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Conference USA

April 22, 2007
Earth Day (U.S.)

-BVL: ECU whips Savannah State 6-1 [Box Score]
-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond
Hokies coach invited to New York for NFL draft
Iowa grants transfer release to super frosh
Loss to Tulsa wraps up ECU's tennis season

-Roller And Hose Lift Pirates To 6-1 Win Over Savannah State
  ECU Extends Win Streak To Six Games

-Pirate Baseball GameDay Central
-Pirates And Miners Split C-USA Softball Doubleheader
  Making its first national television appearance of the season, the East Carolina softball team took advantage, defeating UTEP 5-0 before dropping the second contest of the doubleheader 8-3 at the Helen of Troy Softball Complex in El Paso. The Pirates now sit at 33-16 overall and 9-7 in conference play while UTEP moves to 27-17 and 6-10 in the conference.

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Walking away with the win
  ECU routs Tigers, 14-1

-East Carolina trustees discuss safety
-ECU college sending cookies to Virginia

UTEP splits pair with East Carolina
El Paso Times

Miners Drop Game 1 of Twin Bill, 5-0

April 21, 2007
Astronomy Day
Kindergarten Day
National Auctioneers Day

-BVL: East Carolina crushes Tigers 14-1 [Box Score]
WNCT: Talk of the Town (Carroll Deshiel)
-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond
Former ECU gridder playing in NFL Europe
Texas-Oklahoma game remaining at Cotton Bowl
Louisiana-Lafayette draws NCAA sanctions

The Pirates cage the Tigers for their fifth straight victory
Washington Daily News

-Pirates Pounce On Tigers 14-1
  East Carolina got hits from 12 different batters as the Pirates pounced on the Savannah State Tigers 14-1 Friday night in non-conference action at Clark-LeClair Stadium.

-No. 21 Tulsa Blanks Pirates In C-USA Tourney
  ECU Men's Tennis Completes Season With A 10-14 Record

From Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirates' winning streak reaches five
-ECU fans honor victims of Va. Tech shootings

CSTV: College Sports Television Programming Schedule
  Saturday 6pm ET- Women's Softball: ECU @ UTEP

UTEP softball team has key doubleheader
El Paso Times

2007 Draft- Dynamite And Bras?
  TNT, Dynamite: Guys who will Boom...Aundrae Allison, WR, East Carolina

RealGM Football

Gift makes wedding a quickie
  ECU grad, fiancee win CBS contest for marriage in a week

Charlotte Observer

April 20, 2007
"VaTech: Orange & Maroon Effect" Day
Taurus Begins

Bradsher: The Bradsher Beat
Solidarity with the Orange & Maroon

WNCT: Talk of the Town (Chris Knott, Ed Eatmon)
-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond
East Carolina's Mathews on relievers watch list
ECU women's tennis finishes with 19-10 record
Report: Ohio State's Oden will make jump to NBA

-From The Desk Of Terry Holland
  ECU AD Initiates The Hokie Fund, Asks All To Support "Orange & Maroon Effect" Day

-Shane Mathews Named To Midseason Stopper-of-the-Year Watch List
-Former Pirate Jake Smith Chronicle's Professional Career
-ECU's Lene Krog Named To C-USA All-Academic Team
-ECU Falls In C-USA Tourney Opener

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Fleet-footed Savannah State visits Clark-LeClair
-Pirates raising money for Va. Tech

Pirates belt four homers to blast the Monarchs
Washington Daily News

Strom Thurmond QB Adds Another Offer
  East Carolina is the newest major program to offer Strom Thurmond QB Aramis Hillary
Spartanburg Herald Journal

Penn Relays names Wall of Fame inductees
  East Carolina coach Bill Carson will serve as the honorary college referee.
Philadelphia Inquirer

Faneca may skip Steelers minicamp
  Wide receiver Andre Allison of East Carolina visited Wednesday
Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Miners To Take On East Carolina In Televised Game

