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Conference USA

June 5, 2005

-Box Score: UNLV 5, ECU 3 - 06.05
-Bonesville: Tempe Regional game recaps - 06.05
-Bonesville: Scores & schedules for all 16 regionals - 06.05
-Bonesville: NCAA postseason news log - 06.05
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 06.05
Clemson football legend succumbs to cancer
Region recaps involving C-USA, NC and SC teams

-UNLV Scores Five In The Ninth To Eliminate ECU From Regional Play
-Millican To Participate In 90th Women's Southern Amateur Golf Tournament

Pirates' season comes to an end out west
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the Arizona Republic
-UNLV exploits battered bullpen of East Carolina

Diamond Pirates' season comes to a crashing halt
New Bern Sun Journal

Heartbreaking finish for Pirates
Washington Daily News

Rebels Plunder Victory From Pirates In Ninth

Last-gasp rally revives UNLV
Las Vegas Review Journal

From the Myrtle Beach Sun News
-Pitching injuries lead to downfall of Pirates
-Sun Devils derail Chants
-Coach mixes up CCU lineup prior to game
-Are the big leagues next

Five-run ninth dooms Pirates
Raleigh News & Observer

UNLV 5, East Carolina 3
Durham Herald-Sun (AP)

June 4, 2005

Today's Live Streams: ECU vs. UNLV - 5 PM - 06.04
-Box Score: Arizona State 9, ECU 6 - 06.04
-Bonesville: Tempe Regional game recaps - 06.04
-Bonesville: Scores & schedules for all 16 regionals - 06.04
-Bonesville: NCAA postseason news log - 06.04
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 06.04
East Carolina hoops gets major talent infusion
Region recaps involving C-USA, Carolinas teams
WNCT: Talk of the Town - 06.04
WGHB: Live @ 5 - 06.04

-Sun Devils Down Pirates In Regional Opener, 9-6
-Men's Basketball Signs Five To National Letters Of Intent

ECU falls to Sun Devils in regional
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the Arizona Republic
-Urquidez, Larish lead Devils in regional win
-Chanticleers outslug Rebels

Larish Hits Two Home Runs To Lead ASU To 9-6 Win Over East Carolina

Larish powers Devils
East Valley (AZ) Tribune

From the Washington Daily News
-Pirates burned by Sun Devils
-Bunn gets no backing
-Five players sign with ECU

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Larish powers ASU past East Carolina
-ECU announces hoops recruits

Rebels Done In By Seven-Run Fifth Inning

Luca's dream start ends in nightmare
Las Vegas Review Journal

From the Myrtle Beach Sun News
-Coastal escapes slugfest
-LATE GAME UPDATE | Arizona St. 9, East Carolina 6
-Shortstop has become CCU's power hitter
-Today's Tempe regional schedule

June 3, 2005

Today's Live Streams: ECU vs. Arizona State - 10 PM - 06.03
-Bonesville: NCAA postseason news log - 06.03
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 06.03
ECU nemeses on first-team All-America squad
Tulane baseball stadium set for major facelift
USM fans to get Internet TV of regional opener
WNCT: Talk of the Town - 06.03
WGHB: Live @ 5 - 06.03
WGHB: The Dugout - 06.03
WGHB: Miller Lite Sports Bar - 06.03

-Pirate Baseball Faces Host Arizona State In Opening Round of Tempe Regional
-Football Season Ticket Promotion Winners Announced

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirates open regional play with Sun Devils
-Stokes fills out first class with Pirates

East Carolina eager to avenge losses
East Valley (AZ) Tribune

Pirates open tourney today
Kinston Free Press

From the Washington Daily News
-Pirates tangle with Sun Devils
-Pirates getting used to hot weather; Osborne on way out
-ECU freshmen rise to the challenge
-Mazey thinking 'what if' regarding his Pirates

Long trips for UNC, State, ECU
Winston Salem Journal

East Carolina Pirates
Raleigh News & Observer

Tempe Regional: Links/Times
Friday, June 3 - Tempe Regional Central
Game 1 - #1 Coastal Carolina vs. #4 UNLV, 5 p.m. EDT
Game 2 - #2 Arizona State vs. #3 East Carolina, 10 p.m. EDT
Tourney Live Streams: ECU | CCU |

