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The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

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Texas track and field sends 10 past, present Longhorns to Paris for Summer Olympics

Texas track and field sends 10 past, present Longhorns to Paris for Summer Olympics

Sophia Sandoval, General Sports Reporter July 2, 2024

It was a busy weekend for the current and former stars of the Texas track and field team, as numerous federations held their Olympic trials to determine their teams for the Summer Olympic Games this month....

Texas Volleyball team celebrates in-between sets of Texas game against Stanford on Sept. 3, 2023.

Texas volleyball targets historic three-peat in its SEC inaugural season

Sophia Sandoval, General Sports Reporter June 24, 2024

After a dominant defense of the national title last season, Texas volleyball will look to build upon the depth of its roster and the momentum of the past two seasons as the team starts its journey for...

Leo Neugebauer, Ackelia Smith make history at NCAA outdoor track and field championships

Leo Neugebauer, Ackelia Smith make history at NCAA outdoor track and field championships

Sophia Sandoval, General Sports Reporter June 9, 2024

The Texas track and field team finished off its season this weekend with a third-place finish in the women’s meet and 12th in the men’s at the NCAA outdoor championships in Eugene, Oregon.  The...

Texas women’s track and field signs three new athletes

Texas women’s track and field signs three new athletes

Sophia Sandoval, General Sports Reporter April 24, 2024

The Texas women’s track and field team signed three new athletes this past November, helping usher in a new era of the program. Among the recruits, two athletes will arrive in the fall, while the other...

Senior Kristine Blazevica jumps over a hurdle during the 100-meter hurdle event of the heptathlon. Blazevica placed third in the heptathlon with 5,662 points.

El camino a París: Equipo de atletismo femenino de Texas tiene los ojos puestos en las Olimpiadas

Sophia Sandoval and Maria Gomez April 18, 2024

Nota del editor: este artículo se publicó por primera vez el 16 de abril de 2024 por Sophia Sandoval y fue traducido al español por Maria Gomez. Con las Olimpiadas de 2024 en el horizonte, las...

Senior Kristine Blazevica jumps over a hurdle during the 100-meter hurdle event of the heptathlon. Blazevica placed third in the heptathlon with 5,662 points.

The road to Paris: Texas women’s track and field stars set sights on Olympics

Sophia Sandoval, General Sports Reporter April 16, 2024

With the 2024 Olympics on the horizon, current and former stars of the Texas women’s track and field team are in the midst of their journeys to achieve Olympic glory. The stakes for the current outdoor...

Freshman Aaliyah Foster lands in the sand pit while competing in long jump at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays. Foster placed first with her jump of 6.75 meters.

Freshman track and field star Aaliyah Foster follows in footsteps of Longhorn legends

Sophia Sandoval, General Sports Reporter April 12, 2024

Before winning the long-jump event at the 96th Annual Texas Relays, freshman Aaliyah Foster got the audience clapping in unison, creating an energetic atmosphere.  Foster emphasized the importance...

Junior Allyson Little runs out of the water pit during the 3000-meter steeplechase event on March 28, 2024, at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays. Little won the race with a time of 10:41.57.

Current, former Longhorn stars shine at 96th Texas Relays

Sophia Sandoval, General Sports Reporter April 1, 2024

The 96th annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, hosted by the University, saw achievements and broken records from both past and present stars of Texas women’s track and field.  History was made...

Senior multi-athlete Kristine Blazevica eyes Olympic debut, reflects on challenges, triumphs of collegiate career

Sophia Sandoval, General Sports Reporter March 26, 2024

With graduation nearing and the potential for an Olympic debut on the horizon, senior track and field athlete Kristine Blazevica has a momentous spring semester ahead of her. “It's interesting how...

The womens Track & Field/Cross Country team chants before heading to the starting line at the Cowboy Jamboree Meet on September 23, 2023. The Longhorns placed second as a team with a score of 52 points.

Texas women’s track and field looks to win big at indoor national championships

Sophia Sandoval, General Sports Reporter March 6, 2024

The No. 3 Texas women’s track and field team will travel to Boston, Massachusetts this weekend to compete in the 2024 NCAA D1 Indoor Track and Field Championships.  The top 16 qualifying athletes...

El equipo de atletismo de Texas clama su decimocuarto titulo indoor del Big 12

El equipo de atletismo de Texas clama su decimocuarto titulo indoor del Big 12

Sophia Sandoval and Sofia Estrada Ferrufino February 26, 2024

Nota del editor: Este artículo fue originalmente publicado el 26 de febrero por Sophia Sandoval y traducido al español por Sofia Estrada Ferrufino. El equipo de atletismo de Texas, con el ranking...

Texas women’s track and field claims its 14th Big 12 indoor title

Texas women’s track and field claims its 14th Big 12 indoor title

Sophia Sandoval, General Sports Reporter February 26, 2024

The No. 7 ranked Texas women’s track and field team was crowned indoor conference champions one last time before joining the SEC at the 2024 Big 12 Indoor Championships in Lubbock this weekend.  The...

Freshman thrower Nina Ndubuisi talks life as a student athlete, goals for indoor championship season

Freshman thrower Nina Ndubuisi talks life as a student athlete, goals for indoor championship season

Sophia Sandoval, General Sports Reporter February 21, 2024

Texas women’s track and field shot put thrower Nina Ndubuisi said she came to Texas because of the prestige of the program, and has found herself abundant with success so far. She achieved a personal...

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