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School bus safety essential for students, parents and drivers Video included

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The first day of school is quickly approaching and that means some changes for everyone on the roadways. More than 13,000 school buses are set to hit the road next week statewide and we want to make sure that everyone stays safe getting to where they need to be. More>>

Touchdown Friday Preview Part One (Pitt County)

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We're less than 48 hours away from High School Football and you can almost hear those sweet words....Touchdown Friday! More>>

Pirates complete final two-a-day Video included

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Head Coach Ruffin McNeill and his staff guided East Carolina through a pair of workouts Wednesday to complete its fall two-a-day schedule at Hight Field inside the Cliff Moore Practice Complex. More>>

Carden named to Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List

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East Carolina senior quarterback Shane Carden is one of 43 players named to the initial 2014 Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List according to a release by the organization Wednesday. More>>

Godwin speaks at Greater Greenville Sports Club Video included

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New East Carolina baseball coach Cliff Godwin was the guest speaker at the Greater Greenville Sports Club on Wednesday. More>>

Craven County Rivals Face Tough Openers Friday Night Video included

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Craven County rivals Havelock and New Bern are the top two ranked teams in our Touchdown Friday Top 9. More>>

Havelock opens 2014 at #1 in Touchdown Friday Top 9 Video included

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Havelock opens the year as the number one team in the WNCT-TV 9 Touchdown Friday Top 9. More>>

Offense scores three times in first ECU Scrimmage Video included

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Shane Carden connected with Justin Hardy on a pair of scoring plays to lead the offense, while DaShawn Benton's 15-yard interception return complemented a four-sack defensive effort during East Carolina's first intra-squad scrimmage of preseason camp Saturday morning at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. More>>

East Carolina takes high-scoring act to new league

East Carolina is bringing its high-scoring offense to a new conference, along with the goal of topping what was the program's best season in two decades. More>>

East Carolina ready for opening scrimmage Video included

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East Carolina finalized preparations for its first intra-squad scrimmage of preseason camp with a two-hour workout in shells Friday morning on Hight Field at the Cliff Moore Practice Complex. More>>

Northside travels to New Bern for preseason tune-up Video included

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We're only a week and a day away from the start of Touchdown Friday! The New Bern Bears are always one of the best teams in Eastern North Carolina and they have a little bit of a history with Northside. The Monarchs were a tough non-conference opponent in the past and this was a flashback tonight. More>>

Conley, Tarboro conduct midweek scrimmage Video included

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DH Conley hosted a summer football scrimmage for the first time in five years Wednesday night. More>>

Pirates complete second of three two-a-day practice days Video included

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East Carolina inched closer to its first intra-squad scrimmage with a pair of team-themed sessions Wednesday at the Cliff Moore Practice Complex. More>>

Area teams get set for upcoming season with scrimmages and jamborees Video included

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Area high school football teams are gearing up for the upcoming season with scrimmages and jamborees this week.. More>>

Willow Springs' Boys, Bradford Creek's Girls win titles at Eastern North Carolina Junior Golf League Championships Video included

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Willow Springs' boys and Bradford Creek's girls were winners at today's Eastern North Carolina Junior Golf League Championships. More>>

Ward crafted reputation as wheelman before death

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Kevin Ward Jr. was crafting a reputation as a wheelman, the kind of driver who could race vehicles on any track without fear. More>>

McIlroy wins PGA in thrilling show on soggy turf

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Rory McIlroy stood over a 10-inch putt in gathering darkness to win the PGA Championship as flashes from thousands of camera lit up Valhalla like a rock concert. More>>

Reggie Bullock comes home, holds basketball camp Video included

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Outside of maybe Jerry Stackhouse there's never been a better basketball talent to come through Kinston. Reggie Bullock took the Vikings to three state championships, winning two. As if that wasn't enough for the city he returned today to give even more. More>>

Pirates wrap up first two-a-day practice Video included

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East Carolina continued its preseason camp progress Saturday by completing its first two-a-day schedule on Hight Field inside the Cliff Moore Practice Complex. More>>

Former ECU Football standout Linval Joseph shot in Minneapolis Video included

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Minneapolis police are investigating a shooting inside a downtown nightclub that injured 9 people, including Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle and former ECU Pirate Linval Joseph. More>>

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  • Pirates complete final two-a-day

    Pirates complete final two-a-day

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:47 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:47:33 GMT
    Head Coach Ruffin McNeill and his staff guided East Carolina through a pair of workouts Wednesday to complete its fall two-a-day schedule at Hight Field inside the Cliff Moore Practice Complex.
    Head Coach Ruffin McNeill and his staff guided East Carolina through a pair of workouts Wednesday to complete its fall two-a-day schedule at Hight Field inside the Cliff Moore Practice Complex.
  • Carden named to Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List

    Carden named to Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:42 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:42:13 GMT
    East Carolina senior quarterback Shane Carden is one of 43 players named to the initial 2014 Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List according to a release by the organization Wednesday.
    East Carolina senior quarterback Shane Carden is one of 43 players named to the initial 2014 Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List according to a release by the organization Wednesday.
  • Godwin speaks at Greater Greenville Sports Club

    Godwin speaks at Greater Greenville Sports Club

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:28 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:28:24 GMT
    New East Carolina baseball coach Cliff Godwin was the guest speaker at the Greater Greenville Sports Club on Wednesday.
    New East Carolina baseball coach Cliff Godwin was the guest speaker at the Greater Greenville Sports Club on Wednesday.
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  • Hoyer beats injury, Manziel to win starting job

    Hoyer beats injury, Manziel to win starting job

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:45:59 GMT
    Browns coach Mike Pettine has picked Brian Hoyer as starter over hotshot rookie Johnny Manziel.
    Brian Hoyer defied long odds - and stiff-armed Johnny Football - to keep his dream job.
  • Kent State starting center dies at 21

    Kent State starting center dies at 21

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:04:39 GMT
    Kent State says one of its football players has died and that police believe he passed away from an undetermined medical issue.
    Kent State football player Jason Bitsko, who was slated to start at center for the Golden Flashes this season, died Wednesday.
  • On day 2 after Miller's injury, Buckeyes moving on

    On day 2 after Miller's injury, Buckeyes moving on

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:53:45 GMT
    When star quarterback Braxton Miller cried out in pain and crumpled to the ground during No. 5 Ohio State's practice on Monday, coach Urban Meyer wasn't certain what had happened.
    When star quarterback Braxton Miller cried out in pain and crumpled to the ground during No. 5 Ohio State's practice on Monday, coach Urban Meyer wasn't certain what had happened.
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