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  1. Texas Fades as Baylor Bounces

    06 Feb 2022
    The Baylor women’s basketball team extended its win streak over the Texas Longhorns to 13 games with a 63-55 victory.  The Longhorns have not won a women’s basketball game against the Bears since February 6, 2017.  Baylor became the first team in 23 years to beat a top-25 team twice…

  2. Dotson, Cacok Lead Spurs over Blue

    04 Feb 2022
    Damyean Dotson clinched a 109-104 win for the Austin Spurs (4-4) over the Oklahoma City Blue (8-6) with ten consecutive free throws in the last 37 seconds of the game.  The upset victory placed the  Spurs two wins away from the Western Conference playoff cutoff.  Both teams played a tight…

  3. Late Turnovers Doom Spurs

    30 Jan 2022
    The Austin Spurs (3-4) fell to the Santa Cruz Warriors (5-6), 123-110, as Devontae Cacok’s string of double-doubles ended at 15 games.  Turnovers plagued the Spurs throughout the entire game, committing 18 in the first three periods. But the Austin played nip and tuck basketball against Santa Cruz, with both…

  4. Six Unanswered Goals Thrust Stars Past Rocket

    28 Jan 2022
    After a mediocre first period, the Texas Stars (12-14-4-2) put up six unanswered goals before a capacity crowd to defeat the Laval Rocket (15-12-2-0) by a score of 6-1.   Laval opened the scoring in a one-sided first period on Tory Dello’s goal, assisted by Corey Schueneman and Alex Belzile.  The…

  5. Spurs Top Skyforce, Cacok Extends Steak

    27 Jan 2022
    The Austin Spurs (3-3) and the Sioux Falls  Skyforce 92-9) played a very competitive basketball  game, exchanging leads 17 and tying 9 times, until the Spurs exploded in the final frame to win 119 – 97.  Austin was led by Devontae Cacok who extended his double-double streak to 15 games…

  6. #9 Texas Women Shutdown #25 Kansas State

    26 Jan 2022
    The #9 University of Texas Longhorn women’s basketball team easily handled the #25 Kansas State University Jayhawks in there most complete home game of the season.  Texas controlled K-State for the entire game, leading by as many of 18 points in route to a 66-to-48 victory.  Texas’ defense was instrumental…

  7. #1 Texas Shuts Out Texas State

    23 Jan 2022
    The top ranked University of Texas Longhorns (1-0) women’s tennis team dropped just 20 games in 8 matches to sweep the Texas State University Bobcats (0-2).  The closest match was an unfinished doubles match that went 4-3.  Texas claimed a 1-0 lead by taking the doubles point.  The #1 double…

  8. Cacok Lead Spurs over Hustle, Sets Franchise Record

    21 Jan 2022
    The Austin Spurs (2-2) played their most complete game of the season as they defeated the Memphis Hustle (2-5), 114-107.  Highlighting the victory was Devontae Cacok’s franchise record setting  twelfth consecutive double-double.  The Spurs followed a well-worn pattern of falling behind early in the game, giving Memphis a 6-point advantage…

  9. Spurs Top Vipers in Dust Bowl

    17 Jan 2022
    The Austin Spurs (1-1) topped the Rio Grande Valley Vipers (1-3), 127-124, in a tightly fought contest best described as a dust bowl.  There was literally dust throughout the arena floor of the HEB Center as well as dust on both team’s play due to COVID restricted play.  Entering Monday’s…

  10. Texas Assembles Complete Game Over West Virginia

    15 Jan 2022
    The University of Texas Longhorns women’s basketball team easily handled the University of West Virginia Mountaineers, winning 73-to-57.  The Longhorns led the entire game, after a slow start in the first period.  Texas coach Vic Schaefer promised changes in the starting line-up after an embarrassing loss to Kansas. “The way…

  11. Turnovers Doom Texas Women

    12 Jan 2022
    The No. 13 University of Texas Longhorns (11-3, 1-2 Conference) turned the ball over a season-high 23 times in a 70-66 overtime loss to the Kansas University Jayhawks (11-1, 2-1 Conference).  It was the second consecutive home-court conference loss In for the Longhorns. The victory was only Kansas’ second in…

  12. Pretty Good Not Good Enough: Manitoba over Texas

    07 Jan 2022
    The Texas Stars (8-12-3-1) looked pretty good against the Manitoba Moose (17-9-1-1).  Pretty good for a team that hadn’t played a game in 20 days.  Pretty good  for a team that lost 15 players and 2 coaches to COVID.  Pretty good for the worse team in the AHL. But not…

