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Texas State knocks off rival UTA in historic triple-overtime win

Senior guard Eric Terry shoots over the Mavs' defender in the triple-overtime battle over the University of Texas-Arlington on Friday, February 28, 2020. Photo courtesy of Texas State Athletics.

Aidan Bea, Sports Reporter

March 1, 2020

Texas State (20-10, 13-6 Sun Belt) won their fifth game in a row Friday night at UT Arlington (13-17, 9-10 Sun Belt), defeating the Mavericks 85-83 in a triple-overtime thriller. The Bobcats had previously lost nine away games in a row versus UTA dating back to 2010. With the win, Texas State remains game ahe...

Bobcats beat Georgia Southern for annual Kids’ Game

Sophomore forward Da'Nasia Hood and freshman forward Chelsea Johnson celebrate as the Bobcats defeat Georgia Southern in front of 3,300 San Marcos CISD students on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2020. Photo courtesy of Texas State Athletics.

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

February 28, 2020

Behind a packed stadium, the Texas State women’s basketball team (11-15, 4-11) defeated Georgia Southern (9-18, 6-10) 72-68 Thursday morning for the annual Kids' Game at Strahan Arena. Kids from all over the San Marcos Independent School District arrived for the game, putting the attendance at 3,386-...

Texas State’s winning streak snapped by UTA

Texas State sophomore forward Da'Nasia Hood jumps around UTA senior forward Marie Benson to shoot and score for the Bobcats, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, at Strahan Arena. Photo credit: Kate Connors

Caleb Howell, Sports Reporter

February 26, 2020

The Texas State women’s basketball team's two game winning streak came to an end as the Bobcats fell to the University of Texas- Arlington Mavericks on the road on Saturday. The 69-49 loss put the Bobcats 3-11 in conference and 10-15 overall as they fight for enough wins to reach the Sun Belt Championship...

Bobcats claim sole possession of second place in final home games

Texas State senior forward Eric Terry celebrates a dunk during the first half of a game against Georgia Southern, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, at Strahan Arena.

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

February 26, 2020

The Texas State men’s basketball team (19-10, 12-6 Sun Belt) rose to second place in the Sun Belt as they defeated Georgia Southern 70-55 on Thursday and Georgia State 86-76 on Saturday for their last regular-season home games at Strahan Arena. The Bobcats' win against Georgia State broke the tie...

Freshman pitching duo helps Bobcats clinch series win

Texas State freshman pitcher Tony Robie pitches to a Lamar player at bat in the sixth inning of a game, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, at Bobcat Ballpark.

Colton McWilliams, Assistant Sports Editor

February 26, 2020

Eight runs in the first two innings and a freshman pitching duo put the Bobcats over the edge in their 8-7 win against Lamar on Sunday to clinch the weekend series. The win improves Texas State’s record to 5-3. Head Coach Steven Trout said the series-winning game was an important victory for...

Bobcats knock down No. 17 Minnesota, Tulsa at Baylor Invitational

The Texas State softball team rushes to home plate to congratulate teammate Christiana McDowell for hitting a home run in the sixth inning against Saint Louis, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, at Bobcat Softball Stadium. Photo credit: Kate Connors

Claire Partain, Sports Editor

February 26, 2020

Texas State softball went 2-3 in the Baylor Invitational Friday-Sunday against Big 10 and Big 12 opponents, including a win over No. 17 Minnesota to kick off the tournament on Friday. Following Friday's win, the 'Cats took a 1-0 loss to Illinois to conclude the doubleheader and went winless against...

River City SC hosts public signing

River City SC roster signing.

Jackson Short, Sports Reporter

February 24, 2020

As soccer continues to be one of the fastest growing sports in America and Texas, San Marcos has decided to join the trend with a team of their own- River City SC. The new team, which is joining the United Premier Soccer League (UPSL) in Spring 2020, went public as they signed their first 24 players...

Softball wins doubleheader to remain undefeated in Bobcat Classic

The Texas State softball team celebrate a home run.

Andrew Zimmel, Sports Reporter

February 16, 2020

Texas State softball won both legs of their double-header against Saint Louis and Wichita State on Saturday to remain undefeated in the Bobcat Classic. Junior infielder Tara Oltmann continued to come in clutch and rack up more RBIs to keep the Bobcats hot off a four-game win streak. The 'Cats kicked...

Bobcats continue win streak with weekend sweep

Texas State Head Coach Zenarae Antoine talks to Bobcat players on the sideline after a successful play during the pink out game against UTA Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, at Strahan Arena.

Caleb Howell, Sports Reporter

February 16, 2020

Texas State women’s basketball took home their first weekend sweep of the season in their road trip to Arkansas, beating Arkansas State with an 83-69 win on Saturday. The win over the Red Wolves more than doubled their conference win record, putting the Bobcats at 3-10 in the Sun Belt and 10-14...

Texas State men’s basketball sweep Arkansas teams, weekend

A Texas State basketball player attempts a dunk.

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

February 16, 2020

Texas State (17-10, 10-6 Sun Belt) swept Arkansas State for the regular season, picking up another win by defeating the Red Wolves 69-64 on Saturday afternoon at Strahan Arena. The Bobcats got out to a quick start, holding the Red Wolves to 19.2% shooting and going into halftime with a 31-13 lead. Texas...

Bobcats upset first-place Little Rock in 74-66 win

Texas State celebrates as they pull off a 74-66 win over Little Rock on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2020 at Strahan Arena. Photo courtesy of Texas State Athletics.

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

February 14, 2020

Texas State (16-10, 9-6) bounced back from their loss last Saturday as they defeated the University of Arkansas-Little Rock (18-8, 11-3), the Sun Belt's current first-place team, 74-66 Thursday night at Strahan Arena. The Bobcats got out to a quick start with a demanding 31-9 lead, but the Trojans...

Bobcat baseball opens season on Valentine’s Day weekend

The Texas State baseball team finished the 2019 season with an overall record of 36-20. The Bobcats' season concluded with two losses in the Sun Belt Conference Championship Tournament- one to ULM and the other to Coastal Carolina.

Claire Partain, Sports Editor

February 13, 2020

After six months of preparation following a Sun Belt Championship Tournament upset loss in May, first-year head coach Steven Trout and the Texas State baseball team are set to suit up once again at home on Valentine's Day weekend. The team made history as they became Sun Belt regular-season champions...

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