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June 8, 2008
Race Unity Day
Shavuot (begins at sundown - Jewish)
Upsy Daisy Day
Write to Your Father Day
Anniversary - Bill of Rights

Skip tournament a big success
Greenville Daily Reflector

Diamondbacks’ call was worth the wait for former Hub
   TJ Hose, a North Hagerstown graduate, just completed his four-year stay at East Carolina University in emphatic fashion
Hagerstown (MD) Morning Herald

June 7, 2008
National Trails Day
Cheer Coach Day
Do-Dah Parade
National Chocolate Ice Cream Day
Anniversary - VCR Introduction

Trio Of Pirates Selected In MLB Draft
   Senior's Corey Kemp and T.J. Hose along with junior Ryan Wood were each selected on day two of the 2008 Major League Amateur Draft
ecupirates.com

Kemp drafted by Brewers
   Hose, Wood also drafted Friday
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU’s Kemp, Wood selected by Brewers
   Corey Kemp’s vacation to Hilton Head looks like it will be cut a bit short, but that’s just fine with him.
Washington Daily News

Talk FM: TOT (Ronald Vincent)
Bonesville.net

June 6, 2008
Anniversary - D-Day

From Bonesville.net
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Bradsher: The Bradsher Beat
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Swordsmanship alive in Pirate Land

Talk FM: TOT (Don Carrington, Rob Christiensen)

Bristow Selected By Cubs In '08 MLB Draft
ecupirates.com

AU signee Stovall picked in MLB draft
   Former Auburn player Justin Bristow, who transferred to East Carolina before the start of the 2008 season, was selected in the fifth round by the Chicago Cubs.
Opelika Auburn News

ECU's Maness Continues To Collect Baseball Honors
Southern Pines Pilot

SWORDS' PLAY- This garage builds national weightlifting champs
   Former ECU athlete/coach Tim Swords' passion is coaching weightlifting to kids
Deer Park (TX) Progress

Preps: Coaches honor Brandt, Riley
Raleigh News and Observer

Preps: Brown's Louis emerging
Salisbury Post

June 5, 2008
Orthodox Ascension Day (Orthodox)
UN World Environment Day

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: View from the 'ville
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Godwin mapping strategy for 2009

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Talk FM: TOT

From ecupirates.com
-Maness Named Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American
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John Moseley Joins Men's Basketball Staff
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Mack McCarthy's Letters of Marque Blog Week 3
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WVU-East Carolina Kickoff Set For 4-30 p.m.

Football- ECU Game to Air on ESPN
MSNsports.net

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Too early to tell about ECU hoops
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PBS show features professor

Wood prepares for draft
InsideNoVA.com

Former WR coach fighting for his life
   Frank Orgel is a fighter.
Macon Telegraph

Quarterback bowl heroics add to list of great college football
Orlando Sentinel

Preps: Eagle in demand
   Liberty rising senior defensive lineman Kory Gough has picked up four scholarship offers since Friday.
Fredericksburg (VA) Free Lance-Star

Preps: Mt. Pleasant senior achieves goal, a state pole vault title
   Abbey Way had taken the leap thousands of times, but none meant as much as this one.
Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Preps: LQHS kids make DVL teams
   18 year old Priscilla Velasquez was named to the DVL first team all four years of her high school career, and now she will continue playing for East Carolina University next year.
Palm Springs (CA) Desert Sun

June 4, 2008
National Tailors Day
Hug Your Cat Day
Old Maid's Day

Talk FM: TOT (Denny O'Brien)
Bonesville.net

Navigating rough seas
   Coach plots course through transfers, scholarship loss
Greenville Daily Reflector

Chrissy Roberts Named EKU Head Coach
ecupirates.com

Five game times announced for Hokies
hokiesports.com

Openers for Tech, UVa will be on TV
   Tech will open the season Aug. 30 against East Carolina at Charlotte's Bank of America Stadium. That game will kick off at noon and will be aired on ESPN.
Roanoke Times

Recruiting- Hertford lineman demands attention
   Will Simmons has offer from ECU, will evaluate others
Fayetteville Observer

