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Rockets strike out in Florida

Rockets strike out in Florida

Kenny Kruse, Staff Reporter
February 21
Filed under Sports

The Strike Out Cancer Tournament in Boca Raton, Florida was not very kind the University of Toledo Rockets softball team. The midnight blue and gold carry a 2-8 record as they continue their season. On the opening day of the tournament, Feb. 17, the Rockets were defeated by Tulsa 4-5 and then by the...

UT Men blow huge lead in eighth overtime game of the season

UT Men blow huge lead in eighth overtime game of the season

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
February 21
Filed under Sports

  Toledo headed into last night's game against Western Michigan University looking to make up for their 90-74 loss to WMU earlier this season. Unfortunately, the Rockets gave up a massive 15-point lead, losing the game 56-61 in overtime. “Well, obviously an extremely disappointing game,”...

Rockets split against Akron and CMU

Rockets split against Akron and CMU

Jackson Rogers, Associate Sports Editor
February 21
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo women’s basketball team defeated University of Akron by a score of 61-57 on Feb. 15 and lost to Central Michigan University 72-61 on Feb. 18. With the results, the women’s record is now 17-8 overall and 8-6 in Mid-American Conference play. “We just didn’t hang our heads,”...

Rocket Men Lose Heartbreaker

Rocket Men Lose Heartbreaker

Justice Sunderland, Staff Reporter
January 31
Filed under Sports

The men’s basketball team lost a nail biter game (74-72) to Northern Illinois University at University of Toledo’s Savage Arena on Jan. 28. The loss came just a couple of days after UT defeated the Ohio Bobcats, one of the top teams in the conference.   Second-year guard Jaelen Sanford...

Rocket’s fall to Central Michigan University, redeem themselves in win against rival Bowling Green Falcons

Rocket’s fall to Central Michigan University, redeem themselves in win against rival Bowling Green Falcons

Justice Sunderland, Staff Reporter
January 17
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo men’s basketball team rallied from a 14-point deficit but ultimately fell short at Central Michigan on Saturday 96-88. Toledo is now 9-8 (2-2 MAC) on the season and CMU stands at 11-6 (1-3 MAC). “We had some great looks. They hit a couple of tough shots and gained some confidence,”...

Rockets swim team takes on Akron Zips

Rockets swim team takes on Akron Zips

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
January 17
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo swimming team took on the reigning Mid-American Conference Champions University of Akron at home last Saturday as they looked to salvage the rough start to their season. The Rockets have dropped all of their matches thus far and finished fifth at the Zippy invite. The Rockets...

Women split wins against Buffalo and Northern Illinois

Women split wins against Buffalo and Northern Illinois

Jackson Rodgers, Staff Reporter
January 17
Filed under Sports

This past week, the University of Toledo women’s basketball team beat the University of Buffalo 73-64 on Wednesday and lost to Northern Illinois University 77-73 on Saturday. The two games bring the Rockets’ record to 12-4 on the season. “Well, we feel good knowing that Buffalo hadn’t lost...

Rockets fight hard in Camellia Bowl

Rockets fight hard in Camellia Bowl

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
December 17
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...

Rockets fall in final game

Rockets fall in final game

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
November 29
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....

Toledo Volleyball drops two games

Toledo Volleyball drops two games

Justice Sunderland, Staff Reporter
October 25
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...

Soccer ends weekend with a draw

Soccer ends weekend with a draw

Justice Sunderland, Co-associate sports editor
October 4
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
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...

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