When the Pirate Nation meets you can always find a lot of people wearing purple in order to sport East Carolina pride. That was the case Thursday at the Battleship North Carolina as ECU head coach Ruffin McNeill rolled into town.
UNCW and East Carolina met on the baseball field in Greenville tonight. The Seahawks jumped out to an early lead but couldn't keep it. The Ashley Spring Break Baseball Tournament has a pair of teams ready to meet for the championship Thursday night.
The NBA Finals tip off on Thursday. You can watch all the action live of San Antonio vs. Miami on WWAY. Former UNCW golfer Ryan Sullivan qualified for the US Open Championship on Monday. ECU's Ruffin McNeill has a contract extension in Greenville. The UNC Tar Heel baseball team is still alive in the NCAA Tournament, but just barely. Plus more!
Some elementary school graduates in Wilmington had a special visitor today.
East Carolina football coach Ruffin McNeill provided some words of wisdom for the fifth grade graduates at Bradley Creek Elementary School.
On Tuesday we featured highlights from UNCW's impressive 10-1 win over the 24th ranked East Carolina Pirates from Greenville. We also checked out high school baseball action from New Bern. The Bears beat Laney. We also featured Ashley's win over Hoggard in baseball along with two softball games from Wilmington.
East Carolina University won't say why it fired the student newspaper's adviser, but is asking people to trust that it's not related to the paper's decision to print full-frontal photos of a streaker at a football game.