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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

All content by Courtney Norris

Bears blowout Horns in Big 12 Championship game

Courtney Norris March 10, 2015

After a long, injury-prone season, the Longhorns returned to Austin just shy of a Big 12 title.   For the first time since 2004, Texas advanced to the Big 12 Championships finals, defeating Oklahoma...

Baylor leads Texas at halftime in Women’s basketball Big 12 Championships

Courtney Norris March 10, 2015

At halftime of the Big 12 Championships Baylor leads Texas, 40-35. The Longhorns missed plays in the beginning, giving Baylor a six-point lead to start the game. But No. 6 Texas quickly closed...


Longhorns defeat TCU, move to semifinals of Big 12 Championship

Courtney Norris March 8, 2015

DALLAS — An outranked Texas struggled in the first minutes of its Big 12 Championship opener as TCU gained a 5-point lead, but the team quickly it found its rhythm. The...


Longhorns steamroll TCU to close out regular season

Courtney Norris March 4, 2015

Texas made a statement Tuesday night — just ahead of the Big 12 tournament. The Longhorns jumped all over TCU in the second half to win by 34 and send a message to the rest of the conference. “I...


Associate athletic trainer Lisa Stalans tasked with delivery of news both good and bad

Courtney Norris March 3, 2015

In late January, against a highly ranked Baylor team, senior forward Nneka Enemkpali drove to the basket and jumped near the hoop for an offensive rebound. On her way back down, she fell awkwardly, collapsing...


Riding winning streak, Texas hosts Cowgirls

Courtney Norris February 25, 2015

Winners of three-straight games, the Longhorns return home to face Oklahoma State at 7 p.m. Wednesday with a new face sporting a jersey on the bench. Junior guard Emily Johnson, who previously...

Freshmen lead Texas women’s basketball against Kansas State

Courtney Norris February 18, 2015

With a slew of absences on the court, head coach Karen Aston has been forced to switch things up.  Freshman guards Brooke McCarty and Ariel Atkins have been thrust into starting roles. Even freshman...


Texas women’s basketball falls to Oklahoma State

Courtney Norris February 12, 2015

Texas’ 66-60 loss to Oklahoma State on Wednesday night stretched its time without a win in Stillwater, Oklahoma, to six years.  The Cowgirls missed five of their first six shots, allowing...


Aston earns 150th career win as Texas outlasts Oklahoma

Courtney Norris January 30, 2015

Head coach Karen Aston finally captured a major milestone Thursday night.  Aston achieved her 150th victory with the No. 14 Longhorns after beating No. 24 Oklahoma in double overtime 84–81.  “Just...


Despite her upcoming career milestone, Aston will miss Enemkpali

Courtney Norris January 22, 2015

Regulars in the audience at the Frank Erwin Center know that women’s basketball head coach Karen Aston finds it hard to sit still, even in the best of circumstances. Aston can almost always be found...


Women’s basketball to play New Mexico

Courtney Norris December 3, 2014

The fourth-ranked Longhorns women’s basketball team will continue its six-game home stand at the Frank Erwin Center on Wednesday at 7 p.m. against New Mexico.   Texas, now 5-0, ended a five-game...


Longhorns prepare for matchup with upstart UTPA squad

Courtney Norris November 26, 2014

No. 9 Texas women’s basketball team will play UT-Pan American on Wednesday at the Frank Erwin Center. Both teams have won three consecutive games coming into the matchup, but Texas head coach...

No. 10 women’s basketball defeats UCLA

Courtney Norris November 24, 2014

No. 10 Texas (3-0, 2-0 away) continued its winning streak with a third-consecutive win of the season at UCLA. Scoring 37 points in the first half and 38 in the second, the Longhorns concluded their...


Women’s basketball gets ready for new season

Courtney Norris November 7, 2014

It’s a new season for Texas women’s basketball. After losing to Maryland in the second round of the NCAA Tournament last season, the Longhorns will open their season Sunday with the hope...


Men’s club soccer looking for support before highly anticipated season

Courtney Norris September 10, 2014

Earlier this month, the Texas men’s soccer team started its season off with bad news. The team’s alumni association released a statement Friday saying UT RecSports has reduced the team’s...


For UT athletes, spirit group membership provides opportunity to connect, give back

Courtney Norris May 1, 2014

While student-athletes’ schedules tend to leave little time for activities outside of balancing classes and their respective sports, a few athletes every year join campus spirit and service organizations...


Men’s swimming finishes second in NCAA Championships

Courtney Norris March 31, 2014

The Longhorns grabbed three individual All-American finishes and an All-American relay to finish second this weekend while hosting the NCAA Division I Championships. Competing at the Lee and Joe Jamail...

Weekend Previews

Matt Warden and Courtney Norris March 28, 2014

Men’s swimming and diving perform well on first day of NCAA Championships Sophomores Matt Ellis and John Murray as well as juniors Tripp Cooper and Kip Darmody represented Texas in the 200-yard...


Texas men’s swimming and diving set to host NCAA championships

Courtney Norris March 27, 2014

Texas will host the NCAA Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving Championship for the first time since 2003 from Thursday to Saturday at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center.  Head coach...


Texas men’s swimming and diving wins Big 12 Championships

Courtney Norris March 3, 2014

No. 8 Texas won its 35th consecutive conference championship with 1,071 points this weekend at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center. In addition to finishing first, Texas dominated the competition...


With Reese at the helm, men’s swimming and diving looks to attain its 18th straight Big 12 Swimming and Diving title

Courtney Norris February 27, 2014

It’s no surprise that Texas, the reigning champion, is favored to win the 18th annual Big 12 Championship in Austin this weekend. Texas has won 17 consecutive Big 12 titles since the tournament...

Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving

Alpesh Patel and Courtney Norris February 26, 2014

Texas seeks repeat of last year’s Big 12 title The sixth-ranked Longhorn’s swimming and diving team seeks a repeat of its Big 12 championship this weekend at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas...

Weekend sports previews: men’s and women’s golf and men’s tennis

Courtney Norris, Matt Warden, and Brianna Holt February 21, 2014

Men's golf The No. 20 Texas men’s golf team will travel to Humble on Friday as the returning champ to play in the annual Bayou City Collegiate Championship, hosted by the University of Houston...

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