News archive from 23 November 2014

Hardy sets career mark in ECU's 34-6 win over Tulane

Hardy sets career mark in ECU's 34-6 win over Tulane

GREENVILLE East Carolina wide receiver Justin Hardy broke the FBS record for career receptions as he led the Pirates to a 34-6 victory over Tulane on Saturday. With 5:46 remaining in the second quarter, Hardy set the record on an 8-yard curl route...

 
Best of tech podcast: Uber, Facebook drivers, immigration

Best of tech podcast: Uber, Facebook drivers, immigration

SAN FRANCISCO -- This week's tech podcast is brought to you by that four-letter word "life." Or maybe it should be Uber. You couldn't cross the street this week without running into a tech story that was really more about privacy, or media...

 
2 N.C. prison escapees captured in McDowell County

2 N.C. prison escapees captured in McDowell County

Two young men who escaped last weekend from a minimum security state prison in Richmond County have been captured in McDowell County, North Carolina Department of Corrections officials said. Frankie Noles was taken into custody Saturday afternoon near...

 

Kennedy Meeks will make UNC lot tougher this season

North Carolina did to Davidson what it will do to a lot of teams this season, whipping the Wildcats, 90-72, in Time Warner Cable Arena Saturday afternoon. The crowd of 11,113 covered about 60 percent of the arena and was split evenly between Carolina...

 

Queens Royals fall to No. 25 Lincoln Memorial

The Lincoln Memorial Railsplitters have won at least 25 games and played in the NCAA Division II men's basketball tournament each of the past four seasons. The Queens Royals are coming off a 14-13 season with a multitude of new players. The difference...

 

ECU football: Pirates rely on misfits, walk-ons to create winning program

GREENVILLE They come from the far wide corners of North Carolina and beyond. The hungry, the overlooked, the undervalued, all lined up for a chance to live their dream. There may not be a 150-foot tall statue of the Roman goddess Libertas erected in...

 

Camels drop close game to Flyers

DAYTON, Ohio Connor Kacsor ran in 16 yards for a go-ahead touchdown in a 19-14 win for Dayton against Campbell in the season finale for both teams. The Flyers (8-3, 6-2 Pioneer) trailed 14-13 in the fourth when Kacsor's TD run put Dayton ahead with...

 
4 killed, 1 injured in S.D. shooting

4 killed, 1 injured in S.D. shooting

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Four people were found dead and another was injured in a Sisseton home Saturday after an apparent murder-suicide, authorities said. The shooter, Colter Richard Arbach, 22, was among the dead found by local law enforcement....

 

Morocco to celebrate birth of its royal twins

PARIS Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco are expecting twins next month and the first one born will be the prince's royal heir. The palace of the Riviera principality advised citizens on Saturday that the big moment, expected in...

 

First Citizens CEO says ‘consistency of culture' is behind family-owned bank's success

The chairman and CEO of First Citizens Bank says that the Raleigh-based financial institution is always on the lookout for possible acquisitions. “I'm going to confess that we look for opportunities for expansion regularly,”...

 
Marshall wins on the field and wonders off it

Marshall wins on the field and wonders off it

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Every Tuesday night in the middle of an otherwise perfect football season, Marshall's players, coaches and administrators brace themselves for the letdown. Still, whether they watch the College Football Playoff selection committee's...

Usa Today, 20:28 in Sport
 
Teens tweet gross lunches, say #thanksmichelleobama

Teens tweet gross lunches, say #thanksmichelleobama

Mystery mush entrees, mystery mush desserts, and a solitary roll next to a mound of canned corn — teens are tweeting photos of these unappetizing school lunches under the hashtag #thanksmichelleobama. The First Lady is getting fingered for the...

 
Defibrillator vest saves man from death 3 times

Defibrillator vest saves man from death 3 times

INDIAN HARBOUR BEACH, Fla. — Regis Magyar "died" four times this year. That is his heart went into fibrillation and stopped working — once while in the hospital, twice while at home and once as he was about to have a dinner at the Kiwi...

 
10Best: Museums to enrich Black Friday

10Best: Museums to enrich Black Friday

Fullscreen Chicago's Field Museum is home to Sue, a 67-million-year-old Tyrannosaurus rex that is the largest and best preserved T. rex ever found. (Photo: fieldmuseum.org) Fullscreen The Birmingham Museum of Art in Alabama has more than 24,000...

Usa Today, 20:40 in Travel
 
No. 1 Florida State edges Boston College 20-17

No. 1 Florida State edges Boston College 20-17

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Quarterback Jameis Winston trotted onto the water-logged field at Doak Campbell Stadium with aspirations of a second consecutive national championship on the line. The top-ranked Seminoles were in a dogfight, once again, and needed...

 

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