Author Archives: Joe Cook

Horns cruise to midweek win over UIW, 10-3

Left field at the Disch (Joe Cook/IT)

With a long time in between the series finale against TCU and tonight’s game against UIW, the Texas Longhorns had to deal with final exams as well as down time they have not experienced since before the season started. Texas showed few signs of rust tonight as they cruised past a 20-32 Cardinals team, 10-3. Sophomore Nick Kennedy’s starting effort earned not only his eighth win, but also Texas’ 12th midweek victory in 14 games.

Sterns joins 4th and 5 podcast to talk commitment

Caden Sterns (Justin Wells/IT)

2018 Cibolo Steele safety and newest Texas commit Caden Sterns joins Joe Cook and HornSports’ Will Baizer on the 4th and 5 podcast to discuss how everything went down this past weekend, how the Longhorn coaches plan to utilize him in Todd Orlando’s defense, and tell us a little more about himself.

Perennial power Allen focused on consistency this spring

Theo Wease (Joe Cook/IT)

With spring football now in full swing at many high schools, Inside Texas is traversing interstates and FM roads across the Lone Star State to talk with coaches and players and observe the talent each team has to offer.

This is the first spring I’m able to travel to spring practices, so I figured I would start with one of the top dogs in the Texas high school football landscape, the Allen Eagles.

Cajuns shut down Longhorns in Sugar Land, 8-1

Texas Baseball in Sugar Land (Joe Cook/IT)

Texas traveled to Sugar Land to take on the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns in a midweek match-up at Constellation Field.

They forgot their bats and arms at home. A six-run second boosted by a Louisiana grand slam and silence from the Longhorn bats all evening allowed for UL to cruise to an easy win, 8-1

Texas holds on against UNO, 3-2

Disch-Falk Field (Joe Cook/IT)

Texas looked to take the series from the University of New Orleans on a dreary day with the wind blowing in. Although the weather was bleak, the Horns got a bright performance on the mound from junior Morgan Cooper. Cooper’s fast start and Texas’ first inning rally were enough for Texas to defeat the Privateers, 3-2, and take the series.

Rising flips to Texas

Cameron Rising (via Rising)

First, Herman went into Oklahoma to secure Sooner legacy Casey Thompson’s committment to the burnt orange and white.

Then, Herman and offense coordinator Tim Beck tried to go after Oklahoma’s other QB prize, 2018 Newbury Park (CA)’s Cameron Rising. They succeeded, as Rising flipped from Oklahoma to Texas this evening.