April 19, 2007
John Parker Day
National High Five Day
National Garlic Day

-Myatt: View From The 'ville
–  Spring winding down for 2007 foes
-BVL: Pirates unleash homers on ODU [Box Score]
WNCT: Talk of the Town (Ranny & Tammy Chitwood)
-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond

Pirates place 182 on Conference USA honor roll
ECU softball overpowers Seahawks for sweep
Duke women's hoops lures Michigan State coach
Council proposes end to text message recruiting

From the
-ECU Uses Long Ball To Beat ODU 9-5
  East Carolina scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning breaking a five all tie to extend the Pirates current winning streak o four games with a 9-5 victory over former Colonial Athletic Association foe Old Dominion Wednesday night at Clark-LeClair Stadium.

-ECU Student-Athletes Earn C-USA Academic Medals

Pirates dethrone Monarchs
Greenville Daily Reflector


From the East Carolinian
-Team of the Year
-A glance at the big money business that is sports
  ECU makes big, spends big
-Charity event for ex-ECU football player raises thousands

April 18, 2007
Pet Owner's Independence Day
Third World Day
Anniversary - Paul Revere’s Ride

Gold: Gold Nuggets
Reality at the heart of BCS merits

WNCT: Talk of the Town (W. Jones, B. Roth, D. Pack)
-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond
Virginia Tech adjusts spring sports schedule
Golden Eagles complete spring workouts
East Carolina softball at UTEP on pay-per-view

Monarchs Travel To ECU Wednesday Night

From the
-Lady Pirates Downright Offensive In Sweep Of Seahawks
-East Carolina Student-Athletes Earn C-USA Honor Roll Status

From the East Carolinian
-Key hits lead Pirates to perfect week
  ECU bounces back after a four-game losing streak

-What do you mean they're just kickers?
  A look at the ECU football team's revamped oh-so-special teams

-Pirates game, set, match school record

Around Campus: ECU- safety plan is good, but upgrades can be made
Greenville Daily Reflector

Road to NFL can go through JUCO
Dallas Morning News

April 17, 2007
Blah Blah Blah Day
Ellis Island Family History Day
International Ford Mustang Day
National Stress Awareness Day
National Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day

Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
–  Pirates put on good spring show
-BVL: East Carolina foes well-represented in polls

WNCT: Brian Bailey Show (Ben Sanderson)
WNCT: Talk of the Town (Denny O'Brien, C. Prioli)
-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond
ECU's Salisbury wins hammer throw at UNC-CH
ECU softball splits with Tigers, heads for UNCW
UCF, Rice standouts take weekly C-USA honors

From the East Carolinian
-What matters the most
  Thoughts go out to the Hokies

-Purple-Gold game puts on aerial display
  Quarterback Kass shines in game defined by big plays

-NFL alumni take in game
-Pirates rebound from rough loss to the Tigers
  ECU softball team notches a decisive win

-Around Campus: ECU reacts to Virgina Tech shootings
-Around Campus: ECU student leader to be ASG president

Tragedy resonates at East Carolina
Greenville Daily Reflector

Special Presentation Of UTEP vs. East Carolina Softball To Be Made Available Nationwide

Copeland picks up full ride to ECU
  Brooke Point High School senior cross country and track and field standout Brittany Copeland signed a national letter of intent to run for East Carolina University last week.

Fredericksburg (VA) Free Lance-Star

April 16, 2007
Tax Day
Income Tax Pay Day - This Is Really It
International Moment of Laughter Day
Birthday - Charley Chaplin’s Birthday (comedian)

O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 303
–  Pirates looking to boost sack total
Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond

Weather curtails Southern Miss spring game
Two Conference USA players taken in USBL draft
Wake football gets rings, presents awards

-ECU-Marshall Game Three Cancelled
-ECU - Memphis Softball Series Finale Cancelled Due To Inclement Weather

Wilson shines on defense in annual Purple-Gold game
Washington Daily News

Kass solid in East Carolina spring game
Wilmington Star-News

Another QB scramble for Fins
  The Dolphins are interested in East Carolina's James Pinkney.
Miami Herald

