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East Carolina

Carolinas/Region

Conference USA

October 19, 2008
Evaluate Your Life Day
Sunday School Teacher Appreciation Day
Anniversary - Yorktown Day

From Bonesville.net
-BVL:
ECU-Memphis Game Center
-O'Brien:
Kass adds life to offense
-Myatt:
Good things come to Kass, Pirates
-BVL:
ECU-Memphis Box Score
-BVL:
C-USA Standings, Scores, Schedule, TV Listings
BVL Audio:
Replay Skip Holtz post-game presser
Talk FM: Replay Post-game Call-in Show

From ecupirates.com
-Pirates Pummel Tigers, 30-10
-Pirates Run In Pre-National Meet

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-ECU 30, Memphis 10
-Pirate running backs break through against Memphis
-Kass turns in solid showing
-Newest members of ECU Hall of Fame honored
Coach Holtz press conference

Players' postgame interviews

Pirates come through, end skid
Fayetteville Observer

Back on track- Healthy Pirates tame Tigers
Goldsboro News Argus

Cool Kass leads Pirates to victory
Raleigh News & Observer

ECU rolls passed Memphis
Kinston Free Press

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-With two quarterbacks out, Tigers lose to East Carolina
-Toney has moments as emergency QB
-Tigers postgame vs. East Carolina

ECU gets much-needed win
espn.com

October 18, 2008
Pirate Gameday
St. Luke Feast Day
Sweetest Day

From Bonesville.net
-BVL:
C-USA Standings, Scores, Schedule, TV Games
Talk FM: TOT (Krispy Kreme Remote)

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Receivers expected to step up for Pirates
-Pirates look to shake things up heading into Memphis battle
-Saturday's Memphis-East Carolina game
-Fan Jam showcases ECU basketball teams
-A story of perseverance
  Elliot was the first black student, graduate from East Carolina

From ecupirates.com
-Pirates Earn Draw With Colorado College, 0-0
-Basketball Practice Begins With The Fan Jam
-Swimming Team Sweeps Dual Meet Against Davidson
-Black Takes Series Title, 9-2
-Volleyball Hangs Tough But Falls To Green Wave

East Carolina returns to 2-QB system
Fayetteville Observer

ECU aims to regain control of season against Memphis
Greensboro News Record (AP)

Pirates hope to regain form with Kass
Kinston Free Press

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Pirates looking for spark- Holtz shifts QB strategy for Tigers
-Tigers-East Carolina preview

Sandy Creek's Johnson not concerned about Skip Holtz buzz
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Former Washington star Copper re-signs with Saints
Washington Daily News

Davidson vs. East Carolina
SwimmingWorldMagazine.com

October 17, 2008
"Paint it Purple" Friday
Mulligan Day
National Mammography Day
UN International Day For The Eradication of Poverty

From Bonesville.net
-Monroe:
Kevin's Keys to the Game
-BVL:
C-USA Standings, Scores, Schedule, TV Games
Talk FM: TOT (Bob Simon)

Memphis @ East Carolina
weather.com

From ecupirates.com
-Softball Honored For Academic Work
-Whitehead Homers In Purple Win, 7-4
-Batts' Single In Seventh Lifts Black, 4-3

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirate DB plays with full house
-Two ECU freshmen killed over fall break

Pirates struggling late in losses
Kinston Free Press

From gotigersgo.com
-Tigers Travel to East Carolina for Key C-USA East Division Matchup
-Game Notes (.pdf)

Tiger offense on the move
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Chikaobi Reid Update
scout.com

Johnson making immediate impact on offense for Titans
titansonline.com

October 16, 2008
Boss's Day
Get Smart About Credit Day
International Credit Union Day
Dictionary Day
UN World Food Day

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: View from the 'ville
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Holtz looking to bullpen for Kass

Talk FM: TOT

From ecupirates.com
-East Carolina Amends Holland's Contract
-CBSC To Feature Exclusive, Live Coverage From C-USA Basketball Media Day

-Young, Terry Earn C-USA Preseason Honors
-Baseball To Hold Purple-Gold World Series

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-ECU offense hoping to put it all together
-Paint this one purple
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ECU appoints former education dean to fill senior slots

ECU announces raise for AD Holland
Kinston Free Press

Kass eager to get his shot
Washington Daily News

ECU hopes to pull out of free fall
  There may be no football team in the nation that has risen higher and fallen farther in the 2008 season than East Carolina.

