Past Articles

  1. Cadillac DPi Dominate WeatherTech Championship at COTA

    06 May 2017
    WeatherTech Sportscar Championship is the flagship IMSA series, competing at 12 locations throughout North America.  The championship came to Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas on the fourth stop on the year. The competition takes place in four different classes: Prototype, Prototype Challenge, GT Le Mans and GT Daytona,…

  2. Jousting returns to Central Texas at Lysts on the Lake

    03 May 2017
    Lysts on the Lake first came to the Lake Austin water front property of patron Richard Garriott on April 29 - May 1, 2011.   Twenty-four competitors participated in the event, which reportedly made it the largest competitive joust in the world at the time. This year’s event brought 17 competitors…

  3. Sounds Clobber Express

    02 May 2017
    The struggling Round Rock Express continued its troubles as they faced Nashville Sounds.  The Sounds put up 40 batters who produced 11 runs on 15 hits.   Conversely, the Express generate only two hits, a double, compliments of Drew Robinson and a single by Josh Wilson.  Travis Synder got to first…

  4. Round Rock Over Powers Iowa

    24 Apr 2017
    The Round Rock Express (9-10) powered their way to a 9-2 victory over the Iowa Cubs (9-10). Josh Wilson and Jared Hoying of the Express each notched a home run in the win. Round Rock starter Dillon Gee (1-2) earned the win with five innings pitch. Gee gave up just…

  5. Marquez captures 4th consecutive MotoGP victory at COTA

    24 Apr 2017
    Sunday was a perfect ending to the fifth MotoGP event at the Circuit of the Americas.  Saturday’s qualifying rounds were a chilly and blustery, with over casted skies.  But Sunday’s weather was ideal for racing and spectating.  For the new comer, MotoGP is the premier class of motorcycle road racing,…

  6. Express Out-Last Cubs

    23 Apr 2017
    The Round Rock Express (8-10) edged the Iowa Cubs (9-9) 8-7 after 13 innings of play. Travis Snider hit an RBI single with no outs in the bottom of the 13th to give the Express a walkoff victory.  Offensively, the Express put up eight runs on 15 hits.  Cesar Puello…

  7. EG 0,0 Marc VDS Team posts two fastest Moto2 times on day 1

    22 Apr 2017
    Moto2 is the little sister to MotoGP. Both classes of motorcycles are purpose-built racing machines that are neither available for purchase by the general public nor legal for use on public roads.  MotoGP bikes are 1000cc 4 stroke prototypes capable of 240+ horsepower and 200+ mph.  Moto2 bikes have slightly…

  8. Repsol Honda posts fastest day 1 time at MotoGP Americas

    22 Apr 2017
    The Repsol Honda Team lead by Marc Marquez (#93) has enjoy good success at the Circuit of the Americas.  In 2013 Marquez became the youngest MotoGP to gain the pole position and take the race in Austin.  And for the last three years he has repeated the feat, having won…

  9. Express Win on Walk-Off Wild Pitch

    18 Apr 2017
    The Round Rock Express (7-6) and Omaha Storm Chasers (6-6) went back-and-forth for 11 innings, but it was the Express that collected a win after a bases-loaded wild pitch by the Storm Chasers.  Offensively, the Express produce 10 hits to generate five runs.  Drew Robinson, Doug Bernier, and Preston Beck…

  10. Stars close disappointing season with a loss

    16 Apr 2017
    Fans ruled Saturday night as the Texas Stars closed out the 2016 / 2017 season with Fan Appreciation Night.  The Stars played their IH 35 rivals, the San Antonio Rampage.  The teams played 12 prior times this season with Texas leading the series eight games to four.   San Antonio controlled…

  11. Stars remain dominant in IH35 rivalry

    13 Apr 2017
    Wednesday’s game was the twelfth meeting this season between the Texas Stars and the San Antonio Rampage.  The games are usually exciting, owning both to the short distances separating the cities and the comparable, albeit sub-0.500, level of play.  Texas leads the series seven games to four.   San Antonio started…