Guard re-signs quarterback Withy-Allen
   Former Guard and East Carolina University defensive back Kelvin Suggs has been resigned
Fayetteville Observer

June 3, 2008
Chimborazo Day
Anniversary - First Woman Rabbi in US
Anniversary - Mighty Casey Has Struck Out
Anniversary - Zoot Suit Riots
Birthday - Jefferson Davis (US Statesman)
Confederate Memorial Day (Ky, La, Tn)

Talk FM: TOT (Drew Steele-Skip Holtz Golf Classic)
Bonesville.net

Andrews Named To NCCSIA All-State Team
ecupirates.com

A helping hand
   The third edition of the Drew Steele-Skip Holtz Golf Classic went off without a hitch, which has become a custom for the annual fund-raising event.
Greenville Daily Reflector

Alumnus/Preps: Knox bids farewell to Southside
Washington Daily News

CFL- Crandell not worried about Riders' departures
National Post (Canada)

June 2, 2008
National Bubba Day
National Leave The Office Early Day
Saint Erasmus Day
Yell "Fudge" at Cobras in North America Day

From Bonesville.net
-O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 346
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Program back on even keel

-BVL Box Score
: East Carolina 16, Alabama 1
-BVL Box Score
: Coastal Carolina 24, East Carolina 11
-BVL: Regional Scoreboard: Coastal Takes Title

From ecupirates.com
-ECU Falls To Coastal Carolina 24-11
-Bristow And Ray Lead Pirates Past Tide, 16-1

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Beach bummed
   ECU ends season with loss to CCU
-Incredible spirit
   Drew Steele-Skip Holtz dinner kicks off two days of fundraising
-Campus technology wins national honor

Pirates fall short of Super Regionals
   East Carolina fought valiantly out of the losers’ bracket, but the Pirates saw their season come to an end Sunday night in the NCAA Conway Regional
Washington Daily News

ECU falls to Coastal
   Pirates rout Alabama but come up short in final
Raleigh News and Observer (AP)

From the Myrtle Beach Star-News
-Super Chants
   By the time ECU coach Billy Godwin brought in his No. 1 starter Seth Maness as one final attempt to stop the barrage in the fourth it was too late. The Chants had 20 runs on the board, well on their way to history.
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Chants of past take pride in the present
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Conway Regional notebook- Coastal, Alabama put it all on the line for good reason
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Conway Regional- Pirates avenge lopsided loss, send Crimson Tide packing
-Touch 'Em All Sights and sounds from Sunday's games

Baseball team bombed by Pirates, 16-1
   East Carolina pounded the Tide, 16-1, in an elimination game at the Conway Regional, reversing roles from the tournament’s opening game, when UA beat ECU
Tuscaloosa News

Pirates pummel Alabama
Mobile Press-Register

Stunning, lopsided loss ends Crimson Tide's run
   It was the most lopsided NCAA tournament loss in UA history.
Birmingham News

Bama absorbs postseason knockout
Huntsville Times

NCAA BASEBALL REGIONAL- Bama bounced out
Montgomery Advertiser

 

June 8, 2008

From the Raleigh News and Observer
-Wolfpack forces third game in Super Regional
-Pack's Buchanan keeps his cool
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White, Tar Heels cruise in Super Regional opener
-Heels beat the heat -- and the Chanticleers
-Heels' Seth Williams relaxes
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Seminoles, Canes stay alive

White out
   Conley grad White pitches Tar Heels to win
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the Myrtle Beach Sun-News
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Miscues cost Coastal
-Sights and sounds from Cary, N.C.
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Coastal loses Gagg, Haug for four games

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Heels' defense doesn't wilt in the heat
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Wolfpack beats Georgia behind 4-run 7th

From the Charlotte Observer
-National: Jim McKay- Voice of authority
   Wide World of Sports host covered sports with grace and dignity, dies at 86
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Steve Smith givesback with camp
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Brown has no qualmsteaching young Bobcats

