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

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LOOK: In 2019, will Texas look better than TCU and Texas A&M on both the runway and scoreboard?

At its annual alumni game this past weekend, the line-up card wasn’t the only place where Texas’ baseball team showcased a new look. Fans at UFCU Disch-Falk Field got a look at the Longhorns’ new white and orange jerseys on Saturday. Catcher DJ Petrinsky and outfielder Duke Ellis … Read More

Texas celebrates the past and gets the best of its alumni as the opener for the 2019 season nears

After battling both teammates and alumni on Saturday, the eyes of Texas can now shift to the opponents on this season’s schedule. Texas scored a 7-4 win in the baseball program’s annual alumni game at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. The alumni team started a handful of ex-Longhorns before the showcase turned … Read More

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Texas honors Augie Garrido with a bust outside of UFCU Disch-Falk Field

On Saturday, Texas found a permanent place for Augie Garrido at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Texas honored Garrido ahead of its annual alumni game. During a short ceremony, Texas unveiled a bust of the longtime baseball coach. Garrido is the fourth head coach to receive such an honor, joining Bibb Falk, … Read More

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Who’s on first? As season approaches, questions must be answered about Texas’ next first baseman

Two years ago, Kacy Clemens started at first base in 62 of the 63 games on the UT baseball team’s schedule. He likely would have been 63-for-63 had he not served a one-game suspension following an ejection against rival Oklahoma. Clemens was drafted by the Toronto Blue … Read More

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Defending champs left off the Big 12’s medal stand ahead of 2019 baseball season

The Big 12’s baseball coaches do not expect Texas to defend its championship this spring. Texas was ranked fourth in the Big 12’s preseason poll on Thursday. With 40 points, Texas edged fifth-place Oklahoma State by a point. Texas Tech topped the poll with 61 points and six of the nine … Read More

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Rival coaches vote Texas’ Duke Ellis and Zach Zubia onto the Big 12’s preseason team

Over seven months have passed since Texas’ last baseball game, but Duke Ellis and Zach Zubia have maintained their reputations in the Big 12. Ellis, a junior outfielder, and Zubia, a sophomore designated hitter, were named to the Big 12’s preseason baseball team on Wednesday. Five of the 18 honorees … Read More

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Sweet Sixteen: Texas returns to softball’s national spotlight ahead of newcomers’ debut

On Tuesday, Texas’ softball team was ranked 16th in the preseason polls compiled by both the NFCA Coaches and USA Softball. It has been a while since UT opened a season with similar expectations. Texas last made an appearance in the USA Today/NFCA Coaches preseason poll in 2014.  Ahead of the 2015 … Read More

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‘I’ll be ready for it’: Matteo Bocchi is feeling confident as Texas remakes its pitching staff

When it comes to pitching, Texas is not lacking in quantity. UT currently has 22 pitchers on its 2019 roster. Experience, however, is another matter. The MLB Draft recently swooped up four pitchers who were responsible for nearly 46 percent of the 569 innings thrown by UT pitchers in 2018. Parker … Read More

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Cosmetic changes near completion at UFCU Disch-Falk Field, but indoor facility’s debut to be delayed

Texas played 40 baseball games at UFCU Disch-Falk Field in 2018. Those who frequently cheered on the Longhorns, however, may notice a few changes when this upcoming season gets underway. While meeting with the media ahead of UT’s first practice on Friday, head coach David Pierce provided … Read More

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Longhorn legend Roger Clemens to play alongside his sons Kacy and Kody in Texas’ alumni game

This time, the annual showdown between the Texas baseball program’s past and present will be a family affair. Three members of the Clemens family will participate in UT’s annual alumni game on Feb. 2. Seven-time Cy Young Award winner and 1983 NCAA champion Roger Clemens is set to pitch the first … Read More

Texas baseball opens practice with an unexpected hole at shortstop and Hibbeler, Reagan in play

With the start of the 2019 baseball season just three weeks away, 39 Longhorns went through their first practice of the spring on Friday. If all-conference shortstop David Hamilton was healthy, Texas would have had 40 practice participants. Instead, Hamilton was an onlooker at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Hamilton, who was … Read More