Defensive versatility could put Texas’ Longhorns in a position to improve on offense

Following a practice that was open to the public on Monday afternoon, players and coaches from the Texas softball team were asked to speak to the fans and share a fun fact about themselves. Sophomore infielder Janae Jefferson, for example, told those in attendance that she dislikes chocolate cake. Lauren … Read More

Texas 75, Oklahoma 72: This time, Longhorns look solid late, snap three-game losing skid

This time, it was the opposing coach who was exasperated in the post-game press conference, not Texas’ Shaka Smart. “Really hard fought game,” Oklahoma’s Lon Kruger said. “They made a couple of plays down the stretch that they needed to have that made a little bit … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Seniors Roach, Osetkowski provide redemption, big victory

There’s a mistake on the Longhorn men’s basketball schedule. Senior Day was Saturday, not March 9 in the regular-season finale against TCU. You’ll excuse Kerwin Roach II and Dylan Osetkowski I if they were a bit confused and played a lights-out extravaganza game in mid-January instead of on their curtain-falling … Read More

After transfers, Texas coach Tom Herman ‘excited’ about new-look quarterback room

Texas coach Tom Herman said he’s “excited” about the quarterback depth going forward but acknowledged it’s a new era with the advent of the NCAA transfer database. “In this day and age, to expect probably more than three (quarterbacks) on scholarship is going to be tough,” … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Despite preseason setbacks, Texas women churning along

All things considered, Texas is having a good year in women’s hoops. Even if it’s never easy. The preseason brought the news of incoming McDonald’s All-American Sedona Prince going down with a broken leg while playing international ball in Mexico City. Then explosive senior guard Lashann Higgs, who was handed … Read More