UTRGV falls at home against No. 6 Texas
6 Texas made its first trip to the Rio Grande Valley in 51 years and handed the UTRGV Vaqueros a 7-2 loss Tuesday at UTRGV Baseball Stadium in Edinburg. Gotta thank the Valley for coming out and supporting us,” UTRGV head coach Derek Matlock said. The atmosphere was unbelievable, we have a lot of fans down here, as well,” said Texas head coach David Pierce. We’re going to grind it out.”The Vaqueros are back in action at 6 tonight against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at Chapman Field in Corpus Christi as part of the South Texas Showdown rivalry series. UTRGV is slated to resume Western Athletic Conference play with a three-game series against Tarleton beginning at 7 p.m. Friday at UTRGV Baseball Stadium.myrgv.com
‘Soccer is an expression of who we are:’ Dobie boys enter playoffs district champs for 8th straight year
Pasadena Dobie senior Isaac Cortez often travels two hours, round trip, daily during the offseason to play club soccer in Aldine. It’s not the most decorated of teams, but it’s what he can afford.
No. 1 Longhorns hold off Texas State at Bobcat Ballpark
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Nonprofit to offer Texas offensive linemen $50,000 annually
Every Texas Longhorns offensive lineman on scholarship will get $50,000 annually for use of their name, image and likeness to support charitable causes, a new nonprofit entity announced Monday. Horns with Heart said “The Pancake Factory” would start in August 2022. The organization said it hopes to expand the program to other football position groups and Longhorns athletes in the future.news.yahoo.com
West Virginia beats Texas, Longhorns' bowl hopes dashed
Suddenly, Texas has just a week left in a stunningly bad season under first-year coach Steve Sarkisian. West Virginia will get one more chance to avoid joining the Longhorns in ending the year in late November. Jared Doege threw three touchdown passes and Leddie Brown rushed for 158 yards and a score to lead West Virginia to a 31-23 victory over Texas on Saturday, handing the Longhorns their sixth straight loss and eliminating them from bowl consideration.news.yahoo.com
UTRGV baseball to host Texas
In 1971, Texas came to visit the Rio Grande Valley for the first time, as legacy institution Pan American College took three out of four from the visiting Longhorns. Pan American later swept Texas in the NCAA District Championships to secure a berth in the College World Series. Now, for the first time in 51 years, Texas is coming back. The UTRGV baseball team will host Texas on Tuesday, April 26 at UTRGV Baseball Stadium. 16 Oklahoma State to open 2019, and hosting Texas Tech in 2018.myrgv.com
Robinson, Texas running game rumble over Rice 58-0
Texas turned to a punishing run game to wipe out any lingering bad taste of a bad loss. Bijan Robinson ran for three touchdowns in the first half and the Longhorns rolled up 427 yards on the ground in pounding Rice 58-0 Saturday night, a week after a loss a humiliating loss at Arkansas knocked the Longhorns out of the Top 25. Texas quarterback Casey Thompson got his first career start, but it was the smashing running game behind Robinson and Roschon Johnson that had the game quickly out of hand.news.yahoo.com
Arkansas manhandles No. 15 Texas, 40-21, crowd rushes field
Texas hasn’t considered Arkansas to be a rival for a long time. Judging by the goal posts coming down Saturday night and with the Longhorns set to join the Southeastern Conference soon, that won’t last. Arkansas ran for 333 yards, held Texas to 256 yards of total offense and the Razorbacks beat their former Southwest Conference nemesis 40-21 on Saturday night.news.yahoo.com
Weslaco Panthers remember late Lackey in victory
Former Weslaco High and Texas quarterback Bobby Lackey, who the Weslaco High gym and football stadium was named after in his honor and who became the first Longhorns player to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated in 1959, died Thursday at age 83.myrgv.com
Texas board votes to accept invitation to SEC; OU on deck
The board of regents for the University of Texas voted unanimously Friday to accept an invitation for the Longhorns to join the Southeastern Conference. The University of Oklahoma board of regents was also meeting to consider a change of conference from the Big 12 to the SEC, and a similar result was expected. The SEC voted to extend invitations to Texas and its Big 12 rival Oklahoma on Thursday, with the move scheduled for July 1, 2025 — for now.news.yahoo.com
Texas beats Mississippi State to set up CWS elimination game
McAllen High alum Aaron Nixon earned the win after entering the game with the bases loaded during the eighth inning and pitched 1.2 innings with one strikeout. It’s hard to beat anybody when you walk 11 guys.”Melendez’s homer was his second game-winning hit in less than 24 hours. He had the tie-breaking base hit in the eighth inning in a 6-2 victory over Virginia in a game that ended early Friday. In that game, Bulldogs ace Will Bednar struck out 15 and Texas fanned a CWS-record 21 times. Faldine ended up on second with a double and scored on Antico’s single, and Melendez’s base hit made it a three-run game.myrgv.com
Texas tops Virginia in College World Series elimination game
Ivan Melendez singled in the go-ahead run, Zach Zubia broke the game open with a three-run double in the ninth inning, and Texas knocked Virginia out of the College World Series with a 6-2 victory in a weather-delayed game that ended early Friday. 2 national seed Longhorns (49-16) won their second elimination game to reach the Bracket 2 final. Texas built a cushion when Zubia cleared the bases with a two-out double into the left-center gap. The loss ended an impressive postseason run for the Cavaliers (36-27), who made the NCAA Tournament as a No. The 9:45 p.m. CDT first pitch was the latest at the CWS since an LSU-Alabama game on June 7, 1997, started at 11:40 p.m.myrgv.com
Mississippi State tops Texas in College World Series
Will Bednar struck out a career-high 15 over six innings, the most at the College World Series in 25 years, and Mississippi State held off Texas 2-1 on Sunday night. Bednar’s total was the highest by an individual since Clemson’s Kris Benson struck out 15 against Miami in 1996. Mississippi State and McAllen Memorial alum Jake Gautreau move on to face Virginia in the winner’s bracket at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Madden struck out 10 in seven innings, and the teams’ 33 combined strikeouts set a CWS record. The overall CWS record is 20 by Ohio State’s Steve Arlin, who pitched all 15 innings against Washington State in 1965.myrgv.com
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Assalley's 36-yard FG gives Iowa State 23-21 win over Texas
Quarterback Sam Ehlinger #11 of the Texas Longhorns is tackled by linebacker O'Rien Vance #34, and defensive back Lawrence White #11 of the Iowa State Cyclones. Assalley kicked a 36-yarder as time expired and Iowa State knocked off 22nd-ranked Texas 23-21 on Saturday to snap a two-game losing streak. "They continue to fight when I think everyone has written us off at times," Iowa State coach Matt Campbell said. Jones cruised in for the score to make it 17-7 Iowa State just one play into the third quarter. Iowa State hosts Kansas next Saturday.
