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Alex Rogers wins mile race at Alex Wilson Invitational

Texas’ Alex Rogers ran a personal best to win the mile at the Alex Wilson Invitational in Notre Dame, Ind., on Saturday. Rogers finished in 4 minutes 2.54 seconds, the 11th-best time in school history. He won by less than a half a second. The Longhorns sent distance runners to … Read More

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The Longhorns’ first couple of athletics is expanding the family

Former Longhorn stars Aaron Ross and Sanya Richards-Ross chose Valentine’s Day to announce they’re expecting a baby. The couple confirmed the news to People magazine, then posted photos on their social media accounts to let their fans know. “Many parts of our lives have felt like a fairy tale, but … Read More

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Chest injury to sideline Texas pole vaulter Kally Long indefinitely

Texas announced on Monday that junior pole vaulter Kally Long will be sidelined indefinitely with a chest injury. Long was injured when she fell during a vault at this past weekend’s Husky Classic in Seattle. “My heart goes out to Kally and her family and I am praying for her … Read More

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Texas track and field team posts solid performances at two meets

The relay teams recorded top-5 finishes and Barrett Poth won the pole vault event to highlight a solid day for the Texas track and field team at two meets on Saturday. At the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark. the men’s 1600-meter relay took second place in the men’s invitational section … Read More

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Chrisann Gordon notches win at Tyson Invitational

Olympian Chrisann Gordon took a win for the Longhorns at the first day of the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark. on Friday. Texas posted four times that are good enough to qualify for the NCAA Championships were the season to end today. “It was great today with this being our … Read More

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Aldrich Bailey Jr. takes another win at Husker Invitational

Aldrich Bailey Jr. and the 1600 meter relay teams put on strong performances on the final day of the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational in Lincoln, Neb. Saturday. Bailey Jr. won the 200 meters in 20.96 seconds a day after winning the 400 event. The men’s 1600 relay team completed the … Read More

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Kally Long ties personal record at New Mexico Classic

Texas pole vaulters and throwers performed well to close out the New Mexico Classic in Albuquerque, N.M. on Saturday. Kally Long highlighted Saturday’s action as she cleared a personal-record 14 feet, 6 inches in the women’s pole vault event. She finished in fourth place and was the top collegiate competitor … Read More

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Distance runners post personal records at Armory Track Invitational

A contingent of distance runners made the trip to New York for the Armory Track Invitational and posted personal records in the process on Friday and Saturday. Alex Rogers took second place in the men’s mile with a time of 4:05.99. Mary Beth Hamilton took third in the 800 meters … Read More

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Sprinters shine at Husker Invitational

Aldrich Bailey Jr. took a victory in the men’s 400 meters to highlight the Longhorns’ first day at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational in Lincoln, Neb. on Friday. Bailey Jr. finished the race in 46.38 seconds for the fifth best time in the NCAA so far this season. Teammate Byron … Read More

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Longhorns set personal records at New Mexico Classic

Several Longhorns posted personal records as they competed on the first day of the New Mexico Classic in Albuquerque, N.M. on Friday. Barrett Poth won the men’s pole vault event as he cleared a height of 17 feet, 8 1/2 inches, a new personal record, on his first attempt. He … Read More

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Longhorns track and field squad notches wins and personal bests

The Texas Longhorns track and field team had strong showings at two events on Saturday. Longhorns sprinters and middle distance runners fared well at the Rod McCravy Memorial in Lexington, Ky. while throwers and vaulters competed at the Cherry and Silver Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M. In New Mexico, the women … Read More

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Longhorns track and field team takes win at McCravy Memorial

The Texas Longhorns track and field team took a win as competition began at the Rod McCravy Memorial, hosted by the Kentucky Wildcats in Lexington on Friday. Texas won their second distance medley relay race in two tries as they finished in 9:52.07. They first won this year at last … Read More

After College Station opener, Texas set for second meets of indoor track season

This weekend, members of the Texas indoor track and field team are going their separate ways. Texas’ throwers and pole vaulters will be in Albuquerque, N.M. on Friday and Saturday for the Cherry & Silver Invitational, while the rest of the team competes at the Rod McCravy Memorial in Lexington, … Read More

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Longhorns indoor track and field season begins with 11 wins

The Texas Longhorns indoor track and field season began with a second place finish for the men and a third-place performance from the women in College Station on Saturday. The Longhorns took 11 victories at the event, including a career-best win by pole vaulter Kally Long who cleared 14 feet, … Read More

Texas track coach Mario Sategna returns from nearly three-month personal leave

Texas track coach Mario Sategna, who took a personal leave of absence on Sept. 12, has returned to active duty, the university announced. Sategna participated in a team meeting on Wednesday, and the Longhorns’ indoor track and field season begins on Friday at the Texas A&M … Read More

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Texas hurdler Byron Robinson named to Bowerman watch list

Texas sprinter and hurdler Byron Robinson was named to the 2017 Bowerman watch list on Thursday. The senior was a runner-up at the Olympic Trials in the 400-meter hurdles and he finished eighth in the event at the Rio Olympics. He is the defending Big 12 champion … Read More

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Year end review: 10 Longhorns athletes to watch in 2017

Almost without exception, the best athletes at Texas are among the very best in their respective sports. With that in mind, I decided to choose these 10 athletes from 10 Longhorn teams. Here’s who you should look out for in 2017, in no particular order. Bret Boswell, baseball After two … Read More

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The year in review: 10 best Longhorn athletes of 2016

We’ve relived the highlights and rehashed the low-lights , but individually there were a few Texas Longhorns who shone brighter than the rest in 2016. These 10 athletes were the biggest stars on the 40 Acres this year. 10. Breaunna Addison Addison finished off her career as one of the … Read More

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The year in review: Top 10 recruits to come to Texas in 2016

Recruiting is the lifeblood of every successful college sports team. While rankings and evaluations have developed a 24/7 following for fans of major sports (football, men’s and women’s basketball), gathering talent is no less important — in some cases, perhaps even more so — in sports with smaller followings. Texas … Read More

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Courtney Okolo wins The Bowerman as best track athlete

Courtney Okolo, who wrapped up a historic track and field career at Texas in June, won the The Bowerman at a ceremony in Orlando, Fla. on Friday night. The trophy, given annually at the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association convention, is awarded to track and … Read More