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Football recruiting

Mason Walters: Natural Athlete
InsideTexas.com
From the moment he stepped onto the field at Wolfforth Frenship, it was apparent offensive lineman Mason Walters was destined for greatness in the high school ranks. But will he have the same success in the collegiate ranks as well? Inside Texas traveled to Frenship High School in Wolfforth, Tex. to meet with Walters and his head coach, Brad Davis

Baseball

Everything's right about Horns' lineup of lefties
Austin American-Statesman
Historically, lefties have been the prized possessions of baseball. If you're a left-handed hitter, you're going to get a chance. If you're a lefty pitcher, you're going to get multiple chances. Everybody wants lefties. And when it comes to the batting order, the Longhorns have them.

Kasparek on Friday, Ruffin on Saturday
Austin American-Statesman
The Texas Longhorns plan on pitching 6-foot-10-inch right-hander Kenn Kasparek against St. John's Friday in the first game of the Houston Regional.

Baseball's Ruffin added to National Team Trials roster
TexasSports.com
Texas Longhorns' freshman pitcher Chance Ruffin was one of 14 players to receive invitations in the second round of summons for the 2008 National Team Trials held June 11-23 USA Baseball announced Tuesday.

Hoops

Abrams not in Orlando
Austin American-Statesman
Longhorn guard A.J. Abrams is not at the NBA Pre-Draft camp in Orlando this week, after all. Abrams thought last week that he was going. Others, in the media, predicted that Abrams would make the list of players competing there. But when the list was released by the NBA Monday night, Abrams was not one of the 64 players included. He can still work out for teams starting on June 3 before deciding whether to remove his name from the draft before the June 16 deadline and return to school for his senior season.

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