Bevo Beat

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


Texas men’s tennis team falls to USC on the road

The Texas men’s tennis team won two singles matches but were defeated by No. 11 Southern California 5-2 in Los Angeles on Wednesday. The No. 10 Longhorns got wins from Christian Sigsgaard and Adrian Ortiz, but it wasn’t enough to win the battle of top-11 teams. “This was a tough … Read More


Kaitlyn Papp and Longhorns win at Thompson Invitational

Texas freshman golfer Kaitlyn Papp earned her second victory in three events as she and the Longhorns won the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational in Kaneohe, Oahu, Hawaii on Wednesday. The No. 6 Longhorns took the team title, their second this season, after shooting 294 in the final round for an … Read More

Swimming & Diving

Relay team sets school record at NCAA swimming and diving championships

For the second year in a row, the Texas women’s relay team set a school record in the 800-yard freestyle as the NCAA swimming and diving championships kicked off in Columbus, Ohio Wednesday. Quinn Carrozza, Claire Adams, Evie Pfeifer and Rebecca Millard finished the race in fifth place while making … Read More


Longhorns baseball team rallies but falls short at Arkansas

The Texas Longhorns baseball team rallied but eventually fell 7-5 to the No. 5 Arkansas Razorbacks in Fayetteville on Wednesday. The Razorbacks swept the two-game series. Texas (9-9) took an early 2-0 lead, but five consecutive runs by Arkansas (13-4), including a four-run fourth inning, put the home team back … Read More


Sergio Garcia, wife Angela Akins, welcome baby girl to the family

If Sergio Garcia looks a little tired during the Masters, he has a terrific reason why: sleep is at a minimum for new parents. The professional golfer and Austinite’s wife Angela, daughter of former Longhorn quarterback Marty Akins, gave birth to a baby girl on Wednesday and named her Azalea … Read More

Men's Basketball

If the bracket was made out of brisket, Texas would win every time

It’s March in Austin, which means South by Southwest is in full swing. It also means that March Madness is about to start. Nothing combines culture and basketball quite like the bracket, and if you’ve survived this long in the age of the internet you’ve no doubt been subject to … Read More


Kaitlyn Papp and Longhorns lead at Thompson Invitational

The Texas women’s golf team sits in first place after the first round of the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational in Kaneohe, Oahu, Hawaii on Tuesday. Texas was led by freshman Kaitlyn Papp who shot 71 and 74 in the first two rounds of action. She leads overall at 145, 1 … Read More


Texas men’s golf team finishes tied for ninth at Lamkin Classic

The Texas men’s golf team finished tied for ninth place after the final round of the Lamkin Classic in Chula Vista, Calif. on Tuesday. Scottie Scheffler shot 71 to finish in a tie for 11th. He shot 213 overall. Steven Chervony finished in a tie for 27th. He shot 218, … Read More


Longhorns baseball team overpowered in Arkansas

Texas closer Beau Ridgeway got his first start of the season Tuesday night after struggling out of the bullpen to start the season. The result wasn’t what the Longhorns baseball team wanted, however, as they fell to No. 5 Arkansas 13-4 in Fayetteville. It was the first time Texas traveled … Read More


Longhorns softball team takes tough loss at South Carolina

The Texas Longhorns softball team nearly scored a big upset on Tuesday, but the No. 17 South Carolina Gamecocks came away with a 1-0 win in eight innings in Columbia. Krystan White provided the only offense the Gamecocks (22-3) needed when she hit a home run in the bottom of … Read More

Men's Basketball

Trigger warning: Texas, Nevada have faced each other in the NCAA Tournament before

Does something feel familiar about this NCAA Tournament first-round matchup for Texas? It should. The Longhorns met Nevada under similar circumstances in 2005, a meeting that will stir bad memories for burnt orange diehards. Eighth-seeded Texas led in the final minutes before allowing the No. 9 seed … Read More

Women's Basketball

Texas to play at home as NCAA tournament begins in Austin for Longhorns

Texas will open the NCAA women’s basketball tournament at  home on Saturday against Maine. The Longhorns, who earned a No. 2 seeding, were placed in the Kansas City regional, the NCAA announced Monday night. Also coming to the Erwin Center are Arizona State  and Nebraska. The Longhorns, their coaches and … Read More


Following three losses to Stanford, Texas finds itself unranked ahead of trip to Arkansas

A poor showing against Stanford has cost Texas its place among the nation’s top baseball teams. On Monday, D1Baseball revealed that it has dropped Texas from its weekly poll. Texas was ranked 23rd in the poll’s previous two installments. Texas (9-7) opened a four-game series with Stanford … Read More


Report: Former Longhorn baseball coach Augie Garrido hospitalized

According to a report, former Texas baseball coach Augie Garrido has been hospitalized with a “very serious medical condition.” On Sunday, D1Baseball’s Kendall Rogers reported that Garrido had been hospitalized over the weekend. Greg Swindell, the Longhorn Network broadcaster whose number has been retired by the Longhorns, … Read More

Men's Basketball

Dancing again! After difficult season, Longhorns back in NCAA Tournament

The Longhorns fought through numerous obstacles this season and faced some long odds at times. But Texas is still going dancing. The Texas men’s team received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament on Sunday after putting together a 19-14 campaign and finishing tied for sixth … Read More

Final pitch: Stanford blows out Texas again 11-1

For the third straight game, No. 23 Texas was blown out by No. 7 Stanford on Sunday afternoon at UFCU Disch-Falk Field as the Longhorns lost 11-1. The Cardinal scored three runs in the first and six in the fifth, and the Longhorns didn’t muster a base runner until two … Read More

Track & Field

Track and field school records fall at NCAA Indoor Championships

O’Brien Wasome and Alan Zapalac set Texas school records to highlight the final day of the NCAA Indoor Championships in College Station on Saturday. Wasome won the NCAA Championship in the triple jump with a school record of 55 feet, 2 1/4 inches. It’s the first title … Read More

Track and Field

Texas’ O’Brien Wasome earns NCAA championship with a record-breaking jump

On Saturday, sophomore O’Brien Wasome set a new standard at Texas. At the NCAA’s indoor championships in College Station, Wasome was crowned the champion in the triple jump. One day after he placed 10th in the long jump, Wasome leaped 55 feet, 2.25 inches meters in College Station … Read More


Final Pitch: Stanford uses four-run second to beat Texas, 9-3

A four-run second inning propelled the No.5 Stanford Cardinal to a 9-3 win over the No. 20 Texas Longhorns on Saturday at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. UT sophomore Blair Henley, who entered with a 2-0 record, started the game. Henley had only allowed one run in 17 innings pitched so far … Read More


Texas men’s tennis team sweeps Rice

The No. 10 Texas men’s tennis team cruised to a 7-0 win over the Rice Owls at the George R. Brown Tennis Center in Houston on Saturday. Colin Markes clinched the victory with a 7-6 (7), 6-2 win over Ashton Duke after Texas won the doubles point and swept through … Read More