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Bobcat football wins again to take Battle for the Paddle

Bobcat football wins again to take Battle for the Paddle

Colton McWilliams, Sports Reporter

September 29, 2019

The Texas State Bobcats made their second straight win under the lights of Bobcat Stadium on Saturday, scoring 21 unanswered points to beat former rival Nicholls State and take the Battle for the Paddle. The Bobcats improve their record to 2-3 while Nicholls State falls to 2-2. The first half ended...

Bobcats knock off Panthers in triple overtime thriller

Bobcats knock off Panthers in triple overtime thriller

Colton Mcwilliams

September 24, 2019

After a controversial call that saw the officials overturn a spiked ball call as the clock struck zero, the Texas State Bobcats toppled the Georgia State Panthers 37-34 in triple overtime to put them at 1-0 in conference. Not only was this Texas State’s first victory of the season and Jake Spavital’s...

(Podcast) ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep. 27

(Podcast) ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep. 27

Claire Partain, Colton McWilliams, and Cade Andrews

September 22, 2019

Sports Editor Claire Partain talks to talks to Colton McWilliams about the Texas State vs. Georgia State game this weekend and what Texas State needs to do to snap their losing streak. Also, Cade Andrews comes on to talk about Texas State volleyball. ‘Cats Got ...

Bobcats trampled by SMU Mustangs

Bobcats trampled by SMU Mustangs

Andrew Zimmel, Sports Reporter

September 19, 2019

When Texas State football headed to the Hilltop for a Southern Methodist matchup on Saturday, the team was in desperate need of an unlikely win to right the ship and propel the team into conference with some momentum. Instead, the 'Cats fell a step back with a 47-17 blowout loss, marking the first time...

(Podcast) ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep. 26

(Podcast) ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep. 26

Claire Partain, Colton McWilliams, and Cade Andrews

September 16, 2019

Sports Editor Claire Partain talks to talks to Colton McWilliams about the Texas State vs. SMU this weekend and what Texas State needs to do to snap their losing streak. Also, Cade Andrews comes on to talk about Texas State volleyball. ‘Cats Got Our Tongues is a weekly sports podcast recorded at...

SMU runs over Bobcats 47-17

SMU runs over Bobcats 47-17

Andrew Zimmel, Sports Reporter

September 14, 2019

In a game that the SMU Mustangs ran away with quickly, Texas State football wasn’t able to compete, losing 47-17 at the Hilltop on Saturday. This marks over 10 months since the Bobcats have been able to secure a win, leaving many fans wondering when the ‘Cats will finally come around. In the...

Turnovers cost Bobcat football in tough home opening loss

Turnovers cost Bobcat football in tough home opening loss

Colton McWilliams, Sports Reporter

September 11, 2019

The first home game for the Texas State football team ended in disappointment last Saturday as the Bobcats fell to the Wyoming Cowboys 23-14. The loss dropped Texas State to 0-2 while Wyoming improved to 2-0. Wyoming received the ball first to start the game and drove down the field into Bobcat...

Hundreds of band alumni celebrate 100 years at Bobcat Stadium

Hundreds of band alumni celebrate 100 years at Bobcat Stadium

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

September 11, 2019

The Texas State Marching Band was joined by over a hundred Bobcat band alumni to celebrate their 100-year anniversary this weekend for the football team’s first home game against Wyoming after a century of traditions and success. Nicknamed “The Pride of the Hill Country”, the Bobcat band began...

(Podcast) ‘Cats Got Our Tongues: Ep. 25

(Podcast) ‘Cats Got Our Tongues: Ep. 25

Claire Partain, Colton McWilliams, and Cade Andrews

September 8, 2019

Sports Editor Claire Partain talks to talks to Colton McWilliams about the Texas State vs. Wyoming taking place on Sept. 7. Also, reporter Cade Andrews comes on to talk about Texas State Volleyball and the team's recent struggles. ‘Cats Got Our Tongues is a wee...

Aggies BTHO Texas State

Aggies BTHO Texas State

Sean Anchondo

September 3, 2019

The 12th-ranked Texas A&M Aggies did what they were supposed to do at Kyle Field on Thursday- they dominated. The Bobcats went into the fourth-largest college stadium as heavy underdogs, playing under the gaze of the biggest crowd the program has ever seen. With 98,000 fans screaming, the Bobcat...

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