Ariel Epstein, NewsChannel 12

Ariel Epstein

NewsChannel 12

New Bern, NC, United States

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March 29 11 p.m. sports: North Lenoir, West Carteret pick up baseball victories

WCTI ABC 12 Greenville and WYDO Fox 14 Greenville offer local and national news reporting, sports, and weather forecasts to viewers in the Greenville, New Bern, Washington, North Carolina region, including Farmville, Wilson, Rocky Mount, Goldsboro, Snow Hill, Pikeville, and Simpson, North Carolina. → Read More

March 29 6 p.m. sports: Duke, UNC ready for Sweet 16 games

WCTI ABC 12 Greenville and WYDO Fox 14 Greenville offer local and national news reporting, sports, and weather forecasts to viewers in the Greenville, New Bern, Washington, North Carolina region, including Farmville, Wilson, Rocky Mount, Goldsboro, Snow Hill, Pikeville, and Simpson, North Carolina. → Read More

March 27 11 p.m. sports: Bad night on the hardwood for Wolfpack, local athletes

RALEIGH, N. C. (AP) — Garrison Mathews had a career-high 44 points as Lipscomb narrowly defeated North Carolina State 94-93 in the quarterfinals of the NIT on Wednesday night. Mathews set the program’s single-game scoring record in the Division I era and his points were the most by an opposing player at Reynolds Coliseum. He was 14 of 24 from the field, including 8 of 13 from 3-point range, and… → Read More

March 22 6 p.m. sports: Duke, UNC gearing up for first NCAA Tourney games

WCTI ABC 12 Greenville and WYDO Fox 14 Greenville offer local and national news reporting, sports, and weather forecasts to viewers in the Greenville, New Bern, Washington, North Carolina region, including Farmville, Wilson, Rocky Mount, Goldsboro, Snow Hill, Pikeville, and Simpson, North Carolina. → Read More

March 21 11 p.m. sports: Swansboro tops New Bern in girls soccer clash

WCTI ABC 12 Greenville and WYDO Fox 14 Greenville offer local and national news reporting, sports, and weather forecasts to viewers in the Greenville, New Bern, Washington, North Carolina region, including Farmville, Wilson, Rocky Mount, Goldsboro, Snow Hill, Pikeville, and Simpson, North Carolina. → Read More

South Central boys, Pamlico County girls win state titles

Saturday was a pretty good day for two area high school basketball teams. The South Central and Farmville Central boys basketball teams joined the Pamlico County's girls in winning state titles. South Central won the Class 4-A title with a 72-46 win over West Charlotte. Pamlico County beat East Surry, 62-55 to win the Class 1-A crown. Farmville Central beat Forest Hills 86 - 71 to win the 2A… → Read More

ACC Tournament semis: UVa takes on FSU before big one between Duke, UNC

Previewing Friday night's two ACC Tournament semifinal games. Duke (27-5, 15-4) vs. North Carolina (27-5, 17-2) Atlantic Coast Conference Tourney Semifinals, Spectrum Center, Charlotte, North Carolina; Friday, 8 p. m. EDT (ESPN) BOTTOM LINE: A spot in the ACC championship game is up for grabs as Duke and North Carolina are set to face off. In the regular season, North Carolina won both of the… → Read More

Fans happy to have ACC Tournament back in NC

Check out Ariel Epstein's other reports at the ACC Tournament. Tuesday's videos. --March 12 6 p. m. sports: Wake Forest's loss could mean end of road for Manning. Monday's videos. --March 11 11 p. m. sports: ECU freshman recognized by AAC. -- Havelock High grad Ky Bowman talks about time in ACC, his future. → Read More

March 11 11 p.m. sports: ECU freshman recognized by AAC

WCTI ABC 12 Greenville and WYDO Fox 14 Greenville offer local and national news reporting, sports, and weather forecasts to viewers in the Greenville, New Bern, Washington, North Carolina region, including Farmville, Wilson, Rocky Mount, Goldsboro, Snow Hill, Pikeville, and Simpson, North Carolina. → Read More

