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Alumni: Mike Kickirillo

Director of Spurs Broadcasting visits Texas State, advises future graduates

By Andrew Osegi

Spurs basketball

Spurs Basketball

Excitement was buzzing all around the classroom. Students in Larry Carlson’s Sports As News class gathered their note-taking materials as the instructor and his anticipated guest chatted near the entrance.

In an effort to examine the challenges of media coverage in sports, Mike Kickirillo, director of broadcasting for the NBA’s San Antonio Spurs and a Texas State alumnus, visited his alma mater Tuesday, Jan. 29, to answer questions from aspiring mass communication professionals.

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Happenings: Bobcat Sports

Texas State student-athletes
to play on over holiday break

By Mary Kincy

Texas State basketball

Earlier in 2011, Texas State men's basketball took on the University of Texas-Arlington.

While the majority of Texas State students are enjoying a much-anticipated break from all things collegiate, Bobcat student-athletes will play on during the holiday cessation of classes.

Basketball action continues when Texas State women’s basketball takes to the court at Kennesaw State University on Monday, Dec. 19, then takes on Belmont on Wednesday, Dec. 21. Continue reading