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Bobcat volleyball announces 2020 schedule

Texas State volleyball players celebrate a championship victory.

Aidan Bea, Sports Editor

August 3, 2020

Texas State volleyball is set to make a comeback after releasing its upcoming schedule for the 2020 season The team released its schedule Aug. 3. After sweeping both the regular season and postseason conference titles in 2018 and 2019, the Bobcats look to secure a three-peat under new Head Coach Sean...

Sun Belt Conference delays start of fall season

A Texas State soccer player kicks a ball.

Colton McWilliams, Sports Reporter

July 23, 2020

The Sun Belt Conference announced the delay of the fall 2020 season until Sept. 4. In an official statement, the Sun Belt says the delay will help conference establish protocols due to the lingering COVID-19 outbreak. “The Sun Belt Conference and each member institution will continue to lean...

Athletes voice their support for the Black Lives Matter movement

Tyeranee Scott and her friend Cameron Flores hold up signs during a protest

Claire Partain, Sports Reporter

July 8, 2020

Growing up in a Black household, Tyeranee Scott was taught that if she was ever stopped and questioned by police, she needed to put her hands on the steering wheel, make eye contact with the officer and have her license and registration ready to go. “[My mother taught me that if] I were to get pu...

This school year’s top moments: No. 2 – 40-year Head Volleyball Coach Karen Chisum retires

Karen Chisum, in a black suit, claps during a volleyball game.

Sports Team

June 4, 2020

Editor’s Note: From May 25-29 and May 31-June 5, The University Star’s sports staff will break down its Top 10 moments in Texas State sports from this past school year. After 40 years as a Bobcat, head volleyball coach and Texas State icon Karen Chisum officially retired following the 2019 ...

This school year’s top moments: No. 4 – Volleyball wins second consecutive Sun Belt Tournament Championship

Texas State volleyball players celebrate a championship victory.

Sports Team

June 2, 2020

Editor’s Note: From May 25-29 and May 31-June 5, The University Star’s sports staff will break down its Top 10 moments in Texas State sports from this past school year. For the second year in a row, Texas State volleyball clinched a ticket to the NCAA Tournament after winning both the Sun Bel...

How COVID-19 changed the game for me

University Star multimedia reporter Kate Connors sits on concrete with a face mask and her camera in her hand, while staring at the camera.

Kate Connors, Multimedia Reporter

May 13, 2020

Never in life did I think I would have to temporarily say goodbye to sports due to a global pandemic. Before March 12, my life was jam-packed with social and sporting events and nights of editing photos. Now, with classes moved online, stores and restaurants closed, college students forced to move...

2019 Bobcat Volleyball Awards announced

Texas State volleyball players celebrate a championship victory.

Aidan Bea, Sports Editor

May 3, 2020

Texas State’s volleyball team took to Twitter and Instagram on Wednesday, April 29, to announce the winners of the 2019 Bobcat Volleyball Awards. The coaching staff and players voted for the award recipients, taking into account players' performances from the 2019 season and individual characters. Senior...

(Video) Women’s History Month, the perspective of Texas State athletes

(Video) Women's History Month, the perspective of Texas State athletes

Kate Connors and Katelyn Lester

March 25, 2020

To celebrate Women’s History Month, we asked Texas State volleyball and lacrosse team members about what the month means to them. The ladies also shared their views on being collegiate athletes and what women have inspired them along their journeys. In the video: Emily Huttenhower - Lacrosse...

(Video) From the Prez: Men’s basketball on ESPN2, Holle twins finale, baseball in Houston and more

Texas state sports prez Andrew Zimmel.

Kate Connors and Katelyn Lester

February 29, 2020

With big games happening across Texas State athletics this weekend, Sports Prez Andrew Zimmel is back to give you reminders, hot takes and everything else you love about sports! Video by Kate Connors and Katelyn Lester From the Prez Intro by Jaden Edison For more content, follow us on so...

(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 ...

Smith announces departure from Bobcat volleyball

Texas State volleyball posing with a Sun Belt Champions sign.

January 1, 2020

After 18 seasons in San Marcos, former associate head volleyball coach Tracy Smith announced her decision to move on from the Bobcats in a tweet by the official Texas State Volleyball Twitter account on Tuesday. The tweet served as a goodbye to Smith, who said she will miss the San Marcos community...

Huiet promoted as head volleyball coach

Coach Sean Huiet speaking to a volleyball player.

Claire Partain, Sports Editor

December 11, 2019

Two days after 40-year head volleyball coach Karen Chisum announced her retirement, Executive Senior Associate Athletics Director Kacey Shoemake announced former Associate Head Coach Sean Huiet as Chisum's successor on Wednesday. Huiet was most recently promoted to the associate head coaching position...

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