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Football recruiting:

James Hanna: Texas Interested?
With 19 verbal commitments already in the bag, the Texas Longhorns will likely have to be pretty stingy with their offers the rest of the way. However, a possible target at the tight end position is Flower Mound's James Hanna. In fact, Texas' wide receiver coach made a stop in Lewisville last week to check out Hanna at spring practice.

GHFCA Tidbits and Notes: Part 1
What do you get when you have 2600 players in one place for a combine? At the Greater Houston Football Coaches Association Combine 2600 players from all over the United States showed up including players from Florida, Minnesota, Washington, Oregon and of course Texas. Quite a few players not only looked the part but showed that they are some of the best in the state.


Texas Loses Series, Maybe More
The Missouri Tigers upset Texas in Austin on Sunday, 5-4, to barely keep alive their hope of knocking the Horns out of the top spot in the conference. On top of the loss, star right fielder Kyle Russell was knocked out of the game with a wrist injury.

Tigers ruin first shot at Big 12 title
Austin American-Statesman
Texas is going to win the Big 12 championship. That's what Longhorns coach Augie Garrido said after his team blew its first opportunity to do just that.

Bohls: A long look for shortstop at Texas
Austin American-Statesman
Fuller rounds out team that has most everything.

Missouri 5, Texas 4
Dallas Morning News
Trevor Coleman hit two home runs and Scooter Hicks picked up his second save of the season as Missouri defeated Texas 5-4 on Sunday.

Missouri powers past Texas 5-4
Houston Chronicle
Home runs send Texas to series loss; TSU wins wild one

Longhorns lose game but not their confidence
San Antonio Express-News
Texas coach Augie Garrido guaranteed victory on Sunday — following a defeat.


He's outta here
Houston Chronicle
Yankees attracted Clemens with deal that could pay him $18.5 million

Temporarily, Griffin's No. 10
Austin American-Statesman
"Hopefully, they strip me down from it (before) he sees it because he may feel real disrespected for wearing his number," Griffin said of borrowing Young's jersey.

Abbott passes Osterman for strikeout record
Associated Press
Tennessee's Monica Abbott became the NCAA's career strikeouts leader Sunday, overtaking Olympian and former Texas star Cat Osterman.


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