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.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lance McCullers Jr. and the Houston Astros couldn't quiet the hecklers at Dodger Stadium, but they silenced the Los Angeles hitters.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Top prospect Jo Adell drove in three runs while reaching base four times in his season debut, Phil Gosselin had three RBI singles and the Los Angeles Angels won 11-3 at Texas on Tuesday night to end the Rangers' three-game winning streak.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Yusei Kikuchi went six effective innings, Abraham Toro and Jarred Kelenic homered, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 on Tuesday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper’s solo home run in the eighth inning against his former team was the difference in the Philadelphia Phillies' 5-4 victory against the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels are still without Mike Trout, but manager Joe Maddon said Tuesday they still hope to get the three-time AL MVP back this season.
NEW YORK (AP) — Naomi Osaka. Simone Biles. Both are prominent young Black women under the pressure of a global Olympic spotlight that few human beings ever know. Both have faced major career crossroads at the Tokyo Games. Both cited pressure and mental health.
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.
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
- Walker County Police Blotter
- Walker County property tax increase to pay for public safety raises
- 75-year old becomes oldest criminal justice graduate in Sam Houston State history
- Walker County Police Blotter
- Former Hornets set to make impact in WAC
- Zamudio to kick for good cause after excelling on national stage