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Pirates Close Weekend With 3-0 Loss At Rice

Pirates Close Weekend With 3-0 Loss At Rice

Nov. 6, 2011 Rice 3, East Carolina 0 HOUSTON, Texas – East Carolina continued its struggles in league play, dropping a three-set decision to Rice Sunday afternoon at Tudor Fieldhouse. The Pirates fall to 2-22 overall and 0-15 in C-USA matches while the Owls rise to 15-11 and 10-5. Sophomore Whitney Campbell capped off a fine individual weekend by tying her single-game career high of 12 kills. For the weekend, she racked up 18 kills on 40 attempts with just a single error – a .425 hitting mark. Senior Amanda Lutzow also paced the defense with 20 digs at the libero position. Rice produced a solid offensive performance, downing 54 kills on 118 attempts with 10 errors – a .373 […]

Posted in: Greenville NC
Men’s Hoops Host Chowan At 1 p.m. Saturday

Men’s Hoops Host Chowan At 1 p.m. Saturday

Nov. 25, 2011 vs.    East Carolina vs. Chowan Nov. 26, 2011 | 1 p.m. ET Greenville, N.C. TV: None Watch | Gametracker | Game Notes | Tickets | Gameday Central MEDIA INFORMATION Date Nov. 26, 2011 Location Greenville, N.C. Tickets ECU Online Ticket Cente TV None Live Video Watch Online  Radio Listen Online Live Stats Gametracker Game Notes East Carolina Blog — Twitter @ECUPirateHoops EAST CAROLINA PIRATES Record 3-1 Ranking —— Last Game Defeated Appalachian State, 67-47 Head Coach Jeff Lebo Career: 232-173 ECU Record: 21-17 CHOWAN HAWKS Record 2-3 Ranking —— Last Game Defeated Francis Marion, 92-61 Head Coach Dan DeRose Career: 146-69 Chowan Record: 7-25 STORY LINES • East Carolina will look to post its third consecutive […]

Posted in: Greenville NC
W. Basketball. Pirates Host Delaware State To Open 2011 ECU Thanksgiving Tournament

W. Basketball. Pirates Host Delaware State To Open 2011 ECU Thanksgiving Tournament

vs.    East Carolina vs. Delaware State Nov. 26, 2011 | 4 p.m. ET Greenville, N.C. (ECU Thanksgiving Tournament) TV: None Watch | Gametracker | Game Notes | Tickets | Gameday Central MEDIA INFORMATION Date November 26, 2011 Location Greenville, N.C. TV None Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ecuwomenshoops EAST CAROLINA PIRATES Record 2-2 Ranking NR Last Game L, 64-53 at UNC Wilmington Head Coach Heather Macy Career Record: 133-56 East Carolina Record: 18-17 DELAWARE STATE LADY HORNETS Record 2-2 Ranking NR Last Game L, 65-49 vs. NJIT Head Coach Ed Davis Career: 173-161 Delaware State Record: 338-222 GREENVILLE, N.C. – East Carolina looks to get back into the win column over the holiday weekend, hosting the 2011 ECU Thanksgiving Tournament. The Pirates face […]

Posted in: Greenville NC
1st Annual Christmas 4 Kids Celebrity Golf Tournament Presented by Prevost Set for April 10th

1st Annual Christmas 4 Kids Celebrity Golf Tournament Presented by Prevost Set for April 10th

Co-hosted by The Roys – 2011 ICM Bluegrass Artist of the Year & Tennessee Titans placekicker, #2 – Rob Bironas Celebrities set to take a “swing in the name of charity” Mt. Juliet, TN  – In 1982, the late Conway Twitty, with a little help from friends Loretta Lynn and The Oak Ridge Boys, had a vision to help make children who otherwise would be without a Christmas, enjoy the spirit and joyful times of the Holiday.  Since that time, then known as Christmas Caravan and now incorporated as Christmas For Kids, the organization has helped brighten thousands of children’s lives during the Holidays. Since its debut to the Nashville area, Christmas 4 Kids has had the whole community buzzing […]

NATD Brings Music’s Heavy-Hitters to Murray State University for “College of Knowledge”

NATD Brings Music’s Heavy-Hitters to Murray State University for “College of Knowledge”

