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Spavital hires new tight ends coach

Spavital hires new tight ends coach

Jaden Edison, Multimedia Editor

January 10, 2020

Head Football Coach Jake Spavital shortened his list of coaching staff vacancies with the hire of new tight ends coach Brian Hamilton on Friday. Hamilton, a former head football coach at Concord High School in California, leaves Murray State where he served as the offensive line and assistant head ...

(Photo Gallery) Texas State football: Model Edition

(Photo Gallery) Texas State football: Model Edition

Jamie Dorsey, Multimedia Journalist

January 8, 2020

Editor's Note: The photojournalist reached out to and asked several members of the 2019 Texas State football team to partake in the photoshoot. The players that responded are the individuals on display. 

Second half woes deny Bobcat upset at No. 24 Appalachian State

Second half woes deny Bobcat upset at No. 24 Appalachian State

Colton McWilliams, Sports Reporter

November 27, 2019

Despite trailing 14-13 in the middle of the third quarter, the Texas State Bobcats gave up 21 unanswered points to the Appalachian State Mountaineers for a 35-13 loss in Boone, N.C. on Saturday. The loss drops the Bobcat’s record to 3-8 overall while App State improves to 10-1 as the Mountaineers...

(Video) From the Prez, Nov. 22, 2019

(Video) From the Prez, Nov. 22, 2019

Andrew Zimmel

November 22, 2019

Sports Prez Andrew Zimmel is here to give you reminders about all of the things he's thankful for...including all of the events happening across #TXST athletics this weekend and early next week.  ...

(Podcast) ‘Cats Got Our Tongues: The Comeback

(Podcast) ‘Cats Got Our Tongues: The Comeback

Claire Partain, Colton McWilliams, and Cade Andrews

November 22, 2019

Sports Editor Claire Partain breaks down Texas State football and basketball with award-winning journalist Colton McWilliams and Cade Andrews. ‘Cats Got Our Tongues is a weekly sports podcast recorded at The University Star. The podcast is hosted by Sports Edit...

Texas State falls in final home game

Texas State falls in final home game

Colton McWilliams, Sports Reporter

November 19, 2019

In a disappointing turn of events, the Texas State football team dropped out of bowl eligibility and lost 63-27 to Troy in their final home game of the season on Saturday at the Wack. The loss drops the Bobcats to 3-7 and ends their long-shot journey at bowl eligibility under Head Coach Jake Spavital’s...

Texas State offense comes alive in shootout win

Texas State offense comes alive in shootout win

Colton McWilliams, Sports Reporter

November 14, 2019

After two devastating performances against Arkansas State and Louisiana Lafayette, the Texas State offense took it home and lit a fire under the team for a 30-28 Homecoming victory over Sun Belt foe South Alabama on Saturday. Behind 373 yards passing and three touchdowns from sophomore quarterback...

Chaotic third quarter dooms Bobcats in loss

Chaotic third quarter dooms Bobcats in loss

Colton McWilliams, Sports Reporter

November 5, 2019

In a turn of events that has become routine for many Bobcat fans, the Texas State offense failed to show up and battle in a 31-3 loss to Louisiana-Lafayette in Lafayette on Saturday. Despite trailing 10-3 at halftime, the Cajuns scored 21 unanswered points in the second half while the Texas State...

Bobcats picked as favorites for Homecoming Week

Bobcats picked as favorites for Homecoming Week

Claire Partain, Sports Editor

November 5, 2019

The stakes have never been higher this season for Bobcat football as they head into Homecoming Week. Despite three straight losses and a nosedive in their offensive performance, the ‘Cats are back at home and favored to win this Saturday as they face off against South Alabama for a last-ditch effort...

Disastrous second half dooms Bobcat football

Disastrous second half dooms Bobcat football

Colton McWilliams, Sports Reporter

October 29, 2019

A promising first half proved not enough for Bobcat football and the team gave up 21 unanswered points in the final half of the game to fall 38-14 at rival Arkansas State on Saturday. The team's offense scrounged up only 30 yards in the second half and the 'Cats plummeted to 2-5 overall and 1-2 in...

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