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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.

Friday, January 7th, 2011

Full circle, Franchione lands at Texas State

Texas State went for the good story when it introduced Dennis Franchione as the new football coach Friday. As the man charged with leading the Bobcats into the Western Athletic Conference, Franchione will attempt to revive his...

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

It's official: Texas State goes to the WAC in 2012

The Western Athletic Conference (WAC) formally invited Texas State to join its ranks Thursday, meaning the Bobcats are on their way to playing top level college football in 2012. "In two years, we'll be playing FBS football...

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

Bobcat Fields to be busy Wednesday

Both Bobcat Fields will be busy Wednesday night as the Texas State softball team plays its annual Pink Game against Houston and the baseball team plays Baylor in a game for NCAA Tournament credibility.

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

Bobcats rally to win Victoria golf meet

The Texas State women's golf team shot its best round of the tournament Monday to claim the Claud Jacobs Intercollegiate in Victoria, beating out Big 12 challenger Oklahoma

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

No consolation for Bobcat men's hoops

The Texas State men's basketball team went to Fort Worth for the consolation rounds of the NIT Tipoff, but there was little consolation after their 96-77 loss Monday night to Wisconsin-Milwaukee, which dropped the Bobcats to 1-4.

Monday, October 19th, 2009

Jones named compliance director for Bobcat sports

Texas State Associate Athletic Director for Internal Affairs Tracy Shoemake announced last week Mary Ellen Jones has been named the assistant athletic director for compliance.

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Audio: Corridor Sports Connection 10/14/09

Bill and Brant go to listeners' e-mails covering the Bobcats/Lions game, the Big 12 coverage and they interview the voice of the Nicholls Colonels, Ken Berthelot. Plus: B&B eat well, wet sandwiches.

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

Rattlers win for first time in a year

In the spirit of recent rains that have soothed one of the worst local droughts in history, the San Marcos Rattlers claimed their first high school football win in a year Friday night, taking the measure of...

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

Bobcats notch fourth win against Big 12

Chandler Hall pitched another beauty and Jenna Emery homered, helping the Texas State softball team to a 2-0 win at Baylor Tuesday night.

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