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Projects reporter has heart crushed by Texas sports one last time

Marcus Krum December 7, 2020

I’ve found that oftentimes, sports are more poetic than not. OK, I know what you’re thinking — that statement is melodramatic, borderline outlandishly so. And you’d probably...


Longhorns land Quinn Ewers, Texas’ highest-ranked quarterback recruit since Vince Young

Marcus Krum August 25, 2020

From 2003 to 2009, Texas was nothing short of spoiled with its quarterback play. The Longhorns went from national champion and Heisman Trophy finalist Vince Young straight into the Colt McCoy era, when...


Management response to Demands for Reforms in The Daily Texan Newsroom

From The Daily Texan’s fall and summer 2020 management team: Earlier this afternoon, The Daily Texan’s Diversity and Inclusion Board released a statement calling for the Texan and its parent...


Student-athletes are calling on UT to drop ‘The Eyes of Texas.’ Here’s what former athletes say

Marcus Krum, Stephen Wagner, and Myah Taylor June 16, 2020

Throughout her four years at UT, Celina Rodrigo sang “The Eyes of Texas,” dozens of times. But the 2016 women’s basketball alumna said she was later shocked to learn of the University’s...


Acho looks to post-football future amid uncertainty

Marcus Krum June 15, 2020

Towering over most at 6-foot-3-inch and 260 pounds, Sam Acho is a gifted athlete. But the nine-year NFL veteran has never thought of himself as just a football player. The Texas football alumnus is...


‘This is nothing new’: Austinites protest after deaths of Michael Ramos, George Floyd

Anna Canizales and Marcus Krum June 1, 2020

Editor’s Note: All sources gave permission to use their full names in this article. Thousands of people marched through downtown Austin on Sunday to protest police killings after the deaths of...


Big 12 announces plan to phase in student-athletes on campus beginning June 15

Marcus Krum May 23, 2020

Just two days after the NCAA Division I council ruled to allow football and basketball student-athletes on campus starting June 1, the Big 12 announced its own guidelines regarding the return of student-athletes...


NCAA allows football, basketball athletes to return to campus starting June 1

Marcus Krum May 21, 2020

The state of college sports in the fall is still up in the air, but athletes may be returning to campus soon. The NCAA decided today that it will allow Division I football and basketball student-athletes...

Seniors turn page to next chapter after COVID-19 cuts season short

Marcus Krum May 3, 2020

Reagan Hathaway and Kaitlyn Slack were right next to each other when they got the news. The Texas softball seniors had the day off on March 12 after coronavirus concerns caused the cancellation of a...


NCAA Board of Governors makes strides toward player compensation

Marcus Krum April 29, 2020

The NCAA is one step closer to allowing student-athletes compensation for their own likenesses. In Tuesday’s Board of Governors meeting, the Board supported changes to NCAA rules that would allow...


Devin Duvernay selected by Baltimore Ravens in third round of NFL Draft

Marcus Krum April 25, 2020

After four years of catching passes on the Forty Acres, Texas receiver Devin Duvernay has made the jump to the next level. Duvernay was selected by the Baltimore Ravens with the 28th pick in the third...


Miami Dolphins select Brandon Jones in third round of NFL Draft

Marcus Krum April 25, 2020

Even though the Texas defensive backfield has been in constant flux for the last four years, safety Brandon Jones has been a mainstay. Now, Jones will get a chance to take his talents to the next level,...


Texas Athletics announces ‘My Texas Tailgate’

Marcus Krum April 22, 2020

For those Longhorn fans starving to get back out to the raucous pregame atmosphere of Bevo Boulevard or Occupy Left Field, the wait will soon come to an end — sort of. Texas Athletics announced...

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McCoy surprises class, offers reassurance during coronavirus pandemic

Marcus Krum April 17, 2020

Associate professor Kevin Robbins’ Reporting Sports class was met with a welcome surprise Thursday morning. Legendary former Longhorn quarterback Colt McCoy dropped into the 11 a.m. Zoom call...


Yurcich to bring new attention to detail, football IQ to Forty Acres

Marcus Krum April 11, 2020

When former Oklahoma State quarterback John Kolar first sat in a meeting room across from Mike Yurcich in 2015, all he could do was sit and stare at his blank notebook. Kolar, then a freshman in Stillwater,...


Texas hires Schaefer as next women’s basketball head coach

Marcus Krum April 5, 2020

After not extending women’s basketball coach Karen Aston’s contract, Texas Athletics Director Chris Del Conte said Friday that the coaching search would begin immediately. That search sure...


