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Academic All-MAC team announced

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports Editor

December 2, 2015

Filed under Sports

With the fall athletic season starting to wind down, it is time for the Mid-American Conference (MAC) to start announcing the year-end awards. Recently, the MAC released the 2015 Academic All-MAC selections for soccer and c... Read more »

The golden shot

The golden shot

July 15, 2014

Updates from other Akron sports teams

March 14, 2013

Filed under Sports

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 the MAC East pla... Read more »

From across campus

March 5, 2013

Filed under Sports

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 a game against S... Read more »

Zips win BracketBuster game

February 26, 2013

Filed under News, Sports

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 their 18-game wi... Read more »

Tressel inspires UA to dream big

September 5, 2012

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Written by: Heather Beyer In 1977, Jim Tressel walked the campus of The University of Akron as a master’s student pursuing a degree in education. Thirty-five years later, Tressel has returned to The University of Akron — the... Read more »

Tressel joins UA as administrator

February 7, 2012

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By: Pamela Kellman Former Ohio State University head football coach Jim Tressel was named Vice President for Strategic Engagement at The University of Akron last Thursday.  His role in the administration will focus on student succ... Read more »

Commercials are destroying sports

October 27, 2011

Filed under Opinion

By: Matthew Balsinger Last weekend, I made my biweekly pilgrimage to Cleveland Browns Stadium to watch the Browns take on the Seahawks. As I sat in the stands, disgust and anger began to fill my veins. No, this outrage was not ... Read more »

Wheeling into workouts: Rec Center improving services for the disabled

September 1, 2011

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By: Alison Stewart The Student Recreation and Wellness Center has taken steps to improve its services for the fall semester.  The Office of Accessibility and the SRWS worked together to make the recreation center more handicap ac... Read more »