Moose Edge Stars in Frenetic Finish
14 Nov 2018
In a high-risk attempt to tie the game, Texas Stars Head Coach Derek Laxdal pulled goalie Landon Bow with five minutes left in the game and down by two goals. The Stars scored 45 second later, but were unable to even the score. The Manitoba Moose (8-7-0-0) defeated the Texas…
Season Best Performance, Spurs Over Vipers
13 Nov 2018
The Austin Spurs (2-2) defeated the Rio Grande Valley Vipers (2-2) 114-97 in what statistically their best game of the year.
The Spur shot 58% (42-74) from the field, 45% (10-22) from distance, and were perfect from the foul line (20-20). Conversely, the Vipers struggled, hitting only 40% (37-93) of…
Appalachian State Dominates Texas State
10 Nov 2018
Sun Belt Conference leading Appalachian State Mountaineers (7-2, 5-1 Sun Belt) easily handled the Texas State Bobcats (3-7, 1-5 Sun Belt) winning 38-7. The Mountaineers were recently ranked No. 25 in the country, only the second time a Sun Belt Conference team had cracked that ceiling.
The Mountaineers dominated all…
Spurs Come From Behind for First Win
09 Nov 2018
The Austin Spurs (1-1) overcame a 15-point deficient to defeated the Northern Arizona Sun (2-2) 99-88.
The Spurs struggled until late in the second period when a Jordan Green layup started a 10-point run. Austin continued to chew away at Northern Arizona’s lead, eventually tying the game in the third…
Texas Stars Calendar for Texas Humane Heroes
06 Nov 2018
Players from the Texas Stars Hockey Club enjoyed their time away from practice as they hosted pets from Texas Humane Heroes for their joint 2019 calendar. The calendar will be made available to Texas Stars hockey fans and supported of Texas Humane Heroes.
Texas Humane Heroes is a no-kill shelter…
Austin Spurs Media Day
31 Oct 2018
The Austin Spurs introduced their roster for the 2018-2019 NBA G-League season to the Austin-area media on Wednesday. The team returns as the reigning champions as they begin their thirteen season.
DeJuan Blair is returning to the Spurs. Sort of… The San Antonio Spurs selected Blair with 37th…
Texas State Secures Conference Volleyball Championship
28 Oct 2018
The Texas State volleyball team secured at least a piece of the regular season Sunbelt Conference championship with their 17th consecutive victory. The win gave the Bobcats their third-longest win streak in program history. It is the second Sun Belt title for Texas State, which won the conference tournament in…
Wolves Break Stars Win Streak
26 Oct 2018
The Chicago Wolves (6-1-0-1) ended the Texas Stars’ (4-2-1-1) three-game win streak by a score of 4-3. Wolves’ goal tender Oscar Dansk withstood a frenetic third period blitz in route to the victory.
The Wolves and the Stars are two of the hottest team in the AHL Central Division. The…
Texas Stars go to the Dogs
23 Oct 2018
The Texas Stars Foundation is the official charity of the Texas Stars Hockey Club. The Foundation strives to utilize the talents and resources of the Texas Stars players, families, staff and ownership to enrich the greater central Texas area and military children throughout the United States.
The Texas Stars Foundation…
Raikkonen Wins, Verstappen Stuns, Hamilton Misses
21 Oct 2018
Kimi Raikkonen denied Hamilton his fifth straight win in Austin and a fifth world title in a thrilling contest at Circuit of the Americas.
Raikkonen surged past Hamilton in the first turn and held on to win the United States Grand Prix. It was Raikkonen’s first win in 113 races,…
Vettel Slips, Hamilton Soars
20 Oct 2018
After rain-soaked practice runs on Friday, track conditions improved immensely, producing record-breaking lap times in the Qualifying Session. Lewis Hamilton and Valterri Bottas of the Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport team, and Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikonnen of the Suderia Ferrari team broke the track record.
Hamilton and Vettel place first…
Wet Start to F1 US Grand Prix at COTA
19 Oct 2018
Lewis Hamilton tried his best to downplay expectations to the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix, and the weather helped him to put a wet blanket on the prospects.
When asked if all was coming together for a repeat of his four U.S. Grand Prix wins Hamilton responded: “Not particularly, no.”…
Stars Explode in Third Period to Top Wild
19 Oct 2018
The Texas Stars (3-1-1-1) overcame a slow start to give the Iowa Wild (3-1-0-0) their first loss of the season. Texas mounted a four-goal third period to earn the 5-4 victory.
