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This fall semester has been one for the books, especially when it comes to sports. With major adjustments and safety precautions in place due to COVID-19, game days looked different. In some instances, teams were forced to reschedule or even cancel games due to cases on their respective teams.

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Texas State football (2-9 overall, 2-5 Sun Belt) walked away ecstatic following a nail-biter 47-45 win against Arkansas State University Nov. 21 (3-6 overall, 1-5 Sun Belt) led by sophomore quarterback Brady McBride.

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Texas State football (1-9 overall, 1-5 Sun Belt) will host Arkansas State University (3-5 overall, 1-4 Sun Belt) in a Sun Belt Conference matchup Nov. 21 in Bobcat Stadium.

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Texas State football (1-7 overall, 1-3 Sun Belt) will look to get its first home win of the season against the Appalachian State Mountaineers (4-1 overall, 2-0 Sun Belt) Nov. 7.

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Texas State football was unable to contain an explosive BYU offense Oct. 24, losing 14-52 and dropping its fourth consecutive game ahead of a tough conference schedule.

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Texas State football (1-5 overall, 1-2 Sun Belt) will go on the road Oct. 24 to face AP nationally-ranked No.12 Brigham Young University (5-0 overall) for the first-ever matchup between the two programs.

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Texas State football (1-4 overall, 1-1 Sun Belt) will play the University of South Alabama (1-2 overall) Oct. 17 at Hancock Whitney Stadium in Mobile, Alabama.

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Partnering with MOVE Texas and Texas Rising to host a drive-in voter registration event, Texas State Athletics helped register 676 people to vote by the deadline, making it one of the largest drive-in voter registration events in Texas this year, according to MOVE Texas.

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Texas State (1-3 overall, 1-0 Sun Belt) could not hold back Boston College (2-0 overall) as the Eagles scored 10 unanswered points in the final two minutes, capped off with a last-second field goal to escape with a 24-21 win.

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Editor’s Note: The University Star will continue to update this story as coaches and/or players are made available for comment. Texas State (1-2) football earned its first win of the season against the University of Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks (0-2), marking the team’s first road win since 201…

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The Texas State Bobcats have started their 2020 season 0-2, after two heart-wrenching defeats by a combined total of 10 points. This week, the Bobcats look to get their first win of the season against the University of Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks, who are also winless. Texas State Head Coach J…

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Despite scoring 13 points in the final two minutes of the fourth quarter, the Texas State Bobcats could not overcome the rival University of Texas at San Antonio Roadrunners in a 51-48 double-overtime loss. It is the fourth straight loss to UTSA in the I-35 series as Texas State falls to 0-2…

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Shortly after Texas State’s game against Southern Methodist University ended, both fans of the Bobcats and the University of Texas at San Antonio Roadrunners hit their Twitter feeds to officially start “Hate Week” in preparation for their Sept. 12 matchup. The rivalry between the Bobcats and…

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Texas State’s consistent first-half rushing attack, multiple defensive stops and early catch-of-the-year candidate were ultimately not enough to overcome the Southern Methodist University Mustangs Sept. 5 at Bobcat Stadium. Despite a 31-24 loss to SMU, the team showed up to play on national …

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Texas State is hoping to make a statement during its first game of the season, as it faces off against the Southern Methodist University Mustangs Sept. 4 at Bobcat Stadium. The Bobcats have only faced the Mustangs two times before the Sept. 4 game, with the Mustangs winning both times. In th…

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Texas State Athletics announced that Texas State football will go head-to-head against Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts in an away game Sept. 26. The game, which will be held in Alumni Stadium with no fans, will pit second-year Head Coach Jake Spavital against first-year Head C…

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Texas State football announced Aug. 26 that it will be adding a road game against BYU set for Oct. 24. This will be the first game played between the two teams. The announcement comes after the Bobcats’ game against New Mexico State originally slated for Oct. 3 was canceled after the Aggies …

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Coming off a disappointing 3-9 season in football Head Coach Jake Spavital’s first year, it is clear the team is ready for a fresh start ahead of the 2020 season. After the COVID-19 outbreak led to the cancellation of sports in the spring, there remained a level of uncertainty about whether …

