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Track and field competes at C-USA Indoor Championship

Track and field competes at C-USA Indoor Championship

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

Athlete of the Week: Ana Gonzalez

Lindsey Thomas, 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

Baseball wins the Alamo Irish Classic

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

Women’s basketball looks to end losing streak

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

Baseball set to open series against Quinnipiac

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

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

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

Athlete of the Week: Timea Toth

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

Women’s basketball begins home stand

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

UTSA Fires Head Coach Frank Wilson

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

Soccer picks up first conference win

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...

Bring the Rowdy? Create the Rowdy? The Missing Homecoming Event?

Bring the Rowdy? Create the Rowdy? The Missing Homecoming Event?

Jose Bouquett

October 16, 2019

UTSA athletics is always a step behind the competition. Homecoming is missing a major event to complete the week and build momentum for the upcoming football game, and we need all the momentum we can get. UTSA has yet to announce any type of “Homecoming and Hoops” or “Midnight Madness”...

Flippin the Bird: Episode 2

Flippin the Bird: Episode 2

paisano.online1, Ryan Garza, and Jose Bouquett

September 28, 2019

  After a devasting loss to UNT, check out our thoughts on where the season will be going on from here on Flippin the Bird episode 2 Host: Jose Bouquett Ryan Garza Brysen Streeter...