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2011 NCAA Softball Austin Regional
UT softball hosts 2011 NCAA tourney
"...The University of Texas softball team has earned a No. 3 seed in the..."

May 20, 2011 Sports Feature by Mark Fagan

C3 vs. KOOP and Why Softball Is More American Than Baseball
C3 beats KOOP Radio plus interesting softball historical facts
"...fans with a boom box and the tall-boy-toting Alternative Softball League die-hards...."

April 7, 2009 Sports Post by Mike Crissey

You’ve Got a Friend in the Alternative Softball League
Making friends and havin' babies
"...The annual invasion of Austin and the siege of SXSW pushes us to the..."

March 27, 2009 Sports Post by Mike Crissey

Keeping Softball Alternative
Local creative types battle it out on the diamond
"...to Ronnie Earle’s refrigerator; the food-fighting elite. The deadliest softball force along all of Guadalupe … the Wheatsville SKUs...."

June 5, 2009 Sports Post by Mike Crissey

Alternative Softball League Kicks Off With Three-Way
Fans rejoice as the 2009 season gets under way
"...The Austin Chronicle shelves BookPeople..."

April 3, 2009 Sports Post by Mike Crissey

Ruby’s BBQ: Where Austin Music & Barbecue Legends Intersect
Campus-area mainstay celebrates its silver anniversary
"...Many aspects of Austin culture exert a strong gravitational pull – the music,..."

Dec. 13, 2013 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Three Cheers for the Alternative Softball League
"...to that first place spot, and one for The Austin Chronicle, which is no longer in last place...."

July 15, 2008 Sports Post by Kristine Tofte

Reckless Kelly Celebrity Softball Jam
A day of softball and music at the Dell Diamond
"...Reckless Kelly's Celebrity Softball Jam last year was such a huge success –..."

April 23, 2010 Sports Feature by Mark Fagan

Reckless Kelly's Celebrity Softball Jam
Local Americana group hosts charity softball game and concert at the Dell Diamond
"...the Americana circuit Reckless Kelly are holding their Celebrity Softball Jam this Sunday, 1-8pm at the Dell Diamond in..."

April 16, 2009 Sports Post by Mark Fagan

The Alternative Softball League
It's the first official season of the Alternative Softball League, and hopefully will be one to remember
"...alternative: It's the first official season of the Alternative Softball League, and hopefully will be one to remember. The..."

June 23, 2008 Sports Post by Kristine Tofte

Have a Ball in Austin With These Sports Summer Camps
Get your kids going with everything from gymnastics to karate
"...the fundamentals and how to take your baseball and softball skills to the next level from knowledgeable and experienced..."

March 1, 2018 Events Post

NCAA Austin Softball Regional
UT makes eighth straight NCAA appearance
"...eighth year in a row appearing in the NCAA Softball Tournament. Senior Lexy Bennett has been leading the way..."

May 18, 2012 Sports Feature by Mark Fagan

SXSW Softball Squad Shuts Down 'Chronicle'
And other Alternative Softball League news
"...strong case for all the underhanders in the Alternative Softball League by holding the The Austin Chronicle to one..."

May 6, 2009 Sports Post by Mike Crissey

City of Austin "Major Events" Roster
The city lists over 400 days’ worth of events from the Commitment Day 5K on Jan. 1 to the New Year’s Celebration on Dec. 31. The full list is posted here.
"...(every Saturday)2/16/20132/16/2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Launch _ Brazos Hall2/16/20132/25/2013 Austin Livestrong Marathon2/17/20132/17/2013 March for Humane Immigration Reform2/22/20132/22/2013 Boys and..."

July 12, 2013 News Feature

The History of the LGBTQ Movement in Austin
From Stonewall to today, how Pride has progressed in our city
"...lot of money in 1990. When the city of Austin required liability insurance to host a gay event in..."

Aug. 9, 2019 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Point Austin: Zimmerman's Hypocrisies
Denouncing "subsidized" Austinites, council member should try a mirror
"...Member Don Zimmer­man has embarrassed the City Council and Austin once again, with his sanctimonious lecture to citizens testifying..."

Aug. 26, 2016 News Column by Michael King

Talking Curation With Art Alliance Austin's Asa Hursh
Lora Reynolds Gallery's exhibition of work by Troy Brauntuch, Andy Coolquitt, and Jeff Williams proves a good case study in putting together an art show
"...the women's shoe on its point; and there's the softball," says Asa Hursh gesturing at the Brauntuch on the..."

Aug. 21, 2015 Arts Feature by Seth Orion Schwaiger

Point Austin: A Word About "Wards"
The homestead exemption is not just a feeble "tool," it's an inequitable one
"...was that districts would lead to dreaded "ward politics." Austinites from one area would pit their interests against those..."

June 19, 2015 News Column by Michael King

One, Two, Tres, Cuatro: I Heart Austin
Austin's music scene takes another heart-punch after the murder of Esme Barrera
"...Casis Elementary teacher's aide, mentor at Girls Rock Camp Austin, Waterloo Records staffer (and softball booster). Those positions say..."

Jan. 13, 2012 Music Column by Margaret Moser

Point Austin: We're All Flakes Here
It's not the sideshow candidates who should worry Texas voters
"...As political questions go, it was a softball; despite Beck's reflexive melodramatics, Medina initially rejected out-of-hand the..."

Feb. 19, 2010 News Column by Michael King

Hogwarts at Austin High?
Some Austin High parents say the Academy of Global Studies should be its own school
"...Out of the roughly 2,100 students at Austin High School, about one in seven attend its Academy..."

Sept. 11, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Keep Austin Kid-Friendly
"...My wife and I and our four kids are Austin natives. Growing up, our kids have been blessed with..."

June 15, 2009 Postmarks

Bill Would Rotate UIL Events Out of Austin
Father and son lawmakers call for holding high school state competitions in other areas of the state
"...cry for high school athletes across the state is "Austin or bust!" That's because in every sport except football..."

Jan. 16, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

In Aspen, an Austin-Flavored Celebration of the Chef
A weekend at the 'Food & Wine' Classic
"...made two of our Texas brethren show up nicely. Austin's own Lyndie Clement was there with her Chimi Some..."

July 15, 2005 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Austin Government Incompetent and Greedy
"...about crapped yourself with glee. You had a nice softball "Welcome to Our World" piece on her and her..."

Aug. 5, 2003 Postmarks

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large: Mixed Signals
Why is the City Council trying to undercut single-member districts?
"...highly prized "core reader" -- we "really threw a softball" in last week's column, we imagine at Betty Dunkerley...."

March 8, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Pitchers, Catchers, and More – Oh My!
This week Austin hosts the 40th Gay Softball World Series
"...Rain or shine, this week Austin plays home base to one of the world’s largest..."

Aug. 16, 2016 Qmmunity Post by Dan Gray

There Can Be Only One
'Chronicle' beats BookPeople for the millionth time to capture ASL title
"...there, and I'm talking about its slovenly civilian counterpart, softball, but whatever, the Chronicle still won.After a four-game losing..."

Nov. 13, 2008 Sports Post by Shawn Badgley

ASL Preseason Heats Up
The Alternative Softball League: Still cheap as free
"...time thinks about the weather. The high here in Austin was 64 degrees on February 2 when Punxsutawney Phil..."

March 14, 2009 Sports Post by Mike Crissey

Gay Place
Bats and balls in play at the Gay Softball World Series
"...Sunday. But, perhaps the week's biggest novelty: The Gay Softball World Series lands in Austin this year and balls..."

Aug. 12, 2016 Column by Sarah Marloff

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