byStephen Wagner and Nicole Stuessy
Battling issues of gender identity, depression and an estranged father, Kaelyn Daxton found his second family in a women’s contact football team.
byDenise Emerson and Reagan Morrisey
Fielding an esports team can help colleges recruit top students in STEM fields.
Soccer aficionados say that the addition of a professional soccer team in Austin, coupled with the 2019 Women’s World Cup this summer and a gradual shift away from American football, may spur more young people in Central Texas to take up soccer.
The Outlaws is an all-women’s full-contact football team that has played in Austin for nearly 20 years.
After losing their coach in the wake of a college admissions scandal, UT-Austin’s men’s tennis team won its first national championship.
In a fast-moving and dangerous sport, the bullfighters develop a bond on and off the dirt.
White is now one of the best-paid coaches in the country, and he’s committed to showing the money is well spent.
On March 13, Joel Hanley, a defenseman for the Texas Stars hockey team in Cedar Park, scored an almost unbelievable goal.
Their names aren’t in the box scores. But the turf specializes who take care of athletic fields at UT-Austin are MVPs in their own way.
After a lifetime in stock car racing, Mary Ann Naumann is trying to revive the sport at a dirt track in Paige.
An athletic director inheriting a football coach at one of the country’s preeminent programs can be tough for both the coach and athletic director, but UT’s Chris Del Conte and Tom Herman are making it work.
In a Sun Belt city whose sports culture is dominated by college football and basketball, more people are playing hockey than ever before.
byEric Goodman and Trenton Daeschner
“Learning The Ropes” pulls back the curtain on an upstart professional wrestling school in Austin, Texas. For the students and trainers here, the performance lifestyle of wrestling has become a way out of – and for some a way into – very real personal struggles. Produced, shot and edited by Eric Goodman and Trenton Daeschner, […]
byLuke Hendry and Katerina Biancardi
A short documentary produced by Luke Hendry and Katerina Biancardi, “Limitless” follows a group of wheelchair basketball players from Central Texas to the 2017 national tournament in Kentucky. The film goes on a journey from their home life to life on the court and the obstacles they don’t let stand in their way. […]
Teams in Texas and across the country are temporarily wearing uniforms with Hispanic symbols as part of an effort to broaden their fan base.
Life in the NBA can mean five-star hotels and playing on TV. For San Antonio spurs rookie Derrick White, that’s only part of it.
The starting quarterback for Cedar Park High School broke his leg late in his senior season. That left the team’s playoff run to the next man up.
Twenty years ago, friends with an interest in bicycles opened a modest shop for anyone who shared their passion. Now they have a community.
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.