Articles Posted in the Local Sports Category

  • The SHSU Bearkat Nation in Pizza Hut Park for the 2012 NCAA Division I National Championship - Jan. 7, 2012 (Courtesy DJ Safer)

    Ending 2011 & Looking Ahead to 2012

    Putting the wraps on the 2012 recruiting class, filling the coaching vacancies and maneuvering through a spring program injury-free are among the things that come each offseason in college football, a time which has now arrived…

  • SHSU Bearkat Women's Basketball vs Nicholls Colonels (Courtesy DJ Shafer / GoBearkats.com)

    Lady Kats Stay Undefeated at Home (67-46)

    Junior forward Britni Martin scored 16 points and junior guard Chanice Smith added 15 more to lead Sam Houston to a 67-46 Southland Conference women’s basketball victory over Nicholls State Saturday afternoon at Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum .

  • SHSU Bearkat Basketball vs Nicholls Colonels (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Men Win in Thibodaux (75-65)

    Demarcus Gatlin scored 21 points including a three-pointer with 9:22 to play after Nicholls had cut the Bearkats’ lead to just one point as Sam Houston picked up its first Southland Conference men’s basketball victory over the season with a 75-65 win over Nicholls State in Thibodaux Saturday afternoon…

  • Sam Houston State Bearkats (SHSU) Take the Field at the 2012 NCAA Division I National Championship - Pizza Hut Park - Frisco, TX - Jan. 7, 2012 (Courtesy DJ Shafer)

    Impressive Records for 2011 Season

    The Sam Houston State Bearkat football team set 26 school records during their march to the NCAA Division I National Championship Game.

    The list of school records marks one more indication of what an outstanding season the 2001 campaign was for the Bearkat football program.

    During the 14-1 season, Sam Houston earned it highest Football Championship Subdivision ranking ever, standing No. 1 in the FCS poll from November 20 to January 9…

  • Sam Houston State University (SHSU) President Dr. Dana Gibson Congratulates the NDSU Bison on Their Championship Win

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    Dr. Gibson Congratulates NDSU on Their FCS Win

    Incredible sportsmanship right here. Sam Houston State University President, Dr. Dana Gibson makes good on her bet with North Dakota State University President, Dean L. Bresciani, by congratulating the North Dakota State Bison on their win in the 2012 NCAA Football Division I National Championship.

    Once again, congratulations to the Bison on their win, and big congrats to the Sam Houston State Bearkats on their historic season. Eat ‘Em Up Kats!!!

  • SHSU Bearkat Men's Basketball vs UT Arlington Mavericks (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Men Fall to the Mavericks (66-40)

    Bearkat Men’s Basketball takes another loss against the UT Arlington Mavericks 66 – 44.

    LaMarcus Reed scored 19 points to lead UT-Arlington to a 66-40 Southland Conference men’s basketball victory over Sam Houston State Wednesday night at Texas Hall…

  • SHSU Bearkats Women's Basketball vs UT Arlington Mavericks (Courtesy Brian Blalock / GoBearkats.com)

    Lady Kats Stay Undefeated at Home Against the Mavericks (58-41)

    Bearkats win over the Mavericks 58 – 41.

    Sequeena Thomas produced her fifth game with both double figure points and rebounds with 23 points and 18 boards as Sam Houston State defeated UT-Arlington 58-41 in a Southland Conference women’s basketball game Wednesday night at Johnson Coliseum…

  • SHSU Football - Tim Flanders (Courtesy DJ Shafer)

    More All American Honors for Bearkat Football Team

    Tim Flanders, running back from Sam Houston State, was named as NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision “Offensive Player of the Year” and joined wide receiver Richard Sincere, offensive lineman Travis Watson and safety Darnell Taylor as members of the 2011 College Sporting News “Fabulous 50″ FCA All-America Team.

  • SHSU Bearkats' Head Coach Willie Fritz (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Kats’ Coach Willie Fritz Receives Top FCS Coaching Honor

    Sam Houston State University’s Willie Fritz has been named as the American Football Coaches Association 2012 Football Championship Subdivision “Coach of the Year.”

    Fritz was one of five outstanding coaches honored today at the 2012 AFCA convention in San Antonio…

  • SHSU Bearkats' Travis Watson (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Bearkats’ Travis Watson Heads Academic All-League List

    Sam Houston State senior offensive lineman Travis Watson was named the Southland Conference Football Student-Athlete of the Year, the league office announced Monday in conjunction with the release of the Academic All-Southland Conference football team.