USC looks ahead, not back
Columbia (SC) State

Slive had a good idea
Anderson Independent

National: Big Brown fails in Triple Crown bid
USA Today

June 7, 2008

Questions abound in wake of Ty Lawson’s arrest
Fayetteville Observer

From the Raleigh News and Observer
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Bulldogs show some bite against Wolfpack
-At Cary ballpark, size matters
-Beating the heat is the key in Cary
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Wichita State stuns Seminoles; other NCAA baseball results
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Ty Lawson faces charge of drinking after driving
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Lawson likely to leave UNC-CH after arrest

From the Myrtle Beach Sun-News
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While powerful, Chanticleers use small ball to get gears churning
-What to watch- Cary (NC) Super Regional
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Cary Super Regional team capsules

On to the Super Regionals - CCU puts Conway on national baseball map
Horry Independent

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Versatility powers Coastal slugger
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Foolish habits mar college game

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Lawson faces driving after drinking charge
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UNC-CH must contend with heat, Coastal
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Holder pitches Georgia past N.C. State
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Baseball museum in the works

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Graepel makes most of his chance to play
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White settles into his role of ace

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Tranghese to step down as Big East boss in '09
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Who replaces a man with Tranghese's high standards?
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Puskar Center renovations moving along
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Web site enhances White's Heisman bid

WVU waiting on fate of recruit
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

USC's 3-year probationary period ends
   The University of South Carolina's three-year probationary period for 11 rule violations in the football program under coach Lou Holtz ended Friday.
Greenville (SC) News

Two drop out as Auburn head baseball coach search continues
Birmingham News

LSU foe won't back down
New Orleans Times Picayune

MLB draft much kinder to Tigers, Leggett in 2008
Anderson (SC) Independent

Three more Seahawks taken, though Carver slips
Wilmington Star-News

From the Winston Salem Journal
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2 Heels, 3 Apps picked in Day 2 of draft
-East Forsyth QB O'Brien commits to Maryland
   O'Brien also had scholarship offers from Duke and East Carolina, and Coach Todd Willert of East said that Wake Forest and Virginia also had high interest

June 6, 2008

Big East's Tranghese To Step Down
Hartford Courant

Big East Commissioner Tranghese retiring
Syracuse Post-Standard

From the College Football News
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Mike Tranghese Steps Down
   Mike Tranghese was a pioneer in many ways for college football and the Big East conference, but his legacy could be something very different. Richard Cirminiello looks back on Tranghese's impact.
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Every Team's Mr. Football

From the Raleigh News and Observer
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Ty Lawson charged with drinking, driving
-Super Regionals are rough on road teams
-Pack believes it's worthy
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Shunick has more than Georgia on his mind
-Hurricanes' defenseman Wesley retires
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Hedican is leaving Hurricanes, too
-TV ratings of Stanley Cup finals improve
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One golf shot wins a Maserati

From the Myrtle Beach Sun-News
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Coastal no surprise to UNC-CH
   Tar Heels coach holds Chants in high regard
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Pair of Chanticleers drafted

Heels brace for tough Coastal Carolina
Winston Salem Journal

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Tar Heels' goal- Error-free defense
-N.C. State playing for its first trip to the CWS since 1968

West is where the best rest
Long Beach Press-Telegram

PCC's top Dog
   Lonnie Chisenhall was selected by the Cleveland Indians in the first round of the baseball draft Thursday.
Greenville Daily Reflector

USC's Smoak, Havens hit jackpot
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

UNCW's Holt taken 33rd by Mets
Wilmington Star-News

Hensley sets new draft high mark for Elon
Burlington Times News

Lowe's newest boss talks ticket prices, open-wheeled racing
Greensboro News-Record

From the Charlotte Observer
-UNCC football costs `sobering'
   Chancellor lays out numbers, but makes no recommendation
-Opinion: Abandoning 49ers football is too costly

June 5, 2008

From the Raleigh News and Observer
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Freshman overcomes disability to lead team
   Long before Coastal Carolina third baseman Scott Woodward stepped in a batter's box, he had two strikes against him.
-Toilets the lap of luxury
   A plan to renovate the aged bathrooms in Duke's Wallace Wade Stadium is on hold, so the university is bringing in high-end portable toilets for women.
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Canes lock up Eaves
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Big Brown gets the inside track

