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East Carolina


Conference USA

May 22, 2005

-Ron Cherubini: More Than a Game - 05.22
Reverse circular logic, Tranghese-style
-Box Score: Saint Louis 6, ECU 0 - 05.22
-Box Score: ECU 9, Saint Louis 5 - 05.22
-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 05.22
Final C-USA standings, scoreboard & brackets
Instant replay with a twist put forth by C-USA

-SLU's Bird Holds ECU Scoreless In Season Finale, 6-0
-Pirates Win First Game Saturday Versus Billikens, 9-5

From the Washington Daily News
Pirates fall to Billikens, finish as C-USA's No. 4 seed
Pirates deserve a bid in the postseason

Pirates drop regular-season finale
Kinston Free Press

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-In the books
-ECU holds official Clark-LeClair dedication

Bird Deals 6-0 Shutout in Season Finale

Herrion: Will he take ball, go home?
Arkansas Democrat Gazette

Herrion top choice for NH
Baxter (AR) Bulletin

New UA hoops assistant a ‘top’ candidate for New Hampshire ...
Northwest Arkansas Times

May 21, 2005

-Box Score: ECU 7, Saint Louis 3 (incomplete) - 05.21
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 05.21
TCU turns to Carolinas-bred leader as new AD
12th game reawakens Tulane-LSU series
Today's Live Streams: ECU vs. Saint Louis - Noon - 05.21
WNCT: Talk of the Town - 05.21
WGHB: Live @ 5 - 05.21

Baseball- Audio, Gametracker & Opponent Link
Bonesville Live Audio Streams |
Game 2 (cont from Fri) St Louis @ECU - Noon | GT
Game 3 St Louis @ECU - after game 2 | GT

-Friday Baseball Suspended in the Sixth With ECU Leading SLU, 7-3
-Pirates Regular Season Finale Tabbed Dedication Day

Rain Halts Friday Baseball at ECU

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Weather plays havoc with Pirates-Billikens contest
-Stadium dedication today

May 20, 2005

-Bethany Bradsher: The Bradsher Beat - 05.20
Play-for-pay aspirations die hard
-Denny O'Brien:
Pirate Notebook No. 241 - 05.20
Fifth year of eligibility back on the agenda
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 05.20
Raft of decisions issued from C-USA meetings
Clemson halts Hurricane hurler's streak at 24
Today's Live Streams: ECU vs. Saint Louis - 6 PM - 05.20
WNCT: Talk of the Town - 05.18
WGHB: Live @ 5 - 05.20
WGHB: Miller Lite Sports Bar - 05.20

Pirates Win In Walk-off Fashion Over Saint Louis, 8-7

Pirates Top Billikens 8-7 in Bottom Ninth

Pirates breathe a sigh of relief
Washington Daily News

Tourney coming to Greenville
Greenville Daily Reflector

Shyatt, Parke Named Director of Basketball Operations at ECU

Shiloh’s Mueller earns track and field grant to East Carolina
Gwinnett Daily Post

May 19, 2005

-Danny Whitford: Perspective - 05.19
History of pettiness still burdens ECU
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 05.19
Dye, Nehlen anointed to College Football Hall
South Carolina QB denied 6th year of eligibility
Today's Live Streams: ECU vs. Saint Louis - 7 PM - 05.19
WGHB: Live @ 5 - 05.19
WGHB: Extra Point - 05.19

-East Carolina Hosts Saint Louis In Final C-USA Series
-Former Pirate Coach Pat Dye Gets Call To College Football Hall of Fame
-Trio of Softball Players Earn All-Region Accolades

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirates close out regular season against Saint Louis
-Former ECU coach Dye selected for Hall
-Three ECU softball players honored

Pirates looking to end on high note
Washington Daily News

Rounding the bases
Raleigh News & Observer

Herrion is focus of UNH search
The Union Leader (NH)

Tar Heels survive late really
Daily Tar Heel (late)

May 18, 2005

-Brian Bailey: From the Anchor Desk - 05.18
'Bitter pill' complicates pursuit of at-large bid
-Bonesville Box Score: UNC-CH 8, ECU 5 - 05.18
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 05.18
League releases beefed up national TV lineup
Memphis joins loaded field for Preseason NIT
Frosh guard bolting Louisville for Washington
WNCT: Talk of the Town - 05.18
WGHB: Live @ 5 - 05.18

