Past Articles

  1. Bold Escape with Draw

    23 Aug 2021
    The Austin Bold entered this match with more draws than any other team in the USL Championship.  They were fortunate to add to that draw total as they were out-played to a skillful New Mexico United team.  The teams played to a 1-1 draw.    They could have easily lost the…

  2. Austin FC Start Fast in Blowout Win

    21 Aug 2021
    The Austin FC have the Portland Timbers’ number.  Austin pummeled Portland in their first meeting on July 1st.  Their second meeting on Saturday was more of the same, even better.  The Verde and Black scored three time in the first 29 minutes in route to a 3-to-1 victory over the…

  3. El Paso Defeats Round Rock with Big Finish

    20 Aug 2021
    What started as a pitcher’s duel ended as a rout as the Round Rock Express fell to the El Paso Chihuahuas.  El Paso (38-52) put up 5 runs in the final 2 innings to defeated Round Rock (42-49) by a score of 6-to-1.  Round Rock starting pitcher A.J. Alexy threw…

  4. Austin Loses Battle of the Bottom

    18 Aug 2021
    The Austin FC, 13th in the MSL Western Conference, took on the Vancouver Whitecaps, 12th in the conference, in what should have been a home field advantage win.  Instead, Austin squandered a first half lead and fell to the Whitecaps, 2-to-1.  It was the third consecutive loss for Austin FC.…

  5. Austin, RGV Struggle to 1-1 Draw

    17 Aug 2021
    The best thing to come from this match was it was refereed by a woman.  A first at Bold Stadium.    The most entertaining thing to come from this match were 3 women, thinking they were going to a concert at the Germania Insurance Amphitheater, but got the night wrong.  Instead,…

  6. Bold Miss Opportunities Against Miami

    14 Aug 2021
    This was a match the Austin Bold FC should have won.  Instead, the Bold found mercy for The Miami FC and settled for a 0-0 draw.  The Bold dominated the play.  This was greatly helped by red card issue to Connor Sparrow, the Miami goalkeeper, for a hands ball outside…

  7. UT Blanks Abilene Christian

    13 Aug 2021
    The University of Texas Longhorns women’s soccer team took on the Abilene Christian University Wildcat with the expected results.  The Longhorns decisively defeated the Wildcats by a score of 3-0 in the only exhibition match of the season Both teams took their time adjusting to the competitive pitch in the…

  8. Surprises Abound as Austin Falls to Dallas

    07 Aug 2021
    “These games against Dallas and Houston, the mentality has to be there,” said Austin FC head coach Josh Wolff entering the first ever Copa Texas. “Sure, there’s the tactical element, but there’s also the will and the belief that you can get it done irrespective of tactics. It’s about players…

  9. Austin Tops Houston in Copa Texas First

    04 Aug 2021
    The Austin FC wasted no time to make it known: they were a force among the Texas MLS teams.  Tomas Pochettino scored the first of his two goals in the 7th minute of play to lead the ATXFC to a 3-2 victory over the Houston Dynamo.  The match was the…

  10. Express Drop Game, Series to Dodgers

    03 Aug 2021
    The Oklahoma City Dodgers took the final game of their series to the Round Rock Express by a score of 7-3, taking the series 4 games to 2.  Dodger pitcher Andre Jackson (1-0) earned the win in his first Triple-A game.  Jackson allowed 2 runs on 3 hits in 5…

  11. Austin FC’s Drought Continues

    31 Jul 2021
    July has been one of the rainiest months in years, but a drought has befallen the Austin FC.  The team dropped its third straight MLS match, and hasn’t scored a goal in an MLS match in 270 minutes since the Austin FC.  The saga continued as the lost to the…

  12. Express Top Dodgers in Series Opener

    29 Jul 2021
    The Round Rock Express (36-37) brought home the positive mojo generated while on the road and defeated the Oklahoma City Dodgers (37-36) by a score of 3-to-1.  Long balls by Delino DeShields (5) and Yohel Pozo (18) accounted for two the Express’ runs.  The Dodger’s Carlos Asuaje opened the scoring…

  13. Austin Loses Heart Breaker to Seattle

    22 Jul 2021
    The Austin FC had not played an MLS match since July 7th.  The result was a re-energized, but equally as in effective, team.  The Verde & Black fell to the Seattle Sounders FC before a capacity crowd and a nationally televised audience by a score of 1-0.  The conference leading…

