Men’s baseball continues to slide

April 23, 2013

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Sartaj Aujla The Zips were able to notch one win in a three game series against the Bowling Green Falcons, dropping the other two games.... Read more »

Softball brings home the win

April 18, 2013

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Matthew Balsinger The Lady Zips softball team brought home a win Tuesday afternoon after defeating the Niagara Purple Eagles 4-1. The Zips were originally scheduled to face the Purple Eagles in a double-header... Read more »

Akron Falls to Xavier

Akron Falls to Xavier

April 18, 2013

Men’s baseball battles back

By Sartaj Aujla

April 16, 2013

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Sartaj Aujla Akron baseball found a spark against the Ohio University Bobcats this weekend and they were able to leave Athens with two wins after a three game series against the Bobcats.... Read more »

Football recruiting of the MAC

By Dante Rones

April 11, 2013

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Dante Rones This is the second installment in a series on football recruiting within the Mid-American Conference. The first issue ran on March 9 where Akron was featured. This week features Bowling Green and... Read more »

A short look at Zips softball

By Matthew Balsinger

April 4, 2013

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Matthew Balsinger Though... Read more »

Zips baseball vs. NIU

April 2, 2013

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Sartaj Auija This past weekend was filled with Easter cheer. However, Akron Baseball found it rough when they were swept by Mid-Amercian Conference division rivals Northern Illinois. With the three losses, Akron... Read more »

Akron vs. VCU preview

Akron vs. VCU preview

March 21, 2013

Athletic training goes beyond stereotypes

March 21, 2013

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Matthew Balsinger buchtelitesportseditor@uakron.edu Think of the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of athletic trainers. You may have an image in your head of some sport you idolize, or some dumb jocks who are... Read more »

Though NCAA may be out, light still shines on possibility of WNIT bid

March 19, 2013

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Parker Perry The Akron women’s basketball team set records as well as new standards in 2013. When women’s basketball head coach Jodi Kest arrived in Akron for the 2006-2007 season, the program was not in... Read more »

Chance of the ages

Chance of the ages

March 14, 2013

Tournament updates: Buffalo to face Lady Zips in third round of tournament

March 14, 2013

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MAC Men’s Basketball The first round of the MAC men’s basketball tournament concluded on Monday. Eighth seed Buffalo overcame nineth seed Central Michigan in a 74-72 overtime win. Buffalo moves on to the... Read more »

Special recognition of bowling champions

March 14, 2013

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Last week the Game Room in the Student Union held a campus-wide bowling championship. Many students competed, and the Buchtelite would like to extend a congratulations to the top three finalists of each division. In the women’s... Read more »

Updates from other Akron sports teams

March 14, 2013

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Zips Softball The Lady Zips have played eight games in the month of March, and they have split those contests 4-4. This brings their overall record to 10-9 on the season. Freshman pitcher Erin Seiler was named... Read more »

#ThinkBigger

March 12, 2013

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Matthew Balsinger On Saturday, Marla Ridenour of the Akron Beacon Journal published a rather forceful article to describe the possible impact of Alex Abreu’s actions on the Zips’ remarkable season. Ridenour... Read more »

A look at the Zips tennis team

March 12, 2013

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Ha’ani Summerix A congratulations is in order for our women’s tennis team on being picked in a preseason poll for the 2013 regular season title and league tournament championship. Akron earned themselves... Read more »

Turmoil for the Zips

Turmoil for the Zips

March 12, 2013

Zips clinch season

Zips clinch season

March 7, 2013

Last of the rankings

March 7, 2013

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Matthew Balsinger This is the last power ranking for the season, as the MAC tournament will begin next week. Look next week for coverage of both men’s and women’s basketball tournaments. #12 Kent The... Read more »

Zips baseball falls to Georgia Tech

March 5, 2013

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Sartaj Aujla The University of Akron baseball team was unable to bounce back after being swept by Georgia Tech last Saturday, as the team lost to Louisville over the past weekend. The Zips fell to 0-6 for the... Read more »

