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Area Sports Suspended to Abate COVID-19, March 12, 2020

Professional and collegiate sports ground to a halt as the nation attempts to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.  This is a summary of what is affected locally: American Hockey League (Texas Stars) – remainder of season cancelled. Circuit of the Americas – MotoGP postponed, IndyCar Classic <more>

Seniors Say Goodbye with Victory, March 8, 2020

It was Senior Day as the Texas Longhorns said goodbye to five players as they defeated the Oklahoma State Cowgirls, 63-to-52.  Playing their last game at the Frank Erwin Center were Lashaan Higgs, Joyner Holmes, Sug Sutton, Sophie Taylor and Jada Underwood.  Texas also celebrated the retirement <more>

KSU Surprises Texas, February 22, 2020

The Kansas State University Wildcats (13-12) dominated the final minutes of their games against the University of Texas Longhorns (16-10) to win by a score of 60-to-54. The Wildcats trailed by two points entering into the final frame and out-scored the Longhorn 15-7 to secure the win.  The teams play 38 minutes <more>

Texas Defense Smothers West Virginia, February 17, 2020

The University of Texas Longhorns women’s (16-9) basketball team soundly defeating the West Virginia Mountaineers (15-9), winning by a score of 50-to-44.  Texas led from the opening tip-off and their defense dominated West Virginia for most of the game.   The Longhorn defense squeezed the <more>

Iowa State Embarrasses Texas at Home, February 12, 2020

Iowa State Cyclones (15-8) averted a season series sweep by soundly defeating the Texas Longhorns (15-8) by a score of 69-to-51 before a nationally televised audience.   The Cyclones build a 12-point lead in the second quarter by holding the Longhorns scoreless for six minutes.  Iowa State led 30-to-21 <more>

#25 Texas Women Rout Northwestern State, December 29, 2019

The #25 University of Texas Longhorns’ (8-4) womens basketball team obliterated the Northwestern State University Demons (3-8) by a final score of 91-49.  The game was Texas’ final game before starting Big 12 match-ups.  For Texas, Charli Collier produced her ninth double-double of the season with 16 points <more>

Texas Upsets #1 Stanford, December 22, 2019

The University of Texas women’s basketball team made a national statement by defeating the #1 ranked Stanford University Cardinal by a score of 69 to 64.  The last time the Longhorns topped a  #1 team was on Nov. 25, 2004 against the University of Tennessee.  Texas is 6-26 all-time against teams ranked #1 <more>

Texas Down Rio Grande Valley Before Packed House, November 20, 2019

Greater than 7,200 fans, mostly 4th through 7th graders from Austin area schools, watched the University of Texas Longhorns (2-2) take on the University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Vaqueros (2-2) in a game with an inevitable outcome. Texas defeated RGV 85 to 69 to lead the series 9-0.  <more>

Texas Rebounds from Slow Start, Tops UTSA, November 14, 2019

The University of Texas at San Antonio Roadrunners challenged the No. 22 University of Texas Longhorns Women’s Basketball team but ultimately fell 84-53. The Roadrunners went on an 11-2 run for an early nine-point lead midway through the first period.  San Antonio appeared to maintain control until <more>

No. 17 Texas Tech Outlasts Texas Soccer, October 27, 2019

The University of Texas Longhorns (10-7-0, 5-3-0) played toe-to-toe against the No. 17 Texas Tech Red Raiders (13-2-2, 5-1-2) in women’s soccer but ultimately fell in overtime, 2-1.The loss was the first for Texas against Tech on their home pitch.  It was also the first loss of the season for Texas after scoring the first <more>

West Virginia tops Texas in 2OT, October 6, 2019

The University of West Virginia Mountaineers (7-4-1, 2-1-0) defeated the University of Texas Longhorn (8-5-0, 3-1-0) with a “golden goal” at 103:10 in the second overtime period. The Mountaineers appeared to handily manage the Longhorn despite the unusually warm conditions. West Virginia <more>

UT Hangs Tough Over TCU, October 3, 2019

The University of Texas Longhorns (8-4-0, 3-0-0 Big 12) defeated the Texas Christian University Horned Frogs, 1-0, to remain unbeaten in Big 12 Conference play.   Texas improved it record to 3-0 in Big 12 play for the first time since 2017 and for just the sixth time in school history.  The games only goal came <more>

Texas Opens Big 12 Play with Win, September 25, 2019

The University of Texas Longhorn Volleyball team (7-2, 1-0) defeated the Iowa State University Cyclones (9-4, 0-1) in the opening match of Big 12 play.  The Cyclones tested the Longhorns, taking the second set and leading for much of the third, before Texas reclaimed control and won in 4 set. <more>

Texas Unleashes Against Grambling, September 22, 2019

The University of Texas Longhorns defeated the Grambling State University Tigers by a score of 8-0 on a very hot day in Austin, Texas.  Despite the appearance, Texas did not run-up the score.  Texas head coach Angela Kelly used the imbalanced contest to give playing time to down-roster players.  <more>

