Articles Tagged “Southland Conference”

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    Staying Undefeated

    The third-ranked Bearkats made sure nobody else was going to stake a claim to their Southland Conference championship Saturday. Northwestern State became the latest and last league opponent to run into the buzz saw that is Sam Houston State…

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    ‘Kats Undefeated w/ 43 – 17 Victory Over Northwestern State

    Richard Sincere scored three touchdowns and Tim Flanders tallied two to lead Sam Houston to a 43-17 victory over Northwestern State Saturday afternoon at Bowers Stadium.

    The victory runs the No. 3 ranked Bearkats’ season record to 10-0 and earned Sam Houston its first ever undisputed Southland Conference football championship.

    Flanders rushed 20 times for 145 yards including a 15 yard touchdown. Sincere gained 75 yards on 11 carries and earned 102 yards on three catches.

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    Defense Gets the ‘Kats Through

    Give them a little bit of time and the Bearkats will find a way to wear their opponents down.

    Despite a few shaky series early on, Sam Houston got into gear and pulled away from Southeastern Louisiana on Saturday. The Kats flexed their muscles and rolled to a 38-9 victory, clinching at least a share of the Southland Conference championship…

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    Bearkats Roll Over Lamar 66 – 0

    Sophomore Richard Sincere rushed for 102 yards and a 40-yard touchdown and caught a 77-yard pass for another TD to lead Sam Houston to a 66-0 shutout of the Lamar Cardinals Saturday afternoon at Eliott T. Bowers Stadium.

    The 66 points represented the second highest score for the Bearkats in a Southland Conference game. Sam Houston scored 69 against Nicholls in 1999…

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    ‘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…

  • 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…

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    Defense Earns National Rankings

    With 11 of the top 12 team leaders in tackles back from a squad that led the Southland Conference in rush defense last year, Sam Houston is putting up numbers that rank high in the NCAA Division I FCS national statistics.

    The Bearkat defense stands No. 2 nationally in rushing defense (42.0 yards per game), No. 3 in scoring defense (8.0), No. 7 in total defense (243.5) and No. 10 in quarterback sacks (3.5)…