Fayetteville, NC – At the bi-annual Coastal Plain League meetings the Fayetteville SwampDogs accepted the award for the honor of 2011 CPL Organization of the Year. Lew and Darrell Handelsman were on hand to accept the award from CPL Commissioner Pete Bock. Each year the award is voted on by the league office, each team’s front office, coaches and players. “I’m extremely proud to receive this honor,” Said Darrell Handelsman. “All the credit goes to Jeremy Aagard, Mark Wilderman and the staff of interns for the 2011 summer for all the hard work and effort they put in to make the All-Star Summer of Fun the best ever. This award is something all of our fans and sponsors can be proud of […]
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By Jose Valle advertising editor It has a cast of 43 characters. It has a 50-page script. It has a total of 14 scenes. This year’s fall play… A 3000-year-old epic, “The Odyssey” tells of King Odysseus’ journey to his home of Ithaca after fighting the 10-year Trojan War. Along the way he encounters many obstacles, including sirens, a sea monster and a cyclops. While the original version written by Homer is hundreds of pages long, the version the cast will be performing, adapted by Steven Fogell, is much shorter. “It’s not the boring, general overview of ‘The Odyssey’ you read in your ninth grade year,” junior Marley Brushwood, who will play the goddess Aphrodite, said. “It’s kind of a […]
HOUSTON, Texas Nov. 3, 2011- East Carolina embarks on its last road trip of the season, traveling to Houston for a pair of matches with Rice. The Pirates and Owls will face off Saturday, Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m. before ending the set the next day at 3 p.m. Matches 23-24: at Rice Dates Saturday, Nov. 5 | Sunday, Nov. 6 Times 7:30 p.m. | 3:00 p.m. Location Houston, Texas (Tudor Fieldhouse) Match Notes East Carolina Match Notes Statistics East Carolina Statistics | Rice Season Statistics Internet Coverage Saturday Gametracker | Sunday Gametracker | Saturday Live Video | Sunday Live Video Pirate Volleyball Central Gameday Central | Roster | Conference USA Volleyball | NCAA Volleyball “Like” ECU Volleyball on Facebook […]
RALEIGH – The conflicts resulting from actual combat, emotional growth, and spiritual turmoil are at the center of the books being recognized at the annual joint meeting of the North Carolina Literary and Historical Association and the Federation of Historical Societies on Friday, Nov. 18 in Raleigh. Keynote speaker Michael Parker, UNC-Greensboro, will discuss the making of his latest novel that is based on the life of Aaron Burr’s daughter, Theodosia. Each year the awards salute the best adult and student North Carolina writers, and one recognizes achievement in dramatic arts. North Carolina native and Tony award winning Broadway costume designer William Ivey Long is the recipient of the Hardee-Rives Award for Dramatic Arts. Other awards recognize contributions of community […]
GREENVILLE, N.C. – East Carolina will attempt to extend its home winning streak against Conference USA East Division opponents to 11 straight when it welcomes Southern Miss to Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium Saturday for a pivotal 4:00 p.m. matchup. The Pirates have also tallied victories in 12 of their last 13 overall C-USA home contests, including triumphs against UAB (28-23) and Tulane (34-13) earlier this season. East Carolina Game 9: Southern Miss Date Saturday, November 5 Time 4:00 p.m. ET Location Greenville, N.C. (Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium) Tickets Parking Game Tickets | Parking Information and Map Live Game Coverage Radio: Pirate IMG Sports Network or ECU All-Access Listen Live Television: CSS and WITN or ECU All-Access Watch Live Note: Viewers in the following states […]
GREENVILLE, N.C. – The East Carolina soccer team will begin its quest for a Conference USA Championship title Wednesday when the Pirates open play against UCF (11-3-5) in Memphis, Tenn. The opening round match at the Mike Rose Soccer Complex will begin at 6:30 p.m. (ET). Match Notes l C-USA Championship Bracket l Live Stats l Live Video (All-Access) ECU (10-7-1, 5-6-0 C-USA) earned the No. 5 seed at the eight-team tournament after defeating Marshall last Thursday, 2-1 on Senior Night. The Knights (11-3-5, 6-2-3) are the No. 4 seed and the match will mark the second time in both school’s history that they will meet in post-season play. If the Pirates defeat UCF, they will face either top-seed Memphis […]
WILMINGTON, North Carolina – Fans and supporters of UNCW men’s basketball can ask second-year coach Buzz Peterson about their favorite team during “The Buzz Peterson Radio Call-In Show,” beginning Monday, Nov. 7. The hour-long show, aired on Sunny 104.5 FM, begins a six-show run at the Buffalo Wild Wings on Old Eastwood Road. The show lasts from 7-8 p.m. and is hosted by Mike Vaccaro, the radio voice of the Seahawks. Peterson joins Vaccaro for a look at the upcoming season and answer questions from the audience as well as callers. Fans can also e-mail questions to email@example.com. The show dates include Nov. 7, Nov. 28, Dec. 12, Jan. 9, Feb. 6 and Feb. 27.
GREENVILLE, N.C. – Individual game tickets and mini-season ticket plans for East Carolina men’s basketball games go on sale on Tuesday, Nov. 1 beginning at 9 a.m. Women’s basketball season tickets will also go on sale at this time. Single-game tickets may be purchased at ECU On-Line Ticket Center or by calling the ECU Athletics Ticket Office (1-800-DIAL-ECU). Tickets for the men’s basketball season-opener versus Milligan inside Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum on Nov. 11 are $10 for adults and $5 for kids 17 and under. Ticket prices for regular season men’s basketball games against Coker, Chowan, UVa.-Wise and N.C. Central are also available for the same price. Individual ticket prices for all men’s Conference USA games as well as […]
MEMPHIS, Tenn. Nov. 1, 2011- On the eve of its first post-season match since 2008, the East Carolina (10-7-1, 5-6-0) soccer team had three players named to the All-Conference USA squads according to an announcement by the league Tuesday morning. Senior Kimmy Cummings was selected to the first-team, while fellow classmate Amanda Malkiewicz garnered second-team accolades. Rookie Kelley Johnson rounded out the Pirates’ selections with her All-Freshman Team honors. ECU’s three selections marks the seventh consecutive season the Pirates have had at least three players on the All C-USA Teams. The all-league selection was the first of Cumming’s career, who started all 18 games for the Pirates. The Mechanicsville, Va. native completed her best season to date sharing the team […]
Elizabeth City, NC – The Museum of the Albemarle will hold “Pre-Schooler Time” “Clay, Sand, and Shells”on Thursday, November 10, 2011 and Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 10:00 AM. Participants must be between the ages of 3 to 5 years old and must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-Schoolers will discover how early American Indians constructed earthen pots to cook their food over a fire, read a book and participate in a hands-on activity. This is a free family event. Please call 252-335-1453 for more information. The Museum of the Albemarle is located at 501 S. Water Street, Elizabeth City, NC. (252)335-1453. www.museumofthealbemarle.com. Find us on Facebook! Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed Sundays, […]