Monday Longhorn Sports Page

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

Baseball:

Horns Sweep Kansas, Extend Big 12 Lead
Inside Texas
Texas (36-15, 19-4 Big 12) took the final game of the series against Kansas (33-21, 10-14 Big 12) much like they did the previous game: locking down on defense and one explosive inning. "Getting the hits, playing good defense, moving runners over," said Longhorns Coach Augie Garrido. "What they did today was in line with the principles of Longhorn baseball." Full story

A-Train back on track
Austin American-Statesman
Adrian Alaniz was not out of gas, and the lead was not in jeopardy. Still, pitching coach Tom Holliday pulled him from the game in the seventh inning with Texas comfortably ahead. One reason given for replacing Alaniz with freshman Kyle Walker was his 101 pitches, but it surely did not hurt the sophomore right-hander to see the fans at Disch-Falk Field giving him a standing ovation. It has been a while. Full story

Football:

OU-Texas staying in Dallas good for Sooners
Enid News
Hooray, the OU-Texas game is staying in Dallas until at least 2010. This is good news for the Sooners, who probably have more to gain from the game being in Dallas than Texas does. Full story

Football recruiting:

Premium StoryJones Adds Punch To Deep DE Spot
Inside Texas
Five-Star DE standout Eddie Jones is currently the DH on his Kilgore baseball team, but count on the First-Team All-American to be one of the designated hitters on what promises to be a rock-solid Texas defense this season. Full story

Premium StoryJoseph Barksdale: Trojans/Longhorns Extend Offers!
Inside Texas

Alumni:

Young keeps cool in first practice as Titan
Nashville City Paper
It was only Vince Young's first day on a football field as a pro, but already, the Tennessee Titans first-round pick was exhibiting some veteran-like savvy. Full story

Premium StoryRookie Minicamp Q&A: Rodrique Wright
Inside Texas

Level-headed ex-Longhorn off to hot start
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
No longer are the eyes of Texas upon Wizards second baseman Seth Johnston. Two seasons removed from his playing days at the University of Texas, where his Longhorns won the 2002 College World Series championship, and finished as runners-up two years later, Johnston's eyes are focused on his day-to-day quest of reaching the major leagues. Full story

Carey's trademark is efficiency
Norwich Bulletin
Sometimes it's the way she passes out of a converging double team. On other occasions, it's how she waits that extra second before delivering an assist. There is no profound reason why Jamie Carey has been so successful these first two weeks of Connecticut Sun training camp. As a point guard -- she's been the primary ball handler nearly every practice so far -- the benefit of a year's worth of experience has certainly helped Carey. But it's more than familiarity. Full story

Other:

No. 2 Softball receives top seed for 2006 Big 12 Championships
TexasSports.com

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Bevo Beat
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