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East Carolina


Conference USA

October 31, 2004

-Al Myatt:
All is well – until next game - 10.31
-Al Myatt: Pirates, Black Knights swap fortunes - 10.31
-Denny O'Brien:
Pinkney finally gets his due - 10.31
-Bonesville: Good makes good - 10.31
-Bonesville: ECU-Army Box Score - 10.31
Bonesville Bytes Audio: Coaches & players post-game - 10.31
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 10.31
Games of interest: Hurricanes fizzle in Chapel Hill
College football weekend: stars & storylines

-It's All Good!!!
-Philly Duo Leads Purple To 52-46 Victory Over Gold
-Jackson Leads Gold To 48-47 Win Over Purple
-ECU Swimming and Diving Defeats George Mason
-Pirate Volleyball Outlasts Charlotte In Five Games
-MacKenzie And Hanlon Lead ECU To Best C-USA Finish

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirate offense flexes its muscle in victory
-ECU marches past Army
-Youngsters shine in Pirates’ scrimmage
-Scary scene- Crowd at downtown celebration raises safety concerns, especially for women

From the New Bern Sun Journal
-Pirate pride restored
-Pirates get job done with standout performances from receivers

From the Washington Daily News
-Talk about a Good win
-No tricks, just treats
-Copper to make Cowboys' debut

From the Hudson Valley (NY) Times Herald-Record
-Army 'streak' ends
-ECU hopes Army stays on schedule

Good helps Pirates troop past Knights
Winston Salem Journal

ECU enjoys easy win
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Kinston Free Press
-Going ballistic
-Win comes against worst defense in NCAA football

Pinkney leads ECU past Army
Wilmington Star-News

October 30, 2004

-Thad Mumau:
Hoops Recruiting Report - 10.30
Old ties boost ECU in chase for Cem Dinc
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 10.30
ECU shot-blocking wizard sidelined by thumb injury
Utes tune out Meyer speculation, BCS chatter
Saberslasher: Replay of 2002 ECU-Army Flash cartoon - 10.30
Bonesville: Army at ECU Game Day Audio Streams - 10.30
WNCT: Pirate Weekend with Patrick Johnson - 10.30
WNCT: Talk of the Town with Henry Hinton - 10.30
WGHB: Prep Preview with Zulovich & Letchworth - 10.30
WGHB: Live @ 5 with Troy D. & Ellerbe - 10.30

Football this Weekend
Army at East Carolina
Saturday October 30th
3:00 p.m. ET
Bagwell Field at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium
Gametracker | Live Stats
Army game day central | ECU game notes [PDF]
Bonesville Pirate Game Day Audio Feeds (WNCT and WGHB)
Army Audio

-Badiane To Miss At Least Two Weeks
-Women's Soccer Wins Fifth Straight On Senior Day Against USF
-Swimming and Diving Defeats James Madison
-Men's Soccer Falls Short To Billikens, 1-0
-Cross Country Travles To Chicago For C-USA Championships
-Women's Soccer Prepares for USF On Senior Day
-Purple/Gold Game Set For Saturday, Oct. 30

From the Washington Daily News
-Saturday afternoon battle with Army
-High sack numbers aren't all on O-line
-Copper likely to play Sunday for Cowboys

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirates lose center Badiane for at least the next two weeks
-Players now need to take a ’must-win’ approach against Knights
-Pirates win on field and in swimming pool
-Hicks, Robinson go from red-shirts to regulars
-Army invades Greenville

Quick start the key for Pirates
Kinston Free Press

Army, ECU enter today s game from different directions
New Bern Sun Journal

ECU must take on an improving Army team
Winston Salem Journal

Army at East Carolina
Raleigh News & Observer

Black Knights aim high
Hudson Valley (NY) Times Herald-Record

Crayola names purple for N.C.
Raleigh News & Observer

October 29, 2004

-Danny Whitford:
Perspective - 10.29
East Carolina football at crossroads
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 10.29
Football grad rates keep Division I average from sinking
Despite miscues, Hokies handle Georgia Tech
WTSB: Pirate Talk with Denny O'Brien - 10.29
WGHB: Miller Lite Sports Bar with Jonathan Ellerbe - 10.29
WGHB: Extra Point with Dan Eberhard & Shawn Farmer - 10.29
WGHB: Live @ 5 with Troy D. & Ellerbe - 10.29
WNCT: Brian Bailey Show - 10.29
WNCT: Talk of the Town with Henry Hinton - 10.29

