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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

All content by Marcus Krum

Sun Devil Classic ends in Longhorns’ first losing streak of the season

Marcus Krum March 4, 2019

It was just a matter of minutes that separated the 16th win and the third loss on the year for Texas. But that’s all it took, as what was shaping up to be another excellent weekend took a hard right...


Texas’ offensive breakthrough halted in second half of Saturday doubleheader

Marcus Krum March 3, 2019

Only 30 minutes separated the two games the Longhorns played Saturday of the Sun Devil Classic. Two entirely different offensive performances separated the games even more. After the Texas won the day’s...


Fifth-inning outburst shows offensive capabilities in blowout

Marcus Krum February 28, 2019

With outfield walls about 15 feet high and more than 200 feet deep all around, Red & Charline McCombs Field has never been an easy place to display power. It may have taken an hour and a half of...


New era is just beginning with White, Oregon transfers

Marcus Krum February 27, 2019

There’s a new team playing this season at Red & Charline McCombs Field in Austin. It’s still the Texas softball squad that plays its home games in the quaint ballpark situated just across...


Longhorns continue to roll, gain valuable experience as close wins highlight undefeated Texas Invitational

Sydney Tasman and Marcus Krum February 25, 2019

For Texas softball, there truly is no place like home. In the second home tournament of the season, the Longhorns continued their dominance at Red and Charline McCombs Field, going 5–0 in the...


Comeback victory helps extend win streak for Longhorns softball

Marcus Krum and Sydney Tasman February 24, 2019

Stepping up to the plate in the sixth inning, Bekah Alcozer needed to make something happen. With the bases loaded and Texas desperately needing some timely hitting after falling to 2-0 with Ole Miss,...


Longhorns look to continue energy off hot start in return to McCombs Field

Marcus Krum February 22, 2019

Texas is 7–1 through the first two weekends of play, its best start since 2016. But the Longhorns are doing more than just getting results — they’re having fun doing it. In Clearwater,...


Walk-off victory caps 3-1 weekend in Florida

Marcus Krum February 16, 2019

Good teams find a way to prevail in tight matchups. On Saturday morning, in the first close game of the year for the Texas, the Longhorns came through in the clutch, defeating No. 18 Kentucky on a walk-off...


Longhorns suffer season’s first loss to LSU

Marcus Krum February 16, 2019

In the first game against a ranked opponent, Texas showed its first sign of weakness this season. The Longhorns could not get the bats going, and No. 8 LSU jumped on every opportunity, hitting two homers...


Longhorns explode offensively in season-opening weekend

Sydney Tasman and Marcus Krum February 11, 2019

The Mike White era may have come a day late, but it did not disappoint. Playing three games Saturday after a rain-cancelled doubleheader Friday, then one more Sunday, the Texas softball team began the...


White’s postponed debut sees three wins in one day

Marcus Krum February 10, 2019

The Mike White era may have come a day late, but it did not disappoint. Playing three games Saturday after a rain-cancelled doubleheader Friday, the Texas softball team began the 2019 campaign with...


Energy is palpable as new age of Texas softball begins

Marcus Krum February 8, 2019

There was an aura of excitement emanating from Red and Charline McCombs Field on Wednesday.  No, there weren’t any fans packing the stands, and the only team that took the field donned the...

Longhorn track competes in final meet before conference championships

Marcus Krum and Donnavan Smoot April 30, 2018

DMR, javelin pick up wins as Longhorns place fifth to end regular season In a season that has seen a young team with many moving parts, two events of the Texas men’s track team have been nothing...


Track Roundup: Longhorns ready for final stretch of regular season at National Relays

Donnavan Smoot and Marcus Krum April 27, 2018

Momentum, camaraderie the focus in final regular season meet for Longhorn men With the Big 12 Championship meet in its sights, the time is now for the Texas men’s track team. As the entire...


Men and women fine-tune ahead of conference championships

Marcus Krum and Donnavan Smoot April 23, 2018

Distance competition lives up to hype as Longhorns pick up several wins Texas assistant track coach Brad Herbster could only describe it as “the greatest collegiate 1,500 ever.” At the...


Track Roundup: Longhorns gear up for tough weekend matchups ahead

Marcus Krum April 20, 2018

Distance runners head to elite competition as Texas men split to four meets  It’s against the best competition that you often see the best results. This weekend, the distance runners on the...

