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Huiet promoted as head volleyball coach

Huiet promoted as head volleyball coach

Claire Partain, Sports Editor

December 11, 2019

Two days after 40-year head volleyball coach Karen Chisum announced her retirement, Executive Senior Associate Athletics Director Kacey Shoemake announced former Associate Head Coach Sean Huiet as Chisum's successor on Wednesday. Huiet was most recently promoted to the associate head coaching position...

Chisum retires after 40 years

Chisum retires after 40 years

Andrew Zimmel, Sports Reporter

December 9, 2019

Head volleyball coach Karen Chisum announced her retirement on Monday after 40 seasons at Texas State. Chisum has been a San Marcos icon since her coaching career began in 1978 and made the record books as only the seventh NCAA volleyball coach to record 900 wins. Chisum said that retirement doesn’t...

Comeback efforts stopped by UCSB for first-round Bobcat loss

Comeback efforts stopped by UCSB for first-round Bobcat loss

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

December 6, 2019

Hopes for a second-round redemption match against Texas were cut short as Bobcat volleyball ended their season in the first round of the NCAA tournament with a 3-1 loss to UC Santa Barbara (21-25, 21-25, 25-20, 14-25). The Bobcats finished the season 24-9 with a 15-3 record in the Sun Belt. Texas...

Bobcats look to replicate success, make history in NCAA tournament

Bobcats look to replicate success, make history in NCAA tournament

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

December 4, 2019

For the second straight year, the Texas State volleyball team clinched a spot in the NCAA tournament. The Bobcats will face the Gauchos of U.C. Santa Barbara Thursday, Dec. 5th at Gregory Gymnasium in Austin, Texas. Texas State earned its spot in the playoffs after winning the Sun Belt Conference...

Basketball ups win streak to finish Southwestern Showdown

Basketball ups win streak to finish Southwestern Showdown

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

December 1, 2019

Texas State men's basketball finished the Southwestern Showdown undefeated and moved to a four-game win streak with a 69-55 victory over Hartford on Saturday at Strahan Arena. The win puts the Bobcats at 6-2 on the season. Senior guard Nijal Pearson led the team with 15 points, followed by sophomore...

Women’s basketball splits the week over Thanksgiving break

Women’s basketball splits the week over Thanksgiving break

Sean Allen and Cade Andrews

November 29, 2019

Texas State women’s basketball gave up some of their break to split the week, falling short of an upset against Big 12 opponent Kansas on Sunday before toppling New Orleans 51-49 on Wednesday night. In a game that came down to the wire, the team defeated the New Orleans Privateers 51-49 on Wednesday...

Texas State moves to 3-0 in Southwestern Showdown

Texas State moves to 3-0 in Southwestern Showdown

Aidan Bea, Sports Reporter

November 27, 2019

Texas State prevailed in a back-and-forth effort over 2018 NCAA qualifier Abilene Christian University on Monday, moving to 3-0 in the Southwestern Showdown and 4-2 on the season. After trailing 36-30 in the first half, the Bobcat defense held the team down to clinch the win and remain undefeated...

Second half woes deny Bobcat upset at No. 24 Appalachian State

Second half woes deny Bobcat upset at No. 24 Appalachian State

Colton McWilliams, Sports Reporter

November 27, 2019

Despite trailing 14-13 in the middle of the third quarter, the Texas State Bobcats gave up 21 unanswered points to the Appalachian State Mountaineers for a 35-13 loss in Boone, N.C. on Saturday. The loss drops the Bobcat’s record to 3-8 overall while App State improves to 10-1 as the Mountaineers...

Texas State sweeps to advance to conference championships

Texas State sweeps to advance to conference championships

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

November 23, 2019

After a week off, Texas State volleyball returned to action for the Sun Belt Championship Tournament, quickly sweeping Troy in the semifinals (25-14, 25-14, 25-18) to advance to the championship match. Texas State improved to 23-8 on the season. After fast work in the first two sets, the 'Cats...

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