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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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No. 22 women’s basketball fails to overcome South Florida, takes tight 65-70 loss

No. 22 women’s basketball fails to overcome South Florida, takes tight 65-70 loss

December 3, 2022

Entering its matchup against the South Florida Bulls on a two-game winning streak, No. 22 Texas women’s basketball was eager to continue its success.     Instead, the Longhorns were shaken up...

Longhorns take down Rutgers after losses to Marquette, Louisville during Battle 4 Atlantis tournament

Longhorns take down Rutgers after losses to Marquette, Louisville during Battle 4 Atlantis tournament

November 22, 2022

Taking a road trip to Paradise Island, Bahamas, Texas women’s basketball faced off against Marquette, Louisville and Rutgers in the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament this past weekend.  The Longhorns...

Notes from the Opponent - Baylor

Notes from the Opponent – Baylor

November 21, 2022

The Daily Texan spoke with Michael Haag, the sports editor of the Baylor Lariat, in preparation for Texas’ regular season finale against the Bears.      Daily Texan: What would you...

Opponents to Watch - Kansas

Opponents to Watch – Kansas

November 18, 2022

Without a consistent starting quarterback, Kansas relies on a solid array of offensive and defensive players to lead the way to a potential victory. These four players should be on the radar for Saturday’s...

No. 3 Women’s basketball opens season with win over Louisiana

No. 3 Women’s basketball opens season with win over Louisiana

November 14, 2022

Getting comfortable with the new environment of the Moody Center, the Texas women’s basketball team emerged from two triple-digit exhibition games ready to hit the ground running on its regular season...

Heisman Watch - Week 11

Heisman Watch – Week 11

November 10, 2022

Bo Nix Oregon quarterback Bo Nix now leads the NCAA in completion percentage with 73.3% after completing 20 out of 24 passes against Colorado. His success doesn’t stop at his passing rate. The Auburn...

Keys to the Game - Kansas State

Keys to the Game – Kansas State

November 4, 2022

Despite the Longhorns winning the last five matchups against the Wildcats, Kansas State is having a stellar season right now. Although Texas is favored to win Saturday’s game, there are a few things...

Key returners to watch as No. 3 women’s basketball hits the court

Key returners to watch as No. 3 women’s basketball hits the court

November 2, 2022

As the Texas women’s basketball team bid farewell to three seniors after its 29–7 record last season, the time has come for their younger counterparts to take the lead. With head coach Vic Schaefer...

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Big 12 Power Rankings – Week 8

October 20, 2022

1) TCU Horned Frogs The Horned Frogs continue to cling to the top spot in the Big 12 rankings, sitting at 6-0 for the first time since 2017. Head coach Sonny Dykes is setting himself up as a potential...

Head-to-Head History: Iowa State

Head-to-Head History: Iowa State

October 14, 2022

After one of the most exciting weekends for Texas football, the Longhorns look to hang on to the momentum they’ve created. For the past three years, Iowa State has taken Texas for a spin. During their...

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Big 12 Power Rankings: Week 6

October 7, 2022

1) Kansas Jayhawks Redeeming themselves after 13 years of going under the AP Poll Top 25, the Jayhawks slipped into the No. 19 spot after coming off a close 14-11 win over Iowa State this past weekend....

Texas v. West Virginia: Head-to-head history

Texas v. West Virginia: Head-to-head history

September 30, 2022

This Saturday will mark the 12th time that Texas and West Virginia compete against each other  since 1956. The duo truly began their rivalry back in 2012 when West Virginia entered the Big 12.  While...

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Opponents to Watch: Week 4

September 23, 2022

After three weeks of having a home field advantage, Texas will travel to Lubbock this weekend to compete against Texas Tech. Last year, the Longhorns blew out the Red Raiders with a 70-35 victory at Darrell...

Notes from the Opponent: Getting to know UTSA with The Paisano’s Luke Lawhorn

Notes from the Opponent: Getting to know UTSA with The Paisano’s Luke Lawhorn

September 15, 2022

The Daily Texan sat down with Luke Lawhorn, sports editor for The Paisano, to talk about what to expect from UTSA ahead of Saturday’s matchup.       Daily Texan: After UTSA’s win against...

National football games to watch - Week 2

National football games to watch – Week 2

September 8, 2022

No. 23 Wake Forest @ Vanderbilt  Sept. 10, 11:00 a.m. CT, SEC Network This season marks the first time since 2018 that Vanderbilt has started 2-0, and this Saturday could make it 3-0. However, Vanderbilt...

