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Express hammer Chihuahuas in return to Dell Diamond

The top three batters are meant to produce runs. And much like the weather, the top of the Round Rock lineup is best described in Spanish. Muy Caliente. Drew Stubbs, Travis Snider, and Jurickson Profar combined to go 6-for-13 with eight RBIs, … more

Vandegrift’s season opener selected to be part of inaugural Football Day in Texas

Vandegrift is one of three Austin-area games that will get some extra coverage when they kick off the football season on Sept. 1. more

Express catcher Brett Nicholas earns third major league call-up

When Brett Nicholas was growing up, his family went to Safeco Field in Seattle to watch the Mariners play. One summer, he told his grandpa he’d leave him a ticket to watch him play there. more

American Outlaws help capture passionate soccer atmosphere in Austin area

Josh Babetski stood silently in the back of Haymaker, waiting for the perfect time to burst into action. more

Express hoping to make second half run after restful All-Star break

Ronald Guzman was glad to get a break, no matter how short it was. more

Jason Grennier tabbed as new Cedar Park cross country coach

Jason Grennier didn’t want to pay rent when he was living at home after high school, so he decided to coach track with his dad. more

Vandegrift’s season opener selected to be part of inaugural Football day in Texas

Vandegrift is one of three Austin-area games that will get some extra coverage when they kick off the football season on Sept. 1. The Vipers’ opener against Odessa Permian will be one of 10 games with live look-ins during Football Day in Texas on … more

Express catcher Brett Nicholas earns third major league call-up

When Brett Nicholas was growing up, his family went to Safeco Field in Seattle to watch the Mariners play. One summer, he told his grandpa he’d leave him a ticket to watch him play there. Years later, in 2016, Nicholas made his major league debut … more

Bernier returns to actions as Express sweep Baby Cakes

Newly activated from the disabled list, Doug Bernier was happy to be out of the dugout and back on the field. The veteran infielder finished with two hits in just his 10t appearance since May 1, helping Round Rock hold on to beat the New Orleans … more

Express hoping to make second half run after restful All-Star break

Ronald Guzman was glad to get a break, no matter how short it was.The slugging first baseman and the rest of the Round Rock Express returned to action this week after the All-Star break, refreshed and ready to make a push for the playoffs in the … more

Jason Grennier tabbed as new Cedar Park cross country coach

Jason Grennier didn’t want to pay rent when he was living at home after high school, so he decided to coach track with his dad. Grennier was named the new Cedar Park cross country coach earlier this month and hopes to take an already established … more

American Outlaws help capture passionate soccer atmosphere in Austin area

Josh Babetski stood silently in the back of Haymaker, waiting for the perfect time to burst into action.Early in the second half of the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team’s game against Martinique last week, when Omar Gonzalez scored a header to … more

Express rally to beat Baby Cakes, win third straight

If the last three games are standard, the Express are in for a stellar second half. Round Rock scored the final six runs of the game, rallying from a four-run deficit to beat the New Orleans Baby Cakes 6-4 Wednesday night to take the third … more

Marte's walk-off blast powers Express past Baby Cakes

At 6-foot-1, Luis Marte is by no means the biggest player for the Express. But Tuesday night he was larger than life. The 23-year-old hit a walk-off 3-run home run in the bottom of the 10th inning to give Round Rock a 5-3 win against the New … more

Express pick up first win after All-Star break

Follow @ByZachSmith and @HCNSports on Twitter for the latest news on all local sports.  Email: sports@hillcountrynews.com The Triple-A Home Run Derby was last week. But the Express decided to have a long ball exhibition of their own … more

Express drop first game after All-Star break

Follow @ByZachSmith and @HCNSports on Twitter for the latest news on all local sports.  Email: sports@hillcountrynews.com Any momentum the Express gained by winning the last two games of the first half of the season ended after one … more

Austin Spurs star impressing for San Antonio in Summer League

Quite a few Austin Spurs are making a name for themselves in the NBA offseason.Led by Bryn Forbes, who averaged 23.4 points per game for Austin last season, the Spurs wrapped up the first of two summer league tournaments in Utah last week, finishing … more

Round Rock Express players using advanced stats to measure success

Drew Stubbs thinks batting average is the most overrated statistic in baseball. Everybody can see who has the best batting average on the team and which player blasts the most home runs and drives in runs at a high clip. But there is another, … more

Veteran catcher Brett Hays embracing his role with Round Rock

Brett Hayes just likes to roll with the punches.When Express manager Jason Wood was away from the field last week, the 33-year-old catcher grabbed his stopwatch and helmet and headed down the first base line to assume the interim role of first base … more

Deshaun Watson embracing new life with Texans

Deshaun Watson was in the Texans’ headquarters even when head coach Bill O’Brien was nowhere to be found. On an off day when some of the staff’s children were taking advantage of the team facility, they reported back to the head coach and … more
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