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East Carolina


Conference USA

May 1, 2005

-Bonesville Box Score: Cincinnati 3, ECU 2 [10] - 05.01
-Today's Live Streams: ECU vs. Cincinnati - 1 PM - 05.01
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 05.01
Burke switch from ECU helps Crean seal Top 10 class
22-inning marathon sets new NAIA mark

-Pirates Fall to Bearcats In 10 Innings, 3-2
-Harrell Pitches ECU To Twinbill Sweep of Charlotte

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-LeMasters' homer in 10th shoots down East Carolina
-Diamond Bucs juggle baseball, exams
-Pirates continue softball success with sweep of 49ers

Pirates lose heartbreaker to Cincinnati
Kinston Free Press

LeMasters The Hero Of Bearcat Victory

Pirates blow golden opportunity
Washington Daily News

Softball Drops Doubleheader At Conference USA Foe East Carolina

April 30, 2005

-Bonesville Box Score: ECU 13, Cincinnati 7 - 04.30
Today's Live Streams: ECU vs. Cincinnati - 6 PM - 04.30
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 04.30
Wolfpack assistant named head coach of Catamounts
Former MLB star Gwynn sanctioned by Mountain West
WGHB: Live @ 5 - 04.30
WGHB: Extra Point - 04.30
WNCT: Talk of the Town - 04.30

Baseball- Audio, Gametracker & Opponent Link
Bonesville Live Audio Streams
4/30 Cincinnati @ ECU - 6pm GT
5/1 Cincinnati @ ECU - 1pm GT

ECU's Seven-Run Third Propels Pirates to Victory

From the Washington (NC) Daily News
-Pirates feast on Bearcats' pitching
-Dugout dancers a big hit at games

Bearcats Fall Short At ECU, 13-7

ECU humbles Cincy
Kinston Free Press

ECU softball team to bid farewell to its four seniors this weekend
Greenville Daily Reflector

April 29, 2005

-Denny O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 239 - 04.29
Robinson key in Holtz recruiting strategy
-Henry Hinton:
Henry's Highlights - 04.29
12th game implications could be far-reaching
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 04.29
Wainwright promises strict regimen for Blue Demons
Miami pitcher closes in on 2nd perfect season
-Live Streams: ECU vs. Cincinnati - 7 PM - 04.29
WGHB: Live @ 5 - 04.29
WGHB: The Dugout - 04.29
WGHB: Miller Lite Sports Bar - 04.29
WNCT: Talk of the Town - 04.29

Pirate Baseball Hosts Cincinnati For The Final Time as C-USA Opponents

Bearcats On C-USA Quest At East Carolina

East Carolina welcomes Bearcats
Kinston Free Press

From the Washington (NC) Daily News
-Pirates look to continue climb in C-USA
-Spence hoping for long career in broadcasting

Committee changes rules on shortening college games
Greenville Daily Reflector

April 28, 2005

-Thad Mumau: Hoops Recruiting Report - 04.28
Stokes era talent haul starts in frontcourt
-AP: BCS cartel cracks door open - 04.28
-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 04.28
Former UNCW coach to guide DePaul into Big East
Shriners move East-West game to Texas
WGHB: Live @ 5 - 04.28
WGHB: From the Booth - 04.28
WNCT: Talk of the Town - 04.28

Jackson Named Women's Hoops' Most Valuable Player At Annual Banquet

Fresh start for ECU athletics
Durham Herald Sun

Pirates' baseball has provided hope
Kinston Free Press

Overton making all the right calls for Pirates radio
Washington (NC) Daily News

Former Cavalier point guard excels as coach
Cavalier Daily (UVA)

UNCG releases rights to Downey
Greensboro News-Record

April 27, 2005

-Brian Bailey: From the Anchor Desk - 04.27
What a way to entertain the kinfolks!
-Bonesville Box Score: ECU 3, The Citadel 0 - 04.27
-AP: BCS ponders process, picks site, mulls Big East - 04.27
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 04.27
Green Wave triumvirate teams up for no-hitter
Marquette hoops squad heading to Alaska
WGHB: Press Box - 04.27

