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Pirates rebound to nearly upset Cincinnati

Pirates rebound to nearly upset Cincinnati

By Tom ShanahanGREENVILLE -- East Carolina, with no answers in four previous AAC double-digit losses, came up with two school-record performances and eight scoring responses to take No. 17-ranked Cincinnati down to the final seconds.The AAC East-leading Bearcats needed a 32-yard...

Houston remakes look of facilities and players

Houston remakes look of facilities and players

By Tom ShanahanGREENVILLE -- East Carolina coach Mike Houston is compiling “before-and-after” pictures to illustrate his new football program’s growth. That explained staging not one but two media sessions to open his first spring football.Friday marked the Pirates’ initial...

Brown better than breakout season a year ago

Brown better than breakout season a year ago

BY TOM SHANAHAN, CorrespondentGREENVILLE _ East Carolina fans awaiting Trevon Brown putting up a 270-yard receiving day or one of his other four 100-yard performances need not worry that he is off his game from a year ago.While the senior wide receiver hasn’t connected for some...

Blake Proehl motivated to face North Carolina

Blake Proehl motivated to face North Carolina

By Tom Shanahan, CorrespondentGREENVILLE -- East Carolina’s players thrive on chances to show ACC schools they were overlooked, but the Pirates were beaten last week by another team motivated by the desire to prove themselves.North Carolina A&T, a Football Championship...