Articles Posted in the Local Sports Category

  • SHSU WBB vs Mary Hardin-Baylor (Courtesy DJ Shafer)

    Lady Kats Win Over Mary Hardin-Baylor (87-53)

    Led by Sequenna Thomas with 24 points and 11 rebounds, Sam Houston defeated Mary Hardin-Baylor 87-53 before a school record crowd of 3,141 fans Friday afternoon at Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.

    Britni Martin added 16 points and 10 assists and Angela Beadle also scored in double figures for the Bearkats with 13 points. Jovana Miles led the Crusaders with 12 points…

  • SHSU MBB vs Notre Dame (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    ‘Kats Fall Against Notre Dame (74 – 41)

    Marcus James scored 16 points and pulled down eight rebounds to lead Sam Houston State as the Bearkats fell to Notre Dame 74-41 Wednesday night in the first round of the Progressive College Basketball Experience tournament.

    Pat Connaughton led the Irish with 24 points and Jerian Grant added 17 as Notre Dame upped its season record to 3-0. Sam Houston dropped to 1-1 for the year…

  • SHSU Football 016 (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Staying Undefeated

    The third-ranked Bearkats made sure nobody else was going to stake a claim to their Southland Conference championship Saturday. Northwestern State became the latest and last league opponent to run into the buzz saw that is Sam Houston State…

  • SHSU WBB v UT Tyler (Courtesy DJ Shafer)

    SHSU Women Victorious in Season Opener (94-74)

    Junior forward Sequeena Thomas scored 23 points and pulled down nine rebounds to lead Sam Houston to a 94-74 victory in the Bearkats’ 2011-12 women’s basketball season opener Sunday afternoon at Johnson Coliseum.

    Each of the Bearkats’ starters scored in double figures as Jasmin Wiley scored 17, Angela Beadle 14, Britni Martin 13 and Jasmine Johnson 12. Nicole Tucker led UT-Tyler with 14 points…

  • SHSU Mens Basketball vs Howard Payne (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Bearkat Men Basketball Win Opener (76-42)

    Three of the nine new faces on the 2011-12 Sam Houston men’s basketball team scored in double figures to lead the Bearkats to a 76-42 non-conference victory over Howard Payne in the season opener for SHSU Saturday night at Johnson Coliseum…

  • SHSU Football - Southland Celebration (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Got Their Spot

    As undisputed Southland Conference champions, Sam Houston is one of the first teams to have assured itself of a spot in the 2011 NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) national playoffs…

  • Southland Conference Title

    ‘Kats Undefeated w/ 43 – 17 Victory Over Northwestern State

    Richard Sincere scored three touchdowns and Tim Flanders tallied two to lead Sam Houston to a 43-17 victory over Northwestern State Saturday afternoon at Bowers Stadium.

    The victory runs the No. 3 ranked Bearkats’ season record to 10-0 and earned Sam Houston its first ever undisputed Southland Conference football championship.

    Flanders rushed 20 times for 145 yards including a 15 yard touchdown. Sincere gained 75 yards on 11 carries and earned 102 yards on three catches.

  • Hornets End The Season (Courtesy ItemOnline.com / DJ Shafer)

    Just Not Enough

    Where, oh where did the Huntsville offense go? Honestly, every time the Hornets played a big game this season, their offense vanished.

    On Friday night, in arguably their most important game of the 2011 campaign, the Hornets’ “O” pulled its most confounding disappearing act.

    Two first downs. That’s all Huntsville managed in a 28-3 loss to the Montgomery Bears in a Class 4A Division I bi-district playoff game at Moorhead Stadium.

  • SHSU Football 014 (Courtesy Brian Blalock - GoBearkats.com)

    ‘Kats Now No. 3 in FCS Poll

    Sam Houston State’s 38-9 victory at Southeastern Louisiana last Saturday combined with a loss by formerly No. 3 ranked Appalachian State has moved the Bearkats into the No. 3 spot in the November 7 edition of the Sports Network NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision national poll…

  • Hornets in Humble (Courtesy ItemOnline.com)

    Hornets in Conroe vs Montgomery for 1st Round of Playoffs

    Hold the phone a minute, sports fans. Before making anymore Friday-night plans, here’s something you all need to know: The Hornets’ playoff football game against Montgomery is scheduled Friday at Buddy Moorhead Stadium in Conroe…