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East Carolina


Conference USA

May 15, 2005

-Bonesville Box Score: ECU 8, UAB 6 - 05.15
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 05.15
Conference USA weekend baseball scoreboard
Spider assistants follow Wainwright to DePaul

-ECU Wins Sixth Straight C-USA Series With An 8-6 Win Over UAB
-Pirates Seventh, Lady Pirates Eighth at 2005 C-USA Track & Field Championships

Blazers hope to avoid sweep today
Birmingham News

Out of the bullpen, Flye shines in Pirates' victory
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU tops Blazers for third straight win
Kinston Free Press

Pirates top Blazers in C-USA action
Washington Daily News

UAB Drops Second Straight To East Carolina, 8-6

May 14, 2005

-Bonesville Box Score: ECU 18, ECU 5 - 05.14
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 05.14
Huggins' era about to come to an end at Cincinnati?
Blue Devils' Randolph to test NBA waters
Today's Live Streams: ECU at UAB - 3 PM - 05.14
WGHB: Live @ 5 - 05.14

-Pirates Score A Season-High 18 Runs In A Rout Over UAB
-Softball Eliminated From C-USA Tournament
-Track Squads Complete Second Day Of C-USA Championships
-Pirates Lead C-USA Track And Field Championships

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-East Carolina breaks out lumber in rout of Blazers
-ECU playing waiting game
-ECU competes at Conference USA meet

From the Kinston Free Press
-ECU routs UAB
-Pirates paying $400,000 to fired coaches

Pirates looking to make their move
Washington Daily News

Blazers Fall To East Carolina, 18-5

USF Wins Another Close Game in C-USA Tournament

May 13, 2005

-Bonesville: Heisman Contenders, Start Your Engines - 05.13
Memphis publicity machine revs up for DeAngelo Williams
Today's Live Streams: ECU at UAB - 8 PM - 05.13
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 05.13
UVa hoops co-captain booked on weapons counts
Tribute set for former Cincinnati baseball coach
WNCT: Talk of the Town - 05.13
WGHB: Live @ 5 - 05.13
WGHB: The Dugout - 05.13
WGHB: Miller Lite Sports Bar - 05.13

-Tournament Seedings at Stake as ECU Battles UAB This Weekend in Birmingham
-LaCoya Terry Becomes The Latest Signee For Women's Basketball
-Manuse And Nichols Earn Academic Honors
-Softball Falls To Southern Miss In C-USA Tournament First Round

Blazers Set For Crucial Conference Series With East Carolina

Pirates looking to make their move
Washington Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-ECU still thinking 'playoffs'
-Lady Pirates add eighth basketball player to signing class
-Manuse, Nichols receive honors
-Pirate softball squad stumbles in tournament opener

Teams `fighting for lives' in tight Conference USA
Birmingham News

ECU alum lands last berth from U.S. Open local qualifying in Wallace
Durham Herald-Sun

Monacan's Young will play for ECU
Richmond Times-Dispatch

May 12, 2005

-Bethany Bradsher: The Bradsher Beat - 05.12
Play-for-pay aspirations die hard
-Bonesville: All that’s “Gold” does not shine - 05.12
-Bonesville Box Score: ECU 8, UNC-Asheville 6 - 05.12
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 05.12
Bearcats land Kentucky's 'Mr. Basketball'
Heart problem caused player's sudden death
WGHB: Extra Point - 05.12

-P.J. Connelly Leads ECU To An 8-6 Win Over Bulldogs
-Kee Named C-USA Coach of the Year

Bulldog Rally Falls Short in Ninth

A seventh straight NCAA bid will be tough
Kinston Free Press

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirates ward off rallying UNCA
-ECU's Kee lauded as Conference USA's top softball coach

