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The Editorially Independent Voice of The University of Akron

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Zips LIVE Interview with Football Head Coach, Men’s Golf Coach

By Veronica Janosek, News & Sports Editor September 30, 2019

The University of Akron’s football head coach, Tom Arth, and men’s golf coach, David Trainor, were featured guests recently on Zips LIVE, a weekly hour-long radio show that covers Zips Athletics. Airing...

Former Zips Football head coach Terry Bowden.

Terry Bowden Fired, Search for New Football Coach Begins

By Jake Herron, Online Editor December 6, 2018

Hours after a 28-3 loss to South Carolina to end the season, The University of Akron announced that football head coach Terry Bowden was relieved of his duties as the Zips finished the season with a 4-8...

Van Edwards, Jr., (Cape Coral, Fla.) UA senior and RB for the Zips team. (Image via Jeff Harwell)

Zips Come Up Short on Senior Night

November 21, 2018

On Saturday, Nov. 17, the Akron Zips football team took on Bowling Green at InfoCision Stadium-Summa Field. Senior PK Nick Gasser (Liberty Township, Ohio) was able to score for the Zips in the first...

Zips football players and Zippy celebrating with the Wagon Wheel after fourth consecutive win against Kent State. (Photo courtesy of the Akron Zips)

Akron Wins Fourth Consecutive ‘Wagon Wheel’

By Jordyn Etling, Sports Editor October 24, 2018

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...

The Zips exit the field as the weekends homecoming festivities take place during halftime.

Football Falls Short During Homecoming

By Jordyn Etling, Sports Editor October 7, 2018

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 players celebrating the big win over Northwestern. (Photo courtesy of Akron Athletics)

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

By Jordyn Etling, Sports Editor September 18, 2018

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...

The Akron Zips football team takes to the field during a 2015 game at InfoCision Stadium. (Buchtelite file photo)

Canceled Football Game’s Payment in Limbo

By Jordyn Etling, Sports Editor September 12, 2018

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...

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