Bevo Beat

The latest Longhorn news and notes from the Austin American-Statesman.


Horns, Hailee Cooper win Betsy Rawls golf tournament

Longhorns Hailee Cooper and Kaitlyn Papp led the way as Texas won the Betsy Rawls Invitational at the UT Golf Club on Sunday. Cooper shot a 68 to finish at 9-under-par 207 and take medalist honors over Papp, whose 70 left her four strokes back. UT’s Agathe Laisne, competing as … Read More


Turati, Markovic set for all-UT singles final in College Station

Anna Turati and Bojana Markovic will face off in an all-UT singles final Monday at the ITA Texas Regionals in College Station. Turati, the tournament’s top seed, hammered Texas Tech’s Francesca Sella 6-0, 6-1 in the semifinals Sunday. Markovic, the sixth seed, beat teammate Fernanda Labraña, seeded seventh, 6-3, 3-6, … Read More


Thanks, Purdue: Texas moves up to 6th in this week’s AP Top 25 poll

Purdue’s blowout win over No. 2 Ohio State over the weekend shook up The Associated Press Top 25 poll and Texas was the beneficiary. The Longhorns moved up one spot to sixth in the weekly poll that was updated Sunday. Texas has not been ranked this … Read More


Texas men’s tennis team wins eight matches at ITA Texas Regionals

The Texas men’s tennis team picked up eight wins in the round of 32 at the ITA Texas Regionals in Waco Saturday. Five singles wins and three doubles victories highlighted the day for Texas. Top-seeded Christian Sigsgaard defeated Eduard Simo of UT-Arlington 6-1, 6-2. Sigsgaard will face Bjorn Thomson of … Read More

Swimming & Diving

Texas women’s swimming team dominates double dual meet

The No. 4 Texas women’s swimming team won 13 events in a double dual meet with Florida and Indiana to sweep the competition at the Jamail Swimming Center on Saturday. The Longhorns topped No. 6 Indiana 201-147 and No. 19 Florida 222-126. The top-ranked men fell to No. 3 Indiana … Read More


Three Longhorns make ITA Texas Regional semifinals

Anna Turati, Fernanda Labraña and Bojana Markovic each advanced to the ITA Texas Regional semifinals Saturday in College Station. Turati won in straight sets while Labraña and Markovic each rallied from down a set to win their matches. Turati topped Katya Townsend of Texas A&M 7-5, 6-3 and will face … Read More


Texas women’s golf tied for first at Betsy Rawls Invitational

Kent State made its move Saturday, checking in at 575, 1 under par, to tie Texas atop the leaderboard of the Betsy Rawls Invitational at the UT Golf Club. Both teams lead Florida by nine strokes heading into Sunday. Hailee Cooper had the low round of the day for Texas, … Read More


Texas soccer team wins Big 12 contest at home

The Texas soccer team converted on a penalty kick in the first half and a late goal to defeat Kansas 2-0 Friday night at Myers Stadium. The No. 17 Longhorns moved to 12-2-2 and 4-2-1 in the Big 12 with the win. The Jayhawks fell to 10-4-2 and 4-3-0 in … Read More


Longhorns advance at ITA Texas Regionals

Four Longhorns advanced to the singles quarterfinals after wins at the ITA Texas Regionals in College Station on Friday. Anna Turati topped Brandelyn Fulgenzi in straight sets before beating Maria Kononova of North Texas 6-1, 7-5 in the round of 16. She opened the day with a 6-0, 6-1 win … Read More


Texas golfers lead Betsy Rawls Invitational

The Texas women’s golf team is in first place after Friday’s opening round of the Betsy Rawls Invitational at the UT Golf Club. The Longhorns shot 291, 3 over par, to lead Kent State by three strokes. UT’s Agathe Laisne is competing as an individual and tops the field at … Read More

Men's Basketball

Texas, TCU both picked to finish 4th in Big 12 preseason men’s basketball poll

Texas and TCU were tied for fourth place in the Big 12 men’s preseason basketball poll, the league announced Friday. Both received 54 votes in the poll among the league’s coaches. The Longhorns were 19-15 last season with future first-round pick Mo Bamba. This year’s team … Read More

Longhorns TV schedule: Oct. 19-25

Here’s the Longhorns TV and radio schedule heading into the weekend. It’s a look at current and former Longhorns in action on TV and radio this weekend and beyond. Even with the Longhorns football team off this week, there are a lot of options for Texas fans on the airwaves. Read More

Swimming & Diving

UT swimmers selected for World University Games

Eight Longhorns will represent the United States at the 2019 World University Games in Naples, Italy. USA Swimming made the announcement Thursday that five men’s UT team members and three women from UT would compete at the event. John Shebat and Sam Stewart will compete in the individual medley. Jeff … Read More


Bianca Turati falls at ITF pro event, Longhorns win at ITA Regional

Bianca Turati fell to Maria Mateas, 6-4, 6-4, in the round of 16 at the International Tennis Federation pro circuit event in Florence, S.C. Thursday. Turati fell behind 5-1 in the first set before winning three straight. Mateas broke Turati’s serve to close out the set, however. Mateas, ranked No. Read More


Texas announces finalized schedule for 2019 season after Big 12 releases conference match-ups

With the Big 12 announcing the conference’s 2019 match-ups on Thursday, Texas’ schedule for next year’s season is complete. The Longhorns will open the 2019 season on Aug. 31 with a home game against Louisiana Tech. The marquee game on UT’s 2019 schedule is a showdown at Royal-Memorial Stadium with … Read More


Bianca Turati reaches round of 16 at ITF pro circuit event

Bianca Turati defeated Julia Elbaba 2-6, 6-0, 6-4 to advance to the round of 16 at the International Tennis Federation pro circuit event in Florence, S.C., Wednesday. Turati will face Maria Mateas Thursday as a result. On Tuesday, Turati defeated Saifya Carrington 6-4, 7-6 (7-0) in the final round of … Read More


DeShon Elliott on Texas freshman Caden Sterns: “He is better than me.”

Ex-Texas star safety DeShon Elliott apparently thinks highly of his replacement in the Longhorns’ secondary. Earlier this week on its Instagram account, the Texas football program celebrated Caden Sterns’ placement on ESPN’s midseason freshman All-America team. In the post’s comments section, a user suggested that Sterns might … Read More

Men's Basketball

Texas veterans Kerwin Roach, Jericho Sims garner preseason All-Big 12 honors

Texas guard Kerwin Roach II and forward Jericho Sims both earned honorable mention preseason All-Big 12 honors, the league announced Wednesday. Big 12 coaches voted on the awards, however they were not allowed to vote for their own players. Roach led the Longhorns … Read More


Longhorns in the NFL: Marquise Goodwin shines on Monday Night Football

Is there such a thing as a former Longhorn? These players will always be Longhorns to University of Texas fans, even though they’ve graduated to the next level of football. Every week we’ll update you on how they performed the previous weekend. Here’s a look at the Longhorns in the … Read More

Men's Basketball

Ex-Vandegrift standout to join the Texas basketball team as a walk-on athlete

Once an all-state honoree at Austin’s Vandegrift High, Drayton Whiteside will resume his basketball career as a walk-on at Texas. Whiteside’s family confirmed the news to the American-Statesman on Tuesday. Cliff Ellis, who was Whiteside’s high school coach, also tweeted that the six-foot guard will be added to UT’s roster. Read More