East Carolina looks for ways to keep Pinkney upright
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Holland challenges ACC
-Pirates won't abandon ship

Roach, teammates looking to restore pride
Washington (NC) Daily News

Thompson- ECU must shore up defense for Army game
Kinston Free Press

Army-ECU Grid Contest To Be Televised By ESPN Plus

October 28, 2004

-Henry Hinton:
Henry's Highlights - 10.28
Army game assumes new benchmark status
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 10.28
CBS, Fox poised to challenge ABC for BCS rights
Injury sidelines prolific Blue Devils newcomer
WNCT: Bonesville Power Hour - 10.28
WNCT: Talk of the Town with Henry Hinton - 10.28
WGHB: John Thompson Call-in Show - 10.28
WGHB: Locker Room with Kevin & Kevin - 10.28
WGHB: From The Booth with Jeff Charles - 10.28
WGHB: Live @ 5 with Troy D. & Ellerbe - 10.28

-East Carolina University Celebrates Military Appreciation Day
-MacKenzie Named To Conference USA All-Decade Team
-Gold Game Set For Saturday, Oct. 30

From the New Bern Sun-Journal
-Q & A With ECU athletics director Terry Holland
-Wristbands help promote team unity

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirate runner makes All-Decade team
-Broadwell has seen both extremes
-ECU NOTES- State providing $100,000 for Queen Anne’s Revenge

Tar Heel Products To Return Home Saturday When Army Visits ECU

Former Northern Vance standout shines for Army
Durham Herald-Sun

October 27, 2004

-Brian Bailey:
From the Anchor Desk - 10.27
Thompson goes head-to-head with adversity
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 10.27
Coaches predict Cards to dominate, Pirates to improve
Seahawks undergo management shuffle
Bonesville Bytes: J.T. Press Conference (commercial free) - 10.27
WGHB: Live@5 with Troy D. & Ellerbe - 10.27
WGHB: Press Box with Troy Dreyfus - 10.27
WNCT: Talk of the Town with Henry Hinton - 10.27
WNCT: J.T. Press Conference - 10.27

-ECU Picked 11th In Conference USA Preseason Poll
-Pirate GameWeek 2004
-Weekly Press Conference Luncheon
-Women's Hoops Picked To Finish 10th In C-USA
-Lady Pirate Basketball To Hold Purple - Gold Scrimmage

AD discusses Thompson’s status
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the Washington (NC) Daily News
-Thompson likely to return to Pirates
-Thompson- Pirates won't panic

Rios says Pirates coach cut him
Raleigh News & Observer

ECU prepares to take on improved Army
Winston Salem Journal

From the Kinston Free Press
-Rough seas for Pirate Nation
-Thompson preaching patience to East Carolina football fans
-Pirates picked to finish 11th in C-USA

From the New Bern Sun-Journal
-Holland wants ECU to play more against N.C., S.C. and Va. rivals
-Thompson hopes tougher practices help Pirates

From the East Carolinian
-Returning players must step up
-Pirate Preview a hit for community, students
-Eagles dismantle Pirates, 51-10
-ECU swimming/diving defeats Davidson
-Men's Rugby clinches state championship
-ECU to start club ice hockey team

Willis takes game across pond
Fayetteville Observer

From the Hudson Valley (NY) Times Herald-Record
-Knights actually favored
-Army notes

-Excerpt From Army Head Football Coach Bobby Ross' Weekly Press Conference
Bobby Ross News Conference

October 26, 2004

-Denny O'Brien:
Pirate Notebook No. 213 - 10.26
Strong stretch run vital for J.T
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 10.26
Mountain West outsider banging hard on BCS door
USM dominates league's weekly awards
WGHB: Live@5 - Troy D. & Ellerbe - 10.26
WGHB: Sportsline - Josh Spence & Allen Thomas - 10.26
WNCT: Sports Verdict - Professor, Kicker & Yankee Boy - 10.26
WNCT: Talk of the Town - Hank Hinton & Kevin Miller - 10.26

-ECU's Millican Finishes Tied For Fourth At Lady Paladin Intercollegiate
-Women's Tennis Concludes Play At ITA Regional Championships

