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Trey Hardee wins fourth decathlon title at USATF Championships

Texas ex Trey Hardee once again won the national title in the decathlon at the USATF Championships in Sacramento, Calif. on Friday. He scored 8,225 points, edging out Zach Ziemek by just 70 points. It’s Hardee’s fourth time winning the title. Hardee held a 134-point lead over Devon Williams of … Read More

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Current and former Longhorns compete at USATF Championships

Numerous current and former Longhorns kicked off action at the USATF Championships as well as the Jamaican National Championships Thursday. The USATF Junior Championships also began with various Texas athletes competing, highlighted by George Patrick who leads the decathlon after five events. Patrick, a freshman, dominated the competition as he … Read More

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Current and former Longhorns attempt to qualify for IAAF World Championships

Nearly two dozen current and former Longhorns are set to compete at the USATF Championships in Sacramento, Calif., beginning Thursday in an effort to qualify for the IAAF World Championships. Qualifiers at the USATF Championships will compete at the IAAF World Championships this summer. Qualifiers of the USATF Junior Championships, … Read More

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Chrisann Gordon wins title in 400 meters at NCAA Championships

Chrisann Gordon locked up her first individual national championship as she won the women’s 400 meters at the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore. Saturday night. Gordon finished the race in 50.51 seconds to capture the Longhorns’ third title in the 400 in four years. It was the seventh championship in … Read More

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Texas men tie best finish at NCAA Championships in 400 relay

The Texas men tied their best finish as they took fifth place in the 400-meter relay at the NCAA Championships on Friday in Eugene, Ore. The Longhorns finished tied for 26th overall in the team standings with 10 points as Florida took the men’s title with 61.5 points, edging Texas … Read More

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Longhorn sprinters shine in semifinals at NCAA Championships

The Texas women’s track and field squad turned in top performances in the sprint semifinals at the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore. on Thursday night. Teahna Daniels and Chrisann Gordon each qualified first in their events while Rushelle Burton and Ariel Jones qualified fifth in their respective hurdle competitions. Daniels … Read More

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Longhorns track and field team breaks school record at NCAA Championships

The Texas men’s 400-meter relay team broke the school record to qualify for the final on the first day of the NCAA Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. on Wednesday. Carlton Anumnu, Aldrich Bailey Jr., Charles Anumnu and Senoj-Jay Givans finished the race in 38.68 seconds to beat the … Read More

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Gold medalist Sanya Richards-Ross opens up about abortion before 2008 Olympics

In her new memoir, “Chasing Grace,” five-time Olympic medalist and Texas ex Sanya Richards-Ross reveals that she had an abortion in the weeks leading up to the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. In excerpts provided to Essence, Richards-Ross writes about the decision she made with fiancé … Read More

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Social reaction: Longhorns, current and former, celebrate graduation day

Over the weekend, a total of 80 current and former University of Texas athletes participated in graduation ceremonies. For some, it marked the end of a four-year journey of self discovery on and off the playing field. For others, graduation meant returning to the campus they once wowed with athletic … Read More

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Mario Sategna named men’s Big 12 track and field coach of the year

Texas track and field head coach Mario Sategna was named the Big 12 men’s coach of the year on Thursday after leading the Longhorns to their third straight Big 12 championship last weekend. The men won the Big 12 title with 153.5 points and clinched the victory with one event … Read More

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Outdoor championship gives Texas’ men a Big 12 sweep

Texas has (once again) won the Big 12’s track and field championship. On Sunday, the Texas men secured the team title at the Big 12’s outdoor track and field meet in Lawrence, Kan. Texas scored 153.5 points and distanced itself from second-place Kansas’ score of 143. The championship was Texas’ … Read More

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Texas track and field recruits earn gold and silver at future home

They’ll sport burnt-orange uniforms next year, but three future Longhorns opted to wear gold and silver on Saturday. New Braunfels Canyon senior Sam Worley, The Woodlands senior Adrian Piperi and Lake Travis senior Megan Rourke each shined at the University Interscholastic League’s Class 6A track and field meet. The trio of … Read More

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Steele Wasik wins decathlon title at Big 12 Championship

Steele Wasik set a facility record on his way to winning the Big 12 title in the decathlon at the Big 12 Championship in Lawrence, Kan. Saturday. Wasik scored 7,715 points to set the record for Rock Chalk Park and notched the ninth-best performance in school history. He took first … Read More

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Crouser makes UT history at Big 12 Championship

Haley Crouser won the women’s javelin event in historic fashion as the Longhorns track and field team completed the first day of the Big 12 Championship in Lawrence, Kan. Friday. The Texas women are in sixth place while the men are in fourth after 3 of 21 events. The men … Read More

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Texas wins Longhorn Invitational

The Texas track and field team took several wins on its way to finishing at the top of the standings at the Longhorn Invitational at Myers Stadium on Saturday. The men won with 177 points, over 78 points ahead of Michigan, while the women won with 141 points. The women’s … Read More

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Haley Crouser wins javelin event at Longhorn Invitational

The Texas track and field team kicked off the Longhorn Invitational with a couple of field events that included a win in the javelin. Haley Crouser posted a mark of 165 feet, 8 inches to take the top spot in the women’s javelin with teammate Virginia Preiss taking sixth place. Read More

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Dual-sport athlete John Burt to resume hurdling at Texas’ Longhorn Invitational

This weekend, John Burt will look to get back on track. Burt has been listed as an entrant in the 110-meter hurdles for the Longhorn Invitational. This will be the first indoor or outdoor meet in 2017 for Burt, a sophomore who had suspended his track career in … Read More

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Longhorns pick up a win at Michael Johnson Invitational

The Texas Longhorns track and field team picked up a win and 11 overall top-5 finishes at the Michael Johnson Invitational in Waco on Saturday. The Longhorns just sent field competitors to the event. Haley Crouser highlighted the action with her first-place finish in the javelin event, recording a mark … Read More

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Longhorns take wins and personal bests at LSU Alumni Gold

Chrisann Gordon ran the fastest 400 meters in the NCAA this season as the Texas track and field team had a strong performance at the LSU Alumni Gold in Baton Rouge, La. Saturday. Gordon finished her race in 50.64 seconds, nearly a half second better than her previous personal best, … Read More

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Rushelle Burton named Big 12 athlete of the week

Freshman sprinter Rushelle Burton was named the Big 12 athlete of the week for her performance at the Texas Invitational over the weekend. She finished second in the 100-meter hurdles, losing only to Kendra Harrison, the world record holder in the event. Burton’s time of 12.65 in the event was … Read More