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‘Growing’ Texas team is impressing early
September 16, 2019
For a team with little experience, the consistency shown from the ranking week in and week out shows Texas volleyball's progression in the early season.
White, Eggleston impress as Longhorns roll Wichita State
September 15, 2019
There’s nothing quite like a powerful duo, and senior outside hitter Micaya White and sophomore outside hitter Logan Eggleston fit this bill perfectly Saturday, as Texas volleyball handily swept Wichita State 3-0; 25-13, 25-9, 25-15 to close out the Shocker Volleyball Classic with two wins.
Notes from the opponent: Eric Barber, The Rice Thresher
September 12, 2019
The Daily Texan spoke to Eric Barber, assistant sports editor at The Rice Thresher.
Big 12 power rankings: Baylor climbs with another resounding win
September 12, 2019
Double coverage editor Marcus Krum breaks down the Big 12 rankings for Week Three.
Ingram, Johnson move on from Week Two performances
September 10, 2019
There may not be many more oft-discussed position groups in college football than that of running back at Texas. In the Longhorns’ Week Two shootout loss to LSU, the room that was struggling with depth got even more interesting.
Longhorns fall in tightly contested clash with Stanford
September 8, 2019
As Texas fans recovered from Saturday night’s loss to LSU, the No. 3 Longhorns (3-0) went into Palo Alto, California for a high-stakes matchup with No. 1 Stanford. After a back and forth contest that lasted five sets, it was the Cardinal that survived, winning 17-25, 25-18, 25-11, 21-25, 15-12.
LSU’s early goal line stands doom Longhorns in shootout
September 8, 2019
Sam Ehlinger stood in the shotgun with less than five yards separating the junior quarterback’s offense from the end zone not once, not twice but six times in the first quarter, yet LSU refused to give the Longhorns anything to show for it.
Notes from the opponent: Kennedi Landry, LSU Reveille
September 6, 2019
The Daily Texan spoke with Kennedi Landry, sports editor of LSU’s The Daily Reveille.
Longhorn lookback: Whittington’s injury poses major issues to running back depth
September 6, 2019
Freshman running back Jordan Whittington played just one half in his debut at Texas after reaggravating a sports hernia injury. He will miss extended time, leaving the depth at running back extremely thin.
Big 12 power rankings: Cyclones fall as Cowboys rise
September 5, 2019
Double coverage editor Marcus Krum breaks down the Big 12 rankings for Week Two.
Seniors lead youthful Texas team into high-caliber matchups
September 3, 2019
Texas is just one week into the season, and it has already displayed its wealth of underclassmen who have earned starting spots and plentiful playing time. Yet, as the team dives headfirst into the toughest section of this year’s schedule, it will be a group of seniors that lead the way into pressure-packed matchups.
Young players lift Longhorns to win in first ranked contest of season
September 2, 2019
Texas volleyball's talent was on display Sunday as the No. 4 Longhorns took down No. 14 USC at Gregory Gym. After a shaky start, the Longhorns were aggressive in their attack and made USC pay for any mistakes it made.
Texas closes out back-and-forth battle to start season with win
August 30, 2019
Texas pulls away in the fourth set after squeaking out close victories, at times relying on opponents’ mistakes. In the season opener, the Longhorns came through with a 3-1 win over the University of Northern Iowa.
Notes from the Opponent: Cory Diaz, The News-Star
August 30, 2019
The Daily Texan spoke with Cory Diaz, sports writer for The News-Star in Monroe, Louisiana.
Big 12 power rankings — Oklahoma remains team to beat
August 30, 2019
Double coverage editor Marcus Krum breaks down the Big 12 rankings for Week One — and Texas is making its way to the top.
Daniels highlights group of Longhorns to compete at IAAF World Championships
August 9, 2019
Running in the Toyota USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships, the odds seemed stacked against former Texas sprinter Teahna Daniels, who was competing against several Olympians and NCAA champions. Even with the pressure of competing for a spot at the World Championships, it didn’t seem to faze her.
Longhorns finding identity in fall camp
August 9, 2019
Fall camp is the time to forge team identities and create internal momentum heading into the season. With Texas now practicing in full pads, it’s full steam ahead for the beginning of the season. Here are some of the top storylines as fall camp continues:
DerMargosian’s name drives personal energy, identity
May 8, 2019
Tuesday DerMargosian doesn’t need your approval. She doesn’t care if you like her “loud” personality or her eternal optimism.
