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Kent State sophomore Jess Dodd steps up to batter during the final game of the double header against Toledo on April 15, 2023.

Softball loses two at newly renovated field

Kyle Kuchta, Reporter April 17, 2023

Kent State softball lost its fourth straight series against a Mid-American Conference team this season, falling two games to none against Toledo.  The  Rockets won both games against the Flashes with...

Softball ends four-game drought but loses series

Kyle Kuchta, Reporter April 12, 2023

Kent State’s softball team outscored Northern Illinois 12-11 over the weekend. Despite outscoring NIU, the Flashes lost two out of three games. Kent State’s record is now 9-23 overall and are...

Softball goes 1-4 over weekend; earns big win over Pittsburgh

Jacob Hansen, Sports Editor March 7, 2023

Kent State’s softball team lost three of its four games in the Thundering Herd Round Robin, earning its only victory against the University of Pittsburgh. “It was a big win on a lot of different...

Winless in Charlotte: softball drops five in Queen City Classic

Josh Aponte , Reporter March 2, 2023

The Kent State softball team went 0-5 in the Queen City Classic last week in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Flashes relied on the offense, bringing in a total of 14 runs over the five game stretch....

Softball bounces back, winning four-straight

Joshua Aponte, Reporter February 23, 2023

After starting the season 0-5, the Kent State softball team went undefeated in its four games over the weekend against Niagara and the University of Maryland, Baltimore Country. The Flashes overall...

Kent State junior Julia Mazanec throws the ball back to the pitcher on April 30, 2022.

Softball falls to Western Michigan despite strong pitching performances

Isabella Schreck, Reporter May 3, 2022

All three games in the Kent State softball team’s weekend series against Western Michigan came down to pitching performance. “We were evenly matched,” coach Eric Oakley said. “It was just two...

Kent State senior Brooklyn Whitt goes for a bunt.

Softball scores most runs in two seasons against Toledo, wins series 2-1

Isabella Schreck, Reporter April 25, 2022

The Kent State softball team defeated Toledo by nine points in Saturday’s second game, its second offensive explosion of the day after scoring seven points in game one. But in the final game of the...

Kent State senior Brooklyn Whitt goes for a bunt.

Softball wins first series in long final stretch of conference games

Isabella Schreck, Reporter April 20, 2022

The Kent State softball team’s series against conference competitor Northern Illinois was split going into the final game of the weekend. Then freshman pitcher Kylie Ringler threw her first shutout,...

Kent State graduate student Madyson Cole bats during the second game of the double header on March 25, 2022.

Softball prepares for stacked MAC schedule, aims to improve for championships

Isabella Schreck, Reporter April 10, 2022

Kent State softball coach Eric Oakley said this year’s team is unlike any he has had before. The Flashes lost six starters and seven players total from a team that finished third in the Mid-American...

Bridget Dunn signed with Kent State womens basketball from Carmel High School in Carmel, Indiana. Nov. 12, 2020.

Athletes sign letters of intent to become Golden Flashes

Kathryn Rajnicek, Sports Reporter Owen MacMillan, Sports Editor November 12, 2020

The early signing period for 2021-22 freshman athletes began today, and Kent State brought in plenty of new talent this year. Over a dozen athletes across six sports signed letters of intent to become...

Imari Hill’s living room in her apartment. Courtesy of Imari Hill.

A student’s guide to renting

Annika Cronin Reporter September 20, 2020

Are you thinking about moving out of your dorm or getting out from under your parents’ roof?Renting is a great option for students looking to make the next step in their lives at school. Students should...

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