Past Articles

  1. Sacramento Defeats Austin at Home in Melee

    11 Sep 2019
    The Sacramento Republic FC (12-11-4) defeated the Austin Bold FC (11-10-7) by a score of 2-1.  The loss was only Austin third in 15 home games. The victory moved Sacramento into a fourth place tie with Austin in the USL Western Conference.  The match was a very physical contest with six…

  2. Texas Blanks Texas A&M Corpus Christi

    08 Sep 2019
    The University of Texas Longhorns Women’s Soccer (3-2-0) defeated the Texas A&M Corpus Christi Islanders (1-4-0) in a lopsided match.  Texas ranked 24th in the Top Drawer Soccer Poll prior to the victory.  Forward Kailey Smith of Texas netted her first goal of the season just 46 seconds into the…

  3. Express Take 2-0 Lead in PCL Semifinals

    05 Sep 2019
    The Round Rock Express edged the Iowa Cubs by a 4-3 score in extra innings for the second straight game. The Express came from behind to score four unanswered runs after the Cubs jumped to an early 3-0 lead.   Round Rock takes a commanding 2-0 led in the American Conference Championship. …

  4. New Orleans Avoids Series Sweep Against Round Rock

    25 Aug 2019
    The New Orleans Baby Cakes (69-61) avoided a series sweep by taking the final game in their series against the Round Rock Express (79-53).  The final score was Baby Cakes 2, Express 1.  Round Rock designated hitter Lorenzo Quintana gave the Express an early lead with a solo home run…

  5. Texas Fends Off Tough Gonzaga Team

    22 Aug 2019
    The University of Texas Longhorns (1-0) defeated the Gonzaga University Bulldogs (0-1) 4-3 in a surprising tough contest that revealed great composure for both teams.  This was the first ever meeting of the two programs.  The Longhorns entered the match ranked 19thin the United Soccer Coaches poll released August 6…

  6. Dodgers Top Express to Avoid Sweep

    18 Aug 2019
    The Oklahoma City Dodgers claimed the final game of their four-game series against the Round Express in a wild battle.  The Dodgers averted a series sweep with the 14-to-11 victory.  Express starting pitcher Carson LaRue (0-4) bore the lost.  The game was LaRue’s first after returning from the Injury List.  Long-balls plagued…

  7. Bold Man-handle Roughnecks

    17 Aug 2019
    Penalty kicks are often used to decide a match, but penalty kicks are seldom the match.  But penalty kicks played a prominent role as the Austin Bold FC (10-8-6) defeated the Tulsa Roughnecks FC (4-13-7) by a score of 5-to-1.  The victory returned the Bold to fourth place and the…

  8. Express Control over Dodgers Continues

    15 Aug 2019
    The Round Rock Express (73-48) defeated the Oklahoma City Dodgers (57-64) by a score of 5-to-3, taking a 8 games to 5 lead in the series this season.  The Express extended their lead over the San Antonio Mission to one and one-half games in the American Southern Conference of the…

  9. Valdez Leads Express over River Cats

    05 Aug 2019
    Starting pitcher Framber Valdez (3-2) led the Round Rock Express (68-45) over Sacramento Rivercats (61-53) with six solid innings, allowing 2 runs on 5 hits and striking out 8 batters.  Valdez is averaging 1.6 strikeouts per inning on the season.  The Express won by a final score of 6-3.  Valdez…

  10. Express Even Series Against River Cats

    04 Aug 2019
    Round Rock Express (67-45) starting pitcher Rogelio Armenteros (5-6) statistically earned the win against the Sacramento River Cats (61-52), allowing 3 runs (2 earned) on 6 hits and striking out 4 batters in 6 innings.  But from an on-field perspective he tossed an uneven game, falling behind the batters and…

  11. Express Comes from Behind to Overwhelm Grizzlies

    01 Aug 2019
    The Round Rock Express (65-44) scored 14 straight runs to defeat the Fresno Grizzlies (53-57) by a score of 15-7.  The Express started shaky, falling behind 6-1 after two and one-half innings.  Starting Round Rock pitcher Carson LaRue gave up 4 runs (1 earned) on 3 hits, walked 3, struck…

  12. Express Shut-out Grizzlies for Second Straight

    31 Jul 2019
    For the second straight night, the Round Rock Express (64-44) held the Fresno Grizzlies (53-56) scoreless, winning 6-0.  Express starting pitcher Ken Emanuel (6-1) continued to impress, scattering 4 hits and striking out 6 batters in 5 scoreless innings to earn the victory.  Relief pitchers Ralph Garza and Felipe Paulino…

