Rockets stomp New Hampshire 54-20 in Toledo’s season opener at home

Rockets stomp New Hampshire 54-20 in Toledo’s season opener at home

Blake Bacho, Sports Editor
August 31, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Toledo junior Phillip Ely had been waiting almost four full years for his first collegiate start when he stepped into the Glass Bowl for Saturday night’s season opener against New Hampshire As he can attest to, a 54-20 victory in front of over 20,000 people is worth waiting for. “I think anyway... Read more »

Rockets hungry for 2014 season

Blake Bacho, Sports Editor
August 29, 2014
Filed under Sports

The wait for the University of Toledo football team is finally over. Winter has come and gone, spring came and went and the summer is nearing an end. The Rockets couldn’t be happier to finally stop hitting each other and start hitting players who they don’t sit next to during classes. “Camp... Read more »

UT women open home season with a draw

Marcus Dodson, Sports Reporter
August 29, 2014
Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The University of Toledo women’s soccer team opened the 2014 home season with a draw, battling Cal. State Northridge to a 0-0 double overtime finish last Sunday afternoon at Scott Park. UT moves to 1-0-1 with the draw. Conditions at Scott Park were muggy, forcing both teams to lean on offseason... Read more »

Trio of Toledo quarterbacks fighting for full-time starting gig

Blake Bacho, Sports Editor
August 29, 2014
Filed under Sports

When University of Toledo head football coach Matt Campbell announced on Monday, Aug. 25 that junior Phillip Ely would be his starting quarterback for UT’s first game of the 2014 season, it wasn’t just news to the media members he was addressing. It was also a nice little surprise for Ely himself. “I... Read more »

Blake Bacho: Progress for college football

Blake Bacho: Progress for college football

Blake Bacho, Sports Editor
August 19, 2014
Filed under Sports

It might be sacrilegious for me to say this, but I have always enjoyed professional football more than its college equivalent. Before you set the dogs on me, at least hear my reasoning. Not only is the competition and quality of play in the NFL usually far superior to what you see in college football... Read more »

Toledo football ready for launch

Toledo football ready for launch

Blake Bacho, Sports Editor
August 19, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The University of Toledo football team must be tired of hearing about last season. From the heartbreaking loss to Northern Illinois that booted the Rockets out of contention for the Mid-American Conference title, to the team’s disappointing 7-5 season record and the resulting bowl game snub, it... Read more »

Rocket baseball team to face off against Dayton Wednesday

Rocket baseball team to face off against Dayton Wednesday

Blake Bacho, Sports Editor
April 23, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The University of Toledo baseball team will have to contend with a fierce group of pitchers when they face off against Dayton Wednesday afternoon. But they’ve already done it once. Toledo handed UD an 11-6 defeat under the lights of the Athletes in Action Sports Complex back on March 19. UT... Read more »

Blake Bacho: Toledo a model of athletic success

Blake Bacho: Toledo a model of athletic success

Blake Bacho, Sports Editor
April 23, 2014
Filed under Sports

Oh, what a year it has been at the University of Toledo. We survived grueling class work and exams, fought over tobacco bans and parking spaces and shivered through one hell of a long, cold winter. In between all of that, it was business as usual for Toledo’s sports teams. Some of the programs... Read more »

Women place seventh at Lady Buckeye Invitational in Columbus

Austin Henry, Sports Reporter
April 23, 2014
Filed under Sports

The Rocket women’s golf program hit the road last weekend and finished seventh in the final tournament before the 2014 Mid-American Conference Championship. Toledo participated in Ohio State’s Lady Buckeye Invitational at the Ohio State University Golf Club’s Scarlet Course in Columbus. Each... Read more »