Small signs with the Pirates
Jacksonville Daily News

Confidence high as Lady Eagles enter tournament
Hattiesburg American

Rounding the bases
Raleigh News & Observer

May 11, 2005

-Brian Bailey: From the Anchor Desk - 05.11
Yogi was right
-Bonesville Box Score: N.C. State 3, ECU 0 - 05.11
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 05.11
Tulane gears up to host postseason baseball
Pair with N.C. ties no longer on Bearcats hoops team
Clarke leaving Billikens basketball program
Today's Live Streams: ECU vs. UNC-Asheville - 3 PM - 05.11
WNCT: Talk of the Town - 05.11
WGHB: Live @ 5 - 05.11
WGHB: Press Box - 05.11

UNC Asheville Baseball Hosts East Carolina on Wednesday at Greenwood Field

N.C. State Takes Game and Season Series Over ECU

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Seeing red- No. 23 Wolfpack scores a 3-0 shutout of the Pirates
-NC State's Pirate Captain drops anchor at ECU

ECU falls 3-0 to Wolfpack
Kinston Free Press

Pack shuts down Pirates
Raleigh News & Observer

NC State Baseball Shuts Out East Carolina 3-0

Lady Little Lion signs to run for East Carolina
Centre (PA) Daily Times

May 10, 2005

-Denny O'Brien: College Notebook No. 7 - 05.10
College game needs summer flavor
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 05.10
Baseball America & Collegiate Baseball Polls
Basketball player dies in hometown pickup game
5 UConn football players charged in shooting
Today's Live Streams: ECU vs. N.C. State - 7 PM - 05.10
WNCT: Talk of the Town - 05.10
WNCT: Sports Verdict - 05.10
WGHB: Live @ 5 - 05.10
WGHB: Sportsline - 05.10

Two In-State Contests On the Slate For Pirate Baseball This Week

Pitching-challenged Pirates have all arms on deck tonight
Greenville Daily Reflector

Busy week awaits Pirates
Washington (NC) Daily News

NC State Baseball Returns To Action Following Exam Break

Report Cards: Grading offseason coaching changes

May 9, 2005

-Woody Peele: Woody's Ramblings - 05.09
Old politics impaired ECU Hall of Fame
-Bonesville Box Score: South Florida 10, ECU 0 (7) - 05.09
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 05.09
C-USA baseball standings, scores & schedule
Delaware strength coach moving to Tulane

-Bulls Shutout Pirates in Seven Innings, 10-0
-Softball Falls to Southern Miss In Regular Season Finale

Offensive Explosion Leads USF to Sunday Victory

Softball To Play At 10 a.m. On First Day Of Conference USA Tournament

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Southern Miss hammers Pirates, 12-4
-Bulls break out for 10 runs in rout of East Carolina

McHargue Powers USF To 10-0 Baseball Victory
Tampa Tribune

Recruiters flock to Richland Northeast
Columbia (SC) The State


May 15, 2005

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Sendek's style draws Werner
-Seminoles stun Tar Heels in ninth

From Columbia (SC) The State
-Tigers escape big hole
-Nightmare 6th dooms USC

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Tigers rally to beat Demon Deacons
-Ole Miss evens SEC baseball series

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Clemson rallies past Wake Forest 17-14
-About to Get the Boot: Bad choices may have left Sauerbrun trying to do major damage control
-Packed- Richmond has grown on NASCAR scene

NASCAR/Region: Pole-Sitter Kahne Gains First Victory
Durham Herald-Sun

Seahawks pick up key baseball win
Wilmington Star News

May 14, 2005

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Sampson arrested, faces felony charges
-Randolph to seek NBA's opinion
-Former Mount Zion star faces charges, uncertain future
-Aragon leads Pack to rout of Devils

From the Charlotte Observer
-Spurrier is right about USC-UNC
-No. 14 UNC toppled by No. 17 FSU
-N.C. State adds another post player
-NFL: Sauerbrun trade stalled
-NASCAR: Kahne scores 2 poles in 1 day

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Schools weigh Carolina clash
-Ousted Vols QB considers Tigers
-Football staff sees pay boost

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Randolph to test NBA draft
-Devils wouldn't be losing much
-Werner commits to N.C. State

