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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rough day at Alpha Omega Academy
This softball season has been a learning experience for Alpha Omega Academy.
With only four returning starters, the Lions are still feeling the growing pains.
It didn’t help after the Lady Lions got run-ruled by Pasadena First Baptist 15-4.
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