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Athlete of the week: Lowell Narcisse

Lowell Narcisse runs the ball in a 2019 game against the Rice Owls.

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor

October 16, 2020

Coming off the bench against the Brigham Young University Cougars and completing 17 of 20 passes, throwing for 229 yards and two touchdowns and earning himself the highest rated quarterback title from Pro Football Focus, redshirt junior quarterback Lowell Narcisse has set the tone for the Roadrunner...

‘Runners primed for a physical battle against the Black Knights

Former UTSA safety Carl Austin III walks towards the field prior to a game during October of the 2019 season. The 'Runners will look to avenge last year's loss to the Black Knights this weekend.

Ryder Martin, Assistant Sports Editor

October 13, 2020

Following a hard-fought 27-20 loss to the Brigham Young University Cougars last week, the Roadrunners are looking to get back on track this week against the Black Knights of Army. Despite coming in as five-touchdown underdogs to the Cougars, the ‘Runners showed a tremendous amount of grit to keep the game...

UTSA drops their second game of the season at BYU

Lowell Narcisse scrambles out of the pocket and looks to pick up yardage during a 2019 regular season game. Narcisse played admirably against BYU, completing 85% of his passes and throwing for 229 yards and 2 TDs.

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor

October 11, 2020

The UTSA Roadrunners (3-2) traveled to Provo, Utah, to face the number 15 ranked Brigham Young University Cougars (4-0) in an attempt to continue their record-positive start to the season. The ‘Runners’ defense held the Cougars to zero points in the first quarter, the first time this season the ...

Roadrunners travel north to face Brigham Young University

Two Roadrunners celebrate in the end zone after a touchdown against Middle Tennessee. The 'Runners will look to keep up with BYU's high powered offense this weekend.

Max Aguirre, Sports Editor

October 6, 2020

After returning home from their game in Alabama against the University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers, the UTSA Roadrunners will hit the road again and travel to Utah this weekend to play the Brigham Young University Cougars. The Blazers were the stiffest test the ‘Runners have faced so far this year, bu...

‘Runners lose a competitive battle with UAB

The 'Runner defense prepares to rush quarterback Bryson Lucero as he takes the snap from his own end zone. Punter Lucas Dean did an excellent job of pinning the UAB offense down deep in their own territory on multiple occasions.

Max Aguirre, Sports Editor

October 4, 2020

The UTSA Roadrunners’ showdown with the University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers didn’t go as many expected. The final score was a far cry from what many people thought it would be with the Blazers slowly pulling away and reaching a 21-13 victory. How the game eventually got to its final result was als...

‘Runners travel to face UAB in toughest test of the season so far

wide receiver joshua cephus points to the sky after scoring a touchdown. Cephus has been a key part of a substantially improved Roadrunner offense this season.

Max Aguirre, Sports Editor

September 29, 2020

This weekend, the Roadrunners will travel to Birmingham to face the University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers. The Blazers are by far the most formidable team the ‘Runners have faced so far. Both teams come into Saturday’s game with winning records. The Blazers stand at 2-1 with their one loss...

The Mass sisters: A unique UTSA basketball duo

The Mass sisters: A unique UTSA basketball duo

Max Aguirre, Sports Editor

September 29, 2020

Playing a sport for a university is a dream come true for many young athletes around the country. Sisters Charlene and Ceyenne Mass have both accomplished this goal and now find themselves in the unique position of playing together on the UTSA women’s basketball team. The Mass sisters started playing...

The negative sides of the NCAA’s 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 on their last year of eligibility at their current schools. On March 30 of last spring, the NCAA Div...

Roadrunners to face Middle Tennessee State University on short notice

Roadrunners to face Middle Tennessee State University on short notice

Ryder Martin, Assistant Sports Editor

September 22, 2020

The Roadrunners followed up their opening week victory over Texas State with a gritty 24-10 win over the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks. The ‘Runners compiled 498 yards of total offense, but a lack of execution on a number of drives in the second half led to a close game. With the game standing at 17-10...

UTSA takes care of business against Stephen F. Austin

The 'Runners take the field before last week's game against the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks. UTSA won the game 24-10.

Alex Hanks, Opinion Editor

September 22, 2020

2020 has brought us many unique experiences, and you can add UTSA football receiving their first-ever votes in an Associated Press Top 25 poll to that list. On September 19th, the Roadrunners took to the Alamodome for their home opener against the Stephen F. Austin University Lumberjacks, hoping to spark...

Campos comments on new season protocols, winter sports

UTSA's Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics and Athletics Director Lisa Campos and head football coach Jeff Traylor at Traylor's welcome conference in December of 2019.

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor

September 18, 2020

As UTSA enters into the second week of its 2020 football season, the Alamodome released a comprehensive plan to ensure the safety of student athletes, fans and staff during the season. “If you look across the nation, of the schools that are playing, particularly in Texas, I don’t know that any of th...

Athlete of the week: Rashad Wisdom

Athlete of the week: Rashad Wisdom

Max Aguirre, Sports Editor

September 18, 2020

Sophomore safety Rashad Wisdom started off his season with a bang. During crunch time of the I-35 Showdown against the Texas State Bobcats, with 3:34 left in the fourth quarter and the Bobcats driving for the lead, Wisdom snagged an interception off a deflection and returned it 77 yards for a touchdown. Th...