Articles Tagged “game”

  • Sam Houston Falls to Jarvis Christian (83-49)

    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…

  • NCAA Q&A w/ Willie Fritz

    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…

  • Bell Says ‘Kats Ready for the Big Game

    Bell Says ‘Kats Ready for the Big Game

    Sam Houston State quarterback Brian Bell believes the long break between the Bearkats’ semifinal victory over Montana Dec. 16 and the NCAA Division I National Championship game Jan. 7 has been beneficial for him and his teammates…

  • American Football Monthly Honors Willie Fritz

    American Football Monthly Honors Willie Fritz

    Sam Houston State head football coach Willie Fritz has been named as NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision Coach of the Year for 2011 by American Football Monthly, the nation’s leading publication for football coaches…

  • Record Breaker Tim Flanders

    Record Breaker Tim Flanders

    Tim Flanders, Sam Houston State’s sensational sophomore running back from Midwest City, Oklahoma, has earned plenty of post-season attention in the Bearkats’ drive to the NCAA Division I National Championship Game…

  • FCS Championship Game Sells Out, is Playoff Format Working?

    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.”

  • Building a Champion

    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….

  • Lady Kats Rally for Win Over South Alabama (53-50)

    Lady Kats Rally for Win Over South Alabama (53-50)

    Sequeena Thomas scored 12 points and pulled down 15 rebounds to lead Sam Houston State to a 53-50 non-conference women’s basketball victory over South Alabama Tuesday afternoon at Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum…

  • Kats Top Northern Arizona (73-49)

    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…

  • Kats to Take on North Dakota

    Kats to Take on North Dakota

    The number one and two seeds will meet head on in the NCAA Division I Football Championship game Saturday, Jan. 7, at 12 noon in Pizza Hut Park in Frisco.

    No. 2 seed North Dakota State rolled to a 35-7 victory over No. 3 seed Georgia Southern Saturday afternoon in the Fargodome.

    No. 1 seed Sam Houston defeated No. 4 Montana 31-28 Friday night in Huntsville…