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 »