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OU rolls past Zips, MAC title put on hold

OU rolls past Zips, MAC title put on hold

By: D.J. Johnson What could have been was quickly erased by the Ohio Bobcats (23-6, 10-4 MAC), who put the Zips’ (20-9, 12-2 MAC) conference title on hold with a 85-61 blowout win. The Bobcats never let the Zips get into the game, holding a double-digit lead for the last 27 minutes, as they shot […]

Coach Dambrot leads basketball team into March with high hopes

Coach Dambrot leads basketball team into March with high hopes

By: DJ Johnson Keith Dambrot was hired as the head basketball coach of The University of Akron in 2004. In his inaugural season leading the Zips, Dambrot finished with a 19-10 record, the most wins at UA since 1988-89. What he and his program have done after those 19 wins is nothing short of remarkable. […]

Soccer captures number one recruiting class

By: Chris Coon For the second time in four years, The University of Akron men’s soccer team has captured the No. 1 recruiting class according to Top Drawer Soccer, a website devoted to soccer recruiting. The news of the 2012 recruiting class was announced this past Wednesday by UA’s Head Coach Caleb Porter. Porter is […]

A former Zip made big moves in Super Bowl XLVI.

By: Christian A. Turner Chase Blackburn, linebacker for the New York Giants, made a game-changing interception early in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game, propelling the Giants toward their fourth Super Bowl win. Blackburn came out of The University of Akron in 2005 as an undrafted free agent. After six seasons of playing middle linebacker, […]

Akron Draws Wake Forest 2-2

Akron Draws Wake Forest 2-2

With four minutes left to play in regulation, freshman Sam Fink of Wake Forest (8-6-3) netted the game-tying goal against the No. 7 University of Akron men’s soccer team on Saturday night at First Energy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field.

Football ready to take on OU this Saturday

Football ready to take on OU this Saturday

The University of Akron football team will return to the field for the first time in two weeks as they welcome Ohio University to InfoCision Stadium Saturday afternoon.

The Zips (1-5, 0-2 MAC) are coming off their bye week and on a two-game skid, matched by the Bobcats’ (4-3, 1-2 MAC) two straight losses to Buffalo and Ball State.

Zips pull out a win over Tulsa, 3-0

Zips pull out a win over Tulsa, 3-0

On Saturday night, sophomore forward Darren Mattocks posted the second hat trick of his career, leading The No. 4 University of Akron men’s soccer team to a 3-0 victory at Tulsa.

Caldwell comes up big for UA in double OT

Caldwell comes up big for UA in double OT

Junior midfielder Scott Caldwell scored the Zips’ game-winning goal in the 106thmminute, lifting the No. 2 University of Akron men’s soccer team to a 2-1 double overtime victory against Cal State Northridge (1-2-0) this past Saturday night at Matador Soccer Field in the Cal State Northridge Labor Day Classic. Freshman defender DeAndreYedlin was credited with […]

Record-setting night for the UA men’s soccer team

Record-setting night for the UA men’s soccer team

By: Chris Coon It was all about redemption Saturday night as The University of Akron men’s soccer team defeated Cleveland State 5-0 in the season opener before a record-breaking crowd of 5,241 at First Energy Stadium Cub Cadet Field in Akron, Ohio. The Vikings, who were picked to finish second in the Horizon League behind […]

Zips look for improvement in Ianello’s second season at UA

By Daniel Johnson It took until Nov. 26 of last season, the final game of Head Coach Rob Ianello’s debut season with The University of Akron, for the Zips to earn their first and only victory. Fast forward 9 months later: Ianello’s squad is on the brink of a new season, with last year far […]