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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...

NCAA grants extra year of eligibility to spring sport student athletes

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 April 1, 2020

  One of the signs of the severity of the COVID-19 crisis was the mass cancellation of sporting events across the country. College sports in particular were hit hard, with the NCAA March Madness...

Conference USA cancels all spring sports

The Roadrunners were shut down on offense by the Owls, scoring only three points in a momentum-killing loss. After a 3-0 start, the 'Runners have lost four out of their last five games. Photo by Lindsey Thomas
Ryan Garza, Sports Editor March 13, 2020

Effective immediately, all spring sports have been canceled by Conference USA (C-USA) due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in the U.S. UTSA athletics announced it is suspending all non-conference sports until...

The enduring cost of Frank Wilson

The enduring cost of Frank Wilson
Editorial Board January 28, 2020

UTSA is currently paying former head coach Frank Wilson $720,000 per year, and he doesn’t even work here. His payout comes from UTSA students’ pockets, despite us not having any direct say on this...

NCAA Play Number One: False Hope

Graphic by Emma Reeves.
Jose Bouquett November 6, 2019

The bumbling and baffling National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has seemingly decided to take a step in the right direction towards paying athletes. However, after a closer look, the NCAA...

XC Competes at Conference Championship

Graphic by Emma Reeves
Kennedy Caskey November 6, 2019

The men's and women's cross country teams returned to action on Saturday morning, competing in the Conference USA Championships hosted by Western Kentucky University. Leading the men's team, freshman...

Volleyball and women’s golf off to hot start

Volleyball player attempts to spike a ball.
Roman Felan September 12, 2018

One of the teams that never got enough credit here on campus is making some noise this season. It has gotten to the point where people have no option but to talk about them. The UTSA volleyball team is...

‘Runners in the league

Marcus Davenport recieved more hype than any former Roadrunner ever.
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Zach Truesdale June 9, 2018

Running down NFL players who have roots in UTSA Since 2016, UTSA players have seen some of its football players convert from the NCAA to the NFL. It is an exciting moment for the players to get a shot...

A great time for UTSA sports

Pitcher Karen Patel releases a pitch while the LA Tech dugout looks on.

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Ryan Garza June 9, 2018

Welcome to UTSA, incoming ‘Runners! If you aren’t too familiar with UTSA athletics, we are a NCAA Division I school that participates in Conference USA; we currently boast 17 different sports teams...

Search for a new athletics director continues

Search for a new athletics director continues
Samuel De Leon October 11, 2017

Lynn Hickey recently retired from her position as the UTSA athletics director and the position was filled by interim athletics director Sam Gonzales. The university began searching for a new athletics...

UTEP spoils UTSA’s homecoming, 52-49, in five overtimes

Defensive back Dashone Smith of UTEP intercepts a pass to wide reciever Josh Stewart in the second half of Saturday’s game between UTSA and UTEP at the Alamodome. UTSA lost in quintuple-overtime 52-49. David Guel, The Paisano
Chris Herbert October 26, 2016

Saturday evening, he UTEP Miners (2-5, 1-3 C-USA) spoiled UTSA’s homecoming week with a 52-49 defeat in a game that went to five overtime periods. The Miner victory concluded Ryan Metz pass to Warren...

NFL’s business ethics leave players in bad positions

Retired NFL players’ funds according to Sports Illustrated
Jessica Salinas September 27, 2016

American society places a high value on professional sports. Professional sports and athletes create revenue, stimulate mass interest, inspire cities, create jobs and are a form of entertainment for millions...

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