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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Track & Field

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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...

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Big 12 cancels remainder of spring season due to COVID-19 concern

Marcus Krum March 13, 2020

Editor’s note: This story is part of The Daily Texan’s coverage of how coronavirus concerns are affecting UT-Austin. Read the rest of our coverage here. One day after the NCAA canceled all...

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Former Texas track coach John Rembao, NCAA sued by former Texas student-athletes over alleged abuse

Alex Briseño and Marcus Krum March 12, 2020

Three former Longhorns filed a class-action lawsuit against the NCAA, the NCAA Board of Governers and former Texas track and field coach John Rembao, alleging that the NCAA neglects to protect student-athletes...

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Big 12 Indoor Championship on line

Sam Bellessa February 27, 2020

With the NCAA Indoor Championship meet looming, the Longhorns have one final statement to make before looking ahead to nationals. The Texas track and field team will travel to Ames, Iowa, this weekend...

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Women’s distance medley relay heads to South Bend

Sam Bellessa February 21, 2020

The Texas track and field team is quickly racking up frequent flyer miles.  On Saturday, four members of the Texas women’s track and field squad will compete in the Alex Wilson Invitational,...

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Sam Worley sustains indoor season-ending leg injury at Husky Classic

Marcus Krum and Alex Briseño February 19, 2020

Texas junior Sam Worley sustained an indoor season-ending leg injury while running the mile at the Husky Classic in Seattle over the weekend, Texas Athletics confirmed to The Daily Texan. Worley took...

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Worley carries the torch for Texas distance runners

Myah Taylor February 12, 2020

Leo Manzano was just waiting for his moment. After remaining in the middle of the pack for most of the race, the former Longhorn unleashed his ferocious kick to win a hard fought silver medal in the...

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Texas track heads to Fayetteville

Sam Bellessa January 31, 2020

Texas track and field is making a habit of keeping good company. This Friday and Saturday, the Texas track and field team will compete against a stacked field at the Razorback Invitational after going...

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Texas track and field teams enjoy record-breaking weekend in Boston, Albuquerque

Garrett Hayes January 27, 2020

After two days of competition in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Boston, the Texas track and field squads found success in living up to each of their No. 4 rankings.  While the distance runners traveled...

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