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East Carolina Carolinas Conference USA

April 25, 2004

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 04.25
Bonesville.net

Baseball: East Carolina 9, Louisville 7 - 04.25
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-Amazing Grace! No. 9 ECU Holds Off Louisville, 9-7
-Softball Blanks Saint Louis, 1-0

Cardinal Nine Rally Falls Short
uoflsports.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-ECU’s Grace packs punch, Pirates ride huge inning to 15th win in a row
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ECU softball team tops Saint Louis in rain-shortened game

Ninth-ranked Pirates hold on for dear life
Washington (NC) Daily News

NFL Draft Page (ECU Tracker)
espn.com

April 24, 2004

Keith LeClair: From The Dugout - 04.24
Pirates aim for top seed, friendly venue
Bonesville.net

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 04.24
Bonesville.net

Baseball: East Carolina 6, Louisville 4 - 04.24
Bonesville.net

Bishop Helps No. 9 East Carolina Hold Off Louisville, 6-4
ecupirates.com

Bishop picks up big conference save
Washington (NC) Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirates secure 14th win in a row
-ECU stars outscore ACC squad in charity game

-Former ECU assistant coach hired at Eastern Illinois

Cardinal Nine Edged by #9 ECU
uoflsports.com

Locklear, Leach hope to get call
Fayetteville Observer

College Weekend Preview
Baseball America

April 23, 2004

Al Myatt: View from the East - 04.23
Mazey wary of lapses along road to big prize
Bonesville.net

Future of Rice athletics under review - 04.23
Bonesville.net

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 04.23
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250: Miller Lite Sports Bar - 04.23
Jonathan Ellerbe with Allen Thomas & Tony Catouzis
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-No. 9 ECU Returns Home to Face Louisville in C-USA Series
-Instant Interview- Greg Bunn to Join ECUpirates.com Friday
-East Carolina and UNC Wilmington Reschedule Season Series
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Women's Tennis Inks Zandy Overcash To National Letter of Intent
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Women's Soccer Wraps Up Spring Season Against Alumni

From the Washington Daily News
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From closer to ace- Bunn having stellar season
-Pirates look to extend winning streak

Pirates look to set mark against Cards
Greenville Daily Reflector

Rounding the bases
Raleigh News & Observer

ECU continues to rip through foe’s pitching
Greenville Daily Reflector (late)

No. 9 ECU wins at N.C. State
Kinston Free Press (late)

Charlotte waning as rivalry hub
Charlotte Observer

April 22, 2004

Denny O'Brien: ECU-NC State Game Story - 04.22
Business as usual at 'home away from home'
Bonesville.net

Baseball: East Carolina 6, NC State 3 - 04.22
Bonesville.net

Thad Mumau: Hoops Recruiting Report - 04.22
Late-calling suitors Hart-broken
Bonesville.net

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 04.22
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-Jones, Harrell Leads No. 9 ECU By N.C. State, 6-3
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Tracy Gets Call To Big Leagues
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Pirates Finish 11th At Conference USA Men's Golf Championship
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Adrienne Millican Finishes Second At C-USA Women's Golf Championship

NC State Baseball Falls To East Carolina, 6-3
gopack.com

Pirates wear rally caps
Raleigh News & Observer

Ninth-ranked Pirates play in front of sold out crowd in Raleigh
Washington Daily News

Brindise installs new offense at ECU
Fayetteville Observer

From The East Carolinian
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No. 9 ECU to host Cardinals
-An athletic year to be forgotten
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Newly appointed Chancellor Steve Ballard readying himself for his new leadership role
-Shelton to return to vice chancellor of University Advancement
-ECU graduate wins Pulitzer Prize

ECU taps new leader for once-troubled post
Greenville Daily Reflector

April 21, 2004

Brian Bailey: From the Anchor Desk - 04.21
ECU, State will be posturing for postseason
Bonesville.net

NCAA sets out to reign in recruiting - 04.21
Bonesville.net

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 04.21
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250: Sportsline with Patrick Johnson - 04.21
Guest ECU basketball coach Bill Herrion
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250: Sportsline with Patrick Johnson - 04.21
Guest Al Myatt of the N&O and Bonesville.net
Bonesville.net