  12. Middlebrooks’ grand slam leads Express over Sounds

    10 Apr 2017
    Sunday afternoons in the Spring are made for baseball.  This past Sunday afternoon the Round Rock Express played the Nashville sounds, which made for pleasant entertainment.   The Express jumped out in the bottom of the third inning.  Preston Beck singled on a soft pop up to shortstop.  Will Middlebrows followed…

  13. Round Rock Express best Nashville Sounds in season opener

    07 Apr 2017
    The astronomical start of Spring was March 20th, but true Spring in Central Texas does not begin until the first pitch is thrown in a Round Rock Express game.  Spring was sprung on April 6 as the Express took on the Nashville Sound at the Dell Diamond.  Only five Express…

  14. Spurs close season with loss to Skyforce

    02 Apr 2017
    The Austin Spurs played their final game of the 2016 / 2017 season against the Sioux Falls Skyforce.  Expectations were high for a crowd of 5965 fans.  Unfortunately, the game, as well as the season, was a disappointment for the Spurs’ fans.   The Skyforce controlled the game from the opening…

  15. 2017 90th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays at Mike A. Myers Stadium

    02 Apr 2017
    Greater than 7700 athletes competed in the 2017 Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, presented by Spectrum, at Mike A. Myers Stadium.   Some 40,000 fans saw 14 meeting records broken over the four-day event.   Some of the record-breaking action included:  - Texas A&M’s Lindon Victor won the decathlon with score of 8,472…

  16. Late surge puts Heat over the Stars

    29 Mar 2017
    Stockton Heat goalkeeper Jon Gillies put in another strong performance to shutdown the Texas Stars.  The Heat offense added two third period goals to insure the win.   Both teams were held scoreless in the first period.  Hunter Shinkaruk of the Heat open the scoring at 4:06 of the second period…

  17. Underdog Spurs give OKC Blues the blues

    27 Mar 2017
    Expectations were low for the Austin Spurs (23-24) as they took on the Oklahoma City Blues (32-15) at the HEB Center at Cedar Park.  Not only were the Spurs the underdog, they were also tired, having arrived late the previous night from a road game against the Texas Legends.  Austin…

  18. Payback: Stars put out the Heat in OT thriller

    26 Mar 2017
    Something was different tonight.  The previously night the Texas Stars blew a 4-1 lead and ultimately lost to the Stockton Heat 5-4.  Tonight the Stars didn’t play their normal soccer ball knock-around.  The trainer didn’t come out to the ice for the pre-game warm-up.  And the coaches left the locker…

  19. Stars lose heartbreaker to Stockton Heat

    25 Mar 2017
    The struggling Texas Stars showed a glimpse of their former selves Friday night against the Stockton Heat.  Texas got an early jump on the night, when Jason Dickinson scored on a power play at 2:35 in the first period.  Dillon Heatherington added another Star’s goal at 15:02, and Texas led…

  20. Warrior Edge Past Spurs

    23 Mar 2017
    The Santa Cruz Warriors (28-19) edged out the Austin Spurs (19-22), winning 106-103.  The Spurs entered the fourth period with a five-point lead, but the Warriors out-shot the Spurs 31-to-23 in the final frame.  Santa Cruz put up eight unanswered points in the final 1:27 of the game.  Orlando Johnson…

  21. UT faces new reality as Big 12 play starts

    19 Mar 2017
    The University of Texas Longhorn baseball team had high hopes this weekend as they began Big 12 Conference play against the #6 ranked Texas Tech University Red Raiders.  The Longhorns entered the weekend with a 13-6 record and momentum they hoped would reclaim former glory days.   Texas dropped the Friday…

  22. Old rivals, UT, Texas A&M, meet again on the baseball diamond

    15 Mar 2017
    Tuesday was a perfect evening for baseball as it brought two long time rivals together.  The Aggies of Texas A&M University came to UFCU Disch Falk Field to compete with the Longhorns of the University of Texas.  The Aggies led the scoring with one run in fourth inning by Braden…

  23. 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…

  24. 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.…

  25. 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…

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