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Zips demolish Tigers despite sluggish start

Zips demolish Tigers despite sluggish start

By Jake Allen, jda47@zips.uakron.edu

September 19, 2015

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,...

Zips look to tame the Tigers

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports Editor

September 16, 2015

The Akron Zips football take looks to finally break into the win column for the first time in the 2015 season as they play host to the Savannah State Tigers at InfoCision Stadium this Saturday. The Zips (0-2), who lost to Pitt, 24-7 last week, hope to mount more of an offensive attack than it has had...

Panthers rain on Zips’ home opener

Panthers rain on Zips’ home opener

By Parker Smith, pds31@zips.uakron.edu

September 14, 2015

The University of Akron Men’s Football team lost their home opener against the Pitt Panthers, 24-7, in front of rain-soaked 23.425 fans Saturday evening. Pitt was able to avenge last September’s loss to the Zips at Heinz Field, as Qadree Ollison ran for 81 yards and a touchdown. One could have...

Zips offense looking to light up the scoreboard

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports Editor

September 9, 2015

Great offensive teams need consistency to go along with talent. Last year, UA’s football team had the talent to be competitive, as evident with the 4-2 record and winning the first two games in MAC play. Then the injuries began to pile up, and all the consistency went out the window—as did the Zips’ re...