Express Drop 4th of 5 Games to Skeeters
05 Jul 2021
The Round Rock Express’ (27-26) offensive woes continue as they dropped their fourth in five games to the Sugar Land Skeeters (30-22) by a score of 9-3. The Express are averaging 5.4 run per game season-to-date, but are producing less than half that (2.6 runs per game) in the last…
Historic Night for Austin FC
01 Jul 2021
The Austin FC (3-4-5) behaved just like a Central Texas summer: a long dry spell quenched by a hurricane. The dry spell included six shutouts over the last seven matches. And the hurricane came by way of a massive 4-1 victory over the Portland Timbers (4-1-6). The match included the…
Austin FC Earn Draw Against Defending Champions
27 Jun 2021
Austin FC earned its fourth shutout of the season in a 0-0 draw against the Columbus Crew before a capacity crowd of 20,738 at Q2 Stadium. The draw against the defending MLS Cup Champions could be seen as a positive sign, but the Austin FC fans are longing to see…
Switchback Overcome Odds, Defeat Bold
22 Jun 2021
The Colorado Springs Switchbacks overcame seemingly insurmountable obstacles to defeat the Austin Bold. The Switchbacks trailed 1-2 and were down a player due to a red card in the first half, to rally and win by a final score of 3-2.
The Bold opened the scoring in the 3rd minute…
Massive Inning Lifts Dodgers over Express
21 Jun 2021
The Oklahoma City Dodgers batted the order in the eighth inning to score five runs and ultimately defeat the Round Rock Express by a score of 7-2. The game was tied 2-all going into the eighth inning, with all runs coming from solo home runs.
Round Rock opened the scoring…
Austin FC Earns Draw in Inaugural Match
19 Jun 2021
The atmosphere was electric, the stadium was glowing, and the fans were energized. It was a historic night as the Austin FC played its inaugural home match at Q2 Stadium before capacity crowd of 20,738 very loud fans.
Unfortunately, someone forgot to bring the offense, again. The match against the…
Los Verdes, La Murga Know How to Put on a Show
19 Jun 2021
It wouldn’t be a soccer match without a rally. And the leaders of the Austin FC Major League Soccer rally are Los Verdes ATX and La Murga de Austin.
The groups work collaboratively and could easily be confused. To keep it simple, consider Los Verdes to be the broader booster…
Terry Hits for Cycle in Losing Effort
18 Jun 2021
The Round Rock Express (23-15) nearly overcame a 4-run deficient but fell short, losing the Oklahoma City Dodgers (18-20) by a score of 8-7. The Express plated a run in the bottom of the ninth inning, with a runner in scoring position, when their rally ended.
The Express’ Curtis Terry…
USA Women’s Team Christens Q2 Stadium
16 Jun 2021
“It was electric. So amazing,” was the way Unites States Women’s National Team (USNWT) captain Becky Sauerbrunn describe the first match, ever, at the state-of-the-art Q2 Stadium. The USA defeated the Nigerian Women’s National Team by a score of 2-0 before a sold-out crowd. The match was part of their…
Matthew McConaughey Preps Austin FC
16 Jun 2021
After years of preparation, and eight long weeks on the road, Austin is ready. Ready, that is for the first home match of the Austin FC.
The team brings a 2-win, 4-loss, 2-draw record to the inaugural opener of Q2 Stadium in a match against the San Jose Earthquakes. The…
Austin Gets Glimpse at US Women’s Olympic Soccer Team
15 Jun 2021
The US Women’s National Team made its first appearance in Austin as they practiced for their friendly match against the Nigerian women’s team. The match is in preparation for the team’s appearance in the Tokyo Olympic games. The roster will be pared from 23 to 18 following the match Wednesday…
Gilgronis Trounce Toronto in Home Finale
12 Jun 2021
Saturday was a big night for the Austin Gilgronis as they celebrated their final home match of the 2021 Major League Rugby season. The Gilgronis (7-5) responded with a massive victory over the Toronto Arrows (4-8) by a score of 47-21. The AG made the event more special with a…
Rouse’s Magical Season Falls Short
10 Jun 2021
The Rouse Raiders’ (30-11) magical season came to an end as they fell to the Hallsville Bobcats (33-8) in the semifinals of the state UIL 5A baseball semifinals by a score of 4-2.
