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


Texas blanks competition with starters, solid defense

Garrett Callahan February 13, 2012

The Longhorns showed early signs of being a dominant team this weekend. Texas finished off its five-game weekend series on Sunday afternoon with an 8-0 win against the Colorado State Rams. The Longhorns...


Texas softball sweeps Texas Classic, breaks record

Sara Beth Purdy February 13, 2012

Despite a chilly Sunday afternoon in which snow flurries and sleet made appearances throughout the game, Texas capped off a very successful weekend tournament with an 8-0 run-ruled victory against the...


Records broken in landslide victory

Sara Beth Purdy February 10, 2012

The season has barely begun and the Longhorns are already rewriting the Texas record books with a 23-0 win against the California State Fullerton Titans Thursday night. The Texas offense overshadowed a...


Longhorns start season with dominating win

Garrett Callahan February 10, 2012

The start of the new season brought new records for the Longhorns Thursday night. Texas shut out the Titans from California State Fullerton winning by a school record 23 runs. The five-inning game broke...


Bennett ready to make title run

Garrett Callahan February 9, 2012

To her it was her dream come true. A sport she loved, playing for a team she loved, in a city she loved. Lexy Bennett, a senior infielder on the Texas softball team, always dreamed of becoming a Longhorn....


Hoagland in line for another productive season

Sara Beth Purdy February 9, 2012

While most athletes hit the gym and dive into personal workouts and unofficial team workouts in the offseason, Taylor Hoagland did something a bit different this past fall. Last summer the junior outfielder...

Longhorn Network to air 31 softball games

Sara Beth Purdy February 9, 2012

With the implementation of the Longhorn Network this season, the University of Texas has been both praised and criticized for its multimillion dollar decision. Although the Longhorn Network has been credited...


Texas Classic marks beginning of new year for Texas

Garrett Callahan February 9, 2012

Nine months ago, the Longhorns completed in a dramatic fashion what was one of their best seasons in UT history. They shattered multiple school records, establishing them as a favorite going into the NCAA...


3 Horns make USA watchlist

Sara Beth Purdy February 8, 2012

Senior Lexy Bennett along with juniors Taylor Hoagland and Blaire Luna have been named to the watch list for the 2012 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award, which is given by the Amateur Softball...

Osterman returns to McCombs Field, but not as a Longhorn

Sara Beth Purdy October 14, 2011

This weekend, two Texas alumni return to Red and Charline McCombs Field. However, neither will be wearing burnt orange and white and neither will be rooting for the Longhorns. Olympic gold medalist and...

Texas softball tops St. Mary’s

Sara Beth Purdy October 3, 2011

Texas came out strong for the second straight weekend against an overmatched opponent and improved to 2-0 for the fall season with an easy 15-1 win over St. Mary’s on Friday night. “This gives...

Softball continues fall schedule against St. Mary’s

Sara Beth Purdy September 30, 2011

Texas returns to Red and Charline McCombs Field for their second of five fall exhibition games. After dominating Temple College last week 20-0, the Longhorns will host St. Mary’s College tonight...