Veteran players lead charge into year two of Sarkisian era

Veteran players lead charge into year two of Sarkisian era

September 1, 2022

The recruitment of Arch Manning and the transfer of redshirt freshman Quinn Ewers have brought all eyes on the Longhorns as they enter their second season under head coach Steve Sarkisian, still looking...

Bijan Robinson sparks creativity in latest NIL deal with personal mustard brand

Bijan Robinson sparks creativity in latest NIL deal with personal mustard brand

August 29, 2022

As the festivities of Texas football prepare to return in full swing this weekend, fans are eager to see their favorite players on the field — and on the shelves of their local grocery stores.       Texas...

Softball bids farewell to seniors, plans to honor at last home game of season

Softball bids farewell to seniors, plans to honor at last home game of season

May 8, 2022

Editor's note: This article first appeared in the May 3, 2022 flipbook. As Texas softball takes its final strides of the spring season, the team will say a reluctant farewell to three Longhorn super...

Texas baseball relies on offense to secure 13-3 blowout against Houston Baptist

Texas baseball relies on offense to secure 13-3 blowout against Houston Baptist

May 4, 2022

After three hours and 22 minutes of Texas baseball, the Longhorns finally came out with a 13-3 run-rule victory against Houston Baptist. In the wake of a royal flush brought upon Texas by Oklahoma State...

McCombs Field sees record-breaking attendance numbers, builds connection between team and fans

McCombs Field sees record-breaking attendance numbers, builds connection between team and fans

April 25, 2022

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 22, 2022 flipbook. Texas softball took the Red and Charline McCombs Field by storm against Oklahoma last weekend, rounding up the largest crowd...

Texas softball fails to overcome pitching dominance of Oklahoma State

Texas softball fails to overcome pitching dominance of Oklahoma State

April 25, 2022

Texas softball resumed Big 12 Conference play this weekend, facing off against No. 6 Oklahoma State in what turned out to be a three-game bust (3-2, 3-0, 2-1) for the Longhorns.  Entering the series...

No. 16 Texas softball puts away Houston in final home game until May

No. 16 Texas softball puts away Houston in final home game until May

April 20, 2022

Texas softball lit up Red and Charline McCombs Field on Wednesday night, firing off three home runs within the first two innings.    Junior outfielder Lou Gilbert launched her first home run of the...

As Red River Rivalry approaches, Texas softball looks to bounce back from history of defeat against Oklahoma 

As Red River Rivalry approaches, Texas softball looks to bounce back from history of defeat against Oklahoma 

April 13, 2022

Texas softball will have three chances this week to beat undefeated Oklahoma in front of a sold-out crowd.    After Texas enjoyed an effortless win against UT-Arlington last Wednesday, its attention...

Texas softball completes sweep over Iowa State in 3-0 shutout

Texas softball completes sweep over Iowa State in 3-0 shutout

April 3, 2022
Texas will take a pause from conference play Wednesday to play the University of Texas at Arlington as the team prepares to take on No. 1-ranked Oklahoma next weekend.
Texas softball honors head coach Mike White, takes two consecutive wins over Iowa State

Texas softball honors head coach Mike White, takes two consecutive wins over Iowa State

April 3, 2022

In two high-octane thrillers, Texas softball pulled off back-to-back wins in walk-off fashion against Iowa State on Friday and Saturday. The team’s positive atmosphere and drive is a product of head...

Softball loses 16-game winning streak with loss against Louisiana

Softball loses 16-game winning streak with loss against Louisiana

March 31, 2022

Coming off a successful weekend sweep against the Kansas Jayhawks, Texas softball had an abundance of momentum heading into its match-up against the University of Louisiana Wednesday night at McCombs Field...

McKenzie Parker, Janae Jefferson hit career milestones, steer Longhorn softball victory over

McKenzie Parker, Janae Jefferson hit career milestones, steer Longhorn softball victory over

March 22, 2022

Junior McKenzie Parker stepped onto Red & Charline McCombs Field for Tuesday’s game, freshly announced as the Co-Big 12 Player of the Week — her first career selection in the conference. “It’s...

Texas softball welcomes spring transfers, builds experienced roster

Texas softball welcomes spring transfers, builds experienced roster

March 9, 2022

As Texas softball settles into their 2022 season, the team has picked back up on building the team’s chemistry from the fall. While the Longhorns have seen an abundance of familiar faces return to...

