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With Perrin in as interim athletic director, Plonsky says focus shouldn't be on her
September 17, 2015
At interim athletic director Mike Perrin’s introductory press conference Wednesday, women’s athletic director Chris Plonsky said Perrin is a great choice to replace Steve Patterson. But questions lingered: Why wasn’t Plonsky — who has worked for Texas athletics for 26 years and collegiate athletics for 39 — considered for the position?
Ten years later, senior guard Javan Felix reflects on Katrina evacuation
August 27, 2015
When senior guard Javan Felix evacuated New Orleans, he and his family left nearly everything behind. Felix, then 11, brought just three sets of clothes.
UT's model adoption of Title IX in 1970s is partially to thank for rise of women's athletics today
July 25, 2015
In her series on the implementation of Title IX at UT, columnist Jori Epstein examines how UT's early enthusiam for women's sports contributes to women's athletics prominence today and greater gender equity in the future.
If Texas Athletics is the front door of the University, Steve Patterson is the doorman
July 20, 2015
Columnist Jori Epstein examines the requirements of the Texas Athletics director and how Steve Patterson stacks up.
A writer's request: Visit the Nazi Olympics exhibit
July 13, 2015
Columnist Jori Epstein encourages students to attend "The Nazi Olympics: Berlin 1936" exhibit now on display in Darrel K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium to learn about the roots of prejudice and the dangers of being bystanders to injustice.
With new NCAA pay policy, give student athletes financial literacy, too
July 7, 2015
Columnist Jori Epstein thinks the NCAA's new pay policy are a good way to compensate student athletes for their work but that the University must provide them with tools to responsibly manage such compensation.
Regulations protect transgender athletes in intramural sports
June 29, 2015
Columnist Jori Epstein looks into how NCAA protections ensure equality for transgender athletes as they participate in intramural sports.
Recent student-athlete cheating allegations symptomatic of a greater problem
June 14, 2015
UT student-athletes will suffer because of the misconduct of those implicated in the Chronicle for Higher Education's recent allegations. Such a problem can be avoided in the future by changing the learning environment early, according to Columnist Jori Epstein.
Fenves must continue sexual assault awareness and prevention efforts
June 8, 2015
In the first column in a series about Title IX at UT, columnist Jori Epstein believes Fenves should develop campus resources to prevent sexual assault and expand upon Title IX compliance and protections at UT.
Doyle welcomes new challenges at center
October 13, 2014
Taylor Doyle started as a center for the first time ever at the Red River Showdown against Oklahoma on Saturday.
No. 9 Longhorns open conference play 2-0 versus No. 18 Baylor
March 24, 2013
Though unable to score in the first four innings of either weekend match this weekend, No. 9 Texas (29-4, 2-0) trumped No. 18 Baylor (26-7, 0-2) in both contests to start off conference play.
Texas pitches pair of shutouts against Texas State this weekend
March 11, 2013
Blaire Luna, Kim Bruins and Holly Kern combine to blank the Bobcats twice as Taylor Thom stays hot and Taylor Hoagland goes yard twice in Friday's series opener. The Longhorns face arguably their best opponent yet Thursday when they take on No. 3 Arizona.
Marielle Hall earns All-American honors as Texas comes up short
November 18, 2012
With 31 teams and 253 runners, Louisville’s E.P. “Tom” Sawyer Park course was a bustling place Saturday.
No. 19 Texas competes in NCAA Cross Country Championships
November 15, 2012
As a team, Texas finished second at the NCAA South Central Regional Championships on Friday, Nov. 9.
Longhorns place second at Regionals, qualify for NCAA Championships
November 11, 2012
Battling to finish top and qualify for the national championships, burnt orange erupted to the finish line in first and second.
Crossing into Sutherland country
November 8, 2012
Junior Sara Sutherland and the women’s cross country team have their own 6 a.m. stretch-out on a course or at the Richard Mithoff Track before morning drills.
Horns have two in the top ten at Big 12 Cross Country Championships
October 28, 2012
Sara Sutherland and Marielle Hall finished third (20:19.7) and sixth (20:32.7) at Saturday’s Big 12 Cross Country Championships.
Longhorns head to familiar territory for Big 12 Championships
October 25, 2012
When Texas competes in the Big 12 Championships Saturday, head coach Stephen Sisson doesn’t expect too many surprises.
Horns happy with fifth-place finish at Pre-Nationals
October 15, 2012
Sprinting across a national stage this weekend, Texas finished fifth at the Pre-Nationals Invitational on Saturday morning.
Longhorns hit Louisville for Pre-Nationals Invitational
October 11, 2012
Traveling to the state perhaps best known for its races, the Longhorns won’t be saddling horses this weekend in Kentucky.
Longhorn female racers take another first-place victory
October 2, 2012
Longhorn female racers trampled the Hancock Golf Course Saturday morning. With burnt orange and white suits splattered with mud, the team crossed the 5k finish line for another first-place victory.
After picking up a win in California, Texas looks to repeat last season's strong outing
September 27, 2012
As Longhorn runners loop the Hancock Golf Course three times this weekend, a diverse audience will crowd the Hyde Park Historic District of Austin to watch.
Women's cross country ready to race in California
September 21, 2012
No. 27 Texas races to the West Coast for the Pac 12 Preview Elite Invitational 5K Friday, Sept. 21.