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ECU Connecting With Fans In A Whole New Way

15. July 2009

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ECU Connecting With Fans In A Whole New Way

In the new era of connectivity via PC's, Cell Phones, PDA's, and anything else with an internet connection, the ECU Pirates are keeping us all well informed. Through sites such as Facebook, Myspace and Twitter we have been able to find out news about Pirate baseball, basketball, football and the ECU Pirate Club before it ever makes it up on their official ECU site.

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Nick Schnabel to Replace Jarrett on ECU Baseball Staff

14. July 2009

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Nick Schnabel to Replace Jarrett on ECU Baseball Staff

According to Pirate Radio 1250 via Twitter, Nick Schnabel has been added as the newest member of the ECU Baseball coaching staff. He will take the place of Link Jarrett who left ECU to take a position at Auburn. Over the past 2 years Schnabel has served as the Assistant Coach at Liberty.

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David Garrard to throw out first pitch at the Carolina Mudcats game on July 27th

2. July 2009

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David Garrard to throw out first pitch at the Carolina Mudcats game on July 27th

On July 27th, David Garrard will be at the Carolina Mudcats' game in Zebulon, NC to throw the first pitch during the pre-game ceremonies. He will also be conducted an autograph session which will be the perfect time for Pirate fans to get memorabilia signed by an East Carolina icon. Let's paint their stadium purple that night and show Garrard the support of the East Carolina fan base!

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ECU players and commits picked up in MLB draft.

10. June 2009

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ECU players and commits picked up in MLB draft.

It didn't take long for a player with ECU ties to get scooped up in the MLB draft on Tuesday, June 9. With the 25th pick, the Anaheim Angels drafted ECU commit, Mike Trout. ECU had high hopes for the outfielder from Millville Senior High School in New Jersey but we will be able to follow him and other ECU related ballplayers in minor and major league ball parks throughout the country.

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The spirit of Keith LeClair is still very much alive in Greenville…

3. June 2009

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The spirit of Keith LeClair is still very much alive in Greenville…

As I stood at my tailgate spot enjoying what might be the best Corona I've ever had, I felt a tug on my sleeve. Standing below me was my little brother and I began grinning ear-to-ear. Jacob was holding his white gem in his hand and he asked, "You think I could get Kyle Roller to sign this?" After my last big pull from the now empty bottle of Corona, I said "Ain't no question."

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East Carolina Baseball: The Legacy of Coach LeClair

3. June 2009

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The Pirates are SUPER! ECU two wins away from the College World Series.

2. June 2009

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The Pirates are SUPER! ECU two wins away from the College World Series.

The Diamond Bucs overcome a 0-6 deficit to defeat the USC Gamecocks and move onto the Super Regional in Chapel Hill, NC to take on the Tar Heels in a best of three series that starts on Friday. ESPN love after the jump...

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East Carolina forces one more game with the Gamecocks

1. June 2009

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East Carolina forces one more game with the Gamecocks

Tonight at 6 p.m East Carolina will play the Gamecocks to decide who will advance to play North Carolina in the super regional, expected to be in Chapel Hill. Too bad we can’t get any live television coverage of the game. In case you missed the game last night like I did, here is the [...]

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Pirates selected as regional host for 2009 NCAA baseball tournament

25. May 2009

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Pirates selected as regional host for 2009 NCAA baseball tournament

Last night, the NCAA announced the 16 regional hosts for the 2009 NCAA baseball tournament. The East Carolina Pirates were one of the 16 teams announced to host during last night's selection process. The Pirates were one of two North Carolina teams and one of two C-USA teams to host a regional this year.

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Pirates Win Regular Season Baseball Title

19. May 2009

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Pirates Win Regular Season Baseball Title

On Saturday, the East Carolina Pirate baseball team won the 2009 Conference USA regular season title after sweeping Memphis in an exciting series in Greenville, NC. This also clinched them the #1 seed at the 2009 Conference-USA tournament in Hattiesburg, MS.

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