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Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

Long journey for Bobcat senior class comes to huge game

Texas State football fans may or may not remember these years of transition into bowl-level football. But this senior class of football players appearing at Bobcat Stadium for the last time Saturday is stamped by the transition, has fully lived it, will always be able to say it kept the train moving forward, and might, after all,...

Saturday, November 2nd, 2013

Bobcats carry Sun Belt hopes to Idaho

Being a conference commissioner must have its moments. You can't play favorites. You have to love all your schools equally. It turns out, though, that what's good for all the schools isn't necessarily good for the conference,...

Monday, August 12th, 2013

Franchione names few starters at media day

Texas State football coach Dennis Franchione didn't have a lot of answers Monday at the team's annual preseason media day. Then again, he had only practiced the team seven times.

Monday, August 12th, 2013

Commentary: Is the Sun Belt a step down for the Bobcats?

Continuous seismic realignments in college athletics is the new normal. Texas State is in as good a shape as it can expect for as it begins a new season in a new conference.

Monday, July 8th, 2013

Bobcats officially enter Sun Belt

Not that it means anything on the field until August, but Texas State officially joined the Sun Belt Conference at 12:01 a.m. on July 1 following its one-year Footbal Bowl Subdivision (FBS) baptism in the Western Athletic...

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Strahan court redesigned for Sun Belt move

It seems that the athletic department at Texas State is always on the verge of a big move. On July 1, Texas State will officially make its second conference shift in as many years when it moves...

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Bobcats end baseball breaking even

The Texas State baseball team failed to qualify for the NCAA Tournament this year, but the Bobcats can still hang their caps on a .500 record after a difficult start to the season for its young team.

Monday, May 20th, 2013

Bobcats seeded third in WAC baseball tourney

Texas State's baseball team came won two of three games in their weekend series against Dallas Baptist at Bobcat Ballpark, securing third place in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) standings.

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Two Baker Bobcats named to WAC all-tourney team

Texas State Senior Brooke Baker and freshman Kelli Baker were selected to the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) all-tournament team at the conclusion of the league tournament.

Monday, May 13th, 2013

Bobcat baseball loses two of three at UTA

Texas State lost two of three baseball games during the weekend at Texas-Arlington and is left now with the slimmest chance of winning the regular season championship in the Western Athletic Conference.

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