New Pirates coach seeks improvement
Fayetteville Observer

-Pirates And Hose Shutout The Citadel 3-0
-Davenport Earns Weekly C-USA Track Honor
-Brooks Named NCBWA'S Pro-Line Cap Pitcher Of The Week

Bulldogs have little bite against Pirate pitching
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates shut out Bulldogs for second straight win
Kinston Free Press

From the Washington (NC) Daily News
-Perry in charge of getting ECU's field ready for play
-Pirates record second straight shutout

Preps: Bears swimmer Brinkley an intense competitior
New Bern Sun-Journal

April 26, 2005

-Denny O'Brien: College Notebook No. 5 - 04.26
Football profile largely intact for C-USA
-AP: Influential group comes out against 12th game - 04.26
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 04.26
Brooks rakes in accolades after mound masterpiece
Baseball America & Collegiate Baseball Polls
Duke's Williams chooses degree over NBA
Live Streams: ECU vs. The Citadel Baseball - 3 PM - 04.26
WNCT: Talk of the Town - 04.26
WNCT: Sports Verdict - 04.26
WGHB: Live @ 5 - 04.26
WGHB: Press Box - 04.26

-Lady Pirate Golf Is NCAA Championship Bound
-Brooks Named Louisville Slugger's National Player of the Week
-Lady Pirates Add Jessica Honesty to 2005 Signing Class

From the Washington Daily News
-Pirates to battle Bulldogs, tune up for Bearcats
-ECU baseball promotions are on the 'Money'

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirates travel to The Citadel
-Brooks picks up honors
-East Carolina golfers selected by the NCAA
-Around Campus: UNC-CH looks to partner with ECU

Ballard reflects on first year at ECU
The East Carolinian

April 25, 2005

Danny Whitford: Perspective - 04.25
Fiscal headaches can require drastic cures
-Bonesville Box Score: ECU 3, Memphis 0 (NO-HITTER) - 04.25
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 04.25
C-USA baseball standings, scores & schedule
Half-dozen Cardinals scooped up in NFL draft

-Brooks Tosses First Nine-Inning No-Hitter In C-USA History
-Softball Drops One-Run Decision To DePaul

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Brooks throws 1st nine-inning no-hitter in C-USA history
-Blue Demons down Pirates in Windy City

Pirates pitcher no-hits Memphis
Kinston Free Press

From the Washington Daily News
-Brooks fires no-hitter for Pirates
-Silence can be golden

Pirates' Brooks tosses no-hitter
Raleigh News & Observer

Baseball No-hit in 3-0 Loss in ECU Series Finale

ECU gets no-hitter vs. Tigers
Memphis Commercial Appeal


May 1, 2005

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Campbell saves USC in the 9th
-Tigers snatch win from Jackets
-O brother, hall art thou?
-Darlington assures sellout

From the Anderson Independent
-Tigers cause uproar
-Spurrier's golf game shows focus is on football

Woodard shines in relief for UNC
Durham Herald-Sun

State working off clean slate
Fayetteville Observer

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Heels cash in, end long day on a high
-Durant digs in at Ravens minicamp
-Duke jumps out to beat Hokies

From the Winston Salem Journal
-OK At Wideout- Delhomme says receiving corps is strong
-Over-achieving lineman should help Panthers protect Delhomme

April 30, 2005

NC State Slips Past No. 7 Tar Heels, 6-5

New-look Tar Heels turn to Baker
Fayetteville Observer

Wachovia: Woods to face rivals here
Charlotte Observer

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Devine nine for Pack
-Hunter reaches his goal- head coach