Rios is no longer a Pirate
Greenville Daily Reflector

Black Knights Head to East Carolina Saturday

October 25, 2004

-Al Myatt: View from the East - 10.25

Win over Army not optional for Thompson
-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 10.25
C-USA standings, scoreboard, schedule & TV
Associated Press college football poll

-McCallion's Overtime Goal Nets Win For Pirates, 3-2
-Louisville Shuts Out Men's Soccer, 3-0


October 31, 2004

From Durham Herald Sun
-Kick for treat
-UNC comes up with amazing effort in upset
-Duke offense improves in loss
-Pack done in by familiar demons

Hurricanes dissipate vs. Tar Heels
Miami Herald

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Tar Heels shock no. 4 Miami
- Believe it!
- This win speaks for itself, Bunting
-Pack gives this one away
-Turnovers take toll on Pack
-Close game finally goes Deacons' way
-No joke- Hokies play hoops
-Charlotte gets another shot at NBA

From Greensboro News-Record
-Mistakes hurt Wolfpack's bowl bid
-Wake notches first ACC win at Duke's expense

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Deacs edge Devils
-Heels stun Hurricanes 31-28
-Tar Heels stun Hurricanes on Barth's kick
-Tigers extend Pack's skid
-Struggling Vols top Gamecocks
-Regional College Football
-Chattanooga outlasts Appalachian State in slugfest
-Stick a Fork in 'Em- Panthers look ahead to '05

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Tigers send 'em Packing
-Wolfpack-Tigers game summary
-Vols 'bring it on'
-Defeats hit USC hard at home
-Vols-USC game summary

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Last-gasp stand boosts bowl hopes
-Clemson high five
-Pinkins returns with a bang
-USC high five

From the Anderson Independent
-Six State turnovers help Tigers prevail
-Tiger defense forces Davis into mistakes
-Same old song for USC in big game
-Vols take control, run away from USC

From the Charlotte Observer
Bunting's job secure now
-Extra! Extra! 7-9 Panthers win division

October 30, 2004

From the Fayetteville Observer
-College football predictions
-N.C. States hobbles into Clemson
-Hurricanes no homecoming pushover for Tar Heels

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Deacs to play Blue Devils
-Wolfpack will go on road against Tigers
-Left Out- This may be a bad year to be unbeaten
-Mountaineers will try to break through on road against Mocs
-Tar Heels get 'Canes
-WSSU will go against St. Aug's in finale of disappointing season

'Textile Bowl' slipping away
Anderson Independent

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Duke looks to Wake for model

USC milestone- Reaching 500 wins
Columbia (SC) The State

From the Charlotte Observer
-Navy's bowl status uncertain, even if it finishes 10-1
-UNC player loves chores

ACC schools struggle with new scheduling dynamic
Greensboro News-Record

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Football fortunes
-N.C. State Wolfpack at Clemson Tigers
-Duke at Wake Forest
-They're baaaack

From the Greenville (SC) News
-'Pack is back in Valley
-N.C. State at Clemson game capsule
-It's that time again
-USC at Tennesse game capsule

UNCW's Carter out with hernia
Wilmington Star-News

October 29, 2004

Receivers still getting their legs
Anderson Independent

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Case against Dorrance, UNC dismissed
-Can the Canes be stopped?
-Injuries leave UNC backfield in shambles
-Duke notebook- Duke-Wake game a family feud
-Important weekend for Broadway, Eagles

From the Greenville (SC) News
-He's back with a big, bad D
-Reversal of fortunes?
-Summers looks to hit stride
-USC football notebook

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Gripes go with territory
-UNC, soccer coach violated no laws, judge says
-Herring leads the defense
-Wake, UNC are 2-3 in poll
-Tough luck has Wake resolute

Grant ready to produce right now
Greensboro News-Record

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Holtz names Pinkins starter despite injury
-Bowden shuffles receivers to replace Stuckey

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Wake Forest Notebook
-Is WFU offense pulling its load?
-Cooper waived after arrest

October 28, 2004

Baddour's status uncertain
Jamestown (NC) News

From the Charlotte Observer
-N. Carolina officials dismiss AD rumors
-Charlotte brothers now opponents on ACC field

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-UNC criticizes reports on Baddour
-ACC coaches feel for Zook
-Clemson's Whitehurst struggling after strong 2003 season

