Scheduling of football games between ECU and Virginia Tech after a canceled game in Hurricane Florence has drawn the North Carolina and Virginia governors, Roy Cooper and Ralph Northam, into the dispute.
A sense of normalcy appeared to return to the East Carolina football program as newly hired coach Mike Houston stepped to the podium on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, at the Ward Sports Medicine Building for National Signing Day.
East Carolina football coach Mike Houston speaks about the history and tradition of ECU football after being introduced during a press conference at the Murphy Center at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018.
ECU quarterback Holton Ahlers talks about the hiring of Mike Houston as football coach after Houston was introduced during a press conference at the Murphy Center at East Carolina University in Greenville, N.C., Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018.
The Pirates played NC State at Carter-Finely Stadium on Saturday Dec. 1, 2018. The Wolfpack (9-3) exploited the Pirates’ flaws to roll over ECU (3-9) with a 58-3 Saturday afternoon at Carter-Finley Stadium.
Amid all the records set and touchdowns scored in the Wolfpack 58-3 victory over ECU that wasn’t as close as the score would indicate, there were moments of pure joy sprinkled everywhere, like blueberries in a muffin.