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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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Editor’s Note: From May 25-29 and May 31-June 5, The University Star’s sports staff will break down its Top 10 moments in Texas State sports from this past school year. A move that disappointed many sports fans, the Sun Belt announced March 16 all spring sports and practices would be cancele…

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Texas State women’s tennis competed in the Bearkat Invitational at Sam Houston on Saturday and Sunday, sweeping 3-0 in the doubles round-robin flights while finishing with two third-place finishes in the singles brackets. In singles, junior Rischona Israel-Lewis started the tournament with a…

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International athletes’ journeys to Texas State Three years ago, Sean Yi Yip was dead set on packing her bags and enrolling at a law school in London. Now, she plays golf at Texas State. The Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia native is no stranger to travel and spent her high school years at the Presbyt…

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The (2-2) Texas State Women’s Tennis team had an indoor home match up and suffered their third straight loss against the (3-1) Northwestern State Lady Demons this past sunday. The Bobcats took control early with back to back wins by Ana Perez and Rishona Israel-Lewis, both beating the two to…

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After the completion of a rocky campaign for Texas State tennis, the team looks toward the 2018-19 season as a chance for redemption. Challenges the team faced came from playing a tougher schedule, one that was deliberately made more difficult by head coach Tory Plunkett. “I arranged the tou…

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Success requires perseverance, learning, sacrifice and most of all, passion. Dedication to a sport shows a player’s drive to be the best, and that is exactly what one tennis player has. Julia Navajo-Melendez, physical therapy junior, is an example that dedication does pay off. She is in her …

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The Texas State women’s tennis team had a two-match road trip in California at the San Diego Tennis and Racquet Club March 15-16. Thursday, against San Diego, the Bobcats began the match winning two of the three doubles matches to give the team a point before dropping all six singles matches…

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The Texas State Women’s tennis team defeated Prairie View A&M 7-0 Saturday, March 3, at the Bobcat Tennis Complex. The Bobcats grabbed the early lead after winning 2-of-3 doubles matches. Alex Jones, senior, and Rishona Israel-Lewis, freshman, took the first loss of the day with a 6-0 sc…

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The Texas State Women’s tennis team played its first home match Wednesday, Feb. 21, and fell short 0-4 against Eastern Michigan. There was some rain area flooding the outdoor courts that forced the two teams to play inside on Texas State’s two indoor courts. This loss drops the Bobcats to a …

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The Texas State Women’s tennis team suffered a 4-1 loss against Louisiana Tech after a four hour delay due to drying the courts from rainfall at the Louisiana Tech Tennis Complex.   The only point for the Bobcats was decided from a 6-4 win in the team doubles play by Ana Perez, junior, and partner…

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Not only has one women’s tennis player been noticed for her hard work and dedication, but also her ambition to be the best. Rishona Israel-Lewis, freshman tennis player, started playing at a Miami recreational park, not knowing this sport would one day be her life. “At the time, my mom neede…

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Texas State Women’s tennis team suffers a second loss on the season Friday, Jan. 26 after dropping all six matches to the Texas A&M Aggies at the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center. The Bobcats finished their first match with senior Alex Jones dropping to Dorethe Faa-Hividing 6-0, 6-1, and…

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Texas State women’s tennis team fell to the Longhorns Saturday, Jan. 20, after overnight fog caused the courts in Austin to be wet and force a relocation off campus at the Weller Tennis Center located at the UT Golf Club. Junior Ana Perez and junior Julia Navajo-Melendez started the day drop…

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Hosting the annual Texas State Play Day tournament Oct. 21, the Bobcats notched 19 victories during the daylong event. The Texas State women’s tennis team had four players finish the event undefeated, freshmen Rishona Israel-Lewis and Sofia Murcia-Rodriguez along with juniors Julia Navajo-Me…

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It can be a difficult choice for a young adult to leave his or her home country to study abroad. Alex Jones, junior tennis player, made that difficult decision, leaving her home in Essex, England to study in the United States. Jones first arrived to America in 2015, attending Long Beach Stat…

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The Texas State tennis team ended their season at the Sun Belt Conference Championship this weekend after dropping 4-0 to UL Monroe April 21. The No. 8 Bobcats ended their season with a seasonal record of 8-11 after losing in the quarterfinals to the No. 1 seed, UL Monroe. Texas State pulled…

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The Texas State women’s tennis team closed out the regular season Saturday, with a 6-1 victory over the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley. After locking up the win, the Bobcats finish with a 5-4 record at home and improve to a 2-2 Sun Belt Conference record. Domination was the name of th…