Texas to fall back on stellar pitching staff in Big 12 Championship tournament
May 7, 2019
It’s been 14 years since Texas Softball claimed a Big 12 Tournament championship. And for the first time in years, the Longhorns will head into the postseason as true contenders for the conference title.
Hayter surprised by brother’s military homecoming in senior day game
May 5, 2019
“To just see her expression and to see her be so happy to see her brother, no words can explain that,” Keith said. “It’s just really awesome.”
Elish throws another complete game as Longhorns sneak by Baylor
May 4, 2019
87 minutes, 77 Elish pitches, 17 Baylor hitters and a wild Kentucky Derby finish later, with the sun shining golden near the horizon, Dawson walked to become the Bears’ only other baserunner in the ballgame as Elish dominated for a complete game one-hitter in the 1-0 Texas victory.
Texas picks up hits from every part of lineup in dominant win
April 27, 2019
Texas Softball’s torrid offensive start to the season has cooled off as of late.
After weekend’s three losses, Longhorns look to build on learning experience
April 23, 2019
In the wake of defeat, optimism is abound with Texas Softball. Coming off the toughest weekend series of the season, there is still no shortage of positivity surrounding the team.
Texas can’t overcome mistake-free Oklahoma as Sooners sweep
April 20, 2019
It had been 18 games and 1,827 days of futility against Oklahoma, and twice, it came down a matter of inches.
Texas falls to Oklahoma again in wild extra-inning finish
April 19, 2019
Many things can be said about the storied Texas-Oklahoma rivalry. But don’t ever call it boring.
Oklahoma capitalizes on Texas mistakes, takes first game in weekend series
April 18, 2019
It took four innings of hard-fought Red River Rivalry softball to build the series opener into a pitchers duel. Yet all it took was seven pitches to lose it.
Longhorns use late-game comeback to win tune-up before Oklahoma
April 16, 2019
It took until the sixth inning for Texas to do it. But finally, after staying within reach for five innings, the Longhorns broke through with a big rally, winning 4-3 at UT-Arlington on Tuesday.
Iakopo powers Texas to sixth consecutive home win
April 11, 2019
When a softball team is struggling at the plate, sometimes all it takes is one player to lift the offense to a victory. In a 5-0 win over Houston on Wednesday night, catcher Mary Iakopo provided that and more for Texas.
Late runs doom Longhorns during loss in Lubbock
April 7, 2019
What lifted Texas Softball over Texas Tech on Friday was no longer in the Longhorns’ favor in Saturday’s game two. Late-game scoring was what proved to be the difference in Friday’s victory over the Red Raiders.
Texas does just enough to edge Red Raiders in pitchers’ duel
April 5, 2019
It wasn’t one of those days where balls were flying off Texas bats. In fact, it was quite the opposite. Yet, the Longhorns didn’t need that to pick up another one in the win column Friday.
Two knee surgeries left Reagan Hathaway unable to walk. Now, she’s leaving it behind her
April 2, 2019
She felt a searing pain in her right knee. Hathaway tore her ACL and medial and lateral meniscus, an injury that would sideline her for the next season and a half. Yet Hathaway is not letting this accident define her career as a Longhorn. Instead, she has come back this season with a vengeance,
Elish helps avoid sweep after Longhorns drop first two games
March 31, 2019
The start of conference play may be a “new season,” but the first road games in conference are a whole different animal.
O’Leary knocked out of game early in blowout loss
March 31, 2019
The last two games have been nothing short of a roller coaster for pitcher Shea O’Leary. On Wednesday, she threw her first career perfect game. Saturday, she only lasted 1.1 innings in an 8-0 loss to Oklahoma State in Stillwater.
Pitcher’s duel ends in disappointment as Longhorns fall in Stillwater
March 30, 2019
Miranda Elish did all she could in the circle for Texas.
First conference road test looms as Longhorn rotation clicks
March 26, 2019
As Big 12 play enters full swing, it’s time for the good teams to start to show they’re just that.
Power surge: Texas batters Iowa State to open conference play with series sweep
March 24, 2019
The Longhorns utilized their power to its fullest in a clean sweep of Iowa State, winning by a combined 24-3 in the weekend’s three games against the Cyclones to begin Big 12 play on the right foot.
