Pirate Nation came out in force on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 to cheer on the ECU football team against William & Mary.
252Buzz photographer Bill Hudson was in and around Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium all day, photographing fans tailgating and cheering in the stands, the players on the field, the Marching Pirates band, PeeDee and the ECU cheer team, and the ECU Dance Team.
The 35th annual Pirate Pigskin Pig-out, a celebration of pork and football, will be held Friday and Saturday in Greenville in honor of East Carolina University's spring football scrimmage game at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
The two-day event includes a pig-cooking contest, barbecue plate sale and live music.
ECU will join men's basketball teams from North Carolina, UNCG and UNCW in a four-team exhibition at the Dean E. Smith Center in Chapel Hill on Sunday, Nov. 5, to raise money for the governor's North Carolina Disaster Relief Fund, ECU Athletics announced Monday afternoon.
The "jamboree" will begin at 3 p.m. and each school will play a total of 40 minutes, divided up in three segments against the other teams.
East Carolina University's Homecoming weekend celebration begins at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20 with a Freeboot Friday pep rally at Five Points Plaza, the parking lot at the corner of Fifth and Evans streets in downtown Greenville.
The free outdoor event will include appearances by ECU mascot PeeDee the Pirate, the ECU Cheerleaders, ECU Dance team, Homecoming skit performers, the men’s and women’s basketball teams, and the ECU Mar...