NCAA Tempe Regional Notes And Quotes

Devils say pitching is path through regional
Arizona Republic

From the Myrtle Beach Sun News
-Coastal seeking respect from host Arizona State
-NOTEBOOK | Chanticleers downplay Tempe heat
-Game details (including how to follow it online)

Coastal’s troops well equipped for desert field
Columbia (SC) The State

Baseball Heads to Arizona State for the NCAA Tempe Regional (.pdf)

UNLV Opens Tempe Regional Against Coastal Carolina

June 2, 2005

-Bethany Bradsher: The Bradsher Beat - 06.02
Spirited road warriors take Tempe in stride
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 06.02
New Orleans Regional lands television package
Indoor practice palace going up at Louisville
Young FIU football program hit with probation
WNCT: Talk of the Town - 06.02
WGHB: Live @ 5 - 06.02
WGHB: Extra Point - 06.02

Diamond Bucs aren't fazed by the road
Greenville Daily Reflector

Arizona State Opens NCAA Tournament Play With East Carolina Friday

Thompson defects; hitting coach fired
  UGA Coach David Perno confirmed that East Carolina assistant Allen Osborne has accepted an offer
Athens Banner-Herald

Brotherly glove
Kinston Free Press

Area trio unlikely to host
Raleigh News & Observer

Top-seeded Chanticleers join ASU, East Carolina, UNLV
East Valley (AZ) Tribune

Baseball in enviable position this postseason
ASU Web Devil

From the Myrtle Beach Sun News
-Vrooman realizes dream with CCU
-Chants good at chalking up wins, but not regional bid
-Tempe, Ariz., regional team capsules
-Game details- CCU's tourney opener

Chanticleers on maiden power trip
Columbia (SC) The State

Herrion on quest to get 'Cats respect
Portsmouth Herald News

June 1, 2005

-Brian Bailey: From the Anchor Desk - 06.01
Worry turned to opportunity for Pirates
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 06.01
Green Wave reigns supreme over both polls
Mom's illness prompts UTEP star to leave school
WNCT: Talk of the Town - 06.01
WGHB: Live @ 5 - 06.01
WGHB: The Press Box - 06.01

From the Washington (NC) Daily News
-Pirates sent off in style
-Cavanaugh keeps grounded despite breakout season

From the Myrtle Beach Sun News
-Seeding wish comes true
-No. 1 seed in tourney a surprise for Chants
-CCU's confidence soaring

Future Opponent (WVU): WVU QB hopefuls cramming
Charleston (WV) Gazette

May 31, 2005

-Danny Whitford: Season of obstacles leads to reward - 05.31
-Bonesville: Summary of all 16 NCAA baseball regionals - 05.31
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 05.31
Regional tickets up for grabs today in Tempe
Tulane top dog in postseason pecking order

Pirates Earn Seventh Straight NCAA Regional Bid

Pirates' regional run continues
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the Washington (NC) Daily News
-Pirates are tournament-bound
-A memorable Memorial Day for Pirates

Bubble burst- Pirates make tourney
Kinston Free Press

ECU baseball nabs NCAA bid
New Bern Sun Journal

Four NC schools make NCAA tournament, head on the road
Lexington (NC) Dispatch (AP)

No. 1 seed in tourney a surprise for Chants
Myrtle Beach Sun News

Arizona State To Host 2005 NCAA Baseball Regional, June 3-6

Road to Omaha starts at home for ASU
Arizona Republic

NCAA Regional Preview

NCAA Tournament Observations And Accolades: Part I

May 30, 2005
Memorial Day

U.S. Memorial Day History and Information on U.S. War Memorial

-Henry Hinton: Henry's Highlights - 05.30
Football edging back toward center stage
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 05.30
Regional host picks should boost Pirates' hopes
Washed-out title game produces co-champions
Conference USA Baseball Tournament Wrap-Up

Simms Earns First International Cap In USA's 2-1 Loss To England

2005 PREVIEW- East Carolina Pirates

NCAA Baseball Championships

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Storms force end at C-USA

Taking Care of Business Holland making some tough decisions as he tries to revive athletics at ECU
Winston Salem Journal (AP)

Preps: Fairland's King of the Hill
Ironton (OH) Tribune


June 5, 2005

From the Anderson Independent Mail
-Eagles' offense comes alive to send aggies home
-Cribb completely shuts out Cougars
-Tanner's decision backfires for Gamecocks

