watch list features seven from C-USA ... UAB substitution
scrimmage pleases Brown ... Host ECU volleyball team falls
Pirate units overwhelm scout teams ... Coach Holtz ready to
take to the air ... waves ... ECU volleyball wins season
announces Metcalf in compliance post ... ECU women's soccer
starts season at ODU ,,, Pirate volleyball hosts
ECU standout joins Godwin staff ... It's not the Fort Worth
Bowl anymore ... Brown lightens up on banged up Blazers
behind them, Pirates refocus on Navy ... ECU checking
student body for diamond talent ... Buckeyes' bank account
of preseason camp in sight for Pirates ... ECU's Ray gets
honor for summer league play ... Miami, Northwestern set
tribute to Walker
'bump' into possible NCAA infraction ... Offense produces in
ECU's second scrimmage ... Herd extends Snyder's contract
through 2013 ... ECU nipped in women's soccer scrimmage
updates on this day while implementing site network changes
to readers: Sunday content to be limited ... Pirates set to
scrimmage, meet fans today ... Marshall hires NCSU aide as
baseball coach ... Stitt leaving WSSU for hometown post
line work livens up flat ECU practice ... 'Pack third sacker
defects to Cowboys ... Indiana's Sampson sanctioned by NABC
kicker Lee selected to Groza watch list ... Another Pinkney
gets plaudits for Pirates ... Individual ECU game tickets go
have depth chart heading into scrimmage ... Calipari
assistant named UTEP hoops coach ... Clemson gives Leggett
new five-year contract
ready to "Meet the Pirates" ... Depth chart looms as Bucs
continue drills ... Red Raiders dedicate season to fallen
thumbnails: Freeney, McNeil, Perryman ... Blazers hold first
scrimmage on Sunday ... NCAA clears Snider to play this
season at Tulsa ... Kansas officials undergo NCAA grilling
goes into college football hall of fame ... ECU scrimmage
helps shape depth chart ... Memphis works out at Liberty
recruiting thumbnail: Ben Herlocker ... Pirates tune up for
Saturday scrimmage ... Blazers preparing for opener with
Oklahoma ... SMU golfer qualifies for U.S. Amateur
dodge heat with nighttime drills ... ECU's Thorsen claims
Norwegian amateur title ... Manning pledges $1 million to
'Nuggets' sacked by network glitch
book says Skip was promised USC job ... Humid weather
doesn't dampen ECU drills ... 'Bright House' will be home
for Golden Knights
shifting to full-gear practice mode ... Hattiesburg pro
takes over USM golf program ... Sooners turn to Thompson to
fill QB void
strap on shoulder pads ... Ex-Duke lacrosse coach has new
program ... NIT will trim field from 40 to 32 teams
day no day off for Pirates ... Drew-Skip check goes to
Greenville Rec. Dept. ... Coordinator of ACC refs hanging up
likes what he sees as camp starts ... Buckeyes pegged as
team to beat; WVU #7 ... Groh reinstates senior safety Tony
Franklin ... Four from C-USA on Thorpe Award watch list
Buckeyes owe ex-coach big bucks ... Marshall takes preseason
volleyball accolades ... Conference USA adds administrator
Hurricanes will miss opener with FSU ... Report says Sooners
QB canned ... Tigers' Tate takes aim on Women's Amateur
lassoes new pact, new transfers ... ACC champ to Orange;
makeup policy defined ... Blazers launching prep baseball
releases schedule of televised games ... 'The Voice' adds
morning duties on local AM's ... Huskers, Huskies set dates
in 2010, 2011
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Herd loses top receiver Moore for WVU opener
The Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch has reported
that Marshall football player Hiram Moore has been suspended for Saturday's
season opener at West Virginia following his arrest on four misdemeanor
charges early Saturday morning.
