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


Longhorns ride home-court advantage to third victory

Clark Dalton September 5, 2019

For the second consecutive game, a ranked opponent walked into Gregory Gym hoping for a victory. For the second consecutive game, that ranked opponent would leave disappointed.  The No. 3...

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Seniors lead youthful Texas team into high-caliber matchups

Marcus Krum September 4, 2019

Texas is just one week into the season, and it has already displayed its wealth of underclassmen who have earned starting spots and plentiful playing time. Yet, as the team dives headfirst into the toughest...


Young players lift Longhorns to win in first ranked contest of season

Marcus Krum September 3, 2019

What Texas volleyball lacks in experience, they makes up for with raw talent. The extent of this talent was on display Sunday as the No. 4 Longhorns took down No. 14 USC at Gregory Gym, winning 23–25,...


Texas closes out back-and-forth battle to start season with win

Marcus Krum August 31, 2019

It took two hours and nearly four sets of play, but Texas finally found what makes it the American Volleyball Coaches Association Coaches' Poll’s No. 4 squad in the country. It wasn’t...


Longhorns lean on youth, White heading into season

Clark Dalton August 30, 2019

The window of opportunity is wide open for the 2019 Texas volleyball team. The Longhorns are looking to build off a strong campaign in 2018, when they posted a 23–5 record, clinched the Big 12...


Longhorns eager for strong start

Clark Dalton August 28, 2019

Texas head coach Jerritt Elliott radiated a sense of eagerness at his press conference Monday. “This has been a really fun group for us in the first two weeks,” Elliott said. “We...


White shines in season-opening scrimmage

Donnavan Smoot August 18, 2019

Texas opened up Gregory Gym and its 2019 campaign with the Orange-White scrimmage on Saturday. It was the first action for the Longhorns since being swept by BYU in the NCAA Regionals last season.  All...


BYU sweeps Texas, eliminates Longhorns from NCAA Tournament

Keshav Prathivadi December 10, 2018

Texas was in perfect position. Up 21-20 in the third set, the fifth-seeded Longhorns were set up to get right back in the game after dropping the first two sets. But that’s where it all fell apart. After...


Longhorns win thriller in Provo against Wolverines

Wills Layton December 10, 2018

Texas’ Sweet 16 match against the Michigan Wolverines can be best described in three different acts: A blowout, two marathons and one final closeout. The Longhorns won the match by scores of 25-10,...


Longhorns battle nerves, Michigan in Sweet 16

Wills Layton December 7, 2018

For the 13th straight year, Texas has made the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Tournament. In order to extend this impressive streak, the team will need to get past the Michigan Wolverines on Friday. The Longhorns...


Texas advances to second round with sweep of SFA

Wills Layton November 30, 2018

Texas is no stranger to the postseason. The Longhorns are seeking a return to the Final Four after falling in the quarterfinals last year. Before that, the team had made the Final Four five times in a...


Texas prepares for SFA, NCAA Tournament

Keshav Prathivadi November 29, 2018

Things seem to roll flawlessly through a dress rehearsal. But it often doesn’t work out perfectly when it’s showtime. That’s the situation Texas, the fifth-overall seed in the NCAA...