-North Carolina Holds On For An 8-5 Victory Over ECU
-Swimming: East Carolina Receives 17 Commitments For 2005-06

Mazey thinking about minor miracles
Washington Daily News

Tar Heels survive late Pirate rally for 8-5 win
Kinston Free Press

No. 24 Tar Heels put end to Pirates' winning streak
Greenville Daily Reflector

No. 15 Tar Heels Hold Off East Carolina, 8-5

Tar Heels hold off late East Carolina rally
Raleigh News & Observer

North Carolina 8, East Carolina 5
Lexington (NC) Dispatch (AP)

Billikens Wrap Up C-USA Play at East Carolina

Maginnes falls short at U.S. Open qualifier
Durham Herald-Sun

May 17, 2005

-Denny O'Brien: College Notebook No. 8 - 05.17
Fifth year of eligibility back on the agenda
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 05.17
New ECU strength boss reconnects with Holtz
Huggins calls UC's bluff on shortened contract
Temple football program moving to MAC
Baseball America & Collegiate Baseball Polls
Today's Live Streams: ECU vs. UNC-Chapel Hill - 6 PM - 05.17
WNCT: Talk of the Town - 05.17
WNCT: Sports Verdict - 05.17
WGHB: Live @ 5 - 05.17
WGHB: Sportsline - 05.17

-Pirates Head to Chapel Hill For The Final Regular Season Road Contest
-Golden To Direct ECU Strength and Conditioning Program
-Former Pirate Clyde Simms Added To U.S. Men's National Team Roster

Smith lost for season with injured knee
Washington Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Streaking ECU faces slumping North Carolina
-Simms called into U.S. National camp
-Golden added to ECU's staff
-Forum discusses Broad successor

Tar Heels Hope to End Skid against East Carolina Tuesday

May 16, 2005

-Bonesville: NOTE TO READERS - 05.16
-Bonesville Box Score: ECU 6, UAB 5 - 05.16
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 05.16
C-USA baseball standings, scores & schedule
Tulane locks up piece of league baseball title

Pirates Sweep Blazers With A 6-5 Win Sunday

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirates blaze UAB
-Out of the bullpen, Flye shines in Pirates' victory

East Carolina Completes Sweep of Blazers, 6-5

ECU sweep Blazers with 6-5 win Sunday
Washington Daily News

Blazers lose another tough one
Birmingham News

Preps: USC interested in latest Clausen QB
Columbia (SC) The State


May 22, 2005

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-A season that turned two coaches' fates
-Special three days for Duke
-Pack sweeps past Seminoles
-Popularity can't carry Earnhardt

From the Greenville (SC) News
Tigers complete sweep of Hurricanes
Tolleson's dramatic homer puts Gamecocks in SEC tournament
In-state schools should be 12th-game additions

From Columbia (SC) The State
-Out of bounds
-Tolleson sends USC into SEC tourney
-Tigers complete Hurricane cleanup

From the Charlotte Observer
Martin star of stars
-All-star race has old-school feel
-Feud flares again after 9-car crash
-Drivers take a backseat to Pamela Anderson
-Tar Heels, Blue Devils flexing their muscles
-Q&A With Appalachian State athletics director Charlie Cobb

Tigers's home run stretch clinches regional
Anderson Independent Mail

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Virginia Tech rallies past Wake Forest
-Martin pockets a million
-Rock On- All-star race offers some respite from reality
-Some Kurt Advice

Stars give back at Duke Children's Classic
Durham Herald Sun

May 21, 2005

From Columbia (SC) The State
-Share of ACC title within Tigers’ grasp
-When black met orange
-Arrested players get chance to clear records
-Gamecocks wring out a win

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-Tigers continue to flex muscles
Return to Death Valley- First black players pay another visit

From the Greenville (SC) News
Gamecocks boost tournament hopes
-Harvey powers Tigers past Hurricanes

Clemson continues to gain momentum
Anderson Independent

Antonelli helps WFU defeat Virginia Tech
Winston Salem Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Virginia dominates Duke
-Coach K at top of Duke's money heap

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Duke Wins NCAA Women's Golf Championship
-NHL, Union Agree to Continue Negotiations
-No surprises- Newman on the pole for All-Star Challenge

From the Charlotte Observer
-Jeffers appeals to N.C. Supreme Court
-Rough greeting for surface
-Bliss blisters track with new record

