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Rockets strike out in Florida

Rockets strike out in Florida

Kenny Kruse, Staff Reporter
February 21, 2017
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The Strike Out Cancer Tournament in Boca Raton, Florida was not very kind the University of Toledo Rockets softball team. The midnight blue and gold carry a 2-8 record as they continue their season. On the opening day of the tournament, Feb. 17, the Rockets were defeated by Tulsa 4-5 and then by the... Read more »

UT Men blow huge lead in eighth overtime game of the season

UT Men blow huge lead in eighth overtime game of the season

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
February 21, 2017
Filed under Sports

  Toledo headed into last night's game against Western Michigan University looking to make up for their 90-74 loss to WMU earlier this season. Unfortunately, the Rockets gave up a massive 15-point lead, losing the game 56-61 in overtime. “Well, obviously an extremely disappointing game,”... Read more »

Rockets split against Akron and CMU

Rockets split against Akron and CMU

Jackson Rogers, Associate Sports Editor
February 21, 2017
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo women’s basketball team defeated University of Akron by a score of 61-57 on Feb. 15 and lost to Central Michigan University 72-61 on Feb. 18. With the results, the women’s record is now 17-8 overall and 8-6 in Mid-American Conference play. “We just didn’t hang our heads,”... Read more »

UT wins at home and away

UT wins at home and away

Jackson Rogers, Associate sports editor
February 14, 2017
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo women’s basketball team pulled off a win against Western Michigan on Feb. 8. Third-year guard Jay-Ann Bravo-Harriott and second-year guard Mikaela Boyd combined for 43 points to lead Toledo to a 72-66 victory at WMU’s University Arena. With this win, the Rockets improved... Read more »

UT Men dominate Kent State

UT Men dominate Kent State

Justice Sunderland, Staff Reporter
February 14, 2017
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The University of Toledo Rockets men’s basketball team defeated the Kent State Golden Flashes at Savage Arena on Saturday, 78-58, to move the team to 13-12 (6-6 MAC) on the season. UT was red-hot firing the ball, shooting 65 percent from the field, the team’s highest total in nearly 15 years. The... Read more »

Rocket Softball Season Starts

Rocket Softball Season Starts

Kenny Kruse, Staff Reporter
February 14, 2017
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo softball team began their 2017 season in a tournament at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, Iowa this past weekend, playing five games in three days. The Rockets had a rough start, losing the first four games, but did happen to end the tournament on a good note with... Read more »

UT Men lose two games, but bounce back against Eastern Michigan

UT Men lose two games, but bounce back against Eastern Michigan

Justice Sunderland and Sam Williams, Staff Reporter and Sports Editor
February 7, 2017
Filed under Sports

    The Rocket men’s basketball team lost two close games on the road last week, falling on Tuesday, Jan. 31 to Ball State 81-80. Then on Saturday, Feb. 4, the Rockets lost the Battle of I-75 to Bowling Green 104-100 in a double-overtime thriller.   UT now stands at 11-12... Read more »

Football adds promising 2017 recruitment class

Football adds promising 2017 recruitment class

Jackson Rogers, Associate sports editor
February 7, 2017
Filed under Sports

On Wednesday, Feb. 1, the University of Toledo Rocket football team signed 23 new players into the program for National Signing Day. Recruiting site rivals.com ranked the Rocket recruiting class as No. 1 in the Mid-American Conference. "I feel like this is a complete class," said head coach Jason... Read more »

Women’s Basketball battles against Buffalo and Ohio

Women’s Basketball battles against Buffalo and Ohio

Kenny Kruse, Staff Reporter
February 7, 2017
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo women’s basketball team, now 14-7 (5-5 MAC), took on the defending MAC tournament champion Buffalo Bulls on Feb. 1, defeating them 85-63. On Feb. 4, the Rockets traveled south to tangle with the Ohio Bobcats, losing 61-55. UT put up a tough battle in the first quarter and... Read more »

Rocket Men Lose Heartbreaker

Rocket Men Lose Heartbreaker

Justice Sunderland, Staff Reporter
January 31, 2017
Filed under Sports

The men’s basketball team lost a nail biter game (74-72) to Northern Illinois University at University of Toledo’s Savage Arena on Jan. 28. The loss came just a couple of days after UT defeated the Ohio Bobcats, one of the top teams in the conference.   Second-year guard Jaelen Sanford... Read more »

Rockets Take Down Chippewas

Rockets Take Down Chippewas

Jackson Rogers, Associate Sports Editor
January 31, 2017
Filed under Sports

This Saturday, the University of Toledo women’s basketball team defeated Central Michigan University by a score of 74-72 in the annual Rocket for the Cure Game. The win increases the Rockets’ record to 13-6 overall and 4-4 in Mid-American Conference play. “Words can’t describe how proud of... Read more »

Rocket Tennis victorious at home

Rocket Tennis victorious at home

Kenny Kruse, Staff Reporter
January 31, 2017
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo men’s and women’s tennis teams both had wins during a home matchup. On Jan. 27 against the Dukes of Duquesne University, the men won 6-1 to rebound their season record, 2-3. The women’s team won 4-3 over Duquesne that same day, and 6-1 over the Cleveland State Vikings on... Read more »

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