Cable 7: Brian Bailey Show - 04.21
Guest Clay Battin, Kinston Indians general manager
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-No. 9 East Carolina Heads to Raleigh for Match-up with No. 28 N.C. State
-Jonathan Hart Signs National Letter Of Intent With ECU
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Millican Leads Golf Championships After Two Rounds
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ECU Baseball Adds Two to Signing Class

ECU's Jones not short on talent
Washington Daily News

Streaking Pirates to battle NC State
The East Carolinian

NC State Baseball Set For Wednesday Showdown With East Carolina
gopack.com

NC State-East Carolina Baseball Game Almost Sold Out
gopack.com

Pirates pillaging C-USA pitching
espn.com

Pirates put up record numbers in sweep
The East Carolinian

Sheets hits Alomar in sixth inning, Chad Tracy recalled
espn.com

Hart makes it official, signs letter of intent to join Pirates
Greenville Daily Reflector

April 20, 2004

Denny O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 187 - 04.20
ECU a hostage in realignment process
Bonesville.net

One arrival, one departure for Pirates - 04.20
Bonesville.net

Herrion rejoice! 5-8 rule ending - 04.20
Bonesville.net

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 04.20
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250: Press Box with Troy Dreyfus - 04.20
Brian Bailey with Brock Letchworth & Jim Gentry
Bonesville.net

Cable 7: Brian Bailey Show - 04.20
Guest Clay Battin, Kinston Indians general manager
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-Belton Rivers Indicates He Will Transfer
-Pirate Baseball Cracks Top 10
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Millican Sits In Second After First Round Of C-USA Golf Championships
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Paige Named Conference USA Co-Hitter of the Week

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Rivers to leave ECU
-Paige is named top C-USA hitter
-East Carolina’s Millican second in C-USA

Pirates' Rivers to transfer
Raleigh News & Observer

Tickets For NC State-ECU Baseball Game Go On Sale
gopack.com

April 19, 2004

Al Myatt: View from the East - 04.19
Ballard gauges AD contenders in person
Bonesville.net

Push begins for profound reform - 04.19
Bonesville.net

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 04.19
Bonesville.net

Baseball: East Carolina 13, Cincinnati 7 - 04.19
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-No. 14 ECU Completes Sweep of the Bearcats, 13-7
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Pirates Hand Out Awards At Men's Basketball Banquet
-Lingo Tosses No-Hitter Against JMU To Complete Series Sweep

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-East Carolina completes sweep of Cincinnati
-Sparks to give Willis a tryout
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Wiley named hoops MVP

Pirates finish off feast on Bearcats
New Bern Sun-Journal

Big ECU Inning Beats Bearcats, 13-7
ucbearcats.com

Jaguars aren't lacking talent at two key spots
Florida Times Union

 


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April 25, 2004

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-N.Y. Giants pick Rivers, trade to Chargers
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Chargers snag Rivers
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'What could be better?'
-Devils complete comeback in seventh to defeat Heels
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Pack picks up transfer

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Giant moment for Rivers
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Chargers Land on Feet With Manning Deal

Clemson defeats N.C. State
Anderson Independent

From Columbia (SC) The State
-USC lets one slip away
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Green’s clutch single lifts Tigers
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Carolina selects USC’s Wharton in third round
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USC corner goes at No. 10

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Young pitches Deacons past Terrapins
-Players from area make big splash on first day
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Panthers get Gamble to bolster secondary
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Panthers Draft Notebook

Name fits Panthers' top pick
Charlotte Observer

Taking Gamble Panthers' message to rest of league
Greensboro News-Record

April 24, 2004

From Columbia (SC) The State
-Sources- USC AD meets with NCAA
-More late thrills for Clemson

From the Greenville (SC) News
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Clemson beats N.C. State
-Powell helps Gamecocks slam Tide

From the Anderson Independent
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Triplett lifts Clemson to victory
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Robinson likely top pick

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Rivers' big day arrives
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Rivers declines draft invitation
-Teammates wait for call
-Stately Ladies might open door for males

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Tar Heels feeling at home
-Rivers awaits call

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Deacons hold off Terrapins in slugfest
-Decisions, Decisions

From the Charlotte Observer
-31st pick puts Panthers in unfamiliar territory
-WITH THE 31ST PICK...
-Panthers' Smith opts out of workout program

April 23, 2004

Duke's Layden a mound of talent
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Fayetteville Observer
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UNC coach Bunting says jump to NFL is tough
-UNC basketball recruit's status up in the air

