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Bobcats bounce back with 6-5 win

Bobcats bounce back with 6-5 win

John Paul Mason

March 22, 2018

The Texas State baseball team beat the University of Incarnate Word 6-5 at Bobcat Ballpark March 21. The Bobcats fell behind 0-2 in the third inning and were unable to record their first run until the seventh inning, courtesy of a Ryan Newman, junior infielder, and his homerun over the left-field...

Consistency is key to leading hitter’s success

Consistency is key to leading hitter’s success

John Paul Mason

March 22, 2018

Men's baseball offense has not been an issue, especially for one leading hitter. Dylan Paul , senior designated hitter,  started the season playing outfield, before recently becoming designated hitter of the lineup in a home game March 6 against Rice University. So far in the season, Paul has...

Bobcats fall to Roadrunners on the road

Bobcats fall to Roadrunners on the road

John Paul Mason

March 21, 2018

The Texas State baseball team dropped to 13-5-1 overall after a 2-7 loss to the University of Texas San Antonio Roadrunners March 20. The Bobcats were aiming to pull off a win to set up the season sweep later in the year. Before their loss, Texas State was riding the momentum an eleven-game win streak....

Bobcats continues win streak after weekend series

Melea Polk

March 19, 2018

The Texas State baseball team extended its winning streak after sweeping Appalachian State in a three-game series March 16-18 at Bobcat Ballpark. The Bobcats are now 3-0 in the Sun Belt Conference and 13-4-1 overall. The Mountaineers dropped to 0-3 in conference play and 5-12 on the season. “They...

Baseball team defeats UTSA

John Paul Mason

March 14, 2018

The Texas State baseball team earned a 5-2 win over rival team, the University of Texas San Antonio Tuesday, March 13 at the Bobcat Ballpark. Derek Scheible, senior outfielder, continued his dominant start to his final season, hitting his fifth home run in his last eight games, good for five on the...

A baseball player’s new route on the intramural field

A baseball player’s new route on the intramural field

Melea Polk

March 12, 2018

Six concussions and three slipped disks could not stop one intramural softball player from gaining experience to pursue his life-long dream; becoming a high school baseball coach. Ever since Garrett Wisdom, kinesiology and exercise sports science freshman, could swing a bat, he has wanted to follow...

Bobcats top Owls 6-2 before California road-trip

Bobcats top Owls 6-2 before California road-trip

Melea Polk

March 9, 2018

The Texas State baseball team topped the Rice Owls 6-2 Tuesday, March 6 at the Bobcat Ballpark before heading out on its first road-trip of the season to California. The Bobcats improved to 7-4 on the season, while the Owls dropped to 5-7 overall. “We are a better offensive team than we played,”...

Bobcats get first home sweep of the season against Stephen F. Austin University

Bobcats get first home sweep of the season against Stephen F. Austin University

John Paul Mason

March 5, 2018

The Bobcats came away from a home series with a sweep over the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks, to push Texas State’s record to 6-4 on the season. Game one saw the Bobcats open up the weekend series with a big 13-0 shutout win. Everyone in the lineup saw action, but it was Luke Sherley, senior shortstop,...

Bobcats take home series against an old southland conference rival

Bobcats take home series against an old southland conference rival

John Paul Mason

February 26, 2018

The Texas State Men’s baseball team took on an old southland conference rival in McNeese State University during the weekend starting Friday, Feb. 23, where the Bobcats came away with a 2-1 series victory. Game one saw the Bobcats open the weekend with a big 12-1-win, courtesy Nick Fraze, sophomore...

Baseball player starts fresh for new season

Baseball player starts fresh for new season

Melea Polk

February 26, 2018

For one Texas State baseball player, he is using the new season as a fresh start to his collegiate baseball career. Jaylen Hubbard, junior third baseman, is currently in his fourth season with the Bobcats, and has been named to the 2018 Preseason All-Sun Belt Conference Team. “I appreciate the...

Bobcats blow 5-run lead against Rice University

Bobcats blow 5-run lead against Rice University

John Paul Mason

February 21, 2018

The Texas State baseball team lost 8-6 against Rice University Feb. 20, at Reckling Park in Houston, Texas. The Bobcats went up early on the home team, posting a 5-0 advantage after Jonathan Ortega, junior second baseman, connected on an RBI in the top of the sixth inning. The Owls responded throughout...

Bobcats drop season-opening homestand against defending Big-12 Champions

Bobcats drop season-opening homestand against defending Big-12 Champions

John Paul Mason

February 19, 2018

The Bobcat baseball team concluded its 2017-2018 season opening series against the Oklahoma State Cowboys Sunday, Feb. 18. While the first game was a disappointing 6-2 loss for the Bobcats, the following two games were more positive and indicative of what the Bobcat faithful should see the rest of...

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