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Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep.10

Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep.10

Claire Partain, Andrew Zimmel, Colton McWIlliams, and Jakob Rodriguez

May 23, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, Podcasts, Sports

On this week's episode of 'Cats Got Our Tongues, Sports Editor Claire Partain kicks things off with the self-proclaimed Texas State Sports Prez, Andrew Zimmel, to talk about track & field. Reporter Colton McWilliams joins Claire to talk about the disappointing ending to baseball's successful season...

Texas State baseball sweeps UTA to claim conference championship

Texas State baseball sweeps UTA to claim conference championship

Jacob Sommers, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Texas State baseball made conference history on Friday after sweeping the University of Texas at Arlington in a doubleheader, claiming their first regular season Sun Belt conference championship since joining the Sun Belt. Texas State (36-18, 20-10 Sun Belt) beat rivals UTA 10-9 in the first game of...

Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep. 9

Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep. 9

Claire Partain, Andrew Zimmel, Colton McWilliams, and Jakob Rodriguez

May 17, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, Podcasts, Sports

Ep. 9 of Cats Got Our Tongues opens with a switch up as “Sports Prez” Andrew Zimmel questions Sports Editor Claire Partain about track and field and their success at conference championships; sports reporter Colton McWilliams comes in to talk about what went wrong with softball and their season ...

Bobcat men’s track takes first, women’s second at Sun Belt Outdoor Championship meet

Bobcat men’s track takes first, women’s second at Sun Belt Outdoor Championship meet

Claire Partain, Sports Editor

May 16, 2019


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

For the first time in program history, the Texas State men’s track team won first place in the Sun Belt Outdoor Championship meet in Jonesboro, Arkansas on May 10-12. The women’s side took runner-up in the meet, with both teams racking up eight individual titles, 21 all-conference selections and...

Bobcat softball closes out season with Sun Belt Championship elimination game

Bobcat softball closes out season with Sun Belt Championship elimination game

Claire Partain, Sports Editor

May 13, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports

Texas State softball came to an end on Friday after an 8-0 loss in an elimination game against third-seeded UT-Arlington in the Sun Belt Championship Tournament. The Bobcats concluded their season with a record of 29-25 overall and 16-10 in conference for a fourth-place finish in the Sun Belt....

Texas State softball rallies to beat UTA

Texas State softball rallies to beat UTA

Colton McWilliams, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports

Texas State scored 4 runs in the 7th inning to knock off in-state rival UT-Arlington, winning game one of the 3-game series 5-2. The win officially puts the Bobcats one game behind Troy for a possible second place finish in the Sun Belt Conference. In the 7th inning, Texas State trailed the Mavericks...

Bobcat comeback comes up short against Ragin’ Cajuns

Bobcat comeback comes up short against Ragin’ Cajuns

Colton McWilliams, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports

Texas State's comeback came up short as the Bobcats fell to the first seed Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns 4-3 on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Sun Belt Championship tournament. Texas State drew first blood in the game on a Hailey MacKay sacrifice fly to score junior outfielder Christiana McDowell....

Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep. 8

Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep. 8

Claire Partain, Andrew Zimmel, Jakob Rodriguez, Sean Anchondo, and Jaden Edison

May 9, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, Podcasts, Sports

Sports Editor Claire Partain kicks things off by analyzing softball’s odds in the Sun Belt Conference tournament. Andrew Zimmel and Jakob Rodriguez talk baseball and Ty Harrington’s best season to date. Sean Anchondo wraps things up by explaining shifts that have happened within the men’s basketball team. ‘Cats Got Our Tongues is a weekly sports podc...

Texas State softball advances to quarterfinals in Sun Belt Championship Tournament

Texas State softball advances to quarterfinals in Sun Belt Championship Tournament

Colton McWilliams

May 9, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports

A four hour rain delay did not deter Bobcat softball late Wednesday night as they defeated eighth-seed University of Louisiana-Monroe 3-0 to kick off the at-home Sun Belt Championship tournament. After a bye in the first round, the fourth-seed Bobcats shut out the Warhawks with a strong pitching performance,...

Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep. 7

Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep. 7

Jakob Rodriguez, Claire Partain, Colton McWIlliams, Sean Anchondo, Andrew Zimmel, and Jaden Edison

May 7, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, Podcasts, Sports

Sports Editor Jakob Rodriguez and reporter Andrew Zimmel talk about transitional moments for The University Star’s sports section. Claire Partain plays referee while Colton McWilliams talks baseball; Claire also talks track & field. Sean Anchondo and Colton react to the NFL draft. Jakob and Andrew wrap things up and talk about what it ...

Jake Spavital is the most important public figure in San Marcos

Jake Spavital is the most important public figure in San Marcos

Jakob Rodriguez, Sports Editor

May 7, 2019


Filed under Opinions, Sports

When Jake Spavital took over as the Bobcats’ head coach, he promised success in the following: winning games, winning championships and winning bowl games. Should he manage to resurrect the Bobcats to their former glory, he boosts not only himself, his coaching staff and players, but also the entire...

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