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Think Differently: How UTSA can compete with the big boy programs in Texas

Saturday night's game against Texas can only be viewed as positive. The Roadrunners were right there for three quarters.But UTSA Coach Jeff Traylor says there a → Read More

UTSA's Tariq Woolen will start for the Seattle Seahawks

UTSA's Tariq Woolen will start at cornerback for the Seahawks. The fifth-round pick is Seattle’s only rookie starter on defense.Tariq will play for the late Bry → Read More

2022 UTSA football season: UTSA Opens at home this week. Will you be there ?

SAN ANTONIO - Finally, it’s here, game week for UTSA football, and it's a big one! They will be underdogs with #24 Houston coming to town.UTSA has all the weapo → Read More

D'hanis Cowgirls sharing state championship with Uvalde and the entire region

SAN ANTONIO - As my friend Mike Finger at the Express News wrote so eloquently last week, “About 11 miles of brush and farmland lie between Uvalde and Knippa along Highway 90, and about 10 more miles separate Knippa from Sabinal, but it really is all one place. ” Caption: Don Harris with your game recap. If you are from the small towns along Highway 90 around Uvalde - towns like Sabinal, Knippa… → Read More

Only 10, but fully alive. God rest their little souls

It's been a very long time, three years shy of half a century, but I remember 4th grade. I remember it well. I was not an Honor Roll member like sweet Lexi Rubio. And i would not have received the ‘Good Citizen Award’ like she did just a few days ago. Caption: Remembering the victims. But I remember Mr. Kaufman's class. We had these Scholastic Dynamite Magazines, and it was the first time I… → Read More

The Spurs want to play some of their home games in Austin

SAN ANTONIO - The San Antonio Spurs are petitioning Bexar County to play four home games in each of the next two seasons, away from the AT&T Center. This is part of the spurs new innovation push to become not just a local team but a regional team and continue to be financially viable in San Antonio. The Spurs will meet with Bexar County commissioners to make the proposal on May 3rd. → Read More

UTSA quarterback named C-USA Offensive Player of the Week

DALLAS — UTSA quarterback Frank Harris has been named Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week for his record-setting performance in the win over WKU, the league office announced on Monday. Harris helped lead UTSA to a 52-46 win over WKU on Saturday night in Bowling Green, helping the Roadrunners improve to 6-0 overall and 2-0 in C-USA play. → Read More

EXTRA POINT: Don Harris explains what Spurs ownership shakeup means

SAN ANTONIO - What does all the recent changes in Spurs ownership mean long-term? Only those involved know for sure, but Don Harris has an Extra Point on the whole thing. His guess? It's further proof the Holts are doing everything they can to make the Spurs successful in San Antonio. The past year and a half has been hard, so two big players with cash could help the Spurs and themselves in the… → Read More

Legendary Spurs Coach Stan Albeck passes away at 89

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Stan Albeck, the former San Antonio, Cleveland, New Jersey and Chicago head coach during a long NBA career, died Thursday in hospice care at son John’s home. He was 89. John Albeck told the San Antonio Express-News his father entered hospice care Thursday after having a stroke March 14. He also had a stroke in 2001 while an assistant coach with Toronto. → Read More

SOURCES: Entire NCAA Women's Tournament to be played in San Antonio, announcement soon

SAN ANTONIO - There will soon be hundreds of college basketball players staying in San Antonio for a chance to win the national title. The NCAA Women's Tournament will be coming to the Alamo City. We told you weeks ago this was in the works and it will become official in a press conference Friday. RELATED: NCAA poised to make San Antonio home for entire women's basketball tournament. South Texas… → Read More

Northside ISD cancels football game due to several confirmed cases of COVID-19

SAN ANTONIO - There have been cancellations left and right in the sports world today. The University of Texas versus Kansas is off and so is Oklahoma against West Virginia, And for the first time, a local high school football team has seen its season come to an abrupt end because of COVID-19: the Harlan Hawks are out of the playoffs. → Read More