For the Tar Heels, running has been the key
Durham Herald-Sun

MLB draft could come calling for Coastal baseaball stars
Myrtle Beach Sun-News

Blog: The Other, Other, Other, Other Carolina
   I have to say, on the long list of things that would inspire me to spout off on the internet, Coastal Carolina's baseball team is very far down on said list.
Carolina March

UNCW's Holt projected to be an early draft pick
Wilmington Star-News

USC’s 'Big 3' go down as legends, despite no trips to Omaha
Anderson Independent-Mail

From the Columbia (SC) State
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For Justin Smoak, the final step
-Assault charge dropped against downey
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Baseball- Three reserves take leave

Openers for Pack, Deacs to be on TV
Winston Salem Journal

NSU basketball player charged in pair of robberies at ODU
The Virginian Pilot

WVU's Pugh kicked off team
Charleston (WV) Gazette

June 4, 2008

From the Raleigh News and Observer
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Turn on the football
   App. State vs. LSU will be on ESPN
-Relievers pitch in to help Pack advance
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Graepel leaves bench, steadies UNC-CH

From wral.com
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State will miss Doak, but ready for the road
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Young Southern Durham star may have favorite

Fedroff's intense approach leads UNC-CH in CWS march
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Columbia (SC) State
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USC baseball- Five questions for next season
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Football- Early entrants draw debate

Georgia Tight Holding USC Offer
   Jones also has offers from UAB, East Carolina and Akron.
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Magnolia QB visits Oklahoma State
   Moore holds scholarship offers from Louisville, Pitt, Iowa, Virginia Tech, Wisconsin, Kansas, Indiana, New Mexico State, Nebraska, Oklahoma State, USM, East Carolina and several more
SuperPrep.com

The projected starting lineups for the ACC
College Football News

Clemson University, University of South Carolina learn early-season kickoff times
Greenville (SC) News

Fans gobbling up tickets at Appalachian State
Charlotte Observer (AP)

A dream reunion- Holt brothers want to play together, but they’re discreet
Greensboro News-Record (AP)

June 3, 2008

UNCC chancellor's football report sobering
   Dubois broaches issues of fundraising, campus stadium
Charlotte Observer

Fate of Mountaineers rests with Pat White
   After a warm-up against Villanova to kick things off, the non-conference schedule gets nasty the rest of the way with trips to East Carolina and Colorado
FOXSports.com

Police probe WVU's Pugh
Charleston (WV) Gazette

UA baseball players defied, redefined the odds
   Just when it seemed Alabama's late-season emergence would translate into a special season for the Crimson Tide, the losses in Conway, S.C., to Coastal Carolina and East Carolina marked the most disappointing postseason finish ever for a Wells-coached team.
Montgomery Advertiser

Sports Soundoff
   Enjoyed watching Tide meltdown -- I don't know what was better: Lousiana-Monroe's thrashing of the Alabama football team or East Carolina's thumping of the Alabama baseball team. After hearing all the Crimson Tiders brag, I love it.
Mobile Press Register

From the Raleigh News and Observer
-Pack, Tar Heels head to Super Regionals
-Mount Olive title is college's first
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Panthers' five QBs undrafted

Georgia pummels Georgia Tech 18-6
Winston Salem Journal

Football Preview: No. 5 Georgia
Athlon Sports

Citadel retains USC athletics
Columbia (SC) State

Preps: ESPN video- The story behind Summerville's championship
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

June 2, 2008

From the Raleigh News and Observer
-Wolfpack advances to Super Regional
   N.C. State edged South Carolina 2-1 Sunday night, sweeping the NCAA Raleigh Regional in three games. It was the Pack's first regional win since 2003.
-JMU earns respect
-Defense, hitting spur Heels
   Super Regional sites won't be announced until 11 tonight, but UNC-CH, the No. 2 overall seed in the tournament, probably will host at the USA National Baseball Training Complex.
-Seahawks fly past Phoenix
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Fans greet Trojans at RDU
   Television cameras, friends and family and even a police escort were among the well-wishers to greet the national champion Mount Olive baseball team when the Trojans arrived at Raleigh-Durham International Airport on Sunday afternoon.

