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1973 Class Reunion will be in October 2013. There will be two nights of fun, beginning with a night at Groupers and a nigh at the K.E. White Graduate Center.

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ECU's Freshwater to redshirt  Greenville Daily Reflector

Tuesday, August 13, 2019. East Carolina football coach Mike Houston said after practice Tuesday that freshman defensive lineman Traveon Freshwater will ...



Traveon Freshwater joins East Carolina football team  247Sports

Welcome to East Carolina University, Traveon Freshwater. The Pirates' prized recruit of the 2019 class has officially been admitted to the school and went ...



Traveon Freshwater officially joins ECU football team  WITN

Traveon Freshwater, ECU football's highly touted four-star recruit of the 2019 class, went through his first practice Friday after officially being admitted to East ...



Pirates end practice with 'victory'  Greenville Daily Reflector

Friday, August 16, 2019. East Carolina's football practice Friday morning ended with center Branden Pena snapping to quarterback Holton Ahlers in the victory ...



ECU second scrimmage: Take a punch, give a punch  Greenville Daily Reflector

Saturday, August 17, 2019. Moments of reflection Saturday brought East Carolina first-year head football coach Mike Houston back to the spring. The physicality ...



First responders practice emergency drill near Elizabeth City high school  WITN

First responders will surround an Eastern Carolina high school Friday morning as part of a practice drill.



Pirate preseason storylines to watch  Greenville Daily Reflector

Thursday, August 1, 2019. Reporting day was Thursday for East Carolina's football players. Preseason practice officially begins Friday morning under first-year ...



Pirates conduct valuable first scrimmage  Greenville Daily Reflector

Saturday, August 10, 2019. The value of Saturday's scrimmage is two-fold for the East Carolina football team, which got minute-to-minute feedback on the field ...



James retiring from the 'band world' at NHS  The Daily Advance

Sunday, June 9, 2019. Wayne James was with the band at the Northeastern High School graduation ceremony Saturday for the 31st time — 28 times as a ...



ECU football: Preseason players to watch  Greenville Daily Reflector

Wednesday, July 31, 2019. East Carolina football players report Thursday for preseason camp, and practice begins Friday. Here are five players to watch as the ...



Elizabeth City high school basketball coach receives school hero award  WITN

ELIZABETH CITY, NC (WITN) - An Eastern Carolina basketball coach is being named a hero for helping students achieve their dreams. Ronald Nixon ...



Northeastern football looks to make school history  WAVY-TV

The Northeastern High School football team is two wins away from its first state championship.



Northeastern honors Brinson, 1969 NCHSAA East championship football team  The Daily Advance

Sunday, October 14, 2018. In 50 seasons of Northeastern High School football, the program has won two regional championships. The most recent was 2010, ...



Missing teen from Elizabeth City has been found  WTKR News 3

Privott is with a family member in Clinton, New Jersey and is said to not be in danger.



Principal of the year for Elizabeth City-Pasquotank public schools has been elected for 2019  WTKR News 3

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – Principal of Northeastern High School, Angela Cobb, has been selected as the 2019 Principal of the Year for Elizabeth ...



Eagles fall short in championship bid  The Daily Advance

Saturday, December 15, 2018. RALEIGH — The Northeastern High School Eagles fell a field goal short of capturing their first-ever east-west state football ...



Cobb named new NHS principal  The Daily Advance

From staff reports. Tuesday, August 21, 2018. Angela Cobb has been named principal of Northeastern High School. The appointment of Cobb, who has served ...



Police, schools hold active shooter drill  The Daily Advance

Friday, June 14, 2019. When a member of Pasquotank-Camden Emergency Medical Services asked how many “patients” would need transported to the hospital ...



Lottery names NHS coach, teacher a School Hero  The Daily Advance

Friday, May 24, 2019. A teacher and coach at Northeastern High School has won $10,000 for himself and another $10,000 for the school by being selected as a ...



ECPPS: No more valedictorians, salutatorians  The Daily Advance

Sunday, February 24, 2019. This year, for the first time in their history, Pasquotank County High School and Northeastern High School won't be recognizing their ...



Northeastern ready to introduce explosive offense to rest of NC  HighSchoolOT

The 2A eastern regional champs have scored an average of 45 points per game. That offensive firepower comes both in the air and on the ground.



