Past Articles

  1. Gulls ruin Stars New Years Eve

    01 Jan 2017
    Quantity does not always produce quality, and the Texas Stars proved that on a very dysfunctional New Years Eve.  The Stars needed 38 shots on goal to put one puck in the net, while San Diego Gulls needed only 23 attempts to score three times.  Such was close of 2016…

  2. Spurs overcome weak second quarter, outlast Energy

    31 Dec 2016
    The Iowa Energy is the worst team in the NBA-D League.  Normally when a two-win team comes to the HEB Center you assume an easy night for the Spurs.  There is never a sure thing.  The Spurs came out strong in the first period, closing with a 32 to 24…

  3. Texas Stars shutout by San Diego Gulls

    30 Dec 2016
    The Texas Stars disappointed greater than 6500 fans on Thursday as they fell to the San Diego Gull.  Official credit is given to San Diego Gulls rookie goalkeeper Kevin Boyle who stopped a perfect 26 shots on goal, leading to a 4-0 win.  However, the Gulls did not win this…

  4. Legends top Spurs, capitalize on inconsistent Play

    29 Dec 2016
    Basketball is a very cruel mistress.  You must be attentive for four entire quarters or she will turn on you.  The Austin Spurs failed to give complete attention and lost a game they could have won.  Playing a much stronger Texas Legend team on Wednesday, the Spurs came out strong…

  5. Spurs look sharp, bite Vipers

    24 Dec 2016
    The Austin Spurs had a very short wish list on the eve of Christmas Eve… they wanted to win. The 6-and-10 Spurs faced the impressive 11-and-6 Rio Grande Valley Vipers, without the help of San Antonio Spurs assignees Dejounte Murray and Bryn Forbes.  And it worked, even without the special…

  6. Austin Spurs play catch-up, fall to Westchester Knicks

    19 Dec 2016
    The Austin Spurs are still waiting for the team chemistry to kick-in.  In the meanwhile, the Team has dropped seven of its last eight games.  The latest lost was against the Westchester Knicks.  Ironically, the game featured the return of former Spurs player, Keith Wright, who recorded a double-double against…

  7. Admirals outlast Stars in Tight Contest

    18 Dec 2016
    The Texas Stars and Milwaukee Admirals battle a tense back-and-forth match Friday night at the HEB Cedar Park Center.  The Admirals took an early lead in the first period, and added to in the second for a 2-0 lead.  The Stars responded with three unanswered goals, including a short-handed score…

  8. Stars’ rookie goalkeeper has stellar first start

    11 Dec 2016
    In stark contrast to the scoring bonanza the previous night, defenses for both the Texas Stars and Rockford IceHogs reigned supreme.  Texas Stars rookie goaltender Landon Bow started his first career game in the AHL.  Bow recorded 37 saves on 38 shots during three regulation and one overtime periods.  Rockford…

  9. Texas Stars trounce Rockford IceHogs 8-4

    10 Dec 2016
    In the most productive night of the season, the Texas Stars found the back of the net eight times, as they skated over the Rockford IceHogs, 8-4.  Player of the game Brendan Ranford scored twice, and was supported by individual contributions by Mike McMurtry, Remi Elie, Justin Dowling, Gemel Smith,…

  10. Salt Lake City tops Austin Spurs, despite help from San Antonio

    03 Dec 2016
    After falling to the Greensboro Swarm the previous night, the Austin Spur armed themselves with assignees from San Antonio to battle the Salt Lake City Stars.  The back-and-forth contest featured 10 lead changes and was tied nine times.  But Salt Lake City pulled ahead mid-way through the fourth quarter and…

  11. Late comeback falls short… Austin Spurs fall to Greensboro

    03 Dec 2016
    The Austin Spurs started strong against the Greensboro Swarm, taking a 28-25 lead into the start of the second quarter.  But Greensboro dominated the middle quarters and led by 17 points at the end of three.  Austin came back strong in the fourth quarter, out scoring Greensboro 30-19.  But the…

  12. Texas State Mens Basketball stuff McNeese State, kinks aside

    30 Nov 2016
    In a contest reminiscent of intramural league play, the Texas State Men’s Basketball Team (3-3) beat McNeese State (2-4) 80-to-68.  Temperamental fourth year coach Danny Kaspar had no one else but himself to blame for the team’s play, but consistently found fault elsewhere.  Despite all the negative feedback from Coach…

  13. Rebuild continues, second team starts, Texas State football falls to Troy

    27 Nov 2016
    Coach Everett Withers continued the rebuilding process by starting underclassman against the Troy Trojans.  Withers knew what the team facing against the Trojans (9-2, 6-1 Sun Belt), but felt it was more important to give the second tier roster early exposure to next fall.  Texas State entered the game at…

  14. Civil War Re-enactment at Liendo Plantation Hempstead, Texas

    22 Nov 2016
    One of the best Civil War re-enactments in Texas occurs at the Liendo Plantation in Hempstead.  The plantation, built in 1853, was originally a Spanish land grant of 67,000 acres and one of Texas’ earliest cotton plantations.  During the Civil War the plantation hosted a Confederate recruiting station and was…

  15. Spurs win at buzzer in overtime

    20 Nov 2016
    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…

  16. Spurs notch second win of season over Reno Bighorns

    18 Nov 2016
    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…

  17. Austin Spur shut down Reno Bighorns

    16 Nov 2016
    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)…

  18. Oklahoma City bring Blue to Austin Spurs home opener

    14 Nov 2016
    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…

  19. Idaho vandalizes Texas State football

    13 Nov 2016
    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…

  20. Texas Stars win big over San Jose

    12 Nov 2016
    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…

  21. Cedar Ridge rolls over Westwood, closes with perfect regular season

    06 Nov 2016
    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),…

  22. Southwestern University swimming starts season with victory over Austin College

    06 Nov 2016
    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…

  23. Texas Rangers selected contract of Drew Robinson from Round Rock Express.

    04 Nov 2016
    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,…

  24. Austin Spurs Draft Day Party welcomes new Players

    01 Nov 2016
    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…

  25. Demetri McCamey and Jarell Eddie to rejoin Austin Spurs

    01 Nov 2016
    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…

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