The University Star

Junior guard shines through being honored and showing improvement

Junior guard shines through being honored and showing improvement

Brooke Phillips

January 22, 2018

Not only has one women’s basketball player been honored twice in the season, her teamwork mentality and effort are being noticed every time she steps on the court. Toshua Leavitt, junior guard, has been playing basketball since the age of five. Once she reached high school, however, she dedicated...

Men’s basketball defeated on the road by Houston Baptist

Men’s basketball defeated on the road by Houston Baptist

Brooke Phillips

December 4, 2017

The Texas State men’s basketball team fell short 71-52 to the Houston Baptist University Huskies in an away game Dec. 2 in Houston, Texas. The Bobcats went into the game coming off a win last week against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, however, the Bobcats could not finish what would have been the...

One athlete’s college experience as a cheerleader, a student and an influencer

Brooke Phillips

December 1, 2017

Coming to a university, many student-athletes hope to give 110 percent to their sport and have a memorable college experience. One cheerleader has done just that as she reflects back on her last four years as a Bobcat. Tynisha Jackson, electronic media senior, has been on the All-Girls cheerleading...

Men’s basketball goes 2-1 at Men Against Breast Cancer Showcase

Men’s basketball goes 2-1 at Men Against Breast Cancer Showcase

Brooke Phillips

November 27, 2017

The Thanksgiving break brought the Texas State men’s basketball team to Stockton, California to compete in the Men Against Breast Cancer Showcase Nov. 22-25. The Bobcats were scheduled games Nov. 22-25, playing Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Canisius and Pacific—beating both Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Pacific. In...

Men’s basketball defeats UTRGV in first win of season

Men’s basketball defeats UTRGV in first win of season

Brooke Phillips

November 20, 2017

After coming out of a loss from UTSA, the Texas State men’s basketball team defeated the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley 75-58 in its third game of the season. The Bobcats competed against UTRGV Nov. 18 at home in Strahan Coliseum, and improved their overall game since playing against the...

Third time’s the charm for one intramural football team

Brooke Phillips

November 17, 2017

After three years of competing together, one intramural football team won the title of Men’s-A champions, while also forming a lasting brotherhood. Flag football is just one of the many intramural sports Texas State offers. There are three different men-only leagues students can join: Men’s-A,...

Men’s basketball drops close game against the Roadrunners

Men’s basketball drops close game against the Roadrunners

Brooke Phillips

November 16, 2017

The Texas State men’s basketball team played its first home game of a season and took a close 79-78 loss against the University of Texas-San Antonio Nov. 15. The Bobcats trailed the Roadrunners 34-32 by the end of the first half, but the second half, the Bobcats took the lead. It was with one...

Men and women’s cross country team close out their season at the NCAA South Central Regional

Men and women’s cross country team close out their season at the NCAA South Central Regional

Brooke Phillips

November 13, 2017

After qualifying in the Sun Belt Conference Championships, the Texas State men and women’s cross country teams ran in the NCAA South Central Regional meet Nov. 10 placing fifth and 13th. In the Sun Belt Conference Championship, the women’s team earned the champions title while the men’s team place...

Athlete inspired to play softball from father’s legacy

Brooke Phillips

November 9, 2017

Playing softball at the college level has always been a dream for one Texas State athlete, and after a successful first year in the books, she continues to find inspiration for the game through her family. Bailee Carter, sophomore infielder, made her debut as a Bobcat in the 2016-17 school year. Her...

Men’s basketball wins both exhibition matches of the season

Men’s basketball wins both exhibition matches of the season

Brooke Phillips

November 6, 2017

The Texas State men’s basketball team hosted two exhibition games Nov. 2 and Nov. 4 and won both games 76-64 and 77-48. Thursday’s game saw all proceeds go to the Jefferson County United Way as the Bobcats competed against St. Edwards. Along with raising money for a cause, Texas State won its...

The final season for a softball star

The final season for a softball star

Brooke Phillips

November 1, 2017

After having three successful years on the Texas State softball team, a returning veteran is back to accomplish even more for her last and final year as a Bobcat. Randi Rupp, senior right-handed pitcher, has been one of the biggest faces of the Texas State softball program since coming here in 2014...

Texas State women’s cross country team earns Sun Belt Conference championship title

Texas State women’s cross country team earns Sun Belt Conference championship title

Brooke Phillips

October 30, 2017

The Texas State women’s cross country team earned the first place title at the Sun Belt Conference Championships Oct. 28 in Boone, North Carolina. The men’s team also placed in the championships receiving third. Five runners on the women’s team placed in the top 30, while two placed in 45th...

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