Friday Longhorn Sports Page

Links to the latest articles on UT sports from around the web.


Horns still struggling with defense
Austin American-Statesman
High school buddies Nick Peoples and Chance Wheeless arrived at Disch-Falk Field on their off day Monday and put in some extra work. It wasn't the usual batting cage fare, where players grab a stick and work out the kinks in their swings between games. These two were taking grounders. Full story

Longhorns have test this weekend
Dallas Morning-News
Texas fans who don't pay attention to the baseball team until May should keep a close watch on Disch-Falk Field this weekend. No. 4 Nebraska rolls into Austin for a three-game series against No. 5 UT that starts at 6:15 p.m. today. The Longhorns and Huskers are the top two teams in the Big 12 conference standings. And while this series won't decide the league championship, it will definitely give one team a leg up going into May. Full story

Longhorns digging the long ball this season
San Antonio Express-News
Conference-leading Texas, which this weekend hosts second-place Nebraska in the season's biggest Big 12 series, has more bats in its lineup than Congress Avenue has flopped upside down beneath its bridge over Town Lake. Full story

Satellites making waves
Daily Texan
During the last two weeks, the Texas baseball team is oh-for its satellite schools. Despite holding down the top spot in the Big 12, Texas has been upset by Texas-Arlington and, last Tuesday, Texas-San Antonio. Full story

Anderson says Texas still rules Big 12 baseball
Lincoln Journal Star
Everybody can see its crinkly edges sticking out in his hand because he's played it so many times before. And yet, with his fourth-ranked baseball team today starting a three-game series at No. 5 Texas that will go a long way toward determining the Big 12 Conference regular-season champion, Nebraska's Mike Anderson is reaching for the underdog card again. Full story


NFL not sure what to do with Vince Young
Akron Beacon Journal
The NFL does not know what to do with Vince Young. "I don't know who you compare him to," Ravens coach Brian Billick said. "I think that makes people uncomfortable." Clearly, Young could be the most intriguing player in the April 29-30 draft. Full story


Women's swimming: Brackin named Texas swim coach
Austin American-Statesman

Softball: Texas wins one, rain another
Daily Texan

Bevo Beat
Austin American-Statesman

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