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Joyner Holmes searches for solid role as starter
February 16, 2018
Joyner Holmes’ name blasted through the Frank Erwin Center. She ran out of the tunnel onto the hardwood, horns raised and grinning ear-to-ear.
Longhorns stay persistent, take down Texas Tech, 87-72
February 14, 2018
After a dominant 51-point victory over Texas Tech on Jan. 20, the Longhorns were sluggish in an 87-72 win over the Red Raiders on Wednesday night.
Texas’ freshmen ‘Gunners’ remain holstered — for now
February 6, 2018
Despite their accolades, Chasity Patterson, Destiny Littleton and Rellah Boothe are on pace to play the fewest total minutes out of any of Aston’s freshman classes at Texas.
Longhorns repress Mountaineers in 73-55 road win
February 5, 2018
The No. 6 Longhorns played their third game in a six-day span, capping the busy week with a dominant road win.
Texas gets revenge in 92-65 victory over TCU
February 3, 2018
No. 8 Texas got its revenge on Saturday in a 92-65 win over No. 22 TCU at the Frank Erwin Center.
Bench players look to make big impact against TCU
February 2, 2018
Everything was offbeat for the Longhorns.
Texas stifled inside and out in 81-56 road loss to Baylor
January 25, 2018
The Longhorns had a chance to prove their mettle in a matchup of the Big 12's two best teams but were dismantled by Baylor, 81-56, in Waco.
Baylor's Kalani Brown poses big threat to Texas on Thursday
January 23, 2018
Early in the third quarter of Saturday’s 75-50 win over Kansas State, Baylor senior forward Dekeiya Cohen lobbed a high-arching post feed to Kalani Brown.
Longhorns look to rebound against Texas Tech
January 18, 2018
Head coach Karen Aston kept her head held high. No. 9 Texas had just battled with the top-ranked team in the country — and lost.
No. 1 UConn staves off No. 9 Texas, 75-71
January 15, 2018
The Longhorns went toe-to-toe with the No. 1 team in the nation on Monday night at the Erwin Center, but fell just short in the end.
Holmes and Atkins power No. 7 Texas past Kansas, 79-62
January 13, 2018
Sophomore forward Joyner Holmes and senior guard Ariel Atkins combined for 33 points, 18 rebounds, five assists, four blocks and seven steals to lead the No. 7 Longhorns over Kansas on Saturday at the Erwin Center.
Column: Brooke McCarty is officially in a shooting slump
January 12, 2018
Senior guard Brooke McCarty is known for making shots, not missing them. But something’s been off lately.
Higgs powers Longhorns through slow start in 75-64 win over Kansas State
January 7, 2018
Early in their 75-64 win over Kansas State on Sunday, the No. 8 Longhorns' threes weren’t falling, they couldn’t find a good look inside and there weren’t many chances in transition. But then there was Lashann Higgs.
Higgs, Longhorns outgun Cowgirls 84-79
January 4, 2018
The victory pushes the Longhorns to 12-1 on the season and 3-0 in the Big 12.
Longhorns cast out Demons, overcome injuries in 68-44 win
December 13, 2017
Texas started its home game against Northwestern State on Wednesday night in a familiar position.
Texas falters against Tennessee, suffers first loss of season
December 11, 2017
A layup from senior guard Ariel Atkins with 2:07 remaining in the fourth quarter left Texas down 73-69. After a free throw from Tennessee freshman guard Anastasia Hayes, Atkins hit a jumper to cut the lead to three with 1:41 on the clock.
Jatarie White is moving past more than just defenders
December 7, 2017
It took Jatarie White two dribbles to get where she needed.
Longhorns silence Lady Bulldogs, stay perfect
December 3, 2017
No. 2 Texas has already established itself among the national elite this season, going 7–0 and winning by an average margin of 36.5 points to start the season.
Texas cruises to another victory at the Drum
December 1, 2017
During the halftime of Texas’ game against Louisiana Tech on Thursday night, former Longhorns Jody Conradt and Nell Fortner sat at midcourt reminiscing about their first game at the Frank Erwin Center.
Longhorns outpace Roadrunners, improve to 3-0
November 20, 2017
Freshman forward Rellah Boothe missed her first free throw, high-fived a few teammates, then lined back up to take her second. The streak was close to ending.
Scenarios: vs. Texas Tech
November 20, 2017
Nic Shimonek hadn’t had a bad game.
Scenarios: vs. No. 24 West Virginia
November 16, 2017
It’s become impossible to win in the Big 12 without a good quarterback.
