Fire up for the Aggies

Fire up for the Aggies

The UT women got an exciting 2-1 comeback win over California on Sunday, with Courtney Gaines assisting on two second-half goals, and Kasey Moore hitting the winner with just 40 seconds left to play. The 7-0-1 Longhorns open Big 12 play this Friday, Sept. 26, hosting No. 10 Texas A&M at 7pm at Mike A. Myers Stadium, 707 Manor Road, at Red River. $7 adult admission, but get a $3 web coupon at Bevo's Bargains.

St. Edward's Men – one of only five Division II teams in the country with a perfect record – rose to No. 18 in the national rankings with a pair of 1-0 wins last weekend. The women split a pair to drop to 3-1 for the year. Both are on the road this week.

CONCACAF Champions League play continues this week; the Houston Dynamo opened group play Tuesday with a scoreless draw at Panama City's San Francisco; the USL's Puerto Rico Islanders and Montreal Impact are both undefeated at the top of their groups.
European Champions League play resumes next week, Sept. 30-Oct. 1. ESPN2's games of the week: Tuesday, Zenit St. Petersburg vs. Real Madrid; Wednesday, Shaktar Donetsk vs. Barcelona; both live at 1:30pm.

The Austin Aztex EPL affiliate Stoke City, fresh off a gutsy road draw at Liverpool, hosts Chelsea this Saturday; it'll be shown live on Fox Soccer Channel at 9am; that's just one of about 10 games FSC is broadcasting live each weekend, from England, Italy, Argentina, Australia, and the MLS. And on Tuesday, the Potters also advanced to the Carling Cup final 16, with a PK shootout win over Reading.

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