Friday 01/15/21 – Sam joining the WAC

Bearkat Athletics are becoming members of the Western Athletic Conference in 2022. WAC Commissioner Jeff Hurd announced membership invitations have been issued and accepted by five universities effective July 1, 2022 which ties in with the WAC’s intention to reinstate football at the Football Championship Subdivision level. Sam Houston State University, along with fellow Southland Conference members Abilene Christian University, Lamar University and Stephen F. Austin State University as well as Southern Utah University will be members of the Western Athletic Conference.

High School Hoops are taking place this evening. Starting with the Huntsville Hornet Boys, they’re at home as they host Whitehouse; the Freshman and JV’s start at 5pm, with the Varsity hitting the court at 6:45pm with Rob Hipp having the call.

The Huntsville Hornet Girls are on the road to Whitehouse, with the JV’s starting at 5pm and the Varsity takes the court at 6:30pm.

Alpha Omega Academy has one game slated for tonight, as the JV Girls are at home as they host Faith West Academy from Katy, with tip at 5pm.

The Sam Houston State Bearkats are at home tomorrow with their 4-0 record in the Southland Conference as they’re hosting Houston Baptist at Johnson Coliseum; tip-off is at 3:30pm with the pregame show on 101.7 KSAM starting at 3:15 with Rob Hipp making the call; you can also listen online at as well as through the KSAM app – and you’ll also be able to see the live stream of the game on the KSAM Facebook page.


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