Dennis de la Peña has been anchoring and reporting for FOX 7 Austin since 1999.
His training began while at UT with a job at KTSB Radio and an extended internship at KXAN-TV. His first media gig that actually came with a paycheck was at KAMR-TV in Amarillo as the weekend sports anchor in 1994, then later as the sports director.
Dennis was active with the Children's Miracle Network and Meals on Wheels in Amarillo, helped build homes for the poverty stricken, and received a "Difference Maker" award for community service in the Panhandle area. He has stayed active in Austin by speaking at schools and college career fairs, while emceeing awards banquets and different sporting events around town.
He also joins 101X hosts Jason and Deb Fridays on The Morning X to discuss the week's big sports stories.
When not on air, "DdlP" spends his time with his wife Sally and their two incredible kids, DJ and Noelle.Cubs!
Steven Trout's Texas State Bobcats have made its first NCAA baseball tournament in 11 years and will head to Stanford's regional in Palo Alto, California.
UT finished the season strong though going 11-3 and earning hosting duties as the nation's #9 overall seed.
The Chaparrals finished 11 under as a team to win the 6A final by 23 strokes.
Anderson High School took home the 5A state golf title thanks in part to some strong play from future Texas Longhorn Keaton Vo.
Some of the world's top women's professional tennis players will be in Austin in February 2023 for an inaugural Women's Tennis Association event.
The Cedar Park High School girls basketball team is celebrating an undefeated season and second straight state championship.
Longhorns head football coach Steve Sarkisian talks about whose shining brightest seven practices in.
The Round Rock Express begins its baseball season against the El Paso Chihuahuas, the San Diego Padres affiliate, on April 5.
Fresh off helping Cedar Park High School to a state title repeat, junior guard Gisella Maul received a prestigious honor.
After a thriller in San Marcos in which UT came out on top, it was quite the encore between Texas State and Texas at UFCU Disch–Falk Field.