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    BASEBALL: Seniors Earn Top League Academic Awards

    Sam Houston State senior Jake Arrington has been named the Southland Conference Baseball Student-Athlete of the Year, the league office announced Wednesday in conjunction with the release of the 2012 Academic All-Southland Baseball Team…

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    BASEBALL: Azar Named ABCA All-Region

    Sam Houston State designated hitter Anthony Azar has earned a postseason recognition this week by being named to the ABCA All-South Central Region Team as a first team selection.

    Azar led the Bearkats in 2012 with a .354 batting average. The sophomore from The Woodlands also had a team high three home runs, 38 RBI, 10 doubles and a .402 on base percentage. He had an OPS of .899 which was also tops on the club…

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    BASEBALL: Senior Breaks 51-year-old School Record

    With his two-run triple in the fifth inning of Sam Houston’s first round game against Arkansas Friday in the NCAA Baseball Championships Houston Regional, senior right fielder Jake Arrington erased a Bearkat school record that has stood for more than 50 years…

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    BASEBALL: Kats Fall to Arkansas 5 – 1 to End the Season

    Arkansas ended Sam Houston’s 2012 dream baseball season with a 5-1 victory in the finals of the Houston Regional at Reckling Park.

    The Hogs (42-19) took advantage of early Bearkat mistakes to jump out to a 3-0 lead and kept Sam Houston scoreless for seven innings…

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    BASEBALL: Kats Take Out Rice 4-1

    Bearkat pitcher Michael Oros picked up his second win of the season over Rice and former Owl catcher John Hale made several huge defensive plays as the Bearkats won 4-1 Sunday afternoon at Reckling Park to eliminate the No. 1 seed from the Houston NCAA Regional.

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    BASEBALL: Kats Stay Alive at NCAA with 4-2 Win

    Behind strong pitching performances by starter Justin Jackson and reliever Michael Burchett and three RBIs by center fielder Colt Atwood, Sam Houston stayed alive in the NCAA Houston Regional with a 4-2 victory over Prairie View A&M in Saturday’s elimination game at Recklling Park…

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    BASEBALL: Kats Focusing on Friday Date w/ Razorbacks

    With Sam Houston State’s first at-large bid assured in the 2012 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship, the Bearkats now turn their attention to the Arkansas Razorbacks.

    The Bearkats are making their seventh NCAA regional appearance, but in 1996, 2007, 2008 and 2009 Sam Houston earned its way into the event with a Southland post-season tournament title…

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    BASEBALL: NCAA Announces 16 Regional Baseball Sites

    he NCAA Division I Baseball Committee announced the 16 regional sites for the 66th annual NCAA Division I Baseball Championship…

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    BASEBALL: Agony & Ecstacy

    After falling to A&M-Corpus Christi 9-2 Wednesday night – the fourth time in the last five years the No. 8 seed has upset the No. 1 seed in the opening game of the Southland Conference tournament – the Bearkats knew they had a daunting task ahead of them…

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    BASEBALL: UTA Home Run Ends Bearkat Tournament Run

    UT-Arlington right fielder Preston Beck blasted a walk-off home run over the right field fence with one out in the ninth inning to end Sam Houston’s 2012 Southland Conference tournament with a 7-6 loss Friday evening…