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One last adequate from a sports writer
May 8, 2020
I found out I got the job as a sportswriter in the silent library of the RLM. Despite the fact that I was in the RLM, a factory of sadness, my brother and I silently fist pumped as we disturbed many who were trying to study.
‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ brings whim, brightness to island life
March 27, 2020
Nineteen years ago, the world was introduced to a wonderful universe seemingly owned completely by Tom Nook.
Former Longhorn Kevin Durant tests positive for COVID-19
March 17, 2020
At a time when the country is seemingly at a standstill, former Longhorn basketball player Kevin Durant has tested positive for the coronavirus, The Athletic reported Tuesday afternoon.
NCAA cancels March Madness tournament
March 12, 2020
The NCAA has officially canceled its annual March Madness tournament because of increased concerns about the spread of COVID-19.
UT, NCAA close upcoming sporting events to fans
March 11, 2020
On the same day that the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus COVID-19 a global pandemic, the NCAA made an announcement concerning championship events, including the 2020 college basketball postseason.
NCAA football transfer portal provides more opportunity
March 6, 2020
Every offseason, NCAA football coaches will leave a program in the middle of their contracts without penalty. This leaves the program in a tricky position.
Hamm, Cunningham key to success against Oklahoma
March 2, 2020
With four consecutive wins heading into a road matchup with Oklahoma on Tuesday, including two in a row over ranked teams, Texas has turned its season around.
Courtney Ramey moves Texas forward
February 25, 2020
In Texas’ 67-57 upset win over No. 20 West Virginia on Monday, sophomore guard Courtney Ramey’s continued leadership and strong play was the light that led the way for Texas.
Longhorns win on the road against Kansas State
February 22, 2020
The Longhorns have kept alive what little hope remains for their season by winning two games in a row, beating Kansas State on the road 70-59 Saturday.
Freshmen show there is hope for the future
February 19, 2020
Despite playing without three players due to injuries, a crew of freshmen stepped up and showed out in the Longhorns' 70-56 win over TCU.
Smart’s upbringing drives passion beyond on-court success
February 19, 2020
Shaka Smart’s five-year head coaching career at The University of Texas has been nothing short of a roller coaster, but Smart’s drive for coaching isn’t just about chasing on-court success: His passion stems from something deeper, from his upbringing in Madison, Wisconsin.
On last legs, Texas men’s basketball travels to Ames
February 14, 2020
Seven games. That’s the number of games the Texas men’s basketball team has left to prove itself as a tournament team. There are still several opportunities remaining, with games against No. 14 West Virginia at home and a trip to Lubbock to play No. 24 Texas Tech.
Injuries continue to make Longhorns’ postseason push more difficult
February 11, 2020
Since the beginning of 2020, the Longhorns have been bitten several times by the injury bug. Against No. 1 Baylor, Texas head coach Shaka Smart had to send out a new lineup that had yet to start together this season, and the Longhorns couldn’t overcome, falling 52-45 Monday.
Late collapse allows season to continue to slip away
February 8, 2020
The Longhorns were missing a key advantage before even taking the court Saturday.
Longhorns have no margin for error heading into Texas Tech matchup
February 7, 2020
Following another inconsistent performance that saw the Longhorns give away another halftime lead, the margin of error for the Texas team has gone from slim to razor thin as they head into a crucial matchup with Texas Tech at the Frank Erwin Center on Saturday.
Longhorns miss opportunity against Kansas Jayhawks in Lawrence
February 4, 2020
Beating No. 3 Kansas at Allen Fieldhouse is almost impossible, and Texas found that out Monday.
Longhorns deliver in must-win nail-biter against Iowa State
February 1, 2020
In what was supposed to be one of the easier home games of the season, the Longhorns found a way to make life more difficult.
Longhorns look to continue rolling against Iowa State
January 30, 2020
To say Texas’ backs are up against the wall would be an understatement. The Longhorns have entered must-win territory as they head into Saturday’s crucial home matchup against Iowa State.
Longhorns still have realistic path to NCAA Tournament
January 29, 2020
Texas men's basketball need at least 20 wins to be a low seed for the NCAA tournament — and who knows if it will happen.
From the Bahamas to college basketball: Freshman Kai Jones develops potential at UT
January 28, 2020
It didn’t take much for Shaka Smart to become enamored with Kai Jones.
Lack of offensive identity factors into Longhorns’ spiral against LSU
January 25, 2020
For the third consecutive contest, Texas men’s basketball found itself on the wrong side of the final score in season-defining losses, losing to LSU, 69-67.
Longhorns have much to prove against LSU
January 23, 2020
What has happened instead during the first five years of Shaka Smart's tenure has included two NCAA Tournament appearances with first round losses in both. Most recently, the Longhorns lost to No. 3 Kansas after leading at halftime and were just dominated by No. 7 West Virginia in a 38-point defeat after being down 25 at halftime.
Defense continues to define Longhorns' season
January 18, 2020
Inconsistent defense has caused the Longhorns problems in both their victories and in their losses, and in Saturday’s 66-57 home loss to No. 6 Kansas.