ECU Notes- College of Education professors receive honors
Greenville Daily Reflector

Around Campus: Jones wins ASG helm in landslide
  Cole Jones, a two-term student body president at East Carolina University, cruised to an easy victory in Saturday's election for the presidency of the UNC-system Association of Student Governments.
The Daily Tar Heel



April 22, 2007

From the Roanoke Times
-Stinespring- ‘There’s nobody that hasn’t been touched here.’
-Coaches reflect on tragedy

A horrible tragedy unites Hokie nation
Charlotte Observer

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Panthers look to score in the draft
-N.C. football stock should rise
-Yellow Jackets edge Wolfpack, Brackman

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Blue Devils close football drills with spring game
-Seminoles have UNC-CH's number again

Yates emerges as UNC-CH's possible starting QB
Fayetteville Observer

Lynn, Mississippi rout Gamecocks
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Tigers unable to solve Cavaliers
Greenville (SC) News

April 21, 2007

ASK CFN - The Virginia Tech Situation
College Football News

From the Roanoke Times
-After a week like no other came a game like no other.
  An overflow crowd -- announced at 3,132 fans -- turned out Friday night for the first Virginia Tech home athletic event since Monday's shooting massacre. Fans at the baseball game got the chance to cheer instead of simply mourn, but Miami fended off Tech, 11-9.

-Virginia Tech tragedy

From the Virginian Pilot
-Monday's shootings still simply 'surreal' for Tech football
-It's only a baseball game - and that's a good thing for Va. Tech

A reprieve from grieving
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Virginia Tech's Beamer pushes for unity
Fayetteville Observer

Sorensen- No plan to censure Spurrier
  USC athletics director stands by coach’s right to speak his mind

Columbia (SC) State

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-QB Lewis on display today at spring game
-COLLEGES- Woodard's gem not enough for Heels

Tigers come up short in the clutch again
Anderson Independent

Two-out scores lift Rebs over Gamecocks
Greenville (SC) News

Boston College rallies to beat Wake Forest
Winston Salem Journal

Seahawks tackle Towson
Wilmington Star-News

USC equestrian team wins NCAA crown
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Ex-NCSU player regrets I-40 spin
  Mario Williams, the first pick in the NFL's 2006 draft, has apologized for a video posted online that shows him driving his Lamborghini at what appears to be high speed on I-40.

Raleigh News & Observer

Jones hasn’t contacted Rodriguez or WVU staff
  Rich Rodriguez would love to see Pac-Man Jones spend his year off from football working toward his college degree. He would even welcome the troubled NFL cornerback into his team’s weight room.

Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Charlotte Observer
-Va. Tech coach Beamer invited to draft
-Analyzing Panthers' drafts over past 5 years
-Bobcats will likely get 8th pick in draft
  Charlotte has 1.9 percent chance of getting No. 1 pick

April 20, 2007

From the Roanoke Times
-Beamer alters priorities
-Beamer visits injured students in hospital

Beamer- We will not give in
  "I think when we open up against East Carolina in Lane Stadium next fall, there will be a togetherness in that stadium that we haven't seen before,"

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Beamer- Hokies will come back stronger
Orlando Sentinel

Hokies resolute about the future at Virginia Tech

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-ACC, ECU- 'Today, we are all Hokies'
-Amid outpouring of sympathy and support, Coach Beamer, athletics offer some comfort

From the Columbia (SC) State
-Trees leave Tanner on a limb
  Latest delay on construction has 2008 opening in jeopardy again

-Homer-happy lineup setting the pace in SEC
  Each player on the South Carolina baseball team has a roommate for road trips. So when James Darnell and Travis Jones bunk in Oxford, Miss., this weekend, there will be a lot of home runs in one room.

