Chase McDonald’s seventh home run of the season highlighted East Carolina’s four-run fourth inning as the Pirates took game one of the three-game Conference USA series 6-3 over Southern Miss Friday night.
East Carolina’s Jeff Hoffman has been named to the 60-man midseason Golden Spikes Award Watch List, USA Baseball announced Thursday. Hoffman is one of 10 underclassmen on the watch list for the top amateur baseball player in the country.
Greenville Police say heroin is replacing crack and cocaine as the popular street drug. Doctors and drug counselors in the east say it's resurgence is directly connected to skyrocketing addiction to prescription pills.