Articles Tagged “Sam Houston State”

  • Sam Houston State University Bearkats

    Official Bearkat Merchandise Guide

    Sam Houston State University and The Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC), a division of IMG College and the University’s exclusive licensing agent, would like to remind Bearkat fans who are gearing up for the National Championship game in Frisco, Texas to look for the “Officially Licensed Collegiate Product” label when purchasing Sam Houston State merchandise…

  • NCAA Title w/ SHSU Helmet - 2012 NCAA Division I National Championship

    FCS Championship Game Sells Out, is Playoff Format Working?

    Sam Houston State and North Dakota State did not rely on rankings, coach’s polls or computer data to reach the NCAA Division I Football Championship. They earned their spots in the Jan. 7 contest by advancing in the playoffs.

    Either the Bearkats or Bison will walk off the field at Pizza Hut Park in Frisco as the national champion. No debate.

    “It is survival of the fittest,” Sam Houston State coach Willie Fritz said Wednesday. “You’ve got to be mentally tough and you’ve got to be physically tough to advance and keep playing.”

  • SHSU Men's Basketball vs Northern Arizona (Courtesy

    Kats Top Northern Arizona (73-49)

    Konner Tucker scored 25 points to lead Sam Houston State to a 73-49 non-conference victory over Northern Arizona Tuesday night at Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.

    Tucker went 9-of-16 from the field including six three-point baskets. Steven Werner and Demarcus Gatlin also scored in double figures with 19 and 10 points, respectively…

  • SHSU Football - Tim Flanders (Courtesy DJ Shafer)


    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

    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

    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

    ‘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

    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 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…