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Baseball Team Earns No. 3 Seed in Dallas Regional

The Longhorns won the Big 12 Conference Championship Tournament in Tulsa and were awarded the No. 3 seed in the Dallas Regional hosted by Dallas Baptist, where the Patriots are the No. 1 seed. Oregon State is the No. 2 seed and Virginia Commonwealth is the No. 4 seed in the region.

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Texas (30-25) will open double elimination play Friday, May 29 against the Beavers (38-16-1) at 1:30 p.m. Central on ESPN3.

Fans interested in purchasing tickets should go through the Dallas Baptist athletics department. All session tournament passes will go on sale Wednesday at noon, while single game tickets (if available) will go on sale the morning of each game.

SCHEDULE

FRIDAY
Game 1 — #2 Oregon State (38-16-1) vs. #3 Texas, 1:30 p.m. CT, Longhorn Network, ESPN3
Game 2 — #1 Dallas Baptist (43-13) vs. #4 VCU (37-22), 6 p.m. CT, ESPN3

SATURDAY
Game 3 — Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2, 11 a.m., ESPN2 (Longhorn Network)
Game 4 — Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2, 6 p.m., ESPNU/ESPN3 (Longhorn Network)

SUNDAY
Game 5 — Loser Game 4 vs. Winner Game 3, Noon, ESPN2
Game 6 — Winner Game 4 vs. Winner Game 5, 7 p.m., ESPN3

MONDAY
Game 7 — Rematch of Game 6 (If necessary), 7 p.m., ESPNU/ESPN3

More at this TexasSports.com article.

10 Big 12 Championships in 2014-2015

With Baseball’s 6-3 victory against Oklahoma State on Sunday in the title game at the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship, The University of Texas athletics program recorded its 10th Big 12 Conference championship during the 2014-15 calendar year.

Baseball joined Volleyball, Men’s Swimming and Diving, Women’s Swimming and Diving, Women’s Indoor Track and Field, Men’s Indoor Track and Field, Men’s Golf, Rowing, Women’s Outdoor Track and Field and Men’s Outdoor Track and Field as league champions this season.

Article at TexasSports.com.

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Finding Freddie

“Come home. Shave your beard, cut your hair,” the message read. “You’re auditioning to play your dad.”

As compelling as this is—the son becoming the father—this is not James’ story. It is Freddie Steinmark’s story, and Juston and James Street, ’70, Life Member, are just two supporting characters in the epic production of the film that is, as of press time, titled My All American.

The basis for the movie, which is slated to hit theaters this winter, is an inspiring true UT story that—inexplicably—has never been told on film before. It’s a sports story, but, as everyone knows, the best sports stories aren’t really about sports.

From Chris O’Connell’s interactive story at The Alcalde.

Freddie Steinmark. Image: The Alcalde