Jackson Clarion Ledger

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-ECU shaking up lineup for Tigers
-Tigers football notebook
  Memphis enters Saturday's Conference USA game at East Carolina ranked third in the league in total defense

From the East Carolinian
-A season on the brink
-Last-second heroics lift Pirates
-Week eight- Ranking the Carolinas
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Virginia adds to ECU's wounds

Preps: Not your typical love affair
Sarasota (FL) Herald-Tribune

October 15, 2008
National Grouch Day
White Cane Safety Day

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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Listing Pirate ship undergoing fixes

Talk FM: TOT (Walk to Raleigh)

From ecupirates.com
-Two Events Set To Celebrate The Start Of Basketball Season
-Bools Finishes Second At UNCG Starmount
  On the fifth-player scorecard tiebreaker, UNC Greensboro edged out defending tournament champion East Carolina for the team title at the UNCG-Starmount Fall Classic

-Brizendine Places Third At Duke Collegiate

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Eight ECU teams turn in above average graduation rates
-Kass ready to do his part in ECU's rotation
-Nathan's Notes

Pirates will try two-QB system
Raleigh News and Observer

Holtz still unsure how rotation will work
Kinston Free Press

Former Pam Pack star Copper cut by Saints
Washington Daily News

Saints release WR Copper
New Orleans Times Picayune

Saints re-sign defensive end Charleston; release receiver Copper
Monroe (LA) News Star

Reggie Pinkney to be enshrined into ECU Hall this weekend
Fayetteville Observer

Preps: Receiver adjusts route off the field
  Varina wide receiver Bobby Smith has registered 29 catches for 535 yards and eight scores in the top-ranked Blue Devils' 7-0 start.  Smith already has a scholarship offer from East Carolina

Richmond Times Dispatch

October 14, 2008
Be Bald and Be Free Day
Hunter's Moon
Sukkot (Jewish)
Birthday - President Dwight Eisenhower (34th President)

From Bonesville.net
BVL Audio: Skip Holtz Weekly Press Conference
Talk FM: Monday QB (Nate Summers, Denny O'Brien)
Talk FM: TOT (Tom Campbell)

From ecupirates.com
-Weekly Press Luncheon Quotes
-Gameday Central
  East Carolina will head back to Conference USA play this weekend when they play host to the Memphis Tigers Saturday, Oct. 18 inside Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 12 noon.

-Bools Leads By Three With 18 To Play

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Changes coming for Pirates
  Pinkney, Kass will rotate at QB

-ECU Soccer maintains winning ways

Pirates to have a new look on Saturday
  East Carolina coach Skip Holtz is trying to inject some life into his sputtering football team.

Washington Daily News

Holtz- Pinkney, Kass to share QB duties vs. Memphis
Kinston Free Press

Tommy West Press Luncheon Quotes
gotigersgo.com

Holtz, Pirates to focus on C-USA crown
Winston-Salem Journal (AP)

Former Olympia football star Chris Johnson excels in life
Orlando Sentinel

UNCG outshoots ECU, takes lead at Starmount
Greensboro News Record

October 13, 2008
Columbus Day (Observed)
National Kick Butt Day
Saint Edward the Confessor Feast Day
Sukkot (begins at sundown - Jewish)
Birthday - Navy

From Bonesville.net
-O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 360
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Humbled Pirates out of mulligans

-BVL:
Harris, AP and Coaches Polls
-BVL:
Denny O'Brien's Harris Poll ballot

From ecupirates.com
-Bools Takes Leads At UNCG-Starmount Classic
-Soccer Pushes Past SMU, 2-1
-Owls Fly Past Pirates

Clock is ticking for ECU
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU Clipboard
  For East Carolina's football team now, it's all about trying to win Conference USA

Raleigh News and Observer

Trickery, Peerman vault Cavs past ECU
New Bern Sun Journal

ECU gets sacked
collegefootballnews.com

 

October 19, 2008

From the Roanoke Times
-Crowd pleaser- UVa tops Heels in OT
-Verica shines in clutch
-Kick wobbles, but ties
-Hokies hit road block

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-House of horrors
  The Cavaliers staged a late comeback to tie the score in regulation, and then won the game in overtime to hand the 18th-ranked Tar Heels a dispiriting defeat.

