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  1. Stars over Moose: Unbelievable Come-from-Behind, OT Win

    18 Nov 2022
    The Texas Star (7-5-2-1) scored two goals in the final 62 seconds to force overtime and then defeat the Manitoba Moose (7-3-2-0) by a final score of 6-to-5.  Jacob Peterson scored the game-winning goal at 3:49 into the overtime period.  Texas was down 4-to-2 with 5 minutes remaining in the…

  2. Spurs Overcome Slow Start, Win in OT

    15 Nov 2022
    The Austin Spurs turned-around a weak start to defeat the Memphis Hustle in an exhilarating come-from-behind victory.  A clutch free-throw by Jordan Goldwire gave Austin a 102-to-99 victory in overtime.  The Hustle jumped to a 21-point lead in the opening period, led by Kenneth Lofton Jr. with 12 points.  The…

  3. Late Power Play Goal Dims Stars

    13 Nov 2022
    The Rockford IceHogs (5-5-0-1) defeated the Texas Stars (6-4-2-1) by a score of 5-to-4 in a back-and-forth contest that turned on a power play goal late in the contest.  The IceHogs were led by David Gust with two goals and an assist.  Both of Gust’s goals came in the opening…

  4. #3 Texas Drops Louisiana in a Game to be Forgotten

    11 Nov 2022
    Rough.  Not a diamond in a rough.  Just rough.  That’s the best way to describe the #3 University of Texas Longhorns (1-0) women’s basketball team as the defeat University of Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns (1-1), 68-to-45.  This is not the team that I expected to see after two, 100-point plus exhibition…

  5. Austin Fights Back, Tops Texas

    05 Nov 2022
    Game #2 of the Austin Spurs series against the Texas Legends looked to be an accelerated version of Game #1: Austin started white-hot and faded.  Instead, the Spurs (1-1) clawed back to reclaim the lead with three minutes remaining to defeat the Legends (1-1).  The Spurs took command in the…

  6. Spurs Drop Home Opener

    04 Nov 2022
    The Austin Spurs owned the first half in their season opening game against the Texas Legends.  But like many early-season teams, they forgot there are two halves to a game.  Austin fell to Texas, 120-to-113.  Austin’s strong first half performance may have been weighted more by how marginally the Legends…

  7. Mountaineers Top Longhorns in Championship Semi’s

    03 Nov 2022
    The University of Texas Longhorns, the Big 12 regular season women’s soccer champion, failed to advance in the conference championship, falling to the West Virginia Mountaineers 1-0.  The loss was Texas’ first 18 matches.  The match’s only goal came in the 42nd minute of play off the foot of West…

  8. Texas Opens Big 12 Tourney with Clean Sheet

    30 Oct 2022
    The University of Texas Longhorn women’s soccer team netted three goals in under nine minutes to soundly defeat the Kansas State Wildcats in the quarterfinal match of the Big 12 Championship. The final score was 4-0.  Holly Ward opened the scoring in the 26th minute, after Texas two goals called…

  9. Griffins Edge Stars in Series Finale

    30 Oct 2022
    The game between the Texas Stars (4-3-0-1) and the Grand Rapids Griffins (4-3-0-0) was one of power plays. Four the game’s seven goals came on power plays, albeit one was a short-handed score.  The Stars ultimately fell to the Griffins, 4-3.  Curtis McKenzie opened the scoring for the Stars on…

  10. Verstappen Repeats US Grand Prix Victory

    23 Oct 2022
    Max Verstappen over-came numerous challenges to win his second Unites States Grand Prix and secure the Constructors Championship for Red Bull.  Verstappen’s record-tying 13th season victory came a day after the passing of Red Bull co-founder Dietrick Mateschitz.  Verstappen claimed the lead after an opening lap Turn 1 dust-up between…

  11. US Grand Prix Drivers Parade

    23 Oct 2022
    The Drivers Parade is the formal presentation of the teams and their drivers prior to the running of the 10thFormula 1 Aramco United States Grand Prix 2022 on Sunday, October 23, 2022, at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas.  An estimated 440,000 attended the three-day event which concluded…

  12. Formula 1 Pit Crews

    22 Oct 2022
    Winning in Formula 1 requires three things: a skilled driver, a fast car, and an appropriate tire management strategy.  Tire management is dependent on two components: selecting the right compound tire for the track conditions, and a speedy tire change.   Formula 1 pit crews play an incredibly role in the…

  13. Verstappen Leads Leclerc, Sainz Entering Qualifiers Free Practice 3

    22 Oct 2022
    Red Bull’s Max Verstappen bounced back from an unimpressive P7 position in FP2, claiming the fastest lap in FP3.  Ferrari remained a presence with Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz taking P2 and P3.  Leclerce topped FP2 while Sainz posted the fourth fastest time.  Leclerc face 10-place grid penalty for a…

