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‘Hard piece of news to share’: Texas AD Chris Del Conte speaks on coronavirus cancellations

Shortly after the Big 12 responded to concerns about the coronavirus outbreak with the cancellation of its member schools’ athletic competitions for the rest of the school year, Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte released the following statement: We spent today talking to … Read More

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Youuu’re out! Big 12 officially pulls the plug on all remaining spring sports’ seasons

Texas and the rest of the Big 12 won’t compete again in any sports for the remainder of the school year, the conference announced Friday evening. In its most recent response to the worldwide coronavirus outbreak, the Big 12 has canceled all remaining conference and non-conference competitions. Team activities, practices … Read More

Game over: Title dreams become a nightmare for Texas as coronavirus concerns lead to cancellations

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — On paper, Texas’ women’s basketball team had their schedule set for the next few days. The Longhorns were supposed to practice on Thursday afternoon before meeting West Virginia in the Big 12 tournament Friday night at the Municipal Auditorium. If things went well, the Big 12 … Read More

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Cam Williams’ hand injury leads to a vacancy at third base for Texas

Texas coach David Pierce has announced that his baseball team will be missing its starting third baseman for the next three to four weeks. Pierce said in a radio interview on Wednesday that junior Cam Williams needs to have surgery on his hamate bone. Williams injured his hand during this … Read More

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Texas Relays still ‘all set to go’ amidst coronavirus outbreak

Despite the outbreak of the coronavirus, Texas track and field coach Edrick Floréal expressed optimism on Tuesday that the Texas Relays will go on as planned. Floréal made his comments while meeting with the media to preview the NCAA’s indoor championships. Last week, coronavirus concerns led … Read More

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Janae Jefferson honored by the Big 12 as No. 3 Texas loses ground on top-ranked UCLA

For the third straight week, Texas has finished in third place in the NFCA’s softball poll. Texas (24-3) was unable to climb past either UCLA (25-1) or Washington (23-2) in the most-recent rankings, which were released by the NFCA on Tuesday. Texas actually lost six points … Read More

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Big 12 rewards Texas trio of Collier, Sutton and Taylor

No longer in a complementary role, Texas forward Charli Collier has been paid a compliment by the Big 12. On Monday, the Big 12 announced that Collier was one of 10 first-team honoree on its all-conference team. During the regular season, Collier led Texas in scoring (13.1 points per game) … Read More

Texas 63, Oklahoma State 52: Seniors ensure home finale highlighted by pomp, circumstance and a win

On the same day Texas retired Clarissa Davis’ jersey, Joyner Holmes ensured that the final memory of No. 24 at the Erwin Center was a positive one. Holmes scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in a 63-52 win over Oklahoma State on Sunday. The 11-point win was part of … Read More

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21 up and 21 down: Texas senior Miranda Elish registers a perfect game against New Mexico

For the 11th time in school history, Texas has achieved perfection in the pitching circle. Senior ace Miranda Elish did not allow a baserunner in No. 3 Texas’ 7-0 win over New Mexico at McCombs Field on Sunday. The perfect game was the second of Elish’s collegiate career. While … Read More

As senior year winds down, Texas’ Jada Underwood kept busy as a basketball player and teacher

Twenty-three times this season, Jada Underwood has heard her last name called as starters were announced at a Texas basketball game. Arena announcers in Florida, Hawaii and the Big 12 hot spots have hummed Underwood’s name. It’s been called out after each of her 49 field goals. During this season, … Read More

Texas 4, Cal State Fullerton 3: Relief effort holds up as Longhorns survive another close call

No, Texas isn’t going to win all of its games by 20 runs this season. In fact, Texas probably won’t take a single one by 20 runs. The Longhorns last blew out an opponent by that many in 2002. Texas, though, is insistent that it will be pretty competitive in … Read More

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Women’s preview: Texas vs. Oklahoma State

Texas vs. Oklahoma State When: 11:30 a.m. Sunday Where: Erwin Center TV/radio: LHN/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 37-15 About the Cowgirls: Gray recently joined Andrea Riley (2007-10) and Kaylee Jensen (2016-18) as the only Cowgirls to score 500 … Read More

Texas 6, Cal State Fullerton 1: Longhorns boosted by a big inning in ‘Garrido Series’ opener

On Friday night, the seventh-inning stretch turned into a surge for the Texas Longhorns. Six runs scored in the bottom of the seventh inning propelled UT to a 6-1 win over Cal State Fullerton at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. The five-run win was Texas’ 11th victory of the season. It also … Read More

No. 2 Baylor 69, Texas 53: After another Bear beating, UT stresses the need ‘to move forward’

WACO — By rule, college basketball games aren’t that long. Avoid overtime and you’re looking at 40 minutes of action. On Thursday night, only five of those minutes were needed at Baylor’s Ferrell Center to remind an announced crowd of 9,336 of Baylor’s and Texas’ respective places in the Big … Read More

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Longhorn Confidential: 2021 Offensive Linemen and Tight Ends

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 offensive linemen and tight ends during the 2021 recruiting cycle. The Dotted Line: … Read More

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Women’s preview: Texas at No. 2 Baylor

Texas at No. 2 Baylor When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday Where: Ferrell Center TV/radio: FS1/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 58-42 About the Longhorns: After twice setting her career-high scoring mark against TCU and Oklahoma, Taylor was named the Big … Read More

Arizona 8, Texas 6: Longhorn pitchers come up short during a lengthy midweek audition

On Super Tuesday, it was the Texas Longhorns who waited all night for results to trickle in at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Those results were not pretty. Texas slumped to an 8-6 loss that took four hours and 35 minutes to complete. Texas allowed only four hits to Arizona, but the … Read More

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Texas unable to leapfrog UCLA and Washington following its big wins in California

On Tuesday, Texas found itself looking up at two teams it had recently beat. For the second straight week, Texas has been ranked third in the NFCA’s national poll. Texas (20-3) received its first two first-place votes of the season, and its 738 total points trailed only the 793 points … Read More

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Texas guard Celeste Taylor honored twice by the Big 12 following a big week of basketball

The Big 12 has taken notice of the biggest week of Texas freshman Celeste Taylor’s young career. On Monday, Taylor shared the Big 12’s player of the week award with Baylor’s Lauren Cox. The Big 12 also gave its weekly award for freshmen to Taylor. Kansas guard Holly Kersgieter and … Read More

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How did Texas fare at the 2020 NFL Combine?

With their eyes on a career in football, four Longhorns recently attempted to stand out at the 2020 NFL Combine. Receivers Collin Johnson and Devin Duvernay, defensive lineman Malcolm Roach and safety Brandon Jones were all invited to the annual event, which wrapped up on Sunday. While in Indianapolis, workouts, … Read More