Wolfpack rallies; Heels falter
Winston Salem Journal

Gritty Aggies bow out
Greensboro News Record

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-PGA: 'It's all about majors'
-Pack stays alive with comeback victory
-Leclerc and Gators beat the Heels
-Aggies' stay is short, sweet
-Jackets rout Gamecocks
-MEAC brings its ball to Raleigh court
-A merry month of May for ACC hoops

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Florida 5, N. Carolina 2
-NC State 9, Ill.-Chicago 7
-Oral Roberts 6, North Carolina A&T 3

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-Banks a true Tiger, all the way
-USC coming apart
-Cribb gem puts Clemson in driver's seat
-Clemson legend dead at 88

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Wolverines end Paladins' late-season run
-Cribb silences potent Cougars
-Yellow Jackets drill Gamecocks
-Oral Roberts eliminates N.C. A&T

From the Charlotte Observer
-Adding 12th game to bring hope, headaches
-Racing hall likely to stay a family affair
-49ers vs. Wake- Good deal

From the Rock Hill (SC) Herald
-Road to the beach sweet for Peterson
-Comeback bid by Eagles falls short against Vols

June 4, 2005

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Ninth-inning theatics help USC advance to winners’ bracket
-Clemson downs Aggies 12-2
-The bunting fool has the last laugh
-Cougars walk past Oral Roberts
-Eagles execute plan
-Paladins fall short of huge upset
-Cabe named SoCon interim commissioner

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Bluejays stroll past Pack
-North Carolina 5, Notre Dame 1
-Huskers on move to N.C.
-Tigers rush past Aggies
-Tough to prepare for Pinehurst

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Tigers score eight in seventh to beat Aggies
-Gregg's legs spark Gamecocks
-Paladins fall to Jackets in 10th inning
-Cougars' Edell shines in win over Oral Roberts

N.C. A&T makes Clemson sweat
Greensboro News Record

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-Gregg starts rally with bunt basehit
-Tigers avoid upset

Linebacker Morgan says that Panthers should have one of NFL's top defenses
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
-Winthrop's Slowey confounds Shockers
-49ers' Baldwin, Jamison recovering after surgeries

June 3, 2005

From the Anderson Independent Mail
-No dilemma- Faris gets ball for clemson
-Skelton must abstain from cell phone use
-Hauff may not start for NC A& T

From the Durham Herald Sun
-Heels hope to put it all together vs. Notre Dame
-Amato readies for new season

USC baseball player recovers from wound
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

For Aggies, Clemson's 'just another team'
Greensboro News Record

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Paladins' resurgence mirrors assistant coach's comeback from stroke
-Shumate, A&T battle for relevance against the odds
-Tigers try to live up to top seed
-Strikeouts leave Gamecocks with empty feeling

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Robinson unemployed
-Ex-Pack star stays positive
-Goodman leaves Huskers for Pack
-North Carolina Tar Heels
-N.C. State Wolfpack
-North Carolina A&T Aggies
-Richmond bids adieu to MEAC
-NCHSAA Baseball Championships

From the Charlotte Observer
-Clemson, Charleston, N.C. A&T
-Carte fuels Winthrop's drive
-Tar Heels pitcher makes goals his measuring stick
-Davis' recovery making progress
-WRs Morton, Gardner could interest Panthers

From the Myrtle Beach Sun News
-Confident Rawl gets the call for Gamecocks
-Young Tigers enjoying role as region favorite
-Winthrop faces well-armed regional

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Pitchers fall for stylish Casanova
-If Aggies call, Tanner would do well to listen
-USC pitcher stabbed in Five Points
-Cable fans shut out for USC baseball
-Cougars’ coach asks Tiger fans to ignore logic

Downey wants an opportunity to play in NBA
Winston Salem Journal

June 2, 2005

Duke Preview
College Football News

From the Greenville (SC) News
Aggies ask to speak with USC's Tanner
-Hollstegge steady out of Paladins' bullpen

From the Columbia (SC) The State
Coaches steer S.C’s midmajors to success
-Spurrier OK with self-policing
-Widmann could miss regional
-SEC coaches say- Let’s go to the replay

NC State Prepares For Trip To Nebraska And NCAA Regionals

The pitch- A&T stuff has been just enough
Greensboro News Record

With Cougars on a roll, Pawlowski returns to start of coaching career
Anderson Independent Mail

