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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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Infielder Jack O’Dowd hits a home run against BYU on Thursday.

Texas baseball falls 7-5 to BYU, face pitching struggles, lack of offensive momentum

Emma Hutchinson, Sports Desk Editor April 5, 2024

Despite putting in a thrilling effort to make a last-minute comeback, Texas baseball couldn’t generate enough momentum on Thursday night against BYU, falling 7-5 in its first game of the series.  Following...

Redshirt sophomore Vivian Ovrootsky lunges to hit the ball on March 3, 2024.

Texas women’s tennis dominating Big 12 play after recent showings

Moctezuma Pérez, General Sports Reporter April 5, 2024

With the season already in full swing, Texas women’s tennis is continuing its early season success, currently sitting among the top teams in the Big 12.  To start off Big 12 Conference play, the...

Redshirt sophomore Vivian Ovrootsky lunges to hit the ball on March 3, 2024.

Texas women’s tennis welcomes No. 1 recruiting class in nation

Henry Hipschman, General Sports Reporter April 5, 2024

Texas women’s tennis has found itself rolling through competition, defeating various Big 12 opponents throughout the last couple of weeks. Currently, Texas stands in second place in the Big 12,  trailing...

Junior pitcher Mac Morgan prepares to throw the ball against Northwestern State on March 1, 2024.

Burning with fire, No. 4/5 Texas looks to claim its waters on the Red River

Zach Davis, General Sports Reporter April 5, 2024

Two years ago, Texas and Oklahoma faced off on college softball’s biggest stage. It was the national championship.  With arguably the biggest rivalry in the softball realm, it was the biggest stage...

Senior Emma Sticklen smiles as she gets recognized at the Senior Day meet against TCU on Feb 2, 2024.

Texas women’s swimming & diving finish as runner-up in 2024 NCAA Championships

Ariel Doss, General Sports Reporter April 3, 2024

For the third consecutive year, Texas women’s swimming and diving finished second at the 2024 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships at the University of Georgia in Athens. Texas finished the meet...

Longhorn men’s swim & dive place seventh in NCAA Championships, Luke Hobson sets American record

Longhorn men’s swim & dive place seventh in NCAA Championships, Luke Hobson sets American record

Meaghan English, General Sports Reporter April 3, 2024

The Texas men’s swim and dive team finished the 2024 NCAA Championships in seventh place, closing out its last season in the Big 12 conference and its last meet under head coach Eddie Reese.  The...

Graduate Student guard Shaylee Gonzales evades opponents as she dribbles the ball across the court on March 24, 2024. Gonzales had three steals and two assists in the second round game against Alabama, to help the Longhorns win 65-54.

Shaylee Gonzales declares for 2024 WNBA draft

Isa Almeida, Senior Sports Reporter April 3, 2024

Texas women’s basketball guard Shaylee Gonzales announced her declaration for the 2024 WNBA draft after six years of collegiate basketball. Gonzales announced her next steps through a post shared...

Junior Solomon Washington lands in the sand pit while competing in the triple jump at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays on March 30, 2024. Washington jumped 14.67 meters.

Men’s track and field starts outdoor season hot at 96th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays

Caiden Lujin, General Sports Reporter April 3, 2024

The baton has officially been passed from indoor track and field season to outdoor season with the 96th annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays wrapping up after a four-day stretch. Coming off a women’s...

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

Texas baseball takes down Abilene Christian 11-1 with fifth inning scoring spree

Emma Hutchinson, Sports Desk Editor April 3, 2024

Following up on its ranked series win last weekend, Texas baseball continued its success streak on Tuesday night against Abilene Christian, finding a sweet spot at the bottom of the fifth to put an 11-1...

Freshman defensive-midfielder Carly Montgomery runs with the ball on September 3, 2023. The Longhorns defeated SMU 6-0.

Texas soccer freshman Carly Montgomery reflects on impactful first year

Ylver Deleon-Rios, General Sports Reporter April 3, 2024

In freshman defender Carly Montgomery’s first year on the Forty Acres, she quickly assimilated herself into a starting role, was part of a championship team and earned honors. After a whirlwind of a...

Texas Rowing primed for another national championship run

Texas Rowing primed for another national championship run

Ethan Kirschner, General Sports Reporter April 3, 2024

Texas Rowing has started its quest for a third national championship in four seasons. The team just hit the water for the first time this year last week at the “Rust Buster,” featuring Texas, Oklahoma...

Junior Allyson Little runs out of the water pit during the 3000-meter steeplechase event on March 28, 2024, at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays. Little won the race with a time of 10:41.57.

Current, former Longhorn stars shine at 96th Texas Relays

Sophia Sandoval, General Sports Reporter April 1, 2024

The 96th annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, hosted by the University, saw achievements and broken records from both past and present stars of Texas women’s track and field.  History was made...

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