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Toledo Football takes on Toledo Crash in their annual wheelchair football game

Toledo Football takes on Toledo Crash in their annual wheelchair football game

Jessica Harker, Editor-in-Chief
March 28, 2017
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On March 26, the University of Toledo Rocket football team took on the Toledo Crash in their annual game of wheelchair football in the UT Rec Center. “I think it's huge,” said Jason Candle, head coach of UT football. “One of our main goals here is that, when our students graduate the University...

Jason Candle extends contract

Jason Candle extends contract

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
March 28, 2017
Filed under Sports

  The University of Toledo head football coach Jason Candle announced Wednesday, March 22, that he and UT have reached an agreement on a contract extending through the 2021 football season. In Candle’s first full season as head coach of the Rockets, he led the team to a 9-4 record and landed...

Rough Weekend for Rocket Tennis

Rough Weekend for Rocket Tennis

Jackson Rodgers, Associate Sports Reporter
March 28, 2017
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By Jackson Rogers Associate Sports Editor   The University of Toledo men and women’s tennis teams lost in conference play over the weekend. Men faced off against Ball State University and Western Michigan University while the women’s team took on Akron University and Bowling Green State...

Women’s basketball falls short in NCAA tournament

Women’s basketball falls short in NCAA tournament

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

Coming off an impressive MAC tournament run, the University of Toledo women's basketball team headed into their first NCAA tournament in 16 years and looked to advance to the second round. Unfortunately, the Rocket momentum from their conference tournament didn’t transfer to their game against the...

Men’s season ends in DC

Men’s season ends in DC

Justice Sunderland, Staff Reporter
March 21, 2017
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The Rocket men’s basketball team earned a berth in the College Basketball Invitational March 15, where they fell in the first round 73-69 to George Washington University.   Second-year guard Jaelen Sanford led UT with 25 points and three assists. Fourth-year forward Steve Taylor Jr. was...

Rocket baseball heats up in Illinois

Rocket baseball heats up in Illinois

Kenny Kruse, Staff Reporter
March 21, 2017
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo baseball team participated in the University of Illinois’ tournament this past weekend at Illinois Field in Champaign, IL. UT swept Southern Illinois University in two games: 8-7 on March 17 and 10-2 on March 18. The Rockets split a pair of games with the host of the tournament,...

Men lose in MAC semifinal

Men lose in MAC semifinal

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
March 14, 2017
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo men’s basketball team headed into the Mid-American tournament looking to redeem some regular season mistakes and send their senior class out with a memorable ending. The Rockets were able to fend off the Bowling Green Falcons in the first round by a score of 77-62, but then...

Women head to Oregon

Women head to Oregon

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
March 14, 2017
Filed under Sports

As the excitement from the University of Toledo’s first women’s basketball MAC title since 2001 dwindles down, the Rockets begin to look forward to the NCAA tournament. This will be the women Rockets’ eighth appearance in the NCAA tournament, with an overall record of 3-7 in the competition. UT...

Women’s Basketball takes home MAC championship

Women’s Basketball takes home MAC championship

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
March 13, 2017
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By Sam Williams Sports Editor   The University of Toledo women’s basketball team took Cleveland by storm over the weekend. As the No. 6 seed, the women defeated No. 4 seed Northern Illinois University in an unexpected Mid-American Conference women’s basketball championship game.   This...

Rockets win versus CMU; lose Senior Night game

Rockets win versus CMU; lose Senior Night game

Sam Williams and Justice Sunderland
February 28, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Rocket men’s basketball team played their second-to-last game of the year at Savage Arena on Feb. 24. They took down Central Michigan 87-66 in a game UT controlled from the beginning. Toledo was efficient on offensive shooting (55 percent) and recorded 23 assists to just 11 turnovers. They controlled...

Rocket women sweep against EMU and WMU

Rocket women sweep against EMU and WMU

Jackson Rogers, Associate Sports Editor
February 28, 2017
Filed under Sports

This past week, the University of Toledo women’s basketball team defeated Eastern Michigan by a score of 65-57 on Wednesday and Western Michigan by a score of 75-67 on Saturday for their Senior Day. The wins improve the Rocket record to 19-8 overall and 10-6 in Mid-American Conference play. “We’re...

Toledo softball struggles in South Carolina tournament

Toledo softball struggles in South Carolina tournament

Kenny Kruse, Staff Reporter
February 28, 2017
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo softball team struggled this past weekend in the Buffalo Wild Wings Classic. The Rockets dropped two games on Feb. 24: 3-0 to Sacred Heart University and 1-0 to Furman University. Feb. 25 was a better day for the midnight blue and gold, defeating Western Carolina 4-2 and losing...

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