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Stay up to date on all things Burnt Orange with a daily stop at IT's Longhorn Sports Page, with links to the latest news and opinion articles on UT football, basketbal, baseball, recruiting and other sports from around the web.

Football recruiting

Long Jump Champion Receiver Likes UT
Garland Rowlett track star Marquise Goodwin is something special. In fact, as a sophomore, you can already call Goodwin a national champion. After destroying the competition in the state long jump finals, he competed in nationals and took that title as well. He also plays wide receiver for Rowlett and will likely be one of the top junior wide outs in the '09 class.

Women's hoops

Coach G prepared for Longhorn challenge
Austin American-Statesman
Basketball has taken Gail Goestenkors, otherwise known as Coach G, to Greece, Brazil, China and other places around the world. What's next on this list? Austin. Goestenkors is the new head coach of Texas' women's basketball team, and she has brought her fast, exciting, high-pressure style of basketball from Duke with her. Coach G's tenure at Duke included three undefeated seasons, seven Atlantic Coast Conference Coach of the Year awards and five national Coach of the Year honors in 2007. So what brought Coach G here?

Game's next big rivarly could be brewing in Big 12
The following is a dramatization meant strictly for humorous purposes. While there are real people and places referenced, the speaking characters are absolutely, totally fictional. Any (slight) resemblance to actual fans is purely intentional by the smart-aleck author, who enjoys engaging in these sophomoric writing stunts a few times a year. As the scene opens, we see four women's college basketball fans bump into each other at the Texas-Oklahoma (or Oklahoma-Texas, depending on your point of view) high school girls' hoops all-star game.


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