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Zamzow named Big 12 track and field athlete of the week

Ashtin Zamzow earned the honor of Big 12 track and field athlete of the week after becoming the first Longhorn to win the heptathlon at the Texas Relays. Zamzow broke the school’s record in the process of winning the event over the weekend. The senior posted six personal bests during … Read More

With his focus only on track, John Burt closes out Texas Relays with a strong showing

Like so many times before, John Burt spent his Saturday showcasing his speed on UT’s campus. This Saturday, though, Burt was across the street from Royal-Memorial Stadium. A senior receiver in football and a hurdler on the track team, Burt finished third in the Texas Relays’ 110-meter hurdles final. With … Read More

‘Sky’s the limit’: Texas prepares for freshman sprinter Kynnedy Flannel to take flight

Texas freshman Kynnedy Flannel spells her first name with a “Y.” The same goes for her middle name, Beatryce. Why the Ys? Credit Y2K as her mother’s inspiration, says Flannel, who was born in 2000. By now, track and field fans who visit Myers Stadium should be able to spell … Read More

Texas’ Wahl saves her best for last, takes Texas Relays triple jump title

Texas senior Georgia Wahl had the rest of the field in the women’s Section B triple jump right where she wanted them on Friday. Needing her best effort on her final try to accomplish a come-from-behind victory, Wahl pulled it off for her first Texas Relays title at Mike A. Read More

Texas Relays notebook: The Horns’ latest Johnson — Camille — makes her Relays debut

Texas freshman Camille Johnson finished ninth in the women’s javelin Thursday at the Texas Relays with a top throw of 43.49 feet. She’s the daughter of former UT football All-American Johnnie Johnson; her brothers, Collin and Kirk, play for the Longhorns’ football team. Missouri’s Ava Curry (50.74) took first place. Read More

Texas’ Zamzow takes Relays heptathlon in second-best performance in the world this year

In claiming her first heptathlon victory at the Texas Relays on Thursday, Texas senior Ashtin Zamzow also produced the seventh-best total in U.S. collegiate history and the second-best performance in the world this year. Thursday was a day of wonderment for Zamzow, 22, whose career has been ascending since winning … Read More

Texas’ Zamzow wows the field on opening day of the Texas Relays

Continuing her recent trend of excellence, Texas senior Ashtin Zamzow set four personal outdoor bests on Wednesday in the women’s heptathlon on the opening day of the Texas Relays at Mike A. Myers Stadium. After winning the women’s pentathlon at the Big 12 indoor championships in February and placing third … Read More

‘It’s a great way to start the outdoor season’: Texas Relays get going with NCAA meet on horizon

The Texas Relays got underway on Wednesday and so did a busy spring at Myers Stadium. In addition to the Relays, which are now in their 92nd year, Myers Stadium will host the Texas Invitational and then the UIL’s annual state track and field meet in May. Then in June, … Read More

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Texas track and field squad takes two wins at Roadrunner Invitational

The Texas track and field team recorded two wins and 10 personal bests at the Roadrunner Invitational on Saturday at UTSA in San Antonio. Anna McDonald won the 3,000 meters while Abby Guidry picked up a win in the 2,000-meter steeplechase. McDonald posted a personal-best time of 9 minutes, 53.75 … Read More

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Texas track and field team totals three wins at UTSA Invitational

The Texas track and field team started the outdoor season with a trio of wins at the UTSA Invitational on Friday and Saturday. Elena Bruckner took first place in the discus Saturday with a throw of 175 feet, 2 inches — sixth-best in school history. Bruckner won the event by … Read More

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Texas track and field notches pair of wins at UTSA Invitational

The Texas track and field team kicked off the outdoor season with a pair of wins at the UTSA Invitational on Friday night. Texas won both the men’s and women’s javelin event. Trevor Danielson took the men’s title while Camille Johnson won for the women’s team. Danielson recorded a mark … Read More

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American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: ‘I still can’t believe my eyes’ — Johnny ‘Lam’ Jones glides effortlessly into history books

To this very day almost half a century later, I still can’t believe my eyes. Without question, it’s at the top of the best sports memories ever witnessed in person. There was Ben Crenshaw bent over in delirious exhaustion and exhilaration on the 18th green at Augusta after he sealed … Read More

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Longhorns close out action at the NCAA Indoor Championships

The Texas track and field squads closed out action at the NCAA Indoor Championships on Saturday in Birmgingham, Ala. The Texas women finished tied for 12th with 14 points while the men tied for 13th with 16 points. Florida won the men’s competition with 55 points while Arkansas took the … Read More

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A pair of Longhorns reach podium at NCAA Indoor Championships

Two members of the Texas track and field team reached the podium on the first day of the NCAA Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Ala., on Friday. Tripp Piperi and Ashtin Zamzow highlighted the day for the Texas men’s and women’s track teams. The men sit in a tie for sixth … Read More

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Texas track and field team earns Big 12 honors

The Longhorns earned a pair of indoor-season honors from the Big 12 on Friday. Kynnedy Flannel earned the title of Big 12 Freshman of the Year while head coach Edrick Floreal took the honor of Big 12 Women’s Coach of the Year. Flannel won the 200-meter Big 12 title and … Read More

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Texas women win Big 12 Indoor Championship

The Texas women picked up two wins and scored in multiple events on the way to winning their second straight Big 12 Indoor Championship in Lubbock on Saturday. Teahna Daniels and Kynnedy Flannel each won their sprint events. Daniels won the 60 meters in 7.22 seconds, and Flannel took the … Read More

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Texas track and field teams kick off action at Big 12 Championships

The Texas track and field team took one victory, a second-place finish and set two school records on the first day of the Big 12 Indoor Championships in Lubbock Friday. A first-place finish by Ashtin Zamzow in the pentathlon highlighted the day for Texas. She scored 4,183 points to set … Read More

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Texas athletes compete at Aggie Twilight in College Station

Various Texas athletes competed at the Aggie Twilight meet in College Station, with one securing a win Saturday night. Jake Johnson won the mile with a personal-best time of 4 minutes, 14.21 seconds. Barret Poth added a second-place finish in the men’s pole vault, clearing  a height of 17 feet, … Read More

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Texas sets school record at JDL DMR Invitational

A group of runners competed at the JDL DMR Invitational, with the women bringing home a new school record, in Winston-Salem Friday. The Texas women set a new school record in the distance medley relay with a time of 11 minutes, 10.55 seconds before conversion due to the JDL Fast … Read More

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Texas track and field team concludes competition at Texas Tech Shootout

Adding to a pair of school records and various personal bests over the weekend, the Texas track and field squad took another win to close out competition at the Texas Tech Shootout Saturday. Elena Bruckner had the only win for the Longhorns in Lubbock. She won the … Read More