Past Articles

  1. Westwood Clobbers Lehman 63-13 in Season Opening

    Date 31 Aug 2017
    The Westwood Warrior kicked off the 2017 High School football season with an lopsided 63-13 victory over the Lehman Lobos.  Westwood started the scoring on the first play from scrimmage with a 87-yard touchdown run by Jaikem Murphy, and followed with a two-point conversion.  Westwood scored again on a 55-yard pass from Will Jennings…

  2. Strong Pitching puts Express over Sky Sox

    Date 30 Aug 2017
    Pitching has been the cause of much disappointment this season for the Round Rock Express.  But a strong outing by Adrian Sampson, and solid relief by Dario Alvarez and Tyler Wagner, put the Express over the Colorado Spring Sky Sox 2 – 1.  Sampson, in his first start for the Express, scattered seven hits over…

  3. Blackburn puts Express past Storm Chasers

    Date 22 Aug 2017
    Baseball the way baseball was to be played.  That was the Round Rock Express on Tuesday night… strong pitching and strategic hitting… as they topped Omaha Storm Chasers 2 – 1.  Express pitcher Clayton Blackburn allowed just one run on four hits in six innings to earn the win.  Willie Calhoun put the…

  4. Express Delivers Coach Woods 500th Career Victory

    Date 04 Aug 2017
    Round Rock Express manager Jason Wood achieved his 500th career coaching victory on Thursday night as the Express topped the Albuquerque Isotopes 6 - 1.  Express pitcher Tyler Wagner led the effort, holding Albuquerque to one run on two hits in 6.1 innings of work.  The Express took the lead in the bottom of…

  5. Express over El Paso in Dramatic Fashion

    Date 31 Jul 2017
    The Round Rock Express lost a 5-1 lead but pulled out a dramatic two-out rally in the 11th inning to secure a 7-6 win over El Paso. A. J. Jimenez started the scoring for the Express in the 4th inning with a homer run to left center field.  Pete Kozma followed with…

  6. Luis Marte marks return to the Express

    Date 18 Jul 2017
    You have to love the eagerness and enthusiasm of the new players, especially the ones that have just moved up in the organization.   No better player to represent those words is Luis Marte.  Luis started the season playing AAA baseball with the Express, but was dropped down to AA ball at the end…

  7. Toluca over Santos Laguna in Penalty Kicks

    Date 13 Jul 2017
    Liga MX returned to the Dell Diamond for the third year.  The baseball park quickly transformed into a soccer pitch during the four day All Star break.  Play this year was between the Deportivo Toluca Fútbol Club S.A. de C.V. (Toluca) and Club Santos Laguna S.A. de C.V. (Santos Laguna).  The Liga MX is the…

  8. Round Rock over Colorado Spring before All Star Break

    Date 09 Jul 2017
    The Round Rock Express (41-49) powered their way to an 8-4 win over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (55-34) on Sunday night at Dell Diamond in the lead-up to the PCL All Star break.  Round Rock put up four runs in the bottom of the third inning.  Drew Stubbs began the scoring with a…

  9. Late Rally Falls Short

    Date 05 Jul 2017
    Express catcher A.J. Jimenez went 3-4 with two RBIs and a triple short of the cycle, but the Express fell short in a late inning rally.  The Memphis Redbirds (53-32) won 6-4 over the Round Rock Express (39-47) on Wednesday night at Dell Diamond.   Ryan Rua started the Express scoring with a…

  10. Ledbetter Impresses, leads Express over Iowa

    Date 22 Jun 2017
    A solid first start by just-promoted pitcher David Ledbetter, combined with two home runs by Will Middlebrooks, pushed the Round Rock Express (35-38) over the Iowa Cubs (31-42) by a final score of 4-1.  Ledbetter pitched five and one-third innings, allowing five hits, one earned run and two base on balls.  Assisting Ledbetter…

  11. Round Rock drops lead late to Memphis

    Date 19 Jun 2017
    Memphis started the scoring with in two runs in the third inning.  The Express bounced back with home runs in the fourth by Ronald Guzman (6) and in the fifth by A. J. Jimenez  (2) to tie the game.  Round Rock took the lead in the sixth inning on a single by A.…

  12. StreetCowboys Tear It Up at ROT Rally

    Date 09 Jun 2017
    The Republic of Texas (ROT) Rally is a rite of annual passage, and with it brings the StreetCowboys.  The StreetCowboys is led by Chris “Tice” Theis, who was accompanied by Jeff Normand and Bill Ramsell.  Together they offered a one-of-a-kind professional motorcycle stunt riding experience.  Theis is currently the Director of Competition and…

