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Texas’ Nolan Kingham bests fellow pitchers for Big 12 weekly award

Texas sophomore Nolan Kingham has received a tip of the cap from the Big 12. On Monday, Kingham was named the Big 12’s Pitcher of the Week. In this past weekend’s 2-0 win over Kansas State, Kingham allowed four hits during his first-ever complete game. The right-hander from … Read More

Tate Shaw, Kody Clemens power Texas’ 6-5 win and series sweep of Kansas State

Backed by its pitching for most of the weekend, Texas turned to its bats and gloves on Sunday. Tate Shaw robbed a home run while Kody Clemens hit one in Texas’ 6-5 win over Kansas State at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. One week after they were swept by nationally-ranked … Read More

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Social reaction: Tate Shaw robs a home run and catches acclaim on Twitter

Texas left fielder Tate Shaw made some noise with his glove on Sunday. Shaw nearly leaped over the Kansas State bullpen’s wall to snag a ball hit by designated hitter Trent McMaster. The catch at UFCU Disch-Falk Field ended the fourth inning and preserved a scoreless game. The Wildcats had … Read More

Kansas State stifled by Texas again as Morgan Cooper throws a gem

After Nolan Kingham and Morgan Cooper supplied a 1-2 punch, Texas will go for the knockout on Sunday. Cooper turned in a career-high 11 strikeouts in a 5-0 win over Kansas State on Saturday. One day after it beat Kansas State for its first Big 12 win, Texas … Read More

Nolan Kingham goes the distance as Texas earns its first Big 12 win

On Friday night, Texas sophomore Chase Shugart got a pie for his roommate. The handmade pie, however, was made with shaving cream instead of more-traditional fillings like apples, cherries or pumpkins. Still, Shugart was in a celebratory mood when he smashed the inedible dessert in the face of fellow pitcher … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Texas 2, Kansas State 0

On Friday, sophomore Nolan Kingham pitched Texas into the winner’s circle in the Big 12 during a 2-0 win over Kansas State. Kingham limited a Wildcat team averaging 7.1 runs per game to four hits in a complete-game effort at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Kingham (3-2) was throwing the conference’s best … Read More

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Texas looking for first Big 12 win as Kansas State arrives in Austin

A comeback winner on Wednesday, Texas will look to carry that momentum into the second weekend of Big 12 play. Texas is set to host Kansas State in a three-game series at UFCU Disch-Falk Field this weekend. Following last week’s sweep by Texas Tech, Texas is 0-3 against its Big … Read More

Texas sports notebook: Left off the 2016 roster, Michael McCann is enjoying a breakout season

Michael McCann has noticed that he isn’t seeing as many fastballs these days. Texas’ sophomore catcher, though, can interpret that as a compliment. Different pitches thrown during his at-bats mean that he’s appearing on more scouting reports. McCann, a former high school standout at nearby Cedar Ridge, played in only … Read More

Down by seven, Longhorns complete comeback on Jon Malmin’s career night

Following four straight losses and facing a seven-run deficit, Texas bounced back. The Longhorns climbed out of a crater-sized hole in a 9-7 win over UT-Rio Grande Valley on Wednesday night. With the comeback at UFCU Disch-Falk Field, the Longhorns slid out of their four-game skid; swept by … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Texas 9, UT-Rio Grande Valley 7

Down by a touchdown at UFCU Disch-Falk Field, Texas snapped a four-game losing streak by rallying to a 9-7 win over UT-Rio Grande Valley on Wednesday. Jose Garcia led off the evening with a home run, and he later gave UT-RGV a 7-0 lead in the first inning with a … Read More

Texas State works extra innings to hand Texas its fourth straight loss, 11-10

SAN MARCOS — For the first time, Texas lost a baseball game at Texas State’s Bobcat Ballpark, 11-10. A school-record crowd of 3,017 saw the Longhorns drop their fourth straight loss; the Bobcats improved to 13-8. It was the fourth straight loss for Texas, which was swept by Texas Tech … Read More

Texas State is hot, but Texas is not as baseball programs meet Tuesday

SAN MARCOS — The baseball programs at Texas and Texas State have played 54 times, with the Longhorns holding a 44-10 all-time series advantage. But the Longhorns and Bobcats are in different places after last weekend as they prepare to play each other Tuesday. Texas (13-9), which had won six … Read More

Lesson learned by Texas as Texas Tech sweeps conference-opening series

Texas didn’t fare so well this weekend in its first Big 12 baseball test. The letter grade received by the Longhorns? L. Behind 15 hits, Texas Tech dealt the Longhorns their third straight loss, an 8-5 defeat Sunday for the Red Raiders’ series sweep on the opening weekend of conference … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Texas Tech 8, Texas 5

Texas is 0-3 in Big 12 play after Texas Tech strung together 15 hits in an 8-5 win at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Texas led 3-1 by the end of Sunday’s second inning, but Texas Tech scored six times over the next two innings. The Longhorns clawed within two runs in … Read More

Another one-run loss drops Texas to 0-2 in Big 12 play

One and done. Again. Held to four hits, Texas was unable to hold on to an early lead in a 2-1 loss to Texas Tech on Saturday afternoon. The defeat at UFCU Disch-Falk Field gave the Longhorns their second loss in as many Big 12 games, while the Red Raiders … Read More

Texas cools off in a Big 12-opening loss to Texas Tech

After making some noise over the course of a six-game winning streak, Texas was silenced on Friday night. Texas produced a season-low two hits in a 2-1 loss to Texas Tech at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. The loss snapped the school’s longest winning streak since 2015. It also dropped the Longhorns … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Texas Tech 2, Texas 1

Texas entered the weekend with a six-game winning streak, but the Longhorns opened Big 12 play with a 2-1 loss to Texas Tech on Friday. It took 90 minutes to complete the first six innings as home runs from Texas Tech’s Michael Davis and Texas’ Tate Shaw — the ninth … Read More

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Texas to open Big 12 play against nationally-ranked Texas Tech

A tough test awaits Texas as it attempts to reestablish itself as a contender in the Big 12. Texas (13-6) opens its Big 12 schedule this weekend as Texas Tech (14-4) comes to town for three baseball games. The Longhorns haven’t finished above fifth place in the Big … Read More

Kirk Bohls

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Bohls: Confidence? Check. Big 12 cred? Not yet, but Texas baseball is getting closer

Texas baseball hasn’t arrived. Not yet. Not even close. It hasn’t even printed out a boarding pass. But the Longhorns are making big strides in getting there. What’s as comforting as anything has been the notion that these players seem to get it. They know they’re not there until, well, … Read More

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WATCH: Colt McCoy throws out first pitch; highlights from Texas-Texas A&M

The announced crowd of 6,895 fans who showed up to watch the baseball clash between Texas and Texas A&M was treated to a bit of nostalgia Tuesday night. Not only did Longhorns legend Colt McCoy throw out the first pitch, but he threw it to an old teammate: Quan Cosby. Read More