Articles Posted in the Sports Category

  • SHSU Football - Celebration (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    ‘Kats React to Big Win

    In a place where Sam Houston has endured far more agony than jubilation over the years, the seventh-ranked Kats took it to McNeese State and walked out of “The Hole” with yet another dominant performance from start to finish.

    Sam Houston, which had previously won only one once (1999) in Lake Charles, La. in 12 tries, beat up the Cowboys and never relented, cruising to a 38-14 blowout Saturday night…

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

    ‘Kats Win 38 – 14 at McNeese

    Tim Flanders tied the Sam Houston career record for most 100-yard rushing yard games, Robert Shaw scored on a blocked punt and the Bearkat defense created three turnovers as the Bearkats rolled to a 38-14 Southland Conference football victory over McNeese State Saturday at Cowboy Stadium.

    The win was only the second for Sam Houston in Lake Charles in the Bearkats’ 24 years of NCAA Division I FCS football in the Southland Conference…

  • Hornets vs New Caney (Courtesy DJ Shafer-Huntsville Item)

    The Streak Continues

    Coming off their biggest win in the last couple of years, the Hornets could have let up a little Friday. It would have been understandable had Huntsville limped through a homecoming game against a struggling and much smaller squad from New Caney.

    Huntsville’s defense did not let up in the least. The Hornets dominated New Caney, holding the Eagles to 55 total yards of offense in a 23-0 Huntsville victory at Bowers Stadium…

  • Hornets vs Humble 2 (Courtesy DJ Shafer-Huntsville Item)

    Must Stay Focused

    It doesn’t get much simpler for the Hornets from this point forward.

    Take care of business in the next three weeks and Huntsville will be headed back to the playoffs for a fourth straight fall.

    Deadlocked in a five-way tie for first place in District 18-4A, the Hornets know that a couple of more wins will clinch another trip to the postseason….

  • Hornets Celebrate Humble Victory (Courtesy ItemOnline.com)

    From Frustrating to Fabulous?

    What began as one of the Hornets’ most frustrating seasons may turn out to be one of Huntsville’s most rewarding campaigns ever.

    The Hornets are in the hunt — the playoff hunt and the championship hunt. That’s remarkable considering the amount of adversity thrown in the Hornets’ path this season…

  • SHSU Homecoming 2 (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Sam Houston Moves Up to #7 in Poll

    After a 47-7 Homecoming victory over Nicholls State, Sam Houston State has jumped to No. 7 in the Sports Network NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision national poll.

    The Bearkats and No. 1 Georgia Southern stand as the only two unbeaten FCS teams this season. Sam Houston is off to a 6-0 season start for the first since since 1964 and only the third time in the university’s 97 years of college football…

  • SHSU Football - Flanders Flip

    Flanders’ Flip Nominated for the GEICO Play of the Year

    The eight-yard touchdown by Sam Houston running back Tim Flanders in the third quarter of the Bearkats’ 45-10 victory over Stephen F. Austin at Reliant Stadium has become a national sensation.

    Dubbed “The Flanders Flip,” the TD was featured nationally as “Play of the Day No. 5″ on ESPN and during the week following the game received more than 100,000 hits on YouTube.com…

  • SHSU Football Homecoming vs Nicholls (Courtesy DJ Shafer)

    Bearkats Remain Undefeated

    There was seemingly no stopping the Bearkats on Saturday, especially not on homecoming day. From the first snap until time ran out, Sam Houston’s defense harassed the Colonels, who could not come up with an answer.

    The 10th-ranked Kats forced five turnovers — three interceptions and two fumble recoveries — on their way to a 47-7 rout of Nicholls to remain unbeaten and take sole possession of first place in the Southland Conference…

  • Hornets vs Humble (Courtesy DJ Shafer-Huntsville Item)

    Hornets Continue Their Winning Streak

    Despite recording 12 penalties for a loss of 111 yards, the Hornets never lost control in Friday night’s 13-7 win over Humble.

    Mistakes didn’t negatively affect the Hornets or their motivation to beat Humble, which was evident in the postgame celebration at Bowers Stadium.

    The victory tied Huntsville (3-1) for the top spot in District 18-4A, along with Humble, Kingwood Park, Willis and Summer Creek…

  • SHSU Football 009 (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Bearkats Defense Continues to Make a Name for Itself

    It’s hard to keep a good thing quiet for long and with one impressive performance after another against some solid teams, the Bearkats defense has made a name for itself that speaks very loudly.

    Coming into the season, the Kats wanted to be the best defense in the Southland Conference from the defensive line all the way to the secondary. In doing so, Sam Houston have put together a squad that is, statistically, one of the best in the country….