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Longhorns track and field athletes and coach honored

Ryan Crouser, Courtney Okolo and Texas associate head coach Tonja Buford-Bailey were honored with regional awards by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on Friday. Crouser was named the South Central men’s field athlete of the year, and Okolo was honored as the women’s track athlete … Read More

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Longhorn sprinters perform well at Tyson Invitational

The Texas Longhorns track and field team performed well at two different events on Friday. The sprinters and jumpers competed at the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark. while the distance runners and throwers were in Seattle, Wash. for the Husky Classic. Longhorns Byron Robinson, Teahna Daniels and Steffin McCarter represented … Read More

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Okolo named Big 12 athlete of the week

Texas sprinter Courtney Okolo was named the women’s Big 12 track & field athlete of the week by the conference on Wednesday, a day after being honored by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. She posted the fastest time this year in the 400 … Read More

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Texas sprinter Courtney Okolo honored by USTFCCCA

Senior Texas sprinter Courtney Okolo on Tuesday was named the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Division I national athlete of the week. Okolo ran the fastest time in the world this season for the 400 meters Friday night in the Husker Invitational at Lincoln, Neb. She … Read More

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Courtney Okolo sets indoor meet record at Husker Invitational

Texas Longhorn senior Courtney Okolo ran the 400 meters in 51.16 seconds to post a world-leading time for the year at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational indoor meet in Lincoln, Neb. on Friday night. The time set an event record as well as the Bob Devaney Center facility record. Okolo’s … Read More

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Texas athletes volunteer to make care packages for Austin teachers

Dozens of Texas athletes are scheduled to help assemble more than 6,000 care packages for Austin-area teachers this weekend. Post-it Notes maker 3M has donated $1.4 million in supplies to Supply The Teachers, a new non-profit organization dedicated to helping teachers get classroom supplies without spending their own money. It’s … Read More

Texas sports notebook: Former Aggie sprinter A.J. Bailey on track at Texas

After toiling away at a community college and waiting nervously on standby for open flights over the past year, A.J. Bailey has returned to the college running scene happier than when he had left. Bailey, a junior world champion in the 400 meters and a multi-time … Read More

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Former Longhorn Marquise Goodwin eyes return to Olympic Games

Former Texas football standout and 2012 Olympian Marquise Goodwin  will attempt to quality for the 2016 Summer Olympic  Games in Rio De Janero, Brazil. Goodwin, who also plays in the NFL, is attempting to qualify for the long jump and a variety of sprinting events at the Olympic trials in … Read More

Texas sports notebook: Volleyball’s McCage soars up career blocking charts

Molly McCage doesn’t like to pay attention to records, but she hasn’t had much of a choice lately. Last week, Texas’ senior middle blocker set the volleyball program’s career record for assist blocks, and she continues to scale the chart for total blocks (eighth). And to hear McCage talk about … Read More

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Texas sprinter Okolo on The Bowerman watch list

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced an updated women’s watch list for the Bowerman on Thursday and Texas sprinter Courtney Okolo was among the ten remaining athletes. The Bowerman, named after Oregon’s famed track & field coach Bill Bowerman, is an annual award given … Read More