Longhorns avenge loss against Cowboys in Stillwater
January 15, 2020
In last year’s game on the road against the Oklahoma State Cowboys, the Longhorns went into halftime down by 17 points with little chance to mount a comeback. Yet the team fought their way back to a three-point loss. This year, Texas was the dominant squad, winning 76-64.
Longhorns open Big 12 play with loss to No. 6 Baylor
January 4, 2020
With conference play beginning Saturday, Texas had the chance to prove it could compete with the best teams in the country this season in another road date with the No. 6 Baylor Bears, a matchup eerily reminiscent of last year’s 84-83 loss.
Longhorns finish decade on a High Point
December 30, 2019
Whatever Longhorn fans brought to the table this season worked wonders for Texas, as the Longhorns’ 89-58 win over High Point extended their perfect record when playing at home. Texas has been better able to come back from adversity and stay focused in close games when playing at the Frank Erwin Center.
Febres starting to heat up at right time
December 14, 2019
There have been moments this season when the Longhorns’ best shooters failed to perform. For junior guard Jase Febres that moment wasn't against Central Michigan.
Longhorns turn eyes toward Aggies
December 4, 2019
For years, the annual Texas versus Texas A&M Thanksgiving football game would divide households across the state and give one school bragging rights for the following year until the next matchup.
Ramey finds rhythm before rivalry game
December 4, 2019
Heading into Sunday’s rivalry game against Texas A&M, Texas will be relying on Ramey to not only help generate offense but also to lead the team as one of the veteran players from last year’s roster.
Longhorns win nail-biter over McNeese State
November 30, 2019
One year ago today, the Longhorns were upset at home against Radford in one of the more disappointing games of the season. On Saturday, Texas almost suffered a similarly shocking upset to the McNeese State Cowboys.
Texas wins if, Texas loses if: Texas Tech
November 25, 2019
For a team that had aspirations of making the College Football Playoff at the beginning of the year, this season is all but over. But Texas should try to finish the season strong against Texas Tech to avoid the possibility of having a losing record.
Texas wins if, Texas loses if: Baylor
November 21, 2019
If you listen closely, you can hear the sighs of Longhorn fans from across the country hanging in the air after last week’s loss to Iowa State. While Texas’ chances of reaching the Big 12 Championship Game are miniscule, the team can still get to nine wins this season. To get to that nine-win mark, though, the Longhorns will need to get past Baylor. Here’s how the game against the Bears could go:
Longhorns squeeze past Panthers before trip to NYC
November 15, 2019
Big 12 play does not start until the new year, and the goal for a school like Texas is to escape from the nonconference schedule without suffering a résumé-altering loss. The Longhorns have survived a couple of close calls already this season, with another occurring against Prairie View A&M.
Texas wins if, loses if: Iowa State
November 14, 2019
The first step toward making the Big 12 Championship Game is taking care of business in Ames, Iowa, against the Cyclones. Here’s how the game against Iowa State could go:
Ramey ties career high in win over Lancers
November 13, 2019
Both the Longhorns and the Lancers came into Tuesday night’s game with undefeated starts to the season, and only one would leave with its perfect record intact
Longhorns look to continue hot start to season against California Baptist
November 11, 2019
This season’s Longhorns are starting to mirror last season’s team through the first two games of the season in terms of early performance.
Longhorns upset No. 23 Purdue on the road
November 11, 2019
“If they want to sleep, then let them sleep,” sophomore guard Courtney Ramey said. “We can compete with anybody. We let a couple of games slip last year and we can grow from those games.”
Longhorns face big test against Purdue
November 8, 2019
Last year, the Longhorns were able to beat a highly ranked University of North Carolina team on a neutral court in Las Vegas. While West Lafayette, Indiana is no Vegas, Texas will have the opportunity to knock off No. 23 Purdue on the road.
Williams shows promise in limited action
November 6, 2019
The Longhorns’ season opener against Northern Colorado was the start of many things: the 2019-2020 season, head coach Shaka Smart’s fifth year with the team and the freshmen’s careers at Texas. In a game that saw the Longhorns start the season 1–0, one freshman in particular had a performance he will always remember.
New faces, new season
November 5, 2019
Last season, the Longhorns won one of the more disappointing national championships in Texas sports history. A season filled with March Madness expectations ended without an NCAA Tournament berth but with an National Invitational Tournament title.
Texas wins if, Texas loses if: TCU provides tough road matchup
October 24, 2019
Heading into a pivotal road game against the TCU Horned Frogs, Texas looks to prove whether it can be a real contender for the Big 12 Championship. Here’s how the game against TCU could go:
California law amplifies Pay to Play conversations
October 22, 2019
On Sept. 30, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 206, otherwise known as the Fair Pay to Play Act, into the law. This law is in direct opposition to NCAA bylaws, which prohibit college athletes from profiting off of their name and likeness.
