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Featured Story: The many sides to Tyler Jones

By JOE VOZZELLI
Sports Editor

He’s an enigma.

Especially for those people who aren’t members of the Texas State football team’s inner circle. The star quarterback who doesn’t seek the spotlight. The first person to take the blame when the Bobcats lose. He won’t claim any credit when they win, though. He’s guarded in front of the media, but comfortable around his teammates. The Stephenville product who once told his head coach that he was ready to take over the starting job at Texas State as a true freshman on a sideline in Lubbock.

College Football: With preseason camp in the books, Bobcats receive much-needed rest

By JOE VOZZELLI
Sports Editor

Texas State has reached that inevitable point of preseason workouts when the August “aches and pains” start to become an issue.

After all, the Bobcats have been at it for a little more than two weeks now, and with their season opener in the form of a trip to Florida State 11 days off, head coach Dennis Franchione knows what it’s going to take to have his team game ready — rest.

College Athletics: 'The sky's the limit' at Texas State

By JOE VOZZELLI
Sports Editor

A lot has changed for Texas State’s athletic department in 11 years.

A packed house during the Bobcats’ annual kickoff luncheon at the Embassy Suites on Monday afternoon was just another example of the growth seen under athletic director Larry Teis’ watch.

“It’s totally different from when you go to Luby’s when I first started here (in 2004) and we’d have 75 people then we moved to the little (San Marcos) Civic Center and we’d have 150 people,” Teis said of the kickoff luncheon’s popularity. “Now, to this, it’s amazing.

High School Volleyball: Lady Rattlers begin what they hope will be playoff push tonight

By ISHMAEL JOHNSON
Daily Record Sports

Last season just as the Lady Rattlers were hitting their stride, the season ended.

San Marcos was young last season. The Lady Rattlers didn’t use that as an excuse for themselves, but nonetheless, they were a varsity team primarily composed of juniors and sophomores. It was a learning process that took course over the regular season and ended all too soon according to the team.

Once the offseason began, San Marcos knew it had to go back to work and prepare for this season— Michelle Moreno’s team had unfinished business.

High School Football: With scrimmage in the books, Rattlers ready to go

By ISHMAEL JOHNSON
Daily Record Sports

Five days are all that remains before the start of the season.

Anxious for its contest against East Central later this week at home, San Marcos prepared for the season opener with a scrimmage against San Antonio Holmes inside Rattler Stadium last Friday morning.

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