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Friday, August 24th, 2012

Thorpe, Charles Austin to run one-way for Tech game

San Marcos is gearing up for Game Day on Saturday, Sept. 8 when Texas State University faces Texas Tech for the home game opener at the newly expanded Bobcat Stadium.

Monday, September 26th, 2011

Bobcats beat SFA, 35-26

Texas State quarterback Shaun Rutherford threw for four touchdowns and ran for another to lead the Bobcats to a 35-26 victory at Stephen F. Austin on Saturday night at Homer Bryce Stadium.

Monday, September 19th, 2011

Video: Will new rules reduce football-related head injuries?

New rules intended to reduce the danger of concussions in high school football players are now in effect. But do they go far enough?

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Audio: Corridor Sports Connection 09/29/09

BILL CULHANE and BRANT FREEMAN talk about last week's college and high school games including interview with Texas State Bobcats head coach Brad Wright and defensive end Travis Houston about the Texas Southern Tigers game and an...

Saturday, October 18th, 2008

Texas State hangs tough in Homecoming heartbreaker

Ten thousand, four hundred and eighteen fans filled Jim Wacker field to see their Texas State Bobcats try to get lightning to strike twice.  A win over #3 McNeese State last week, coupled with a win over...

Saturday, October 18th, 2008

District win eludes Rattlers again

The San Marcos Rattlers were looking for their first district win for a fourth straight game but fell to the Alamo Heights Mules 42-6. The Rattlers now fall to 2-5 while the Heights Mules improve to 5-2....

Saturday, October 4th, 2008

Bobcats Win In Offensive Shootout

Texas State played in the first live broadcast of a football game on the new Southland Conference Television network and turned in an impressive offensive showing.  The Bobcats (3-2) beat Texas Southern (3-3) by a score of...

Friday, September 26th, 2008

Men of Steele hand Rattlers their first district loss

Imagining a worse start to a football game is hard to do.  The first few minutes of the Rattlers loss to the Cibolo Steele Knights set the stage for a long night of frustration.  The opening kickoff...