Articles Tagged “Sam Houston State”

  • SHSU Football - Tim Flanders (Courtesy DJ Shafer)

    Unstoppable

    To hear the record-breaking Timothy Flanders tell it, his brilliance on the football field is the product of a system and a credit to the supporting cast around him.

    Flanders always suggests his success is about the team, regardless of how much the team may depend on him to keep them afloat.

    But after Flanders netted a school-record 287 yards on the ground Friday in Sam Houston State’s 31-28 victory over Montana, a record held by McNeil Moore (286 yards) since 1951, there is little room for modesty…

  • 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…

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    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 MBB vs Niagara (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    ‘Kats Fall Against the Purple Eagles (59 – 52)

    Niagara out-scored Sam Houston State 9-2 in the final five minutes of the game to edge the Bearkats on the final night of the Progressive College Basketball Experience Classic hosted this week by Mercer University…

  • SHSU MBB vs South Dakota State (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Jackrabbits Race Past Kats (77-60)

    Three Bearkat newcomers scored in double figures in a 77-60 loss to South Dakota State in the second of three games Sam Houston State will play this week in the Progressive CBE Classic…

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

    Tim Flanders Named Player of the Week

    Sam Houston State running back Tim Flanders, who recorded his sixth 100-yard game of the season to led the Bearkats to a 36-14 non-conference win at Texas State, was named the Southland Conference Offensive Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday.

    Flanders ran the ball 17 times for 132 yards and a pair of touchdowns as the Bearkats topped Texas State 36-14 to cap an 11-0 undefeated regular season…

  • SHSU Football vs Texas State (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Bearkats Praise Their Coaches

    It was early in Willie Fritz’s first year as Sam Houston State football head coach, but not too long ago when the Bearkats were 0-2 after dropping games against Baylor and Western Illinois by a total of 73 points to start the 2010 season…

  • SHSU MBB vs Notre Dame (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    ‘Kats Fall Against Notre Dame (74 – 41)

    Marcus James scored 16 points and pulled down eight rebounds to lead Sam Houston State as the Bearkats fell to Notre Dame 74-41 Wednesday night in the first round of the Progressive College Basketball Experience tournament.

    Pat Connaughton led the Irish with 24 points and Jerian Grant added 17 as Notre Dame upped its season record to 3-0. Sam Houston dropped to 1-1 for the year…

  • SHSU Football 014 (Courtesy Brian Blalock - GoBearkats.com)

    ‘Kats Now No. 3 in FCS Poll

    Sam Houston State’s 38-9 victory at Southeastern Louisiana last Saturday combined with a loss by formerly No. 3 ranked Appalachian State has moved the Bearkats into the No. 3 spot in the November 7 edition of the Sports Network NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision national poll…