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No.7 Longhorns dominate from the mound in their return to McCombs Field

Jaclyn Helton February 27, 2021

The overcast skies did not stop No.7-ranked Texas softball team from confidently securing two wins on the first day of the Lone Star Invitational on Friday against Sam Houston State and Lamar University.  “It...

Texas softball ‘bends’ but doesn’t break in extra inning nail-biter

Nicholas Pannes February 25, 2021

In its first home game in nearly a year, No. 7 Texas softball earned a 1-0 victory in a thrilling eight-inning contest after a costly error by Texas State allowed for a walk-off win. The match proved...

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Texas softball ends nearly yearlong hiatus with 2 victories Sunday

Nicholas Pannes February 22, 2021

The Texas softball team, playing in their first organized competition since March 8, 2020, started off their 2021 campaign undefeated Sunday in the Scrap Yard Blizzard Challenge, beating Wichita State...

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Longhorn softball looks forward to a ‘tough’ season against challenging schedule

Jaclyn Helton February 22, 2021

In anticipation for the Longhorns’ first game since the shortened spring season, softball head coach Mike White told reporters in a Feb. 9 teleconference that the outlook for the upcoming season...

Seniors turn page to next chapter after COVID-19 cuts season short

Marcus Krum May 3, 2020

Reagan Hathaway and Kaitlyn Slack were right next to each other when they got the news. The Texas softball seniors had the day off on March 12 after coronavirus concerns caused the cancellation of a...

Elish wins Player of the Year, Jefferson picks up All-American honors in shortened season

Seth Forman April 8, 2020

After all the impressive feats senior pitcher Miranda Elish performed this season to lead the Texas Longhorns softball program to a 24–3 start, her list of accolades just got a little bigger as she...

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Best Moment of 2020: Texas Softball defeats No. 1, No. 2 ranked teams in consecutive nights

Carter Yates March 31, 2020

The sudden end to the 2020 NCAA softball season due to coronavirus concerns also marked the early conclusion of a promising campaign for the No. 3 Longhorns. Texas played its final game on March 8 against...

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Big 12 cancels remainder of spring season due to COVID-19 concern

Marcus Krum March 13, 2020

Editor’s note: This story is part of The Daily Texan’s coverage of how coronavirus concerns are affecting UT-Austin. Read the rest of our coverage here. One day after the NCAA canceled all...

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T-Town Showdown in Alabama canceled amid coronavirus concerns

Carter Yates March 12, 2020

Editor’s note: This story is part of The Daily Texan’s coverage of how coronavirus concerns are affecting UT-Austin. Read the rest of our coverage here. Texas softball’s weekend trip...

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Longhorns to go head to head with No. 10 Alabama

Seth Forman March 12, 2020

In the final weekend tournament before conference play begins, the Longhorns are slated to take on one of the most anticipated opponents of the season in a rematch of 2019’s super regional: No. 10...

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Longhorns’ dominance goes beyond stardom of Elish

Marcus Krum March 10, 2020

Miranda Elish is no stranger to the spotlight. The senior pitcher is in her second season as the star of the Texas program, and she continues to live up to the hype. But the Longhorns’ team numbers...

Miranda Elish throws second career perfect game to close perfect weekend

Seth Forman March 9, 2020

Senior pitcher Miranda Elish has already had her fair share of highlight moments in the early goings, but Sunday’s performance against New Mexico put her in the company of Texas greats. Elish...