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

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Texas’ Big 12 Tournament chances unlikely after

May 6, 2019

A postseason appearance by the Texas Longhorns in 2019 is now very unlikely. Texas blew a three-run lead twice in Sunday’s 10-6 loss. Poor pitching and a lack of timely hitting was the downfall...

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Texas suffers another blown lead, loses to Kansas

May 5, 2019

Texas is now dead last in the Big 12 standings. The Longhorns had an opportunity to gain a sizable lead in the standings over the Kansas Jayhawks and were in good shape, holding a 2-1 heading into the...

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Longhorns head to Kansas in pivotal series

May 3, 2019

There are two weeks left in the regular season for Texas. That means there are just two more opportunities for the Longhorns to improve their spot in the Big 12 standings, which has rapidly sunk since...

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Texas loses to struggling Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

May 1, 2019

Trips down to Corpus Christi when the weather starts touching the mid-80s normally result in a venture to the beach, a sunburn and fun memories all around. The Longhorns experienced anything but that...

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Longhorns enter must-win territory in final stretch

April 30, 2019

Heads are higher in the Texas locker room following a 10-2 blowout victory over West Virginia Sunday afternoon, a win that ended a six-game losing streak and the worst stretch of baseball the Longhorns...

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Lance Ford explodes as Longhorns end losing streak

April 29, 2019

For the first time in 12 days, the Texas Longhorns will see a change in the win column. On a beautiful Sunday afternoon in Austin, the Longhorns snapped a six-game losing streak with a 10-2 victory...

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Longhorns ‘in survival mode’ as slump continues

April 23, 2019

Texas has reached the lowest point in its 2019 campaign. The Longhorns are coming off a weekend sweep to Oklahoma State, in which they were outscored 36-12 across three games. They have now won just...

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Changes, unlikely faces propel Longhorns to victory over Lamar

April 17, 2019

Texas is no longer ranked, according to the D1 baseball rankings, after losing two of three games to Kansas State — the last-place team in the Big 12. In the first game since Texas head coach...

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Zubia’s career day propels Longhorns to victory

April 15, 2019

Morning storms in the Austin area cleared out just in time for Texas’ 10-2 victory in game two of its series with Kansas State, and despite very gusty winds, it ended up being a gorgeous day. For...

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Texas drops series opener to Kansas State

April 14, 2019

It was a perfect evening for Longhorn fans at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Except for the outcome. Texas fell in game one of its three-game series against conference foe Kansas State, 6-4, on Friday. The...

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Longhorn bullpen plays large role in win over Rice

April 10, 2019

It’s beginning to get hot in Austin. Tuesday night was one of the warmest games of the season for the Longhorns, with temperatures hovering right around 90º at first pitch. Perhaps the only...

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Mother Nature prevents Texas from carrying out series against Baylor

April 8, 2019

Almost six hours after the first pitch of the rubber match in game three between Baylor (22-8, 6–2) and Texas (21–13, 4–4), the game was called due to inclement weather. Unfortunately...

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Texas comeback comes up just short in loss to A&M

April 3, 2019

Experience is the best teacher. On Tuesday night, the Longhorns were taught a lesson.  The youth of the 2019 Texas squad was put to the test against No. 9 Texas A&M, which resulted in the Aggies...

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Texas set to host archrival Texas A&M

April 2, 2019

When creating a list of schools that don’t like each other very much, Texas and Texas A&M are at the very top. The hatred between the two universities will be back on display Tuesday night...

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Wild walk-off completes series sweep for Longhorns

April 1, 2019

Before Xavier, there were TCU and Incarnate Word — games where the Longhorns could have easily tacked on another win to improve its series. And though the Longhorns were unable to take the wins against...

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Longhorns set to face Xavier in midst of slump

March 29, 2019

It is still relatively early in the season, but Texas is in its worst stretch of baseball during the 2019 campaign. A team that was hopeful of making its second straight trip to the College World Series...

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Loss to UIW continues Texas’ fall

March 27, 2019

Texas had an opportunity Tuesday night to get back to winning ways with a meeting in San Antonio with the University of Incarnate Word. They failed. The Cardinals from Incarnate Word defeated Texas...

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Texas looks to rebound in San Antonio after losing series TCU series

March 26, 2019

David Pierce and his squad have no time to dwell on the series loss against TCU this past weekend that was highlighted by two blown leads late in games. The Longhorns return to action Tuesday night...

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Blown leads cost Texas series against TCU

March 25, 2019

Texas held a lead in the eighth innings of all three games against TCU this weekend in Fort Worth. They won just one of them. The Longhorns blew an eighth inning lead Sunday afternoon and ended up...

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Bullpen shines in Texas’ 4-3 comeback win

March 16, 2019

What more could be asked from the baseball gods other than a matchup between top-15 in-state rivals coming down to the wire? That was exactly the case Friday night in No. 12 Texas’ 4-3 come-from-behind...

