The Buchtelite

Ben Roethlisberger hopes to return to the Steelers soon

December 6, 2012

Written by: Matt Sympson Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has come closer and closer to returning to the field after a solid week of practice. Roethlisberger, who has missed the past three weeks due to a shoulder injury received in a Nov. 12 game against the Kansas City Chiefs, hopes to return ...

Browns looking for third consecutive victory

December 6, 2012

Written by: Matt Sympson The Cleveland Browns are on a two-game winning streak for the first time since weeks two and three of the 2011 NFL season. On Nov. 25, the Browns (4-8) defeated their arch-rivals the Pittsburgh Steelers. They also beat the Oakland Raiders this past Sunday, which ended thei...

Sympson's sports view

December 4, 2012

Written by: Matt Sympson Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams came through and earned victories over the weekend, and the Browns and Steelers won this week as well. The Browns began a two-game winning streak, and the Steelers got back to winning after falling to the Browns. Men’s basketball A clutch ove...

Sympson's sports view

November 29, 2012

Written by: Matt Sympson The Akron women’s basketball team returns to the court to face Canisius on Saturday, Akron soccer player Scott Caldwell is a finalist for the national Senior CLASS Award, the Browns will travel to Oakland to take on the Raiders, and the Steelers will head to Baltimore to ...

Sympson's sports view

November 27, 2012

Written by: Matt Sympson Our football team falls to the Toledo Rockets and drops to 1-11 on the season, our men’s basketball team gets set to play Middle Tennessee on Sunday, our soccer team falls and the Browns stun the Steelers with a 20-14 victory on Sunday. Akron football This entire season for me has been qui...

Browns stun Steelers

November 27, 2012

Written by: Matt Sympson The Cleveland Browns did something on Sunday they’ve only done three times in the past ten years: beat the Pittsburgh Steelers. In a game that featured the Steelers committing eight turnovers, including three different running backs fumbling, and Steelers third-string quarter...

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November 20, 2012

Written by: Matt Sympson The University of Akron men’s soccer team defeated Michigan on Sunday 2-1 to advance to the NCAA Round of 16, the basketball team got on a two-game winning streak over the weekend, and the Browns and Steelers get set to face off as they renew their rivalry. Men’s soccer Congratulations ...

Browns and Steelers renew rivalry on Sunday

November 20, 2012

Written by: Matt Sympson The Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cleveland Browns will renew their old-time rivalry on Sunday as the two teams face off in the first match-up of the season at Cleveland Browns Stadium. According to afc-north.com, the rivalry began in Pittsburgh, in October of 1950, with a gam...

Sympson's sports view

November 8, 2012

Written by: Matt Sympson Our football team fell to 1-10 on the season, but the good news is that our men's basketball team is beginning their season after a disappointing end to last season. Our men's soccer team continues to dominate. The Browns fell to the Baltimore Ravens, while the Pittsburgh S...

Sympson's sports view

November 1, 2012

Written by: Matt Sympson This upcoming weekend the Akron Zips will travel to Kent State to face their arch-rivals, the Golden Flashes. Also in the world of football, the Browns will host the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, and the Pittsburgh Steelers will face the New York Giants. Akron football Akron has lost...

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...

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...

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...

Sympson's sports view

September 25, 2012

Written by: Matt Sympson It was another exciting weekend in the world of professional and college sports. Akron Football The Zips were able to keep up with Tennessee for the majority of the football game. Even though they came up a couple of touchdowns short, fans can still be proud of their hard ...

Sympson's weekly sports view

September 18, 2012

Written by: Matt Sympson Zips football Watching a crushing victory by the Zips football team was an experience not soon to be forgotten by avid fans. It was exciting to see our football team get their first win of the season. It was great to see them blow out a team. Hopefully they will carry this ...