The Buchtelite

UA Student Wins Fourth Annual RubberDucks Hot Dog Recipe Challenge

RubberDucks Hot Dog Recipe Challenge winner Elexis Hamby with UA's favorite mascot, Zippy.

By Kaitee Horstmann, Copy Editor

February 27, 2020

For the fourth consecutive year, The University of Akron School of Nutrition and Dietetics partnered with the Akron RubberDucks baseball team for their annual RubberDucks Hot Dog Recipe Challenge. Four UA student finalists competed in the recipe challenge on Feb. 12, in hopes of having their hot dog recipe featured...

Where are They Now: UA Baseball

By Samantha Hickey, Assistant Sports Editor

April 28, 2016

As the University prepares to kick off a $2 million marketing campaign, one thing won’t be featured in its advertisements any time soon: a baseball team. Almost a year after the coaching staff and players learned their program would be cut, we ask ourselves: Where are they now? Several former UA...

Men’s baseball continues to slide

April 23, 2013

Sartaj Aujla The Zips were able to notch one win in a three game series against the Bowling Green Falcons, dropping the other two games. The Zips are currently 9-28 with a 6-9 conference record. Bowling Green currently stands at 13-19 overall with an 8-7 conference record. Akron traveled to Bowling ...

Akron Falls to Xavier

Akron Falls to Xavier

April 18, 2013

Matthew Balsinger The University of Akron baseball team fell to Xavier University 11-3 Wednesday evening at Canal Park. With the loss, Akron moves to 8-27 on the season, and remains at the bottom of the conference. Xavier is a non-conference opponent, so the loss does not affect Akron’s conference recor...

Men’s baseball battles back

By Sartaj Aujla

April 16, 2013

Sartaj Aujla Akron baseball found a spark against the Ohio University Bobcats this weekend and they were able to leave Athens with two wins after a three game series against the Bobcats. Akron’s record improves to 8-25 and 5-7 in conference play with this weekend’s wins, while the Ohio Bobcats’ overa...

Zips lose in the sixth

Zips lose in the sixth

By Matthew Balsinger

April 11, 2013

Matthew Balsinger The Akron Zips men’s basketball team fell to Cansius 8-5 in their first game of a doubleheader between the two teams Wednesday afternoon. Both games were originally scheduled back-to-back, however the second game has been postponed due to weather. The Zips got off to a quick start in the bottom of the first bringing ...

Zips baseball vs. NIU

April 2, 2013

Sartaj Auija This past weekend was filled with Easter cheer. However, Akron Baseball found it rough when they were swept by Mid-Amercian Conference division rivals Northern Illinois. With the three losses, Akron falls to 4-20 overall for the season, and falls in the division to 2-4. Northern Illinoi...

Akron men’s baseball

Akron men’s baseball

February 5, 2013

Sartaj Aujla With the 2013 season just around the corner, Akron men’s baseball returned to the practice field in preparation for what will prove to be a make-or-break season. “It is going to be a very demanding schedule for our guys right from day one,” head coach Rick Rembielak said. “We want...