Texas wins if, Texas loses if: Williams presents problems out of backfield
October 18, 2019
Last week, the Texas offense struggled to score on a generally porous defense. Here’s how the game against Kansas could go:
Texas wins if, Texas loses if: Kendall could present problems to Texas secondary
October 3, 2019
This game represents a chance for the depth of the team to step up and get live ball action before next week’s high-stakes matchup with Oklahoma. Here’s how the second game of Big 12 play could go:
Texas wins if, Texas loses if: Longhorns open up Big 12 play against Oklahoma State
September 19, 2019
The road to the Big 12 Championship truly starts on Saturday, and the team will have to buck the recent losing streak in order to start off on the right foot. Here’s how the first game of Big 12 play could go:
Texas wins if/loses if - With LSU game behind them, Longhorns look for win in first road matchup
September 13, 2019
The Longhorns will have a good opportunity back on track this Saturday. Here’s how this week’s matchup could go.
Texas wins if, Texas loses if: Showdown with No. 6 LSU
September 6, 2019
This week the No. 9 Longhorns will take on the No. 6 LSU Tigers in college football’s first matchup between top-10 teams this season. It’s a game that has early College Football Playoff implications
Texas wins if, Texas loses if: Week One presents matchup with Louisiana Tech
August 30, 2019
Longhorn nation is excited to see what this year can be after last year’s dominant win over Georgia in the Sugar Bowl to finish the season. Here’s how the season’s opening game could go.
For the sake of our summers, release the finals schedule sooner
August 7, 2019
Columnist Wills Layton argues that releasing the finals schedule sooner would help students better plan their summers.
Longhorns need financial literacy programs
July 19, 2019
Columnist Wills Layton calls for the creation of a financial literacy program to help prepare students for financial independence.
Add collaborative research to the curriculum
July 15, 2019
Columnist Wills Layton argues that adding collaborative research opportunities to courses would benefit both students and professors.
Grad students are Longhorns too
July 4, 2019
Columnist Wills Layton calls on the University to do more to include UT's graduate students in campus culture.
UHD can do a better job of helping freshmen build community
June 28, 2019
Columnist Wills Layton argues that with more social events, the freshman dorm experience could be improved.
Longhorns win NCAA Regionals
May 8, 2019
The Texas women’s golf team was able to do what every Longhorn sports team tries to do. Win a sporting event in Norman, Oklahoma.
Longhorns win third consecutive Big 12 title
April 16, 2019
Winning championships takes hard work, patience and a little bit of luck. However, Texas seems to have figured out how to get the triad to fall into place for three consecutive years.
Augusta experience comes to a close for Papp, Laisne
April 8, 2019
One started at the front of the pack, only a couple of shots off the lead. The other barely made the final round of the tournament, winning a coveted spot in an 11-person playoff to finalize the top 30.
Cooper takes first at Bruzzy Challenge, Texas trio prepares for Augusta
April 2, 2019
While the top three players on the women’s golf team were preparing for a tournament at Augusta National, the rest of the team traveled to the not-as-renowned Lantana Golf Club in Argyle, Texas, for the Bruzzy Challenge.
Longhorns falter in final round, finish second at Evans Derby Experience
March 26, 2019
For the second tournament in a row, the Longhorn women’s golf team failed to capitalize on a second round lead, finishing tied for second in the Evans Derby Experience.
Win streak continues for Longhorns in Hawaii
March 14, 2019
Winning in collegiate sports is usually reserved for one team per match, game or tournament. However, in a sport like golf, teams can walk away co-champions. That is exactly what happened with the No. 1 Texas women’s golf team this week in Hawaii.
Longhorns add second Sugar Bowl victory to 2019
February 19, 2019
The football team was not the only group of athletes from Texas to win the Sugar Bowl this season, as the No. 3 women’s golf team captured its first title of the new year at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate Golf Championship on Tuesday.
Laisne, Longhorns finish just short in LA
February 5, 2019
This year, the No. 2 Texas women’s golf team is in a position to do something the program has yet to accomplish: win a championship.
Three Longhorns set to make history at inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur Championship
January 30, 2019
There is one group of people who have yet to play a tournament on the Augusta National Golf Club — women. That changes this April, as the top amateur golfers in the world, including three Longhorns, will gather for the inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur Championship.
Longhorns win thriller in Provo against Wolverines
December 9, 2018
Texas’ Sweet 16 match against the Michigan Wolverines can be best described in three different acts: A blowout, two marathons and one final closeout.
Longhorns battle nerves, Michigan in Sweet 16
December 7, 2018
For the 13th straight year, Texas has made the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Tournament. In order to extend this impressive streak, the team will need to get past the Michigan Wolverines on Friday.
Texas advances to second round with sweep of SFA
November 29, 2018
The Longhorns are seeking a return to the Final Four after falling in the quarterfinals last year.
Longhorns win on Senior Day
November 24, 2018
Seniors Morgan Johnson and Yaasmeen Bedart-Ghani both started their careers for Texas with a win over Rice way back in August of 2015. Now they are finishing their careers out with a win over West Virginia.
Longhorns gobble Tech in time for Thanksgiving
November 22, 2018
Texas was able to improve its stock heading into the yearly tournament, sweeping Texas Tech in Lubbock with scores of 25-21, 25-21 and 25-18.
