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.
As Sam Houston heads into its inaugural season in the WAC, Bearkat Volleyball head coach Brenda Gray announced the schedule for the upcoming 2021 season on Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Joey Votto homered for the seventh straight game, one shy of a major league record, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the New York Mets 6-2 on Friday night.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Logan Gilbert worked into the sixth inning to win his fifth decision in a row, fellow rookie Jarred Kelenic hit a three-run homer, and the Seattle Mariners beat the rebuilding Texas Rangers 9-5 on Friday night.
MIAMI (AP) — Anthony Rizzo went deep in his debut for the New York Yankees, with an impressive drive that ended his new team's scoring drought.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Wil Crowe and two relief pitchers combined on a one-hitter, and the Pittsburgh Pirates snapped a four-game losing streak with a 7-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — If NBC's Michele Tafoya expected exultation or tears of joy from American swimmer Caeleb Dressel when she asked how it felt to reach his dream of an Olympic gold medal, that's not what she got.
MIAMI (AP) — The New York Yankees acquired Los Angeles Angels starter Andrew Heaney on Friday, adding a pitcher after making two big trades for sluggers.
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?
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