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Grad Student Dustin Crum, number 7, walks on the side lines during the football game against Bowling Green State University on Oct. 2, 2021. Crum lead his team to victory with Kent State winning 27-20.

Two long-time football players receive MAC weekly honors

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor October 25, 2021

Graduate student quarterback Dustin Crum and fifth-year linebacker Mandela Lawrence-Burke were named the Mid-American Conference East Division Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week following their...

Volleyball looks to bounce back after loss to OU

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter March 25, 2021

The Kent State volleyball team played its worst offensive game of the season in a Tuesday loss to Ohio University, hitting at a season-low percentage of .160. Despite the performance, the Flashes kept...

Volleyball losses 2-0 lead, falls to OU at home

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter March 17, 2021

The Kent State volleyball team entered the third set in Tuesday’s game against Ohio up two sets and looking for a sweep. The Flashes would hit only .186 over the next three sets, blowing their lead...

Men’s basketball loses at Buffalo, enters MAC tournament as the four seed

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor March 5, 2021

In a battle for the two seed in next week’s Mid-American Conference tournament, Kent State men’s basketball played hard but could not keep up with the University at Buffalo’s rapid offense.Kent State...

Wrestling team group photo posted to the Kent State Wrestling twitter account (@KentStWrestling). The team poses with the Grudge Match rivalry trophy that Kent State and Ohio University compete over after Kent won 22-10 in Athens. Feb. 7, 2021.

Wrestling handles Ohio in Athens

Mason Lawlor Sports Reporter February 7, 2021

Kent State wrestling took care of business in Athens on Sunday afternoon, handling the Bobcats 22-10 at the Convocation Center.  The Flashes are now 4-3 on the season and 3-1 in Mid-American Conference...

Sophomore Anthony Roberts (15) attempts shot during the final half of game against Eastern Michigan on Mar. 9, 2020. Kent State won 86-76 allowing them to move on to the quarterfinals.

Anthony Roberts enters transfer portal

Owen MacMillan Assigning editor March 23, 2020

Kent State guard Anthony Roberts announced his decision to enter the transfer portal on Twitter Monday afternoon.It’s in all GOD’s hand 🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/iG3W6awAZ1— Anthony J Roberts...

Head coach Todd Starkey swings from the net after he cuts it down on Mar. 4, 2020 to celebrate Kent State Womens basketball becoming the MAC East champions. Kent State University womens basketball beat Ohio University 81-77.

Women’s basketball tops Ohio University, clinches MAC East title

Kent State 81, Ohio 77, the scoreboard read.Redshirt senior guard Megan Carter climbed up the ladder beneath the basket, grabbed the scissors and cut a piece of the net down.“I’m so happy,” Carter...

Women’s basketball tops Bowling Green in 2OT

Kathryn Rajnicek Sports reporter February 29, 2020

Freshman guard Katie Shumate received the inbounds pass from redshirt senior guard Megan Carter. Shumate dribbled toward the basket, was double teamed and passed the ball to cutting freshman forward Nila...

Junior forward Danny Pippen [5] walks off the court after being ejected with five minutes left in the game at the M.A.C.C. against Ohio University on Feb. 28. Kent State lost 76-69.

Roberts’ absence, Pippen’s ejection limits Flashes in closing minutes at Ohio

Ian Kreider Sports reporter February 28, 2020

Junior forward Danny Pippen elbowed Ohio forward Sylvester Ogbonda in the chest following a scrum for a rebound with five minutes left. The play was initially called a common foul, but after a five-minute...

Junior forward Danny Pippen [5] walks off the court after being ejected with five minutes left in the game at the M.A.C.C. against Ohio University on Feb. 28. Kent State lost 76-69.

Kent State fouls out in Athens

Owen MacMillan Sports reporter February 28, 2020

With 5:17 left in Kent State v. Ohio Univesity men’s basketball game, Danny Pippen walked off the floor, staring staight ahead into the visitor’s locker room.The officials handed Pippen a flagrant...

Junior Danny Pippen (5) makes a layup to extend Kent State’s lead to 55-41 with 13:19 left against Miami University on Feb. 25, 2020. Kent State won 74-61 and Pippen scored 16 points in his return from a back injury.

Pippen’s return, best ball movement in MAC play, help snap Flashes’ two-game losing streak

Ian Kreider Sports reporter February 26, 2020

Junior forward Danny Pippen dunked the ball multiple times in the layup line.An impossible feat just four days ago after Pippen injured his back tying his shoe. He struggled to stand or sit up straight...

Senior Mitch Peterson [13] and senior Troy Simons [3] celebrate after Simons dunks, making the score 41-38 against Ohio Sat. Feb. 15, 2020. Kent State University won 87-72, as Simons scored a career-high 27 points.

Simons’ career-high, most 3-pointers since 2013 help Flashes snap two-game losing streak

Ian Kreider Sports reporter February 15, 2020

Senior guard Troy Simons drove left and dunked the ball with his right hand. He walked towards the camera on the baseline, flexed and screamed after finishing through Lunden McDay, who tried to take a...

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