Articles Posted in the Local Sports Category

  • SHSU Bearkat Baseball 22 (Courtesy David Barfield - GoBearkats.com)

    BASEBALL: No. 20 Kats fall to McNeese

    The No. 20 Bearkat baseball team dropped the final game of the three-game series with McNeese State, falling 5-1 to the Cowboys on Sunday afternoon.

    It took the Kats (28-11, 17-4) five innings to notch their first hit of the game and the only run came off a Shea Pierce home run in the 8th inning…

  • SHSU Bearkat Baseball 21 (Courtesy David Barfield / GoBearkats.com)

    BASEBALL: Sam Houston 5 Houston 4

    Right fielder Jake Arrington went 2-for-4 with a home run and first baseman Ryan O’Hearn went 3-for-4 with a double as Sam Houston defeated Houston 5-4 in a non-conference baseball game at Don Sanders Stadium.

  • SHSU Bearkat Practice (Courtesy DJ Shafer / Game Day Photos on Facebook)

    FOOTBALL: Orange/White Football Fun

    A month of hard work during spring training for the defending Southland Conference football champions comes to an end Wednesday April 18 with the annual Orange-White Spring Game…

  • SHSU Bearkat Baseball 19 (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    BASEBALL: Kats Take Series w/ 5-3 Win Over Lamar

    Jake Arrington’s fifth inning triple scored the winning run as Sam Houston got back on the winning track with a 5-3 victory over Lamar Sunday afternoon…

  • SHSU Bearkat Baseball 20 (Courtesy David Barfield - GoBearkats.com)

    BASEBALL: Win Streak Ends at 13

    It has been nearly a month since the Sam Houston State Bearkats found themselves on the losing side of the scoreboard. With a 5-2 loss on Saturday afternoon to Lamar, the Kats had a winning streak of 13 games snapped. It also ended a run of 11 straight in conference play, the third longest in Southland history…

  • SHSU Bearkat Softball 14 (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    SOFTBALL: McNeese State 9 Sam Houston 3

    McNeese State pounded out nine runs on 15 hits as the Cowgirls handed Sam Houston State a 9-3 Southland Conference softball loss Saturday afternoon…

  • 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…