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Duke player to test draft waters
-Faris cruises as Clemson tops Wake Forest

Monarchs win 8th straight national title
Fayetteville Observer

May 13, 2005

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-NHL Labor Negotiations to Continue
-Heels get help for '06 season
-Rush enters NBA draft

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Pinehurst No. 2's rough isn't so tough -- yet
-Clampett's penalty upheld by USGA
-Forward Werner commits to Wolfpack
-Lawson picks Heels

Panthers earn respect for late push
Charlotte Observer

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-No batter, no batter, no batter
-To bunt or to bash- Tigers adept at both

May 12, 2005

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-Paladins blast Gamecocks, again
-Odom signs Konate
-Holtz uneasy with way it ended
-Pursuit of Spurrier was kept hush-hush

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-U.S. Open qualifying provides some drama

From the Fayetteville Observer
-Panthers upbeat despite setbacks
-Fields' relapse double dose of bad news

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Pack's Cobb takes AD job at App. State
-Pack edges The Citadel
-Tourney venues discussed
-Other ACC meetings news and notes

From the Charlotte Observer
-Race for tickets to 600 off '04 pace
-Chanticleers knock off No. 14 Heels

From the Columbia (SC) The State
USC can’t gather momentum
Chants roll over another ACC foe
-Eligibility issue is losing steam
-Darlington night race a TV hit

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Deacons rap 16 hits, topple Mountaineers
-ASU introduces Cobb
-Burney, a two-sport star, commits to North Carolina

May 11, 2005

Wake Forest Preview
College Football News

From the Winston Salem Journal
-ASU may have an AD
-WFU's Williams delaying his decision on turning pro until after he works out for NBA teams
-Two commit to Blue Devils for football
-Winston Cup Museum, which will open to the public today, commemorates role of city, RJR in NASCAR

From the Fayetteville Observer
-Top prepsters visit UNC; Deacons land a pair
-NCHSAA's new rules puzzling

SMC forfeits nine games over ineligible player
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Capaccio named UNCW AD
Wilmington Star News

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-League awaits end to flag dispute
-Summers loses his eligibility

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Once again, race car gets away from Easley
-Bowls, hoops on ACC's mind
-Echefu down to two

UNC rolls to win vs. Winthrop
Charlotte Observer

May 10, 2005

From the Fayetteville Observer
-Pros visit Pinehurst
-Tour outing becomes Open preview

Difficult Quail Hollow set-up pleased pros who are preparing for U.S. Open at Pinehurst
Winston Salem Journal

A Sports Nation divided against itself cannot stand
Greensboro News Record

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Time works against USC
-ACC faces a fowl choice
-Littlejohn to get upgrade

Tigers, Gamecocks fall
Greenville (SC) News

From the Charlotte Observer
-Officials will likely dictate ACC replay
-Sergio Garcia

Pack gets academic addition
Raleigh News & Observer

May 9, 2005

Wachovia Championship news from the Charlotte Observer
-Singh wins after Garcia collapse
-Even in defeat, Sergio's a champ
-Mickelson makes charge, then falters

Playoff a payoff for Singh
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Singh is right on time
-Mickelson meets his Waterloo at No. 17
-Wake-up call comes late for USC’s batters
-Hokies find fault with Tiger pitchers

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Caught Up- Tucker's solid for Deacons
-Paul taking crash course

12th Game: Georgia's on Clemson's mind
Greenville (SC) News


May 15, 2005

-Houston Sweeps 2005 C-USA Outdoor Track & Field Championship Titles
-DePaul Captures Fourth-Straight C-USA Softball Tournament Title
-Tulane, Louisville Advance to NCAA Men's Tennis Second Round

