Articles Posted in the Sports Category

  • 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…

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    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…

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

    Willie Fritz Receives AFCA Honor

    The American Football Coaches Association has named Willie Fritz one of five FCS regional coaches of the year.

    Fritz, in his second season as the head football coach for Sam Houston State, has guided the Bearkats to a 12-0 season so far and the No. 1 ranking in the Football Championship Subdivision…

  • SHSU WBB vs UT-Pan American (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Lady Kats Win Over UT-Pan American (64 – 56)

    Coming off strong showings in hard-fought losses to big-time programs Vanderbilt and Kentucky, the Sam Houston State women’s basketball team earned a home win over Texas-Pan American on Thursday night.

    The Bearkats led for much of the game, aside from a Pan American run late in the first half which gave the Broncs a one-point lead at the break.

    But when the second half came, so did the Sam Houston attack that outlasted Pan American 64-56…

  • SHSU Football 021 (Courtesy Brian Blalock / SHSU / GoBearkats.com)

    The Party Continues Saturday Against Montana

    The amazing 12-0 run of the Sam Houston State football team plus the tremendous spirit generated by Bearkat fans, alumni and students have turned Elliott T. Bowers into the party place of Huntsville.

    More than 8,100 fans filled the stadium and sat on the nearly grassy hills to watch Sam Houston rally for a 34-27 victory over Stony Brook Saturday Dec. 3…

  • SHSU Football 020 (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Montana State Next in Line

    There won’t be much time to waste this weekend for what appears to be the best Bearkat football team ever.

    The NCAA Division I Football Championship quarterfinal matchup against the Montana State Bobcats (10-2) is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at Bowers Stadium.

    It will be the earliest time the Bearkats have played this season…

  • SHSU Football 019 (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Flanders’ Late Drive Gives ‘Kats Big Win

    Tim Flanders completed a 10-play 83-yard drive with a seven-yard touchdown for the winning score as Sam Houston defeated Stony Brook 34-27 in an NCAA Division I Football second round game Saturday afternoon.

    Flanders rushed 21 times for 102 yards. The final drive took 5:32 off the clock. Stony Brook threw four incomplete passes to end the game…