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  • Turning the Corner: Lady Vikings rally to win third straight

    By Jimmy LaRoue | December 16, 2014 - 10:01pm

    With the shooting woes that plagued them, Elizabeth City State’s women turned to their defense to pick themselves up, and it worked.

  • Winning Effort: Vikings roll in crosstown matchup

    By Jimmy LaRoue | November 25, 2014 - 9:30pm

    With Elizabeth City State ahead by as many as 47 points in the second half, Mid-Atlantic Christian coach Neal Alligood wasn’t going to sulk or get on his players.

  • Boyette goes National with bowl

    By Owen Hassell | November 21, 2014 - 11:39pm

    Nagging injuries to Ty Houghton came across as a blessing in disguise for Will Boyette, even if it was an unfortunate one.

  • ECSU’s Houghton gets national award

    November 12, 2014 - 9:15pm

    FUQUAY-VARINA — Although the Elizabeth City State football team lost its season finale to Bowie State last Saturday, senior quarterback Ty Houghton certainly went out with a bang.

  • A True Viking: New coach, same loyalty in Alico Dunk

    By Owen Hassell | November 11, 2014 - 8:44pm

    Not even two months have passed since Alico Dunk switched coaching duties from women to men. No problem.

  • ECSU tries to regroup on road

    By Owen Hassell | October 17, 2014 - 8:05pm

    Any coach will emphasize the idea of moving forward whether times are good or bad.

  • ECSU enters division play at Va. State

    By Owen Hassell | October 10, 2014 - 9:03pm

    The road to 6-0 now takes to the road today.

  • ECSU hoops slated for lower half of division

    From Staff Reports | October 2, 2014 - 8:28pm

    CHARLOTTE — With both the men’s and women’s basketball teams for Elizabeth City State having new coaches to start the 2014-15 season, they’ve been picked by the conference’s coaches association to finish in the lower half of the Northern Division.

  • Battering Rams: ECSU no stranger to CIAA champions

    By Owen Hassell | September 26, 2014 - 8:46pm

    The return back to Division II has paid off for Winston-Salem State. For its Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association foes, not so much.

  • ECSU’s 'Boy’-ette: Backup QB gets nod for home opener

    By Owen Hassell | September 12, 2014 - 9:06pm

    There’s no Bo, but there is a Boyette.

  • Meet the Vikings: Early start for ECSU scrimmage

    By Owen Hassell | August 29, 2014 - 8:30pm

    By Friday morning, Elizabeth City State football coach Waverly Tillar bumped up the team’s final scrimmage time from 6 p.m. to 5:30.

  • Durham Focused: ECSU look to shore up defense, pound football

    By Jimmy LaRoue | July 24, 2014 - 8:19pm

    DURHAM — Elizabeth City State’s football team opens its season in Durham. It would also like to make a second trip come November.

  • Walk Off Loss: ECSU players: Surprise program suspended

    By Owen Hassell | May 30, 2014 - 7:01pm

    In the wake of Elizabeth City State suspending its baseball program for at least the next three seasons, players said they were surprised but unlikely to leave the school.

  • Spring Rising: Questions remain around ECSU defense

    By Owen Hassell | April 9, 2014 - 8:30pm

    Elizabeth City State’s first losing season in its last eight came about in large part due to a porous defense which had trouble stopping the run.

  • Vikings baseball, softball teams swept

    From Staff Reports | March 15, 2014 - 8:12pm

    A late rally in game two of a doubleheader with Bluefield State fell short, and Elizabeth City State lost both games at Camden County High School, Saturday.

  • Collegial atmosphere at first ECSU coaches’ clinic

    By Jimmy LaRoue | March 15, 2014 - 8:09pm

    Though the turnout for the initial Elizabeth City State Spring Football Clinic was small, the potential impact could be large — for both area coaches and for the Vikings’ coaching staff.

  • A ‘snap’ decision as Edenton’s Jones chooses ECSU

    By Jimmy LaRoue | March 7, 2014 - 8:23pm

    EDENTON — Matt Jones always harbored the dream of playing college football, even when he joined Edenton’s program as a 150-pound freshman lineman.

  • Seniors shine in Lady Vikings win

    By Owen Hassell | February 19, 2014 - 9:43pm

    DaShera Boone decided to get in on all the Senior Night fun after all.

  • Bridgers glad she picked ECSU

    By Owen Hassell | February 18, 2014 - 9:13pm

    On the court, there’s a grimace that accompanies every move on the face of Ya’Shonti Bridgers.

  • Lady Vikings end skid at Lincoln (Pa.)

    February 12, 2014 - 8:32pm

    LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, Pa. — An 11-0 run with 3:39 left before halftime gave Elizabeth City State’s women’s basketball team the edge it needed to grab a 60-55 victory at Lincoln (Pa.) on Wednesday.

  • A Quiet Strength: Alexander a strong inside presence

    By Jimmy LaRoue | January 31, 2014 - 8:59pm

    LaShawn Alexander’s quiet, enforcer-like demeanor has enhanced the Elizabeth City State lineup since he became eligible at the end of the fall semester.

  • Make it 2: Lady Vikings building confidence with wins

    By Owen Hassell | January 22, 2014 - 8:32pm

    With chilly weather and icy road conditions, a late decision to move up Elizabeth City State’s women’s basketball game 90 minutes on Wednesday made for an empty Vaughan Center at 4 p.m.

  • Johnson 3-pointer lifts Vikings to win

    From Staff Reports | January 7, 2014 - 8:15pm

    FAYETTEVILLE — A.J. Johnson drained a three-pointer with four seconds remaining to lift Elizabeth City State to a thrilling 69-68 win at Fayetteville State Monday night.

  • St. Augustine’s sweeps Elizabeth City State

    From Staff Reports | January 4, 2014 - 9:15pm

    RALEIGH — Elizabeth City State squandered a 21-point second half lead and lost another close game to St.

  • Lady Vikings tumble in CIAA opener

    From Staff Reports | January 2, 2014 - 8:53pm

    RALEIGH — With a 13-for-65 shooting effort Thursday night, the Elizabeth City State women’s basketball team continued its offensive woes into 2014, falling 67-39 at Shaw in its CIAA opener.