Articles Posted December 2011

  • SHSU Women's Basketball vs Kansas U (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    KU Out the Lady Kats (87-59)

    Led by Carolyn Davis with 21 points, six Kansas players scored in double figures as the Jayhawks handed Sam Houston an 87-59 non-conference women’s basketball loss Wednesday night at Allen Field House.
    Britni Martin and Chanice Smith led Sam Houston (4-5) with 14 and 11 points, respectively…

  • CMT Off Stage

    Oscar the Grouch Is No Keith Urban

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) There’s another man in Nicole Kidman’s life these days, but I don’t think Keith Urban…

  • SHSU Bearkats' Head Coach Willie Fritz (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    American Football Monthly Honors Willie Fritz

    Sam Houston State head football coach Willie Fritz has been named as NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision Coach of the Year for 2011 by American Football Monthly, the nation’s leading publication for football coaches…

  • Tim Flanders (Courtesy GoBearkats.com-DJ Shafer)

    Record Breaker Tim Flanders

    Tim Flanders, Sam Houston State’s sensational sophomore running back from Midwest City, Oklahoma, has earned plenty of post-season attention in the Bearkats’ drive to the NCAA Division I National Championship Game…

  • 2012 NCAA Division I National Championship Preview - NDSU Bison vs SHSU Bearkats

    This article contains a video.

    NCAA Division I Football Championship Preview

    Check out an in depth preview of the 2012 NCAA Division I Football Championship game taking place Saturday, January 7th.

    The #1 ranked, undefeated Bearkats will take on the #2 Bison, and we’ll be bringing you all of the action live from Pizza Hut Park in Frisco. You can listen here online for the play-by-play, or tune in to 101.7FM as we bring you the action straight to your radio as the Flagship Station of the Bearkat Sports Network.

  • Sam Houston State University Bearkats

    Official Bearkat Merchandise Guide

    Sam Houston State University and The Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC), a division of IMG College and the University’s exclusive licensing agent, would like to remind Bearkat fans who are gearing up for the National Championship game in Frisco, Texas to look for the “Officially Licensed Collegiate Product” label when purchasing Sam Houston State merchandise…

  • NCAA Title w/ SHSU Helmet - 2012 NCAA Division I National Championship

    FCS Championship Game Sells Out, is Playoff Format Working?

    Sam Houston State and North Dakota State did not rely on rankings, coach’s polls or computer data to reach the NCAA Division I Football Championship. They earned their spots in the Jan. 7 contest by advancing in the playoffs.

    Either the Bearkats or Bison will walk off the field at Pizza Hut Park in Frisco as the national champion. No debate.

    “It is survival of the fittest,” Sam Houston State coach Willie Fritz said Wednesday. “You’ve got to be mentally tough and you’ve got to be physically tough to advance and keep playing.”

  • Important Fireworks Information (Created by Eric 'WizKid' Odom)

    Important Fireworks Information

    The Walker County Commissioners Court has issued a ban prohibiting any fireworks classified as “skyrockets with sticks” and “missiles with fins.”

    No person may sell, detonate, ignite, or in any way use the fireworks included in this ban. Any offense under this ban is classified as a Class C Misdemeanor. For more information see inside this post.

  • Track Santa (Created by Eric 'WizKid' Odom)

    This article contains a video.

    Track Santa with NORAD

    All the preparations for this year are in place, NORAD is once again ready to track Santa as he makes his way around the world delivering presents this Christmas.

    Head inside this post to watch a special video from NORAD, and to find out how you can track Santa with NORAD.

  • SHSU Football - Willie Fritz (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Building a Champion

    Willie Fritz is an optimist. When his first preseason camp as Sam Houston head football coach opened in August, 2010, Fritz handed each player a T-shirt with “OPPORTUNITYISNOWHERE” emblazoned across the front.

    A month later, when the Bearkats stood 0-2 and had been outscored 90-17 in losses at Baylor and Western Illinois, many SHSU fans thought the shirt read “OPPORUNITY IS NOWHERE”

    But the coaching staff and the football team read the T-Shirt a different way….