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Cross country competes in annual Chili Pepper Festival

Cross country competes in annual Chili Pepper Festival

Zach Lopez, Sports Reporter

October 8, 2019

The Texas State men and women’s cross country teams traveled to Fayetteville, Arkansas over the weekend to compete in the 31stannual Chili Pepper Festival over the weekend. Out of 593 collegiate participants, the women placed 18thand the men finished in 20th.   Both the men and women had three runn...

Cross country opens season hungry for more

Cross country opens season hungry for more

Zachary Lopez, Sports Reporter

September 4, 2019

Texas State cross country is looking to be a powerhouse and bring back-to-back championship wins after making history in their 2018 season. The team's opening weekend saw a first-place finish for the men's and fourth for the women's at their first meet of the season on Friday at the UIW Opener in...

Men and women’s cross country team close out their season at the NCAA South Central Regional

Men and women’s cross country team close out their season at the NCAA South Central Regional

Brooke Phillips

November 13, 2017

After qualifying in the Sun Belt Conference Championships, the Texas State men and women’s cross country teams ran in the NCAA South Central Regional meet Nov. 10 placing fifth and 13th. In the Sun Belt Conference Championship, the women’s team earned the champions title while the men’s team place...

Texas State women’s cross country team earns Sun Belt Conference championship title

Texas State women’s cross country team earns Sun Belt Conference championship title

Brooke Phillips

October 30, 2017

The Texas State women’s cross country team earned the first place title at the Sun Belt Conference Championships Oct. 28 in Boone, North Carolina. The men’s team also placed in the championships receiving third. Five runners on the women’s team placed in the top 30, while two placed in 45th...

Runner finishing out the season on top

Runner finishing out the season on top

Anthony Flores

October 18, 2017

Underestimated due to his smaller size, Joseph Meade, redshirt junior for the cross country team, is the embodiment of the underdog story. “I love comeback stories and underdog stories,” Meade said. “Because I feel like I was the underdog at one point in that everybody was always like 'Hey,...

Long distance runner strides into a new year in two sports

Long distance runner strides into a new year in two sports

Melea Polk

October 4, 2017

As her third season as a Bobcat commences, junior runner Devina Schneider has new things in mind for the upcoming cross country and track season. Schneider began her running career in the second grade, and continued through high school, where she received the Most Valuable Player in both cross country...

Cross country performs big in Arkansas

Melea Polk

October 2, 2017

Texas State cross country teams concluded their regular season with big performances at the Chile Pepper Festival at Agri Park in Fayetteville, Arkansas on Sept. 30. The men finished third overall out of 40 teams, while the women took 10th. Among the competing Sun Belt Conference teams, both Texas...

Men’s cross country finishes fourth at Texas A&M Invitational

Melea Polk

September 25, 2017

The Texas State men’s cross country team ended the Texas A&M Invitational with a fourth place victory over six regional ranked teams on Sept. 23. The men’s team totaled 2:03:56.9 and averaged 24:45.71. Their time put them ahead of both Sun Belt Conference participants, the University of Texas...

Senior cross country star approaching finish line 

Senior cross country star approaching finish line 

Anthony Flores

September 14, 2017

Part of transitioning into adult life is leaving one’s comfort zone. Leaving home and the people you’ve relied on for so long, to take a gamble on yourself. Jose Angel Gonzalez, a senior on the cross-country team, understood that concept and took the first step toward achieving greater things. Gonzalez...

Men’s cross country team fighting for a  comeback season

Lisette Lopez

September 9, 2017

With a new school year comes a new season, and the men’s cross country team members are showing a greater commitment to one another. The men’s team had a historic 2016 season all around. At the beginning of the season, the team reached its highest region ranking from the U.S. Track & Field...

Bobcats finish strong at Baylor Twilight

Melea Polk

September 4, 2017

The Texas State cross country team finished with 10 in the top 30 at the Baylor Twilight on Sept. 1 in Waco, Texas. The women finished with three in the top 10, and the men finished with seven in their respected races at the Heart of Texas Soccer Complex. The Bobcats competed against Baylor, North...

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