-Heels turned by turnovers, errors
-Miami overwhelms Devils
-Cutcliffe's toughest job just starting
-Eagles fall to Coastal
-Camels can't stop Bulldogs' attack
-Cameron Crazies get their first look at Blue Devils

Devils hang early but fall out in 2nd half
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Charlotte Observer
-Oh c'mon, Butch!
-Jon Beason- The Beauty of 'The Beast'
-Bobcats still winless

Grobe on shutout loss- 'We earned that zero'
Greensboro News-Record

From the Winston-Salem Journal
-Terps blank Deacs
-Appalachian State rallies by fiesty Georgia Southern 37-36

From the Columbia (SC) State
-LSU, six sacks sink USC
-An unfulfilling debut

On to Game 7 asRed Sox top Rays
Boston Globe

October 18, 2008

From the Fayetteville Observer
-College football predictions
-Football is still in the spotlight at Duke

Duke's got its work cut out
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Winston-Salem Journal
-UNC-CH up against Charlottesville jinx
-Dicey- A Virginia win would really hurt UNC-CH

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Read the N&O's preview of today's games (PDF)
-UNC aims to end Virginia curse
-Davis institutes culture change
-Donnan might have worked out
-No. 15 Boise St. trips Hawaii
-Basketball back in style

From the Roanoke Times
-Hokies don't feel at home at BC
-Groh, Davis shift focus away from past

Clemson fans relieved Bowden gone, excited about Swinney’s shot
Anderson Independent

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Tigers take new direction
-Gamecocks turn to Garcia against LSU
-Ex-pitcher gives Clemson $2 million
-Furman, Citadel rivalry heats up

Gameday preview- USC vs. LSU
Columbia (SC) State

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-Tech receiving corps catching few breaks
-U.Va.'s Baker, basketball teammate incur key injuries

October 17, 2008

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Seminoles hold on over Pack
-Amato admires his handiwork
-Heels' Pianalto out vs. Virginia
-Lewis now a leader
-Canes prefer this early trip

Devils' sophomore quarterback Lewis looks to top Miami under third offense in three seasons
Durham Herald-Sun

Tigers prep for Georgia Tech's triple option
Anderson Independent

Recruiting strategy may have contributed to Bowden's downfall
Greenville (SC) News

TCU crushes No. 9 BYU, 32-7
Dallas Morning News

UNCP strength coach built foundation for football success
Fayetteville Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
-Economic woes signal danger in NASCAR
-Strengths to collide Sunday

October 16, 2008

From the Raleigh News and Observer
-Two years later, Amato makes his return
-Three to watch
-Tudor's take
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Observations
-Cavs showing signs of major progress
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College notes- Tate's surgery goes well
-Chiefs call on Bunting for help

Energized Cavs eager to feed off more wins
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

WVU adding LSU for football
  WVU also is tentatively set for a six-game renewal of an East Carolina series that ends next year, returning from 2013-18 in home-and-home fashion.

Charleston Daily Mail

Mountaineers in need of break they will get this week
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Tar Heels look to add Longhorns to basketball schedules
  In football UNC-CH has non-conference home games against The Citadel and East Carolina next season to go with a trip to Connecticut.

College football- Midseason review
Fayetteville Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats pick up options on Morrison, Dudley
-Panthers winning, but rushing attack erratic
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Winthrop set for 'challenging' schedule

Bowden- Leaving was 'best solution'
Greenville (SC) News

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Clemson football- Midseason report, grades
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Clemson prez- No state funds in Bowden's buyout
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ACC notes- New Tech runs smooth
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SoCon reigns at the FCS summit

Spurrier, Miles look in the mirror
Anderson Independent

From the Winston Salem Journal
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There are two jobs Grobe might pursue
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ACC Notebook- Cutcliffe- Coaching changes affect kids

After plenty of rehab, Felder ready to find his place in UNCW backcourt
Wilmington Star-News

October 15, 2008

From the Raleigh News and Observer
-Grobe flattered but not interested
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UNC-CH defense wary of Cavs' Peerman
-Pack enjoys spotlight
-Lowe stresses unity, up-tempo attack

Cavs' revival in sync with Peerman's personal one
Fredericksburg (VA) Free Lance-Star

On every wish list, Grobe is at the top
Greensboro News-Record

Duke prepares for Miami with physical bye week
Durham Herald-Sun

At midseason, stats don't tell the whole story for the Hokies
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Pest to the Hokies
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Clemson gets back to work after coaching change
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