NCAA extends eligibility for spring sports, excludes winter sports

Marcus Krum March 31, 2020

After the global COVID-19 pandemic forced the premature ending of NCAA sports in 2020, a silver lining for those spring sport athletes came Monday. The NCAA Division I Council voted to authorize an...


Del Conte gives update on refund options for season ticket holders

Marcus Krum March 17, 2020

Editor’s note: This story is part of The Daily Texan’s coverage of how coronavirus concerns are affecting UT-Austin. Read the rest of our coverage here. Longhorn baseball and softball fans...


Big 12 cancels remainder of spring season due to COVID-19 concern

Marcus Krum March 13, 2020

Editor’s note: This story is part of The Daily Texan’s coverage of how coronavirus concerns are affecting UT-Austin. Read the rest of our coverage here. One day after the NCAA canceled all...


NCAA announces changes to recruiting, eligibility in response to COVID-19

Marcus Krum and Myah Taylor March 13, 2020

Editor’s note: This story is part of The Daily Texan’s coverage of how coronavirus concerns are affecting UT-Austin. Read the rest of our coverage here. The NCAA released new changes Friday...


Former Texas track coach John Rembao, NCAA sued by former Texas student-athletes over alleged abuse

Alex Briseño and Marcus Krum March 12, 2020

Three former Longhorns filed a class-action lawsuit against the NCAA, the NCAA Board of Governers and former Texas track and field coach John Rembao, alleging that the NCAA neglects to protect student-athletes...

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Longhorns’ dominance goes beyond stardom of Elish

Marcus Krum March 10, 2020

Miranda Elish is no stranger to the spotlight. The senior pitcher is in her second season as the star of the Texas program, and she continues to live up to the hype. But the Longhorns’ team numbers...


Sam Worley sustains indoor season-ending leg injury at Husky Classic

Marcus Krum and Alex Briseño February 19, 2020

Texas junior Sam Worley sustained an indoor season-ending leg injury while running the mile at the Husky Classic in Seattle over the weekend, Texas Athletics confirmed to The Daily Texan. Worley took...


Men’s basketball breakdown: Longhorns’ problems mount in blowout loss to West Virginia

Marcus Krum February 11, 2020

Video by Isaac Gutierrez, @ByIsaacG Texas basketball’s midseason struggles came to a head in Jan. 20’s 97-59 loss to West Virginia in Morgantown. It was the Longhorns’ worst loss of...


Longhorns finalize recruiting class with two National Signing Day commits

Marcus Krum February 6, 2020

With many top high school football players choosing to sign their letters of intent during the early signing period, National Signing Day has become more of an afterthought in the recruiting world.  But...


Collier, Holmes lead Texas team ready to make late-season run

Marcus Krum January 30, 2020

Texas’ best-kept secret from the 2018-19 season is out of the bag: Charli Collier can do it all. After a quiet first season in the burnt orange and white where she averaged just 5.9 points and...


John Altobelli, former teammate of head baseball coach David Pierce, dies in helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, among seven others

Alex Briseño and Marcus Krum January 27, 2020

John Altobelli, Texas baseball coach David Pierce’s college roommate, was killed in Sunday’s helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. The crash killed eight others, including former NBA superstar...


Coaching carousel finishes with Ash, Hutzler and Yurcich in new coordinator roles

Marcus Krum January 22, 2020

With the firing of offensive coordinator Tim Beck and defensive coordinator Todd Orlando before the finale of a lackluster 8–5 season, Texas head coach Tom Herman has officially pushed his chips...

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Big 12 Power Rankings: Week 14

Marcus Krum November 26, 2019

No. 1: Oklahoma You may not believe in magicians, but Sooner magic is as real as it gets. Graduate transfer quarterback Jalen Hurts played the part of Houdini last Saturday as Oklahoma escaped a 28-3...


Note from the Opponent: The Daily Toreador

Marcus Krum November 26, 2019

The Daily Texan spoke to Max Hengst, sports editor of The Daily Toreador. The Daily Texan: Every year, no matter where the teams are, (this game is) always pretty close. What do you see from this Texas...

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White, Longhorns recover from slow start for senior night win

Marcus Krum November 24, 2019

Decked in orange and white flowers, Micaya White looked to the roaring Gregory Gymnasium crowd and threw up the “hook ‘em.”  It would be the last time in a regular season game...


