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A Dream Deferred: The Story of Trish Leger


When you love something so much, sometimes you have to give it up, even if it’s not your choice. That’s the story of Trish Leger, a former University of Florida triple jumper who can no longer participate due to patellar tendonitis in her right knee. Leger says the hardest part …

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Loreal Curtis, An Orange and Blue Heart

University of Florida’s 4×400 meter track runner Loreal Curtis wasn’t always in blue and orange, but her heart was. Curtis was born and raised in Houston, Texas where she attended Lutheran South Academy. During her senior year she signed a full scholarship to DePaul University in Chicago. “I signed to …

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We’ve Got Uruburu, We’ve Got Superman

  It isn’t the most captivating video you’ll find on the Internet. It’s shaky, the audio is muffled, and the fact that it was recorded on a mobile device certainly doesn’t add to its visual quality. But if you can resist clicking away for just two minutes and 55 seconds, …

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University of Florida Track and Field Preview

The University of Florida’s track and field teams finished up their indoor season, and will now turn to the second event of the outdoor season, the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, in Austin on Wednesday.  Both the men’s and women’s teams finished third in the NCAA Indoor Championship, and set records along …

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Gators host 69th annual Pepsi Florida Relays

The Florida track and field teams will host the 69th annual Pepsi Florida Relays at James G. Pressly Stadium. Competition will take place Thursday through Saturday. Events start Thursday at 5 p.m. with only high school athletes competing. Action on Friday and Saturday is set to start at 10 a.m. Many of the top-ranked …

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Gator Indoor Track Hosts Gator Invitational Today

The Florida Gator track and field team will host the Gator Invitational indoor meet this afternoon in the O’Connell Center.   The Gators are coming off of a great performance at the Crimson Tide Indoor last weekend with 17 top three finishes and six event victories. The #2 men’s team and the #5 women’s …

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