AUSTIN (KXAN) - Texas baseball's new hitting coach, Tommy Nicholson, a former three-year letterman with the Longhorns, met with the media for the first time Tuesday.
Nicholson was hired as Texas's hitting coach late last month. He replaced Tommy Harmon, who had been with the Longhorns for 23 years as both a player and a coach.
The Longhorns didn't make the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1998, leading to Nicholson being brought in from Sacramento State.
Nicholson comes to Texas after a two-year stint with Sacramento State as an the infield and hitting coach while an assistant. Before his time in Sacramento, Nicholson spent two years with Texas as a volunteer assistant.
During his time on the 40 acres, Nicholson led the Longhorns to the 2000 College World Series in his senior season.
The U.S. Grand Prix race in Austin next year will be held Nov. 2 and F! weekend will not coincide with a UT Longhorns home football game.
One woman died early Wednesday after several shots were fired at a North Austin mechanic shop.
The Texas Department of Public Safety along with the U.S. Drug Enforcement agency and local authorities raided what they said Wednesday was a methamphetamine operation based in Burnet County.
UPDATE // The two teenage girls missing since Saturday night were found safe at 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, Leander police said.
FEMA teams will be back in Southeast Austin to assess damage to public property like roads, bridges, and parks.
State Sen. Wendy Davis, a 2014 Democratic candidate for Texas governor, released her tax returns for the past three years.