  13. Texas Tech Embarrasses No. 9 Texas

    05 Jan 2022
    The No. 9 University of Texas Longhorns women’s basketball (10-2, 1-1) suffered a humbling loss to Texas Tech University Red Raider, 74-61.  Texas led only in the first minute of play.  The loss was the Longhorns’ first at home this season.  “That’s probably as humbling a loss I’ve had since…

  14. Texas Stars Near Bottom?

    17 Dec 2021
    You know you’re near rock-bottom when no one in the NHL wants your goalkeeper and when the opposing goalkeeper scores against you. Such was the case as the Texas Stars fell 3-1 to the Rockford IceHogs.  The Texas Stars started Dallas Stars goalie Anton Khudobin between the posts.  Khudobin struggled…

  15. Stars Left Looking for Answers

    12 Dec 2021
    For the second time in three games the Texas Stars have suffered an embarrassing loss to the  Chicago Wolves.  Sunday’s 7-4 drubbing made it clear that Stars head coach Neil Graham knew the questions, but not the answers.  This is what he had to say… The Stars had four penalty…

  16. Stars Fall with Thud to Wolves

    09 Dec 2021
    Anticipation was high as Dallas Stars goalie Ben Bishop was slotted to play up to five games with the Texas Stars as part of rehabilitation from reconstructive knee surgery.  However, the finality of Bishop’s injury became clear as he allowed eight goals on 34 shots in a losing effort against…

  17. Chile, Mexico Play to Draw in MexTour Exhibition

    08 Dec 2021
    For the last eighteen years the MexTour has hosted matches between the National Team of Mexico against rival national teams at sites throughout the United States.  The friendly exhibition matches help prepare the national team teams for important competitions like the FIFA World Cup and Concacaf Gold Cup, while also…

  18. Greensboro Swarms Austin

    03 Dec 2021
    The Greensboro Swarm (2-8) embarrassed the Austin Spurs (3-5), defeating them 105-to-96, in one of the sloppiest games of basketball in memory.  The Spurs committed 20 turnovers, resulting in 25 points for the Swarm.  The Swarm led by as many as 29 points before downshifting their game into pity-mode.  Ball…

  19. Verde FC Top Listos United in Austin FC Media Cup

    03 Dec 2021
    The Austin FC capped their inaugural Major League Soccer season with the Austin FC Media Cup.  The Cup featured the Verde FC against the Listos United, with players drawn from members of the Austin FC front office and local media.  The friendly contest was held at the St. David’s Performance…

  20. Spurs Win in Come-Back

    02 Dec 2021
    The Austin Spurs were their own worst enemies in the first half of their game against the Greensboro Swarm.  But Austin overcame a ten-point deficit to tie the game at the buzzer and went on to defeated the Swarm 108-105 in double overtime.  Austin played sloppy basketball in for the…

  21. Spurs Star Power Leads to Bigger Disappointment

    27 Nov 2021
    It was “second verse, same as the first” for the Austin Spurs (2-4) as they took on the Memphis Hustle (4-2) in the second game of their series. Austin, who suffered a bad loss in game one,  plumbed new lows with an embarrassing loss in game two, 108-78.  A much…

  22. Texas Tops CSUN After Surprise Start

    27 Nov 2021
    California State University Northridge (CSUN) acting head coach Carlene Mitchell first caught University of Texas Longhorns head coach Vic Schaefer off guard, then caught his team off guard. The tactics worked for the first four minutes, then it was all downhill.  Schaefer looked very unsettled, waiting for Mitchell  to enter…

  23. Late Surge Falls Short for Austin Spurs

    26 Nov 2021
    The Austin Spurs (2-3) dug a 21-point deep hole in the first period and were never able to recover, despite a fourth period rally.  The Spurs fell to the Memphis Hustle (3-2) 103-94.  Both teams enter the contest expecting a battle of equals.  Each had a 2-2 record, having lost…

  24. Stars Fall in OT to Grand Rapids

    19 Nov 2021
    The Texas Stars (5-6-1-1) lost a see-saw battle against the Grand Rapids Griffins (6-5-1-1), falling 5-4 in overtime.  The Griffins put-up three goals, and gave up one, in the first period. The Stars did the same in the second.  Neither team score again until overtime when Grand Rapid netted the…

  25. Spurs Survive Shaky Close

    18 Nov 2021
    The Austin Spurs (3-1) outlasted the Mexico City Capitanes (2-4), 99-91, in one of the loosest  fourth periods in recent memory.  Each team committed half of the game’s turnovers in the period.  Austin swept the two-game series.  Mexico City led 23-20 in the first period  as both teams played mediocre…

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