Past Articles

  1. Race to the bottom? Stars fall to Rampage

    14 Mar 2017
    Has the long-standing IH-35 American Hockey League rivalry become a race to the bottom?  The San Antonio Rampage and the Texas Stars are currently last and second-to-last, respectively, in the Western Conference of the American Hockey League’s Pacific Division.  The teams met for the eleventh of 14 total matchups this…

  2. Stars played hearts out, come up short

    12 Mar 2017
    The Texas Stars played with intensity in their final home game of the season against the Iowa Wild.  The action was so intense that than the first 20 minutes felt like the final two minutes of tight game.  Iowa jumped to an early lead with a goal by Alex Tuch.…

  3. Iowa Wild go wild against Texas Stars

    11 Mar 2017
    The Iowa Wild beat the Texas Star with the first three shots on goal.  But the beating did not end there.  Those three shots by the Wild resulted in goals by Sam Anas and Alex Tuch in the first 14 minutes of play.  Anas and Tuch repeated the feat in…

  4. Livo Jean-Charles posts career game

    10 Mar 2017
    There’s something about playing in your big brother’s room that makes you act like your big brother.  That was the case Thursday night when the Austin Spurs played in the AT&T Center, home of their parent team, the San Antonio Spurs.  The Austin Spurs took on the Deleware 87ers and…

  5. Payback: Stars top Griffins in second meeting

    09 Mar 2017
    The Grand Rapid Griffins manhandled the Texas Stars when they played four days ago and the Stars had but one thing on their mind: payback.  Travis Morin of Texas started the scoring mid-way through the first period.  However, the second period, and most of the third, looked like a repeat…

  6. Spurs fall short in last minute push against Salt Lake City Stars

    06 Mar 2017
    The Austin Spurs has a nucleus of a solid NBA-D team.  But like a physics experiment gone awry, the results could be devastatingly bad if you insert foreign objects into its core.  Such was the case Sunday afternoon when Bryn Forbes, Davis Bertans and Dejounte Murray made the short trip…

  7. Tale of two halves: Griffins out do Star 5-2

    05 Mar 2017
    The Texas Stars were the more aggressive team in the first 30 minutes of their game with the Grand Rapids Griffins.  Texas jumped to an early lead on a goal by Cole Ully at 6:15 in the first period.  Grand Rapids quickly followed suit on a power play goal by…

  8. Cory Jefferson leads Austin Spurs over Long Island Nets

    04 Mar 2017
    Cory Jefferson recorded his 16th double-double of the season with 19 points and 16 rebounds in 32 minutes.  Bryn Forbes, On assignment from San Antonio, led Austin with 21 points and 2 rebounds in 30 minutes.  And Charles Garcia also recorded a double-double off the bench with 13 points and…

  9. Lowly Iowa upsets Austin at home

    27 Feb 2017
    The last place Iowa Energy surprised the Austin Spurs by taking a lead in the first two minutes of the game.  They never looked back.   Iowa led by as much as 12 points in the first quarter, and increased that lead to as much to 13 points in the second…

  10. Spurs out-shine the Suns

    25 Feb 2017
    The Austin Spurs notched an impressive win in Friday’s game against the Northern Arizona Suns before 5561 fans at the HEB Center in Cedar Park.  The Spurs have been underperforming in their three-point shooting.  The Spurs made 57% three-point attempts, sinking 12 of the long balls.   Cory Jefferson continued to…

  11. Nothing stops Spurs against Sioux Falls Skyforce

    24 Feb 2017
    It took a minute and a half for the Spurs to put their first points on the board.  But once they did, they never looked a back.  In fact, the Spurs had their second best offensive performance in the history of the team.  Key indicators like the three-point conversion rate…

  12. Wolves howl, bite Stars

    19 Feb 2017
    The Chicago Wolves came out strong and fast against the Texas Stars Saturday night.  Chicago put up two first period goals by Samuel Blais and Andrew Agozzino, the later on a power play.   Texas scored the only goal of the evening on an effort by Ethan Werek late in the…

  13. Stars Over Wolves in Overtime

    17 Feb 2017
    Nick Ebert could have taken another 24 seconds, but he chose not.  Instead the defenseman converted a 4-on-3 overtime power play to secure the win for the Texas Stars over the Chicago Wolves.   It was the eighth goal of the season for Ebert.  Mike McMurtry of the Stars started the…

