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Texas State connects on four home runs to defeat Houston Baptist

Texas State connects on four home runs to defeat Houston Baptist

Colton McWilliams

April 17, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Texas State continued their offensive explosion over the last three games as the Bobcats defeated the Houston Baptist University Huskies 17-8 in non-conference game Tuesday night. Texas State connected on four home runs for the night as the 'Cats have been on an offensive tear since their 12-0 sh...

By land, air and Spavital

By land, air and Spavital

Sean Anchondo

April 17, 2019


Filed under Football, Sports

The Bobcats ring in the Spavital era with glimpses of offensive firepower. The Bobcats' spring game, a peek into the year's upcoming team, was held Sunday, making it Jake Spavital's first game as head coach. The forthcoming team and staff displayed a mixture of deep passes and creativity. ...

Bobcat basketball quick on its paws, but still can’t dance

Bobcat basketball quick on its paws, but still can’t dance

Andrew Zimmel

April 17, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

After an 87-81 loss to the Florida International Panthers, the Bobcat’s season came to a disappointing close March 23. Despite the loss, the Bobcats had one of the best seasons in school history, staying hot with the second 20-win season in three years and having two players make the All-conference...

Football team races in heels to support #Notonmycampus

Football team races in heels to support #Notonmycampus

Cade Andrews

April 17, 2019


Filed under Football, Sports

Editor's note: This article was updated April 20 to better reflect the event an the organizations involved. Texas State kicked off its second annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event Sunday at Strahan Coliseum. Despite the rainy morning, the activities went on around Sewell as the sun eventually came...

Track and field finishes third at Texas A&M Invitational

Track and field finishes third at Texas A&M Invitational

Claire Partain

April 17, 2019


Filed under Sports, Track and Field, Uncategorized

Texas State track racked up seven top ten Sun Belt marks, three individual gold medals, and third place finishes for both teams Friday and Saturday at the Texas A&M Invitational Meet The team rose above nationally ranked schools, including the 27th ranked Arizona State women’s team, to rack ...

Baseball loses to Georgia Southern 12-0

Baseball loses to Georgia Southern 12-0

Jacob Sommers

April 15, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Texas State baseball (21-13) was defeated 12-0 by Georgia Southern Friday in the first of a three-game series in Statesboro, Ga. Georgia Southern got on the board early, getting six earned runs against Texas State starting pitcher Hunter McMahon. McMahon gave up six hits, two walks and struck ou...

Bobcats take down Coastal Carolina

Bobcats take down Coastal Carolina

Anthony Flores

April 15, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports

Coming off a mid-week victory over I-35 rivals, the University of Texas at San Antonio Road Runners, the Texas State Bobcats downed the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers 5-3. The Bobcats struck early, taking a 2-0 lead in the early after sophomore infielder Tara Oltmann blasted a two-run homer in the top...

Texas State takes weekend series against Georgia Southern

Texas State takes weekend series against Georgia Southern

Daisy Colon

April 15, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Texas State Bobcats traveled to Statesboro, GA. this weekend where they held of the Georgia Southern Eagles to a 2-1 series after winning their last game off of a run-rule in seven innings by a score of 14-4. The Bobcats improve to an overall record of 23-13 and 9-6 in Sun Belt Conference (SBC...

Algorithims and analytics project bright future for Texas State football

Algorithims and analytics project bright future for Texas State football

Colton McWilliams

April 12, 2019


Filed under Football, Sports

When Texas State hired head football coach Jake Spavital in late November of last year, the Bobcats were in need of a spark. The past four years have seen the football team go a combined 10-38 and cycle between three football coaches. In football-crazed Texas, those records are not going to cut it....

Texas State spring game preview

Texas State spring game preview

Jordan Drake

April 12, 2019


Filed under Football, Sports

Editor's note: Nearly time for the annual Texas State Spring football game that pits home team against home team in an intra-squad matchup. This year should prove to be more exciting than years past as it gives fans a first glimpse at what new head coach Jake Spavital’s team might end up looking l...

Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep.4

Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep.4

Jakob Rodriguez, Colton McWilliams, Sean Anchondo, Jordan Drake, Andrew Zimmel, and Jaden Edison

April 11, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, Podcasts, Sports

Sports Editor Jakob Rodriguez and sports reporters Colton McWilliams, Sean Anchondo, Jordan Drake and Andrew Zimmel talk baseball’s success, softball’s failures and hopes for this week's spring game. ‘Cats Got Our Tongues is a weekly sports podcast recorded at The University Star. The p...

Bobcats upset Aggies 5-3

Bobcats upset Aggies 5-3

Jacob Sommers

April 10, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Texas State baseball (21-12) upset No. 12 ranked Texas A&M 5-3 Tuesday after traveling to College Station to take on the Aggies in a single-game matchup. The first batter of the game, Jaylen Hubbard, led off with a double. Hubbard went on to score on a sacrifice fly by Dalton Shuffield. ...

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