Keys to the Game: Kansas
November 19, 2018
Two years ago, the Longhorns lost in overtime on the road to Kansas, effectively ending the Charlie Strong Era. In order for Texas to not commit the sins of teams prior, it will need to do several things. Here are your keys to the game:
Keys to the Game: No. 16 Iowa State
November 15, 2018
Texas is still in a position to make the Big 12 Championship with a little help from West Virginia. All Texas needs to do is win Saturday’s home matchup against No. 16 Iowa State and next week’s away game at Kansas. If West Virginia can beat Oklahoma in the season finale, Texas will find itself in Arlington on Dec. 1. Beating the Cyclones will be the first step. Here are the keys to the game:
Keys to the game: Texas defense faces yet another test
November 8, 2018
he Longhorns sit at a 6–3 record and are guaranteed a bowl game. But the quality of the bowl, in addition to several important games coming up on the schedule, are still to be determined. After losing at home to Texas Tech last year on a costly turnover from quarterback Sam Ehlinger, the Longhorns have more than just pride to play for this week. Here are your keys to the game:
Keys to the Game: West Virginia
November 2, 2018
If Texas wins out, it will make an appearance in the game with the chance to make a New Year’s Six bowl game and energize the fan base. In order to do that, however, the team will need to take care of business against No. 13 West Virginia at home. Here are your keys to the game:
Longhorns prepare to take on Horned Frogs at home
October 30, 2018
After beating Oklahoma on Saturday, 3-0, the Longhorns hope to follow up the strong performance with another against TCU on Wednesday.
Keys to the game: Oklahoma State
October 25, 2018
Before Texas looks ahead to a huge matchup against a ranked West Virginia team at home, they first have to get through Oklahoma State on the road. Here are the keys to the game for Texas:
Longhorns sluggish in road victory
October 24, 2018
While the Longhorn volleyball team successfully extended its winning streak to three against Iowa State on Wednesday, the signs of fatigue were very apparent.
Longhorns top Texas Tech in front of home crowd
October 20, 2018
Fans coming to the Longhorns’ home matchup against Texas Tech were treated to a Bevo sighting outside of Gregory Gym before the game. While the fans’ beloved Bevo got a lot of people out of the door and into Greg, the always exciting volleyball team kept them in their seats.
Run defense proves pivotal in matchup with Baylor
October 12, 2018
In order to stay back, the Longhorns will need to take care of business against Baylor. Here are your keys to the game:
Red River Rivalry: Volleyball edition
October 12, 2018
Sports are defined by rivalries. The best rivalry is often debated, but UT and OU have made up their minds. They choose the Red River Rivalry every time.
Kansas snaps Texas' hot streak
October 10, 2018
The Longhorn volleyball program is used to winning. Fast forward to the 2018, almost a month since losing a match, Texas came into Wednesday’s contest riding five straight wins to start Big 12 play. But the Longhorns’ trip to Lawrence, Kansas, didn’t end the way they wanted it to.
From Iowa to Austin, a freshman’s journey
October 5, 2018
Originally from Dike, Iowa (Population: 1,200), freshman Sydney Petersen is now a member of one of the most talented freshmen squads in the nation.
Keys to the Game: Oklahoma
October 5, 2018
The Longhorns need to do several things right if they want to beat the No. 7 Sooners for the first time since 2015. Here are your keys to the game:
Longhorns survive blown lead in road victory at TCU
October 3, 2018
Texas fans sat on the edges of their seats as No. 4 Texas found itself in a decisive fifth set against an unranked TCU team on the road. After blowing a two-match lead, the Longhorns clawed their way back from a 12-10 deficit in the fifth set. With a 14-12 lead over the Horned Frogs, freshman outside hitter Logan Eggleston spiked the ball right through the heart of the TCU defense. The game point allowed the Longhorns to escape Fort Worth with a four-game win streak and undefeated conference record in tact.
Keys to the Game: Kansas State
September 27, 2018
As much as it might feel like Texas is “back,” the Longhorns still need to get their first road win of the season. The past three wins have been nice, but they have all been at home. Since the Maryland loss on the road, Texas has had the luxury of playing at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, but that won’t be the case this week.
Longhorns take on Baylor in Big 12 home opener
September 25, 2018
One would think that after playing six ranked teams in the first nine games of the season, it would be nice to take it easy and play some less talented squads. But instead, the Texas volleyball team embraces the challenging slate of games.
Texas' not-so-secret weapon for TCU showdown
September 20, 2018
For Texas, a win over TCU would legitimize the preseason hype that surrounded the Longhorns. In order to do that, several things need to happen.
Longhorns rally past Kansas State to win Big 12 Opener
September 19, 2018
After losing the first set of the match, Texas was in familiar territory. Having dropped the opening sets in their previous two matches, both of which they ended up losing, the Longhorns had to make sure their next game didn’t turn into their third straight loss. Texas ended up winning its first match of Big 12 play against Kansas State on Wednesday in five sets (24-26, 25-19, 25-17, 18-25, 19-17).
