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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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Senior Micah Braswell celebrates after scoring a point in singles against Virginias Jeffery von der Schulenburg on January 18, 2024. Braswell defeated von der Schulenburg 6-4, 6-3.

Texas men’s tennis’ Braswell brothers on how mentality, mentorship resulted in success

Karthik Nemmani, General Sports Reporter March 25, 2024

From an early age, becoming an athlete was never in doubt for senior Micah Braswell and sophomore Jonah Braswell. With their father, Ty Braswell, being a full-time coach and former Florida State University...

The Texas Hellraisers shout Texas Fight during the 4th quarter of Texas game against Alabama on Sunday. The Longhorns defeated the Crimson Tide 65-54, to advance to the Sweet Sixteen.

Fans, special guests brought life to Moody Center in first 2 rounds of NCAA Tournament

Isa Almeida, Senior Sports Reporter March 25, 2024

A mix of special players and fans kept Texas women’s basketball dancing. The top seeded team defeated Drexel and Alabama at home and is now moving on to the Sweet 16 in Portland, where the Longhorns...

Freshman pitcher Teagan Kavan smiles after the Longhorns won against Northwestern State University on March 1, 2024.

Kavan calms the storm, helps No. 3/2 Texas sweep UCF

Zach Davis, General News Reporter March 25, 2024

No. 3/2 Texas brought out the brooms as they swept their second Big 12 series in a row with a 3-1 win against UCF in Orlando, Florida.  But sweeping is never an easy chore, and Texas had to work hard...

Senior tennis player Eshan Talluri celebrates during Texas doubles match against UCF on Friday, March 22, 2024. Eshan and junior Pierre-Yves Bailly beat UCF players Liam Branger and Lleyton Cronje 6-2.

No. 8 Texas avenges early-season loss with sweep of No. 2 TCU

Karthik Nemmani, General Sports Reporter March 24, 2024

There’s no love lost when the top two Big 12 teams face off against each other, where a small sequence can turn the match. On Sunday in Austin, Texas capitalized on TCU’s visible frustrations to sweep...

Freshman forward Madison Booker prepares to throw in the ball against Alabama in the second round of the March Madness tournament on Sunday, March 24, 2024. Booker scored 21 points to help the Longhorns defeat the Crimson Tide 65-54.

Texas advances to Sweet 16 despite plethora of missed chances against Alabama

Emmanuel Ramirez, General Sports Reporter March 24, 2024

The Texas Longhorns are headed to Portland, Oregon for the next round of the NCAA tournament after defeating Alabama 65-54. Yet, if the Longhorns have dreams of winning a national championship, it...

Sophomore Max Belyeu prepares to hit ball during game against Baylor University on Sunday. The Longhorns beat the Bears 11-1.

Max Belyeu leads Texas baseball to series victory over Baylor with three home runs in 11-1 win

Emma Hutchinson, Sports Desk Editor March 24, 2024

With the bases loaded and two home runs under his belt already, sophomore outfielder Max Belyeu stood in the box with two strikes taunting him and a chance to bring his teammates home.  And he answered...

Junior Sabina Zeynalova pumps her fist in celebration after scoring a point against Oklahoma on Sunday, March 3, 2024. Zeynalovas singles match vs. Dana Guzman, which she won 7-5, 6-1, was the deciding match that clinched the overall win for the Longhorns.

No. 7 Texas Women’s Tennis sweeps Kansas State 4-0

Henry Hipschman, General Sports Reporter March 24, 2024

On a windy Sunday morning, Texas Women's Tennis once again took to the court and once again walked away victorious. Overcoming their opponent Kansas State 4-0, the Longhorns completed their eighth sweep...

Forward Dillon Mitchell looks for Max Abmas play during Texas game against Houston on Monday. Texas lost in overtime 76-72.

Texas crumbled to Tennessee in second round of NCAA tournament, ending its season

Katie Borchetta, Sports Desk Editor March 24, 2024

Despite its best efforts, No.7 Texas fell in the second round of the NCAA tournament to second-seeded Tennessee, 62-58 Saturday night.  The matchup was overall slow, with neither team making impressive...

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.

Texas baseball dominates Baylor in second game of series with 10-2 victory

Emma Hutchinson, Sports Desk Editor March 24, 2024

In the wake of an extra-innings upset, Texas baseball dominated Baylor in its second game of the series on Saturday with a 10-2 win over the Bears.    Hitting the ground running, sophomore first...

Freshman pitcher Teagan Kavan smiles after the Longhorns won against Northwestern State University on March 1, 2024.

No. 3/2 Texas softball battles in a 4-2 win against UCF

Lauren Hightower, Lauren Hightower March 24, 2024

Despite fans cheering “U-C-F” loudly in the background, No. 3/2 Texas softball held on to a close game, winning 4-2 in the second game of its three game series against the University of Central Florida. The...

Second baseman Dee Kennedy attempts to bunt the ball during Texas game against the University of San Diego on Feb. 18, 2024.

Texas baseball drops first game of series against Baylor 4-3 in extended 11th inning

Emma Hutchinson, Sports Desk Editor March 23, 2024

Reaching an 11th inning after leaving the ninth and tenth tied at 3-3, Texas baseball had one final chance to keep Baylor at bay and come away with a series-opening victory on Friday night.  Despite...

Redshirt sophomore Vivian Ovrootsky hits the ball during the match against OSU player Ayumi Miyamo on Friday. Ovrootsky won the match in two sets.

No. 7 Texas women’s tennis falls to Oklahoma State in a tight match

Anna Ambrose, General Sports Reporter March 23, 2024

Texas women’s tennis fell 4-3 in a tight match that came down to the last set against No. 1 Oklahoma State in Austin on Friday afternoon.  Both the Longhorns and Cowgirls entered today’s match...

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