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Pack's B-Rack lacking the heat
  To become a bigger, better basketball player, Andrew Brackman figured he needed to bulk up. Now the N.C. State baseball star believes excessive weightlifting has adversely affected his pitching this spring.
-Beamer stresses recovery
-Days after tragedy, Hokies take court
-Hope hangs by a thread
   Strange as it sounds, Duke finally is on the verge of winning a football game. It will happen in Wallace Wade Stadium on Saturday, when the Blue Devils stage their intrasquad spring game.
-Coaches split over texting

From the Charlotte Observer
-Independence star commits
  Tight end Mario Carter headed to N.C. State; Carter had several offers, and considered South Carolina and East Carolina

-Charlotte bowl game, ESPN a hit
-Bobcats put painfulend to their season
-Bobcats to face tie-breaker today

April 19, 2007

USC blasts past Clemson
  When the time came to pull Mike Cisco, USC coach Ray Tanner told the pitcher he was proud of him, he had done a good job, but it was time to give the bullpen a chance.

Columbia (SC) State

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Duke picks Michigan State's Joanne P. McCallie
  After one of the more turbulent months in program history, Duke hired Joanne P. McCallie as its new women's basketball coach on Wednesday.

-Devils, Eagles court history?
  Duke and N.C. Central are putting the finishing touches on an agreement to face each other in men's basketball for the fourth consecutive season -- this time for real.

-NASCAR to Display Va. Tech Logos on Cars

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Canes' finances take a hit, too
-NC to review campus security

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Big seventh inning lifts Wake Forest by Coastal
-LSU defensive end says he will transfer to Appalachian State
-Curry lifts Knicks past Bobcats in final game

April 18, 2007

Virginia Tech cancels spring FB game
  The remainder of Tech's spring football session, including Saturday's Spring Game, has been canceled.

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Students From Across US Respond To Shootings

Football first- Wake Forest closing in on sellouts
Greensboro News-Record

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Hokies put families first
  Beamer cancels rest of spring football and spring game.

-Packers' Robinson now on electronic monitoring
  The former N.C. State star will finish the final 45 days of his jail sentence working at a hospital.

-Rutherford gets extension
  Hurricanes general manager agrees to five-year contract.

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Duke boasts improved offensive line
-Duke coaching search focuses on two candidates
-Karmanos- Hurricanes won't overspend on 'anything foolish'
-Bickerstaff prepares for final game as Bobcats coach

From the Charlotte Observer
-Spurrier leap into flag fray a mighty act
-Lutz career path rightly with 49ers

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-Gamecocks blank Terriers
  In a battle of the top two home run hitting teams in the nation, Wofford left Sarge Frye Field on Tuesday still clinging to a slim lead against South Carolina.

-USC's Tanner enjoys spirit of the rivalry
  Barring an unforeseen occurrence, tonight's game between Clemson and South Carolina will be the final meeting between the two rivals at Sarge Frye Field.

Tigers trying to heat up bats for hot finish
Anderson Independent

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Clemson, USC try to wrest momentum in rivalry
-Work on next phase of WestZone project could begin in '08
-Fans flock to hear Spurrier

Seahawks rally late to edge Elon
Wilmington Star-News

April 17, 2007

Tech coaches relieved that athletes are OK
  Tragedy on Virginia Tech's campus sends the school's athletic coaches into panic mode trying to contact players.

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Coaches, athletes rally together after Tech shootings
The Virginian Pilot

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-History says Davis faces an uphill battle
  Sooner or later, North Carolina will play in a big bowl. I mean, I think.

-UNC-CH football freshmen- You're here to play

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Spurrier lifts Garcia's suspension
  University of South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier said Monday he had lifted the suspension of freshman quarterback Stephen Garcia, who was suspended for the spring semester after being arrested twice in two weeks.

-Tanner says Gamecocks close to where he expected at midseason
-USC remains in top five
  The University of South Carolina stayed in the top five of both college baseball polls released at midday today, while Clemson University gained a spot in one of the rankings.

