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East Carolina

Carolinas/Region

Conference USA

April 30, 2009
Beltane (Wiccan)
Hairstylist Appreciation Day
International School Spirit Season (04/30-09/30)
Louisiana Purchase Day
National Honesty Day
Spank Out Day USA
Walpurgis Night

From Bonesville.net
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Batten: Football Recruiting Report
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ECU taps Magazu family football dynasty

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Ayden Festival)

From ecupirates.com
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Bryant Signs Free Agent Contract With Broncos
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Thorsen And Colley Earn All-Conference Honors

Pirates softball coach finds treasure in Hawaii
  Four years ago, East Carolina softball coach Tracey Kee got a call at 2 am that would pay dividends for years to come
Honolulu Advertiser

Bryant gets chance at achieving NFL dream
Greenville Daily Reflector

Tackle from ECU signs with Broncos
Winston Salem Journal (AP)

Appreciate the little things
Washington Daily News

Rattlers catcher Corey Kemp catching on fast
Appleton Post Crescent

Around Campus: College Grads Try To Find Jobs In Tough Economy
WITN.com

Alumnus to speak at ECU graduation
Goldsboro News Argus

Former Cleveland County athletes roundup
Shelby Star

Cajuns give one away to NSU
  UL remains on the road this weekend as the Cajuns travel to Greenville, NC, for a non-conference series with East Carolina.
Lafayette (LA) Daily Advertiser

April 29, 2009
National Dance Day
Birthday - Dale Earnhardt (racer)
Anniversary - Zipper Patent

From Bonesville.net
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BVL Box Score: Elon 10, East Carolina 8
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Pancake)

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Fall In Midweek Action, 10-8
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Pirate Softball Receives National Recognition
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Pirate Football Season Tickets On Sale
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Heston On CBF Pitcher-of-the-Year Watch List

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU baseball team suffers road loss to Elon
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Pirate recruit comes from storied program

Pirates fall to Phoenix
Washington Daily News

Phoenix drops Pirates
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Burlington Times News
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Elon edges East Carolina in baseball
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Tempers flare between E. Carolina, Elon

East Carolina Pirates look like C-USA's best in '09
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the High Point Enterprise
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Area duo set to spark ECU football
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ECU's Holtz aims for the stars

Audio Download-Skip Holtz
  The head football coach of the Pirates stops by the Primetime studio to talk ECU football with Pack and the boys!
wfnz.com

State One of the Latest to Offer Martin
  “Right now I have offers from Duke, Louisville, Virginia, Virginia Tech, NC State, East Carolina, Stanford and Maryland,” he said
rivals.com

April 28, 2009
Workers Memorial Day
Birthday - President James Monroe (5th President)

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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All in a day's work

– Challenger League in the spotlight
BVL
: Pirates perched in all four polls
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Hope Plantation)

From ecupirates.com
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Pirate Golf Headed To NCAA East Regional
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ECU Receives Ranking In Four Major Polls
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Pirate Gameday Central
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Pirates Add Two Signees For Next Season
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Brandt Named C-USA Pitcher-of-the-Week

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Brandt returns to hill vs. Elon
-Gaines, Morales join ECU hoops program

From the Kinston Free Press
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Pirates sign two to complete hoops class
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Pirates freshman named C-USA Pitcher of Week

Elon Phoenix game notes
Elon Athletics

Broncos Sign 15 College Free Agents
  Tackle Stanley Bryant signs with Broncos
TheDenverChannel.com

Jackson Up to Six Offers
  “East Carolina and Syracuse offered me recently,” Jackson said. “I got them both through the mail this weekend.
rivals.com

April 27, 2009
Babe Ruth Day
Matanzas Mule day
Birthday - President Ulysses S. Grant (18th President)

From Bonesville.net
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O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 380
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Pitching depth could bode well for ECU

From ecupirates.com
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Ravens Select Drew In Fifth Round Of Draft
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Aona Single Delivers 3-1 Win Over Marshall
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Pirates End Season At Cavalier Classic

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirate softball team wraps up C-USA play
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Three players with Greenville ties get drafted

Pirates TE Drew drafted in fifth round
Kinston Free Press

Marshall softball falls to East Carolina
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Teams that could surprise, good and bad
rivals.com

April 26, 2009
Hug an Australian Day
Mother, Father Deaf Day
Richter Scale Day
Confederate Memorial Day (Ga,Fl)

From Bonesville.net
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BVL Box Score 1: ECU 13, Southern Miss 5
BVL Box Score 2
: Southern Miss 2, ECU 1

From ecupirates.com
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ECU-Southern Miss Split Doubleheader
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Pirates Split At Marshall
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Pirates In Seventh At Cavalier Classic

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates solidify hold on second place in C-USA
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ECU sets record for C-USA softball wins

Pirates split with Eagles
Washington Daily News

Baseball Splits Twin Bill at No. 24 ECU
southernmiss.com

USM wins final game of ECU series
Hattiesburg American

McInnis, Cargill help Golden Eagles split DH with ECU
Jackson Clarion Ledger

Marshall earns split with ECU
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Merritt anchors 1,600 relay team to win at Penn Relays
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Chiefs Add Right-Hander Bristow; Pina Promoted
oursportscentral.com

April 25, 2009
Malaria Awareness Day
State License Plate Day
National Bulldogs Are Beautiful Day
National Rebuilding Day
World Malaria Day
World Tai Chi and Qigong Day

From Bonesville.net
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BVL Box Score: East Carolina 7, Southern Miss 6
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Jen Holtz)

DVR ALERT - ECU Baseball vs. USM (2), 4 pm* & 8 pm* ET Both games to be televised by CBS College Sports.

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Hangs On For 7-6 Win
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CBSC Broadcast of Saturday's Doubleheader Available Online

Baseball's Comeback Falls Short at No. 24 East Carolina
southernmiss.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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East Carolina staves off Southern Miss comeback
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RBC funds help ECU College of Business create endowment

ECU hangs on to beat Eagles
Washington Daily News

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
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Pirates hold off Golden Eagles
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USM faces critical trip

ECU's Drew hopeful as NFL draft commences
Jacksonville Daily News

Softball team opens series with ECU
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

April 24, 2009
Global Youth Service Days
Library of Congress Day
National Arbor Day
National Dream Hotline
National Hairball Awareness Day

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: View from the 'ville
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ECU triumph could pay NCAA dividends

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Don Carrington)

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU men's basketball team leaves past in the past
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McCarthy doesn’t mind Calipari leaving C-USA
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Open house gives glimpse of pirate past
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Record crowd at ECU game

Hall column- Taking care of No. 1
Kinston Free Press

From the Washington Daily News
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No. 24 Pirates return to C-USA play
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Pirates goal now obtainable

Cotton hopes to get picked for NFL duty
High Point Enterprise

Pirate Gameday Central
ecupirates.com

Maydness is right around the corner
  Second-place East Carolina (10-5, 30-12, RPI 27) is in good shape. Those are the only two sure bids for C-USA.
College Baseball Insider

Miss USA Kristen Dalton adjusts to stardom
Wilmington Star-News

April 23, 2009
St. George Feast Day
Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day
UN World Book and Copyright Day
Birthday - President James Buchanan (15th President)
Birthday - William Shakespeare

From Bonesville.net
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Batten: Football Recruiting Report
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Pirates capture early commit from Gentry

BVL Audio: Billy Godwin Post-game Comments
-BVL Box Score
: ECU 4, North Carolina 0
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Sartelle)

From ecupirates.com
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Brandt And Pirates Blank No. 1 Tar Heels, 4-0
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Aona, Bibee Lead Softball To Sweep
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ECU Women's Tennis Recognized By NCAA

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Heels Brand(t)ed
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ECU softball team sweeps up Spartans
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Trees make ECU greener on Earth Day

Brandt pitches ECU past No. 1 Tar Heels
Kinston Free Press

From the Washington Daily News
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No. 24 Pirates stun No. 1 Tar Heels
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Aona, Bibee lead softball to sweep

Pirates blank Heels
Raleigh News & Observer (AP)

From The East Carolinian
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ECU knocks off No. 1 North Carolina in 4-0 win
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Spring provides glimpse of future for gridiron Pirates

No. 24 ECU Blanks No. 1 Tar Heels, 4-0
tarheelblue.com

Diamond Heels notes
twitter.com

Hometown Heroes- Ashbrook grad starring for East Carolina baseball
Gaston Gazette

E. Carolina edges Elon in eventful 9th inning
Burlington Times News

Recruiting notebook- Vikings' Jones earning attention
  Boiling Springs quarterback Dylan Thompson said Monday that his unofficial top five list is Furman, NC State, East Carolina, Vanderbilt and Auburn.
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From scout.com (sub req'd)
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Conference Foe Offers Seminole Duo
  “Me and Toby got offered by East Carolina,” Bouie told InsideKnights.com. This is now the sixth school to have offered both players.
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Robinson had a big week
  Things picked up last week when Duke, East Carolina, and UCF offered the defender a full ride.

Around Campus: Engaging Students in Virtual Learning
Campus Technology

April 22, 2009
Administrative Professionals Day
Chemists Celebrate Earth Day
Earth Day (U.S.)
National Jelly Bean Day

From Bonesville.net
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Bradsher: The Bradsher Beat
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ECU softball team eyes strong finish

-BVL Box Score
: ECU 10, Elon 9

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Spring Fling)

From ecupirates.com
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Roller's Single In Ninth Lifts ECU, 10-9
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Pirate Gameday Central
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Pirates Fall To Tar Heels, 1-0
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Three Pirate Golfers Named All-Conference
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Chubby Checker To Visit ECU Wednesday

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Charging back- Pirates rally in ninth
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Tar Heels hold ECU to one hit

April 21, 2009
Festival of Ridvan (Baha'i)
Kindergarten Day
National Teach Children to Save Day

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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Ol' man Pinkney shines in spring game
-BVL
: Pirates hang on in Writers, Coaches polls
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (United Way)

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Remain Fourth At C-USA Championship
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ECU Ranked No. 24 In Two Polls
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Pirates Sweep C-USA Weekly Honors Again
-Pirate Gameday Central

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU ROUNDUP- Pirates host Elon tonight
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Paisley follows in mentor's footsteps

Legendary coach left an impression
Durham Herald-Sun

NFC's Gentry commits to East Carolina
Tallahassee Democrat

From SuperPrep.com (sub req'd)
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A Future Pirate
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Florida OL makes commitment
  "I committed to East Carolina today," Gentry said. "It's awesome. I'm getting a chance to fulfill a dream of playing football in college.

