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Arlington’s Weekend Buzz: April 11-13

Arlington’s Weekend Buzz: April 11-13

Astros vs. Rangers Enjoy a weekend of baseball at the Globe Life Park in Arlington as the Houston Astros come to town for a three-game series.  Yu Darvish is scheduled to take the mound in Friday’s game. Opening pitch is 7:05 p.m. Saturday game begins 7:05 p.m.; Sunday’s game begins at 2:05 p.m.  Visit http://texas.rangers.mlb.com for more […]

UConn Huskies Crowned National Champs in Arlington

UConn Huskies Crowned National Champs in Arlington

It was epic. Final Four MVP Shabazz Napier and his UConn Huskies withstood a furious rally to defeat the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. It was the team’s fourth national championship. Napier and his teammate Ryan Boatright continued to apply defensive pressure, this time collecting six steals between them. Before cutting down […]

Final Four Frenzy Reaches Peak

Final Four Frenzy Reaches Peak

The Final Four frenzy reached its peak hours before Monday night’s championship game between Kentucky and UConn, with energized fans from both teams partying at the Tip-off Tailgate just outside AT& T Stadium.  These Final Four fans sure know how to party.  

Fifty UTA Student-Athletes Honored at Academic Achievement Luncheon

Fifty UTA Student-Athletes Honored at Academic Achievement Luncheon

UT Arlington student-athletes were honored Monday afternoon in College Park Center’s Hospitality Suite for their academic achievements at the Academic Achievement Luncheon. “I truly believe that we are student-athletes because we graduate the majority of our kids and they’re here for school and athletics,” Director of Athletics Jim Baker said. “Seeing this group of kids take the […]

UConn Wins First Final Four Game in Arlington

UConn Wins First Final Four Game in Arlington

The first Final Four game ever played in Arlington was a slugfest. After falling behind 16-4 in the first half, the UConn Huskies stormed back to beat the top-seeded Florida Gators 63-53 Saturday night. The Huskies are headed to the national championship game, the fourth appearance in the program’s history. The Huskies have won all three […]

Arlington Kids Shine During Final Four Youth Clinic

Arlington Kids Shine During Final Four Youth Clinic

Dreams happen right here in Arlington. That was evident when hundreds of young boys and girls headed to the Elzie Odom Recreation Center in Arlington Saturday to learn new basketball skills from college players and coaches during one of three Coco-Cola Youth Clinics happening in the metroplex. MyArlingtonTx.com was fortunate enough to meet several future […]

Final Four Youth Clinic Teaches Basketball, Life Skills

Final Four Youth Clinic Teaches Basketball, Life Skills

Local youth ages 8 to 14 years old hustled, dribbled and practiced drills at the Elzie Odom Athletic Center in Arlington during one of three Coca-Cola NCAA Youth Clinics in North Texas Saturday. College coaches from across the country visited the clinic to teach boys and girls fundamental basketball skills and techniques. G.G. Smith, men’s […]

Wisconsin Fans Take Over Convention Center

Wisconsin Fans Take Over Convention Center

Wisconsin pride was on full display Saturday as happy Badger fans filled the Arlington Convention Center for a huge pep rally before the team’s Final Four game against the Kentucky Wildcats. Thousands of fans ate some great food, danced, watched highlights of the team’s quest to the Final Four, and took pictures with a huge […]

Arlington Businesses Ready for Huge Final Four Crowds

Arlington Businesses Ready for Huge Final Four Crowds

NCAA Final Four weekend kicked off Friday, and local businesses are preparing to pack in crowds. Around 80,000 spectators will descend on AT&T Stadium for four days of events, tailgating and basketball. To sidestep parking and driving in traffic, guests can hop on the Arlington Trolley, catch a ride on the Grease Monkey limo for […]

Devoted Fans Cheer on Final Four Teams

Devoted Fans Cheer on Final Four Teams

Whether you’re cheering for the Florida Gators, Kentucky Wildcats, UConn Huskies or Wisconsin Badgers, this Final Four is sure to be historic. Organizers are expecting to set a new attendance record before the Final Four is done, plus a new national champion will be crowned in Arlington Who will cut down the net on Monday […]

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