April 29, 2005

Young Deacons ready for action
Fayetteville Observer

NC State And North Carolina To Square Off In Key ACC Matchup

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Catamounts expected to hire Hunter
-NCAA- Let's play 12
-Mixon changing jobs but not his style

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Mixon impressed by new Panthers family
-Three Duke players sign with NFL teams
-Sauerbrun Will Not Attend Panthers Minicamp

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Tall Asset- Brackman will be on the mound tonight for N.C. State against rival Carolina
-College Basketball Notebook
-Panthers' minicamp to start today
-Federal grand jury hears testimony from players

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Games to be sold by the dozen
-SEC puts survival skills to the test

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Tigers face ACC test from Georgia Tech
-State Report- WCU interviews USC's Duckett

Bowden makes quick stop in town
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
-Panthers Minicamp: Who won't be there- Sauerbrun
-NCAA approves 12th game

Cheek checks in with reality
Greensboro News-Record

April 28, 2005

Duke focusing on improving offense
Fayetteville Observer

As good as Duke will be, nothing is guaranteed
Durham Herald Sun

NC State's Hunter offered job at Western Carolina
Fox Sports

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Paladins upset Tennessee
-Clemson beats Wofford
-WCU interviews USC's Duckett

D'Alessio's big blast lifts Tigers
Anderson Independent

Clemson turns away Wofford on diamond
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Brackman facing dilemma
-UNC-CH play-by-play man joins Panthers
-Sports announcer honored at UNC-CH

Mixon officially joins Panthers
Greensboro News-Record

From the Charlotte Observer
-NCAA might OK schedule expansion
-All ears on Mixon as Panthers' radio voice

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Plea should keep Smith out of jail
-Lack of permit halts work on ‘West Zone’

Former UNCW coach Wainwright heads to DePaul
Wilmington Star-News

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Ellis hurls Wake Forest to victory against UNCG 4-2
-South Carolina's problems with NCAA aren't wrapped up yet
-ACC Report Cards

April 27, 2005

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Here's the point- Duke poised for NCAA title run
-Spurrier doesn't know
-Heels' late rally stuns Seahawks

Leggett explodes after Tiger win
Anderson Independent

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Harvey, Demmink boost Tigers
-Second chance motivates Watson
-Notebook- Spurrier backs adding game to schedule

From the Columbia (SC) The State
Clemson caught in 12th-game debate
-Tigers’ miscues spark challenge from coach

Williams- Lure of winning NCAA title, improving position in NBA draft prove too great
Durham Herald Sun

Wachovia: Mickelson will play in Charlotte
Charlotte Observer

From the Winston Salem Journal
-McLendon hoping to catch on with Falcons
-Tucker, Deacons edge Flames 9-8
-Mountaineers getting a forward

April 26, 2005

Duke's Shelden Williams will return for senior season
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Duke gets good news
-Taking a flier on T.A.
-Ravens will give Durant a shot
-Pack game at Temple in limbo
-Hokies dismiss Cooke
-ACC title game gains sponsor

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Spurrier says USC could lose scholarships
-Watson plans to sign with Bucs

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Spurrier hints at sanctions
-Weighing in

Wachovia: Charlotte PGA Tour stop now a sellout
Charlotte Observer

Panthers' draft picks will likely fill holes
Winston Salem Journal

April 25, 2005

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Five local players picked on second day of draft
-Heels ace Bard shuts out Devils

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Ravens pick Brown
-Bard pitches Tar Heels into first place in ACC
-Jury out on Rivers trade

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Bears take Currie in fifth round
-McCamie shuts down Tide
-Spring recruiting gears up today

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-Hall gets call from Tennessee
-'Pack top Tigers in bottom of ninth

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Tucker's bat carries Deacons
-Williams' golf is being interrupted
-King, WFU cornerback, picked by Bills
-ASU's Fowlkes to get a shot with Colts
-Panther's Picks- Player Capsules

NFL Draft: Panthers go back to Bayou
Charlotte Observer

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
-LeFors lands in Carolina
-Shelton 'frozen in time' till Panthers called


