminary injunction hearing against Sea Shepherd Conservation Society U.S. as brought by Japan’s Institute for Cetacean Research (ICR) — a government-subsidized front for commercial whaling — the global marine conservation nonprofit calls the ruling a “bad decision,” but says the gavel hasn’t come down quite yet. A ruling from a pending trial and other legal actions are yet to come. Meanwhile, the group says Japan’s whale-poaching pirates of greed are literally getting away with murder — the murder of whales. Moreover, Sea […]

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