May 20, 2005

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Duke's big recruiting week gets bigger, much bigger
-Former Duke broadcaster among N.C. Sports Hall of Fame inductees

From Columbia (SC) The State
-Flail, Cesar- Tigers tear streak to shreds
-Very superstitious

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Tigers blow Hurricanes away
-Incoming schools make ACC top-heavy with newcomers
-Gamecocks try to keep season alive

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Gamecocks struggling at plate
-Sauerbrun is sent packing to Broncos

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Devils land big recruit
-For area teams, there's no place like home

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Morrison leaving SoCon
-Miami pound machine
-To the wire

Duke off and running with two strong '06 pledges
Fayetteville Observer

May 19, 2005

Skilled- Brackman is basketball, baseball star
Winston Salem Journal

Havelock's Carter commits to UNC football
New Bern Sun Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-How to get in N.C. Hall
-Skipping the banquet stops official induction
-Wolfpack's Brackman creating quite a buzz in baseball

From Greenville (SC) News
-Furman scheduled to play UNC in 2006
-Harbin, Chalk playing above their years
-USC's Rathe loses latest appeal with NCAA

NCAA denies Rathe’s request for a 6th year
Columbia (SC) The State

From the Charlotte Observer
-NBA, union break off bargaining
-Panthers await word on sanctions

Devils pick off another recruit
Durham Herald-Sun

Duke off and running with two strong '06 pledges
Fayetteville Observer

May 18, 2005

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Achilles helps Wake Forest boot High Point
-Sendek, Fowler say Wolfpack program is on the right path
-College underclassmen are entering NBA Draft in record numbers for a chance to test the waters

Hodge graduates to next level
Raleigh News & Observer

Scheyer chooses Duke over Illini
Durham Herald-Sun

ACC baseball at Fenway Park?
Fayetteville Observer

From Greenville (SC) News
-Tigers take care of business
-Thanksgiving weekend game possible for Tigers
-An off-season glance at football in the SEC
-Gamecock Club sets new record for donations
-Odom optimistic academic appeal will be accepted

From Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-Clemson keeps on rolling
-Terriers go big in post

From the Anderson Independent
-Clemson continues to gain momentum
-Tiger assistants receive raises after 6-5 campaign

May 17, 2005

South Carolina Preview
College Football News

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Boosters ante up for Spurrier
-Tigers out to prove they are perfect hosts

Gamecocks drop in baseball standings
Greenville (SC) News

From the Wilmington Star News
-Seahawks break records in baseball win
-UNCW basketball picks up transfer

From the Charlotte Observer
-Charlotte, Wake Forest slated to play in 2006
-Former 49ers center Iti finds home with Theus
-Baseball: Light's always green for N. Meck's Cavasinni

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Shav- NBA is my dream
-A mystery with a capital 'K'
-Little Brian the big story

From the Winston Salem Journal
-NASCAR ALL-Star: Past Its Prime?
-Continued impasse in NHL labor talks will likely lead to mass exodus of advertisers in next few weeks

Top post player picks FSU over North Carolina
St Petersburg Times

Echefu picks Noles over Heels
Fayetteville Observer

May 16, 2005

USGA loves Pinehurst
Fayetteville Observer

Tigers start strong, hold off Deacons 6-5
Winston Salem Journal

Rebels no help to USC’s cause
Columbia (SC) The State

Brackman handcuffs Devils
Raleigh News & Observer

Seahawks baseball clinches CAA regular season title
Wilmington Star News


May 22, 2005

Conference USA does the math
Biloxi Sun-Herald

-Top-Ranked Tulane is No. 1 Seed at C-USA Baseball Tournament
DePaul and USF Advance To NCAA Softball Regional Championship Games; Louisville Eliminated by Northwestern

Willcutt Leads Southern Miss To 11-7 Victory Over Houston To Win Regular Season Finale; Eagles Now Set To Host Conference USA Tournament As No. 3 Seed

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
-Willcutt's career game helps USM top Houston 11-7
-5th game added to Golden Eagles' television lineup

Baseball Falls in Series Finale to No. 30 Southern Miss

Baseball Closes Out Regular Season With 5-1 Win Over TCU

Wave has no slack, tops TCU again
New Orleans Times Picayune

Tulane breaks TCU's streak
Ft Worth Star Telegram

Frogs Fall In Regular Season Finale, 5-1

TCU falls, 5-1
Dallas Morning News

Mills Pitches Complete-Game Two-Hitter, Offense Produces 13 Runs in Finale

Charlotte Sweeps Memphis With 13-2 Route in Series Finale

U of M's long season ends
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Cardinal Seniors Celebrate With 5-2 Win Saturday

