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  • Heather Macy earns contract extension

    Heather Macy earns contract extension

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:39 PM EDT2014-08-22 01:39:36 GMT
    After approval by the Board of Trustees, East Carolina University has announced a five-year extension of head women's basketball coach Heather Macy's contract that will keep her at the helm of the program through the 2019-20 season, according to an announcement by director of athletics Jeff Compher Thursday afternoon.
    After approval by the Board of Trustees, East Carolina University has announced a five-year extension of head women's basketball coach Heather Macy's contract that will keep her at the helm of the program through the 2019-20 season, according to an announcement by director of athletics Jeff Compher Thursday afternoon.
  • Pirates go back to shells for Thursday morning practice

    Pirates go back to shells for Thursday morning practice

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:00:44 GMT
    Following its final two-a-day of fall camp, East Carolina returned to Hight Field inside the Cliff Moore Practice Complex for its 17th workout with a two-hour morning session in shells.
    Following its final two-a-day of fall camp, East Carolina returned to Hight Field inside the Cliff Moore Practice Complex for its 17th workout with a two-hour morning session in shells.
  • 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.
  • Offense scores three times in first ECU Scrimmage

    Offense scores three times in first ECU Scrimmage

    Saturday, August 16 2014 4:46 PM EDT2014-08-16 20:46:32 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • East Carolina takes high-scoring act to new league

    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.
    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.
  • East Carolina ready for opening scrimmage

    East Carolina ready for opening scrimmage

    Friday, August 15 2014 5:12 PM EDT2014-08-15 21:12:12 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Pirates complete second of three two-a-day practice days

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

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 9:29 PM EDT2014-08-14 01:29:28 GMT
    East Carolina inched closer to its first intra-squad scrimmage with a pair of team-themed sessions Wednesday at the Cliff Moore Practice Complex.
    East Carolina inched closer to its first intra-squad scrimmage with a pair of team-themed sessions Wednesday at the Cliff Moore Practice Complex.
  • Pirates wrap up first two-a-day practice

    Pirates wrap up first two-a-day practice

    Saturday, August 9 2014 7:32 PM EDT2014-08-09 23:32:30 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Former ECU Football standout Linval Joseph shot in Minneapolis

    Former ECU Football standout Linval Joseph shot in Minneapolis

    Saturday, August 9 2014 7:20 PM EDT2014-08-09 23:20:28 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Pirates go through first full-pad session

    Pirates go through first full-pad session

    Friday, August 8 2014 5:06 PM EDT2014-08-08 21:06:20 GMT
    After a pair of practices in shorts and two more in shells, East Carolina donned full pads for the first time in preseason camp Friday morning at the Cliff Moore Practice Complex.
    After a pair of practices in shorts and two more in shells, East Carolina donned full pads for the first time in preseason camp Friday morning at the Cliff Moore Practice Complex.
  • Pirates inch closer to first full pads session

    Pirates inch closer to first full pads session

    Thursday, August 7 2014 6:09 PM EDT2014-08-07 22:09:07 GMT
    For the second-straight day, warm and humid conditions greeted East Carolina at the Cliff Moore Practice Complex as head coach Ruffin McNeill guided his squad through a three-hour session in shells on Thursday.
    For the second-straight day, warm and humid conditions greeted East Carolina at the Cliff Moore Practice Complex as head coach Ruffin McNeill guided his squad through a three-hour session in shells on Thursday.
  • Pirates put on shells for the first time

    Pirates put on shells for the first time

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 5:12 PM EDT2014-08-06 21:12:38 GMT
    After a pair of introductory sessions in shorts and helmets, East Carolina moved to the next phase of fall camp donning shoulder pads for the first time as the Pirates turned in their third workout on Hight Field inside the Cliff Moore Practice Complex Wednesday morning.
    After a pair of introductory sessions in shorts and helmets, East Carolina moved to the next phase of fall camp donning shoulder pads for the first time as the Pirates turned in their third workout on Hight Field inside the Cliff Moore Practice Complex Wednesday morning.
  • The Carden to Hardy connection

    The Carden to Hardy connection

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 11:04 PM EDT2014-08-06 03:04:12 GMT
    Life is all about relationships. Whether it's at work, at home or even on the gridiron. One of the more interesting and successful relationships around is that of ECU Quarterback Shane Carden and his star receiver Justin Hardy.
    Life is all about relationships. Whether it's at work, at home or even on the gridiron. One of the more interesting and successful relationships around is that of ECU Quarterback Shane Carden and his star receiver Justin Hardy.
  • ECU Football holds annual media day

    ECU Football holds annual media day

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 9:26 PM EDT2014-08-06 01:26:44 GMT
    Before conducting its annual media day activities Tuesday afternoon, East Carolina returned to the Cliff Moore Practice Complex and completed its second session of preseason camp.
    Before conducting its annual media day activities Tuesday afternoon, East Carolina returned to the Cliff Moore Practice Complex and completed its second session of preseason camp.
  • ECU Football opens preseason camp

    ECU Football opens preseason camp

    Monday, August 4 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-08-04 22:12:02 GMT
    The East Carolina Pirates are back! After one of their best seasons in recent memory, Coach Ruffin McNeill's team opened preseason camp today.
    The East Carolina Pirates are back! After one of their best seasons in recent memory, Coach Ruffin McNeill's team opened preseason camp today.
  • Pirates move in, prep for first practice

    Pirates move in, prep for first practice

    Sunday, August 3 2014 6:07 PM EDT2014-08-03 22:07:20 GMT
    We're so close to football you can almost taste it. It's move-in day for the Pirates and the first practice is right around the corner (Monday).
    We're so close to football you can almost taste it. It's move-in day for the Pirates and the first practice is right around the corner (Monday).
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