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Graduate student Chris Payton Jr. scores a dunk during the game against Miami University on Jan. 30, 2024.

Preview: Men’s basketball MAC Tournament

Demetri Manousos, Reporter March 13, 2024

Once again, it is March, which means it is time for conference tournaments, and tickets to March Madness will be punched.  In each conference, the conference tournament champion receives an automatic...

The Kent State womens basketball team forms a huddle after securing a victory over Akron during the wagon wheel game Feb. 18, 2023.

Women’s basketball game against Central Michigan canceled

Emily Lowen, Reporter February 2, 2024

The Kent State women’s basketball game scheduled for Saturday against Central Michigan has been canceled and will not be rescheduled.  CMU does not have enough available student-athletes, and per...

Following a successful kill by sophomore outside hitter Mackenzie McGuire (11), senior Defensive Specialist Bryn Roberts (3 in white) and sophomore setter Kendall White (20) are among the teammates celebrating the point against Central Michigan on Nov. 3, 2023.

Volleyball suffers first 20-loss season in six years

Ethan Madden, Reporter November 6, 2023

Kent State’s volleyball team took on Central Michigan University (14-13, 8-7) over the weekend at the M.A.C. Center, looking to avoid its first 20-loss season since 2017.  On Friday, the Flashes...

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.

Soccer avenges road loss in dominating home win

Matt Franos, Reporter October 9, 2023

Last Thursday, the Kent State soccer team fell to Ball State (6-5-2, 4-0-2) in a rain-soaked contest 3-1.  The Flashes conceded two goals in the first half and could not recover from the deficit.  In...

Kent State Golden Flashes celebrate their win over Central Michigan Chippewas April 22, 2023.

Women’s lacrosse beats Central Michigan for first time ever

Matthew Franos, Reporter April 25, 2023

The Kent State women’s lacrosse team continued its record breaking season on Saturday by defeating Central Michigan 17-15 for the first time in program history. The Chippewas were unbeaten MAC leaders...

Grace Wehry, a sophmore in biotechnology, preforming her balance beam routine during the Kent vs. Michigan meet March 12.

Gymnastics loses to Central Michigan in last meet of regular season

Michael Neenan, Reporter March 12, 2023

The Kent State gymnastics team lost to Mid-American Conference rival Central Michigan at home during its final meet of the regular season by a score of 195.975-196.175. This afternoon’s meet was part...

Kent State Womens Basketball team after their win over Central Michigan on Feb. 8, 2023.

Late third quarter run leads to women’s basketball victory

Kyle Kuchta, Reporter February 9, 2023

“Nothing pretty about that one,” coach Todd Starkey said, as Kent State’s women’s basketball team defeated Central Michigan in a close 68-63 victory. “But I was pleased with the way we finished,”...

Wrestling puts up second-highest point total in loss to Central Michigan

John Hilber, Reporter February 5, 2023

Redshirt senior Jacob Cover led the way with an undefeated weekend, but Kent State’s wrestling team fell just short of a comeback after trailing 12-0.  Kent State lost 22-15 on Sunday against Central...

The Kent State mens basketball team rings the bell after securing a narrow victory against Central Michigan University on Jan. 31, 2023. The game ended with a final score of 81-69.

Home winning streak reaches 18 for men’s basketball

Jacob Shondel, Reporter February 1, 2023

Kent State men's basketball team had won 17 consecutive games inside the M.A.C. Center. Tuesday, after trailing at the half for only the second time this season at home, the Flashes defeated Central...

Soccer gets ‘comfortable,’ finishing with its third-straight tie as end of regular season nears

Jacob Shondel, Reporter October 24, 2022

Less than 25 minutes into the soccer team’s final road game of the season, Kent State was already losing 2-0. The Flashes scored twice in the last third of the game to tie Central Michigan 2-2. “We...

Kent State freshman midfielder Kelsey Salopek steps into a kick during her soccer teams game against Ball State Oct. 21, 2022.

‘Sheer heartbreak’: With two conference games to go, soccer ties it up yet again

Jacob Shondel, Reporter October 21, 2022

Kent State’s soccer team has depended on its defense all season long. Thursday at Zoeller Field, coach Rob Marinaro said his defense was “great” in his team’s 0-0 tie with Ball State. “The...

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