The Buchtelite

Zips defensive struggles continue in big loss to Toledo

By Joshua Glaze, jig7@zips.uakron.edu

November 7, 2016


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The University of Akron football team took its second consecutive conference loss Wednesday to the Toledo Rockets, 48-17, at InfoCision Stadium-Summa Field in Akron. The Zips fell to 3-3 in conference play with an overall record of 5-5 on the season. The Zips offense made big plays, but failed to consistently driv...

Zips football trampled by the Bulls

By Joshua Glaze, jig7@zips.uakron.edu

October 31, 2016


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The University of Akron football team fell to The University at Buffalo on Thursday, Oct. 27, by a score of 41-20. With another loss, the Zips now have a record of 5-4 (3-2) while Buffalo picked up its first conference win of the season (1-3). Overall, the Bulls are now 2-6. The Zips defense...

Zips look to continue conference success in Buffalo

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

October 26, 2016


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The University of Akron football team will travel to Buffalo on Thursday to play the Bulls in a huge MAC game. Coming off a 35-25 win over Ball State last Saturday, the Zips will only get five days of rest before Thursday’s game. Akron enters the game with a 5-3 record, and it needs just one m...

Zips dominated by Broncos, 41-0

October 17, 2016


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The University of Akron football team fell to the Western Michigan Broncos on Saturday, 41-0, at InfoCision Stadium in Akron. The Zips record falls to 4-3 overall, and they picked up their first conference loss of the season. The Broncos remain undefeated (7-0, 3-0) as they continue their ascent...

Zips football hosts 23rd-ranked Western Michigan

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

October 12, 2016


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The University of Akron football team will host the 23rd-ranked Western Michigan Broncos on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at InfoCision Stadium-Summa Field. Western Michigan has been very impressive this season, as they have beaten Big Ten teams Illinois and Northwestern, while also dominating MAC schools Nort...

Zips win Homecoming Game, 35-13 over Redhawks

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

October 10, 2016


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The University of Akron football team beat the Miami (Ohio) Redhawks, 35-13, on Saturday in the annual Homecoming Game. The Zips improve to 4-2 on the season, and they remain unbeaten in conference play at 2-0. The Redhawks continue to struggle this season, falling to 0-6 (0-2). Starting again for ...

Zips’ football hosts homecoming game

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

October 5, 2016


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The University of Akron football team will host the Miami University Redhawks this Saturday in its annual Homecoming Game at 3:30 p.m. at Infocision Stadium in Akron. The Zips enter the game with a 3-2 record overall, and are 1-0 in conference games after beating Kent State last Saturday. Miami has ye...

Zips beat Kent State to claim the Wagon Wheel

By Joshua Glaze, jig7@zips.uakron.edu

October 3, 2016


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The University of Akron football team overcame the Kent State Golden Flashes in a thrilling win in the Wagon Wheel Challenge on Saturday by a score of 31-27. Despite going 3-12 on third-down, being outgained 378-423 in total yards, and losing the turnover battle 0-3, the Zips were able to prevail. ...

Zips football falls short against Appalachian State

By Jacob Allen, jda47@zips.uakron.edu

September 26, 2016


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The University of Akron football team couldn’t quite complete a comeback — it lost on Saturday to the Appalachian State Mountaineers 45-38 at InfoCision Stadium - Summa Field in Akron. With the loss the Zips close out the non-conference portion of their schedule at 2-2, while Appalachian Sta...

Zips roll over Marshall

By Joshua Glaze, Writer

September 19, 2016


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The University of Akron football team dominated the Marshall Thundering Herd on Saturday afternoon, 65-38, at Joan C. Edwards Stadium in Huntington, West Virginia. It was the first time the Zips have scored more than 60 points in a game since 2012. The Zips had success in all three phases of the game, scoring on...

Zips win first ever bowl game

Zips win first ever bowl game

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.com

December 23, 2015


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The University of Akron football team won their first FBS bowl game in the history of the program Tuesday afternoon by defeating the Utah State Aggies 23-21 in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl game. The game was played at Albertsons Stadium in Boise, Idaho before 18,876 fans. Kicker Robert Stein connected...

Defense shines in Wagon Wheel victory

Defense shines in Wagon Wheel victory

By Terr Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.com

November 27, 2015


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The University of Akron football defense played its best game of the year as the Zips defeated the Kent State Golden Flashes 20-0 in a Mid-American Conference game and reclaimed the Wagon Wheel Friday afternoon at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field. In his last home game as a Zip, Jatavis Brown led...

Zips football rolls over Buffalo, now bowl eligible

Zips football rolls over Buffalo, now bowl eligible

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.com

November 23, 2015


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The University of Akron football team posted a 42-21 Saturday afternoon over the Buffalo Bulls at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field for their sixth victory of the year. The victory now makes Akron eligible for post season action for the first time since 2005 and just the second time in school history...

Zips look to clip Falcons this weekend

Zips look to clip Falcons this weekend

By Terry Rabbitts, Sport-editor@buchtelite.com

October 14, 2015


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The University of Akron football team looks to extend its winning streak to two as it hits the road again to take on the Falcons of Bowling Green. Akron goes into this game with plenty of offensive momentum after racking up over 500 yards against Eastern Michigan and posting 40 first half points. ...

Zips drop heartbreaker to Ohio, 14-12

By Jacob Allen, jda47@zips.uakron.edu

October 5, 2015


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The Zips lost a heartbreaker on Saturday to Mid-American Conference rival Ohio by a final score of 14-12. It was the first game of conference play for both teams. Akron fell to 2-3 overall while the Bobcats improved to 4-1. The big story of this game was defense, which was aided by the bad weather a...

Zips demolish Tigers despite sluggish start

Zips demolish Tigers despite sluggish start

By Jake Allen, jda47@zips.uakron.edu

September 20, 2015


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Despite a rocky start, the Zips dominated the Savannah State Tigers 52-9 on Saturday at InfoCision Stadium. Coming in at 0-2 following tough games versus Oklahoma and Pittsburgh, it seemed like the Zips would be able to walk over Savannah State, a team that had lost its previous 22 ball games.  However,...