The Buchtelite

Sympson's sports view: football

October 9, 2012

Written by: Matt Sympson It was another crazy weekend of sports. This weekend, the football team fell to 1-5, the Browns fell to 0-5 on the season, and the Steelers got a must-win victory against the Philadelphia Eagles. Akron football Even though we lost to Bowling Green, our defense played excepti...

UA football drops third straight

October 9, 2012

Written by: D.J. Johnson Terry Bowden may wish halftime never came on Saturday afternoon. Leading 10-0 after two quarters, the Zips were outscored by Bowling Green 24-0 in the second half. “We did not have a good plan B when they took away what we were doing,” said the first-year head coach. The...

Zips hope to hunt down Bowling Greens Falcons

October 4, 2012

Written by: D.J. Johnson The Akron Zips find themselves in a similar place to last season, with just one win within the first five weeks. Though much has changed on and off the field, only a victory will pull the Zips out of the basement of college football. “Another week, another opportunity to g...

Men's soccer team ready to take it to the MAC

September 20, 2012

Written by: Zach West The UA men's soccer team has gathered tremendous momentum going into their first conference match this weekend. The Zips recorded two shutouts in The University of Akron Tournament after recording their first loss of the season to No. 4 Notre Dame. With two starters out, Ao...