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This school year’s top sports moments: No. 7 – Sadi Giles sets school record in 60-meter and 200-meter dash

After a clock issue caused a redo in the 60-meter dash, sophomore Sadi Giles wins again with a school record of 7.38 on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020.

Sports Team

May 28, 2020

Editor’s Note: From May 25-29 and June 1-5, The University Star’s sports staff will break down its Top 10 moments in Texas State sports from this past school year. Sophomore women’s track runner Sadi Giles took home the gold for both the 200-meter dash and 60-meter dash at the Sun Belt I...

Track and field earns 20 top Sun Belt marks before championships

Graduate student Julian Olivas cleared the high jump bar and placed in the top 25 of the NCAA Division 1 heptathlon event on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. Photo courtesy of Texas State Athletics.

Claire Partain, Sports Editor

February 10, 2020

Texas State Track and field took their final meet before the Sun Belt Indoor Championships by storm, earning 20 of the top 10 marks in the SBC at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational on Friday and Saturday. Graduate student Julian Olivas now ranks in the top 25 in NCAA Division I track and field...

Track and field kicks off season with top marks

Sophomore Ariana Ealy-Pulido grabs the baton in the 4x400-meter race on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020 at the Red Raider Invitational in Lubbock. Photo courtesy of Texas State Athletics.

Claire Partain

January 30, 2020

Texas State track and field combined to win two events and take home 14 top-ten Sun Belt performances at the Red Raider Invitational on Friday. The meet, which held competitors from the Big 12, Pac 12 and Conference USA, marked a trend of early-season top marks as they continue towards the Sun Belt In...

Track and field kicks off season with top marks

Senior Jaylon Jorge competes in men's weight throwing on Saturday, Jan 11, 2019 at the Vulcan Invitational. Photo courtesy of Texas State Athletics.

Claire Partain, Sports Reporter

January 29, 2020

Texas State track and field combined to win two events and take home 14 top-ten Sun Belt performances at the Red Raider Invitational on Friday. The meet, which held competitors from the Big 12, Pac 12 and Conference USA, marked a trend of early-season top marks as they continue towards the Sun Belt Indoor...

Big season, bigger finish for Bobcat track and field

The Texas State women's track team and coaches following the sun belt Conference Championship win.
Courtesy photo by Texas State Athletics.

Claire Partain, Sports Editor

June 5, 2019

Texas State was the last 2018-19 Bobcat athletic program to wrap up their season this year as 11 athletes traveled to Sacramento, California to compete in the NCAA West Prelims May 23-25. Although no athletes qualified for the national meet up I-35 in Austin, several came close. In her last race as...

Bobcat men’s track takes first, women’s second at Sun Belt Outdoor Championship meet

Kyle Denomme, senior track and field distance runner, is in baton transition March 27 with a relay team member at the Texas Relays in Austin, Texas. Courtesy photo by Texas State Athletics.

Claire Partain, Sports Editor

May 16, 2019

For the first time in program history, the Texas State men’s track team won first place in the Sun Belt Outdoor Championship meet in Jonesboro, Arkansas on May 10-12. The women’s side took runner-up in the meet, with both teams racking up eight individual titles, 21 all-conference selections and...

Deep in the heart of Texas

Sean Yip Yip

Claire Partain

April 22, 2019

International athletes' journeys to Texas State Three years ago, Sean Yi Yip was dead set on packing her bags and enrolling at a law school in London. Now, she plays golf at Texas State. The Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia native is no stranger to travel and spent her high school years at the Presb...

Texas State brings in top marks at LSU Alumni gold meet

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Claire Partain

April 22, 2019

Texas State added 12 top 10 Sun Belt marks Saturday at the one-day LSU Alumni Gold meet in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The team now trails just behind Arkansas State and South Alabama with 48 spots in the conference’s top 10. Senior T’Mond Johnson brought home the sole individual title of the meet in t...

Track and field finishes third at Texas A&M Invitational

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Claire Partain

April 17, 2019

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 ...

Track and field split up success at Texas Relays and Bobcat Invitational

Track & Field Recap TXST at Bobcat Invitational

Claire Partain

April 2, 2019

The dominance of the Texas State track and field team was tested at Texas Relays and Bobcat Invitational this weekend, racking up 24 top ten Sun Belt titles at the two meets. The Bobcats grabbed 18 top ten Sun Belt titles at home this weekend, including two that pace the conference. Texas State al...

Texas State track starts indoor season with top marks

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Claire Partain

March 25, 2019

Texas State track kicked off the outdoor season with 17 top five Sun Belt marks and four individual first-place finishes at Roadrunner Invitational at the University of Texas at San Antonio on Friday and Saturday. Junior Naomi Ferdinand started off the season strong by outperforming competitors from...

Women’s track team three-peats at Sun Belt indoor championships

The Texas State women's track team and coaches following the sun belt Conference Championship win.
Courtesy photo by Texas State Athletics.

Claire Partain

February 25, 2019

Texas State women’s track and field team pulled off a three-peat conference win at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships Feb. 18 and 19 at the Southern Alabama track. The men’s team racked up 119 total points for a third place finish overall. The two-day meet was kicked off by junior transfer Leslie...

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