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Texas State moves to 3-0 in Southwestern Showdown

Quentin Scott dribbles around Jackson State players.

Aidan Bea, Sports Reporter

November 27, 2019

Texas State prevailed in a back-and-forth effort over 2018 NCAA qualifier Abilene Christian University on Monday, moving to 3-0 in the Southwestern Showdown and 4-2 on the season. After trailing 36-30 in the first half, the Bobcat defense held the team down to clinch the win and remain undefeated...

Second half woes deny Bobcat upset at No. 24 Appalachian State

Sophomore quarterback Tyler Vitt throws the ball at Appalachian State.

Colton McWilliams, Sports Reporter

November 27, 2019

Despite trailing 14-13 in the middle of the third quarter, the Texas State Bobcats gave up 21 unanswered points to the Appalachian State Mountaineers for a 35-13 loss in Boone, N.C. on Saturday. The loss drops the Bobcat’s record to 3-8 overall while App State improves to 10-1 as the Mountaineers...

Texas State sweeps to advance to conference championships

Junior hitter Tyeranee Scott high fives assistant coach Chris Valdez.

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

November 23, 2019

After a week off, Texas State volleyball returned to action for the Sun Belt Championship Tournament, quickly sweeping Troy in the semifinals (25-14, 25-14, 25-18) to advance to the championship match. Texas State improved to 23-8 on the season. After fast work in the first two sets, the 'Cats...

Volleyball looks to retake postseason title at home in championship tournament

Konner Wood and Cheyenne Huskey celebrates their game victory.

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

November 21, 2019

For the second time ever and the first time since 2014, the Bobcats will be hosting the Sun Belt Conference Volleyball Championship Tournament at Strahan Arena from Thursday to Sunday. After going 22-8 this season and 14-2 in the Sun Belt, Texas State enters the tournament as the top seed. The ‘Cats...

Holle breaks record with dominating home win

Women's basketball player Brooke Holle.

Cade Andrews and Claire Partain

November 21, 2019

In their second home game of the season, the Texas State women’s basketball team outscored the University of Texas of the Permian Basin by nearly double, defeating UTPB 83-45 on Saturday morning to improve to 2-1 on the season. The Bobcats were led by senior guard Brooke Holle, who hit a career-high...

Kaspar earns 100th win as basketball splits week

Deshawn Davidson prepares to pass the ball to Quentin Scott.

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

November 21, 2019

Texas State basketball split the week to even out their season record, defeating Prairie View A&M at home on Tuesday and falling to Baylor on Friday in Waco. The Bobcats moved to 2-2 on the season and finished out the week by falling 72-63 in a close contest to 24th-ranked Baylor on Friday night...

Basketball rises to 2-0 in Southwestern Showdown

Nijal Pearson throws a free-throw.

Aidan Bea and Sean Allen

November 21, 2019

Texas State basketball moved to 2-0 in the four-game Southwestern Showdown series with a gritty 64-57 win at the University of Nevada- Las Vegas Wednesday night. The win moved their record to 4-2 on the season. Texas State’s swarming defense made the difference in the night, holding the Runnin’...

Four runners cross NCAA Regional Championships in top 75

Justin Botello competes at the regional championships.

Zach Lopez, Sports Reporter

November 19, 2019

Texas State cross country finished its 2019 season after a strong performance at the 2019 NCAA South Central Regional Championships meet on Friday in Fayetteville, Arkansas. All four Bobcats that qualified for the meet placed in the top 75 out of a total of 311 runners. Junior Justin Botello crossed...

Texas State falls in final home game

Defensive back Kevin Anderson, (5), runs onto the field Nov. 16 at Bobcat Stadium.

Colton McWilliams, Sports Reporter

November 19, 2019

In a disappointing turn of events, the Texas State football team dropped out of bowl eligibility and lost 63-27 to Troy in their final home game of the season on Saturday at the Wack. The loss drops the Bobcats to 3-7 and ends their long-shot journey at bowl eligibility under Head Coach Jake Spavital’s...

Volleyball clinches regular season title

Texas State volleyball posing with a Sun Belt Champions sign.

Claire Partain, Sports Editor

November 15, 2019

Texas State volleyball secured its second straight regular season championship with a 3-0 sweep (25-19, 25-14, 25-11) over The University of Texas at Arlington Friday night at Strahan Arena. The Bobcats won it all on Senior Night with their 13th sweep of the season, giving the lead to the Mavericks...

Texas State runs through Prairie View

Nijal Pearson throws a free-throw.

Dedrick Johnson, Sports Reporter

November 15, 2019

  The Bobcats' efficient shooting and scrappy defense led them to a 27-point win (75-48) against Prairie View A&M on Tuesday night at Strahan Arena. Senior guard Nijal Pearson had a historic night, landing a season-high 23 points to move up to No. 4 in the team's all-time scoring list....

Air Force soars over Bobcat basketball in road opener

Quentin Scott jumps to dunk the basketball.

Andrew Zimmel, Sports Reporter

November 15, 2019

After trailing by as many as 14 points in the second half, the Texas State Bobcats lost to The Air Force Academy 78-71 Saturday. The loss marks the second time the ‘Cats have lost to the Falcons in three years and drops them to 1-6 in road openers under head coach Danny Kaspar. The Bobcats led only...

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