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2014 Hometown Heroes: Navasota Rattlers

Updated: 10:58 PM - The Rattlers return eight starters on offense and seven on defense as they once again enter the season as a state title con-tender. Shelton Eppler returns at quarterback after a solid sophomore season, and has plenty of weapons to work with in tailback Derrion Randle and receivers Jerbrell Lipscomb, Baylor commit Trendavian Dickson, Nick Gurka, and Lamarquis Jefferson.

RB Davis might miss No. 9 South Carolina's opener

Posted: 1:43 PM - Steve Spurrier says 1,000-yard rusher Mike Davis hasn't practiced this week and might not be ready when the ninth-ranked Gamecocks open the season against No. 21 Texas A&M in a week.

Aggie Tennis Finds Success on Summer Circuit

Posted: 6:14 PM - Several Aggies have posted impressive wins throughout the summer season, highlighted by Frankie Colunga’s win at the ITA Summer Circuit event hosted at UT-Arlington, Austin Krajicek on the ATP Pro World Tour and Alexis Klegou’s title in Turkey.

A Race Against Time

Updated: 10:54 PM - With only two days left before Sam Houston kicks off the 2014 season against No. 1 Eastern Washington Saturday afternoon on ESPN, Bearkat head coach K. C. Keeler believes his team is in a race against time.

Aggie Tennis Finds Success on Summer Circuit

Posted: 6:14 PM - Several Aggies have posted impressive wins throughout the summer season, highlighted by Frankie Colunga’s win at the ITA Summer Circuit event hosted at UT-Arlington, Austin Krajicek on the ATP Pro World Tour and Alexis Klegou’s title in Turkey.

A Race Against Time

Updated: 10:54 PM - With only two days left before Sam Houston kicks off the 2014 season against No. 1 Eastern Washington Saturday afternoon on ESPN, Bearkat head coach K. C. Keeler believes his team is in a race against time.

Aggies Host Two Matches on Opening Weekend

Posted: 3:15 PM - The No. 9 Texas A&M Aggies commence the 2014 campaign with contests against the Dayton Flyers and the Stephen F. Austin Ladyjacks on Friday and Sunday, respectively.

Kennedy, Williams Named to Tyler Rose Watch List

Updated: 10:54 PM - Texas A&M’s Malcome Kennedy and Trey Williams were named to the watch list for the 2014 Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award, which is given annually to nation’s top offensive player with ties to the state of Texas.

SHSU soccer season opens Friday at 6:30

Posted: 1:35 PM - A new Sam Houston State athletic season will officially get started Friday at 6:30 p.m. when the Bearkat soccer team hosts Louisiana-Lafayette at Pritchett Field.

Choate elected to Texas Golf Hall of Fame

Posted: 10:01 AM - Sam Houston Hall of Honor member and former longtime head golf coach Ronnie Choate has been elected to the Texas Golf Hall of Fame. Choate will be formally inducted at a dinner on October 20 in San A

Kats Tabbed Third in Preseason Soccer Poll

Posted: 08/14/2014 - The Sam Houston State women’s soccer team has been picked to finish third in the Southland by the league’s coaches and fourth in the sports information director’s poll. A third place finish would be the best in program history.

Trio of Kats Named Preseason All-Southland

Posted: 08/13/2014 - Last season’s leading scorer for the Bearkats, midfielder Mariah Titus, has been named to the 2014 preseason All-Southland first-team, the league office announced Wednesday. Goalkeeper Kylie Hambleton and midfielder Shelby McDaniel appear on the second team.

Blinn’s McIntyre named ABCA Regional Coach of the Year

Posted: 07/31/2014 - Blinn College baseball coach Harvey McIntyre has been named the American Baseball Coaches Association/Diamond Sports Company NJCAA Division I Regional Coach of the Year after leading the Buccaneers to the NJCAA World Series for the first time in 22 years.

Back To Back Titles For Brazos Valley Bombers

Updated: 08/13/2014 - For the second time in as many years, the Brazos Valley Bombers earned the title of Texas Collegiate League Champions Tuesday night after defeating the Victoria Generals 2-1

Bombers down Marshals 6-4

Posted: 08/07/2014 - The Brazos Valley Bombers (41-14) defeated the Texas Marshals (19-36) 6-4 Thursday.

Bombers drop 5-1 decision to Victoria

Posted: 08/05/2014 - The Brazos Valley Bombers (39-14) fell 5-1 to the second place Victoria Generals (35-22) Tuesday. The Generals went to work on offense quickly, scoring all five of their runs in the first three innings. Though the scoreboard wouldn’t reflect it, the Bombers held their own offensively as well, posting 10 total hits and seven walks.

Adams, Carter Begin WNBA Playoff Campaigns

Updated: 11:37 AM - Two former Texas A&M women’s basketball standouts begin WNBA Playoff campaigns on Thursday night, as Sydney Carter and the Indiana Fever take on Washington, and Danielle Adams and the San Antonio Stars face Minnesota.

Giants win first successful protest in 28 years

Posted: 08/20/2014 - The San Francisco Giants became the first team since 1986 to win a protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won. The game will resume Thursday at Wrigley with the Cubs leading 2-0 in the bottom of the fifth inning.

Feldman pitches Astros past slumping Yankees 5-2

Posted: 08/20/2014 - Scott Feldman shut down the slumping New York Yankees again, and Robbie Grossman snapped a seventh-inning tie with a two-run single that sent the Houston Astros to a 5-2 victory Wednesday night.

Texans-Broncos Practice Features Chippy Moments

Updated: 11:15 AM - Denver Broncos right tackle Chris Clark took exception when J.J. Watt pushed him around in a 1-on-1 pass-rushing drill and kept right on motoring toward the imaginary quarterback.

Martinez, Rangers top Marlins, 5-4

Posted: 08/20/2014 - Nick Martinez enjoyed his homecoming. And, after an anxious ninth inning, his friends and family got to celebrate a win.

Tony Stewart Skips 3rd Race After Ward's Death

Updated: 11:15 AM - Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee, the third Sprint Cup race he's skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race.

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