The Buchtelite

Paintball: a true underdog story

November 29, 2012

Written by: Zack West The University of Akron club paintball team has reached the halfway point in their season after competing in two events this fall. The club was officially recognized as a university club in Feb. 2011, and they have since participated in five events per year, including two trips to Lak...

Sympson's Sports View

October 30, 2012

Written by: Matt Sympson The weekend started out harsh for Akron students, with our football team falling to Central Michigan and dropping their sixth straight game. The women’s soccer team brought home a victory, and that will hopefully lift the spirits of UA fans. Steelers and Brown fans both had something...

Football team's losing streak continues to six

October 30, 2012

Written by: D.J. Johnson It had to be a long bus ride home Saturday night for the Akron football team. The feeling has become all too familiar for the Zips. They suffered their sixth consecutive defeat to Central Michigan, 35-14. “We aren’t quite good enough to win ballgames on the road,” ...

Sympson's sports view: football and men's soccer

October 23, 2012

Written by: Matt Sympson There is very little to be excited about, as our football team is still struggling to get their second win. However, the men's soccer team did have a great weekend, scoring a solid victory and continuing to improve their record. Akron football Our football team continues to battle...

Volleyball team inches closer to clinching a playoff berth

October 23, 2012

Written by: Parker Perry The University of Akron volleyball team defeated defending Mid-American Conference champions the Central Michigan Chippewas on Saturday night to up their conference record to 5-5 and put themselves in position to clinch a conference berth. "They are a very tough team. There is a...

Softball team hits the road to take on MAC opponents this weekend

April 26, 2012

Written by: Zack West The Lady Zips softball team looks to build on their sweep of Mid-American Conference foe Northern Illinois when they travel to Eastern Michigan on Friday and take on Central Michigan in a two-game series on Saturday and Sunday. The Zips (17-26-1, 3-11 MAC) got their first swee...