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Texas phenom Shea O’Leary considered ‘day-to-day’ for series with No. 1 Oklahoma

In a battle between two of the nation’s top pitching staffs, Texas may be fighting without one of its aces. Texas coach Mike White told reporters on Wednesday that freshman standout Shea O’Leary might miss the 11th-ranked Longhorns’ upcoming series against No. 1 Oklahoma. A right-handed pitcher, O’Leary is dealing … Read More

Batter Up: Janae Jefferson hitting all the right notes as No. 11 Texas hosts No. 1 Oklahoma

If you listen at McCombs Field this weekend, you’ll be able to hear Janae Jefferson’s softball story played out. Like her teammates, Texas’ sophomore second baseman is accompanied to every at-bat with songs of her choosing as she walks to the plate. The Longhorns will need Jefferson’s soundtrack played on … Read More

With Kansas State behind it and Oklahoma State on deck, Texas beats Lamar to open its week

David Pierce conceded on Tuesday that his baseball team still has “to fill in some blanks,” but the Longhorns started their week with a 7-2 win over Lamar. The victory came a couple of days after Texas unexpectedly lost twice to Kansas State in what was only the second conference … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Texas 7, Lamar 2

On Tuesday, Texas took care of business in its midweek meeting with Lamar at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Two days after it was shutout by Kansas State, the Texas offense got to work in the third inning. Turner Gauntt’s single from the batting order’s ninth slot led off an … Read More

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‘I want to see performances’: Can Matteo Bocchi turn in a strong midweek start for Texas?

When Lamar University visits UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Tuesday night, the Cardinals will be greeted by Texas senior pitcher Matteo Bocchi. This will be Bocchi’s second start and 11th appearance of the season. The senior right-hander is coming off an effective relief appearance against Rice. Among the … Read More

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Texas drops out of D1Baseball poll following a rough weekend against Kansas State

Two losses over the weekend have cost Texas its standing among the nation’s top teams. Texas was voted out of the D1Baseball poll on Monday.  Previously ranked 14th, Texas (23-15) did add two wins to its resume last week. UT, however, was penalized by the pollsters due to … Read More

David Pierce guarantees changes after Texas is shut out by Kansas State in a series-deciding game

If Texas baseball coach David Pierce ever had questions about how his team would deal with adversity, he’s about to get some answers. Jordan Wicks threw a complete-game shutout Sunday as UT ended its weekend with a 2-0 loss to Kansas State at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. After the loss, Texas … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Kansas State 2, Texas 0

The fourth shutout thrown against Texas this season cost the Longhorns a chance to claim a conference series against the visiting Wildcats. On Sunday’s second pitch, Kansas State third baseman Cameron Thompson homered over the fence in right field. The Wildcats squeezed in a run with a fourth-inning bunt. Those … Read More

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Roschon Johnson debuts at UT’s spring scrimmage, but quarterback is ‘not ready right now’

At the Orange-White Spring Game on Saturday, fans got their first looks at the early enrollees from Texas’ 2019 recruiting class. Of the 10 early enrollees, running back Jordan Whittington had the biggest day. Whittington rushed for a scrimmage-high 62 yards and was targeted seven times in … Read More

Orange-White notebook: With Humphrey gone, Texas looks for its next ‘H’ receiver

Last spring, Lil’Jordan Humphrey set up what would be a successful fall with a seven-catch, 100-yard performance in the Orange-White spring game. Fast forward a year and Humphrey was again a storyline at Saturday night’s spring game, even though he ran as many routes as Ludacris. This … Read More

Texas drops below .500 in Big 12 play as Kansas State controls the scoreboard from start to finish

Kansas State took an early lead and then held off several comeback attempts by Texas in a 6-4 win at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Friday night. The win was Kansas State’s first in Austin since the 2013 season. Texas had been the top-billed team from the Big … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Kansas State 6, Texas 4

The top-ranked team in the Big 12, Texas dropped to 4-5 in conference play following Friday’s two-run loss at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Kansas State scored twice in the first inning before taking a 4-1 lead on Chris Ceballos’ two-run homer in the sixth session. Texas quickly responded with two runs … Read More

Texas baseball looks to stand up to Kansas State during ‘Made in Austin’ weekend

Ludacris and Texas’ football team won’t be the only shows in town this weekend. The baseball team will play three home games against Kansas State during the school’s “Made in Austin” weekend. On Sunday, the Longhorns will also hold a post-game clinic for young fans. Additionally, dogs will be allowed … Read More

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Texas-Oklahoma to draw a crowd during next week’s softball clash in Austin

Tickets to the next chapter of the Red River Rivalry may be tough to find. Texas has announced that all three games for next week’s softball series between UT and Oklahoma are sold out. McCombs Field has a capacity of 1,254. The attendance record for the 22-year-old … Read More

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Familial foes: Sydney Petersen to welcome mother and sister to town during 2019 volleyball season

During this upcoming volleyball season, Gregory Gym will host a family reunion. The University of Northern Iowa announced on Wednesday that it will open its 2019 season with a match at Texas. The match-up on Aug. 30 will feature two teams that reached the NCAA’s tournament in 2018. In the … Read More

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Texas signee Brett Baty placed on watch list for prestigious baseball award

USA Baseball released its midseason watch list for the Golden Spikes Award on Wednesday, but no Longhorn made the cut. Texas, though, was not completely omitted from the conversation. The Golden Spikes Award is given annually to the nation’s top amateur baseball player. Last season, former Longhorn Kody … Read More

Texas takes down Rice behind senior Matteo Bocchi and his new pitching motion

A day or two before Texas’ baseball season began, senior Matteo Bocchi was asked to change the way he pitched the baseball. “It surprised me a little bit,” Bocchi said almost two months later. With Bocchi not pitching as well as they expected, Texas head coach David Pierce and pitching coach … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Texas 3, Rice 1

Back in Austin after a wet weekend in Waco, Texas scored a two-run win over Rice on Tuesday night. After Texas outfielder Austin Todd drove in the first run at UFCU Disch-Falk Field with a first-inning single, Texas and Rice traded runs in the third inning. Texas accounted for its final … Read More

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What does Todd Orlando want out of Texas’ new-look linebacking corps?

By now, Texas fans are well-aware that the Longhorns’ defense will look different at this weekend’s spring game. DBU, after all, had three senior starters last year and returnees Brandon Jones (ankle) and Caden Sterns (knee) won’t play on Saturday. Texas also graduated 41 of the 43 … Read More

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Big 12 praises Texas’ Miranda Elish following two shutouts of Texas Tech

After shutting down one of the nation’s top offenses, Texas pitcher Miranda Elish was once again recognized by the Big 12. Elish was named the Big 12’s pitcher of the week on Tuesday. This is the second time in a three-week span that Elish has won this … Read More