Wolves Squeeze by Stars
24 Jan 2020
The visiting Chicago Wolves (21-18-3-2) won a tight, hard-fought game against the Texas Stars by a score of 2-1. Defenses were tight on both sides of the ice. Texas managed only 20 shots-on-goal in the game and Chicago produced just 23.
Gavin Bayreuther gave the Stars the early lead with…
OKC Blue Surprises Austin Spurs
21 Jan 2020
The game between the third place Austin Spurs and the tenth place Oklahoma City (OKC) Blue should have been a ho-hummer.
Austin was five games above 0.500 while OKC was five games below 0.500. Austin had their full complement of San Antonio assignees and two-way players, while OKC was without…
Stars Best Penguins in Shootout Thriller
17 Jan 2020
Shootout goals by Jason Robertson and Nick Caamano, and masterful goaltending by Jake Oettinger gave the Texas Stars (19-17-2-2) a 4-3 overtime victory against the Wilkes-Barre / Scranton Penguins (18-17-3-4). The win extends Texas’ streak to six games and have a perfect 6-0-0-0 record in 2020.
Texas Stars wept this…
Kero’s Hat Trick Thrusts Stars Over Penguins
15 Jan 2020
Tanner Kero tallied his second career hat trick to lead the Texas Stars (18-17-2-2) over the Wilke-Barre/Scranton Penguins (18-16-3-3) by a final score of 5-2. The Stars extend their win-stream to five games and are undefeated in 2020.
Additional scoring for the Stars came from Anthony Louis with a goal…
Marlies Coach Stricken, Team Forfeits
10 Jan 2020
Toronto Marlies (20-12-2-2) assistant coach Rob Davison suffered a grand mal seizure in the locker room 90 minutes before the start of their game against the Texas Stars (15-17-2-2). The game would have been the first meeting in Cedar Park since the 2018 Calder Cup Finals.
Davison, 39, has been…
Austin Spurs Rally in Fourth Quarter
09 Jan 2020
The Northern Arizona (NAZ) Suns (5-17) played a surprising competitive game, but ultimately fell to the Austin Spurs (14-9) by a final score of 109-102.
The Suns played an extremely tight game through the first three frames, exchanging lead with the Spurs 13 times and tying 9 times.
Spurs Fend Vipers’ Surge in OT
05 Jan 2020
The Austin Spurs (12-9) held off a comeback by the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Vipers (6-18) to claim their second consecutive overtime victory. The win extended their streak to three games.
Keldon Johnson led the Spurs with 24 points in 28 minutes of play. Luka Samanic recorded a double-double with…
Spurs Come-From-Behind, Top Swarm in OT
03 Jan 2020
The Austin Spurs (11-9) came from behind in overtime to defeat the Greensboro Swarm (4-17) by a final score of 126-123. The victory could be a turning point for Austin, but was it a turn for the better or worse?
The Spurs entered the game as the clear favorite.
#25 Texas Women Rout Northwestern State
29 Dec 2019
The #25 University of Texas Longhorns’ (8-4) womens basketball team obliterated the Northwestern State University Demons (3-8) by a final score of 91-49. The game was Texas’ final game before starting Big 12 match-ups.
For Texas, Charli Collier produced her ninth double-double of the season with 16 points and 12…
Texas Upsets #1 Stanford
22 Dec 2019
The University of Texas women’s basketball team made a national statement by defeating the #1 ranked Stanford University Cardinal by a score of 69 to 64. The last time the Longhorns topped a #1 team was on Nov. 25, 2004 against the University of Tennessee.
Texas is 6-26 all-time against…
Texas Sweeps Manitoba
13 Dec 2019
Adam Mascherin led the Texas Stars (11-13-1-2) to a two-game sweep of the Manitoba Moose (13-15-0-0) by a score of 3-2. The victory was Texas’ fifth consecutive and eighth in nine games.
Mascherin’s goal came just 45 seconds into the final frame. Rhettt Gardner set Mascherin up for the game-winning…
Stars Deliver with New Leader at Helm
11 Dec 2019
The Texas Stars (10-13-1-2) looked anything but unsettled as they soundly defeated the Manitoba Moose (13-14-0-0), 3-1. Anthony Louis led the Stars with a goal and an assist.
The Stars had good reason to be unsettled as six-year head coach Derek Laxdal was promoted to the Dallas Stars in the…
Spurs Stage Dramatic Come from Behind Victory
10 Dec 2019
The Austin Spurs (7-6) surged late in the game to over come a 16-point deficient to defeat the Stockton Kings (7-4) by a score of 127-122. Quinndary Weatherspoon led the Spurs with 23 points.
