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Wood Ducks start six-game series with Myrtle Beach on Tuesday

KINSTON, N.C. – The Down East Wood Ducks will host a six-game series with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans that runs Tuesday through Sunday. The Wood Ducks are coming off a 5-2 series win over the Fayetteville Woodpeckers and have won four straight going into Tuesday’s game. The Pelicans dropped a 4-2 series against the Columbia […] → Read More

Wood Ducks introduce ‘All You Can Eat Deal’ on July 2

KINSTON, N.C. – The Wood Ducks are hosting the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers on July 2nd with the first pitch at 5 pm and gates opening at 4 pm. In the spirit of picnics and Independence Day, the Wood Ducks are offering an exclusive experience. Fans don’t miss out on an All You Can Eat picnic on […] → Read More

Wood Ducks open series with RiverDogs

KINSTON, N.C. – The Down East Wood Ducks are coming off a series win (5-1) against the Fayetteville Woodpeckers and will be starting a six-game series with the Charleston RiverDogs (31-14), the Class-A Affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays. Tuesday: Wood Ducks vs RiverDogs: 7:00 pmWednesday: Wood Ducks vs RiverDogs: 7:00 pmThursday: Wood Ducks vs […] → Read More

Wood Ducks camo-themed hat night postponed

KINSTON, NC – The Wood Ducks announced a promotional change for Friday due to unforeseen circumstances. The camo-themed caps presented by Stallings Plumbing, Heating & A/C did not arrive as scheduled. The cap giveaway to the first 1,000 fans will take place on Friday, August 5th along with post-game fireworks presented by WNCT 9. Fans […] → Read More

Wood Ducks score early, make lead stick in win

KINSTON, N.C. — The Down East Wood Ducks got a run in each of the first two innings and made the lead stick thanks to good pitching and defense in a 2-0 win over the Carolina Mudcats on Thursday. Jose Corniell started and got out of a jam for the Wood Ducks as the Mudcats […] → Read More

Wood Ducks begin home series with Mudcats on Tuesday

KINSTON, N.C. – The Down East Wood Ducks are coming off a series win (4-2) against the Columbia Fireflies and will be starting a six-game series with the Carolina Mudcats (7-8), the Class-A Affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers, starting Tuesday. Tuesday: Wood Ducks vs Mudcats: 6 pm Wednesday: Wood Ducks vs Mudcats: 11 am Thursday: […] → Read More

Wood Ducks announce times for 2022 regular-season games

KINSTON, N.C. – The Down East Wood Ducks have announced the first pitch times for their 66 home games in 2022. Similar to 2021, Tuesday – Friday games will start at 7 p.m. and Sunday games are scheduled for 1 p.m. starts. Saturdays are now slated for 5 p.m. with Monday being a league-wide off […] → Read More

Eighth-inning rally lifts Wood Ducks, Down East now holds final playoff spot with two games left

KINSTON, N.C. – After a late two-out rally, the Down East Wood Ducks emerged with a 4-2 win against the Charleston RiverDogs. With a two-run double in the eighth inning, Thomas Saggese earns the Suddenlink Player of the Game. The Wood Ducks’ win, coupled with Salem’s 13-4 loss to Delmarva, means Down East has a […] → Read More

Wood Ducks to auction off inaugural season home jerseys

KINSTON, N.C. – The Down East Wood Ducks announced Thursday their plans to auction off the inaugural home white jerseys. The auction is online and can be accessed through the live source app or coming to Grainger Stadium and scanning the QR code located throughout the ballpark. The link to follow is here, which can […] → Read More

Krauth K’s 11, Acuna, Mateo each homer in Wood Ducks win

KINSTON, N.C. – After jumping out to an early lead, the Down East Wood Ducks defeated the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers, 5-1 Saturday night. Luisangel Acuña and Daniel Mateo each hit a home run to push the Wood Ducks to their 63rd win of the season. Down East (63-44) took the early lead against Kannapolis starter […] → Read More

