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Rockets lose heartbreaker

Rockets lose heartbreaker

Jackson Rogers, Staff Reporter
November 1, 2016
Filed under Sports

On Thursday, the University of Toledo football team lost 31-26 to Ohio University in a close contest. The loss drops the Rocket’s record to 6-2 overall and 3-1 in Mid-American Conference play. “This was a very tough loss for our football team,” said head coach Jason Candle. “A game in which...

Rockets compete at EMU Fall Classic

Rockets compete at EMU Fall Classic

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
October 25, 2016
Filed under Sports

Last Friday, both the men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled to Dexter, Michigan to compete in the Eastern Michigan Fall Classic. The invite was hosted at Hudson Mill Metro Park. The Rockets women’s team entered the competition after a 34th place finish in the Pre-national blue 6k. Third-...

Toledo Volleyball drops two games

Toledo Volleyball drops two games

Justice Sunderland, Staff Reporter
October 25, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Toledo women’s volleyball team had a rough weekend on the road, losing to Miami University on Friday 3-0 before falling to the team’s rival, Bowling Green, 3-1 on Saturday. University of Toledo now stands at 12-10, including 5-5 in Mid-American Conference play. Third-year Rachel Vidourek led...

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...

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