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Former UT starter Joshua Rowland to kick at Texas State in 2019

To close out his collegiate career, former Texas kicker Joshua Rowland will just head down the highway. Texas State’s football team has added Rowland to its roster. According to American-Statesman correspondent Keff Ciardello, Rowland will be a graduate transfer for the Bobcats. Rowland joins quarterbacks Shane Buechele … Read More

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Texas successfully makes its recruiting pitch to two right-handed prospects

On the recruiting trail this week, Texas’ baseball team was thinking about both next season and its future. The Longhorns have gained verbal commitments from right-handed pitchers Dawson Merryman and Matthew Porchas. Merryman, a rising sophomore who threw at Midland College in 2019, will join the Longhorns this upcoming season. Read More

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Seventeen years after his standout series, Huston Street gets a call to Omaha’s Hall of Fame

After shining on college baseball’s biggest stage, former UT closer Huston Street will be enshrined in the Omaha College Baseball Hall of Fame. Street will be honored this weekend alongside Eddie Bane, the star pitcher from Arizona State. The Omaha College Baseball Hall of Fame’s inaugural class in 2013 featured Longhorn … Read More

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Summer sessions: An update on the Longhorns playing in collegiate wood bat leagues

Instead of the beach or a campsite, some of Texas’ Longhorns are spending their summer vacations at a baseball field. This summer, Texas has sent a handful of its players to participate in various collegiate wood bat leagues across the country. Chatham, Mass., may not be a place … Read More

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Texas to reunite with LSU and Arkansas in its return to a Houston Astros-hosted showcase

After playing in two minor league stadiums this past spring, Texas will step onto a bigger stage in 2020. Texas has accepted an invitation to play in the 2020 Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic, the school announced on Monday. The three-day event will be held at Minute Maid Park, which … Read More

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In a shake-up of its coaching staff, UT’s softball team moves on from hitting coach Kerry Shaw

After just one season, Texas has relieved Kerry Shaw of his duties as the softball team’s hitting coach. UT announced its separation from Shaw on Monday. The school did not give a reason for the coaching change. In a statement, Texas coach Mike White said that “We’d sincerely like to thank … Read More

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‘He’s trying to sell you a Lincoln MKZ’: Texas fans respond to Sam Ehlinger’s McConaughey-themed caption contest

Seventy-three days are left until the start of the football season, but Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger was ready to play games on Wednesday. On his Twitter account, Ehlinger posted a photo of himself and actor Matthew McConaughey. Ehlinger asked his 57,000 followers to guess what McConaughey said to him … Read More

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As Ryan Reynolds exits, Texas officially adds infielder Camryn Williams to its roster

On the same day, the roster belong to Texas’ baseball team both added and deleted an infielder. On Wednesday, Texas announced the signing of infielder Camryn Williams. A rising junior from San Jacinto College, Williams gave Texas a verbal commitment in May. He is currently playing summer … Read More

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Texas parts way with suspended linebacker Demarco Boyd

For the first time since 2015, Texas’ football team will not have a Boyd on its roster. A UT spokesperson confirmed on Tuesday that linebacker Demarco Boyd will not rejoin the Longhorns this season. Orangebloods.com was the first to report that Boyd, who would have been a redshirt junior this fall, … Read More

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Summer sessions: An update on the Longhorns playing in collegiate wood bat leagues

Instead of the beach or a campsite, some of Texas’ Longhorns are spending their summer vacations at a baseball field. This summer, Texas has sent a handful of its players to participate in various collegiate wood bat leagues across the country. Second baseman Lance Ford has been responsible … Read More

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Bryce Elder takes home half of the prizes as Texas announces its team awards

During his sophomore season, Bryce Elder moved from the bullpen to the starting rotation to the awards stand. Elder won three of UT’s team awards on Thursday. He was named the recipient of the James and Huston Street (Longhorn), Brooks Kieschnick (Team MVP) and Greg Swindell (Pitcher of the Year) awards. Read More

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Texas’ Ashtin Zamzow joins Richardson, Ostrander among semifinalists for prestigious track award

Ashtin Zamzow may not be done making history at Texas. Zamzow, a senior heptathlete, was named a semifinalist for the Bowerman Award on Wednesday. Since 2009, the Bowerman Award has been given to the top male and female athletes in collegiate track and field. Courtney Okolo, a two-time … Read More

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Texas announces that surgery not needed for All-American pitcher Miranda Elish

Texas pitcher Miranda Elish will not need surgery for a facial injury she sustained in the postseason, the school announced on Tuesday. Texas tweeted an update that read “Miranda is recovering well. She sustained facial fractures that, at this time, do not require surgery. She is looking forward to getting … Read More

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Two Longhorns to leave UT’s softball team this offseason

A Texas spokesperson confirmed on Tuesday that softball players Chloe Romero and Jaden Hoelker have entered the NCAA’s transfer portal. Softball America was the first to report on these impending departures from Texas. Romero was a sophomore pitcher this past season. Hoelker, a utility player, just completed her freshman year. Read More

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Matteo Bocchi to join former teammates in Chicago Cubs’ farm system

Over the past five years, Matteo Bocchi has lived in Italy, Odessa and Austin. One day, could Chicago be the next place he calls home? The Texas baseball team announced on Tuesday that Bocchi has signed with the Chicago Cubs as a free agent. A right-handed pitcher, Bocchi was not … Read More

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Texas announces summer assignments for 13 baseball players

This year, some Longhorns will spend their summer breaks in places like Minnesota and Massachusetts. Thirteen members of Texas’ baseball team will play in summer collegiate wood bat leagues, the school revealed on Monday. Five of the Longhorns will compete in the Cape Cod League, which scheduled its opening day for … Read More

Going out with gold: Ashtin Zamzow closes out her time at Texas with a historic win in the heptathlon

On a sunny Saturday in Austin, Ashtin Zamzow found herself with four hours to kill. The Texas senior had finished throwing the javelin around 3:15 p.m., but the final event in the NCAA’s heptathlon competition wasn’t scheduled to start until 7:13 that evening. So, Zamzow got treatment on her knee … Read More

Texas’ men end their track and field season with a ninth-place finish, a record and a few lessons

Since nobody placed second, it may be inaccurate to say that the Texas men found a silver lining at the NCAA’s outdoor track and field meet on Friday evening. Still, something could be said for Jonathan Jones breaking his school and country’s record in the 400 meters. Micaiah Harris did fall … Read More

‘I’m still gunning for the win’: Teahna Daniels to go for the gold three times in her Texas finale

On Saturday, Teahna Daniels will put on a Texas uniform for the last time. The senior sprinter has professional aspirations, but she admits the thought of becoming an ex-Longhorn hasn’t sunk in yet. That day is coming, though, and Daniels has ensured that she’ll at least have an opportunity to … Read More

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‘Not skipping steps’: Three recruits to attend Texas after being selected in the MLB Draft

This week, a quartet of Major League Baseball teams took a few swings at Texas’ 2019 recruiting class. Four high school standouts who had previously signed by Texas were selected in the MLB Draft, a three-day event that wrapped up on Wednesday. It is expected that Brett Baty … Read More