  14. Stars Overpower Tucson with Power Plays

    11 Feb 2017
    The Texas Stars converted on four of seven power plays to beat the Tucson Roadrunners 6-2.  The Stars scored the first three goals of the game, starting with Travis Morin (16) at 10:39 of the first period.  Julius Honka (6) followed at 12:10 with the first power play goal of…

  15. Tucson Rally Falls Short, Stars in OT

    10 Feb 2017
    The Tucson Roadrunners rallied to force an overtime period, but Matej Stransky’s goal secure victory for the Texas Stars.  First period play lacked energy, with neither team scoring.  Stars’ Coach Derek Laxdal fired up the players during the break and the team re-entered the ice with a new attitude.  Ethan…

  16. Morin Tallies 300th Career Assist in Win

    10 Feb 2017
    Andrew Bodnarchuk led the Texas Stars with a goal and an assist as the Star beat the Tucson Roadrunner 3-2.   Travis Morin recorded his 300th career assist as a Star.  After a scoreless first period, Bodnarchuk put Texas on the board at 8:58 of the second with a power play…

  17. Peters Impresses with Winning First Game

    04 Feb 2017
    Justin Peters turned aside 22 of 23 shots on goal and led the win in his game with the Texas Stars.  Final score was Stars 2, San Antonio Rampage 1.  Ethan Werek started the scoring for Stars at 17:46 in the first period.  It was Werek’s fourth goal of the…

  18. Spur lose Steam, Fall to D-Fenders

    02 Feb 2017
    The Austin Spurs battled neck and neck with the league leading LA D-Fenders for the first three quarter.   The lead changed 18 times and the game was tied 20 times. But the depth of the D-Fenders prevailed as they out scored the Spurs by ten points in the final frame.…

  19. D-Fenders Blow-Past Spurs

    29 Jan 2017
    The LA D-Fenders out-scored the Austin Spurs by 32 points in the first half and never looked back.  The Spurs trailed for the rest of the game, not coming any closer than 24 points to the D-Fenders.  Hollis Thompson led the Spurs with 20 points and 8 rebounds.  Daniel Nwaelele…

  20. Texas out-shoots Bakersfield but still fall

    29 Jan 2017
    The Texas Stars came out with guns a blazing, out shooting the Bakersfield Condors nearly three-to-one.  Unfortunately a full house of 6300 fans was disappointed as the Stars were out-scored two-to-one.  Scott Allen of the Condors started the scoring at 13:01 in the first period, and teammate Jere Sallinen added…

  21. Condors stop Stars in shoot-out

    28 Jan 2017
    The Texas Stars wasted no time in their match-up with the Bakersfield Condors.  Stars’ Captain Travis Morin scored this 15th goal of the season in the first 72 seconds of the game.  The fast start was not necessarily a good omen as the Condors followed suite a few minutes later.…

  22. Fantastic Team victory! Spurs over Suns

    27 Jan 2017
    One of the hidden benefits of the Austin Spurs is that many San Antonio Spurs players make the short drive to Austin on a regular basis and play.  Austin is the official Developmental League team for San Antonio.  This helps the younger players by providing more playing time and less…

  23. Spurs fall hard in overtime to Warriors

    10 Jan 2017
    Coach Ken McDonald is a composed, supportive professional while on the court.  In four years covering the team, his voice has never been heard off the court. Unfortunately, Coach McDonald’s frustrations were exposed and the f-bomb was loudly dropped during the second quarter of the Austin Spurs match-up against the…

  24. Cleveland Monsters squeak by Texas Stars in overtime shoot out

    08 Jan 2017
    Saturday nights match-up between the Texas Stars and the Cleveland Monsters had an entirely tone from the previous night.  In Friday’s game both teams tallied a total of six goals.  Saturday’s game was much tighter contest, allowing only a total of two goals in regulation play.  All of the Stars…

  25. Stars snap slump, tap Monsters for win

    07 Jan 2017
    The Texas Stars played the Cleveland Monster before a crowd of 5000 fans at the HEB Center on Friday.  The Stars started the scoring on a goal at 3:04 in the first period by Remi Elie.  The  Monsters evened the score, and then took a lead into the locker room…

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