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

Caitlin Clark’s revolutionary impact on NCAA women’s basketball

Caitlin Clark’s revolutionary impact on NCAA women’s basketball

Aramis Santiago, Staff Writer February 13, 2024

Caitlin Clark’s ascent in NCAA women’s basketball is not just a story of individual success but a turning point for the sport.  Through her incredible performances, the University of Iowa guard...

Power to the players

Power to the players

Nicholas Kingman, Assistant Opinion Editor February 13, 2024

The NCAA’s tirade over their governance of collegiate athletics seems to be coming to a swift and fiery end. The National Labor Relations Board ruled in favor of Dartmouth College basketball players, ...

College football coaches earn WAY too much … or do they?

College football coaches earn WAY too much … or do they?

November 21, 2023

American football is commonly known as the most popular sport in the U.S., with NCAA football being one of the most viewed sports in the nation. Generating millions of views and millions of dollars, it...

Roadrunners to play as 2-seed in C-USA tournament

Roadrunners to play as 2-seed in C-USA tournament

Rylan Renteria, Contributor May 23, 2023

SAN ANTONIO – After a 21-8 conference record, UTSA baseball will look to avenge last season’s conference championship loss with a run as the tournament’s 2-seed.  Despite losing five of their...

Steve Henson, Karen Aston and Jeff Traylor have all established themselves as adept recruiters not just at the high school level but also on the transfer market in their careers. With the new transfer rules on the horizon it will be crucial for them and the other head coaches at UTSA to adapt to the changes quickly.

New NCAA transfer rules approved, UTSA stands to benefit from the era of college free agency

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor April 20, 2021

On Wednesday, April 14, college sports as we know them were changed forever. In a meeting, the NCAA Division I Council formally approved a rule change that will grant all college athletes a one-time transfer...

Mark Emmert became the acting president of the NCAA in 2010.  Emmert previously served as the president of the University of Washington from 2004-2010.

To the NCAA, talk is cheap, action is needed

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor April 6, 2021

On Monday, March 18, University of Oregon forward Sedona Prince posted a video on TikTok and Twitter highlighting a vast disparity in the weight room accommodations between the men’s and women’s NCAA...

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 negative sides of the NCAAs 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...

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.

NCAA grants extra year of eligibility to spring sport student athletes

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...

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

Conference USA cancels all spring sports

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...

Graphic by Emma Reeves.

NCAA Play Number One: False Hope

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...

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