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.
Never Looked Back: Texas Tops Fairfield in NCAA Tourney
18 Mar 2022
The No. 6/7 Texas Longhorn Women’s Basketball Team opened the 2022 NCAA Tournament with a lopsided 70-52 first round victory over the Fairfield Stags. The Longhorn’s never trailed and led the Stags by as many as 24 points.
The No.2-seeded Longhorns (27-6) extend their win streak to 12 games and…
Utah Rolls Over Arkansas Round 1 March Madness
18 Mar 2022
The Utah Utes (7th seed) easily handled the Arkansas Razorbacks (10th seed) 92-69 in the first round of the women’s March Madness. Utah plays the winner of Texas (2nd seed) versus Fairfield (15th seed) match-up.
Utah entered the game as the highest-scoring team in the Pac-12 (18th NCAA), averaging 76.0…
Depleted Squadron Threatens Spurs
17 Mar 2022
The Austin Spurs dodged a bullet against a depleted Birmingham Squadron team, eking out a 100-to-98 win. Birmingham fielded only a seven-person lineup due to the flu and NBA assignment.
The Squadron opted to play only to avoid paying a $60K hefty forfeiture fee. Missing from the team were Jose…
Spurs Come Up Empty in OT
13 Mar 2022
The Austin Spurs (12-11) seesawed to a 91-91 draw in regulation, then failed to score a point in OT, giving the Iowa Wolves (11-12) a 97-91 victory. The Wolves, 3-7 in their last 10 games, broke a 3-game losing streak.
Neither team had their go-to players. Iowa’s Nathan Knight (33…
Dellandrea Leads Texas Over Tucson
11 Mar 2022
Texas scored the go-ahead goal with 2:25 remaining in the game to defeat the Tucson Roadrunners by a 3-2 score. The goal came off the stick of Ty Dellandrea, who leads the team with 5 game-winning scores.
Tucson’s Cameron Crotty opened the scoring early in the first period.
Stars Unleash Against Checkers
09 Mar 2022
Last night the Stars couldn’t score a goal to save their lives; tonight, they couldn’t stop. The Texas Stars handily defeated the Charlotte Checkers by a score of 7-1. A total of seven Texas players found the back of the net.
Fast starts were the hallmark of the Texas victory.…
Stars Fall to the Checkers
08 Mar 2022
The Texas Stars (18-22-5-5) got a quick jump on the Charlotte Checkers (30-21-3-0) but failed to hang-on, losing by a score of 3-1. The Stars continued to under-perform with power plays.
Texas jumped to an early lead when Fredrik Karlstrom found the back of the net in the third minute…
Records Continue to Fall as Austin FC Tops Inter Miami CF
06 Mar 2022
The Austin FC dismantled the Inter Miami CF by a final score of 5-1. Austin’s 5-0 win last week over FC Cincinnati was the biggest season opener in MLS history. And the combined 10 goals are the most scored by any team in the first two games of the season.…
UT Sends Seniors Off on High Note
05 Mar 2022
Texas’ game against the Oklahoma State University Cowgirls was a game of lasts, and game of firsts.
It was the last home game three Longhorn seniors, Joanne Allen-Taylor, Lauren Ebo and Audrey Warren.
It was also the last regular season basketball game to be played in the Frank Erwin Center.…
Massive Comeback: Spurs Over Stars
05 Mar 2022
The Austin Spurs (10-9) out-scored the Salt Lake City Stars (6-16) 31-17 in a fourth quarter blowout to win 110-100. The Spurs need a big comeback after squandering early control of the game that saw Salt Lake put only seven players on the floor.
Newly signed two-way player Robert Woodard…
Turnovers Sink Salt Lake
04 Mar 2022
The Salt Lake City Stars (6-15) were their own undoing as turnovers was the difference as they fell to the Austin Spurs (9-9) 136-126. The Stars committed 13 turnovers resulting in 23 points for the Spurs.
The Stars looked solid in the opening frame, leading the Spurs by as many…
Explosive Third Period Thrusts Legends over Spurs
01 Mar 2022
The Texas Legends (9-10) busted-open a tight contest in the third period, out-scoring the Austin Spurs (8-9) 39-to-26, in route to a 99-to-94 victory.
