Baylor Breaks Through, Tops Auburn
27 Feb 2021
The Baylor Bears (2-3) bounced back in their second game of the Round Rock Classic, defeating the Auburn Tigers (5-2), 12-6. The previously undefeated Tigers have yet to win a game in the annual prelude to conference baseball play. This was the first meeting of the two schools.
Texas Bows to Iowa in Final Frame
26 Feb 2021
The Texas Stars (3-3-0) took a 3-2 lead in to the final period and folded, losing 3-5 to the Iowa Wild (3-3-1). “At the end of the day we were in a good situation and we failed to pull it out,” said Texas Stars head Coach Neil Graham. “We were…
Sooners Edge Tigers in Come from Behind Extra Inning Victory
26 Feb 2021
The #17 Auburn Tigers took on the #25 Oklahoma Sooners in the opening game of the 2021 Round Rock Classic. The Classic is a four-team round robin tournament of some of the top schools in NCAA Division 1 Baseball. Oklahoma topped Auburn 4-3 in ten innings after falling behind 0-3.…
Stars Drop Home Opener to Barracuda
12 Feb 2021
The winless San Jose Barracuda (1-1-1) got down to business and spoiled the home opener for the Texas Stars (2-2-0) by a score of 5-2.
The Stars put a young and inexperienced team against the Barracuda. Only seven of the 20 players taking the ice for the Stars were with…
Coastal Carolina Perfect Against Texas State
28 Nov 2020
The Texas State Bobcats (2-10, 2-6) knew they were about to face a formidable opponent in the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (9-0, 7-0). Entering the game, Coastal QB Grayson McCall led the Sun Belt in passing efficiency (190.5), and had thrown for 1593 yards and 18 touchdowns. And running back CJ…
Texas State Snaps Skid in Thriller
21 Nov 2020
The Texas State Bobcats (2-9) snapped a seven-game losing streak with an exciting come-from-behind victory over the Arkansas State Red Wolves (3-6). The Bobcats scored the game winning touchdown with 34 seconds remaining on the clock by a score of 47-45. The win was the first in six years against…
Texas State Losing Streak Extends to Six
07 Nov 2020
Football is a game of inches. And despite their record, Texas State Bobcats (1-8 overall, 1-4 SBC) football is inching closer to gaining the respect of its student body, alumni and the Sun Belt Conference (SBC). This despite a lopsided 38-17 loss to the visiting Appalachia State Mountaineers, 38-17.
Aviators Remain Perfect with Walk Off TD in OT
04 Nov 2020
The Spring League (TSL) Aviators (2-0) maintained their perfect record with a come from behind overtime victory over the TSL Blues (1-1).
The Aviators were down by ten points in the final frame when quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson drove the field and capped the drive with a touchdown throw to Kent…
Louisiana Lafayette Extends Streak Over Texas State
31 Oct 2020
The Louisiana Rajin Cajuns (5-1, 3-1 SBC) defeated the Texas State Bobcats (1-7, 1-3 SBC) by a score of 44-34. The win was Louisiana’s fourth on the road this season and extended its all-time record over the Bobcats to 7-0. The game was first at home in 49 days for…
Aviators Dominate Jouster in TSL Play
27 Oct 2020
A marginally acceptable ground game was the deciding factor in the game between the Aviators and the Jousters in The Spring League play. The Aviator out-rushed the Jousters two-to-one in route to a 28-0 statement victory.
The offenses of neither teams have coalesced this early into the developmental league schedule.…
The Spring League Opens Season with Blues over Alphas
27 Oct 2020
The Spring League, the developmental arm of professional football, opened its delayed 2020 season with play at the Alamo Dome in San Antonio Texas. The league is in its fifth season as a showcase for the NFL. Greater than 200 NFL hopefuls will vie for the attention of NFL scouts…
Texas State Finish Strong at Betsy Rawls Invitational
11 Oct 2020
Matilda Cederholm, a native of Lomma, Sweden played a very strong final round, shooting a 71 (-1) and finishing the 54-hole tournament at 232 (+16). Teammate Halle Whitney, from Magnolia, Texas, birdied two of the first three holes and shot a respectable 78 (+6) in the final round. Her 54-hole…
Austin Tops San Antonio in Season Finale
04 Oct 2020
The Austin Bold FC was a team with nothing to lose. And they played like it, defeating the division leading San Antonio FC by a score of 2-1.
