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  • 4-20-Cally-Belcher-2.jpg Cally Belcher's death was a tragedy ahead of its time

    As a defensive back for the Huntsville Hornets from 1987-89, Cally Belcher was an intimidating tackler during a time in football when hitting was one of the more glamorous elements of the sport.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-20-Castillo.jpg SHSU SOFTBALL — Bearkats rally to defeat Abilene Christian 7-4 in series finale

    Once again, the Bearkats found themselves trailing 2-0 to Abilene Christian after committing three errors that led to the two runs.
    A clutch two-out, two-run single by first baseman Sarah Allison in the bottom of the first, a five-run explosion in the bottom of the fifth inning and a great pitching performance by starter Shelby Lancaster, led to  Sam Houston State’s 7-4 victory over the Wildcats to win the series.

    April 19, 2014 2 Photos

  • SHSU BASEBALL — Bearkats drop finale, series to Lamar

    The Sam Houston baseball team was unable to get the timely hits when it really mattered, late in the game down by just one run. As a result, the Bearkats lost to Lamar 6-5 in the rubber match of the series on Saturday in Beaumont.  
    The series loss to the Cardinals was the third occurrence in conference play this season. The Bearkats (10-8 in Southland Conference, 26-14 overall) look to rebound against nationally ranked Houston on Tuesday on the road.

    April 19, 2014

  • 4-20-AOA-girls-golfer.jpg Alpha Omega Academy golfers shine, advance to state tournament

    Last Wednesday at Southwyck Golf Course in Pearland, the Alpha Omega Academy boys took second place at the South Regional tournament to advance for the TAPPS Class 2A State championship that will be held at Stonetree Golf Course in Killeen on April 28 and 29.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • HUNTSVILLE TENNIS — Livingston falls at regional tourney

    Huntsville's Chandler Livingston got out to a strong start, winning his first match 7-6, 1-6, 6-3 against the No. 3 seeded player from Texas City.

    April 19, 2014

  • 4-19-gray.jpg SHSU SOFTBALL — Bearkats get mixed results, split doubleheader against Abilene Christian

    Coming into the doubleheader with Abilene Christian, Sam Houston State had a 3-0 record against the Wildcats.
    Though the wins came in tournaments played earlier in the season, the Bearkats believed they could sweep Friday’s action.
    Sam Houston had to settle with a split after winning the first game 7-1, then losing the night cap 4-2.

    April 19, 2014 2 Photos

  • SHSU BASEBALL — Lamar rolls over the Bearkats

    The Bearkats were able to rally from an early offensive barrage from Lamar on Thursday night but couldn’t duplicate that effort Friday as they lost 13-3 in eight innings. The loss sets up a crucial rubber game today at 1 p.m.

    April 18, 2014

  • SHSU MEN'S BASKETBALL — Bearkats sign Jamal Wlliams

    The Sam Houston State men’s basketball team announced the signing of Houston Episcopal High School guard Jamal Williams.

    April 18, 2014

  • RODEO INSIDER: Bearkats ranked No. 1 in NIRA Southern Region

    After winning last weekend’s Hill College Rodeo, Sam Houston State is ranked No. 1 in the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association Southern Region men’s team title race.
    Sam Houston has earned 3,620.5 points and No. 2 ranked Hill has 3,573.83.

    April 18, 2014

  • 4-18-sabrina.jpg HUNTSVILLE SOFTBALL — Lady Hornets go out with a bang

    Even though the season didn’t go exactly the way Huntsville’s softball team planned it, the Lady Hornets ended things on a high note Thursday night against Willis.
    In the season finale, Huntsville took a 3-2 victory over Willis thanks to stellar pitching and timely hitting by senior Sabrina Johnson.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

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