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The Zips football team after winning the rivalry game in 2016. (Photo courtesy of Zips Football)

10 Miles Away, Worlds Apart

The Zips look to defeat the Golden Flashes in their upcoming rival game, in order to secure the wagon wheel once again.
By Robert Barrett, Jr., Copy Editor November 20, 2017

A rivalry 94 years in the making, on Nov. 21, The University of Akron and Kent State University will renew their football rivalry in the 60th meeting between the two schools. The first contest between...

Football looks to become bowl eligible

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor November 7, 2016

The University of Akron football team looks to break a two-game losing streak and finally become bowl-eligible on Wednesday when it hosts the Bowling Green Falcons. The Zips enter the game with a 5-5...

Zips football looks to get back on track versus Ball State

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor October 19, 2016

The University of Akron football team looks to rebound from its 41-0 loss against Western Michigan last game when it plays the Ball State Cardinals on Saturday. Both teams enter the game with a 4-3...

Zips football kicks off conference play at Kent State

By Jake Allen, [email protected] September 28, 2016

The University of Akron football team will travel to play its biggest rival, the Kent State Golden Flashes, in the Wagon Wheel Challenge on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. The Zips enter with a 2-2 record, and...

Jerome Lane runs for the end zone against Central Michigan

Football gears up for big game with Buffalo

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] November 18, 2015

The University of Akron football team returns home to host Buffalo on Saturday, Nov. 21, at 3:30 p.m. EST at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field. The Zips got back to the even mark at 5-5 overall and 3-3...

Jerome Lanes heads towards the endzone

Woodson leads Zips offense past Cajuns

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] September 28, 2015

Sophomore Thomas Woodson passed for 238 yards in the air and ran for 93 more yards on the ground and three touchdowns total to propel the Zips to a 35-14 victory at Louisiana. With the victory, Akron...

Connor Hundley scores for the Zips.

Panthers rain on Zips’ home opener

By Parker Smith, [email protected] 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...

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