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Junior infielder aims to take team to next level

Junior infielder aims for champion success

Anthony Flores

February 17, 2018

An athlete’s success in sports relies heavily on a balance of natural ability and determination to be the best. Jonathan Ortega, junior infielder, is a prime example of this balance and has been a force for Texas State baseball since his arrival in 2016. Ortega began playing sports at an early...

Baseball kicks off season with media luncheon

Luke Shirley, Jonathan Ortega and Nicholas Fraze spoke at the baseball media luncheon Tuesday, Feb. 13.

John Paul Mason

February 14, 2018

The 2017-2018 Texas State men’s baseball season officially started Tuesday, Feb. 13, with the annual baseball media luncheon. The atmosphere was one that not many Bobcat students have been able to feel towards sports this season: excitement. Harrington noted repeatedly that his “older team”...

Shortstop looking to translate previous season success into final year

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John Paul Mason

February 9, 2018

Hitting a walk-off is always a baseball player's dream. Hitting it against The University of Texas? That is something that senior infielder Luke Sherley, can cross off his bucket list. "There's nothing like playing in front of a crowd of people," Sherley said. "It was pretty wild. My teammates and...

Senior pitcher looks to make an impact in final year

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John Paul Mason

February 4, 2018

While one baseball player was a senior in high school, he factored in one of the most important aspects of his life before committing to a university for the next four years, his family. “Honestly, I live like an hour away, I loved the campus a lot and it was close to my family so that was a big...

Junior infielder aims for champion success

Junior infielder aims for champion success

Anthony Flores

January 27, 2018

An athlete’s success in sports relies heavily on a balance of natural ability and determination to be the best in their field. Junior infielder Jonathan Ortega is a prime example of this balance and has been an impressive force for Texas State baseball since his arrival in 2016. Ortega began...

The state of Texas State Baseball in 2018

#41 player pitching at a game -The state of Texas State Baseball in 2018

Anthony Flores

January 19, 2018

With the beginning of the new year, a new season of college baseball follows closely behind. For Texas State, the upcoming season is another opportunity to improve on the season prior. For past several seasons, the Bobcats have hovered around a .500 record. The 2017 season saw the team continue the...

Courville, Powell, Atwood: From rookies to Bobcat alumni

Baseball team hyping those on the field

Brooke Phillips

June 19, 2017

Every year, spring graduation means college graduates, a new chapter in life and a farewell to team members. The baseball team will not only be losing three seniors, but the team will also be losing three right-handed pitchers. While Brandon Courville, Joe Powell and Quinn Atwood will now be considered...

Hoffman selected in 15th round of the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft

Baseball player ready to hit the ball

Brooke Phillips

June 15, 2017

Junior right fielder Theodore Hoffman was selected in the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft. Hoffman was picked in the 15th round by the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday. Hoffman was the 455th overall pick and the 20th pick in the 15th round. He is also the 44th draftee under head baseball coach Ty Harrington....

The Bobcats fall short in the semifinals

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Dylan Paul, catcher/infield, at the March 25 game against South Alabama." />

Lisette Lopez

May 28, 2017

The Texas State baseball team ended the season with an 11-5 loss against Georgia Southern in the semifinal round of the Sun Belt Conference Championship. The Bobcats finish the year with a 29-30 record, while Georgia Southern moves on to the finals. Texas State took the lead with two runs in the first,...

Bobcats defeat No. 18 Coastal Carolina to head to the semis

Baseball team hyping those on the field

Brooke Phillips

May 27, 2017

The Texas State baseball team competed against Coastal Carolina in the quarterfinals of the Sun Belt Conference Championship, and defeated the Chanticleers 7-5. Coastal Carolina is currently ranked No. 18 in the nation, and during the regular season, the Bobcats beat the Chanticleers 2-1 in a three-g...

Baseball advances to quarterfinals in SBC championship

Bobcats win 3-2 against Texas Longhorns

Brooke Phillips

May 26, 2017

After a postponed game, the Texas State baseball team competed against Little Rock in the first round of the Sun Belt Conference Championship and defeated the Trojans 3-2. In Thursday’s game, the Bobcats scored one run in the first inning. The Trojans did not get on the score board until the fourth inning, ty...

Bobcats win weekend series against UT Arlington 2-1

Baseball team hyping those on the field

Melea Polk

May 21, 2017

The Texas State baseball team finished the weekend series against UT Arlington 2-1 after winning the third game 7-6 Saturday at Bobcat Ballpark. The Bobcats won both game one on Thursday and game three 7-6, and dropped game two 12-5 on Friday. The Bobcats finished their regular season with a record...

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