Sunday Morning Roundup for October 16
Texas Loses to Oklahoma State
The Longhorns lost to the Cowboys Saturday afternoon in Austin, 38-26. This is the first time Head Coach Mack Brown has lost following the OU game.
QB David Ash took all the snaps. It was the first game that offensive coaches did not rotate quarterbacks throughout of the game. Longhorn running backs DJ Monroe and Malcom Brown carried the running game in the first half. Freshman Malcom Brown had 135 yards on 19 carriers with two touchdowns.
Texas doesn't have a game this week. They’ll play Kansas Oct. 29.
Same Sex Couples Marry At Republic Square Park
In a mass ceremonial marriage, several gay couples held hands and committed vows to each other at the State Capitol Saturday. The ceremony began with horse drawn carriage rides from Republic Square Park to the State Capitol. KVUE reports the event was the first organized mass marriage event hosted by Get Equal Texas.
Reverend Meg Barnhouse with Austin's First Unitarian Universalist Church conducted the mass marriage. Each couple knew the marriage would not be legally recognized in Texas, still each stood hand in hand repeating their vows. "I accept you as a life partner," repeated each couple before kissing their spouses. For each it was a life long commitment, for the crowd of supporters, a special moment. "Personally it's just about standing up for what I believe ought to be legal and for what I believe ought to be everyone's right to marry the person that they love," said supporter Paul Simmons.
Texas does not recognize same-sex marriage.
Rangers Will Make Second Appearance at the World Series.
The Texas Rangers make it for the second time in a row to the World Series. They closed out the Detroit Tigers with a 15-5 win last night. The win made the Rangers the first team to become the American League’s first repeat champion in 10 years.
The Rangers will play game one of the World Series on Wednesday against either St. Louis or Milwaukee.