Articles Posted in the Local Sports Category

  • SHSU MBB vs Paul Quinn (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Men’s Basketball Getting Into Rhythm (66 – 54)

    In a game where Sam Houston’s leading scorers Konner Tucker and Marcus James went head-to-head with former teammate Nafis Richardson, it was the Bearkats who pulled away for a 66-54 victory over Paul Quinn.

    This was the second win a row for Sam Houston after dropping five straight games…

  • SHSU MBB vs Dallas Christian (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    SHSU Takes it to Dallas Christian (82-63)

    Konner Tucker scored a season high 22 points to lead Sam Houston to an 82-63 non-conference men’s basketball victory over Dallas Christian Tuesday night at Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.

    Demarcus Gatlin added 14 points and Marcus James and Aaron Harwell each scored 10 for the Bearkats as they ended a five-game losing streak. All those losses were on the road as the Kats stand 2-0 for the year in Johnson Coliseum…

  • SHSU Football vs SFA (Courtesy DJ Shafer)

    Getting Ready for the Seawolves

    At long last, it’s all set. Finally, the Bearkats know who they’ll be playing in next weekend’s FCS playoff game.

    While Stony Brook and Albany duked it out in a fight to the finish on Saturday afternoon, Sam Houston’s players and coaches sat at home eagerly studying the game online knowing that they would face the winner next weekend at Bowers Stadium…

  • SHSU MBB vs UT Longhorns (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    ‘Kats Fight Hard, But Fall in Austin (56-40)

    Before a stunned crowd of 10,173 at the Erwin Center, Sam Houston State jumped in front of the University of Texas by 12 points and held a lead for the first 14 minutes of the contest.

    The Horns’ depth and free throw shooting finally took its tool as Texas rallied for a 56-40 victory. But a determined group of Bearkats definitely made a statement in Austin Saturday night…

  • SHSU Football 018 (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    ‘Kats Enjoy Bye in 1st Round of FCS Playoffs

    Though the top-seeded Bearkat football team doesn’t have to worry about playing Saturday, they will be glued to ESPN3 on their computers to find out who will be their opponent in the second round of the NCAA Division I playoffs next Saturday Dec. 3…

  • SHSU WBB vs Kentucky (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Lady Kats Fall Against Kentucky (73-52)

    For more than 23 minutes the Sam Houston women stayed with No. 11 ranked Kentucky before the Wildcats pulled away in the second half for a 73-52 non-conference victory over the Bearkats at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington…

  • SHSU MBB vs Niagara (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    ‘Kats Fall Against the Purple Eagles (59 – 52)

    Niagara out-scored Sam Houston State 9-2 in the final five minutes of the game to edge the Bearkats on the final night of the Progressive College Basketball Experience Classic hosted this week by Mercer University…

  • SHSU Football - Willie Fritz (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Willie Fritz Robinson Award Finalist

    Sam Houston head coach Willie Fritz is one of 20 head coaches in the nation who have been named as finalists announced for the 25th Eddie Robinson Award, which honors the national coach of the year in the Football Championship Subdivision…

  • SHSU WBB vs Vanderbilt (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    SHSU Falls to Vanderbilt (79-56)

    Led by junior All-Southland Conference performers Britni Martin and Sequeena Thomas, the Sam Houston women’s basketball team stayed close with Vanderbilt until the Commodores broke away midway through the second half to earn a 79-56 non-conference victory over the Bearkats…

  • SHSU MBB vs South Dakota State (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Jackrabbits Race Past Kats (77-60)

    Three Bearkat newcomers scored in double figures in a 77-60 loss to South Dakota State in the second of three games Sam Houston State will play this week in the Progressive CBE Classic…