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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

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Texas hosts UConn in homestand

Alex Briseño February 24, 2017

Texas isn’t playing ‘Augie Ball’ anymore. That was on full display against Sam Houston State on Wednesday night. The small ball associated with former Texas head coach Augie Garrido...


Pierce heads back to Huntsville as Texas takes first trip to Sam Houston State in program history

Alex Briseño February 22, 2017

Texas is set to make their first visit to Huntsville, Texas in program history, but the Longhorns already have a close connection to the city. Head coach David Pierce returns to Sam Houston State...

Texas sweeps Saturday doubleheader

Alex Briseño February 19, 2017

The air immediately dissipated out of UFCU Disch-Falk Field as No. 25 Rice’s game-tying run rounded third base and headed home. Junior left fielder Travis Jones cleanly fielded the shot that was...


New era for Longhorn baseball begins tonight

Alex Briseño February 17, 2017

The anticipation of a new era ends tonight.  Texas faithful will pour into UFCU-Disch Falk Field to experience the hype that has surrounded the Longhorns following the hire of head coach David...


Pierce bringing swagger back to Texas

Alex Briseño February 16, 2017

Confidence is not easy to come by and it definitely isn’t easy to regain. The Longhorns know this. Confidence wasn’t exactly at an abundance following the 8-2 loss to TCU in last year’s...


Longhorns kick off season with Alumni game

Alex Briseño February 6, 2017

Redshirt junior Morgan Cooper stood three outs away from pitching a no-hitter against the Longhorn alumni on Saturday afternoon. The alumni were set to play only three innings, so Cooper was sure...

Freshmen earn conference awards

Alex Briseño January 24, 2017

A pair of Longhorn freshmen were honored last week after two dominant performances. Freshman guard Joyner Holmes was awarded Big 12 Conference Freshman of the Week after leading Texas to two victories...


Large matchups loom large as Big 12 play rolls on

Alex Briseño January 19, 2017

Kansas remains atop Big 12 standings The No. 2 ranked Jayhawks (17–1, 6–0 conference) extended their winning streak to 17 after yet another close victory on Monday. Iowa State (11–6,...


Soccer ends season with loss to TCU

Alex Briseño October 31, 2016

Texas’ season came to an end Friday night despite scoring two first-half goals. The Longhorns (8–9– 1, 1–6–1 Big 12) knew they could solidify a spot in the Big 12 tournament...


Texas faces No. 1 West Virginia on Senior Day

Alex Briseño October 21, 2016

The No. 1 team in the nation is coming to town for Texas’ Senior Day on Sunday afternoon.  West Virginia (13–1–1 overall, 5–0–0 conference) has outscored its...


Longhorns beat Kansas State to snap losing streak

Alex Briseño October 10, 2016

Freshman defender Emma Jett fired a corner into the box. The ball bounced off a Kansas State defender and flew straight into the air. Texas junior forward Olivia Brook out-jumped the Wildcat defense...


Longhorns hit the open water to prepare for Friday’s match against Wildcats

Alex Briseño October 7, 2016

Head coach Angela Kelly and her staff had to ensure her team was on the same page after a strand of tough losses over the past few weeks, so she called a team meeting after Texas’ latest loss. “We...


Hintzen emerging as key player for Longhorns despite early injury

Alex Briseño October 6, 2016

Freshman forward Cyera Hintzen’s start at Texas didn’t go as planned. The Garland native scored 108 goals in high school and was eager to get a taste of Division I Soccer. But she barely...


Texas falls in final minutes against Kansas

Alex Briseño October 3, 2016

Texas has been on the wrong end of several tight contests recently. The Longhorns played in three consecutive overtime matches leading up to Sunday’s matchup with Kansas, tying the first and losing...


Oklahoma stuns Longhorns in final seconds

Alex Briseño September 26, 2016

The Longhorns needed to run just five minutes off the clock. Texas (6­–4–­1 overall, 0­–1–1 Big 12) held a 1­–0 lead over the Sooners (9­–2–­1...

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