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  1. Kelly-Moss Road & Race sweep Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Races at COTA

    16 Sep 2016
    The Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama is in its 12th season as one of the largest of Porsche’s 20 single-make Cup Challenge series in the world.  The Circuit of the Americas is one of eight venues in North America to host the event, consisting of two 45 minutes races.  Jesse Lazare, driving…

  2. Vista Ridge comes out strong but Bowie prevails

    11 Sep 2016
    The Vista Ridge Rangers stunned the Bowie Dawgs in the first half of their meeting at Gupton Stadium.  The Rangers took a quick 14-0 lead on a 54-yard run by Aiden Florez and 63-yard interception by Blake Harrison.   The Dawgs seized the momentum near the close of the second quarter on blocked a…

  3. Milwaukee Bucks sign Orlando Johnson

    09 Sep 2016
    Congratulations to Orlando Johnson on his signing to the Milwaukee Buck training camp roster.  Johnson was called up to the NBA twice in the 2015 / 2016 season, once by the Phoenix Suns and later by the New Orleans Pelicans.  For the last two years Johnson has been strong and essential presence with the…

  4. Memphis top Express in Season Finale

    06 Sep 2016
    Being a top notch Triple A Minor League Baseball team is a double-edged sword.   The team has tons of talent to win games, but their real purpose is to funnel that talent to their Major League affiliate.  Such is the case with the Round Rock Express when Major League Baseball rosters expanded from 25…

  5. Stephen F. Austin bests Kennesaw State in consolation round of Creeds & Crest Volleyball Classic

    05 Sep 2016
    The Stephen F. Austin University Ladyjacks jumped to a 2 sets to 0 lead.  The Kennesaw State University Owls fought back to take the third set.   The Ladyjacks ultimately took the match in four sets by a  score of 25-23, 25-22, 15-25, and 25-17.  

  6. Tulsa Golden Hurricanes take Creeds & Crests Volleyball Classic

    05 Sep 2016
    The Texas State Bobcats women’s volleyball team came out strong in the championship match of the Creeds & Crests Classic against the Tulsa Golden Hurricanes.  The Bobcats dominated the first set, with 15 kills to Tulsa’s six, and took the set 25-15.   The Golden Hurricanes jumped to a 10-3 lead to start the second set,…

  7. Outmatched Vandegrift falls to Cedar Park

    03 Sep 2016
    The State Campion Cedar Park Timberwolves needed just one quarter of football to defeat the overmatched Vandegrift Vipers.  And then they took it easy on them.  Cedar Park totaled just 234 yards of offense, but that was more than sufficient to eclipse Vandegrift’s 156 yards.  Vandegrift averaged only 0.3 yards per carry for…

  8. Physical execution puts Harker Heights over McNeil

    02 Sep 2016
    Last week the McNeil Mavericks overpowered the Austin High Maroons.  This week the field was slanted in a different direction and the visiting Harker Heights Knights crushed McNeil.  The game was close, by the numbers.  Harker Heights out rushed McNeil 281 yard to 69, and McNeil out passed Harker Height 182 yards to 85.  The difference…

  9. Texas State volleyball bends but cannot break Baylor

    01 Sep 2016
    The Texas State Women’s Volleyball team competed against the Baylor Bears before a record home crowd attendance.  The Bobcats appeared a little intimidated in the opening set, but the impression quickly disappeared.  Texas State fought tough, causing Baylor to bend, but could not break the Bears.  The Bears took the Bobcats in four sets.…

  10. Fifth Annual USA Boxing Georgetown Sterling Glove Boxing Tournament

    30 Aug 2016
    The fifth annual Georgetown Sterling Glove Boxing Tournament was held this pass weekend at the Georgetown High School, hosted by Eight Count Boxing and Fitness.  The USA Boxing sanctioned event draws a broad range of competitors from across Texas.  The tourney was the brainchild of Herb Fulton, six-time world amateur boxing champion.  Coach Fulton…

  11. Physical McNeil overpowers Austin

    28 Aug 2016
    You could visually see the game was going to be lopsided as the teams ran on to the field from their inflatable tunnels.  The physically larger McNeil Mavericks loomed over the smaller Austin Maroons, which set the tone for the entire game.  The spirited Maroons fought hard, but the Mavericks put the first, then second,…

  12. Killeen outlasts Stony Point 21-14

    26 Aug 2016
    The Killeen Kangaroos traveled to Kelly Reeves stadium on Thursday to play Stony Point Tigers on the first night of high school football in Central Texas.  Both teams started slowly, with the offensive lines causing worry for both teams.   But Killeen put it together in the second quarter with touchdown scoring plays of a…

  13. Colorado Springs Sky Sox shut down Round Rock Express

    22 Aug 2016
    The Round Rock Express were downed by the Colorado Springs Sky Sox by a score of 6-0 on Sunday.  The Express were held to just 3 hits.  Winning pitcher Josh Hader went 6 innings, allowing only 2 hits, and striking out 12.  This was Hader’s first career win in AAA ball.   The Express’s…

