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Rockets riddled with injuries

Rockets riddled with injuries

Cade Draughon, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

The Houston Rockets currently sit at 28 wins, tied for fifth place in the Western Conference, they are seven and a half games behind first place. The Rockets’ game plan of playing a majority of iso-ball with James Harden and Russell Westbrook at the helm has shown glimpses of success, but the plan...

We’re all in this together: 2nd annual Astroworld Festival full of success

The festival featured two stages with performances occuring at alternating times.Photo Courtesy of Kirby Gladstein

Alex Hanks

November 13, 2019

Former UTSA student Travis Scott returned to NRG Park on Nov. 9, for the sequel to his revolutionary music festival, Astroworld. Named after his Grammy-winning album, “Astroworld,” the festival brought an array of artists on opposite sides of the musical spectrum with Pharrell igniting a mor...

Texans sneak out close win 27-24 Over Raiders

Graphic by Ethan Gullet

Cade Draughon

October 30, 2019

The Oakland Raiders entered this week with a 3-3 record, which put them in second place in the American Football Conference West behind Kansas City. After a 42-24 loss to Green Bay, the Raiders played a physical style — something coach Jon Gruden has preached about since being hired before last season....

Texans Surprise with 31-24 Win Over Chiefs

Graphic by Ethan Gullet

Cade Draughon

October 16, 2019

The Chiefs began the week with a 4-1 record and one of the most explosive offenses in the league. Coming off a Sunday night loss against the Colts, 19-13, the Chiefs lost their second straight game to the Texans, 31-24, in Kansas City. On the first drive of the game, Patrick Mahomes connected with Tyreek...

Women’s tennis aces tournament

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Kennedy Caskey

October 9, 2019

UTSA women’s tennis continued their 2019 fall season with the H-E-B Invitational hosted by Baylor in Waco, Texas this past weekend. Representatives from 12 schools competed in a three-day singles and doubles tournament that lasted from Friday, Oct. 4, to Sunday, Oct. 6. UTSA saw various opponents...

Texans win shootout with Atlanta 53-32

Graphic by Ethan Gullet

Cade Draughon

October 9, 2019

The Falcons came into the week with a disappointing 1-3 record. Coming off a two-game losing streak, their woes continued as they looked overwhelmed with the task of handling the Texans offense. In their second drive, Matt Ryan showed promise connecting with Mohamed Sanu on a 14-yard touchdown pass set...

Review: Look mom I can fly

Photo by Ethan Gullett

Alex Hanks

September 18, 2019

Established music superstar, former UTSA student and hip-hop mogul Travis Scott, recently released his Netflix exclusive documentary “Look Mom I Can Fly” released on Aug. 28. The documentary covers the peak of Travis’s career and the chaos that goes on behind the scenes while touring. It showcases...

Volleyball hosts UTSA Classic

Julia Maenius

September 11, 2019

The Roadrunner volleyball team (2-4) hosted the UTSA Classic in the Convocation Center Sept. 5-7. The ‘Runners faced the University of Houston, the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and the University of Maryland. The ‘Runners faced the Houston Cougars for the opening match of the tournament...

Women’s tennis scrapes by North Texas

Mariah Plauth high-fives her teammate.

Nisa Rodriguez

April 9, 2019

The UTSA women’s tennis team posted a win against the University of North Texas on Sunday, March 31, with an overall score of 4-3. The player spotlight was on Jasmin Starr as she beat a ranked foe with a score of 6-3 7-6. Singles wins came from Starr, Kylee Kato and Charleen Tiwari. The team’s next...

The horses of Harvey

providing exercising and a free range is crucial for the horses recovery. Mackenzie Dyer/The Paisano

Mackenzie Dyer

October 19, 2017

Although media coverage has since moved on from the shocking destruction caused by Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, Texas, the city and its inhabitants continue to live with the aftermath. Flood waters continue to recede in many areas, houses are beginning reconstruction or in the process of abandonme...

Roadrunners respond to Hurricane Harvey

Rescuers gather on a flooded highway in Houston, Texas. Photo Courtesy of Creative Commons

Samuel De Leon and David Wenske

September 7, 2017

Students, faculty and administrators are supporting victims of Hurricane Harvey’s destruction by starting donation drives, volunteering with cleanup efforts and raising money. In a recent email addressing students and faculty, UTSA President Taylor Eighmy outlined UTSA’s efforts to provide relief...

Game Blog: Houston Cougars (3-0) vs. UTSA Roadrunners (2-2)

September 27, 2013

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