Jerry McGee dies at 80  The Daily Advance

Monday, January 7, 2019. One of the most influential athletes, coaches, administrators and teachers in northeast North Carolina has passed. Jerry McGee, who ...



Parent upset after ECPPS bus forgets to pick up son  The Daily Advance

Wednesday, February 6, 2019. The father of a Northeastern High School student whose school bus never arrived Tuesday morning is calling on Elizabeth ...



ECPPS outlines 2019-20 needs to commissioners  The Daily Advance

Thursday, March 28, 2019. New heating and cooling systems, upgraded computers for students, and some *fresh* paint are among Elizabeth City-Pasquotank ...



Sanders endorsed as next ECPPS superintendent  The Daily Advance

Wednesday, March 27, 2019. Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Pubic Schools interim Superintendent Joanne Sanders got a ringing endorsement Monday from a ...



Sanders retiring from ECPPS  The Daily Advance

From staff reports. Friday, April 5, 2019. Interim Superintendent Joanne Sanders has announced that she is retiring from the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public ...



Area seniors earn millions in scholarship dollars  The Daily Advance

Thursday, June 6, 2019. Area high school seniors garnered substantial scholarship money this year, including at least four earning scholarships worth more ...



Pasquotank Sgt. helps students by collecting high heels, dresses and tuxedos for prom  WTKR News 3

PASQUOTANK Co., N.C., - Sergeant Anthony Alexander with the Pasquotank Sheriff's Office is taking action for the community by collecting high heels, ...



Northeastern High School increasing security after social media threat  WAVY-TV

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – Elizabeth City Public Schools sent out a release stating a student made a specific threat toward Northeastern High School through ...



Eulogist: McGee's life had big reach  The Daily Advance

Thursday, January 10, 2019. Hundreds gathered in Elizabeth City on Wednesday to celebrate the remarkable life of Jerry McGee, yet their number were far from ...



A night to roar: 186 earn diplomas at PCHS  The Daily Advance

Saturday, June 8, 2019. Pasquotank County High School presented diplomas to 186 graduates Friday night in a ceremony that celebrated the school as a ...



Ex-NHS Principal Payne running for school board  The Daily Advance

Thursday, February 15, 2018. A former principal at Northeastern High School has filed to run for a seat on the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Board of Education.



From 6,750 nominees, these 10 ‘school heroes’ each will get $10,000 from NC Lottery  Raleigh News & Observer

The NC Education Lottery named 10 winners of its School Heroes program, where people could nominate school employees who help students achieve their ...



Highway marker honoring Moore to be unveiled Saturday  The Daily Advance

Wednesday, October 17, 2018. A North Carolina Highway Historical Marker honoring local education pioneer P.W. Moore will be unveiled Saturday morning at a ...



Two Triad Educators Win $20,000, Named 'School Heroes'  WFMYNews2.com

A teacher assistant in Thomasville and a music teacher in Greensboro are two of the NC Education Lottery's 'heroes' that won big!



EC-based AAU team crowned national champs  The Daily Advance

Saturday, July 13, 2019. The eighth-grade level North Carolina Blazers, an Amateur Athletic Union basketball team based in Elizabeth City, are national ...



Auditor: Improve fiscal controls  The Daily Advance

Saturday, December 29, 2018. Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools staff are being urged to make daily bank deposits of collected funds and to take other ...



Freshwater's status still uncertain at ECU  Greenville Daily Reflector

Wednesday, July 17, 2019. NEWPORT, R.I. — Coach Mike Houston remains optimistic yet not in position to announce whether or not Traveon Freshwater will be ...



Book of band memories span over 30 years  The Daily Advance

Sunday, November 27, 2016. The faces changed but the Elizabeth City High School Marching Band kept playing for over three decades before Northeastern ...



Area projects net $3.1M in LEAF grants  The Daily Advance

Friday, February 8, 2019. A water treatment plant expansion project in Currituck County, a boat basin project in Perquimans County, and the public schools and ...



NHS' Payne on administrative leave  The Daily Advance

Tuesday, June 7, 2016. Northeastern High School Principal Ron Payne has been placed on paid administrative leave for unspecified reasons. Elizabeth ...



