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

Horns hit a milestone

Sara Beth Purdy September 28, 2011

They didn’t let the summer break slow them down. Despite the intense heat, Texas impressed in all aspects of the game, rolling past Temple College 20-0 in its fall season opener last Friday. All...

Hoagland’s hit gives United States championship

Sara Beth Purdy August 4, 2011

Texas’ rising junior Taylor Hoagland hadn’t been playing at her best as she stepped up to bat in the bottom of the sixth inning of the World Cup of Softball Championship game against Japan....

Hoagland helping Team USA to quick start

Sara Beth Purdy July 14, 2011

Wearing number 36, rather than her usual number six, Longhorn junior Taylor Hoagland has already started to contribute to the success of the USA National Women’s softball team during her first...

Hoagland joins softball USA National team

Sara Beth Purdy June 24, 2011

Rising junior Taylor Hoagland will join 17 other female athletes on the road this summer as part of the USA Softball Women’s National Team. The team is sponsored by the Amateur Softball Association...

Luna, Hoagland try out for National Team

Sara Beth Purdy June 7, 2011

For two Longhorns, softball season is not over yet. Sophomores Blaire Luna and Taylor Hoagland will head to Chula Vista, Calif., next week to try out for the 2011 USA Softball Women’s National...

Inexperienced Horns eliminated early once again

Sara Beth Purdy June 6, 2011

The Longhorns were happy with their regular season performance. They only lost eight games, defeated many top ranked opponents and earned the third overall seed in the postseason, which meant they would...

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Texas exits NCAA regionals early

Chris Hummer May 24, 2011

The path through regionals could not have set up better for the Longhorns. They were the No. 3 seed in the NCAA tournament and had drawn a regional match-up at home. Houston and Texas State were on...

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Team looks to bounce back with win over surging Tigers

Chris Hummer May 6, 2011

The conference championship is what defines every team’s season, and that defining moment for Texas is essentially on the line this weekend in Missouri. These two softball powerhouses sit...

Longhorns fall to Aggies despite fast start on offense

Sara Beth Purdy May 5, 2011

The Texas offense jumped to a great start Wednesday night against the Texas A&M Aggies by earning one run in the top of the first, but was unable to put anything else together in a 5-1 loss in College...

Most stressful game of Luna’s career ends well as team comes out on top

Chris Hummer May 2, 2011

She didn’t have her best stuff, pitches inside and out were being called balls, and Oklahoma was being extremely patient at the plate. But all-American Blaire Luna still managed to come through....

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Horns bounce back, downs Oklahoma

Sara Beth Purdy May 2, 2011

ESPN picked a good weekend to focus on college softball. After dropping the first game of the series against No. 15 Oklahoma, the third-ranked Longhorns battled back and earned a 5-3 victory Sunday...

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Longhorns’ senior backstop excels both offensively and defensively

Chris Hummer April 29, 2011

Amy Hooks has had four great years at Texas. In her time here, she has grown as a hitter and a catcher and become a force in the Longhorn lineup, becoming the all-time home run leader in Texas history...