The Legends took a 43-to-42 lead into the locker room after a very competitive first half, seeing the lead change 8 times with the Spurs leading…
#6 Stanford Tops #2 Arkansas to Take Round Rock Classic
27 Feb 2022
The #6 Stanford Cardinal (6-1) defeated #2 Arkansas Razorbacks (3-2) by a 5-to-0 score to claim the Karbach Round Rock Classic tournament championship. It was the Cardinal’s third appearance in the Classic.
Offensively the Cardinal were led by designated hitter Brett Barrera, who tallied 3 RBIs on 2 hits. Barrera’s…
Austin Tops Cincinnati in Dream Win
26 Feb 2022
It was a dream start to the first match of the season for the Austin FC as they scored once in the first two minutes, twice in the first 14 minutes, and three times in the first half. The Verde & Black didn’t stop scoring until three minutes in to…
Pitching Puts Arkansas over Indiana
25 Feb 2022
Playing conditions did not deter the #2 Arkansas Razorback pitchers as they fanned half the batters faced in route to a 5-2 victory over the Indiana Hoosiers. Weather conditions for the Karbach Round Rock baseball Classic resembled football weather with overcast skies and temperatures in the 30’s.
Starting pitcher Connor…
Stanford Opens Round Rock Classic with Win
25 Feb 2022
The #4 Stanford University Cardinal (4-1) topped the University of Louisiana - Lafayette Ragin Cajuns (3-2) by a score of 5-1 in the opening game of the Karbach Round Rock Classic. Weather conditions were more in keeping with a football game, with overcast skies and temperatures in the 30’s.
Stars Take Final Game of Homestand
20 Feb 2022
After a no holds barred contest the previous night, the Texas Stars (15-18-5-4) defeated the struggling San Jose Barracuda (15-26-1-0) by a final score of 4-1. The Texas generated a withering 42 shots in a game that had undertones of the prior nights’ that produced a combined 13 goals scored.…
Texas Trounces Rice
19 Feb 2022
The University of Texas Longhorns easily handled the Rice University Owls in the second game of their series by a score of 15-1. The Longhorns have out-scored the Owls 22-1 thus far this weekend.
Longhorn starting pitcher Tristan Stevens (1-0) looked stellar in his first outing of the season. Tristan…
L’Esperance Leads Stars over Griffins
16 Feb 2022
After one of their worse performances of the season, the Texas Stars (14-18-5-3) rebounded and soundly defeated the Grand Rapid Griffins (18-19-5-2) by a 3-1 score. Joel L’Esperance’s bookend goals highlighted the victory.
Texas’ defense effectively contained Grand Rapids to their end of the ice. The Griffins could only muster…
Listless Stars Fold to Griffins
15 Feb 2022
It came down to who wanted it: the Grand Rapids Griffins (18-18-5-2) did, and the Texas Stars (13-18-5-3) did not. The Griffins easily defeated the Stars, 2-1, in a game that was difficult to watch.
“We didn’t come out ready. They had better jump. They had better effort. The had…
Clippers Roll Over Spurs
14 Feb 2022
The Austin Spurs (5-8) played without heart on Valentine’s day, falling to the Aqua Caliente Clippers (13-4), 116-to-78, in one of the most one-sided basketball games every played in the HEB Center.
Both teams played loose with the ball, each allowing 16 turnovers and 8 steals, with more contested possession…
Battle of the Power Play, Admirals over the Stars
11 Feb 2022
At some point the Stars must ask the question: is it the players or the coach?
Friday’s game against the Milwaukee Admirals gave us great insight. The game matched a former Texas Stars assistant coach, Karl Taylor, against the current Texas Stars head coach, Neil Graham. Taylor rose through the…
Vipers Roll Over Spurs
10 Feb 2022
The second place Rio Grande Valley Vipers defeated the eighth place Austin Spurs, 139-to-127, in a game where the Spurs displayed competitiveness but lacked poise. Trevelin Queen led the Vipers with a massive 43 points and 10 rebounds.
The Spurs were sharp offensive, besting the Viper in field goals (55…
Stars Even Series with Moose
09 Feb 2022
The Texas Stars (13-15-5-3) rebounded from a bad loss to defeat the Manitoba Moose (25-12-2-1), 3-to-1, in the second and final game of their series.
“I like the way the guys battled hard for each other. Our details were sharper. Our compete was better start to finish,” said Texas Stars…
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