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East Carolina


Conference USA

July 24, 2005

-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 07.24
— CIAA trophy to be named after 'Big House'
ECU hoops mirror reflects Herd, Wave, Knights

Pirates' Horner likes the changes he sees
Washington Daily News

Lanier dips into bullpen, rookie gets start
  ...'P.J. Connelly' ... The Beloit, Wisc., native did start 12 games in college (East Carolina) earlier this year and is the latest quick-fix the Goldeyes have tried ...
Winnipeg Sun

Pirates compete in Strongman competition
The East Carolinian (07.15)

July 21-23, 2005

-Ron Cherubini:
Pirate Time Machine No. 37 - 07.21
— Cedric Van Buren: The Model of Consistency
Audio: Quick takes from Cedric Van Buren
— Sidebar: Cedric Van Buren gives his take on Skip Holtz
-Bonesville: ECU hoops mirror reflects Herd, Wave, Knights - 07.23
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 07.23
— East Carolina alum Mike Sutton taken off respirator
Jury slaps recruiting guru with $30 million verdict
WNCT: Talk of the Town - 07.23
WGHB: Live at Five - 07.23
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 07.22

From the New Bern Sun Journal
-Holland, ECU want boosters to be educated about rules
-Overton is new athletic administrator for Pirates

Pirates' Roach ready for football
Washington Daily News

Skip Holtz 1st Annual Ladies Football Clinic Scheduled For July 30th

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Bunn returns to Grainger
-Shorthanded Pirates still staying busy

UNC's tuition tiff may widen
Raleigh News & Observer

July 20, 2005

-Brian Bailey: From The Anchor Desk - 07.20
— Summer sizzle brews pigskin fever
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 07.20
— Revamped Big East striving to hold on to respect
WNCT: Talk of the Town - 07.20
WGHB: Live at Five - 07.20
WGHB: Press Box - 07.20

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Lee gives ECU added kick
-Four local players to participate in East-West game
ECU eyeing dental school

ECU trustees make another run at dental school
Winston Salem Journal

Football can't get here soon enough
Washington Daily News

  ... won't play East Carolina as often as Virginia Tech will in coming football seasons, but the Cavaliers are scheduled to meet the Pirates twice in the near future ...
Richmond Times Dispatch

Dudley’s Swinton Paces West Boys
  ... East Carolina-bound Impris Manning of Thomasville added 10 points for the West....
Dunn Daily Record

ECU Opponent: WVU monitoring health of QBs
Charleston (WV) Gazette

July 19, 2005

-Denny O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 248 - 07.19
— Anti-Logan obsession a puzzling phenomenon
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 07.19
— Rocky Mountain football rivalry up in the air
WNCT: Talk of the Town - 07.19
WGHB: Live at Five - 07.19
WGHB: Sportsline - 07.19

Preps: West 87, East 74
  ...East Carolina-bound Impris Manning of Thomasville (10 points) joined Powell and Tillman as West players in double figures. ...
Winston Salem Journal

July 18, 2005

-Henry Hinton: Henry's Highlights - 07.18
— Fortunes on the rise for reenergized program
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 07.18
— 'One-year rule' presents quandary for recruiters
WNCT: Talk of the Town - Guest Skip Holtz - 07.18

Pirates seeing benefits of conditioning workouts in extreme heat
Greenville Daily Reflector


July 24, 2005

Fabulous Baker Boys
  If you can measure a coach by the gratitude of men he shepherds into the profession, then Art Baker ranks among the legends
Columbia (SC) The State

Need for speed
  ...(Ishmael) Smith decided to verbally committ to the Demon Deacons last month. North Carolina, South Carolina, East Carolina and Charlotte were also hot on the trail for Smith...
Jacksonville (NC) Daily News

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-How USC lost control
-Site predicts mediocre seasons for USC, Clemson

Sheepish Spurrier?
  ...When new South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier steps before the microphone on Wednesday at the Southeastern Conference's preseason football media days in Birmingham, he may have to show his driver's license to prove identity...
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From USA Today
-National: Goal post maker cleared
  Judge rules company not at fault if mob tears structure down.
-ACC eager to get under way

FSU's fall good news for Clemson, others
Greenville (SC) News

Tigers get San Juan foe
Anderson Independent

Three grid stars best of N.C. crop
Raleigh News & Observer

Anticipation- Panthers get ready to head to training camp
Winston Salem Journal

A son is rising with Bobcats
Charlotte Observer

July 21-23, 2005

Basketball in July? At Old Dominion, things are bouncing
  ... be released in the next two weeks. The others are East Carolina on Dec.3 and DePaul on Dec. 17. The majority of the men’s CAA ...
The Virginian Pilot

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Rock Solid- Lance has a Carolina history
-NCAA's new academic-progress rule is simply a half-baked publicity stunt

Spurrier hopes not to repeat Florida start
Columbia (SC) The State

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-NHL Owners Approve Labor Deal, End Lockout
-Hurricanes 'here to stay,' ready to get started
-Heels get three more recruits for 2006 class

July 20, 2005

Coaches playfully spar at Pigskin Preview
Durham Herald-Sun

Tensions between N.C. St.-UNC replayed
Charlotte Observer

From the Anderson Independent Mail
-Spurrier- Gamecocks still figuring some things out
  ...The last eight months have seemed long for Clemson football coach Tommy Bowden...

