Sunday sweep of Houston propels Texas to its first super regional in six seasons

Miranda Elish’s arm, Kaitlyn Washington’s bat and the Texas Longhorns are all heading to Alabama. Washington jump-started UT’s offense and Elish closed out a long weekend with a shutout of Houston in a winner-takes-all regional game at McCombs Field. With the 7-0 triumph on Sunday evening, Texas became only the … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Elish pitches and pitches and pitches Texas to victory

And then Miranda Elish rested. But not before her arm almost fell off. Thankfully, it didn’t. That would qualify as outrageous hyperbole, but not any moreso than the inconceivable notion that a softball pitcher might throw every single pitch of four games over a two-day span at McCombs Field. That’s … Read More

With its offseason unexpectedly underway, Texas to look for ways to prove that 2019 was ‘a fluke’

On the evening of May 17, Texas closed out its 2019 baseball season with a 6-4 win over Oklahoma at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. The Longhorns (27-27; 7-16 Big 12) won’t participate in the Big 12’s tournament this year. The team won’t hear its name called when the … Read More

Texas coach Tom Herman to receive two-year extension, pushing his deal to 2023

Texas coach Tom Herman is scheduled to receive a two-year contract extension after a successful 10-win season capped by a Sugar Bowl victory. The UT System Board of Regents is scheduled to vote on a new agreement for Herman at next week’s meeting. Herman’s new deal … Read More