TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) Logan Woodside threw for 152 yards with a touchdown and rushed for two more scores as Toledo defeated Ball State 34-23 in the Mid-American Conference opener for both teams on Saturday night.
Woodside helped the Rockets (2-2, 1-0 MAC) jump ahead in the first quarter, scoring on runs of 3 yards and 8. Kareem Hunt added a 13-yard touchdown to make it 20-3.
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The No. 24 ranked Missouri Tigers will hit the road this Saturday to take on the Toledo Rockets.
SEC’s Missouri (1-0) will look to overmatch its MAC counterpart in Toledo.
Coverage of the game between Missouri and Toledo will air on ESPN and WatchESPN beginning at 12:00 pm ET from the Glass Bowl in Toledo, OH.
The Odds: The Missouri Tigers are a 3.5 point favorite...
CLEVELAND - Sometimes, big-shot high school star goes off to college with big dreams and big visions, and it just doesn't click. Said big shot packs his bags, takes some time to reflect and needs a new start.
It was kind of like that with Rian Pearson. Except it wasn't.
"It didn't click with Rian right away," Toledo coach Tod Kowalczyk said, "and that&...
TOLEDO, Ohio -- There's still a lot of season left and there are still obstacles of both the foreseeable and unpredictable variety to overcome.
Toledo has a pretty good darn good basketball team, one that looks good enough to overcome a bunch of them.
One that looks like it's capable of winning bigger games and bigger prizes from here.
The Rockets haven't yet cracked...
Toledo will play Wednesday night's key Mid-American Conference game against Ohio without leading scorer Justin Drummond, who has been suspended after being charged with driving under the influence on Saturday night.
Drummond is averaging 14.6 points per game for the 20-3 Rockets.
"Although I remain 100 percent supportive of Justin, our players are held to high standards...
For their game tonight against the Northern Illinois Huskies, the Toledo Rockets will sport breast cancer awareness uniforms from Under Armour.
Toledo will auction game-worn jerseys online following the game with proceeds supporting the Eleanor N. Dana Cancer Center.
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It appears the Toledo Rockets were unaware that last month was Breast Cancer Awareness Month. For their game on Wednesday night against Northern Illinois, they unveiled their “Power in Pink” uniforms. The jerseys are a pretty cool design, making sure to incorporate plenty of Breast Cancer Awareness ribbons to make up the pink parts of the uniform and even putting them on...
The most amazing thing about Alonzo Russell’s catch, was that the Toledo wideout made a difficult (impossible?) play look entirely too easy. Playing against Central Michigan, Russell was on the other end of a Terrence Owens pass… and he needed only one hand to secure the score. Remember how one-handed catches in video games used to look fake [...]
Life has come at former Toledo defensive end Ben Pike as fast as any lead blocker ever did.
A few months after giving up his final year of college football, Pike has a college degree, two jobs, and on Saturday he'll have a wife.
It's all what he'd hoped to have-- especially the wife part.
Pike walked away from football after the 2012 season to spend more time with his...
Toledo defensive end Ben Pike may not have been an All American, but his name was on the radar of NFL scouts. That’s what makes this story even more amazing.
Cleveland.com is reporting that the Rockets star defensive end is walking away from football to take care of his Leukemia stricken fiancée’ Ashlee Barrett.
Pike and Barrett first learned that she was battling Leukemia...
It's been more than a decade since the Toledo Rockets have been in the Associated Press Top 25.
They'd like to stay there a while.
The nation's No. 23 team will be tested right away on Tuesday night when it hosts Ball State in a game that is full of risk and reward for both teams.
The Rockets (8-1, 5-0 Mid-American Conference) are out to extend an eight-game winning...
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November 05, 2012
The end of last Saturday's Cincinnati-Toledo game brought an outpouring of emotion -- and an outpouring of Toledo students from the student section to the field to celebrate the Rockets' 29-23 victory.
By the time Toledo wide receiver and kick returner extraordinaire Bernard Reedy made it out of the pile of people and towards the Toledo locker room, he really couldn't...
After the Rockets saw their window of opportunity slammed shut before they could possibly grab a piece of the Mid-American Conference West Division championship, a little bit of the life came out of the team.
Toledo went into the final week of the season still in the mix for the title, but after Eastern Michigan slipped by Western Michigan in the final seconds on Feb. 29, that eliminated...
The improvement to date has been substantial, with the Rockets going through the 2011 portion of the schedule at 7-6, and seemingly primed to enter the Mid-American Conference season on a mission to win back some respect.Toledo went 4-28 last year and was dead last in the league at 1-15, so the room for growth was obvious. The rest of the MAC will soon learn that this is a much,...
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Explosive Rockets should attract bowl attentionThe guys in the funny-colored sport coats that usually spend most of the game walking around in the press box, smiling and politicking, have to be giddy over the prospect of landing the Rockets for their bowl game.Toledo (8-4) made its case with a dominant 45-28 win over Ball State in its final game of the season. The Rockets shared...