OF Cook adjusts to new role at UNC
New Bern Sun Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-No. 2 isn't rough so far
-UNC merchandise sales booming

A bubble burst
Wilmington Star News

Tar Heels' prized recruit discovers that he may have a much more expanded role
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
-NFL: Assistant follows path Mills paved
-NBA: Gibbons advises against prep star

NCAA Lacrosse: The pain of coming in second
Durham Herald Sun

June 1, 2005

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Tournaments can give baseball a circus feel
-Salary of new USC athletic director draws reactions

From the Durham Herald Sun
-Watch out, The Fridge is coming
-Blue Devils look to go long in NCAA golf
-Five Cities Contend for NASCAR Shrine
-Drivers Complain About New Lowe's Surface

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Gamecocks LB charged in DWI
-Charlotte makes pitch for shrine
-Drivers blame track for crashes

From the Charlotte Observer
-Collision of speed, spectacle
-Withers eager for senior season
-Bobcats not high on trade prospects
-Racer killed on S.C. drag strip

From the Myrtle Beach Sun News
-College of Charleston to play in Tiger's lair
-Gamecocks to open against Michigan

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Big Moves- Big expectations, big challenges
-Tigers unsteady at closing time

Still Friends- High-school teammates will be on opposite sides in bitter UNC-Duke rivalry
Winston Salem Journal

May 31, 2005

Six South Carolina teams in NCAA baseball tournament
Washington (NC) Daily News

With regional set, tigers anxious
Anderson Independent Mail

From the Spartanburg Herald Journal
-Familiar faces for Clemson
-USC will play in Atlanta

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Top seed at Tempe stuns Coastal; Furman, Charleston face familiar foes
-An end to struggles at the plate among top priorities
-Last year’s collapse against Georgia serves as motivation
-South Carolina asserts college baseball supremacy with six teams in NCAA field

From the Greensboro News-Record
-A&T seeks crowd control at Clemson
-Crews fight weather and time to get pinehurst ready

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Paladins confident after title
-Tigers given No. 1 seeding
-Gamecocks look to get hot in Atlanta

From the Durham Herald Sun
-Heels heading south for tourney; NCSU to Lincoln, Neb.
-NCAA Lacrosse Championship: Blue Jays get the best of Duke again

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-The NCAA field is set at 64
-ECU, UNC, NCSU in NCAA field
-No. 2 course 'heals' for Open

UNCW baseball tourney snubs Seahawks
Wilmington Star News

Duke's class tops final ACC rankings
Fayetteville Observer

May 30, 2005

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Classy Paladins extend the season again and again
-Clemson selected to host regional
-NASCAR: Johnson slips past Labonte on last lap

Clemson to host NCAA baseball regionals
Anderson Independent Mail

Clemson to host regional
Spartanburg Herald Journal

Host Tigers seek regional edge
Columbia (SC) The State

A final-lap victory Johnson makes a late move to edge Labonte
Winston Salem Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-NCAA men's lacrosse championship
-Region Baseball: Jackets rally past Cavs
-UNC target sparks win in Gibbons win


June 5, 2005

-June 4 NCAA Baseball Roundup
-DePaul's WCWS Game Suspended Due to Severe Weather

Owings' two home runs power Green Wave into championship round
Shreveport Times

Tigers' rally falls short; Wave turns back Tide
New Orleans Times Picayune

Playing 'big boys' not for UCF
Florida Sun Sentinel

Maine Eliminates Southern Miss with 12-2 Defeat in NCAA Regional

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger
-Golden Eagles reach dreaded end 12-2
-USM's starting pitching culpable for 2-and-through

Eagles sitting ducks for Maine barrage
Biloxi Sun-Herald

Eagles' season ends
Hattiesburg American

Frogs Top Stanford 5-1 in NCAA Opener

From the Ft Worth Star Telegram
-TCU golden vs. Cardinal
-TCU opens with 5-1 victory over Stanford

Owings Powers Tulane Past Alabama In Day Two Of Regional Play

Owings, Bogusevic power Tulane
Baton Rouge Advocate

No. 1 Tulane whacks Tide
Mobile Register

Green Wave sends Tide to losers' bracket
Birmingham News

TCU eases past Stanford, 5-1
Dallas Morning News

Rice hangs on against No. 1 seed LSU
Houston Chronicle

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-Marshall and the MAC- It’s a wrap
-Herd welcomes perks of C-USA

