In the era before halftime entertainment spectacles, college bands were the stars of the show.
For more than four decades, Bob Childress has occupied an office in Gregory Gym, with walls covered in snapshots of University of Texas at Austin history and his two diplomas, from 1973 and 1976. Soon, he will take it all down. Childress plans to retire next spring, on the back end of the year-long celebration […]
Lake Travis senior defensive tackle Cesar Guzman last saw Santiago Villegas in July. “I asked him when he was coming back,” Guzman said. “He said that he wasn’t sure, so I was like, ‘Well, you gotta come back, we start football in two weeks.’” Two weeks later, Guzman stood next to an empty locker. Villegas […]
For 13 years, Wempe has been an important part of the Bowie football family. ‘He brings a positive attitude toward everything,’ one player said.
The New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons combined to break or match 30 NFL records in a classic Super Bowl contest.
The post-game press conferences were a study in contrast when the defeated Falcons and champion Patriots faced the media.
Singer known for her wild-card public persona talks about her family and longtime love of football.
They don’t often get to play. But when the coach puts them in the game, it’s their chance to shine or stumble.
There is no rest for the high school baseball pitcher. But the University Interscholastic League is trying to correct that. On Oct.1 7, the governing body of high school sports in Texas set a limit of 110 pitches per game, effective the 2017 season. The UIL enacted the policy to protect young arms from damage and reduce […]
More than 100 players on 10 teams gather every Saturday from August to October.
Patricia Walsh thought Rio would be her last race. But a disappointing finish has fired up her determination to try again — and do better.
Cheers flooded Room 101 of Waggener Hall on a recent Thursday. Dozens of students screamed at the projector screen at the front of the room at the University of Texas at Austin. Armed with a massive golden hammer, a warrior charged at another wielding a futuristic laser gun. She slammed her hammer into the ground, […]
A former Austin high school athlete takes on the challenge of wheelchair athletics.
Roger Hornsby’s grave in eastern Travis County is marked by a plain memorial with no mention of his baseball accomplishments. But fans come regularly to visit the site where a legend is buried.
David Nayer considers himself the Nolan Ryan of juggling. He’s been at it for more than four decades, and practices regularly at the Austin Recreation Center.