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Decoud finishes eighth in day one of NCAA Indoor Championships

Decoud finishes eighth in day one of NCAA Indoor Championships

Michelle Joseph

March 10, 2018

Senior Chelsie Decoud, senior high jumper, was the lone representative for the Texas State track & field teams at the NCAA Division I Indoor Championships in College Station, Texas, Friday and Saturday, March 9-10. Decoud competed in the women's high jump Friday at 6 p.m. She was one of 16 competitors...

Athlete’s focus influences a season of success

Athlete’s focus influences a season of success

Daisy Colon

March 9, 2018

The unconditional love and support one receives could lead him or her to reach unimaginable heights. For one track and field athlete's case, his mother's support has been present throughout his whole life. T'Mond Johnson, junior thrower, said his track and field career began at the early age of 12 ...

Horizontal jumper reaches for the stars

Horizontal jumper reaches for the stars

Michelle Joseph

March 8, 2018

For one athlete, her hard work and dedication do not only show through the records she has made, but this track and field star's efforts have not gone unnoticed by the people who surround her. Naomi Ferdinand, sophomore horizontal jumper, began her track journey in the eighth grade after she realized...

Women’s track and field team becomes Sun Belt Indoor reigning champs

Women’s track and field team becomes Sun Belt Indoor reigning champs

Michelle Joseph

February 21, 2018

Returning after a week off, the Texas State Men’s and Women’s track and field teams competed in the Sun Belt Conference Indoor Championship in Birmingham, Alabama hosted at the Birmingham Crossplex Feb. 20. The women’s team won the 2018 Sun Belt Conference Championship. The Bobcats totaled 135...

Bobcat Women’s team becomes Jaguar Invitational champs

Bobcat Women’s team becomes Jaguar Invitational champs

Michelle Joseph

February 5, 2018

Returning after a week off, the Texas State Men’s and Women’s track and field teams competed in the Jaguar Invitational in Birmingham, Alabama hosted by the University of South Alabama, Feb. 4. The Sun Belt Conference Indoor Championships will be held at exact place, so the Texas State track and...

Junior pushes through a career-ending injury

Junior pushes through a career-ending injury

Melea Polk

February 5, 2018

After suffering what was thought to be a career-ending injury, one Texas State athlete has made a remarkable recovery to get back in the pit and defend the conference title. Lauren Brogger, junior multis participant, began her Texas State journey in the fall of 2015. “Texas State was my second...

Sprinter makes his own track

Sprinter makes his own track

Michelle Joseph

January 31, 2018

Transferring to a new university can be intimidating, but for one track and field runner, he takes full advantage of the Texas State atmosphere. Kelson Pierre, senior sprinter, has embarked a new journey in his past two years on the Texas State track and field team. As a child, Pierre was teased...

Women place first and Men place second at New Mexico Team Invitational

Women place first and Men place second at New Mexico Team Invitational

Michelle Joseph

January 29, 2018

Returning after a week off, the Texas State Men’s and Women’s track and field teams dominated in the New Mexico Team Invitational in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Jan. 27. The Bobcats completed in their first event of the day, which was the women’s weight throw with junior thrower Sidnee Land finishing...

Preparation for upcoming SBC Indoor Championships for men’s track and field

Preparation for upcoming SBC Indoor Championships for men’s track and field

Melea Polk

January 25, 2018

The Texas State men’s indoor track and field team is hard at work in preparation for upcoming Sun Belt Conference Indoor Championships after falling short of first place last season. The Bobcats finished in second place behind the University of Texas – Arlington. Texas State took home five first-place...

The hunt for a second title for women’s track and field

The hunt for a second title for women’s track and field

Melea Polk

January 25, 2018

Texas State women’s indoor track and field team sets their sight on improving before an upcoming Sun Belt Conference Indoor Championship meet in Birmingham, Alabama Feb. 19. The Bobcats’ dominating performance last year earned them the 2017 SBC Indoor title with 166 points and seven gold medals. Returning...

Hardy and Decoud represent Texas State at the USATF Outdoor Championships

Hardy and Decoud represent Texas State at the USATF Outdoor Championships

Brooke Phillips

June 28, 2017

Two Texas State track and field athletes were represented at the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships June 23-25 in Sacramento, California. Redshirt-sophomore sprinter Tramesha Hardy competed in the women’s 200-meter dash and junior high jumper Chelsie Decoud competed in the women’s high jump at Sacramento ...

Track and field athletes place big in NCAA Outdoor Championship

Track and field athletes place big in NCAA Outdoor Championship

Brooke Phillips

June 12, 2017

There were three Texas State track and field athletes that qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championship. The Championship was held June 7-10 in Eugene, Oregon, at the Hayward field. The three athletes who represented Texas State were junior high jumper Chelsie Decoud, senior horizontal jumper Myl...

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