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Track & Field

Texas track and field heads to Iowa State for conference championship meet

Texas track and field heads to Iowa State for conference championship meet

Jenna Jaffray, Sports Reporter February 25, 2022

The No. 1 women’s and No. 3 men’s Texas track and field teams head to Ames, Iowa, this weekend for the Big 12 Indoor Championships hosted by Iowa State.  Expectations are high for athletes. Texas...

Texas track and field athletes set 3 new program records at Tiger Paw Invite

Texas track and field athletes set 3 new program records at Tiger Paw Invite

Robert Gonsoulin, Sports Reporter February 13, 2022

The Texas Longhorns’ men’s and women’s track & field teams were in full swing this weekend as they competed in the Tiger Paw Invite, hosted by Clemson University in South Carolina. Current season...

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Piperi brothers talk passion, past, shot put

Ethan Ferguson, Senior Sports Reporter February 8, 2022

Editor's note: This article first appeared in the Feb. 4, 2022 flipbook. Tripp and Patrick Piperi grew up on sports.  Whether it was starting track at eight years old or being linemen in high school,...

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UNM Classic: Jonathan Jones shines in Albuquerque

Nick Hargroue, Sports Reporter February 5, 2022

Texas put on a solid showing in New Mexico this weekend, winning 10 total events at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic. Their success was led by senior Jonathan Jones, who blew the field away with his performance...

Texas track and field wins heptathlon and pentathlon events at Texas Tech

Texas track and field wins heptathlon and pentathlon events at Texas Tech

Hunter Dworaczyk, News Reporter January 31, 2022

Fresh off of a No. 1 ranking for the men and a No. 2 ranking for the women, the Texas track and field squad impressed in the Texas Tech Open & Multis meet this past weekend in Lubbock. Coming into...

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Texas Track and Field takes on Red Raider Open

Hannah Williford, Sports Reporter January 23, 2022
Junior Marilyn Nwora took home first in women’s shot put with a 16.07m throw, a personal record for the Houstonian.
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Texas track and field monopolizes Clemson Invitational, looks forward in season

Ethan Ferguson , Sports Reporter January 21, 2022

Editor's note: This article first appeared in the Jan. 18, 2022 flipbook. The Texas track and field team dominated at this years’ Clemson Invitational, breaking a multitude of records. Through the...

Texas track and field legend Richard Duncan reflects on importance of positive mentality prior to Hall of Honor induction

Texas track and field legend Richard Duncan reflects on importance of positive mentality prior to Hall of Honor induction

Emma Hutchinson, Sports Reporter December 14, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the October 11 flipbook.  Richard Duncan knows the underdog story all too well. A 6-foot-3-inch NBA wannabe transferring from Canada, who was thrown...

Men’s cross country advances to NCAA Championships, women’s falls just short

Men’s cross country advances to NCAA Championships, women’s falls just short

Emily Schumacher, Ethan Ferguson, Sports Reporters November 13, 2021

Men’s The No. 14 Texas men’s cross country team competed in its first 10k this season at the NCAA South Central Regional race held at the Cottonwood Creek Golf Course in Waco, Texas. Junior Haftu...

Texas women’s cross country brings home perfect score, win for second time this season

Texas women’s cross country brings home perfect score, win for second time this season

Emily Schumacher, Sports Reporter September 25, 2021

The Texas women’s cross country team did not need opposing teams to remain competitive on Friday night at the Concordia Classic in Pflugerville.  The Longhorns’ main competitors were each other,...

Texas cross-country sweeps Tornado Watch Invitational

Texas cross-country sweeps Tornado Watch Invitational

Ethan Ferguson September 1, 2021

The Longhorns had a great showing, sweeping the competition at the Tornado Watch Invitational held this Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021, at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock, Texas.  Junior Yaseen Abdalla won...

5 Texas track and field athletes to watch in 2021-22

5 Texas track and field athletes to watch in 2021-22

Ethan Ferguson, Sports Reporter August 31, 2021
With their first invitational set to take place Sept. 1, here are five Texas track and field athletes you should watch for in the upcoming 2021-22 season.
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