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UTSA looks to finish regular season strong against North Texas

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

Athlete of the Week: Frank Harris

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

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

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

UTSA puts up 52 points in huge win against UTEP

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.
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...

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

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

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

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

Roadrunners dash through XC conference meet in Birmingham

Graphic by Tristan Simpson
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...

From the Sombrilla to the polls, Roadrunners must cast their vote in the 2020 election

Photo by Robyn Castro
Editorial Board October 30, 2020

Tuesday is the last day to cast your vote and have your voice represented in our electorate. If you haven’t voted yet, Tuesday is it. Do not leave any stone unturned, and when this is all said and done,...

The stats show it: UTSA football has improved considerably

Quarterback Frank Harris runs past Stephen F. Austin's defense during the second game of the season. Harris' scrambling ability contributes greatly to UTSA's efficient rushing attack.
Ryder Martin, Assistant Sports Editor October 30, 2020

UTSA football has gotten off to a better start than anyone could’ve realistically expected in Coach Jeff Traylor’s first year. Sporting a 4-3 record on the year with wins over Texas State, Stephen...

Fans remain comfortable at Alamodome despite pandemic

Quarterback Frank Harris looks to throw the ball downfield as the limited attendance crowd behind him cheers the 'Runners on. A crowd of 6114 was in attendance, about half of what the average attendance was last year.
Max Aguirre, Sports Editor October 30, 2020

As UTSA clawed their way back into the game against Louisiana Tech last Saturday night, 6,114 fans cheered them on in the depleted stands. Empty seats lined the Alamodome; the striking changes needed to...

Athlete of the Week: Abby Balli

Graphic by Max Aguirre
Max Aguirre, Sports Editor October 30, 2020

At the beginning of the fall semester, several of our college sports faced uncertain futures and difficult choices. Cross country was no different. While the sport was able to survive and organize itself...

34K: Karrington Donald’s musical side

34K: Karrington Donald's musical side
Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor October 23, 2020

UTSA women’s basketball team’s Karrington Donald has achieved many accolades during her four-year career as a Roadrunner, both on and off the court. The senior guard began her music career at the age...

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