Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

WBC Super Featherweight World Championship

WBC Super Featherweight World Championship

Eric Treviño, Photographer February 14, 2023

Lenier Pero vs. Viktor Faust  In the 10-round televised opening event, two undefeated heavyweights clashed in the ring at the Alamodome. In the opening rounds, Lenier Pero was cautious of Victor Faust's...

Student section lights up the Alamodome

Student section lights up the Alamodome

Regina Robert, Staff Writer September 6, 2022

UTSA is said to have one of the best student sections in the state of Texas — and for good reason too. Student sections are not only discounted, reserved seats at the stadium and a fun activity to do...

Originally constructed in 1993, the Alamodome has been the home of UTSA football since 2011. The Alamodome has also played host to the Alamo Bowl, the NFL, the NCAA Final Four, Fifa World Cup qualifiers and many other events.

UTSA does not need an on-campus stadium

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor November 2, 2021

The No. 16 UTSA Roadrunners (8-0, 4-0 C-USA) have enjoyed an unprecedented level of success this season. With interest in the program at an all-time high, recent conversations have occurred regarding whether...

UTSA flopped on commencement plans

UTSA flopped on commencement plans

Editorial Board April 6, 2021

Recently, UTSA announced their plans for Spring 2021 Commencement ceremonies to take place in-person with only graduates and no guests allowed to attend. The ceremonies will occur in various locations...

The UTSA Convocation Center has been named as one of five venues where the NCAA Division I Womens Basketball Championship will be held. The Convocation Center will host first round games on March 21 and March 22, followed by second round games on March 23 and March 24.

San Antonio to host entire NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor February 9, 2021

In a statement and press event on Friday, Feb. 8, the NCAA and the city of San Antonio jointly announced that the 2021 Division I Women’s Basketball Championship would be played in its entirety in San...

The UTSA Department of Intercollegiate Athletics released guidelines for the upcoming football season for the safety of fans and teams in the Alamodome.

Alamodome details COVID-19 plan for UTSA football

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor September 1, 2020

Roadrunner football will return to the Alamodome to face the Stephen F. Austin State University Lumberjacks on Sept. 19. As the team and fans suit up for the 2020 season, Conference USA (C-USA) and the...

Sheldon Jones breaking a tackle during a home game against the University of Southern Miss. The Roadrunners have played every home game in the Alamodome since they began play in 2011.

The Alamodome is hindering UTSA football’s growth

Ryder Martin, Staff Writer June 8, 2020

The Alamodome is a wondrous sight to behold. One of the most identifiable landmarks of downtown San Antonio, it plays host to a number of major events every year that serve as the nexus of entertainment...

Brendan Bennett dives with the ball for a first down. Photo by Lindsey Thomas

Homecoming football showdown

Ryder Martin October 16, 2019

Fresh off a 33-14 defeat to the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) (5-1) last week, the UTSA football team saw their record fall to 2-4 at the halfway point of the season. The ‘Runners now look...

Blazers scrape past Runners

Blazers scrape past ‘Runners

Max Aguirre October 14, 2019

The Roadrunners (2-4, 1-2) took on the 4-1 Alabama at Birmingham Blazers (5-1, 2-1) in their sixth game of the season. During the first quarter, the ‘Runners struggled to put together any momentum....

USMNT downs Mexico at Alamodome

April 21, 2015

On Wednesday, April 15, the U.S. Men’s National Team (USMNT) etched another tremendous chapter in the storied USA, Mexico rivalry and showed tremendous grit in a dominant shutout of Mexico, 2-0. The...

Spurs claim 5th title

June 18, 2014

How sweet it is! The San Antonio Spurs defeated the Miami Heat 104-87 in Game 5 of the 2014 NBA Finals on Sunday, June 15, to win the series 4-1 and be crowned NBA Champions for the first time since...

Soza leads Roadrunners to fifth consecutive win Second place finish in C-USA West Division leaves UT

December 3, 2013

Daryl Smith/ The Paisano The UTSA Roadrunners (7-5, 6-2 C-USA) put an end to their so-called underdog season with an emphatic 30-10 win against the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (4-8, 3-5...

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