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 »

Weekly Launch

Weekly Launch

Marcus Dodson, Sports Reporter
September 29, 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. Mid-American Conference... Read more »

Robert Hearons: Rockets’ defense gives UT’s offense a leg up

Robert Hearons: Rockets’ defense gives UT’s offense a leg up

Robert Hearons, Associate Sports Editor
September 28, 2014
Filed under Sports

With the University of Toledo 2014 football season beginning to take shape and October play right around the corner, it has been made evident that this 2014 Rockets’ football team is going to go where the offense takes them. In other words, if that offense doesn’t put up the points, it’s not... Read more »

Weekly Launch Game Edition: Toledo versus Central Michigan

Marcus Dodson, Sports Reporter
September 27, 2014
Filed under Sports

So much action happens during each Toledo home football game, and the IC Sports staff is here to make sure you don’t miss any of it. This is Weekly Launch: Game Edition, the post-game version of our weekly notebook. Injured Rockets Report Lingering injuries have caught... Read more »

Rockets silence Chippewas with 42-28 victory

Rockets silence Chippewas with 42-28 victory

Blake Bacho, Sports Editor
September 27, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Did you know that Toledo played without their leading running back Saturday night? It’s ok if you didn’t notice. Seven UT receivers caught the ball, and five rushers saw mileage during Toledo’s 42-28 victory over the Chippewas (2-3, 0-1 in MAC). The Rockets’ (3-2, 2-0 in MAC) receiving... Read more »

Woodside shining in starting quarterback role

Woodside shining in starting quarterback role

Robert Hearons, Associate Sports Editor
September 24, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

When University of Toledo junior quarterback Philip Ely fell to the dirt reeling in pain during UT’s game against Missouri, fans in the Glass Bowl and beyond collectively held their breath. Sophomore quarterback Logan Woodside simply put his helmet on. “It was a big blow; obviously we don’t... Read more »

Toledo preparing to face Central Michigan in UT’s second MAC game of the year

Toledo preparing to face Central Michigan in UT’s second MAC game of the year

Blake Bacho, Sports Editor
September 24, 2014
Filed under Sports

On the weirdness scale, it will be really hard for the Rockets’ upcoming home game against Central Michigan to top last week’s faceoff with Ball State. After all, an almost-three-hour weather delay isn’t something that happens every Saturday. “I almost forgot that after the delay we were... Read more »

Weekly Launch

Weekly Launch

Marcus Dodson, Sports Reporter
September 23, 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. Hunt’s season slowed... Read more »

Robert Hearons: Rockets’ running game different, yet still successful minus Hunt

Robert Hearons: Rockets’ running game different, yet still successful minus Hunt

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

Two hours and 41 minutes. That’s how long the University of Toledo’s players, coaches, and faithful had to wait for Saturday night’s lightning delay to subside. The lightning from above, that is. It was UT sophomore running back Kareem Hunt who picked up right where the severe thunderstorms... Read more »

Weekly Launch: Game Edition (Toledo versus Ball State)

Weekly Launch: Game Edition (Toledo versus Ball State)

Marcus Dodson, Sports Reporter
September 21, 2014
Filed under Sports

So much action happens during each Toledo home football game, and the IC Sports staff is here to make sure you don’t miss any of it. This is Weekly Launch: Game Edition, the post-game version of our weekly notebook. (Notebook for Toledo's 34-23 home victory over Ball State) Rain... Read more »

Rockets drown Ball State Cardinals 34-23 in Toledo’s MAC opener

Rockets drown Ball State Cardinals 34-23 in Toledo’s MAC opener

Blake Bacho, Sports Editor
September 21, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Toledo’s 34-23 victory Saturday night over Ball State technically got off to a very fast start. Opening with three touchdowns in three straight drives just doesn’t seem very fast when Mother Nature intervenes and stretches the first quarter out for almost three hours. “First time for everything,”... Read more »