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Texas soccer team snaps Big 12 losing streak, defeats Texas Tech 2-0

Texas senior Jasmine Hart scored twice to give the Longhorns their first conference win of the season, a 2-0 shutout of Texas Tech Friday night at Mike A. Myers Stadium. The win broke Texas’ four-game losing streak to conference opponents. Texas (8-7-1, 1-4-1) moved up to seventh place in the … Read More


Texas volleyball team defeats Texas Tech in five sets

The second-ranked Longhorns defeated last-place Texas Tech in five sets (21-25, 25-18, 25-16, 26-28, 15-7) to remain undefeated in Big 12 play Friday night in Lubbock. Paulina Prieto Cerame had a career-high 24 kills to lead the Longhorns to their third five-set victory this season. The senior had a hit … Read More


Texas men’s golf tied for fourth place at Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate

The Texas men’s golf team shot 3 over par in the opening round of the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate on Friday in Alpharetta, Georgia and is tied for fourth place. The Longhorns trail leader Oklahoma by eight strokes. The Sooners had four players finish in the top 17 and … Read More

Swimming & Diving

Texas swimming teams open season with victories in Indiana

The Texas women’s swim team won 13 of 15 events and the Texas men’s squad opened its season with seven victories in a dual meet against Florida and Indiana on Friday in Bloomington, Indiana. The Texas women defeated the Gators 186-90 and Indiana 170-106. The Texas men topped Florida 185-96 … Read More


Longhorns win six singles matches at ITA Texas Regional Championships

The Texas men’s tennis team had six singles players advance to the round of 32 and four doubles teams reached the round of 16 on the opening day of the ITA Texas Regional Championships on Friday in Fort Worth. The Longhorns won six of seven singles matches in straight sets in … Read More


Three Longhorns advance at ITA Texas Regional Championship

Petra Granic, Dani Wagland and Neda Koprcina moved on to the singles round of 16 and Wagland and Granic advanced to the quarterfinals of the doubles draw at the ITA Texas Regional Championships on Friday in Waco. Wagland defeated Houston’s Sveva Mazzari in the singles draw 6-4, 6-0 and will play Texas Tech’s … Read More


WATCH: Longhorn Minute: Texas Football 2016 Mid-Season Review

With a 3-3 season so far and several assistant coach staffing changes, American-Statesman and’s sports writers and columnists tackle the important questions surrounding the Texas Longhorns. Read More


Whys of Texas: Fans blast away at Big 12 expansion (or lack thereof)

Texas actually won a game last week. No, seriously, in case you didn’t hear, the Longhorns knocked off the Iowa State Cyclones and snapped their three-game losing streak. Unfortunately, there wasn’t much discussion generated by a win over a team that came into Austin with a 1-5 record. Read More

Men's Basketball

Texas starts 22nd in USA Today coaches poll

The Texas men’s basketball program will start the year ranked 22nd in the USA Today preseason coaches poll released Thursday. It’s the 13th time in the last 16 years the Longhorns have been ranked in the preseason coaches poll. Duke had the No. 1 spot, followed by Kansas. However it’s notable … Read More


Episode 31 of On Second Thought: Paul Finebaum mocks the Big 12, handicaps Charlie Strong’s survival

National radio host and best-selling author Paul Finebaum joins Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls for Episode 31 of the “On Second Thought” podcast this week and discusses ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit calling the Texas football culture a cesspool. He also breaks down Charlie Strong’s chances of returning next year, Big 12 … Read More