Paint your face, hold up your sign, and get loud. Sports were created for people with your energy and passion. You treasure the rituals of college football Saturdays. You love playing pickup basketball or volleyball after work. And Superbowl Sunday? Well, that’s the best day of the year. Whether you’re in the stands or on the field, there’s nothing quite like the rush of playing hard, cheering loud and experiencing the thrill of a win.

East Carolina University Athletics

Greenville, North Carolina

Go Pirates! Greenville is a great destination for sports fanatics, thanks to the East Carolina University Athletics program. Cheer for the ECU Pirates as they take on teams at both the state and national levels. Plenty of football, basketball, baseball, lacrosse, track and field, swimming and diving, tennis, golf, volleyball and spirit events ensure that Greenville always maintains the spirit of “#ECUndaunted.” When you step foot in Greenville, you’ll sense pride for the purple and gold first thing.

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You might be a sports spectator only, or you may be a bit of a jock yourself. Either way, you’ll find recreational opportunities, live sporting events and plenty of team spirit in our region. Eastern North Carolina’s variety of athletic clubs, rec facilities and collegiate/minor league teams means that sports fanatics who call this area home will never be bored. Play ball!

Wilson Tobs (Fleming Stadium)

Wilson, North Carolina

The Tobs represent the Wilson community in the Coastal Plain League, a collegiate baseball league that spans North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.

Located 3 minutes from downtown Wilson, NC and 30 minutes from Goldsboro, NC.

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Greenville Recreation & Parks

Greenville, North Carolina

Tennis courts, a soccer complex, swimming pools and softball/baseball fields are just some of the amenities that Greenville’s Recreation & Parks Department encompasses.

Located 9 minutes from uptown Greenville, NC and 35 minutes from Tarboro, NC.

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Edenton Steamers (Hicks Field)

Edenton, North Carolina

This Coastal Plain League team’s mascot, “Sam the Clam,” is a fitting symbol for the waterfront community it calls home.

Located 3 minutes from downtown Edenton, NC and 1 hour from Washington, NC.

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Down East Wood Ducks

Kinston, North Carolina

Take me out to the ball game! Watch the Down East Wood Ducks, an affiliate of the Texas Rangers, play at historic Grainger Stadium.

Located 40 minutes from Greenville, NC and 45 minutes from Kenansville, NC.

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