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The NFL is ignoring their growing coronavirus problem

The NFL is ignoring their growing coronavirus problem

Ryder Martin, Assistant Sports Editor

October 9, 2020

It took four weeks, but the National Football League has finally experienced its first major outbreak of COVID-19. As of Thursday morning, 23 members of the Tennessee Titans, consisting of both players and team personnel, have tested positive for the virus. As a result, the Titans’ game against the...

Roadrunners travel north to face Brigham Young University

Two Roadrunners celebrate in the end zone after a touchdown against Middle Tennessee. The 'Runners will look to keep up with BYU's high powered offense this weekend.

Max Aguirre, Sports Editor

October 6, 2020

After returning home from their game in Alabama against the University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers, the UTSA Roadrunners will hit the road again and travel to Utah this weekend to play the Brigham Young University Cougars. The Blazers were the stiffest test the ‘Runners have faced so far this year, bu...

The Traylor Effect

Coach Traylor addresses the media at his introductory press conference earlier this year. Traylor has brought a breath of fresh air to the program through the first four weeks, and has many fans thinking about the team's great potential for the near future

Dalton Hartmann, Staff Writer

October 6, 2020

The Roadrunner football team is off to an impressive 3-1 start after losing a close game to the University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers this past weekend. Anyone who watched the ‘Runners last year can tell this is not the same team it was. With what seems to be a renewed offense and a solid defense,...

‘Runners lose a competitive battle with UAB

The 'Runner defense prepares to rush quarterback Bryson Lucero as he takes the snap from his own end zone. Punter Lucas Dean did an excellent job of pinning the UAB offense down deep in their own territory on multiple occasions.

Max Aguirre, Sports Editor

October 4, 2020

The UTSA Roadrunners’ showdown with the University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers didn’t go as many expected. The final score was a far cry from what many people thought it would be with the Blazers slowly pulling away and reaching a 21-13 victory. How the game eventually got to its final result was als...

Athlete of the week: Hunter Duplessis

Hunter Duplessis kicks a field goal against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders. Duplessis has yet to miss a field goal or extra point this season. He is an elite talent at the college level.

Ryder Martin, Assistant Sports Editor

October 2, 2020

With the season-opening game against Texas State tied at 48-48 in double overtime, UTSA faced a crucial situation, a 29-yard field goal for the win. In a game that had only reached that point due to troubles in the kicking department for Texas State, there was no such anxiety on the UTSA sideline as...

UTSA vs. SFA Game Recap

October 1, 2020

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‘Runners travel to face UAB in toughest test of the season so far

wide receiver joshua cephus points to the sky after scoring a touchdown. Cephus has been a key part of a substantially improved Roadrunner offense this season.

Max Aguirre, Sports Editor

September 29, 2020

This weekend, the Roadrunners will travel to Birmingham to face the University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers. The Blazers are by far the most formidable team the ‘Runners have faced so far. Both teams come into Saturday’s game with winning records. The Blazers stand at 2-1 with their one loss...

NBA Finals 2020: South Beach depth or Los Angeles stardom?

NBA Finals 2020: South Beach depth or Los Angeles stardom?

Alex Hanks, Opinion Editor

September 29, 2020

This NBA season has come with its fair share of upsets. We’ve seen the first chapter of young and up-and-coming dynasties such as the Denver Nuggets solidify their spot as contenders for the future following their back-to-back comebacks from a 3-1 deficit against the Jazz and Kawhi Leonard’s Clip...

The Mass sisters: A unique UTSA basketball duo

The Mass sisters: A unique UTSA basketball duo

Max Aguirre, Sports Editor

September 29, 2020

Playing a sport for a university is a dream come true for many young athletes around the country. Sisters Charlene and Ceyenne Mass have both accomplished this goal and now find themselves in the unique position of playing together on the UTSA women’s basketball team. The Mass sisters started playing...

Adkins steps in for injured Harris, defense holds on in tight finish

Middle Tennessee quarterback Asher O'Hara stares down UTSA safety Rashad Wisdom before the snap. The 'Runners intercepted O'Hara twice on Friday.

Ryder Martin, Assistant Sports Editor

September 26, 2020

The UTSA Roadrunners are college football’s first 3-0 team this year. Under the Friday night lights of the Alamodome, the ‘Runners managed to hang on in the final moments against Middle Tennessee State University’s Blue Raiders, surviving a two-point conversion attempt by the Blue Raiders for a...

The negative sides of the NCAA’s extra year of eligibility

The negative sides of the NCAA's extra year of eligibility

Dalton Hartmann, Staff Writer

September 25, 2020

As we all know, the impact of COVID-19 forced many sports seasons originally scheduled for the fall to be moved to next spring. Because of this, many upcoming seniors faced the possibility of losing out on their last year of eligibility at their current schools. On March 30 of last spring, the NCAA Div...

Basketball will return in late November

Basketball will return in late November

Max Aguirre, Sports Editor

September 25, 2020

The NCAA Division I council recently approved a plan to begin both men’s and women’s basketball on Nov. 25 with the first day of full practice scheduled for Oct. 14. The season would have started on Nov. 10 under normal circumstances, but COVID-19 precautions have pushed the season back to where...