Mike Craven, Hookem.com

Mike Craven


Austin, TX, United States

Contact Mike

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

  • Unknown
  • Hookem.com
  • Austin American-Statesman

Past articles by Mike:

From the archives: QB Casey Thompson commits to Texas. 'This class will be special.'

As quarterback Casey Thompson prepares to start for Texas football, here's a look back at his start with the Longhorns back in 2017. → Read More

At the whistle: Austin FC blows lead in 2-1 loss to Vancouver

Austin FC lost its fourth straight road game in a 2-1 loss at Vancouver. The Whitecaps scored two second-half goals to earn three points. → Read More

At the whistle: Austin FC demolishes Portland in 3-1 win at Q2 Stadium

Austin FC won its fifth match of the season in a 3-1 victory on Saturday night at Q2 Stadium. It was the second win over the Portland Timbers. → Read More

At the whistle: Austin FC blow halftime lead against Vancouver

Austin FC returned home to Q2 Stadium in need of three points. Instead, the expansion franchise lost 2-1 despite a halftime lead. → Read More

Austin FC desperately needs points against Vancouver Whitecaps

Austin FC is in last place of the Western Conference ahead of the Wednesday night match against the Vancouver Whitecaps. → Read More

Craven's Corner: Losses mounting for Austin FC despite possession-based offense

Austin FC possessed the ball for nearly 60 percent of the match against Real Salt Lake and still came home with a 1-0 defeat. → Read More

The 411 on Austin FC: Busting on the gamble in Frisco, new formation and Djitté arrives

Austin FC is in second-to-last place in the Western Conference of Major League Soccer halfway through its expansion season. → Read More

Austin FC's new signing Sebastián Driussi: Positive to be in a city with 'Latin culture'

Sebastián Driussi wanted a fresh start, and that is exactly what he was given when he signed with Austin FC, the city's first MLS soccer team. → Read More

411 on Austin FC: Help is on the way, but rematches undoing expansion franchise

Austin FC is winless in rematches through five tries as an expansion franchise. That and more in this edition of 411. → Read More

Austin FC's losing streak grows to three following loss to Colorado

Austin FC dropped its third straight home match, this time to the Colorado Rapids. The Verde and Black have won once since May 1. → Read More

Austin FC adds a goal scoring threat in Argentinian midfielder Sebastián Driussi

Austin FC needs to score more goals. The club signed Sebastián Driussi in hopes that he can do just that in Major League Soccer. → Read More

'The atmosphere is electric:' USMNT excited to debut in Austin for Gold Cup match

The USMNT is in Austin for the first time ahead of its Gold Cup semifinal match against Qatar on Thursday night at Q2 Stadium. → Read More

Austin chapter of American Outlaws grows alongside city, tech boom

The U.S. Men's national team comes to Austin on Thursday night with a match against Qatar and no one is more ready than the American Outlaws. → Read More

A look at why Austin FC is struggling in Western Conference standings

Austin FC sits in last place in the Western Conference through 14 matches of its expansion season, and the numbers show why El Tree is struggling. → Read More

At the whistle: Austin FC drop home match to Seattle Sounders

Austin FC hosted MLS leading Seattle Sounders at Q2 Stadium on Thursday night. An injured Sounders squad left with a 1-0 victory. → Read More

U.S. Men's National Team to play World Cup qualifier in Austin at Q2 Stadium

Austin will host the USMNT on Oct. 7 in a World Cup qualifying match against Jamaica at Q2 Stadium. It's the first time the U.S. men will play a World Cup qualifier in Texas. → Read More

Austin FC players used break to heal physically, improve mentally

Austin FC last played an MLS match on July 7. On July 22, a refreshed club hosts Seattle in an important match. → Read More

Austin FC winger Kekuta Manneh impressed with the city's love for soccer

Kekuta Manneh spent some of his formative years playing soccer in Austin. Now back and with Austin FC, he's surprised by the overwhelming support. → Read More

Austin FC requires reinforcements to score, reach goals

Austin FC is struggling to score goals in its expansion season inside MLS. To reach its goal of making the playoffs, the team must find goal scorers. → Read More

Tigres UANL take 3-1 win over Austin FC in international friendly

Austin FC took a break from the MLS schedule on Tuesday night by hosting an international friendly against Liga MX side Tigres UANL. → Read More