Athletics

New year, new beginning for parents, athletes

Back in one-room schoolhouse days, children were given clean slate boards and fresh chalk to start the school year. As we look to another year of school sports, may I suggest we wipe the slates…
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“The Way Youth Sports Should Be”

For more than a decade, i9 Sports promotes sports with values A recent study published in USA Today, revealed that 70 percent of kids stop playing sports after age 13. Why? Most kids surveyed say,…
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Like a good neighbor… Neighborhood Sports is there

Jeff Forster and Hector Santiago did what many dads do … they coached their children in several youth sports, but they always thought they could do a better job than some youth sports leagues, so…
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Saturdays in Austin mean Pop Warner football!

Austin has a robust youth football league and you can catch all the action at a field near you on Saturday mornings. Here’s a glimpse of some of the action today (September 23rd). Featured here…
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Summer Camp Guide 2017

There’s still time to get your child signed up for one of the great camps in the Austin area. We’ve compiled a comprehensive list here along with dates and links to make the process a…
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Austin to Boston: Four local runners take on the Boston Marathon

It’s the ultimate race for many distance runners… the Boston Marathon. Running the race is, perhaps, the easy part. Qualifying is the hard part. That’s what makes the Boston Marathon so unique and so appealing….
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Veritas Soccer wins again; Tennis also claims title

When it comes to excellence on the soccer field, there’s no bigger dynasty in the state’s private school ranks than Veritas Academy. This year, the girls’ team won its third straight TAPPS Division III state…
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Bowie Baseball aiming for playoff run

Proudly supported by Night Hawk Frozen Foods Expectations are always high for the Bowie baseball team and this year is no exception. The Bulldogs have been to the playoffs for 16 consecutive years. The 2017…
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Operation Enduring Respect: Local Non-Profit Takes Soldiers, Marines, Families to Football Games

Sgt. Ralph Flores spent 16 years in the United States Army. His career included three tours overseas in Iraq, Afghanistan and Kuwait. All told, he spent years away from his family and his three teenage…
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