No. 23 Longhorn softball leaves UTSA, Tulsa in the dust in Round 2 of Texas Classic

No. 23 Longhorn softball leaves UTSA, Tulsa in the dust in Round 2 of Texas Classic

February 28, 2022

After a tough six-game losing streak, No. 23 Texas softball sought a crucial win against the University of Texas at San Antonio and Tulsa University this Sunday during their second round of the Texas Classic. With...

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No. 10 Texas softball fails to get on the board against No. 22 Arizona State in 2-0 loss

February 25, 2022
Impressive pitching from senior transfer Hailey Dolcini and sophomore Estelle Czech kept the Sun Devils under control, but the Longhorns offense couldn’t do the same as Arizona State ultimately shut out Texas 2-0.
First baseman Mary Iakopo catches a ball thrown to her, trying to halt her opponents efforts of returning to first base. Texas played McNeese State at Red & Charline McCombs Field on February 16, 2022.

Texas softball slips at St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational

February 21, 2022

Coming off a successful game against McNeese State on Wednesday, the Longhorn softball team looked to continue its momentum into its second tournament of the season, where it would face off against four...

Longhorn softball hits highs, lows during 1st tournament of season

Longhorn softball hits highs, lows during 1st tournament of season

February 13, 2022

Entering their spring season, the No. 10 ranked Texas softball team brought the heat in Fort Myers over the weekend, competing in five matchups for the Florida Gulf Coast University Kickoff Classic.    The...

Texas women’s tennis dominates at ITA Kickoff Weekend with double sweep

Texas women’s tennis dominates at ITA Kickoff Weekend with double sweep

January 30, 2022
The Longhorns started the weekend with a 4-0 sweep against Florida Atlantic at the Texas Tennis Center.
Texas diver inspires young audiences through collaborative children’s book

Texas diver inspires young audiences through collaborative children’s book

December 17, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the October 22 flipbook. Standing at the edge of the platform, Jordan Windle prepares for his next dive. The graduate student scans the bleachers for his...

Texas track and field legend Richard Duncan reflects on importance of positive mentality prior to Hall of Honor induction

Texas track and field legend Richard Duncan reflects on importance of positive mentality prior to Hall of Honor induction

December 14, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the October 11 flipbook.  Richard Duncan knows the underdog story all too well. A 6-foot-3-inch NBA wannabe transferring from Canada, who was thrown...

Longhorn men’s dive team prepares for tri-meet

Longhorn men’s dive team prepares for tri-meet

November 15, 2021

Soaring to new heights this season, the Longhorns have already left an incredible impression with a current 3-0 winning streak.  After tackling the Virginia Cavaliers in their first dual meet, the...

Texas volleyball shows up to show down at Red River Rivalry, wins 3-0 on Saturday with double sweep over Oklahoma

Texas volleyball shows up to show down at Red River Rivalry, wins 3-0 on Saturday with double sweep over Oklahoma

November 13, 2021
In their second match against unranked Oklahoma, the Longhorns wiped out the Sooners with a 3-0 flush, courtesy of strong performances by juniors Skylar Fields, Asjia O’Neal and Logan Eggleston.
Men’s swim and dive shatter pool records in Charlottesville

Men’s swim and dive shatter pool records in Charlottesville

November 7, 2021

Continuing their undefeated season, the No. 1 Texas men’s swim and dive team shattered records in an exceptional performance against No. 9 Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, this past Friday and...

Men’s swim & dive upset Texas A&M, clench No. 1 spot in division

Men’s swim & dive upset Texas A&M, clench No. 1 spot in division

October 16, 2021
The Longhorns did not disappoint in their first away meet, with a final score of 185 to the Aggies’ 107.
Texas men’s swim & dive takes charge against Incarnate Word Cardinals at first home meet

Texas men’s swim & dive takes charge against Incarnate Word Cardinals at first home meet

October 10, 2021

The reign of the Texas men’s swim and dive team continued Friday afternoon at the Lee and Joe Jamail Swimming Center as the Longhorns competed in their first meet of the season against the University...

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Meet the 2021-22 Men’s Swim and Dive Team: familiar faces reunite, continue to build winning chemistry

October 6, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the September 21 flipbook.  Fresh off another NCAA championship, the Texas men’s swim and dive team made waves with their 42nd conference win...

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