Follow the Zips in local and national publications with "In The News," updated regularly with links to stories about Zips Athletics, the University and Mid-American Conference.
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Friday, April 21
MBB: In the Cleveland Plain Dealer, New Akron coach John Groce hard at work retooling Zips basketball program.
SOFT: UA softball team splits doubleheader with Dayton. Details in the Akron Beacon Journal.
SOFT: University of Akron’s Lexie Handley is pitcher of week. Details at the Akron Beacon Journal.
Thursday, April 20
Quarterback battle highlights Akron Zips spring game Saturday. Read the full story in the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Wednesday, April 19
Tuseday, April 18
Monday, April 17
Track: University of Akron track and field teams dominate final day of Northeast Ohio Quad. Read the full story in the Akron Beacon Journal.
Track: In the Orange County Register, Clayton Murphy raises the bar with blazing 800 meters at Mt. SAC Relays.
Soft: Hysong learning her way in competitive college softball world. Details at IndeOnline.com.
Soft: Ohio drops weekend series to Akron. Read the full story in The Post.
Friday, April 14
Thursday, April 13
SOFT: University of Akron, Kent State earn one-run MAC softball victories. Read the full story in the Akron Beacon Journal.
Wednesday, April 12
MBB: Zips welcome John Groce as new men’s basketball coach. Read the full story in the The Suburbanite.
MBB: In the Hudson Hub-Times, Zips' Johnson selected to play in Portsmouth Invitational Tournament.
MBB: Transfers could impact Cleveland State, Kent State, Akron basketball programs. Read the full story in the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
FB: Opening at left tackle spurs competition. Details in the Akron Beacon Journal.
Tuesday, April 11
Monday, April 10
WTEN: University of Akron women’s tennis team wins 21st consecutive match. Read the full story in the Akron Beacon Journal.
SOFT: St. Vincent-St. Mary graduate Lexie Handley honored after throwing no-hitter for Zips. Read the full story in the Akron Beacon Journal.
SOFT: Central Michigan scores four times in 12th to sink Akron in MAC softball. Read the full story at Ohio.com.
MBB: In the Akron Beacon Journal, UA comfortable with how new coach John Groce has handled off-the-court issues.
MBB: Pros And Cons of Getting Rid of Illinois Basketball Coach John Groce. Details at CSNChicago.com.
MBB: In Crain’s Cleveland Business, Akron men's basketball coach John Groce's earnings will nearly double in final four years of deal.
Friday, April 7
SOFT: Akron softball player Madison Carter has a rough time sliding into second and goes viral on ESPN and CNN Morning Express.
SOFT: University of Akron freshman softball player throws no-hitter. Read the full story at Fox 8 News.
MBB: In the Cleveland Plain Dealer, John Groce a wise, safe choice as coach for Akron basketball.
MBB: Groce takes over at Akron following 5 seasons at Illinois. Read the full story in the USA Today.
MBB: New coach John Groce anxious to get to know players, build on program’s strong foundation. Details at the Akron Beacon Journal, Cleveland Plain Dealer, MAC Reporter Online, Cleveland 19 News, and WKSU
Thursday, April 6
MBB: Akron hires former Illinois coach John Groce. Read the full details at Akron Beacon Journal, Cleveland Plain Dealer, ESPN, Fox Sports, Hudson Hub Times, Chicago Tribune, Kent Wired, Sporting News, Daily Illini, WJBD, Journal Gazette, SB Nation The Champagne Room, and MLive.
FB: In the Akron Beacon Journal, Granted a sixth year of eligibility, Warren Ball anxious to cap collegiate career on positive note.
FB: Akron Zips' WR JT is taking another 'Lane' into professional sports. Details at Cleveland 19 News.
Wednesday, April 5
Tuesday, April 4
Monday, April 3
WTEN: University of Akron women’s tennis team wins 19th consecutive match. Read the full story at the Akron Beacon Journal.
MBB: In the Akron Beacon Journal, University of Akron’s Isaiah Johnson named to AP’s honorable mention All-America team.
WTEN: UA tennis team extends winning streak to 18 matches. Details in the Akron Beacon Journal.
SOFT: University of Akron splits doubleheader with Eastern Michigan in MAC softball. Read the full story in the Akron Beacon Journal.