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St. Edward's University

Women's Volleyball Vs. TAMU International: Thu., Nov. 8, 7pm. Vs. St. Mary's: Sat., Nov. 10, noon. Recreation and Convocation Center. Women's Basketball Vs. New Mexico-Highlands: Fri., Nov. 9, 5:30pm. Vs. Tiffin: Sat., Nov. 10, 4:30pm. Recreation and Convocation Center. Men's Basketball Vs. Texas A&M-Commerce: Fri., Nov. 9, 8pm. Vs. Incarnate Word: Sat., Nov. 10, 8:30pm. Vs. Southwestern: Mon., Nov. 12, 7pm. Vs. Huston-Tillotson: Tue., Nov. 13, 8pm. Recreation and Convocation Center.

www.stedwards.edu/athletics

Texas State

Women's Basketball Vs. Belmont: Fri., Nov. 9, 5pm. Strahan Coliseum. $4-6. Men's Basketball Vs. Fordham University: Fri., Nov. 9, 7pm. Vs. University of Texas-Tyler: Tue., Nov. 13, 7pm. Strahan Coliseum. $6-10. Women's Volleyball Vs. New Mexico State: Thu., Oct. 8, 6:30pm. Vs. Denver: Sat., Nov. 10, 2pm. Strahan Coliseum. $4-6. Football Vs. Louisiana Tech: Sat., Nov. 10, 6pm. Jim Wacker Field at Bobcat Stadium. $15-65.

www.txstatebobcats.com

University of Texas

Men's Basketball Vs. Fresno State: Fri., Nov. 9, 7pm. Vs. Coppin State: Mon., Nov. 12, 7pm. Frank Erwin Center, 1701 Red River. $8-40. Women's Volleyball Wed., Nov. 14, 7pm. Gregory Gym, 2101 Speedway. $4-7. Football Vs. Iowa State: Sat., Nov. 10, 11am. Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, 2100 San Jacinto.

www.texassports.com

Recreation & Fitness

Chess Club

Beginners through advanced, ages 8 and up. BYOCB (chess board). Tuesdays, 5-6pm. Oak Springs Library, 3101 Oak Springs Dr. Saturdays, 1-2pm. Spicewood Springs Library, 8637 Spicewood Springs Rd. Free.

974-9920

www.austintexas.gov/library

Lone Star Clash

Big screens and big e-sports action with tournaments in StarCraft II and League of Legends. Sat.-Sun., Nov. 10-11, 9:30am-10pm. $25 ($20, advance).

The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6406 N I-35, 713/492-4657

www.tespa.org/lsc2

The Rules of Basketball

Features an exhibition by artist Paul Pfeiffer and a display of James Naismith's 1891 document the Original Rules of Basketball. You won't want to miss this in-depth and historical look into the sport of basketball. Runs through Jan. 13, 2013.

The Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr., 512/471-7324

www.blantonmuseum.org

Try Stand-Up Paddling for Free

The new sport of stand-up paddling has arrived in Austin, and you are welcome to come out and learn how to do it for free. All ages and athletic abilities welcome. Saturdays, 10am-noon. Free.

North side of Lady Bird Lake under the MoPac bridge

www.supatx.com

Unarmed Stage Combat Workshops

For those who want to learn all the basics of how they make all those fights on stage and screen look so real. Taught by Andrew Rodgers. Every Saturday in November, 3pm. The Collective, 2015 E. Riverside. $125 for all four sessions.

a.rodg@yahoo.com

Runs, Walks, & Rides

Austin NEDA Walk

In its third year, this walk will increase awareness of eating disorders and raise funds for the National Eating Disorders Association. 8am.

AMLI South Shore Park, 1620 E. Riverside

www.nationaleatingdisorders.org

Dirt Trails & Pony Tails 5K

9am. $45, individual; $80, duo.

Austin Ridge Church, 9300 Bee Cave Rd., 512/585-5034

www.trailheadrunning.com/trailseries.html

RBMS Cougar Prowl 5K

10am. $25, first family member; $10, each additional family member.

Running Brushy Middle School, 2303 N Lakeline Blvd., Cedar Park, 512/466-2732

www.rbms.my-pta.org

Warrior Dash

Three miles of rugged terrain featuring 12 challenging obstacles and then … the afterparty. 394 Pleasant Chapel Rd., Cedar Creek. 9am.

www.warriordash.com

Weekly Community Run

Every Saturday, 7am, till Dec. 22. Free.

Tetra Fitness, 1717 W. Sixth, Building 2 Ste. 110-R

www.tetrafitness.com

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Recreation & Fitness

AUSTIN SPORTS AND SOCIAL CLUB

All leagues are coed with happy-hour fun following all games.

www.austinssc.com

Free Ice Skating Class

Austin's premier rink folks are offering free first lessons every Saturday for ages 6 and older. Also, check out their men's, women's, and youth hockey leagues. "Try Me" clinics: Saturdays, noon. Chaparral Ice, 14200 N. I-35, 252-8500 and Northcross Mall, 451-5102. Free.

www.chaparralice.com

Runs, Walks, & Rides

Austin Cycling Association

Check website for fun biking adventures.

www.austincycling.org

City Running Tours

For those looking to learn more about Austin and get some exercise at the same time, this might do the trick. Choose the type of run, the mileage, and when you'd like to do it, and they'll handle the rest. Advance purchase required.

www.cityrunningtours.com/austin.html

Wild Basin Wilderness

has a plethora of available walks, hikes, and more.

www.wildbasin.org