ACC hoops wins when 'Big 4' don't dominate
Wilmington Star-News

Still no decision from Duke recruit
Greensboro News-Record

No word yet on Deng, Livingston
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Greenville (SC) News
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Tolleson, Mellilo hope to revive sagging USC
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Converted catcher begins to hit his spots

From the Anderson Independent
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Clemson thrilled to get Berken back on the mound
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Infield duo returns for Gamecocks

From Columbia (SC) The State
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CBS gives cold shoulder to Gamecocks
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Tigers pitching staff living up to hype
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‘Roostergate’ still sizzling
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USC’s Robinson likely will go early in first round
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Former USC standout golfer found dead

Bowden agrees with court ruling
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

April 22, 2004

From theacc.com
-Clemson Rallies to an 8-7 Victory Over Western Carolina on Wednesday Night

-Duke Baseball Extends Winning Streak to Six Games with 8-3 Victory over Davidson
-No. 18 Tar Heels Shut Down UNC Greensboro, 10-3

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Quarterbacks Not Sure Things in NFL Draft
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Don't be surprised if Deng goes pro
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Report- Texas Motor Speedway to get second race; NC track loses race

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Rivers, Pack both will profit
-Recruit leaning toward UNC

From Columbia (SC) The State
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USC near full strength
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Tigers avoid upset with rally in 9th
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2006 set for joint-stadium goal
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Snag delays Odom’s contract extension

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
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USC considers shared stadium
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Darlington may lose one of its races

USC's Robinson diplomatic about chances in draft
Greenville (SC) News

Wake will try to avoid another late collapse
Wilmington Star-News

NASCAR again forgets its heritage
Greensboro News-Record

Bobcats in hurry-up, wait mode
Charlotte Observer

April 21, 2004

From the Greenville (SC) News
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College baseball roundup- USC, Furman have games tonight
-Harvey, McCann lead Tigers to victory

From theacc.com
-Clemson Claims 10th Straight Home Win Tuesday With 13-4 Victory over The Citadel
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ACC Baseball Release (.pdf)

Tigers win 10th in a row at home
Columbia (SC) The State

From the Anderson Independent
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5-8 repeal pleasing to Purnell
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PGA Tour saves face at Heritage

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Hendley, transfer from Wake Forest, going to UNCW
-Starter is dismissed from WFU football

Duke coach brings high intensity
Fayetteville Observer

Will timing be right?
Durham Herald-Sun

Tar Heels add late football recruit
Raleigh News & Observer

Tar Heels avoid upset
Charlotte Observer

Seahawks earn rare win over Chants
Wilmington Star News

April 20, 2004

Crash victim's friends face tragedy
Jacksonville Daily News

Bus was speeding when it wrecked, official says
Charlotte Observer

From the Fayetteville Observer
-Wake stresses youth

-Mathis backs off Southern Cal vow, inks with Clemson

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Navigating Navy big for Duke
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Pack's Cotchery, Locklear hopeful
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Duke banquet filled with love, laughter, bittersweet memories

From the Greenville (SC) News
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Boynton named Gamecocks' MVP
-Tigers' Gaddis to remain at cornerback

N.C. State fieldhouse praised
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers keep core, need more
-UNC signee is still weighing his options

From Columbia (SC) The State
-Odom, USC agree on contract extension

-A weekend to remember

From the Wilmington Star News
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Seahawk takes over W.Va. Wesleyan
-Former Deacon signs with UNCW
-Who will replace Rivers?

April 19, 2004

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Decision time in Holtz experiment approaches
-Gamecocks avoid series sweep
-Santangelos homer leads Tigers past Tar Heels.
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Paladins win series finale against Terriers

From the Anderson Independent
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Clemson wins second straight ACC title
-So many questions need answers for USC football team

-Newton only offensive bright spot in USC scrimmage
-QB slot may be open for Gamecocks

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Wolfpack rips Deacons 14-6
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Tar Heel recruit appears leaning to entering draft

Colleges roundup- Clemson beats UNC on home run in 10th
Durham Herald-Sun

College football- Improving defense the focus for UNC
Fayetteville Observer

Ayers has a big weekend
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

USC’s Odom eys Texas JUCO power forward
Columbia (SC) The State

NASCAR regional news from the Greensboro News-Record
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A victory for one of racing's great ones
-Even the track hates Jeff Gordon