Track roundup: Longhorns find success in seniors’ final home meet

Donnavan Smoot and Marcus Krum April 16, 2018

Throwers shine as men’s track fine-tunes in final home meet There’s nothing quite like the comfort of competing at home. For the second competition in a row, the Texas men’s track...


Track roundup: Longhorns gear up for Texas Invitational

Donnavan Smoot and Marcus Krum April 13, 2018

Distance team takes on new tasks in second consecutive home meet Just two weeks ago, Texas men’s distance runners, including senior Logan Emery and freshman Sam Worley, took the track at Mike...


Distance medley, shot put highlight Texas Relays for Longhorn men

Marcus Krum April 1, 2018

When Alex Rogers received the baton with one mile left in the distance medley relay at the 91st Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, he knew he had work to do. Sitting in third place, neck-and-neck with the...


Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays brings new opportunity for men’s track

Marcus Krum March 28, 2018

With the onset of the outdoor track season, a fresh start begins for the Longhorn men’s track team on its home track. The Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, which begin Wednesday at Mike A. Myers Stadium,...


Freshman standout Sam Worley fueled by inner drive for success

Marcus Krum March 27, 2018

Sam Worley is no stranger to big expectations. Coming in as one of the top first-year distance runners in the country, he knew the weight of what was expected of him in his first season at Texas. But...


Men’s track: Indoor season capped by Wasome’s national title in triple jump

Marcus Krum March 11, 2018

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — O’Brien Wasome knew as soon as it happened. The sophomore got up from his fifth attempt in the triple jump and jumped in the air, pumping his fist in exclamation....


Men’s track: Adversity hits Longhorns on first day of NCAA Indoor Championships

Marcus Krum March 10, 2018

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — On lap five of eight during the mile run on Friday at the NCAA Indoor Championships, Texas distance runner Sam Worley was comfortably running in the middle of the pack, staying...


Newcomers ready to make a name for themselves at NCAA Championships

Marcus Krum March 8, 2018

On Friday and Saturday in College Station, Texas, the entirety of the indoor track season will culminate in one meet. Every race, every throw and every jump could be the last of the season. Yet for...

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Track roundup: Longhorn women return with Big 12 title, men finish second

Marcus Krum and Donnavan Smoot February 26, 2018

Texas women claim fourth Big 12 title in last five years For the fourth time in five years, the Longhorn women can call themselves Big 12 champions. The women pulled out a close, five-point victory...


Track roundup: Texas eyes conference championships in Ames

Donnavan Smoot and Marcus Krum February 23, 2018

Longhorn men seeking back-to-back titles for first time since 2008 and 2009 For the 25 members of the Texas men’s track and field team heading to Ames, Iowa, on Friday, the indoor season comes...


Track roundup: Longhorns compete at USATF events prior to Big 12 Championships

Marcus Krum and Donnavan Smoot February 19, 2018

Bruckner, Daniels lead Longhorn women On Thursday morning, the Longhorns’ track and field team lost its head coach, Mario Sategna, after he “separated from the program.” On Saturday,...


Track roundup: Longhorns tuning up before Big 12 championship

Marcus Krum and Donnavan Smoot February 16, 2018

Longhorn men attempt NCAA qualification in final regular season meet With a week remaining until the Big 12 championship meet, preparation has shifted for the Texas men’s track team. All eyes...

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Track and field head coach Mario Sategna leaves Texas

Marcus Krum February 15, 2018

Texas track and field head coach Mario Sategna “has separated from the program” in his fifth year as head coach, per a press release from Texas Athletics on Thursday morning. Associate Head...


Longhorns set school records in Washington, Arkansas

Donnavan Smoot and Marcus Krum February 12, 2018

Distance-running pair etches names in program record books for Texas men It has not taken long for freshman Sam Worley and junior Alex Rogers to establish themselves as one of the top distance pairs...


Track roundup: Longhorns gear up for big weekend on the road

Marcus Krum and Donnavan Smoot February 9, 2018

Underclassmen lead Longhorn men into Husky Classic, Tyson Invitational Long-distance runner Sam Worley’s 4:03:91 finish to edge UTEP’s Jonah Koech in the mile at the New Mexico Classic on...

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