May 1, 2005

From the Tampa Tribune
-USF Stops No. 1 Tulane
-USF's Webb, Former Player Tanksley Arrested At Party

Two from USF face charges
St Petersburg Times

USF Tops Tulane in Final Game of Weekend Series, 8-4

Wave tops Bulls in 10th
New Orleans Times Picayune

Tulane Drops Series Finale At C-USA Foe USF, 8-4

Grand Slam Sinks 49ers in 7-2 Loss at UAB

Baseball Drops Second Straight at No. 28 TCU

Horned Frogs Rally For 9-6 Win Over Houston

Freshman raises grade with late-inning heroics
Ft Worth Star Telegram

Billikens Sweep Doubleheader at Memphis

Saint Louis topples Tigers two times
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Saint Louis Sweeps Tiger Baseball, 3-2 and 7-3

Baseball Wins Both Games In Saturday’s Doubleheader Over Louisville, 6-3 and 4-3

Cards Drop Twinbill to Golden Eagles Saturday

Golden Eagles sweep Cards
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

Blazers keep Bearcats on schedule
Birmingham News

Spring campaign full of success for UTEP
El Paso Times

From the Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
-Snyder unveils new staff
-Dreaming of a new field

April 30, 2005

Four C-USA Players Named to Xanthus-Dick Howser Trophy Watch List

Frogs Dominate Houston In Series Opener, 7-2

Blazers Drop Series Opener To Charlotte, 9-7

Weather Forces Friday’s Baseball Game To Be Postponed; Doubleheader on Saturday

Rain Postpones Series Opener at Memphis

New Marshall coach forms football staff
Raleigh News & Observer

April 29, 2005

Baseball Set For Conference USA Weekend Series at Louisville
Willcutt Named To The Xanthus-Dick Howswer Trophy Watch List

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
Southern Miss point guard kicked off team
USM juggling rotation due to schedule

Birmingham News

Frogs Host Houston In Key Conference USA Series

College Baseball Notebook- Surging TCU not planning ahead
Houston Chronicle

Baseball to Meet No. 28 TCU in C-USA Series this Weekend

Baseball Travels To Tampa For C-USA Weekend At USF

Wave's Crowel ready to shoulder the load
New Orleans Times Picayune

Baseball Hosts Charlotte This Weekend

Tigers Host Saint Louis for Alumni Weekend

No definite word on Williams
Memphis Commercial Appeal

NCAA board OKs 12th game
Decision could revive WVU-Herd series
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Decision could clear way for Marshall-WVU series
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

UC keeps Memphis, UAB on schedule
Cincinnati Enquirer

Women: SMU's Rompola agrees to contract extension
Dallas Morning News

From the Ft Worth Star Telegram
-12th regular-season game OK'd
-For TCU, new blood not necessarily bad blood

April 28, 2005

Baseball Picks Up 6-1 Victory Over Mississippi State, In Midweek Finale

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
-Golden Eagles rout despair, Bulldogs
-Ole Miss rallies in 7th to sink Memphis 6-5

Three-Run Seventh Powers Ole Miss Past Tiger Baseball, 6-5

Rebel reliever snuffs out Tiger rally
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Frogs Shut Out UT-Pan American 8-0 In Front Of Record Crowd

Four pitchers combine for shutout
Ft Worth Star Telegram

Blazers Rally For 10-8 Victory At Troy

Ninth Inning Coaching Decisions Help Cardieri to 700th Win at USF

South Florida's Cardieri Wins 700th With Program
Tampa Tribune

Cardinal Nine Outruns Thoroughbreds 6-3

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
-Cates is at short, of course
-Cards whiptop Murray in baseball

Eight-Run Sixth Upends Billikens

New poll won't make BCS smell better
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Proposals for BCS come in varied, simple
New Orleans Times-Picayune