Blazers Fall 5-2 In Finale at Louisville

Bearcats Battered In Season Finale

Question-and-answer session with new Marshall football coach Mark Snyder
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Early call for Marshall, Kansas St.
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

USF Escapes with a 5-4 Win to Eliminate UCF

SMU Earns Bid To NCAA Men's Golf Championship

Track Ranked 25th By

May 21, 2005

-USF Pounds UCF, Louisville Falls To Notre Dame In NCAA Regional Softball Action
-C-USA Produces Two of Ten Semifinalists for Roger Clemens Award
-Tulane Leaps To 20th In Day Three Of NCAA Women's Golf Championship

UC sports exec quits after DUI
Cincinnati Enquirer

Houston Uses Eight-Run First Inning To Down Southern Miss, 11-7

Houston strikes early for 11-7 win
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

Baseball Uses Big First Inning to Take Win over Southern Miss on Friday

Baseball Clinches C-USA Title With Doubleheader Split vs. TCU

-Broadway Shuts Out No. 1 Tulane, 6-0
-Frogs Fall In Series Opener, 5-2

TCU, Tulane split
Ft Worth Star Telegram

49ers Overcome Six-Run Deficit, Walker Saves 12th in Team's 30th Win

Walker sets 49ers' saves record
Charlotte Observer

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Draft variables played role in Tiger's choice
-Charlotte rallies to dump Tigers

Baseball Losses Six-Run Lead, Falls 9-7 to Charlotte

-UAB Snaps Skid With 5-4 Win at Louisville
-Blazers Drop Game One at Louisville, 5-4

Giangrosso relieved his Blazers will play on
Birmingham Post-Herald

Bearcats Turn Triple Play In Loss To USF

USF Walks All Over Cincinnati In 6-2 Win
Tampa Tribune

Tulsa Introduces Charlene Thomas-Swinson as Head Women's Basketball Coach

May 20, 2005

-Conference USA Concludes Spring Meetings
-Two C-USA Players Named Among 16 Semifinalists for the Xanthus-Dick Howser Trophy
-C-USA To Experiment With 'NFL Model' for Football Instant Replay
-NFCA Recognizes Nine C-USA Standouts
-C-USA Men's Basketball Tournament Will Return To Memphis in 2006
-Tulane Slides To 22nd In Day Two Of NCAA Women's Golf Championship
-Tulane Women's Tennis Falls Short Against Kentucky in the NCAA Round of 16

USM clinches tie for third in C-USA
Biloxi Sun-Herald

Coker’s Three Hits and Four RBIs lead Southern Miss To 10-5 Victory In Game One Of Series

Southern Miss tops Houston in series opener
Houston Chronicle

Baseball Falls to No. 30 Southern Miss

Coker, Eagles tame Cougars
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

Eagles face quite a few scenarios
Hattiesburg American (late)

Chris Lane Collects Four Hits, Walker Saves School-Record 11th in Win

Bearcats Bounced By USF, 9-1

UAB's Series Opener at Louisville Suspended After Four Innings

TCU Baseball Game Postponed Until Friday

Rain hits TU-TCU
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Conference USA Spring meetings Atop the food chain
-Lady Tiger dismissed from team

Instant replay approved for C-USA football games
Birmingham News

From the Tampa Tribune
-Athletes Charged In Thefts
-USF Rolls, Earns Berth In C-USA Tournament

From the Ft Worth Star Telegram
-TCU picks Morrison as AD
-New AD must sell program

U of L might try to buy out of playing C-USA teams
Louisville Courier-Journal

Football tickets hot at UCF, UF
Orlando Sentinel

From the Dallas Morning News
Danny Morrison named TCU AD
-SMU top choice to host women's tournaments

TCU Completes National Search For New Athletics Director

Rivalry means more forin-state players
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

May 19, 2005

From Biloxi Sun-Herald
-USM's placement hinges on Houston
-Beale in '06, then maybe Biloxi in '08

'Steady' Lowery lost in the shuffle at USM
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