Demari Bell area's first baby of 2019  The Daily Advance

Wednesday, January 2, 2019. Dwan and Sharron Bell are the proud parents of Demari Chase Bell, the first baby born in the Albemarle in 2019 — and no one is ...



Adrian Spellman Getting a Feel For His Options  TechSideline.com

Adrian Spellman Defensive End, Class of 2020. Northeastern High School, Elizabeth City, NC 6-4, 230. It's not exactly a 'tweener' situation, but Northeastern ...



Storyteller and Cellist Shana Tucker Lays Roots In North Carolina  WUNC

Shana Tucker remembers the day the Uptown String Quartet came to Howard University. There had been many jazz musicians who came to play and mentor ...



State, national organizations recognize Jerry McGee  The Daily Advance

Tuesday, January 8, 2019. Hours after the death of Jerry McGee, those who knew McGee from across the state of North Carolina and the nation offered their ...



Sanders tackles school chief duties  The Daily Advance

Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Joanne Sanders started her first full day as acting superintendent of the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools on Tuesday, ...



More 2019 class enrollees join the Pirate family  247Sports

East Carolina's football coaching staff capped a busy weekend welcoming the majority of the remaining 2019 freshmen enrollees on Sunday. While the coaches ...



First Flight wins swim meets | The Coastland Times  The Coastland Times

First Flight swimmers Cecilia Cortez and Bri Wilson won two individual events each November 30 to help the Nighthawks girls defeat five other teams at a high ...



Overman hanging up fire helmet after 30 years  The Daily Advance

Friday, December 7, 2018. Barry Overman is retiring today from the Elizabeth City Fire Department — nearly 30 years to the day after he started. It was Dec.



Northeastern football alums meet on college stage  The Daily Advance

Sunday, September 9, 2018. The first weekend of this month meant a reunion for two former Northeastern Eagles. Erik Lawson, a long snapper at East Carolina, ...



Currituck schools to close Tuesday, Perquimans, ECPPS on Wednesday  The Daily Advance

From staff reports. Monday, September 10, 2018. Three area school districts have already announced closing plans this week ahead of Hurricane Florence's ...



Northwest High teacher wins $10,000 for being 'the definition of a hero' to teen's family  Greensboro News & Record

Brian McMath won $10000 from the N.C. Education Lottery's "North Carolina School Heroes" program, and also earned another $10000 for his school and ...



Longtime NCADA executive director Jerry McGee dies  HighSchoolOT

High School athletics in the state have lost another of the giants, as Gerald "Jerry" McGee, long-time Executive Director of the North Carolina Athletic Directors ...



A&T Announces 21 Signees on Signing Day  NCAT Aggies

EAST GREENSBORO (February 6, 2019) – North Carolina A&T announced 21 new additions to the football program on National Signing Day, Wednesday.



Deputy prom escort leads to an unforgettable night for Elizabeth City teen  wtkr.com

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. - An unlikely duo now has an even more unlikely friendship. A senior at Northeastern High School and a deputy for the Pasquotank ...



Elizabeth City football player sets world record for long-snapping  Virginian-Pilot

Erik Lawson did jumping jacks and tossed the football to his dad, David, as he warmed up to demonstrate his world-record-breaking long-snapping skills.



Enloe athletic director Patrick Paye resigns  HighSchoolOT

Patrick Paye has resigned from his position as the athletic director and a teacher at Enloe High School, Wake County Schools said on Friday afternoon.



Two charged in fight at NHS  The Daily Advance

Wednesday, December 13, 2017. Two students have been charged in connection with a fight at Northeastern High School on Tuesday that sent a third student ...



Clayton 4-star prospect J.R. Walker commits to Va. Tech  HighSchoolOT

Walker was considering five schools at the time of his commitment - Duke, NC State, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia Tech.



Alcohol in stadiums bill headed to governor  Greenville Daily Reflector

Wednesday, June 19, 2019. A bill that would allow alcohol sales to the general public during UNC system sporting events and open a new revenue source for ...



Vinnie B. Turnburke | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Vinnie B. Turnburke. Vinton Bernard “Vinnie” Turnburke, Jr., husband of Barbara Creswell Turnburke, passed away June 15, 2019 with his loving family by his ...