Notes from the Opponent: The Baylor Lariat

Marcus Krum November 22, 2019

The Daily Texan spoke to DJ Ramirez, sports editor of The Baylor Lariat. The Daily Texan: What were the emotions and attitude of the team like after the heartbreaking loss to Oklahoma? DJ Ramirez:...


Big 12 Power Rankings: Longhorns free fall after loss to Iowa State

Marcus Krum November 22, 2019

No. 1: Oklahoma You may not believe in magicians, but Sooner magic is as real as it gets. Graduate transfer quarterback Jalen Hurts played the part of Houdini last Saturday as Oklahoma escaped a 28-3...

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Texas chases Big 12 perfection

Marcus Krum November 20, 2019

Jerritt Elliott finds himself in a position he’s been in just once before. The Texas head coach has the Longhorns rolling through conference play. Texas is 13–0 with just three matches remaining...


Notes from the opponent: The Iowa State Daily

Marcus Krum November 15, 2019

The Daily Texan spoke to Noah Rohlfing, sports editor of The Iowa State Daily. Daily Texan: What did the near-comeback against Oklahoma show about this team? Noah Rohlfing: It shows both how far...

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Big 12 power rankings: Week 12

Marcus Krum November 15, 2019

No. 1: Oklahoma Although the class of the Big 12 picked up wins, none of them were pretty. Oklahoma looked as if it would stomp Iowa State, but the Cyclones roared to life with a ferocious comeback...


After end of incredible streak, Longhorns look to continue to dominate Big 12 play

Marcus Krum November 12, 2019

Much of this season has seen Texas volleyball in uncharted territory. The Longhorns clawed their way to a No. 1 ranking and have swept through most of the Big 12. Heading into two home conference matchups...

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Big 12 power rankings: Week 11

Marcus Krum November 8, 2019

No. 1: Oklahoma Yes, the mighty Sooners fell two weeks ago. But that isn’t enough to topple them from the No. 1 spot in the rankings. That being said, bumpy roads potentially lie ahead. Oklahoma...

Eggleston helps lead No. 1 Longhorns in sweep over WVU

Marcus Krum November 4, 2019

With Texas putting the finishing touches on a home sweep of West Virginia, Logan Eggleston sent Longhorn fans into a frenzy. In a play that was emblematic of the outrageous all-around day from the sophomore...

Longhorns rolling as country’s new No. 1 team

Marcus Krum October 30, 2019

Texas’ sweep of the then-No. 1 Baylor Bears has the Longhorns are partying like it’s 2017. For the first time since the preseason poll of 2017, Texas is ranked first in the AVCA coaches...


Notes from the opponent: TCU 360

Marcus Krum October 25, 2019

The Daily Texan spoke to the sports editor at TCU 360, Colin Post, to preview No. 15 Texas’ matchup with the Horned Frogs.   The Daily Texan: Last week, Kanasas State pulled out the win over...

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Big 12 power rankings: Week Nine

Marcus Krum October 25, 2019

No. 1: Oklahoma Stop me if you’ve heard this before, but Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts threw for 316 yards and three touchdowns in a blowout win last weekend. Hurts’ revenge tour is starting...

Longhorns carry momentum into showdown with No. 1 Baylor

Marcus Krum October 23, 2019

With just two teams undefeated in Big 12 play and in contention for the Big 12 Championship, Texas volleyball enters this week with a golden opportunity. The No. 1 Baylor Bears head to Austin for a...


Notes from the opponent: The University Daily Kansan

Marcus Krum October 18, 2019

The Daily Texan spoke to Jack Johnson, sports editor of The University Daily Kansan.  Daily Texan: What can you tell me about (sophomore running back) Pooka Williams? How has his body of work looked...

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Big 12 power rankings: Baylor makes leap into top 3

Marcus Krum October 18, 2019

No. 1: Oklahoma The Sooners settled the debate as to who is the top dog in the conference with a 34-27 win over Texas in the Cotton Bowl. Graduate transfer quarterback Jalen Hurts still looks like a...


Cotton Bowl’s 50-yard line represents rivalry’s tradition

Marcus Krum October 12, 2019

When Texas meets Oklahoma at Fair Park, 12 months of built-up hostility between the Longhorns and Sooners crosses the Red River and joins at midfield. Usually, the surging red-stained boundary forces...


Top 10 players of Herman/Riley era

Marcus Krum October 11, 2019

Kyler Murray It was a difficult distinction between Murray and Baker Mayfield for the No. 1 spot. Both were Heisman winners, both were Big 12 Champs, both were No. 1 overall picks. But as fun as Mayfield...

