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East Carolina Carolinas Conference USA

August 8, 2004

Ron Cherubini: BONESVILLE MAGAZINE Preview No. 1 - 08.08
Pat Dye reflects on all things East Carolina
Bonesville.net

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 08.08
Bonesville.net

Garner linebacker verbally commits to join East Carolina
Greenville Daily Reflector

Deone does it all for ECU's recruits
Washington Daily News

August 7, 2004

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 08.07
Bonesville.net

Pirates' first fantasy camp labeled a success
Washington Daily News

Living a fantasy
Greenville Daily Reflector

It's time ECU athletics gain respect it deserves
The East Carolinian

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Thomas extends ECU legacy
-Easley signs bill to spend millions on university projects

August 6, 2004

Al Myatt: View from the East - 08.06
Pirate Radio Network gets jolt of power
Bonesville.net

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 08.06
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250: Live@5 with Troy D. & Ellerbe - 08.06
Guest Jerry McManus
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250: Miller Lite Sports Bar with Jon Ellerbe - 08.06
Guests Ian Eastman, Ray Meyers, Brian Hardee
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250: The Extra Point - 08.06
Dan Eberhardt, Shawn Farmer with Dixon Sauls, Greg Thomas
Bonesville.net

WITN To Televise ECU's Conference USA Road Games
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Campus: Easley’s signature shifts ECU center to fast track
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Pirates open door for the fairer sex

From the Washington Daily News
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Sly as a Fox
-Duckett learning on the job
-Copper just wants to improve
-Leach gets a thrill

ECU coach seeks smoother season
Memphis Commercial Appeal

August 5, 2004

Denny O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 201 - 08.05
New season, new outlook for J.T.
Bonesville.net

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 08.05
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250: Live@5 with Troy D. & Ellerbe - 08.05
Guests Nick Floyd & Nature Boy Ric Flair
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250: The Locker Room - 08.05
Kevin Monroe & Kevin Wiggins with guest Art Brown
Bonesville.net

Similarities abound between ECU, USF
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates hope to improve from last season
Kinston Free Press

Baker brings more big hits to ECU
Washington Daily News

August 4, 2004

Denny O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 200 - 08.04
Transition the topic at C-USA Kickoff
Bonesville.net

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 08.04
Bonesville.net

Talk 1070 AM: Talk of the Town with Henry Hinton - 08.04
Guest co-host Ray Craft, guest Patrick Ballantine
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250: Live@5 with Troy D. & Ellerbe - 08.04
Guest co-host Josh Spence, guest Braxton Patterson
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250: The Press Box with Troy Dreyfus - 08.04
Panelists Brian Bailey, Jim Gentry, Brock Letchworth
Bonesville.net

From the Washington Daily News
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ECU's Robinson ready for changes 2004 could present
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C-USA begins last season with current makeup

Big Haul- Pirates bringing in a class of 30
Winston Salem Journal

From the New Bern Sun Journal
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Pirates looking for rebound year
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Changes expected atop of C-USA

C-USA footballl title up for grabs in ’04
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates out to regain respect in C-USA
Raleigh News & Observer

C-USA begins last year with current makeup
Wilmington (NC) Star News

August 3, 2004

Al Myatt: View from the East - 08.03
Accord evolving on C-USA championship showdown
Bonesville.net

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 08.03
Bonesville.net

Talk 1070 AM: Talk of the Town - Henry Hinton - 08.03
Guest ECU Chancellor Steve Ballard
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250: Live@5 with Troy D. & Ellerbe - 08.03
Guest BMX biking wizard Dave Mirra
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250: Sportsline - Josh Spence/Allen Thomas - 08.03
Guests Jeff Charles & SEC media boss Bloom
Bonesville.net

Meet the Pirates Night Scheduled for Aug. 21
ecupirates.com

ECU’s Levesque ready to play
Greenville Daily Reflector

Broadwell puts in the hours for improvement
Washington Daily News

C-USA Preview: East Carolina
YAHOO! Sports

August 2, 2004

Al Myatt: View from the East - 08.02
Purple's fortunes rest with green front line
Bonesville.net