Stellar recruiting effort fortifies defensive unit  Bonesville

Upgrading talent and bolstering depth on the front and back ends of the defense were priorities when East Carolina began pursuing the recruiting Class of 2019.



First Flight swimmers lead the way | The Coastland Times  The Coastland Times

First Flight High School swimmers powered their way to a couple of early season wins in two area meets. On November 14, the Nighthawks women and men ...



Two hospitalized after Elizabeth City shooting  WTKR News 3

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – Two men were hospitalized after a shooting in the area of Halstead Boulevard Thursday afternoon. Officers with the Elizabeth City ...



Wooten elected sheriff; Overman, Lavin win commission seats  The Daily Advance

From staff reports. Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Tommy Wooten made history on Tuesday, becoming the first Republican to be elected sheriff in Pasquotank ...



Jasmine Madriaga graduates from basic military training | Local News | theworldlink.com  Coos Bay World

COOS BAY — U.S. Air Force Airman Jasmine N. Madriaga graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.



In the heat, on the green  Greenville Daily Reflector

Monday, July 1, 2019. From bags with wheels and multiple compartments for Gatorade and water bottles, and even large umbrellas for shade, young golfers ...



WOODWARD: Pirates or 'Pack?  Greenville Daily Reflector

Wednesday, May 29, 2019. East Carolina and N.C. State. A Wolfpack fan probably would prefer N.C. State and East Carolina. The order doesn't matter — yet.



GREENVILLE REGIONAL: ECU Pirates capsule  Greenville Daily Reflector

Friday, May 31, 2019. East Carolina. Coach: Cliff Godwin, fifth season. Record: 43-15. RPI: 5 (ECU is NCAA No. 10 overall seed). How they got here: American ...



Wesleyan team still holds distinction  Greenville Daily Reflector

Saturday, April 6, 2019. The years have been pretty kind to the 1989 North Carolina Wesleyan baseball team, and now it's been 30 of them. The Division III ...



Regional champs: Pirates pile at Clark-LeClair  Greenville Daily Reflector

Monday, June 3, 2019. After waiting out a series of frustrating rain delays and suffering a shocking loss to Quinnipiac in its NCAA baseball Greenville Regional ...



Pirates focused on Louisville, not pro contracts  Greenville Daily Reflector

Wednesday, June 5, 2019. The Detroit Tigers told Bryant Packard to worry most about finishing this East Carolina baseball season and not his professional ...



Not today: No games completed Friday at regional  Greenville Daily Reflector

Friday, May 31, 2019. The Clark-LeClair Stadium scoreboard displayed the official NCAA inclement weather delay message for longer than actual baseball ...



ECU welcoming Wolfpack, others to regional  Greenville Daily Reflector

Monday, May 27, 2019. A North Carolina-heavy NCAA baseball regional will begin Friday in Greenville, highlighted by the intrigue of host East Carolina ...



ECU all-in on regional readiness  Greenville Daily Reflector

Wednesday, May 29, 2019. East Carolina baseball is using this week to refocus and is hoping to prove its 1-2 record and early exit from the American Athletic ...



Governor signs alcohol sales bill  Greenville Daily Reflector

Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Gov. Roy Cooper signed House Bill 389 on Wednesday, allowing Boards of Trustees at University of North Carolina system schools ...



Patrick a leader for PCC pitching  Greenville Daily Reflector

Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Dylan Patrick got to enjoy twirling a no-hitter and perfect game as a freshman pitcher for the Pitt Community College baseball team ...



ECU coach helps golfers drop in to action  Greenville Daily Reflector

Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Fellowship of Christian Athletes has been part of the foundation of all coach Mike Houston-led football teams, from Lenoir-Rhyne to The ...



Athletes endure cold weather track meet | The Coastland Times  The Coastland Times

The 2018-19 winter track season opened Thursday, November 29 with a polar bear track meet at Northeastern High School. Under normal conditions, track ...



Shocking start: Bobcats beat Pirates  Greenville Daily Reflector

Saturday, June 1, 2019. Bryant Packard stood in deep left field and could only turn around and watch. A few innings later, Quinnipiac players and fans ...



