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Pepper Jones delivers a pitch during last year's Irish Alamo Classic. Jones appeared in six games for the 'Runners last season making two starts with a 2.19 ERA in 12.1 innings pitched.

UTSA baseball ready to showcase a full season of growth under Coach Hallmark

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor February 23, 2021

UTSA baseball entered a new era last season with the arrival of new head coach Pat Hallmark. The team showed immediate improvement under Hallmark early in the season, starting the season off with a 10-2...

A comprehensive guide to the Rays-Dodgers World Series

A comprehensive guide to the Rays-Dodgers World Series

Ryder Martin, Assistant Sports Editor October 20, 2020

After perhaps the craziest, and certainly the strangest Major League Baseball (MLB) season ever, we have reached the finale, the World Series. With COVID-19 delaying the season from its usual late March/early...

Miami Heat power forward Meyers Leonard stands with his hand over his heart as his teammates kneel during the national anthem

In Retrospect: What the Four Major Sports Leagues Have Done for Social Justice

Ryder Martin, Staff Writer September 1, 2020

Last week, the NBA playoffs came to a halt as players collectively began to strike in response to the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin. For a 24-hour period, there were talks that the...

Nick Thornquist is the senior catcher for the baseball team. He is beginning his second season for the Roadrunners.

Athlete of the Week: Nick Thornquist

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor March 3, 2020

Since his transfer from McLennan Community College in 2018, senior catcher Nick Thornquist is currently the most experienced backstop to the Roadrunner mound. He has started in 51 of the 59 games he...

Joshua Lamb throws an infielded ball to the first second baseman. Lamb is a shortstop for the baseball team.

Baseball continues hot start

Ryder Martin, Staff Writer March 3, 2020

UTSA baseball (10-3) was back in action this weekend with a three-game series against the Grambling State University Tigers (5-7) and a Monday night game against the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders...

Pepper Jones throws a pitch against the University of the Incarnate Word Cardinals during the Alamo Irish Classic on Feb. 23 at Nelson W. Wolff Stadium.

Baseball wins the Alamo Irish Classic

Julia Maenius, assistant sports editor February 25, 2020

The UTSA Roadrunner baseball team won the first place trophy in the Alamo Irish Classic after dropping their first game of the season against the number 22 ranked University of Texas Longhorns. The...

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.

Baseball starts season off swinging

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....

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

Baseball set to open series against Quinnipiac

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...

Palmer Wenzel pitches the ball. Ethan Gullett/The Paisano

A better bird: Baseball crushes 25-2

Jose Bouquett April 16, 2019

The Roadrunner baseball team hosted Lamar University on Tuesday, April 9, and it would not take long for the ‘Runners to take firm control of the game. The ‘Runner offense came alive with a season-best...

Bryan Arias bats for first base. Ethan Gullett/The Paisano

Baseball faces ODU in weekend series

Jose Bouquett April 16, 2019

The Roadrunners faced Old Dominion University in a three-game series from Friday, April 12 to 14. The ‘Runners won the game on Friday but lost on Saturday and Sunday. Both teams were scoreless until...

Jonathan Tapia hits the ball.

LA Tech sweeps Roadrunners in the Bayou

Julia Maenius April 9, 2019

UTSA baseball (13-16, 5-4) traveled to the Bayou to face the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs. Both teams were tied for fifth in the Conference USA (C-USA). The matchups for this series would determine the rankings...

Bryan Sturges slides in at home place.  Jack Myer/The Paisano

Baseball nearly sweeps USM

Julia Maenius April 2, 2019

UTSA baseball (13-15, 5-4 Conference USA) hosted the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles in a three-game series from March 29 to 31. This series elevated the Roadrunners to fifth place in C-USA as they...

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