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 08.02
Bonesville.net

Rose’s Gagnon to join Pirates as a walk-on
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the Washington Daily News
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ECU linebacker is the real McCoy
-Former Pam Pack, Pirate player Copper trying to shine with Cowboys


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August 8, 2004

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Getting really offensive
-Clemson notebook
-Holtz needs to forge ahead
-Players see the light
-USC notebook

From the Spartanburg (SC) Herald-Journal
-Holtz tries to toughen USC up
-USC players take on Shaq
-Clemson has better afternoon practice

From the Winston Salem Journal
-STANLEY STEAMER- Prosser likes his signee
-SOLID- Devils have strong class despite defection
-SMOOTH- Pack avoids recruiting headaches
-UPSIDE- UNC lost some but gained Williams
-SIZZLIN'- Prospects put on summer show

From the Charlotte Observer
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Little League: Morganton headed to World Series
-Panthers: All smiles at Fan Fest
-UNC shows interest in N.Y. wing

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Summer camp is no vacation
-Deacons off to fast start
-Delhomme's toss highlights practice
-Kentucky to travel to Chapel Hill

Basketball coaching trees sink roots in ACC
Greensboro News-Record

USC/city stadium plan could leave out Bombers
Columbia (SC) The State

From the Wilmington Star-News
-Clemson players felt the heat from Bowden’s seat
-Hoggard senior heading to N. Carolina for baseball

August 7, 2004

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Will they yell Lou or Boo?
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South Carolina at a glance
-USC football notebook
-Tigers show their fangs
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Clemson football notebook
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Eagles aim to soar again

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Top running back cleared to join State
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A huge transition at QB for Pack
-Duke adds another QB to recruiting class

From the Winston Salem Journal
-QB Question Mark- Wolfpack coaches taking time to determine who will take Rivers' place at
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Washington, one of nation's top backs, to play for State
-Fan Fest is a respite for Panthers
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Deacons hire Sinacori as the team's pitching coach

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Top tailback joins Pack
-QB competition continues
-Canes ink two rookie goalies

From the Charlotte Observer
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Q&A With Chuck Amato
-Panthers to run 48 plays in Fan Fest

From the Anderson Independent
-Heat Check- Expectations are high, but the temps low as Tigers kick off fall practice
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Walker likely to miss season

State College notes
Columbia (SC) The State

August 6, 2004

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Heels lose one football recruit; another might follow
-Pack to start practice today; two commit to Duke
-Three area players on list for Wooden Award

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Suite deal for Pack
-NCAA passes new rules for recruiting
-NCAA should stay away from instant replay
-Top backs eye Heels, Wolfpack
-Ticket drive may aid arena

From the Winston Salem Journal
-LAST CHANCE- C.J. Leak wants to turn back the clock
-College-Football Notebook
-Suspension of Vick opens the door at Virginia Tech
-Panthers Notebook

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Cagy Tigers open practice
-On the run with Tommyball
-Tigers notebook

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-USC’s Frye, Tanner Olympic worthy
-Clemson: FAN APPRECIATION DAY

From the Spartanburg (SC) Herald-Journal
-Gamecocks will report minus Lamar
-McDuffie reinstated

Fayetteville State has depth at quarterback
Fayetteville Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
-Charlotte might look to land another Classic
-Little League World Series: Morganton marches on

August 5, 2004

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Highly recruited tailback to visit Pack, Heels
-College roundup- Miller back with Pack as assistant
-NCCU opens practice with questions

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Packing a serious punch
-Quarterbacks usually lead the way in ACC
-Miller returns to Pack
-College football reporting days
-Florida prep QB commits to N.C. State
-Rozier to play at UNC
-New recruiting rules up for vote

Deacons get commitment from speedy defensive back
Winston Salem Journal

August 4, 2004

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Virginia Tech suspends quarterback
-Panthers: Two is Better
-Thrilled- WFU trainer eager to go to Olympics
-Wake Forest gets commitments from two speedsters for '05 class
-Veterans- Mountaineers to count on several transfers
-Less is More- Blount says small class will help Rams
-Transitions- Elon, WCU hoping to fill voids with newcomers

From the Durham Herald Sun
-Wolfpack after top running back
-Rivers deal needs to be done

