Questionable Officiating Swings Game to Vipers
08 Nov 2019
Unlike the NBA, the NBA G League doesn’t have exhibition games to work out kinks in the game. And there were kinks a plenty, both in the play and in the officiating, as the Austin Spurs (0-1) fell to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers (1-0).
After a shaky first quarter…
Hamilton Reflects on Sixth F1 World Championship
03 Nov 2019
Lewis Hamilton was surprising candid as he revealed personal feelings on winning his sixth Formula 1 World Championship.
Hamilton began his press conference being especially humble and appreciative. He offer his sincere congratulations to teammate Valtteri Botas, the winner of the US Grand Prix, and especially grateful to his team,…
Constable Cruises to Master Endurance Victories
03 Nov 2019
Jamie Constable (#99, Pescarolo LMP1) dominated both race of the Masters Endurance Legends in support of the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas. His average margin of victory was nearly one minute.
The Masters Endurance Legends USA race series is new in 2019 and…
Breakout Weekend for Bogle in US Formula 4
03 Nov 2019
Christian Bogle rose above all others in the Formula 4 United States Championship at the Circuit of the America’s. Bogle, a lesser-known contender, won both races to move from 24th to 10th in the overall point rankings. His pervious best finish was 8thin two years driving F4.
“I am really,…
Bottas Wins F1 COTA, Hamilton Secures Championship
03 Nov 2019
The Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport team claimed the top two podium positions at the Formula 1 U.S. Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas. Valtteri Bottas took the top spot while the second place finish was more than enough to secure his Lewis Hamilton his sixth World Championship.
Formula Car No Longer a Man’s Club
03 Nov 2019
The Formula 4 United States Championship concluded its 2019 season at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas as part of the Formula 1 US Grand Prix Championship. This year’s competition fielded the highest number of drives in any F4 competition. Especially noteworthy was the inclusion of three female…
Bottas Secures Surprise Pole
02 Nov 2019
Valtteri Bottas, who took the pole position for Sunday’s United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas in nerve-wracking qualifier. Bottas secured the pole position with a masterful opening lap, besting Sebastian Vettel by a mere 0.012 seconds, the smallest margin in COTA history.
Max Verstappen snared the…
Stars fall to Rampage, Inexperience Shows
01 Nov 2019
The San Antonio Rampage (5-2-2-1) defeated the Texas Stars (3-6-0-2) at the HEB Center in Cedar Park, Texas. Lack of experience on the part of the Stars appeared to be a major cause of that defeat.
“We’ve done a lot of teaching here in the last three weeks,” said Stars…
Hamilton Tops Day 1 at COTA
01 Nov 2019
A chilly morning in Austin, Texas warmed up nicely for Lewis Hamilton as he worked to capture his sixth Formula 1 world championship in the US Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas.
Hamilton posted the fastest time in second free practice on first day of the three-day event.…
No. 17 Texas Tech Outlasts Texas Soccer
27 Oct 2019
The University of Texas Longhorns (10-7-0, 5-3-0) played toe-to-toe against the No. 17 Texas Tech Red Raiders (13-2-2, 5-1-2) in women’s soccer but ultimately fell in overtime, 2-1.
The loss was the first for Texas against Tech on their home pitch. It was also the first loss of the season…
Stars Seesaw into Victory
18 Oct 2019
The Texas Stars (2-2-0-1) eked out a 4-3 victory over the Grand Rapid Griffins (2-1-0-1) in an uneven performance that ended in a shootout.
The Stars suffered an anemic first period, mustering only 5 shots on goal versus 12 by the Griffins. Matt Puempel gave the Griffins a 1-0 advantage,…
West Virginia tops Texas in 2OT
06 Oct 2019
The University of West Virginia Mountaineers (7-4-1, 2-1-0) defeated the University of Texas Longhorn (8-5-0, 3-1-0) with a “golden goal” at 103:10 in the second overtime period.
The Mountaineers appeared to handily manage the Longhorn despite the unusually warm conditions. West Virginia out-shot Texas 26 to 17 (10 to 7…
Inexperience Shows, Stars Fall in Home Opener
04 Oct 2019
For the first time in six years the Texas Stars have had a complete turnover of players and it showed. The Tucson Roadrunner defeated the Texas Stars 2-0 in the home opener for Texas.
The Stars played 10 players who skated their first American Hockey League game.
“Having that many…
UT Hangs Tough Over TCU
03 Oct 2019
The University of Texas Longhorns (8-4-0, 3-0-0 Big 12) defeated the Texas Christian University Horned Frogs, 1-0, to remain unbeaten in Big 12 Conference play. Texas improved it record to 3-0 in Big 12 play for the first time since 2017 and for just the sixth time in school history.…
Stars Wrap Exhibition, Season Starts Friday
27 Sep 2019
The end of the NHL training camp marks the start of an abbreviated AHL training camp. Players not making the NHL cut trickle down into the AHL and ECHL, giving the developmental leagues a running start.
Texas Stars fans got a brief glimpse at some of the young talent that…
Texas Opens Big 12 Play with Win
25 Sep 2019
The University of Texas Longhorn Volleyball team (7-2, 1-0) defeated the Iowa State University Cyclones (9-4, 0-1) in the opening match of Big 12 play. The Cyclones tested the Longhorns, taking the second set and leading for much of the third, before Texas reclaimed control and won in 4 set.…
Bold Secure Must-Win Match in Final Home Appearance
22 Sep 2019
Austin Bold FC head coach Marcelo Serrano has proven himself to be a keen strategist, effectively pairing his lineups to the capabilities of his opponents. This week Serrano was forced to take into account injury in addition to the proficiencies of the Las Vegas Lights FC.
A lot was riding…
Texas Unleashes Against Grambling
22 Sep 2019
The University of Texas Longhorns defeated the Grambling State University Tigers by a score of 8-0 on a very hot day in Austin, Texas.
Despite the appearance, Texas did not run-up the score. Texas head coach Angela Kelly used the imbalanced contest to give playing time to down-roster players. Four…
Monmouth Surprises Texas in Women Soccer
15 Sep 2019
The Monmouth University Hawks (2-2-2) defeated the University of Texas Longhorns (4-3-0) by a 4-0 score. It was the first meeting of two programs.
Monmouth entered the contested as the distinct underdog. The Hawks had a winless record, having scored only 1 goal in 4 matches.
The 25thranked Longhorns came…
Bold Drop Second Home Match in Week
15 Sep 2019
The Austin Bold FC (11-11-7) played a very aggressive match against the Reno 1868 FC (15-9-5) but ultimately fell, 2-1. The loss dropped the Bold from a fourth-place tie to seventh in the United Soccer League Western Conference.
The Bold were impacted by two questionable calls early in the match.…
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…
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…
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…
Express Take PCL Semifinal Opener in Dramatic Style
04 Sep 2019
The Round Rock Express won game one of the Pacific Coast League American Conference Championship against the Iowa Cubs by a score of 5-2. Round Rock answered Iowa 2 runs top of the eleventh inning with 3 runs in the bottom.
Third baseman Nick Tanielun got things started offensively for…
Texas Comes from Behind to Top USC Volleyball
01 Sep 2019
University of Texas volleyball head coach Jerritt Elliott prefers to challenge his team early in the season, both to evaluate his players and to gain better seed position in the end-of-season NCAA Tournament. Such was the case as the #4 Texas Longhorns faced the #14 USC Trojans for their second…
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