Monmouth Surprises Texas in Women Soccer, September 15, 2019

The Monmouth University Hawks (2-2-2) defeated the University of Texas Longhorns (4-3-0) by a 4-0 score.  It was the first meeting of two programs. Monmouth entered the contested as the distinct underdog.  The Hawks had a winless record, having scored only 1 goal in 4 matches.  The 25th-ranked <more>

Texas Blanks Texas A&M Corpus Christi, September 8, 2019

The University of Texas Longhorns Women’s Soccer (3-2-0) defeated the Texas A&M Corpus Christi Islanders (1-4-0) in a lopsided match.  Texas ranked 24th in the Top Drawer Soccer Poll prior to the victory.  Forward Kailey Smith of Texas netted her first goal of the season just 46 seconds into the match. <more>

Texas Comes from Behind to Top USCVolleyball, September 1, 2019

University of Texas volleyball head coach Jerritt Elliott prefers to challenge his team early in the season, both to evaluate his players and to gain better seed position in the end-of-season NCAA Tournament.    Such was the case as the #4 Texas Longhorns faced the #14 USCTrojans for their <more>

Texas Fends Off Tough Gonzaga Team, August 22, 2019

The University of Texas Longhorns (1-0) defeated the Gonzaga University Bulldogs (0-1) 4-3 in a surprising tough contest that revealed great composure for both teams.  This was the first ever meeting of the two programs.  The Longhorns entered the match ranked 19thin the United Soccer Coaches poll <more>

Camaraderie in a Thunderstorm, May 7, 2019

Sports reporters are unlike any others.  They are members of a small professional clique that love what they do, sometimes at great personal cost. This was in evidence in the weather-challenged re-match of the University of Texas Longhorns against the Texas State University Bobcats in men’s baseball.  <more>

Texas meets Texas State in Exhibition, April 4, 2019

The University of Texas Longhorns and Texas State University Bobcats volleyball teams met for the third time in a year at Gregory Gym on the UT Campus.  The last meeting was in the NCAA Regional Playoffs in November 2018. This match-up had less on the line as both teams were evaluating new <more>

#19 Texas Makes it Look Easy Over Tech, February 23, 2019

University of Texas Longhorns head coach Karen Aston usually sports a dourer look courtside during games. But a hint of satisfaction broke through the stern demeanor as the Longhorns (21-6, 11-4 Big 12) defeated the Texas Tech Lady Raiders (12-14, 3-12 Big 12) 81-57 at the Frank Erwin Center. <more>

#15 UT Women Collapse Before Kansas State, February 17, 2019

The #15 University of Texas Longhorns (20-6, 10-4 Big 12 Conference) fell to the unranked Kansas State University Wildcats (16-10, 7-7 Big 12 Conference), 69-60.  K-State won both meetings of the team this season.  The Longhorns collapsed not once, but twice to the Wildcats.  Texas led by 9 points late <more> 

No. 14 Texas Women Grind Good Loss vs. No. 1 Baylor, February 4, 2019

The No. 12 Texas Longhorns (18-5 overall, 8-3 conference) proved they have the guts to compete for a national title in their match up against the No. 1 Baylor Lady Bears (20-1, 10-0).  Most teams would have thrown in the towel, but Texas hung tough, overcame a 21 point deficit, and came within 5 points in the <more>

No. 13 Texas Women’s Basketball Outlasts OSU, January 2, 2019

They say an ugly win is better than no win.  But the Texas Longhorns (10-2, 1-0 Big 12) may not have even gotten that if their game against the Oklahoma State Cowgirls (9-3, 0-1 Big 12) lasted another five minutes. Texas looked strong in the half, taking a 33-16 lead into the locker room, making 46% of field goals <more>

Texas Defense Smothers Northwestern State, December 29, 2018

The No. 13 Texas Longhorns (10-2) overwhelmed the Northwestern Western State Lady Demons (5-6), winning 104-66.  It was the first time in more than a year that the Longhorns scored greater than 100 points in a game.    Texas led from the opening tipoff.  Texas hit an incredible 63% (12-19) of 3-point <more>

No 9 Tennessee Women’s Basketball Top No 12 Texas, December 16, 2018

The No. 9 University of Tennessee Lady Volunteers (8-0) basketball team beat the No. 12 University of Texas Lady Longhorns (7-2), 88-82, on Sunday afternoon at the Frank Erwin Center. The game was the 40thmeeting of two historic women’s basketball programs.  The Lady Vols lead the series <more>

No. 10 Lady Longhorns Top UTSA, November 29, 2018

The younger sibling hardly ever beats the older.  True was the case as the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) took on the University of Texas at Austin (UT).  UT(7-0) beat UTSA (3-5) 98-54.  The lop-sided game allowed the 7,000 fourth- through seventh-grade school fans to release some energy. <more>

No. 4 Texas Volleyball over No. 21 Baylor, September 26, 2018

The No. 21 Baylor University Bears fell to the No. 4 University of Texas Longhorns, but only after giving the favored team a scare.  Baylor out-played Texas for most of the first set.  Longhorns head coach, Jerritt Elliot, called a timeout, trailing 13-17, to refocus the team. Texas fought back to tie the game 18-18 <more>