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Texas wins 17-3 in Caston Peter breakout game

March 13, 2019

Texas is back (to its winning ways). The Longhorn lineup exploded on Tuesday night for a 17-3 victory in a seven-inning run-rule victory over Texas Southern and did so with an unexpected spark plug...

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Errors doom Longhorns, again

March 10, 2019

“Just play catch.” It’s a rather simple phrase that is first introduced to baseball players when they put on a baseball mitt for the first time. It may be easier said than done...

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Sloppy fielding costs Texas game two at Stanford

March 9, 2019

For Texas fans who made the three-hour flight to Palo Alto to watch the four-game series against No. 6 Stanford, game two will likely not be mentioned when recapping the trip out west. The Longhorns’...

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Torn labrum ends DJ Petrinsky’s senior season, will file for medical hardship waiver

March 7, 2019

The Longhorns received some tough news Wednesday morning as senior leader DJ Petrinsky will miss the remainder of the 2019 season with a torn labrum, a University spokesperson announced. The shoulder...

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Top-10 opponent Stanford awaits Texas in Palo Alto

March 7, 2019

Less than one week after sweeping a three-game series with then-No. 2 LSU, the Texas Longhorns will face another top-10 matchup in Palo Alto for a meeting with No. 6 Stanford. While the sweep against...

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Texas heats up in eighth inning for comeback victory over UTRGV

March 6, 2019

It’s normally not a great sign for the loudest cheers of the game to come during a free t-shirt giveaway in the middle of the fifth inning.  But that was exactly the case for the first eight...

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Longhorns outfielders Todd, Kennedy receive weekly Big 12 honors

March 5, 2019

As if the weekend could not have gone any better for Texas, two Longhorns were recognized by the Big 12 Conference in a release Monday afternoon.  Right fielder Austin Todd was named the Big 12...

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Texas gets back to work following sweep of No. 1 LSU

March 5, 2019

The concourses of UFCU Disch-Falk Field looked extra clean following the abundance of brooms in the crowd Sunday afternoon as Texas completed a three-game sweep of then-No. 1 LSU in walk-off fashion. But...

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Disastrous fifth inning results in Texas loss to UTSA

February 28, 2019

There’s a saying in the hockey world that a 2–0 lead is the worst lead in sports. Well, the Texas baseball team may challenge that precept with one of their own — a 6-0 lead is the worst...

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Texas rides momentum into weekday matchup with Sam Houston State

February 26, 2019

When a rock meets a hard place, something has to budge, right? Longhorn fans will certainly find out which object succumbs to the other when the 6–2 Texas Longhorns host the 5–1 Sam Houston...

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Longhorns win three of four in home opener

February 25, 2019

Fans at UFCU Disch-Falk Field only get to hear Pat Green’s hit single “I Like Texas” following victories on the diamond by the Longhorns, and luckily for most of them, they were able...

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Texas offense hits wall in game two of double header

February 24, 2019

Heaven and hell. Left and right. Hot and cold. Game one and game two. They all share a common trait of being polar opposites from their counterpart, and it was exactly the case in Texas’ doubleheader...

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Texas takes advantage of opportunities in home opener

February 23, 2019

Gifts are great. Christmas, birthdays, anniversaries and weddings are all prime opportunities to give someone a gift — unless you’re Purdue, in which free bases and scoring opportunities are...

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Texas travels to Houston for matchup with Rice

February 19, 2019

There is no looking back now. The ball is officially rolling for the 2019 Texas baseball season. Following a 2–1 series win over Louisiana, Texas head coach David Pierce’s squad heads to...

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Bryce Elder receives Big 12 honor for Opening Day gem

February 19, 2019

The 2019 season may have just started for the Texas Longhorns, but the accolades have already started to roll in. Pitcher Bryce Elder was named the Big 12 Pitcher of the Week following his performance...

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Massive 2nd inning moves Longhorns to 2–0

February 17, 2019

The number two. That was the theme of Saturday’s 6-5 win for the Texas Longhorns over Louisiana. The second game of the season resulted with the Longhorns earning their second victory thanks to...

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Texas coaching legend Augie Garrido enshrined forever at the Disch

February 3, 2019

Billy Disch. Bibb Falk. Cliff Gustafson. And now, Augie Garrido. Those are the names and faces of Texas baseball that will live forever in front of UFCU Disch-Falk Field in Texas’ version of Monument...

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Andrew Beck signs more than his signature

December 29, 2018

It’s common for football programs to spend the time prior to bowl games doing some acts of service in community outreach programs. While in New Orleans for a week of preparation ahead of the 2019...

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Big 12 Power Rankings: Week 12

November 16, 2018

With four teams still battling for a spot in the Big 12 Championship at AT&T Stadium, West Virginia remains at the top of the rankings. Here's how the rest of The Daily Texan's poll is shaping...

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Pierce secures Longhorns’ future with top-20 class on signing day

November 15, 2018

Focus needs to be taken from the never-ending hype surrounding who will be the next recruit shaking hands with Tom Herman on the sideline of Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium and shifted to the 15...

