Past Articles

  1. No. 6 Texas top Texas State in Volleyball Home Opener

    06 Sep 2018
    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…

  2. UTSA Volleyball outlasts Abilene Christian

    31 Aug 2018
    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…

  3. James Madison Volleyball sweeps Incarnate Word

    31 Aug 2018
    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…

  4. Winless Bobcats top Undefeated Roadrunners

    30 Aug 2018
    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…

  5. Express Near Season Close Playing Best Ball

    28 Aug 2018
    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…

  6. Round Rock Express over New Orleans Baby Cakes: Fireworks from Heineman, Rowley and Wood.

    26 Aug 2018
    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…

  7. Express Notch First Shutout of Season

    24 Aug 2018
    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…

  8. Aces Shut Down Express

    29 Jul 2018
    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.   Starting Express…

  9. Round Rock Express Jump on Tacoma Rainiers

    24 Jul 2018
    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…

  10. Dodgers Thrash Express

    15 Jul 2018
    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…

  11. VW Andretti Dominance Continues at Americas Rallycross Austin

    14 Jul 2018
    The Circuit of the Americas (COTA) brought Americas Rallycross (ARX) to Austin this weekend as a teaser for the World Rallycross (WRX) Championship.  ARX, promoted by FIA and IMG Motorsport, was formed to fill that vacancy created by the shuttering of the Global Rallycross Championship earlier this year.  Saturday’s event…

  12. All Star Break Doesn’t Cool Express Bats

    12 Jul 2018
    The four-day All Star break did not diminish the Express’s appetite for Oklahoma City pitching.  Before the break the Express disassembled the Dodgers 18-8.  Tonight the Express (43-46) took-on again the Oklahoma City Dodgers (46-39) and won by a more respectful score of 8-4.   Hanser Alberto led the Express, going…

  13. Tigres over Pachuca in Liga MX Exhibition

    08 Jul 2018
    The Liga MX brought the Club de Fútbol Pachuca (Pachuca) and the Club de Fútbol Tigres de la Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (Tigres UANL) to Central Texas as part of their preseason exhibition.  The Liga MX is the peer of Major League Soccer and the match was a glimpse…

  14. Long Balls Hurt Express

    01 Jul 2018
    As a general rule, you don’t give up five home runs and win the game.  Sunday night was no exception as the Round Rock Express (37-44) took on the Colorado Spring Sky Sox (45-35) in their second of five games.   The Sky Sox’s Nate Orf gave the fans two souvenirs,…

  15. Express Win 7-in-a-Row, Sweep Storm Chasers

    28 Jun 2018
    The Round Rock Express (37-42) extended their winning to seven in a row and swept the Omaha Storm Chasers (36-42) in their final meeting at Dell Diamond.  Round Rock’s Christian Lopes and Tommy Joseph each had two hits, including a home run, and two RBIs.   Eight Express batters got on…

  16. Hitting, Pitching Comes Together: Express over Storm Chasers

    25 Jun 2018
    The win-at-home challenged Round Rock Express (33-43 overall, 13-23 at home) extended their road trip mojo in their first game against the Omaha Storm Chasers (35-39).  The Express previously took 3 of 4 games in a short series against Nashville.  Drew Robinson continued to show himself worthy of returning to…

  17. Pitching Fades Late: Grizzlies over Express

    17 Jun 2018
    We may have gotten a glimpse of the 2018 / 2019 Round Rock Express as they took on the Fresno Grizzlies.  Not because the current Express roster may carryover until next season, but because the Houston Astros may transfer its Player Development Contract from Fresno to Round Rock.  The Grizzlies are…

  18. Late Rally Wins It for Express

    14 Jun 2018
    Something has changed about the Round Rock Express.  The starting pitcher didn’t crater early.  The relief pitchers didn’t melt down.  The batters hung tough.  And the team didn’t checkout when down late in the game.  That’s what happened last night as the Round Rock Express (29-36) took on the Sacramento…

  19. Marlies Roll Over Stars, Lead Series 3-2

    09 Jun 2018
    It was a one-two blow that Texas Stars Head Coach Derek Laxdal called a “gut punch.”   Toronto’s Andreas Johnsson capitalized on a turnover by Brett Regner and went one-on-none against Stars goal Mike McKenna to score the first goal at 1:32 of the game.  And 47 second later Trevor Moore…

  20. Tale of Two Halves: Seawolves over Elite

    08 Jun 2018
    Expectations were high for Friday’s match between the Seattle Seawolves (4-0) and the Austin Elite (3-1).  The undefeated Seawolves were vying with the Glendale Raptors for the top playoff seeding.  The Elite were on a two-game winning streak and trying to solidify their playoff position.   The first half was a…

  21. Stars Dig Deep, Tie Calder Cup Series

    07 Jun 2018
    The Texas Stars skated onto the ice with an edge of urgency.  The Stars were trailing 2-1 in the Calder Cup finals against the Toronto Marlies.  The team has an all-time 2-3 record when down 2-1 in a series, and 0-1 when down 3-1.  The Stars needed a win.   “They…

  22. Marlies Edge Stars, Lead Series 2-1

    05 Jun 2018
    The Toronto Marlies and the Texas Stars earned their way to the American Hockey League Calder Cup Championship Finals by two very different paths.   The Marlies led the AHL during the regular season with an impressive record of 54 wins, 18 losses, 2 overtime losses and 2 shoot-out loses.  They…

  23. Nashville Edges by Round Rock

    03 Jun 2018
    The Round Rock Dance Halls (aka Express) took on the Nashville Honky Tonks (aka Sounds) in the final game of their five-game series.  The Dance Halls had taken three of the first four games.   This game was a team pitching effort.  Nashville sent five pitchers to the mound and Round…

  24. Elite Out Last Warriors Rally

    01 Jun 2018
    The Austin Elite (2-2) took on the Utah Warriors (2-2) in their second meeting of the inaugural Major League Rugby season.  The Warriors beat the Elite in their first meeting 41 – 22.   The Elite took an early led in the match, and maintained that lead against the Warriors in…

  25. Dance Halls out Honky Tonk Nashville

    30 May 2018
    When good pitching meets solid hitting the team usually wins.  That combination has been missing for most of the Round Rock Express games this season.  But Wednesday night the Round Rock Dance Halls (21-31), aka the Express, took on the Nashville Dance Halls (26-24), aka the Sounds, and that combination shined.  …

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