akron akron  /ˈæ krən/


  • (n) a city in northeastern Ohio; the heart of the United States rubber industry


  1. Akron Racers earn third straight softball victory

    Pitcher Rachele Fico was the top pick for Akron in the 2013 National Pro Fastpitch College Draft. She struck out three and allowed six hits.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Canton Repository

  2. Akron Residents React to LeBron’s NBA Title Win

    AKRON– After winning his second NBA Championship and accepting another MVP trophy, LeBron James brought it all back to his...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: FOX 8 Cleveland

  3. Akron barbershop robbed at gunpoint

    An Akron barbershop was robbed at gunpoint on Tuesday morning. It happened shortly after 10 a.m. at the All City Barbershop on Pioneer Street.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: 19 Action News Cleveland


  1. "Akron is my home, it's my life," James said after he accepted Akron's first Hometown Hero Award. "Everything I do is for this city. I'm going to continue to do great things. I love every last one of you all. Akron is home."
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: LeBron James Source: ABC News

  2. "Contrary to what people think, Akron is a fine football team. They have some kids that can play and they are well-coached," Paterno said during his weekly news conference. "So it will be real. We'll be in a tough football game. It will be...
    on Sep 4, 2009 By: Joe Paterno Source: Akron Beacon Journal

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