O’Leary battles through adversity en route to big Game 2 victory over Iowa State
March 23, 2019
In what was her first big mental test, Shea O’Leary passed with flying colors throwing a complete game in Texas’ 6-1 home win over Iowa State on Saturday.
Elish dazzles against Iowa State with no-hitter, grand slam
March 22, 2019
Stepping up to the plate with the bases loaded in the fifth, pitcher Miranda Elish was gifted an opportunity. She blasted a line-drive over the wall in right field, adding four big exclamation points to a historic stat line as Texas opened conference play with an 11-0 home win over the Cyclones.
After resounding win, Texas pitching staff battered by No. 6 Tennessee
March 15, 2019
On a day that saw Texas play 10–13 BYU and No. 6 Tennessee, the story of Saturday’s two matchups proved a story line the team has displayed this whole season: the Longhorns have yet to get over the hump. The dichotomy of the day’s two games perfectly shows what the Longhorns have struggled with. They have easily handled unranked opponents, yet had problems with stronger ones.
As tougher road approaches, Longhorns find footing at home
March 14, 2019
With a pair of matchups against No. 6 Tennessee approaching, followed by the start of conference play, the competition ahead gets no easier for the Texas softball team. For now, however, the Longhorns’ ship was righted as they picked up a much-needed 7-1 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Wednesday.
Longhorn Invitational ends in disappointment as small mistakes plague Texas
March 10, 2019
“It’s just the focus,” Texas head coach Mike White said. “We’re not quite playing championship-caliber ball. The positive side is we don’t want to be playing (that) right now ... But we’ve got stuff to work on. These are controllables.”
Defensive plays pivot momentum as Longhorns find groove against Minnesota
March 9, 2019
With one out and two runners on, one run having already scored, Texas looked to be in deep water again against Minnesota after losing to the Golden Gophers on Friday. But catcher Mary Iakopo wasn’t going to let it happen again.
Shea’s all that: O’Leary dominates with no-hitter in doubleheader sweep
March 7, 2019
When Ki’Audra Hayter lined a triple down the right field line to beat Longwood 9-1 in a run-rule finish, it did more than just start a new streak for a Texas team that had been coming off back-to-back losses.
Sun Devil Classic ends in Longhorns’ first losing streak of the season
March 3, 2019
After winning the first three games of the Sun Devil Classic by a combined score of 31-7, Texas lost two straight against Wisconsin and No. 15 Arizona State to finish the weekend flat in Tempe, Arizona.
Texas’ offensive breakthrough halted in second half of Saturday doubleheader
March 2, 2019
Only 30 minutes separated the two games the Longhorns played Saturday of the Sun Devil Classic. Two entirely different offensive performances separated the games even more.
Fifth-inning outburst shows offensive capabilities in blowout
February 28, 2019
With outfield walls about 15 feet high and more than 200 feet deep all around, Red & Charline McCombs Field has never been an easy place to display power. It may have taken an hour and a half of game play to show it, but in the fifth inning of Wednesday’s matchup with Houston Baptist, the Longhorns showed off all of their strength, hitting two home runs in the frame en route to an 8-0 victory.
New era is just beginning with White, Oregon transfers
February 27, 2019
There’s a new team playing this season at Red & Charline McCombs Field in Austin.
Longhorns continue to roll, gain valuable experience as close wins highlight undefeated Texas Invitational
February 24, 2019
In the second home tournament of the season, the Longhorns continued their dominance at Red and Charline McCombs Field, going 5–0 in the Texas Invitational to sweep the weekend’s competition by a combined score of 30-4.
Comeback victory helps extend win streak for Longhorns softball
February 23, 2019
Stepping up to the plate in the sixth inning, Bekah Alcozer needed to make something happen. With the bases loaded and Texas desperately needing some timely hitting after falling to 2-0 with Ole Miss, Alcozer and infielder Shannon Rhodes delivered.
Longhorns look to continue energy off hot start in return to McCombs Field
February 21, 2019
Texas is 7–1 through the first two weekends of play, its best start since 2016.
Walk-off victory caps 3-1 weekend in Florida
February 16, 2019
On Saturday morning, in the first close game of the year for the Texas, the Longhorns came through in the clutch, defeating No. 18 Kentucky on a walk-off RBI single from first baseman Kaitlyn Washington.
