The Sam Houston State Bearkat football team could not overcome four costly turnovers on Saturday as the Northwestern State Demons pulled a 31-28 upset at Bowers Stadium.
Sophomore Breanne Chausse earned an honor away from the court this week, recently being named to the CoSIDA Google Cloud Academic All-District second team.
Kats open home stretch vs Demons
The Sam Houston State Bearkats scored 24 unanswered points to erase a 10-0 deficit, and put the defensive clamps on Abilene Christian in the second half, taking down the Wildcats 24-10 on Saturday at Wildcat Stadium.
The No. 12 Central Arkansas Bears scored 15 points in the fourth quarter to come back and stun the No. 25 Sam Houston State Bearkats, 29-25, on Saturday night at Estes Stadium.
Back atop the Southland Conference standings at back in the national rankings, the No. 21 Sam Houston State Bearkats will try to take down a ranked opponent for the second straight week when they travel to take on No. 21 Central Arkansas on Saturday on The Stripes at Estes Stadium.
After shutting out the No. 9 team in the nation on Saturday, the Sam Houston State Bearkats reeled in a pair of honors on Monday when linebacker Royce See and punter Matt McRobert were named the Southland Conference's Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Week, per a release from league officials.
Sam Houston State's offense fed off another spectacular outing by the defense to spark a 17-0 upset over No. 9 Nicholls in Southland Conference action Saturday at Bowers Stadium.
The Sam Houston State Bearkats will have a chance to rebound in a big way from its first conference loss of the season on Saturday when it welcomes No. 9 Nicholls to Bowers Stadium.
On a day when offense was at a premium, Lamar came up with a turnover in triple overtime to upset No. 25 Sam Houston State 20-17 Saturday at Bowers Stadium.
The No. 25 Sam Houston State Bearkats will look to remain unbeaten in the Southland Conference on Saturday when it plays host to Lamar at Bowers Stadium.
Since 1923, football teams from Stephen F. Austin and Sam Houston State University meet on the field every season in what has become one of the oldest continuous rivalries – the Battle of the Piney Woods.