The University Star

Senior looks forward for new season goals

Melea Polk

November 17, 2017

With the season just getting started, one senior weighs in on last year’s success and his expectations for the new season. Immanuel King, senior forward,joined the men’s basketball team in 2016 after transferring from Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, Alabama. In his first season,...

Third time’s the charm for one intramural football team

Brooke Phillips

November 17, 2017

After three years of competing together, one intramural football team won the title of Men’s-A champions, while also forming a lasting brotherhood. Flag football is just one of the many intramural sports Texas State offers. There are three different men-only leagues students can join: Men’s-A,...

Men’s basketball drops close game against the Roadrunners

Men’s basketball drops close game against the Roadrunners

Brooke Phillips

November 16, 2017

The Texas State men’s basketball team played its first home game of a season and took a close 79-78 loss against the University of Texas-San Antonio Nov. 15. The Bobcats trailed the Roadrunners 34-32 by the end of the first half, but the second half, the Bobcats took the lead. It was with one...

Basketball player’s athletic ability runs through her veins

Orlando Williams

November 16, 2017

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...

Women in collegiate sports

Anthony Flores

November 16, 2017

The modern-day world of collegiate sport is a male dominated arena. Even with increased opportunities for women to have larger roles in the world, there remains a large gap in participation, funding and media attention. Title IX was signed into law by President Richard Nixon June 23, 1972 and stated,...

The No. 2 seed in the conference ends its season

Anthony Flores

November 11, 2017

The Texas State Bobcats held the No. 2 seed in their conference and boasted a 10-6-1 season record heading into the Sun Belt Conference tournament Nov. 1. At the end of the second overtime period against Coastal Carolina in the quarterfinal, the season was over. It was a game-winning goal from the...

Junior middle blocker feels right at home in a new town

Melea Polk

November 10, 2017

Although this middle blocker transferred from a junior college this summer, the feeling of being a newbie has been short-lived for this junior making Texas State her new home. Halee Brewer made the move to NCAA Division I volleyball at Texas State University this summer when she transferred from Tyler...

Athlete inspired to play softball from father’s legacy

Brooke Phillips

November 9, 2017

Playing softball at the college level has always been a dream for one Texas State athlete, and after a successful first year in the books, she continues to find inspiration for the game through her family. Bailee Carter, sophomore infielder, made her debut as a Bobcat in the 2016-17 school year. Her...

Goalkeeper saves the day

Goalkeeper saves the day

Orlando Williams

November 8, 2017

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

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...

Texas State comes up short 45-35 against New Mexico State at homecoming

Texas State comes up short 45-35 against New Mexico State at homecoming

Melea Polk

November 6, 2017

The Texas State football team came up short 45-35 to Sun Belt Conference opponent New Mexico State in the Homecoming game Nov 3 at Bobcat Stadium. The Bobcats dropped to 1-4 in conference play while the Aggies improved to 2-3 in the SBC. With the Aggies winning the coin toss, the Bobcats took advantage...

Bobcats fall 2-1 in Sun Belt Conference quarterfinal

Bobcats fall 2-1 in Sun Belt Conference quarterfinal

Anthony Flores

November 2, 2017

After closing the regular season on a seven-game win streak, the Texas State Bobcats reached the end of their 2017 season with a 2-1 loss to Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Nov. 1 The No. 2 seed closed out their campaign in the Sun Belt Conference tournment quarterfinals. The loss came in heartbreaking...

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