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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...

Mistakes plague Bobcats in first conference loss

Mistakes plague Bobcats in first conference loss

Dedrick Johnson

October 15, 2019

After two straight wins and a week of rest, the Bobcats were unable to tie for first in conference, losing 24-14 at home against the University of Louisiana-Monroe late Thursday night. Texas State lost their win streak on a nationally-televised stage and took a step back to 1-1 in conference play with...

Bobcats beat themselves in first conference loss

Bobcats beat themselves in first conference loss

Zach Lopez, Sports Reporter

October 10, 2019

Texas State lost their hopes of tying for the top spot in the Sun Belt and upping their win streak to three consecutive games in a 24-14 loss to the ULM Warhawks late Thursday night at Strahan Arena. The nationally-televised battle put the 'Cats at 1-1 in the conference and 2-3 overall. The Warhawks...

Kickin’ it

Kickin’ it

Andrew Zimmel

October 1, 2019

Many fans met him in some of the most intense moments in recent Texas State football history: the nerve-wracking pressure of a whole game on his shoulders, the aftermath of preemptive celebratory fireworks and yells resonating around him. In the end, it wasn’t the quarterback or running back who ...

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