A senior wide receiver from Huntington, Moore was
arrested by Huntington Police officers on charges of first offense driving
under the influence, leaving the scene of an accident, obstructing a police
officer and driving on a suspended license, according to Cabell County
Magistrate Court records. He was arraigned early Saturday, and his bond was
set at $9,100.
Thundering Herd coach Mark Snyder announced the
suspension on Saturday, expressing disappointment in Moore's conduct.
Moore led Marshall wide receivers last season with
53 catches for 630 yards and four touchdowns.
The Herd is scheduled to play at East Carolina at 1
p.m. on Nov. 11.
Memphis puts more walk-ons on scholarship
Memphis football coach Tommy West has announced that
walk-ons Michael Spurlock and Jake Kasser have been placed on scholarship,
according to an announcement on the Tigers' athletic website.
Kasser and Spurlock join Derek Clenin and Stephen
Schuh on the growing list of Memphis area walk-ons who have earned
scholarships in the last two years. Schuh was presented a scholarship last
fall, and Clenin worked his way to a scholarship this past spring.
A senior linebacker, Spurlock played in 11 games
last season, starting in two contests. He had his first career start on the
road at Tennessee and had a breakout game, registering 10 tackles. He
finished his junior campaign with 18 tackles and one sack. Spurlock came to
the Tigers in 2003 after playing at Houston High in Germantown.
Also on the defensive side, Kasser has lettered the
last two seasons in the secondary. He played in 11 games last year, starting
in the first three contests.
Kasser missed the Motor City Bowl after suffering a
knee injury in practice following the regular season finale against
Marshall. He ended the year with 21 tackles and a fumble recovery. He
returned to the field for spring practice and was able to fully participate
in all drills. Kasser prepped at Germantown High.
Memphis will provide the opposition for East
Carolina's first home game of the 2006 season at 7 p.m. on Sept. 16.
Hokies claim title in ECU volleyball event
Virginia Tech won the East Carolina Invitational
after a 3-1 victory over the host Pirates on Saturday night at Minges
Coliseum, according to a university athletic media relations release.
Hokies freshman Taylor Parrish earned tournament MVP
honors with 44 total kills and eight digs in three matches.
East Carolina (1-2) opened up the match hot, scoring
eight straight points before forcing a Virginia Tech timeout. The Hokies
(3-0) fought back midway through the game, but junior outside hitter Kelley
Wernert's seven kills helped the Pirates take game one 30-27. The Hokies and
Pirates battled in the final three games, but Virginia Tech won all three,
taking the match and the tournament title.
The Pirates tallied 82 digs in the loss, while the
Hokies tallied 66. Wernert collected her third straight double-double with
17 kills and 12 digs. Freshman outside hitter Stephanie Turner also recorded
a double-double, on 12 kills and 21 digs, both career-highs. Turner added
seven blocks on the night. Sophomore middle blocker Mignon Dubenion tallied
a career-high seven blocks, earning her all-tournament honors. Freshman
setter Hannah Fenker collected a career-best 14 digs on the night.
Sarah Munoz led the Hokies with 14 kills, while
Parrish and Katie Esbrook each added 11. Amanda Cloyd recorded 22 digs on
the evening. Michelle Lang and Esbrook were also named to the all-tournament
In the third match of the day, Furman defeated
William & Mary 3-0. The Paladins (2-1) were led by Chibuzo Aguocha, who
tallied 17 kills and nine digs. Stephanie Smith tallied 18 digs, while
Courtney Stewardson recorded 11 and Whitney Purser adding 10. The Tribe
(0-3) were led by Lindsay Pflugner who had 12 kills and 13 digs. Jill
Nowadly collected 13 digs on the night. Aguocha and Nicole Palazzo of Furman
made the all-tournament team.
East Carolina returns to action Sept. 1 as the team
travels to Charlottesville, VA, for the University of Virginia Tournament.
The Pirates will face Wright State Friday night at 5 p.m. and will play
Georgetown Saturday, Sept. 2, at 11 a.m. before facing host Virginia
Saturday night at 7 p.m.
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