Review- Several teams get big series wins
Rivals.com

April 20, 2009
Taurus Begins
Yom Hashoah ((Jewish - Holocaust Remembrance Day - begins at sundown)

From Bonesville.net
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O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 379
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ECU offensive revival in the cards?
-BVL Box Score
: Tulane 4, East Carolina 3

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Tied For Fourth At C-USA Championship
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Aona Leads Pirates To Sweep Of Memphis
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Tulane Takes Series With 4-3 Win

Wave takes series from No. 23 ECU
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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East Carolina student crowned Miss USA
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Offense arrives in Pirate softball’s sweep of Memphis
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ECU drops series with 4-3 loss to Green Wave

Miss USA 2009 is Kristen Dalton of North Carolina
Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger

April 19, 2009
John Parker Day
National Hanging Out Day
Orthodox Easter Sunday / Pascha (Orthodox)

BVL Box Score: East Carolina 12, Tulane 5
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-ECU Wins Game Two Against Tulane 12-5
-ECU Tops Pirates In Spring Game, 31-10
-Softball Earns Saturday Sweep Of Memphis

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates break out big plays in Purple-Gold game
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Jackson emerges from ECU backfield with big spring performance
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Pirates crush Tulane behind power display
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ECU softball swipes two games at home

East Carolina Pirates get their hits in against Tulane Green Wave
New Orleans Times Picayune

Green Wave Falls to East Carolina in Game Two, 12-5
tulanegreenwave.com

Big plays highlight Pirates' spring game
Kinston Free Press

Pinkney, Bowman highlight ECU game
Raleigh News & Observer (AP)

From the Washington Daily News
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Pinkney shines in Purple-Gold game
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ECU baseball tops Tulane, softball sweeps Memphis

Holtz is optimistic about ECU's depth
Winston-Salem Journal (AP)

Several Impress at Shrine Bowl Combine
  Smith holds scholarship offers from Duke, East Carolina, and Virginia, and says Clemson is close to offering.
scout.com

April 18, 2009
Piratefest / Purple Gold Pirate Pigskin Pigout
Teach Your Daughter to Volunteer Day
Adult Autism Awareness Day
International Amateur Radio Day
Just Pray No: Worldwide Weekend Prayer and Fasting
National Auctioneers Day
Pet Owner's Independence Day
Record Store Day
Teach Your Daughter to Volunteer Day

From Bonesville.net
-BVL Box Score: Tulane 7, East Carolina 4
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Lee Workman)

From ecupirates.com
-Schaffer's Home Run Sinks Pirates, 7-4
-Pirate Gameday Central
-Spring Football Notebook No. 15
-Pirates Recognized For Academic Excellence
-Marshall Eliminates Lady Pirates, 4-0
-Pirates Bow Out Of C-USA Tennis Tourney
-Softball Changes Sunday Game Time

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Holtz brings high expectations into Purple-Gold scrimmage
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Green Wave rallies late, outlasts ECU
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Miss NC a Pirate
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ECU trustees continue to discuss funding crisis

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Two-run home run in seventh inning lifts Tulane Green Wave to victory over East Carolina
-Wave rallies past East Carolina

Pirates set for spring football finale
Kinston Free Press

Mollenhauer glad to be back
New Bern Sun Journal

She's a real pro
  Madison Keller was invited to try out for the Washington Freedom women's pro soccer team in late February.

Frederick News Post

Virginia DB Holds Offer From Pack
  NC State and East Carolina are the two schools that have extended written scholarship offers to the 5-10, 170-pound defensive back.

scout.com

Student Tickets for '09 Opener at ECU on Sale April 30
ASU Appalachian Mountaineers

April 17, 2009
Blah Blah Blah Day
Ellis Island Family History Day
International Ford Mustang Day
Verrazano Day

From ecupirates.com
-Maness Named To National All-Star Team
-Pirate Gameday Central
-Long Ball Leads Pirates Past Elon, 7-5
-ECU Wins C-USA Tourney Opener, 4-3
-190 ECU Student-Athletes On C-USA Honor Roll
-Walter Earns C-USA All-Academic Honors
-Horvath, Whitwell Honored By C-USA

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Bob Orr)
Bonesville.net

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Carter, Wallace making presence felt in ECU secondary
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East Carolina to expand football stadium
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ECU hits road to take on Tulane in baseball
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Pirate softball team gets road win at Elon

No. 17 Pirates to take on Green Wave
Washington Daily News

Tulane Baseball to Take on ECU Pirates in Three-Game Weekend Set
tulanegreenwave.com

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Allain gives Green Wave a lift
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TULANE VS. EAST CAROLINA

Herd, ECU meet in C-USA tennis tournament
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Basketball coach Paul Jones, 76, dies
  Legendary Jones coached at Kinston and played both baseball and basketball at East Carolina.
Raleigh News & Observer

April 16, 2009
National High Five Day
National Stress Awareness Day
National Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day

From Bonesville.net
-BVL Box Score: East Carolina 7, N.C. State 0
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Tax Day)

From ecupirates.com
-ECU Takes Series From N.C. State, 7-0
-Aona Walk-Off Delivers 3-1 Win Over N.C. State
-Spring Football Notebook No. 14
-Straub Named To All-Academic Team

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Brandt, Bucs blank State
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Pair make their presence felt with spring game looming
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Aona’s blast leads ECU past Wolfpack
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Student housing, parking fees lead agenda for ECU trustees

From the Washington Daily News
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No. 17 ECU puts end to recent skid
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Purple-Gold game — don't rush to judgement

Brandt pitches Pirates past N.C. State
Kinston Free Press

No. 17 Pirates Defeat Baseball, 7-0
gopack.com

Pirates shutout State
N.C. State University Technician

From the East Carolinian
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Pirates ride Brandt to shutout win over Wolfpack
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Softball defeats NC State with walk-off home run

Zeid getting Friday start for Tulane Green Wave against No. 23 East Carolina
New Orleans Times Picayune

Defensive end Hill to draw big interest
Fayetteville Observer

Ex-QBs change position for better chance to play
Dallas Morning News

Time For ECU To Update Their Image
850 The Buzz

April 15, 2009
Tax Day
Income Tax Pay Day
National Take a Wild Guess Day
National That Sucks Day
Anniversary - Titanic Sinking

From Bonesville.net
-Cherubini: Pirate Time Machine: Dan Gonzalez
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Standout QB Stands Out After Football

-BVL Box Score
: Campbell 12, East Carolina 7 (7)

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Carol Desheild)

From ecupirates.com
-Pirates Fall To Camels In 7 Innings, 12-7
-Lady Pirates Face UAB In C-USA Tourney
-Pirates Earn Highest C-USA Tourney Seed Ever
-ECU Takes Third At C-USA Championships

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Camels trip up Pirates
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ECU finishes third at C-USA meet

Pirates can’t get over hump against Camels
Washington Daily News

Pack looking for revenge against Pirates
N.C. State University Technician

Golf, Ain’t It a Kick?
  Should football coaches trolling for kickers expand their nets to include golf courses?
N
ew York Times

Fre'Shad Hunter reels in eight
  Hunter has taken trips to Wake Forest, East Carolina and NC State. He plans to return to East Carolina this weekend.
scout.com

April 14, 2009

From Bonesville.net
-Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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Coaches, players prep for spring climax
-BVL
: Pirates ranked as high as No. 17

From ecupirates.com
-ECU Sits In Third At C-USA Tournament
-Spring Football Notebook No. 13
-ECU Ranked 17th in ESPN/USA Today Poll
-Maness Takes Home C-USA Weekly Honor
-Paisley Named Co-Pitcher-Of-The-Week

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Lindsay hoping to make impact in ECU backfield
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ECU roundup- Pirates ranked 17th
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ECU student among 16 killed in holiday weekend accidents

Down in polls, Pirates face Campbell today
Kinston Free Press

East Carolina enters final week of spring drills
Washington Daily News

From the East Carolinian
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ECU falls to No. 1 Rice in closely contested series
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Athletic administration implements new rules for the 'Jungle'

April 13, 2009

From Bonesville.net
-O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 378
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Stage set for parity in C-USA hoops

BVL Audio: Billy Godwin Post-game Comments
-BVL Box Score
: Rice 5, East Carolina 4

From ecupirates.com
-ECU Rally Falls Short Against Rice, 5-4
  Harris And Henderson Hit Home Runs And Drive In Four Runs

-Women's C-USA Championship Suspended
-Lady Pirates Take Aim At Second C-USA Title

Top-ranked Owls stop ECU rally, take series
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the Kinston Free Press
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ECU's Sowers pitches with heavy heart
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Pirates drop series to No. 7 Rice

Ojala strikes out 10 as Rice tops E. Carolina, 5-4
Houston Chronicle

April 12, 2009
Easter Sunday (Christian)

BVL Box Score: East Carolina 4, Rice 1
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-Maness Masterful In Pirates Win, 4-1
-Pirate Gameday Central
-Pirates Complete Sweep Of UTEP
-ECU Women's Tennis Shuts Out Barton, 7-0
-ECU Men's Tennis Blanks Barton, 4-0
-Pirate Tennis Falls To Seahawks, 4-2
-ECU Finishes Ninth At River Landing

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Maness masterpiece
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ECU ROUNDUP- Softball team gets sweep of Miners

Pirates, Maness shut down Owls
Washington Daily News

Maness pitches Pirates past Owls
Raleigh News & Observer

Owls Fall At East Carolina, 4-1
riceowls.com

Owls' baseball winning streak ends at nine games
Houston Chronicle

April 11, 2009
Baby Massage Day
Barbershop Quartet Day
Easter Even
International “Louie Louie” Day

BVL Box Score: Rice 15, East Carolina 11
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-Pirates Take Two At UTEP
-Rice Tops ECU, 15-11
-Pirate Gameday Central
-ECU In Eighth At River Landing Intercollegiate
-ECU Women's Tennis Defeats N.C. A&T, 4-0
-East Carolina Men Hammer N.C. Central, 7-0

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Owls continue Pirates' slide
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Eskridge hopes to lead Pirate D by example and explanation
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ECU softball, men's tennis each earn Ws

No. 1 Owls rally to beat No. 14 Pirates
Washington Daily News

Bollinger, Hodapp best in boys' track
Charl
otte Observer

April 10, 2009
Commodore Perry Day
Good Friday (Christian)
National Siblings Day
Salvation Army Founder's Day
Anniversary - Safety Pin Patented

From ecupirates.com
-Patricia Rolf Hired As Head Volleyball Coach
-Phoenix Rise Above Pirates, 4-1
-Bools Named To C-USA All-Academic Team
-Baseball Gameday Central

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Walter Jones)
Bonesville.net

Rice at East Carolina Tops Weekend Slate
College Baseball Insider

ECU Pirates to battle Rice Owls
Washington Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Key series on tap for ECU nine
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Womack taking advantage of his time to shine
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ECU faculty- Freeze hiring, end stipends

Owls Play Weekend Set At C-USA Leader East Carolina
riceowls.com

Owls' pitcher Ojala could see bullpen duty this weekend
Houston Chronicle

Streaking offense carries Owls through homestand
The Rice Thresher

Weekend Mini-Preview
Baseball America

Miners to host East Carolina in conference series this weekend
El Paso Times

Miners Return Home to Face East Carolina In Three Game Tilt
conferenceusa.com

April 9, 2009
Jenkins's Ear Day
Holy Thursday
Maundy Thursday
National Alcohol Screening Day
National Cherish an Antique Day
National D.A.R.E Day
National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day
Passover  (Jewish)
Pink Moon
Winston Churchill Day

From Bonesville.net
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BVL Box Score: UNC-Wilmington 8, East Carolina 3
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Golf Team)

From ecupirates.com
-ECU Drops Second Straight Midweek Game, 8-3
-Tar Heels Top Pirates, 2-1
-Spring Football Notebook No. 12
-Eiler Earns C-USA Spirit Of Service Award

ECU football team developing depth
Washington Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirate softball team comes up short against Heels
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Seahawks hand ECU baseball second loss in a row
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Around Campus: Cuts in budget could cost ECU about 150 jobs

From the East Carolinian
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Softball loses late to No. 14 UNC-CH
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Seahawks upset ECU in Wilmington
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Pirates' ninth inning rally comes up short against No. 2 UNC-CH

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Coach Scalf ties record as UNCW stops skid
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Seahawks regroup to stop East Carolina

Owls win another; Prepare for clash with ECU
Houston Chronicle

If catching doesn’t pan out, Poppert has sights set on coaching
Inside NoVA

It's Not Where You Start, It's Where You Finish
  The Lugnuts announcer, coach and players bring A-game in hopes of moving up
Lansing (MI) City Pulse

April 8, 2009
Birthday of the Buddha (Buddhist)
Passover (Jewish - begins at sundown)

From Bonesville.net
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BVL Box Score: North Carolina 3, East Carolina 1
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Tea Party)

From ecupirates.com
-ECU Rally Falls Short In Ninth Inning, 3-1
-UNC Greensboro Edges Lady Pirates, 4-3

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Second-ranked UNC-CH slips past Pirates on diamond
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ECU softball hosts No. 14 Heels today

No. 2 Tar Heels Hold Off No. 14 ECU, 3-1
tarheelblue.com

No. 14 Pirates fall to No. 2 Tar Heels
Washington Daily News

Still winning
  Low-key Godwin successful at ECU despite unusual route to Div. I

New Bern Sun Journal

From the Greensboro News Record
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NCHSAA director Adams sets retirement
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Montague powers Greensboro to victory

Pass rusher from Cary high on list
Fayetteville Observer

April 7, 2009
No Housework Day
UN World Health Day

Pirates climb in all four polls
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-ECU Among Top 25 In Five Major Polls
-Baseball Gameday Central
-Spring Football Notebook No. 11

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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No. 3 Heels up next for ECU
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Holtz pleased with Pirates' progress in spring practice

No. 14 East Carolina to tangle with No. 3 North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Washington Daily News

No. 14 Pirates visit No. 2 Heels
ENC Today

Tar Heels look to build on weekend versus ECU
tarheelblue.com

Monday with UNC-CH's Mike Fox
scout.com

Battle for playing time begins now for football
The East Carolinian

College Top 25- April 6
  East Carolina is off to its best start since 2000 after the Pirates went 5-0 on the week, sweeping Alabama-Birmingham over the weekend

Baseball America

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
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Cofield To Camp At USC
  OL Takoby Cofield (6-6 288) of Tarboro, NC already has offers from East Carolina, Duke, and Virginia Tech.

