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Longhorn football gets back on track with complete 38-20 victory over West Virginia

Longhorn football gets back on track with complete 38-20 victory over West Virginia

Jordan Mitchell and Emma Hutchnson October 2, 2022

Head coach Steve Sarkisian’s Longhorns played a hard-nosed brand of football on both sides of the ball in Texas’ 38-20 win against West Virginia on Saturday night. While the defensive secondary...

Texas soccer stands strong, fends off potential upset against conference foe Baylor

Texas soccer stands strong, fends off potential upset against conference foe Baylor

Nick Hargroue, Sports Reporter October 1, 2022

Packed with 3,130 fans, Mike A. Myers Stadium was rocking Friday night as Texas scraped out a 1-0 win against Baylor to improve to 2-0-1 in conference play. The Longhorns’ attack sputtered for...

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Big 12 Power Rankings

Matthew Caldwell, Sports Desk Editor September 30, 2022

1. Oklahoma State Cowboys The Cowboys currently sit at No. 9 in the AP rankings with a 3-0 record. Averaging 51.6 points per game, the Cowboys offense, led by redshirt senior Spencer Sanders, clicks on...

Texas v. West Virginia: Head-to-head history

Texas v. West Virginia: Head-to-head history

Emma Hutchinson, Senior Sports Reporter September 30, 2022

This Saturday will mark the 12th time that Texas and West Virginia compete against each other  since 1956. The duo truly began their rivalry back in 2012 when West Virginia entered the Big 12.  While...

Keys to the Game

Keys to the Game

Evan Vieth , Sports Reporter September 30, 2022

Though West Virginia is one of the weaker teams in the Big 12 so far this season, a big win against Virginia Tech on the road last week catapulted the team's momentum. Sarkisian will need to prioritize...

West Virginia: Opponents to Watch

West Virginia: Opponents to Watch

Payne Williams, Senior Sports Reporter September 30, 2022

Texas looks to bounce back Saturday as West Virginia comes to town for each team’s second test in the Big 12. Both squads are also looking for their first win in conference play after the Longhorns’...

Notes from the opponent: West Virginia

Notes from the opponent: West Virginia

Jordan Mitchell, Associate Sports Editor September 30, 2022

The Daily Texan sat down with Zach Anderson, sports editor for The Daily Athenaeum, to talk about what fans can expect from West Virginia ahead of Saturday’s Big 12 matchup. The conversation has been...

Costly fumble not weighing down Bijan Robinson

Costly fumble not weighing down Bijan Robinson

Hunter Dworaczyk, Senior Sports Reporter September 30, 2022

Junior running back Bijan Robinson is not letting Saturday’s loss stick with him.  During Texas’ first play of overtime in Saturday’s 37-34 loss to Texas Tech, Robinson took a handoff but fumbled...

The Big 12 must do a better job of protecting athletes

The Big 12 must do a better job of protecting athletes

Christina Huang, Double Coverage Editor September 30, 2022

While last Saturday’s loss against Texas Tech was frustrating for Texas fans due to the team’s many self-inflicted errors on the field, there was another layer to the loss in Lubbock that made it sting...

Trinity Byars continues to climb, reaching new heights for Texas soccer

Trinity Byars continues to climb, reaching new heights for Texas soccer

Nick Hargroue, Sports Reporter September 30, 2022

In just her second year on campus, sophomore forward Trinity Byars has managed to establish herself as one of the best players on campus with her Big 12-leading scoring ability. Byars works hard to be...

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Jerritt Elliott dreams of setting attendance records with Texas volleyball

Katie Borchetta, Sports Reporter September 30, 2022

Jerritt Elliott has big dreams for volleyball in the state of Texas. The head coach of No. 1 Texas volleyball talked about a grand vision, not only for his Longhorns, but also for the growth of the...

Maneuvering around the court, freshman Sabina Zeynalova faces off against NC State’s senior Nell Miller. Zeynalova won her singles match in two sets with scores of 6-0 and 6-1.

Women’s tennis season preview: Longhorns look to continue success following back-to-back national championships

Lindsey Plotkin, Sports reporter September 28, 2022

Following a national championship-winning season for Texas women’s tennis, the Longhorns look to continue their success this fall and improve their skills before Big 12 and NCAA play in the spring. Over...

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