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Softball wins doubleheader to remain undefeated in Bobcat Classic

The Texas State softball team celebrate a home run.

Andrew Zimmel, Sports Reporter

February 16, 2020

Texas State softball won both legs of their double-header against Saint Louis and Wichita State on Saturday to remain undefeated in the Bobcat Classic. Junior infielder Tara Oltmann continued to come in clutch and rack up more RBIs to keep the Bobcats hot off a four-game win streak. The 'Cats kicked...

(Photo Gallery) Texas State softball vs. Saint Louis, Feb. 14, 2020

The Texas State softball team celebrate a home run.

Kate Connors, Multimedia Journalist

February 15, 2020

The Texas State Bobcats picked up play in the Bobcat Classic Tournament with a 4-1 victory over the Saint Louis Billikens Friday night at Bobcat Softball Stadium. The first score of the matchup didn't occur until the third inning when Saint Louis sophomore outfielder Gabbie Kowalik, of New Braunsfels,...

(Video) From the Prez: Valentine’s Day, The Nijal Pearson challenge and golf invitational

Texas State sports prez valentines day edition.

Andrew Zimmel and Haley Brand

February 14, 2020

Sports Prez Andrew Zimmel is feelin' the love this Valentine's Day and felt the need to give you reminders about and hot takes for everything happening across Texas State athletics! Hosted by Andrew Zimmel Video by Haley Brand Edited by Haley Brand Photos by Texas State Men's Basketb...

Bobcats face Osterman on the mound in Olympic loss

Assistant softball coach Cat Osterman, who announced her leave this season to prepare for the 2020 Olympics, met her players on the mound at the NFCA Leadoff Classic on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020. Photo courtesy of Texas State Athletics.

Colton McWilliams, Sports Editor

February 13, 2020

Despite associate coach Cat Osterman departing from the Texas State softball team to prepare for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games this season, the two met again-this time in opposite dugouts. The team faced their own coach, who also starts as a pitcher for the Olympic team, in a 5-2 loss against the US...

(Podcast) ‘Cats Got Our Tongues, Ep. 32

A graphic of a mouth without a tongue.

Claire Partain, Colton McWilliams, and Cade Andrews

February 13, 2020

Sports Editor Claire Partain and assistant sports editor Colton McWilliams return to discuss Texas State softball recent tournament in Florida, the return of Texas State baseball and more. Cade Andrews joins the crew for an update on men's and women's basketball. Hosted by Claire Partain and Colton McWilliams Edited by Andrew Zimmel Graphic by Valkyrie M...

Bobcat softball faces Olympic team, Osterman in 5-2 loss

Texas State assistant coach Cat Osterman, pictured here in preseason play, faced the team she coaches, Bobcat softball, on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020. Photo courtesy of USA Softball.

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

February 9, 2020

The Texas State softball team fell 5-2 to the USA Olympic Team to close out the NFCA Classic in Clearwater, Florida on Sunday. The Bobcats faced off against their assistant coach, Cat Osterman, on the mound as she pitched for the Olympic team. In the bottom of the first inning, USA took advantage...

Bobcat softball splits doubleheader to kick off season

Senior Hailey MacKay prepares to hit the ball in Texas State's first game against South Alabama on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020. Photo courtesy of Texas State Athletics.

Damien Bartonek, Sports Reporter

February 8, 2020

The Texas State Bobcats began their 2020 softball season at the NFCA Leadoff  Classic Friday afternoon, splitting the day with a win against Sun Belt foe South Alabama and a loss to the No. 16 Kentucky Wildcats over 1,000 miles from San Marcos in Clearwater, Florida. Starting hours after their first...

(Video) From the Prez: Upcoming golf invitational, Texas State baseball return and more

From the prez.

Andrew Zimmel and Jaden Edison

February 8, 2020

Basketball today. Softball vs. Team USA tomorrow. Baseball next week. #TXST Sports Prez Andrew Zimmel is back to give you his hot takes on all of the events happening across athletics. Hosted by Andrew Zimmel Video by Jaden Edison Edited by Jaden Edison Photos by Kate Connors and Jakob R...

(Podcast) ‘Cats Got Our Tongues, Ep. 31

A graphic of a mouth without a tongue.

Claire Partain, Colton McWilliams, and Cade Andrews

February 7, 2020

Sports Editor Claire Partain, assistant sports editor Colton McWilliams and reporter Cade Andrews return to discuss the latest developments in Texas State athletics. The crew discusses basketball's Nijal Pearson's recent struggles, women's basketball ending their eight-game losing strea...

(Podcast) ‘Cats Got Our Tongues, Ep. 30

A graphic of a mouth without a tongue.

Claire Partain, Colton McWilliams, and Cade Andrews

January 31, 2020

Sports Editor Claire Partain and Assistant Sports Editor Colton McWilliams return to discuss Texas State football's offseason recruiting, coaching changes, softball's matchup vs the U.S. Olympic team more. Reporter Cade Andrews stops by to talk men's and women's basketball. Hosted by Claire Par...

(Video) From the Prez, Jan. 25, 2020

From the prez.

Andrew Zimmel and Kate Connors

January 25, 2020

There was no way the #TXST Sports Prez Andrew Zimmel was going to leave Bobcat fans hanging this weekend! He's back to give you hot takes for and reminders about the events happening across TXST athletics. Hosted by Andrew Zimmel Filmed by Kate Connors Edited by Kate Connors From the Prez ...

Big hitters lead Bobcat softball to fifth consecutive win

The Bobcats rush around home base to celebrate freshman Sara Vanderford's home run hit.

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...

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