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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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Track & Field


Six Longhorns to compete at NCAA Championships

Donnavan Smoot March 8, 2018

All the chips will be on the line this weekend at Texas A&M’s Gilliam Indoor Stadium, the site of the NCAA Indoor Championships. The Longhorn women will send four individuals and a 4x400-meter...


Newcomers ready to make a name for themselves at NCAA Championships

Marcus Krum March 8, 2018

On Friday and Saturday in College Station, Texas, the entirety of the indoor track season will culminate in one meet. Every race, every throw and every jump could be the last of the season. Yet for...

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Track roundup: Longhorn women return with Big 12 title, men finish second

Marcus Krum and Donnavan Smoot February 26, 2018

Texas women claim fourth Big 12 title in last five years For the fourth time in five years, the Longhorn women can call themselves Big 12 champions. The women pulled out a close, five-point victory...


Track roundup: Texas eyes conference championships in Ames

Donnavan Smoot and Marcus Krum February 23, 2018

Longhorn men seeking back-to-back titles for first time since 2008 and 2009 For the 25 members of the Texas men’s track and field team heading to Ames, Iowa, on Friday, the indoor season comes...


Track roundup: Longhorns compete at USATF events prior to Big 12 Championships

Marcus Krum and Donnavan Smoot February 19, 2018

Bruckner, Daniels lead Longhorn women On Thursday morning, the Longhorns’ track and field team lost its head coach, Mario Sategna, after he “separated from the program.” On Saturday,...


Track roundup: Longhorns tuning up before Big 12 championship

Marcus Krum and Donnavan Smoot February 16, 2018

Longhorn men attempt NCAA qualification in final regular season meet With a week remaining until the Big 12 championship meet, preparation has shifted for the Texas men’s track team. All eyes...

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Track and field head coach Mario Sategna leaves Texas

Marcus Krum February 15, 2018

Texas track and field head coach Mario Sategna “has separated from the program” in his fifth year as head coach, per a press release from Texas Athletics on Thursday morning. Associate Head...


Longhorns set school records in Washington, Arkansas

Donnavan Smoot and Marcus Krum February 12, 2018

Distance-running pair etches names in program record books for Texas men It has not taken long for freshman Sam Worley and junior Alex Rogers to establish themselves as one of the top distance pairs...


Track roundup: Longhorns gear up for big weekend on the road

Marcus Krum and Donnavan Smoot February 9, 2018

Underclassmen lead Longhorn men into Husky Classic, Tyson Invitational Long-distance runner Sam Worley’s 4:03:91 finish to edge UTEP’s Jonah Koech in the mile at the New Mexico Classic on...

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Texas takes major strides in Albuquerque

Donnavan Smoot February 5, 2018

The Longhorn men’s and women’s track teams, fresh off a record-setting performance in Lubbock, went into Albuquerque and took major strides. Texas increased its win total and put itself...

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Longhorns hope to continue momentum in New Mexico

Donnavan Smoot February 2, 2018

The Longhorns will participate in their fourth meet of the new year in Albuquerque, New Mexico, this weekend. Both the men and the women will be looking to improve on the one combined win they had last...


Longhorns fall one point short of Big 12 championship

Alexander Thompson October 31, 2017

Texas fell short of making school history by one point. Texas proved their competitive edge this weekend at the Big 12 Conference Championships held in Round Rock, Texas, but came just short of claiming...

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