Greater Tabor City Chamber of Commerce will sell hot chocolate, coffee and food!
It is free to enter the Flotilla! Pre-register by calling 910-377-3012. Event day registration begins at 5:00 p.m. Flotilla begins at 6:00 p.m.
Posted on: 12.5.2018 at 04:40 p.m.
East Carolina Pirates head baseball coach Cliff Godwin will be the featured speaker at the Bladen/Columbus/Robeson Pirate Club Luncheon Thursday, Dec. 20. The event will be held at Whiteville’s Vineland Station beginning at noon.
Tickets are $7. Reservations made be made or more information obtained by contacting Terry Mann (910-641-1000) or Hayes Petteway (910-876-7367). Reservations are required and seating is limited. The reservation deadline is Monday, Dec. 17.
A four-year letterman for the Pirates, Godwin was appointed as ECU’s 16th skipper in the school’s history on June 25, 2014. Godwin has guided ECU to three NCAA Regional berths (2018 Greenville Regional host), a Super Regional appearance, two American Athletic Conference Tournament titles and a 154-91-1 (.628) overall record. Eight players have earned All-America status and seven were NCAA All-Regional selections. A dozen players were named all-conference (11 first-teamers), with six players taken in the MLB draft.
Off the field, his teams have excelled in the class room by registering a 3.05 or higher grade point average in seven of eight semesters, including a team-best 3.52 in the Fall of 2017 which bested the previous mark of 3.42 (Fall 2015). Under Godwin, a two-time Academic All-America selection, 125 student-athletes have been named to the ECU Director of Athletics Honor Roll, while over 50 Pirates have earned inclusion on the American All-Academic Team maintaining a minimum 3.00 GPA.