Past Articles

  1. No Surprises in AVP Austin Open Women’s Day 1

    06 May 2022
    The AVP Austin Open return to Krieg Field after a two-year COVID hiatus.  Many things have changed in this year’s tournament.  Under the new ownership of the Bally Corporation, the tourney is larger in number of events, growing from 8 to 16, but is smaller in scope.  16 seeded teams…

  2. Tops Men Seeds Bend but Don’t Break

    06 May 2022
    The winners of the 2019 Austin Open are back to defend their titles, kinda.  Taylor Crabb and Jake Gibb won the men’s title in 2019.  Gibb has since retired and Crabb is now teamed with Taylor Sander.  Friday’s competition focused on the Winner’s Bracket with many of the higher seeds…

  3. Texas’ Pitching Collapses

    01 May 2022
    #10 Texas (31-16, 9-9) lost 10-8 to #8 Oklahoma State (31-13, 13-5) in the final regular season game at Disch-Falk Field.  The Longhorns squander a 7-0 lead, allowing the Cowboys 10 runs in the 7th inning.   The game had the unusual distinguish of Texas head coach David Pierce becoming a…

  4. Austin Shows Mercy Over Seattle

    01 May 2022
    The Austin Gilgronis (10-2) continued their tear through Major League Rugby’s  Western Conference with a 17-6 victory over the Seattle Seawolves (6-6).  Austin extends their winning streak to five matches and increases their conference race lead to 9-points.  As one-sided as the score was, it could have been worse.  Austin…

  5. Express on the Short End of Near No Hitter

    28 Apr 2022
    Jhonathan Diaz (W, 2-0) threw a 1-hit shutout to lead the Salt Lake Bees (10-11) over the Round Rock Express (14-7) by a score of 2-0.  Diaz struck-out 7 and didn’t allow a walk in 8 innings.  Zach Weiss (W, 1) retired the side in the ninth inning.  David MacKinnon…

  6. Composed, Confident Express Prevail

    24 Apr 2022
    What a different team.  Two weeks ago, I, as well as most fans, questioned the ability of this team.  Since the disappointing start to the season, in which the team lost the first three games, the team has gone on to assemble 13 wins against 3 losses.  Tonight, the team…

  7. Austin FC Overpowers Vancouver Whitecaps

    23 Apr 2022
    Austin FC dominated the Vancouver Whitecaps in route to a 3-0 victory, recapturing first place in the MLS Western Conference.  Maxi Urruti’s first half brace led Austin over Vancouver.   Sebastian Driussi’s goal early in the second half iced the game for the home team.   Driussi also assisted on Urruti’s first…

  8. Texas Shows Baylor No Mercy

    22 Apr 2022
    Texas showed no mercy as they defeated Baylor 20-1 on Friday.  Texas sent 40 batters to the plate, and batted around the order in the 4th and 7th innings.  Texas was led offensively by Trey Faltine with 3 hit in 5 at-bats for 5 RBIs.  Douglas Hodo III also went…

  9. Express Extend Streak to Seven

    21 Apr 2022
    Are these guys real?  The Round Rock Express won their seventh consecutive game in a row defeating the Albuquerque Isotopes by a score of 6-to-1.  The Express have now won 9 out of the last 10 game.  The Express were led by 1B Matt Carpenter with a home run, a…

  10. Express Top Isotopes in Series Opener

    19 Apr 2022
    The Round Rock Express (9-4) return to Dell Diamond a new team, having since won 9 of the last 10 game after dropping their first three games of the season.  Round Rock’s 3-2 win over the Albuquerque Isotopes (5-8) extends their winning streak to five games.  A.J. Alexy looked solid…

  11. Texas Drops Early Lead, Falls to Chicago

    15 Apr 2022
    The Texas Stars (28-27-6-6) fought with intensity for 60 minutes but came up short against the Chicago Wolves (45-14-5-5) by a score of 4-3.  Commenting on the game, Texas Stars head coach Neil Graham said, “They’re a good opponent. I don’t think that’s a surprise to anyone.”  The Stars hit…

  12. Stars Fight Past Wolves

    13 Apr 2022
    The Texas Stars (28-26-6-6) showed a competitive spirit that we’ve not seen enough of this season as they took on the Chicago Wolves (44-14-5-5). The Stars fought with their sticks and with their fists to defeat the Wolves, 3-2.  Texas goaltender Matt Murray made his first career start as a…

