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…
Longhorns Top SEMO
17 Nov 2021
After a strong 2-0 start to the season, which included a statement victory over defending National Champion and No. 3-ranked Stanford, the University of Texas Longhorns (3-0) defeated the Southeast Missouri (SEMO) RedHawks (1-2) women’s basketball team, 88-48. The match was a warmup before taking on the No. 15thranked University…
Stunning Victory as Spurs Return to Austin
14 Nov 2021
Sunday brought the return of the Austin Spurs and professional basketball to the HEB Center after a 20-month COVID hiatus. The Spurs treated the fans to an exciting come-from-behind victory, overcoming a 14-point deficient, to defeat the Mexico City Capitanes, 112-to-110.
The Capitanes controlled the game from the opening tipoff,…
Listless Stars Fall to Eagles in OT Shoot Out
12 Nov 2021
The Texas Stars played with intensity in first two period and then fell apart, falling to the Colorado Eagles, 2-1, in an overtime shootout. The Stars failed to score on a penalty shot in the five-minute overtime period, and couldn’t convert on a single opportunity in the shootout.
TCU Tops Texas in Big 12 Championship
07 Nov 2021
The University of Texas Longhorns (#2 seed) had everything on their side as they took on the Texas Christian University Horned Frogs (#1 seed) in the Big 12 women’s soccer Championship match.
The 1850 local fans were mostly in support of Texas. The Texas bench led “Texas, Fight” chorus with…
Texas State Defense Takes Down ULM
06 Nov 2021
Texas State University head coach Jake Spavital could not have put it better, “Every game in the Sunbelt Conference takes two years off my life.”
The Bobcats kept the EMTs with their defibrillators busy as Texas State (3-6, 2-3) defeated the University of Louisiana Monroe (ULM) Warhawks (4-5, 2-4), 27-19.…
Texas Advances in Big 12 Championship on Penalty Kicks
04 Nov 2021
The University of Texas Longhorns (#2 seed) defeated the University of West Virginia Mountaineers (#6 seed) in the semi-finals of the Big 12 women’s soccer championship on a chilly night at the Round Rock Multipurpose Complex. The teams played to a scoreless draw after regulation play and two overtime periods.…
TCU Smothers Tech in Big 12 Semi’s
04 Nov 2021
The only thing more embarrassing than Texas Tech’s performance in the Big 12 women’s semifinal soccer match against TCU was Tech’s head coach Tom Stone halftime verbal assault upon his team. Stone’s tirade could be heard halfway across the pitch and consumed so much time that it prevented his players…
Austin FC Dominate Second Place Sporting KC
04 Nov 2021
The Austin FC closed out its 2021 home schedule with a dominating 3-1 win over the playoff bound Sporting Kansas City on Wednesday night at Q2 Stadium. It was the fourth win for the Verde & Black in the last five games at home.
Austin scored its fastest goal in…
TCU Dominates Iowa State in Big 12 Championship
31 Oct 2021
The Texas Christian University Horned Frogs (#1 seed) defeated the Iowa State Cyclones (#8 seed) on overtime penalty kicks in the first round of the Big 12 Women’s Soccer Championship.
Iowa State remained in contention throughout the entire match only because of the phenomenal play of goalkeeper Jordan Silkowitz. Silkowitz…
Texas Hands OU Loss in Big 12 Championship
31 Oct 2021
The University of Texas Longhorns women’s soccer team exploded with five goals to defeat the University of Oklahoma Sooners in the first round of the Big 12 Championship by a 5-2 score. Texas plays West Virginia in the Championship’s semifinals.
Trinity Byars led Texas with a hat trick and Mackenzie…
Stars Shine Bright Over IceHogs
28 Oct 2021
The Texas Stars (3-2-0-0) played with passion and aggression from the opening puck drop to defeat the Rockford IceHogs (1-4-0-0) by a score of 4-1. The game was surprisingly clean, with on penalties called until the third period.
Texas’ Ty Dellandrea opened the scoring in the 8th minute of the…
Verstappen Edges Hamilton in US Grand Prix
24 Oct 2021
A dramatic race before a record setting crowd had Max Verstappen edge-out Lewis Hamilton to win his first U.S. Grand Prix Sunday at Circuit of the Americas. The win added to Verstappen’s lead in the Formula 1 Driver’s Championship. The Mad Dutchman now has a 13-point lead entering the final…
Jamie Chadwick Defends W Series Crown
24 Oct 2021
Jamie Chadwick defended her W Series crown while dominating both races at the Circuit of the Americas.