Bowden put aside problems
Anderson Independent

NBA may keep Duke, UNC from '05 recruits
Charlotte Observer

Question remains- Who will serve as QB for several ACC teams?
New Bern Sun Journal

N.C. prep hall to add 8
Raleigh News & Observer

August 3, 2004

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Deacons' backcourt shines in international tournament
-Franklin, football and basketball voice of WSSU, has been fired

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Duke adds Boykin to 2005 class
-Tar Heels put together football marketing blitz
-Waiting game for Rivers
-Canes focus on Vasicek

Clemson's Jackson eligible
Anderson Independent

Latest Duke basketball recruit likely to stay around
Durham Herald-Sun

Panthers training camp news from the Fayetteville Observer
-Waiting in the wings
-Delhomme emerges as a leader

From the Spartanburg (SC) Herald-Journal
-Fans flocking to Camp Wofford
-Panthers' line a little blurred
-Terriers' transfer has personal ties to new coach

NBA: Bobcats release 2004-05 schedule
Kinston Free Press

From the Charlotte Observer
-Bobcats open 1st season Nov. 4
-Printable schedule (PDF) from Bobcatsbasketball.com
-THUNDER & LIGHTNING

Decision postponed on where Expos will move to
Hampton Roads Virginian Pilot

August 2, 2004

From the Fayetteville Observer
-Panthers in position to keep it going
-Secondary Gamble

ACC parity may shrink BCS hopes
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
-That's Omori
-Charlotte should miss Bassmaster

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Falcons' Dantzler catches new role
-Panthers retool their offensive line

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Omori's late surge key to Classic win
-ACC players help United States to 97-86 win over Puerto Rico
-BUSTED- Clemson fails to get top talent

From the Spartanburg (SC) Herald-Journal
-It's never enough for Smith
-Hoover now a camp fixture
-Falcons will hold Vick out due to blister

Forward from L.A. commits to Duke
Greensboro News-Record


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August 8, 2004

Blazers try to tackle offensive line questions
Birmingham News

UAB Football Has First Practice Of 2004 Season
uabsports.com

From the New Orleans Times-Picayune
-ON CAMPUS-Ross has reported to duty
-Tulane swimmer proud to compete

Former USM pitchers settling down
Hattiesburg American

From the Ft Worth Star Telegram
-Frogs' intent is to win and ignore BCS buzz
-Former chancellor of TCU dies at 88
-TCU NOTES

USF-Memphis Kickoff May Be Moved To 11 A.M.
Tampa Tribune

USF frosh waits for clearance
St Petersburg Times

From the Hudson Valley Herald-Record
-Preseason at a glance
-Five questions facing Army
-Upperclassmen roster
-Champion of the underdog
-2004 Army schedule

Countdown to kickoff, from 10 to 1
Louisville Courier-Journal

Cards- No regrets for late TD
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader

O'Leary stays realistic about Knights' rebuilding process
Orlando Sentinel

Price sets UTEP practice tone early
El Paso Times

Herd opens preseason camp Monday
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

Katz: The future is now
ESPN.com

August 7, 2004

It's time for a little football
Hattiesburg American

LaVale Washington Will Sit the First Two Football Games
gotigersgo.com

Tigers-USF on television
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UAB Football Has First Practice Of 2004 Season
uabsports.com

Cougars' Quest For The Crown Begins Sunday
uhcougars.com

From the Louisville Courier Journal
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Starting tight end Riles quits Cardinals 
-Petrino puts his money where his beliefs are

From goarmysports.com
-Army Readies For First Preseason Camp Under Head Coach Bobby Ross
-Army To Don Familiar Old Look This Fall

Golden Eagle Football Players Report Sunday
southernmiss.com

From gofrogs.com
-Frogs Feature Speed At Linebacker
-New Faces Asked To Step Up on the Defensive Line

Bulls gets recruit, hope for another
St Petersburg Times

Miners placekicker Robinson quits team
El Paso Times

From the Orlando Sentinel
-Football coaches get set in fall routines
-Running off at the typewriter...

