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Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Downtown restaurant to host Bobcat Club football watch parties for away games

The Texas State Bobcat Club has named Louie's Oyster House & Beer Garden in downtown San Marcos as the host venue for six out-of-town football game watch parties this season.

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Texas State’s Teis appointed to new NCAA Division I Council

Texas State University athletics director Larry Teis has been selected by the NCAA Board of Directors to serve as the Sun Belt Conference representative on the newly-formed NCAA Division I Council.

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Amid cheating allegations, UT launches broad inquiry into athletes

The University of Texas at Austin has launched a broad investigation into the academics of its athletes after allegations that three of its basketball players cheated in recent years.

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.

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

Bobcats top APR standard in all sports

Whatever the Texas State athletic teams have accomplished in competition, the Bobcats also are doing at least well enough in the classroom to satisfy the NCAA.

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Audio: Coach Fran is ‘golden’ at Texas State, Trauth says

Sunday morning quarterbacks who are less than thrilled with the outcome of Texas State Bobcat’s inaugural FBS season should not expect to see coach Dennis Franchione’s head on a spike, at least not anytime soon.

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Bobcat teams could circle the globe seven times

As a member of the far-flung Western Athletic Conference, Texas State’s 14 NCAA-sanctioned teams are racking up the miles — more than 181,000 of them, to be exact,

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Commentary: The Bobcats vs. Johnny Football

Despite what you may have heard, Texas State's football team did just fine on the field in their inaugural FBS season. Home game attendance wasn’t dismal, either. But to break into the state's crowded football consciousness, the...

Sunday, December 2nd, 2012

New Mexico State crumbles, 66-28, under Bobcats (with photo gallery)

Texas State ran up the score, 66-28, on New Mexico State in Saturday's season finale in an arresting four quarters of firsts and lasts.

Saturday, December 1st, 2012

Live Feed: Game Day in San Marcos

Keep up with the latest news, photos and commentary on the Texas State versus New Mexico State football game with our live social media feed. Follow @BobcatMagazine for scores.

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