Texas crushes Stetson on the boards in season opener
November 12, 2017
Texas isn’t quite as long as it used to be. In their season opener against Stetson on Sunday, the Longhorns got the message.
Scenarios: vs. Kansas
November 9, 2017
Nearly a year has passed and not much has changed for Texas and Kansas.
In more ways than one, Brooke McCarty is engaged
November 9, 2017
When senior guard Brooke McCarty rises up for a hesitation dribble, she always makes the same face.
Longhorns lock down against Oklahoma City
November 5, 2017
On Saturday, head coach Karen Aston was looking for a defensive stopper — someone who had the confidence to take on a talented offensive player from the opposing team and make her life miserable. She asked the Longhorns if anyone was ready to accept the challenge.
Scenarios: vs. No. 10 TCU
November 2, 2017
Before its game against Baylor, Texas had gone five straight games without a single running back gaining 50 yards rushing.
Scenarios: vs. Baylor
October 26, 2017
Though the show ended before he was born, Sam Ehlinger is still showing “Growing Pains” every week.
Newcomers stand out at Orange-White scrimmage
October 26, 2017
The Longhorns’ three freshmen waited until the second quarter to enter the game, but the year’s No. 3 recruiting class made the most of their chances.
Scenarios: vs. Oklahoma State
October 19, 2017
The Longhorns were unable to slow down redshirt senior quarterback Baker Mayfield and the potent Sooner offense in a 29-24 loss to then-No. 12 Oklahoma last week.
Scenarios: vs. Oklahoma
October 12, 2017
Last week, Iowa State handed then-No. 3 Oklahoma its first loss of the season, which dropped the Sooners nine spots in the AP Poll to No. 12.
Scenarios: vs. Kansas State
October 5, 2017
It’s been nearly a month since the Longhorns last played at home, but they’ll need to recapture the offensive firepower they found in a 56-0 win against San Jose State on Sept. 9 when they return to the 40 Acres to host Kansas State this weekend.
Ashley Shook claims Big 12 Freshman of the Week
October 4, 2017
On Monday, Big 12 officials named freshman setter Ashley Shook the Big 12 Freshman of the Week, the first award of her career.
Scenarios: vs. Iowa State
September 27, 2017
The Longhorn defense has been incredibly polarizing through three games.
Jackson-Jones' battles go beyond the hardwood
September 26, 2017
The Longhorns' women's basketball program made up a large portion of former player Tiffany Jackson-Jones' support group during her struggle with breast cancer.
Scenarios: vs. No. 4 USC
September 14, 2017
This season, Texas has allowed less total points and yards to opposing teams than No. 4 USC.
Scenarios: vs. San Jose State
September 7, 2017
If the Longhorns plan on avoiding a second consecutive upset, they must keep the ball out of the Spartans’ hands.
Longhorns find chemistry on and off the court in Italy
September 6, 2017
Karen Aston chose Italy as a Longhorn trip abroad to take her players on an expedition that would expose them to different cultures and basketball competition.
Scenarios: vs. Maryland
August 31, 2017
The Longhorns will be successful against Maryland if they can slow down the Terrapins’ high-octane ground game.
The four biggest storylines from Big 12 Football Media Days
July 18, 2017
College football season is still a few weeks down the road, but fans are already buzzing with excitement over the upcoming season. Coaches and players from each Big 12 school – along with Commissioner Bob Bowlsby – were on full display at The Star in Frisco on Monday and Tuesday for Big 12 Media Days.
Texas concludes up-and-down NCAA Outdoor Championships
June 11, 2017
After an impressive showing at preliminaries in which 23 Longhorns qualified for nationals, the stage was set for Texas to put on a show at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Oregon.
John Burt and Spencer Dunkerley-Offor come together at last
June 7, 2017
As soon as the starter pistol popped at the NCAA West Preliminaries on May 27, sophomore John Burt and senior Spencer Dunkerley-Offor found themselves at opposite ends of their 110-meter hurdles quarterfinal heat.
The first step is crucial for O’Brien Wasome
June 5, 2017
O’Brien Wasome has a specific routine before he attempts a long or triple jump. He starts by clapping his hands, encouraging the crowd—and his competitors—to join in.
Perseverance pays off for Alan Zapalac
May 4, 2017
During his junior year of high school, Alan Zapalac applied to work for a Texas Roadhouse restaurant in Wallis, Texas.
Texas fights through windy conditions at Longhorn Invitational
April 30, 2017
Strong winds coming up from the south flowed through Mike A. Myers Stadium all day Saturday at the Longhorn Invitational.
