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Akron Wins Fourth Consecutive ‘Wagon Wheel’

Akron Wins Fourth Consecutive ‘Wagon Wheel’

By Jordyn Etling, Sports Editor

October 24, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

On Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, the annual Wagon Wheel rivalry between Akron and Kent State football teams took place at Dix Stadium in Kent, Ohio. The game went into overtime, where the Zips secured a 24-23 win through an extra-point conversion. This is Akron’s ninth overtime game in program histo...

Football Falls Short During Homecoming

Football Falls Short During Homecoming

By Jordyn Etling, Sports Editor

October 7, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

The 2018 Homecoming week concluded with Akron Zips Football team taking a 41-17 loss against Miami (Ohio) on Saturday, Oct. 6. The game was the start of official Mid-American Conference play for the Zips, which means the Zips will be competing against those within their same conference for the rest o...

Underdogs No More: Zips Secure First Big Ten Victory Since 1894

Underdogs No More: Zips Secure First Big Ten Victory Since 1894

By Jordyn Etling, Sports Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

The Akron Zips football team played Big 10 team Northwestern on Sept. 15, 2018, at Ryan Field in Evanston, Ill. Leading up to the game, several online sources gave predictions that said Akron would lose to the Big 10 team. Most of the time by at least a fifteen to twenty-point difference. Predicti...

Canceled Football Game’s Payment in Limbo

Canceled Football Game’s Payment in Limbo

By Jordyn Etling, Sports Editor

September 12, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

On Saturday, Sept. 1,  the Akron Zips football team had their first official game against Nebraska canceled due to severe weather; which invokes questions over the contract released the following Monday. After spending $165,000 to get the players, coaches and anyone else involved to Nebraska, according to ...