USA Gymnastics agrees to buy Karolyis’ Texas ranch

The face at the top of U.S. women’s gymnastics will change next month when longtime national team coordinator Martha Karolyi retires following the Summer Olympics. The address that doubles as the program’s heartbeat will not. USA Gymnastics has reached an agreement with Karolyi and her husband, Bela, to purchase the training facility the couple owns in Huntsville, Texas. Financial...
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Sam Houston headlines Southland preseason team

(STATS) - National power Sam Houston State led the way with eight first-team selections and 14 overall when the Southland Conference preseason team was announced Wednesday. Sam Houston, an FCS semifinalist in four of the last five seasons, placed offensive linemen Bridge Blount and Curtis Riser, running back Corey Avery, wide receiver Yedidiah Louis, defensive end P. J. Hall, defensive...
Via Fox Sports
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North Dakota, Sam Houston set future games

(STATS) - North Dakota and Sam Houston State announced a home-and-home series for the 2018 and 2019 seasons on Friday. The first-ever meeting between the schools will be played Sept. 15, 2018, at Bowers Stadium in Huntsville, Texas. The return game is set for Sept. 14, 2019, at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, North Dakota. "Sam Houston State is traditionally one of the top FCS...
Via Fox Sports
June 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Sam Houston State's Overstreet indicted

(STATS) - Running back Jalen Overstreet's future with Sam Houston State's program could be in doubt following a third run-in with the law in just over six months. Overstreet, from Tatum, Texas, has been indicted by a Walker County grand jury on a Texas state jail felony charge of credit or debit card abuse, The Huntsville Item reported Thursday. He allegedly used a woman's debit...
Via Fox Sports
May 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Richmond, Sam Houston to meet in 2017

(STATS) - High-profile intersectional games between FCS programs are at a premium next season, but there's a big first-time meeting to help kick off the following one. Richmond and Sam Houston State, playoff semifinalists this past season, announced Thursday they will face off at Elliott T. Bowers Stadium in Huntsville, Texas, on Aug. 31, 2017. The two national powers have never...
Via Associated Press
February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Sam Houston finalizes 2016 schedule

(STATS) - A planned game with New Mexico was sacked, but Sam Houston State has set its 11-game schedule for the 2016 season. Coach K.C. Keeler's Bearkats will host five games, including Oklahoma Panhandle State (Sept. 3) and Texas Southern (Oct. 29) in their two non-conference matchups. An early season game against New Mexico, which the Bearkats beat in 2011, was canceled. Within...
Via Associated Press
January 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Tom Herman wife Michelle goes viral

Michelle Herman, the wife of Houston coach Tom Herman, went viral on the net after Houston beat Florida State to win the Peach Bowl on Thursday. Michelle was shown on TV by ESPN after the Cougars pulled off the upset win. Her good looks had the internet buzzing immediately. Michelle Herman is a pretty smart cookie. She has an MBA in finance, and she even was Tom’s “sugar momma”...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 5 Texas remains unbeaten with 83-49 win over Sam Houston

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Lashann Higgs scored 17 points and No. 5 Texas beat Sam Houston State 83-49 on Sunday. Higgs, a highly touted freshman guard, produced a season-high eight assists, matched her best with four steals, and grabbed eight rebounds. The 17 points were one fewer than her best. Ariel Atkins added 12 points as the Longhorns (11-0) increased their regular season non...
Via Associated Press
December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Colgate-Sam Houston kickoff time changed

(STATS) - Kickoff for Saturday's FCS playoff quarterfinal between Colgate and Sam Houston State has been moved to noon Eastern time because of severe weather in the forecast for Huntsville, Texas, later in the day. Both teams are unseeded, with Patriot League champion Colgate (9-4) trying to advance to the final four for the first time since 2003 and Southland Conference power...
Via Associated Press
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Lee Corso Makes His First Headgear Pick Of The Year, Picks Eastern Washington To Beat Sam Houston State

After waiting all offseason, college football is finally back. The first game of 2014 will take place today, as the Eastern Washington Eagles will host the Sam Houston State Bearkats on the Eagles’ famous red turf. Of course, a new season means a new round of Lee Corso headgear picks, and while he didn’t get the chance to do this in front of a crowd of thousands of crazy Eastern...
Via College Spun
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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