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Texas State ends season after historic run

Texas State ends season after historic run

Anthony Flores

April 1, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

From record-setting performances to last minute heartache, the 2017-18 season saw the women’s basketball team experience the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. Texas State was 23-10 on the season, the team’s best record since the 2007-08 season where it went 21-11 on the year. The Bobcats...

Texas State softball remains undefeated in conference play

Anthony Flores

March 31, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports

After a loss to the Texas Longhorns and a cancelled series against Appalachian State, the Texas State Bobcats have righted the ship, sweeping the Georgia Southern Eagles in a three-game series that started Friday, March 30 and ended Saturday, March 31.   The Bobcat’s known for their high-powered...

Head softball coach continues sustained success 18 years in coaching Bobcats

Head softball coach continues sustained success 18 years in coaching Bobcats

Anthony Flores

March 21, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports

The word “lifer” is a term used in sports to describe someone who has given themselves completely to the sport they love; someone who will spend their life in a sport. Head coach of the softball team, Ricci Woodard, is the definition of a lifer. Coach Woodard is in her 18th year as the head coach...

Bobcats sweep Coastal Carolina in three-game series

Anthony Flores

March 19, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Texas State softball team extended its win streak to eight after a weekend sweep of the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers March 17-18. Texas State dominated its Sun Belt Conference rivals, outscoring the Chanticleers 18-4 in the three-game series. The sweep gives the Bobcats a 22-7 record on the season,...

Texas State extends winning streak with win over ranked Baylor

Anthony Flores

March 15, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Texas State softball team picked up its 19th win of the season in a 5-2 comeback victory over the 11th ranked Baylor Bears Wednesday, March 14. For the second consecutive season, an unranked Bobcats team has downed the ranked Bears. The victory extends the Bobcats’ winning streak to five games ...

The Bobcats lose title game in heartbreaker

The Bobcats lose title game in heartbreaker

Anthony Flores

March 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Texas State women’s basketball team finished its season in heartbreaking fashion, falling to the top-seeded Little Rock Trojans 54-53 in the Sun Belt Conference Championship final Sunday, March 11. Heading into Sunday’s championship game, the second-seeded Bobcats were 23-8 and riding the...

Texas State earns quarterfinal victory

Texas State earns quarterfinal victory

Anthony Flores

March 9, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The second-seeded Texas State women’s basketball team earned a 78-69 victory over the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers in the quarterfinal round of the Sun Belt Conference Championship Thursday, March 8 at the Lakefront Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana. This is the 22nd win of the season for the Bo...

Bobcats earn 21st win in rout of UTA

Bobcats earn 21st win in rout of UTA

Anthony Flores

March 4, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Texas State Women’s basketball team closed out its regular season with a 75-58 rout of the University of Texas Arlington Mavericks Saturday, March 3. The Senior Day win gives the Bobcats a 21-8 regular season record. The Bobcats boast the best overall record in the Sun Belt Conference but sit...

Bobcats extend win streak to seven

Bobcats extend win streak to seven

Anthony Flores

March 1, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Texas State softball team earned its 12th victory of the season in a 7-1 rout of the University of Texas San Antonio Road Runners. This is the Bobcats’ seventh consecutive win since starting the season 5-4. Texas State is 12-4 overall with a 2-3 record at home and a 2-1 record in away games...

Senior point guard’s dedication pays off

Senior point guard’s dedication pays off

Anthony Flores

February 27, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The phrase "hard work pays off" is a cliché concept preached by coaches to athletes for decades for one reason: It motivates and draws out a player’s potential. Taeler Deer, senior guard, is an example that hard work does pay off. Deer is in her fourth season with the Bobcats and has developed...

Softball extends winning streak against Columbia

Softball extends winning streak against Columbia

Anthony Flores

February 26, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Texas State softball team extended its winning streak to six games with a 10-3 victory over the Columbia Lions in Florida Atlantic University’s "Strike Out Cancer" Tournament at FAU Softball Stadium. After a shaky start to the season, the Bobcats entered the matchup against the Lions, riding...

Texas State beats Georgia Southern in 60-51 win

Texas State beats Georgia Southern in 60-51 win

Anthony Flores

February 25, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Texas State Women’s basketball team earned its 20th win of the season with a 60-51 win against the Georgia Southern Eagles in a close matchup. This victory gives the Bobcats a 20-8 overall record making this the sixth time in school history the Bobcats have reached the 20-win mark and the fi...

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