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Running and Fitness: If the shoe fits, wear it out

By MOE JOHNSON
Running with Moe

One of the things about having been around for a long time is that you can still remember some of the things that have changed over the years.  

I was out measuring the race course for the Pumpkin Dash 5K at the Toyota car location on Posey Road. The race is put on by the Kiwanis Club to raise money for scholarships for students.  

COMMENTARY: Despite loss, new-look defense creates optimism for Texas State moving forward

By MARK CAUL
Wimberley View

LAFAYETTE, La. — As the University of Louisiana-Lafayette public relations staff saluted a host of recent breast cancer survivors who were now cancer-free and rewarded with new sense of optimism in a poignant pre-game ceremony prior to kickoff — in all actuality — the battle on the field could very well have been billed as a rebirth of sorts for the Texas State defense.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: SAN MARCOS BOUNCES BACK AGAINST FLORESVILLE

San Marcos got the rebound win it needed, but at a cost.

After last weekend's loss to Alamo Heights, the Rattlers came out with a victory Friday night over visiting Floresville, 34-14, to improve to 5-1 on the season and 3-1 in District 27-5A.

During the opening drive, San Marcos quarterback David Hamilton went down with an apparent shoulder injury was out the remainder of the game. Senior backup Carl Ahrens got the nod from head coach Mark Soto and the senior proceeded to show lead San Marcos down the field for the opening touchdown.

College Football: Texas State heads to the Bayou to take on Louisiana-Lafayette

By JOE VOZZELLI
Sports Editor

History should tell Texas State that a 1-3 start isn’t the death knell for a team with bowl aspirations.

The Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns, whom the Bobcats face in their Sun Belt opener at 6 p.m. on Saturday at Cajun Field, proved as much last season.

Despite digging itself into a 1-3 hole, UL Lafayette
reeled off seven wins in a matter of eight conference games to clinch another trip to the New Orleans Bowl.

High School Football: Rattlers look to rebound tonight when they host Floresville

By ISHMAEL JOHNSON
Daily Record Sports

A day after a tough loss to Alamo Heights, San Marcos had a different strategy heading into this week.

After the team’s film session on Saturday, players and coaches went to Sunset Bowling for some weekend team bonding to briefly escape the regular grind of the football environment.

It should be noted that the event was planned to happen after the game against Alamo Heights — win, lose or draw — but it just so happened to come when the team needed it most.

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