The Spurs went on a 17 to 0 scoring run midway through the final frame to…
Spurs Defeat Skyforce in Team Effort
06 Dec 2019
The Austin Spurs (6-5) defeated the Sioux Falls Skyforce (5-7) by a final score of 116-107. Seven Spurs players scored in double digits with 21 team assists.
Both teams played a very competitive first half with the lead changing seven times and tied four times. But the Spurs broke free…
UC Santa Barbara Bounces Texas State NCAA Tourney
05 Dec 2019
The University California of Santa Barbara Gauchos (23-5) ended the Texas State University Bobcat’s (24-9) NCAA volleyball tournament hopes with decisive four set victory. Santa Barbara takes on Texas in the second round of the tourney on Friday.
The Bobcats entered the match as slight underdog, despite being the Sun…
Stars Rout Conference Leading Admirals
03 Dec 2019
The last place Texas Stars (7-13-1-2) defeated the conference leading Milwaukee Admirals (17-4-1-2) by a score of 5-1 to break the Admirals’ 13-game winning streak.
Both teams played a cautious first period.
Milwaukee’s Yakov Trenin opening the scoring at 4:18 in the second period on a power play, for the…
Stars Fall in Overtime
01 Dec 2019
The Texas Star fought hard and came from behind to force overtime against the conference leading Milwaukee Admirals, but ultimately fell 2-1.
Both teams played an error-free, penalty-free game.
Milwaukee’s Yakov Trenin opened the scoring late in the first period.
The Admiral led until midway through the third period when…
Never In Doubt: Lakers over Spurs
29 Nov 2019
The South Bay Lakers (5-3) easily handled the Austin Spurs (4-6), winning by a final score of 122-101.
Austin’s only lead came at the opening tipoff. The Lakers led by as many as 33 points before settling on a 21 point margin of victory.
The perennially present David Stockton led…
Stars Overpower Wild
26 Nov 2019
The Texas Stars (5-13-0-2) handily defeated the Iowa Wild (11-4-2-2) by a score of 7-3. The Stars have amassed 13 goals in two consecutive wins that snapped a 12 game losing streak.
Texas wasted no time scoring. Michael Mersch and Anthony Louis each found the back of the net in…
Spurs Surge in Win Over Magic
25 Nov 2019
The Austin Spurs (5-4) repulsed a comeback to decisively defeat the Lakeland Magic by a score of 97-71.
The Spurs led from the opening tip-off, initially going on a 10-0 run. Austin kept the Magic from scoring in the first four minutes of the game. Lakeland rallied with an 11-2…
Arkansas State Upsets Louisiana in Sun Belt Championship
21 Nov 2019
The bottom seeded Arkansas State Red Wolves upset the fifth seeded Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns in the opening round of the Sun Belt Conference Volleyball Championship. The Red Wolves came from behind to win 20-25, 21-25, 25-12, 25,20 and 15-7.
Arkansas State controlled the match in kills (70 to 56), aces…
UT Arlington Surprises Appalachian State
21 Nov 2019
The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) Mavericks surprised higher seed Appalachian State Mountaineers in a convincing four set victory in the first round of the Sunbelt Conference Volleyball Championship.
Both teams were highly competitive in the first three sets (25-23, 22-25, 25-21), but Appalachian State lost momentum and dropped…
Texas Down Rio Grande Valley Before Packed House
20 Nov 2019
Greater than 7,200 fans, mostly 4th through 7th graders from Austin area schools, watched the University of Texas Longhorns (2-2) take on the University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Vaqueros (2-2) in a game with an inevitable outcome. Texas defeated RGV 85 to 69 to lead the series…
Spurs Out Last Kings
17 Nov 2019
The Stockton Kings surged late but ran out of clock and lost to the Austin Spurs 108 to 99. Stockton’s Kyle Guy led all players with 26 points.
Both teams played a highly competitive first period with the lead changing 10 times and the score tied five. Austin edged out…
Troy Trounces Texas State
16 Nov 2019
It was a sad send-off for the Texas State Bobcats (3-7, 2-4 in the Sun Belt) on Senior Day as they fell to Troy University Trojans (5-5, 3-3 in the Sun Belt) by a score of 63-27.
“I want to thank these seniors. We have 22 of them, and they…
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