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

Track & Field

Texas athletes compete at Aggie Twilight in College Station

Various Texas athletes competed at the Aggie Twilight meet in College Station, with one securing a win Saturday night. Jake Johnson won the mile with a personal-best time of 4 minutes, 14.21 seconds. Barret Poth added a second-place finish in the men’s pole vault, clearing  a height of 17 feet, … Read More

Tennis

Texas men’s tennis sweeps USC at ITA Indoor Championship

The Texas men’s tennis team rolled over Southern Cal on the way to advancing to the semifinals of the ITA National Indoor Championship in Chicago Saturday. The Longhorns won the doubles point before making it a 4-0 sweep of the Trojans. Texas next faces No. 2 Ohio State Sunday at … Read More

Softball

Texas softball team wins with walk-off single at St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational

Kaitlyn Washington singled to drive home Reagan Hathaway in the bottom of the seventh as the Longhorns closed out their participation in the St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational with a 4-3 win over No. 18 Kentucky Saturday. Brooke Bolinger earned the win in the circle, allowing no runs or hits in … Read More

Baseball

Texas baseball team wins another close one against Louisiana-Lafayette

The Texas baseball team opened the season with a win Friday night in extra innings and followed it up with an afternoon victory Saturday at Louisiana-Lafayette to win the series. It took 10 innings to decide the first game of the season for the Longhorns, but they came away with … Read More

Men's Basketball

At the buzzer: Texas 69, Oklahoma State 57

Oklahoma State’s Thomas Dziagwa has this funny little move where he mockingly fires an arrow into the sky after every made 3-pointer. Dziagwa’s quiver was practically empty after unloading on Texas. The junior hit a career-high seven 3-pointers, but it still wasn’t enough for the … Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: No. 15 Texas vs. Kansas State

No. 15 Texas vs. Kansas State 4 p.m. Sunday, Erwin Center, FSN, 105.3 Records: Texas 20-5, 10-3; K-State 15-10, 6-7 The series: Texas leads 22-15. K-State beat Texas 87-69 last month in Manhattan. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 11.8 ppg, 6.6 rpg Jatarie White … Read More

Football

Four-star athlete Mookie Cooper commits to Texas

Texas’ 2020 recruiting class grew to four members Saturday at noon when four-star athlete Mookie Cooper pledged to the Longhorns, joining quarterback Hudson Card and offensive linemen Logan Parr and Jake Majors. Cooper is a 5-foot-9 athlete from Trinity Catholic High School, which produced four-star wide receiver … Read More

Tennis

Texas men’s tennis team outlasts Illinois at ITA Indoor Championship

The Texas men’s tennis team took a hard-fought 4-3 win over Illinois at the ITA National Indoor Championship in Chicago Friday. Leonardo Telles clinched the win for the Longhorns in a match that had him trailing 5-3 in the final two sets. He defeated Zeke Clark 4-6, 7-5, 7-6 (5) … Read More

Baseball

Longhorns baseball opens season with extra-innings win

It took 10 innings to decide the first game of the season for the Longhorns baseball team, but it came away with a 3-1 win over Louisiana-Lafayette on the road Friday night. A two-out double by Austin Todd in the top of the 10th plated Duke Ellis and Bryce Reagan … Read More

Track & Field

Texas sets school record at JDL DMR Invitational

A group of runners competed at the JDL DMR Invitational, with the women bringing home a new school record, in Winston-Salem Friday. The Texas women set a new school record in the distance medley relay with a time of 11 minutes, 10.55 seconds before conversion due to the JDL Fast … Read More

Softball

Longhorns split a pair at St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational

The Longhorns split a pair of games at the St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational Friday, falling 7-1 to LSU after starting the day with a 5-1 win over Florida Atlantic in Clearwater, Fla. The loss to the No. 8 Tigers is the first for the No. 11 Longhorns (6-1) on the … Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas vs. Oklahoma State

Texas vs. Oklahoma State When: Noon Saturday Where: Erwin Center (capacity 16,540) TV/radio: CBS/104.9 The Horn About the series: Texas has a 50-44 lead in the all-time series, but it’s gone back and forth in recent years. Oklahoma State won … Read More

Longhorns TV schedule: Feb. 15-21

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. The Texas baseball team starts action on the road this weekend, facing Louisiana-Lafayette Friday through Sunday. First pitch … Read More

Softball

Texas softball earns fourth run-rule win in five games

The Texas softball team got on the scoreboard early and finished strong in a 10-0 win over California in five innings at the St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational in Clearwater, Fla. Thursday. The win makes the No. 11 Longhorns 5-0 with four run-rule victories as they’ve scored at least seven runs … Read More

On Second Thought Ep 126: Can Texas hoops make the NCAAs? Did Kyler Murray make the right decision?

In Episode 126 of the On Second Thought podcast, hosts Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden break down the road facing the Texas Longhorns after the failed upset bid of Kansas State. They also discuss Kyler Murray’s viability as an NFL first round draft pick and which Texas players could wow … Read More

Softball

Texas catcher Taylor Ellsworth to miss time with a hand injury

UT junior Taylor Ellsworth is considered “week-to-week” after needing surgery for an injury she sustained in last weekend’s Texas Classic. In a statement, Texas said that Ellsworth was having a “minor surgery” performed on Thursday. The injury to Ellsworth’s left hand leaves sophomore Mary Iakopo as the only catcher on … Read More

Golf

Cole Hammer named to Ben Hogan Award watch list

Texas golfer Cole Hammer, a freshman, has three top-25 finishes to start his collegiate career, leading to the Friends of Golf and Golf Coaches Association of America adding him to the Ben Hogan Award watch list. Last weekend, Hammer recorded his best finish at a tournament thus far, fourth place, … Read More

Football

Bohls: Why did one guru think Charles Omenihu could drop to the 4th round in the NFL draft?

Kirk Bohls released this week’s nine things and one crazy prediction. A couple were dedicated to the Longhorns. Here are Kirk’s takes on those items: On what grades one NFL draft guru gives the Longhorns: Checked in with NFL draft expert Lance Zierlein, who’s got his early draft … Read More

Men's Basketball

At the buzzer: No. 18 Kansas State 71, Texas 64

The Minister of Culture is now 1-1. Texas super fan Matthew McConaughey broke out the burnt-orange suit again for Tuesday’s game against 18th-ranked Kansas State but it lacked the same magic it had against Oklahoma. Blame the dry cleaners. The Wildcats practically shot … Read More

Women's Basketball

The No. 15 Texas women’s basketball team fends off Oklahoma State on the road

Sug Sutton scored 17 points on 7-of-10 shooting, adding seven rebounds and six assists, to lead the No. 15 Texas women’s basketball team to a 61-55 victory over Oklahoma State on Tuesday night in Stillwater, Okla. With the victory, the Longhorns (20-5, 10-3 Big 12 ) have now won at … Read More