Articles Tagged “Sam Houston”

  • SHSU Women's Basketball vs UTSA (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Women Topple the UTSA Roadrunners (63-50)

    Britni Martin went 6-of-13 from the field and scored 19 points to lead the Sam Houston State women’s basketball team to a 63-50 victory over the UTSA Roadrunners in the Bearkats’ Southland Conference opener Saturday afternoon at the Convocation Center in San Antonio…

  • SHSU Bearkats vs NDSU Bison - NCAA Division I National Championship - Pizza Hut Park - Frisco, TX (Courtesy Eric Odom)

    Bison 17, Bearkats 6

    An unrelenting defense limited Sam Houston State to its lowest total offense and point total of the season ended the Bearkats’ dream season as North Dakota State posted a 17-6 victory in the NCAA Division I National Championship Game Saturday afternoon.

    The Bison and the Bearkats both ended the season with 14-1 records but North Dakota State took home the trophy after a hard-fought battle at Pizza Hut Park.

  • Huntsville Sends Off the SHSU Bearkats to the NCAA Division I National Championship (Courtesy Bearkat Athletics)

    This article contains a video.

    Huntsville Gives the Kats a Great Send Off

    More than a thousand fans lined the streets Wednesday afternoon as a procession of 20 county, city and University police vehicles escorted the Sam Houston football team’s four buses through downtown Huntsville on their way to the NCAA National Championship game.

    Hit the Continue button to see video footage from the send off…

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

    Looking to Buck a Trend

    It’s no secret that in the Football Bowl Subdivision, where just one postseason game has bearing on determining a national champion, teams from the South, specifically the Deep South (Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina) along with Texas and Florida, have been in command of college football…

  • SHSU Women's Basketball vs Missouri (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Lady Kats Fall to Missouri (66-48)

    Sequeena Thomas and Chanice Smith each scored 12 points and Britni Martin added 10 as the Sam Houston women’s basketball team fell to Missouri 66-48 Friday night at Mizzou Arena.

    Sam Houston (4-6) led by as many as seven points early in the game and trailed by one point, 28-27, at intermission. But Missouri (10-1) outscored the Bearkats 38-21 in the second period to earn the victory…

  • SHSU Men's Basketball vs Jarvis Christian (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Sam Houston Falls to Jarvis Christian (83-49)

    Junior forward Steven Werner scored 19 points and pulled down 12 rebounds to lead Sam Houston State to an 83-49 men’s basketball victory over Jarvis Christian Monday night at Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.

    Freshman center Michael Holyfield added 12 points and 15 rebounds while Marcus James scored 15 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Sam Houston (6-8) as the Bearkats played their last non-conference contest before Southland Conference begins…

  • SHSU Bearkats' Head Coach Willie Fritz (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    NCAA Q&A w/ Willie Fritz

    Sam Houston head football coach Willie Fritz joined members of the national media for a news conference prior to the Bearkats returning to workouts in preparation for the NCAA Division I National Championship Game in Frisco Jan. 7. The following is a transcript of that news conference…

  • SHSU Men's Basketball vs Samford (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    ‘Kats Outscore Samford in Non-Conference Play (74-58)

    Sam Houston’s backcourt of Demarcus Gatlin and Darius Gatson scored 20 and 17 points, respectively, to lead the Bearkats to a 74-58 non-conference men’s basketball victory over Samford Wednesday at Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum…

  • SHSU Women's Basketball vs Kansas U (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    KU Out the Lady Kats (87-59)

    Led by Carolyn Davis with 21 points, six Kansas players scored in double figures as the Jayhawks handed Sam Houston an 87-59 non-conference women’s basketball loss Wednesday night at Allen Field House.
    Britni Martin and Chanice Smith led Sam Houston (4-5) with 14 and 11 points, respectively…

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

    Building a Champion

    Willie Fritz is an optimist. When his first preseason camp as Sam Houston head football coach opened in August, 2010, Fritz handed each player a T-shirt with “OPPORTUNITYISNOWHERE” emblazoned across the front.

    A month later, when the Bearkats stood 0-2 and had been outscored 90-17 in losses at Baylor and Western Illinois, many SHSU fans thought the shirt read “OPPORUNITY IS NOWHERE”

    But the coaching staff and the football team read the T-Shirt a different way….