Sports – Carolinas


Fans Have Two Opportunities to Meet The Basketball Pirates

ECU’s men and women’s basketball teams will be introduced at Freeboot Friday GREENVILLE, NC October 16, 2013 – The East Carolina men and women’s basketball teams will take part in the popular pre-football game celebration, Freeboot Friday, on Oct. 18 at the Five Points Plaza in uptown Greenville. The teams […]


McNeill’s Weekly Press Conference (Oct. 14, 2013)

Coach McNeill Press Conference GREENVILLE, NC October 14, 2013 – Fourth-year East Carolina Head Coach Ruffin McNeill addressed members of the media Monday prior to this week’s game against Southern Miss. The following are selected comments: Opening Statement: “It was a tough loss. The thing that was tough about it […]


CofC Cougars Open 2013 Season At Georgia Tech

ATLANTA, GA August 28, 2013 – College of Charleston will open the 2013 volleyball season with the Georgia Tech Invitational starting this Friday at noon. Charleston will be joining Chattanooga, Florida A&M and host Georgia Tech in the tournament played at Georgia Tech’s O’Keefe Gymnasium. College of Charleston will face […]


Changes Taking Place for Improved Pirates Football Game Day Experience

ECU and Uptown Greenville Look To Enhance Pirate Football Home Games Greenville, NC August 28, 2013 – This Saturday, football fans coming to Greenville may notice a number of important changes taking place that will affect their gameday planning this season for East Carolina football games in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. Changes […]


Fall Wellness Update Features New Classes in Surf City

SURF CITY, NC August 27, 2013 – Surf City Community Center will host more classes than ever this fall within an expanded Wellness department.  Several brand new ventures lead the way. Hot Yoga will be offered for the first time with Fallon Normyle moving her 6 pm Wednesday class to […]


CofC Women’s Soccer Falls 1-0 to North Florida

MT. PLEASANT, SC August 25, 2013 – The College of Charleston women’s soccer team fell, 1-0, to North Florida after they were unable to overcome a free-kick goal which they surrendered late in the first half at Patriots Point on Sunday afternoon. The Cougars (1-1) dictated the match for the […]


Pirates And Phoenix Women’s Soccer Play To A 1-1 Draw

Junior Stephanie Seagrave scores the lone goal for ECU Box Score Box Score ELON, NC August 25, 2013 – The East Carolina soccer team battled Elon to a 1-1 double overtime draw at Rudd Field Sunday afternoon. Both teams were coming off season opening victories on Friday night. “It was […]


CofC Men’s Soccer Downs ETSU in Final Preseason Tuneup

MT. PLEASANT, S.C. – The College of Charleston men’s soccer team downed East Tennessee State University, 1-0, in the final exhibition match of the preseason. Tanner Clay’s late header provided the friendly’s lone goal in the 85th minute. After ETSU dictated the opening portion of the match, the Cougars inserted […]


Carden Named To Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List

ECU Junior Passed For 3,116 Yards And 23 Touchdowns In 2012 Inaugural Watch List TYLER, TX August 21, 2013 – East Carolina junior quarterback Shane Carden, who turned in the third-highest single-season passing total in school history last fall with 3,116 yards and 23 touchdowns, has been named to the […]


Promotion Schedule Released for College of Charleston Soccer Season

CofC Women’s Soccer Promotions 2013 CHARLESTON, SC – The College of Charleston Athletic Department has released the promotion schedule for the 2013 men’s and women’s soccer seasons. Already one of the finest facilities to watch collegiate soccer, the promotion team has ensured the CofC soccer season will be fun for […]