Articles Posted in the Local Sports Category

  • SLC Suspends Bearkats Darius Taylor (via GoBearkats.com)

    Bearkats’ Darius Taylor Suspended by SLC

    Sam Houston State linebacker Darius Taylor has been suspended for one game by the Southland Conference on Monday, sitting him out for the game on Saturday against Lamar….

  • SHSU Bearkats Win Over McNeese St (via GoBearkats.com)

    Kats Enjoy Returning To Bowers

    Playing in their own backyard for the first time in weeks, the Bearkats did not let this opportunity go to waste.

    Taking on a McNeese State squad that was desperate for a win after dropping its second Southland Conference game last week, sixth-ranked Sam Houston flexed its muscles and manhandled the Cowboys with a 45-10 thrashing on Saturday night at Bowers Stadium…

  • Bearkats Shut Out Nicholls 41-0 (via GoBearkats.com)

    Bearkats Shut Out Nicholls 41-0

    Two Bearkats added to their career achievements as they led Sam Houston to a 41-0 victory over Nicholls State Saturday night at Guidry Stadium.

    The win improved the No. 9 ranked Sam Houston football team to 4-2 for the year and 2-1 in Southland Conference play.

    Timothy Flanders now is the all-time leading scorer in Bearkat football history. His three touchdowns up his career point total to 270, passing kicker Billy Hayes who totaled 258 points from 1985 to 1988….

  • Hornets Tailback Morie Evans (via DJ Shafer / ItemOnline.com)

    Hornets Sting Caney Creek, 47 – 13

    The Hornets came back from a week off to continue their win streak on their homecoming night. The Hornets topped Caney Creek with a final score of 47 – 13…

  • SHSU Bearkat Trey Diller at the Battle of the Piney Woods

    Bearkats Win Battle of the Piney Woods, 51 – 43

    No doubt, it was one for the ages and a game that will be remembered for a long time.

    After struggling early against the Stephen F. Austin defense, the Bearkats opened up the playbook and began to have their way in the passing game. They nearly scored at will throughout the second and third quarters Saturday…

  • Huntsville Hornets #8 - Christain Champine (via ItemOnline.com / DJ Shafer)

    Hornets Get Tough, Continue Winning

    A week after lighting up the scoreboard in a rout of Bryan Rudder, the Hornets got pushed hard in the second half by a feisty bunch of Bulldogs. Huntsville responded like champs, driving the length of the field and scoring a backbreaking touchdown in a wild 29-15 victory over Magnolia.

  • SHSU Bearkats Slaughter TSU Tigers 50-6 (via GoBearkats.com)

    Kats Even Record w/ Win Over TSU, 50-6

    Sam Houston State scored early and often as the Bearkats rolled up 549 yards total offense in a 50-6 non-conference win over Texas Southern Thursday at BBVA Compass Stadium.

    Quarterback Brian Bell passed for 209 yards and three touchdowns, including two scoring plays to Chance Nelson. The transfer from Texas A&M caught three passes for 127 yards…

  • Bearkats Fall to Baylor 48-25 (via GoBearkats.com)

    Baylor Outlasts Kats in Tough Battle in Waco

    For three quarters, Sam Houston State battled Baylor to a near standoff before a long run by the Bears’ quarterback and three late interceptions turned the tide in a 48-23 loss in Waco Saturday.

    More than 44,800 fans watched a contest that took nearly four hours to play as Sam Houston rolled up 411 yards total offense against the Big 12 foe.

  • Bearkat Football (Win Over Incarnate Word) [via GoBearkats.com]

    Bearkats Roll 54-7 in Opener

    Junior running back Timothy Flanders rushed 15 times for 120 yards including touchdown runs of 40 and eight yards to lead Sam Houston State to a 54-7 victory over Incarnate Word before a crowd of 11,061 at Elliott T. Bowers Stadium.

  • Bearkats Focus on Finishing via GoBearkats.com

    Focus on Finishing

    Amid all the preseason excitement about being both the favorite to repeat as Southland Conference football champions and the No. 1 team in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision national rankings, Sam Houston State head coach Willie Fritz reminds his 2012 gridiron squad of one thing.