Rindy Weatherly

Bridge desk editor

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

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Washington’s late rally sinks Texas in NCAA softball regional
 SEATTLE – Texas held on for as long as possible, but fifth-ranked Washington’s offense finally came alive to drop the Longhorns
            2-1 Saturday in the NCAA softball regional at Seattle. Texas (33-25) got good pitching and defense for the second game in a row, having upset Big Ten champion and 25
            th-ranked...

Posted: a day ago

SEATTLE – Texas held on for as long as possible, but fifth-ranked Washington’s offense finally came alive to drop the Longhorns 2-1 Saturday in the NCAA softball regional at Seattle. Texas (33-25) got good pitching and defense for the second game in a row, having upset Big Ten champion and 25 th-ranked...
UT women beat A&M, men top Cal to advance in NCAA tennis
 For the rest of time, no matter how many times Texas and Texas A&M have played each other — and will play each other —
            it will always have added meaning. It doesn’t matter the sport or the venue. They could play in a field, on a track, in a
            pool or, as was the case Saturday afternoon, on courts...

Posted: 8 days ago

For the rest of time, no matter how many times Texas and Texas A&M have played each other — and will play each other — it will always have added meaning. It doesn’t matter the sport or the venue. They could play in a field, on a track, in a pool or, as was the case Saturday afternoon, on courts...
Unearned runs boost Baylor over UT 2-0 in softball
 A pair of unearned runs on two sacrifice flies in the fourth inning Sunday lifted Baylor to a victory over Texas and a sweep
            of their two-game Big 12 series in Waco. Baylor beat Texas 7-5 Saturday night. Sunday’s game was the teams’ regular-season finale. The Longhorns will open play as the No. 4 seed in the Big 12...

Posted: 14 days ago

A pair of unearned runs on two sacrifice flies in the fourth inning Sunday lifted Baylor to a victory over Texas and a sweep of their two-game Big 12 series in Waco. Baylor beat Texas 7-5 Saturday night. Sunday’s game was the teams’ regular-season finale. The Longhorns will open play as the No. 4 seed in the Big 12...
Texas men’s tennis team takes Big 12 tournament crown
 The Texas men’s tennis team lost the doubles point but won four singles matches to beat Baylor 4-2 Sunday in the finals of
            the Big 12 Championships at the Texas Tennis Center. It was the Longhorns’ fifth Big 12 tournament title and their first since they last hosted the event in 2010. “It means a lot to the guys...

Posted: 21 days ago

The Texas men’s tennis team lost the doubles point but won four singles matches to beat Baylor 4-2 Sunday in the finals of the Big 12 Championships at the Texas Tennis Center. It was the Longhorns’ fifth Big 12 tournament title and their first since they last hosted the event in 2010. “It means a lot to the guys...
Texas women’s tennis team wins Big 12 Championships
 Top-seeded Texas took the doubles point and then three singles victories to beat Texas Tech 4-1 in the finals of the Big 12
            Championships on Sunday at the Texas Tennis Center. UT (22-4) swept the conference’s regular season and tournament titles for the first time since 2002 and won the tournament
            for the first...

Posted: 21 days ago

Top-seeded Texas took the doubles point and then three singles victories to beat Texas Tech 4-1 in the finals of the Big 12 Championships on Sunday at the Texas Tennis Center. UT (22-4) swept the conference’s regular season and tournament titles for the first time since 2002 and won the tournament for the first...
UT softball team falls in extra innings to Oklahoma
 Texas rallied on Randel Leahy’s RBI single to send the game into extra innings and got a home run in the top of the eighth
            from Malory Schattle but fell 5-4 in eight innings Sunday to the Oklahoma Sooners at Norman, Okla. Jocelyn Alo hit two solo homers for Oklahoma (44-3, 15-0), including one to tie the game in the bottom...

Posted: 21 days ago

Texas rallied on Randel Leahy’s RBI single to send the game into extra innings and got a home run in the top of the eighth from Malory Schattle but fell 5-4 in eight innings Sunday to the Oklahoma Sooners at Norman, Okla. Jocelyn Alo hit two solo homers for Oklahoma (44-3, 15-0), including one to tie the game in the bottom...
Texas baseball team drops series finale at West Virginia 8-3
 A four-run rally in the bottom of the eighth inning helped West Virginia secure an 8-3 victory over Texas on Sunday afternoon
            in Morgantown, W.Va. The Mountaineers (22-19, 6-9) took the Saturday and Sunday games after the Longhorns (30-17, 12-6) won the Big 12 series opener
            Friday night. Texas jumped on top Sunday...

Posted: 21 days ago

A four-run rally in the bottom of the eighth inning helped West Virginia secure an 8-3 victory over Texas on Sunday afternoon in Morgantown, W.Va. The Mountaineers (22-19, 6-9) took the Saturday and Sunday games after the Longhorns (30-17, 12-6) won the Big 12 series opener Friday night. Texas jumped on top Sunday...
Chase Shugart superb as Longhorns top Privateers 3-1
 In the No. 21 Texas Longhorns’ most recent string of games, they have relied on their offense to tally up the runs and have
            as much of a cushion as possible for their pitchers. Either that or the Horns have erased multiple-run deficits and come back
            to win. But on Saturday afternoon, Texas needed no comeback...

Posted: 29 days ago

In the No. 21 Texas Longhorns’ most recent string of games, they have relied on their offense to tally up the runs and have as much of a cushion as possible for their pitchers. Either that or the Horns have erased multiple-run deficits and come back to win. But on Saturday afternoon, Texas needed no comeback...
The Final Pitch: Texas beats New Orleans 3-1
 The last time the crowd at UFCU Disch-Falk Field saw junior starter Chase Shugart pitch, he delivered his best performance
            in a burnt-orange baseball cap. But Saturday afternoon against the New Orleans Privateers, Shugart allowed one run over 7
            2/3 innings as he earned his fourth win of the season in leading No. 21...

Posted: 29 days ago

The last time the crowd at UFCU Disch-Falk Field saw junior starter Chase Shugart pitch, he delivered his best performance in a burnt-orange baseball cap. But Saturday afternoon against the New Orleans Privateers, Shugart allowed one run over 7 2/3 innings as he earned his fourth win of the season in leading No. 21...
UT softball team blanks Samford in series finale
 Taylor Ellsworth and Paige von Sprecken hit home runs and Brooke Bolinger and Erica Wright combined on a shutout as Texas
            beat Samford 4-0 Sunday at McCombs Field to complete a three-game sweep. The Longhorns improved to 23-14, and the Bulldogs fell to 12-29. Bolinger (9-5) got the victory in the circle for Texas, pitching five...

2:13 AM Monday, Apr. 09, 2018

Taylor Ellsworth and Paige von Sprecken hit home runs and Brooke Bolinger and Erica Wright combined on a shutout as Texas beat Samford 4-0 Sunday at McCombs Field to complete a three-game sweep. The Longhorns improved to 23-14, and the Bulldogs fell to 12-29. Bolinger (9-5) got the victory in the circle for Texas, pitching five...
Henley likes look of Longhorns as they complete sweep of Baylor
 No matter the sport, every year some athlete or coach will say his team is peaking. He will typically say it as the season
            is coming to an end — after a stretch of performances that lead to multiple wins. That’s the team they’ve worked to become
            all season. That’s how good they can be. The Texas...

1:53 AM Monday, Apr. 09, 2018

No matter the sport, every year some athlete or coach will say his team is peaking. He will typically say it as the season is coming to an end — after a stretch of performances that lead to multiple wins. That’s the team they’ve worked to become all season. That’s how good they can be. The Texas...