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University of Toledo loses heartbreaking game to BYU

University of Toledo loses heartbreaking game to BYU

Jackson Rogers, Staff Reporter
October 4, 2016
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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
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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...

Football recruitment shines

Football recruitment shines

Keith Boggs, Staff Reporter
October 4, 2016
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By almost any standard, the Toledo Rockets football team has been highly successful in the past five years. They’ve won more games than almost any non-power five team and have battled for a conference title year after year. And some of that success is starting to pay off in different ways. Recruiting...

Rockets blast off

Rockets blast off

Justice Sunderland, Co-Associate Sports Editor
September 27, 2016
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The University of Toledo women’s soccer team hosted Kent State and Ohio University at Scott Park this weekend, losing to the Golden Flashes 2-1 on Friday and then defeating the Bobcats 2-1 on Sunday. Junior Isa Echeverri scored in both matches, including the game-winning goal for the Rockets in...

Men’s tennis starts season

Men’s tennis starts season

Sam Williams, Co-Associate Sports Editor
September 27, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Toledo men's tennis team opened up their fall season this weekend at the Purdue Invitational in West Lafayette, Indiana. Sophomores Vince Anzalone and Reid Teatsworth won four straight sets to claim the Flight B championship for doubles. Meanwhile, on the singles side of the invite, Teatsworth and...

Volleyball Splits Matches

Volleyball Splits Matches

September 27, 2016
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo volleyball team opened Mid-American Conference play at home this weekend, losing a close call to Eastern Michigan 3-2 on Friday before sweeping Central Michigan on Saturday 3-0. The Rockets now stand at 8-6, 1-1 MAC, on the early season. “I don’t think we were there...

Rocket victory

Rocket victory

Jackson Rogers, Staff Reporter
September 20, 2016
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On Saturday, the University of Toledo football team defeated the Fresno State Bulldogs, dominating the field 52-17. The win improves UT’s record to 3-0 on the season. “I thought this was a tremendous performance by our football team for 60 minutes,” head coach Jason Candle said. “Something I...

Soccer shutout

Soccer shutout

Justice Sunderland, Co associate sports editor
September 20, 2016
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo’s women’s soccer team defeated Indiana State on Sunday, Sept. 18 by a score of 3-0. The Rockets defense was dominant, recording their fourth straight shutout. The offense was just as impressive, tallying 21 shots. Toledo is now 5-3 and has won four consecutive games. Senior...

University of Toledo runners impress at Bowling Green

Justice Sunderland, Co associate sports editor
September 20, 2016
Filed under Sports

Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled to Bowling Green on Friday, Sept. 16 for the Mel Brodt Invitational at Forrest Creason Golf Course. The Rocket men dominated the field, having three of the top five finishers. The women’s team also ran strong and smart, placing 10 women in...

Rockets spike back

Rockets spike back

Keith Boggs, Staff Reporter
September 20, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Toledo Rockets volleyball team lost two of three matches this past weekend at the Diet Coke Invitational in Minnesota. The Rockets defeated Green Bay 3-2 in their first match. Toledo didn’t get off to the greatest start, dropping the first set to Green Bay, 18-25. The Rockets came back in the...

University of Toledo Travels Overseas

September 20, 2016
Filed under Sports

Despite borders, language and oceans separating the University of Toledo from the distant country of Croatia, one medium translates flawlessly across all of these barriers: tennis. It defies the normal cultural hurdles foreign countries typically have with each other, in that the ubiquitously known...

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