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Rockets push past Chips

Rockets push past Chips

Jackson Rogers, Staff Reporter
October 25, 2016
Filed under Sports

On Saturday, the University of Toledo football team defeated the Central Michigan University Chippewas 31-17. The win improves the Rockets’ record to 6-1 overall and 3-1 in Mid-American Conference play. “I think that was a great victory for our team today,” football head coach Jason Candle said....

Cross Country competes in Pre-National Invite

Cross Country competes in Pre-National Invite

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
October 18, 2016
Filed under Sports

  This weekend, both the men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled to Terre Haute, Indiana, to compete in the Adidas Pre-Nationals Invite. The invite was hosted at the LaVerne Gibson Cross Country Course, which will be the same location as Nationals. 63 teams entered the men's side of...

Rockets beat rival Bowling Green

Rockets beat rival Bowling Green

Jackson Rogers, Staff Reporter
October 18, 2016
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo football team defeated rival Bowling Green last Saturday 42-35 in the 2016 edition of the Battle of I-75, The win on UT’s homecoming came off a three-yard run from senior running back Kareem Hunt with 18 seconds left in the game. “I was impressed by our guys’ effort...

Rockets Volleyball wins both games over Homecoming weekend

Rockets Volleyball wins both games over Homecoming weekend

Justice Sunderland, Staff Reporter
October 18, 2016
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo women’s volleyball team won both of their games last homecoming weekend, defeating Ohio University on Friday 3-1 before beating Kent State 3-2 on Saturday night. On Friday, third-year players Annie Beasley, Rachel Vidourek and Saige Thomas powered the Toledo offense with 11,...

Basketball recieves $1 million donation from longtime supporters

Basketball recieves $1 million donation from longtime supporters

Keith Boggs, Staff Reporter
October 18, 2016
Filed under Sports

Last week, the university of Toledo basketball team received a huge surprise when George and Leslie Chapman donated $1 million to the university to build a new basketball complex. The complex, which will be completed within the next week or two, will include office space, a video room and will be...

Women’s tennis takes home four flight titles at home

Women’s tennis takes home four flight titles at home

October 11, 2016
Filed under Sports

Adversity is not a foreign concept to any athlete. The challenges every player, team and coach face influence the way their season goes and whether they win or lose. So the most important challenge, in regards to adversity for any competitor, is how you beat the adversity you face. This challenge...

Volleyball drops two matches over the weekend

Volleyball drops two matches over the weekend

Justice Sunderland, Sports Co-Editor
October 11, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Toledo volleyball team dropped two matches this weekend on the road. On Friday, they were swept by Western Michigan and on Saturday they lost a five-set battle against division leader Northern Illinois. The Rockets are now 10-8 and 3-3 in Mid-American Conference play. On Friday, UT could not keep...

Rockets Spoil Eagles’ Homecoming

Rockets Spoil Eagles’ Homecoming

Jackson Rogers, Staff Reporter
October 11, 2016
Filed under Sports

The crowd cheers, spirits are high and inhibitions are freed. But on Oct. 20, those cheers didn’t go for the home team. Instead, Rocket fans rejoiced as the University of Toledo football team beat Eastern Michigan University 35-20 during EMU’s homecoming game. The win improves the Rockets to (4-1,...

Soccer ends weekend with a draw

Soccer ends weekend with a draw

Justice Sunderland, Co-associate sports editor
October 4, 2016
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo women’s soccer team traveled to play two Mid-American Conference games last weekend. On Friday, the result was 1-1 draw against Akron and on Sunday they fell 1-0 to Buffalo. The Rockets now stand at 6-5-1 (1-2-1 MAC) on the season. The Rockets led the game for almost...

University of Toledo loses heartbreaking game to BYU

University of Toledo loses heartbreaking game to BYU

Jackson Rogers, Staff Reporter
October 4, 2016
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo football team lost to Brigham Young University in a 55-53 shootout in Provo, Utah on Friday night. The loss resulted in the Rockets’ record falling to 3-1. “This was certainly a hard-fought loss for our football team,” head coach Jason Candle said. “BYU made one more...

Volleyball goes undefeated for the weekend

Volleyball goes undefeated for the weekend

Justice Sunderland, Co-associate sports editor
October 4, 2016
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo volleyball team took on Ball State on Thursday, and Akron on Sunday, winning both games by a score of 3-1. UT is now 3-1 in Mid-American Conference play and 10-6 overall, continuing the Rocket’s three-game winning streak. Junior Saige Thomas led the offense on Thursday,...

Womens golf showcases young team at opening tournaments

Womens golf showcases young team at opening tournaments

Sam Williams, Co-associate sports editor
October 4, 2016
Filed under Sports

If you look at any professional sports team, one of the most important figures before, during and after competition is the veteran player. Someone on the team who has been there before and knows what to do and how to do it. Someone who is able to impart that knowledge on younger players to better help...

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