TNL Showdown between Judson & Smithson Valley postponed due to positive COVID-19 tests

SAN ANTONIO - This weeks TNL Showdown between Judson and Smithson Valley has been postponed because of positive COVID-19 tests. Judson will postpone all football related activities for the next two weeks. The game will be rescheduled for December 4th. Judson and Smithson Valley were both ranked in the top 5 in this week’s TNL Top Ten. The game will be replaced on this week’s TNL Friday night… → Read More

Legendary high school football coach in hospital after bike crash

SAN ANTONIO - A legendary high school football coach is in Intensive Care at a local hospital Saturday and needs your prayers. D. W. Rutledge, the former president of the Texas High School Coaches Association and the legendary high school football coach who built the Judson dynasty, is in the Intensive Care Unit after suffering numerous injuries in a bicycle crash. Tonight his family is asking… → Read More

Fans could be banned or games canceled if masks, social distancing orders are not enforced

SAN ANTONIO - The UIL is not messing around when it comes to COVID-19 protocols at high school football games. Games started all over the state last weekend and the UIL was embarrassed by shots of fans crowded together, many not wearing masks. So, the UIL sent a letter to all districts Wednesday, saying they will cancel games or ban fans if distancing and safety guidelines are not followed. → Read More

UTSA football game against defending National Champions could be in jeopardy

SAN ANTONIO - The Roadrunners may not get their chance against the defending national champions in 2020. Multiple reports say the Southeastern Conference is moving to a conference only schedule for its football season amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This would mean UTSA would not get its big pay day against LSU this fall. The Roadrunners were scheduled to open their season in Baton Rouge with a… → Read More

Bryce Wisdom, 17, passes away following courageous battle with cancer

SAN ANTONIO - Bryce Wisdom, the young Judson football player who inspired San Antonio with his courageous cancer fight, died at 11:39 pm Sunday night. He was 17. News 4 featured Wisdom in the summer of 2019 after he had was declared cancer free. RELATED: Bryce Wisdom rings the bell after his final day of chemotherapy. Wisdom was diagnosed with Wilms tumor, a form of pediatric Kidney cancer after… → Read More

Football in Texas may be too early to start but it will come at a cost

SAN ANTONIO - Officials all over the state are waiting on the UIL and the TEA to make a call. With the online only schooling decisions, the Aug. 3rd start of fall camps is now very much up in the air. Some officials I've spoken with say we may already be looking at a shortened season starting in october, but a move to the spring is unlikely.. And on Thursday night's Don's Extra Point the safe… → Read More

School districts delay start of extracurriculars, with football being delayed state-wide

SAN ANTONIO- The dynamic surrounding the start of school and athletics keeps changing with new information and we are trying to keep you updated with what we are hearing from coaches and administrators. School districts around the state in Houston, Austin, Round Rock and the Rio Grand Valley have put a stop to all conditioning programs and are going online only for the first few weeks of school. → Read More

San Antonio Food Bank issues special birthday wish for Harvey Najim's 80th birthday

Long-time San Antonio resident and well-known Philanthropist, Harvey Najim celebrates his birthday Thursday! San Antonio Food Bank's President and CEO, Eric Cooper, helped celebrate Najim's birthday with a special video message for his 80th birthday. "People wouldn't have gotten food with out you, without your investments, without your leadership," Cooper said. Caption: (San Antonio Food Bank) → Read More

Local school districts announcing closures of summer athletic camps amid COVID-19 spikes

SAN ANTONIO - As the number of COVID-19 cases in Bexar County continue to rise, various schools in San Antonio have announced it will be canceling summer athletic camps in an effort to keep students safe. Several schools have taken to social media announcing their closures including Northside ISD (NISD), Judson ISD and Southwest ISD. Northside ISD (NISD)Southwest ISDJudson ISDCheck back on this… → Read More