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Bobcats take down Coastal Carolina

Bobcats take down Coastal Carolina

Anthony Flores

April 15, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports

Coming off a mid-week victory over I-35 rivals, the University of Texas at San Antonio Road Runners, the Texas State Bobcats downed the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers 5-3. The Bobcats struck early, taking a 2-0 lead in the early after sophomore infielder Tara Oltmann blasted a two-run homer in the top...

Texas State splits four game USF Rawlings Invitational

Texas State splits four game USF Rawlings Invitational

Anthony Flores

February 25, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Texas State Bobcats closed their weekend with a shutout loss to the University of South Florida Bulls, splitting the four-game USF Rawlings Invitational. Texas State opened the tournament with an impressive 17-5 win over the Virginia Tech Hokies. Virginia Tech jumped out to an early 3-0 lead...

Bobcats fall to Road Runners in season opener

Bobcats fall to Road Runners in season opener

Anthony Flores

February 8, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Texas State Bobcats opened their 2019 season with a 3-2 loss to the University of Texas at San Antonio Road Runners. The defending Sun Belt Conference champions got off to a rocky start in the Bobcat class tournament. Starting sophomore pitcher Meagan King allowed an early hit before striking...

Bobcat softball gears up to defend title in 2019

Bobcat softball gears up to defend title in 2019

Anthony Flores

February 4, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports

With the spring ball opener coming Feb. 7, Texas State softball is bracing to defend their title as the reigning champs of the Sun Belt Conference Championship. With an influx of younger talent and the departure of six seniors, including Bobcat all-time greats Randi Rupp and Ariel Ortiz, head coach...

Texas State finds success in 2018 campaign despite heartbreaking finish

Texas State finds success in 2018 campaign despite heartbreaking finish

Anthony Flores

November 27, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Following Texas State's soccer team's Nov. 4 conclusion of their 2018 campaign, head coach Kat Conner and her squad look back at a triumphant season. The team won the Sun Belt Conference regular season title and achieved an overall record of 11-5-4, with 8-0-2 in conference play. All five of the Bobcats...

Softball coach to try out for U.S. Olympic team

Softball coach to try out for U.S. Olympic team

Anthony Flores

October 19, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Sports - featured, Uncategorized

Softball associate head coach and former olympian pitcher Cat Osterman will be trying out for the U.S. National team for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Osterman, 35, was originally recruited by Team USA to be a member of the national team’s coaching staff in 2020 but began to have doubts ...

Training and nutrition combine to create more explosive athletes

Training and nutrition combine to create more explosive athletes

Anthony Flores

October 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

A husband and wife team on campus is combining the fields of strength and conditioning and sports nutrition to keep athletes in top physical condition at Texas State. Coach Aaron Burkart is in his third year with Texas State as the head football strength and conditioning coach. Previously, he served...

The cheerleading team is more than just pretty faces

The cheerleading team is more than just pretty faces

Anthony Flores

October 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Texas State Spirit Team do more than cheer, tumble and act as the face of the athletics department when it comes to game day. At the head of the squad is Spirit Program Coordinator Jocelyn Stephens, a member of the 2015-16 gold medal-winning U.S. National Cheer team. “I care about them as...

Soccer coach sets goals for 19th year

Soccer coach sets goals for 19th year

Anthony Flores

September 7, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Sports - featured

Cultivating and nurturing an athletic program into a perennial championship contender is a tough task, but head coach Kat Conner has spent almost 19 years perfecting the formula. Heading into her 19th year, Conner has built the Bobcats women's soccer program into a success. Conner first came to Texas...

Annual Texas Water Safari kicks off in San Marcos

Annual Texas Water Safari kicks off in San Marcos

Anthony Flores

September 6, 2018


Filed under Sports

The annual Texas Water Safari started June 9 at the Meadows Center. This year marks the 56th time the Water Safari Organization's self-billed “world’s toughest canoe race” has taken place. The Safari occurs on the first Saturday of June and is a 260-mile race through the San Marcos and Guadal...

Annual Texas Water Safari kicks off in San Marcos

Annual Texas Water Safari kicks off in San Marcos

Anthony Flores

June 14, 2018


Filed under Featured, Hays County, Latest, Sports

The annual Texas Water Safari started June 9 at the Meadows Center. This year marks the 56th time the Water Safari Organization's self-billed “world’s toughest canoe race” has taken place. The Safari occurs on the first Saturday of June and is a 260-mile race through the San Marcos and Guadalu...

Senior outfielder reflects on her journey with softball team

Senior outfielder reflects on her journey with softball team

Anthony Flores

April 27, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Sports - featured

Senior softball outfielder Jacklyn Molenaar had a long, unique road to Texas State. As her college career nears its end, she reflects on the journey and looks toward the future. Molenaar began her collegiate softball career at Tyler Junior College, where she earned first team All-East Zone Conference...

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