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UT football is back

UT football is back

September 7
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On Sept. 2, the University of Toledo football team kicked off its 2016 season with a bang in a 31-10 win over Arkansas State. The win was the Rockets’ ninth in a row on the road and Jason Candle’s first regular season win as the head coach. “We played a really good football team,” Candle said....

Rockets begin season with changes in staff and the Glass Bowl

Rockets begin season with changes in staff and the Glass Bowl

Jackson Rogers, Staff Reporter
August 31
Filed under Sports

With every upcoming season comes some sort of change for the University of Toledo football team. Whether it’s through players, coaches, uniforms or stadiums, there’s always something. With the addition of new head coach Jason Candle, the Rockets will have a brand new coaching staff for the 2016...

Football kick-off

Football kick-off

Justice Sunderland, Associate Sports Editor
August 31
Filed under Sports

There is no question that the strength of the Rocket offense this season is the dynamic rushing duo of fourth-year criminal justice major Kareem Hunt and third-year communication student Terry Swanson. Toledo was extremely effective running the ball last season, averaging over 200 yards per game and...

Spiking back

Spiking back

Jackson Rodgers, Staff Reporter
August 23
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The University of Toledo women’s volleyball team will look to stake its claim in the ranks of the Mid-American Conference for its 2016 campaign. The Rockets went 3-13 in the MAC and 6-23 overall last year. UT seniors Lindsay Smith, Maggie Johnston and Mary O’Connor return to the court this year...

Mac Media day kicks off season

Mac Media day kicks off season

Ian Davis, Sports Editor
August 16
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Detroit  - The Mid-American Conference Football Media Day, which is an event held for sports reporters to meet athletic officials, was kicked off on July 28. The event was held at Ford Field which is home of the Detroit Lions and also of the 2016 MAC Championship football game. The conference began...

Rockets in Rio

Rockets in Rio

Ian Davis, Sports Editor
August 16
Filed under Sports

The Rocket women’s soccer team held a scrimmage match of 2016 against the Michigan State Spartans Aug. 12, although the season was off to a rickety start. Both teams had completed all of their pregame rituals, players were announced to the crowd and lined up for kickoff, when all of a sudden the...

Rockets end record-breaking season with second-place finish

Rockets end record-breaking season with second-place finish

Jenna Nance, Associate Sports Editor
April 26
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Toledo women’s golf team traveled to Noblesville, Indiana where they hit the links to compete in the 2016 Mid American Conference Championships over the weekend. The Rockets finished second in the tournament, just four strokes behind No. 13 Kent State to complete the most accomplished season in...

UT sweeps Western

UT sweeps Western

Jackson Rogers, Sports Reporter
April 26
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The University of Toledo softball team got its first road sweep of the season, beating Western Michigan in a three-game series over the weekend. UT won 3-1 on Friday before taking Saturday’s double header 7-4 and 2-1 on Saturday. The wins put the Rockets at 13-31 (6-1 MAC) on the season. “I think...

Mee picks up 300th career win

Mee picks up 300th career win

Justice Sunderland, Sports Reporter
April 26
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The Toledo baseball team traveled to Mount Pleasant for a weekend series against Central Michigan. UT dropped the first two games 14-2 and 1-0 before getting a win on Sunday 4-3. After the series the Rockets stand at 9-31-1 and 4-8 in Mid-American Conference games. Central Michigan came out swinging...

Raiders rout Rockets

Raiders rout Rockets

Jackson Rogers, Sports Reporter
April 20
Filed under Sports

Over the weekend, the University of Toledo baseball team faced off against Wright State in a three-game series. The Rockets lost on Friday 8-1 before taking a 9-3 victory on Saturday. Toledo went on to lose the rubber match on Sunday 11-5. With the defeat UT drops to 8-27-1 on the season. On Friday,...

Toledo come up empty-handed on road against conference foe

Toledo come up empty-handed on road against conference foe

Justice Sunderland, Sports Editor
April 20
Filed under Sports

The Rockets softball team traveled to Mount Pleasant to take on Central Michigan where they lost all three games in the weekend series. With the loses, UT falls to 8-31 and 3-11 in the Mid-American Conference play. Toledo lost game one 1-2 on a heartbreaking walk-off home run by Katelyn Rentschler....

Kowalczyk loses three to transfers

Jenna Nance, Associate Sports Editor
April 13
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The University of Toledo men’s basketball team will lose three familiar faces before the start of the 2016-17 season. Freshmen Nick Rogers and Chandler White, and sophomore Stuckey Mosley, have all decided to transfer at the end of the school year. “They’re just really good guys from great families,...

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