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

Football

This week in NFL mock drafts: Last call for guesses on where some Longhorns will next play football

When the 2019 NFL Draft kicks off on Thursday, a handful of Longhorns will find out the locations of their future homes. There is no shortage of Longhorns who have their eyes on a career in the NFL. Last month, Texas had 18 players workout at its pro timing day. UT … Read More

Fairmont Austin brings burnt orange to Austin skyline

Drivers may have seen a little more burnt orange than usual on their Sunday evening commute down I-35. The Fairmont Austin Hotel in downtown Austin lit up the skyline with the shape of a giant Texas Longhorns logo on Sunday, according to KXAN. KXAN wrote … Read More

Baylor tops UT in Big 12 men’s tennis final

The eighth-ranked Baylor men’s tennis team won the doubles point and then piled up three singles victories Sunday to beat No. 2 Texas 4-1 in the final of the Big 12 Championships. The Longhorns (23-3) started off on the right foot as sixth-ranked Harrison Scott and Christian Sigsgaard rolled to … Read More

Tennis

Texas women sweep Texas Tech to reach Big 12 Tennis Championship final

The Longhorns made it 12 straight victories as they advanced to the final of the Big 12 Tennis Championship with a 4-0 win over Texas Tech on Saturday in Lawrence, Kan. Fernanda Labraña clinched the match with a 6-1, 6-3 win over Olivia Peet. The Longhorns will face Oklahoma State … Read More

Tennis

Texas men advance to Big 12 Tennis Championship final

The Longhorns defeated Oklahoma 4-2 to advance to the final of the Big 12 Tennis Championship in Lawrence, Kan., on Saturday. Colin Markes topped Mason Beiler 6-4, 6-3 to clinch the match for the Longhorns. No. 2 Texas is now set to face Baylor in the final Sunday at 1 … Read More

Baseball

Oklahoma State completes sweep over Texas baseball

The Texas baseball team took multiple leads over Oklahoma State, but none lasted as the Cowboys topped the Longhorns in a walk-off 11-10 win to complete the sweep in Stillwater on Saturday. A six-run sixth inning and two runs in the ninth doomed UT this time. Oklahoma State (25-13, 10-5 … Read More

Baseball

Texas baseball routed again by Oklahoma State

The Oklahoma State Cowboys routed the Texas baseball team for the second game in a row, topping the Longhorns 10-2 in Stillwater, Okla., on Friday night. The Cowboys (24-13, 9-5 Big 12) have outscored the Longhorns 25-2 over the last two games. Carson McCusker went 4-for-5 with two runs scored, … Read More

Softball

Texas softball falls to OU on final play at the plate

Two runs scored in the top of the eighth inning put Oklahoma in position to beat the Texas softball team 4-3 at McCombs Field on Friday night. Texas (36-11, 7-5 Big 12) once again flirted with defeating the top team in the country but came up short on the final … Read More

Tennis

Texas women advance at Big 12 Tennis Championships

The Texas women defeated Baylor 4-1 in a quarterfinal match to advance at the Big 12 Tennis Championships in Lawrence, Kan., on Friday. Petra Granic defeated Paula Baranano to clinch the 11th straight win for the Longhorns. Granic won 6-4, 7-5 to set up a semifinal match with Texas Tech … Read More

Longhorns TV schedule: April 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. The Texas baseball team hasn’t won a conference series since it defeated Texas Tech on March 17. The Longhorns got off … Read More

Baseball

Oklahoma State dominates Texas baseball team in series opener

Trevor Boone hit three home runs and the Texas baseball team never really threatened Oklahoma State, falling 15-0 in Stillwater, Okla., on Thursday night. The Longhorns only managed just one hit while Jensen Elliott (7–3) dominated on the mound. He struck out 7 and walked just two to pick up … Read More

Softball

UT’s O’Leary in running for freshman honor

Texas pitcher Shea O’Leary is one of 25 candidates for the Schutt Sports/National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division I National Freshman of the Year award, it was announced Thursday. O’Leary is 12-1 and set a freshman record for UT, starting her career 11-0. She pitched a perfect game March 27 against … Read More

Softball

Texas phenom Shea O’Leary considered ‘day-to-day’ for series with No. 1 Oklahoma

In a battle between two of the nation’s top pitching staffs, Texas may be fighting without one of its aces. Texas coach Mike White told reporters on Wednesday that freshman standout Shea O’Leary might miss the 11th-ranked Longhorns’ upcoming series against No. 1 Oklahoma. A right-handed pitcher, O’Leary is dealing … Read More

Football

On Second Thought Ep 134: Kirk Bohls’ chat with Tiger, Texas spring football, NBA

In Episode 134 of On Second Thought, Kirk Bohls talks about his chat with Tiger Woods at Augusta regarding his renewed quest to top Jack Nicklaus’ record of 18 majors after winning his fifth Masters. The guys also discuss new Texas running back Jordan Whittington’s potential impact and Todd Orlando’s … Read More

Golf

Cole Hammer named a semifinalist for the Ben Hogan Award

Cole Hammer is a semifinalist for the Ben Hogan Award, the Hogan Trophy Foundation, Friends of Golf and the Golf Coaches Association of America announced Wednesday. The freshman at UT has a 69.63 stroke average to lead the Longhorns and owns various amateur championships from 2018, including the Western Amateur … Read More

Baseball

The Final Pitch: Texas 7, Lamar 2

On Tuesday, Texas took care of business in its midweek meeting with Lamar at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Two days after it was shutout by Kansas State, the Texas offense got to work in the third inning. Turner Gauntt’s single from the batting order’s ninth slot led off an … Read More

Softball

Texas softball survives threat from Mavericks

Singles by Kaitlyn Slack and Janae Jefferson helped lift the Texas softball team to a 4-3 win over UT-Arlington on Tuesday in Arlington. Jefferson went 2-for-4 with the winning RBI while Slack drove in two runs to help Texas come back against the Mavericks. Brooke Bolinger got the start, but … Read More

Tennis

Texas men’s tennis moves to No. 2 in latest rankings

The Texas men’s tennis team dropped one spot in the Oracle/Intercollegiate Tennis Association rankings, released Tuesday. The Longhorns sit at No. 2 after winning twice over ranked teams since the last rankings were released. Ohio State is No. 1. Texas still has two players ranked in the top 5, the … Read More

Golf

Texas women’s golf team makes it three straight Big 12 championships

The Texas women’s golf team had four players finish in the top 5 — including Agathe Laisne, who won the individual title — to seal its third-straight Big 12 Championship at the Golf Club of Oklahoma in Broken Arrow, Okla., on Tuesday. The Longhorns shot 877, 13 over par to … Read More

Football

Golden: Coach Herman, get Jordan Whittington the ball this fall

In this week’s Golden’s Nuggets, Ced touches on a Bevo-related item. Here is his take: There wasn’t a whole lot of offense on display at the Orange-White game, but freshman running back Jordan Whittington looked anything but a newcomer from first glance. The Cuero product is big … Read More