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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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Elish wins Player of the Year, Jefferson picks up All-American honors in shortened season

April 8, 2020

After all the impressive feats senior pitcher Miranda Elish performed this season to lead the Texas Longhorns softball program to a 24–3 start, her list of accolades just got a little bigger as she...

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Longhorns to go head to head with No. 10 Alabama

March 12, 2020

In the final weekend tournament before conference play begins, the Longhorns are slated to take on one of the most anticipated opponents of the season in a rematch of 2019’s super regional: No. 10...

Miranda Elish throws second career perfect game to close perfect weekend

March 9, 2020

Senior pitcher Miranda Elish has already had her fair share of highlight moments in the early goings, but Sunday’s performance against New Mexico put her in the company of Texas greats. Elish...

Texas softball looks to hold on to historic run during Texas Invitational

March 6, 2020

Not since the height of Texas’ first head coach Connie Clark’s program has the Texas softball team reached such heights. The team will try to continue that level of success in the 2020 Longhorn...

How former Longhorn Earl Thomas elevated Baltimore Ravens

March 5, 2020

Since the meteoric rise of the predominantly passing offense in the NFL, the free safety position has become one of the most valued positions on any team. A free safety with the range, intelligence and...

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Texas softball gets fourth ranked win of the week

March 1, 2020

Coming off wins against No. 10 Louisiana, No. 1 UCLA and No. 2 Washington this week, the Texas Longhorns looked unstoppable. The run didn't last long, though.  In 14 innings across two games...

No. 3 Texas softball triumphs over No. 1 Bruins in LA

February 28, 2020

On a night when two top five teams went at it in Los Angeles, No. 3 Texas softball triumphed over No. 1 UCLA. Texas traveled to California only one day after a doubleheader against another top 10 opponent...

Texas splits early week doubleheader

February 26, 2020

In its Tuesday night doubleheader against top-10 opponent Louisiana, Texas just couldn’t seem to get to home plate. The Longhorns split the games against the Ragin’ Cajuns, falling 3-2 and...

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Longhorns lose first game of the season in Texas Invitational Tournament

February 24, 2020

Texas entered the Texas Invitational Tournament at Red & Charline McCombs Field at 11–0. To start the weekend, the Longhorns continued to look like one of the nation’s elite teams. Blowout...

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Longhorn softball looks to remain undefeated through Texas Invitational

February 21, 2020

Winning the first 11 games of the season is a difficult task for any team. Staying undefeated is even harder. That is the challenge the Texas softball team faces this weekend.  Sitting at 11–0,...

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Longhorn softball shows out in Mexico

February 17, 2020

This weekend, Texas Softball played out of country for the second time in program history at the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge. The Longhorns entered the tournament red hot at 6–0 without a single...

Texas stumbles, but remains undefeated in their first game in Mexico this season

February 14, 2020

The Longhorns can’t blow out everyone.  Last week, Texas star pitcher senior Miranda Elish was named NFCA Division I National Player of the Week after batting .643 with four home runs and...

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Breakdown: Ash’s quarters defense to bring fresh look to battered Texas defense

February 13, 2020

Despite coming off of a Sugar Bowl victory against Georgia from the year prior, Texas had a disappointing 8–5 campaign in 2019.  It was clear that many of Texas’ struggles stemmed from...

Longhorn softball team dominates season-opening Texas Classic tournament

February 10, 2020

Entering the 2020 season, the University of Texas Longhorns softball team had never lost a season opener. This past weekend, they continued that trend in a fiery fashion.  Not only did the No....

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No. 6 Texas softball opens 2020 with wins against Wichita State, Maryland

February 7, 2020

Last season, the Texas softball team scored 16 runs across two shutout games to start the campaign. Powered by strong performances by the pitchers on the team, this year’s squad came to Red &...

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Texas opens with championship aspirations behind veterans

February 6, 2020

Last season, Texas fell just one game short of the 2019 Women’s College World Series. The Longhorns made it into a Super Regional Series with No. 8 Alabama before losing Game 3 of the three-game...

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How Baylor ended up at 9–1

November 23, 2019

The 2019 Baylor Bears are once again a good football team, as shown by their 9–0 start to the season and the 3 point game they played with Oklahoma last week. So in preparation for the Baylor versus...