Articles Posted in the Local Sports Category

  • SHSU Bearkat Baseball 01 (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    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…

  • SHSU Bearkat Baseball 24 (Courtesy SouthlandConference)

    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…

  • SHSU Bearkat Baseball 25 (Courtesy David Barfield - GoBearkats.com)

    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…

  • SHSU Bearkat Baseball 26 (Courtesy SouthlandConference)

    BASEBALL: Azar Walkoff HR Powers 4-3 Win

    Designated hitter Anthony Azar lifted a walk-off home run over the left field fence as No. 1 seeded Sam Houston State avenged its first round loss to A&M-Corpus Christi and stayed alive in the Southland Conference baseball tournament Friday morning at Bobcat Ball Park…

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    BASEBALL: ‘Kats Stay Alive w/ Win Over Cowboys

    A five-run sixth inning sparked by a double by catcher John Hall and home runs by left fielder Luke Plucheck and third baseman Kevin Miller powered Sam Houston to a 7-1 victory over McNeese State in an elimination game on the second day of the 20th annual Southland Conference post-season baseball tournament…

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    BASEBALL: A&M-Corpus Christi 9 – SHSU 2

    Seeking to become only the third number one seed to win the Southland Conference baseball tournament title in the event’s 20-year history, regular season champion Sam Houston State stumbled Wednesday afternoon as the Bearkats fell 9-2 to No. 8 seed Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at Bobcat Ball Park…

  • SHSU Bearkat Softball 16 (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    SOFTBALL: Two Shutouts & A No-Hitter

    GoBearkats.com Sophomore pitcher Shelby Lancaster threw her first no-hitter as a Bearkat and senior Tomi Garrison limited Southeastern Louisiana to four hits as Sam Houston shut out the Lions twice 3-0 and 1-0 in a Southland…

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    BASEBALL: Near Jackson no-no helps Kats to DH sweep

    Justin Jackson took a no-hitter to the ninth as Sam Houston swept a double header from McNeese State on Saturday, winning 5-2 and 4-0.

    In the second game of the day Jackson (7-3) allowed just two base runners through the first eight innings, before surrendering back-to-back singles with one out in the ninth. The senior finished off the game with his 10th strikeout to complete the sweep for the 20th ranked Bearkats (28-10, 17-3 SLC)…

  • 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…