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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

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Pitcher Charlie Hurley during Texas Alumni game on February 2.

Head baseball coach David Pierce analyzes pitchers ahead of 2024 season

Lindsey Plotkin, Associate Sports Editor February 6, 2024

After naming himself pitching coach in the offseason, baseball Head Coach David Pierce played seven different pitchers at the Alumni Game. Pierce made the move to pitching coach to allow for a more dynamic...

St. Louis Cardinal Mike Antico slides to second during the Texas Baseball Alumni Game on Saturday. Antico played for Texas in 2021.

Texas baseball takes alumni back to school with 7–4 preseason win

Emma Hutchinson, Sports Desk Editor February 3, 2024

As the sun shone down on the freshly manicured UFCU Disch-Falk Field, Punxsutawney Phil wasn’t the only one to welcome an early spring as Texas baseball held its annual Alumni and Fan Appreciation Game...

Freshmen Oliver Service and Sam Ardoin hold their horns up as The Eyes of Texas plays on November 5, 2023, before the third game of the Fall World Series begins.

Texas Baseball is keeping it simple going into the 2024 season

Lindsey Plotkin, Associate Sports Editor February 2, 2024

Ahead of the 2024 baseball season, head coach David Pierce is going back to the basics with his team.  Texas enters the 2024 season ranked No. 16 by D1 Baseball and has several players being selected...

Redshirt Senior Peyton Powell runs home in game three of The Fall World Series on Nov. 5, 2023.

Texas baseball veterans return with hopes of College World Series victory

Emma Hutchinson, Sports Desk Editor January 30, 2024

As dreams of a College World Series celebration slipped through the fingers of the 2023 Texas baseball team that built its way up from a 3—6 start, fans and head coach David Pierce speculated a wave...

Junior guard Tyrese Hunter drives to the basket during the game against Rice on Nov. 15. Hunter was the leading scorer for the Longhorns with 18 points.

No. 15 Texas falls to No. 5 UConn, 81-71, in Saatva Empire Classic Championship

JT Bowen, Senior Sports Reporter November 21, 2023

Just a day after senior guard Max Abmas’ fading jumper helped Texas to squeak by Louisville, the Longhorns couldn’t replicate the magic, losing to the reigning NCAA Champions in the Saatva Empire Classic...

Freshman outfielder Will Gasparino swings and hits the ball at game three of the Fall World Series on Nov. 5, 2023. Earlier in the game Gasparino hit a home run for the orange team.

Fall World Series: Potential breakout stars to watch for

Grabiel Silva, General Sports Reporter November 7, 2023

Texas baseball played its Fall World Series this weekend. The three-game series gave spectators their first look at the new faces that arrived on the Forty Acres in the offseason.  Multiple prominent...

Freshman catcher Nik Sanders high-fives Senior pitcher Charlie Hurley at game two of the annual Fall World Series held at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Nov. 3, 2023. Hurley acted as a coach for all three of the Orange vs. Stripes scrimmage games held.

Fall World Series: Meet the probable starters on the mound for Texas baseball

Zach Davis, General Sports Reporter November 5, 2023

Texas baseball wrapped up its fall series on Sunday as the White team took down the Orange team 5-4. With the departure of star pitcher Lucas Gordon, who carried a 2.63 ERA last season and was drafted...

Former Longhorn Sir’Jabari Rice, now with the Austin Spurs, helps host youth clinic, court unveiling

Former Longhorn Sir’Jabari Rice, now with the Austin Spurs, helps host youth clinic, court unveiling

Katie Borchetta, Sports Desk Editor September 18, 2023

The Austin community took part in celebrating the renovation of the basketball court in James A. Garrison District Park, with a ribbon cutting ceremony followed by a youth basketball clinic led by former...

Former Texas baseball star David Denny to be recognized in Texas Athletics Hall of Honor

Former Texas baseball star David Denny to be recognized in Texas Athletics Hall of Honor

Juan Ferro, General Sports Reporter September 15, 2023

After four illustrious years playing at the UFCU Disch-Falk Field and numerous accomplishments, former third baseman David Denny will join the Texas Athletics Hall of Honor on Friday along with 10 other...

Campbell, Gordon among six Longhorns selected in 2023 MLB Draft

Campbell, Gordon among six Longhorns selected in 2023 MLB Draft

Ryan Hopper, General Sports Reporter July 13, 2023

With Texas baseball’s storied history, it shouldn’t be surprising that at least one Longhorn has been selected in every MLB Draft since its inception in 1965.  The 2023 draft was no exception;...

Texas baseball’s season ends on stunning Stanford walk-off

Texas baseball’s season ends on stunning Stanford walk-off

Evan Vieth, Associate Sports Editor June 13, 2023

A two-out pop-up to the outfield, the Longhorns were out of the inning. Texas was one out away from another chance at Omaha, yet after a series filled with home runs and spectacular plays, Stanford won...

Texas baseball drops critical game two at Stanford Super Regional

Texas baseball drops critical game two at Stanford Super Regional

JT Bowen, General Sports Reporter June 12, 2023

In the span of just over 24 hours, the elation of an improbable comeback has been replaced with the nerve-racking nature of the task at hand. Texas entered the ninth inning in a familiar position, down...

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