The Buchtelite

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 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,...