Articles Posted in the Local Sports Category

  • SHSU Football vs Montana (Courtesy Brian Blalock / GoBearkats.com)

    Frisco Bound

    Don’t tell these guys they’re too young, too inexperienced or simply aren’t good enough to be considered among the best in the nation.

    Sam Houston State answered the call in a big way in the biggest moment of the year and outlasted Montana 31-28 on Friday night to move on to the Football Championship Subdivision national title game…

  • SHSU Football 023 (Courtesy Brian Blalock - Game Day Photos on Facebook)

    Old Nemesis Friday Night

    Clear your Friday night schedule. If you have plans for that evening, cancel them because that’s when the undefeated Bearkats are hosting Montana (11-2) in the Football Championship Subdivision semifinals.

    This will be the marquee game of the weekend, with Sam Houston televised again on ESPN, while the other semifinals matchup (Georgia Southern at North Dakota State) will be played Saturday on ESPNU…

  • SHSU Football vs Montana State (Courtesy Brian Blalock / GoBearkats.com)

    All They Do is Win

    The Bearkats looked like the No. 1 team in the country on Saturday. Sam Houston’s defense made a bunch of big stops, the offense hit the jackpot a few times and special teams, well, let’s just say those guys were extra special…

  • SHSU MBB vs North Texas (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Mean Green Edge Out The ‘Kats (53-50)

    Chris Jones scored 14 points including a jumper for the game-winning points with 1:06 to play as North Texas edged Sam Houston 53-50 in a non-conference men’s basketball game Saturday night.

    Konner Tucker and Darius Gatson led Sam Houston (3-6), each with 10 points. Demarcus Gatlin added eight points and led the Bearkats with seven rebounds…

  • SHSU WBB vs Grambling (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Women Fall at Grambling (64-52)

    Grambling State defeated Sam Houston 64-52 in a non-conference women’s basketball game at Grambling Saturday night.

    The Tigers evened their season mark at 3-3 as Markisha Patterson scored 16 points and Rachele Dobbins added 15…

  • SHSU Football 022 (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Headed to the Semifinals

    Led by wide receivers Richard Sincere and Torrance Williams and quarterback Brian Bell, No. 1 Sam Houston State defeated No. 7 Montana State 49-13 Saturday at Bowers Stadium to advance to the NCAA Division I Football Championship semifinals…

  • Bearkat Football 010 (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    It Only Gets Tougher From Here

    The further along in the playoffs they get and the smaller the number becomes of teams remaining alive, the Bearkats know that it won’t get any easier.

    That’ll certainly be the case when Sam Houston hosts Montana State in the quarterfinals of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs Saturday morning at Bowers Stadium…

  • SHSU Football - Tim Flanders (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Swanson Joins Flanders on All-America Team

    Sam Houston State running back Tim Flanders is a second team honoree and defensive back Dax Swanson has been named to the third team on the 2011 CollegeSports.com NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision All-America squad…

  • SHSU MBB vs Texas A&M (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Tough Night in College Station (37-64)

    Demarcus Gatlin led Sam Houston with 13 points as the Bearkats fell 64-37 in a non-conference men’s basketball game against Texas A&M at Reed Arena Wednesday night.

    Texas A&M (7-1) never trailed, jumping out to a 22-6 lead. Ray Turner scored 15 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Elston Turner added 14 points for the Aggies…

  • SHSU Football - Celebration (Courtesy David Barfield / GoBearkats.com)

    ‘Kats Set to Play on ESPN

    As Sam Houston continues to implement its game plan throughout the week, the Bearkats are also preparing to play in front of their biggest audience of the season.

    Plenty of eyes will be on Saturday’s quarterfinal playoff game between Sam Houston and Montana State, which will be played at 11 a.m., with ESPN will televise the contest. With the only other TV game being the Army-Navy game, the national spotlight will be on Huntsville and the Bearkats…