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Kent States football team, along with the womens lacrosse and soccer programs, competes at Dix Stadium. The stadium is located at 2213 Summit St. in Kent.

‘We have to learn’: Poor second half dismantles football against Arkansas

John Hilber, Reporter September 10, 2023

Kent State’s football team had the first score of the game on Saturday but was then outscored 28-3 for the remainder of the game. “I am not going to look at the result,” coach Kenni Burns said....

Football falls to 0-2 after loss to Arkansas

John Hilber, Reporter September 9, 2023

Kent State (0-2) was defeated by Arkansas (2-0) 28-6 Saturday. KSU totaled 26 yards rushing for the game and had negative 30 yards in the second half. Arkansas had 172 yards rushing. UA quarterback...

Football looks to bounce back against Arkansas

John Hilber, Reporter September 5, 2023

This week, football coach Kenni Burns told the team all he is “looking for is growth” following the 56-6 loss to the University of Central Florida in week one. “We just have to grow and get better,”...

Kent State running back Gavin Garcia, who is now a sophomore on the team, breaks a tackle during his run downfield Sept. 17, 2022 against Long Island. Kent State won the match 63-10.

Athletic department, football program earn big bucks from tough non-conference matchups

Isabella Schreck, Sports Editor November 18, 2022

Kent State will be paid $5.2 million by January 2023 for playing – and losing to – three football teams from the Power 5 conferences: No. 1-ranked Georgia, then-No. 7 Oklahoma and the Pac-12’s Washington. That...

Taller Arkansas ‘too much’ for women’s basketball at start string of away game

Isabella Schreck, Sports Editor November 18, 2022

The Southeastern Conference's Arkansas has six players 6-foot-1 or taller on its squad -- and three started against Kent State Thursday. With only one of his starters over six feet tall, coach Todd...

Bench brings big boost in women’s basketball 20+ point victory

Isabella Schreck, Sports Editor November 14, 2022

In its second game of the season, the women’s basketball’s bench scored 34 of its team’s 77 points total Sunday. And ten of the program’s 14 players scored at least two points. “We have...

President Joe Biden speaks during the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health, at the Ronald Reagan Building, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, in Washington.

GOP states sue Biden administration over student loan plan

Seung Min Kim, Associated Press September 29, 2022

WASHINGTON (AP) — Six Republican-led states are suing the Biden administration in an effort to halt its plan to forgive student loan debt for tens of millions of Americans, accusing it of overstepping...

Three Kent State athletes take MAC track and field titles

Ignatius Ogbu Sports Reporter March 1, 2021

Kent State track and field athletes won three championships at this week’s Mid-American Conference indoor meet.The men’s team finished third out of four teams while the women’s team finished sixth...

Wrestling takes down Edwardsville, falls to Clarion in MAC tri-meet

Mason Lawlor Sports Reporter January 24, 2021

Kent State wrestling opened Mid-American Conference competition with a tri-meet against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville and Clarion University on Saturday.  The Flashes handled SIUE in the first dual 25-15...

Lawson, Mally compete in Arkansas Razorback Invitational

Kristyn Hibbett Sports reporter February 1, 2020

This weekend TJ Lawson and Jacob Mally competed in the heptathlon event at the Arkansas Razorback Invitational.  The heptathlon includes a 60m dash, long jump, shot put, high jump, 60m hurdles, pole vault...

(From left) Sophomore Korie Davis II and Freshman Justin Dwyer compete against Akron during the 400 meter dash at the Kent State Fieldhouse Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. 

Flashes success in weight throw, shot put not enough against Akron

Amanda Levine Sports editor January 24, 2020

Kent State men’s track and field finished in first place in five events Friday night at the Akron Dual, its first home meet of the season. The Flashes’ late performance wasn’t enough in their 84-67...

May 4 and AR: bringing the past to the present

Maria McGinnis Assigning editor November 13, 2019

As Kent State approaches the 50th anniversary of the tragedy that occurred on May 4, 1970, commemoration is becoming more and more important. Various Kent State professors, students and the May 4 Visitors...

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