ESPN Makes C.M. Eppes Kids Stars!

While the football team prepares for their championship match up against Houston on Saturday...Friday it was about getting the fans hyped up about the game. And for some younger pirate fans, they're getting an opportunity of a lifetime.

Students from CM Eppes were asked by ESPN to show their pirate spirit, and they didn't disappoint.

They'll be featured during the live telecast on Saturday.

But on ECU's campus, the marching band, cheerleaders and the dance team hyped up the college crowds.

Athletic Director, Terry Holland and Coach Skip Holtz came out to encourage the fans to fill the seats for this historic championship game in Greenville.

Holtz talked about the cold rain forecasted and said it could actually help them more than hinder.


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  • by OutsideLookingIn Location: ENC on Dec 5, 2009 at 12:10 PM
    Hey, all you computer nerds! Support your local teams. Not only do they play this difficult sport on their weekends, but they also attend school curriculum during the week, and their parents send lots of money to ECU. They are awesome young people, and deserve our support.
  • by Nik Location: g-vegas on Dec 5, 2009 at 10:29 AM
    ja aka big john be urself and i wish i did not have that scarf on my head and around my neck it did not look good at all and i hate that pic they took up close i wish the would delet that.
  • by Anonymous on Dec 5, 2009 at 08:26 AM
    This is about as newsworthy as the weather.
  • by big john Location: greenville on Dec 5, 2009 at 07:06 AM
    Anon if you dnt care then why did you comment you must go to another local middle school
  • by OutsideLookingIn Location: ENC on Dec 5, 2009 at 06:27 AM
    My husband will absolutely be watching this game, but from home. We hope the Pirates win, and will watch for the kids featured on the ESPN segment. Go Pirates!
  • by Anon on Dec 5, 2009 at 05:19 AM
    Hey. Look! Nobody cares.
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