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NC QB Hearing from CU, USC

Florida WR has several offers
  "I have some offers from schools like Stanford, UCF, Middle Tennessee, East Carolina, and Duke," said Orlando's  Rashad Lawrence

SuperPrep.com (subscription)

April 6, 2009
Drowsy Drive Awareness Day
Tartan Day

From ecupirates.com
-Pirate Tennis Nips UCF, Sets Record
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Pirates Win The Ironwood Intercollegiate
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Eiler Breaks School Record At Western Carolina
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Pirates Fall To Tulsa In Series Finale
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ECU Finishes Fifth At Bryan National

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU ROUNDUP: Pirates win home golf tournament
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Riddle me this: ECU professor writes book on Victorian puzzles

April 5, 2009
Palm Sunday (Christian)

From Bonesville.net
BVL Audio: Skip Holtz Scrimmage Press Conference
-
BVL Box Score (1): East Carolina 15, UAB 9
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BVL Box Score (2): East Carolina 10, UAB 9

From ecupirates.com
-Long Ball Completes Sweep Of UAB
-Spring Football Notebook No. 10
-ECU Holds Lead At Ironwood Intercollegiate
-Abby Bools In Contention At Bryan National
-Pirates Take Two From Tulsa
-Southern Miss Ends Pirates' Run, 5-2

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates sweep Blazers
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Defense leads the way in ECU football scrimmage

Pirates run through first spring scrimmage
Kinston Free Press

East Carolina sweeps UAB in baseball
Birmingham News

Roller keeps rolling at ECU
Richmond County Daily Journal

April 4, 2009
National Love Our Children Day
Tangible Karma Day
UN International Day For Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action
Victims of Violence Wholly Day
Anniversary - Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Anniversary - NATO

From Bonesville.net
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BVL Box Score: East Carolina 6, UAB 3
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Krispy Kreme)

From ecupirates.com
-ECU Takes Game One From UAB, 6-3
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Pirate Gameday Central
-East Carolina Tennis Edges UAB, 4-3
-Spring Football Notebook No. 9
-Pirates Lead Field At Ironwood Intercollegiate

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Heston burns up Blazers
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Lou Holtz talks coaching at clinic
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CyberKnife officially unveiled during ribbon cutting
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Officials hope focus on chronic disease will reduce health care costs
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ECU Notes- Relay for Life event set for Friday

Pirates to hold first spring scrimmage
Jacksonville Daily News

ECU opens with win over UAB
Birmingham News

Paschal named WDN Female Player of the Year
Washington Daily News

Chris Smith visits Georgia, names four
scout.com

Collins Hill LB Zach Davis hoping to catch attention of SEC schools
Atlanta Journal Constitution

April 3, 2009
Alcohol-Free Weekend
Hospital Admitting Clerks Day
Tweed Day

From Bonesville.net
-
Myatt: View from the 'ville
– 
Pirates ride out the storm

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Business Expo)

From ecupirates.com
-Softball Cancels Game against Tar Heels
-Pirates Set To Host Ironwood Intercollegiate

UAB Welcomes C-USA Leader East Carolina This Weekend
uabsports.com

Birmingham-bound Pirates looking for 3rd straight win
Greenville Daily Reflector

No. 16 Pirates head to UAB
New Bern Sun Journal

No. 16 Pirates to battle UAB
Washington Daily News

Florida DB has first offer, names favorite
  "East Carolina has offered me already," he said. "It's a nice school but I don't know much about them. I'm going up there on the 18th for a visit."

SuperPrep.com (subscription)

April 2, 2009
International Children's Book Day
Reconciliation Day

From Bonesville.net
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BVL Box Score: East Carolina 14, N.C. State 4
Talk FM: Talk of the Town

From ecupirates.com
-Whitehead Leads Pirates Past Wolfpack, 14-4
-Spring Football Notebook No. 8
-Leandersson Named Golfer-of-the-Week

Pirates leave no doubt in 14-4 rout of Wolfpack
Greenville Daily Reflector

Whitehead powers Pirates
Raleigh News & Observer

Whitehead's homers lift Pirates over N.C. State
Kinston Free Press

From the East Carolinian
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ECU blows out N.C. State in Raleigh
-
Pirates soar past Phoenix in midweek action

No. 16 East Carolina Downs Wolfpack, 12-4
gopack.com

Pirates pummel Wolfpack 14-4
N.C. State University Technician

From scout.com (sub req'd)
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2010 Intro- Braxton Deaver
  East Carolina is the only school to extend the 6-foot-5, 207-pounder a football scholarship offer

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Cofield Spends Saturday with Pittman

April 1, 2009
April Fool’s Day
All Fool's Day
Boomer Bonus Day
National Day of Hope
National Fun Day
National Fun at Work Day
Paraprofessional Appreciation Day
Sorry Charlie Day

From Bonesville.net
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BVL Box Score: East Carolina 15, Elon 4
Talk FM: Talk of the Town

From ecupirates.com
-Long Ball Leads ECU To 15-4 Victory
-ECU Men Return To National ITA Rankings
-Softball Reschedules North Carolina Game

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates pound Phoenix, get back on winning track
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Actress shares experience
  Beth Grant visits with students

Pirates use homers to hammer Elon
Kinston Free Press

Rainy weather causes troubles for the Phoenix
The Pendulum

Rival Pirates set sail for Doak Field
N.C. State University Technician

From scout.com (sub req'd)
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Neal Holding a Quartert of Offers
  The Pirates of East Carolina threw their hat into the ring a couple of days ago. "I talked to them on the phone on Sunday night and they offered me,"

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Edging closer to decision
  "I received an offer from East Carolina on March 16," Carswell said. "I was excited about the new offer. It's a good school...

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Wolfpack is Strong With Baldwin
  One month ago East Carolina became the first school to offer Baldwin a scholarship. He is keeping an eye on the Pirates and plans on learning more ...

TE, Davon Drew, East Carolina
Mile High Report

One-on-One With- Terry Holland (Part II of III)
ACCSports.com

 

April 30, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
The Hurricanes now enter the Bruins' den
-
College anglers fish for rivalry
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Blue Devils have shot at tournament
-
UNC-Chapel Hill basketball team honored by Senate, House

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Tiger, Peyton give gallery reason to roar
-
Observations- Sergio meets biggest, little fan
-
Masters champ out for another jacket
-
Quail Hollow Notebook
-
Peterson says yes to App. St. this time

Quail Hollow attempts to calm a nervous city
Greensboro News Record

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
ASU makes hiring official
-
College Baseball Roundup- Coastal Carolina rips Wake Forest pitching

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
USC, Clemson boast few big-league stars
-
USC coaches sell their vision
-
USC Checking Out North Carolina Corner

College football and its loyal fans deserve to be left alone by Congress
Anderson Independent

Minor-league arena football team offers Vick contract
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Hometown star won't forget where he started
Fayetteville Observer

Without improvement, UNCW could miss CAA tournament
Wilmington Star-News

April 29, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Stunning finish helps Carolina advance
-
Hurricanes manufacture a miracle in 80 seconds

From the Charlotte Observer
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Observer motorsports writer David Poole dies at 50
-
Defending champ Kim growing into his golf talent
-
Quail Hollow digest- Weather outlook promising
-
Sights you shouldn't miss at Quail Hollow
-
Delhomme's new deal cap-friendly
-
Spring football crowds vary
-
Weddington is fertile ground for quarterbacks lately
-
Catamounts start fast, survive rallies by 49ers

10 questions for Virginia Tech football after spring practice
Roanoke Times

QB Taylor on his resiliency, and other Tech insights
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Notre Dame Offers Priester
  Priester also has offers from East Carolina and SC State. He's also getting interest from Penn State, Alabama and Tennessee.
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Rumblings from Atlanta's UA combine
  Ole Miss, Mississippi State and East Carolina are among the programs showing interest in offensive lineman Zach Hemmilla (Douglasville, Ga./South Paulding).
ESPN

Spurrier talks football after golf repeat
Columbia (SC) State

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Peterson accepts ASU job after all
-
College or Pros?: It will be a difficult decision for Munnelly, Thomas after the June 9-11 baseball draft

Reports- Appalachian State names Peterson
Greensboro News-Record

Kee accepts FSU men's basketball job
Fayetteville Observer

UNCW baseball team gets back to basics in home sweep
Wilmington Star-News

April 28, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes to go 'full throttle'
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Desperate- No, it's the playoffs
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Draft belies Hokies
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John Wall still working to shorten his list
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Duke honored by NCAA

From the Charlotte Observer
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Chances will fade on the 'Green Mile'
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Woods-Manning pairing for Wednesday's pro-am
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Will it take a death for Talladega to change?
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Penn State lineman signed to back up Gross
-
Tate admits to positive test

From the Roanoke Times
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Virginia Tech spring game brings offensive fireworks
-
Macho picked by Eagles in second day

Draft reflects well on USC recruiting
C
olumbia (SC) State

From the Wilmington Star News
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Sports are sports, even the ones we don’t enjoy
-
UNCW baseball player getting laughs as well as hits

Kelsey, Deacons assistant, leaving for his alma mater
Winston Salem Journal

Schaus shares ACC player honors; Tigers climb in baseball polls
Greenville (SC) News

Bobcats to play preseason game in Greensboro
Greensboro News-Record

From the Anderson Independent
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Swinney’s incentive-laden contract a refreshing change
-
There was quite a bit to learn in 15 hours of NFL draft watching

New coach set to transform Mississippi State into bowl contender
Memphis Commercial Appeal

April 27, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Hurricanes force Game 7
  Canes score stave off elimination Sunday to force a Game 7 in New Jersey on Tuesday
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Heels complete baseball sweep

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers give 'D' infusion via top draft picks
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Let the golf begin
  The Quail Hollow Championship officially comes to life today

Tate heads to Pats on NFL draft Day 2
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Winston Salem Journal
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WFU group gets last laugh
-
Wild finish, 1st victory- 7 fans hurt as debris flies into the crowd

Wild finish gives Keselowski first Sprint Cup win
Birmingham News

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Draft ends well for Succop as seven USC players are picked
-
Baseball- Gators lower the broom on USC
-
Tigers have four players drafted
-
Baseball- Clemson tops No. 7 Ga. Tech

Jaguars trust their third-round pick of W&M standout
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Get to know the Redskins' draft picks
Hampton Roads Daily Press

April 26, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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It's a shaky situation
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Canes can't miss in today's game
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It's a series worth watching
-
Duke still tough minus Henderson
-
Nicks, Curry selected in first round
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State throws no-no

What WVU fans should be worried about
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Charlotte Observer
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For Panthers, future is now
  Carolina gives up next year's first-round draft pick to take Florida State's pass-rusher Brown at defensive end.
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Brown quite familiar with Panthers, Peppers
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Martin expected to help Panthers in secondary
-
The Sean May question that lingers on
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Tiger 2.0
-
Cancer brings life into perspective
-
Rolling and tumbling at Talladega

Seahawks pick Curry at No. 4
  Anxious, surprised and proud. Those words accurately describe the emotions Saturday at the homes of Reggie Pinkney and Milton Butts as they watched Fayetteville’s Aaron Curry get taken with the fourth pick in the 2009 NFL draft by the Seattle Seahawks.
Fayetteville Observer

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Dream Come True- Curry taken with 4th pick by Seahawks
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College-Baseball Roundup- FSU downs WFU; Heels pound Terps

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Skins stay put, get Texas defensive end Brian Orakpo
-
Virginia AD Littlepage confident in direction of program

UNCW Roundup - Baseball team drops fifth in a row
Wilmington Star-News

Tigers cash in chances, take Game 2 from Yellow Jackets
Anderson Independent

April 25, 2009

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Curry expected to be among top picks in NFL draft
  Curry's father, Fayetteville's Reggie Pinkney, was drafted in the sixth round by the Lions out of East Carolina in 1977.

