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  • SOFTBALL: Sam Houston 6 McNeese 5

    SOFTBALL: Sam Houston 6 McNeese 5

    Third baseman Shelbi Tucker singled, reached third on a passed ball then scored on a ground ball by outfielder Calli Wood for the winning run in the first extra inning as Sam Houston State defeated McNeese State 6-5 in a Southland Conference softball game Friday night…

  • SHSU Bearkat Baseball 15 (Courtesy David Barfield - GoBearkats.com)

    BASEBALL: Kats Take First Game From Lamar

    The Bearkats used a big seventh inning and a solid performance from the pitching staff to extend their winning streak to 13 games on Friday with a 6-2 win over Lamar at Vincent-Beck Stadium.

    Caleb Smith (5-2) got the win for the Kats going 6 innings, allowing two runs on seven hits while striking out six.

  • SHSU Bearkat Baseball 11 (Courtesy Brian Blalock - SHSU - GoBearkats.com)

    BASEBALL: Winning Streak Paced By Big Numbers

    Predicted to finish 5th in the annual Southland Conference preseason head coaches’ poll, Sam Houston State stands in first place as the Bearkats prepare reach the halfway point of the 2012 baseball campaign.

    Not only are the Kats in first place, the young SHSU squad holds a four-game lead over second place Northwestern State and stands five games ahead of the four teams..

  • SHSU Bearkat Softball 07 (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    SOFTBALL: Another Doubleheader Swept

    Home runs by Hillary Adams, Kim Damian, Ashley Isbell, Tori Benavidez powered Sam Houston to a doubleheader sweep of Texas Southern Tuesday night at Bearkat Softball Complex.

    The Bearkats shutout the Tigers 5-0 in the opener and came from a three-run deficit to take the nightcap 8-3…

  • SHSU Bearkat Baseball 12 (Courtesy Brian Blalock - SHSU - GoBearkats.com)

    BASEBALL: Third Consecutive Sweep

    Second baseman Luke Plucheck went 2-for-3 including a two-run single for the game-winning run as Sam Houston defeated Northwestern State 5-3 Saturday afternoon.

    The victory completed a three-game Southland Conference sweep of the Demons by the Bearkats. The sweep was the third straight for Sam Houston, a first for the Bearkats in their 25 years in the league…

  • SHSU Bearkat Softball 08 (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    SOFTBALL: Splits A Doubleheader Against UTSA

    Hilary Adams became the eighth Sam Houston softball player to hit two home runs in a single game as the Bearkats split a Southland Conference doubleheader with UTSA Saturday.

    The Roadrunners won the first game 6-3 but Sam Houston bounced back for an 8-3 victory in the nightcap…

  • SHSU Bearkat Baseball 13 (Courtesy David Barfield - GoBearkats.com)

    BASEBALL: 4-3 Victory In 11 Innings

    First baseman Ryan O’Hearn’s walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the 11th inning gave Sam Houston State a come-from-behind 4-3 victory over Northwestern State in a Southland Conference baseball game Friday night…

  • SHSU Bearkat Baseball 14 (Courtesy David Barfield - GoBearkats.com)

    BASEBALL: Bearkats knock off No. 9 Rice

    The Sam Houston Bearkats just keep winning.

    The 24th-ranked Kats (20-9, 10-2 SLC) got two runs in the second inning and held on to beat No. 9 Rice 2-1 on Tuesday night at Reckling Park. The win extends the Bearkats winning streak to nine games, and gave head coach David Pierce a win against the school he served as an assistant for nine years.

  • SHSU Bearkat Softball 06 (Courtesy David Barfield - GoBearkats.com)

    SOFTBALL: Sweeps A Doubleheader

    Sam Houston extended its softball winning streak to six games with 2-0 and 4-3 victories over Houston Baptist in a non-conference doubleheader Tuesday evening.

    First baseman Kim Damian provided the game-winning hit with a third inning two-run single in the first game. An RBI double by second baseman Alyssa Coggins in the fifth inning proved to be the game-winner in the nightcap…

  • SHSU Bearkat Baseball 15 (Courtesy David Barfield - GoBearkats.com)

    BASEBALL: Kats Sweep UTSA With 15-1 Victory

    The Sam Houston baseball team completed a three-game sweep of Southland Conference rival UTSA on Sunday with a 15-1 seven-inning ball game…