Keys to the Game: No. 22 USC
September 13, 2018
This week is a chance to show that the Week One loss was a fluke and that the Longhorns can contend on the national scale — at least against USC. Here are the keys to a Texas victory.
Longhorns look to rebound at home versus No. 2 Stanford
September 13, 2018
In a matchup of top five teams, the higher ranked squad came away with the win.
Texas takes on Stanford in Palo Alto
September 11, 2018
The Longhorns are hitting the road again, this time heading out to Palo Alto, California. Texas will be playing No. 2 Stanford on Tuesday, marking the No. 3 Longhorns’ fifth ranked opponent in seven matches.
Longhorns beat Bobcats in first home game
September 7, 2018
The energy before the game started was something special to behold. The student section was raucous, the players were singing along to the music being played and almost everyone in the stadium was wearing burnt orange.
Keys to the game: What Texas needs to do to beat Tulsa
September 5, 2018
As much as last week’s loss to Maryland hurt the hearts of all Longhorn fans, head coach Tom Herman put it best: The sun is going to come up tomorrow. This week, Texas will play Tulsa at home, in what should be a good opportunity for the Longhorns to get their first victory of the season. Here’s what Texas needs to do to result in a comfortable win at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium.
Longhorns fall to Badgers in Madison
September 1, 2018
Saturday was not a great day for Texas Sports against the Big Ten Conference. In addition to the football team’s loss to unranked Maryland, the women’s volleyball team fell to the No. 8 Wisconsin Badgers.
Three keys to Texas starting 1–0
August 31, 2018
Last year, Maryland came into Austin and stole a win. On Saturday, Texas will look to write a new narrative.
Late comeback lifts Texas over Florida
August 25, 2018
Texas’ 2018 campaign was just over 24 hours old when head coach Jerritt Elliott and his team faced a season-defining moment.
Connie Clark out as head coach of the softball program
May 25, 2018
When Texas’ softball program began in 1996, there was one woman at the head of the charge: Connie Clark.
Season ends with two losses in one day
May 25, 2018
After the Longhorns upset the No. 25 Minnesota Golden Gophers on Friday, it looked like Texas was on its way to triumph.
Longhorns win close game versus Minnesota
May 19, 2018
In the closest, most pivotal games of the season, the Longhorns came out on top, beating the Golden Gophers of Minnesota 2-1 on Friday night.
Longhorns take down Tech, earn third place at Big 12 tournament
May 14, 2018
The bronze medal is a compelling idea: just good enough to place, but not good enough to be at the top. That has been the epitome of the Longhorns’ softball season, as the team has played top-teams incredibly close all season, but failed to notch any signature wins.
Longhorns head west for the Seattle Regional
May 14, 2018
Texas softball (32-24) is headed west for the Seattle regional to take on Big 10 champion Minnesota (39-15) this Friday.
Longhorns overcome sluggish start, complete sweep of Cardinals
May 2, 2018
Despite a slow start to the evening, the Longhorns came away with a pair of victories over the Incarnate Word Cardinals on Wednesday night, by scores of 5-2 and 8-0.
Longhorns face Incarnate Word in home doubleheader
May 2, 2018
Texas defeated the Cardinals in the very first game of the season, 2-0, and look to make it three in a row against the Cardinals after Wednesday.
Texas hosts Texas Southern before season’s pivotal finish
April 24, 2018
Texas aims to keep it rolling as Big 12 play heats up down the stretch.
Longhorns wrangled by Cowgirls in series loss
April 23, 2018
It’s common knowledge that cowboys and longhorns historically have not mixed well. In Sunday’s game versus the Cowgirls, this held true, as the Longhorns lost 4-1.
Longhorns split Friday doubleheader with Oklahoma State
April 21, 2018
Going toe-to-toe with ranked teams takes endurance, skill and willpower. All three aspects were on display at McCombs Field on Friday night as the Longhorns beat Oklahoma State, 3-0, in the first game of a doubleheader, then lost 3-1 in the second.
Longhorns defeat Texas Tech at home, 5-2
April 14, 2018
The weather was the exact opposite of last weekend’s series, but that did not change the result. The Longhorns beat Texas Tech, 5-2, Friday night in warm and muggy conditions, much different from last week’s wind and cold.
Renewed confidence sparks resurgent Texas softball team
April 11, 2018
The Longhorns have played a whopping 11 games against ranked opponents this season. They’ll add one more to the list Wednesday when the team travels down I-35 to face the No. 25 Texas State Bobcats.
Longhorns complete sweep of Samford
April 8, 2018
The Longhorns’ brooms are getting a lot of work in so far this season. Texas completed its third series sweep in a row with a 4-0 victory over Samford on Sunday.
Longhorns win both games of doubleheader with Samford
April 7, 2018
Despite an inconsistent performance throughout, the Longhorn softball team rode to a series victory by winning both games in a Saturday doubleheader against Samford, 15-2 and 1-0, at McCombs Field.
Houston snaps Longhorns’ seven-game winning streak
April 3, 2018
All good things must come to an end. The Longhorns’ winning streak ended at seven games on Tuesday night with a 3-1 road loss to the Houston Cougars.
