The Buchtelite

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...

Zips grind out win over Golden Flashes

The Zips ended their regular season with a perfect 15-0 home record on Friday night.

By Jacob Allen, Writer

March 6, 2016

The University of Akron men’s basketball team survived a rare poor shooting night and beat the Kent State Golden Flashes, 74-60, on Friday night at Rhodes Arena. The Zips, who shot just 21.2 percent from beyond the arc, improved to 24-7 on the season. Kent State fell to 19-12, and with the loss fal...

Defense shines in Wagon Wheel victory

Isaiah Williams holds up the Wagon Wheel after the Zips win over Kent State

By Terr Rabbitts,

November 27, 2015

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...

Women's soccer losing streak continues, extends to seven games

October 11, 2012

Written by: Sartaj Aujla Akron women’s soccer continues to struggle for wins as the season winds down. The Zips fell to both Ohio University and Kent State over the weekend. They fall to 4-9-0, and are on an unfortunate seven-game losing streak. "They were two different types of games, in terms of competitiveness and energy," said ...

Volleyball team serves Kent State a crushing loss over the weekend

October 9, 2012

Written by: Parker Perry The University of Akron volleyball team continued a trend over the weekend. After falling in their first match in Athens, Akron evened out their Mid-American Conference record by sweeping arch-rival Kent State at KSU. It was the third weekend in a row that the Zips finishe...