Panthers have holes to fill
Raleigh News & Observer

Williams follows sister's lead for Charleston victory
Myrtle Beach Sun News

 


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April 25, 2004

Baseball Scores from conferenceusa.com
-East Carolina 9, Louisville 7
-UAB 16, Charlotte 1
-Saint Louis 5, TCU 12
-Houston 7, Cincinnati 6
-Southern Miss 5, Tulane 17

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
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Tulane's loud bats keep USM down 17-5
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Pitching meltdown comes as no surprise

From the Biloxi (MS) Sun-Herald
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It's déjà vu all over again
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Four USM stars likely NFL draft picks

Southern Miss takes another C-USA whipping
Hattiesburg (Miss.) American

From conferenceusa.com
-Tulane's Losman Chosen in First Round of NFL Draft
-Red Defeats White in UC Spring Game

Wyche should find himself busy in Buffalo
Greenville (SC) News

From the Tampa Tribune
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South Florida Goes 0-For-Draft Day One
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USF Might Get More National Exposure

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Dantonio sets new course
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Bearcats are waiting for receivers to step up

Spring 2004 College Football Report
Dallas News

Telfair to announce decision
Louisville Courier-Journal

Turnaround has UH women thinking postseason
Houston Chronicle

April 24, 2004

Baseball Scores from conferenceusa.com
-Tulane 17, Southern Miss 1
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Houston 17, Cincinnati 0
-East Carolina 6, Louisville 4
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UAB 7, Charlotte 5

Wave rips Southern Miss
New Orleans Times-Picayune

Wave crashes Eagles 17-1
Biloxi (Miss.) Sun-Herald

Tulane plasters USM
Hattiesburg (MS) American

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
-Eagles do nothing right, suffer 17-1 loss to Wave
-C-USA baseball standings

UH crushes Cincinnati
Houston Chronicle

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tiger football gets 2nd national ESPN slot
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Naming program a hit
-Pro talk is bogus, dad says

Tulane QB's swagger belies NFL draft status
USA Today

Green Wave wants to make mark on the NFL
Tulane Hullabaloo

USF Trio Looking To Be Rewarded
Tampa Tribune

MU unveils work at formal ceremony
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Bearcats ready for some fun
Cincinnati Post

Dantonio readies for first game of spring
Cincinnati Enquirer

Ross plans to focus on the positive
espn.com

April 23, 2004

From conferenceusa.com
-Weekend Baseball Preview
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C-USA Softball Notebook - April 22
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Sterling Bank to Sponsor 2004 Conference USA Baseball Tournament

From the New Orleans Times-Picayune
-At least three sites eye adding their own bowls
-Ailing TU seeks remedy

Tough Tulane test awaits No. 13 USM
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

Tulane AD supports Tech’s C-USA bid
Shreveport Times

Brown lauds squads as spring drills come to end
Birmingham News

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tiger athletic department riding wave of all-around success
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Tigers leading Conference-USA in the four major sports
-Lopez leaves Tigers to play pro
-Where are they now- Wade Smith, Tiger football 1999-02
-Five questions with Tony Barbee, Assistant men's basketball coach

UH basketball excites Penders
Houston Chronicle

USF job gets 34th applicant
St Petersburg Times

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Dantonio readies for first game
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It's a whole new ballgame for Johnson

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
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Odia loves 'Louise-ville'
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Ghent set for 'meat market'

Liddell likely to go prep school route
St Louis Post Dispatch

South Florida Signs Four To Baseball Team
Tampa Tribune

Attorney for TCU's Mittie challenges legality of traffic stop
Dallas News

Tulsa Preview
collegefootballnews.com

April 22, 2004

Baseball Scores from conferenceusa.com
-Tulane 7, La.-Lafayette 6
-Eastern Illinois 16, Saint Louis 15
-Xavier 8, Louisville 3
-Mississippi State 6, Memphis 2
-Furman 4, Charlotte 1
-East Carolina 6, North Carolina State 3

Green Wave holds off ULL rally
New Orleans Times-Picayune

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-MSU holds off Tigers for win

-Tiger duo hope workouts boost draft standings

Xavier strikes early, downs U of L 8-3 in baseball
Louisville Courier Journal

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
-USM defensive trio digs in for draft drama
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MSU pins unusual 7-2 setback on Memphis