Longhorns bring out the brooms, sweep Iowa State in Ames
March 30, 2018
Seven is considered an incredibly lucky number.
Longhorns win first game of series in frigid weather
March 30, 2018
Despite temperatures in the 30s, the Longhorns came away with an 8-5 victory over the Iowa State Cyclones in Ames, Iowa, on Thursday evening.
Longhorns look to keep rolling versus Lumberjacks
March 26, 2018
There’s a common adage in sports — the best defense is a good offense. The Longhorns have ridden heir offense during their four-game win streak.
Longhorns clinch series win over Kansas
March 25, 2018
Win streaks are fun for everyone involved.
Longhorns open Big 12 play with win over Jayhawks
March 24, 2018
In sports, one of the best feelings in the world for both athletes and fans is seeing more wins than losses in the record.
Longhorns set to begin conference play
March 22, 2018
In the history of the Texas softball program, the team has collected eight total Big 12 Conference titles: four regular season titles and four Big 12 Tournament titles.
Longhorns lose nail-biter to No. 18 South Carolina in extra innings
March 14, 2018
The Longhorns fell, 1-0, to No. 18 South Carolina on Tuesday night in Columbia.
Longhorns defeat UTSA in offensive struggle, pitchers’ duel
March 8, 2018
The most nerve-wracking score in softball at any time is 1-0.
Longhorns blown out in delayed finish to Arizona series
March 4, 2018
This weekend, they beat a top-10 team, defeating the No. 9 Arizona Wildcats on Saturday. But Texas still lost the series due to a 2-0 loss on Friday and a 10-2 blowout loss on Sunday.
Pitching shines in rebound win over Arizona
March 3, 2018
The Longhorns successfully rebounded from a defeat on Friday with a 3-1 victory over the No. 9 Arizona Wildcats on Saturday.
Ninth-ranked Wildcats shut out Longhorns in pitchers’ duel
March 3, 2018
Texas lost to another ranked opponent at home Friday night as No. 9 Arizona shut the Longhorns out.
Longhorns face No. 9 Arizona this weekend hoping to right the ship
March 1, 2018
The Longhorns have played six games against ranked opponents this season, losing five of those games. Of those five, three defeats have come at home.
Longhorns split games on second day of Texas Invitational
February 24, 2018
Texas has been flirting with the .500 mark with its record all season, and the Longhorns have continued their trend of inconsistent play in this weekend's Texas Invitational.
Depth, resolve to be a focus for Longhorns in Texas Invitational
February 23, 2018
Coming off a close loss to the No. 1 team in the nation, Texas looks to climb above .500 in the Texas Invitational this weekend.
Texas looks to ditch mediocrity in matchup with No. 1 Washington
February 20, 2018
Middle-of-the-road. Humdrum. Ordinary. Middling. Any of those words could be used to describe Longhorn softball eight games into the season, as the team’s record currently sits at 4–4.
Tale of two games on opening day of Puerto Vallarta College Challenge
February 16, 2018
The Longhorn softball team shut out an opponent to open play in Mexico at the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge, but then was shut out in the ensuing game.
Longhorns hope to carry chemistry into Mexico
February 15, 2018
After the fall season and a rigorous team building exercise, the Longhorns are ready to attack in 2018.
Longhorns go 2-2 in Texas Classic to open season
February 12, 2018
Coming off two strong victories against Incarnate Word and Wisconsin on Friday night, the Longhorns were unable to capitalize on their momentum on Saturday afternoon, dropping two games to Colorado State and Wisconsin.
Keys to the Game: vs. Texas Tech
November 20, 2017
The Longhorns clinched bowl eligibility by virtue of their 28-14 win over West Virginia last week, and with that milestone hit, the team may be inclined to relax for the rest of the season.
Keys to the Game: vs. No. 24 West Virginia
November 16, 2017
The Longhorns have done a decent job this season limiting talented quarterbacks.
Keys to the Game: vs. Kansas
November 9, 2017
Last season, the Longhorns had to beat TCU on Thanksgiving in order to become bowl eligible after blowing a golden opportunity with an upsetting loss to Kansas in Lawrence.
Keys to the Game: vs. No. 10 TCU
November 2, 2017
It seems like so much time has passed since the Longhorns’ 17-7 victory over Iowa State on Sept. 28.
Keys to the Game: vs. Baylor
October 26, 2017
Aside from the one screen pass that junior John Burt took 90 yards, the offense was quite frankly offensive to watch versus Oklahoma State.
Longhorns win first two games of the fall season
October 26, 2017
While the regular season has yet to begin, the fall slate has gotten off to a great start for the Longhorns, who won both exhibition contests on Wednesday evening.
Telles continues Longhorn's early season success
October 23, 2017
For the third time this season, a Longhorn has won the singles main draw in a tournament.
Keys to the Game: vs. Oklahoma State
October 19, 2017
In the Cowboys’ previous game against Baylor, senior quarterback Mason Rudolph and his wide receivers put on a passing clinic.
