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The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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Longhorn long balls lead the way in a high-scoring victory over Incarnate Word

Longhorn long balls lead the way in a high-scoring victory over Incarnate Word

Evan Vieth and March 22, 2023

It was a home run party in Austin on Tuesday, with the Texas Longhorns registering a season-high five home runs and seventeen runs in a 17-11 win over the Incarnate Word Cardinals. The Longhorns’...

Rylan Galvan breaks out as Longhorns cruise to 11-3 victory over Mercer

Rylan Galvan breaks out as Longhorns cruise to 11-3 victory over Mercer

JT Bowen, General Sports Reporter March 9, 2023

Freshman catcher Rylan Galvan finally rewarded Texas baseball head coach David Pierce’s patience, enjoying a much-needed breakout game after starting the year 0-10 in his at-bats and helping the Longhorns...

Powell continues to pummel as Texas baseball picks up much needed 7-5 victory over Sam Houston State

Powell continues to pummel as Texas baseball picks up much needed 7-5 victory over Sam Houston State

Evan Vieth, Senior Sports Reporter March 8, 2023

Coming into 2023, Peyton Powell had just nine hits in three seasons for the Texas Longhorns. Since last Friday, the redshirt junior has doubled his career hit totals, including three in Tuesday night’s...

Whose rule is it anyway?: Rule modifications inspired by MiLB have taken over NCAA baseball

Whose rule is it anyway?: Rule modifications inspired by MiLB have taken over NCAA baseball

Joseph Duffey, General Sports Reporter March 7, 2023

For the past few years, Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred had rumored that the league was destined for change. The call for change had been a priority for the MLB and the Joint Competition...

Texas baseball drops road trip against Cal State Fullerton

Texas baseball drops road trip against Cal State Fullerton

JT Bowen, General News Reporter March 5, 2023

After tying up the series in their second matchup, Texas baseball couldn’t pull off a comeback in Sunday’s rubber match, unable to use the extra innings to their advantage, falling 1–2 against Cal...

Hitters struggle to find their footing, Longhorns fall 3-0 to No.1 LSU

Hitters struggle to find their footing, Longhorns fall 3-0 to No.1 LSU

Evan Vieth, Senior Sports Reporter March 1, 2023

Despite fantastic pitching through eight innings, Texas’ bats fell short in a 3-0 loss to No. 1 LSU on Tuesday night at Disch-Falk field.  “We’re still a long ways away,” head coach David Pierce...

Texas fails to overcome Indiana’s big sixth inning in 4-2 loss

Texas fails to overcome Indiana’s big sixth inning in 4-2 loss

Hunter Dworaczyk, Sports Desk Editor February 26, 2023

Texas failed to secure the sweep against Indiana and dropped the series finale, 4–2 on Sunday at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. The Longhorns were unable to recover from Indiana’s four runs scored in the sixth...

Texas takes their first weekend series of the year, defeating Indiana 5-2 and winning their third straight in Austin

Texas takes their first weekend series of the year, defeating Indiana 5-2 and winning their third straight in Austin

Evan Vieth, Senior Sports Reporter February 26, 2023

Texas Baseball fans were spoiled by Porter Brown’s power on Friday night, but small ball was the real star of the Longhorns’ Saturday victory over Indiana. Texas secured the series victory and third-straight...

Downtown Porter Brown’s three-run home run elevates Texas to comeback win over Indiana

Downtown Porter Brown’s three-run home run elevates Texas to comeback win over Indiana

Evan Vieth, Senior Sports Reporter February 25, 2023

Porter Brown has been playing in front of the home crowd in Austin for just one week, but he’s already made his power evident with the Horns. The TCU transfer hit the team’s go ahead three-run home...

Texas baseball’s returning starters look to set the standard in 2023

Texas baseball’s returning starters look to set the standard in 2023

Nick Hargroue, General Sports Reporter February 24, 2023

Texas baseball entered the season unranked after losing to Texas A&M in the College World Series last year. Despite entering 2023 with a young, unproven starting roster, returners like junior outfielder...

Texas Lebarron Johnson Jr. pitches against A&M-Corpus Christi on Feb. 21, 2022. Texas defeated A&M-Corpus Christi 12-2.

LBJ has a day, leading the Longhorns to a commanding 12-2 win

Evan Vieth, Senior Sports Reporter February 22, 2023

Lebarron Johnson Jr. has been on the Forty Acres since 2021, but Tuesday’s game has been his most memorable performance as a Longhorn. Johnson pitched the best game of his Longhorn career, striking...

Texas hopes recent pickups will solve offensive uncertainties in 2023

Texas hopes recent pickups will solve offensive uncertainties in 2023

Peter Sall, General Sports Reporter February 20, 2023

After reaching Omaha for two consecutive years, last year’s preseason No. 1 Texas baseball team looks to rebuild after losing some of its most familiar faces. Texas baseball’s success over the last...

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