49ers Come Through In 12th Inning for Win

Tulane blanks Billikens
New Orleans Times-Picayune

Bogusevic Blanks Billikens As Baseball Downs Saint Louis, 6-0

Billikens Shut Out by No. 1 Tulane

Howes and Rosenberg Lead Cardinal Nine to 9-5 Win

Frogs Rally Comes Up Short, Fall To Louisville 9-5

Lackluster effort costs TCU
Ft Worth Star Telegram

Southern Miss Downs USF, 8-6, In Game Two Of Weekend Series

Southern Miss' Homers Do In USF
Tampa Tribune

Carson shows out in USM's 8-6 victory
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

Carson soars with Eagles
Biloxi Sun-Herald

Bearcats Pound Tigers For C-USA Win

Cincinnati Thumps Tiger Baseball 10-2 to Claim Series

Williams doesn't file for draft
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Cougar men add outdoor crown to indoor title
Houston Chronicle

UTEP men capture WAC outdoor title
El Paso Times

UCF softball makes NCAA tourney
Orlando Sentinel

New book chronicles Pruett’s glory days
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
-Loss of cornerstone could crash UC
-Moving on up... or moving down

May 14, 2005

-Conference USA Softball Championship: Day Two
-Houston Tops All Teams After Day Two of the 2005 C-USA Track & Field Championship
-C-USA Softball Championship Television Information
-TCU Top LSU To Advance To Second Round of NCAA’s

Williams rethinks draft plan
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Unlucky Ninth Inning Bounce Ends Rally

Baseball Holds off Late Rally at Charlotte in Series-Opening Win

Broadway Lights Up Friday Night Opener

Records, Cardinals fall to TCU ace
Ft Worth Star Telegram

Cardinals Stymied By TCU Ace

Parker Homers Help Bearcats To 7-5 Win

Baseball Drops Record 38th Game, 7-5 in Series Opener at Cincinnati

Owings leads Tulane by Saint Louis
New Orleans Times Picayune

Baseball Wins C-USA Series Opener At Saint Louis, 16-7

No. 1 Tulane Knocks Off Billikens 16-7

Southern Miss. 18, South Florida 8
Biloxi Sun Herald

Bulls Let Victory Get Away
Tampa Tribune

Southern Miss Downs USF, 18-8, In Game One Of Conference Weekend Series

Nine-Run Fourth Dooms Bulls in 18-8 Loss at Southern Miss

May 13, 2005

-Conference USA Softball Championship: Day One
-C-USA Outdoor Track and Field Championship Concludes Day One
-UAB Men's Basketball Delivers Dinner To Ronald McDonald House

-C-USA to get $1 million for tournament
-High-octane Heisman bid
-A classy, flashy ride for the drive to New York
-Tiger star picks brain of last year's winner
-The competition
-Tigers' Washington to try out for USA Basketball team

-Tiger Baseball Travels to Cincinnati for Final C-USA Road Series
-DeAngelo Williams- Race For The Heisman

Freshman does more than plug hole for USM
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

-Baseball Set For Final Conference USA Series With USF, Honors Five Seniors On Sunday
-Baseball Announces Second Signee of Spring Signing Period

Frogs Host Louisville In Final Home Series Of 2005

Baseball To Battle Billikens In 3-Game Slate At Saint Louis

New Orleans Times Picayune

UTEP’s Price Earns Another Honor

Stadium makeover on schedule
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

WVU-Herd sniping is getting tiresome
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Buyout possible for Huggins
Cincinnati Enquirer

Trustees bungled process
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Fort Worth Bowl faces challenge for Big 12 tie
Ft Worth Star Telegram

May 12, 2005

Tulsa Preview
College Football News

-Conference USA Softball Championship
-C-USA Outdoor Track and Field Championship
-C-USA Releases Softball Postseason Awards

Seven-Run First Inning Helps Bulls Complete Sweep of No. 10 Florida

USF Tops Florida For Second Straight Night
Tampa Tribune

Late Rally Delivers 8-5 Win at EIU

UAB Drops 5-1 Contest To Jacksonville State

Bearcats Finish Season Sweep Of Xavier

Three-Run Seventh Inning Powers Baseball to 7-3 Win over UT-Martin

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tigers hold UT-Martin off for win
-Baseball players benched
-Grizzlies guard Miller to lend a hand at Calipari camps
-Recruit qualifies for U of M