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Wake Forest tosses freshman into fire
-ACC Notebook
-ASU looking into new football stadium
-NFL: Smith is officially out for the season
-NBA: Okafor, Brezec spark Bobcats past Hawks

From the Fayetteville Observer
-Bobcats prep for debut season
-Crowd not bad considering teams

From the Anderson Independent
-Purnell, players won't talk on fight
-Pinkins likely to start vs. Volunteers

From Columbia (SC) The State
-NCAA adds weight to road victories
-Tigers on sizzling sack pace

From the Greenville (SC) News
-'Pack of trouble coming
-Clemson football notebook
-Clemson battles campus tension
-A 'Rocky Top' to climb
-USC football notebook
-Preps: Complete North and South Shrine Bowl rosters

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Duke offense still worst, but improving
-Connor kicks back
-NCCU seniors poised for big finish

Capaccio embarks upon new role as AD
Wilmington Star-News

From the Greensboro News-Record
-Ragsdale's Baker ranks third nationally, for now
-Blue Devils add fifth recruit to class

October 27, 2004

From Columbia (SC) The State
-Attorney- 1-year suspensions for three players
-Tigers offense aiming to make big gains
-Contrasting styles
-Wofford, Furman perched on brink of I-AA playoffs

From the Anderson Independent
-Baham confusion cleared up
-Lawyer says Mathis suspended from school
-Brownlee's conversion benefiting Gamecocks

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Attorney alleges unequal treatment in Clemson player's case
-Miami, FSU, Boston College coming to Death Valley in 2005
-Tigers still looking for cure to what ails offense
-Notebook- Dean always 'working' angle to kick
-Brown makes most of second chance as USC kicker
-Notebook- Injuries mount up for Gamecocks

UNCW AD Re-Assigned

From the Wilmington Star-News
-Capaccio's 'dream' job comes sooner than he hoped
-Bradley-Doppes' tenure- successful and controversial

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Pocius to give Duke a shot
-Pack hopes to turn over new leaf
-Heels tune in on Canes
-Duke's Nelson has surgery

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Grobe stresses effort for Deacs' stretch run
-Heels hope to be healed in time for Hurricanes
-Smith helps Bobcats whip Heat

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Duke honors Buehler
-Duke guard has thumb surgery
-Guard picks Duke
-Gator bait there for Spurrier

Panthers add former Gamecock RB Bennett to their backfield
New Bern Sun-Journal

For Capel, return to Fayetteville strictly business
Charlotte Observer

NBA/Fayetteville: Bobcats, Hawks hit the court
Fayetteville Observer

October 26, 2004

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Pack notes- Injuries piling up for Wolfpack

Duke lands Lithuanian shooting guard
Fayetteville Observer

From the Spartanburg Herald Journal
-South Carolina sits at familiar crossroads
-Walking wounded- Injuries taking toll on Terriers
-In sports and life, you continue after tragedies

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Devils eager to get chance to avenge loss to Deacons
-Amato says that Pack will have a patchwork offensive line Saturday
-Staying Focused- Moore says Mountaineers cannot afford to let up
-ASU Notebook
-WSSU coach excited to get first-class weight room
-Low Points- Struggling Panthers near bottom of NFL in several statistical categories

From the Wilmington Star-News
-UNCW basketball player Wyrick suspended
-A season of 'what ifs' for Wolfpack

From the New Bern Sun-Journal
-Players return to boost Duke's backfield
-Pack hit road again after loss

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Wake hoops adds three walk-ons
-Heels earn better grades
-Traffic jams inevitable

Something Season is time to see UNCG
Greensboro News-Record

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Defense giving offense time to get back on track
-Notebook- Zook's firing surprises Bowden
-Notebook- Holtz frets about Florida
-Injuries leave QB situation as clear as mud

Tigers fighting back- Clemson not ready to give up campaign for winning season
Anderson Independent

October 25, 2004

From the Winston Salem Journal
-NASCAR: Victory amid Trajedy
-DARK CLOUD- Hendrick tragedy grips racetrack
-SILVER LINING- Deacs appear ready to take next step
-Lineman from Glenn says he'll sign with Deacons
-MISTAKE-PRONE- Wolfpack's tendency toward miscues resurfaces
-NFL: Slumping Panthers misfire again on offense, lose 17-6 to Chargers
-NBA: Arenas leads Wizards past Bobcats

