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

Softball

Texas softball team takes wins by walk-off and run-rule at Puerto Vallarta College Challenge

The Texas softball team had a walk-off win and a run-rule victory at the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge in Mexico on Friday. The Longhorns trailed by a pair of runs heading into the bottom of the final inning before two homers and a walk-off double kept them undefeated with a … Read More

Tennis

Texas men’s tennis advances at ITA Indoor Championships

The No. 4 Longhorns earned a Top 25 win, defeating No. 16 UCLA 4-2 Friday at the ITA National Indoor Championships in Madison, Wis. The win advances Texas to the quarterfinals for the second year in a row. Christian Sigsgaard, ranked No. 12, clinched it with a 6-4, 6-7 (7), … Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas at Iowa State

Texas at Iowa State When: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: Hilton Coliseum (capacity 14,356) TV/radio: ESPN2/104.9 The Horn About the series: Texas leads the all-time series 24-17 and won six of the last seven matchups. Four Horns finished in double figures … Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas at Kansas

Texas at Kansas When: 6 p.m. Saturday Where: Allen Fieldhouse TV/radio: ESPN+/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 29-10 About the Longhorns: In Wednesday’s 69-51 loss to Iowa State, three different Longhorns — Holmes, Collier … Read More

Baseball

Black History Month at Texas: Calvin Murray

Throughout Black History Month, the American-Statesman will take a daily look at the black athletes who have had a lasting impact in Texas’ athletic department. Today, we are writing about baseball player Calvin Murray. An outfielder at Texas from 1990-92, Murray went out with a bang. As a junior, Murray … Read More

Softball

No run rule, but Texas softball wins

A three-run fourth inning helped the No. 6 Texas softball team take a 4-0 win over California Baptist at the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge in Mexico on Thursday. Unlike the Longhorns’ first six wins, all run-rule victories, this one against the Lancers took seven innings. Courtney Day recorded the shutout, … Read More

Tennis

No. 7 Texas women’s tennis sweeps Air Force

The No. 7 Texas women’s tennis team made it a clean sweep against Air Force, winning 7-0 at the Texas Tennis Center on Thursday. The Longhorns won the doubles point and added six straight sets victories to take the match. Bianca Turati clinched the match with a 6-3, 6-0 win … Read More

Football

Texas adds San Jose State to fill out 2025 football schedule

Texas has plugged the one future hole on its football schedule by agreeing to play San Jose State at Royal-Memorial Stadium in 2025, the school announced Thursday. By adding San Jose State, Texas has now completed its non-conference football scheduling through 2026. The Longhorns and Spartans … Read More

Football

Longhorn Confidential: 2021 Quarterbacks and Defensive Linemen

It’s Thursday, so it’s time to talk recruiting with the American-Statesman’s Danny Davis and Mike Craven. This week, Danny and Mike are taking a look at Texas and the recruitment of quarterbacks and defensive linemen during the 2021 recruiting cycle. Plus, three-star linebacker Terrence Cooks talks about his offer from … Read More

Football

On Second Thought Ep 168: Texas welcomes 7 new coaches; A.J. Abrams on Texas’ basketball shooting woes

In this week’s On Second Thought podcast, we hear from new Texas coordinators Mike Yurcich and Chris Ash on their challenges in 2020. Hosts Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls also discuss the newest position changes with spring football coming up. Plus, Texas hoops legend A.J. Abrams offers a possible remedy … Read More

Football

Black History Month at Texas: Henry Reeves

Throughout Black History Month, the American-Statesman will take a daily look at the black individuals who have had a lasting impact in Texas’ athletic department. Today, we are writing about team trainer Henry Reeves. A black athlete did not integrate UT’s athletic department until 1964, but Reeves was nonetheless a … Read More

Women's Basketball

Black History Month at Texas: Retha Swindell

Throughout Black History Month, the American-Statesman will take a daily look at the black athletes who have had a lasting impact in Texas’ athletic department. Today, we are writing about basketball player Retha Swindell. A 6-2 post from Center, Swindell was the first black woman to … Read More

Golf

Texas women’s golf team finishes third at Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge

The top-ranked Texas women’s golf team finished in third place at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge in Palos Verdes Estates, Calif. on Tuesday. Texas shot 855 through three rounds to finish 3 over par. The Longhorns had their best round Tuesday, shooting 281. Duke won the event, eight strokes ahead … Read More

Football

Lake Travis tight end Lake McRee backs off Texas pledge

Texas’ 2021 class dropped to six members Tuesday night when Lake Travis tight end Lake McRee decommitted from the Longhorns. The 6-4, 217-pound junior missed the 2019 season with a knee injury. The three-star originally picked Texas back in July before the beginning of his junior … Read More

Football

LISTEN: Texas offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich on QB Sam Ehlinger, calling plays in 2020

New Texas offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich said he welcomes the praise and criticism that comes with being the Longhorns’ new play-caller and working with quarterback Sam Ehlinger, who will be a senior next season.   … Read More

Football

LISTEN: Texas defensive coordinator Chris Ash on moving to a four-man front

New Texas defensive coordinator Chris Ash met with reporters for the first time Tuesday and discussed some of his early thoughts on the Longhorns’ defensive players and moving to a four-man front. Read More

Football

LISTEN: Texas coach Tom Herman discusses roster movement, new coaching staff

Texas coach Tom Herman met with reporters Tuesday and discussed all the offseason changes around the Longhorns program and some of the personnel changes both on the roster and the coaching staff. Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas vs. Iowa State

Texas vs. Iowa State When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Where: Erwin Center TV/radio: Longhorn Network/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Iowa State leads 20-19 About the Cyclones: Joens, who dislocated her shoulder in last week’s game against Oklahoma but … Read More

Softball

Texas senior Miranda Elish among the first honorees of the Big 12’s 2020 softball season

On Tuesday, the Big 12 acknowledged the breakout beginning of Miranda Elish’s senior season with its player of the week award. This is the first time that Elish has been the Big 12’s player of the week. She also won the NFCA’s weekly player award on Tuesday. Last season, Elish … Read More

Football

Black History Month at Texas: Ricky Williams

Throughout Black History Month, the American-Statesman will take a daily look at the black athletes who have had a lasting impact in Texas’ athletic department. Today, we are writing about football player Ricky Williams. Williams only wore the No. 34 for one of his four seasons at Texas, … Read More