Articles Posted in the Local Sports Category

  • 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…

  • SHSU Bearkat Baseball 27 (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    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…

  • SHSU Bearkat Baseball 27 (Courtesy DJ Shafer - GoBearkats.com)

    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…

  • SHSU Bearkat Baseball 23 (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    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…

  • 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…