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  • Getting in the Spirit

    Getting in the Spirit

    Two big events are scheduled for Bearkat fans who will be attending the NCAA Division I National Championship Game at Frisco, Texas, this weekend…

  • Taylor Twins Double Trouble

    Taylor Twins Double Trouble

    Sam Houston State safety Darnell Taylor stands ready to slow down North Dakota State’s offense when he steps onto the field for Saturday’s Football Championship Subdivision title game in Frisco.
    Taylor’s twin brother, Darius, won’t be far away. That usually means double trouble…

  • Coaches Talk Championship

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    Coaches Talk Championship

    North Dakota State head coach Craig Bohl and Sam Houston State head coach Willie Fritz talk about the excitement of preparing their teams to play for the NCAA Division I National Title on Jan. 7 in Frisco, Texas.

    The #1 ranked, undefeated Bearkats will take on the #2 Bison, and we’ll be bringing you all of the action live from Pizza Hut Park in Frisco. You can listen here online for the play-by-play, or tune in to 101.7FM as we bring you the action straight to your radio as the Flagship Station of the Bearkat Sports Network.

  • Lady Kats Fall to Missouri (66-48)

    Lady Kats Fall to Missouri (66-48)

    Sequeena Thomas and Chanice Smith each scored 12 points and Britni Martin added 10 as the Sam Houston women’s basketball team fell to Missouri 66-48 Friday night at Mizzou Arena.

    Sam Houston (4-6) led by as many as seven points early in the game and trailed by one point, 28-27, at intermission. But Missouri (10-1) outscored the Bearkats 38-21 in the second period to earn the victory…

  • Bearkat in Title Fight

    Bearkat in Title Fight

    As the Sam Houston State football team prepared for their Jan. 7 NCAA Division I National Championship Game, the squad received a visit from another Bearkat looking to earn a title the same weekend.

    Alfonso Lopez is fighting Dyah Davis for a super middleweight championship at Mallory Square in Key West, Florida, Friday night, Jan. 6. The boxing match will be televised by ESPN…

  • Sam Houston Falls to Jarvis Christian (83-49)

    Sam Houston Falls to Jarvis Christian (83-49)

    Junior forward Steven Werner scored 19 points and pulled down 12 rebounds to lead Sam Houston State to an 83-49 men’s basketball victory over Jarvis Christian Monday night at Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.

    Freshman center Michael Holyfield added 12 points and 15 rebounds while Marcus James scored 15 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Sam Houston (6-8) as the Bearkats played their last non-conference contest before Southland Conference begins…

  • NCAA Q&A w/ Willie Fritz

    NCAA Q&A w/ Willie Fritz

    Sam Houston head football coach Willie Fritz joined members of the national media for a news conference prior to the Bearkats returning to workouts in preparation for the NCAA Division I National Championship Game in Frisco Jan. 7. The following is a transcript of that news conference…

  • Bell Says ‘Kats Ready for the Big Game

    Bell Says ‘Kats Ready for the Big Game

    Sam Houston State quarterback Brian Bell believes the long break between the Bearkats’ semifinal victory over Montana Dec. 16 and the NCAA Division I National Championship game Jan. 7 has been beneficial for him and his teammates…

  • ‘Kats Outscore Samford in Non-Conference Play (74-58)

    ‘Kats Outscore Samford in Non-Conference Play (74-58)

    Sam Houston’s backcourt of Demarcus Gatlin and Darius Gatson scored 20 and 17 points, respectively, to lead the Bearkats to a 74-58 non-conference men’s basketball victory over Samford Wednesday at Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum…

  • KU Out the Lady Kats (87-59)

    KU Out the Lady Kats (87-59)

    Led by Carolyn Davis with 21 points, six Kansas players scored in double figures as the Jayhawks handed Sam Houston an 87-59 non-conference women’s basketball loss Wednesday night at Allen Field House.
    Britni Martin and Chanice Smith led Sam Houston (4-5) with 14 and 11 points, respectively…