Longhorns suffer season’s first loss to LSU
February 15, 2019
The Longhorns could not get the bats going, and No. 8 LSU jumped on every opportunity, hitting two homers en route to a 7-1 victory.
Longhorns explode offensively in season-opening weekend
February 10, 2019
Playing three games Saturday after a rain-cancelled doubleheader Friday, then one more Sunday, the Texas softball team began the 2019 campaign with resounding success.
White’s postponed debut sees three wins in one day
February 9, 2019
The Mike White era may have come a day late, but it did not disappoint. Playing three games Saturday after a rain-cancelled doubleheader Friday, the Texas softball team began the 2019 campaign with resounding success.
Energy is palpable as new age of Texas softball begins
February 7, 2019
As the Texas softball team finished up one of its final practices before beginning the season, the buzz in the atmosphere made it clear this team is more than enthusiastic for the new beginnings it is about to undergo as it begins the season Friday in the Texas Classic.
Longhorn track competes in final meet before conference championships
April 29, 2018
In a season that has seen a young team with many moving parts, two events of the Texas men’s track team have been nothing but consistent.
Track Roundup: Longhorns ready for final stretch of regular season at National Relays
April 26, 2018
With the Big 12 Championship meet in its sights, the time is now for the Texas men’s track team.
Men and women fine-tune ahead of conference championships
April 23, 2018
Texas assistant track coach Brad Herbster could only describe it as “the greatest collegiate 1,500 ever.”
Track Roundup: Longhorns gear up for tough weekend matchups ahead
April 20, 2018
Men and women's track teams prepare for challenging weekends ahead.
Track roundup: Longhorns find success in seniors' final home meet
April 15, 2018
There’s nothing quite like the comfort of competing at home.
Track roundup: Longhorns gear up for Texas Invitational
April 12, 2018
Longhorns prepare for Texas Invitational.
Distance medley, shot put highlight Texas Relays for Longhorn men
April 1, 2018
When Alex Rogers received the baton with one mile left in the distance medley relay at the 91st Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, he knew he had work to do. Sitting in third place, neck-and-neck with the teams from Texas A&M and Houston, the junior was not going to go down quietly on his home track.
Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays brings new opportunity for men's track
March 27, 2018
The relays, which begin Wednesday at Mike A. Myers Stadium, mark the beginning of the season for a Texas team that saw a handful of school records and one individual national championship during the indoor season.
Freshman standout Sam Worley fueled by inner drive for success
March 26, 2018
Sam Worley is no stranger to big expectations. Coming in as one of the top first-year distance runners in the country, he knew the weight of what was expected of him in his first season at Texas.
Men’s track: Indoor season capped by Wasome’s national title in triple jump
March 10, 2018
Sophomore O'Brien Wasome stole the show for Texas on day two of the NCAA Indoor Championships with a national title win in the triple jump.
Men’s track: Adversity hits Longhorns on first day of NCAA Indoor Championships
March 9, 2018
On lap five of eight during the mile run, Texas distance runner Sam Worley was comfortably running in the middle of the pack, staying close enough to strike late in the race. In an instant, however, that all changed.
Newcomers ready to make a name for themselves at NCAA Championships
March 8, 2018
On Friday and Saturday in College Station, Texas, the entirety of the indoor track season will culminate in one meet. Every race, every throw and every jump could be the last of the season.
Track roundup: Longhorn women return with Big 12 title, men finish second
February 25, 2018
Texas women claim fourth Big 12 title in last five years while Texas men finish in second place.
Track roundup: Texas eyes conference championships in Ames
February 23, 2018
Texas track and field aims to add to its long list of conference championships this weekend in Ames, Iowa.
Track roundup: Longhorns compete at USATF events prior to Big 12 Championships
February 19, 2018
On Saturday, the team had to put Mario Sategna's "(separation) from the program" to the side and compete in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Track roundup: Longhorns tuning up before Big 12 championship
February 16, 2018
Texas has one week left to prepare for the Big 12 championship next week in Ames, Iowa.
Track and field head coach Mario Sategna leaves Texas
February 15, 2018
Texas track and field head coach Mario Sategna has left the program, Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte announced late Thursday morning.
Longhorns set school records in Washington, Arkansas
February 12, 2018
Distance-running pair etches names in program record books for Texas men.
Track roundup: Longhorns gear up for big weekend on the road
February 9, 2018
Underclassmen lead Longhorn men into Husky Classic, Tyson Invitational.