From the Greensboro News-Record
A family sport dealt a tragedy in the fog
No joy in victory lane- Johnson wins, but Busch pads points lead
Sprint gives Johnson victory on sad day at Martinsville

From the Charlotte Observer
-Racing world mourns deaths of 10
Deaths shock people hard to shock
NFL: Breakout win out of reach

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Duke MMQB

Bowden says offense making too many mistakes
Greenville (SC) News

Fans appreciate military, win
Anderson Independent

From the Fayetteville Observer
-Bunting gets up-close look at top recruit
-Panthers dig a deep hole

O-line injuries mount
Raleigh News & Observer


October 31, 2004

Saturday Football Roundup

C-USA- East Carolina denies Army 3rd straight win
St Petersburg Times

From the Houston Chronicle
-UH breaks 4-game losing streak, beats Tulane
-Price having an instant impact on UTEP football

Houston ends losing streak at Tulane's expense
Baton Rouge Advocate

From the New Orleans Times-Picayune
Wave follows explosion with resounding thud
-Scelfo punishes Jackson, Forte

From the Ft Worth Star-Telegram
-Frogs lose, could be home for the holidays
-Horned Frogs can't overcome mistakes
-Gunn unable to provide relief at quarterback because of injury
-TCU GameDay

Bearcats have new life
Cincinnati Enquirer

Bearcat Ground Game Leads Way to Homecoming Win

Horned Frogs stumble early, never recover
Dallas Morning News

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
-Eubanks' ability to read a return on the fly a gift
-Cincinnati topples TCU; East Carolina, Houston triumph

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Quiet time over for Tigers
-Wait 'til next year
-Tigers camp report

Three seek front-line openings
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Cardinals answer Pitino's call to the post
Louisville Courier-Journal

From the Lexington (KY) Herald-Ledger
-Pitino bringing promising Cards along slowly
-Palacios hurt, could miss exhibition game
-'Groovy' McCauley gives Cards a surprising threat at tight end

USF's Selmon Will Return For UAB Game
Tampa Tribune

El Paso Times

From the Orlando Sentinel
UCF notebook- C-USA TV deal to benefit UCF
-Herd thunders past Golden Knights

Royal flush for Herd
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Hill weathers elements, boos
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

October 30, 2004

Wave defense bracing for worst vs. Houston
New Orleans Times-Picayune

Tulane vs. Houston Preview
The Sports Network

Tulane At Houston
Houston Chronicle

From the Ft Worth Star Telegram
-This Frog is always jumping
-A loss would do damage to TCU's holiday-season hopes

Six is the Frogs' magic number
Dallas Morning News

Bearcats have score to settle
Cincinnati Enquirer

A career day at a tough job
Birmingham Post-Herald

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Clearly in control
-Trials and errors

UCF has too many athletes to be 0-7
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Rival Herd out to extend Knights' losing streak
Orlando Sentinel

Miners know Spartans are dangerous
El Paso Times

USC soccer to join Conference USA
Columbia (SC) The State

Eustachy finds comfort level
Hattiesburg American

Charlotte lands JUCO standouts
Charlotte Observer

October 29, 2004

-Two C-USA Men's Basketball Teams Ranked in ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll
-C-USA Announces Women's Cross Country All-Decade Team

This Weekend's C-USA Matchups

TCU at Cincinnati   3:00PM
Army at East Carolina   3:00PM
Tulane at Houston   5:00PM

Birmingham News

C-USA to undergo transition
Cincinnati Post

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Clearly in control
-Trials and errors
-The good, the bad and the future
-For sure, it's already been a great year

From the Tampa Tribune
-UAB Is Coming Off Its First C-USA Defeat
-USF Outfielder Arrested On Campus, Charged With DUI

From the Ft Worth Star-Telegram
-Record-setting runner gets 'em talking again
-Hassell to keep QB starting job

Petrino prefers to stay low-key regarding job rumors
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader

Cardinals' goal- Don't end season in tears this time
Louisville Courier-Journal

Bearcats are riding a wave of emotions
Cincinnati Enquirer

USM basketball season ticket sales fly past last year's total
Hattiesburg American

Ex-Gulfport standout quits team at USM
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

From the Charlotte Observer
-4th not what 49ers want
-49ers point guard healing

October 28, 2004

C-USA enjoying its depth — for now
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

-C-USA Announces Men's Cross Country All-Decade Awards
-C-USA Cross Country Championship Notebook

C-USA Fearless Picks
College Football News

USM season tickets top previous record
Hattiesburg American

From the Tampa Tribune
USF Baseball Assistant Suspended After Arrest
LB Moffitt Could Get First Start At UAB
Did Overconfidence Take Bite Out Of UAB?

