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East Carolina


Conference USA

July 10, 2005

-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 07.10
Lyme Disease sidelines FSU QB for 2005 season

Lewis pushes lead to three; MacKenzie falls back
  ... Former East Carolina golfer Dave Maginnes is tied for 17th at 8-under after carding a 68 in the third round...
Greenville Daily Reflector

Friend documents why Wright made it and others don't
  ... Rick Stephenson... produces a DVD examining the elements to reaching the majors.  ...
Hampton Roads (VA) Daily News

July 9, 2005

-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 07.09
Coaches push NBA to follow NFL draft model
WNCT: Talk of the Town - 07.09
WGHB: Live at Five - 07.09

Just a 'Wie' short; MacKenzie in 11th
  ... North Carolina commitment Tywon Lawson admits that before the NBA imposed its age limit last month, there was a chance he would have never played in Chapel Hill ...
Charlotte Observer

July 8, 2005

-Sammy Batten: Football Recruiting Report - 07.08
Recruiting class poised for belated big boost
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 07.08
Turnstiles spun at record rate for Heels' title win
Convicted 'Bama booster denies 'buying' Means
WNCT: Talk of the Town - 07.08
WGHB: Live at Five - 07.08
WGHB: Miller Lite Sports Bar - 07.08

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirates' assistant leaves
-Pitt to reap rewards from 64 Bypass opening

Five to vie for FAMU job

July 7, 2005

-Bethany Bradsher: The Bradsher Beat - 07.07
Admiral's view on Pirate fleet spans decades
-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 07.07
Detour through Athens, GA, leads Bryant to ECU
BCS bowls hopping on video replay bandwagon
WNCT: Talk of the Town - 07.07
WGHB: Live at Five - 07.07
WGHB: Sportsline - 07.07

A Look Ahead With Head Coach Ricky Stokes

Undrafted Badiane keeping NBA dreams alive
Greenville Daily Reflector

Bunn, Brooks strong on the mound
Washington Daily News

Non-Sports News From the Raleigh News & Observer
-New bypass around suburb likely to help many eastern travelers
-'Blackbeard' returns to Bath

July 6, 2005

-Denny O'Brien: College Notebook No. 10 - 07.06
Boundaries needed for Internet recruiting
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 07.06
Rice diamond stars make U.S. national team
WNCT: Talk of the Town - 07.06
WGHB: Live at Five - 07.06
WGHB: Press Box - 07.06

Bulldogs lose two more recruits
  ... Bryant decides to enroll at East Carolina....
Access North Georgia

Dogs' litter shrinking
  ... Bryant visited the campus of East Carolina University in Greenville, NC, on Tuesday. "He's decided he wants to go to East Carolina ...
Macon Telegraph

WVU Game 4- East Carolina
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Only a matter
  ... Stokes will guide a Pirates squad coming off a disappointing season. ECU went 9-19 overall, picking up only four wins in C-USA conference play...
Central Florida Future (Subscription)

July 5, 2005

-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 07.05
UTEP, Texas Tech resurrect football rivalry

JUCO class small in number, but might have big impact
Greenville Daily Reflector

Bunn cooking up emerging career
Washington (DC) Times

July 4, 2005
Independence Day

-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 07.04
After coma, 'Baby Shaq' scrapping his way back

ECU notes- Grant to support medical education and resource clinic
Greenville Daily Reflector

Alcohol study on tap for ECU students
Raleigh News & Observer


July 10, 2005

National: WHAT'S IN A NAME?
  ... It's difficult to imagine the University of Miami (Fla.), winner of five national championships, would have ever ruled the college football world with the moniker "Orange Blossoms."...
New Orleans Times Picayune

Early picks put recruits at ease
  ... Coaches are building long-term relationships with recruits...
New Orleans Times Picayune

July 9, 2005

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Offensive lineman picks Blue Devils
-USA Baseball will aim for 2016

Gamecocks will sport Reeboks
Spartanburg Herald Journal

`Stay in school' good advice for counselor
Charlotte Observer

July 8, 2005

From the Spartanburg Herald Journal
-Gamecocks add basketball signee
-Panthers set camp schedule

