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

San Antonio Spurs celebrate the Longhorns for College Spirit Night

Basketball season is in full swing and what better way to watch an NBA game then to cheer on both the Texas Longhorns and the San Antonio Spurs. Since 2017, the San Antonio Spurs and FOX Sports Southwest have hosted College Spirit Nights, a night … Read More

Football

Black History Month at Texas: Earl Campbell

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 Earl Campbell. One of UT’s all-time greatest athletes, the Tyler Rose bloomed at Texas from 1974-77. Campbell arrived … Read More

women's golf

Pat Weis (1930-2020): First women’s golf coach at Texas remembered as ‘a giant within our sport’

Pat Weis, the first-ever coach of the women’s golf program at Texas, passed away in Austin at the age of 89 on Sunday. Texas announced the death of Weis on Sunday evening. Details regarding funeral services are pending. We lost a legend today. Read More

Softball

No. 6 Texas closes out a successful first weekend with another run-ruled rout

Miranda Elish went deep again on Sunday, and a blowout win at home helped No. 6 Texas continue its scorching start to the 2020 softball season. The 18-2 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at McCombs Field was UT’s sixth of the season’s opening week. The Longhorns … Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas vs. No. 1 Baylor

Texas vs. No. 1 Baylor When: 8 p.m. Monday Where: Erwin Center (capacity 16,540) TV/radio: ESPN/104.9 The Horn About the series: Texas leads the all-time series 163-92. Baylor captured the first matchup in first half of … Read More

Men's Basketball

Black History Month at Texas: LaSalle Thompson

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 LaSalle Thompson. A 6-10 center from Cincinnati, Thompson wore the No. 42 for Texas from 1980-82. Thompson ranks … Read More

Golf

Texas men’s golf takes second place at Amer Ari Invitational

The No. 25 Texas men’s golf team shot 827 overall to finish in second place at the Amer Ari Invitational in Waikoloa, Hawaii on Saturday. The Longhorns finished 37 under par with a final round score of 279. They shot 274 in each of the first and second rounds. Pepperdine … Read More

Tennis

Texas women’s tennis team beats Illinois in consolation bracket

The No. 7 Texas women’s tennis team won 4-1 over Illinois in the consolation bracket of the ITA Team Indoor Championships in Chicago on Saturday. Fernanda Labraña defeated Ashley Yeah 6-2, 7-6 to clinch the match for the Longhorns. The Longhorns won the doubles point and had three singles wins … Read More

Softball

Texas softball team makes it five run-rule wins in a row

The No. 6 Texas softball team made history with five straight run-rule wins to open the season, topping Wichita State 9-1 in five innings on Saturday at the Texas Classic. Texas fans also set an attendance record at McCombs Field as 1,260 were in attendance. The old record was 1,251, … Read More

Tennis

Texas men’s tennis tops Georgia in Top-25 battle

The No. 4 Texas men’s tennis team battled the No. 18 Georgia Bulldogs to win 4-3 at the Texas Tennis Center on Saturday. Texas won the doubles point and three singles contest to secure the win. Christian Sigsgaard, ranked No. 12, clinched the win with a 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 decision … Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas at Texas Tech

Texas at Texas Tech When: 1 p.m. Sunday Where: United Supermarkets Arena TV/radio: ESPNU/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 74-29 About the Longhorns: This will be Texas’ first appearance since a 64-44 loss at … Read More

Soccer

Black History Month at Texas: Abby Smith

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 soccer player Abby Smith. Smith anchored the Texas defense from 2012-15 from the goalkeeper position. Among UT’s all-time goalkeepers, only … Read More

Tennis

Texas women’s tennis team falls at ITA Team Indoor Championships

The No. 7 Texas women’s tennis team fell 4-3 in a back-and-forth battle with No. 9 Florida State at the ITA Team Indoor Championships in Chicago on Friday. The Longhorns lost the doubles point as the Turati sisters came up with UT’s only victory. The Seminoles then won three singles … Read More

Softball

Longhorns softball team adds another run-rule win

The Texas Longhorns softball team made it three straight run-rule wins at the Texas Classic with a 12-0 win in five innings over Lamar on Friday. Ariana Adams took the win, giving up one hit and striking out four in four innings. Courtney Day drove in three runs and homered. Read More

Swimming & Diving

Texas men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams sweep SMU

Both Texas men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams took victories over SMU on Friday in Dallas. The No. 1 men’s team took a 194-101 win to finish the regular season undefeated. The Longhorns set 11 pool records at the Robson & Lindley Aquatics Center. The women’s team, ranked No. Read More

Golf

Texas men’s golf falls to second place after two rounds

The Texas men’s golf team fell to second place after the second round of the Amer Ari Invitational in Waikola, Hawaii on Friday. The Longhorns matched their first round score, a 14-under 274, but Georgia Tech shot five shots better. Pierceson Coody had the best day for Texas, shooting 6 … Read More

Football

Four Longhorns receive invitations to the NFL Scouting Combine

With the NFL Draft set to kickoff on April 23, a quartet of Longhorns have been scheduled for a job interview. On Friday, the NFL revealed the names of the 337 players it had invited to its annual scouting combine. Receivers Devin Duvernay and Collin Johnson, … Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas vs. Texas Tech

Texas vs. Texas Tech When: 3 p.m. Saturday Where: Erwin Center (capacity 16,540) TV/radio: ESPN2/104.9 The Horn About the series: Texas holds the all-time series lead 86-60. However, the Red Raiders have been making some headway the last few seasons, … Read More

Football

Texas’ Tom Herman completes new coaching staff by hiring Mark Hagen from Indiana

Texas coach Tom Herman finished out his coaching staff remodel Friday by announcing the hire of Indiana’s Mark Hagen as the Longhorns’ new defensive line coach. Hagen was the Hoosiers’ co-defensive coordinator the last two seasons and had been with his alma mater in Bloomington, Ind., … Read More

Football

Black History Month at Texas: Johnny “Lam” Jones

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 two-sport star Johnny “Lam” Jones. Already a Lampasas legend due to his performance at the state … Read More