What if the Panthers never got Jake?
Charlotte Observer

October 14, 2008

From the Anderson Independent Mail
-Bowden, Clemson "part ways" after 10 years
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Clemson makes it official
-Bowden’s abrupt departure leaves Swinney to turn flagging season
-Bowden’s tenure marked by falling just short of ultimate success
-Time ran out for Bowden, but money didn't

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Bowden era ends
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Bowden did everything right, except win
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Players split on decision and timing
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Opportunity knocks again for Swinney
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Spurrier, coaches comment on Clemson situation
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Practice report- Batchelor suspended indefinitely
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LSU facing rougher waters this season

From the Charlotte Observer
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In Clemson's coaching past lies the solution to its future
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NCAA president stops at N.C. State
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Coach Fox talks about team's loss

Groh Recaps ECU Win, Scouts Tar Heels
WCAV.com

3 Virginia players win ACC awards
Staunton News Leader

Groh unhappy with special teams
Lynchburg News and Advance

From the Raleigh News and Observer
-UNC-CH loses Tate
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Will injury derail UNC-CH season?
  Already this season, they've cut deeply into NC State's plans for a winning record and East Carolina's hopes for a big bowl run.
-At what price safety
?
  High school football is a safe sport, but it could be safer. Three North Carolina high school football players have died this fall, and nothing can be done to change that.
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Canes fall to champs

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Get ready for season’s first BCS poll, and get ready to second-guess
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A weekend loss leaves Redskins wondering aloud

October 13, 2008

From the Roanoke Times
-UVa revival continues
-Deke's deke pays off for Cavs

Groh says Cavs still need upgrade
Richmond Times Dispatch

Sparrow commits after win
Charlottesville Daily Progress

Stewart comes to defense of QB, coordinator
Charleston (WV) Gazette

By playing Korn, Bowden shows he knows the score on his Clemson future
Anderson Independent Mail

USC's game against LSU set for 8 p.m. on ESPN
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Lowe’s win gives veteran new life heading into Martinsville
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Stunning end to Redskins' four-game win streak

From the Raleigh News and Observer
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Canes eager for shot
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ACC supervisor- Reversals correct
-UNC-CH Clipboard- Heels await word on Tate
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Late hits
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Pack uses break to get its legs back
-Duke Clipboard

Back to Raleigh- Amato preparing to visit his old haunts
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
-Panthers melt down in Tampa Bay sun
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UNCC up to 3,100 PSLs for football

 

October 19, 2008

October 18 Football Roundup
conferenceusa.com

From the El Paso Times
-Tulsa drills UTEP Miners for record 791 yards
-Golden Hurricane rips Miner defense
-UTEP men look good- Hoops Team has fun, shows off talent for fans

From the Tulsa World
-TU offense puts on another show
-Tulsa beats UTEP 77-35
-Big catches highlight win
-TU: Report Card
-TU Notebook
-TU: How they scored

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-UAB upsets Herd, 23-21
-Herd running game struggles again
-Webb came through for UAB
-Crushing defeat in many ways

UAB defense stepped up against Herd
Charleston Gazette

From the Birmingham News
-UAB beats Marshall for rare Conference USA victory
-UAB 2-minute drill
-UAB Grades

From the Charleston Daily Mail
-Mistakes doom Marshall in loss to UAB
-Late touchdown dooms Herd in UAB loss

From the Hattiesburg American
-'They're dejected'
-Davis, Brown come up big in Eagles' loss
-Rice emerges as serious bowl contender
-Average Joe- Not hardly; USM backer turns 100

Tailspin- Rice deals more misery to Southern Miss
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Houston Chronicle
-Clement, Dillard carry Owls over Southern Miss
-Keenum rallies UH past SMU 44-38 in final minute

From the Dallas Morning News
-SMU can't finish job
-SMU retires Meredith's jersey

Patience important for Tiger basketball
Memphis Commercial Appeal

October 18, 2008

From the Birmingham News
-CONFERENCE USA PREVIEW
-Blazers hope to corral Herd running game

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-Herd looks to jump on 'fragile' UAB early
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Opportunity awaits Herd at UAB
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Second half will be the key to the game
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Five points to ponder

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Herd looks to get back on track
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This week in Conference USA

