Haley Berg made up her mind four years ago to play soccer at Texas. Her arrival helped the Longhorns to a turnaround season, and hopes for a conference dynasty.
Seniors Ariel Atkins and Brooke McCarty helped to change Texas women’s basketball, one season at a time.
Most of the hopefuls at the Austin Spurs G League tryout came for another chance at playing professional basketball. A few actually had one.
Winning the 2017 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship put Sophia Schubert in three women’s major championships in 2018.
Gov. Greg Abbott wants to revive to annual football showdown between Texas and Texas A&M. Fans would love it, but making it happen isn’t easy.
Sports celebrities can mobilize fans in meaningful ways, as J.J. Watt of the Houston Texans did during Hurricane Harvey.
Spike, the Round Rock mascot, has been a team mainstay since Day One. Just don’t ask the baseball team to reveal whose inside the custom.
Jade Gortarez played baseball as a kid in California. When it was time for college, the University of Texas made her a softball star.
Fathers Todd Sloan and Tom Shaffer, with their sons Dominic Sloan and Chris Shaffer, are behind most paintball competitions in Central Texas.
Madison Thompson found her place with the Cheer Athletics Superkatz in Plano. The 13-year-old just won a spot on her middle-school cheerleading squad.
With the rise of social media and blogging, there’s now a culture among fitness enthusiasts who engage with like-minded athletes, attend health and wellness events and even create a career from documenting their participation in the fitness community.
Texas football head coach Tom Herman uses social media sites such as Twitter to connect with fans, players and recruits. “It’s become a giant marketing tool,” he said.
Micaela Ross wants the next generation of female hockey players to have more support than she encountered. Changes to girls’ hockey around Texas are making sure that happens.
The champion Lake Travis football team starts developing future players when they’re still in elementary school.
A state House bill that would legalize fantasy sports faces opposition from the Texas attorney general and a Baptist group.