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Texas State earns first ever NCAA tournament win

Texas State earns first ever NCAA tournament win

Jacob Sommers

November 30, 2018


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Texas State Bobcats defeated the Rice Owls in the first round of the NCAA Women’s Volleyball Championship. They will face the No. 5 Ranked University of Texas at Austin in the second round Friday. The Bobcats put an end to the Owls season in four sets that scored 23-25, 25-22, 25-22 and 27-25. The...

Weekend Recap

Jakob Rodriguez

November 22, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Volleyball, Women's Basketball

Volleyball Volleyball Wins the Sun Belt Conference tournament By Jacob Sommers     Texas State Volleyball won the Sun Belt Conference Championship for the second time in school history Sunday night in Atlanta Georgia. This grants the Bobcats automatic admission into the NCAA...

Volleyball crowned as regular season champions

Volleyball crowned as regular season champions

Jacob Sommers

November 2, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports - featured, Volleyball

Following Texas State soccer's championship win last week, Strahan Arena got it's own taste of ring season as volleyball claimed the Sun Belt Regular Season Championship over the University of Louisiana at Monroe Warhawks. Players celebrated the 3-0 title win Sunday by displaying Ring Pops on their...

Volleyball dives into 13th straight win

Volleyball dives into 13th straight win

Claire Partain

October 19, 2018


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Bobcat volleyball notched two wins this weekend against the Coastal Carolina University Chanticleers and the Appalachian State University Mountaineers, bringing the undefeated team's win streak to 13. The team’s 13-match win streak is the highest in nearly a decade, and head coach Karen Chisum ...

Texas State volleyball remains undefeated in conference play

Texas State volleyball remains undefeated  in conference play

Daisy Colon

October 2, 2018


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Texas State volleyball team sent a message of dominance to the Sun Belt Conference with two wins over the weekend, extending the team's win streak to eight with a 4-0 record in conference play. The Bobcat offense tallied 121 kills through the weekend, with 29 of those coming from freshman outside...

Bobcats win first postseason game in school history over Rice University

Bobcats win first postseason game in school history over Rice University

Orlando Williams

December 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports - featured, Volleyball

The Bobcats won their first postseason game in school history after sweeping Rice University 3-0 (25-21, 25-21, 25-20) Nov. 30 inside Strahan Coliseum in the first round of the 2017 National Invitational Volleyball Championship. The first period was very tightly contested. The Bobcats jumped out to...

Bobcats fall short in Sun Belt Conference Championship against Coastal Carolina

Bobcats fall short in Sun Belt Conference Championship against Coastal Carolina

Orlando Williams

November 20, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports - featured, Volleyball

The Texas State volleyball team defeated the Louisiana Ragin Cajuns 3-1 (25-16, 18-25, 25-22, 25-14) Nov. 18 inside the convocation center in the semifinals of the 2017 Sun Belt Conference Championship. Sophomores Megan Porter with 22 digs and 12 kills, and Amy Pflughaupt with 19 digs and 17 kills,...

Bobcats clinch the title of the Sun Belt Conference West Division

Bobcats clinch the title of the Sun Belt Conference West Division

Orlando Williams

November 11, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Texas State volleyball team earned their revenge against the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Nov. 10 inside Strahan sweeping them 3-0 (25-22, 25-18, 25-22). The Bobcats (22-8, 13-2 SBC), last played Louisiana (19-10, 12-3 SBC) Oct. 28 losing 2-3, but head coach Karen Chisum said that the loss might...

Junior middle blocker feels right at home in a new town

Melea Polk

November 10, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports - featured, Volleyball

Although this middle blocker transferred from a junior college this summer, the feeling of being a newbie has been short-lived for this junior making Texas State her new home. Halee Brewer made the move to NCAA Division I volleyball at Texas State University this summer when she transferred from Tyler...

Bobcats tie for the first place title of the West Division after 3-2 win over UTA

Bobcats tie for the first place title of the West Division after 3-2 win over UTA

Orlando Williams

November 7, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports - featured, Volleyball

The Texas State volleyball team was down two sets to UTA Nov. 6 in Arlington, Texas, but fought their way back to win the match 3-2 (26-28, 17-25, 25-8, 25-21, 15-11). The Bobcats who have an overall record of 21-8 and 12-2 in the Sun Belt Conference had a season sweep over UTA. With the win, the...

Bobcats sweep Arkansas State for the second time this season

Bobcats sweep Arkansas State for the second time this season

Orlando Williams

November 4, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Texas State volleyball team swept Arkansas State 3-0 (25-13, 26-24, 25-20) for the second time this season Nov. 3. The Bobcats took a 25-13 victory in the first set. Arkansas State trailed 9-8 early on in the first set, but the Bobcats surprised the Red Wolves with a 13-2 run that guaranteed them...

Senior trying to lead the Bobcats to a ring

Senior trying to lead the Bobcats to a ring

Orlando Williams

October 31, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports - featured, Volleyball

From the YMCA to Texas State, Jaliyah Bolden, senior middle blocker, has been continuously perfecting her craft on the volleyball court. “I was in third grade and a bunch of my friends were talking about the YMCA league. It was called GBA then,” Bolden said. “They were all doing it, so I wanted...

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