HUNTSVILLE – Defending national champion Sam Houston placed six players on the Stats Perform preseason all-America team, the publication said in a release on Monday.
As the Western Athletic Conference prepares to begin its inaugural season as an FCS football league, former Huntsville Hornets are ready to make their presence felt.
THE WOODLANDS — After winning the first FCS National Championship in program history amid a pandemic season that included opt-outs, cancelations and a bevy of unusual circumstances, the Sam Houston Bearkats heard plenty of noise about a hypothetical asterisk next to their title run.
The Sam Houston Bearkats swept the WAC's preseason player of the year awards, with quarterback Eric Schmid and defensive lineman Jahari Kay taking the league's top offensive and defensive honors.
To little surprise, the Sam Houston Bearkats enter the fall as the favorite to win the AQ7 — also known as the WAC-ASUN Challenge.
With WAC media day set for Wednesday and the ASUN revealing its preseason awards this week, the time has arrived to dissect what to expect for the one and only installment of the WAC-ASUN Challenge.
At one point a little over two years ago, before landing a contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, and before closing out his Sam Houston career with a gutsy performance that will long live on in Bearkat baseball lore, Kyle Backhus was nearly ready to give up the game he loved.
After guiding the Sam Houston Bearkats to the most successful season in program history, Brandt Kieschnick has been recognized as the top coach in the country.
Achievements continue to rain down for the Huntsville softball squad, as five Lady Hornets were elected to the Texas Sports Writers Association’s all-state teams.
DALLAS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings cornerback Jeff Gladney was indicted Tuesday by a Texas grand jury for felony assault of a woman he was previously in a relationship with, and the team released him about five hours later.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Football players and athletes in Ohio State's other 35 sports now will be able to make money off the sale of Buckeyes jerseys bearing their names and numbers.
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — José Bautista had just gotten his first Olympic hit, extending the Dominican Republic's tournament with a walkoff single that capped a ninth-inning rally and eliminated surprising Israel.
The commissioners of the Pac-12 and Big 12 met Tuesday to discuss how the conferences might benefit from working together or maybe even merging.
HOUSTON (AP) — Deshaun Watson missed practice on Tuesday for the first time since Houston Texans’ camp began, but coach David Culley refused to explain why.
KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — Everyone seemed to have a solution for how to fix golf in the Olympics, right up to the point seven players from seven countries went into a seven-way playoff for a bronze medal.
NEW YORK (AP) — In a game delayed for several minutes while a bevy of groundskeepers tried to corral a scaredy cat in the outfield, the Baltimore Orioles hit four solo homers off New York newcomer Andrew Heaney and beat the Yankees 7-1 Monday night.
This Week's Circulars
The percentage of Texas Covid-19 tests coming back positive is now at levels considered red flags by Gov. Greg Abbott and the Trump administration during the height of the pandemic. State officials and virologists say the highly contagious delta variant is fueling the rise in new cases and hospitalizations, especially among the unvaccinated. The delta variant also is capable of infecting the vaccinated, considered breakthrough infections, although the vaccinated experience only mild cases. Should the public return to pandemic safety measures such as mask wearing in public places?
- Former EMS Director arrested on charges of fraud, abuse of official capacity
- Arrest made after manhunt near Huntsville Hospital
- Trinity County Sheriff’s arrest kidnapping, sexual assault suspect after two day manhunt
- Man sentenced to 12 years in prison for fatal car crash
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- Former Hornets set to make impact in WAC
- Zamudio to kick for good cause after excelling on national stage
- As COVID cases rise, Huntsville Memorial Hospital tightens rules on visitors
- 75-year old becomes oldest criminal justice graduate in Sam Houston State history