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Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Bartee Haile: San Marcos’ Tex Hughson knew when to walk away

The Boston Red Sox pitcher was headed toward the Hall of Fame until his arm gave out. Rather than play for the National League’s New York Giants, he retired to San Marcos for the next chapter in his life.

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Women’s hoop squad loses big at Texas

The Texas State women's basketball team went to Austin Wednesday night and lost to Texas in a lopsided result, 96-42.

Monday, November 11th, 2013

Bobcats win women’s hoop opener

The Texas State women's basketball team began the season with an easy win, beating Huston-Tillotson, 73-45, last Friday night at Strahan Coliseum.

Monday, September 16th, 2013

Bobcats announce men’s basketball schedule

Texas State released its men's basketball schedule for the coming season Monday, revealing a tough road for new coach Danny Kasper and his charges.

Monday, May 6th, 2013

State’s sale of longhorns sparks debate about breed’s future

The resilient longhorn, able to survive on sparse foliage and water, has endured in Texas for more than 100 years. But the recent sale of about 100 longhorns by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has spurred...

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

Bobcats lose at Texas, 12-5

Finding itself up against a Texas baseball team well synchronized at the plate, the Texas State baseball team took a 12-5 loss in Austin Tuesday.

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Texas rallies to beat baseball Bobcats

The Texas State baseball team put up a fight Tuesday night, but Texas scored two late runs for a 5-3 win in Austin. Texas improved to 15-9 with the victory, while Texas State fell to 9-15.

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Bobcat softball loses two at Texas

Texas State lost two softball games at Texas last weekend and now is 3-19.

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Texas State softball falls to 3-17 with tough loss

The Texas State softball team now is 3-17 after fighting back at Sam Houston State, then losing in extra innings Wednesday.

Friday, October 12th, 2012

Why Longhorns owe their survival in part to Oklahoma

It might not be the safest week to mention this, but here goes: The Texas longhorns owe their survival in large part to Oklahoma.

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