Florentino, Acuña power Wood Ducks past Carolina, 4-2

KINSTON, N.C. – The Down East Wood Ducks won their fifth straight game with a 4-2 win on Tuesday against the Carolina Mudcats. The pitching staff shut down the Mudcats with seven shutout innings and took a no-hitter to the sixth inning. After two scoreless innings, Down East (48-36) jumped in front with a run […] → Read More

Wood Ducks host Mudcats for six-game series starting Tuesday

KINSTON, N.C. – After a six-game road trip with the Delmarva Shorebirds, the Down East Wood Ducks return home to Historic Grainger Stadium to host the Carolina Mudcats for a six-game series. The series starts TuesdaY at 7 p.m. followed by 7 p.m. games Wednesday – Friday. Saturday’s contest will start at 6 p.m. and […] → Read More

Wood Ducks game with Woodpeckers postponed, doubleheader Thursday

KINSTON, N.C. – Wednesday’s game between the Down East Wood Ducks (40-33) and the Fayetteville Woodpeckers (32-41) has been postponed to due inclement weather. The Wood Ducks and Woodpeckers will play a doubleheader Thursday. The first game will start at 4:30 p.m. and the second game will start 30 minutes after the completion of game […] → Read More

Wood Ducks return for homestead that runs Tuesday-Aug. 1

KINSTON, N.C. – The Down East Wood Ducks return home after a six-game road trip to host the Fayetteville Woodpeckers for a six-game series. The series starts Tuesday at 7 p.m. followed by 7 p.m. games Wednesday – Friday. Saturday’s contest will start at 6 p.m. and Sunday’s game will begin at 1 p.m. North […] → Read More

Wood Ducks fall 10-2 to Delmarva

KINSTON, N.C. – After a six-run fourth inning, the Down East Wood Ducks fell to the Delmarva Shorebirds, 10-2 Wednesday afternoon. The Wood Ducks rally fell short in the ninth, plating two runs before a game-ending double play. After two scoreless innings, Delmarva (38-22) scored 10 runs between the third and sixth innings to take […] → Read More

Fayetteville State clears tuition debt for nearly 1,500

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Fayetteville State University has used pandemic relief funds to clear $1.6 million in tuition debt for nearly 1,500 students. The Fayetteville Observer reported Sunday that the historically Black school utilized money from the federal legislation that’s known as the American Rescue Plan. Signed into law in March, it provided nearly $40 billion to […] → Read More

Easley steals win away for Wood Ducks against Pelicans

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – For the second night in-a-row, the Down East Wood Ducks won a pitchers’ duel against the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, 2-1. Down East has won its last five games, which marks the second-longest winning streak for the Woodies since the first week of the season when they swept Kannapolis and won the […] → Read More

Wood Ducks break out bats in 15-2 statement win to end losing streak

KINSTON, N.C. – After falling in the first three games, the Down East Wood Ducks stormed back with a 15-2 win over the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers, Friday night. Obie Ricumstrict went three-for-five with one home run and five RBIs, earning the Suddenlink Player of the Game. The win ended a four-game losing streak, including three […] → Read More

Wood Ducks, Woodpeckers split doubleheader

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Playing as the Avocados Luchadores de Down East, the Down East Wood Ducks split their doubleheader against the Fayetteville Woodpeckers, playing as Los Guerreros de Fayetteville, on Friday, 10-9 in game one and 4-0 in game two. With five shutout innings and eight strikeouts in game two, Tekoah Roby earned the Player […] → Read More

Wood Ducks run wild on base paths but fall short to Mudcats

ZEBULON, N.C. – Although they stole nine bases, the Down East Wood Ducks fell to the Carolina Mudcats, 5-4 Saturday night. The Wood Ducks pushed four runs across the plate but managed only three hits and were one-for-nine with runners in scoring position. Down East (17-11) opened the scoring in the top of the first […] → Read More