Wake recruits adjusting
Charlotte Observer

July 7, 2005

Summer school for QBs
Columbia (SC) The State

UNCG date moved to accommodate Bracket Buster Saturday
Greensboro News Record

New NBA rule to help Tar Heels
  ... North Carolina commitment Tywon Lawson admits that before the NBA imposed its age limit last month, there was a chance he would have never played in Chapel Hill ...
Charlotte Observer

Darlington keeping race for 2006
Fayetteville Observer

July 6, 2005

Tech's non-ACC schedule- Boring
  ... Stuck in Conference USA's geographic hell (four Texas schools, Tulsa and Central Florida), ECU was desperate for regional opponents, and athletic director ...
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Fresh faces abound at Duke
Raleigh News & Observer

Davidson to play at UNC next season
Charlotte Observer

Leggett in line for extension
Columbia (SC) The State

Duke taking its time in search for new baseball coach
Durham Herald-Sun

July 5, 2005

Tigers trail
  Clemson AD Phillips’ expectations for athletic success remain unfulfilled after three years
Columbia (SC) The State

Knee-deep in rehab
Raleigh News & Observer

Deacons get nod from Central Cabarrus standout
Fayetteville Observer

July 4, 2005

USC picks up first commitment for 2006
  ... Paulk had offers from Virginia Tech, Kentucky, East Carolina and North Carolina and was drawing interest from Clemson, Georgia and Auburn. ...
Columbia (SC) The State

USC's Spurrier visits Daytona track
Greenville (SC) News


July 10, 2005

Rick Reed Joins Marshall Baseball Staff

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-SMU football trying to make climb back to respectability
-Olympic sports drive Mustangs
-Season ticket campaign kicks off at Marshall
-ROCK in C-USA to be homecoming theme
-Reed returns to Herd

Young SMU makes first visit to Huntington
Parkersburg (WV) News

USM fans flock to caravan
Hattiesburg American

Sunday Brunch- Insider news from Sentinel staff
Orlando Sentinel

July 9, 2005

Two Conference USA Defensive Ends Named To Hendricks Award Watch List

From the El Paso Times
-Sun Bowl seeks new deal
-Miners like play of mature young lineman

USM tickets going fast
Hattiesburg American

Palatka twins shore up Southern Miss defense
Gainesville Sun

UCF has road games at Florida, Kentucky
Orlando Sentinel

Early commitments key for MU, Snyder
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

July 8, 2005

C-USA teams get early chance to make some noise
Huntington (WV) Herald Dispatch

Tulsa's Bunting Named to 2005 Chuck Bednarik Award Watch List

Southern Miss needs to retire one more number
Hattiesburg American

Tiger boosters give record amount again
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Bank leaves Fort Worth Bowl
Ft Worth Star Telegram

More channels mean more games on television
Bridgewater (NJ) Courier News

SMU to Play Louisiana-Lafayette in Women's Preseason NIT

Tulane Swimming & Diving Earns Academic All-America Status

Houston Swimming & Diving Named Academic All-American Team

July 7, 2005

Previews from the College Football News
-Conference USA Preview
-All-Conference USA team and top 30 players
-Conference USA Top 5s
-Conference USA Unit Rankings
-East Carolina
-Southern Miss

A Lion becomes a Tiger
  Hankins passes all the way to Memphis
Biloxi Sun-Herald

DeAngelo cars have arrived
Memphis Commercial Appeal

San Diego State hires new AD
  ... Schemmel most recently was an associate commissioner with Conference USA and served as executive director for the 2001 NCAA men's Final Four. ...
San Jose Mercury News

July 6, 2005

Six Schools Join Conference USA

Coaches study for new UTEP opponents
El Paso Times

For Calipari, new NBA age rule is minefield
New York Daily News

Schofield commits to Herd
Huntington Herald Dispatch

Instant replay on menu for 9 of 11 BCS conferences
Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger

West on a dream golf trip
Memphis Commercial Appeal

July 5, 2005

UCF's opener a bit of a mystery
Orlando Sentinel

2005 Tulane Football Opponents- Tulsa

Marshall game 4- Southern Methodist
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From Blazer to Falcon
  Roddy White ready to play at next level in Atlanta
Birmingham Post-Herald

July 4, 2005

Strength coach’s work may make a difference
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Ex-Michigan State quarterback plans to play for Eagles
Hattiesburg American