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Cool Cat: How Duke Ellis was involved in Texas’ last five walk-off wins

Among the nation’s leader in walks, junior outfielder Duke Ellis led Texas to a walk-off win at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Friday night. With the bases loaded in the 12th inning, Ellis hit a ground-rule double that brought home two runs and secured a 6-5 victory. Xavier … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Texas 6, Xavier 5 (12 innings)

In its first-ever meeting with Xavier, Texas lost an early lead but rallied twice and eventually recorded its second walk-off win of the season. Texas got ahead in the second inning as Ryan Reynolds drove home Masen Hibbeler with a single and Lance Ford scored on a two-out wild pitch. Read More

‘Sky’s the limit’: Texas prepares for freshman sprinter Kynnedy Flannel to take flight

Texas freshman Kynnedy Flannel spells her first name with a “Y.” The same goes for her middle name, Beatryce. Why the Ys? Credit Y2K as her mother’s inspiration, says Flannel, who was born in 2000. By now, track and field fans who visit Myers Stadium should be able to spell … Read More

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Eric Kennedy quickly makes a name for himself at Texas, but growing pains still exist

This weekend, Xavier will be in town for a three-game series at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Like baseball programs across the Big 12, the Musketeers will be getting to know UT freshman outfielder Eric Kennedy. Among Big 12 freshmen, Kennedy ranks first in batting average (.311), runs (27) and RBIs (20). Read More

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Longhorns to be represented by a Texas trio on the opening day of the 2019 baseball season

Texas is 28 games into its baseball season, but some ex-Longhorns are just getting their springs started. For those who don’t want to recognize the two games that Seattle and Oakland played in Japan last week, the 2019 Major League Baseball season gets underway on Thursday. Texas will have three … Read More

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Shea O’Leary remains perfect after throwing a perfect game against Baylor

On Wednesday, Texas pitcher Shea O’Leary accomplished something that Texas fans hadn’t seen since Cat Osterman’s freshman year. During a midweek trip to Waco, O’Leary tossed a perfect game in UT’s 2-0 win at Baylor’s Getterman Stadium. The perfect game is the first for Texas since four Longhorns combined to shut … Read More

Texas pro day notebook: With scouts watching, Humphrey focuses on running, not receiving

Ex-Texas cornerback Kris Boyd is not interested in talking about Lil’Jordan Humphrey’s time in the 40-yard dash. When asked about the reaction to Humphrey’s slow times at the NFL scouting combine, Boyd emphatically stated that “don’t mean nothing.” Check the film instead, Boyd protested. If he recalled correctly, not too … Read More

‘It’s a great way to start the outdoor season’: Texas Relays get going with NCAA meet on horizon

The Texas Relays got underway on Wednesday and so did a busy spring at Myers Stadium. In addition to the Relays, which are now in their 92nd year, Myers Stadium will host the Texas Invitational and then the UIL’s annual state track and field meet in May. Then in June, … Read More

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Report: Ex-UT running back Kyle Porter to transfer to Houston

Former Texas running back Kyle Porter is reportedly heading home. Citing unnamed sources, Fox 26 sports director Mark Berman reported on Wednesday that Porter will transfer to Houston. Since he will arrive at Houston as a graduate transfer, Porter will be eligible to play this fall. Once a star at … Read More

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Caden Sterns, B.J. Foster sidelined as injuries pile up in the Texas secondary

Already needing to fill some holes in its secondary, Texas added two key returnees to its injury report on Tuesday. Texas has announced that sophomore B.J. Foster is currently in the concussion protocol for an injury that was sustained on Monday. No timetable was given for Foster’s return. UT also … Read More

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Texas ace Miranda Elish recognized twice for her no-hit effort against Iowa State

Over the past few days, Texas junior Miranda Elish has accomplished a lot of firsts. First no-hitter as a Longhorn? Check. First grand slam as a Longhorn? Check. First awards as a Longhorn? Check and check. On Tuesday, Elish was honored as both the Big 12 and NFCA’s pitcher of … Read More

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Ty Madden (shoulder) to return to the mound for Texas’ midweek trip to San Antonio

Texas has announced that freshman Ty Madden will start on Tuesday when the Longhorns battle Incarnate Word at San Antonio’s Wolff Stadium. This season, Madden is 3-0 with a 0.52 ERA. He has also struck out 21 batters over 17 1/3 innings. A 6-3 right-hander who was selected by Kansas … Read More

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Losses to Arkansas and TCU costs Texas its top-10 ranking

Following a rough week, Texas moved down to the No. 13 spot in the D1Baseball poll on Monday. Texas (17-10) was ranked ninth last week and it did record two wins over Arkansas and TCU. The Longhorns, however, opened the week with an 11-4 … Read More

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Three observations from Texas’ fourth practice of spring camp

Texas held its fourth practice of the spring on Monday morning, and the media was granted access to around 20 minutes of drills. Here are three observations: 1. Earlier this month, Texas coach Tom Herman expressed optimism that cornerback Anthony Cook (hamstring), receiver Devin Duvernay … Read More

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Texas unable to prevent another rally as TCU claims its Big 12 series in Fort Worth

Another late-inning stumble prevented Texas from winning its first series at TCU since 1992. Texas lost a late lead in a 12-8 loss at TCU’s Lupton Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Sunday’s setback came two days after the Horned Frogs scored three times in the ninth inning of a 3-2 … Read More

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Texas sweeps Big 12 opener as Kaitlyn Washington continues to succeed against Iowa State

With a 7-2 win at McCombs Field on Sunday, Texas completed a sweep of Iowa State and remained perfect in Big 12 play. Texas collected 10 hits, one of which a two-run home run by junior outfielder Kaitlyn Washington that gave UT a 2-0 lead. The homer was the … Read More

‘It’s a pitchers’ field for sure’: Hitting homers at McCombs Field a tall task for Texas and its guests

Ahead of the 2018 softball season, a new advertisement appeared by the outfield scoreboard at McCombs Field. The Taco Shack target promised free tacos — at least a coupon for one — should a Longhorn hit a home run off the large sign. Alas, McCombs Field patrons have gone home hungry most … Read More

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Blair Henley heads home to Fort Worth as Texas looks to address its issues with walks

When he starts at TCU’s Lupton Stadium on Saturday night, Texas junior Blair Henley will have nearly two dozen members of his fan club in the stands. Henley grew up in Fort Worth, so this weekend will serve as a homecoming. Henley said his mother has secured around 25 tickets for Saturday’s … Read More

Down early, No. 9 Texas rallies to win a ‘character check’ and snap a losing streak to No. 11 Arkansas

Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but Texas will have a hard time convincing anyone that Wednesday’s game against Arkansas wasn’t ugly. Still, don’t expect the ninth-ranked Longhorns to give back their 7-6 victory over the 11th-ranked Razorbacks. The one-run victory at UFCU Disch-Falk Field, which took … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Texas 7, Arkansas 6

Texas fell into an early hole during a wild game at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Wednesday, but the Longhorns rallied and earned a split of a midweek series with Arkansas. One day after it scored six times in the second inning of an 11-4 win, Arkansas struck … Read More