THURSDAY 02/02/17 – KATS SIGN SOME HORNETS AND MORE

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Published on February 02, 2017 by Glenn Edwards

THE BIGGEST RIVALRY IN THE SOUTLAND CONFERENCE WILL BE RE-NEWED TODAY AT SHSU’S JOHNSON COLISEUM AS THE BEARKAT MEN’S & WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TEAMS HOST THE LUMBERJACKS & LADYJACKS OF STEPHEN F. AUSTIN. THE KAT MEN WILL ENTER THE GAME IN SOLE POSSESSION OF 1ST PLACE IN THE SOUTHLAND FOLLOWING WEDNESDAY’S OVERTIME LOSS BY NEW ORLEANS AT ABILENE CHRISTIAN. HOWEVER, THE BEARKATS WILL BE FACING THE 4-TIME DEFENDING CONFERENCE CHAMPION ‘JACKS WHO HAVE WON 13 IN A ROW AGAINST SHSU. THIS YEAR, THE LUMBERJACKS ARE RIGHT BEHIND THE KATS IN THE STANDINGS, A GAME BACK IN 3RD PLACE. SAM HOUSTON HAS WON 7 GAMES IN A ROW HEADING INTO TODAY’S TILT. GAME TIME FOR THE MATCHUP IS 8PM WITH THE LIVE BROADCAST ON 101.7 KSAM.

IN OTHER ACTION, LATER TODAY AT 5:15PM, THE SAM HOUSTON WOMEN WILL TRY TO WIN THEIR 2ND GAME IN A ROW WHEN THEY HOST THE SFA LADYJACKS AT THE COLISEUM. THE LIVE WEBCAST WILL BE HEARD ON www.ksam1017.com.

NATIONAL SIGNING DAY WAS A GREAT SUCCESS WEDNESDAY AT BOTH HUNTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL AND AT SHSU. STARTING WITH HHS, 6 HORNETS SIGNED TO CONTINUE THEIR PLAYING DAYS ON THE COLLEGIATE LEVEL. LINEBACKER DREW MAHLEN SIGNED TO PLAY IN HIS HOMETOWN AT SHSU, WHILE WIDE RECEIVER LUTAVIOUS BOONE WILL BE JOINING THE BEARKATS AS A PREFERRED WALK-ON. DEFENSIVE LINEMAN JOSEPH ISAAC SIGNED WITH WAYLAND BAPTIST. PLACEKICKER ELVIN MARTINEZ SIGNED ON THE DOTTED LINE TO PLAY AT LAMAR. ALSO, A COUPLE OF HORNETS WILL BE GOING THE JUNIOR COLLEGE ROUTE WITH TIGHT END BLAINE HOOVER SIGNING WITH TRINITY VALLEY COLLEGE, AND DEFENSIVE BACK NATE DICKEY SIGNING WITH TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE.

AT NEW WAVERLY HIGH SCHOOL, BULLDOG DEFENSIVE LINEMAN SIGNED TO PLAY AT SUL ROSS STATE IN ALPINE.

AT THE SHSU, HEAD FOOTBALL COACH K.C. KEELER WAS ECSTATIC ABOUT HIS SIGNING CLASS 18 HIGH SCHOOL STANDOUTS AND 4 TRANSFERS. IN ADDITION TO HUNTSVILLE’S MAHLEN & BOONE, THE BEARKAT HAUL INCLUDED A PAIR OF QUARTERBACKS – TY BROCK FROM COLLEGE STATION, AND ERIC SCHMID FROM CLASS 6A STATE FINALIST THE WOODLANDS.

IN WRESTLING TODAY, THE HUNTSVILLE HORNETS & LADY HORNETS WILL TRAVEL TO KLEIN HIGH SCHOOL FOR A DUAL MEET AT 5PM.

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