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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

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The team poses with the trophy following the final round of the Mid-American Conference Championships in Grove City, OH, on April 24, 2024.

An international success: Worldwide talent propels women’s golf to 25th consecutive MAC title

Andrew Gold, Reporter April 29, 2024

The Kent State women’s golf team added another milestone to its impressive season, winning its 25th consecutive Mid-American Conference championship. Since the inaugural season in 1999, the Flashes...

REACTION: NBA first-round check-in

Demetri Manousos, Reporter April 27, 2024

Cavaliers handle home court with ease After losing to the New York Knicks in five games in last year’s opening round, the physicality and shooting ability of the Cavaliers was scrutinized. So far in...

Collin Mathews hitting the first home run of the game on March 7, 2023.

Baseball splits midweek games after disappointing upset

John Hilber, Assistant Sports Editor April 25, 2024

The Kent State baseball team surrendered six runs in one inning Wednesday and could not gain momentum afterward. The Flashes were upset by Division II opponent Clarion 10-5. KSU dropped its first home...

Alexandria Whitmore sends the pitch skipping off the shortstop during the Golden Flashes 7-1 loss to the Bobcats in Game 1 on April 2, 2024.

‘Great games, great team wins’: Softball begins winning streak, sweeping weekend series

Robyn Taylor, Reporter April 23, 2024

Over the weekend, Kent State’s softball team played three games, taking on Mid-American Conference foe Bowling Green.   The Flashes (23-18, 9-10 MAC) outscored Bowling Green 17-6 and swept the series.  “Great...

Jake Casey tosses his bat towards the Kent State dugout after being hit by a pitch in the second inning of the Golden Flashes 27-0 blowout of Youngstown State March 12, 2024.

Party like it’s 2,000: Baseball comes from behind to earn achievement-setting win in extra innings

John Hilber, Assistant Sports Editor April 22, 2024

Down to its final out, the Kent State baseball team was down four runs in the last game of the series against Northern Illinois Sunday. No one was on base, and redshirt junior left fielder Lance Macdonald...

Kedronova rides big first round to fourth place, helps women’s golf place sixth at Therese Hession Invite

Andrew Gold April 21, 2024

Freshman Veronika Kedronova carded a 2-under par 70 in her first round, the best individual score in the field through 18 holes, as the Kent State women’s golf team finished sixth out of twelve teams...

Head Coach Todd Starkey discusses with Graduate Mikala Morris during the Mid-American Conference Tournament on March 15, 2024.

Women’s basketball’s Starkey inks extension through 2029-30 season

Jacob Shondel, Sports Editor April 19, 2024

After leading the Kent State women’s basketball team to its first NCAA Tournament since 2002, the program announced Thursday that coach Todd Starkey has been extended through the 2029-30 season.  Starkey...

Kent State softball team rings the bell after a victory against Youngstown on March 13, 2024.

‘Our hitting was contagious’: Softball ends losing streak

Robyn Taylor, Reporter April 18, 2024

On Tuesday, Kent State’s softball team played two games, taking on Mid-American Conference foe Buffalo.  The Flashes (20-18, 6-10 MAC) outscored Western Michigan, 7-3. They were only able to win...

Catcher Brody Williams makes solid contact but grounds out to Youngstown State Third Baseman Matt Thompson in the second inning of the Golden Flashes 27-0 blowout of Youngstown State on March 12, 2024.

Baseball tames Nittany Lions in ‘Big 10’ to 3 victory

John Hilber, Assistant Sports Editor April 18, 2024

The flag flew again Tuesday night after the Kent State baseball team won its sixth of its last nine games in a crushing 10-3 win over Penn State. The Flashes have defeated two Power Five opponents in...

Kent State Mens basketball huddles during the second half of the game against Ohio University Jan. 26, 2024, where they lost 71 to 64.

Men’s basketball brings in new faces

Matt Franos, Reporter April 18, 2024

The transfer portal can cause a team to lose, but it can also help a team rebuild its roster in today’s collegiate sports world.  Kent State men’s basketball team has already added three talented...

Alexandria Whitmore sends the pitch skipping off the shortstop during the Golden Flashes 7-1 loss to the Bobcats in Game 1 on April 2, 2024.

‘We need to show up and find our groove again’: Softball falls to Western Michigan

Robyn Taylor, Reporter April 16, 2024

Over the weekend, Kent State’s softball team lost three games, taking on Mid-American Conference competitor Western Michigan.  The Flashes (19-17, 5-9 MAC) underscored Western Michigan, 9-24. “We...

PREVIEW: NBA Play-in Tournament

Demetri Manousos, Reporter April 16, 2024

After 82 regular-season games, the top six NBA teams in each conference have already earned a spot in the playoffs. The teams that are seventh through tenth in the standings will have to do a little extra...

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