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Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, Writer April 4, 2016

Men’s and Women’s Track and Field The University of Akron track and field team had several athletes place in the top 10 of the Texas Relays held over four days last week in Austin, Texas. One...

UA world champion pole vaulter Shawn Barber has decided to turn pro.

Zips’ Shawn Barber signs pro contract

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports Editor September 2, 2015

Shawn Barber, the University of Akron’s world champion pole vaulter, has decided to skip his final year of eligibility and turn professional. Barber, from Kingwood, Texas, has signed a professional...

Olympic athlete makes stop in class

September 25, 2012

Written by: Katelyn Freil A communications class was intrigued when an Olympic athlete stopped by to talk to their class last Tuesday. Nick Symmonds, a professional track athlete and participant in...

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