Down by two goals Iowa unleashed a massive attack in the final two minutes of the game. A hooking…
Formula 1 Returns to Austin with Similar Plot
18 Oct 2018
Starting in mid-September the Circuit of Americas (COTA) begins a transformation from an empty expanse of paddocks, parking lots and staging areas to become the center of the Formula 1 universe. That transformation culminates this weekend with he seventh consecutive running of the FIA Formula One United States Gran Prix.…
Texas State Falls Again
11 Oct 2018
For the past two seasons the Texas State Bobcats and the Georgia Southern Eagles were the drains at the bottom of the Sun Belt Conference (SBC) football standings.
Georgia Southern (5-1, 3-0 SBC) turned their program around under the leadership of second-year head coach Chad Lunsford. Texas State (1-5, 0-3…
One-Dimensional Texas State overrun by Louisiana
06 Oct 2018
The Ragin’ Cajuns from the University of Louisiana–Lafayette (2-3, 1-1 SBC) dominated the Texas State University Bobcats (1-4, 0-2 SBC) in route to a 42-27 victory.
The game looked close was from a statistical standpoint. Louisiana edging out Texas State slightly in time of possession (32 to 28 minutes), average…
Stars Christen Tenth Season with Win
05 Oct 2018
There is no better way to begin a new season than with a home opening win. The Texas Stars did exactly that the tenth consecutive time in the team’s history. The Stars beat division rival, the Grand Rapid Griffins, 3-1.
Prior to the game the Stars unfurled the 2018 Western…
Phenomenal Come from Behind Victory
02 Oct 2018
Trailing two sets to zero the Texas State Volleyball Team won the next three sets to defeat UT Arlington (20-25, 22-25, 25-10, 25-21, 15-8).
The Bobcats (14-5, 5-0) extended their win streak to nine matches and are undefeated in Sun Belt Conference play. The Mavericks (9-6, 3-2) maintained their hold…
Kristoffersson, Speed Take Crowns at COTA
30 Sep 2018
18,500 fans watched PSRX Volkswagen Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson win the inaugural running ot the World RX of USA at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas and win the 2018 FIA World Rallycross Championship.
PSRX Volkswagen Sweden teammate Petter Solberg finished second in the final and tied for first…
COTA Welcomes Inaugural World Rallycross USA Championship
29 Sep 2018
The Circuit of the Americas (COTA) hosted the inaugural of the FIA World Rallycross United States of America Championship. Austin was the second North American stop and the tenth of twelve worldwide. Rallycross is wildly popular in Northern Europe, with the majority of the drivers from Sweden, France and Norway.…
Stars Top Rampage in Preseason Meeting
29 Sep 2018
Contending for the Texas Stars roster beat their peers from the San Antonio Rampage 4-to-3 in their second and final pre-season meeting. Joel L’Esperance netted two goals for the Stars, including the game winner with 34 second remaining.
Penalties hamstrung both teams. Texas amassed 14 penalty minutes to San Antonio’s…
Cedar Park Rolls Over Rouse
28 Sep 2018
Its been argued that High School football needs a “mercy rule”, similar baseball or softball. When one team is winning by such a great margin the game is awarded to the leading team, rather than continue the embarrassment of the losing team.
Cedar Park High School Head Football Coach, Carl…
No. 4 Texas Volleyball over No. 21 Baylor
26 Sep 2018
The No. 21 Baylor University Bears fell to the No. 4 University of Texas Longhorns, but only after giving the favored team a scare.
Baylor out-played Texas for most of the first set. Longhorns head coach, Jerritt Elliot, called a timeout, trailing 13-17, to refocus the team. Texas fought back…
Round Rock Express Commemorative Calendar Narratives
24 Sep 2018
Round Rock Express catcher Brett Nicholas once said Dell Diamond was the thirty-first best place to play baseball in America. There are thirty major league baseball teams, thus making the Round Rock Express the best place to play in minor leagues. The team’s games are consistently among the…
No. 11 UT Soccers Comes from Behind over Baylor
21 Sep 2018
The Baylor Bears (7-3-0) fell to the No. 11 Texas Women’s Soccer (8-0-1) in overtime, but challenged the Longhorns in a way seen this season. The game was first Big 12 contest for both teams.
Baylor appeared to control the pitch for nearly the entire first half. Julie James of…
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