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Graduate student running back Xavier Williams (2) runs the ball during the MAC Championship against Northern Illinois University in Detroit, Michigan on Dec. 04, 2021. Kent State lost to NIU 41-23.

Football loses rematch to Northern Illinois in MAC Championship Game

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor December 4, 2021

Kent State football coach Sean Lewis repeated the same mantra all-season long.“We need to run the ball well, and we need to stop the run. We do that, we win.” Lewis credits that style of play to what...

Quarterback Dustin Crum dives forward to end a first down run during Kent States 52-47 win over Northern Illinois on Wednesday night. 

Three different football team members named conference player of the week

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 10, 2021

After an important win over Northern Illinois, the Kent State football team swept the Mid-American Conference weekly honors as three players were recognized for their performances.Graduate student quarterback...

Marquez Cooper runs it down field during Kent States 52-47 win over Northern Illinois on Wednesday night. 

Football heads into last set of games with a division title in sight

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 9, 2021

The Kent State football team is coming off its biggest win of the season, knocking off undefeated Northern Illinois in one of the largest matchups in Dix Stadium history. But the Flashes face another...

Quarterback Dustin Crum dives forward to end a first down run during Kent States 52-47 win over Northern Illinois on Wednesday night. 

Football takes down undefeated Northern Illinois, takes sole possession of first place in East

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 4, 2021

The Kent State football team’s matchup against Northern Illinois University had a lot of hype going into the game. Not only was it a potential Mid-American Conference Championship Game preview, but...

Crawford Building

Crawford Building

A rendering of Crawford Hall, what will be the new building for the Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship, formerly known as the College of Business Administration. The Kent State...

NIU scores walk-off win against Kent State gymnastics

Sean Blevins Sports Reporter February 27, 2021

The Kent State gymnastics team (4-6, 1-3 Mid-American Conference) lost a close match on the road, as they fell to Northern Illinois University. The Huskies’ last floor routine gave them the walk-off...

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Kent State Esports Team one win from joining collegiate tournament

Zachary Shepherd Reporter February 25, 2021

After a loss against Northern Illinois University on February 20, Kent State’s Varsity League of Legends team is 4-4 in the Esports Collegiate Tournament. With three games still up for grabs, making...

Flashes spread out the offense in win over NIU

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor February 13, 2021

The Kent State men’s basketball team put forward one of its most dominant overall performances today, defeating Northern Illinois University 80-58 at home.Northern Illinois (2-11, 1-7 Mid-American Conference)...

Kent State struggles to score, gives NIU sweep

Owen MacMillan Assigning editor February 8, 2020

With four seconds left on the clock and the designed play collapsing around him, Kent State men’s basketball forward Danny Pippen heaved a deep contested three.The shot was too strong, and clanged off...

Northern Illinois overwhelms turnover-prone Kent State

Scott Lendak October 8, 2017

For the Kent State football team, this season has been one to forget. Injuries, coaching changes and new faces have all contributed to the lackluster start. Saturday's game against Northern Illinois was...

Jimmy Miller is a journalism major and managing editor of The Kent Stater. Contact him at jmill231@kent.edu

Opinion: The Huskies are great for basketball

Jimmy Miller March 27, 2016

The University of Connecticut has a stellar women’s basketball program.This is hardly a surprising statement to anyone who’s ever heard of the Huskies. The Huskies are undefeated this season, haven’t...

Senior forward Chris Ortiz slams back an offensive rebound during the second half against Northern Illinois at the M.A.C. Center on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. The Flashes won, 75-74.

Basketball snaps three-game skid

Zac Sommer February 9, 2016

Senior center Khaliq Spicer scored 17 points, seven rebounds and one game-saving block with 20 seconds remaining in the second half to give the Kent State men’s basketball team (16-8, 7-4 Mid-American...

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