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Brother- Aaron showed his talents at early age

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Do-or-die time for Canes
-
ACC feeling the draft
-
Triangle-based Big Screen Network goes big time

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Panthers' draft agenda likely to include line depth
  Keep an eye on East Carolina defensive tackle Khalif Mitchell.

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Peppers unlikely to be traded
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Panthers ignore headlines, stay the course
-
It's Year of Tiger at Quail Hollow

Mazzulla suspended indefinitely
  Mountaineer point guard charged with domestic battery
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Tigers now set ACC's draft standard
-
Locke keys Gators to win over Gamecocks
-
Tennessee QB decides to leave team
-
Agents- Lions and Stafford agree on 6-year deal

Tigers can’t cash in scoring chances, fall to Georgia Tech
Anderson Independent

College Baseball Roundup- FSU crushes WFU; UNC-CH, Virginia win
Winston Salem Journal

Snyder- Redskins won't trade 2010 first-round pick
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

April 24, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Shutout puts Canes on the edge
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Lawson and Ellington opt for NBA
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Triangle in mix to host World Cup

From the Charlotte Observer
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Curry is ready, but Davidson isn't
Carolina Panthers- NFL Draft Preview
-
Panthers extend Delhomme with 5-year deal

Teel Time- Redskins' gaffe potential
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Aaron Curry could soon be reunited with DeMarcus ‘Tank’ Tyler
Fayetteville Observer

Former Wofford player Marshall dies in pickup game
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

UNCW's Cain has proven he's able to compete
Wilmington Star-News

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Merrifield a hit for USC
-
Baseball pregame- USC at Florida
-
Outfielder Schaus sacrifices for Tigers
-
Baseball pregame- Clemson vs. Georgia Tech
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Dabo's deal has some quirks

Clemson signs Swinney to incentive-laden contract
Anderson Independent

Two WVU football players to transfer
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

April 23, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Playoffs take Canes, Devils for wild ride
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Big Ten will try again
-
Pack coaches stay positive

Elon beats Duke, sets record for home runs
Greensboro News-Record

White turns into UNC-CH’s king of the hill
Greenville Daily Reflector

Eagles Soaring Toward Regionals
Baseball America

From the Columbia (SC) State
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6th-inning outburst lifts Tigers past Gamecocks
-
Spurrier joins Gamecock Club

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Clemson pounds USC
-
Schaus’ walk-off slam lifts Clemson to stunning win over Coastal Carolina (04.22)

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Deacons land McKie
-
College-Baseball Roundup- High Point rips Wake Forest 12-5

From the Roanoke Times
-
10 questions for the UVa football team after spring practice
-
'Tweener' role fine with Martin

Report- Tate tests positive
Fayetteville Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers fans might just sleep through this draft
-
From Indy to NFL
-
Curry sets press conference -- without knowing decision?!

New blood coming to BCS as Big East, Pac-10 bosses retiring
Greenville (SC) News

College football- Another Syracuse player transferring to Hampton U.
Hampton Roads Daily Press

April 22, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes tie series with buzzer-beater
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Canes beat the clock
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Brodeur laments outcome
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John Wall insists he wants college experience
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Miami steps up for ACC

Hunter Has Offer From Cocks
  He was able to go to NC State, East Carolina, and Wake Forest for their junior days.
Spartanburg Herald Journal

Hybrid to set pace at Coca-Cola 600
Charlotte Observer

Sports Briefs- 3 candidates to interview for ASU job
Winston Salem Journal

NFL commissioner- Contrition is Vick's only hope
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

April 21, 2009

Bradshaw talks La. Tech football
  It would be good if we were playing SMU, Tulsa, Memphis and East Carolina. East Carolina reminds me so much of Tech. The program has progressive thinkers.
Shreveport Times

Monday with Mike Fox
  The team has two tough opponents coming up in UNC-W and ECU during the week. What is your coaching philosophy on these non-conference games...
scout.com

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Hoping to bounce back
-
Fox receives extension through 2014

Brown ready, but is he ready to excel?
Charleston Gazette

Ole Miss coach Kennedy to keep job after guilty plea
Hattiesburg American

Curry not talking, and not stressing over draft
Charlotte Observer

ASU- Search committee is being thorough
Winston Salem Journal

Gamecocks make first visit to Harley Park today
Columbia (SC) State

ODU Scholarship pulled after football player charged
The Virginian Pilot

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Methodist University to remember legacy of 'Coach Sink'
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Conflicting reports on FSU basketball coaching search

April 20, 2009

'Hard to find a flaw' in Aaron Curry; is he draft's safest pick?
USA Today

Lou Holtz With The Media, Part II -- Mark May, Offensive Lines and ...
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Stewart optimistic after Gold-Blue scrimmage
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Devils find an answer
-
Overtime not Carolina's time in Game 3 loss
-
Canes fans prepare for the playoffs
-
Wall creates a stir

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Baseball- Gamecocks again solve Auburn
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Morris- USC needs to make a few changes for Carolina Stadium fans
-
Baseball- Parker homers, Tigers avoid sweep

Caisse wins in Rockingham when Schrader runs out of gas
Fayetteville Observer

Pass rusher would be welcome find for Panthers
Charlotte Observer

I’m a-Twitter about a new way to follow Clemson sports on the Web
Anderson Independent

April 19, 2009

Spring football roundup- Camels work on strength
Fayetteville Observer

Brown doesn't disappoint
Charleston (WV) Gazette Mail

Baseball Roundup- USC keeps hope alive and well
rivals.com

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Wolfpack QB is a quick-change artist
-
Defense impressive for Wolfpack
-
Tudor- Pack in great shape at QB, but line is a concern
-
Duke's offense makes progress
-
Defensemen can be the difference

Offenses shine in spring football game in front of 4K fans
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Charlotte Observer
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Life after Jake
  West Virginia's Pat White could spark excitement in the second round as Delhomme's successor.

-
Team capsules for NFL draft
-
Paying the price for playing 2 sports

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Hokies shut down Tigers
-
Clemson draft- NFL dreams the end of a long road for Scott
-
Auburn takes game 2 of series
-
USC draft- Question lingers- Did this group underachieve?
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Family Circle Cup- Wozniacki takes long road to Lisicki

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Tyrod Taylor's alone as Hokies' top QB
-
No cupcake menu for Virginia Tech, U.Va.

From the Roanoke Times
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The race for the Hokies' No. 2 QB, either Ju-Ju Clayton or Marcus Davis
-
Fans see the new offense and QB Jameel Sewell's return.

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Spring Fling- Game gives fans chance to see new faces
-
College-Baseball Roundup- Jackets thump Deacons; Heels win in 10

Board approves Purnell's contract changes
Anderson Independent

April 18, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes take Game 2
-
N.C. State's Baker returns after injuries
-
Duke's Renfree to debut
-
Duke backers make big donation
-
UNC-CH's White one-hits Miami

Duke football receives $10m gift
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Duke's Cutcliffe says less is more
-
Tar Heels adjusting to some changes
-
Deacons welcome end of practice
-
College-Baseball Roundup- Jackets rip Deacons; Heels' White shines

Wake Forest introduces next wave of linebackers
Greensboro News-Record

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Dyson's heat scorches Tigers in series opener
-
Ballard blasts Tigers over seven innings

From the Charlotte Observer
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Players to audition for Shrine Bowl
-
Larry Brown gets the last word(s) on Bobcats
-
Spring football standouts in the ACC

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Cavs to test new offense in scrimmage
-
Local report- ODU's Harris hurls complete game, has 3 RBIs

Charlotte Bobcats likely to skip Wilmington camp, train at home to save costs
Wilmington Star-News

Police- Robbery attempt results in death of student
Greenville Daily Reflector

Earnhardt Jr. sad his old number isn’t racing right now
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

April 17, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Harper's pedigree wins over Wolfpack
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Fowler's decision a break from the past
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Canes regroup for Game 2
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Let Paulus transfer
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Paulus mulling options
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John Wall- No draft for me
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Wolfpack's Baker wants one more year
-
No word on Heels juniors

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers ready for anything
-
Panthers unveil 2009 schedule
-
Blog- Hurney still optimistic about Peppers
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Boom! Madden decides to call it quits
-
Bobcats will never leave, owner vows
-
Brown's touches stay with players
-
Charlotte's bowl game to be played Dec. 26

From the Anderson Independent
-
Tigers take white-hot bats to Virginia Tech
-
USC, Auburn in identical positions

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Empty seats looming at Williams-Brice?
-
USC, Auburn seek separation from SEC pack
-
Parker running himself ragged as two-sport athlete
-
Baseball pregame- Clemson at Virginia Tech

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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All of a sudden, opportunities abound for Paulus to play QB
-
Commercialization of collegiate sports questioned at UNC-CH forum

FSU to add UNC-CH, State transfers
Fayetteville Observer

Grobe to mix it up at spring scrimmage
Winston Salem Journal

April 16, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes crumble quickly
-
Canes try to regroup after ugly start
-
NBA option for Wall?
-
Glance, Yow's staff pack up at NCSU
-
Paulus looking for a shot at QB

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Paulus attends Michigan practice
-
AP Report- NC State tabs Western Carolina's Harper

Who pays assistant coaches $330000? UNC-CH does
Wilmington Star-News

Parker’s latest big night helps Tigers thump WCU
Anderson Independent

Extra effort helps Citadel sweep USC
Columbia (SC) State

New Virginia coach Tony Bennett announces three hires
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Legends Owens, Pearson, Moore talk about Darlington
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
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Appalachian makes 2nd run at Peterson
-
Bobcats end year as they began- feebly
-
NFL Network- Keep Peppers unless offer is huge

From the Winston Salem Journal
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O'Brien says he's pleased with Pack
-
College-Baseball Roundup- Spartans top Deacs; Tar Heels snap skid

From the Roanoke Times
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Tranghese liked Tech's method
-
Professional wrestling helped change Hokie LB Jake Johnson

Mountaineers' Starks at ease as wide receiver
Times-West Virginian

April 15, 2009

Poulk blasts Pack past Wofford
N.C. State University Technician

Area briefs- High Point topples 4th-ranked UNC-CH in baseball
Greensboro News-Record

College-Baseball Roundup- Heyman's hit in 9th lifts WFU by UNCC
Winston Salem Journal

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Gamecocks tee off on shaky Cougars
-
Tigers' big bats rip the Catamounts

UNCW hitters come through in the clutch against Elon
Wilmington Star-News

From the Birmingham News
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CBS says Friday Iron Bowl will be a ratings home run'
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Birmingham, Alabama's papajohns.com bowl will be part of a college football tripleheader Jan. 2

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Get this party started
-
New team, same old hunger
-
From basketball to NFL?

