The University Star

Bike Cave rides under the radar

Bike Cave rides under the radar

Michelle Joseph

October 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

Texas State's Bike Cave is continuing its track record of maintaining students' bikes and offering a smoother ride around campus as it enters its 11th year. Bike Cave opened on campus in 2007 to service students' bikes rolling smooth. The shop is currently located in Room 100 of the Colorado Building,...

Strahan turns into University Events Center

Strahan turns into University Events Center

Michelle Joseph

July 13, 2018


Filed under Sports

The University Events Center project will be completed for students to go out and support their Texas State Bobcats this upcoming fall. The new UEC facility is a an extension to the formerly named Strahan Coliseum, Texas State’s home for various sports and events. The new additions include a...

Bobcat Track and Field finishes successful season

Bobcat Track and Field finishes successful season

Michelle Joseph

June 22, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports - featured, Track and Field

The Track and Field team saw its 2018 season come to an end at the final NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon. The 2018 season proved to be a successful yet humbling year. The Bobcats started the season strong by claiming event titles at the Purple Tiger Invitational...

Tennis prepares for a comeback season

Tennis prepares for a comeback season

Michelle Joseph

June 13, 2018


Filed under Sports, Tennis

After the completion of a rocky campaign for Texas State tennis, the team looks toward the 2018-19 season as a chance for redemption. Challenges the team faced came from playing a tougher schedule, one that was deliberately made more difficult by head coach Tory Plunkett. "I arranged the toughest...

Five Bobcats advance to NCAA Outdoor Championship

Five Bobcats advance to NCAA Outdoor Championship

Michelle Joseph

May 27, 2018


Filed under Featured, Latest, Sports, Track and Field

16 athletes from the Texas State track & field competed in the NCAA Track & Field West Preliminary Round meet at Hornet Stadium in Sacramento, California. The meet started Thursday and finished Saturday with 13 individual events and two relays. Individuals and relays that finished in the...

Horizontal jumper turns pressure into success

Horizontal jumper turns pressure into success

Michelle Joseph

April 20, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports - featured, Track and Field

Senior year for some student-athletes is a bittersweet experience, especially for those who have been a part of athletics all four years of college. Alvin Chikaeze, senior horizontal jumper, has dedicated time and work to the track and field program. The athlete initially did not take any serious...

Barefoot campus outfitters: Best Boutique in San Marcos

Barefoot campus outfitters: Best Boutique in San Marcos

Michelle Joseph

April 12, 2018


Filed under San Marcos Stars

College students enjoy buying from small boutiques that sell clothes, accessories and school merchandise. Barefoot Campus Outfitters is one of the best boutique stores in San Marcos. Barefoot sells collegiate T-shirts, novelty items and its own brand of Barefoot and combined apparel for Texas State....

Tennis player strives for excellence

Tennis player strives for excellence

Michelle Joseph

April 6, 2018


Filed under Sports, Tennis

Success requires perseverance, learning, sacrifice and most of all, passion. Dedication to a sport shows a player’s drive to be the best, and that is exactly what one tennis player has. Julia Navajo-Melendez, physical therapy junior, is an example that dedication does pay off. She is in her second se...

Black Men United forms intramural basketball team

Black Men United forms intramural basketball team

Michelle Joseph

March 30, 2018


Filed under Sports

While some might think of intramurals as a hobby-sport, one organization has built an intramural team full of dedication and sportsmanship. Black Men United is a brotherhood-based organization dedicated to the empowerment of black men through dialogue, skill development and service, according to the...

Track and field competes at the Roadrunner Invitational

Track and field competes at the Roadrunner Invitational

Michelle Joseph

March 25, 2018


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The Texas State track and field men’s and women’s teams began the Roadrunner Invitational Friday, March 23, and finished Saturday, March 24, in San Antonio at the Park West Athletics Complex on the campus of the University of Texas San Antonio. Competing alongside the Bobcats were Texas A&M,...

A tennis player’s transfer from England

A tennis player’s transfer from England

Michelle Joseph

March 23, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Transferring to a new university can be intimidating, but not for one athlete who has made Texas State her new home. Alex Jones, psychology senior, has embarked on a new journey her past three years on the women's tennis team. Jones always liked sports growing up; she played soccer, golf and tennis....

Women’s tennis falls short at San Diego

Michelle Joseph

March 16, 2018


Filed under Sports, Tennis

The Texas State women's tennis team had a two-match road trip in California at the San Diego Tennis and Racquet Club March 15-16. Thursday, against San Diego, the Bobcats began the match winning two of the three doubles matches to give the team a point before dropping all six singles matches. Joy...

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