Our 10th annual Top 25 countdown: As far as No. 14 Stanford’s concerned, all you need is Love

Sure, it’s July. But it’s never too early to talk college football. Here’s your daily fix — our annual countdown of the preseason Top 25, as selected by the American-Statesman sports staff. Last year’s eventual CFP semifinalists were ranked Nos. 1, 5, 8 and 14 on our 2017 list. Our … Read More

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After splitting its cross-country program, Texas hires an ex-Olympian to coach its women

Texas track and field coach Edrick Floréal announced on Friday that ex-Olympian PattiSue Plumer has been tabbed to coach UT’s women’s cross-country team and distance runners. Plumer has been the cross-country and track and field coach at California’s Gunn High School since 2013. Texas has not yet announced who will lead … Read More

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And the winner is: Kody Clemens and Jake McKenzie score twice as Texas hands out awards

Much like the Academy Awards, Grammys and MTV Movie Awards, Texas’ baseball team has found a way to recognize excellence. On Monday, UT announced its winners. Texas split its six team awards among four players who guided UT to the College World Series. Kody Clemens (Brooks Kieschnick Team MVP, Keith Moreland … Read More

Our 10th annual Top 25 countdown: No. 23 Oregon welcomes a new coach — again and again and again

Sure, it’s July. But it’s never too early to talk college football. Here’s your daily fix — our annual countdown of the preseason Top 25, as selected by the American-Statesman sports staff. Last year’s eventual CFP semifinalists were ranked Nos. 1, 5, 8 and 14 on our 2017 list. Our … Read More

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Texas reliever Josh Sawyer to join drafted teammates in the minor leagues

After five years at Texas and two trips to the College World Series, Josh Sawyer has decided to wear a new uniform. Sawyer announced on Tuesday night that he had signed with a Chicago Cubs franchise that used a 16th-round pick on him in last month’s MLB … Read More

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Report: Texas signee Korey Holland to sign with Cleveland and forgo his collegiate career

During the 2019 baseball season, Korey Holland won’t be an option in UT’s outfield. MLB.com’s Jim Callis reported on Tuesday that Holland had agreed to sign with the Cleveland Indians. Holland, a high school outfielder who received a signing bonus of $515,000, was drafted by the Indians in the 14th … Read More

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Texas’ track and field team hires an award-winning assistant coach to mentor its throwers

New Texas track and field coach Edrick Floréal has added the first piece to the puzzle that is his coaching staff. Texas announced on Monday that Zeb Sion will serve as the school’s throws coach. Sion is the first hire made by Floréal, who took over UT’s … Read More

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Ex-Texas assistant coach hired to lead Kennesaw State’s softball program

One ex-UT softball coach has landed his next job. Tripp MacKay was named the head coach at Kennesaw State this past Friday. The Owls went 39-17 last year and won the Atlantic Sun Conference’s regular-season and postseason titles. After guiding Kennesaw State to NCAA champion Florida State’s regional, head coach … Read More

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Longhorn linebacker Edwin Freeman to leave Texas as a graduate transfer

Texas linebacker Edwin Freeman will finish his collegiate career elsewhere, the school confirmed on Saturday. Freeman announced in a Twitter post that he plans to leave Texas as a graduate transfer, which would make him eligible to play this fall. Freeman graduated this spring with a degree in physical culture … Read More

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Texas Ex Parker Joe Robinson to return to California to begin his professional career

Undrafted earlier this month, Texas junior pitcher Parker Joe Robinson has signed as a free agent with the Los Angeles Angels. Robinson graduated in May, and he later announced that he would not return to Texas. He will instead join an organization that drafted ex-teammates Zane Gurwitz and … Read More

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Texas sets a time for its November meeting at Royal-Memorial Stadium with Iowa State

Texas and Iowa State will meet under the lights in Austin. Texas has announced that its home game against Iowa State on Nov. 17 will kickoff at 7 p.m. The Longhorn Network will televise the game. Texas owns a 13-2 lead in its all-time series with the Cyclones. Last year, … Read More

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Eight Straight: Texas once again tops the Big 12’s preseason volleyball poll

In what has become an annual ritual, Texas topped the Big 12’s preseason volleyball poll on Thursday. Texas has been the preseason poll’s top team in each of the last eight seasons. The Longhorns went onto win the conference championship in six of the last seven years. In 2017, … Read More

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Led by Micaya White, Longhorns sweep up Big 12’s preseason volleyball awards

Ahead of the 2018 volleyball season, the Big 12 is once again predicting that some of its top standouts will play at Texas. Junior outside hitter Micaya White has been named the Big 12’s preseason player of the year, the conference announced on Wednesday. Middle blocker Morgan Johnson and outside … Read More

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With pitch clock in place, Texas and Big 12 foes see shorter games in conference play

This season, baseball fans may have noticed shorter games at Big 12 ballparks. The Big 12 announced on Tuesday that its conference games lasted an average of 3 hours, 4 minutes in 2018. That was 13 minutes shorter than the length of the conference clashes in 2017. An experimentation with … Read More

Texas introduces new softball coach Mike White as former Oregon coach eyes an elusive title

Not that Texas baseball coach David Pierce had anything to worry about, but Mike White isn’t gunning for his job. White isn’t a guy that got into coaching softball as a way to stay associated with baseball. In fact, Texas’ new softball coach has never played an inning of baseball. Read More

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Texas fills coaching vacancy on softball team by hiring Mike White away from Oregon

For the first time in over two decades, Texas has hired a new softball coach. Texas announced on Monday that it had hired Oregon’s Mike White to lead its softball program. White will be introduced at a press conference on Tuesday morning. Terms of White’s contract were not disclosed by … Read More

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Texas star Kody Clemens to sign with Detroit after a storybook ending to his collegiate career

After one of the best seasons in recent memory, Kody Clemens will leave Texas on top. Clemens, a junior infielder, announced on Monday that he will sign with the Detroit Tigers. Earlier this month, Detroit chose Clemens with the first pick of the MLB Draft’s third round. Read More

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Led by an incoming Longhorn, Team USA wins a championship in Mexico

While in Mexico recently, Texas volleyball player Logan Eggleston picked up decorations for her dorm room. The U.S. Women’s Junior National Team won the gold medal at the NORCECA Continental Championship on Saturday. Eggleston was named the Most Valuable Player at the tournament. She was also recognized as the event’s … Read More

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Trio of pitchers announce their departure from Texas’ baseball program

Three pitchers have decided that their last games at Texas were played in the College World Series. Nolan Kingham, Andy McGuire and Parker Joe Robinson each revealed on Twitter on Thursday that they will not return to Texas in 2019. The three pitchers combined for a 12-7 record and 10 … Read More

From Clemens’ All-American year to honoring Augie, Texas completes a memorable season

When it comes to writing down the official record, Texas’ baseball season won’t be tough to describe. The Longhorns went 42-23 this year. They won the Big 12 championship for the first time since 2011. They reached the College World Series for a record 36th time but went 0-2 in … Read More