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Texas rowing alumnae selected for Team USA, will head to Paris this summer

Texas rowing alumnae selected for Team USA, will head to Paris this summer

Lia Hoang, General Sports Reporter April 12, 2024

From the Forty Acres to the Eiffel Tower, UT alumnae Kaitlin Knifton and Mary “Daisy” Mazzio-Manson qualified for the 2024 Olympic team for rowing and are heading to Paris this summer. They mark the...

Selina Liao shines as Texas womens golf finishes tied for seventh place at Silverado Showdown

Selina Liao shines as Texas women’s golf finishes tied for seventh place at Silverado Showdown

Ben Wells, General Sports Reporter April 12, 2024

The Texas women’s golf team finished in a tie for seventh place at the Silverado Showdown Wednesday in Napa, California.  In a field of 16 total schools, many of which are highly ranked, the No....

Head basketball coach Rodney Terry yells at his players during Texas game against OSU on March 2, 2024.

Texas men’s basketball looking to reload after multiple departures to transfer portal

JT Bowen, Senior Sports Reporter April 12, 2024

With a move to the SEC looming, for the second consecutive year, Texas men’s basketball will look very different in a few months. Head coach Rodney Terry’s team has seen three players enter the...

Freshman Aaliyah Foster lands in the sand pit while competing in long jump at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays. Foster placed first with her jump of 6.75 meters.

Freshman track and field star Aaliyah Foster follows in footsteps of Longhorn legends

Sophia Sandoval, General Sports Reporter April 12, 2024

Before winning the long-jump event at the 96th Annual Texas Relays, freshman Aaliyah Foster got the audience clapping in unison, creating an energetic atmosphere.  Foster emphasized the importance...

Senior Malaika Rapolu lunges to hit the ball during singles against Oklahoma on March 3, 2024. Rapolu defeated Ava Catanzarite 6-2, 6-2, to help the Longhorns defeat the Sooners.

Texas women’s tennis senior Malaika Rapolu combines experience, ferocity to blossom in final season

Anna Ambrose, General Sports Reporter April 12, 2024

As her senior season comes to a close, senior Texas women’s tennis player Malaika Rapolu has worked her way to the top of the stat sheet. From Cedar Park, Texas, Rapolu holds a 32-5 record in singles...

Jared Thomas swings a pitch from Abilene Christian University, giving the horns an extra run during the game on April 2, 2024.

Texas baseball falls to Texas State 7-3 to split midweek series

Lindsey Plotkin, Associate Sports Editor April 11, 2024

Just 30 minutes after the conclusion of its first game against Texas State, Texas baseball took the diamond again, this time for a full game. The game was the opposite of last night, where the 9-1 game...

Infielder Joely Mitchell runs to home base to score a point for the Longhorns during Texas game against Texas State on April 10.

Texas softball defeats Texas State in intense mid-week game

Zach Davis, General Sports Reporter April 10, 2024

It was windy, cold and quiet. In a packed Red and Charline McCombs Field, you could hear a pin drop.   No. 25/22 Texas State, fresh off of their 35-minute bus drive, loaded the bases in the top of...

Redshirt senior Cleeve Harper shouts after scoring a point on January 18, 2024. Harper and doubles partner Eliot Spizzirri won their doubles match against Virginia.

A tale of two halves: How doubles change sparked momentous win streak

Karthik Nemmani, General Sports Reporter April 10, 2024

Tied at 3, the closest match of the season for both Texas and TCU came down to a final set. A top 15 matchup headlined by No. 1 senior Eliot Spizzirri, with a chance at a momentous win for the Longhorns. But...

Jared Thomas runs to third base during Texas game against San Diego on Feb. 18, 2024.

After weather delay in San Marcos, Texas baseball defeats Texas State 9-1

Lindsey Plotkin, Associate Sports Editor April 10, 2024

Just as the Tuesday storms in Austin rolled south towards San Marcos, Texas baseball was first to roll through the Bobcats, leaving Bobcat Ballpark with a 9-1 lead as play was suspended ahead of the ninth...

Women’s golf freshmen Lauren Kim, Farah O’Keefe wrap up first Augusta National Women’s Amateur appearance

Women’s golf freshmen Lauren Kim, Farah O’Keefe wrap up first Augusta National Women’s Amateur appearance

Ben Wells, General Sports Reporter April 9, 2024

Texas women’s golf freshmen Lauren Kim and Farah O’Keefe finished up at the Augusta National Women’s Amateur last Saturday, finishing tied for 14th and 20th places, respectively.  The tournament...

No. 18 Texas men’s golf finishes runner-up at Augusta Haskins Award Invitational

No. 18 Texas men’s golf finishes runner-up at Augusta Haskins Award Invitational

Ansley Denison, General Sports Reporter April 9, 2024

Bouncing back from its 10th place performance at the Valspar Collegiate Invitational in late March, the No. 18 Texas men's golf team earned a runner-up finish at the Augusta Haskins Award Invitational...

Professional golfer Scottie Scheffler sets up his ball and tee at the Dell Match Play tournament on March 26.

Golf odyssey of Texas women’s associate head coach Kate Golden

Perla Paredes Hernandez, General Sports Reporter April 8, 2024

Women’s golf associate head coach Kate Golden boasts an 18-year tenure on the LPGA tour and is currently in her 14th season coaching at her alma mater, but it all started with the help of a golf legend. “When...

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