  14. Texas Roller Derby: Rhinestone Cowgirls take on Holy Rollers

    21 Aug 2016
    The Rhinestone Cowgirls took on the Holy Rollers at the Palmer Event Center on Saturday.  The Holy Rollers jumped into the lead in the first period, 27-11 and maintained the margin, going into halftime with a 44-25 lead.  But by either theatrics or resolve the Cowgirls closed the gap, trailing…

  15. National American Grappling Association comes to Austin

    17 Aug 2016
    The National American Grappling Association (NAGA) came to Austin this weekend for a regional tournament.  NAGA hosts the country’s oldest and largest Submission Grappling and Brazilian Jiu-jitsu tournaments in the United States. There are two types of grappling, Gi and No-Gi, differing in technique, rules, but the most notable difference is clothing.   A “gi”…

  16. Travis County Expo Centers hosts Gi Grappling competition

    17 Aug 2016
    The National American Grappling Association came to the Travis County Expo Center this weekend for a regional competition.   Grappling appears similar to Greco-Roman wrestling, but quickly resembles a regulated street brawl. There are two types of grappling, Gi and No-Gi, differing in technique, rules, but the most notably, in clothing.   A “gi” can also be called…

  17. Kubitza claimed off waivers by the Atlanta Braves

    16 Aug 2016
    Congratulations to former Round Rock Express infielder / outfielder Kyle Kubitza on his return to the Atlanta Braves.  Atlanta claimed Kubitza off waivers on August 12, 2016.  Atlanta, in the fourth round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft, originally selected Kubitza.   He played college baseball at Texas State University for the Bobcats.  He hit…

  18. Texas State Football rebuilding under Coach Withers

    16 Aug 2016
    In case you missed it, Austin American Statesman sports writer, Kirk Bohls, wrote a fair, balanced, and encouraging assessment of the 2016 Texas State Bobcats Football team.  I encourage you to read the entire article at: http://goo.gl/V9TuKP.   I’ll cite a few of my favorite parts of the article, with…

  19. Sleep Deprived Express Worse for the Wear

    09 Aug 2016
    The Round Rock Express dropped a lopsided match-up against the Nashville Sounds on Sunday, 6 to 1.  The previous night the Express played a 15 inning marathon against the Oklahoma City Dodgers, wrapping up at midnight and putting the team home around 6am.  The anemic Express could only muster four hits against Nashville, and a solo home…

  20. He’s back… Jared Hoying goes 3-for-3, 4 RBIs, and SB! Leads Express over Memphis

    03 Aug 2016
    Jared Hoying mentally returned to the Round Rock Express on Monday, making a one man show and leading the Express to 5-3 victory over the Memphis Redbirds.  Hoying went 3-for-3, with a single, double and triple.  He also hit a sacrifice, accounting for 4 runs.  Jared also showed his presence on the base path, with a…

  21. Justin Ruggiano acquired by NY Mets

    01 Aug 2016
    Austin native, Justin Ruggiano, was the latest of many Round Rock Express players to find there way again to the Major Leagues.  On July 30, 2016, the Mets signed Ruggiano to their 25-man roster to replace the injured José Reyes.   Ruggiano is no stranger to Show.  Ruggiano played college baseball for the…

  22. Texas Roller Derby: Putas del Fuega attempt comeback but Cherry Bombs prevail

    31 Jul 2016
    There are so many different, and good, ways to describe Texas Roller Derby.   The crowd’s engagement resembles Rocky Horror Picture Show.  Some of the theatrics, especially during penalties, resembles old-style championship wrestling.   But in its finest moments, it is a legitimate competition, resembling football and ice hockey.  The athletes enjoy there their short-lived notoriety but at…

  23. Storm Chasers pitch 3-hitter, top Express 4 - 0

    29 Jul 2016
    The Omaha Storm Chasers held the Round Rock Express to three hits on their way to a 4-0 win before 8,000 fans at the Dell Diamond.  Round Rock’s best scoring chance came in the eighth inning when Edwin Garcia singled, Drew Robinson drew a walk, and Brett Nicholas also singled to load the…

  24. Doug Bernier hits for the Cycle, but don’t forget his glove

    28 Jul 2016
    Doug Bernier set a Round Rock Express record on Thursday by being the only player in the team’s 17 year history to hit for the cycle (1B, 2B, 3B, and HR).  With an interesting statistic like that, it’s important not to overlook his overall value to the team.  Bernier has probably gone under appreciated by…

  25. Gallo gets call to help Rangers regain their stride

    27 Jul 2016
    The Texas Rangers have recalled infielder Joey Gallo to put some power into the line-up as they strive to regain their winning momentum.   According to MLBPipeline.com, Gallo is the Ranger’s number one prospect in the program.  Gallo has dramatically improved his presence at the plate this season, reducing the number of strikeouts, and…

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