Duvernay’s quiet leadership, competitive spirit on display in final return to Dallas

Marcus Krum October 10, 2019

It is Oct. 8, 2016. Receiver Devin Duvernay is standing in an end zone painted burnt orange with 92,000 fans filling the Cotton Bowl with sound.  Then a freshman, Duvernay had just scored his first...

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Freshman ready for responsibility in big conference matches

Marcus Krum October 8, 2019

Texas is loaded with young talent. The Longhorns have stockpiled skilled underclassmen at nearly every position, and so far, it has paid off. It may be just three games into the conference season, but...

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Big 12 power rankings: Iowa State falls following loss

Marcus Krum October 4, 2019

No. 1: Oklahoma Fifth-year senior quarterback Jalen Hurts got his first taste of a Big 12 defense and ate it up. Hurts threw for 415 yards and three touchdowns against Texas Tech as the Sooners lit...


Texas gets back to ‘fun volleyball’ in sweep of Tech

Marcus Krum September 28, 2019

Texas suffered a shocking road loss to then-unranked Rice less than two weeks ago. But 10 days after that defeat, the Longhorns appear to have officially gotten back on the road to a Big 12 Championship. Then,...


Forgoing redshirt, Johnson is everything Longhorns need and more

Marcus Krum September 27, 2019

Roschon Johnson and Tom Herman have had two weighty conversations in the early goings of Johnson’s tenure at Texas. The first came around the time of the freshman’s first game back in August....


Longhorns hope to rebound in high-energy rivalry match against Texas A&M

Marcus Krum September 20, 2019

It’s been eight years since former Texas kicker Justin Tucker ended the football portion of the Texas-Texas A&M rivalry in style with a game-winner. Some members of both parties have tried to...


Notes from the opponent: Joseph Fazio, sports editor of the O’Colly at Oklahoma State

Marcus Krum September 20, 2019

The Daily Texan talked to Joseph Fazio, sports editor of the O’Colly at Oklahoma State. Here is the conversation ahead of No. 12 Texas’ matchup with the Cowboys from Stillwater. Daily Texan:...

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Big 12 power rankings: TCU takes over third spot

Marcus Krum September 20, 2019

No. 1: Oklahoma The Sooners just keep making statements, with graduate transfer quarterback Jalen Hurts as the exclamation point. Hurts went to the Rose Bowl and took care of UCLA 48-14, throwing for...


‘Growing’ Texas team is impressing early

Marcus Krum September 17, 2019

Texas volleyball is ranked No. 3 in the AVCA coaches poll for the third consecutive week to start the season, the poll revealed on Monday. For a team with little experience, the consistency shown from...


White, Eggleston impress as Longhorns roll Wichita State

Marcus Krum September 15, 2019

There’s nothing quite like a powerful duo, and senior outside hitter Micaya White and sophomore outside hitter Logan Eggleston fit this bill perfectly Saturday, as Texas volleyball handily swept...


Notes from the opponent: Eric Barber, The Rice Thresher

Marcus Krum September 13, 2019

The Daily Texan spoke to Eric Barber, assistant sports editor at The Rice Thresher. Daily Texan: What’s going on with the injury to (redshirt freshman quarterback) Wiley Green, and what does that...

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Big 12 power rankings: Baylor climbs with another resounding win

Marcus Krum September 13, 2019

No. 1: Oklahoma So far, the Sooners are doing what great teams do: beating up on weaker opponents. This time, it was South Dakota that was tasked with stopping senior quarterback Jalen Hurts’...


Ingram, Johnson move on from Week Two performances

Marcus Krum September 11, 2019

There may not be many more oft-discussed position groups in college football than that of running back at Texas. In the Longhorns’ Week Two shootout loss to LSU, the room that was struggling with...


Longhorns fall in tightly contested clash with Stanford

Marcus Krum September 9, 2019

As Texas fans recovered from Saturday night’s loss to LSU, the No. 3 Longhorns (3-0) went into Palo Alto, California for a high-stakes matchup with No. 1 Stanford. After a back and forth contest...


LSU’s early goal line stands doom Longhorns in shootout

Marcus Krum September 8, 2019

Sam Ehlinger stood in the shotgun with less than five yards separating the junior quarterback’s offense from the end zone not once, not twice but six times in the first quarter, yet LSU refused to...

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Notes from the opponent: Kennedi Landry, LSU Reveille

Marcus Krum September 6, 2019

The Daily Texan spoke with Kennedi Landry, sports editor of LSU’s The Daily Reveille. Daily Texan : Can you tell me what the biggest differences are between the LSU offense of this year and the...


