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‘Runners drop their third straight game, fall to 3-3

The Roadrunner defense huddles up and waits on the Army Black Knights to set up on the line of scrimmage. UTSA fell to Army 28-16.

Dalton Hartmann, Staff Writer

October 19, 2020

The UTSA Roadrunners (3-3) took on the Army West Point Black Knights (5-1) at the Alamodome on October 17th. The ‘Runners lost the game 28-16, making this the third game the ‘Runners have lost in a row. To start the game off, Army's running back Anthony Adkins broke through the UTSA defense and...

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...

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 ...

The Traylor Effect

Coach Traylor addresses the media at his introductory press conference earlier this year. Traylor has brought a breath of fresh air to the program through the first four weeks, and has many fans thinking about the team's great potential for the near future

Dalton Hartmann, Staff Writer

October 6, 2020

The Roadrunner football team is off to an impressive 3-1 start after losing a close game to the University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers this past weekend. Anyone who watched the ‘Runners last year can tell this is not the same team it was. With what seems to be a renewed offense and a solid defense,...

‘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...

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...

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...

‘Runners prepare to make their home debut against Stephen F. Austin

'Runners prepare to make their home debut against Stephen F. Austin

Ryder Martin, Assistant Sports Editor

September 15, 2020

This Saturday, UTSA football (1-0) will kick off their home opener and look to continue their hot start to the year against their FCS opponents, the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks (0-1). The Jeff Traylor era is officially underway at UTSA and got off to a thrilling start last week in the I-35 Rivalry g...

UTSA kicks off Traylor era in spectacular fashion

Quarterback Frank Harris runs through Texas State defenders on his way to the end zone during the first quarter of UTSA's 51-48 win.

Max Aguirre, Sports Editor

September 12, 2020

The 2020 edition of the I-35 Showdown did not disappoint. A double-overtime ending to the first game of the Traylor era saw the Roadrunners overcome a fierce Texas State University Bobcat comeback. The ‘Runners dominated the first half primarily by rushing right into the Bobcat defense. After a...

‘Runners set to play the Bobcats in the I-35 Rivalry Game

Former UTSA linebacker Josiah Tauaefa stares down Texas State's quarterback before the snap in a 2018 game. The 'Runners won 21-25.

Dalton Hartmann, Staff Writer

September 8, 2020

This Saturday, the UTSA Roadrunners will play the Texas State Bobcats. The game will kick off at 2:30 p.m. and will be the start of the ‘Runners season.  The I-35 Rivalry is a highly anticipated game for both the fans and the players. The ‘Runners are currently looking to keep their winning st...