More stories by Zach Maskavich

Pirate freshman shining early on

With early season injuries to guys like Bryce Harmon, Dwanya Williams-Sutton and Evan Kruzynski Pirates head coach Cliff Godwin has had to r…

Pirates complete weekend sweep of Towson

GREENVILLE, N.C. – Bryant Packard collected a career-high four hits and drove in a pair of runs, while Spencer Brickhouse and Eric Tyler eac…

Watkins six RBI lead ECU past Elon

ELON, N.C. – Travis Watkins drove in a season-high six runs with four coming on his second grand slam of the season as No. 25 East Carolina …

Newman snaps streak in Phoenix

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) – Ryan Newman gambled and skipped a tire-changing pit stop to take the lead from deep in the pack and held on for the f…

UNC survives late Arkansas run

  GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) – Kennedy Meeks had 16 points and a huge tip-in with 44.2 seconds left to help North Carolina barely avoid a huge up…

Mercer completes sweep of ECU

GREENVILLE, N.C. – Chase Burks tossed seven scoreless innings, while JT Thomas registered four hits including his third home run of the week…

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Tar Heels dominate in opening round

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) – Justin Jackson broke out of a shooting slump with 21 points to help top-seeded North Carolina roll past Texas Southe…

Keatts tabbed as next Wolfpack coach

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) – A person with knowledge of the decision says North Carolina State has reached an agreement with UNC Wilmington’s Kev…

Duke cruises to second round

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) – Grayson Allen had 21 points off five 3-pointers, Jayson Tatum had 18 points and 12 rebounds, and second-seeded Duke …

Pirates clash with Duke moved to Tuesday

GREENVILLE, N.C. – No. 8 East Carolina’s midweek match-up at Duke scheduled for Wednesday, Mar. 15 at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park has bee…

49ers snap Pirates 10-game win streak

GREENVILLE, N.C. – Charlotte scored a pair of runs in the ninth inning and three hurlers combined on a 2-0 shutout of No. 8 East Carolina Fr…

Hobbs hoping to bring title to Northside

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Deep playoff runs are nothing new for the Northside-Jacksonville boys basketball team. Four years ago their seas…

Pirates fall in regular season finale

Houston closed out Hofheinz Pavilion with a 73-51 victory over East Carolina on Sunday. The Cougars (21-9, 12-6 American) out-scored the Pir…

Agnos shines in Pirates walk off victory

GREENVILLE, N.C. – Luke Bolka drew a bases loaded walk in the bottom of the ninth inning giving No. 9 East Carolina a walk-off win against W…