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Greenville, NC, United States

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Past articles by Nolan:

NCHSAA releases 2021 baseball postseason pairings

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WNCT) — The NC High School Athletic Association has released the pairings for the state baseball playoffs. Teams from around the state will start play Tuesday with the goal of making it to the best-of-3 state championship series, which will be played June 25-26 at Burlington Athletic Stadium in Burlington and J.P. […] → Read More

J.H. Rose, Havelock, Jacksonville among big high school football winners in Week 3

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — It was another big week of high school football for schools in Eastern North Carolina. Some of the scores definitely indicate it. J.H. Rose, Havelock and Jacksonville were some of the big winners on Friday. Overall, there was a lot of offense put up by those and other teams, most against […] → Read More

Rose wins on busy Friday of high school basketball

Boys Basketball Scoreboard: JH Rose 77, Eastern Wayne 55 DH Conley 38, CB Aycock 33 Ayden Grifton 64, North Lenoir 63 North Pitt 80, North Johnston 41 Pender 76, Dixon 46 GRACE 61, Arendall Parrott 45 Hobbton 57, Union 42 Riverside 61, South Creek 35 Croatan 46, Richlands 34 Southern Nash 72, Hunt 51 Hertford […] → Read More

High school football practices finally begin Monday for public schools

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — While the NFL crowned its champion Sunday, our area public high schools are just getting started with their football season. Monday is the first day of high school practices. The end of the NFL season usually marks the end of football, minus the NFL Draft, until August. But with the coronavirus […] → Read More

Former ECU star reflects on 3 Super Bowl wins with Cowboys, playing in the NFL

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — There are just a handful of athletes in the world that get a chance to play in the NFL, and there are even fewer that get the chance to play in the Super Bowl, much less three of them. Robert Jones, a former linebacker at East Carolina University, did just that. […] → Read More

Terquavion Smith drops 50 as Jags remain undefeated

GREENVILLE, NC (WNCT) – The Farmville Central basketball team stayed undefeated after a 86-78 win over Trinity Academy. Senior guard Terquavion Smith scored 50 in the victory. Boy’s Basketball Scores: Farmville Central 86, Trinity Academy 78 Washington 65, Ayden-Grifton 55 Kinston 82, Greene Central 46 Hertford County 70, Pasquotank County 39 Princeton 86, Union 28 […] → Read More

ECU names Chris Foster as new running backs coach

GREENVILLE, N.C. – Chris Foster has been named running backs coach at East Carolina University according to an announcement from head football coach Mike Houston on Monday. His appointment to the Pirates’ staff extends a 17-year collegiate coaching career, which includes a recent five-season assignment in a similar role at Georgia Southern where he helped […] → Read More

ECU Men’s Basketball Coach Joe Dooley Tests Positive for COVID-19

Greenville, NC (WNCT) – On a statement released on the East Carolina Men’s Basketball Twitter account the athletics department announced that Men’s Basketball Coach Joe Dooley has tested positive for COVID-19. ” ECU Athletics was informed Saturday evening that men’s basketball head coach Joe Dooley tested positive for COVID-19 through a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) […] → Read More

Washington boys basketball shock Kinston, 76-40

Boys Basketball Scoreboard: Washington 76, Kinston 40 New Bern 70, Eastern Wayne 53 New Bern Christian Academy 54, MCCA 18 Hilltop Christian 64, Bethel Christian 33 Girls Basketball Scoreboard: Kinston 58, Washington 22 New Bern Christian Academy 47, MCCA 4 → Read More

Kinston remains undefeated after 52-43 win over West Craven

Boys Basketball Scoreboard: Kinston 52, West Craven 43 New Bern 64, CB Aycock 52 Wilson Christian 60, Bethel Christian 45 Eastern Wayne 49, Southern Wayne 31 Havelock 72, White Oak 57 John A Holmes 71, Pasquotank 35 Croatan 54, Dixon 50 Wallace Rose-Hill 75, James Kenan 69 Hertford County 83, North Edgecombe 57 Arendell Parrott […] → Read More

J.H. Rose wins season opener against New Bern

Boys Basketball Scoreboard: J.H. Rose 74, New Bern 60 Southside 74, Northside-Pinetown 63 John Paul II 51, Epiphany 28 Fayetteville Christian 54, Parrott Academy 42 Riverside 82, Tarboro 60 Princeton 91, Beddingfield 47 Girls Basketball Scoreboard: New Bern 41, J.H. Rose 36 Princeton 61, Beddingfield 43 → Read More

Conley volleyball continues impressive season

High School Volleyball Scores: D.H. Conley 3, Eastern Wayne 0: Game 1 D.H. Conley 3, Eastern Wayne 0: Game 2 J.H. Rose 3, South Central 1 Northside- Jacksonville 3, Swansboro 2 East Duplin 3, James Kenan 0 East Carteret 3, Lejeune 0 North Lenoir 3, West Craven 0 Ayden-Grifton 3, South Lenoir 2 Greene Central […] → Read More

Forbes scores 20 and Tulane beats East Carolina 60-56

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jaylen Forbes had 20 points as Tulane defeated East Carolina 60-56 on Saturday. Gabe Watson had 13 points for Tulane (6-2, 1-2 American Athletic Conference). Jordan Walker added 10 points. Kevin Cross had seven rebounds. Brandon Suggs had 14 points and eight rebounds for the Pirates (7-2, 1-2). J.J. Miles added […] → Read More

Second-half surge lifts SMU past ECU

DALLAS – Kendrick Davis scored 17 points and Feron Hunt recorded a double-double to lead SMU to a 70-55 win over East Carolina in the American Athletic Conference opener for both teams Wednesday night. Hunt scored 11 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, while Darius McNeil added 13 points off the bench. Ethan Chargois had nine […] → Read More

Feel-good moment: Two ECU football players find out they will get scholarships

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — Check out this moment from East Carolina football. Coach Mike Houston surprised wide receiver Cam Burnette and linebacker Dre Terry with some big news … they were now on scholarship. → Read More

Running back Davis off to fast start as Panthers face Bears

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers running back Mike Davis said the key to his success this season has been that he “runs angry.” Watch Live: Bears vs. Panthers (1 pm, Fox 46 WJZY) Carolina is 3-0 with Davis as Christian McCaffrey’s temporary replacement. Davis has reason to be even angrier Sunday when he faces his […] → Read More

8-Man NCISAA High School Football Week Three Scoreboard

High School Football Scoreboard: St. David’s 48, John Paull II 32 Fayetteville Christian 30, Arendall Parrott Academy 20 Wayne Christian, Lawrence/ Albemarle POSTPONED Bethel Christian, Community Christian POSTPONED → Read More

Local Family Bonds Over Their Love of Sports

Greenville, NC (WNCT) – For many people, sports are a good way to forget about the rest of your life. For the Styons, it is their lives. Raymie Styons of Greenville grew up playing three sports at Plymouth High School in Washington County and so when he had kids getting them involved in sports was […] → Read More

Down East Wood Ducks Host Senior Send-Off Game

Kinston, NC (WNCT) – The Down East Wood Ducks in Kinston hosted the first annual Senior Send-Off at Grainger Stadium on Saturday. The Game was designed to give seniors in Eastern North Carolina a final chance to put their uniform on for a Senior day experience on a professional field. There were two games played […] → Read More

Former ECU Swim Coaches and Alumni continue push to save program

Greenville, NC (WNCT) – When asked how former East Carolina University swim coach Rick Kobe felt about the swim and dive program being cut from ECU athletics he said “I went from being shocked to angry.” Those were the emotions that former East Carolina swim coach Rick Kobe felt after hearing the news that East […] → Read More