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Rocket Baseball struggles on the Road

Rocket Baseball struggles on the Road

Kenny Kruse, Staff Reporter
May 2, 2017
Filed under Sports

  The University of Toledo baseball team (14-26, 7-8 MAC) struggled on the road this past weekend. The Rockets defeated the Dayton Flyers 11-7 on Wednesday, lost 1-0 to Kent State (24-12, 10-2 MAC) on Friday in 15 innings, lost 3-2 on Saturday and lost 10-1 on Sunday. UT 11, UD 7 In Toledo’s 11-7 ...

Rockets sweep Buffalo

Rockets sweep Buffalo

Kenny Kruse, Staff Reporter
April 18, 2017
Filed under Sports

After Easter weekend, the University of Toledo’s baseball team is now 13-23, 7-5 MAC with a five-game winning streak. The Rockets lost to Notre Dame this past Wednesday 8-3 and swept Buffalo 4-3 on Friday, 21-20 on Saturday and 7-6 on Sunday. UT vs. ND The Rockets had a scoring opportunity to s...

UT softball grabs one win against CMU

UT softball grabs one win against CMU

Jackson Rogers, Associate Community Editor
April 18, 2017
Filed under Sports

Over the weekend, the University of Toledo softball team went 1-2 against Central Michigan University with losses of 1-0 on Friday, followed by a 4-2 win and a 6-4 loss on Saturday. The results drop the Rocket record to 20-27 overall and 8-7 in Mid-American Conference play.   CMU 1, TOL 0 ...

Toledo track beats BGSU for first time since 2000

Toledo track beats BGSU for  first time since 2000

Justice Sunderland, Staff Reporter
April 11, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Rocket women’s track and field team faced off against crosstown rival Bowling Green on Friday, April 7; UT came away with the 100-99 victory. This marks the first time Toledo has defeated BGSU since 2000. With the teams so close, it came down to the final few events. In the triple jump, third-year...

Following the King to victory

Following the King to victory

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
March 28, 2017
Filed under Community

What does it take to become a champion? Ask Chris Parker, a Cleveland-area writer who followed the championship run of the Cleveland Cavaliers and was there for every hardship, challenge and victory along the way. Parker visited the University of Toledo Barnes and Noble bookstore last Thursday, March...

Women head to Oregon

Women head to Oregon

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
March 14, 2017
Filed under Sports

As the excitement from the University of Toledo’s first women’s basketball MAC title since 2001 dwindles down, the Rockets begin to look forward to the NCAA tournament. This will be the women Rockets’ eighth appearance in the NCAA tournament, with an overall record of 3-7 in the competition. UT...

Born to be brave

Born to be brave

Emily Jackson, Community Editor
February 28, 2017
Filed under Community

“Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.” This is the Special Olympic athlete’s oath that was first recited July 20, 1968 at the opening ceremony of the very first Special Olympics International Games. Since that day, more than four million Special Olympic athletes...

Joslin: Bowling IS a sport — trust me

Joslin: Bowling IS a sport — trust me

Savannah Joslin, Director of Photography
February 21, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

I get the same look when I tell strangers that I bowl collegiately — a cocked eyebrow and a face full of disbelief. And then they start to explain why they’re so surprised. Normally, it starts with trivial comments like “anyone can bowl.” Or “all that you do is throw a ball at pins; it’s...

Rocket Softball Season Starts

Rocket Softball Season Starts

Kenny Kruse, Staff Reporter
February 14, 2017
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo softball team began their 2017 season in a tournament at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, Iowa this past weekend, playing five games in three days. The Rockets had a rough start, losing the first four games, but did happen to end the tournament on a good note with...

UT Men lose two games, but bounce back against Eastern Michigan

UT Men lose two games, but bounce back against Eastern Michigan

Justice Sunderland and Sam Williams, Staff Reporter and Sports Editor
February 7, 2017
Filed under Sports

    The Rocket men’s basketball team lost two close games on the road last week, falling on Tuesday, Jan. 31 to Ball State 81-80. Then on Saturday, Feb. 4, the Rockets lost the Battle of I-75 to Bowling Green 104-100 in a double-overtime thriller.   UT now stands at 11-12...

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...

Rocket Men Lose Heartbreaker

Rocket Men Lose Heartbreaker

Justice Sunderland, Staff Reporter
January 31, 2017
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...

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