03 Apr

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Horns Showing Signs of Life with Mid-Season Wins

(Image via University of Texas Athletics)

The No. 12/15 Texas baseball team looks for its fifth straight win as the Longhorns take on Texas State Tuesday at 6 p.m. (Image via University of Texas Athletics)

By Steve Habel/Horns Illustrated Associate Editor

It had been a while since the Texas baseball team won a Big 12 Conference series, but the Longhorns were able to get that King Kong-sized money off their back on Sunday when they beat Texas Tech 5-2 in extra innings to win a pivotal rubber game in the three-game series.

The Longhorns followed that victory with a 5-2 win on the road against

Steve Habel is a senior contributing writer for Horns Illustrated. He has covered Texas sports since 1989 and was this magazine’s senior editor for 24 years. You can follow him on twitter @stevehabel .