Baseball Returns to C-USA Play at Charlotte This Weekend

Fab freshman
Biloxi Sun-Herald

Two quarterbacks interested in UCF
Orlando Sentinel


Bob Marcum To Remain As MU Director Of Athletics

From the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
Not Gold- New hunt for Nickname
-Gold not MU's element

May 11, 2005

Tim and Tim Push USF Baseball to Win at #10 Florida

USF Edges Gators In `Tim And Tim Show'
Tampa Tribune

Texas A&M Halts Baseball Win Streak at Five
Houston Chronicle

Aggies take advantage of Cougar miscues in win

Blazers Top Jacksonville State, 8-3

UC Falls To Miami, 5-2

Tigers Fall to Arkansas State 10-1

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-U of M to hype Williams
-Arkansas State crushes Tigers
-N.J. star to play for U of M -- maybe

Cardinal Nine Beats Bulldogs 11-6

Baseball Announces First Signee of Spring Signing Period

Liberty might become part of ACC bowl collection
Charlotte Observer

Discipline, WVU series among Snyder’s priorities
Charleston (WV) Gazette

UCF stadium stays on track
Orlando Sentinel

Game Times Set for 2005 Tulane Football Season

-C-USA Announces Softball All-Decade Awards
-Conference USA Announces Men's Outdoor Track and Field All-Decade Team
-Outdoor Track and Field Notebook: Championship Preview
-Houston's Lincoln Named NCBWA Pro-Line National Pitcher of the Week
-C-USA Announces Men's Tennis Sportsmanship Awards

Texas schools receive APR changes
Dallas Morning News

TCU could look to Ohio again to fill vacancy at AD
Ft Worth Star Telegram

May 10, 2005

-Baseball Notebook
-Three C-USA Teams & Two Individuals To Compete in NCAA Men's Golf Regionals
-Softball Notebook

-Baseball Set For Two-Game Series With Jacksonville State
-UAB Baseball Notebook

Baseball to Meet Texas A&M on Tuesday in College Station

Tiger Baseball Returns Home for Two Midweek Contests

-Baseball to Host No. 1 Tulane This Weekend
-SLU Guard Darren Clarke Will Transfer

'We hear ya coach'
Hattiesburg American

Tulsa Basketball Signs Two Players to Letters-of-Intent

Kevin Henderson Signs National Letter of Intent to Play Basketball at UTEP

WVU, Herd ADs talk, but no deal on series
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Marcum signs contract extension
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

May 9, 2005

-Weekend Baseball Roundup
-Louisville Softball Clinches C-USA Regular Season Title

USM bats come alive to key win over UAB
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

Willcutt’s Three-Run Blast In Seventh Inning Leads Southern Miss to an 8-7 Win Over UAB in Series Finale

-Late-Inning Southern Miss Rally Sinks UAB, 8-7
-UAB Men's Basketball Signs Pair Of Standouts

Grand Slam Sinks Niners In Tenth

Baseball Completes Sweep Of Memphis With 12-9 Sunday Win

Baseball Swept by No. 1 Tulane, fall 12-9 in Series Finale

Early trouble doesn't rattle Crowel
New Orleans Times Picayune

No. 1 Tulane beats back gritty effort by Memphis
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Frogs Rally Big For 15-13 Victory In Series Finale

Baseball roundup- TCU rallies from 10 down
Dallas Morning News

Ford hits for cycle as TCU comes back
Ft Worth Star Telegram

Bearcats Lose Wild One To TCU, 15-13

Baseball Rallies Late Again to Sweep Saint Louis

Five-Run Eighth Downs Billikens at Houston

Roberts' arm, bat, legs lead UH win
Houston Chronicle

At 5-foot-3, shortstop hears all the jokes, makes all the plays