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Sha’Carri Richardson is the victim of outdated rules, but they are rules

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor July 17, 2021

On Friday, July 23, the best athletes in the world will gather in Tokyo, Japan, for the 2020 Summer Olympics. After a year delay due to the global COVID-19 pandemic the Olympic Games are finally upon us....

Joao Ceolin returns a ball during a match earlier this year. Ceolin finished the season with a 13-3 record in singles play and won his last 10 in a row.

UTSA tennis crashes out of C-USA Championships

Kennedy Caskey, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

The Roadrunners concluded their 2021 tennis seasons this past weekend at the Conference USA Championships. This past Friday, the UTSA men’s team fell to No. 5 seed, Charlotte, 3-4 at the Halton-Wagner...

Women’s head basketball coach Karen Aston answers questions from the media during her introductory press conference last month. Aston has wasted no time in filling out her coaching staff and shaping the program in her image.

Coach Aston off to fast start filling out coaching staff, securing player transfers

Eddie Sanchez, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

It was not long ago that coach Karen Aston was called upon to lead UTSA women’s basketball. We know what she brings to the program and many have high hopes. While the basketball season for the women...

Camryn Carreon rolls in a putt during the Conference USA Women’s Golf Championship. Carreon recorded four top 20 finishes including a pair of top fives en route to being named Second Team All-Conference.

Women’s golf team receives three All-Conference selections, At-Large bid to NCAA Regional

Dalton Hartmann, Assistant Magazine Editor May 4, 2021

UTSA women’s golf finished fourth place in the Conference USA tournament April 19-21. After an impressive showing, the team was invited to compete in the 2021 NCAA Louisville Regional tournament. This...

The conversation of what best constitutes equality and fairness in sports regarding transgender participation is a complicated issue. How society navigates this period of time will prove to be one of the most defining moments in our quest for a more equal and just society.

Barring transgender athletes from high school sports solves a problem that doesn’t exist

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor May 4, 2021

In recent months, the topic of transgender athletes competing in sports has encroached further and further into the national debate. This has been due to a flood of legislation that has come across various...

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Paisano Sports mock drafts the top 10 picks of the NFL draft

Ryder Martin, Ryan Garza, and Eddie Sanchez April 27, 2021

 1. Jacksonville Jaguars Ryder: Trevor Lawrence QB Clemson University A no-brainer selection for the Jaguars, Lawrence is widely viewed as the best quarterback prospect since Andrew Luck. Lawrence...

Jorge Ayala launches a throw during the shot put at the Roadrunner Invitational two weeks ago. Ayala has recorded one podium finish for the 'Runners this season, which came back in January at the Aggie Invitational.

Women’s track highlights J. Fred Duckett Twilight meet

Julia Maenius, Magazine Editor April 27, 2021

The UTSA track and field team competed in Rice University’s J. Fred Duckett Twilight meet in Houston on April 24. Leading up to the Conference USA Outdoor Championships, the Roadrunners have established...

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Remarkable night in Jacksonville, UFC 261 did not disappoint.

Eddie Sanchez, Staf Writer April 27, 2021

UFC 261 showcased three title fights in Jacksonville, Florida, Saturday night, where two champions defended their titles while another failed to do so. This event was also the first since the pandemic...

Nick Thornquist takes a swing at a pitch during a game earlier this season. Thornquist has brought tremendous power to the middle of the 'Runners' lineup as he currently leads the team in home runs with seven.

Baseball rues missed opportunities, splits series with Rice

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor April 27, 2021

Coming off a series loss to the University of Charlotte (29-11, 17-3 C-USA) the previous week, UTSA baseball (17-17, 9-10 C-USA) was at home to take on the Rice University Owls (17-23-1, 5-14-1 C-USA)...

Flipping the Bird Podcast (Ep. 9)

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor April 23, 2021

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Madison Nelson begins her motion to deliver the ball to home plate during the game against McNeese State on Wednesday night. Nelson allowed six hits and one earned run while striking out one in four innings of work against the Cowgirls.

Softball drops midweek matchup to McNeese State

Julia Maenius, Magazine Editor April 23, 2021

The UTSA softball team (11-21, C-USA 5-3) dropped a 6-3 non-conference matchup to the McNeese State University Cowgirls on Wednesday, April 21. Coming off a four-game series win against Southern Miss,...

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Austin FC kicks off first game as MLS squad

Dalton Hartmann, Assistant Magazine Editor April 23, 2021

Austin's very own football club played their first game this week against the Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC). Austin FC lost 2-0, but for a team that just formed this year, they showed a lot of promise. The...

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