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The Kent State gymnastics team huddles up before going on the uneven parallel bars at the annual pink meet against Bowling Green, the College at Rockport, and Ursinus College at the M.A.C.C. on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. Kent State won the meet posting its second-highest score of the season with a score of 195.450.

Gymnastics confident in new season, keeping expectations high for upcoming meets

Isabella Schreck Reporter December 2, 2021

Last season, the Kent State gymnastics team finished in third place in the Mid-American Conference championships in March. But coach Brice Biggin is not settling for a bronze medal this time around. “We...

BOT 10/22

Emma Andrus October 22, 2021

The Kent State Board of Trustees approved the renaming of the College of Business Administration to the Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship on Friday, Oct. 22. The college is...

Randale Richmond is director of athletics at Kent State University.

Kent State wins Jacoby Trophy for top women’s athletics program

Megan Becker Reporter June 19, 2021

The Kent State women's athletic program was awarded with the Jacoby Trophy this month by the Mid-American Conference for having the top program during the 2020-2021 academic year. This award marks the...

KSU’s graphic created to congratulate Fletcher on her Gymnast of the Year award. April 23, 2021.

Abby Fletcher’s journey to become a gymnastics MVP

Sean Blevins Sports Reporter April 23, 2021

Abby Fletcher struggled for years at gymnastics before reaching her full athletic potential in her college years. She would eventually develop into a program leader for Kent State and become the best...

Kent State’s offensive line huddles to strategize during their game against Akron. Nov. 17, 2020.

Effects of COVID-19 on student-athletes

Ashley Blood Reporter March 12, 2021

Long-term effects of COVID-19 are still vastly unknown, but many are concerned that these effects could be worse for athletes.Jacob Barkley, a health sciences professor at Kent State University, says that...

Despite some dominant showings, gymnastics falls to Ball State

Sean Blevins Sports reporter March 8, 2021

Kent State (4-7, 1-4 Mid-American Conference) lost their final home meet of the 2021 season on Sunday, falling 195.725-194.675 to Ball State University (13-1, 2-1 MAC).  “We expected more from ourselves,”...

Sophomore Riley Danielson does a split in mid-air on the balance beam at the annual pink meet against Bowling Green, the College at Rockport and Ursinus College at the M.A.C. Center on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020.

Gymnastics seeks to continue momentum from lost season

Sean Blevins Sports reporter December 7, 2020

A few weeks ago, the Kent State gymnastics team practiced with only two of its 22 players due to so many players being quarantined for short periods of time because of contact tracing. The team has not...

Gymnastics falls to Western Michigan

Sara Al Harthi Sports reporter March 8, 2020

Kent State gymnastics scored its second-highest score of the season, but still fell to Western Michigan on Sunday. Coach Brice Biggin said the team did better than the last meet and they are moving forward...

Freshman Rachel DeCavitch flips in the air on the balance beam during the annual pink meet against Bowling Green, the College at Rockport, and Ursinus College. Kent State won the meet posting its second-highest score of the season at 195.450.

Gymnastics team score its second-highest score and wins Pink Meet

Sara Al Harthi Sports reporter February 29, 2020

The Kent State gymnastics team (12-2, 2-2 Mid-American Conference) won its annual Pink Meet Friday against Bowling Green, Brockport and Ursinus. The team scored its second-highest score of the season,...

Flashes snap nine meet win streak against Ball State

Sara Al Harthi Sports reporter February 23, 2020

Kent State gymnastics had its first loss since the opening season as the team lost its second Mid-American Conference meet to Ball state, 194.575-194.450.Freshman Rachel Decavitch got the individual bars...

Decavitch, Brown lead to Flashes nine straight wins

Amanda Levine Sports editor February 16, 2020

Kent State gymnastics extended its winning streak to nine games with a close win over Central Michigan Sunday afternoon. The Flashes beat the Chippewas 195.175 to 195.075.The Flashes’ freshman gymnast...

Rachel Stypinski poses with four of her Mid-American Conference gymnast of the year awards. 

Stay Humble, Stay Hungry, Stay Stypinski:

Libby Schrack April 26, 2018

When Rachel Stypinski was 3 years old, she would jump from couch to couch in her family room in Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania.She had so much energy that her mother knew she had to do something — anything...

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