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers schedule NFL's 2nd-toughest
-
Bobcats partners may lose millions
-
Economy hits golf hard too, even at Hilton Head

April 14, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes change just in time
-
Ward better equipped this time around
-
Coaching changes can pay off
-
N.C. legislators pay tribute to NCSU's Yow
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Pack choice awaited on Yow's successor

Clemson soccer coach faces assault charges
Greenville (SC) News

For the Phillies, an ordinary day darkened by extraordinary loss
Philadelphia Inquirer

Hill ready to step up in Tech’s secondary
Richmond Times Dispatch

From the Charlotte Observer
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Teresa Earnhardt and the end of No. 8
-
Nets win as Bobcats' backups get playing time

New delivery has improved numbers for UNCW's Booth
Wilmington Star-News

Florida International close to naming Isiah Thomas coach
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Horn denies Xavier rumors
-
Baseball pregame- USC vs. Charleston, Citadel
-
Recruiting season for 2010 enters next phase

From the Anderson Independent
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Tigers learned plenty from productive spring workout
-
As the clear-cut QB starter, USC’s Garcia has tough summer ahead

Wake's Aminu won't turn pro
Greensboro News-Record

April 13, 2009

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Unlikely Champion- Cabrera wins 2nd major in 2-hole playoff
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College-Baseball Roundup- Deacs score 3 runs in 8th to salvage series finale 5-3
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In Hot Water- N.C. State student is warned about Facebook recruiting

From the Charlotte Observer
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Masters' drama had even the azaleas shaking
-
Scout- Tar Heels stars won't be NBA lottery picks
-
49ers' win streak reaches 5

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes' quest for Cup begins
-
Canes can call on experience
-
NHL sets Canes-Devils series schedule, TV times
-
Tar Heel's Davis will return next season

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Seahawks dump Tribe to win third in a row
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UNCW win gives Coach Scalf career record at UNCW
-
Former Seahawks pitcher rocked in minor-league season debut

Tigers beat No. 5 Miami, move into first place
Greenville (SC) News

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Baseball- Rebels salvage finale
-
Top QB target Shaw commits to USC

April 12, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Luck on Devils' side in win over Canes
-
Tar Heels even series with Noles

OU's Griffin beats out Hansbrough for Wooden Award
Houston Chronicle

All but out, Woods and Mickelson are a heck of a subplot
Greenville (SC) News

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers may bolster defensive line in draft
-
Bobcats can't hold lead, fall to Bulls
-
49ers pull off a doubleheader sweep

Parker shines for Tiger baseball team, too
Anderson Independent

UNCW BASEBALL- A tribute to Scalf
Wilmington Star-News

From the Columbia (SC) State
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LeCorn's injury sours strong day by offense
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Belcher shuts down Rebels
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Suspended USC duo make strides
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Parker sets pace in Tigers' spring game
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Tigers split a pair with ’Canes

Hampton U. athletics undergoes three major coaching changes, raising issues
Hampton Roads Daily Press

April 11, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Noles rally past Heels in baseball
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Canes seek higher seed in final game
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State should hire the best for women's team
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Williams driven to win more titles

ODU's football's past will meet present for a handoff
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Dogged end to Duke scrimmage
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Anderson Independent
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Tigers’ quarterback race remains tight heading into Orange and White game – and beyond
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Spring games a good bargain, but for how long?

Facebook recruiting plea of Wall prompts warning
Fayetteville Observer

From the Greenville (SC) News
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Perry redefines his career, himself at top of Masters leaderboard
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QB Michael Vick being held in Atlanta prison

From the Charlotte Observer
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Charlotte's playoff dream ends with Thunder
-
Men's World Cup headed to Carolinas in 2018 or '22?

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Spring game could tell tale at QB
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Five storylines for USC's spring game
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USC batters hold off Rebels
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Five storylines for Clemson's spring game
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Tennessee defensive tackle leaves program

Appalachian says it hasn't contacted Citadel's Conroy
Winston Salem Journal

April 10, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Winning streaks end for Canes
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Maurice missed chance to spell Ward
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No way to predict, but UNC-CH expects its title to pay off
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Another banner draft day awaits
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Former UNC-CH recruit killed in wreck

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Peterson will not take second turn as ASU coach
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Grobe gives Deacons' scrimmage mixed reviews
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Defensive tackle Mosby commits to Wake Forest
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Players master Augusta

Sands performs well in strict scrimmage
Charleston (WV)
Daily Mail

Charlotte will host Southern in 2010
Charl
otte Observer

Bobcats lament season-ending NBA schedule
Greensboro News-Record

A look at ODU's Foreman Field
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Greenville (SC) News
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USC's Horn denies speaking with Xavier about opening
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UWorld Cup likes what state offers

UNCW BASEBALL- Previewing weekend, looking back
  There was genuine relief on the faces of UNCW players and coaches following an 8-3 triumph over East Carolina Wednesday to end an eight-game skid.

Wilmington Star-News

Miami arrives as measuring stick
Columbia (SC) State

April 9, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Smith's scheme modernized by Williams
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UNC-CH recruit Hadley arrested, charged with felony
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Two top juniors pick Wolfpack
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Canes' LaRose brings quickness, grit
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Critics chide Augusta

All Eyes on Madison
  James Madison’s offensive coaches traveled to East Carolina last season to acquire ideas from the Football Bowl Subdivision school.

The (JMU) Breeze

WVU Offense catching up
Charleston (WV) Gazette

N.C. State secures top football recruit
Fayetteville Observer

From the Winston Salem Journal
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WFU's Teague to submit his name for NBA Draft
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College-Baseball Roundup- Chanticleers hold off Deacons, win 16-13

Clemson ends skid against USC
Anderson Independent

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Tigers turn tables on futility
-
USC recruit charged with shoplifting
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Paulk tackles a comeback

The 55th time walking Augusta, and it's still a joy
Charlotte Observer

Clemson, USC may host World Cup soccer play
Greenville (SC) News

April 8, 2009

UNCW baseball team falls to NC State
  UNCW (17-11) is in the midst of its longest skid since 1998, eight games, and it doesn’t get any easier; rival East Carolina comes to Brooks Field Wednesday.
Wilmington Star-News

Seahawks Unable to Solve Wolfpack Rookie Righthander
uncwsports.com

Tide gets commitment from Carswell
  The 6-foot, 180-pound athlete also held a scholarship offer from East Carolina.

Tuscaloosa News

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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WVU coach comments on practice
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Experiments have been rare during spring drills

Running the Gauntlet- Could This Year Be the Hokies' Title Year
Bleacher Report

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Tar Heels prepare for an exodus
Time-lapse video- See the celebration on Franklin Street
-
Red-hot Canes don't let up
-
Hurricanes sprinting into playoffs

From the Charlotte Observer
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Brown- Bobcats are figuring out close ones
  Charlotte 'manages to win,' keeps playoff hopes alive despite blowing a 20-point lead in the first half.
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Bobcats' playoff chances may be slim, but don't give up yet
-
Niners baseball explodes for 31 runs

USC's dominance of Clemson continues
Anderson Independent

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Mack, Gamecocks rally past Clemson
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USC plowing ahead on $49.9 million in athletics projects
-
Hillary gains ground in quarterback competition

Bennett's dad led to McKay hiring
Roanoke Times

Masters puts Mickelson, Woods on collision course
Greenville (SC) News

April 7, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Not even close- UNC-CH rolls to title
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Fans take Franklin Street in celebration
-
Read all the UNC-CH stories in the N&O's commemorative section

On Franklin Street, a big celebration
Greensboro News-Record

From the Detroit Free Press
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No fairy tale ending for Spartans
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No need for 'what ifs'; the better team won

USC, Clemson rivalry offers no rest
Columbia (SC) State

Tigers see themselves in arch-rival Gamecocks
Anderson Independent

From the Greenville (SC) News
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Early enrollees learning the ropes of USC football
-
Clemson report- Parker's arm wins the wind test

From the Roanoke Times
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Dillard playing catch-up at receiver
-
Ex-NFL assistant joins Groh's staff

Bobcats learn tough lessons in late-season fade
Charlotte Observer

RECRUITING - Coaches say U.Va. not a tough sell
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Jordan headlines Hall of Fame class
Winston Salem Journal

FSU wide receiver Owens suspended after DUI arrest
Tallahassee Demorat

April 6, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Tar Heels gunning for their fifth NCAA title
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Spartans hope to provide relief during hard times
-
Falling short in NCAA
-
Canes' foot on the gas

From the Greensboro News Record
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Tar Heels comfortable playing at Ford Field
-
ACC televised games were few once

Hudgins ready to write final chapter
Rocky Mount Telegram

From the Greenville (SC) News
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Leggett picks up 700th win at Clemson
-
Gamecocks go quietly after four-run first

From the Anderson Independent
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Clemson outfielder Boyd fighting through Bell’s Palsy
-
Dwyer throws gem, Tigers blast Blue Devils

College-Baseball Roundup- Reed's 8th-inning blast gives Hokies 3-2 win over Deacs
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
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Hall doors could open to Jordan today
-
Bobcats rally comes up short, playoff hope dims

Skins must mend fences with QB after botched trade attempt
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Jeff Gordon snaps 47-race winless streak
Hampton Roads Daily Press

April 5, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Heels take final step
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It's a championship or bust for Carolina
-
Tar Heels expect to see green
-
More on bannergate at the Final Four
-
NCHSAA executive Adams to retire
-
Hurricanes clinch playoff spot

Villanova, last of Big East's seven NCAA teams, falls to UNCCH
New York Daily News

From the Charlotte Observer
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Storylines endless for this year's Masters
-
49ers' future bright after tough season
-
Q&A- Bobby Lutz

Could an April Fool's gag be impending reality for NASCAR?
Greensboro News Record

NASCAR- We need the auto companies
Roanoke Times

From the Columbia (SC) State
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These five Tigers ready to spring to the front
-
Bats belt Hogs, while Belcher baffles from mound

Duke takes Game 2 from Tigers
Anderson Independent

College-Baseball Roundup- Wake Forest hangs on for win over Virginia Tech
Winston Salem Journal

10-run 5th inning helps Monarchs upend J. Madison
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Trial marks the end in Charlotte
  Even now, it is difficult for Hornets owner George Shinn to reflect on the toughest five-year downward spiral in his personal life and for his franchise.

New Orleans Times Picayune

April 4, 2009

Mountaineers Wrap Up Spring Football Practice
  Appalachian opens the 2009 campaign on Sept. 5 versus longtime in-state rival East Carolina.

ASU Appalachian Mountaineers

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Tar Heels are popular pick with fans, TV
-
The edge- UNCCH vs. Villanova
-
Williams supports Lawson
-
Heels to take a stand
-
Capel staying put at Oklahoma

Forget the ridiculously high expectations; the Tar Heels have worked hard and survived
Winston Salem Journal

Tubby Smith defends John Calipari’s contract at Kentucky
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Bobcats feeling more pain
-
It's over
-
Can sports beat the recession?

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Tigers douse Blue Devils
-
Hogs humble Dyson, USC

LSU cools off Georgia
Anderson Independent

Numbers drop a bad sign to NASCAR drivers
Greensboro News-Record

Judge rejects Michael Vick's reorganization plan
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

April 3, 2009

Baylor men fall to Penn State in NIT title game
Houston Chronicle

From the Anderson Independent
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Fox expected to be named new UGA basketball coach
-
Tigers trying to shake off setbacks against Blue Devils
-
USC begins tough stretch of baseball

From the Greenville (SC) News
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Conferences heat up baseball races
  Clemson, South Carolina and Furman open three-game home series against conference baseball rivals today, with each important in the overall conference pictures.

-
Clemson's Purnell says he's not interested in Georgia job
-
PGA Tour's Dustin Johnson arrested on DUI charge

From the Greensboro News-Record
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Hansbrough's one last shot
-
Big East showcases success in athletics

Grobe will try to mix up offensive sets
Winston Salem Journal

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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New VCU coach plans to keep attacking style
-
Quiet outside Vick's hearing reminds us it's time to move on

From the Charlotte Observer
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49ers Coley edged 49-48 in "dunk off"
-
49ers reveal football Plan B
-
Tony Stewart drives in a learning curve

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Strength coach's approach fits Heels
-
Cousy Award goes to Heels' Lawson
-
No respect for N.C. State in Detroit
-
Wins keep coming
-
Hurricanes stand their ground
-
Vick will work construction job

UNCW junior battling into top rotation spots
Wilmington Star-News

April 2, 2009

JoePa can't save his friend Bowden from NCAA
Anderson Independent

From the Charlotte Observer
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Celtics hold off Bobcats in 2 OTs
-
Buzz Peterson offered old Appalachian State job
-
Report- Redskins pursuing Cutler

UNCW's 9th-inning rally falls short
Wilmington Star-News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Heels have to be on guard
-
Wall will consider UK, but he's still evaluating
-
Wolfpack progressing
-
Ward, Hurricanes heat up at right time

Bennett begins task after day of praise
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Paladins leave with nothing
-
Late pitching dogs Tigers

April 1, 2009

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Monarchs grab CIT tournament crown
-
VCU tabs an assistant coach from Florida for team

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Proud hoops title for ODU
-
U.Va. confirms Bennett hiring
-
Bennett's bench debut forgettable
-
Patriots face Redskins in national TV exhibition

Change costly to Cavs
  Tony Bennett's five-year deal at UVa totals about $8.5 mil.

