After opening the season on the road, Texas prepares for its first run of shows at home

It’s happening a little later than usual, but spring has finally arrived at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. The Texas baseball team will greet its burnt-orange fans and Purdue at its home opener on Friday. The No. 23 Longhorns began their season with four games on the road, an occurrence that has happened … Read More

Duck Tales: An Oregon-infused quartet is turning the page for Texas softball

If you had asked Lauren Burke what her go-to breakfast was a few weeks ago, she would’ve given you eggs or avocado toast as her answer. Then someone introduced her to breakfast tacos. Now the Oregon native is hooked. Stuff a tortilla with sausage, cheese and eggs and set aside … Read More

Texas heads back to Austin with a winning record after taking down Rice on the road

HOUSTON — Texas, which has been out of town since last Thursday, is heading back to Austin with three souvenir victories. Texas produced 11 runs on 13 hits and Beau Ridgeway and Donny Diaz both had successful returns to the mound in an 11-4 win at Rice on Tuesday night … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Texas 11, Rice 4

HOUSTON — The 23rd-ranked team in D1Baseball’s national poll, Texas improved its record to 3-1 with a seven-run win over Rice on Tuesday night. Rice struck first at Reckling Park with an unearned run in the second inning, but UT responded with five runs in the following … Read More

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Big 12 honors Texas hurler Bryce Elder after his season-opening gem in Louisiana

Bryce Elder was unable to pick up a win in UT’s season opener this past Friday, but he did earn another kind of victory three days later. Elder was named the Big 12’s Pitcher of the Week on Monday. For the first week of the 2019 baseball stand, Elder joined … Read More

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After a solid season-opening showing on the road, Texas remains attached to its No. 23 ranking

After earning a win in the first series of its baseball season, Texas held onto its national ranking on Monday. Texas has once again been ranked 23rd in the D1Baseball poll. The Longhorns earned that same ranking in the online publication’s preseason poll. None of the 25 teams … Read More

As 2019 season gets underway, Texas will begin to answer this offseason’s many questions

Since the last out of its 2018 season was recorded in Omaha last June, Texas baseball has had to field a few questions about 2019. How will Texas replace Kody Clemens’ All-American bat in the heart of the lineup? Who will step up on the mound after five of UT’s … Read More

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Texas catcher Taylor Ellsworth to miss time with a hand injury

UT junior Taylor Ellsworth is considered “week-to-week” after needing surgery for an injury she sustained in last weekend’s Texas Classic. In a statement, Texas said that Ellsworth was having a “minor surgery” performed on Thursday. The injury to Ellsworth’s left hand leaves sophomore Mary Iakopo as the only catcher on … Read More

Ranked foes await Texas softball, which has ‘to be confident that we can play with the best’

When he was hired away from Oregon last June, Mike White probably didn’t think he’d need to leave Austin to find warm weather to play softball. But as Texas opened its season with four wins at home this past weekend, the Longhorns played one triple-header in 30-degree conditions and had two … Read More

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Moving from the bullpen to a bigger stage, Bryce Elder earns the first start of UT’s season

Texas has chosen Bryce Elder to lead the Longhorns into the 2019 baseball season. Elder has been named the starting pitcher for UT’s season-opening game at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette on Friday. A sophomore right-hander, Elder was primarily used out of the bullpen in 2018. Over … Read More

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Reagan Hathaway makes up for lost time as Texas sweeps through season’s opening weekend

This weekend, Texas junior Reagan Hathaway got a chance to reintroduce herself. Hathaway served as an offensive catalyst as Texas opened its softball season with a 4-0 showing at the McCombs Field-hosted Texas Classic. The lead-off hitter for Texas in three of those games, Hathaway went 3-for-9 … Read More

Strong pitching and plenty of hits get Texas off and running under new coach Mike White

Over the course of a long workday on Saturday, UT’s softball team swung often, attacked the bases and befuddled opposing batters. Texas fans, meet coach Mike White. The Longhorns opened the Mike White era with three victories on a chilly day at McCombs Field. They mercy-ruled both Boston College and … Read More

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Weather pushes the start of Texas’ softball season back to Saturday

Mother Nature threw the first curveball of Mike White’s tenure at Texas. Two lengthy weather delays pushed back the start of UT’s 2019 softball season on Friday. Texas was set to host both Northwestern State and Boston College in the third and fourth games of a … Read More

With expectations raised, Texas softball is ready to open a new era (and season)

Texas junior Kaitlyn Washington knows what it’s like to play postseason softball at McCombs Field. While playing for Humble Atascocita High in 2016, Washington traveled to Austin for the state tournament being held at UT’s home stadium. Longhorns teammates Janna Roberts (Pearland) and McKenzie Parker (Willis) also played state tournament … Read More

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With its 2019 recruiting class finalized, Texas is also set to add sought-after walk-ons to its roster

At a press conference on Wednesday, Texas football coach Tom Herman chatted about the additions of Bru McCoy and Javonne Shepherd to his 2019 recruiting class. He, however, was not able to discuss all of his incoming recruits. Since they have not enrolled yet, Herman said he is … Read More

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Spring scrimmages at home to be sandwiched by Texas’ trips to Hawaii and rival Texas A&M

Texas announced on Thursday that its volleyball team will scrimmage four times this spring. The Longhorns will host both North Texas and Texas State in the upcoming months. The Mean Green will clash with the burnt orange on March 26.  On April 4, Texas is set to host Texas State. Read More

Texas notebook: Horns assistants update their titles but are expected to stay put in 2019

This fall, the names of Texas’ assistant coaches will remain the same. But their titles will change. Texas coach Tom Herman on Wednesday said safeties coach Craig Naivar has been promoted to co-defensive coordinator, and tight ends coach Derek Warehime will pick up Naivar’s special teams coordinator duties. Naivar … Read More

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As he decides his future, Shane Buechele opts to stay away from Texas’ football team

With a transfer from Texas in his likely future, junior quarterback Shane Buechele is no longer participating in team activities. Texas coach Tom Herman told reporters on Wednesday that Buechele remains on scholarship this spring. Buechele entered the NCAA’s transfer portal last month. As recently as Jan. 19, Herman had … Read More

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Reports: Ex-Texas star Vince Young arrested for a DWI

Vince Young, the quarterback who led Texas to the 2005 national championship, was reportedly arrested for driving while intoxicated earlier this week. This is Young’s second arrest for drunken driving in just over three years. According to TMZ Sports, Young was arrested on Monday morning in Fort … Read More

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Texas set to send five representatives to the NFL’s annual scouting combine

A quintet of Longhorns will head to the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine, the school announced on Tuesday. Defensive lineman Charles Omenihu, linebacker Gary Johnson, receiver Lil’Jordan Humphrey and cornerbacks Kris Boyd and Davante Davis have all been invited to the NFL’s pre-draft showcase. Boyd, Davis, Johnson and Omenihu were all … Read More