These images of the SHSU Homecoming in 1966 are from the University Archives.
Fifty years ago rain poured down on Pritchett Field as the BearKats battled in the mud to defeat the East Texas Lions. The BearKats fell to the Lions 17-14.
Scroll down and enjoy a look at the past….
The traditional bonfire was followed by a pep rally. (later it would become known as FireFest!)
Rain, Rain, go away, Nothin’ can stop a BearKat Game Day.
1966 Homecoming Queen, Judy Robbins, a senior Elementary Education major from Dallas. She was also a cheerleader, in Who’s Who; Alpha Chi; Orange Keys; Kappa Delta Pi; Alpha Delta Pi; Inter-House Council, and Sigma Phi Epsilon Sister of the Golden Heart.
Now that’s one busy BearKat!
Sammy the BearKat like most Kats doesn’t like the rain. Note how much difference 50 years makes in the image of our beloved Sammy BearKat.