Keys to the Game: vs. Oklahoma
October 12, 2017
While the team rushed for 166 yards and three touchdowns in the double overtime win over Kansas State last weekend, those numbers overstate the effectiveness of the run game.
Keys to the Game: vs. Kansas State
October 5, 2017
Nothing kills a drive like an untimely fumble or interception.
Longhorns conclude qualifying at the ITA All-American Championships
October 4, 2017
The Longhorns completed pre-qualifying and qualifying matches at the ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with the main draw beginning play on Thursday.
Keys to the Game: vs. Iowa State
September 27, 2017
Although the Longhorns can be proud of their notable improvements after battling then-No. 4 USC in a double overtime thriller in Week Three, reality strikes back this week in Ames, Iowa.
Longhorns sweep singles and doubles titles in Lafayette
September 25, 2017
Men's singles and doubles claim titles at the Cajun Tennis Classic in Lafayette.
Scott narrowly avoids early round upset
September 22, 2017
As the No. 22 ranked player in the country, Scott is the only Longhorn playing in California this week. His win sets the Longhorns off to a good start for the weekend, as the rest of the team prepares for play at the Cajun Tennis Classic in Lafayette, Louisiana.
Longhorns continue season in Malibu, Lafayette
September 20, 2017
The Longhorns will be a bicoastal team this weekend, splitting their squad across the country between the John Breaux Cajun Tennis Classic in Lafayette, La. and at the Oracle ITA Masters in Malibu, Calif.
Longhorns win doubles final at Racquet Club Collegiate Invitational
September 18, 2017
Texas claimed its first victory of the season over the weekend, capturing the doubles title at the Racquet Club Collegiate Invitational in Midland.
Longhorns to kick off season at Racquet Club Collegiate Invitational
September 14, 2017
After a four-month offseason, the Longhorns will kick off their season on Friday as they head to Midland, Texas, for the annual Racquet Club Collegiate Invitational.
Keys to the Game: vs. No. 4 USC
September 14, 2017
Texas’ rush attack finally showed signs of life last week against San Jose State, collecting over 400 rushing yards and six rushing touchdowns — a huge improvement from the Longhorns’ rushing performance of 98 yards against Maryland in the season opener.
Keys to the Game: vs. San Jose State
September 7, 2017
Maryland shook Darrell K Royal Stadium with a huge upset this weekend.
Keys to the Game: vs. Maryland
August 31, 2017
The last season opener Texas played against a Power Five team ended in a loss to NC State in 1999.
Schubert continues impressive career with US Amateur Victory
August 31, 2017
Schubert became the first Longhorn to win the title since Kelli Kuehne back in 1996.
Longhorns beat Islanders after tragic week on campus
May 4, 2017
The Longhorn softball team played with heavy hearts as it shutout the Islanders of Texas A&M Corpus Christi 3-0 Wednesday evening.
Longhorns face Islanders in last midweek of season
May 3, 2017
In a season full of plenty of positives and a handful of negatives, the end of the schedule nears as the Longhorns clash with the Islanders of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Wednesday afternoon.
Longhorns prepare for second to last Big 12 series versus Kansas
April 28, 2017
The last Big 12 series for Texas did not go as planned: The Burnt Orange lost to the worst team in the Big 12 in Iowa State.
Wright, Longhorns shut out North Texas before Big 12 series
April 27, 2017
The Longhorns were the benefactors of a strong pitching performance on Wednesday.
Texas looks to reverse losing trend against Mean Green
April 25, 2017
One game can make all the difference. For the Longhorns this week, that game could be the midweek matchup versus North Texas.
Longhorns forced to evaluate where they stand
April 24, 2017
After 45 games, the Longhorns are not where they thought they would be.
Texas looks to build on three-game streak against Texas Southern
April 18, 2017
Last season, the Longhorns shut out Texas Southern by a score of 6-0.
Longhorns complete sweep of Texas Tech with blowout
April 16, 2017
The Longhorns only scored in two innings during Saturday’s game. That was all they needed to complete the sweep of Texas Tech, beating the Red Raiders 11-3.
Longhorns clinch series victory over Tech
April 16, 2017
While the schedule shows that only two games have been played over the past two days, the total innings played tells a different story.
Longhorn errors lead to five Oklahoma runs in series finale
April 9, 2017
One inning can make the biggest difference in softball.
Longhorns lose second game of series to Oklahoma
April 9, 2017
Neither the burnt orange of the Longhorns or the Crimson of the Sooners was predominately on display in the second game of the softball edition of the Red River Rivalry on Saturday afternoon.
Texas seeks revenge over crosstown foe Texas State
April 5, 2017
The Longhorns look to extend their winning streak Wednesday as they travel to San Marcos to battle the Texas State Bobcats.
Freshman class paying immediate dividends
April 3, 2017
While Texas has veteran players, the bulk of the depth that is so crucial to long-term success falls at the feet of the freshman class.
Longhorns sweep Houston Cougars
April 2, 2017
Defense and pitching were the keys to the Longhorns’ success Sunday in their 2-0 sweep of the University of Houston Cougars.