From the Wilmington Star-News
-Two comebacks too much to ask
   Seahawks' record winning season ends at the hands of the Tar Heels
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UNCW has young talent on deck for next season

Thud- It’s nasty to the ninth degree for Elon
   Two outs were too tough to come by for Elon University's baseball team, which fell victim to an 11-run ninth inning in one of the most stunning exits for any team in the NCAA Tournament.
Burlington Times News

From the Greenville (SC) News
-N.C. State ousts University of South Carolina
-USC report- Havens' homer prolongs season by a few hours
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After missing NCAAs, Leggett turns focus to 2009

From the Charlotte Observer
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Kyle Busch does it again
-Reports- A-10 to name new commissioner

Gray set on transfer to Coastal Carolina
Columbia (SC) State

Early signing period a good thing
Anderson Independent

An idea whose time won't come- SEC playoff talk fails to materialize
Birmingham News

 

June 8, 2008

Rice Opens Super Regional Play With a 9-7 Win over Texas A&M
conferenceusa.com

From riceowls.com
-Seniors Lead Rice to 9-7 Super Regional Win Over Texas A&M
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NCAA Houston (Rice) Super Regional Central

From the Houston Chronicle
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Justice- At last, Rice's Dodson has a day to remember
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Rice beats A&M 9-7 in Game 1 of super regional
Rice tops A&M in NCAAs
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Houston Super Regional- Doddy gets his due

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall linebacker Johnson arrested
   A Marshall University football player was one of four people arrested on misdemeanor charges early Saturday morning for their involvement in a fight
-Herd football has international appeal
   Safe to say, Marshall University's summer football camps are expanding. One aspiring receiver traveled all the way from Canada, inspired by the "We Are Marshall" movie.
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Draft good to Herd, C-USA

Billeaud, Leach likely to accept big league loot
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Fedora can't wait to start practice
   Southern Miss football coach Larry Fedora arrived in Biloxi on Saturday with two objectives: promoting the school and teaching the game he loves to soon-to-be high school seniors.
Biloxi Sun-Herald

Miners say they enjoyed trip to China
El Paso Times

June 7, 2008

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice, A&M to face off today in NCAA Super Regional
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A Draft-tastic past couple of days

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Has a Record 37 Players Selected in MLB Draft
-Marshall: Three MU Players, High School Signee Selected in 2008 Major League Baseball Draft
-Memphis: McGregor, Schenk, Hudgens and Kirkland Selected in MLB First-Year Player Draft
-Rice: Ten More Owls Selected On Second Day of Major League Draft
-Southern Miss: Four Southern Miss Players Taken the in Major League Baseball Draft
-Tulane: Anthony Scelfo Taken In 8th Round Of MLB Draft By Tampa Bay
-UAB: Keedy Drafted By The Chicago Cubs
-UCF: Herold, Houck, Lara, Bailey All Selected in the 2008 MLB Draft
-TU, OU Agree to Continue Football Series

OU, TU add games through 2015
Tulsa World

Herd is faster, deeper
  Part 2 of questions and answers with Marshall football coach Mark Snyder
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Assistant at Pitt to join Tigers' basketball staff
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Scelfo is chosen in eighth round by Tampa Bay
New Orleans Times Picayune

June 6, 2008

From conferenceusa.com
-Two C-USA Players Selected in First Round of MLB Draft
   Tulane's Hunt and Rice's Price Go Early in Draft
-UCF Signee Graham Hicks Selected in Fourth Round of MLB Draft
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DePew Commits To Play Baseball At UAB

Rice pitcher Price, local products taken in MLB draft
Houston Chronicle

Wave believes it's headed in right direction
New Orleans Times-Picayune

Program on 'solid footing'
   Q&A with Marshall football coach Mark Snyder
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

