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Football adds promising 2017 recruitment class

Football adds promising 2017 recruitment class

Jackson Rogers, Associate sports editor
February 7, 2017
Filed under Sports

On Wednesday, Feb. 1, the University of Toledo Rocket football team signed 23 new players into the program for National Signing Day. Recruiting site rivals.com ranked the Rocket recruiting class as No. 1 in the Mid-American Conference. "I feel like this is a complete class," said head coach Jason...

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...

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 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...

Rocket’s Redemption

Rocket’s Redemption

Jessica Harker, Editor-in-Chief
November 16, 2016
Filed under Sports

Toledo football pulls through in a tight spot with a 31-24 win against NIU. The Rocket football team beat a different kind of record this week, as 10,180 people gathered to watch as the team faced off against the Northern Illinois University Huskies on Oct. 9th at Guaranteed Rate Field, the home of...

Rockets bounce back against Akron

Rockets bounce back against Akron

Jackson Rogers, Staff Reporter
November 8, 2016
Filed under Sports

  On Wednesday, the University of Toledo football team defeated the University of Akron 48-17 to kick off the month of November. This win improves the Rockets’ record to 7-2 overall and 4-1 in Mid-American Conference play. “Our team played a great game tonight,” said head coach Jason...

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 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....

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...

UT vs BG

UT vs BG

Sam Williams, Sports co-editor
October 12, 2016
Filed under Homecoming, Special

Throughout the career of every major person, team, country or company, there always seems to be that one recurring stain: a peer or counterpart that always seems to be a nuisance on your legacy, and they think the same as you. Whether this ideology is rooted in reason or ignorance, the rivalry lives...

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,...

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