Articles Posted in the Sports Category

  • Bearkats Focused On Frisco

    Bearkats Focused On Frisco

    Bearkat fans agree that Sam Houston’s 2011 14-0 run to the NCAA Division I Football National Championship game was incredible.

    But few can argue that the 2012 team’s road back to Frisco for a rematch with defending national champion and No. 1 North Dakota State is even more amazing…

  • Lineman Anchor a Balanced Offense (Courtesy David Barfield)

    Lineman Anchor a Balanced Offense

    Considering his name rarely shows up in a box score, it is easy to understand why Sam Houston State offensive lineman Chris Rogers would have little obsession with numbers on a stat sheet.

    The Bearkats’ starting center, however, became enamored with one number nearly a month ago – zero…

  • Darnell Taylor Named Walter Camp All-America

    Darnell Taylor Named Walter Camp All-America

    Safety Darnell Taylor has been named to the 2012 Walter Camp All-America team.

    The honor marks the fifth All-America squad to which the Beark senior has earned a spot.

    Taylor has been a key figure in leading Sam Houston to a second consecutive Southland Conference football championship and back-to-back NCAA Division I Football Championship national finals appearances this fall – a university first…

  • Timothy Flanders Focused on Frisco (Courtesy of DJ Shafer)

    Kats Focused on Frisco

    Bearkat fans agree that Sam Houston’s 2011 14-0 run to the NCAA Division I Football National Championship game was incredible.

    But few can argue that the 2012 team’s road back to Frisco for a rematch with defending national champion and No. 1 North Dakota State is even more amazing…

  • Sam Houston 45 Eastern Washington 42 (Courtesy DJ Shafer)

    Bearkats Hold on to Win Over Eastern Washington

    The Bearkats left no doubt that they deserved to play for another national championship. Sam Houston fought off a furious comeback attempt by Eastern Washington and did just enough to come away with a thrilling 45-42 victory over the second-seeded Eagles on Saturday in the Football Championship Subdivision semifinals…

  • Bearkats Are Headed Back To Frisco (DJ Shafer)

    Bearkats Are Headed Back to Frisco

    For the second year in a row, Sam Houston State and North Dakota State will meet in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Game in Frisco, Texas, thanks to a 45-42 Bearkat victory over No. 2 seed Eastern Washington at Roos Field Saturday…

  • Semifinal Showdown At Eastern Washington (Courtesy Brian Blalock)

    Semifinal Showdown At Eastern Washington

    Since the loss to North Dakota State in January’s FCS championship game, the Bearkats have been working overtime ever since for a chance to get back to Frisco for another shot at a national title.

  • Tim Flanders (Courtesy GoBearkats.com-DJ Shafer)

    Q&A with Flanders and Taylor

    Media personnel from both the Southland and Big Sky Conferences chatted with Sam Houston All-America performers safety Darnell Taylor and running back Timothy Flanders Tuesday about Saturday’s NCAA Division I semifinal game between the Bearkats and Eastern Washington…

  • SHSU Bearkats' Tim Flanders - 2012 NCAA Division I National Championship - Pizza Hut Park - Frisco, TX - Jan 7, 2012 (Courtesy DJ Shafer)

    All Americans

    Safety Darnell Taylor, running back Timothy Flanders and defensive end Andrew Weaver have been named to the 2012 Associated Press NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision All-America squad.

    Taylor is a first team selection while Flanders and Weaver both were named to the AP third team.

  • Bearkats Facing Big Sky Foe Again

    Bearkats Facing Big Sky Foe Again

    During the 2011 and 2012 seasons, the Bearkats have seen a lot of the Big Sky Conference.

    In the 2011 NCAA playoffs, Sam Houston beat Montana State and then Montana to reach the Football Championship Subdivision national championship game.

    Just this month, the Kats outlasted Cal Poly in the second round of the FCS playoffs on Dec. 1 and then cruised past Montana State in the quarterfinals last Friday night…