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 can’t overcome mistake-free Oklahoma as Sooners sweep

Marcus Krum April 20, 2019

It had been 18 games and 1,827 days of futility against Oklahoma, and twice, it came down a matter of inches. It wasn’t that the Sooners were worlds of talent better than Texas. But the top-ranked...


Texas falls to Oklahoma again in wild extra-inning finish

Marcus Krum April 20, 2019

Many things can be said about the storied Texas-Oklahoma rivalry. But don’t ever call it boring. In an absolutely bizarre turn of events, No. 1 Oklahoma prevailed, 4-3, as the game-tying run was...


Oklahoma capitalizes on Texas mistakes, takes first game in weekend series

Marcus Krum April 19, 2019

It took four innings of hard-fought Red River Rivalry softball to build the series opener into a pitchers duel. Yet all it took was seven pitches to lose it. The first three Oklahoma hitters in the...


Longhorns welcome top-ranked Oklahoma in renewal of Red River Rivalry

Sydney Tasman April 18, 2019

Texas has welcomed a number of talented teams to Austin this season but none quite like the No. 1 Oklahoma Sooners. The Longhorns have lost each of the last 15 meetings with Oklahoma. Their last win...


Longhorns use late-game comeback to win tune-up before Oklahoma

Marcus Krum April 17, 2019

It took until the sixth inning for Texas to do it. But finally, after staying within reach for five innings, the Longhorns broke through with a big rally, winning 4-3 at UT-Arlington on Tuesday. Up...


Iakopo powers Texas to sixth consecutive home win

Marcus Krum April 11, 2019

When a softball team is struggling at the plate, sometimes all it takes is one player to lift the offense to a victory. In a 5-0 win over Houston on Wednesday night, catcher Mary Iakopo provided that...


Longhorns look to hurdle Houston before taking time off

Sydney Tasman April 10, 2019

Texas will see Houston at Red & Charline McCombs Field on Wednesday night before its first weekend off since the season opened in early February. The No. 6 Longhorns have played the fifth-toughest...


Texas comes home with first away series win against Texas Tech

Sydney Tasman April 8, 2019

Texas was able to outscore the Red Raiders, 2-0, on Sunday to capture its first series win this season away from McCombs Field. The Longhorns dropped Saturday’s game to the Raiders in a 3-2 decision...


Late runs doom Longhorns during loss in Lubbock

Marcus Krum April 7, 2019

What lifted Texas Softball over Texas Tech on Friday was no longer in the Longhorns’ favor in Saturday’s game two. Late-game scoring was what proved to be the difference in Friday’s...


Texas does just enough to edge Red Raiders in pitchers’ duel

Marcus Krum April 5, 2019

It wasn’t one of those days where balls were flying off Texas bats. In fact, it was quite the opposite. Yet, the Longhorns didn’t need that to pick up another one in the win column Friday....


Texas travels to Lubbock for series against Red Raiders

Sydney Tasman April 5, 2019

The No. 11 Longhorns will see No. 15 Texas Tech three times over the weekend in their fourth Big 12 series matchup of the season. Texas has pulled out wins each of the last 10 times it has faced the...


Iakopo’s home runs propels Longhorns to victory over Texas State

Sydney Tasman April 4, 2019

Mary Iakopo’s home run at the bottom of the third inning foreshadowed the way Texas would seal the deal in a 10-0 run-rule victory over Texas State on Wednesday.  “It feels good...