6 things to know ahead of Saturday's Iowa State v UT matchup
It will be chilly, but with their season on the line, expect the Texas Longhorns to leave it all out on the field in this weekend's matchup against Iowa State. Iowa State put up 41 points on the road last week in Norman. After driving down the field and scoring a touchdown to make it 42-41, Iowa State opted to go for two and the attempt didn't succeed. This was part in thanks to a controversial no-call on a potential pass interference that might have turned a conversion for Iowa State into a game-sealing interception for the Sooners. The stadium will be loud, and Iowa State will certainly be looking for some reprisal this weekend when the Horns come to town.
Why is the Longhorns defense struggling so much?
All of these are reasons that this Texas Longhorns defense has struggled mightily throughout the 2019 season, but what is the excuse for being the 119th ranked team in the nation in total defense? The performance of the defense this year has been a huge disappointment, especially considering how well Sam Ehlinger and the offense have played. Historically SpeakingTexas had their worst defensive season in terms of total yardage back in 2015 when they allowed 452.6 yards per game. If the season ended today, their current 469.9 yards allowed per game would be the worst in school history. Will this weak Texas defense overshadow this powerful Texas offense and ruin the Horns hopes of having a successful year?
6 things to know about the Longhorns huge matchup with Oklahoma
While these two teams are certainly the favorites to square off again in the conference championship at the end of the season, the Texas Longhorns know better than anyone that there are no guarantees in football. Take a look at this touchdown from last year's Big 12 Championship:3. Last week's Big 12 Newcomer of the Week, Roschon Johnson, who rushed for 121 yards in a conference road win against West Virginia. However, if this Texas defense can put pressure on Hurts, they can prevent Oklahoma fromputting up 40+ points. He has been the heart and soul of this Texas team.
Best and worst of UT's win over West Virginia
Best Defensive PlayArguably, this could be the defensive play of the year. He tried to make a big highlight hit, ended up missing the tackle, and this turned into a 44-yard play and eventually points for West Virginia. The lack of discipline and inability to wrap up on this play helped put West Virginia right back in this game. Texas was flagged 10 times for 89 yards, 7 more total penalties than West Virginia. He was not perfect, but certainly good enough to help Texas get past West Virginia.
Who leads the pack in the season's first Big 12 Power Rankings?
A handful of Big 12 teams were faced with some serious early challenges on their schedule, all which were in preparation to fight for the Big 12 crown over the next nine games. That is to be determined, but let's take a look how those two teams and the rest of the conference stack up in this year's first Big 12 Power Rankings. Oklahoma State (3-0)Offensively, Oklahoma State could be the best team in the conference. Kansas (2-1)Next Game: vs. West Virginia (2-1)OverallThe Big 12, as always, is expected to be a competitive conference at the top. With the first few non-conference games out of the way for most teams, Big 12 play is set to begin weekend.
Sorry, Longhorns. Texas A&M provides best value of any Texas college, study says
Texas A&M provides best value of any Texas college, study saysMONEY Magazine named Texas A&M the best value of any college or school In Texas. ( Jon Shapley / Houston Chronicle ) ( Jon Shapley / Houston Chronicle ) MONEY Magazine named Texas A&M the best value of any college or school In Texas. ( Jon Shapley / Houston Chronicle ) ( Jon Shapley / Houston Chronicle ) Photo: Jon Shapley, Houston Chronicle Photo: Jon Shapley, Houston Chronicle Image 1 of / 32 Caption Close Sorry, Longhorns. Texas A&M provides best value of any Texas college, study says 1 / 32 Back to GalleryTexas A&M University is ranked the top university in Texas in MONEY magazine's new best value ranking. The University of California-Irvine ranked first in school's that have the best value.chron.com