Longhorn lookback: Whittington’s injury poses major issues to running back depth

Marcus Krum September 6, 2019

After enrolling at Texas in the spring of 2019, Jordan Whittington waited a full semester and a summer to make an impact on this Texas football team. Yet after just one half of play, it looks like the...

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Big 12 power rankings: Cyclones fall as Cowboys rise

Marcus Krum September 6, 2019

No. 1: Oklahoma Yeah, this Jalen Hurts guy might be pretty good. The graduate transfer quarterback joined former Texas A&M Heisman winner Johnny Manziel as the only player in the last 15 seasons...

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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...

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Notes from the Opponent: Cory Diaz, The News-Star

Marcus Krum August 30, 2019

The Daily Texan spoke with Cory Diaz, sports writer for The News-Star in Monroe, Louisiana. Daily Texan:  Quarterback J’Mar Smith and receiver Adrian Hardy, what kind of problems do these...

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Big 12 power rankings — Oklahoma remains team to beat

Marcus Krum August 30, 2019

No. 1: Oklahoma Even after Kyler Murray’s magical, Heisman-winning year ended and the star quarterback packed his bags for the NFL, the conference still runs through Norman, Oklahoma. The Sooners...


Daniels highlights group of Longhorns to compete at IAAF World Championships

Marcus Krum August 10, 2019

Running in the Toyota USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships in Des Moines, Iowa, on July 26, the odds seemed stacked against former Texas sprinter Teahna Daniels, who was competing against several...


Longhorns finding identity in fall camp

Marcus Krum and Donnavan Smoot August 10, 2019

Fall camp is the time to forge team identities and create internal momentum heading into the season. With Texas now practicing in full pads, it’s full steam ahead for the beginning of the season....


DerMargosian’s name drives personal energy, identity

Marcus Krum May 9, 2019

Tuesday DerMargosian doesn’t need your approval. She doesn’t care if you like her “loud” personality or her eternal optimism. It’s not that the Texas outfielder doesn’t...


Texas to fall back on stellar pitching staff in Big 12 Championship tournament

Marcus Krum May 8, 2019

It’s been 14 years since Texas Softball claimed a Big 12 Tournament championship. And for the first time in years, the Longhorns will head into the postseason as true contenders for the conference...


Hayter surprised by brother’s military homecoming in senior day game

Marcus Krum May 6, 2019

Three numbers were etched into the outfield grass at Red and Charline McCombs Field as the Longhorns honored their three graduating seniors. But outfielder Ki’Audra Hayter — whose No. “10”...


Elish throws another complete game as Longhorns sneak by Baylor

Marcus Krum May 5, 2019

At 6:02 p.m., with the sun beaming down on Red and Charline McCombs Field, Baylor leadoff hitter Nicky Dawson singled off Texas pitcher Miranda Elish to start Texas Softball’s home matchup with the...


Texas picks up hits from every part of lineup in dominant win

Marcus Krum April 28, 2019

Texas Softball’s torrid offensive start to the season has cooled off as of late. On Saturday, however, the Longhorns showed off their full potential from the plate, as eight Texas players picked...


After weekend’s three losses, Longhorns look to build on learning experience

Marcus Krum April 24, 2019

In the wake of defeat, optimism is abound with Texas Softball. Coming off the toughest weekend series of the season, there is still no shortage of positivity surrounding the team. No, the Longhorns...


Texas can’t overcome mistake-free Oklahoma as Sooners sweep

Marcus Krum April 20, 2019

It had been 18 games and 1,827 days of futility against Oklahoma, and twice, it came down a matter of inches. It wasn’t that the Sooners were worlds of talent better than Texas. But the top-ranked...


Texas falls to Oklahoma again in wild extra-inning finish

Marcus Krum April 20, 2019

Many things can be said about the storied Texas-Oklahoma rivalry. But don’t ever call it boring. In an absolutely bizarre turn of events, No. 1 Oklahoma prevailed, 4-3, as the game-tying run was...


Oklahoma capitalizes on Texas mistakes, takes first game in weekend series

Marcus Krum April 19, 2019

It took four innings of hard-fought Red River Rivalry softball to build the series opener into a pitchers duel. Yet all it took was seven pitches to lose it. The first three Oklahoma hitters in the...


Longhorns use late-game comeback to win tune-up before Oklahoma

Marcus Krum April 17, 2019

It took until the sixth inning for Texas to do it. But finally, after staying within reach for five innings, the Longhorns broke through with a big rally, winning 4-3 at UT-Arlington on Tuesday. Up...