  13. Austin Upsets Fresno in Defensive Battle

    27 Jul 2019
    The Austin Bold FC (9-7-5) continued their home field dominance by defeating the Fresno Foxes FC (10-3-7) in with a tightly fought contest, 1-0.  The victory gives Austin sole possession of fourth place in the USL Western Conference.  Play started cautiously as both team probed each other’s defenses.  The Elite’s…

  14. Storm Chasers Best Express in Rubber Match

    25 Jul 2019
    The Omaha Storm Chasers (48-56) bested the Round Rock Express (59-43) by a score of 2-1 in the tightly fought contest.  The Storm Chasers took a 1-0 lead in the third inning.   A single by Erick Mejia after a leadoff double by Samir Duenez produced the games first run.  Omaha…

  15. Round Rock Blanks Omaha

    24 Jul 2019
    Starting pitcher Kent Emanuel (5-1) led the Round Rock Express (59-43) to victory over the Omaha Storm Chasers (47-56) by scattering 3 hits over 7 scoreless innings.  Emanuel struck out 5 and walked 1 batter in route to the 3-0 win.  Emanuel retired the batters quickly; averaging only 11 pitches…

  16. Redbirds Take Express in Series Finale

    18 Jul 2019
    The Memphis Redbirds (39-59) defeated the Round Rock Express (57-41) by a score of 10-5. The win gave the Redbirds a split in the four-game series.  The game was give-and-take game through the four innings with the Express taking a slight 4-3 edge. Memphis exploded in the fifth inning with 4…

  17. Express Come from Behind to Top Redbirds

    17 Jul 2019
    The Round Rock Express (57-40) overcame a 7 run deficient to defeat the Memphis Redbirds (38-59), 11-8, at Dell Diamond.  This game resembled last Thursday’s game against the Iowa Cubs when Kent Emanuel (4-1) relieved Express starting pitcher Akeem Bostick to carry the team to victory.  This week, however, the…

  18. Express Win in Walk-off

    14 Jul 2019
    The Iowa Cubs (53-41) rallied in the top of the ninth inning to tie the Round Rock Express (55-39) only to lose to a three-run walk-off home run from the bat of Josh Rojas.  The game was a back-and-forth affair, with the Express taking the lead and the Cubs tying…

  19. Bold Top Orange County in Stoppage-time

    13 Jul 2019
    The Austin Bold FC (4-3-3) squandered and early 2-0 over the Orange County SC (4-2-3-1) to win 3-2 with a dramatic goal two minutes into stoppage-time.  Andre Lima gave the Bold an early 1-0 lead at the 10-minute mark.  Lima left-footed a shot past Orange County goalkeeper Aaron Cervantes at…

  20. Express Walk Home a Win over Cubs

    11 Jul 2019
    Shaky pitching opened the game for Round Rock Express (53-38) and closed it for the Iowa Cubs (52-39).  But ultimately four walks and a passed balled in the eighth inning have the Express a 6-4 win.  Express starting pitcher Akeem Bostick opened the game walking leadoff hitter Donnie Dewees on…

  21. Toluca Tops Santos with Penalty Kicks

    07 Jul 2019
    For the last five years the second week in July brings the Minor League Baseball All Star Break and Liga MX to the Dell Diamond in Round Rock, Texas.  This year was a rematch of the 2017 contest, seeing the Club Santos Laguna and battle the Deportivo Toluca F.C.   Santos,…

  22. FC Austin Elite Win before Record Home Crowd

    06 Jul 2019
    The attention garnered by the United States Women’s National Team in the World Cup soccer tournament has shown a bright spot light on all women’s sports.  A local beneficiary has been the FC Austin Elite of United Women’s Soccer (UWS).  The Austin Elite is a women’s soccer team founded in…

  23. Express Celebrate July 3rd with Fireworks

    03 Jul 2019
    Tempers flared and bats exploded as the Round Rock Express (51-34) over-came a seven run deficient to defeat the Omaha Storm Chasers (38-47) in ten innings.  The game began on a down-note when a Taylor Jones line drive up the middle hit Omaha starting pitcher Foster Griffin in the upper…

  24. Tucker’s Grand Slam Lifts Express

    30 Jun 2019
    The Round Rock Express (48-34) rebounded in the second game of their series with the Omaha Storm Chasers (38-45), winning 7-6.  The Express were led by Kyle Tuckers grand slam home run.  The Storm Chasers jumped to an early lead with Ryan O’Hearn’s double to center field, driving in Erick…

  25. Austin Bold Dominate Colorado Springs

    29 Jun 2019
    The Fourth of July came early for the Austin Bold as they celebrated the midpoint of their inaugural United Soccer League season with fireworks on the field.   The Bold (4-2-3-1) soundly defeated the Colorado Springs Switchback (4-4-2) by a score of 5-0.  Andre Lima scored twice in the opening 20…

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