Former Longhorns swimming in a Budapest bubble

After a day of training, Remedy Rule takes a seat in a Hungarian hotel room around a collection of her teammates. In the weeks since they’ve moved into a shared building, the women occasionally meet here, enclosed by walls patterned with shapes resembling the arrangement of a giraffe’s spots. They … Read More

Texas has bolstered its women’s golf roster by plucking top home-grown talent

Kaitlyn Papp remembers seeing a young Bentley Cotton taking swings at the Austin Country Club when she was about nine years old. In the decade since, Papp’s and Cotton’s paths diverged in the 12 miles between Lake Travis and Westlake — two high schools often mentioned in the same breath, … Read More

Triplets of the Big 12: Baylor’s Brewer is back, but does his offensive support cast have what it takes?

In our annual Triplets of the Big 12 series, we look at every conference school’s expected leaders at quarterback, running back and receiver. Up first: Baylor. Last year, the Bears — only two years removed from going 1-11 in 2017 — rode a tough defense to an 11-3 season that … Read More

Swindell recalls Texas, MLB career — and the day he signed his scholarship on the hood of a pickup truck

This shortened season marked 34 years since Greg Swindell took the mound for Texas, but his three-year career remains one of the best in Longhorns history. He was recently featured on a Texas Sports Hall of Fame podcast, where he shared stories of his humble beginning … Read More

The day Colt McCoy virtually chatted up a group of Texas students …

It’s not every day a Texas football legend shows up in your classroom. To the delight of 15 UT students, Thursday happened to be one of those days. Former Texas quarterback Colt McCoy joined UT professor Kevin Robbins’ Reporting Sports class Thursday morning on a video call as a surprise … Read More

Texas swimmers Adams and Pash, once and future teammates, blazed trail from Carmel to Austin

It is the night of her 19th birthday, and Kelly Pash takes a seat on the edge of her family’s kitchen table. Her burgundy dress, covered in sequins, reaches the floor. She first wore it years earlier as a sophomore at her high school prom. Her mother, father and two … Read More

See you later: With fans in the stands, Texas baseball cruises past Wildcats, 9-1

For the last time until March 22, Texas fans fell into their green folding seats at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Wednesday night. And just minutes before they rose in unison for the seventh-inning stretch during the Longhorns’ 9-1 win over Abilene Christian, UT athletics announced that all sporting events will … Read More

Texas 8, Cal State Fullerton 4: Todd’s homer helps Horns complete sweep

Five days before Sunday’s series finale with Cal State Fullerton, Texas racked up a season-high 11 hits. Those swings, though, went without merit in an 8-6 loss to visiting Arizona. Texas had no intention of allowing this weekend to yield similar results. The Longhorns (13–3) surpassed their previous benchmark with … Read More

Texas bounces back, splits doubleheader with No. 10 Louisiana in 2-1 nightcap

As the ball descended back down high above the grass just beyond third base, Reagan Hathaway stopped looking up. She didn’t look back. She only ran. The Texas left fielder rounded third and was only a few feet away from home plate by the time the ball missed the glove … Read More

Texas drops first game of softball doubleheader with 10th-ranked Louisiana, 3-2

While fans showed up to see Texas take on 10th-ranked Louisiana at McCombs Field on Tuesday, the origin of the pitchers’ duel between Miranda Elish and Megan Kleist can be traced back to Eugene, Ore., when they were Oregon Ducks teammates. Both ended up leaving the Oregon program and both … Read More

Texas 2, Boise State 1: Madden pitches unnbeaten Longhorns past Broncos

Ty Madden started and ended his day on the mound Saturday about as well as he could have. When the first pitch rolled off the sophomore’s fingers, Texas fans roared in appreciation. Moments later, Madden retired the Boise State batter on his first strikeout of the afternoon. Eight innings later, … Read More

It wasn’t perfect, but Texas softball stays perfect with 3-2 win over UNT

Texas waited until it was almost too late Wednesday night to bring theatrics to McCombs Field. The few fans who chose college softball by braving the cold, damp weather lingered in the bleachers until the bottom of the seventh inning with the Longhorns trailing and not having scored a run … Read More

Texas 50, West Virginia 44: A bumpy offensive ride, but Horns get back on track

With five seconds left in the first quarter, Texas point guard Sug Sutton spun past a West Virginia defender and accelerated the remaining 70 feet of the floor for a layup to give the Longhorns a double-digit lead. Those in attendance rose to their feet for Sutton, and although the … Read More