Bevo Beat

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

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

Baseball

‘I want to see performances’: Can Matteo Bocchi turn in a strong midweek start for Texas?

When Lamar University visits UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Tuesday night, the Cardinals will be greeted by Texas senior pitcher Matteo Bocchi. This will be Bocchi’s second start and 11th appearance of the season. The senior right-hander is coming off an effective relief appearance against Rice. Among the … Read More

women's golf

UT women’s golf team takes huge lead in Big 12 Championship

The second-ranked Texas women’s golf team is dominating the Big 12 Championship with a 22-shot lead going into Tuesday’s final round at the Golf Club of Oklahoma in Broken Arrow, Okla. The Longhorns also have four in the top five spots in the individual standings after two rounds. Agathe Laisne … Read More

Tennis

Ex-UT tennis coach Michael Center could get at least a year in prison in admissions scandal

Federal prosecutors will recommend that former University of Texas tennis coach Michael Center spend more than one year in prison for accepting $100,000 to help a student get into the university under false pretenses in 2015. The specifics of a plea negotiation approved by Center and his lawyer are outlined in a … Read More

Baseball

Texas drops out of D1Baseball poll following a rough weekend against Kansas State

Two losses over the weekend have cost Texas its standing among the nation’s top teams. Texas was voted out of the D1Baseball poll on Monday.  Previously ranked 14th, Texas (23-15) did add two wins to its resume last week. UT, however, was penalized by the pollsters due to … Read More

Baseball

The Final Pitch: Kansas State 2, Texas 0

The fourth shutout thrown against Texas this season cost the Longhorns a chance to claim a conference series against the visiting Wildcats. On Sunday’s second pitch, Kansas State third baseman Cameron Thompson homered over the fence in right field. The Wildcats squeezed in a run with a fourth-inning bunt. Those … Read More

Football

Roschon Johnson debuts at UT’s spring scrimmage, but quarterback is ‘not ready right now’

At the Orange-White Spring Game on Saturday, fans got their first looks at the early enrollees from Texas’ 2019 recruiting class. Of the 10 early enrollees, running back Jordan Whittington had the biggest day. Whittington rushed for a scrimmage-high 62 yards and was targeted seven times in … Read More

Football

Texas offer offensive linemen James Brockermeyer, Jonah Miller

Texas handed out a pair of new offers to offensive linemen in the 2021 class in center James Brockermeyer and offensive tackle Jonah Miller at the Orange-White Game on Saturday. It’s a loaded cycle for offensive linemen and the Longhorns are searching … Read More

Volleyball

Longhorns volleyball closes out spring schedule with win over A&M

The Longhorns volleyball team concluded the spring season with a sweep of Texas A&M in College Station on Friday night. The Longhorns won 25-16, 25-17, 25-20, led by Logan Eggleston’s 14 kills and Brionne Butler’s six blocks. Micaya White had 11 kills while Jhenna Gabriel assisted on 15 points. Sydney … Read More

Golf

Longhorns, Hammer take second at ASU Thunderbird Invitational

Cole Hammer shot a team-best 67 to lead the No. 7 Longhorns to second place at the ASU Thunderbird Invitational at the Papago Golf Course in Phoenix, Ariz., on Saturday. Hammer took second place, trailing winner Chun An Yu of Arizona State by four strokes. Hammer finished at 205, 8 … Read More

Golf

Longhorns in second place at ASU Thunderbird Invitational

A pair of Longhorns sit in the top 10 of the ASU Thunderbird Invitational tournament after two rounds at the Papago Golf Course in Phoenix, Ariz. Cole Hammer shot 138 (71-67) to sit tied for fourth while Pierceson Coody tied for 10th after shooting 140. Coody shot 72 in the … Read More

Tennis

No. 1 Texas men’s tennis squad outlasts Oklahoma State

The No. 1 Texas men’s tennis team defeated Oklahoma State 4-3 to win at least a share of the Big 12 regular-season title Friday night in Stillwater. Leonardo Telles defeated Mathieu Scaglia 6-4, 5-7, 6-3 to clinch the victory for Texas. The Longhorns had built a 3-1 lead after Harrison … Read More

Baseball

The Final Pitch: Kansas State 6, Texas 4

The top-ranked team in the Big 12, Texas dropped to 4-5 in conference play following Friday’s two-run loss at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Kansas State scored twice in the first inning before taking a 4-1 lead on Chris Ceballos’ two-run homer in the sixth session. Texas quickly responded with two runs … Read More

Tennis

Texas women’s tennis clinches at least share of Big 12 title, Joffe wins 200th

The No. 6 Texas women’s tennis team survived a tough test Friday, defeating Iowa State 4-3 in Urbandale, Iowa, to win at least a share of the regular-season Big 12 title. The victory was also the 200th in the coaching career of Howard Joffe, who is 200-87 overall as a … Read More

Football

Kickoff time set for Texas’ football game against Rice

The Texas football team will visit Rice on Sept. 14 with kickoff announced for 7 p.m. at NRG Stadium in Houston. It is the third game of the season for the Longhorns and the final non-conference game of the season before hosting Oklahoma State the following week to … Read More

Longhorns TV schedule: April 12-18

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 continues Big 12 action Friday as it begins a series with Kansas State at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Read More

Softball

Texas-Oklahoma to draw a crowd during next week’s softball clash in Austin

Tickets to the next chapter of the Red River Rivalry may be tough to find. Texas has announced that all three games for next week’s softball series between UT and Oklahoma are sold out. McCombs Field has a capacity of 1,254. The attendance record for the 22-year-old … Read More

Volleyball

Familial foes: Sydney Petersen to welcome mother and sister to town during 2019 volleyball season

During this upcoming volleyball season, Gregory Gym will host a family reunion. The University of Northern Iowa announced on Wednesday that it will open its 2019 season with a match at Texas. The match-up on Aug. 30 will feature two teams that reached the NCAA’s tournament in 2018. In the … Read More

Men's Basketball

NBA-bound Jaxson Hayes becomes latest one-and-done Longhorn

Texas freshman Jaxson Hayes was supposed to be an anchor for the future. Instead, he’s merely the latest one-and-done Longhorn headed to the NBA draft. The school announced Thursday what practically everyone inside Cooley Pavilion already knew. Hayes will hire an agent and start immediately on … Read More