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2022 Mid-American Conference Baseball Week 13 Recap

Central Michigan takes a half game lead for the regular season championship into the last weekend. Ball State is lurking and ready to take advantage of any mistakes.

2022 Mid-American Conference Baseball Week 12 Recap

Ohio sweeps Akron and creates a gap with the teams chasing them for the last spot in the MAC Tournament. Eastern Michigan splits with NIU fall back.

Akron Zips unveil new logo in rebrand

After incorporating kangaroos and ‘Z’s into the logo throughout the 21st century, the Zips are moving to a stylized ‘A’.

2022 Mid-American Conference Baseball Week 11 Recap

The Ball State Cardinals made their mark on the conference standings this weekend, sweeping Central Michigan. Hosting the MAC tournament is theirs to lose.

2022 Mid-American Conference Baseball Week 10 Recap

Toledo sweeps Eastern Michigan to create a gap between themselves and the mess of teams competing for fourth in a vital clash over the week of #MACBats.

NFL Draft History Lesson: Akron Zips (2017-2021)

Akron has had just one draft pick over the last five seasons as the team found itself in two separate rebuilding eras.

2022 Mid-American Conference Baseball Week 9 Recap

Ball State has the smallest slip-up while Central Michigan uses it to create a gap. Ohio and Toledo take three of four from their opponents and put themselves in playoff positions.

2022 Mid-American Conference Baseball Week 8 Recap

Ball State wins a game against a top 25 ranked Oregon team, and CMU keeps rolling. They swept Northern Illinois. The rest of the conference is a soup, but it will settle into layers soon enough.

2022 Mid-American Conference Baseball Week 7 Recap

Central Michigan and Ball State are (once again) on a collision course in the battle for the top seed in the MAC.

2022 Mid-American Conference Baseball Week 6 Recap

Ball State has an early conference lead in a very run friendly league. Central Michigan has the best pitching staff and is the only team built around outstanding pitching.

Ali Ali, Akron’s leading scorer, enters transfer portal

Ali Ali was the offensive leader for a defensive-minded Akron Zip basketball team. The 6’8" wing enters the transfer portal after leading the Zips to the NCAA Tournament.

2022 Mid-American Conference Baseball Week 5 Recap

Ball State, Central Michigan and Ohio are off to great starts and are top three in the conference. Runs return and good pitching is the difference in winning performances.

UCLA takes 57-53 win at the last gasp over Akron in first round of NCAA Tournament

The Zips’ strong defensive effort was almost enough to pull the upset, as John Groce’s squad gave UCLA all they could handle in defeat.

2022 Mid-American Conference Baseball Week 4 Recap

Pitching dominated a cold and wet weekend. Miami is the hottest team in the MAC and the Chippewas and Flashes split their shortened series.

Five Mid-American Conference teams qualify for 2022 Women’s NIT

Toledo gets an automatic bid to the WNIT, while four other conference mates earn at-large bids.

Akron Zips earn 13 seed, will play #13 UCLA in East Region of 2022 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament

After getting into the Big Dance for the first time since 2013, the Zips will face a historic blueblood in UCLA for their first-round matchup.

Akron drops the mic in 75-55 win over Kent State to secure MAC MBB Tournament title

Pregame controversy looms over the final for Kent State, as bitter rival Akron does everything it needed to do and more on Friday night.

Akron frustrates top-seeded Toledo en route to 70-62 upset semifinal victory

Zips snap Rockets’ seven-game win streak at an opportune time to clinch berth in title game.

Buffalo decimates Akron 82-43 in MAC WBB semifinal game

Bulls guard duo too much for Zips in domineering performance.

Akron outlasts Buffalo 70-68 to advance to MAC MBB semifinals

A back-and-forth game gets decided on free throws, as Bulls miss game-winning three pointer at buzzer. (Boy, that sounds a bit familiar.)

2022 Mid-American Conference Baseball Week 3 Recap

The ball was flying in week three, and now teams return home to colder temperatures to play conference games.

2022 Mid-American Conference Baseball Week 2 Recap

Kent State gave Texas Tech some anxiety, while Toledo comes out on top of their opponents.

2022 Mid-American Conference Baseball Season Preview

Central Michigan won the MAC in 2021 and played in the national tournament. While they’re favorites to repeat, it’s not a one-horse conference.

Akron hires former Mississippi State HC, current Oregon OC Joe Moorhead as head coach

Moorhead, who formerly was on staff for Akron from 2004-2008, returns to the Rubber City to try and bring the Zips back to prominence.

Akron QB Zach Gibson announces intent to transfer

The spot starter will have three years of eligibility wherever he lands after three seasons of service in Akron.

Rockets clinch vital seventh win in 49-14 performance over Zips

The Rockets collect their seventh win in blowout fashion over the Zips, clinch a guaranteed bowl game.

Kent State rocks Akron 38-0 for the Wagon Wheel

Kent State runs over, around and through Akron in a game which was never in doubt to retain the Wagon Wheel for another year.

What We Learned: Takeaways from Western Michigan’s 45-40 win over Akron

The Broncos earn bowl eligibility, and Akron’s young core has started to emerge

WMU sweats out 45-40 win over eager Akron squad

The Broncos emerge victorious in a wild contest that featured two kick return touchdowns and a pick-six.

2021 Week 11 Midweek MACtion Preview: Akron Zips @ Western Michigan Broncos

The Broncos are desperate to get back in the win column, while the Zips look to right the ship after the firing of their head coach.

Tom Arth dismissed as Akron football head coach

Arth, who picked up two of this three career wins in 2021, is relieved of duties with two years remaining on his contract.

Ball State forces goal line fumble to stave off Akron in 31-25 thriller

Bryce Cosby recovers a crunch-time fumble in the end zone to seal Ball State’s fifth win of the season.