Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

All content by Louis San Miguel

No. 6 Texas closes out regular season with strong victories

April 22, 2013

Texas closed the regular season with hosting duties at the Longhorn Invitational on Saturday. The meet served as the Longhorns’ final tune-up before the start of the championship season.  The...

Longhorn men’s track and field opens first day of Mt. SAC Relays with Tunningley’s personal record

April 19, 2013

The strong field of athletes present at the Mt. SAC Relays was too much for the Longhorn distance runners Thursday. Only three athletes competed in the first day of the meet, hosted by Mt. San Antonio...

Distance runners to compete at Mt. SAC Relays

April 18, 2013

While the rest of the Longhorns prepare for a hometown meet, nine distance runners will take a trip to Walnut, Calif. to compete in the Mt. SAC Relays on Thursday and Friday. The Longhorns will open...

No. 5 men’s track and field ends Texas Invitational with four victories

April 16, 2013

The hometown stretch of the Longhorn’s meet schedule started off in fashion as the Longhorns took four victories from the Texas Invitational on Saturday. The long distance team once again proved...

Longhorn track and field team set to host Texas Invitational

April 12, 2013

Texas will have all the comforts of home this Saturday at the Texas Invitational.  The meet will mostly be a Lone Star State affair, with athletes coming in from Baylor, Texas Tech, UTSA, TCU,...

Jim Click Shootout ends with two victories for No. 5 track and field

April 8, 2013

Although some of the strongest members of the Texas team were given a well-deserved rest, the Longhorns came back from the Jim Click Shootout with two victories to add to the young outdoor season. The...

Jim Click Shootout is up next for men’s track and field.

April 5, 2013

The No. 5 ranked men’s track team, fresh from hosting the Texas Relays, will travel to Tucson, Ariz. to compete in the Jim Click Shootout on Saturday. The Longhorns hope to continue their dominant...

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Ryan Crouser strives through injuries to earn Texas Relays win

April 2, 2013

The Texas Relays hold a special place in the hearts of young athletes who get to mix and mingle with some of the best track and field stars in the world. Most see the meet as their first real experience...

Relays cap with unforgettable finish

April 1, 2013

The curtain closed on the 86th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays on Saturday.  The meet, which brought together hundreds of qualified athletes from all stages of their careers, from Olympians such...

Distance runners highlight second day of Texas Relays for Texas

March 29, 2013

The second day of Texas Relays action kicked off Thursday and the Longhorns’ distance runners grabbed most of the attention, taking the first five spots in the 10,000-meter run and setting an important...

Decathlon kicks starts first day of 2013 Texas Relays

March 28, 2013

The decathlon kicked off the Texas Relays Wednesday and athletes are already starting to separate themselves from the pack at Mike A. Myers Stadium. Senior decathlete Isaac Murphy opened up his decathlon...

Longhorns set to host 86th annual Texas Relays

March 27, 2013

Athletes from all around the world and in all stages of their careers will be drawn to Mike A. Myers Stadium as it opens its doors Wednesday for the 86th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays. Nearly 40,000 fans...

No. 4 Longhorns record second place finish to start outdoor season

March 25, 2013

Texas’ season got off to a solid start Friday as the team was barely edged out by UCLA to finish second in the Texas State Elite Meet in San Marcos. The gap between the teams was only 1.5 points. Victories...

Men’s track and field sends four to NCAA Indoor Championships

March 8, 2013

The NCAA Indoor Championships gathers the best and brightest athletes in the college track and field circuit on one track. Within the group of talented individuals competing this year will be four Longhorns,...

The Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Championship comes home to Texas after three-year drought

February 25, 2013

No. 8 Texas captured the men’s Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Championship this weekend in Aimes, Iowa. This title is the sixth indoor title in Longhorns’ history and came on the back of strong...

Jamaican native Keiron Stewart hopes to lead no. 9 Texas men’s track and field to a Big 12 Indoor Championship

February 22, 2013

More than 1,500 miles and the Gulf of Mexico separate senior hurdler Keiron Stewart’s hometown of Kingston, Jamaica, from Mike A. Myers Stadium, where he now plies his trade. But seeing how comfortably...

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Texas softball redeems itself with a win against SFA

February 14, 2013

Game Break Down First four innings: The first inning started off slow for Texas. Longhorns  starting pitcher Holly Kern hit a batter and Texas struck out twice in the opening the frame. The Longhorns...

Sharp performances in Seattle and Arkansas find No. 11 Texas in good form

February 11, 2013

With the Big 12 Indoor Championships in sight, the No. 11 ranked Longhorns have been preforming strong. A number of individuals set personal bests Friday and Saturday as the team competed on two fronts...

No. 11 men’s track and field to compete in two top-level tournaments

February 8, 2013

The No. 11 men’s track and field team will send athletes to two competitions this weekend. A selection of middle and long distance runners will head to Seattle to compete in the Husky Classic, and...

No. 11 Texas puts out solid team performance in New York

February 4, 2013

A pair of season-best efforts by seniors Hayden Baillio and Keiron Stewart highlighted a solid performance by the Longhorn track team in the Armory Collegiate Invitational in New York. Baillio has been...

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Wade Davis talks about challenges of being gay in the NFL

July 2, 2012

You won’t find the name Wade Davis on the Jim Thorpe Award trophy or on any Pro Bowl roster, but the former NFL cornerback who had stints with the Titans, Seahawks and Redskins made headlines last...

BCS presidential oversight committee approves four-team playoff to begin in 2014

June 28, 2012

“I just want change. I don’t like what we’ve got,” said Texas Head Coach Mack Brown. “I don’t see the best teams playing at the end.” The statement is one that...

USFL hopes to rebuild as developmental league

June 16, 2012

Reggie White, Jim Kelly and Steve Young all had storied Hall of Fame careers in the NFL. The 25 Pro Bowls, 15 All-Pro selections and 4 Super Bowl victories between the three are more than enough to prove...

Opening round of Euro 2012 offers plenty of goals, excitement

June 14, 2012

Dzagoev, Krohn-Dehli, Mandzukic and Shevchenko are names even some of the greatest soccer fans will struggle to pronounce, but as the lights dim on the first round of group play in the 2012 UEFA European...

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Men’s track takes ninth at NCAA Outdoor Championships, women finish in 11th place

June 11, 2012

The Longhorns’ spring track and field season came to an end this weekend at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Des Moines, Iowa. The men’s team started strongly, but finished tied for ninth...