SHSU BASEBALL — Bearkats take on Rice at Don Sanders Stadium
The game between No. 28 Sam Houston State and No. 18 Rice today will be the first matchup of nationally ranked teams at Don Sanders Stadium since the Kats and Owls met in Huntsville near the end of the 2012 season.
HUNTSVILLE HORNETS ATHLETICS — Big chill sets in
Weather conditions disrupted the local high school sports schedule again Tuesday.
Huntsville High School sports were rescheduled for today and next week due to wintry weather conditions that forced school cancellations districtwide.
ALPHA OMEGA ACADEMY BASEBALL — Lions baseball team still learning how to win
Alpha Omega’s baseball team went 2-2 last week against Hempstead, Burton, Normangee and St. Joseph’s of Bryan. Lions coach Bert Lyle said Alpha Omega has a good team that is still learning to become mentally tough.
BEARKATS BASEBALL — Gaining national recognition
The Sam Houston State baseball team has played its way into the national rankings, debuting this week at No. 20 in Baseball America’s weekly poll. The Bearkats are tied for their highest ranking ever as a Division I program.
RUNNING SHORTS: Plenty of local runners at the races
Since initiation of this Running Shorts column in 2007, the number of local runners participating in races has grown tremendously. There is hardly room in the column for anything but race results. That’s good.
HUNTSVILLE POWERLIFTING — Wanza headed to state meet
In less than two week’s time, Huntsville’s Kamilla Wanza will be going for a powerlifting state championship.
Wanza qualified for the state power lifting championships after finishing sec- ond in the 165-pound weight class at the girls regional meet in Crandall on Saturday. She lifted 365 pounds in the deadlift, earning an award for the meet’s best heavy-performing deadlift.
HUNTSVILLE TRACK AND FIELD — Hornets take first, Lady Hornets second at Tomball Memorial meet
In just the second meet of the season, the Huntsville boys and girls track and field team are looking pretty sharp.
At the Tomball Memorial meet, which was held last Friday, the Hornets posted 119 points to win the meet. The Lady Hornets finished second.
BEARKAT BASEBALL — Just out of reach
The Bearkats had a chance to come out of Minute Maid Park on Sunday with all of the spoils.
Instead, Sam Houston State came up just short in the de facto title game of the Houston College Classic, falling to 27th-ranked Texas 3-2.
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SHSU BASEBALL — Bearkats are still cruising
Upsetting a top-30 team for the third straight game on Saturday, Sam Houston State homered three times and picked off No. 26 Texas Tech 10-6 on the second day of the Houston College Classic at Minute Maid Park. The Bearkats are making a habit of knocking off nationally ranked teams.
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