The Bold’s playoff hopes evaporated in a disappointing 2-0 loss to the Rio Grande Valley Toros on Wednesday. Austin need to defeat…
Bold Offense Unleashes
22 Sep 2020
The Austin Bold FC (4-3-6) played only their second home match in the COVID era before 1244 fans to defeat the Sporting KC, 4-0. The win was Austin’s first in five outings and KC’s fourth consecutive loss. The Sporting KC (4-9-1) are now eliminated from playoff contention.
Austin played an…
Epic Comeback Falls Short
12 Sep 2020
Saturday’s matchup between Texas State University Bobcats and UT San Antonio Roadrunners was probably the most exciting Bobcat football since their 2008 come from behind 48-45 overtime victory to win the Southland Conference championship. Unfortunately, the Texas State (0-2) fell just short in clinching a win against UTSA (1-0), falling…
Texas State Threatened SMU
05 Sep 2020
The Texas State Bobcats played like a team we hadn’t seen for several years: a team with spirit and determination. The Bobcats went toe-to-toe with the SMU Mustangs, a 10-win team, and fought hard for the upset. SMU ultimately prevailed, 31-24.
“Couldn’t be more-proud of the team in terms of…
Bold Catch Break, Drop Toros
08 Aug 2020
The Austin Bold were a team in need of a break. Since returning from COVID-19 suspended play the team lost two matches and a third was postponed due to an spat of positive tests. Last week Austin was able to field just 16 players, including assistant coach Ryan Thompson doubling…
Cane Cutters Topple Hairy Men
15 Jul 2020
The Acadiana Cane Cutter (5-8) evened their three-game series against the Round Rock Hairy Men (7-7) with an 8-5 victory at Dell Diamond on Wednesday evening.
Acadiana struck first with two runs in the top of the second inning. Round Rock pulled ahead with three runs in their half of…
Hairy Men top Generals in Home Opener
07 Jul 2020
Baseball returned to Dell Diamond, but not in the way we were accustomed.
The cancellation of the Minor League Baseball season forced the Round Rock Express to turn to other forms of excitement. The Express front office pondered ways to entertain baseball fans during the COVID-19 impacted season. Thus, was…
Express Field Temporary Team in Texas Collegiate League
11 Jun 2020
The Round Rock Express announced that baseball is returning to Dell Diamond in the form of the Round Rock Hairy Men of the Texas Collegiate League (TCL). The club was granted an expansion team for the 2020 TCL season.
Ten teams comprise the league from across Texas and neighboring states.…
Area Sports Suspended to Abate COVID-19
12 Mar 2020
Professional and collegiate sports ground to a halt as the nation attempts to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. This is a summary of what is affected locally:
American Hockey League (Texas Stars) – remainder of season cancelled.
Circuit of the Americas – MotoGP postponed, IndyCar Classic cancelled.
Seniors Say Goodbye with Victory
08 Mar 2020
It was Senior Day as the Texas Longhorns said goodbye to five players as they defeated the Oklahoma State Cowgirls, 63-to-52. Playing their last game at the Frank Erwin Center were Lashaan Higgs, Joyner Holmes, Sug Sutton, Sophie Taylor and Jada Underwood.
Texas also celebrated the retirement of the No.…
Spurs Outlast the Blue
08 Mar 2020
The Austin Spurs (24-17) avoided a near-total second half collapse to defeat the Oklahoma City Blue (20-21) by a score of 117-to-114.
The Spurs played their best period of best basketball in the entire season leading up to halftime. They moved the ball with a pace and deliberateness of a…
Bold Top United in Season Opener
07 Mar 2020
The Austin Bold (1-0-0) continued the steady progress it made in its inaugural season with a 1-0 victory over the New Mexico United (0-1-0).
The 2020 Bold squad saw the return of majority of the core members from 2019. Key among the returning players is goalkeeper Diego Restrepo. Restrepo tendered…
Spur Come from Behind, Top Suns
06 Mar 2020
The Austin Spurs (23-17) overcame a 10-point fourth quarter deficient to defeat the Northern Arizona Suns (8-33) in overtime by a score of 117-to-114.
Both teams played a highly competitive first half with the lead either tied or changed 18 times in 24 minutes. The Spurs maintained a slight edge…
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