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Texas State staves off elimination against Little Rock

Connor Reich, sophomore pitcher, pitches Feb. 17 during the home opener against Purdue University

John Paul Mason

May 25, 2018

The Texas State Bobcats baseball team kept their 2018 campaign alive, surviving an elimination game against the No. 7 Little Rock Trojans in day three of the Sun Belt Conference Championship. With the win, Texas State has now eliminated Little Rock in the SBC Championship in consecutive years. The...

Bobcats baseball team drop Sun Belt Conference Championship opener

<em>Star file photo.</em>

John Paul Mason

May 24, 2018

The Texas State opened the 2018 Sun Belt Conference tournament with a 5-1 quarterfinals loss to the Troy Trojans. With the loss, the Bobcats' record falls to 28-27-1 on the season, placing the team in the losers bracket for the remainder of the Sun Belt Conference Championship. The Bobcats started...

Baseball seniors closing door on final chapter

Texas State men's baseball team looks on from the dugout April 3

John Paul Mason

April 28, 2018

Graduation season is upon us and it is a time of recollection for the Texas State sports teams. The baseball team started the season off with a bang, opening up against the defending Big 12 Champion the Oklahoma State Cowboys. The seniors on this year's team, however, have memories they will take...

Leaving a team better than it was found

Texas State's players watch from the dugout during the game against UT.

Melea Polk

April 24, 2018

With his senior year coming to a close, pitcher Cam Baird chose to open up about himself and the legacy he plans to leave. Baird came to Texas State in the fall of 2017 after transferring from Trinidad State Junior College in Colorado. He played two seasons with the Trinidad Trojans before moving...

Jacob Almendarez- Heart Over Height

Jacob Almendarez swings the bat at the Bobcat Ballpark in San Marcos, Texas.

John Paul Mason

April 19, 2018

Standing at 5' 7" and weighing only 170 pounds, one baseball player makes up for what he lacks in size with his confidence and productivity at the plate. Jacob Almendarez, junior outfielder, has gone under the radar this season. The outfielder has been consistent throughout the year — hitting .241...

Broc Bosse: A boss on the baseball field

Broc Bosse is one of the leading hitters for the Texas State University Baseball team.

John Paul Mason

April 5, 2018

In baseball, the players need to be ready to go into the game if they are needed. For one pitcher, coming out of the bullpen and needing to save the Bobcats is what he does best. For Broc Bosse, sophomore left-handed pitcher and technology management junior, helping the Bobcats strike out the opposing...

Baseball drops season series against UTSA 

John Paul Mason

April 4, 2018

The Texas State baseball team fell to their I-35 rivals the University of Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners 5-3 at Bobcat Ballpark by a score of 5-3, Tuesday, April 3. The Bobcats jumped out to an early one run lead in the first inning, after a UTSA error lead to a run by Jonathan Ortega, junior second-baseman. It...

Lead-off hitter’s consistent numbers are key to team’s early success

Derek Sheible, a leading center field for Texas State University, batting against the University Incarnate World.

John Paul Mason

March 31, 2018

Success for any team requires consistency as much as it does skill from its players. Derek Scheible, senior outfielder, is posting consistent numbers during the first twelve games of the season for the baseball team. After returning for his fourth year on the team, the outfielder is off to a successful...

Texas State falls to Texas after rain delay

Baseball Recap TXST vs Texas

John Paul Mason

March 28, 2018

The Texas State baseball team fell 6-1 to the University of Texas Longhorns, March 27 at Bobcat Ballpark. The game was rain delayed back-to-back in the fourth inning, and the Bobcats were forced to counter with seven pitchers in the game.    The game started out slowly on the offensive side for ...

Baseball team looks to build on early season momentum

Texas State men's baseball team

Melea Polk

March 27, 2018

The Texas State baseball team is at the beginning of its season and one thought continues to run through the minds of the team leaders: keep improving The Bobcats welcomed 14 newcomers to the baseball team in the new season, but the team is far from reaching its full potential. Before the season...

Bobcats suffer first conferences losses to Coastal Carolina

Baseball Recap TXST at Coastal Carolina

John Paul Mason

March 25, 2018

The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers swept the Texas State Bobcats in a weekend series March 23-24, bringing their overall record to 14-8-1 with a 3-3 conference record. The team played Game one on Friday, March 23, and were forced to play a double header on Saturday, March 24. Game one saw the Bobcats...

A tennis player’s transfer from England

Tennis player playing

Michelle Joseph

March 23, 2018

Transferring to a new university can be intimidating, but not for one athlete who has made Texas State her new home. Alex Jones, psychology senior, has embarked on a new journey her past three years on the women's tennis team. Jones always liked sports growing up; she played soccer, golf and tennis....

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