Roanoke Times

WVU's Stewart dealing with youth
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Clemson, Swinney give assistants lucrative contracts
Anderson Independent

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Judge throws out football parking lawsuit
-
USC's early enrollees get jump on playing time

Duke pulls in top recruit for 2010
Fayetteville Observer

Blue Devils focus on future
Durham Herald-Sun

Clemson baseball falls on road to top-ranked Georgia
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Gameocks fall at The Citadel, 12-5
Greenville (SC) News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Heels find defense makes a difference
-
Color a Heels win anything but blue
-
Three issues at Final Four
-
Four great stories in this Final Four
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Virginia gets a gem
-
Balance key for Canes

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Bobcats slam door on Lakers - again
-
Bobcats success against Kobe, Lakers no fluke

UNCW’s losing streak reaches 3 in extra-inning defeat
Wilmington Star-News

 

April 30, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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Conference USA Announces Men's Tennis All-Conference Awards
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Conference USA Announces Women's Tennis All-Conference Teams
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Basel Earns NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship Award
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UH Baseball Holds Off McNeese State, 6-3
-
Marshall Falls To Youngstown State In Game Two, 8-5
-
Green Wave Baseball Falls to LSU, 13-2
-
UCF Baseball Suffers 9-3 Loss at USF

Marshall splits baseball doubleheader
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Help from another Herd generation
-
Marshall splits with Penguins

UH Notebook- Team’s perseverance pays
Houston Chronicle

HANGING 10
  As much as LSU fans would like to think the Tigers made Tulane cry uncle with a 10-run inning, cutting Wednesday night's game short was a pregame mutual decision.
New Orleans Times Picayune

Tigers could be a strong point guard away from riding high again next season.
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Why is UCF racking up so many early football commitments?
Orlando Sentinel

April 29, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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USM Baseball Defeats No. 7 Ole Miss, 6-4 at Trustmark Park
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Four Conference USA Tennis Teams Garner NCAA Selections
-
Three C-USA Hurlers Named to CBF Pitcher of the Year Watch List
-
Softball Notebook
-
UCF's Brown Named NCBWA National Hitter of the Week

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice's Rogers takes control on the mound
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UH Notebook- Team's perseverance pays
-
UH president sets AD search team

Maydness is upon us
  First-place Rice (11-4, 28-10, RPI 3) is playing for a national seed, and second-place East Carolina (12-6, 32-13, RPI 26) appears to be just fine. Those are the only two sure bids for C-USA.
College Baseball Insider

Golden Eagles salvage split with Rebels Vollmuth’s double key’s USM’s victory
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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USM surprises Ole Miss 6-4
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Underdog Eagles cool off Rebels
-
Golden Eagles take different routes to NFL

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Southern Miss getting back key offensive weapons Damion Fletcher
-
Tigers freshman Simpkins to leave basketball program

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB, Central Florida football game once again scheduled for Saturday afternoon
-
UAB's men's basketball recruiting class moved one step closer to filling up with the addition of Jamarr Sanders.

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF Knights football program landing early recruits
-
Ohio hoops standout Bill Edwards weighs offer from UCF

From the El Paso Times
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Getting proper positioning- Roddray Walker tries new role at LB
-
UTEP Miners have new format for spring game

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall football work never ends
-
Herd visits Youngstown St. today for baseball twinbill
-
Houston lineman 1st C-USA selection

Herd not getting McBee or Tyus
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

TU men host NCAA regional
Tulsa World

April 28, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
Three C-USA Teams Selected for NCAA Women's Golf Regionals
  League Champion Tulane along with UCF and East Carolina make the field

-
Baseball Notebook
  First place could be on the line this weekend when league-leading Rice travels five miles to Houston for a three-game series.

-
Baseball Players of the Week
  Outstanding Performers from ECU and UCF Highlighted

Vollmuth fills void as USM shortstop
Jackson Clarion Ledger

Southern Miss (26-17) vs. No. 7 Ole Miss (32-12)
Biloxi Sun Herald

Eagles go in 4th round
Hattiesburg American

From the Dallas Morning News
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Coaching legend Frank Gansz dies
-
Gansz made impression on young reporter

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH coaches remain positive despite AD shake-up
-
Rice's Ojala weighs risks of playing with elbow injury
-
Rice Notebook- Draft may help recruiting chances

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall baseball team plays today at Kennedy Center
-
D'Antoni raising funds for Big Green
-
WVU putting a spin on football series

UCF second baseman Shane Brown honored for tying NCAA record
Orlando Sentinel

Marion, Dolphins make a deal
Tulsa World

Dallas Cowboys sign UTEP's Jamar Hunt
El Paso Times

April 27, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
Ten C-USA Players Chosen in NFL Draft
-
Weekend Baseball Roundup
  Houston Sweeps; East Carolina, Tulane and UCF Take Series'

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Weekend Softball Recap
  Tulsa and East Carolina have both clinched at least a top two finish

BCS has little role in draft
Nashville Tennesseean

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice receiver Dillard goes to Jags in fifth round
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Casey's long draft wait ends at hands of Texans
-
Cougars- Sweep of Marshall sets up showdown baseball series with Rice

Tigers' Clinton McDonald drafted late by Bengals
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Steelers select UCF's Joe Burnett
Orlando Sentinel

USM long way from getting into tourney
Hattiesburg American

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Herd baseball has another setback
-
Chargers take Herd free agent
-
Green-White game has lessons for Herd

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Errors doom Herd in 12-4 loss to Houston
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Spillman signs with Chargers
-
Herd hits the weights
-
MU Notebook- Marshall's new faces benefit most from spring

Central Florida slams UAB 12-6 Sunday
Birmingham News

Allain's homer lifts Wave
New Orleans Times Picayune

April 26, 2009

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH tackle Vollmer goes to Pats in second round
-
Owls update- Wait continues for Casey, Dillard
-
College baseball- Updates on UH

It's All Over But The Waiting For Casey and Dillard
conferenceusa.com

Blazers regroup, even series
Birmingham News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Defense dominant in White's 31-8 win over Green
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Errors doom Herd in 12-4 loss to Houston
-
Landon- Marshall's spring work rates only a 'C'

Offense still struggling
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Spring game's bright spot easy to pick for SMU's Jones ... no INTs
Dallas Morning News

Fedora to hold summer camps
Jackson Clarion Ledger

Bowen's blast boosts Memphis over Tulane, 8-6
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Green Wave falls to Memphis in 10 innings
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the El Paso Times
-
Trevor Vittatoe poised for banner season
-
Backup UTEP quarterbacks lead offense to touchdowns

April 25, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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UCF Sets Numerous School Records in 29-9 Win at UAB
-
Ray Pitches Cougars Past Marshall, 7-0
-
Tulane Baseball Takes Game One With 12-4 Win Over Memphis
-
C-USA Odds And Ends

Knights rout Blazers in series opener
Birmingham News

Ex-Eagle's NFL dream resurrected at Nicholls
Hattiesburg American

Ex-Tiger defender Clinton McDonald ready for NFL to come calling
Memphis Commercial Appeal

SMU sees some progress during spring
Dallas Morning News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Houston shuts out Herd, 7-0
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Champs reunite for Green-White game

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Low stakes, high pomp
-
MU's Spillman, Passmore expect NFL draft call
-
Errors plague Herd in loss to Houston

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF seeks summary judgment in wrongful death suit, claiming Ereck Plancher signed injury waivers
-
Funeral, reception on Saturday for UCF icon Eugene "Torchy" Clark
-
UCF continues community outreach effort with creation of UCF Varsity Club
-
Knights waiting to learn their fate during this weekend's NFL Draft
-
Listen to UCF Coach George O'Leary's interview this morning on the Beat of Sports

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Green Wave ready to cap spring
-
Kropog fervent for draft to start

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Cougars AD job a dream for UH alum Pede
-
Cougars AD search- some name-dropping
-
Owls Update- Football break during finals week

From the Tulsa World
-
TU coach Graham still listed in lawsuit
-
Forward thinking: Staying was the best decision for TU's Brugues

UTEP's Robby Felix working his way back from stroke; ready for NFL draft
El Paso Times

April 24, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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EagleBank Bowl Sets Date for 2009 Game
  C-USA Announces Agreement With Bowl for This Season

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Rice's Rendon & Hague Invited To Team USA Tryouts

EagleBank Bowl moves to post-Christmas
Washington Times

Shortstop Josh Prince helps Tulane turnaround in baseball
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Marshall freshman to leave basketball team
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Football smarts guide Schofield
-
Marshall basketball making headway

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd looks for leader at WR
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Herd needs a leader
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Agent touts Spillman's chances in NFL Draft
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Straily takes the mound for MU
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Kore White is leaving Marshall basketball team

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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3-game set vs. Houston
-
C-USA in line for another bowl date

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Oregon State standout Jeremy Francis plans to transfer to UCF
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Budget cuts may force UCF to slash more than 500 jobs
-
UCF football to host South Dakota in 2010

SMU football assistant Frank Gansz hospitalized
Dallas Morning News

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH looks to build on Maggard’s work
-
Maggard leaves big shoes to fill for UH

Tulsa signs a point guard
Tulsa Beacon

Law shows talent despite big toe injury
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

U of M notebook: Honoring Tiger softball pioneers
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Corners Melvin Stephenson II and Cornelius Brown have endured through hard times
El Paso Times

April 23, 2009

From the Houston Chronicle
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Maggard retiring as UH athletics director
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Maggard shocks present and former colleagues
-Did Dave Maggard get to pick the right time to walk away from UH
?
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Where should Coogs go from here?
-
College Baseball- Taylor, Lamar rips Houston

Conference USA Teams Make The Grade
conferenceusa.com

Tulane shows UNO no mercy in 14-0 victory
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Ole Miss stays course with rout of USM
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Teams target USM tight end Nelson for size, speed
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Law shows talent despite big toe injury

Rebels trounce Golden Eagles
Biloxi Sun Herald

Conference USA Spring Game Reviews
College Football News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Spillman in waiting
-
Changes to offensive line really not so tough

Marshall secondary should be more physical
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Saunders delivering on challenge
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Ex-Herd player hopes to help African homeland

Kickoff Times Set For 2009 Season
SMUmustangs.com

Return of No. 23 will honor SMU's LeVias
Dallas Morning News

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Legendary UCF basketball coach Torchy Clark has died
-
UCF-UAB football date changes ... again

Coyote Football to Play Division I FBS Foe Central Florida in 2010
University of South Dakota Coyotes

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP's new complex stirs excitement
-
New UTEP basketball complex impressive
-
Top receiving positions set in form of Kris Adams, Jeff Moturi

Pro possibilities are waiting
Tulsa World

April 22, 2009

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU qb's comfort level is on the rise
-
SMU's Jones pays $2000 to golf with Dale Hansen and more spring notes

Golden Eagles sliding into Ole Miss clash
Biloxi Sun Herald

UCF Claims First Conference USA Men's Golf Championship Title
conferenceusa.com

From the Houston Chronicle
-
College baseball- Rice beats Texas in top-10 tussle
-
UH Notebook- Penders recruiting local talent

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Hall living up to Snyder's high expectations
-
Passmore, Spillman eye middle rounds

UCF men's golf claims Conference USA team, individual titles
Orlando Sentinel

Petiton boosts Tulane
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the El Paso Times
-
Top receiving positions set in form of Kris Adams, Jeff Moturi
-
UTEP Miners football practice filled with big plays

April 21, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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UCF Leads After Day Two of C-USA Men's Golf Championship
-
Baseball Notebook
-
Softball Notebook
-
Softball Players of the Week

