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…
Pepi Leads US Men’s National Team Over Jamaica
07 Oct 2021
Ricardo Pepi, the eighteen-year-old sensation from El Paso, Texas, led the US Men’s National Team (USMNT) to a 2-0 win against the Jamaica National Team. The match was played before a sellout crowd at Q2 Stadium in Austin, Texas, and was the first World Cup qualifier played in Texas.
Austin Bold Honor Promise Isaac with Win
07 Oct 2021
The Austin Bold FC match against the Tacoma Defiance FC started with solemnity, as the team honored the second anniversary of the passing of Promise Isaac. The explosive striker joined the team for its inaugural season in 2019 and died of a heart attack while at the gym.
US Men’s National Team Preps for Jamaica
06 Oct 2021
The United State Men’s National Team (USMNT) practiced at Q2 Stadium in preparation for their World Cup qualifier match. The team fondly remembers their last appearance in Q2 Stadium. Drums banged, crowds sang, and beer flew as the team defeated Qatar in a Gold Cup semifinal match in July.
Marc Marquez Earns Seventh MotoGP Victory at COTA
03 Oct 2021
Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team), the eight-time MotoGP World Champion, earned his seventh win at the Circuit of the Americas in the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas. Current World Championship leader Fabio Quartararo (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) earn a second-place finish. Quartararo extended his championship lead over Francesco…
Raul Fernandez Wins Moto2 at COTA in Record Tying Race.
03 Oct 2021
Rookie sensation Raul Fernandez (Red Bull KTM Ajo) became the first rider since Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) to claim seven Moto2 races. Fernandez was in total command of the Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas at the Circuit of the Americas. Fabio Di Giannantonio (Federal Oil Gresini Moto2)…
Double Red-Flag Ends COTA Moto3
03 Oct 2021
Izan Guevara (Solunion GASGAS Aspar Team) was declared the Moto3 race winner at the Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas after a double red-flagged race. Guevara was leading when the initial red flags were shown eight laps into the race, before a serious multi-rider incident caused the red flags…
Dominguez’s Brace Leads Austin FC Over Real Salt Lake
02 Oct 2021
A brace (two goals) by Cecilio Dominguez pushed the Austin FC past the Real Salt Lake for a 2-1 victory. The win was the second consecutive at home.
Possession was split evenly between both teams, but the difference was the pummeling Austin gave Salt Lake goalkeeper David Ochoa. The ATXFC…
Marquez, Miller Dominate MotoGP Day 1
01 Oct 2021
Marc Marquez’s (Repsol Honda Team) dominance of the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) continued in free practice 1. Marquez, the six-time winner at COTA, edged Jack Miller (Ducati Lenovo Team) by 0.167 sec under drying track conditions. Johann Zarco (Pramac Racing)…
Rookie Fernandez Controls Day 1 Moto2
01 Oct 2021
Raul Fernandez (Red Bull KTM Ajo), the rookie rider from Spain, took the top spot in Moto2 free practice 1 at the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas at the Circuit of the Americas. Fernandez beat Bo Bendsnyder Pertamina Mandalika SAG Team) by 0.197 seconds
Free Practice 1 Top…
Wet Track Conditions Kick-off Moto3
01 Oct 2021
Wet track conditions greeted the start of the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas at the Circuit of the Americas. Turn 9 proved especially troublesome, causing three riders to kiss the tarmac in a five-minute span.
Ryusei Yamanaka (CarXpert TruestelGP) took the first fall in free practice 1. Yamanaka…
Express Close Home Season with Win
27 Sep 2021
The Round Rock Express closed out the 2021 home season in style, with Fan Appreciation Night and a win 7-2 win against the Tacoma Rainiers.
The final home game of the season was something of an anomaly for the Express. The Express performed better on the road than at home…
Djitte, Gaines Lead Austin FC to Victory
26 Sep 2021
The Austin FC topped the LA Galaxy FC in a historic match that saw newcomers Moussa Djitte and Austin’s own McKinze Gaines deliver their first goals for the Verde & Black. The duo led the team to a 2-0 victory, snapping a five-game losing streak.
Djitte’s goal came in the…
Express Massive Comeback over Rainiers
23 Sep 2021
What started as an indifferent performance for the Round Rock Express (62-58) ended in a massive comeback. The Express stared-down a six-run deficient to finish with a 7-6 walk-off victory over the Tacoma Rainiers (73-48).
Round Rock’s first six innings of play lacked so much energy that local fans began…
Sonny G Saves Bold from Defeat
22 Sep 2021
In what can only be described as a storybook ending, local favorite-son Sonny Guadarrama entered the match between the Austin Bold FC (9-6-9) and the El Paso Locomotives FC (13-2-8) in the 77th minute and scored as time expired to salvage a draw for the Bold. The appearance was Guadarrama’s…
Second Half Collapse Dooms Austin FC
18 Sep 2021
Within a 14-minute span the Austin FC blew a 3-1 halftime lead against the San Jose Earthquakes and found themselves looking out of at a 3-4 hole, a hole they could not claw out of.
Saturday’s match was a far cry from the 0-0 draw in the team’s first meeting…
UT Wins with Byar’s Walkoff Goal
16 Sep 2021
University of Texas freshman forward Trinity Byars scored her first collegiate brace (two goals) to lead the University of Texas Longhorns (3-2-2) to a 2-1 double overtime victory over the Samford University Bulldogs (3-3-2). Byars scored the game winning goal for her first “golden goal.”
The victory was the 300th…
Austin FC Disappoint Against LAFC
15 Sep 2021
The Austin FC put in another solid performance, only to fall short again, this time to the LAFC by a 2-1 score. The loss was Austin’s fourth straight, and the ninth one-goal loss of the season.
LA opened the scoring in the 59th minute on a penalty kick by Cristian…
Late Express Rally Falls Short
13 Sep 2021
Rehabbing Major League made their presence felt as the Sugar Land Skeeters topped the Round Rock Express by a score of 4-2. Jason Castro and Taylor Jones of Houston Astros each drove in a run and drew a total of 5 walks for the Skeeters, while Andy Ibanez of the…
Bold Give Thompson Second Win as Head Coach
10 Sep 2021
It had only been two weeks since the Austin Bold faced the New Mexico United, but an entirely different Bold team appeared on the pitch. Austin surprised New Mexico by playing a highly competitive match, giving new head coach Ryan Thompson his second career victory with a 1-0 win. Thompson,…
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