Is your child ready to play at a higher level?

Three next steps for you and your young athlete To every sports parent, I say, “I hope your young athlete is enjoying their youth sports experience. I hope they are having fun, growing, making friends,…

Express pitcher one step away from historic call-up

Nearly 9,100 miles — or, should we say 14,732 kilometers — from home, Round Rock Express pitcher Tayler Scott is on the brink of accomplishing his lifelong goal. Pitching at the Triple-A level for the…

Austin Wings win big in Omaha; One World, Iron Horse compete in Colorado

Recaping the latest sports news in Austin, Texas Congratulations to the 11U Austin Wings Gonzales for winning the Battle of Omaha tournament in late June. The tournament coincided with the College Baseball World Series. The…

Finding family and community with i9 Sports

Jerry Merlick estimates that his four children have played more than 25 seasons of i9 Sports. If you break that down, that’s more than 300 games combined. What’s more, Jerry has coached each of his…

Austin SportsXpress Supports Local Sports

Supporting One World Soccer, Dripping Springs Tigers Bass Fishing Club, HALO, Austin HS Tennis, LBJ Tennis, Austin Horns, Travis Country Sharks Email your photos to contact@sportsxpress.com

RBI Austin program a home run; more mentors needed

Growing up in Northeast Austin, Booker Gilbert saw lots of negative influences around him. Some cousins and friends went down the wrong path. Some ended up in prison. He was determined not to let that…

Signature Care Emergency Center Teams of the Month: CRUSH Cheer All-Stars

The cheer season can be long and grinding. From June through May, many teams work out three times a week to prepare for just a handful of competitions. But, when the season ends with a…

Fun, sweat and cheers: A family that works out together stays together

There’s nothing like a little friendly competition to take your workouts to the next level. But a family competition between father and daughter can really get the heart pumping. Just ask Brendan Greenwood and his…

The PAC: your home for fall basketball and more

What Central Texas sports complex can be transformed into three high school basketball courts, or six youth basketball courts, or six tournament volleyball courts? And what local facility has 2,200 square feet of training space,…