An insider’s look at life in the industry Panel Part of Ongoing Community Support Initiative Nashville, TN  – On Thursday, November 17, a luxury tour bus arrived in the small town of Murray, KY.  It wasn’t carrying a superstar artist, but rather the people who work behind the scenes to build, support, and sustain the career of that recording artist.  Nashville Association of Talent Directors (NATD), once again, brought a panel of experts to Murray State University for the 2nd installment of an ongoing initiative known as “College of Knowledge.” The evening, emceed by NATD President Steve Tolman and moderated by NATD Directors Tony Conway and Ed Bazel, was divided into several panels.  The panel “It All Begins with a […]

Country Music’s “Chief” Announces 2012 Headlining Tour

Country Music’s “Chief” Announces 2012 Headlining Tour

ERIC CHURCH-THE BLOOD, SWEAT & BEERS TOUR w/ special guest Brantley Gilbert *and The Cadillac Black, Blackberry Smoke, Sonia Leigh, Jon Pardi and Drake White (*artists on various dates) EMI Records Nashville Artist Will Perform Over 50 Dates Through May 2012 With Special Guest, Big Machine Label Group’s Brantley Gilbert Nashville, TN – Don’t be surprised if “Parental Discretion Advised” appears on the ticket when Eric Church brings his newly announced The Blood, Sweat & Beers Tour to over 50 cities in 2012.  The St. Petersburg Times recalls his last performance in their town noting Church “made the rowdiest yawp, and drew the most toked-up fans.” With word of mouth long fueling Church’s sweat-soaked, sold-out crowds, Church surprised Music Row […]

2011 NCGOP Hall of Fame Induction List

2011 NCGOP Hall of Fame Induction List

RALEIGH, NC – On Saturday, November 19th, the North Carolina Republican Party inducted a new class of dedicated party enthusiasts into our “Hall of Fame.” The keynote speaker for the evening was Ken Cuccinelli, the Attorney General of Virginia. Mr. Cuccinelli, whose speech was met with multiple standing ovations, discussed the pending ObamaCare Supreme Court case, the NLRB vs. Boeing, and other concerns regarding President Obama’s big government agenda.   Below are the 2011 “Hall of Fame” inductees:   Broyhill Award: – Thomas H. Fetzer   Jonas Award: – Commissioner Linda O. Shaw   East Award: – Senator Jesse A. Helms   1st District: – Garland D. Shepheard   2nd District: – Representative Billy J. Creech   3rd District: – […]

Women’s Golf Inks Three In Early Signing Period

Women’s Golf Inks Three In Early Signing Period

GREENVILLE, N.C. Nov. 20, 2011 – East Carolina Head Women’s Golf Coach Kevin Williams has announced that Lane Gakeler, Frida Gustafsson-Spang and Nicoline Engstrom Skaug have each signed a National Letter of Intent to play golf for the Pirates during the 2012-13 season. “Obviously, we are very excited about signing, not one, but two National Champions,” said Williams. “The addition of Lane is a bonus for us. All three young ladies have tremendous upside and will make a huge impact for our program. On paper this is the best recruiting class we have ever signed. But, with any class it is not until their careers come to an end that you can truly judge whether it is or not. I […]

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School Group Made History: First to Tour Permanent Exhibit

School Group Made History: First to Tour Permanent Exhibit

Raleigh, NC – On Friday, Nov. 4, fourth-grade students in Ms. Jennifer Baker’s class at Bonlee Elementary School in Chatham County made history. They were the first school group to tour the permanent exhibition The Story of North Carolina, which opened to the public on Nov. 5 at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh. Four of Ms. Baker’s students helped cut the ribbon to officially open this major exhibit that will be visited by generations of school groups and museum patrons. After the ribbon was cut, the fourth graders took off in a flash to explore the exhibit. The Story of North Carolina is the largest exhibit that the N.C. Museum of History has ever produced. This fascinating exhibit […]

East Carolina Edges UCF, 38-31

East Carolina Edges UCF, 38-31

GREENVILLE, N.C. – Sophomore running back Torrance Hunt rushed for a 56-yard touchdown late in the fourth quarter, helping East Carolina secure a 38-31 Conference USA victory over UCF Saturday at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. “This is a resilient bunch,” head coach Ruffin McNeill said. “We’ve worked hard this year. We have faced some tough times but we continued to work extremely hard and practice extremely hard. Tonight was a reward for these guys. I’m very proud of this group, players and coaches. I’m happy for the seniors.” A back and forth contest ended with the Pirates (5-6, 4-3) out-gaining the Knights (4-7, 2-5) 389-313. ECU recorded 203 of those yards through the air, pushing its 2011 total to 3,148. It is […]