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Max Aguirre

May 28, 2020

The New England Patriots were in an unstable position heading into the 2010s. They hadn’t won a Super Bowl since 2004, and quarterback Tom Brady hadn’t looked the same since tearing his ACL in 2008. The defense was also experiencing some turnover as old veterans started retiring or departing to other...

Meet UTSA’s Quidditch Family

Meet UTSA's Quidditch Family

March 13, 2020

Watch the beautiful chaos of real-life Quidditch from UTSA's club tournament on April 29. Players tell us how close they feel with their teammates, and the sport is surprisingly intense for those who haven't seen it before. The game combines rugby, basketball, dodgeball and the magical world of Harry Potter.

Track and field competes at C-USA Indoor Championship

March 26 - April 2, 2019sports@paisano-online.com | 7SportsRoadrunners jump-start their 2019 outdoor track season Jake McDaniel clears the high jump pole.Track defends at Roadrunner Invitational Jack Myer/The Paisano

Cade Draughon, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

The Roadrunner track and field teams competed at the Conference USA Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Alabama on Feb. 22-23. On the men’s side of the event, sophomore Bashiru Abdullahi ran the 60-meter hurdles in 7.80 seconds to win the gold medal and tie the school record he set earlier this...

Athlete of the Week: Ana Gonzalez

Ana Gonzalez putts the ball into the hole at the 2018 Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship. Gonzalez
will be competing in the University of Houston Icon Invitational.

Lindsey Mione, Head of Special Projects

February 25, 2020

As a Monterrey native, Ana Gonzalez found her way to the U.S. to get an education and play golf for the UTSA Roadrunners. “I’m from Monterrey, Mexico. I went to high school there and just came [to San Antonio] for college. [I have spent] all my life in Mexico,” Gonzalez said. Gonzalez first...

Baseball wins the Alamo Irish Classic

Pepper Jones throws a pitch against the University of the Incarnate Word Cardinals during the Alamo Irish Classic on Feb. 23 at Nelson W. Wolff Stadium.

Julia Maenius, assistant sports editor

February 25, 2020

The UTSA Roadrunner baseball team won the first place trophy in the Alamo Irish Classic after dropping their first game of the season against the number 22 ranked University of Texas Longhorns. The ‘Runners faced the Longhorns in Austin on Feb. 18. They claimed the lead early in the first inning,...

Women’s basketball looks to end losing streak

Charlene Mass dribbles around the Old Dominion defense. The Roadrunners lost both games of the
weekend.

Dalton Hartmann, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

UTSA women’s basketball (6-16, 2-9 C-USA) went 0-2 during their home stand, with a loss against Old Dominion Monarchs (20-3, 10-1 C-USA) 62-43 on Feb. 6, and to the Charlotte 49ers (15-7, 6-5 C-USA) 67-47 on Feb. 8. The ‘Runners took on the Monarchs who came into the game ranked second seed in ...

Baseball set to open series against Quinnipiac

Bryan Sturges bats for the Roadrunners. The ‘Runners will open their season on Valentine’s Day at the Roadrunner Field.

Julia Maenius and Ryan Garza

February 11, 2020

For the first time since 2013, the UTSA Roadrunners will have a new skipper at the helm as former head baseball coach Jason Marshall resigned in May 2019. The man tasked with replacing Marshall is former University of the Incarnate Word Cardinals head baseball coach Pat Hallmark, who was lured away from...

Men’s tennis gets first win, women lose at Arlington

Alan Sanson returns a serve during a match. The Roadrunners won their matches against the University of
Texas at Arlington and the university of Lousisiana at Lafayette.

Kennedy Caskey, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

This past weekend, the men’s and women’s tennis teams competed against Louisiana and UT Arlington. Men’s tennis earned their first win of the season, 5-2, with an impressive 6-3 doubles win from freshmen pair Joao Alcantra and Sebastian Rodriguez and a 7-5 victory from Kai Breitbach and Javier G...

Athlete of the Week: Timea Toth

Timea Toth shoots a free throw after being fouled. The Roadrunners dropped this game to the Monarchs, 43-62.

Max Aguirre, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

from Dunakeszi, Hungary, has been a consistent presence on UTSA’s women’s basketball team for four seasons. Standing at 6-foot-1, she provides a great defensive effort for the team, consistently blocking shots and stealing the ball from opponents. Toth started playing basketball in Europe at the age...

Women’s basketball begins home stand

Charlene Mass defends the basket against the Cardinals.

Ryan Garza, Sports Editor

January 21, 2020

UTSA women’s basketball (6-10, 2-3 C-USA) fell to the University of Texas at El Paso Miners, 54-94, on Jan. 18, and will have a two-game home stand before they hit the road once again. Three different Roadrunners are averaging double-digit points per game. Mikayla Woods leads the team in scoring with ...

UTSA Fires Head Coach Frank Wilson

Frank Wilson addresses the media. Photo by Lindsey Thomas

Ryan Garza

December 2, 2019

Frank Wilson has been fired as head football coach after four seasons with the Roadrunners. UTSA Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Lisa Campos announced on Sunday Dec. 1.  “I want to thank Coach Wilson for his efforts on behalf of the football program and the university, and for ...

Soccer picks up first conference win

Camrynne Hoover throws the ball in bounds. Photo by Julia Maenius

Tyler Pakulak

October 16, 2019

The UTSA Roadrunner soccer team scratched and clawed their way to victory this past weekend when they defeated the Marshall Thundering Herd 3-2 in overtime. The win gave the ‘Runners their first Conference USA (C-USA) victory, moving to 5-6-1 in the season, 1-4-0 in conference play. For the weekend...