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Senior Ashley Makruski, number 16, goes up for a spike during the Ohio University game. The Flashes lost 0-3.

Flashes Volleyball drops to 0-4 in MAC, look for first conference win in Buffalo

Nicholas Pedone Sports reporter October 6, 2019

With a 6-3 record just a few weeks ago, Kent State’s volleyball team was off to its best start since 2014.Since then, the Flashes have only walked away with a victory one time, owning a 7-9 record so...

Senior center CiCi Shannon tries to pass the ball through heavy Miami defensive coverage in the M.A.C. Center on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2015. The flashes were only down by 6 at the half, but fell flat the second half to fall to Redhawks 69-53, dropping their record to 3-19.

Women’s basketball drops last-second heartbreaker

Quentin Smith February 25, 2015

Box ScoreThe Kent State women’s basketball team went toe-to-toe with in-state rival Akron on Wednesday night. The game was even all night as both teams took turns making scoring runs.But a late shift...

Richie Mulhall is a multimedia news major and the sports editor for The Kent Stater. Contact him at

Opinion: Heart of a Golden Flash

Richie Mulhall December 1, 2014

Ordinarily, I am not a big fan of the word “adversity.”As an avid sports fan and sports editor of The Kent Stater, I constantly hear athletes using the term “adversity” to describe their seasonal...

Akrons Demetrius Treadwell, right, takes a second-half shot as Ohios Darius Holsten defends in the Mid-AmericanTournament championship game at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, on Saturday, March 16, 2013. The Zips won, 65-46. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal/MCT)

AP: Akron suspends top player Treadwell

Associated Press November 17, 2014

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Senior forward Demetrius Treadwell has been suspended indefinitely by Akron for a violation of the school's student-athlete code of conduct.The school did not give any specifics about...

Photo courtesy of Kent State University Athletics.

Ready to run

Richie Mulhall September 3, 2014

After a long summer of training, tempo runs and time-consuming long-distance runs, the Kent State cross country team will finally participate in its first meet Thursday evening at the Firestone Metro Park...

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