Baseball Plays Host to #30 Southern Miss in Regular-Season Series Finale

-Baseball Travels To Houston For Final Conference USA Series
-Basketball Adds Sixth Signee Of Spring Period, Lands Pelton

Baseball To Battle TCU For Conference USA Crown

Frogs Close Out Regular Season At No. 1 Tulane

Bearcats To Make One Final Push At USF

Tigers Look to Finish Season Strong in Weekend Series versus Charlotte

Blazers Wrap Up Regular Season Schedule at Louisville

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-C-USA tourney returning
-Tiger series with Cardinals appears over
-Calipari- Tougher schedule needed
-C-USA- Meet the new guys
-Baseball: A silver lining

Conference USA commissioner meets with Orlando media

UAB's Anderson says revamped C-USA to be stronger than most think
Tuscaloosa News

LSU-Tulane football rivalry renewed
New Orleans Times Picayune

Liberty officials seek ACC tie-in
Fayetteville Observer

From the Dallas Morning News
-TCU's AD decision coming today
-Football game against Arkansas St. moved up

TCU expects to name AD
Ft Worth Star Telegram

Former USF Lineman Faces More Charges
Tampa Tribune

Brown excited about MU-WVU match-up
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Softball Notebook

May 18, 2005

-Conference USA Announces 2005 Football Television Schedule
-Gene Bartow Chosen as Recipient of the 24th NACDA/NIT Award
-Tulane Tied For 17th In Day One Of NCAA Women's Golf Championship
-Former Cougar to Star in "The Longest Yard"

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-C-USA- Meet the new guys
-Banowsky firm on Louisville role
-Tigers get a third national TV game
-Tigers to play Wis.-Milwaukee in NIT

Cory Lane Homers, Triples Again for Record in 11-6 Win

Baseball Wins Silver Glove Series Finale in Ninth

Cougars prevent Owls from Silver Glove sweep
Houston Chronicle

Tiger Pitchers Hurl Three-Hitter in 5-1 Win at Arkansas State

Baseball Falls To New Orleans, 12-9, In Final Non-Conference Regular-Season Game

New Orleans Times Picayune

Hardball, metal bats, hot corner don't mix
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

UC Wraps Up Home Slate With Win Over EKU

Stetson Drops Bulls With Walkoff Single

U of L baseball team rips Evansville, 10-0
Louisville Courier-Journal

Biloxi Sun-Herald

WVU-MU- Let’s play 7
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Evening games are set for UCF football
Orlando Sentinel

Nickname issue takes new twist
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

From the Dallas Morning News
-2 finalists remain in TCU's AD search, sources say
-SMU football game against Arkansas St. moved up

Tulsa's Wojcik Names Booker to Basketball Coaching Staff

May 17, 2005

Baseball Notebook

Baseball Set For Final Non-Conference Contest At New Orleans

New Orleans Times-Picayune

Baseball Closes out Silver Glove Series on Tuesday

Cards Rock Raiders, 19-2

UAB Clinches Conference USA Tournament Berth

Chalk up a big victory for the Herd
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-C-USA to return to Forum
-Calipari has reason for optimism on season

Bulls Not Getting Big Budget Boost
Tampa Tribune

May 16, 2005

-C-USA Softball Lands Three In NCAA Tournament
-Weekend Baseball Roundup

Brand new C-USA gathers
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Anderson wonders- Can UAB make the transition?
Birmingham News

Houston Overtakes Charlotte in 11 Innings

Baseball Wins Charlotte Series Finale in 11 Innings

Baseball Clinches Share Of C-USA Crown With 15-4 Win At Saint Louis

Tulane clinches share of crown
New Orleans Times-Picayune

No. 1 Green Waves Overwhelms Billikens 15-4

Seniors Shine In 11-0 Win Over Louisville

TCU catcher delivers fitting end for seniors
Ft Worth Star Telegram

Cardinal Nine Blanked by Frogs Sunday

Maddox's Two-Run Opposite Field Homer Leads Baseball to 8-7 Win Over USF In Game Three And Series Sweep

Maddox's HR in 8th lifts Eagles over Bulls
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

Southern Miss' Homers Do In USF
Tampa Tribune

Eighth Inning Home Run Gives Southern Miss Sweep Over Bulls

Tiger Baseball Holds off Late Cincinnati Rally for 8-7 Win

Bearcat Rally Falls Short vs. Tigers

UTEP stars get first taste of NFL
El Paso Times