Standout weighing Marshall
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

Five C-USA Players Named to Wooden Award Watch List
conferenceusa.com

August 6, 2004

Withers Leads USA Basketball To Gold Medal
conferenceusa.com

Baxter Ends Quest; Fisher Jailed
Tampa Tribune

Everyone expects tough C-USA race
Hattiesburg American

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Cal's Tigers will tangle with Texas
-Parquet's burning charge lessened
-Williams's summer work has Calipari enthusiastic
-Talented Maine prep says he'll sign in Nov.
-Player- It's my decision to leave, seek a transfer

Coaches question new ban on use of private jets
Ft Worth Star Telegram

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
-Late drive put Petrino in bad spot
-Cards add troubled star

From the Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
-Petrino likes challenge of high expectations
-Moving game from opener helps no one

Source- Council to Louisville
Charlotte Observer

UCF should go in different direction with school name
Orlando Sentinel

Growing pains- More struggles expected for young SMU team
Dallas Morning News

August 5, 2004

From the New Bern Sun-Journal
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New Army FB coach Ross in demand
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Louisville putting football forward
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Changes expected atop of C-USA

C-USA coaches still uncertain about changes
Hattiesburg American

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
-Craft, Raleigh's star guard, commits to Golden Eagles
-Parquet one 'big' reason USM will be a factor in C-USA chase

Troubled running back arrested for a 4th time
St Petersburg Times

Bulls Add Another Player
switched to USF from UNC-CH
Tampa Tribune

UK's AD wants U of L game regardless of date
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal

Crean has golden summer
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

UTEP likely to land ex-Big 12 center
El Paso Times

August 4, 2004

From the Birmingham News
-Changes coming, but C-USA set for best season yet
-Junior college linemen may give Blazers help up front
-C-USA NOTEBOOK

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
-Cardinals aim to go out on a high
-Top college hoops city- We're No. 1

From the New Orleans Times-Picayune
-Parity likely to rule in C-USA
-Losses expected to weigh on Tulane

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tigers feel change in air
-Calkins- It's heady stuff, this 'surprise' team talk
-Defectors focus on final run at league title
-Notebook
-Coaches pile praise on Tigers' RB

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
-Quarterbacks command attention in C-USA
-Parquet one 'big' reason USM will be a factor in C-USA chase
-Expectations grow for West, Memphis

C-USA lame ducks log two logos
Louisville Courier-Journal

Tight race in C-USA
Mobile (AL) Register

From the Ft Worth Star Telegram
-C-USA loses its momentum
-CONFERNCE USA NOTES
-C-USA OUTLOOK

C-USA eyes '05 title game
Houston Chronicle

TCU's Patterson reserves judgment at C-USA media day
Dallas Morning News

From the Tampa Tribune
-League Writes Off Bulls' $600,000 Debt
-Experts Don't Think Highly Of Bulls

From the St Petersburg Times
-Polls don't bother Bulls
-USF prepares without top RB Fisher

Officials trying to work out new C-USA
Hattiesburg American

UTEP's schedule released
El Paso Times

From the Orlando Sentinel
-Knights use O'Leary to help boost ticket sales
-College football's new guys
-UCF will get a taste of instant replay

Gonzaga, SIUC are on SLU's slate
St Louis Post Dispatch

August 3, 2004

C-USA coaches, players meet media today
Kinston Free Press

C-USA officials wrestling with details of restructuring
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-C-USA coaches agree league race will be tight
-2 Tigers' court appearance delayed again
-Court date reset for U of M players charged with torching SUV

From the Tampa Tribune
-C-USA Facing Turbulent Times
-Chance Gets Probation But No Suspension

Lutz- Center Iti considering JCs
Charlotte Observer

U of L freshman faces discipline by Petrino
Louisville Courier Journal

USM kicking game looks solid
Biloxi Sun-Herald

August 2, 2004

2004 Conference USA Kickoff
conferenceusa.com

Tulane AD Dickson- She's a problem solver
New Orleans Times Picayune

Clearly in view
Ft Worth Star-Telegram

Ex-USM stars stepped off mound, into suburbia
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

Hamburg Hulk Ruled Eligible For USF
Tampa Tribune

UTEP opening date not moved for national TV
El Paso Times


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