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Rocket’s fall to Central Michigan University, redeem themselves in win against rival Bowling Green Falcons

Rocket’s fall to Central Michigan University, redeem themselves in win against rival Bowling Green Falcons

Justice Sunderland, Staff Reporter
January 17, 2017
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo men’s basketball team rallied from a 14-point deficit but ultimately fell short at Central Michigan on Saturday 96-88. Toledo is now 9-8 (2-2 MAC) on the season and CMU stands at 11-6 (1-3 MAC). “We had some great looks. They hit a couple of tough shots and gained some confidence,”...

Rockets swim team takes on Akron Zips

Rockets swim team takes on Akron Zips

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
January 17, 2017
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo swimming team took on the reigning Mid-American Conference Champions University of Akron at home last Saturday as they looked to salvage the rough start to their season. The Rockets have dropped all of their matches thus far and finished fifth at the Zippy invite. The Rockets...

Women split wins against Buffalo and Northern Illinois

Women split wins against Buffalo and Northern Illinois

Jackson Rodgers, Staff Reporter
January 17, 2017
Filed under Sports

This past week, the University of Toledo women’s basketball team beat the University of Buffalo 73-64 on Wednesday and lost to Northern Illinois University 77-73 on Saturday. The two games bring the Rockets’ record to 12-4 on the season. “Well, we feel good knowing that Buffalo hadn’t lost...

Men’s Basketball heats up over break

Men’s Basketball heats up over break

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
January 10, 2017
Filed under Sports

While the majority of students left campus this winter for a much-needed holiday break, the Rocket men’s basketball team hasn’t let up. The Rockets improved to an overall record of 9-6 and haven’t dropped a game since their overtime loss to Marshall on Dec. 10. The Rockets will continue their red-hot...

Toledo women impress in MAC play

Toledo women impress in MAC play

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
January 10, 2017
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo women’s basketball team has been hard at work over winter break, racking up a stellar 11-3 record and beginning MAC play for the year. After a win over Madonna University at home, the Rockets hit the road for a matchup against Dayton, where they won 76-72 in a tight matchup...

Rockets fight hard in Camellia Bowl

Rockets fight hard in Camellia Bowl

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
December 17, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

This year’s bowl game for the University of Toledo would prove to be a tough one for the Rockets. Appalachian State University won the coin toss and chose to differ, giving Toledo a chance to set the tone for the rest of the game. A holding penalty stopped this opportunity, forcing Toledo to punt the...

Boys drop to Green Bay in fourth overtime finish

Boys drop to Green Bay in fourth overtime finish

Justice Sunderland, Staff Reporter
December 6, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Toledo men’s basketball team played in their fourth overtime game of the season on Saturday as they fell to Green Bay 78-77. With the loss, the Rockets fall to 3-5 on the season. Fourth-year forward Steve Taylor Jr. led the way for UT with his sixth double-double with 22 points, 10 rebounds and...

The Rockets are headed to the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl

The Rockets are headed to the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
December 6, 2016
Filed under Sports

After a successful 9-3 season, the University of Toledo has been invited to a bowl game for the sixth year in a row. This year, the Rockets will head to Montgomery, Alabama to take on the Appalachian State Mountaineers. This is the first time the two teams have ever faced each other, but there will be...

Rockets blow past Flames and Crusaders

Rockets blow past Flames and Crusaders

Jackson Rogers, Staff Reporter
December 6, 2016
Filed under Sports

Over the weekend, the University of Toledo women’s basketball team defeated the University of Illinois in Chicago, Illinois, 79-51 on Thursday and Madonna University 99-47 on Sunday. The wins improved the Rocket record to 5-1 this season. “We were tested early in both games,” said head coach Tricia...

Volleyball finishes season at year-end MAC tournament

Volleyball finishes season at year-end MAC tournament

Justice Sunderland, Staff Reporter
November 29, 2016
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo women’s volleyball team wrapped up their season in the Mid-American Conference tournament this weekend. They defeated Kent State 3-2 in a first round battle on Thursday before falling in the quarterfinal 3-0 to Ohio the next day. Against Kent State, four Rockets had ten or...

Rockets fall in final game

Rockets fall in final game

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
November 29, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Rockets headed to Kalamazoo, Michigan to take on the undefeated Western Michigan Broncos in a battle for the MAC West, and a bid for the MAC championship game. Unfortunately for Toledo, the Broncos completed their undefeated season in a convincing fashion, beating the Rockets by a score of 55-35....

Rockets win their final home game of the season

Rockets win their final home game of the season

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
November 16, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Toledo Rockets took on Ball State in the last home game of the season. Despite heavy fog, the Rockets managed to come out on top with a score of 37-19. Junior quarterback Logan Woodside also broke another record this game, passing Bruce Gradkowski to become the all time leader for passing yards i...

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