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!
The Express opened its AAA season with a nice mix of rehabbing veterans, like Khris Davis, and young prospects against the Oklahoma City Dodgers.
Jake is the younger brother of former Longhorns quarterback Sam Ehlinger.
MLS Commissioner Don Garber's first trip since the pandemic started included a tour of the new $260 million stadium in Austin.
The home of the Round Rock Express has announced it will host the Texas Rangers alternate training site prior to the start of the baseball season.
Texas State University football head coach Jake Spavital and his Bobcats have kicked off spring practice.
Coleton Benson had a 50 plus point night during the regular season and once again came out strong for Bowie against Judson.
The Westlake High School boys basketball is ranked 5th in the state and is trying to beat SA Roosevelt and advance to the regional semis.
UT head football coach Steve Sarkisian landed Westlake running back Zane Minors and defensive back Michael Taaffe.
It was a special moment for Vandegrift High School senior Tommy Hartman in the football team's game against the Hutto Hippos.
Westlake High's KJ Adams and Bowie High's Coleton Benson may have been district basketball foes but the lifelong friends wanted to share their big individual moment together.