No. 11 UT Soccers Comes from Behind over Baylor, September 21, 2018

The Baylor Bears (7-3-0) fell to the No. 11 Texas Women’s Soccer (8-0-1) in overtime, but challenged the Longhorns in a way seen this season.  The game was first Big 12 contest for both teams.  Baylor appeared to control the pitch for nearly the entire first half.  Julie James of the Bears found the back of the net <more>

No. 14 Texas Soccer tops Northern Colorado, September 16, 2018

The Texas Longhorns (8-0-1) completed their non-conference regular schedule without a loss for the second consecutive year.  The Longhorns begin Big 12 Conference play next Friday against Baylor.  Texas junior Cyera Hintzen scored two goals with an assist, and senior Alexa Adams scored a goal <more>

Mistakes Haunt Lady Bobcats, September 7, 2018

In their third ever match-up, the Texas State Bobcats (2-5-0) women’s soccer team could have beaten the No. 18 University of Texas Longhorns (5-0-1).  Goalkeeping lapses on the part of the Bobcats turned potential victory into defeat.  It was only the third meeting of the two schools, and only the second <more>

No. 6 Texas top Texas State in Volleyball Home Opener, September 6, 2018

No. 6 Texas swept Texas State in three sets (25-18, 25-19, 25-19) to open their home season on Thursday night at Gregory Gymnasium.   The Bobcats (5-4) had their five-match win streak snapped, while the Longhorns improved to 4-1 on the year.  The Longhorns lead the all-time series 41-9.  <more>

Baylor’s Dominance Continues, Clinches Big 12 Championship, February 19, 2018

No. 3 Baylor clinched the Big 12 Conference Championship with a 93-87 win over No.  6 Texas.   This was Baylor’s eighth Big 12 regular season title in a row and ninth overall, all under Head Coach Kim Mulkey’s tenure. Baylor improves it record to 26-1, 16-0 Big 12, and Texas drops to 22-5 overall and <more>

Lady Longhorns Claim 100th Win Against Texas Tech, February 14, 2018

It was an historic meeting as the University of Texas Lady Longhorns (20-4, 11-2 Big 12) met the Texas Tech Raiders (7-17, 1-12 Big 12) for their one-hundredth meeting.   Despite their lopsided 90-39 loss to Texas in their last meeting, the Red Raiders came to the Erwin Center with confidence. “They <more>

Late Rally Falls Short for UT Lacrosse, February 4, 2018

The visiting Texas A&M Aggies handily defeated the UT Longhorns 14-11 on beautiful pre-Super Bowl Sunday afternoon. The Aggies controlled nearly every aspect of the game, except shots-on-goals which the Longhorns led 39-32.  The Aggies controlled the face-offs, taking 20 of 29, and <more>

Lady Longhorns Flatten TCU, February 3, 2018

The Texas Women’s Basketball took revenge against TCU on a loss earlier this season, beating the Horned Frogs 92-65.  Texas executed in all aspects of its game.  Texas out-rebounded TCU 44-28.  The Longhorns blocked a season-high 11 shots in the game.  Texas tied its season high with 10 made <more>

Lady Longhorns Rally over Kansas, January 13, 2018

The No. 7 Texas Longhorn women’s basketball team took-on the Kansas Jayhawks and hoped to rebound from a 79-77 loss at TCU.  Texas leads the all-time series against Kansas 24-10, and is 11-4 on the home court. The Jayhawks came out strong and handled the Lady Longhorns in the first period, <more>

Impressive: Longhorns advance 23 to NCAA Track & Field Championship, May 27, 2017

In total Texas sends 11 men’s student athletes and the 4x100 relay team to the NCAA Championship in Eugene with nine of the qualifiers coming out of the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds. Two athletes, Wolf Mahler and Steele Wasik had already qualified for the national meet in the decathlon.  <more>

2017 90th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays at Mike A. Myers Stadium, April 2, 2017

Greater than 7700 athletes competed in the 2017 Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, presented by Spectrum, at Mike A. Myers Stadium.   Some 40,000 fans saw 14 meeting records broken over the four-day event.   Some of the record-breaking action included Texas A&M’s Lindon Victor won the decathlon with <more>

UT faces new reality as Big 12 play starts, March 19, 2017

The University of Texas Longhorn baseball team had high hopes this weekend as they began Big 12 Conference play against the #6 ranked Texas Tech University Red Raiders.  The Longhorns entered the weekend with a 13-6 record and momentum they hoped would reclaim former glory days.  <more>

Old rivals, UT, Texas A&M, meet again on the baseball diamond, March 15, 2017

uesday was a perfect evening for baseball as it brought two long time rivals together.  The Aggies of Texas A&M University came to UFCU Disch Falk Field to compete with the Longhorns of the University of Texas.  The Aggies led the scoring with one run in fourth inning by Braden Shewmake who scored <more>

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