Peele- Movin' on up
  As Randy Peele sat down at the table near midcourt in the Winthrop Coliseum where he would be introduced as the Eagles head basketball coach, the theme from 70s TV show The Jeffersons cranked up.
Rock Hill (SC) Herald

From the Charlotte Observer
-Winthrop players, fans excited about new coach
-49ers sign another Juco star

April 16, 2007

49ers' Lutz gambles on `new beginning'
  He has no long-term security, but coach says he's `all in' at Charlotte

Charlotte Observer

No Shocker, Marshall leaves Eagles
  Winthrop coach leaves for Wichita State; assistant coach Peele tabbed as Eagles new coach

Columbia (SC) State

Wolfpack goes wild in Miami
  With some help from Mother Nature, N.C. State huffed and puffed and blew out Miami on Sunday.
Raleigh News & Observer

Jones, Darnell power USC again
  For the second game in a row, Travis Jones and James Darnell each hit three-run homers to lead No. 4 South Carolina to an 18-4 win against Auburn on Sunday.
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Rain helps Tigers escape ninth-inning jam with victory
Greenville (SC) News

Wake Forest players get their shot
Greensboro News-Record

From the Winston Salem Journal
-A Successful Spring- Wake Forest's Grobe says he is pleased with practice results
-No Rest- Heels' staff will get back to recruiting


April 22, 2007

Eagles grab C-USA win
Hattiesburg American

Winstead HR adds pop for Eagles
  For much of the baseball season, Southern Miss had been lacking much snap or crackle in its batting order.
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

Luna's homer lifts Rice; UH gets by Tulane
Houston Chronicle

Marshall routs Tigers, ends long losing slide
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
-Tight end Cody Slate the star in green team's win
-Young Herd finds a level of comfort
-Chad hosts star-studded event
-Jones, Jirsa begin new career paths

Shaky start, strong finish
  Morris leads Herd’s Green team to lopsided scrimmage win
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the El Paso Times
-Young, talented team makes forecasting hard
-Spring game gives Miners hope for '07

From the Tulsa World
-Spring Game- Offense 88, Defense 35- Parade of Points
-Tulsa offense lights up Skelly Stadium
-Fan calls a winning play
-Spring scrimmage report
-2007 TU Schedule

Late Cougar Rally Stuns No. 23 Tulane on Saturday

April 21, 2007

-NFL Europe Rosters Feature 12 C-USA Players
-Memphis Hangs On for 5-3 Win Over Marshall Baseball
-UAB Downs Southern Miss, 6-1, in Friday's Series Opener
-Tulane Falls To C-USA Foe Houston In Series Opener, 7-0
-No. 6 Rice Takes Game One vs. UCF Baseball, 10-1

From the El Paso Times
-Miners end on high note
  The goal for the UTEP football team's spring game was to learn a little more about the 2007 Miners, and the biggest thing the game revealed is that their first team is a whole lot better than the reserves.

-Miner receivers come up big

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
-Herd's Hall makes right stop on wrong player
-Marshall's Smith anxious to play

From the Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
-Spirit shows at reunion
-Familiar faces will grace Green-White Game
-What to watch for at today's Green-White Game

Green-White game closes Herd spring today
Charleston (WV) Gazette

TU offense gets chance to shine at spring game
Tulsa World

Eagles collapse with slew of errors
  Southern Miss committed a season-high five errors while managing a measly four hits through eight innings Friday night at Taylor Park.
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

Grisham comes through again for Tigers
  Memphis 5, Marshall 3
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Houston strikes with two outs
  Houston Coach Rayner Noble has seen his team let things get out of hand a few times this season after his pitchers recorded two quick outs
New Orleans Times Picayune

COLLEGE BASEBALL- Rice, UH win; Texas falls
Houston Chronicle

UCF, Speraw wrap up 2007 recruiting class
  UCF basketball Coach Kirk Speraw completed his 2007 recruiting class Thursday, getting national letters of intent from two players and a commitment to transfer from another.
Orlando Sentinel

April 20, 2007

From the Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
-MU community knows all too well how those at Virginia Tech are feeling
-Herd's Johnson full of potential
-Campbell top pick of spring game

Golden Eagles are batting for a better RPI
Biloxi Sun-Herald

Dozier hitting from bottom up matchups
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

Numbers could add up for Tigers
  Coach believes 35 wins will earn NCAA berth
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UH's Hannah turning heads of NFL scouts
Houston Chronicle

