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Senior Charlotte Chavatipon serves the ball during singles play against Oklahoma on March 3, 2024.

Women’s tennis 2020 recruiting class: legacy in the making

Henry Hipschman, General Sports Reporter April 24, 2024

Four years ago, Texas women’s tennis brought in the highest ranked recruiting class in the nation. Composed of standouts and now-seniors Malaika Rapolu and Charlotte Chavatipon, and current tennis professional...

Home Run Heroes: Truist program gives $100 to Developing Neighborhood Athletes fund for each Texas softball home run

Home Run Heroes: Truist program gives $100 to Developing Neighborhood Athletes fund for each Texas softball home run

Lauren Hightower, General Sports Reporter April 24, 2024

Home runs can not only make an impact on the outcome of a softball game, but also on the community.  With every home run hit during Texas softball’s season, Truist Bank donates $100 to the Developing...

Senior Yusuf Bizimana waves to the crowd after running the anchor leg of the sprint medley relay on March 29, 2024, at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays. Bizimana led his relay team to a first place finish, with a final time of 3:15.03.

Yusuf Bizimana reflects on observing Ramadan as a student athlete

Jacob Shaw, General Sports Reporter April 23, 2024

This year, the recognition of the Islamic holiday Ramadan lasted from March 10 through April 9, with those who participated fasting each from sunrise to sunset, and emphasizing good deeds, religious discipline,...

Texas women’s basketball signs All-Big 10 guard Laila Phelia from Michigan

Texas women’s basketball signs All-Big 10 guard Laila Phelia from Michigan

Isa Almeida, Senior Sports Reporter April 23, 2024

Texas women’s basketball added former Michigan guard Laila Phelia to its 2024-25 roster. Announced on April 22, Phelia is head coach Vic Schaefer’s first recruit out of the current transfer portal. “We...

QB2 Arch Manning catches a snap during Texas annual spring game on Saturday.

NCAA officially approves coach-to-player play calling headsets for college football

Lindsey Plotkin, Associate Sports Editor April 23, 2024

With the play clock ticking down, all 22 players' gazes are shifted toward their respective sidelines and everyone is looking for one thing: the incoming play call signal. To keep the signal private, multiple...

Senior Shay Holle keeps the ball away from an opponent on Feb. 4, 2024 at Texas game against Kansas State.

Shay Holle awarded 2023-2024 Academic All-America Team

Lia Hoang, General Sports Reporter April 22, 2024

Texas women's basketball senior Shay Holle was named to the College Sports Communicators Academic All-America Team, the organization announced April 16th. Holle is the second player in Texas women’s...

Senior Estelle Czech pitches during Texas game against Houston Christian on Feb. 21, 2024.

Longhorn lefty keeps dueling for No. 1 Texas

Joseph Mireles, General Sports Reporter April 22, 2024

Fire, intensity and passion are all characteristics of how Texas softball senior pitcher Estelle Czech plays the game of softball. When Czech is in the circle, it is certainly a sight to see, zeroing in...

3 freshman, 2 sophomores, 1 Big 12 Championship win for Texas women’s golf

3 freshman, 2 sophomores, 1 Big 12 Championship win for Texas women’s golf

Perla Paredes Hernandez and Ben Wells April 22, 2024

With four players on the sideline generating the same energy as thousands of fans, Texas seized its final Big 12 women’s golf championship title before transitioning to the Southeastern Conference. Three...

Senior Charlotte Chavatipon hits the ball during singles play against Oklahoma State on March 22, 2024.

Texas women’s tennis falls to Oklahoma State in Big 12 Championship

Henry Hipschman, General Sports Reporter April 22, 2024

After what has thus far been a season of triumph and victory, the Longhorns were dealt a rare taste of defeat in yesterday’s match against Oklahoma State in the Big 12 Championship final, losing 4-0....

Junior Pierre-Yves Bailly backhands the ball to Louis Bowden of Baylor University during a singles match on April 13, 2024.

No. 5 Texas Men’s Tennis sweeps No. 3 TCU to win sixth Big 12 tournament title

Karthik Nemmani, General Sports Reporter April 22, 2024

On March 2, TCU won a gritty 4-3 battle against Texas in Fort Worth. Fast-forward to March 24, and the fortunes reversed; Texas dominated TCU 5-0 to avenge its loss. With the prowess of both these teams,...

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

Lebarron Johnson Jr. leads Texas baseball to take series over TCU following 2-1 win

Emma Hutchinson, Sports Desk Editor April 22, 2024

Texas baseball picked up its fifth Big 12 conference series win on Sunday afternoon after scraping by TCU 2-1, finishing the game on a high note despite watching head coach David Pierce getting ejected...

Sophomore pitcher Citlaly Gutierrez prepares to pitch on Sunday, March 3, 2024. Gutierrez had a season high of seven strikeouts during this game against Hofstra.

Texas completes third consecutive sweep as they shut out Kansas 7-0

Zach Davis, General Sports Reporter April 22, 2024

No. 1 Texas brought out its brooms as they completed the sweep against Kansas, shutting out the Jayhawks 7-0 in the final game of the series.  It was just the third time that Kansas has been shut out...

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