Rindy Weatherly

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Rindy Weatherly is a bridge desk editor at the Austin American-Statesman.

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Underwood grabs spotlight as Texas women rout UTSA 120-70
 A bit player for the Texas Longhorns last season, Jada Underwood operated on Friday night as if she intends to become something
            more. Underwood had 19 points and nine rebounds, both career bests, as the No. 2 Longhorns defeated Texas-San Antonio 120-70 in
            front of an announced crowd of 3,135 at the Erwin Center. Texas...

Posted: 4 days ago

A bit player for the Texas Longhorns last season, Jada Underwood operated on Friday night as if she intends to become something more. Underwood had 19 points and nine rebounds, both career bests, as the No. 2 Longhorns defeated Texas-San Antonio 120-70 in front of an announced crowd of 3,135 at the Erwin Center. Texas...
Texas volleyball team smacks Sooners in four sets
 Freshman Lexi Sun posted 19 kills to lead the third-ranked Texas volleyball team past Oklahoma 24-26, 25-13, 25-18, 25-22
            Sunday afternoon at McCasland Field House in Norman, Okla. Sun had a .333 hitting percentage and added eight digs and two blocks as Texas improved to 16-2 overall and 8-0 in Big 12
            play. The Sooners...

Posted: 30 days ago

Freshman Lexi Sun posted 19 kills to lead the third-ranked Texas volleyball team past Oklahoma 24-26, 25-13, 25-18, 25-22 Sunday afternoon at McCasland Field House in Norman, Okla. Sun had a .333 hitting percentage and added eight digs and two blocks as Texas improved to 16-2 overall and 8-0 in Big 12 play. The Sooners...
Ex-UT assistant Skip Johnson is new head coach of OU baseball team
 Former Texas Longhorns associate head coach Skip Johnson has been promoted from his job as Oklahoma pitching coach to lead the Sooners’ baseball program. The school made the announcement in a news release Monday. Johnson spent one season as pitching coach at Oklahoma after spending the previous 10 years as an assistant at UT under Augie...

12:52 AM Tuesday, Jun. 20, 2017

Former Texas Longhorns associate head coach Skip Johnson has been promoted from his job as Oklahoma pitching coach to lead the Sooners’ baseball program. The school made the announcement in a news release Monday. Johnson spent one season as pitching coach at Oklahoma after spending the previous 10 years as an assistant at UT under Augie...
Scheffler leads after 3 rounds at NCAA Golf Championship
 With junior Scottie Scheffler still on top of the leaderboard, the Texas men’s golf team advanced to Monday’s final round of stroke play at the NCAA Championship in Sugar Grove, Ill. The 10th-ranked Longhorns were 11th at 5 under par after Sunday’s round of 5-under 283, and the top 15 teams made the cut. After Monday&rsquo...

3:22 AM Monday, May. 29, 2017

With junior Scottie Scheffler still on top of the leaderboard, the Texas men’s golf team advanced to Monday’s final round of stroke play at the NCAA Championship in Sugar Grove, Ill. The 10th-ranked Longhorns were 11th at 5 under par after Sunday’s round of 5-under 283, and the top 15 teams made the cut. After Monday&rsquo...
Texas rowers take fourth place at NCAA Championships

2:25 AM Monday, May. 29, 2017

Texas got its first top-five finish ever at the NCAA Championships on Sunday, landing in fourth place in the team standings after all three of its boats made the top seven in their events on Mercer Lake in West Windsor, N.J. The Longhorns’ I Eight boat and Four boat each tied a school record by placing fourth in its category in the...
Strength in numbers boosts UT sprint relay team to nationals
 O’Brien Wasome didn’t have one of his better days on Saturday. But that didn’t prevent his fellow Longhorn sprinters from having one of theirs. Wasome, who recently had been handling the leadoff leg on Texas’ 400-meter relay in addition to his long jump and triple jump duties, didn’t come out of the blocks at...

