The University Star

Senior softball player goes out winning

Senior softball player goes out winning

Region Kinden

June 8, 2018

After closing out her final season with a Sun Belt Conference Championship win, one of Texas State's players is ending her Bobcat career on top. Ariel Ortiz, senior infielder, has achieved much success in her career as a Bobcat. Ortiz started in 53 games and led the Bobcats in home runs (12), recording...

Football player’s dream of a lifetime

Football player’s dream of a lifetime

Region Kinden

April 29, 2018

Football can take people many places, and one former Bobcat player hopes that place is in the pros. Stephan Johnson, concrete industry management senior, played four years as a safety on the defense for the Texas State football team. He explained what it meant to him to be able to have a March 26...

A sport club’s ambition

A sport club’s ambition

Region Kinden

April 22, 2018

As most collegiate football teams prepare in the spring for the upcoming fall, a Texas State club is currently in season. The San Marcos Bobcats club football team is an organization within the university. The team was established in 2012 by co-founders Marco Regalado and Taylor Wild, and was the...

Best Mexican restaurant: Chuy’s

Best Mexican restaurant: Chuy’s

Region Kinden

April 12, 2018

People have voted Chuy's as being the best place in town to get Mexican food. Students report the environment and quality of customer service make Chuy's the best Mexican restaurant in San Marcos. Frank Denny, assistant general manager, said the staff appreciates the recognition from customers. “It’s...

Weightlifting Club continues to build success

Region Kinden

April 2, 2018

For some people, weightlifting is just an activity to become stronger. For others, it is an important component of how they live their everyday lives. What started out as five men wanting to teach students about Olympic weightlifting turned into a club. The founders of the Weightlifting Club wanted...

Texas State water ski team continues to flourish

Texas State water ski team continues to flourish

Region Kinden

March 26, 2018

For some people, the lake is a place to relax. But for others, water skiing turns the lake into a life-changing experience. The water ski team is a member of the National Collegiate Water Ski Association. It competes against other teams from schools such as the University of Texas, Texas A&M,...

Student gymnast works to fulfill goals

Region Kinden

March 7, 2018

From flipping on couches to flipping on the mat, one member of the Texas State gymnastics club has been working on her gymnastics skills most of her life. Hannah King, nursing sophomore, has been in gymnastics since she was 6 years old. She worked with the sport on and off until she entered the sixth...

Rugby club bouncing back in 2018

Rugby club bouncing back in 2018

Region Kinden

March 4, 2018

Although the Texas State Renegade Rugby Football Club just finished its fall 2017 season, it is starting early this spring to prepare the team for the next season. This year, the RFC is hoping to head back to the top. After ending last season 3-1 and losing some players, the club is looking to move...

Texas State tennis picks up first victory

Texas State tennis picks up first victory

Region Kinden

March 4, 2018

The Texas State Women’s tennis team defeated Prairie View A&M 7-0 Saturday, March 3, at the Bobcat Tennis Complex. The Bobcats grabbed the early lead after winning 2-of-3 doubles matches. Alex Jones, senior, and Rishona Israel-Lewis, freshman, took the first loss of the day with a 6-0 score...

Texas State drops in a heartbreaker to UTA

Texas State drops in a heartbreaker to UTA

Region Kinden

March 3, 2018

The Texas State Men’s basketball took a heartbreaking 85-82 loss Friday, March 2, on Senior Night at Strahan Coliseum to Sunbelt rival the University of Texas at Arlington. The loss drops the Bobcats to a 14-17 overall record and 7-11 in conference play and improves the Mavericks to 19-12 overall...

Texas State softball takes a pair of wins in day two of FAU “Strike-Out Cancer” Tournament

Texas State softball takes a pair of wins in day two of FAU “Strike-Out Cancer” Tournament

Region Kinden

February 26, 2018

The Texas State softball team grabbed a pair of wins Saturday, Feb. 24, in the second day of the Florida Atlantic University “Strike out Cancer” Tournament at FAU Stadium. In the first game of the day, the Bobcats took down Tulsa University with a 6-1 score. In the second game, the team grabbed a...

Women’s tennis falls to Eastern Michigan

Women’s tennis falls to Eastern Michigan

Region Kinden

February 22, 2018

The Texas State Women’s tennis team played its first home match Wednesday, Feb. 21, and fell short 0-4 against Eastern Michigan. There was some rain area flooding the outdoor courts that forced the two teams to play inside on Texas State’s two indoor courts. This loss drops the Bobcats to a...

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