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The active 2018 Texas Exes power rankings: No. 22 Marquise Goodwin, football

We’re counting down the 25 best former Texas athletes still competing in their sport. Each day we’ll reveal a new athlete.   No. 22 Marquise Goodwin, football An Olympian and football player, Marquise Goodwin follows in the same footsteps as Johnny “Lam” Jones and other two-sport stars at Texas. Goodwin arrived at … Read More

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Texas to host NCAA’s outdoor track and field championships in 2019 and 2020

For the next two years, Texas’ Longhorns will have a homefield advantage on the track and in the field. Texas has been selected as the host for the 2019 and 2020 NCAA outdoor track and field championships, the school announced on Thursday. Oregon has hosted the last five outdoor championships, … Read More

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Texas track and field teams win Texas Invitational

The Texas track and field teams had strong performances to win the Texas Invitational on Saturday at Myers Stadium. The women’s team picked up four wins on the day to top the competition with 188.5 points. The men scored 115 points to take the team win. The Texas women won … Read More

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Texas track and field teams lead Texas Invitational

The Texas track and field teams took five wins on the first day of the Texas Invitational at Myers Stadium Friday. The men’s and women’s teams lead the competition through eight events. The men scored 69 points while the women posted 77. Kansas State is second in the men’s competition … Read More

She passed both tests: Elena Bruckner aces an advertising exam, then the hammer throw at Texas Relays

Elena Bruckner’s mission, if she so accepted, would provide a stern test well beyond her athletic capabilities entering Thursday’s hammer throw competition at the Texas Relays. The hammer throw started at 11 a.m., but the Texas sophomore had a scheduled Psychology of Advertising exam at 12:30 p.m. about a half-mile … Read More

Longhorns prepare to ‘see where are we’ as Texas Relays kick off the outdoor season

A school bus and cards were what popped into Ariel Jones’ mind when she was asked this week about her first Texas Relays. In 2012, the Texas senior was then a sophomore at Humble Atascocita High when she ran on two relay teams and finished sixth in the Division II … Read More

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Texas javelin throwers set records at UTSA Invitational

The Texas track and field team had a big day from its throwers at the UTSA Invitational, setting meet records and posting top marks in the NCAA this season. Haley Crouser and Fabian Dohmann both won the javelin event for the Longhorns to open the outdoor season. Crouser set a … Read More

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Track and field school records fall at NCAA Indoor Championships

O’Brien Wasome and Alan Zapalac set Texas school records to highlight the final day of the NCAA Indoor Championships in College Station on Saturday. Wasome won the NCAA Championship in the triple jump with a school record of 55 feet, 2 1/4 inches. It’s the first title … Read More

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Texas’ O’Brien Wasome earns NCAA championship with a record-breaking jump

On Saturday, sophomore O’Brien Wasome set a new standard at Texas. At the NCAA’s indoor championships in College Station, Wasome was crowned the champion in the triple jump. One day after he placed 10th in the long jump, Wasome leaped 55 feet, 2.25 inches meters in College Station … Read More

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McCarter and Piperi finish in top eight at NCAA Indoor Championships

Steffin McCarter and Tripp Piperi highlighted the Longhorns track and field squad performances at the NCAA Indoor Championships in College Station on Friday night. McCarter finished in fifth place in the men’s long jump with a distance of 26 feet, 3/4 inches. It was the second straight year that McCarter … Read More

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Okolo wins gold at IAAF World Indoor Championships

Former Longhorn Courtney Okolo claimed the world title in the 400 meters at the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham, England on Saturday. The lifetime Longhorn controlled the race from the start and won in 50.55 seconds. American teammate Shakima Wimbley edged out Britain’s Eilidh Doyle on the final straight … Read More

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Texas track to compete in 12 events at NCAA Indoor Championships

Texas will be represented in 12 events at the NCAA Indoor Championships, beginning March 9 at Texas A&M. The men will compete in seven events while the women will represent UT in five. George Patrick will compete in the heptathlon while Tripp Piperi will compete in the shot put. Another … Read More

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Texas women win Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Championship

The Texas women scored 117 points to secure the Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Championship, edging out Kansas by five points in Ames, Iowa on Saturday. The men came up 14 points short as Texas Tech scored 143 points to take the title. The win for the women was … Read More

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Ashtin Zamzow makes UT history at Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Championships

The Texas Longhorns came away with three Big 12 titles and a little bit of history after the first day of the Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Championships in Ames, Iowa on Friday. The women lead with 44 points, seven points ahead of Iowa State while the third-place men … Read More

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Wolf Mahler takes second at USATF Indoor Championships

Wolf Mahler highlighted the performances by the current and former Longhorns competing at the USATF Indoor Championships in Albuquerque, N.M. on Saturday. Mahler, competing as an unattached athlete in the men’s heptathlon, won a silver medal after recording a personal best 5,923 points. That was just 12 points behind Jeremy … Read More

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Texas men’s distance medley relay close to qualifying for NCAAs

The Texas men’s distance medley relay team came close to qualifying for the NCAA Championships at the Alex Wilson Invitational at Notre Dame, with another opportunity to do so next week. Texas finished the race in sixth with a time of 9 minutes, 31.80 seconds. With a conversion rate applied … Read More

Texas parts way with track and field coach Mario Sategna

Texas announced on Thursday that it had “separated” from Mario Sategna, the head coach of the track and field team. Tonja Buford-Bailey will serve as Texas’ interim head coach, athletic director Chris Del Conte said. The rest of the staff will remain intact. Buford-Bailey will escort a handful of UT … Read More

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Following record run, Sam Worley counted among the standard setters at Texas

On a trip to Seattle, Texas freshman Sam Worley joined some exclusive company. Worley was clocked at 3:58.04 in the mile at the Husky Classic on Saturday. The event’s fourth-place finisher, Worley bested the Texas record of 3:58.66 that Joe Stilin set in 2013. Worley’s fast feat … Read More

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Texas freshman Sam Worley breaks school record in the mile

Texas freshman Sam Worley ran a sub-4-minute mile to break the school record at the Husky Classic in Seattle, Wash. on Saturday. Worley finished the mile race in 3 minutes, 58.04 seconds to set a personal-best mark and claim fourth place at the event. He broke the previous indoor record … Read More

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Tripp Piperi highlights Longhorns’ day at Tyson Invitational

Tripp Piperi won the men’s shot put event to highlight the Longhorns’ second day at the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark. Saturday. Piperi posted a mark of 64 feet, 5 1/4 inches to win the event. He beat second place by almost three feet. He’s yet to lose against collegiate … Read More