Gordon realizing leadership role ahead of Longhorn Invitational
April 28, 2017
Sitting inside the McFerrin Athletic Center at Texas A&M, senior sprinter Chrisann Gordon had her face buried in her hands.
Track and field shines at trio of meets
April 23, 2017
Despite being thousands of miles apart, the Longhorns collectively thrived at three separate meets this weekend.
Longhorns look to divide and conquer at outdoor season meets
April 21, 2017
The field, sprints and distance crews each travel to different meets this weekend.
Longhorn men run away with Texas Invitational victory
April 16, 2017
Prior to the Texas Invitational, head coach Mario Sategna said he was excited to see how some of the field athletes would perform.
Texas Invitational provides an opportunity to build for Zola Golden
April 14, 2017
Zola Golden made the journey south from her home in the suburb of Lagrangeville, New York, to the Bronx at least three times a week when she was younger.
Crouser, Carter share memories of Olympics and Texas Relays
April 3, 2017
Michelle Carter became the first American woman to win the Olympic gold in the shot put, and Ryan Crouser would go on days later to win gold in the men’s shot put.
Longhorns shine on final day of Texas Relays
April 2, 2017
Longhorn seniors and former Olympians lined the center of the field at Mike A. Myers Stadium as their names and accolades were called over the loudspeakers.
Longhorns pick up the pace on day three of Relays
April 1, 2017
Friday was a game of “survival of the fastest” as the sprints took flight in the early morning.
Longhorns battle through up-and-down second day of Relays
March 31, 2017
After an impressive first day at the Texas Relays by the Longhorns’ multi group, Texas was snared by a few setbacks on day two.
Youth a key factor for Longhorns at Texas Relays
March 30, 2017
Of the 7,700-plus athletes who entered to compete at the Texas Relays this week, 18 of them are freshmen for the Longhorns.
Teahna Daniels’ road to recovery returns to Texas Relays
March 27, 2017
Sitting on the bleachers on the south side of the Mike A. Myers Stadium, sophomore Teahna Daniels took a deep sigh and raised her finger to point at the opposite end of the track.
Charles Anumnu prepares for outdoor debut at Victor Lopez Classic
March 23, 2017
Despite being on the road this weekend, Charles Anumnu feels he still has the home advantage at the upcoming Victor Lopez Classic.
Texas men and women finish ninth and 25th at NCAA Indoors
March 12, 2017
After taking fifth place in the preliminary round of the 60-meter hurdles on Friday, freshman Rushelle Burton once again found herself in uncharted territory: the final round of the NCAA Indoor Championship.
Longhorns set to run at NCAA Indoors
March 9, 2017
The Longhorns travel to College Station this weekend to take on the nation’s top competitors at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships on March 10 and 11.
The Longhorn men win their third title in five seasons
February 27, 2017
In every season since 2013, at least one of Texas’ track and field teams have won the conference championship. This year, it was the men’s turn.
Track star Mahler tunes into Austin atmosphere
February 21, 2017
A pregnant woman and the soon-to-be father of her child lay asleep one night. Neither of them knew the sex of the baby, as is custom in Native American tradition. Suddenly, the man woke up from his dream.
Alex Rogers wins mile at Alex Wilson Invitational
February 20, 2017
The Longhorns came away with a victory at the Alex Wilson Invitational on Saturday following a personal record set by Rogers in the mile run.
Longhorns shine on the road in Washington, Arkansas
February 12, 2017
The Longhorns achieved solid performances all around at a pair of meets over the weekend and proved once again they are not to be overlooked.
Texas finishes strong on second day of trio of meets
February 6, 2017
Texas entered a weekend full of track and field action ready to kick its season off to a hot start.
Big 12 Notebook: SEC/Big 12 Challenge ends in 5-5 tie
January 30, 2017
Everything went according to plan for Iowa State early in Saturday’s game.
Robinson, Gordon set to begin spring season
January 19, 2017
The Longhorns are set to kick off another indoor track and field season with goals to improve upon last season’s success.
Longhorns in the NBA
January 18, 2017
Before the annual NBA All-Star Game is played, fans are encouraged to vote for their favorite players to start for each conference’s team.
Longhorns making noise early in NBA season
November 30, 2016
One month into the NBA regular season, teams now have a decent sample size of games under their belts and their rosters have started to gel.
Questions revolve around Spurs, Warriors heading into NBA opening night
October 24, 2016
The San Antonio Spurs storm into the Bay Area on Oct. 25 to play the Golden State Warriors on the opening night of the 2016-2017 NBA regular season.
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