From across campus

March 5, 2013

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Zips Softball The University of Akron Zips softball team is off to a 5-6 start in the season. The Lady Zips are currently undefeated at home, sitting at 3-0, while being 2-6 in away games. The Zips had to cancel... Read more »

Zips recruitment update

February 28, 2013

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Dante Rones The Mid-American Conference was dominated by Kent State and Northern Illinois, with both teams undefeated within the conference. Kent State went 11-3 while Northern Illinois went 12-2. The two teams... Read more »

Victory in Athens

Victory in Athens

February 28, 2013

Zips win BracketBuster game

February 26, 2013

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D.J. Johnson In the Mid-American Conference, it doesn’t get any bigger than next Wednesday night. In a matchup of the MAC’s top two teams, with one conference loss between the two, the Akron Zips ante up... Read more »

Akron stays on top

Akron stays on top

February 26, 2013

Lady Zips power forward

February 21, 2013

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Parker Perry The men’s basketball team is not the University of Akron’s only high performing team. While the men are on a 17-game winning streak, the women are also playing well and are poised for a Mid-American... Read more »

From across the conference

February 19, 2013

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Matthew Balsinger There have been many things going on in University of Akron sports as well as the Mid-American Conference that have not been reported on. This is a short synopsis of what’s going on around... Read more »

Akron rolls on

Akron rolls on

February 19, 2013

Lady Zips on a roll

Lady Zips on a roll

February 14, 2013

A look at diversity and Akron athletics

February 14, 2013

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Todd Christenson The Rubber Bowl and Memorial Hall were the two places where everyone gathered to see Ron Tyson play football or Don Williams play basketball. The feeling was electric inside the football stadium... Read more »

March Madness tournament

February 14, 2013

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Matthew Balsinger Sports Editor As March quickly approaches, the possibility of an NCAA tournament bid for Akron is reaching exciting levels. There are some fans out there, however, who don’t know... Read more »

Michael Vick’s new contract

February 14, 2013

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Dante Rones Michael Vick and the Philadelphia Eagles have come to an agreement to restructure his deal. Michael Vick started his NFL career in 2001, playing for the Atlanta Falcons for six seasons when they took... Read more »

Winning streak continues

February 12, 2013

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D.J. Johnson After a gritty 54-50 win over the Miami RedHawks on Saturday afternoon, the Zips 15 consecutive wins is not only their longest in over 50 years but the longest active streak in the nation. The victory... Read more »

Akron men’s baseball

Akron men’s baseball

February 5, 2013

Oklahoma State Defeats #2 Kansas

February 5, 2013

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You might be wondering why it’s important to note unranked Oklahoma State University. There are actually, surprisingly, two primary reasons this is so important to mention. First and foremost, before this weekend the University... Read more »

The big Super Bowl dance

January 31, 2013

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Matthew Balsinger Sports Editor This weekend Americans will be participating in a yearly ritual called the Super Bowl. Every year, the Super Bowl breaks its previous year’s attendance record, and its viewership... Read more »

Bowling Green preview

Bowling Green preview

January 31, 2013

Men’s basketball advances to 16-4

January 31, 2013

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Akron men’s basketball traveled to Bowling Green Wednesday night and came home with a win, beating the Falcons 68-55. The Zips entered the game 15-4 overall this season, 6-0 in MAC play. The Bowling Green Falcons entered the... Read more »

Breaking NFL records

January 29, 2013

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Matthew Balsinger Every football season in the NFL, there is a player poised to set a new record. This past season Calvin Johnson was that man, setting a new record for total reception yards per season. With... Read more »

Men’s basketball power rankings

January 29, 2013

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Matthew Balsinger Sports Editor #12 Northern Illinois Much like their women’s basketball team, the Northern Illinois Huskies are ranked at the bottom of the Mid-American Conference... Read more »

The comeback kids

The comeback kids

January 29, 2013

Lady Zips top the MAC

Lady Zips top the MAC

January 25, 2013

Women’s basketball power rankings

January 24, 2013

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Matthew Balsinger Sports Editor This is a new feature in the Buchtelite’s sports section. Every week you will find an analysis on men or women’s basketball standings in the Mid-American Conference,... Read more »