Iakopo powers Texas to sixth consecutive home win

Marcus Krum April 11, 2019

When a softball team is struggling at the plate, sometimes all it takes is one player to lift the offense to a victory. In a 5-0 win over Houston on Wednesday night, catcher Mary Iakopo provided that...


Late runs doom Longhorns during loss in Lubbock

Marcus Krum April 7, 2019

What lifted Texas Softball over Texas Tech on Friday was no longer in the Longhorns’ favor in Saturday’s game two. Late-game scoring was what proved to be the difference in Friday’s...


Texas does just enough to edge Red Raiders in pitchers’ duel

Marcus Krum April 5, 2019

It wasn’t one of those days where balls were flying off Texas bats. In fact, it was quite the opposite. Yet, the Longhorns didn’t need that to pick up another one in the win column Friday....


Two knee surgeries left Reagan Hathaway unable to walk. Now, she’s leaving it behind her

Marcus Krum April 2, 2019

Reagan Hathaway knew as soon as it happened that it wasn’t good. It was a beautiful day in Austin when Hathaway was playing center field for the Texas softball team in a high-stakes home game...


Elish helps avoid sweep after Longhorns drop first two games

Marcus Krum April 1, 2019

The start of conference play may be a “new season,” but the first road games in conference are a whole different animal. That sentiment was made loud and clear to the Longhorns this weekend...


O’Leary knocked out of game early in blowout loss

Marcus Krum March 31, 2019

The last two games have been nothing short of a roller coaster for pitcher Shea O’Leary. On Wednesday, she threw her first career perfect game in a 2-0 road win over Baylor, the best pitching...


Pitcher’s duel ends in disappointment as Longhorns fall in Stillwater

Marcus Krum March 31, 2019

Miranda Elish did all she could in the circle for Texas. The pitcher/designated player who has been effective all season from the rubber threw another outstanding pitching performance on Friday in Stillwater....


First conference road test looms as Longhorn rotation clicks

Marcus Krum March 27, 2019

As Big 12 play enters full swing, it’s time for the good teams to start to show they’re just that. With four conference games coming this week, the Texas softball team will be looking to hit...


Power surge: Texas batters Iowa State to open conference play with series sweep

Marcus Krum March 25, 2019

Red and Charline McCombs Field has never been an easy place to display power from the plate. Someone must have forgotten to tell the Texas softball team about that this weekend. The Longhorns utilized...


O’Leary battles through adversity en route to big Game 2 victory over Iowa State

Marcus Krum March 23, 2019

The start of pitcher Shea O’Leary’s collegiate softball career had been a breeze. The freshman allowed just three runs in her 55.2 innings of work before conference play. Yet, in what was...


Elish dazzles against Iowa State with no-hitter, grand slam

Marcus Krum March 23, 2019

Stepping up to the plate with the bases loaded in the fifth, pitcher Miranda Elish was gifted an opportunity. By driving in a run, Elish would have sealed her second career no-hitter on a walk-off win...


After resounding win, Texas pitching staff battered by No. 6 Tennessee

Marcus Krum March 16, 2019

On a day that saw Texas play 10–13 BYU and No. 6 Tennessee, the story of Saturday’s two matchups proved a story line the team has displayed this whole season: the Longhorns have yet to get...


As tougher road approaches, Longhorns find footing at home

Marcus Krum March 14, 2019

With a pair of matchups against No. 6 Tennessee approaching, followed by the start of conference play, the competition ahead gets no easier for the Texas softball team. For now, however, the Longhorns’...


Longhorn Invitational ends in disappointment as small mistakes plague Texas

Marcus Krum March 11, 2019

In three hard-fought games with No. 22 Minnesota, the result of the weekend came down to just a couple of plays. But in two of the weekend’s three matchups between the two teams, Texas just couldn’t...


Defensive plays pivot momentum as Longhorns find groove against Minnesota

Marcus Krum March 10, 2019

With one out and two runners on, one run having already scored, Texas looked to be in deep water again against Minnesota after losing to the Golden Gophers on Friday. But catcher Mary Iakopo wasn’t...


Shea’s all that: O’Leary dominates with no-hitter in doubleheader sweep

Marcus Krum March 7, 2019

When Ki’Audra Hayter lined a triple down the right field line to beat Longwood 9-1 in a run-rule finish, it did more than just start a new streak for a Texas team that had been coming off back-to-back...

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