Birmingham News

-Three C-USA Pitchers Named to NCBWA Stopper of the Year Midseason Watch List
-Golden Eagles Host UAB For Three-Game Conference USA Weekend Series
-Wave To Host C-USA Foe Houston Over Weekend At 'The Shrine'
-UCF Resumes C-USA Play with a Three-Game Series at No. 6 Rice

Miners mum about quarterback spot
El Paso Times

April 19, 2007

-Men's Tennis All-Academic Team Announced
-Women's Tennis All-Academic Team Announced
-Tiger Offense Pounds Out 17 Hits in 13-7 Triumph at Austin Peay
-UAB Wins Big Over Jacksonville State, 15-5
-Braimoh Signs With Rice

UCF stadium progressing
Orlando Sentinel

From the Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
-Marshall nearing new season ticket record
-Blue-collar McClellan is Herd's 'iron man'

Marshall's Johnson is 'the whole package'
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Marshall stands beside Virginia Tech
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
-USM batters ULM
-NFL- A.D. still surprises

USM to seek medical redshirt for McInnis
  What started out as a promising season for Southern Miss freshman pitcher Todd McInnis has come to an end due to a back injury.

Biloxi Sun-Herald

Tigers win 5th straight
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Team will use more players in pass game
El Paso Times

April 18, 2007

Rice halts UT's streak in series at 10 wins
  Two teams from the Top 10 got together at Rice, with the No. 7 Owls bumping the No. 5 Texas Longhorns 7-4 before 5,003 fans.

Houston Chronicle

-Owls Top Texas 7-4
-Michael Murray's Late-Game Heroics Sends Memphis Past Austin Peay 4-3
-Tulane Gets It Done On 'D' In 4-3 Win Over Northwestern State
-Walks Headline a 10-5 UCF Baseball Loss to USF
-UAB Fails to Tame Jacksonville State Bats in 14-5 Loss
-Back Injury Forces McInnis To Redshirt For 2007 Season

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
-USM Football- Bower gets positive vibes from spring drills
-Bad back ends McInnis' season

Golden Eagles seem set
Biloxi Sun-Herald

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Douglas-Roberts will not enter NBA draft
-Tigers win 4th straight, end skid vs. Governors

Marshall football notebook
  Herd addresses changes to kickoff rules
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Herd players reunite
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

Questions remain regarding Miner receivers
El Paso Times

From the Tulsa World
-Bringing the family together
  Todd Graham is trying to bridge Tulsa football's generation gap.

-TU Notebook- Back on the field

April 17, 2007

-Baseball Notebook
  Two Nationally-Televised Games Highlight This Week's Action

-Houston Travels to No. 11 Texas A&M on Tuesday
-Memphis Baseball Takes on Austin Peay In Midweek Set
-Tulane To Battle Northwestern State Tuesday At Noon
-Football Ends Spring Practice Monday Afternoon
-Tomorrow's Leaders
-Softball Notebook

From the Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
-Herd basketball players ready for fresh start
-Morrison back in his comfort zone

Passmore focused, gaining confidence
  Speedy receiver shines in Herd scrimmage
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Herd QB getting a feel for receiver
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Miner backfield impresses, teams almost set
El Paso Times

April 16, 2007

Around Conference USA - Football
USA Today

2007 Conference USA Team-by-Team Schedules and Top Games
College Football News

Silver Glove fits well for Rice after 11-6 win over UH
Houston Chronicle

Baseball- Stumbling USM foiled again
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

Tulane bounces back
New Orleans Times Picayune

Reliever shines as U of M sweeps
Memphis Commercial Appeal

-Tulane Splits Sunday Double Header At Southern Miss
-Cougars Drop Silver Glove Series Finale to No. 5 Rice
-Memphis Completes Sweep of UAB, 9-4
-Two C-USA Men's Basketball Players Selected in USBL Draft
-April 15 Weekend Softball Roundup

Passmore focused, gaining confidence
  Speedy receiver shines in Herd scrimmage
Charleston (WV) Gazette