Wake Forest QB Brett Hodges slated to transfer to UCF
Orlando Sentinel

USM broadcaster apologizes
  Offensive language uttered during spring football game
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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High-rated forward signs on to play for Herd basketball
-
Quarterback hopefuls have offense homework

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Saunders dynamic in Sunday scrimmage
-
Herd hoops signs another recruit
-
Marshall takes on Bobcats today

From the Houston Chronicle
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Maggard wants bold makeover at UH football stadium
-
UH end zone facility? Dave Maggard thinks he has a bigger, better plan

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Miami Dade big man keeps commitment to Memphis Tigers; Evans enters draft
-
Willis Wilson, Glynn Cyprien hired as Memphis Tiger assistants

From the Tulsa World
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Quarterback competition: TU’s Bower, Kinne and Beaver hone their skills
-
Hurricane in midst of golden era

UTEP fans invited to tour Foster Stevens Basketball Complex Thursday
El Paso Times

N.O. Bowl, R&L Carriers reach deal
New Orleans Times Picayune

April 20, 2009

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Marshall baseball takes down No. 1 Rice
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Anderson emerging as leader for quarterback job

Herd beats No. 1 Rice
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Herd defense dominates scrimmage
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MU Notebook- Bulging disks in back put Bruhin out for spring

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice pitching an issue as Owls fall to Marshall
-
Dempsay, Musick spark UH win over Memphis

Tigers fall to Houston, 8-5
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Eagles lose doubleheader to Blazers
Hattiesburg American

UCF basketball player Jermaine Taylor has gone from being a sleeper to a 1st-round NBA draft prospect
Orlando Sentinel

From the Tulsa World
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Quarterback competition: TU’s Bower, Kinne and Beaver hone their skills
-
Tulsa Notebook

April 19, 2009

From the Tulsa World
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Spring helps Hurricane answer some questions
-
Tulsa Notebook
-
TU Football 2009 schedule
-
Slide Show: TU may leave it to Beaver at QB

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH forced to cancel Red-White spring football game
-
Cougars- Who said there was no way to stop a Case Keenum offense?

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Eagle defense shows it's catching up
-
5 things we learned this spring
-
Live blog- Southern Miss Black and Gold Spring Game

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis baseball Tigers hold off Houston Cougars
-
Memphis Tigers' defense shows its speed in spring game
-
Memphis Tigers football transfers bring baggage
-
Notes: Tigers honor spring stars with awards

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Men's Golf Championship Tees Off Sunday
-
SMU and Tulsa Set to Battle for C-USA Women's Tennis Crown
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Tulsa Set to Defend Tournament Title with 4-0 Win In Semifinals

Green Wave defense rises to the occasion in football scrimmage
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd's scrimmage all business
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Scrimmage starts busy week for Marshall
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Herd lands prolific scorer in Kane

RECRUITING NEWS- Kane signs with the Herd
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Coaches pleased with UTEP's football scrimmage
El Paso Times

April 18, 2009

Herd, WVU differ on football series format
Times-West Virginian

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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No. 1 Rice holds off Herd, 7-5
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Herd meets Tulsa in C-USA tennis tourney
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Marshall still wants one-for-one with WVU
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Snyder understands choosing between church and Herd
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Harris getting better

Snyder gives O-line the thumbs up
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Houston Chronicle
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College baseball- Wall leads Rice past Marshall, 7-5
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Ex-Rice star with Gehrig's pays an inspirational visit
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Former Rice coach Wilson set to join Memphis staff

No shortage of black and gold for EagleFest
Hattiesburg American

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Davis' 2 homers boost Eagles
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Bevy of young players gets chance to shine
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Rebs, Dogs, Eagles end drills with high hopes

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis, Tulsa move football game to accommodate national broadcast
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Kenny Ingram molding Tigers' defense
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Willis Wilson, Glynn Cyprien hired as Memphis Tiger assistants

From the Tulsa World
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TU's final home game of 2009 moved to Nov. 27
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Preview for Saturday night lights

Wave pitcher/QB to have exploratory elbow surgery
New Orleans Times Picayune

SMU receiver adapts to defense
Dallas Morning News

UTEP notes- Team drills focus of practice
El Paso Times

UAB Digest
Birmingham News

UCF Spring Football Report- A closer look at the five most improved players
Orlando Sentinel

April 17, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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2009 Women's Tennis Championship Central
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UCF and East Carolina Advance at C-USA Women's Tennis Championship
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C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll Announced
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Two C-USA Pitchers Named to NCBWA Midseason Stopper of the Year Watch List
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UH Men's Basketball Inks Three During Signing Period

Blazers earn recertification
Birmingham News

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH duo finds NFL scouts to be fickle group
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For Rice freshman, tennis a buffer after tragedy
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UH basketball coach Penders signs three recruits
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Texas Colleges- Updates on UH, Rice, Texas A&M
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Baseball America college baseball poll- April 17

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Curry learns his way to the QB
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Shakoor adjusting to new position
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Marshall travels to Rice this weekend

Herd drawing new lines
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Eagles patch lineup for critical stretch
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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U of M notebook: Tigers track team has rare home meet
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Top recruit DeMarcus Cousins joins John Calipari at Kentucky

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF baseball spends rare bye weekend preparing for final push
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UCF Athletics joins Twitterverse

From the Tulsa World
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TU has physical practice before its spring game
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Q&A with TU coach Todd Graham
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TU Football: Spring Game

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP notes- Team drills focus of practice
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UTEP tight end Jonny Moore Moore enjoys extra work at tight end spot for Miners

April 16, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Women's Tennis Championship Preview
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Tulane Wins Conference USA Women's Golf Title
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C-USA Men's Tennis Championship Preview
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April 15 Golf Notebook & Top Performances
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Marshall's Dobson Named to USA Football's Junior National Team
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SMU's Loftus, McConico Named To USA Football's Junior National Team

Golden Eagles must regroup after losing Dozier
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

USM shortstop Dozier lost for the season
Biloxi Sun Herald

Lee Roberts Talks Spring Football
SuperPrep.com (sub req'd)

Herd tops Eastern Kentucky in baseball
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Curry learns his way to the quarterback
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MU Notebook- Spring practice allows young players to bloom
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Harris, Gale do battle to start at linebacker
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Herd's Farrell mows down EKU

Former Memphis Tigers coach Gene Bartow to undergo cancer treatment
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Casey looks to make name for Rice in NFL draft
Houston Chronicle

It's official- Marcus Jordan, Nik Garcia sign letters of intent with UCF basketball team
Orlando Sentinel

Hatten ready to make a move
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Medder helps fill Tulsa's big hole
Tulsa World

UTEP basketball announces signees, departures
El Paso Times

April 15, 2009

LSU holds off UNO rally; Tulane wins
  East Carolina is going to be a big challenge for us. We've had a lot of success against them. I think we've won every series against them in conference.
Shreveport Times

Memphis Tiger backfield as solid as it's been in years
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Herd coach doesn't expect any letters today
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Herd snapper happy for more time with his holder

Anderson has lead in QB battle
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Hattiesburg American
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Optimism abounds
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USM batters Jackson State

From the Jackson Clarion Ledger
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Big night tempered by injury to SS Dozier
  Southern Miss cruised to a 16-2 baseball victory over Jackson State Wednesday night but might have lost arguably its most important player in the process.

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Road trips could become staple
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Eagles' secondary packs potential
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USM's Wise to test NBA draft waters

From the Houston Chronicle
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A&M snaps six-game baseball skid to Owls with win
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Sam Houston rips UH 11-2 in baseball rematch
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UH Notebook- Question marks don’t worry Sumlin

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Anderson takes lead in QB derby
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Marshall set to play Columbus Crew today
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MU Notebook- Snyder rewards Baldridge with return to starting job
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Herd recruit a U.S. all-star
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Marshall comes back, gets split with Miami of Ohio

UCF awaits letters from Marcus Jordan, son of NBA icon Michael Jordan, and Nik Garcia
Orlando Sentinel

Green Wave women take C-USA crown
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Tulsa World
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Progress made: But restoring TU's NCAA luster remains
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Memphis remains Wojcik's issue

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP Miners expect junior college standout forward to sign
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Injuries give UTEP linebacker an opportunity
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UTEP Miner staff hosts prep coaches

April 14, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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2009 Women's Golf Championship Central
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April 13 Baseball Notebook
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April 13 Baseball Players of the Week
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April 13 Softball Players of the Week
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Cougar Football Preps For Final Week of Practice
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Conference USA Signs on to Participate in Sheraton Hawai'i Bowl

Rice Notebook- Ojala welcomed back by Owls
Houston Chronicle

Aggie baseball team revisits rivalry against Rice Owls
Texas A&M The Battalion

USM hosts Jackson State
Biloxi Sun Herald

Eagles' secondary packs potential
Jackson Clarion Ledger

Will 30,000 fans attend spring game?
Hattiesburg American

Questions on defense remain unanswered
Birmingham News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd tackle waits his turn
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Herd renews old rivalry with Ohio

Brown is leader for Herd's free safety job
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

SMU's Willis injures ankle during practice
Dallas Morning News

Calipari receives lukewarm reception at charity fundraiser
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UTEP basketball freshman Blaise Ffrench to transfer
El Paso Times

April 13, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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April 12 Weekend Baseball Roundup
  Rice Wins Two-of-Three at East Carolina; Teams Tied for First Place at 9-3

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April 12 Weekend Softball Recap

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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UAB swings past Marshall baseball
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Snyder's reaction mixed on progress

All quiet on Herd QB front
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall defensive line may be strong
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Thundering Herd loses game and series to UAB

Blazers' Dyck ready to help at linebacker
Birmingham News

From the Jackson Clarion Ledger
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DeAndre Brown- Road to recovery
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USM splits with Houston

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers coach Josh Pastner takes time filling staff
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See your ID, Mr. Pastner?
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Memphis Tigers scrimmage notes: Tommy West frustrated with uncatchable passes

Clay looks to step into role of leader
Tulsa World

April 12, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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2009 Women's Golf Championship Central
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Golden Eagles Spit Double Header at Houston

UAB spring game all about offense
Birmingham News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Offense struggles, defense sharp
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Don't panic, Herd's injuries aren't long term
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Tulsa looks to defend women's C-USA golf title

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Valle's blast sparks Herd
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Offense stalls in Herd workout

From the Jackson Clarion Ledger
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USM receiver Brown, confident of more heroics, rehabs leg
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Fedora- Fletcher paying his dues
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McInnis tames Cougars

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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The Prodigy: Coach Josh Pastner Basketball bug bit early
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Memphians who held leadership positions in their 30s support Pastner
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Josh Pastner through the years: 1977-Present
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Memphis Tigers' defense shows improvement in scrimmage

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF's facilities help Knights reach new heights
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It's OK for UCF fans to be (a little) excited about the Knights' new offense

From the Tulsa World
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Clay looks to step into role of leader
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Tulsa's first scrimmage

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP Miners suffer another major spring injury
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UTEP junior linebacker goes from third team to starter

April 11, 2009

Conference USA Rejoins Hawai`i Bowl
KITV.com

From the Houston Chronicle
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C-USA signs deal to send a team to Hawaii Bowl
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Owls update- If programs continue to rise, will retention be an issue?
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Comeback Cougar: Wallace returns from career-threatening injury (w/video)

Weathers, Golden Eagles cool off Cougs in Game 1
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Pivotal day for Curry
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Kase Whitehead becomes a gym rat
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Brown's future summed up in one play
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UAB staves off Herd

Deep defensive line exceeding expectations
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Blazers hope to get a little defensive today
Birmingham News

Tommy West increases Memphis Tigers' scrimmage time
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF-UAB football game gets some tough TV competition
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UCF Knights offense wants to show improvement in spring game
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UCF spring football report- Looking at the Knights special teams

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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TU streamlining defense
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Wave falls to UCF

Ex-quarterback making transition to UTEP linebacker
El Paso Times

Jordan's return is big boost
Tulsa World

April 10, 2009

Rice AD Del Conte tapping into school's potential
Houston Chronicle

From conferenceusa.com
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UCF Baseball Looking Forward to Three-Game Home Series vs. Tulane
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45-Minute Scrimmage Highlights Tulane's Thursday Football Practice

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Bembry finding his niche
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Sikula on the mound for Herd against UAB
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MU football teams from '86, '89 to reunite

Herd faces UAB
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Golden Eagles back to C-USA
Biloxi Sun Herald

Tulane has some work to do
  Wave hopes resurgence begins this weekend at Central Florida

New Orleans Times Picayune

Guard Will Weathers leaves UCF men's basketball program
Orlando Sentinel

Jordan's TU future remains unclear
Tulsa World

Injuries piling up for UTEP football team
El Paso Times

Liberty Bowl sets Jan. 2 date again
Memphis Commercial Appeal

April 9, 2009

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Snyder says Herd is getting closer
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Herd players trying to 'make the bus'
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MU men's coach padding roster

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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MU special teams scrimmage
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Snyder weighs in on early kicker competition
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Golden Flashes post 13-2 win over Herd
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W.Virginia weather not so bad after all

Kickers struggle during scrimmage
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Davis, offense rule in Ocean Springs session
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A Bulldog blast
  Duffy's 9th-inning lead-off homer lifts MSU over USM

MSU blast beats USM
Biloxi Sun Herald

UH's Wallace on a tear since eye-opening injury
Houston Chronicle

Memphis' loss brief setback for the Tigers
  The rest of Conference USA shouldn't look on John Calipari's departure from Memphis for Kentucky as a leveling of the playing field in the conference they've dominated for the last four years.

