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Black History Month at Texas: James Means

Throughout Black History Month, the American-Statesman will take a daily look at the black athletes who have had a lasting impact in Texas’ athletic department. Today, we are writing about track and field athlete James Means.  Means participated alongside Oliver Patterson at a track and field meet in College Station … Read More

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Black History Month at Texas: Tezira Abe

Throughout Black History Month, the American-Statesman will take a daily look at the black athletes who have had a lasting impact in Texas’ athletic department. Today, we are writing about golfer Tezira Abe. Less than a decade ago, Abe became the first black female to golf at Texas. An Angleton … Read More

Kansas State 60, Texas 54: Longhorns stumble after failing to land a third-quarter knockout

On Saturday afternoon at the Erwin Center, Texas needed to score only 56 points to guarantee that its fans would win free chicken wings. But alas, both the Longhorns and an announced crowd of 3,392 went home hungry after a 60-54 loss to Kansas State. Sophomore Charli Collier led Texas … Read More

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Black History Month at Texas: Michelle Carter

Throughout Black History Month, the American-Statesman will take a daily look at the black athletes who have had a lasting impact in Texas’ athletic department. Today, we are writing about track and field star Michelle Carter. Only four Longhorns have won ever individual gold medals at … Read More

Texas 7, Boise State 0: Bryce Elder, Longhorns welcome Broncos back to baseball with a shutout

On a historic night at UFCU Disch-Falk Field, Texas went about its business as usual. Given an early lead to work with, Bryce Elder registered double-digit strikeouts in Friday’s 7-0 win over Boise State. The victory was the sixth of the season for an undefeated Texas team. The loss, meanwhile, … Read More

With ‘extremely critical’ games ahead, Texas faces a tall task in stopping Kansas State’s Williams, Lee

To put it simply, Texas coach Karen Aston thinks the bigs in the Big 12 are having a big year. Texas Tech senior Brittany Brewer? “Having a phenomenal year,” Aston said on Friday. Baylor’s Lauren Cox, NaLyssa Smith and Queen Egbo? The Lady Bears are “leading the way,” in the … Read More

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Women’s preview: Texas vs. Kansas State

Texas vs. Kansas State When: 12 p.m. Saturday Where: Erwin Center TV/radio: Longhorn Network/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 23-16 About the Wildcats: Nationally, Kansas State ranks sixth in rebounding (44.3 per game) and 11th in … Read More

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How did Boise State end up on the Texas baseball team’s schedule?

For the first time this season, Texas’ baseball team will spend a weekend at home. Over the past few years, Rice, Louisiana-Lafayette and Purdue have participated in the first weekend series at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Marquee programs like Stanford, Houston and Texas Tech are in the Austin area this weekend, … Read More

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Black History Month at Texas: Andre Robertson

Throughout Black History Month, the American-Statesman will take a daily look at the black athletes who have had a lasting impact in Texas’ athletic department. Today, we are writing about baseball player Andre Roberston.  Once a 155-pound quarterback from West Orange High, Robertson originally thought he’d play football at Texas. Read More

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Longhorn Confidential: 2021 Running Backs and Linebackers

It’s Thursday, so it’s time to talk recruiting with the American-Statesman’s Danny Davis and Mike Craven. This week, Danny and Mike are taking a look at Texas and the recruitment of running backs and linebackers during the 2021 recruiting cycle. Plus, four-star defensive lineman Landon Jackson talks about his recruitment. Read More

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Black History Month at Texas: Clarissa Davis

Throughout Black History Month, the American-Statesman will take a daily look at the black athletes who have had a lasting impact in Texas’ athletic department. Today, we are writing about basketball player Clarissa Davis. Davis is among the very few who can argue that they were the greatest to ever … Read More

Texas 6, Lamar 1: Paced by Austin Todd’s early hit and Owen Meaney’s arm, UT moves to 5-0

The conditions on Wednesday afternoon weren’t perfect but the record of Texas’ baseball team remained so. Texas got a big swing from Austin Todd and three innings of spotless relief from Owen Meaney in a 6-1 win over Lamar. Texas improved to 5-0 on a dreary afternoon at UFCU Disch-Falk … Read More

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Black History Month at Texas: Marshevet Hooker

Throughout Black History Month, the American-Statesman will take a daily look at the black athletes who have had a lasting impact in Texas’ athletic department. Today, we are writing about track and field standout Marshevet Hooker. Hooker starred at Texas from 2004-06. During her time with the Longhorns, Hooker was … Read More

Texas 6, UTSA 2: Big inning boosts the Longhorns in a successful home opener

After spending its first weekend of the baseball season on the road, Texas had a successful homecoming on Tuesday night. Texas overcame a cold start on a 53-degree evening in Austin in a 6-2 win over UTSA. Coming off a season-opening sweep at Rice, the Longhorns … Read More

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Indoor season ends for Texas’ Sam Worley following an injury in Seattle

Texas junior Sam Worley will miss the rest of the indoor track and field season after fracturing his tibia at a meet in Seattle. Worley discussed his injury on his Instagram page on Tuesday. He was injured while competing in the men’s mile at the Husky Classic this past Saturday. Read More

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After a 10-0 start for the 2020 softball season, Texas earns its first top-5 ranking since 2013

Within reach of its best-ever start to a softball season, Texas has earned an honor that had eluded the Longhorns for nearly seven years. Texas has been ranked fourth in the NFCA’s softball poll this week. The Longhorns opened the year as the NFCA poll’s sixth-ranked … Read More

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Corby Meekins heads to Houston, becomes the last of UT’s ex-assistants to land a new coaching job

Former Texas assistant Corby Meekins will return to Houston to coach the Cougars’ tight ends, the school announced on Monday. A longtime high school coach, Meekins tutored tight ends and fullbacks for Tom Herman at Houston from 2015-16. Meekins followed Herman to Texas and worked with … Read More

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Black History Month at Texas: Destinee Hooker

Throughout Black History Month, the American-Statesman will take a daily look at the black athletes who have had a lasting impact in Texas’ athletic department. Today, we are writing about two-sport star Destinee Hooker. Who is the greatest volleyball player in UT’s history? From 2006-09, Hooker certainly made her case. Read More

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Black History Month at Texas: Kevin Durant

Throughout Black History Month, the American-Statesman will take a daily look at the black athletes who have had a lasting impact in Texas’ athletic department. Today, we are writing about basketball player Kevin Durant. Durant only spent one year at Texas, but he made his time count. How much of … Read More

Texas 5, Rice 4: Horns open with a sweep after bullpen survives its first big test

HOUSTON — In the ninth inning Sunday at Reckling Park, Texas was in danger of having its brooms bested by Rice’s bats. Having already homered and forced a Longhorns pitching change in the ninth, the Owls had a runner stationed at first base, one run down with only one out. Read More