Game Day -1: UNC-ECU News Links

UNC-ECU links from around the 'net.

"As rivalries go, the East Carolina vs. North Carolina series hardly shows up on the radar screen. After all, the two schools have faced each other only eight times. And East Carolina has won just once."
Painful parting shot for Pirates
The Durham (NC) Herald Sun


"Ike Oglesby's three touchdowns powered the Tar Heels in the first meeting between the two sister schools. For the Pirates, who trailed 21-7 at halftime, Carlester Crumpler's two TD runs were the high notes. ECU's hopes for a comeback ended in the third quarter when quarterback Carl Summerell suffered a broken collarbone."
The UNC-ECU Series
The Durham (NC) Herald Sun


"Les Robinson was glancing through the newspaper this week when he spotted a story on North Carolina's game Saturday against N.C. State at Carter-Finley Stadium. "My first thought was, 'State-Carolina at Carter-Finley -- that's a little unusual,' " Robinson said Thursday, tongue firmly in cheek."
Bars expect plenty of football fans for the UNC-ECU game
The Fayetteville (NC) Observer

"The concerns loom all over the place. The offensive line is young and getting younger. The best receiver isn't making plays. There are two quarterbacks, and neither has distinguished himself enough to win the job outright."
Heels still waiting for offense to click
The Raleigh (NC) News and Observer


"The East Carolina University Pirates (2-2, 1-0 C-USA) face the North Carolina Tar Heels (2-3, 2-1 ACC) at Kenan Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 3:35 p.m."
PREVIEW: ECU vs. UNC
The Raleigh (NC) News and Observer


"Granted, I went to the N.C. State game in a Carolina blue band uniform. A certain amount of "One time at band camp ..." remarks and general comments about UNC came along with the territory. That said, State fans crossed the line."
Taking Rivalry Past Levels of Basic Decency
The Daily Tar Heel


"It's the first meeting in 20 years. It's a natural rivalry of in-state schools only a couple of hours apart. It one of the most intriguing matchups on either schedule. However, Saturday's matchup between North Car..."
Pirates downplay importance of game
The Kinston (NC) Free Press



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