The University Star

Bobcats bounce back in a big way

Bobcats bounce back in a big way

Orlando Williams

December 4, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Sports - featured, Women's Basketball

The Texas State women's basketball team bounced back from a heart-breaking loss Tuesday and beat the Prairie View A&M Panther 84-57 inside Strahan Coliseum Dec. 2. The win gives Texas State a record of 5-2 and also momentum heading into the rivalry game next week against UTSA. After the game,...

Bobcats win first postseason game in school history over Rice University

Bobcats win first postseason game in school history over Rice University

Orlando Williams

December 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports - featured, Volleyball

The Bobcats won their first postseason game in school history after sweeping Rice University 3-0 (25-21, 25-21, 25-20) Nov. 30 inside Strahan Coliseum in the first round of the 2017 National Invitational Volleyball Championship. The first period was very tightly contested. The Bobcats jumped out to...

Head coach looking forward to the new season with his young team

Orlando Williams

November 29, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports - featured

The men's basketball head coach Danny Kaspar has a resume that speaks for itself. Kaspar is ranked in the top 25 winningest active Division I coaches with an overall record of 308-214. This is Kaspar’s 27th year as a head coach. After starting his career as an assistant coach for Lamar University,...

The Houston Cougars defeat the Bobcats in preseason showdown

The Houston Cougars defeat the Bobcats in preseason showdown

Orlando Williams

November 29, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Sports - featured, Women's Basketball

The Houston Cougars defeated the Texas State women's basketball team Nov. 28 at home 72-67. The loss gives the Bobcats a 4-2 record with their only other loss of the season against TCU. Throughout the game the Bobcats struggled to knock down shots. The Bobcats top two leading scorers, senior Taeler...

Bobcats fall short in Sun Belt Conference Championship against Coastal Carolina

Bobcats fall short in Sun Belt Conference Championship against Coastal Carolina

Orlando Williams

November 20, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports - featured, Volleyball

The Texas State volleyball team defeated the Louisiana Ragin Cajuns 3-1 (25-16, 18-25, 25-22, 25-14) Nov. 18 inside the convocation center in the semifinals of the 2017 Sun Belt Conference Championship. Sophomores Megan Porter with 22 digs and 12 kills, and Amy Pflughaupt with 19 digs and 17 kills,...

Women’s basketball lose first game of the season against TCU

Women’s basketball lose first game of the season against TCU

Orlando Williams

November 20, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

The Texas State women's basketball team lost its first game of the season Nov. 18 inside the Ed & Rae Schollmaier Arena against the TCU Horned Frogs 82-58. The Horned Frogs led the Bobcats throughout the game, with their highest lead in the fourth quarter with 27 points. Senior Ericka May led...

Basketball player’s athletic ability runs through her veins

Orlando Williams

November 16, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Sports - featured, Women's Basketball

Bailey Holle, sophomore guard, is a special kind of athlete. She was born to play sports. Holle's father, Eric Holle, is a former NFL player for the Kansas City Chiefs, her mom played collegiate basketball and her uncles are both former Texas State baseball players. Holle was first introduced to...

Bobcats clinch the title of the Sun Belt Conference West Division

Bobcats clinch the title of the Sun Belt Conference West Division

Orlando Williams

November 11, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Texas State volleyball team earned their revenge against the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Nov. 10 inside Strahan sweeping them 3-0 (25-22, 25-18, 25-22). The Bobcats (22-8, 13-2 SBC), last played Louisiana (19-10, 12-3 SBC) Oct. 28 losing 2-3, but head coach Karen Chisum said that the loss might...

Goalkeeper saves the day

Goalkeeper saves the day

Orlando Williams

November 8, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Sports - featured

It didn’t take long for Heather Martin, sophomore goalkeeper, to realize that soccer was the sport for her, but she made sure she had a taste of every sport before she committed to the one. Martin tried basketball, volleyball and softball. Lastly, she tried soccer, and knew she found what she was...

Bobcats tie for the first place title of the West Division after 3-2 win over UTA

Bobcats tie for the first place title of the West Division after 3-2 win over UTA

Orlando Williams

November 7, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports - featured, Volleyball

The Texas State volleyball team was down two sets to UTA Nov. 6 in Arlington, Texas, but fought their way back to win the match 3-2 (26-28, 17-25, 25-8, 25-21, 15-11). The Bobcats who have an overall record of 21-8 and 12-2 in the Sun Belt Conference had a season sweep over UTA. With the win, the...

Bobcats sweep Arkansas State for the second time this season

Bobcats sweep Arkansas State for the second time this season

Orlando Williams

November 4, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Texas State volleyball team swept Arkansas State 3-0 (25-13, 26-24, 25-20) for the second time this season Nov. 3. The Bobcats took a 25-13 victory in the first set. Arkansas State trailed 9-8 early on in the first set, but the Bobcats surprised the Red Wolves with a 13-2 run that guaranteed them...

Senior trying to lead the Bobcats to a ring

Senior trying to lead the Bobcats to a ring

Orlando Williams

October 31, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports - featured, Volleyball

From the YMCA to Texas State, Jaliyah Bolden, senior middle blocker, has been continuously perfecting her craft on the volleyball court. “I was in third grade and a bunch of my friends were talking about the YMCA league. It was called GBA then,” Bolden said. “They were all doing it, so I wanted...

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