Articles Posted in 2012

  • Lineman Anchor a Balanced Offense (Courtesy David Barfield)

    Lineman Anchor a Balanced Offense

    Considering his name rarely shows up in a box score, it is easy to understand why Sam Houston State offensive lineman Chris Rogers would have little obsession with numbers on a stat sheet.

    The Bearkats’ starting center, however, became enamored with one number nearly a month ago – zero…

  • Country Music Year in Review

    Country Music Year in Review

    There was plenty of good news for country music in the year just concluding. During the first half of 2012, album sales experienced a substantial increase over those of the year before, and Taylor Swift’s…

  • OFFSTAGE: Kellie Pickler Reflects on Rolling Stone Praise

    OFFSTAGE: Kellie Pickler Reflects on Rolling Stone Praise

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) I just got off the phone with Kellie Pickler, who talked about how…

  • Darnell Taylor Named Walter Camp All-America

    Darnell Taylor Named Walter Camp All-America

    Safety Darnell Taylor has been named to the 2012 Walter Camp All-America team.

    The honor marks the fifth All-America squad to which the Beark senior has earned a spot.

    Taylor has been a key figure in leading Sam Houston to a second consecutive Southland Conference football championship and back-to-back NCAA Division I Football Championship national finals appearances this fall – a university first…

  • Timothy Flanders Focused on Frisco (Courtesy of DJ Shafer)

    Kats Focused on Frisco

    Bearkat fans agree that Sam Houston’s 2011 14-0 run to the NCAA Division I Football National Championship game was incredible.

    But few can argue that the 2012 team’s road back to Frisco for a rematch with defending national champion and No. 1 North Dakota State is even more amazing…

  • Sam Houston 45 Eastern Washington 42 (Courtesy DJ Shafer)

    Bearkats Hold on to Win Over Eastern Washington

    The Bearkats left no doubt that they deserved to play for another national championship. Sam Houston fought off a furious comeback attempt by Eastern Washington and did just enough to come away with a thrilling 45-42 victory over the second-seeded Eagles on Saturday in the Football Championship Subdivision semifinals…

  • Bearkats Are Headed Back To Frisco (DJ Shafer)

    Bearkats Are Headed Back to Frisco

    For the second year in a row, Sam Houston State and North Dakota State will meet in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Game in Frisco, Texas, thanks to a 45-42 Bearkat victory over No. 2 seed Eastern Washington at Roos Field Saturday…

  • Semifinal Showdown At Eastern Washington (Courtesy Brian Blalock)

    Semifinal Showdown At Eastern Washington

    Since the loss to North Dakota State in January’s FCS championship game, the Bearkats have been working overtime ever since for a chance to get back to Frisco for another shot at a national title.

  • 27 Reported Killed, Including 18 Children, in Elementary School Shooting in Connecticut

    Initial press reports say 27 people are dead, including 18 children, in a shooting at Sandy Foot Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. The shooter, who is also reported dead, was a 20-year-old male. A press…

  • Man Rescued from Car on Highway 190 East Thursday

    Thursday, Walker County Emergency personnel were able to help an unidentified man escape serious injury in a one-vehicle accident where he was trapped in his vehicle which caught fire on Highway 190 East near Dodge.…