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Bobcat baseball completes eventful season

Bobcat baseball completes eventful season

John Paul Mason

June 13, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The baseball team saw its season come to an end at the hands of the Troy University Trojans May 26 in the Sun Belt Conference Championship Tournament. The 2018 season proved to be a roller coaster of ups and downs for Texas State. The Bobcats started the season strong by defeating the Oklahoma State...

Texas State staves off elimination against Little Rock

Texas State staves off elimination against Little Rock

John Paul Mason

May 25, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Featured, Sports

The Texas State Bobcats baseball team kept their 2018 campaign alive, surviving an elimination game against the No. 7 Little Rock Trojans in day three of the Sun Belt Conference Championship. With the win, Texas State has now eliminated Little Rock in the SBC Championship in consecutive years. The...

Bobcats baseball team drop Sun Belt Conference Championship opener

Bobcats baseball team drop Sun Belt Conference Championship opener

John Paul Mason

May 24, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Featured, Sports

The Texas State opened the 2018 Sun Belt Conference tournament with a 5-1 quarterfinals loss to the Troy Trojans. With the loss, the Bobcats' record falls to 28-27-1 on the season, placing the team in the losers bracket for the remainder of the Sun Belt Conference Championship. The Bobcats started...

Baseball seniors closing door on final chapter

Baseball seniors closing door on final chapter

John Paul Mason

April 28, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Graduation season is upon us and it is a time of recollection for the Texas State sports teams. The baseball team started the season off with a bang, opening up against the defending Big 12 Champion the Oklahoma State Cowboys. The seniors on this year's team, however, have memories they will take...

Jacob Almendarez- Heart Over Height

Jacob Almendarez- Heart Over Height

John Paul Mason

April 19, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Standing at 5' 7" and weighing only 170 pounds, one baseball player makes up for what he lacks in size with his confidence and productivity at the plate. Jacob Almendarez, junior outfielder, has gone under the radar this season. The outfielder has been consistent throughout the year — hitting .241...

Best Taco: Torchy’s Tacos

Best Taco: Torchy’s Tacos

John Paul Mason

April 11, 2018


Filed under San Marcos Stars

Texas State students' usual go-to foods for studying, post-river floating or late night cravings need to be affordable and Torchy's Tacos is a San Marcos favorite. Torchy's Tacos is a well-known company in Texas. Starting with just a man in Austin selling his own queso and tacos from food trailers,...

Broc Bosse: A boss on the baseball field

Broc Bosse: A boss on the baseball field

John Paul Mason

April 5, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

In baseball, the players need to be ready to go into the game if they are needed. For one pitcher, coming out of the bullpen and needing to save the Bobcats is what he does best. For Broc Bosse, sophomore left-handed pitcher and technology management junior, helping the Bobcats strike out the opposing...

Baseball drops season series against UTSA 

John Paul Mason

April 4, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Texas State baseball team fell to their I-35 rivals the University of Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners 5-3 at Bobcat Ballpark by a score of 5-3, Tuesday, April 3. The Bobcats jumped out to an early one run lead in the first inning, after a UTSA error lead to a run by Jonathan Ortega, junior second-baseman. It...

Lead-off hitter’s consistent numbers are key to team’s early success

Lead-off hitter’s consistent numbers are key to team’s early success

John Paul Mason

March 31, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Sports - featured

Success for any team requires consistency as much as it does skill from its players. Derek Scheible, senior outfielder, is posting consistent numbers during the first twelve games of the season for the baseball team. After returning for his fourth year on the team, the outfielder is off to a successful...

Texas State falls to Texas after rain delay

Texas State falls to Texas after rain delay

John Paul Mason

March 28, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Texas State baseball team fell 6-1 to the University of Texas Longhorns, March 27 at Bobcat Ballpark. The game was rain delayed back-to-back in the fourth inning, and the Bobcats were forced to counter with seven pitchers in the game.    The game started out slowly on the offensive side for ...

Bobcats suffer first conferences losses to Coastal Carolina

Bobcats suffer first conferences losses to Coastal Carolina

John Paul Mason

March 25, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers swept the Texas State Bobcats in a weekend series March 23-24, bringing their overall record to 14-8-1 with a 3-3 conference record. The team played Game one on Friday, March 23, and were forced to play a double header on Saturday, March 24. Game one saw the Bobcats...

Bobcats bounce back with 6-5 win

Bobcats bounce back with 6-5 win

John Paul Mason

March 22, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Texas State baseball team beat the University of Incarnate Word 6-5 at Bobcat Ballpark March 21. The Bobcats fell behind 0-2 in the third inning and were unable to record their first run until the seventh inning, courtesy of a Ryan Newman, junior infielder, and his homerun over the left-field...

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