MU excited about Shewey renovations
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Voluntary football workouts begins at USM
Hattiesburg American

UCF picks up commitment No. 2- Miami DB says yes to O'Leary
Orlando Sentinel

June 5, 2008

From conferenceusa.com
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Seven C-USA Players Named Freshman All-Americans by Collegiate Baseball
-Rice Regional SOLD OUT
-Nine Greats, Impact Team Set To Join UH Hall of Honor
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Auburn/USM Game Set to be Televised by Raycom Sports
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FieldTurf Continues to be the Choice for Tulsa

Owls Feeling Super
scout.com

Tulsa trumped Birmingham's tourney bid
Birmingham News

SMU's Orsini- Notre Dame hasn't contacted him
Dallas Morning News

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Herd's Gomez named to Freshman All-American Team
-O-line priority again for Herd

June 4, 2008

From conferenceusa.com
-Conference USA Awards 2009 Baseball Championship to Southern Miss
-C-USA Men's Basketball Championship Comes to Tulsa in 2010
-52 C-USA Track & Field Athletes Earn All-Region Honors
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Final 2008 ITA National and Regional Rankings Released
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Memphis Baseball Inks Richland Junior College Catcher Shawn Ablett

The projected starting lineups for Conference USA
College Football News

Rice's baseball transfers feeling right at home
Houston Chronicle

USM injuries took toll
Hattiesburg American

From the Tulsa World
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Irish eyes focus on OU, TU's directors
   University of Tulsa athletic director Bubba Cunningham and University of Oklahoma AD Joe Castiglione have a lot in common these days — they believe their schools should consistently meet in football, and neither wants to talk about the Notre Dame AD job.
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C-USA basketball tournament coming to Tulsa's BOK Center

C-USA approves tournament move
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Scouts taking notice of Blazers' Keedy
Birmingham News

Herd's Yeager, Lape honored, head for Cape Cod League
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Morris still waiting for opportunity to knock
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

June 3, 2008

From conferenceusa.com
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Rice Super Regional Set To Begin On Saturday At 2 PM On ESPNU
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June 2 Baseball Regional Roundup
   Houston and Tulane Eliminated in Regional Championship Games

From the Houston Chronicle
-A&M finishes off UH, awaits Rice in baseball super regional
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Houston Super Regional- Owls-Aggies meet again

Home-field aura difficult to beat
Biloxi Sun Herald

Preview 2008 - Conference USA Fun Stats
   Some of the interesting statistics from the 2007 season for every Conference USA team.
College Football News

The year of the Mustangs? Maybe, maybe not
SMU Daily Campus

Mustangs Were Made for Runnin' and Shootin'
Sunday Morning Quarterback

Golden progress
   BUBBA CUNNINGHAM, like many eager fans, is counting the days to college football season.
Tulsa World

Slimmer Tigers return home
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Renovations at Shewey Building to put Herd on par with top schools
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

June 2, 2008

June 1 Baseball Regional Roundup
   For the first time ever, Conference USA advanced five teams to regional championships. In fact, it marked the first time that C-USA has sent more than three teams to regional finals.
conferenceusa.com

From the Houston Chronicle
-Rice overcomes sloppy play to eliminate UT from NCAAs
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UH takes down A&M 4-3 to stay alive in regional
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LSU coasts past Southern Miss to advance

USM loses uphill battle against LSU
Biloxi Sun Herald

No taming these Tigers
   The Southern Miss baseball team fought hard to keep its Super Regional dream alive, but the Golden Eagles ran into a juggernaut in LSU that pounded out 37 runs in three victories to win the NCAA Regional
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Tulane Falls To Host Florida State In NCAA Regional, 17-8
tulanegreenwave.com

Interested in the UCF baseball coaching job? Join the club
Orlando Sentinel

Chinese wallop C-USA in finale
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Three games for Herd fans to circle
   ALL THE high school champions have been crowned and there are "only" 89 days left before college football begins. Fewer than that before the beginning of camp.
Charleston (WV) Gazette