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Running and Fitness: An abundance of 5Ks to choose from

Running and Fitness

I mentioned before that the month of October would be a busy one for local runners.  Two weeks ago San Marcos hosted the Pet Fest 5K run, Saturday the Pink Heals 5K was completed along with the Fentress 5K run.  

Next week will be one of many choices for local runners. Check out the San Marcos Runners Club web site for more information (

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College Women's Soccer: Allen and Jones' friendship shows on-field value

Sports Editor

Life could get very different for two Texas State defenders after today.

For senior defenders Ali Jones and Taylor Allen, soccer has literally been their entire lives. They’ve played since they were four years old and it could abruptly come to an end Sunday if Texas State doesn’t earn a spot in the Sun Belt Tournament. But even outside of that pressure weighing on their minds, today’s senior day match has an added significance to the Austin natives.

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High School Football: Rattlers clinch playoff berth with 17-14 win against Manor

Daily Record Sports

San Marcos’ defense ran off the field in jubilation as the chains were stretched late in the fourth quarter during its game against Manor. The Rattlers held the Mustangs on fourth down to secure a 17-14 win Friday. 

San Marcos (5-3, 3-0 14-6A) secured a playoff spot with its win over Manor (1-7, 0-3). Now the Rattlers have their eyes on contending for a district championship.

“(The win) feels great,” head coach Mark Soto said. “The focus right now is definitely winning the district. We want to finish up strong.”

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College Football: Offense runs dry in State's loss to UL Lafayette

Sports Editor

Texas State (2-5, 0-3 in the Sun Belt) couldn’t reverse its fortunes against Louisiana Lafayette (3-4, 2-2 in the Sun Belt) Saturday night.

After scoring on their opening possession, the Bobcats were shutout for the remainder of the game during their 27-3 homecoming loss to the Ragin’ Cajuns inside Bobcat Stadium.

College Football: Texas State-UL Lafayette

Update (9:25) Final: UL-Lafayette 27, Texas State 3

UL-Lafayette added another touchdown with an 18-yard scoring pass to Keenan Barnes. 

Update (8:35): End of the 3rd Quarter: UL-Lafayette 20, Texas State 3

The Ragin Cajun's added to their lead with a one-yard touchdown run by senior running back Elijah McGuire. 

Bobcats trail 20-3 entering the final quarter. 


Update (7:45): Halftime: UL-Lafayette 13, Texas State 3



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