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The University of Texas varsity letter jacket worn by football team manager H.J. Lutcher Stark, in the 1914: A Perfect Season Gallery, in the main lobby.

H.J. Lutcher Stark Football Letters

One of the many reasons that we are pleased to have the on-going support of the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation is the close connection between Lutcher Stark and UT Athletics. As a member of the UT Board of Regents for 24 years, Stark was a strong supporter of the athletics program, in...

Photograph of University of Texas at Austin strength training showing a Texas football player about to bench press a barbell while two others spot him.

Longhorn Power: An On-Line Exhibition on Strength Training for UT Sports

Headed by Assistant Athletic Director for Strength and Conditioning Jeff Madden the University of Texas employed 12 full-time strength and conditioning personnel during the 2011-2012 academic year and an additional 16 graduate assistants and volunteers. This large number is necessary because in the 21st century every Texas varsity athlete, more than 500 men, and women, engage in...

The 1986 University of Texas at Austin Women's Basketball National Champions, from the University of Texas Women's Basketball and Intercollegiate Athletics Collection.

An Evolution: Texas Women’s Basketball

Over the last four decades, The University of Texas at Austin Women’s Basketball program has taken on the reputation as a national powerhouse in the sport. As Pat Summitt, Hall of Fame Tennessee Volunteers coach, said of UT’s program upon Jody Conradt’s retirement, “When we built our own program at Tennessee in the 1980s, we...

A montage of photographs the members of 1968 United States Olympic Team, from the 1968 U.S. Olympic Team Oral History Project.

1968 U.S. Olympic Team Oral History Project

In September 2010, Tom Lough, an Olympian who competed on the 1968 U.S. Olympic Team in modern pentathlon, approached the Center to explore forming a partnership to preserve the legacy of the 1968 U.S. Olympic Team. Lough and the Stark Center staff determined that the first step in securing this legacy would be to create...

Former University of Texas track and field coach Clyde Littlefield with a hat and wearing a suit, likely from the Clyde Raab Littlefield Collection.

Clyde Littlefield: The Life of a Texas Legend

“Patience becomes few Texans. Nor do they wear modesty well…Though Texas-born, Texas reared, this mild mannered gentlemen has built up a reputation through the years as a calm, kindly and infinitely patient man” Zipp Newman, News Sports Editor. It has been said that sprinters are born, not made. Clyde Littlefield was a born sprinter; and...