New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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New Memphis Tigers coach Pastner made local inroads early
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Two of Calipari's recruits opting out from Memphis
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Strickland, Robic, Antigua join Calipari at UK
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From The Memphis Edge: Pastner and Tiger basketball scheduling

From the Orlando Sentinel
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The scary story of UCF senior linebacker Cory Hogue needs no embellishment
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Michael Jordan will stick to dad role in UCF stands

Sports Digest- UTEP star Stefon Jackson struggles in all-star tournament
El Paso Times

April 8, 2009

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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New Memphis coach Pastner's the perfect pick-me-up
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Coach Josh Pastner vows to keep Memphis Tigers basketball strong
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Boosters, players applaud hiring
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Josh Pastner Facts and Figures
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New Tigers' coach Josh Pastner has plenty to say

Memphis still in Wall chase
  Josh Pastner, the new Memphis coach, has at least one thing going for him.  He's a friend of Brian Clifton, a mentor to heavily recruited point guard John Wall, and has already made clear to Clifton that he wants to keep trying to persuade the Raleigh Word of God senior to play basketball at Memphis.

Charlotte Observer

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Commitments from top recruits Marcus Jordan, Nik Garcia give UCF Knights basketball star power
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UCF Spring Football Report- Beckton talks about returning to UCF, O'Leary discusses Knights' progress

USM can make history vs. MSU
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Wave can't get it going in loss to Cajuns
New Orleans Times Picayune

2009 C-USA Spring Football Prospectus
conferenceusa.com

Slingin’ it in Ocean Springs
Biloxi Sun Herald

Junior had head start in vying for center job
El Paso Times

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Herd focusing on special teams
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Sources- Herd not interested in Cookie Miller

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Thomas is Marshall’s multiple threat
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MU Notebook- Special teams scrimmage open to public today

Punter adding role, refining technique
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Hereford's Half-court Report
MU The Parthenon

From the Tulsa World
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Hard work paying off for TU safety
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TU Notebook

April 7, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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Pastner Hired As New Memphis Basketball Coach
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Baseball Notebook
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Softball Notebook

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers hire Josh Pastner as coach; was Calipari's assistant
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Pastner bringing youth, a bit of a gamble to Tigers
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Analysts say Tigers made wise pick
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Memphis Tigers' Tyreke Evans named to fourth national all-freshman team

Herd center new to offensive line
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Brown set to take over for Spillman at free safety
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Herd baseball game at Xavier called off

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Marcus Jordan, son of NBA icon Michael Jordan, commits to UCF
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Illinois standout Nik Garcia commits to UCF men's basketball
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UCF hires former player Sean Beckton as assistant football coach

Solid Massey follows hoss at tight end
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

TULANE VS. LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE
New Orleans Times Picayune

Reality tour- Former UTEP star featured on TV show
El Paso Times

April 6, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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Weekend Baseball Roundup
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UAB's Gene Bartow Elected To Collegiate Basketball Hall Of Fame
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Weekend Softball Recap

Calipari's departure only the beginning
Charleston (WV) Gazette

News analysis: FSU's Leonard Hamilton a target, but uncertainty reigns at University of Memphis
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Eagles' Koelling plays Sunday hero
  The Eagles held on to third place in the conference standings, trailing East Carolina (8-1) by two games and Rice (7-2) by one game.

Jackson Clarion-Ledger

USM defeats Marshall 8-7
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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McClellan the mentor
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Marshall nips Memphis in C-USA softball, 4-3
  With the sweep, the Herd leads the C-USA standings thanks to Tulsa taking one game from East Carolina.

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Marshall baseball falls to Southern Miss
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Troy Brown, Chad Pennington, other stars give help to Herd

From the Houston Chronicle
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Owls update- Q&A with coach David Bailiff
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Colleges- Updates on UH, Rice, San Jacinto

April 5, 2009

From the Birmingham News
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UAB's offense does well again in scrimmage; this time defense steps up as well
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UAB's Mike Davis interviews with Washington State

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Baylor's Drew withdraws as Tigers' coach candidate
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Tigers' search shouldn't have fallen to this

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Gomez leads Herd past Southern Miss
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Herd hoots-n-hollers
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Hanshew- Jordan Taylor showing strength at tailback

Marshall stops Southern Miss' winning streak
Hattiesburg American

Intense Wyatt all about football
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

UCF defense doesn't dominate but gets best of offense in second spring scrimmage
Orlando Sentinel

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa's defense dominating
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Tulsa's first scrimmage

Tulane again falls to Rice
New Orleans Times Picayune

UTEP Miners get to see new players in secondary
El Paso Times

April 4, 2009

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP Miners come up short- Hot shooting propels Oregon State Beavers to CBI title
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Stefon Jackson wraps up his career with UTEP's all-time scoring record
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Fans gather for the College Basketball Invitational championship game

From the Houston Chronicle
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Oregon St. tops UTEP 81-73 to win CBI tourney
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Rice pummels Tulane 11-3
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Cougars pound Texas-Pan American 15-2

Anderson's return will give Wave a boost
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers' search targets Baylor coach Scott Drew
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Drew's peers shocked Memphis would consider him

Eagles hold off Herd
H
attiesburg American

Ballinger-led Golden Eagles win 6th in row
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Chad comes through again
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Marshall's men in the middle
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Southern Miss beats Herd to open series

Youngsters can make impression
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Kinne awaits his chance with Tulsa
Tulsa World

April 3, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-UTEP, Oregon State One Step Away From a Championship
-Owls Host Tulane In Key C-USA Weekend Series
-Tulane Athletics Finalizes 2009 Home Football Game Times, Homecoming Opponent
-UCF Visits Memphis, AutoZone Park for This Weekend's C-USA Series
C-USA Daily Update

From the El Paso Times
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Raucous Don Haskins Center will be scene of CBI finals
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UTEP receiver Tufick Shadrawy hurt hand, will miss spring drills

From the Birmingham News
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Alabama, UAB find mutual date to complete suspended game
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FIVE THINGS: A lighthearted Q&A with UAB assistant baseball coach Ron Polk

USM hopes to ride streak
  Southern Miss enters the series with a 4-2 C-USA record, one game behind leader East Carolina and tied in the standings with Rice.

Biloxi Sun Herald

Golden Eagles take aim at nemesis Herd
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

USM wins two over Troy
Hattiesburg American

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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MU opens series with Southern Miss
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Trio of tight ends to be spotlighted in MU's playbook
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Bonner shows fans, Snyder he can catch

JC receiver shows his stuff
Charleston (WV) Gazette

New line coach making mark
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Owls continue wait for injured pitchers Ojala, Berry
Houston Chronicle

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Coach search: Bruce Pearl to remain at Tennessee; Tim Floyd staying put at USC
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Search for Calipari successor not a success so far
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White Station's Joe Jackson still has Tigers on his list
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Expect Pearl to shun Memphis

UCF's Jermaine Taylor bounced from dunk contest in first round
Orlando Sentinel

James joins Hurricane staff
Tulsa World

Morstead among eight SMU Mustangs at pro day
Dallas Morning News

April 2, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-Baseball Notebook
-C-USA Golf Notebook and Top Performances
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C-USA Golfer of the Week
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Softball Notebook
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Men's Tennis Notebook

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Calipari meets the media in Lexington, officially takes Kentucky basketball job
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Calipari to Memphis media: It wasn't about the money
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Memphis A.D. Johnson on Calipari's successor: 'We're going to get it done right'
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Memphis' 'wow' coaching list could include Pitino or Pearl
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University of Memphis fans would love Tennessee's Bruce Pearl
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Memphis Tigers players feeling down, but hopeful for future

Is Calipari crazy? Kentucky job is toughest in America
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP gets win, forces Game 3 vs. OSU
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Quarterback spot strength for UTEP football team

Bullpen catches Shoop's eye in win
  His team scored nine runs on nine hits on Wednesday but the most pleasing thing for UAB baseball coach Brian Shoop wasn't the performance of his hitters in a 9-2 victory over Samford at Joe Lee Griffin Field.

Birmingham News

Meeks homers for Herd in upset of Buckeyes
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Now's the time for Thompson
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd goes to Columbus, pounds Buckeyes 14-3
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Thompson gets his passing chance
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Marshall's new QBs differ in many ways
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Calipari was asset to C-USA

Tulsa gets two more TV games
  Tulsa has had two more of its football games scheduled for national television, the school announced on Wednesday.

Tulsa World

From the Dallas Morning News
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Former SMU running back wins a partial victory
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Discus champ throws his efforts into football at SMU

From the Hattiesburg American
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No. 17 LSU in town today to play Eagles
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Golden Eagles sweep Troy

UCF Spring Football Report- Rabazinski, Bustillo see significant progress on offense
Orlando Sentinel

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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It works out just fine for Wave
-
NO WAVERING
  Ryan's heads-up play is key as Tulane holds on for victory over No. 2 LSU

 

April 1, 2009

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers coach John Calipari will take Kentucky basketball job
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Elation sweeps Lexington as Calipari makes decision
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John Calipari won, recruited stars, graduated players and packed the house
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We learned a little more about John Calipari
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Calipari's contract timeline
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Cal-culus: Some of John Calipari's accomplishments
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Tyreke Evans leaving Memphis Tigers for NBA

From the Houston Chronicle
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Is Conference USA biggest winner in Calipari leaving for Kentucky?
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UH nemesis Calipari leaves C-USA for Kentucky
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Calipari leaves C-USA void in flight to UK
Birmingham News

From the Tulsa World
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Calipari's absence to be felt by TU, conference
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Cal's departure could burn C-USA
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TU O-line needs work
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TU Notebook

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Panic on Beale Street
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Eagles to stage speed contest

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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C-USA coaches- Memphis will be fine without Calipari
-Herd's Glasco finally back on field after battling knee, chest injuries
-Former Herd QB headed to EKU

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Snyder pleased with effort
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Landon- Cool hands at QB take field for 1st practice
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MU Notebook- 'New look' Herd off and running at spring practice
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Kentucky shuts out Marshall
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Marshall may be subject of movie

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Two players leave program
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Trial set in death of ex-Marshall football player

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Bid is submitted to host bowl game at UCF
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How the economic downturn is affecting UCF sports
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C-USA suffers as Memphis Coach John Calipari finally ends suspense and accepts Kentucky job
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Gypsy Lou was 25 years ahead of his time at UCF

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP Miners hope to even College Basketball Invitational title series
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Young UTEP Miner quarterbacks look to solidify their roles

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU should call Gillispie to rescue dormant program
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Jim Benedek, first SMU soccer coach, dies

TU-LSU game postponed
New Orleans Times Picayune