A hurry to fix SMU's rushing game
Dallas Morning News

Five Bearcats Sign as NFL Free Agents

DePaul makes the call- It's Wainwright
Chicago Sun Times

April 27, 2005

UCF Preview
College Football News

Miners’ new league has edge
El Paso Times

-Rice Rally Stuns Baseball on Tuesday
-Penders Adds Five More Players To Houston's Roster For 2005-06

Rice continues to confound Houston
Houston Chronicle

Top-Ranked Tulane Posts No-Hitter In 3-0 Win Over Nicholls State

Baseball Edged, 5-4, By Intrastate Rival

Ole Miss Wins Series-Opener 13-4

Rebels hammer Tigers
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Frogs Win Third Straight, Top UT-Pan American 9-2

Frogs bats smoking in win over Broncs
Ft Worth Star Telegram

Baseball Game at Troy Moved to Wednesday

-Outdoor Track and Field Notebook
-Four C-USA Teams Selected for NCAA Women's Golf Regionals

McConnell-Miller Resigns as Tulsa Women's Basketball Coach

Cards And 'Breds Washed Out Tuesday

UCF critics take stadium gripes to county
Orlando Sentinel

NCAA vote could renew WVU-Herd talks
Charleston (WV) Gazette

April 26, 2005

-Baseball Notebook
-Softball Notebook

Baseball to Meet No. 14 Rice on Tuesday at Reckling Park

Baseball Returns To Action Tuesday vs. Nicholls State

Baseball Hosts Two Games Then Heads to Memphis

-Baseball Travels To Mississippi State For Two-Game Midweek Series
-Cash, Yates Sign As NFL Free Agents

Owen pitches masterpiece in C-USA win
Hattiesburg American

-Baseball Heads to Troy Tuesday
-Four Blazer Players Sign Free Agent Contracts With National Football League Clubs

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
Liberty Bowl to have noon kickoff
-Artificial turf cheered
-Tigers to face Rebs tonight

Baseball Prepares for Ole Miss Series

-Frogs Begin Six-Game Homestand With Midweek Series Against UTPA
-Four Frogs Sign Free Agent Contracts

Cleary Reaches Milestone In Bearcat Win

Three U of L players, IU's Jones sign deals with NFL teams
Louisville Courier-Journal

Three USF Players Get Invites To NFL Minicamps
Tampa Tribune

SMU's starting right tackle has ankle surgery
Dallas Morning News

April 25, 2005

-Owen Pitches Complete Game To Lead Baseball To 10-0 Seven Inning Shutout Of Tulane In Final Game Of Weekend Series
-Former Golden Eagles Boley, Parquet Drafted Today

Baseball Drops Series Finale At Southern Miss, 10-0

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-Agony ends when Titans pick Green Wave's Williams
-Southern Miss blanks Tulane
-Wave men, women win C-USA championships

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
-Owen's 2nd chance pays off for Eagles
-'Three Amigos' seeking to lasso receivers for USM
-Carter now embraces move from QB to WR
-USM recruit gets mixed reaction from readers

TCU Uses Six-Run Fourth to Down Charlotte, 8-3

Frogs Win Rubber Match, 8-2 Over Charlotte

-Cards Pound Out 23 hits in 19-13 Win at SLU
-School Record Six Cardinals Selected in NFL Draft

Peden's Eight RBI Not Enough to Top Cardinals

Baseball Wins Rubber Match of USF Series on Sunday

Bearcats Shutout UAB In Finale, 1-0

UAB Blanked by Cincinnati in Series Finale, 1-0

Tulane Wins Third Straight C-USA Men's Tennis Championship
-Tulane Records C-USA Women's Tennis Championship Title For Third Consecutive Year
-UAB's Roddy White Leads C-USA's NFL Draft Selections

Loyola center mulls future at U of M
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Q & A with new Marshall coach Mark Snyder
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

UCF crunching numbers, is still bullish on stadium
Orlando Sentinel