Articles Tagged “Sam Houston State”

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    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…

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    ‘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…

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    ‘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…

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    Swanson Southland “Defensive Player of Week”

    Dax Swanson of Sam Houston State has been voted as Southland Conference “Defensive Player of the Week” following the Bearkats’ 38-9 victory at Southeastern Louisiana last Saturday.

    Swanson picked up two more interceptions in Hammond Louisiana to run his season total to seven. His seven interceptions tie the Sam Houston school record for most interceptions in one season…

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    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…

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    Tickets Still Available for Battle of the Piney Woods – Purchase at Reliant

    Courtesy Bearkat fans who haven’t purchased their tickets for the 86th “Battle of the Piney Woods” presented by Saturday at Reliant Stadium in Houston still have an opportunity to take part in all…

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    Bearkats Kick-Off the Season by Defeating the Leathernecks 20 – 6

    The Sam Houston State Bearkats kicked off the season with an exciting win over the Western Illinois Leathernecks. The ‘Kats defeated Western Illinois 20 – 6!

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    Important Bearkats’ Season Opener Information

    The Sam Houston State Bearkats kickoff their 2011 football season Thursday, Sept. 1, with a 6 p.m. game with nationally-ranked Western Illinois at Elliott T. Bowers Stadium.

    That day, prior to the game, the entire Bowers Stadium parking lot will be closed. At 2:30 p.m. the lot will be opened only to vehicles with official football game parking credentials.

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    Huntsville Bears to be Featured at SHSU Home Opener

    Courtesy: The Huntsville Bears youth football team of the Pop Warner League will be recognized as part of the special activities at Sam Houston State’s football season opening game with nationally-ranked Western Illinois on…

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    ‘Kats & 5 Foes in CSN Preseason Rankings

    Courtesy of Sam Houston State has been ranked No. 34 in the College Sporting News NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision preseason national rankings. The publication’s top 25 rankings are consolidated from preseason national…