Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

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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

Luke Malone begins to release a pitch during a game against UT Arlington last season. Malone has easily been the ace of
the UTSA pitching staff this year with batters hitting just .225 off of him this season.

Athlete of the Week: Luke Malone

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor April 26, 2022

The UTSA baseball team is in the midst of their best season in recent memory. The team is 27-13 on the year and is 12-6 in conference play. Leading the charge is an overpowering offense that is averaging...

Laura Neugebauer-Groff has called time on a distinguished career as the head coach of the Roadrunners. Prior to her time at UTSA, Neugebauer-Groff spent eight seasons as the head coach at St. Marys, three years at Hondo High School and three years as an assistant coach at Texas A&M. Photo courtesy of UTSA Athletics

UTSA volleyball concludes season, Neugebauer-Groff steps down

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor November 9, 2021

On Monday, Nov. 8, UTSA Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Lisa Campos announced that head volleyball coach Laura Neugebauer-Groff had stepped down from her position effective immediately. Neugebauer-Groff...

Jeff Traylor consults with an official during a game earlier this season. Traylor spent 15 years as the head coach at Gilmer High School before becoming an assistant at Texas for two season followed by one-year stints as the running backs coach and associate head coach at SMU and Arkansas. Seva Hester/The Paisano

Head coach Jeff Traylor signs 10-year 28 million-dollar extension

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor November 2, 2021

On Sunday, Oct. 31, the university announced in a press release that they had agreed on a contract extension with UTSA head football coach Jeff Traylor. The extension lengthens Traylor’s contract to...

The City of San Antonio should do more for UTSA Athletics

The City of San Antonio should do more for UTSA Athletics

Bella Nieto, News Editor October 5, 2021

Since the launch of President Taylor Eighmy’s 10-year Strategic Vision Plan, UTSA has placed a huge emphasis on incorporating San Antonio and its culture into the university’s development and expansion....

UTSA vs. SFA Football- 9/19/20

UTSA vs. SFA Football- 9/19/20

Ethan Gullett, Photo Editor September 23, 2020

Work begins on UTSAs new RACE athletic center, scheduled to be completed in the summer of 2021. RACE will provide access to several high end features, including academic centers, new locker rooms, practice fields, and a sports medicine center.

UTSA moves forward on construction of RACE building, but is it worth it?

Ryder Martin, Staff Writer July 3, 2020

Amid the turmoil of the end of the Spring semester, a major step forward for the athletic program seemed to fly under the radar when UTSA officially broke ground on the Roadrunner Athletics Center of Excellence...

Sheldon Jones breaking a tackle during a home game against the University of Southern Miss. The Roadrunners have played every home game in the Alamodome since they began play in 2011.

The Alamodome is hindering UTSA football’s growth

Ryder Martin, Staff Writer June 8, 2020

The Alamodome is a wondrous sight to behold. One of the most identifiable landmarks of downtown San Antonio, it plays host to a number of major events every year that serve as the nexus of entertainment...

Jeff Traylor speaking to the media during his introductory press meeting. Traylor becomes the third head coach in UTSA football history.

Head coach Jeff Traylor speaks on football program during the pandemic

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor May 22, 2020

First-year head football coach Jeff Traylor has led the Roadrunners through uncharted territory for the UTSA football program due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Traylor and the ‘Runners will face Louisiana...

The Roadrunners huddling up during a match earlier in the season. The Runners lost four seniors and will look to have their third consecutive winning season.

UTSA volleyball lands Davidson transfer

Ryan Garza, Sports Editor April 23, 2020

UTSA volleyball added Alison Jennings to their team for the upcoming season. Jennings comes from the Davidson College Wildcats, where she played in all but two games during her time there.  “We...

The Roadrunners were shut down on offense by the Owls, scoring only three points in a momentum-killing loss. After a 3-0 start, the Runners have lost four out of their last five games. Photo by Lindsey Thomas

Conference USA cancels all spring sports

Ryan Garza, Sports Editor March 13, 2020

Effective immediately, all spring sports have been canceled by Conference USA (C-USA) due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in the U.S. UTSA athletics announced it is suspending all non-conference sports until...

Pitcher Karen Patel releases a pitch while the LA Tech dugout looks on.

Corina Garcia Young/The Paisano

A great time for UTSA sports

Ryan Garza June 9, 2018

Welcome to UTSA, incoming ‘Runners! If you aren’t too familiar with UTSA athletics, we are a NCAA Division I school that participates in Conference USA; we currently boast 17 different sports teams...

Between Feb. 6-7 students will vote on proposal to increase fees for athletics and transportation.
Courtesy of Gaige Davila/The Paisano

Fee proposals brought to a student vote

Gaige Davila February 7, 2018

Change in fees relies upon student decision Students have the opportunity to vote on a proposed increase in athletics and transportation fees. On Feb. 6 and 7, voting will open on UTSA students’ RowdyLink...

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