Slumps end as USM whips Ole Miss 8-4
Hattiesburg American

From conferenceusa.com
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TCU Captures Third Consecutive C-USA Men's Golf Championship
-Tulane Captures First Conference USA Women’s Golf Championship
-DePaul’s Martz Named National Player of the Week

Tulane's breakthrough foils young TCU squad
Ft Worth Star Telegram

TCU men win third straight C-USA golf title
Dallas News

April 21, 2004

From conferenceusa.com
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Tulane Takes Team Lead At 2004 C-USA Women's Golf Championship
-SLU’s Frederick Tops All Day Two Golfers; TCU Continues to Lead After Second Round of C-USA Men’s Golf Championship
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Men's Track and Field Notebook - April 20

Baseball Scores from conferenceusa.com
-Ohio 4, Cincinnati 13
-Texas-San Antonio 8, Houston 16
-Memphis 2, Mississippi State 10
-Southern Miss 8, Ole Miss 4
-Alabama State 3, UAB 13

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-It's a spring thing- Job opens, and all eyes turn to Calipari

-Tigers get memento of victory
-Bulldog batters subdue Tigers

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
-Eagles soph ends slump, buries Rebs
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Corley hits 2 homers, lifts Dogs over Tigers

7-run fifth helps U of L romp 12-3
Louisville Courier Journal

From the Houston Chronicle
-Johnson's two homers power UH past UTSA 16-8
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Rice shows off pitching depth

Wave shakes up pitching for game against hot ULL
New Orleans Times-Picayune

From the Ft Worth Star Telegram
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Frogs rally, wave hello to shot at another title
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Women's assistant leading fight for top recruits
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TCU takes rare win at Oklahoma

From collegefootballnews.com
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Houston Preview
-Marshall Preview

Moncur sits out rest of spring drills
Birmingham News

Dantonio’s Bearcats To Hold Spring Game
UCBearcats.com

Defense Catching On To New Scheme Quickly
UC News Record

From the St Petersburg Times
-Recruits should add some competition in the lineup
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Pitcher suspended for one game for her role in fight against UAB

USF Signs 3 Players To Complete Class
Tampa Tribune

Is BCS in Cotton Bowl's future?
Dallas News

April 20, 2004

From conferenceusa.com
-Baseball Notebook - April 19

-C-USA Softball Notebook - April 19
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Two-time Defending Champion TCU Leads by 11 Strokes at C-USA Men's Golf Championship
-UAB's Mangan Leads 2004 C-USA Women's Golf Championship After Day One

49ers Sign Prep Point Guard Jerrell Lewis
Charlotte49ers.com

UAB's Brown likes what he's seeing
Birmingham Post-Herald

Bower's spring assessment- Get Carter on the field
Hattiesburg American

Tiger signee injures knee
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Former St. Bonaventure AD Throws Hat In Bulls' Ring
Tampa Tribune

From the Ft Worth Star Telegram
-BCS begins process to find host for fifth bowl
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TCU in contention despite early jitters

NCAA reformers face first big test
Cincinnati Post

April 19, 2004

From conferenceusa.com
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Weekend Baseball Roundup
-Cincinnati 7, East Carolina 13
-UAB 6, Tulane 5
-TCU 7, USF 1
-Houston 9, Saint Louis 3
-Charlotte 8, Louisville 5

Tiger Baseball Holds Off No. 12 Southern Miss For 5-4 Victory
gotigersgo.com

Homers power Tigers over Eagles
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Ezell gets wings clipped by Memphis
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

From the Birmingham News
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UAB wins series against No. 7 Wave
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Blazers without best golfer for C-USA tourney

From the Ft Worth Star Telegram
-TCU takes series from South Florida
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Stanford helped TCU set course

South Florida Baseball Loses Second In A Row
Tampa Tribune

Charlotte holds off U of L in baseball
Louisville Courier Journal

Defense Dominates In Second Scrimmage
UCBearcats.com

Vaunted Southern Miss defense struggling for a change
Hattiesburg American

Green Wave men, women take C-USA tennis titles
New Orleans Times-Picayune

'Wretched excesses' finally brought action
Louisville (KY) Courier Journal

DePaul recruit eyes NBA draft
Chicago Tribune

 


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