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-Herd hopes to hold on to top spot
-Notebook- Plenty at stake for Herd against UAB

Herd back in action at UAB
Beckley Register-Herald

From the Hattiesburg American
-USM's Watson faces challenge
-USM baseball team to play exhibition game Sunday
-USM hoops optimism high
-Coaches- C-USA should be more balanced

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-Eagles know what's coming
-Keys for Southern Miss
-Look out for...
-Media Day report

USM seeks end to loss streak
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Houston Chronicle
-Rice braces for Southern Miss star Fletcher
-UH’s Hunt returns home as Cougars face SMU

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-Wave out to make grade in second half of season
-Ga. TE commits to Green Wave

From the El Paso Times
-UTEP Miners need breakout performances against Tulsa
-UTEP may be thin at linebacker in Tulsa

From the Tulsa World
-Chart climber
  Tulsa's Tarrion Adams, shown during last season's C-USA title game, ranks second on the Hurricane's all-time career rushing list.

-TU- 3 Storylines
-TU Game Day Tips

Banner night: Tigers, fans look back at last season, start moving ahead with this one
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Orlando Sentinel
-Upcoming game could provide offensive boost for Knights
-Gators look to rebuild reputation, UCF to play spoiler role in C-USA

October 17, 2008

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-C-USA rankings for Oct. 17
-C-USA putting on full court press to prove it's not a one-team show

Knights still trying to find their way
Florida Today

Juco transfer Watson provides boost to secondary
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Unbeaten Tulsa still trying to crack Top 25
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Tulsa World
-TU Football Notebook
-Memphis' road won't be as easy
-C-USA Men's Poll
-C-USA Men's Notebook

From the El Paso Times
-Matchup with Tulsa offense not good one
-Tulsa QB is the best in state of Oklahoma

SMU making steady growth
Dallas Morning News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-Tickets in demand among players
-Humphrey hobbled by stress fracture

C-USA coaches expect multiple NCAA berths
Rivals.com

UAB basketball will depend on athleticism
Birmingham News

October 16, 2008

From conferenceusa.com
-Race for 2009 C-USA Women's Basketball Title Expected To Be Tight
-Rice's Dillard Named Midseason All-American
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UAB Continues Marshall Preparations

Eagles feeling 'sense of urgency'
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Hattiesburg American
-Eagles look lot better on defense
-USM graduation rates soar
-Brown learning to adapt
-USM linebacker Smith turning heads

DE Boyce out for Rice game
Jackson Clarion Ledger

Owls OC Herman on Southern Miss' defense
Houston Chronicle

Tulsa-UTEP will decide new leader in On Campus Conference USA Power Poll
Orlando Sentinel

From the Tulsa World
-Versatile player helps TU
-TU Notebook
-UTEP can't pinpoint TU

From the El Paso Times
-Hurricane warning- Johnson leads Tulsa's high-octane offense
-UTEP's, Tulsa's top wideouts very similar
-Turn Up the Orange Blog- Could UTEP's success lead Price to Clemson job?

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-Edwards to have homecoming at UAB
-Webb sparks UAB's offense
-Herd sees UAB's QB as a running back who can throw

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Webb seminar
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Alabama is 'Sweet Home' for handful on Herd roster

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Snyder looking at options on offensive line
-Several Herd players going home
  Alabama native Terrell Edwards would like to get some carries against UAB
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Jones cautiously optimistic

Johns' final college season one of disappointment
Birmingham News

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tigers basketball will look back, go forward
-U of M mascot dies

Coach Kirk Speraw confident in UCF's young basketball team
Orlando Sentinel

Green Wave looks to bounce back
New Orleans Times Picayune

October 15, 2008

Around Conference USA - Football
USA Today

Midseason report- Conference USA
ESPN

UAB standout Vaden arrested and charged with intoxication
Birmingham News

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Notes- Trotter moves up
 
With Clint McDonald expected to sit out Saturday's game at East Carolina, true freshman Frank Trotter will move into the vacant spot.
-Preseason poll picks Tigers to win C-USA men's basketball title

From conferenceusa.com
-Memphis Chosen As Repeat Preseason Conference USA Favorite
-Oct. 14 Women's Soccer Notebook
-Oct. 14 C-USA Cross Country Athlete of the Week and Notebook

