Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Softball endures up-and-down weekend in Fullerton, Calif.

Matt Hohner March 22, 2010

The Longhorns spent the latter part of spring break in sunny Fullerton, Calif., facing some difficult competition at the Judi Garman Classic. Texas went 3-2 over the weekend, and improved to 23-6...

Men’s diving earns NCAA berths at Zone Diving competition

Manesh Upadhyaya March 22, 2010

Before spring break even began, Texas’ divers traveled to College Station for the NCAA Zone Diving competition, a three-day event where participants attempted to qualify for the NCAA championships,...

Girls look forward after disappointing finish in Big 12 Championships

Ryan Betori March 18, 2010

Two weekends ago, the Longhorns placed a disappointing seventh at the Big 12 championships. With five conference championships to their name since 1996, the poor performance was uncharacteristic. Now,...

Horns continue to struggle at the plate

Austin Ries March 18, 2010

As expected, the Longhorn baseball team has relied heavily on pitching this season to take control of games while waiting for hitting to follow along. It happened in Houston last weekend after the...

Longhorns outlast Tigers, advance to second round

Sameer Bhuchar March 18, 2010

The fine line that separates the best of the Big 12 from the worst got even thinner for the Texas Longhorns. The No. 5-seed Longhorns suffered a scare from the No. 12-seed Missouri Tigers on Thursday...

Horns Eliminated from Tournament

Laken Litman March 18, 2010

Texas and Baylor’s bad blood reached its boiling point Thursday night. In the Longhorns’ 86-67 loss — their fourth straight to the Bears — players on both teams broadcast their...

Horns relax before Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters

Andy Lutz March 18, 2010

Heading into this weekend’s Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters, head coach John Fields just wants his team to relax and have fun. After all, it is spring break, not to mention the fact that...

Extra-inning heroics send Texas past UTA

Kate Guerra March 18, 2010

After slingshotting their way through Wednesday night’s doubleheader against UT-El Paso, the No. 14 Longhorns barely escaped the grasp of the UT-Arlington Mavericks on Thursday night, winning...

Relay team, 5 Longhorns compete in Fayetteville for track championships

Jim Pagels March 18, 2010

After two grueling months with meets every weekend, the Texas men’s track and field team will put it all on the line today at the NCAA National Indoor Track and Field Championships in Fayetteville,...

Cinderellas take tourney by storm

March 16, 2010

I’m going to make a confession here. Until about six days ago, I didn’t think the NCAA Tournament, the holy grail of American sports this side of the Super Bowl, was that big a deal. Sure,...

MMA fights gain popularity among Austin sports fans

Andy Lutz March 3, 2010

As a group of 18 young fighters entered the Austin Music Hall for the eighth King of Kombat tournament Saturday night, the atmosphere was electric. Simply walking into the venue and feeling the...

Kansas State upsets top-ranked Texas

Will Anderson January 19, 2010

For the third straight game, top-ranked Texas was pushed to its limit by a conference foe — but this time the Longhorns’ luck ran dry, their shots rimmed out, their free throws did not fall...