Longhorns shut down UTSA in mid week matchup
March 30, 2017
While a trip down I-35 may not be considered an away game when compared to traveling to California or Arizona, the Longhorns beat UTSA 9-1 in an intrastate showdown in San Antonio Wednesday night.
Texas continues road-filled stretch at UTSA
March 29, 2017
Taking to the road for the fourth time this season, the Longhorns travel to take on the Roadrunners of UTSA in a University of Texas system showdown.
Longhorns shuts out McNeese State in last game before conference play
March 23, 2017
After outscoring Cal State Fullerton 14-1 in Saturday’s double-header, Texas continued its stretch of stifling play. The Longhorns defeated McNeese State 4-0 on Wednesday night.
Depth powers Texas before Big 12 play
March 22, 2017
Sandwiched between a California road trip and a date with the Cowgirls of Oklahoma State, Texas takes on McNeese State in a midweek showdown in Austin on Wednesday.
Longhorns sweep double header to finish road trip
March 19, 2017
For some players on the Texas roster, the road trip to California was a trek back home.
Texas softball goes on the road again to take on UCLA
March 10, 2017
Texas has traveled about 4,320 miles in round trips this season.
Baseball, softball, Jade Gortarez does it all
March 6, 2017
Freshman Jade Gortarez grew up slugging at a different ball.
Longhorn softball faces road test versus No. 6 Arizona
March 3, 2017
Goodbye California beaches, hello Arizona deserts.
Longhorns lose to Texas State in tight contest
March 2, 2017
Bevo the Longhorn could not best Boko the Bobcat as Texas lost to Texas State Wednesday night 2-1 at McCombs Field.
Longhorn softball continues play into weekend
February 24, 2017
Two down, four left to play for Longhorn softball as they continue to compete in the Mary Nutter Classic.
Longhorns travel to California for Mary Nutter Classic
February 23, 2017
Sunny beaches, clear skies and Longhorn softball. All will be on display this weekend as the team travels to California to compete in the Mary Nutter Classic.
Longhorn softball takes on Indiana, South Carolina in Texas Invitational
February 16, 2017
The Longhorns continue action this weekend as they host the Texas Invitational.
Longhorn softball youngest player Taylor Ellsworth ready for big debut
February 14, 2017
Every collegiate athlete goes through the transition from high school to college competition. For Taylor Ellsworth, that transition happened quicker than most.
Texas kicks off 2017 season at home
February 12, 2017
The Longhorns kicked off their 2017 campaign with a 5-game weekend.
Longhorn Softball splits doubleheader on season opening night
February 11, 2017
Texas softball wasted no time jumping into the thick of competition Friday night, playing both Colorado State and No. 14 Minnesota in successive matchups at home.
Swimmers prepare for final meet of season
February 3, 2017
The long and grueling regular season is coming to an end for the No. 3 men’s and No. 2 women’s Longhorn swim teams.
Seniors splash into 2017 with another victory over Arizona
January 29, 2017
While the competitive side of the Longhorns’ home meet concluded on Friday, the Texas men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams completed an unscored exhibition meet against Arizona on Saturday afternoon.
Longhorn swimmers set for senior day
January 27, 2017
The Longhorn men and women celebrate their senior classes this Saturday at a home meet against Arizona.
Madisyn Cox reflects on Longhorn career
January 26, 2017
Madisyn Cox has been cutting through the water since she was a little girl. Now as a senior, she’s splashing into the pool at Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center during her final semester as a Longhorn.
Cox, Smith earn individual honors amongst team success
January 18, 2017
Women's, men's swimming earn victories in Georgia
January 15, 2017
In a strong showing by both the men’s and women’s swim teams, the Longhorns continued their 2017 success with another victory over the highly ranked Georgia Bulldogs.
Longhorn swimmers rack up wins in day two of the Texas Invitational
December 1, 2016
Texas swimmers had a big day in the pool Thursday at the Texas Invitational as many Longhorns looked to punch their ticket to the NCAA National Championships.
Texas' swimming teams thrive in first day of competition
November 30, 2016
Texas’ men’s and women’s swimming teams competed in the first day of the Texas invitational Wednesday, with the men taking third place and the women finishing first in the 800 freestyle relays.
Longhorns prepare for Texas Swimming Invitational
November 30, 2016
The Texas Swimming Invitational starts Wednesday at Lee and Joe Jamail Swim Center, where the No. 4 Longhorn women and the No. 2 men will host 10 different schools.
Divers prep for Texas Diving Invitational
November 17, 2016
The Longhorn men’s diving season heats up as the team competes in the Texas Diving Invitational on Thursday.
Swimmers gear up for first home meet of the season
November 4, 2016
Following a loss to Indiana, Texas returns home with hopes of earning a victory against North Carolina State on Friday.
Reese brings championship experience in 39th season
November 2, 2016
One cannot build a legendary resume overnight.
Longhorns gear up for action-packed sports weekend
October 20, 2016
Men's golf and men's swimming and diving prepare for weekend competition.
Longhorns gear up for new season with Orange-White meet
September 28, 2016
After an eventful offseason, the Longhorns are set to begin their season with the Orange-White meet on Thursday and Friday.