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Men’s basketball heads into C-USA Bonus Play

Jhivvan Jackson shoots the ball over a Louisiana Tech defenders. Jackson has moved into the
all-time leading scorer position.

Cade Draughon, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

UTSA men’s basketball (12-15, 6-8 C-USA) went 1-1 during their final home stand of the regular season, with a win against the Marshall Thundering Herd (13-14, 7-7 C-USA), 72-63, on Feb. 13 and a loss to the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (18-8, 11-3 C-USA), 73-77, on Feb. 15. “Much of our success...

Baseball starts season off swinging

Jonathan Tapia swings at a pitch in a game. UTSA was about to kickoff conference play against the Charlotte 49ers when the outbreak of COVID-19 halted all sports in the United States and around the world Photo by Jack Myer.

Ryder Martin, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

UTSA baseball opened a new era and their season playing first against the Bobcats of Quinnipiac University. The Roadrunners swept the three-game series, giving new head coach Pat Hallmark a sterling start. Dominant pitching was the story of the series as the ‘Runners’ pitchers allowed only eight...

Athlete of the Week: Atem Bior

Atem Bior looks to pass the ball. Bior is wrapping up his final season playing for the ‘Runners.

Julia Maenius, Assistant sports editor

February 19, 2020

Senior forward Atem Bior has established himself as the sixth man for the men’s basketball team since his arrival at UTSA from the land down under. A transfer from the New Mexico Military Institute, Bior has traveled the globe, keeping basketball a constant in his life. “When I was about eight, I would...

Women’s basketball looks to end losing streak

Charlene Mass dribbles around the Old Dominion defense. The Roadrunners lost both games of the
weekend.

Dalton Hartmann, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

UTSA women’s basketball (6-16, 2-9 C-USA) went 0-2 during their home stand, with a loss against Old Dominion Monarchs (20-3, 10-1 C-USA) 62-43 on Feb. 6, and to the Charlotte 49ers (15-7, 6-5 C-USA) 67-47 on Feb. 8. The ‘Runners took on the Monarchs who came into the game ranked second seed in ...

Softball picks up three wins in Louisiana

Marena Estell pitches the ball during warm-ups. The softball team began their 2020 season on the road in Louisiana.

Ryan Garza, Sports Editor

February 11, 2020

The UTSA Roadrunner softball team (3-2) opened their 2020 season by traveling to Lafayette, Louisiana, to take part in their first two tournaments of the season. The ‘Runners hit the road to compete in the 34th annual Louisiana Classics and picked up wins against the Ball State University Cardinals...

Baseball set to open series against Quinnipiac

Bryan Sturges bats for the Roadrunners. The ‘Runners will open their season on Valentine’s Day at the Roadrunner Field.

Julia Maenius and Ryan Garza

February 11, 2020

For the first time since 2013, the UTSA Roadrunners will have a new skipper at the helm as former head baseball coach Jason Marshall resigned in May 2019. The man tasked with replacing Marshall is former University of the Incarnate Word Cardinals head baseball coach Pat Hallmark, who was lured away from...

Men’s tennis gets first win, women lose at Arlington

Alan Sanson returns a serve during a match. The Roadrunners won their matches against the University of
Texas at Arlington and the university of Lousisiana at Lafayette.

Kennedy Caskey, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

This past weekend, the men’s and women’s tennis teams competed against Louisiana and UT Arlington. Men’s tennis earned their first win of the season, 5-2, with an impressive 6-3 doubles win from freshmen pair Joao Alcantra and Sebastian Rodriguez and a 7-5 victory from Kai Breitbach and Javier G...

Athlete of the Week: Timea Toth

Timea Toth shoots a free throw after being fouled. The Roadrunners dropped this game to the Monarchs, 43-62.

Max Aguirre, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

from Dunakeszi, Hungary, has been a consistent presence on UTSA’s women’s basketball team for four seasons. Standing at 6-foot-1, she provides a great defensive effort for the team, consistently blocking shots and stealing the ball from opponents. Toth started playing basketball in Europe at the age...

Chiefs win Super Bowl LIV

Chiefs win Super Bowl LIV

Ryder Martin, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

Up 20-10, the 49ers were 12 minutes from Super Bowl glory. After intercepting Patrick Mahomes in San Francisco territory, all they needed to do was keep possession of the ball and keep Mahomes on the sideline. Instead, Mahomes would lead the Chiefs to touchdowns on three straight possessions, outscoring Sa...

There is still hope for UTSA men’s basketball

Jhivvan Jackson drives to the basket around the Middle Tennessee defenders.
The ‘Runners lost back-to-back games at home.

Dalton Hartmann, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

The UTSA Roadrunners men’s basketball team (10-13, C-USA 4-6) is currently ranking ninth out of 14 teams, but their record does not reflect the talent of this roster. The ‘Runners started off the year poorly with five consecutive losses and an average point difference of 17.4 points per game (PPG...

Track headlines Houston Meet

Jake McDaniel glides over the bar during high jump. Both track teams competed in the Houston G-5 and Mid-Major Invitational over the Jan. 31 weekend.

Lindsey Mione, Head of Special Projects

February 4, 2020

At the end of January, the Roadrunners track and field teams competed at the Houston G5 and Mid-Major Invitational at Yeoman Fieldhouse. On the men’s side of the Invitational, sophomore All-American Gary Haasbroek ranked fifth in the NCAA this indoor season. He finished with a final score of 5,712 poi...

Athlete of the Week: Keaton Wallace

Keaton Wallace brings the ball up to make a lay-up. Wallace is the second half of Conference USA’s highest
scoring duo.

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor

February 4, 2020

Junior guard Keaton Wallace, part of Conference-USA’s highest scoring duo, continues to lead the team alongside Jhivvan Jackson for the UTSA men’s basketball team. The business finance major has been on the court since the age of four, preparing for his future as a Roadrunner. “I took busine...