  14. Bold Dominate Real Monarchs

    18 Jul 2021
    The Austin Bold (5-3-4) dominated the Real Monarchs SLC (2-8-4) and walked away with an easy 1-0 victory.  It took the Bold only 12 minutes for Juan Torres to collect a pass from Ates Diouf and curl in past Monarchs’ goalkeeper Jeffrey Dewsnup from outside the box.  The Monarchs hunkered…

  15. Historic Meeting Austin FC, Club Tigres

    13 Jul 2021
    The Austin FC made history as they played their first international match in Q2 Stadium against the Club Tigres UANL.  The Tigres are the seven-time Liga MX Champion and the reigning CONCACAF Champions League winner.  The Tigres bested Austin by a score of 3-1.  Austin used the match to provide…

  16. Express’ Slide Continues

    12 Jul 2021
    The Round Rock Express (28-31) failed to find their bats, again, as they fell to the cellar-dwelling Albuquerque Isotopes (23-35) by a score of 4-to-2.  After hitting 69 home runs during May (42) and June (27), Round Rock has totaled only three over eleven games in July.  And the team…

  17. Cruz Azul Edge Bold in Historic Meeting

    10 Jul 2021
    The Austin Bold took on the Cruz Azul in the first friendly international match played at Bold Stadium in its three-year history. Cruz Azul’s Walter Montoya scored the match’s only goal, giving the Bold a very respectable defeated.  The heritage of each team could not be different.  Cruz Azul is…

  18. Chupacabras Come from Behind

    08 Jul 2021
    The Round Rock Express (28-27), playing as the Chupacabras, defeated the Albuquerque Isotopes (19-35), playing as the Mariachis de Nuevo México, by a score of 7-6 in a rain-shortened contest.  The rebranding of the teams is part of Minor League Baseball’s Copa de la Diversión campaign, a nationwide initiative to…

  19. Austin FC Drops First Home Match

    07 Jul 2021
    The wrong kind of history was made as the Austin FC lost their first match at Q2 Stadium to the LAFC by a score of 2-0.  It was Austin’s fourth match with home field advantage.  The Verde & Black controlled most of the match, besting LA in possession (60% to…

  20. Express Drop 4th of 5 Games to Skeeters

    05 Jul 2021
    The Round Rock Express’ (27-26) offensive woes continue as they dropped their fourth in five games to the Sugar Land Skeeters (30-22) by a score of 9-3.  The Express are averaging 5.4 run per game season-to-date, but are producing less than half that (2.6 runs per game) in the last…

  21. Historic Night for Austin FC

    01 Jul 2021
    The Austin FC (3-4-5) behaved just like a Central Texas summer: a long dry spell quenched by a hurricane.  The dry spell included six shutouts over the last seven matches.  And the hurricane came by way of a massive 4-1 victory over the Portland Timbers (4-1-6).  The match included the…

  22. Austin FC Earn Draw Against Defending Champions

    27 Jun 2021
    Austin FC earned its fourth shutout of the season in a 0-0 draw against the  Columbus Crew before a capacity crowd of 20,738 at Q2 Stadium.  The draw against the defending MLS Cup Champions could be seen as a positive sign, but the Austin FC fans are longing to see…

  23. Switchback Overcome Odds, Defeat Bold

    22 Jun 2021
    The Colorado Springs Switchbacks overcame seemingly insurmountable obstacles to defeat the Austin Bold.  The Switchbacks trailed 1-2 and were down a player due to a red card in the first half, to rally and win by a final score of 3-2.  The Bold opened the scoring in the 3rd minute…

  24. Massive Inning Lifts Dodgers over Express

    21 Jun 2021
    The Oklahoma City Dodgers batted the order in the eighth inning to score five runs and ultimately defeat the Round Rock Express by a score of 7-2. The game was tied 2-all going into the eighth inning, with all runs coming from solo home runs.   Round Rock opened the scoring…

  25. Austin FC Earns Draw in Inaugural Match

    19 Jun 2021
    The atmosphere was electric, the stadium was glowing, and the fans were energized.  It was a historic night as the Austin FC played its inaugural home match at Q2 Stadium before capacity crowd of 20,738 very loud fans.  Unfortunately, someone forgot to bring the offense, again.  The match against the…

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