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Power Rankings: West Virginia tightens grip on top spot

November 9, 2018

Texas dropped for the second week in a row after yet another close loss. While the Longhorns dropped to No. 4 in The Daily Texan's power rankings, they weren't the only team making significant...

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Big 12 Power Rankings: Week 10

November 2, 2018

We're entering the final stretch of the college football regular season and some teams are beginning to make the jump into the top tier while others are looking to avoid sliding further....

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Big 12 Power Rankings: Sooners rise back into contention

October 26, 2018

We're entering the final stretch of the college football regular season and some teams are beginning to make the jump into the top tier while others are looking to avoid sliding further....

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Texas’ 2019 football schedule headlined by home game versus LSU

October 19, 2018

The dates for the 2019 Texas football schedule were announced Thursday, per Texas Athletics. As usual, the Longhorns open their season with three non-conference games before heading into Big 12 play. The...

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Big 12 Power Rankings: Texas soars after Red River Rivalry victory

October 12, 2018

We’re halfway through the college football regular season, and some teams are becoming top tier while others are sliding further down. Here’s where each Big 12 team sits going into Week Seven: No....

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Ehlinger, Dicker receive Player of the Week honors

October 9, 2018

The Big 12 conference has awarded Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger and kicker Cameron Dicker with Player of the Week honors for their performances in the Longhorns’ 48-45 victory over the then-No....

Big 12 Power Rankings: West Virginia retains conference crown

October 5, 2018

We're nearly halfway through the college football regular season and some teams are beginning to make the jump into the top tier while others are looking to avoid sliding further. Here's where...

D’Shawn Jamison named Big 12 special teams player of the week

October 2, 2018

Texas is beginning to make some noise within the Big 12 after locking up their fourth consecutive victory against Kansas State on Saturday. And for the third straight week, the conference honored a Longhorn...

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Defending Big 12 champs joined by new faces to start fall ball

October 2, 2018

Fall practice is officially underway at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. The Longhorns are fresh off the program’s 8th regular season Big 12 Championship and their 36th trip to the College World Series in...

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Julius Whittier, Texas’ pioneering African-American player, dies at 68

September 28, 2018

After 68 years, the illustrious life of Julius Whittier, a Texas scholar and trailblazer, came to an end Tuesday morning, Texas Athletics said in a press release. Upon graduating from Highlands High...

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Big 12 Power Rankings: Kansas moves to all-time high

September 28, 2018

With Week Four in the books, the Big 12 power rankings saw a bit of a shake up after Texas' 31-16 upset over then-No.17 TCU. Texas Tech also entered the AP Top 25 with an impressive victory over then-No....

Sooners, Cowboys take top spots in Big 12 power rankings

September 21, 2018

Through three weeks, we've seen Oklahoma and Oklahoma State dominate their respective matchups, but a variety of matchups with high implications take place this weekend, leaving some of the top spots...

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Stadium atmosphere in victory against USC bodes well in eyes of recruits

September 21, 2018

A record-setting number of fans filled Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium last Saturday evening to watch the Texas Longhorns battle the USC Trojans. Perhaps the most important visitors in attendance,...

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Two of college football’s historic powers collide again this Saturday

September 14, 2018

While many debate what it takes to be considered a top-tier program in college football, it’s safe to say that USC and Texas have both earned a spot at the table. Both programs began over 125...

Week Two key matchups against Tulsa

September 7, 2018

Each week, we will be breaking down who has the edge position-by-position — Texas or its opponent. Here’s how the Longhorns match up with Tulsa for Saturday’s game. Quarterback advantage:...

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‘I’m big on it’: For former Longhorn Mo Bamba, it’s been a summer full of Fortnite

August 31, 2018

To say the summer has been busy for former Longhorn Mo Bamba would be an understatement. Spare time has been at a premium for the No. 6 pick in the 2018 NBA Draft by the Orlando Magic. Whether it be...

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Revamped roster edges out Terrapins in key matchups

August 30, 2018

Last year, Maryland’s 51-41 upset of Texas sent the Longhorns back to the drawing board. Now days away from the rematch, both teams trot out a revamped lineup. Here’s how the Longhorns matchup...

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Longhorns receive preseason honors

July 23, 2018

Award voters across the country are recognizing the talent on this year’s Texas football squad yet again as two more Longhorns had their name etched on award watch lists for the 2018 season on Monday...

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Collin Johnson named to 2018 Biletnikoff Award watch list

July 19, 2018

Junior wide receiver Collin Johnson will attempt to do something no Longhorn has ever accomplished before: win the Biletnikoff Award for best receiver in college football. The 6-fot-6-inch wide receiver...

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Texas taps Floréal to lead track and field program

June 15, 2018

The University announced the hiring of Edrick Floréal as the new head coach of the Longhorn track and field program Wednesday afternoon, ending the five-month vacancy of the position. Floréal...