Only C-USA games left
Hattiesburg American

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-Herd's Humphrey out for at least a month
-Thundering Herd juggles offensive line
-Anthony Hanshew- UAB team similiar to 2006 Thundering Herd team
-Offensive shake-up not what it seems

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Marshall punter looks to rebound
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UAB looks for way to play through adversity
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Herd hoops expected to be bigger, better

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Herd shuffles personnel on offensive line during layoff
-Snyder- UAB looks like us

From the Tulsa World
-C-USA INSIDER
-Power Rankings
-TU Notebook
-Game of the week- UTEP at Tulsa

From the Houston Chronicle
-Rice seniors hope to end careers with another bowl berth
-College Notes- Rice QB named semifinalist for Unitas award
-UH student-athlete graduation rates improve 14 percent
  Rice leads Conference USA with a graduation rate of 84 percent, followed by Marshall (71 percent), Southern Miss (67), SMU (66), Tulane and Tulsa (both 64) and East Carolina (60).

-UH Notebook- Solid pitching to bolster revamped lineup

SMU moves up to 11th in passing
Dallas Morning News

From the Orlando Sentinel
-UCF Knights try to figure out how to overcome offensive woes
-UCF AD Keith Tribble 'surprised' by report that he is a candidate for Big East Conference Commissioner
-Let's not go flipping out over the UCF players flipping off the Miami Hurricanes crowd

From the El Paso Times
-UTEP Miners down to just one big injury
-Goodwell gets it done on offense, defense
-Blog- UTEP-foe Tulsa should be ranked
-Profanity gets fans in trouble at UTEP homecoming game
-UTEP Miners picked to finish 4th in C-USA

October 14, 2008

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tiger defensive line star expected to miss Saturday's game
-Special treatment: Tigers' West works on team breakdowns
-Notes- Louisville series will continue through 2016

From conferenceusa.com
-C-USA Football Notebook
  Tulsa and UTEP are both 3-0 in the West Division

-C-USA Football Coaches' Press Conference Quotes- Week Seven
-Tulsa and UTEP Battle Saturday on Football Field
-October 13 Football Players of the Week
-Volleyball Players of the Week & Notebook
-Oct. 13 Women's Soccer Players of the Week

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-For Herd, an Alabama road test
-UAB coach admits team in fragile state

What UAB needs right now is just to win a game, Callaway says
Birmingham News

Not much going right for UAB
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Southern Mississippi coach Larry Fedora says team is not far away
Mobile Press Register

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-Fedora praises defense's effort
-Eagles reach crossroads

Fedora- Our team keeps will to win
Biloxi Sun Herald

WILL USM'S BASKETBALL TEAM REACH THE POSTSEASON?
Hattiesburg American

From the Orlando Sentinel
-UCF players reprimanded, but not suspended for obscene gestures
  'Birds' don't fly with UCF brass

-UCF Knights TE Corey Rabazinski out for the season
-Defense is only bright spot in Knights' 20-14 loss to Hurricanes
-UCF AD Keith Tribble under consideration for Big East commissioner job

UTEP Miners riding high into clash with Tulsa
El Paso Times

SMU's Jones hopes freshmen learn from adversity
Dallas Morning News

From the Tulsa World
-Tulsa's escape is a lucky one
-TU Notebook
-Know the foe- UTEP
WEB EXCLUSIVE- Listen to an interview with TU's Todd Graham, A.J. Whitmore and James Lockett

October 13, 2008

From the Tulsa World
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Polls shun Hurricane once more
  Tulsa's 17-year absence from the Top 25 college football polls will continue for another week.
-TU Notebook
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TU- Know The Foe

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-MU's losses hurt pride only
-MU Notebook- Marshall opponent struggling despite talent
-Now real practice begins for Herd basketball

Madness offers glimpse of Herd hoops
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Herd ready to focus on conference play
Beckley Register-Herald

On deck for the Golden Eagles
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

USM beats Carey in exhibition baseball
Hattiesburg American

UCF needs to spend bye week working on fundamentals
Orlando Sentinel

From the El Paso Times
-UTEP Miners show resilience, character in comeback
-UTEP Miner notes- Punter Greg Hiett was UTEP's quiet hero

IN NEED OF A QUICK FIX
  Just nine days ago, things couldn't have looked sunnier for Tulane.

New Orleans Times Picayune

From conferenceusa.com
-Oct. 12 C-USA Volleyball Roundup
-Oct. 12 Women's Soccer Weekend Recap