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Soccer finishes regular season with final win

Soccer finishes regular season with final win

Jackson Short, Sports Reporter

October 28, 2019

The Texas State soccer team finished their regular season on Sunday with a win as they toppled the Georgia Southern Eagles 3-0 win for Senior Night. The night honored the six seniors who will leave the team at the end of the season. An assist from sophomore defender Gabie Jones saw senior forward Kaylee Davis s...

Big hitters lead Bobcat softball to fifth consecutive win

Big hitters lead Bobcat softball to fifth consecutive win

Claire Partain, Sports Editor

October 28, 2019

Texas State softball pulled off their fifth consecutive fall season win off the bats of junior infielder Hailey MacKay and freshman catcher Sara Vanderford with a 10-5 win at home over Vernon College on Friday. The game started in Vernon’s favor, putting in a home run and two other runs under junior...

Cross country prepares for championships with final regular-season meet

Cross country prepares for championships with final regular-season meet

Zach Lopez, Sports Reporter

October 24, 2019

In their final regular-season meet of the year, the Texas State cross country women’s team finished 16th and the men finished 17th at the Arturo Barrios Invitational in College Station, TX on Saturday. The women ran an average 22:42.75 time with 454 points in the 6K race, and the men averaged a...

Softball continues pattern of dominance in fall play

Softball continues pattern of dominance in fall play

Claire Partain

October 22, 2019

Five months after a disappointing end to their 2019 season and five months before a shot at redemption in conference play, Bobcat softball put in an impressive performance with a 13-5 victory against St. Mary’s at home on Friday.The ‘Cats are 4-0 in fall play, taking each game by a margin ...

Volleyball extends win streak to six games

Volleyball extends win streak to six games

Cade Andrews

October 22, 2019

The Texas State volleyball team finished the weekend with two wins against Sun Belt Conference opponents, beating Troy on Friday and South Alabama on Saturday to close out their four-match home stretch.Texas State's record improved to 16-7 overall and 8-1 in conference play as they upped their win strea...

Soccer secures a win, takes a loss over weekend

Soccer secures a win, takes a loss over weekend

Caleb Howell

October 22, 2019

The Texas State soccer team finished their two-game road trip with both a win and a loss this weekend, beating Coastal Carolina 2-0 on Friday and falling to Georgia State 1-0 on Sunday. The Bobcats are now 8-6-2 on the season and have a winning 4-3-1 record in conference despite a sluggish start. On...

BMX legend Mat Hoffman headlines local Wheelz and Reelz fest

BMX legend Mat Hoffman headlines local Wheelz and Reelz fest

Aidan Bea

October 22, 2019

Legendary BMX pioneer Mat Hoffman was a key speaker at the Wheelz and Reelz event at the San Marcos Skate Park on Saturday afternoon.Wheelz & Reelz is part of the annual Lost River Film Festival which celebrates Central Texas filmmakers and films made in the San Marcos area. The festival was four days l...

Volleyball dominates weekend with fourth straight sweep

Volleyball dominates weekend with fourth straight sweep

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

October 16, 2019

Texas State volleyball secured their fourth-straight sweep with two easy wins over the weekend, sweeping Georgia State on Friday and Georgia Southern on Saturday at home. The wins, which marked their ninth sweep of the season and eleventh win in the past 13 games, moved the 'Cats to 14-7 and 6-1 in...

Soccer ups win streak to three against Lafayette

Soccer ups win streak to three against Lafayette

Aidan Bea and Caleb Howell

October 15, 2019

After a lackluster seven-game losing streak earlier in the season, the Texas State soccer team won their third-match straight with a narrow 1-0 win over the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns at home on Friday. The Bobcats’ record now stands at 7-5-2 overall this season and 3-2-1 in Sun Belt Conference...

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...

Volleyball dominates with third straight sweep

Volleyball dominates with third straight sweep

Aidan Bea, Sports Reporter

October 12, 2019

The Bobcats dominated Georgia State Friday night in their annual Pink Out match, completing their third straight sweep with the 3-0 victory over the Panthers (25-10, 25-6, 25-17). The Bobcats hit a season-high .429 hitting percentage while limiting Georgia State to an impressive -.012 hitting percentage. Texas...

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