Spurs win at buzzer in overtime
Trailing for most of the game, the Erie Bayhawks mounted a fourth quarter surge and out-scored the Austin Spurs 30-to-18 to forced overtime. The overtime period was a tense back-and-forth nail bitter and ended as Austin’s Bryn Forbes drained a three-pointer at the buzzer. The most intense action occurred in the final minutes of the…
Spurs notch second win of season over Reno Bighorns
The Austin Spurs earned their second victory of the year in a 106-to-97 run over the Reno Bighorns. Pato Garino continued his strong start for the Spurs, claiming 24 points and going 4-for-4 from outside the line. Also off to a good start for the year was New Orleans assignee…
Austin Spur shut down Reno Bighorns
The Austin Spurs took their frustration out on the Reno Bighorns, after a rough home opener against the Oklahoma City Blue. 2500 fans turned out for this rare 11am start time game. Cory Jefferson led the team with 20 points, and Cheick Diallo (16p, 10r) and Dejounte Murray (14p, 10r) added double-doubles. Jared Eddie…
Oklahoma City bring Blue to Austin Spurs home opener
A new Austin Spurs team stepped on to the court at the HEB Cedar Park Center to open the 2016 / 2017 season. Unfortunately, the newness showed in missed passes and out-of-sync execution. Only Jarell Eddie and Demetri McCamey returned from last year’s team, and Eddie spent most of the season with…
Idaho vandalizes Texas State football
A disappointing season continued for the Texas State Bobcats, as they fell to the Idaho Vandals, 47-to-14. The Bobcats played competitively in the first quarter, matching the Vandals 14-to-14. But the Vandals pulled a head with 17 unanswered points in the second quarter. And it was all Vandals in the second…
Texas Stars win big over San Jose
Team Captain Travis Morin scored two goals as the Texas Stars over powered the San Jose Barracudas on Veterans Days. The goals brought Morin to the 600 career points plateau. Stars’s goal tender Maxime Legace had a strong performance with 29 saves. Other Stars player to find the back of the…
Cedar Ridge rolls over Westwood, closes with perfect regular season
It was Senior Night for Cedar Ridge, and the Cedar Ridge Football Raiders sent the Seniors out in style. The first half looked uncomfortably like a run-away mauling, with Cedar Ridge putting up 42 unanswered points. Touchdowns came from: C.J. Rittenhouse (16-yard run and 17-yard run), Simi Bakare (33-yard run), Colby Peterson (60-yard pass…
Southwestern University swimming starts season with victory over Austin College
The Southwestern men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams posted victories over Austin College in Saturday’s season opener at Walzel Natatorium.
Noteworthy winning performances came from:
- Simmon Belaineh, 100-yard breaststroke, 100-yard freestyle and 200-yard medley relay team
- Cara Chin, 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly
- Erika Dubros, 100-yard breaststroke and 100-yard freestyle
- Peter Robinson,100-yard…
Texas Rangers selected contract of Drew Robinson from Round Rock Express.
Drew Robinson’s contract was selected by the Texas Rangers, effectively calling him up from the Ranger’s AAA Affiliate the Round Rock Express. Robinson was selected by the Rangers in the fourth round of the 2010 draft. The 24 year old Robinson progressed steadily through the ranks of the Rangers organization, unofficially earning himself the…
Austin Spurs Draft Day Party welcomes new Players
The Austin Spurs hosted a NBA D-League draft party at the Main Event Sunday afternoon. A room full of fans, some dressed in Halloween attire, attended the party. The real action, however, was behind closed doors as the Spurs, led by Coach Ken McDonald, completed the roster for the upcoming season.
The Spurs selected forward…
Demetri McCamey and Jarell Eddie to rejoin Austin Spurs
The Austin Spurs announced that Demetri McCamey and Jarell Eddie are rejoining the team for the upcoming 2016 – 2017 season.
McCamey joined the Spurs for the 2015 – 2016 season, averaging 9.4 points in 55 games. Previously, Demetri played two years of International league basketball, first in Australia and then in Japan.…
Texas Stars top Ontario Reign in heated contest
The Texas Stars entered the HEB Cedar Park Center needing to make a statement. The team had lost games four in row, including one on the road to tonight’s opponent, the Ontario Reign.
The Stars play was sluggish and fraught with penalties in Tuesday’s loss to the San Antonio Rampage. But a different team…
San Antonio Rampage start strong, Texas Stars can’t catch-up
Returning from a disappointing road trip, the Texas Stars sought to make amends in their home match against the San Antonio Rampage. The Star played with energy and passion, but it wasn’t enough to overcome a slow first period start.