1:06 AM Sunday, May. 28, 2017

O’Brien Wasome didn’t have one of his better days on Saturday. But that didn’t prevent his fellow Longhorn sprinters from having one of theirs. Wasome, who recently had been handling the leadoff leg on Texas’ 400-meter relay in addition to his long jump and triple jump duties, didn’t come out of the blocks at...
Sooners complete sweep of UT softball team
 The Oklahoma softball team scored five unearned runs Sunday afternoon in a 6-0 victory that completed a three-game sweep of Texas at McCombs Field. The Longhorns (20-18) are 0-6 in Big 12 play, their worst start since an 0-7 run in 2004. Texas committed only two errors, but they opened the door for a five-run second inning. Paige Lowary (9-1)...

9:40 PM Sunday, Apr. 09, 2017

The Oklahoma softball team scored five unearned runs Sunday afternoon in a 6-0 victory that completed a three-game sweep of Texas at McCombs Field. The Longhorns (20-18) are 0-6 in Big 12 play, their worst start since an 0-7 run in 2004. Texas committed only two errors, but they opened the door for a five-run second inning. Paige Lowary (9-1)...
Sooners drop Longhorns to 0-5 in Big 12 softball
 For the second straight game, the Texas softball team struggled at the plate against No. 11 Oklahoma. The Longhorns managed only two hits in a 3-1 loss to the Sooners on Saturday afternoon at McCombs Field. “I thought we had a good game plan and a pretty good approach,” Texas coach Connie Clark said. “We really just could...

10:11 PM Saturday, Apr. 08, 2017

For the second straight game, the Texas softball team struggled at the plate against No. 11 Oklahoma. The Longhorns managed only two hits in a 3-1 loss to the Sooners on Saturday afternoon at McCombs Field. “I thought we had a good game plan and a pretty good approach,” Texas coach Connie Clark said. “We really just could...
Texas softball team falls to Oklahoma
 The Texas softball team continued to be haunted by its one-run demons Friday afternoon against No. 11 Oklahoma. Shay Knighten hit the go-ahead RBI single in the sixth inning to give the Sooners a 3-2 win at McCombs Field. The Longhorns entered the Red River Showdown with a 4-8 record in one-run games this season, and each of their previous...

1:01 AM Saturday, Apr. 08, 2017

The Texas softball team continued to be haunted by its one-run demons Friday afternoon against No. 11 Oklahoma. Shay Knighten hit the go-ahead RBI single in the sixth inning to give the Sooners a 3-2 win at McCombs Field. The Longhorns entered the Red River Showdown with a 4-8 record in one-run games this season, and each of their previous...
Students get close-up with football team on appreciation day
 They all stood there, circled around the field and behind the ropes, watching the Texas football team practice. Students. Fans. Texas fans. Football fans. They were at Royal-Memorial Stadium, watching a new coach and a new team get ready for a new season. About 300 students were there. Most were on the field. Some were in the stands. They...

1:04 AM Sunday, Mar. 26, 2017

They all stood there, circled around the field and behind the ropes, watching the Texas football team practice. Students. Fans. Texas fans. Football fans. They were at Royal-Memorial Stadium, watching a new coach and a new team get ready for a new season. About 300 students were there. Most were on the field. Some were in the stands. They...
Texas softball team swept by No. 6 Arizona
 Mickenzi Krpec hit a towering two-run homer in the first inning, but it wasn’t enough as the Texas softball team lost 4-2 to No. 6 Arizona on Sunday at Tucson, Ariz. The loss was the sixth in a row for Texas (11-9) and completed a three-game sweep for the Wildcats (18-1). Texas will try to end the streak at home against UT-San Antonio...

2:45 AM Monday, Mar. 06, 2017

Mickenzi Krpec hit a towering two-run homer in the first inning, but it wasn’t enough as the Texas softball team lost 4-2 to No. 6 Arizona on Sunday at Tucson, Ariz. The loss was the sixth in a row for Texas (11-9) and completed a three-game sweep for the Wildcats (18-1). Texas will try to end the streak at home against UT-San Antonio...