  13. New Orleans stop Round Rock Sweep

    Date 04 Jun 2017
    The New Orleans Baby Cakes (19-36) avoided a series sweep with a 7-1 win over the Round Rock Express (27-30) on Sunday afternoon.  Express starting pitcher Anthony Bass suffered the loss, allowing five runs, on five hits in innings of work.   Round Rock was held to just three hits on the afternoon. …

  14. Jackalopes come from behind vs. Baby Cakes

    Date 01 Jun 2017
    The Round Rock Jackalopes (25-29) completed a 3-2, come-from-behind victory over the New Orleans Baby Cakes (18-34) on Thursday evening at the Dell Diamond.  Jackanapes was a “what could have been” team name that Round Rock was playing under for a charity auction.  Alas, Baby Cakes is the real name of the New Orleans team…

  15. Texas State sends three to NCAA Championship

    Date 30 May 2017
    Three individuals for the Texas State track and field teams qualified for the NCAA Division I Outdoor National Championships at the NCAA West Preliminaries meet held at Mike A. Myers Stadium.  Advancing to the NCAA Division I Outdoor National Championships were Chelsie Decoud (high jump), Mylana Hearn (triple jump) and T’Mond Johnson (shot put).…

  16. Impressive: Longhorns advance 23 to NCAA Track & Field Championship

    Date 27 May 2017
    In total Texas sends 11 men’s student athletes and the 4x100 relay team to the NCAA Championship in Eugene with nine of the qualifiers coming out of the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds. Two athletes, Wolf Mahler and Steele Wasik had already qualified for the national meet in the decathlon.  The women take nine…

  17. Bats Alive: Express Celebrate Military Appreciation Day

    Date 22 May 2017
    The Round Rock Express gave a fitting tribute to our Armed Services with Military Appreciation Night.  The huge celebration included the First Pitch by Colonel Craig Flowers, recognition of WWII Veterans, the unveiling of a permanent POW / MIA Remembrance Chair, and the Swearing in of a new Marines.  And the Express capped…

  18. Ross / Pavlik win AVP Austin Open

    Date 21 May 2017
    April Ross and Whitney Pavlik (#2 Seeds) defeated Kim Dicello and Emily Stockman (#3 Seeds) 2-1 (14-21, 21-16, 15-11) to win the Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP) Austin Open on Sunday. It was the first victory for Ross since splitting with 2016 Olympic bronze medal teammate Kerri Walsh Jennings in April.  Previously, Ross won the Silver…

  19. Express Pitching Steps Up with 6-Hit Shut Out

    Date 21 May 2017
    Express starting pitcher Allen Webster had a masterful performance, pitching seven innings of scoreless baseball and allowing only four hits.  Webster paved the way for the Express offense to step up and do what they do well.  Jurickson Profar led the pack with one hit and two RBIs.  Recent addition Drew Stubbs had two hits,…

  20. #1 Flint / Larson fall early at AVP Austin Open

    Date 20 May 2017
    Expectations were high for the duo of Betsi Flint and Kelley Larson at the AVP Austin Open.  Flint and Larson entered the tournament as #1 seeds with a combined total of 2030 points.   The team has become AVP favorites, winning hearts in September 2015 when they became the youngest team to win an…

  21. McClaren takes Continental Challenge in just third start

    Date 09 May 2017
    McLaren Automotive, the British-based automaker, won the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge at Circuit of the Americas in just its third start.  The victory came compliments co-drivers Matt Plumb and Paul Holton (#76) in the C360R McLaren GT4. The 2017 Continental Tire SportsCar Championship is the eighteenth season and the fourth season organized by the International…

  22. Antinucci takes Super Trofeo opener at COTA

    Date 08 May 2017
    Richard Antinucci  (#16) took the lead early and never looked back in Race 1 of the opening weekend of the 2017 Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America season on Friday at Circuit of The Americas.  Antinucci jumped up from his second-place grid position on the opening lap, seizing control of a race he would…

  23. Austin’s Moorespeed takes Porsche GT3 Cup Saturday

    Date 08 May 2017
    Rounds 5 and 6 of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama took place at Circuit of The Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas on Friday and Saturday.  The Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge is in its 13th season and is one of the largest of Porsche’s single-make Cup Challenge series in the world.   Racing…

  24. Cadillac DPi Dominate WeatherTech Championship at COTA

    Date 06 May 2017
    WeatherTech Sportscar Championship is the flagship IMSA series, competing at 12 locations throughout North America.  The championship came to Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas on the fourth stop on the year. The competition takes place in four different classes: Prototype, Prototype Challenge, GT Le Mans and GT Daytona, each with their own…

  25. Jousting returns to Central Texas at Lysts on the Lake

    Date 03 May 2017
    Lysts on the Lake first came to the Lake Austin water front property of patron Richard Garriott on April 29 - May 1, 2011.   Twenty-four competitors participated in the event, which reportedly made it the largest competitive joust in the world at the time. This year’s event brought 17 competitors to the Lysts…

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