One-Dimensional Texas State overrun by Louisiana
The Ragin’ Cajuns from the University of Louisiana–Lafayette (2-3, 1-1 SBC) dominated the Texas State University Bobcats (1-4, 0-2 SBC) in route to a 42-27 victory.
The game looked close was from a statistical standpoint. Louisiana edging out Texas State slightly in time of possession (32 to 28 minutes), average yards…
Stars Christen Tenth Season with Win
There is no better way to begin a new season than with a home opening win. The Texas Stars did exactly that the tenth consecutive time in the team’s history. The Stars beat division rival, the Grand Rapid Griffins, 3-1.
Prior to the game the Stars unfurled the 2018 Western…
Phenomenal Come from Behind Victory
Trailing two sets to zero the Texas State Volleyball Team won the next three sets to defeat UT Arlington (20-25, 22-25, 25-10, 25-21, 15-8).
The Bobcats (14-5, 5-0) extended their win streak to nine matches and are undefeated in Sun Belt Conference play. The Mavericks (9-6, 3-2) maintained their hold…
Kristoffersson, Speed Take Crowns at COTA
18,500 fans watched PSRX Volkswagen Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson win the inaugural running ot the World RX of USA at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas and win the 2018 FIA World Rallycross Championship.
PSRX Volkswagen Sweden teammate Petter Solberg finished second in the final and tied for first…
COTA Welcomes Inaugural World Rallycross USA Championship
The Circuit of the Americas (COTA) hosted the inaugural of the FIA World Rallycross United States of America Championship. Austin was the second North American stop and the tenth of twelve worldwide. Rallycross is wildly popular in Northern Europe, with the majority of the drivers from Sweden, France and Norway.
Stars Top Rampage in Preseason Meeting
Contending for the Texas Stars roster beat their peers from the San Antonio Rampage 4-to-3 in their second and final pre-season meeting. Joel L’Esperance netted two goals for the Stars, including the game winner with 34 second remaining.
Penalties hamstrung both teams. Texas amassed 14 penalty minutes to San Antonio’s…
Cedar Park Rolls Over Rouse
Its been argued that High School football needs a “mercy rule”, similar baseball or softball. When one team is winning by such a great margin the game is awarded to the leading team, rather than continue the embarrassment of the losing team.
Cedar Park High School Head Football Coach, Carl Abseck,…
No. 4 Texas Volleyball over No. 21 Baylor
The No. 21 Baylor University Bears fell to the No. 4 University of Texas Longhorns, but only after giving the favored team a scare.
Baylor out-played Texas for most of the first set. Longhorns head coach, Jerritt Elliot, called a timeout, trailing 13-17, to refocus the team. Texas fought back to tie…
Round Rock Express Commemorative Calendar Narratives
Round Rock Express catcher Brett Nicholas once said Dell Diamond was the thirty-first best place to play baseball in America. There are thirty major league baseball teams, thus making the Round Rock Express the best place to play in minor leagues. The team’s games are consistently among the…
No. 11 UT Soccers Comes from Behind over Baylor
The Baylor Bears (7-3-0) fell to the No. 11 Texas Women’s Soccer (8-0-1) in overtime, but challenged the Longhorns in a way seen this season. The game was first Big 12 contest for both teams.
Baylor appeared to control the pitch for nearly the entire first half. Julie James of…
Round Rock Express Become Houston Astros Triple-A Affiliate
The Round Rock Express team announced before a crowd of 700 season ticket holder that they would again become the AAA affiliate of the Houston Astros. The four-year agreement was announced and new branding was presented at an event at the Dell Diamond on Thursday.
“This is an incredible town,”…
No. 14 Texas Soccer tops Northern Colorado
The Texas Longhorns (8-0-1) completed their non-conference regular schedule without a loss for the second consecutive year. The Longhorns begin Big 12 Conference play next Friday against Baylor.
