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Texas State football players test positive for COVID-19

The San Marcos Bobcats club team allows University students to continue enjoying playing football in college.

Aidan Bea, Sports Editor

June 17, 2020

Texas State Athletics announced June 17 five football players tested positive for COVID-19. The players are believed to have contracted the virus outside of football activities. The five are in self-isolation for 14 days with their care managed by university health professionals, athletic trainers...

Jericka Jenkins promoted to Texas State women’s basketball assistant coach

Jericka Jenkins poses with a basketball.

Ernesto Diaz, Sports Contributor

June 9, 2020

Graduate assistant for Texas State women's basketball Jericka Jenkins has been promoted to assistant coach, Head Coach Zenarae Antonie announced June 9. As a graduate assistant for two years and video coordinator, Jenkin’s prior role on the team was to manage and execute all video projects, assist...

This school year’s top moments: No. 1 – Cancellation of sports

A Texas State basketball player reacts after missing a potential game-winning shot.

Sports Team

June 5, 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. A move that disappointed many sports fans, the Sun Belt announced March 16 all spring sports and practices would be canc...

Women’s basketball: season in review

The Texas State Bobcats huddle and cheer before the start of a game against Georgia State,  Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at Strahan Arena. Photo credit: Kate Connors

Cade Andrews

April 1, 2020

One of the few sports to get some closure just before the coronavirus pandemic was Texas State women's basketball, wrapping up their season 50-74 to No. 3 UT Arlington in the first round of the Sun Belt Tournament Tuesday, March 10.The Bobcats finished the season 13-17 overall and had a 6-12 record in...

(Video) From the Prez: Women’s and men’s basketballs’ final performances and coronavirus advice

(Video) From the Prez: Women's and men's basketballs' final performances and coronavirus advice

Andrew Zimmel and Kate Connors

March 13, 2020

In the midst of cancellations across the sports world, Sports Prez Andrew Zimmel discusses men's basketball's matchup this past Wednesday and his hope for a (highly unlikely) future matchup in New Orleans, advice for coronavirus and more: Video by Kate Connors Photos by Kate Connors From ...

(Video) From the Prez: Basketball’s White Out Wednesday, Holle scores 1000th point and baseball vs. Bethune

Video from the prez.

Andrew Zimmel and Katelyn Lester

March 8, 2020

Ahead of Texas State men's basketball's matchup on Wednesday, Sports Prez Andrew Zimmel gives you his takes for the game and reminders about everything else happening across athletics: Hosted by Andrew Zimmel Video by Katelyn Lester Music by For more content, visit our ...

(Podcast) ‘Cats Got Our Tongues, Ep. 35

A graphic of a mouth without a tongue.

Claire Partain, Colton Mcwilliams, and Cade Andrews

March 7, 2020

Sports Editor Claire Partain, Assistant Sports Editor Colton McWilliams and sports reporter Cade Andrews have a roundtable discussion about men’s basketball’s triple-overtime thriller against UTA, women’s basketball’s weekend sweep, softball heading into Sun Belt play and baseball’...

Holles win big as Bobcats topple Warhawks

The Texas State women's basketball team celebrate with senior players during senior night.

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

March 5, 2020

The Texas State women’s basketball team (13-15, 6-11 Sun Belt) defeated Louisiana-Monroe (3-25, 1-16) 59-53 Thursday night at the Fant-Ewing Coliseum. Senior guards Brooke and Bailey Holle each had stellar nights, with Brooke surpassing 1,000 career points, becoming the 19th player in program history...

Holle twins celebrated with Senior Night win

Texas State guard Bailey Holle, (33), goes through South Alabama defenders for a layup as twin sister and teammate Brooke Holle, (24), watches, Saturday, March 2, 2019, at Strahan Coliseum. The Texas State Bobcats defeated the South Alabama Jaguars 77-45.

Cade Andrews

March 3, 2020

For their final game at Strahan Arena, senior twins Brooke and Bailey Holle led the team to one last win with a 67-62 victory over Georgia State on Saturday. In addition to the Senior Night celebration, the Bobcats brought in their second weekend sweep and kept their Sun Belt Conference Tournament...

(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...

Bobcats beat Georgia Southern for annual Kids’ Game

Sophomore forward Da'Nasia Hood and freshman forward Chelsea Johnson celebrate as the Bobcats defeat Georgia Southern in front of 3,300 San Marcos CISD students on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2020. Photo courtesy of Texas State Athletics.

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

February 28, 2020

Behind a packed stadium, the Texas State women’s basketball team (11-15, 4-11) defeated Georgia Southern (9-18, 6-10) 72-68 Thursday morning for the annual Kids' Game at Strahan Arena. Kids from all over the San Marcos Independent School District arrived for the game, putting the attendance at 3,386-...

Texas State’s winning streak snapped by UTA

Texas State sophomore forward Da'Nasia Hood jumps around UTA senior forward Marie Benson to shoot and score for the Bobcats, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, at Strahan Arena. Photo credit: Kate Connors

Caleb Howell, Sports Reporter

February 26, 2020

The Texas State women’s basketball team's two game winning streak came to an end as the Bobcats fell to the University of Texas- Arlington Mavericks on the road on Saturday. The 69-49 loss put the Bobcats 3-11 in conference and 10-15 overall as they fight for enough wins to reach the Sun Belt Championship...

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