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-USC players deal with negative reactions
-Bowden hoping for element of surprise

North Carolina gets two tight ends
Winston Salem Journal

Bowden plans to keep a hand on the offense
Greenville (SC) News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Schools educate fans
-Coaches ready to go
-Wolfpack lands a kicker
-NHL: O'Neill braces to exit Canes
-NBA: May enjoying life as celebrity

July 19, 2005

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Backup guard to leave UNC
  ...Tar Heels also have incoming freshman in trouble with law...
-DUI sentence gets Robinson day in jail
-Williams muddled response
-Washington working to improve his standing
-Tar Heels, Devils get prep stars
-A long summer for the Gamecocks
-Shaw's Clark confirms interest in FAMU job

Williams not guiltless
Charlotte Observer

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Trendy 3-guard set might suit USC
  ...Odom says returning personnel could make newest fad a hit with Gamecocks...
-Who will call the plays
  ...Bowden says he trusts creativity of new offensive coordinator Spence...

ACC has reloaded after losing players to NBA
Fayetteville Observer

Summer Conditioning: 'There are no shortcuts'
Greenville (SC) News

July 18, 2005

Georgia fullback commits to USC
  ...Basketball News...Raley is also getting interest from Charlotte, Virginia Tech and East Carolina.
Columbia (SC) The State

Catawba Bandys standout commits to WFU
Winston Salem Journal

Tar Heels have offer out for Copeland
Charlotte Observer


July 24, 2005

-2005 Tulsa Football Preview
-2005 UAB Football Preview
-2005 Tulane Football Preview
-Get to Know Conference USA...Bowl Partners
-Get to Know Conference USA...Men's Basketball Prospectus
-Get to Know Conference USA...Women's Basketball

From the Huntington (WV) Herald Dispatch
-A new field for the Herd
-Herd lands quarterback prospect
-Herd basketball gets director of operations
-Tulane: Proficient in the classroom and on the field

Eagles eye Tulane tilt
Biloxi Sun-Herald

UCF Men's Basketball Summer Preview

UAB Men's Soccer Recruiting Class Ranked One Of Nation's Best

Scott Ferrell- Time for I-Bowl to look east
Shreveport Times

July 21-23, 2005

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-C-USA ready for new-look season
-Liberty Bowl will have its pick of teams
-Liberty Bowl drawing plenty of interest

From the Biloxi Sun-Herald
-Annual Southern Miss-Ole Miss game moved
-Southern Miss signs Texas High School outfielder/first baseman

Former Herd coach prepping Southern Miss defense
Huntington (WV) Herald Dispatch

Liberty Bowl decision will affect Herd
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Tulane to vie West Division title
Parkersburg (WV) News

Valley State hires ex-Southern Miss coach Green
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

July 20, 2005

2005 Southern Miss Football Preview

Thundering Herd season ticket sales on the stampede
Ironton (OH) Tribune

4 USM extensions likely
Hattiesburg American

Tulane Athletics Fund Concludes Fifth Straight Record-Setting Year

Snyder looking forward to assembling Herd staff Monday
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Sun Bowl gets a facelift
El Paso Times

Hands off, ladies
  ...If Dallas-area bachelorettes seem a little sadder these days, maybe it's because SMU football coach Phil Bennett – swell guy, makes good money, dotes on his kids – is off the market...
Dallas Morning News

SDSU 'boggles' commissioner
  ...MWC's agreement with the Liberty Bowl... could be on thin ice. Under the current agreement, the MWC champion plays the champion from Conference USA. Liberty Bowl officials, however ..
San Diego Union Tribune

July 19, 2005

2005 SMU Football Preview

Marshall game 9- Southern Mississippi
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tiger loyalty rewarded
-U of M lands big offensive lineman

Carney To Miss Team USA U21 Trials With Rib Injury

From the
-UCF Football Lends a Helping Hand
-UCF Softball Stadium

Vols add USM in '07
Biloxi Sun-Herald

Herd women face tough year
Huntington (WV) Herald Dispatch

July 18, 2005

C-USA Future Stars