Texas junior Cyera Hintzen scored two goals with an assist, and senior Alexa Adams scored a goal in route to a 3-0 over…
Hendrickson Hawks Overwhelm Westwood Warriors
Hendrickson scored on their first eight possessions and led Westwood 51-0 in the first half of their District 13-6A opener. Hendrickson held Westwood to two first downs with 13 total yards and caused two interceptions in the half. The Warriors did not taking the field for the final 35 seconds…
Leander Glenn Notches First Win over Undefeated McCallum
The McCallum Knights (2-1) were totally out-gunned, but made the Leander Grizzlies (1-1) work for their first victory of the season.
The Grizzlies led in nearly every category. Leader Glenn produced 404 yards of total offense compared to 258 yards for McCallum. Leander Glenn averaged 4.5 yard per carry for a…
Mistakes Haunt Lady Bobcats
In their third ever match-up, the Texas State Bobcats (2-5-0) women’s soccer team could have beaten the No. 18 University of Texas Longhorns (5-0-1). Goalkeeping lapses on the part of the Bobcats turned potential victory into defeat. It was only the third meeting of the two schools, and only the second time…
No. 6 Texas top Texas State in Volleyball Home Opener
No. 6 Texas swept Texas State in three sets (25-18, 25-19, 25-19) to open their home season on Thursday night at Gregory Gymnasium. The Bobcats (5-4) had their five-match win streak snapped, while the Longhorns improved to 4-1 on the year. The Longhorns lead the all-time series 41-9.
Micaya White led…
UTSA Volleyball outlasts Abilene Christian
The UTSA Roadrunner Volleyball Team (4-1) overcame the Abilene Christian Wildcats (2-4) in a contest much closer than the score indicates. The score was tied 27 times in the first three sets before Abilene Christian lost steam and UTSA rolled to a 3-1 victory.
UTSA took the first two set…
James Madison Volleyball sweeps Incarnate Word
The James Madison University Dukes volleyball team (4-1) easily handled the University of Incarnate Word Cardinals (0-4) in the Creeds and Crests Classic hosted by Texas State University.
The Dukes took the first two sets 25-15 and 25-21 with little contest. But both teams battled in the third set with…
Winless Bobcats top Undefeated Roadrunners
The Texas State Bobcat volleyball team (1-3) won their first match of the season against the previously undefeated University of Texas San Antonio Roadrunners (3-1). The match was the first in the newly renovated Strahan Arena and the ninth-largest crowd in school history.
Texas State took the first set 25-17…
Express Near Season Close Playing Best Ball
Tuesday’s game against the Memphis Redbirds (80-53) was one of the best played by the Round Rock Express (61-72) at home. Starting pitcher Yohander Mendez (0-7) was on course to his first win of the season. And the Express’s offense consistently pressured the Redbirds pitching, putting runners on base in…
Round Rock Express over New Orleans Baby Cakes: Fireworks from Heineman, Rowley and Wood.
Frustration could have gotten the better of them, but the Round Rock Express kept it in check, knowing the season was nearly over and there was very little on the line. The Express are nine games below 0.500 (61-70), with a better record on the road (33-33) then at home…
Express Notch First Shutout of Season
The Round Rock Express (58-69) claimed their first shutout win of 2018 over the Nashville Sounds (67-60) on Tuesday. The win comes on the heels of a disappointing road trip in which the Express dropped 6 of 11 games. Sadly, the 2-0 win comes with only 13 games left in the…
Aces Shut Down Express
The Reno Aces shutout the Round Rock Express to win their third consecutive game in the four game series. The Aces posted 8 runs with 17 hits in route to the victory. The Express mustered only two hits and have been out-scored 16 to 1 by the Aces in the series.
Round Rock Express Jump on Tacoma Rainiers
The Round Rock Express had an explosive first inning against the Tacoma Rainiers, scoring four runs in route to a 7-2 win. Drew Robinson started with a game leadoff home run. Newcomer Franklin Rollin followed with double, and advanced to third base on a Cliff Pennington single. Andy Ibanez’s single scored Rollin and…
Dodgers Thrash Express
The Round Rock Express (44-49) were pummeled by the Oklahoma City Dodgers (49-40), winning 11-1 on Sunday evening at Dell Diamond.
Round Rock’s lack of runs is perplexing. Four players in the lineup (Carlos Perez, Hanser Alberto, Willie Calhoun and Andy Heineman) have batting averages greater than 0.300 and two players (Drew…
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