For Sam Houston football, It was a nail-biter in the fourth quarter at Bowers Stadium on Saturday, as the Bearkats were unable to respond to 15 unanswered points by Monmouth. In the end, it was a 4th and goal defensive play in the red zone by the Kats that sealed their 21-15 victory. Sam Houston is now 14-0 in home playoff games, and will host North Dakota State in the quarterfinals of the FCS playoffs on Sunday, May 2nd, as Rob Hipp and Brian Adams will have the call on 101.7 KSAM, with pregame starting at 1:30pm and kickoff at 2pm.
The Lady Hornets won 14-4 over Jacksonville on Saturday to wrap up their undefeated district season. Huntsville is set to play Texas High (Texarkana) this coming week for the first round of the Texas State 5A Softball playoffs. The Bi-District matchup is set for Whitehouse High School in Whitehouse, TX where the Lady Hornets will face the Lady Tigers in a best 2 out of 3 series. Game 1 will be played on Wednesday, April 28 at 6:30pm while game 2 and 3 will be played on Friday, April 30 at 6 and 8pm.
The Huntsville Item is reporting that the Huntsville Hornet Varsity team is headed to the playoffs. The Hornets locked up their fourth seed on Saturday, setting up a setting up a first-round showdown with District 15 champion Hallsville. The date and time have yet to be determined.