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Texas track and field unofficially breaks records in Baton Rouge, falls short of first-place finishes

Texas track and field unofficially breaks records in Baton Rouge, falls short of first-place finishes

Kaitlyn Harmon April 25, 2021
During the LSU Alumni Gold meet in Baton Rouge, Louisiana this weekend, members of the Texas track and field team unofficially broke several records, but fell short of taking home any first place wins.
Running in the dark: Former runners say Texas didn’t treat mental health injuries same as physical injuries

Running in the dark: Former runners say Texas didn’t treat mental health injuries same as physical injuries

Payton Luster April 19, 2021

TW: discussions of mental illness, including depression, anxiety and eating disorders Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 16 issue of The Daily Texan. Thomas Hinojosa loved the...

Texas track and field competes in Michael Johnson Invitational over weekend

Texas track and field competes in Michael Johnson Invitational over weekend

Kaitlyn Harmon April 18, 2021
The Texas track and field women gave the Longhorns three first-place finishes and a new personal record at the Michael Johnson Invitational in Waco, Texas, on Friday and Saturday.
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Leo Neugebauer represents Texas well at Roadrunner Invitational

Kaitlyn Harmon April 17, 2021

While the rest of the Texas track program competed in Waco, Texas, at the Michael Johnson Invitational on Friday, sophomore Leo Neugebauer represented the Longhorns well from over 180 miles away at the...

Texas track & field easily disposes of in-state rival A&M at dual meet over weekend

Texas track & field easily disposes of in-state rival A&M at dual meet over weekend

Payton Luster April 6, 2021

Texas and Texas A&M might not face off in football again for the foreseeable future, but Texas track & field gave Longhorns fans ultimate bragging rights over the weekend. The Longhorns bested...

Texas sprinter Rhasidat Adeleke breaks records with Olympics in mind

Texas sprinter Rhasidat Adeleke breaks records with Olympics in mind

Kaitlyn Harmon April 6, 2021

It took less than a minute and just 400 meters of all-out effort for Texas freshman Rhasidat Adeleke to entrench her name in Longhorn lore at the 2021 Big 12 Indoor Championships on Feb. 27. The 18-year-old...

Davis shatters another collegiate record, Texas Track & Field runs away with individual titles at Texas Relays

Payton Luster March 27, 2021

Not only are the Longhorns winning individual titles, they are also shattering records. Over the course of three days, Texas track and field produced many record-breaking performances at the 93rd Clyde...

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Williams twins are inseparable on cross country course, in life

Taylor Hawthorne November 24, 2020

At first glance, you wouldn’t be able to tell Trevor and Evan Williams apart, but thanks to Trevor’s new haircut, it’s a bit easier. The identical twins’ sibling rivalry has...

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Cross country ends season with top-3 finishes at Big 12 Championships

Taylor Hawthorne October 31, 2020

The Texas cross country program wrapped up its season with top-three finishes from both the men’s and women’s teams at the Big 12 Championships in Lawrence, Kansas.  Coming off first-place...

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Texas track and field athletes discuss value of having Black head coach

Taylor Hawthorne October 23, 2020

The Texas Athletics program has 16 head coaches, but only two of them are Black.    Edrick Floréal, one of the two Black coaches at Texas, took over the track and field program in 2018....

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Texas cross country to open shortened season at Arturo Barrios Invitational

Taylor Hawthorne October 20, 2020

Editor's note: This story was originally published in the Oct. 16 issue of The Daily Texan flipbook. The last time the Texas cross country team saw a long stretch of grass and dirt was Nov. 23,...

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Confidence soars after Texas cross country sweeps competition at Arturo Barrios Invitational

Taylor Hawthorne October 17, 2020

The Texas cross country team opened the season Saturday in sweep style, as both the men’s and women’s teams took first place in team titles in the 8k and 6k at the Arturo Barrios Invitational.  The...