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All Texas State sporting venues will be limited to 25% fan capacity until further notice, and fans will be required to wear face coverings, the university announced in an Aug. 24 email. This announcement comes after Texas State said Aug. 21 that the football season opener against SMU would b…

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Texas State is focused on improving its run game as the team inches closer to the start of an unprecedented season due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Expectations for this year’s offense do not include surrounding sophomore quarterback Brady McBride with individual superstars, but rather …

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Texas State faces another change to its football schedule after New Mexico State announced Aug. 13 it would move its football season to the spring semester. The Aggies, who were slated to play the Bobcats Oct. 3, expressed player health and safety concerns surrounding COVID-19. The school sa…

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Texas State football practices have made a comeback following the outbreak of COVID-19, and Head Coach Jake Spavital is working to prepare the team for what is slated to be an unpredictable season. The practices, which officially began in mid-June with only a small group of players, are sche…

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Texas State football announced its game against Southern Methodist University will be moved back to its original date, and its matchup vs. Ohio University will no longer take place. The Bobcats’ matchup vs. SMU will now take place Sept. 5, the original start date for the game before it was p…

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Football teams in the Sun Belt Conference will begin conference play during Labor Day weekend, the conference announced. In the Aug. 4 announcement, the Sun Belt says the season will be comprised of an eight conference game schedule with an option for each team to add as many as four non-con…

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Texas State Athletic Director Larry Teis announced Aug. 3 that the football team’s season opener against SMU will take place during the first weekend of the fall semester. The game will now take place Aug. 29 instead of Sept. 5. The move allows both teams to be more flexible with their sched…

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The Sun Belt Conference announced the delay of the fall 2020 season until Sept. 4. In an official statement, the Sun Belt says the delay will help conference establish protocols due to the lingering COVID-19 outbreak. “The Sun Belt Conference and each member institution will continue to lean…

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Texas State Athletics announced June 17 five football players tested positive for COVID-19. The players are believed to have contracted the virus outside of football activities. The five are in self-isolation for 14 days with their care managed by university health professionals, athletic tr…

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The NCAA decided in a virtual meeting May 20 to allow Division I football and basketball student-athletes to participate in voluntary in-person athletic activities on campuses. Starting June 1, as long as all local, state and federal regulations are followed, the activities may be conducted.…

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Never in life did I think I would have to temporarily say goodbye to sports due to a global pandemic. Before March 12, my life was jam-packed with social and sporting events and nights of editing photos. Now, with classes moved online, stores and restaurants closed, college students forced t…

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Three former Texas State athletes saw their professional hopes come to reality over the past week with former linebacker Bryan London II signing to the Los Angeles Rams on Tuesday. On Saturday, former offensive lineman Aaron Brewer signed to the Tennessee Titans and former linebacker Frankie…

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The COVID-19 epidemic halted the Texas State football program and second year head coach Jake Spavital in the middle of spring practices. Now, like every other program in the country, the Bobcats are figuring out how to recruit with technology they have not had to rely on before. While the T…

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Sports Editor Claire Partain, Assistant Sports Editor Colton McWilliams and sports reporter Cade Andrews have a roundtable discussion about men’s basketball’s triple-overtime thriller against UTA, women’s basketball’s weekend sweep, softball heading into Sun Belt play and baseball’s victorie…

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Sports Editor Claire Partain, assistant sports editor Colton McWilliams and reporter Cade Andrews return to discuss the latest developments in Texas State athletics. The crew discusses basketball’s Nijal Pearson’s recent struggles, women’s basketball ending their eight-game losing streak, fo…

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Texas State football appears to be starting the season anew and has signed 18 recruits alongside newly hired offensive coaches Brian Hamilton and offensive coordinator Jacob Peeler by the time National Signing Day rolled around on Wednesday. After losing 22 seniors from the 2019 season, incl…

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Former Texas State tight end coach Morris Berger resigned from his job as the Grand Valley State University offensive coordinator due to his comment about Adolf Hitler on Saturday, Jan 30, only 10 days after accepting the job. Berger will receive $90,000 from the university- $80,000 for his …