PHOTOS: Jr. Pirate camp at ECU  Greenville Daily Reflector

The Daily Reflector. Monday, June 24, 2019. From kicking specialists to soon-to-be Pirate signees to exuberant youngsters and women ready to take the field ...



Net ban comes with costs, victories  Greenville Daily Reflector

Saturday, March 16, 2019. Commercial gill nets are being lifted out of a large section of coastal North Carolina waters. The nets are being raised not merely to ...



Top of the Class: High school grads talk about memories future  The Daily Advance

From staff reports. Friday, June 16, 2017. Graduation ceremonies across the region saluted students who won top academic honors in their high school classes.



Pirates hosting regional, await seeding  Greenville Daily Reflector

Sunday, May 26, 2019. East Carolina will host an NCAA baseball regional for the fifth time in its history and the third time in Greenville. The Pirates, who ...



School open houses begin  The Daily Advance

From staff reports. Wednesday, August 1, 2018. The first of numerous open houses for area public schools will be held this week. Elizabeth City-Pasquotank ...



First Flight High School runners advance to state meet | The Coastland Times  The Coastland Times

First Flight athletes won 14 of 24 events at a Last Chance Polar Bear Meet on Jan. 29 at the Northeastern High School Track in Elizabeth City to win both boys ...



Mixing it up: Houston, Parrish working on best eating plan  Greenville Daily Reflector

Sunday, June 30, 2019. Eating habits for East Carolina football players this season will likely be based on knowledge first-year Pirate coach Mike Houston has ...



ECSU confers 95 diplomas during winter graduation  The Daily Advance

Sunday, December 9, 2018. Dana Richardson began working toward her college degree several years ago, but before she could graduate tragedy struck on two ...



Fyffe named first principal at early college  The Daily Advance

Pasquotank County High School Principal Amy Fyffe talks with AP English students (l-r) Will Holmes, 17, Courtney Parker, 18 and Amir Arthur, 17, during a class ...



Clayton's Walker to announce commitment on Oct. 12  HighSchoolOT

Clayton High School senior athlete J.R. Walker will make his college commitment next month.



First Flight's Ray Scott retires | The Coastland Times  The Coastland Times

For more than 14 years, Ray Scott has called the shots for First Flight athletics and under his leadership, the high school's sports programs have flourished, ...



National signing day: Duke, UNC, NC State football recruits  The News & Observer

High school football players around the country were signing their National Letters of Intent on Wednesday, cementing their college decisions. N.C. State, UNC ...



Pirates rally to win series  Greenville Daily Reflector

The Daily Reflector. Saturday, April 6, 2019. After being shut out Friday night for its first American Athletic Conference loss of the season, East Carolina's ...



McDonnell: ECU is going to bust through to Omaha  Greenville Daily Reflector

Sunday, June 9, 2019. LOUISVILLE, Ky. — It was a difficult postgame exchange between East Carolina fifth-year baseball coach Cliff Godwin and Louisville ...



Houston: Everything has to change  Greenville Daily Reflector

Tuesday, April 16, 2019. When East Carolina linebacker Aaron Ramseur showed up late for the first team meeting of spring practice, he and the rest of the Pirate ...



Pirates tab Buford as first-time head coach  Greenville Daily Reflector

Wednesday, May 29, 2019. C.C. Buford called her dad and then her mom after she accepted her first head coaching job as East Carolina's new coach in ...



Houston among newcomers to Newport  Greenville Daily Reflector

Monday, July 15, 2019. A trio of first-year American Athletic Conference football coaches, including East Carolina's Mike Houston, heads to Newport, R.I., today ...



Panthers unveil new campaign at Dowdy-Ficklen  Greenville Daily Reflector

Wednesday, May 1, 2019. The Carolina Panthers unveiled their new NFL Play 60 campaign, “Keep Pounding Day,” Wednesday afternoon at Dowdy-Ficklen ...



Student, challenged by disease, looks ahead  The Daily Advance

Sunday, May 20, 2018. Like many high school students, Kelvin Brown Jr., is ending the school year by reflecting on happy occasions, with hopes such memories ...



Make it six sweeps for ECU  Greenville Daily Reflector

Saturday, April 20, 2019. East Carolina made another strong statement on Saturday as the American Athletic Conference baseball leader, this time beginning at ...



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