  14. Ferrari’s Sainz Claims US Grand Prix Pole

    22 Oct 2022
    Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz recorded the fastest lap at the 2022 United States Grand Prix to claim the pole position.  Teammate Charles Leclerc claimed the second fastest lap, but will start from P12 for an engine change penalty.  Sainz’s second Q3 lap came in at 1m 34.356s; Leclerc followed 0.065s behind.…

  15. Highlights of Team Principals Press Conference: New Drivers, Budget Caps, New Tires

    22 Oct 2022
    Excerpts from the Team Principal’s Press Conference.  Participants: Jost Capito (Williams), Zak Brown (McLaren), Christian Horner (Red Bull),  Frédéric Vasseur (Alfa Romeo), Guenther Steiner (Haas), Mario Isola (Pirelli) Question to Jost Capito: “Do you feel (American) Logan (Sargeant) is ready to race in Formula 1?” Jost Capito: “Yeah, we feel…

  16. Leclerc Commands FP2

    21 Oct 2022
    Free Practice #2 saw the return of veteran drives Charles Leclerc, Valterri Bottas and Daniel Ricciardo.  The trio clocked the fastest laps for the practice.  Rookie drivers took the place of five drivers in FP1 in a developmental exercise.  The practice was the second of two conducted on the Pirelli…

  17. Five Drivers Make Debut in FP1 at Austin

    21 Oct 2022
    FP1 saw five rookies took to the circuit in place of veteran drivers in developmental effort: Robert Shwartzman for Ferrari, Alex Palou for McLaren, Theo Pourchaire for Alfa Romeo, Logan Sargeant for Williams, and Antonio Giovianazzi for Haas.  Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz set the fastest lap of 1m 36.857s in Free…

  18. Highlights of the US Grand Prix Drivers Press Conference Highlights

    20 Oct 2022
    Question fo Valterri Bottas: “You’re coming to a track where you’ve won before from pole position back in 2019, you also scored your first ever FIA Formula One World Championship points here. Just share with us why you go so well here?” Valtteri Bottas: “It’s always hard to know, like,…

  19. Overwhelming Comeback Gives Austin First Playoff Win

    16 Oct 2022
    Sensational doesn’t go far enough to describe Austin FC’s come-from-behind, overtime victory over Real Salt Lake in the first round of the MLS Playoff Cup.  It was Austin’s first playoff win in their short, two-year history.  Austin FC is the only team in MLS history to come back four times…

  20. Stars Drop Season Opener to Eagles

    14 Oct 2022
    Expectations exceeded reality as the Texas Stars (0-1-0-0) dropped their season opening game to the Colorado Eagles (1-0-0-0) by a score of 6-to-3.  Colorado’s Charles Hudson and Martin Kaut led the team with 2 goals and an assist, each.  Matej Blumel led Texas with a goal and assist.  “Obviously, we…

  21. Texas Stars Media Day Scrimmage

    11 Oct 2022
    Local media got their first glimpse of the 2022 / 2023 Texas Stars at the annual media day event.  The team is returning 16 players from last year’s team.  Texas’ 2022-23 opening night roster has a combined 3,043 regular-season games of AHL experience and 1,047 games of NHL experience.  Captain…

  22. Questionable Officiating Hands Austin FC Draw

    09 Oct 2022
    Atrocious officiating by referee Pierre-Luc Lauziere, likely the worse in Q2 history, allowed the Colorado Rapids to walk-away a 1-1 draw against the Austin FC.  Diego Rubio scored the match-tying goal in the final minute of stoppage time.    Austin’s goal came on a penalty kick converted by Sebastian Driussi.  The…

  23. Stunning Upset! Texas State over App State

    08 Oct 2022
    The Texas State Bobcats, a 19 ½ point underdog, soundly defeated the Appalachian State Mountaineers, 36-to-24, in a stunning upset.  The Bobcats (3-3, 1-1 Sun Belt) scored on six of its ten drives and held App State (3-3, 1-2 Sun Belt) to a field goal in the first half.  The…

  24. Huge Second Half Lifts Texas

    06 Oct 2022
    After a lackluster first half, the University of Texas Longhorns women’s soccer team (9-1-3, 3-0-1)  over powered the Kansas State University Wildcatss (4-7-2, 0-3-1) by a final score of 4-to-0 in a Big 12 Conference matchup. Texas’ goals all came within a 14-minute window in the second half.  Texas extends…

  25. Byars Leads Texas Over Baylor

    30 Sep 2022
    Trinity Byars scored her Big 12 Conference-leading 11th goal of the season  to push Texas past Baylor by a score of 1-to-0.  The second largest crowd of season (3130) came out to support the Longhorns in their victory.   Byars’ goal came in the 28th minute, as she split two defenders…

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