Articles Posted January 2012

  • SHSU Bearkats' Travis Watson (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Bearkats’ Travis Watson Heads Academic All-League List

    Sam Houston State senior offensive lineman Travis Watson was named the Southland Conference Football Student-Athlete of the Year, the league office announced Monday in conjunction with the release of the Academic All-Southland Conference football team.

  • CMT Off Stage

    Carrie Underwood’s Shirt Reminds Me

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) In the chapter of his Diary of a Player book called “Celebrity,” Brad Paisley talks…

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    Martina McBride: Less Wine, More Health

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) “To heck with it.” That’s what Martina McBride says she kept thinking over the holidays…

  • SHSU Bearkats' Quarterback Brian Bell - NCAA Division I National Championship - Pizza Hut Park - Frisco, TX - Jan. 7, 2012

    Sam Houston Lands No. 2 in Final Poll of the 2011 Season

    Sam Houston State University stands No. 2 in the final Sports Network NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision poll of the 2011 season.

    The No. 2 finish stands as the Bearkat football program’s highest final FCS national poll standing in SHSU’s 24 years of competition at the NCAA Division I football level…

  • SHSU Bearkats' Center Travis Watson (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Travis Watson Named Southland Football Student/Athlete of the Year

    Watson, a two-time all-academic selection, is the first Sam Houston player to be named the Southland football student-athlete of the year. A political science major with a 3.44 grade-point average, Watson was a finalist for the National Football Foundation National Scholar-Athlete Postgraduate Scholarship and was selected as part of the Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Director’s Association Academic All-Star Team…

  • CMT Around the Web

    Meet Kelly Clarkson’s Best Friends

    Kelly Clarkson needs support on the road, mostly from her dogs. Rodney Atkins gets cabin fever for Little House on the Prairie. Dolly Parton and Joyful Noise take faith and fun seriously. Daisy Duke gets dramatic on The Young…

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    The Band Perry Saddle Up in Cowgirl

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) The Band Perry talked to Cowgirl magazine about growing up on a few acres in…

  • SHSU Bearkats' Tim Flanders - 2012 NCAA Division I National Championship - Pizza Hut Park - Frisco, TX - Jan 7, 2012 (Courtesy DJ Shafer)

    It Was A Very Good Year

    As the disappointment of Saturday’s 17-6 loss to an outstanding North Dakota State team in the NCAA Division I National Championship final wears off, Bearkat players and fans can look back on the 2011 football season and realize it was a very good year.

    In fact, it is remarkable all the things the Kats were able to accomplish with such a young squad…

  • SHSU Men's Basketball vs UTSA (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    UTSA Edges Out Kats in Last Seconds (62-60)

    Kannon Burrage scored 17 points including two baskets in the final 57 seconds to lead UTSA to a 62-60 Southland Conference men’s basketball victory Sunday afternoon at Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum…

  • SHSU Bearkats' Tim Flanders - NCAA Division I National Championship - Pizza Hut Park - Frisco, TX - Jan. 12, 2012 (Courtesy DJ Shafer)

    Dream Season Comes to an End

    With both defenses keeping offense to a minimum, North Dakota State made more plays down the stretch and that was the difference Saturday in Frisco, Texas.

    In their first NCAA Division I national championship football game appearance, the top-ranked Bearkats came up short 17-6, which ended their perfect season and their quest for a national title at Pizza Hut Park…