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Texas State falls short in the last home game of the season 33-30

Texas State falls short in the last home game of the season 33-30

Melea Polk

November 13, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

The Texas State football team lost their final home game of the season from Sun Belt Conference team Georgia State 33-30 at Bobcat Stadium Nov 11. After the Veterans’ Day battle, the Bobcats dropped to 2-8 on the season and 1-5 in SBC play. The Bobcats were the first to get on the board with...

Texas State comes up short 45-35 against New Mexico State at homecoming

Texas State comes up short 45-35 against New Mexico State at homecoming

Melea Polk

November 6, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Sports - featured

The Texas State football team came up short 45-35 to Sun Belt Conference opponent New Mexico State in the Homecoming game Nov 3 at Bobcat Stadium. The Bobcats dropped to 1-4 in conference play while the Aggies improved to 2-3 in the SBC. With the Aggies winning the coin toss, the Bobcats took advantage...

Texas State takes down Coastal Carolina 27-7 on the road

Texas State takes down Coastal Carolina 27-7 on the road

Melea Polk

October 30, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

The Texas State football team took down the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers 27-7 Oct. 28 at Benton Field in Conway, South Carolina. The Bobcats improved their season to 2-6 and 1-3 in the Sun Belt Conference. SBC member, Coastal Carolina fell to 1-7 on the season and 0-5 in conference play. This is...

Correlation between fan support and team performance: An empty stadium’s impact

Correlation between fan support and team performance: An empty stadium’s impact

Brooke Phillips

October 24, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Sports - featured

At Texas State, it is no secret that every Saturday when cleats run across the turf and helmets knock against pads at Bobcat Stadium, rows of bleachers in the stands noticeably reflect the sun. Bobcat Stadium has the capacity to hold a little more than 30,000 people, but attendance rarely ever reaches...

Defensive tackle steps up this fall season

Defensive tackle steps up this fall season

Melea Polk

October 19, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Sports - featured

A defensive tackle is redefining stereotypes about football players by seeking to take on the world of finance. Jordan Mittie, redshirt sophomore defensive tackle, came to Texas State by way of the Naval Academy Prep School in Newport, Rhode Island in 2015. Originally, Mittie made plans to attend...

Bobcats fall to the Ragin’ Cajuns 24-7

Bobcats fall to the Ragin’ Cajuns 24-7

Melea Polk

October 13, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

The Texas State football team dropped their conference game 24-7 to Louisiana Oct. 12 at Cajun Field in Lafayette, Louisiana. The Bobcats dropped to 1-6 for the season and 0-3 in the Sun Belt Conference. On the other hand, Louisiana improved to 3-3 on the season and 2-1 in conference play. The...

Football falls to ULM 45-27 after big first quarter

Football falls to ULM 45-27 after big first quarter

Melea Polk

October 9, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

The Texas State football team went down 45-27 to the University of Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks on Oct. 7 at Bobcat Stadium. Texas State fell to 1-5 for the season and 0-2 in the Sun Belt Conference. The Warhawks improved to 3-2 overall and 3-0 in conference play. “This was not a very good showing...

Texas State falls 45-10 to Wyoming

Texas State falls 45-10 to Wyoming

Anthony Flores

October 2, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

The Texas State Bobcats traveled to Laramie, Wyoming on Sept. 30 and fell to the University of Wyoming Cowboys 45-10. The Bobcats opened on offense after Wyoming won the coin toss, choosing to defer in the second half. Missing a 37-yard field goal attempt in the second possession of play, freshman...

Football walk-on proves his worth on the field

Football walk-on proves his worth on the field

Melea Polk

September 29, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Sports - featured

Beginning his collegiate football career as a walk-on, Ishmael Davis, junior defensive-end, shows that it is not about how you start, but how you finish. Growing up, Davis moved all over the world because his parents were in the United States military. Early in his life, Davis lived in Germany. “I...

Bobcats defeated by UTSA at HEB I-35 Showdown

Bobcats defeated by UTSA at HEB I-35 Showdown

Brooke Phillips

September 25, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Sports - featured

After a long-anticipated HEB I-35 Showdown game, the Texas State football team lost 44-14 against the University of Texas at San Antonio on Sept. 23 at Bobcat Stadium. The Roadrunners began on offense and started off on the scoreboard with a field goal, leading the Bobcats 3-0. Texas State started...

Line-backer bounces back from injury

Line-backer bounces back from injury

Melea Polk

September 23, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Sports - featured

After putting on a defensive show during the season opener against Houston Baptist, Easy Anyama, junior line-backer, plans to make a major comeback in his final season as a team-captain. Anyama and the Bobcats began their season with a 20-11 win at Bobcat Stadium against the Huskies on Sept. 2. This...

Bobcats fall short to Appalachian State 20-13

Bobcats fall short to Appalachian State 20-13

Melea Polk

September 18, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Sports - featured

The Texas State football team fell short 20-13 to the 2016 Sun Belt Conference champions, Appalachian State on Sept. 16 at Bobcat Stadium. The Bobcats are now 1-2 for the 2017 football season, and 0-1 in the Sun Belt Conference. Appalachian State improved to 2-1 on the season and 1-0 in the SBC....

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