Commenting on the season, Rouse head coach Chad Krempin told reporters, “they’ve set a standard and taken…
Rally Fizzles, Express Fall to Chihuahuas
07 Jun 2021
The El Paso Chihuahuas (12-16) took advantage of inconsistent Round Rock Express (19-10) starting pitcher Drew Anderson and put up three early runs. The Chihuahuas ultimately defeated the Express by a score of 4-2.
Anderson (L, 3-2) suffered the lost, allowing 3 runs on 4 hits in 4 innings. He…
Pozo Leads Express over Chihuahuas
06 Jun 2021
Yohel Pozo led the Round Rock Express with two, two-run homer runs to defeat the El Paso Chihuahuas. Pozo’s double-double came on the eve of his nuptials.
Pozo’s first four-bagger came in the second inning with Curtis Terry on base. Terry lined a single to left field and advanced to…
Bold Fall to El Paso in Lackluster Affair
03 Jun 2021
The Austin Bold FC fell to the El Paso Locomotive FC in what was the least exciting match ever played at Bold Stadium. Final score was 1-nil.
Diego Luna’s header to the bottom right corner produced the match’s only goal. Macauley King setup the goal on a crossing pass to…
Austin Bold Take Real Monarchs in Home Opener
26 May 2021
The Austin Bold (1-1-1) defeated the Real Monarchs SLC (0-2-2) in their first home match of the 2021 season by a score of 2-0. The Bold consistently controlled the pace of the match. The Monarchs were contained to their end of the pitch for most of the first half, and…
Chase Elliott Wins Inaugural NASCAR Texas Grand Prix
23 May 2021
Defending Cup Series Champion Chase Elliott won the inaugural Texas Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas. Rain and low visibility force officials to call the race with 14 laps remaining.
Elliott, a master of the road courses, said the rain-soaked track conditions were almost blinding, leading to 9…
Wet Track Affects Lamborghini Super Trofeo Finish
23 May 2021
Intermittent rain created challenging driving conditions for the second race of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo at the Circuit of the Americas. Wet track conditions drew two yellow flags in the 50 minute race. The race ended under a caution flag.
Stevan McAleer (No. 16 Change Racing) lost his pole position…
The Delicate Art of NASCAR Pit Stops
23 May 2021
In watching the pit lane, one usually sees a dozen or so people reclining on the garage floor, sitting on stacks of tires, watching the race on monitors, or attending to their smart phone. About five minutes before a car enters the pit, the team starts to stir. And by…
Antinucci Repeats Lamborghini Super Trofeo Win at COTA
22 May 2021
Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America has returned to Circuit of The Americas for the first time since 2017. A record-breaking number of cars have entered this weekend’s series of two races, which is part of the EchoPark Texas Grand Prix NASCAR race.
Richard Antinucci took the top spot in race…
Rainy Start to NASCAR Cup at COTA
22 May 2021
Steady rain and high winds made a mess of the NASCAR Cup Series inaugural debut at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA). There is a 70% chance of rain for Sunday’s race.
“The rain is another new twist, and it’s one I’m not very good at, to be honest. I…
Kyle Busch takes Inaugural Xfinity at COTA
22 May 2021
NASCAR Cup Series megastar Kyle Busch dominated the inaugural Xfinity Series Pit Boss 250 at the Circuit of the Americas. Busch dwarfed the competition, leading 36 of the 46 laps and finishing 11 seconds ahead of second place finisher, A.J. Allmendinger. Busch averaged 76.558 mph driving the No. 54 Skittles…
Gilliland Rallies to Win NASCAR Truck at COTA
22 May 2021
Todd Gilliland overcame a first stage penalty that forced him to the back of the pack to win the Camping World Trucks Toyota Tundra 225 by nine seconds at the Circuit of the Americas.
“From the drop of the green flag, I was aggressive,” Gilliland told reporters. “If you’ve got…
Gilgronis Flattened by Giltinis
19 May 2021
Austin Gilgronis (5-4) fell badly to the LA Giltinis (8-1) by a score of 17-to-3 in a battle of Western Conference rivals. Both teams are owned by Adam Gilchrist, a former Australian rugby player and entrepreneur who also owns a worldwide gym franchise.
The Gilgronis entered the match as the…
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