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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...

Joseph Underwood

Kent State professor selected for Tyson Scholars Program

A Kent State professor has been selected for the Tyson Scholars Program at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art for spring 2020. The award has a cash prize of $21,000.Joseph Underwood, an assistant...


Kent State dismisses football strength coach for lack of proper certification

Henry Palattella August 14, 2017

Kent State fired Ross Bowsher, the strength coach who oversaw the football practice on June 13 where incoming freshman lineman Tyler Heintz died. According to a press release sent by the university Monday,...

Tyler Heintz, right, died after a morning workout with the Kent State football team June 13. Heat was likely a factor in the death, according to the Portage County coroner.

Report finds strength coach lacks proper certification, led June practice when student died

Henry Palattella August 9, 2017

The Kent State football strength coach, who oversaw the practice in which freshman lineman Tyler Heintz died, lacks proper certification, according to a report by CBS Sports.Ross Bowsher, who is in his...

News on the go: April 29, 2014

Taylor Williams April 28, 2014

Arkansas residents piled into underground shelters Sunday night during a powerful storm that killed at least 14 people. Little Rock suburbs were destroyed after a tornado carved an 80-mile path, flattening...

Arkansans rush for cover against twister; 15 die

VILONIA, Ark. (AP) — The sky turned black as the funnel cloud closed in, and Maggie Caro rushed with her husband and two children to a community shelter at a Vilonia school, where they were among the...

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