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Burton: The spectacle of the state track meet

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Austin has the Longhorns. Women’s volleyball in Gregory Gym is a great atmosphere. The baseballers play to a devout group of fans at The Disch. And, of course, the football team on fall Saturdays inhabit DKR in front of raucous crowds of 100,000+.

But as a longtime observer, I am here to tell you, there is no greater “pure” spectator sporting event that takes place in Austin than the UIL Texas State High School Track Meet.

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