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Local stars continue to shine on Saturday's Video included

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I would argue we live in one of the best places to cover football. At the high school level our teams always win state championships, then you get to see many of those players excel in college.
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Hardy helps lead East Carolina past N.C. Central in season opener Video included

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On a night when star senior receiver Justin Hardy snared a pair of touchdown passes and became East Carolina's all-time leader in receptions, it was a pass he threw that will be remembered as the highlight of the 2014 season-opener Saturday night at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. More>>

ECU hosts N.C. Central in 2014 season opener Video included

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East Carolina, which has made bowl appearances in seven of the last eight seasons, will open the new campaign under the direction of fifth-year head coach Ruffin McNeill when the Pirates battle North Carolina Central in a non-conference matchup at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. More>>

Touchdown Friday Week Two Scores Video included

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Game of the Week: New Bern 19, Havelock 14 - 3rd QuarterWest Carteret 14, East Carteret 0 - HalftimeDH Conley 42, Ayden Grifton 0 - Final Northside Jacksonville 14, White Oak 0 - 3rd QuarterSouth Creek 8, North Pitt 7 - 3rd Quarter More>>

Touchdown Friday preview, Havelock remembers last loss Video included

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It's arguably the biggest game in the state tomorrow night. Touchdown Friday top seed Havelock plays host to Craven County rival, and two seed New Bern in our Game of the Week. More>>

ECU Men's Basketball schedule released

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East Carolina will make a record 17 national television appearances during the upcoming season as University athletic officials and the American Athletic Conference revealed the Pirates' entire 2014-15 schedule Thursday. More>>

ECU's defense prepares for NC Central Video included

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It's game week over at East Carolina as the Pirates continue their preparations for NC Central. More>>

UNC football suspends four players amid hazing controversy Video included

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North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said Wednesday the team has suspended four players for this weekend's season opener, a day after a report of an alleged hazing altercation that left a redshirt freshman walk-on receiver with a possible concussion. More>>

Triangle teams prepare for openers Video included

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The start of the college football season is around 24 hours away and the State of North Carolina is giddy in anticipation. More>>

Cam Newton will be ready to play by Week 1 Video included

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Cam Newton expects to be ready for the Panthers Sept. 7 regular season opener against Tampa Bay. More>>

ECU passes 20,000 in season ticket sales

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With the start of the Pirates' 2014 football campaign three days away, the East Carolina University Athletics Department has eclipsed the 20,000 mark in season ticket sales for the eighth-straight year. More>>

Shane Carden-Guardian of the Galaxy Video included

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Pirate quarterback Shane Carden has already proven that he is the 'guardian' of the Pirate program.Now some are linking him with the summer's biggest movie hit, "Guardian of the Galaxy." More>>

Havelock, New Bern continue at 1-2 in Touchdown Friday Top 9 Video included

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Havelock and New Bern will battle for early season supremacy this Friday night. The Rams are ranked first in our Touchdown Friday Top 9, while the Bears are second. More>>

Touchdown Friday Week One Scores Video included

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Touchdown Friday Week One Scores
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Touchdown Friday kicks off with 15 games in the east Video included

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Touchdown Friday kicks off in a big way tonight. We will have coverage of 15 games around Eastern North Carolina.
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Coach Ruff and staff take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Video included

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A special event followed ECU's practice Friday morning. More>>

Heather Macy earns contract extension Video included

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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. More>>

Touchdown Friday Preview Part Two (Pitt County) Video included

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It's the final day of practice and walk throughs for high school football teams across the East, and that means Touchdown Friday kicks off tomorrow night. More>>

Pirates go back to shells for Thursday morning practice Video included

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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. More>>

Touchdown Friday Preview Part One (Pitt County) Video included

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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>>

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  • Local stars continue to shine on Saturday's

    Local stars continue to shine on Saturday's

    Sunday, August 31 2014 6:40 PM EDT2014-08-31 22:40:04 GMT
    I would argue we live in one of the best places to cover football. At the high school level our teams always win state championships, then you get to see many of those players excel in college.
    I would argue we live in one of the best places to cover football. At the high school level our teams always win state championships, then you get to see many of those players excel in college.
  • Hardy helps lead East Carolina past N.C. Central in season opener

    Hardy helps lead East Carolina past N.C. Central in season opener

    Sunday, August 31 2014 8:01 AM EDT2014-08-31 12:01:16 GMT
    On a night when star senior receiver Justin Hardy snared a pair of touchdown passes and became East Carolina's all-time leader in receptions, it was a pass he threw that will be remembered as the highlight of the 2014 season-opener Saturday night at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
    On a night when star senior receiver Justin Hardy snared a pair of touchdown passes and became East Carolina's all-time leader in receptions, it was a pass he threw that will be remembered as the highlight of the 2014 season-opener Saturday night at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
  • ECU hosts N.C. Central in 2014 season opener

    ECU hosts N.C. Central in 2014 season opener

    Saturday, August 30 2014 2:16 PM EDT2014-08-30 18:16:37 GMT
    East Carolina, which has made bowl appearances in seven of the last eight seasons, will open the new campaign under the direction of fifth-year head coach Ruffin McNeill when the Pirates battle North Carolina Central in a non-conference matchup at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
    East Carolina, which has made bowl appearances in seven of the last eight seasons, will open the new campaign under the direction of fifth-year head coach Ruffin McNeill when the Pirates battle North Carolina Central in a non-conference matchup at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
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