A seller's market in bowl negotiations
Charleston (WV) Gazette

June 4, 2005

-June 3 NCAA Baseball Roundup
-DePaul Tangles with Alabama at the WCWS

Oklahoma Edges Southern Miss, 5-4, In First Round Of NCAA Oxford Regional

Golden Eagles need big hits today
Biloxi Sun Herald

Weak-winged Eagles dig selves huge hole
Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger

Baseball Opens Regional Play With 17-7 Win Over Southern

Tulane, LSU pull away for first-round victories
New Orleans Times Picayune

Tulane power too much for Southern
Baton Rouge Advocate

No. 1 Tulane slams Southern
Mobile Register

Opening Day Of NCAA Regionals Postponed

Waco Regional teams try again today
Dallas Morning News

Aggressive bats power Owls
Houston Chronicle

Going, going, gone
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

June 3, 2005

-Top-Ranked Michigan Hands DePaul 3-0 Setback At Women's College World Series
-Four Conference USA Players Named Collegiate Baseball All-Americans
-Tulane Announces Major Renovation Of Turchin Stadium
-Former DePaul Great George Mikan Passes Away

Southern tries to fulfill potential against top-ranked Green Wave
Baton Rouge Advocate

Baseball To Open Regional Play Friday vs. Southern

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-SEC carries clout with bowls

Postseason Preview
Baseball America

From the Dallas Morning News
-Coach foresaw success at TCU
-College regional previews

TCU takes hit parade into NCAA
Ft Worth Star Telegram

Frogs Open Up NCAA Play Friday In Waco

From the Hattiesburg American
-Eagles head to Oxford
-Eagles' Griffin says he feels 'really, really good'

Griffin to make 1st start since injury
Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger

Internet TV To Broadcast Southern Miss - Oklahoma Game

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Liberty Bowl would like SEC tie-in
-Tigers sign former Vol infielder

JP may televise UAB-Tennessee game
Birmingham News

June 2, 2005

Rice Preview
College Football News

-Best Named One of Five Finalists For Baseball's Stopper of the Year Award
-Willcutt Named To The College Baseball Foundation National Honors Team

Biloxi Sun-Herald

Turchin Stadium facelift about to get off ground
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Orlando Sentinel
-UCF's hopes for stadium by '06 dim
-Critics get extra year to oppose UCF stadium
-Photos: Proposed UCF stadium

At-Large Berths Expand List Of C-USA Athletes Participating at NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

June 1, 2005

-Baseball Notebook
-Softball Notebook

Baseball's Tommy Manzella Named Academic All-American

Wave to create a new chapter
New Orleans Times Picayune

Transfer major cog for Wave
Baton Rouge Advocate

Regional Dreams
Hattiesburg American

Southern Miss must head back to Oxford
Biloxi Sun-Herald

Coach hopes their eyes will see the glory
Ft Worth Star Telegram

Despite 42 wins, UCF misses tourney
Orlando Sentinel

May 31, 2005

C-USA Sends Four Teams to NCAA Baseball Championship

New Orleans Times Picayune

Tulane Claims No. 1 National Seed Heading Into Regional Play

Southern, ULL headed to New Orleans
Baton Rouge Advocate

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
-Eagles shrug off familiar destination
-Big 3 hit 'Road to Omaha'

Golden Eagles headed to Ole Miss
Hattiesburg American

Southern Miss Heads To Oxford For NCAA Regional, Earns No. 2 Seed, To Face Oklahoma In Opening Game

TCU's road to World Series goes through Waco
Dallas Morning News

Frogs Head To Waco; Will Face Stanford

May 30, 2005

-Tulane and TCU Share Conference USA Baseball Tournament Championship
-No. 1 Green Wave to Play Host to NCAA Baseball Regional for Second Time
-C-USA To Be Well Represented At NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

Rain cancels C-USA Baseball Tournament title game
Hattiesburg American

From the Ft Worth Star Telegram
-C-USA title decided behind closed doors
-TCU, Tulane declared CUSA tourney co-champions

TCU, Tulane share C-USA title
Biloxi Sun-Herald

Tulane poised for No. 1 seed
Baton Rouge Advocate

LSU, Tulane staying home for regionals
New Orleans Times Picayune