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A final look back and the view that is ahead

A final look back and the view that is ahead

Flipping the calendar to 2019 seems a good time to empty my East Carolina football notebook. Here is a look back at the chaotic dismissal of Scottie Montgomery followed by the ironically efficient hiring of Mike Houston four days later. Talk about turning the tables. In the...

Houston holds on to early commits and more

Houston holds on to early commits and more

By Tom Shanahan, CorrespondentGREENVILLE -- A sense of normalcy appeared to return to the East Carolina football program as newly hired coach Mike Houston stepped to the podium on Wednesday at the Ward Sports Medicine Building.One reason was the recruiting class that looked...

JMU alum offers ECU fans a guarantee

JMU alum offers ECU fans a guarantee

Green Bay Packers rookie Raven Greene offers a suggestion for East Carolina football fans who might be disgruntled: if they follow his advice they’ll be confident new head coach Mike Houston can revive the sagging program.“They should watch a video of one of his pre-game...

Houston feels like he is back home at ECU

Houston feels like he is back home at ECU

By Tom Shanahan, CorrespondentGREENVILLE -- Mike Houston, sporting a purple tie highlighted with East Carolina’s logo, stepped to the podium and said all the right things to win Tuesday’s press conference as the right fit as ECU’s new football coach.He noted he’s from...