Long before Dennis Franchione became the football coach at Texas State, Jim Dickey, the Kansas State head coach, hired him in 1978 as an assistant for the Wildcats.
Flash-forward to 2011, and Darrel Dickey, son of Jim Dickey and former Wildcats quarterback, is the co-offensive coordinator and running back coach for the Bobcats.
Texas State’s men's soccer club is partnering with the Austin Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure to host the first annual Score for a Cure breast cancer awareness game.
The contest will take place Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. when the Bobcats face Texas Collegiate Soccer League rival Texas A&M at the West Campus Soccer Complex.
Fans are asked to make a purchase of a $1 raffle ticket to be included in the drawing for multiple prizes such as a 32” inch TV, Wimberley Zipline Tours and various gift cards.
The Texas State women’s tennis team, fresh off a season-opening performance in the UTSA Fall Invitational, will travel to Cancun, Mexico Oct. 6 to Oct. 8 to compete in the Barcelo Collegiate Cup.
The Bobcats will compete against Southeastern Louisiana and Butler University in three dual matches. Texas State defeated the Lions 6-1 last season.
Sophomore Melissa Hadad, winner of the top flight in singles at the UTSA Fall Invitational, won her sixth straight match and posted a team-best 12th victory against Southeastern Louisiana last year.
The Texas State women’s tennis team kicked off the season with the Roadrunner Fall Tournament at the UTSA Tennis Center.
The team finished singles play with five wins, including a final match between Texas State's one and two-ranked singles players sophomore Melissa Hadad and Jessica Kahts. Hadad defeated against Kahts in a three set battle 6-3, 3-6 and 6-4.
Texas State’s women’s tennis team enters the season looking to surpass last year’s finish, with each returning member adding a year of experience under their belt.
Shaun Rutherford, the current starting quarterback for the Bobcats, wants to prove to the Texas State community that he is the player that will lead the team to success in the new conference.
The Texas State football team has its home opener Saturday against Tarleton State, and that means tailgating season is finally here.
Tailgating has moved from east-side parking to the west-side commuter lot across the street from Strahan Coliseum because of stadium construction. AJ DeGarmo,president, said the tailgating change was necessary.
“One of the initiatives we had this year was to improve the program of tailgating,” DeGarmo said. “So, with the limited space, we had to move location.”
The fall 2012 football season has begun and “The Pride of the Texas Hill Country,” also known as The Bobcat Marching Band, is ready for action.
The band began pre-season camp Aug 15, which consisted of long, scorching 13-hour days. The camp continued for a week and a half to prepare for the upcoming season.
Caroline Beatty, Marching Band director, recognizes these long and treacherous days were hard but sees them as something that must be done to “achieve excellence.”
The Texas State Fitness & Wellness Program is running its annual Survival of the Fittest Boot Camp for that reason for Bobcats around town looking to get stronger and healthier.
The four-week program meets for one hour four times per week, and combines strength and cardiovascular training to give the participant a full-body workout.
Crystal Flores, a graduate assistant in the Department of Campus Recreation and overseer of fitness and wellness programs, made it clear the program is run professionally.