Robert Hearons: Examining the Rockets’ season so far

Robert Hearons: Examining the Rockets’ season so far

Robert Hearons, Associate Sports Editor
October 21, 2014
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo football team has visited both ends of the college football spectrum and just about everywhere in between over the first half of the 2014 season. From a three-hour lightning delay to a game-clinching missed extra point, multiple injury setbacks and offensive fireworks galore,... Read more »

Home against the Minutemen

Home against the Minutemen

Blake Bacho, Sports Editor
October 21, 2014
Filed under Sports

Toledo’s bye week is over and it is time for the Rockets to get back to work. Not that they have been simply kicked back relaxing during their time off. The University of Toledo’s players and coaches have been busy preparing for this week’s Homecoming matchup against the University of Massachusetts... Read more »

On the mend

On the mend

Blake Bacho, Sports Editor
October 21, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Toledo junior quarterback Phillip Ely hasn’t been interested in reliving the moment that abruptly ended his first season as a Rocket. Going through the experience once probably robbed him of any desire to reminisce. “I’ll be honest, I watched it for the first time this week,” Ely admitted.... Read more »

WEEKLY LAUNCH

WEEKLY LAUNCH

Marcus Dodson, Sports Reporter
October 20, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The University of Toledo football team is on the hunt for a MAC title, and the IC Sports staff is here to bring you all this year's action as it happens. This is Weekly Launch, a feature counting down the top UT stories heading into each new week of the season. Injury Update The... Read more »

The best medicine: Dr. Kruse spending career in service to all Rockets

The best medicine: Dr. Kruse spending career in service to all Rockets

October 15, 2014
Filed under Sports

Chaos and change are normal in college athletics, and things are no different at the University of Toledo. Coaches come and go, players arrive and conquer, and last season’s champions don’t always get a second crack at the trophy. In a 33-year career as a team doctor at Toledo, Dr. Roger Kruse... Read more »

Men’s tennis team successful during Rocket Invitational

Keith Boggs, Staff Reporter
October 15, 2014
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo men’s tennis team took care of home this weekend with a strong showing at the three-day Rocket Invitational. The Rockets wasted no time asserting themselves, winning 11 of the 12 matches that they played on Friday, Oct. 10 against Wayne... Read more »

Rockets fall 37-30 to Iowa State

Rockets fall 37-30 to Iowa State

Blake Bacho, Sports Editor
October 11, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

AMES, Iowa - As the old saying goes, close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades. As the University of Toledo football team can attest to following a 37-30 loss to Iowa State Saturday, close certainly doesn’t count in college football. “We’ve got to learn how to finish,” said sophomore... Read more »

What a racquet: Sisko making noise on Toledo’s tennis courts

What a racquet: Sisko making noise on Toledo’s tennis courts

Robert Hearons, Associate Sports Editor
October 8, 2014
Filed under Sports

Traveling a few hours away from home to attend college is too much of a transition for some people. But University of Toledo sophomore tennis player Stjepan Sisko has traveled across an entire ocean, from the country of Croatia, for higher education and an opportunity to play the sport he loves. “It’s... Read more »

UT heads to Iowa State to challenge Big 12 Cyclones

UT heads to Iowa State to challenge Big 12 Cyclones

Blake Bacho, Sports Editor
October 8, 2014
Filed under Sports

We interrupt our regularly scheduled broadcast of Mid-American Conference play to bring you next Saturday’s showdown between the University of Toledo and Big 12 member Iowa State. Set smack in the middle of the MAC portion of UT’s 2014 schedule is next weekend’s faceoff with the Cyclones (1-4,... Read more »

Rockets survive overtime thriller with 20-19 win over Western Michigan

Rockets survive overtime thriller with 20-19 win over Western Michigan

Blake Bacho, Sports Editor
October 4, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The majority of the Rockets’ highlights in their 20-19 victory at Western Michigan Saturday night happened during the last drive of regulation and beyond. Sophomore quarterback Logan Woodside marched Toledo 55-yards down the field in the last drive of regulation. Senior placekicker... Read more »

Rockets prepare for first MAC road challenge

Rockets prepare for first MAC road challenge

Blake Bacho, Sports Editor
September 30, 2014
Filed under Sports

Grab a suitcase and don’t forget your toothbrush because the University of Toledo football team is on the road again. After back-to-back home games, the Rockets will spend the next two weeks away from the Glass Bowl, starting this Saturday with a matchup against fellow Mid-American Conference member... Read more »

Justin Olack a quiet leader for Rockets during Toledo’s 2014 campaign

Justin Olack a quiet leader for Rockets during Toledo’s 2014 campaign

Robert Hearons, Associate Sports Editor
September 30, 2014
Filed under Sports

While some argue an effective leader must be in the center stage and in your face, senior wide receiver Justin Olack is leading a young and talented Toledo wide receiver corps his own way. He’s leading by example. “I take pride in trying to teach young receivers the right way to go,” Olack... Read more »