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Texas ex Ryan Crouser advances to IAAF World Championships final

Texas ex Ryan Crouser cruised to the final round of the men’s shot put at the 2017 IAAF World Championships on Saturday morning in London. Crouser, the No. 1-ranked shot putter in the world, needed only one attempt to surpass the automatic qualifying mark and advance to the final. He … Read More

Former Longhorns named captains at IAAF World Championships

Athletes for Team USA voted on team captains before the start of the IAAF World Championships in London and chose two former Longhorns, Michelle Carter and Trey Hardee. Texas head coach Mario Sategna is also in London, serving as the U.S. men’s head coach for the first time. He’s served … Read More

Stage all set for Longhorn Trey Hardee at worlds after Eaton’s retirement

Trey Hardee wants to set the record straight: No, he’s not retired. Never has been. The thought really never crossed his mind. The two-time world champion decathlete understands why everyone may have jumped to that conclusion. He’s 33, has been sidelined by an assortment of injuries and did some broadcasting … Read More

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George Patrick wins gold at the Pan American Junior Championships

George Patrick had a dominating performance in the decathlon at the Pan American Junior Championships in Trujillo, Peru, on Saturday. The Longhorn won six of the 10 events on his way to scoring 7,514 points to pick up the gold medal for Team USA. He won by more than 300 … Read More

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Texas’ nominees for Big 12 Athlete of the Year announced

A pair of Texas’ most decorated seniors have one more shot at glory in burnt orange, and they’re relying on help from Longhorns fans. The Big 12 Conference released the nominees for the Big 12 Athlete of the Year awards, and UT’s representatives are Chrisann Gordon … Read More

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Pair of Texas hurdlers qualify for finals at Canadian Championships

A pair of Texas hurdlers advanced to the finals of the Canadian Championships on Saturday in Ottawa, Canada. Kirema Macharia won his heat in the men’s 400-meter hurdles, advancing automatically to the final on Sunday. His time of 53.64 seconds was third best in the preliminaries. Mariam Abdul-Rashid finished second … Read More

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Six current and former Longhorns set to compete at IAAF World Championships

The Texas track and field program will be represented by six current and former Longhorns at the IAAF World Championships in London in August. Three others qualified as alternates for Team USA. Three members of Team USA will represent Texas at the World Championships. Ryan Crouser, who won the shot … Read More

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Michelle Carter adds bronze medal at USATF Championships

The Texas Longhorns track program was represented well on the third day of the USATF Championships in Sacramento, Calif. Saturday. A former Longhorn earned a bronze medal while others advanced to sprint finals. Michelle Carter, 2016 Olympic gold medalist in the shot put, took home a bronze in the event … Read More

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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

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Does 33-year-old Trey Hardee have one more Olympics in him? He sure hopes so

Trey Hardee could retire right now and no one would blame him. He’s won two world decathlon championships, a silver medal at the 2012 Olympics and has been blessed with a beautiful wife and daughter. But the former Texas All-American isn’t finished even at the relatively advanced track-and-field age of … Read More

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Chrisann Gordon’s victory makes the 400-meter dash the top individual event at Texas

Competing in Eugene, Ore., on Saturday, Texas senior Chrisann Gordon won a NCAA championship in the 400-meter dash. The victory gave UT’s women’s track and field program its seventh win in the 400-meter dash at the NCAA’s outdoor meet. No other university has won more than … 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

An Aggie’s record 400 overshadows Texas hurdlers at NCAA West regional

When Spencer Dunkerley-Offor glanced at the Myers Stadium scoreboard after his 110-meter hurdles race Friday at the NCAA West regional track and field championships, he saw a time of 12.6 seconds by his name. That would have been in world-record territory. “I thought to myself, ‘That’s cool, but that’s definitely … Read More

Like father, like daughter: Texas’ Long overcomes injury, qualifies for NCAAs

Like father, like daughter. For Kally Long, that has proven to be good and bad. The junior pole vaulter for Texas has endured the bad. Now she’s enjoying the good, and she hopes the best is yet to come. Long was one of three Longhorns on Thursday to advance to … Read More