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

Reagan Hathaway makes up for lost time as Texas sweeps through season’s opening weekend

This weekend, Texas junior Reagan Hathaway got a chance to reintroduce herself. Hathaway served as an offensive catalyst as Texas opened its softball season with a 4-0 showing at the McCombs Field-hosted Texas Classic. The lead-off hitter for Texas in three of those games, Hathaway went 3-for-9 … Read More

Men’s tennis team hammers Arkansas

The sixth-ranked Texas men’s tennis team thrashed the Arkansas Razorbacks 6-1 Sunday at Fayetteville, Ark. The Longhorns (9-0) won the doubles point and five of six singles matches. Senior Colin Markes took a 6-4, 6-2 victory over Pedro Dominguez Alonso, fellow senior Harrison Scott topped Enrique Paya 6-2, 6-4, and … Read More

Softball

Softball team 4-0 after routing Boston College

The Texas softball team capped a dominant performance in the season-opening Texas Classic with a 9-1 victory over Boston College on Sunday afternoon at McCombs Field. The 16th-ranked Longhorns have rolled to a 4-0 record under new coach Mike White, with three run-rule victories. Texas outscored its opponents 32-3 in … Read More

Women's Basketball

Holmes scores 22, leads No. 14 Texas women’s basketball over Kansas

Joyner Holmes matched a career-high with 22 points and the No. 14 Texas women’s basketball team jumped out early to beat Kansas 91-73 on Saturday night in Lawrence. The Longhorns (19-5, 9-3 Big 12) swept the season series with Kansas (12-10, 2-9) for the sixth consecutive season, and rebounded from … Read More

Track & Field

Texas track and field team concludes competition at Texas Tech Shootout

Adding to a pair of school records and various personal bests over the weekend, the Texas track and field squad took another win to close out competition at the Texas Tech Shootout Saturday. Elena Bruckner had the only win for the Longhorns in Lubbock. She won the … Read More

Men's Basketball

At the buzzer: Texas 75, West Virginia 53

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Texas was flat embarrassed by West Virginia last season. The Mountaineers’ 35-point win at WVU Coliseum was the most lopsided loss in UT coach Shaka Smart’s tenure in Austin. Texas returned the favor Saturday night. Kerwin Roach II opened the second … Read More

Golf

Texas men’s golf takes third at Amer Ari Invitational

The Texas men’s golf team had a tough final round, shooting 283, to finish in third place at the Amer Ari Invitational Saturday in Waikoloa, Hawaii. The Longhorns shot 829 overall, 12 shots back of first place Oklahoma State. The Horns’ final round followed a program-best 35-under par, 265 in … Read More

Tennis

Texas women’s tennis opens ITA Indoor Championships with sweep

The sixth-ranked Texas women’s tennis squad swept No. 12 Northwestern 4-0 to open the ITA National Team Indoor Championships in Seattle, Wash. Friday. The victory sets up a match with No. 1 Stanford Saturday at 10:30 p.m. in the quarterfinals. The Longhorns won three of the four singles victories in … Read More

Track & Field

Texas track and field team sets two school records

A pair of school records and various personal bests were set as the Texas track and field team competed at two events Friday. Sam Worley broke the school’s record in the mile, becoming the first runner to break 3 minutes, 58 seconds in the event. He ran a time of … Read More

Tennis

Texas men’s tennis tops Tulsa on the road

The Texas men’s tennis team won the doubles point and collected five singles wins to defeat Tulsa 6-1 on the road Friday. The win moves the No. 6 Longhorns to 8-0 in dual-match play this season. Christian Sigsgaard clinched the victory for Texas with a 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 win over … Read More

Golf

Cole Hammer in first place at Amer Ari Invitational

The Longhorns made a strong push Friday, led by Cole Hammer, to move from ninth place to third at the Amer Ari Invitational in Waikoloa, Hawaii. Texas shot 265, 16 shots better than their opening round, to sit at 546 through two rounds of the tournament. Hammer shot 64, tied … Read More

Softball

Weather pushes the start of Texas’ softball season back to Saturday

Mother Nature threw the first curveball of Mike White’s tenure at Texas. Two lengthy weather delays pushed back the start of UT’s 2019 softball season on Friday. Texas was set to host both Northwestern State and Boston College in the third and fourth games of a … Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas vs. Kansas

No. 14 Texas vs. Kansas 7 p.m. Saturday, Lawrence, Kan., 105.3, ESPN3 Records: Texas 18-5, 8-3; Kansas 12-9, 2-8 The series: Texas leads 27-10. Texas has won last 13 games. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 11.1 ppg, 6.7 rpg Jatarie White (C, 6-4, Sr.) — 11.2 … Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas at West Virginia

Texas at West Virginia When: 7 p.m. Saturday Where: WVU Coliseum (capacity 14,000) TV/radio: ESPN2/104.9 The Horn About the series: Texas leads the all-time series 10-8. The Longhorns won 61-54 when the two teams met in Austin on Jan. 5. Read More

Longhorns TV schedule: Feb. 8-14

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 men’s basketball team will try to move above .500 in the Big 12 in Saturday’s contest at West Virginia. Read More

Golf

Texas men’s golf in tie for 9th at Amer Ari Invitational

The Texas men’s golf team finished the first round of the Amer Ari Invitational in a tie for ninth in Waikoloa, Hawaii Thursday. The No. 12 Longhorns shot 281 and trail first place Oklahoma State by 14 shots. Cole Hammer led the Longhorns, shooting 67 in the round. He sits … Read More

Football

With its 2019 recruiting class finalized, Texas is also set to add sought-after walk-ons to its roster

At a press conference on Wednesday, Texas football coach Tom Herman chatted about the additions of Bru McCoy and Javonne Shepherd to his 2019 recruiting class. He, however, was not able to discuss all of his incoming recruits. Since they have not enrolled yet, Herman said he is … Read More

Football

Texas fans allowed to make donations for 2019 signee Derrian Brown’s medical costs

Texas fans wanting to make a donation help running back Derrian Brown’s medical costs can donate through an online fundraiser approved by the school’s compliance department. Brown, a member of the 2019 recruiting class from Buford, Ga., is currently hospitalized after having surgery … Read More

Volleyball

Spring scrimmages at home to be sandwiched by Texas’ trips to Hawaii and rival Texas A&M

Texas announced on Thursday that its volleyball team will scrimmage four times this spring. The Longhorns will host both North Texas and Texas State in the upcoming months. The Mean Green will clash with the burnt orange on March 26.  On April 4, Texas is set to host Texas State. Read More

Football

Vince Young issues public apology after DWI arrest on Monday

Former Texas star Vince Young issued a public apology late Wednesday after his recent arrest for allegedly driving under the influence at 4:30 a.m. Monday south of Houston. “On Sunday evening I was pulled over for suspicion of driving under the influence,” Young said in a … Read More