Power play conversion was the major factor. The Rampage capitalized on 2-of-8…
University of Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns overwhelm Texas State Bobcats 27-3
The University of Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns traveled from Lafayette to San Marcos to play football. Unfortunately, the home did not show up, practically.
It was the Homecoming Game for 18,278 students and alumni, and the weather was perfect for football. Texas State seem poised to play, taking the starting kick-off for 63 yards…
Cedar Park Timberwolves convincingly beat undefeated Connally Cougars
The Cedar Park Timberwolves proved again they were State Champion material by convincingly beating the undefeated Connally Cougars, 56-0.
Cedar Park began the night with an on-side kick. After the Connally drive sputtered, resulting in a punt, Cedar Park drove the field, producing a 5-yard touchdown run by Tyler Lavine. What followed was 49…
Texas Stars overwhelm Charlotte Checkers in Home Opener
The Texas Stars started the 2016 home season with an impressive 6-2 win over the Charlotte Checkers. The Stars have not lost a home opener in the franchise’s history. Noteworthy performances came from left wing Brandon DeFazio, with one goal and two assists, and goalie Maxime Legace, with 34 saves. Also contributing with goals…
Texas Star completes preseason series with a split against San Antonio
The Texas Stars closed out a short two-game preseason series against the San Antonio Rampage. The Stars took the first game in a 3-2 overtime victory in San Antonio. San Antonio took the second game, 3-1, on a pair of goals from AJ Greer. Ludwig Bystrom scored the only Texas goal,…
Cedar Ridge shows no mercy against Stony Point
Cedar Ridge Raiders took no prisoners in Friday’s game against the Stony Point Tigers. Cedar Ridge’s scoring blitz began on Stony Point’s first possession, with a 50-yard interception and touchdown by Colby Peterson. The Raiders put two additional touchdowns on the board, a 3-yard pass from Garrett Sharp to Grant McCartney and a 21-yard pass…
McNeil upsets Westwood in overtime
Westwood High entered Thursday’s game the strong favorite over McNeil High. And that looked to be the case through the first quarter, as Westwood took a 14-0 lead on a 68-yard touchdown pass from Will Jennings to Te’shon McGinnis, and a 10-yard touchdown run by Te’shon McGinnis.
But McNeil controlled the middle quarters of…
Monster Trucks devestate Dell Diamond
The TRAXXAS Monster Truck Destruction Tour came to Dell Diamond this weekend, bringing with it soaring jumps, spectacular rollovers, ear-ringing noise, sheared fiberglass bodies, bright colored truck bodies, small fires, and yes, even a crash into an ambulance. The large crowd was so large on Saturday evening that it created a traffic jam seldom seen in…
Bull win over Riders, 48-0, at LJ Jenkins Bull Riding Event
The LJ Jenkins Bull Riding Tour came to the Dell Diamond this weekend. Bull riding is a very risky sport and has been called “the most dangerous eight seconds in sports.” Riders attempt to stay on a bucking bull for eight seconds. Rides are judged based on both the rider’s and the bull’s performance, with two…
Cedar Ridge overpowers McNeil in Class 6A High School Football
The Cedar Ridge Raiders, the 9th ranked team in the state and the 59th in the nation, overwhelmed the McNeil Mavericks in Friday night football. McNeil began the game strong, looking like a contender and first scoring on a 41-yard pass from Parker McNeil to Jordan Kerley. The Mavericks continued to push as the Raiders took…
Aguilas de Mexicali beat the Naranjeros de Hermosillo 5-2 in the second game to split the series
For the first time, the Mexican Baseball Fiesta came to central Texas, with the Naranjeros de Hermosillo meeting the Águilas de Mexicali in a two-game exhibition. The Naranjeros de Hermosillo are one of the most successful clubs in the Mexico, having won 16 titles. They became the first Mexican team to win the Caribbean…
Cougars out-claw Bobcats in one-sided cat fight
The University of Houston Cougars dominated the Texas State Bobcats, generating 563 yards of total offense, with an average of 6.9 yards per play. Texas State produced only 142 yards of offense with an average of 2.5 yards per play. Texas State’s only score originated from a Houston on-side kick that was recovered by the Bobcats, resulting…
Texas State University takes on University of Houston before record crowd
The University of Houston Cougars came to Texas State University and together they set many new records. It started with the Cougar’s #6 AP Poll ranking, the highest to play on Bobcat Field. Next was the most attended Tuesday pre-game press conference. What followed was a record attendance of 33,133 faithful fans, from both sides. And finally,…
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