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Texas State Notebook: Women's golf adds new assistant coach, two Bobcats recognized for academics

From Staff Reports

Head coach Lisa Strom announced the addition of Jenny Gleason as the assistant coach of the Texas State women's golf team on Thursday. Gleason joins the Bobcat staff with nine years of professional experience on the LPGA Tour while also garnering three victories on the Symetra Tour.

"I am excited to welcome Jenny Gleason to the Bobcat family," Strom said in a press release. "Her ability to connect with people coupled with her experience of playing at the highest level will be a tremendous boost for our program."

Texas State head coach Everett Withers chats with his team before the first day of spring drills back in March (Gerald Castillo/ Daily Record).

College Football: Sun Belt coaches say Texas State will finish tenth in 11-team league

By JOE VOZZELLI
Sports Editor

The league's 10 other head coaches don't think very highly of Texas State.

Even head coach Everett Withers has been frank about the state of the program with his inaugural season in San Marcos around the corner. 

"We're not good enough to win a game," Withers said at the conclusion of spring drills back in April.

NFL: Cowboys know Romo, Bryant only part of turnaround

By SCHUYLER DIXON
AP Sports Writer

IRVING (AP) — The health of Tony Romo and Dez Bryant gives the Dallas Cowboys reason to believe they can have a turnaround as dramatic as the one that sent them tumbling in the other direction a year ago.

At the same time, executive vice president of personnel Stephen Jones isn't ignoring a defense that couldn't make game-changing plays and finished last in the NFL in takeaways and turnover margin.

NFL: Houston Texans hope Osweiler can help them take next step 

By KRISTIE RIEKEN
AP Sports Writer

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans proved they were serious about upgrading their offense this offseason by luring Brock Osweiler from Denver with a four-year, $72 million contract. Now it's time to see if the quarterback was worth it.

All eyes will be on Osweiler when the Texans begin training camp on July 31 — especially with star defensive end sidelined by a back injury.

Rising San Marcos High School freshman Takai Madgett works his way through drills during “Thunder Camp” at Goodnight Middle School (Photo by Travis Atkinson).

High School Football: Local dads organize conditioning camp at Goodnight

By TRAVIS ATKINSON
Special to the Record

The San Marcos Purple Thunder commenced its third annual youth football conditioning camp this week at Goodnight Middle School’s football field.  

More than a dozen local athletes ranging from ages 14 to 17 braved the scorching heat of a Texas July day and turned out to gear up for the approaching football season. Athletes worked through a series of drills and exercises designed to improve agility, strength and overall fitness under the supervision of local dads. 

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