Hall and company carry rushing game
Cincinnati Post

From the Ft Worth Star-Telegram
-TCU hopes to force turnover issue
-Frogs add bulk to lineup

Braziel's leg kicks in again
Dallas Morning News

Memphis loss still puzzles Petrino
Louisville Courier-Journal

Calipari- Tigers will be ready for early start
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Team preparing for hostile crowd
Orlando Sentinel

Miners not likely to forget last year
El Paso Times

October 27, 2004

Louisville Repeats as C-USA Preseason Men's Basketball Favorite

C-USA- Looming shake-up a bummer
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

CUSA is set to go out on a high note
St Louis Post Dispatch

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tigers slotted second
-Tigers camp report
-Vogel's knee mending

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
-Cardinals top pick in C-USA basketball poll
-C-USA coaches expect season to be a doozy
-University of Louisville Notebook

From the Ft Worth Star-Telegram
-With something to prove, defense puts it on line
-Frogs look to shorten path
-Santee could miss 3-5 weeks after surgery

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-Wave receivers making catches
-Petrino setting focus on job at hand

USF- Leather has degree, high expectations
St Petersburg Times

From the Tampa Tribune
-Time Off Couldn't Have Come At Better Time
-Julmiste Will Remain As Starting Quarterback

UH Notebook- UH needs to find its offense
Houston Chronicle

Bearcats Battle TCU for Homecoming

UC near perfect vs. Memphis
Cincinnati Post

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
-Louisville picked to win C-USA
-Offense becoming more balanced

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
-Green Wave breathing easier
-Players of the Week
-C-USA Standings
-Taking Stock

Eagles head into off week
Biloxi Sun-Herald

Eagles hope to recuperate
Hattiesburg American

Price steers clear of bowl talk
El Paso Times

Marshall’s early troubles still worry Pruett
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Notebook- Pruett endorses Spurrier to return as Florida’s coach
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

October 26, 2004

-Conference USA Basketball Media Day
-Conference USA Football Notebook
-DePaul Picked to Win Conference USA Women's Basketball Championship
-Oct. 25 Men's Soccer Notebook
-Oct. 25 Women's Soccer Notebook
-C-USA Oct. 25 Volleyball Notebook
-Tulane Men's Basketball Preview

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-Ricard looking like his predecessors
-TU's football graduation rate increases

A brave new C-USA
Sporting News

Blazers still have a Tulane hangover
Birmingham Post-Herald

TCU's Gunn expected to start this week
Dallas Morning News

Tigers see it again- careen and collapse in Cincinnati
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UH wounded by losses, not beaten
Houston Chronicle

Julmiste Will Remain As Starting Quarterback
Tampa Tribune

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
-Gator bait? Jurich hopes not
-Right now, U of L is right for Petrino
-U of L, UK athletes lag in graduating
-C-USA coaches vote Covington preseason all-conference

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger
-Eustachy turns blender on high
-Southern Miss Golden Eagles

From the El Paso Times
-UTEP No. 24 in BCS
-New coach, new attitude has UTEP in the spotlight

Challenges great for young Golden Knights squad
Huntington (WV) Herald Dispatch

October 25, 2004

Around Conference USA
USA Today

C-USA Roundup
College Football News

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
With a little help, USM returns to both polls
-This week for Southern Miss

Wave puts together complete game
New Orleans Times Picayune

`Uncharacteristic' mistakes
Birmingham News

Tigers hope to follow Bearcats' lead, regroup during bye week
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Horned Frogs' defense returns, but is it visiting or here to stay?
Ft Worth Star Telegram

U of L's front line comes up big
Louisville Courier-Journal

'Mid-day Madness' draws nice turnout at Southern Miss
Hattiesburg American

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-Conference USA- A look ahead
-O’Leary’s season takes another hit in Miami game

Miners officially a contender
El Paso Times