March 11 6 p.m. sports: Bowman ready for what could be last ACC Tourney

WCTI ABC 12 Greenville and WYDO Fox 14 Greenville offer local and national news reporting, sports, and weather forecasts to viewers in the Greenville, New Bern, Washington, North Carolina region, including Farmville, Wilson, Rocky Mount, Goldsboro, Snow Hill, Pikeville, and Simpson, North Carolina. → Read More

March 7 11 p.m. sports: East Duplin baseball picks up second win of season

WCTI ABC 12 Greenville and WYDO Fox 14 Greenville offer local and national news reporting, sports, and weather forecasts to viewers in the Greenville, New Bern, Washington, North Carolina region, including Farmville, Wilson, Rocky Mount, Goldsboro, Snow Hill, Pikeville, and Simpson, North Carolina. → Read More

March 4 11 p.m. sports: ECU women top SMU to win final home game

WCTI ABC 12 Greenville and WYDO Fox 14 Greenville offer local and national news reporting, sports, and weather forecasts to viewers in the Greenville, New Bern, Washington, North Carolina region, including Farmville, Wilson, Rocky Mount, Goldsboro, Snow Hill, Pikeville, and Simpson, North Carolina. → Read More

March 1 6 p.m. sports: 2019 LeClair Classic starts, suspended by rain

The 2019 LeClair Classic started Friday at East Carolina University. However, rain forced the schedule for the rest of it to be altered. Click here to read more from ECU's Sports Information Department. → Read More

Feb. 12 6 p.m. sports: All-Star game marks latest milestone for Michael Jordan

CHARLOTTE, N. C. (AP) — Buzz Peterson knew Michael Jordan as well as anyone when they were in college. Roommates and teammates at North Carolina, they spent countless days competing on the basketball court in practice and endless hours talking hoops. Their nights often included shooting pool and tossing cards in their Granville Towers South dorm room. There often were arcade games — before the… → Read More

Feb. 5 6 p.m. sports: N.C. State, UNC ready for Round 2

N. C. State travels to Chapel Hill to face North Carolina in their second ACC meeting of the season. The game tips off at 8 p. m. → Read More

Feb. 4 6 p.m. sports: Former Tarboro star talks about falling short in Super Bowl

Tarboro High School graduate Todd Gurley spoke with reporters after the Rams fell 13-3 on Sunday to the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 53. → Read More

Feb. 1 6 p.m. sports: Carolina's Julius Peppers retires after 17 seasons

CHARLOTTE, N. C. (AP) — Carolina’s Julius Peppers has announced his retirement after 17 NFL seasons, nine Pro Bowl appearances and six All-Pro selections. Peppers spent the first eight seasons of his career with the Panthers, then played four with Chicago, three with Green Bay and his final two seasons back with Carolina. He missed four games in 2002, his rookie season, then played in 254 out of… → Read More

Jan. 14 11 p.m. sports: Syracuse upsets No. 1 Duke 95-91 in OT after Jones’ injury

DURHAM, N. C. (AP) — Syracuse packed its patented 2-3 zone defense around Zion Williamson, and dared a depleted Duke team to win from the 3-point line. Without shooter Cameron Reddish, the top-ranked Blue Devils couldn’t do it. And without point guard Tre Jones, their defense couldn’t pressure the Orange, either. Tyus Battle scored a season-high 32 points, and Syracuse rattled Duke in overtime… → Read More

ACC Media Day: Men's basketball coaches talk recruiting, Hurricane Florence

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski says the guilty verdicts in the trial for corruption within college basketball is good news and that people should be held accountable for wrongdoing. The verdicts were handed down less than an hour before Krzyzewski began a round of Wednesday afternoon interviews during ACC media day. The Hall of Fame coach says he wanted to take time to "digest it and figure out what… → Read More

VIDEO: Watch Tony Dungy's full speech at Jacksonville FCA banquet

Hall of Fame NFL coach Tony Dungy was the guest speaker at Monday's Fellowship of Christian Athletes banquet at the Jackosnville American Legion. NewsChannel 12's Ariel Epstein was at Monday's event and has this video of Dungy's speech. → Read More