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(Video) From the Prez, Jan. 25, 2020

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Andrew Zimmel and Kate Connors

January 25, 2020

There was no way the #TXST Sports Prez Andrew Zimmel was going to leave Bobcat fans hanging this weekend! He's back to give you hot takes for and reminders about the events happening across TXST athletics. Hosted by Andrew Zimmel Filmed by Kate Connors Edited by Kate Connors From the Prez ...

Born to coach ball: Trout announced as new baseball head coach

<em> Steven Trout July 1, taking over Texas State's baseball team as the new head coach. </em><p><strong>Photo by Jakob Rodriguez</strong></p>

Claire Partain, Sports Editor

July 2, 2019

Texas State President Denise Trauth and Director of Athletics Larry Teis announced former associate baseball coach Steven Trout as the new head of Bobcat baseball amongst coaches, family and staff at the University Events Center on Monday. The nomination was given in the wake of one of Bobcat baseball’s...

Harrington says goodbye to Texas State

Ty Harrington addresses the media and the Texas State community June 20 during his retirement press conference.

Andrew Zimmel

June 20, 2019

After 20 years, Ty Harrington hangs up his cleats for the last time saying goodbye to the fans, friends and former coaches as well as teammates he has met along the way. Both Harrington and Texas State's Athletic Director Larry Teis revealed that talks of retirement had been taking place since the...

Historic season cut short for Bobcat baseball

Redshirt senior outfielder Skyler Valentine warms up before an inning. 
<strong> Photo by Kate Connors.</strong>

Andrew Zimmel, Staff Reporter

June 5, 2019

Another Texas State team’s season was cut shorter than many fans wanted after the NCAA announced the 64 team bracket for the NCAA Tournament on Monday. Central Florida, Houston, Missouri and Texas State Baseball all were on the outside looking in after Texas Christian University took the final spot...

Texas State baseball falls quickly at championship tournament

Sophomore Hunter McMahon pitches to a Troy player at bat to start the second game of the day on April 5. <br/><em><strong> Photo by Kate Connors </strong></em>

Jacob Sommers, Sports Reporter

May 26, 2019

The Texas State Bobcats suffered a quick elimination in the Sun Belt Conference championship tournament after losing their first two games in Conway, South Carolina. The losses came less than a week after the Bobcats earned the regular season championship and the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament. The...

Texas State baseball sweeps UTA to claim conference championship

Senior Jacob Almendarez swings at a Georgia State pitch. Photo by Kate Connors.

Jacob Sommers, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2019

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...

Bobcat baseball comes back to take series from Georgia State

Senior Jacob Almendarez swings at a Georgia State pitch. Photo by Kate Connors.

Cade Andrews, Reporter

May 6, 2019

Texas State claimed the series over Georgia State on Sunday afternoon with a 12-2 win over Georgia State at Bobcat Ballpark. The win improved the Bobcats to 17-7 in conference and 33-15 overall, ranking the team at first in conference with a secured spot in the Sun Belt Championship Tournament. C...

Second straight walk-off leads to third win in school history against Texas

Senior Travon Benton swings to hit the UT pitch in the April 23 game.<em><strong> Photo by Kate Connors </strong></em>

Jacob Sommers

April 24, 2019

Skyler Valentine was Texas State baseball's hero on Tuesday as he drove in the game-winning run in walk-off fashion to beat the University of Texas at Austin Longhorns 6-7 for the third time in school history. Texas State was up 1-3 early thanks to back-to-back home runs from Will Hollis and Jo...

Baseball earns sweep against Arkansas State

Junior infielder Riley King warming up between innings March 9. <em><strong> Photo by Kate Connors</em></strong>

Jacob Sommers

April 22, 2019

Senior Ryan Newman hit his second career extra-innings walk-off home run Saturday to give Texas State (27-13) the final victory in a three-game sweep against Arkansas State University. Texas State started the series against Arkansas State on Thursday with a high scoring 16-14 win in which the Bob...

Texas State connects on four home runs to defeat Houston Baptist

Redshirt senior outfielder Skyler Valentine warms up before an inning. 
<strong> Photo by Kate Connors.</strong>

Colton McWilliams

April 17, 2019

Texas State continued their offensive explosion over the last three games as the Bobcats defeated the Houston Baptist University Huskies 17-8 in non-conference game Tuesday night. Texas State connected on four home runs for the night as the 'Cats have been on an offensive tear since their 12-0 sh...

Baseball loses to Georgia Southern 12-0

<em> Junior Jaxon Williams swings and hits a Troy pitch in at April 5 game. </em>
Photo by Kate Connors

Jacob Sommers

April 15, 2019

Texas State baseball (21-13) was defeated 12-0 by Georgia Southern Friday in the first of a three-game series in Statesboro, Ga. Georgia Southern got on the board early, getting six earned runs against Texas State starting pitcher Hunter McMahon. McMahon gave up six hits, two walks and struck ou...

Texas State takes weekend series against Georgia Southern

<strong>Photo by: <a href= Daryl Ontiveros | Multimedia Editor
Cody Lovejoy takes a cut at the baseball in Bobcat Ballpark." />

Daisy Colon

April 15, 2019

The Texas State Bobcats traveled to Statesboro, GA. this weekend where they held of the Georgia Southern Eagles to a 2-1 series after winning their last game off of a run-rule in seven innings by a score of 14-4. The Bobcats improve to an overall record of 23-13 and 9-6 in Sun Belt Conference (SBC...

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