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Redshirt junior quarterback Michael Alaimo throws a pass while freshman offensive lineman Andrew Page keeps Buffalo defensive lineman Daishon Folsom off his quarterback during the Kent State vs. Buffalo football game on Oct. 21, 2023.

State of the MAC: Football sits last in the East

Demetri Manousos, Reporter October 28, 2023

Mid-American Conference football play has been intriguing this season, as teams are 4-17 against Power 5 opponents, and more than half are .500 or better in conference games. With conference play beginning,...

The Kent State soccer team celebrates after junior Alisa Arthur scores the first goal of the game against CMU on Oct. 8, 2023. The Golden Flashes went on to win the game 3-1.

One year in the making – soccer clinches home playoff game

Matt Franos, Reporter October 26, 2023

One year ago, Buffalo came into Dix Stadium and knocked Kent State’s soccer team out of the postseason with a 2-0 victory in the regular season finale. Thursday, the Flashes traveled to Buffalo and...

Midfielder Alisa Arthur (11) fights to keep it away from Western Michigan midfielder Heidi Thomasma (21) and defender Mira Pierre-Webster, with a waiting Siena Stambolich being defended by Olivia Bruinik on Oct. 19, 2023.

Offense erupts as soccer clinches MAC Tournament

Matt Franos, Reporter October 22, 2023

Kent State’s soccer team needed a win Sunday to clinch its spot in the Mid-American Conference tournament.  The Flashes halted their two-game losing streak by scoring the most goals in a game this...

Senior linebacker Khali Saunders (45), graduate student safety Bryce Sheppert and sophomore defensive lineman Oliver Billotte celebrate around fellow senior linebacker C.J. Harris (37) after a Harris tackle-for-loss in the first quarter of the Kent State vs. Buffalo football game on Oct. 21, 2023.

Burnin’ down: Football drops out of bowl contention with fifth-straight loss

John Hilber, Reporter October 22, 2023

Kent State football came into Saturday’s game ranked the second-worst team in the nation, according to CBS Sports’ “Bottom 25” rankings article published Oct. 17. Only a winless Nevada is ranked...

Kent State runs the ball downfield against the University of Buffalo on Oct. 21, 2023.

Football’s losing streak extends to five games

John Hilber, Reporter October 21, 2023

Kent State football (1-7) lost its fifth consecutive game on Homecoming day to Buffalo (3-5) by a 24-6 score. KSU utilized two quarterbacks throughout the game who combined for 12-26, 78 passing yards...

Emily Lippe (left) follows her foul ball alongside her teammates in the dugout during Kent States game against the University at Buffalo Apr. 25.

Softball takes mid-week series against Buffalo

Nico Crespo, Reporter April 26, 2023

The Kent State softball team took the midweek series against Buffalo, winning back-to-back series for the first time on the year. In game one, freshman Macy Irelan pitched seven innings, allowing just...

Women’s basketball wins first game in Buffalo in over a decade

Kyle Kuchta, Reporter February 16, 2023

It’s been over a decade since Kent State’s women’s basketball team won in Buffalo. Wednesday, in Buffalo, New York, the Flashes won 72-69 over the Bulls. The Flashes held Buffalo scoreless...

A man rushed at Payton Gendron during his sentencing hearing on Wednesday, February 15.

Man rushes at Buffalo grocery store mass shooter during emotional sentencing hearing

CNN— A man rushed at the Buffalo grocery store mass shooter in court on Wednesday during an emotional sentencing hearing for the anti-Black racist attack last year. The man, wearing a gray sweatshirt,...

Defense shines as men’s basketball records 20th win

Jacob Shondel, Reporter February 11, 2023

The Kent State men’s basketball team leads the Mid-American Conference in turnovers, forcing 11.3 turnovers per game. Friday, when the Flashes traveled to Buffalo, they forced 21 turnovers and defeated...

Kent State redshirt senior Malique Jacobs, senior Chris Payton, redshirt senior Miryne Thomas and redshirt sophomore VonCameron Davis waiting for Buffalo during the game on Jan. 27, 2023.

Men’s basketball extends home winning streak against Buffalo

Jacob Shondel, Reporter January 28, 2023

Kent State men’s basketball team has yet to lose a game played at the M.A.C. Center in its last 16 games. Friday, that streak continued and is now the second-longest home winning streak in the NCAA...

Wrestling loses again: off to worst start in team history

John Hilber, Reporter January 23, 2023

The Kent State wrestling team’s loss to Buffalo was its seventh in a row, making it the worst start in program history. Kent State has lost every dual this season. It is the worst start the team has...

Recap: Women’s basketball adds five then drops two heading into spring semester

Jacob Hansen, Sports Editor January 17, 2023

After winning five-straight games, the women’s basketball team lost its latest two games in Mid-American Conference play.  Kent State is now 10-5 and sixth in the MAC at 2-2. Bowling Green is currently...

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