W Series is an all-female single-seater, open wheel racing championship started in 2019. Drivers are selected solely by their ability and race in mechanical cars, meaning championship are decided on the talent of…
Verstappen Takes US Grand Prix Pole
23 Oct 2021
Red Bull’s Max Verstappen secured the pole position in Sunday’s U.S. Grand Prix with a lap time of 1:32.910. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) will join Verstappen in the front row, finishing 0.209 behind Verstappen. Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez (+0.224) rounded out the top three finishers. Valtterri Bottas (Mercedes) qualified fourth…
Formula 1 Pit Crews
23 Oct 2021
Winning in Formula 1 requires three things: a skilled driver, a fast car, and an appropriate tire management strategy. Tire management is dependent on two components: selecting the right compound tire for the track conditions, and a speedy tire change,
Formula 1 pit crews play an incredibly role in the…
US Grand Prix Free Practice 3 Wrap-up: Perez Tops Final Practice
23 Oct 2021
Red Bull’s Sergio Perez logged the fastest official lap time in Free Practice #3 at the US Grand Prix, but only after faster times by Max Verstappen (Red Bull) and Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) were voided. Peres has led the last two practice sessions at the Circuit of the Americas.
US Grand Prix Free Practice 2 Wrap-up: Perez Excels, Verstappen Fumes
22 Oct 2021
Red Bull’s Sergio Perez logged the fastest official lap time in Free Practice #2 at the US Grand Prix while teammate Max Verstappen sputtered in eighth position. McLaren’s Lando Norris was a full quarter of a second behind to claim P2.
POSITION DRIVER / TEAM TIME
1 Sergio PEREZ Red…
US Grand Prix Free Practice 1 Wrap-up: Mercedes Claims Top Spots
22 Oct 2021
Valtteri Bottas edged Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton in the first practice session at the US Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas. Red Bull’s Max Verstappen followed nearly one second behind for the third position. Ferrari’s Charles LeClerc and Carlos Sainz rounded out top five.
POSITION DRIVER / TEAM …
Stars Rebound with Statement Victory
17 Oct 2021
The Texas Stars (1-1-0) rebounded from an opening night loss for a massive win against the Iowa Wild (1-1-0) by a score of 3-1. The Stars converted on 2 of 3 power play opportunities and shutout the Wild on their six man-advantage chances.
“It was a much more complete game…
Austin FC Falls from Contention Amid Missed Opportunities
16 Oct 2021
Austin FC dominated Minnesota United FC in nearly every statistical measure, except one, the final score. Minnesota defeated the ATXFC, 1-0, mathematically eliminating the first-year team from playoff contention.
Austin’s hopes for a third consecutive home-win quickly faded in the 16th minute of play. Minnesota’s Hassani Dotson’s cross in front…
Texas Stars Meet the Players Night
11 Oct 2021
The Texas Stars introduced their 2021 / 2022 season team to their season ticket holders at a “Meet the Players” event on Thursday at the HEB Center. Many new faces were found among the familiar.
Head coach Neil Graham returns for his third season as the Stars’ skipper. Working with…
Bold Dodge Defeat in Final Minutes
10 Oct 2021
The Austin Bold were losing to the OKC Energy until two minutes into stoppage time when Nicholas Hinds drew a foul in the penalty box, and Xavier Baez converted the penalty kick. The Bold happily walked away with a 1-1 draw.
The Bold played a more aggressive match, but the…
Lyst on the Lake Names Champion
09 Oct 2021
Sunday brought the final competitions of the annual Lyst on the Lake medieval
Sunday brought the close to the tenth annual Lyst on the Lake. The medieval demonstration of equestrian and combat skills concluded with jousting, chivalric equitation, and a mounted melee.
Four knights, Sean Gulick, Tieg Thornton, Scott Wilson…
Lysts on the Lake Celebrates Tenth Anniversary
08 Oct 2021
Lysts on the Lake first came to the shores of Lake Austin in 2011. Twenty-four competitors participated in the event, which reportedly made it the largest competitive joust in the world at the time.
Ten years later the event remains one of the largest in the world, however, the COVID-19…
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