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The High Point of the Track
Before this weekend's banked track roller derby tourney, TXRD's April Ritzenthaler talks rule negotiations and ankle breakers
"...Battle on the Bank II, this weekend's massive banked track roller derby tournament (tickets available now)...."

June 19, 2009 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Flat-Out on the Track
Team Legit talks about ramping up for Battle on the Bank
" the second annual Battle on the Bank banked track roller derby tournament...."

June 24, 2009 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Eight Wheels, Two Toe Stops: The Flat Track Top 10
Calling fouls and handing out points on the Roller Derby year
"...Covering Flat Track Roller Derby makes me feel sort of sorry for..."

Jan. 4, 2013 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Cyclists Take to the Track for Bike Night at Circuit of the Americas
Event lets pedal-powering people go where bicycles rarely tread
"...cycling enthusiasts to take to the smooth 3.4-mile, 20-turn track normally reserved for significantly speedier conveyances...."

June 23, 2019 Sports Post by Reid Jowers

Soul Track Mind: Unbreakable
Exclusive stream of local soul-stirrers’ breakout third LP
"...on forgotten elders Bettye LaVette, Charles Bradley, and Lee Fields, it sparked seminal new acts including Jones’ Dap-Kings and..."

Sept. 15, 2014 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Flat Track Update
Halloween chills and national thrills for the Texas Rollergirls
"...mean all is peaceful in the land of flat track. First things first: You may have seen a billboard..."

Oct. 27, 2009 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Flat-Out on the Track
Make-or-break bouts give Hustlers, Hotrod Honeys season advantages
"...Ask any flat track roller derby fan, and they'll tell you the Texas..."

June 10, 2009 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Richards Named Track & Field News Woman of Year
Quartermiler and two other Texas Exes get No.1 rankings
"...been named the 2009 Woman of the Year by Track & Field News. The award, and her No.1 ranking..."

Dec. 29, 2009 Sports Post by Lee Nichols

Honey on the Track
Honey Homicide of the Lonestar Rollergirls talks tactics and ligaments
"...Fans of the Lonestar Rollergirls, Austin’s banked-track Roller Derby league, may have been upset when they..."

Nov. 20, 2008 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Flat Track Derby in Motion, Part 1
Footage from day two of last weekend's WFTDA Western Regionals
"...With the flat track Roller Derby world wondering who'll come out on top..."

Oct. 11, 2008 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Four-Track Rhapsody
" so much money. The thing about having a four-track [recorder] -- or in this case we bounced our..."

March 5, 1999 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Netflix's Home Game Catches Austin Roller Derby on the Track
TXRD rolls onto the unconventional sports show
"...documentarian Austin Reza wanted to include Austin's TXRD banked track league in his new show for Netflix, Home Game...."

July 10, 2020 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Four-Track Amusement
Furry Things
"'s penchant for ambient noise on rhythm. The five tracks on hedfones are eerie, wide-open soundscapes that tend to..."

Feb. 28, 1997 Music Feature by Greg Beets

'Keeping Track'
Latino Comedy Project vet mixes domestic conflicts and high tech surveillance
"...dynamics would coalesce. The result is her play Keeping Track, the next production by Teatro Vivo...."

April 2, 2010 Arts Feature by Belinda Acosta

Commuter Rail on Track for Test Runs
MetroRail to make tracks through Austin neighborhood
"...Red Line, will use a 32-mile stretch of freight-rail track between Leander and Downtown. At last week's Urban Transportation..."

Nov. 23, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Please Add a Brake to Your Track Bike
"...been a rather significant increase in the number of "track" bikes around town. The folks that ride these bikes..."

July 1, 2009 Postmarks

Track to the Future
Tilke GmbH unveils design for F1 track
"...released its draft design for the Austin Formula One track, scheduled to hold its first race in 2012. The..."

Sept. 3, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Flat-Track Snack Attack: Frito-Lay vs. Crackerjack
A Texas Rollergirl defends her name
" Colleen Bell, who competes in Austin's Texas Rollergirls flat-track Roller Derby league under the skate name Crackerjack. On..."

April 24, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Dinosaur-Track Rescue Mission Under Way at UT ... Slowly
Bureaucratic hurdles not withstanding, legendary fossils could soon have new home.
"...A legendary set of dinosaur tracks that have been deteriorating outside UT's Texas Memorial Museum..."

Jan. 25, 2008 News Feature by Justin Ward

Track Premiere: Little Mazarn’s “Vermont”
Ambient folk for moths
"...Self Sabotage label – will be titled Io. The eight-track sophomore effort finds the ambient folk outfit peaking in..."

April 29, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Banked- and Flat-Track Roller Derby Weekend
Both local leagues in action
"...Ever wonder what the difference is between flat-track and banked-track Roller Derby? Take this weekend to find..."

Aug. 20, 2010 Sports Feature by Richard Whittaker

Photo Essay: Texas State Track & Field Meet
Don Bender photographed the Myers Stadium action June 5-6
"...UT's Myers Stadium June 5-6 for the UIL State Track & Field Championships, and Austin photographer Don Bender was..."

June 23, 2009 Sports Post by Lee Nichols

My Trip to the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials
Lots of current and former Longhorns in Eugene this week.
"...Eugene, Oregon – I'm attending my first ever U.S. national track &..."

July 7, 2008 Sports Post by Lee Nichols

Move Races to the Track
"...every other Sunday until summer. There's a really nice track, built for the Formula One races, that I believe..."

Feb. 16, 2014 Postmarks

Banked Track Bonanza
Lonestar Rollergirls host national roller derby tourney this weekend
"...the LA Derby Dolls hosted the first ever banked track roller derby inter-league tournament of the modern derby era:..."

June 18, 2009 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Flat Track Update
Dealing in with the Hustlers, and getting ready for some Dirty South derby
"...As any flat track fan knows, the big news in derby is the..."

April 26, 2009 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Guess Who's Coming to Flat Track?
TXRG to welcome New Orleans, Arkansas in last bouts of season
"...Rollergirls, currently standing No. 37 in the Women's Flat Track Derby Association rankings. Then, in the last bout of..."

April 21, 2008 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Time for Some Flat Track
Women's flat-track derby season kicks off this Sunday
"...the other March Madness! This Sunday, March 2, women's flat-track derby resumes normal service locally when the Texas Rollergirls..."

Feb. 25, 2008 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Austinites at Track & Field World Championships
Richards, Acuff, and Manzano are locals to watch in Osaka.
"...competing in the 11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics (Track & Field) in Osaka, Japan, over the next nine..."

Aug. 24, 2007 Sports Post by Lee Nichols

Magnificent Weekend for Texas High School Track & Field
Our state's championship weekend is one of the most-watched in the high school track & field world.
"...on the UT campus this weekend at the UIL Track & Field Championships. I'll post a lengthier review later..."

May 14, 2007 Sports Post by Lee Nichols

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