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Lisette Lopez

October 28, 2017


Filed under Opinions, The Main Point

Sports reporters for various publications have had a difficult time covering Texas State’s football team. Newspapers like The University Star, The Austin American-Statesman, and The San Marcos Daily Record have all faced challenges obtaining interviews with the football players—not because of an...

Club volleyball looking to improve with new president

Club volleyball looking to improve with new president

Lisette Lopez

October 5, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports - featured, Volleyball

Many students stop playing sports once they come to college, but for one student, quitting volleyball was never an option. Jenny Berrong, marketing junior, started playing volleyball in middle school and loved the sport ever since. However, coming to college, she knew her sole focus was on her education. “College...

Men’s cross country team fighting for a  comeback season

Lisette Lopez

September 9, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Sports, Sports - featured

With a new school year comes a new season, and the men’s cross country team members are showing a greater commitment to one another. The men’s team had a historic 2016 season all around. At the beginning of the season, the team reached its highest region ranking from the U.S. Track & Field...

Player named on Rimington watch list

Player named on Rimington watch list

Lisette Lopez

September 3, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Sports - featured

Despite a rough end to the 2016 season, Aaron Brewer, sophomore center for the Texas State football team, has continued to prove what he’s made of. Brewer was named to the 2017 Rimington Trophy Preseason Watch List in July after a strong finish as a freshman. The athlete played in 12 games, making...

Texas State athletic events cancelled due to Hurricane Harvey

Texas State athletic events cancelled due to Hurricane Harvey

Lisette Lopez

August 25, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports - featured

Texas State has cancelled all sport events this weekend due to category 3 Hurricane Harvey. President Denise Trauth sent an email Aug. 24 to all Texas State staff, faculty and students announcing all programs after 5 p.m. were cancelled. The women’s soccer event against Texas A&M Univers...

The new uniform in town

The new uniform in town

Lisette Lopez

August 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

Texas State released videos and pictures via Twitter of its new all gold football uniform by Adidas on Monday, and everyone is talking about it. To go along with the all gold uniform, the team also unveiled two new helmets. The helmets are maroon and black with the state of Texas on the left side. According...

Women’s soccer starts the season off with a home opener loss

Women’s soccer starts the season off with a home opener loss

Lisette Lopez

August 19, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Sports - featured

The Texas State women's soccer team opened its 2017 season with a 2-0 loss against Northern Arizona on Friday. With two costly mistakes in the first half by the Texas State defense, the Lumberjacks took the lead early. The first Bobcat mistake was made in the 22nd minute by sophomore goalkeeper...

Women’s soccer seeks redemption in fall semester

Women’s soccer seeks redemption in fall semester

Lisette Lopez

July 20, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Sports - featured

The women’s soccer team starts its 2017 season in August, and it is ready to get back on the field. The Bobcats will start the season Aug. 11 with an exhibition match against UTSA. The team finished ninth in the 2016 Sun Belt Conference. They were one team away from an automatic bid to the SBC...

A look back at a successful year in athletics

A look back at a successful year in athletics

Lisette Lopez

June 16, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports - featured

The Texas State athletic program is given little credit; however, the 2016-17 year came with success from numerous sports. Each sport at Texas State had a successful aspect, whether it came from the season or individual success. The beginning of the 2016-17 year was off to a rough start in regards...

The Bobcats fall short in the semifinals

The Bobcats fall short in the semifinals

Lisette Lopez

May 28, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Sports - featured

The Texas State baseball team ended the season with an 11-5 loss against Georgia Southern in the semifinal round of the Sun Belt Conference Championship. The Bobcats finish the year with a 29-30 record, while Georgia Southern moves on to the finals. Texas State took the lead with two runs in the first,...

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