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

Kelsey Carpenter prepares to spike the ball during a game last season against UIW. Carpenter has appeared in every match for UTSA this season and registered a season high eight kills against Coastal Carolina on Saturday night. Julia Maenius/The Paisano

UTSA Volleyball takes one of three at Ole Miss invitational

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor September 7, 2021

The UTSA Volleyball team (1-4) was on the road in Oxford, MS. this past weekend to take part in the Ole Miss Invitational. The team played in three matches and managed to secure their first win of the...

Zakhari Franklin turns the corner and heads upfield after making a catch on Saturday night. Franklin went for a career high 155 yards on 10 catches with a touchdown in the victory. Jamal Colley/UTSA Athletics

UTSA football wins thrilling season opener, secures biggest win in program history

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor September 7, 2021

UTSA football (1-0) started their season on the road in Champaign, IL on Sept. 4, facing the University of Illinois Fighting Illini (1-1). The game was the first against a Big 10 Conference opponent in...

Paisano Poll: 1st Day Back to College

Kaitlyn Rosas, Multimedia Editor August 27, 2021
The Paisano News team interviewed students on the first day of the fall 2021 semester to gather their thoughts on the academic and extracurricular challenges they faced due to COVID, hopes for the semester and their take on changing academic modalities.

Freshman Move-In

Kaitlyn Rosas, Multimedia Editor August 23, 2021
The Paisano interviews new UTSA freshman as they move-in for the start of the Fall 2021 school year.
Rodriguez drives through contact to finish at the rim in a game against UTEP Thursday night. Thursday was Rodriguezs third consecutive start after appearing in his first 8 games of the season in a bench role.

Athlete of the week: Adrian Rodriguez

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor January 29, 2021

For every great basketball team, there are a number of roles that need to be filled. Teams need a ball-handler, a dominant scorer, someone that can control the paint and a go-to defender to lock down the...

Wide receiver Joshua Cephus jogs onto the field during UTSAs game against Army. Cephus and the offense will need to score early and often if they hope to overcome North Texas.

UTSA looks to finish regular season strong against North Texas

Ryder Martin, Assistant Sports Editor November 24, 2020

Following last week’s 23-20 grind-it-out slugfest against Southern Mississippi (2-7), UTSA football is all set for their regular season finale against North Texas. The win over Southern Mississippi vaulted...

Frank Harris escapes the pocket and looks to pass downfield during UTSAs 52-21 victory over UTEP.

Athlete of the Week: Frank Harris

Jazmine Anderson, Contributing Writer November 20, 2020

After facing many difficulties during his UTSA football career, quarterback Frank Harris was determined to get back on the field and show San Antonio just what he is capable of. This past weekend, UTSA...

Keaton Wallace gets into his defensive stance as UABs Jalen Benjamin brings the ball up the court in last years Conference USA tournament.

Men’s basketball aims for a winning season despite roster changes

Dalton Hartmann, Staff Writer November 20, 2020

Coming into the 2020-2021 UTSA men’s basketball season, fans of the Roadrunners will have a lot to look forward to. Looking at the roster, the team has gone through huge changes when it comes to the...

Quarterback Frank Harris walks over to talk to Head Coach Jeff Traylor during a game against Army. Harris was sensational against the Miners, and its clear that Traylor has managed to light a fire under his offense.

UTSA puts up 52 points in huge win against UTEP

Max Aguirre, Sports Editor November 16, 2020

UTSA’s homecoming game did not disappoint. The game against UTEP was entertaining from start to finish and featured everything from big play offense to remarkable special teams plays. Quarterback Frank...

UTSAs defense huddles up on the sideline during a game against Army in October. The team hopes to return to play on Saturday against UTEP.

Traylor shines more light on UTSA’s COVID-19 setback

Max Aguirre, Sports Editor November 10, 2020

UTSA football’s routine COVID-19 testing returned positive tests as announced by the athletic department on Friday. This forced UTSA to postpone the game against Rice scheduled for this past Saturday....

Corey Mayfield Jr. and Carl Austin III celebrate a touchdown. Photo by Robin Castro

‘Runners will meet Rice in Houston, look to avoid falling under .500

Ryder Martin, Assistant Sports Editor November 3, 2020

Coming off their worst offensive performance of the season last week in a 24-3 loss to Florida Atlantic (2-1), the UTSA offense has some soul-searching to do. In a game in which they only tallied 230 yards...

UTSA has picked up seven gold medals for the season so far.

Roadrunners dash through XC conference meet in Birmingham

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor November 3, 2020

After both the women’s and men’s cross-country teams placed third at the Niamadu Classic at Abilene Christian, UTSA traveled to Birmingham, Alabama, to compete in the 2020 Conference USA Championships.   Finishing...

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