The Huntsville Item, Huntsville, TX


  • 4-12 r. smith.jpg BEARKAT ATHLETICS — Sam Houston State has long way to go before jump to FBS is realistic

    When Texas State began looking at making the jump from the Football Championship Subdivision to the more lucrative Football Bowl Subdivision about 15 years ago, it opened eyes at Sam Houston State as well.
    Being an FCS school, formerly Division I-AA, has always been a branding issue for the Bearkats in wanting to be viewed as a bona fide Division I program.

    April 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-12 dk throws.jpg SHSU FOOTBALL — Bearkats offense, defense clash in intrasquad showdown

    The Bearkats finally got to showcase their skills in front of the home crowd in Friday night’s Orange-White Spring Game at Bowers Stadium.
    It’s one of the few games in which there’s no side to root against, both Bearkats but in different colors. Instead, every big play was a positive one for Kat fans.
    Sam Houston State’s offense, wearing white, outscored the defense through the special point system, 84-70.

    April 12, 2014 2 Photos

  • SHSU BASEBALL — Bearkats roll to win series opener against Abilene Christian

    The Bearkats continued their winning streak in impressive fashion Friday night.
    A stellar outing from converted reliever Jason Simms as well as a big inning at the plate was enough to overtake Abilene Christian 8-3 in the series opener at Don Sanders Stadium as Sam Houston State won its fourth in a row.

    April 12, 2014

  • 4-11 hhs team photo.jpg DISTRICT 18-4A TRACK & FIELD MEET —Lady Hornets win fourth consecutive district title with top two finishes in all three relays

    The competition was a little tougher this time around.
    In the end, nothing could keep the Lady Hornets squad from winning their fourth consecutive District 18-4A track and field championship on Thursday night at Cub Stadium, while the Huntsville boys finished fourth.

    April 11, 2014 5 Photos

  • 4-11 Don King III.jpg SHSU FOOTBALL — Time for a show at Bowers Stadium

    Sam Houston caps four weeks of spring football practice with tonight’s Orange-White game at Bowers Stadium.
    The Kats bring back 13 starters from the 2013 playoff team and the bar has been set higher this season.

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-10-audie-pole-vault.jpg HUNTSVILLE TRACK AND FIELD — So far, so good at district meet

    The Hornets and Lady Hornets got just what they wanted out of the first day of the District 18-4A track and field meet.
    Three Huntsville boys won gold  at Cub Stadium as well as one of the Huntsville girls.
    Eight athletes qualified for next week’s area-round meet in nine events, plus the Lady Hornets and Hornets did well enough that they’re sitting first and second in their respective team standings.

    April 10, 2014 3 Photos

  • ALPHA OMEGA BASEBALL — Lions rout Conroe Covenant

    The Alpha Omega Academy baseball team ran into a string of bad luck on their three-game road trip and suffered three straight losses before Tuesday’s contest.
    Being back home seemed to cure all of the Lions’ ills. Six Alpha Omega batters connected for multiple hits in a 14-2 victory against Conroe Covenant Christian.

    April 10, 2014

  • 4-9-Chandler-on-No.jpg HORNETS GOLF — Good news for Phillips, not as good for Hornets

    With a four-shot lead in his back pocket, all Chandler Phillips had to do was put together another solid round and he’d win another tournament title.
    He did just that and posted the low round for a second straight day in blustery conditions to win the individual medalist championship at the District 18-4A golf tournament on Tuesday.

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-9-Ebbs-deals.jpg BEARKAT BASEBALL — Kats rally, beat Baylor

    The Bearkats continue to flex their muscles against the Big 12 Conference.
    Sam Houston State overcame a myriad of fielding and throwing errors to come from behind to beat Baylor 4-3 on Tuesday night at Don Sanders Stadium.

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • HUNTSVILLE TRACK AND FIELD — Hornets, Lady Hornets ready for district track and field meet

    After working all spring in various meets, the Hornets and Lady Hornets are looking to have their best performances ahead of them.
    Today is the beginning of a busy few weeks for the Huntsville boys and girls as the District 18-4A track and field meet gets underway at Cub Stadium in Brenham.

    April 9, 2014


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