  13. Listless Stars Fall to Iowa

    10 Apr 2022
    The Texas Stars played like they lacked purpose in what should have been a climactic battle for the final playoff spot in the Central Division.  The Stars dropped the second of a two-game series against the Iowa Wild by a score of 0-3; Texas dropped the first game 3-4 in…

  14. #7 Texas Shuts Out #23 TCU

    08 Apr 2022
    Pete Hansen hurled a complete game shut to lead the Texas Longhorns over the TCU Horned Frog, 2-0. Hansen (W, 6-0)  was near-flawless in the outing, allowing just 2 hits and striking out 12 while walking 1 batter.  Texas improves its record to 23-9 (4-3 Big 12) while TCU falls…

  15. Baseball is Back, Somebody Better Tell the Express

    07 Apr 2022
    The Round Rock Express’ (0-3) worries continued as they lost to the El Paso Chihuahuas (3-0) by a score of 8-to-7. The Express have lost the first three games of the season to the Chihuahuas by a combined scored of 27-to-10.  Thankfully, 7 of the Express’s 10 runs came in…

  16. Express Disappoint in Season Opener

    05 Apr 2022
    The Round Rock Express disappointed fans, and embarassed themselves, as they fell 13-1 in their home opener to El Paso Chihuahuas.  The Express showed all the signs of team waking up from a long winter’s nap with 2 errors, a passed ball, and a balk.  Expectations were high for the…

  17. Austin Retains Texas Cup, Flattens Houston

    03 Apr 2022
    Mack Mason’s try in the sixth minute of play were all the points the Austin Gilgronis (6-2) needed to defeat the Houston SaberCats (4-4) and retain the Texas Cup.  The AG continued to rack up five additional tries to win by a final score of 43-to-5.  “The first half was…

  18. April Fool’s: Warriors over Spurs

    01 Apr 2022
    The Austin Spurs were playing before a sold-out house in their final home game of the season.  The Spurs had trailed since the end of the first period, but were clawing their way back.  Fans were on their feet, screaming their support at the top of their lungs.  Then the…

  19. Texas Falls to A&M in Slugfest

    29 Mar 2022
    The #8 University of Texas Longhorns (19-8) fell to the Texas A&M University Aggies (15-9) in a rematch of the old Southwest Conference / Big 12 rivalry.  The Aggies plated 12 runs to the Longhorns 9, with runners scoring in every inning but the seventh.  Jack Moss led the Aggies…

  20. Chastain Goes Bumper to Bumper, Takes EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix

    27 Mar 2022
    Ross Chastain won the NASCAR Cup Series EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix in dramatic style, ending in a frantic, four lead-change two-lap overtime.  Chastain led 31 of 69 laps around the 3.41-mile, 20-turn circuit, but the final lap presented the greatest challenge. Chastain, A.J. Allmendinger and Alex Bowman all traded paint…

  21. Inside NASCAR Pit Stops

    27 Mar 2022
    NASCAR pit lanes could be mistaken for an uneventful location.  One usually sees a dozen or so people reclining on the garage floor, sitting on stacks of tires, watching the race on monitors, or attending to their smart phone.  About five minutes before a car enters the pit, the team…

  22. Rayados Monterrey Outlast Club America in Tour Aquila

    26 Mar 2022
    The LigaMX Tour Aquila ended with the Club America dropping the second of two friendly contests in the United States.  America fell to Rayados Monterrey by a score of 2-1.  America previously lost to Tigres.  Tour Aquila is the official US tour of Club America.  America and Rayados fans were…

  23. Dellandrea’s Hat Trick Leads Stars Over Admirals

    25 Mar 2022
    A different Texas Stars team took the ice against the Milwaukee Admirals.   Instead of a defeatist team, a team with pluck, vigor  and confidence defeated the Admirals 6-5 in an overtime shootout.    Expectations were low for the Stars as they returned from a disastrous road trip, dropping 3-of-4 games. Additionally,…

  24. Day 2 Results of 94th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays

    24 Mar 2022
    The first full day of the 94th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays concluded on Thursday.  These are some of the results:  ·      Texas State’s Alyssa Wilson earned top honors in the University women’s hammer throw. ·      Cornell’s Beatrice Juskeviciute took the Javelin section of the Heptathlon. ·      Florida’s Anna Hall bested…

  25. Austin FC Salvages Draw with Seattle

    20 Mar 2022
    A hard fought second half with key substitutions earned the Austin FC a 1-1 draw against the Seattle Sounders FC.  Austin appeared in control at the onset of the match, but that control waned early in the first half, culminating with  Will Bruin’s goal in the 43rd minute.  Key Austin…

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