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Track and Field competes in Al Invitational, prepares for MAC Championships

Robyn Taylor, Reporter February 21, 2024

Kent State’s track and field team attended one meet on the road on Friday.  They attended the Al Campbell Invitational in Akron, Ohio.  With this being a lighter weekend with only one meet, the...

Kent State freshman Adan Benavidez pins Ohio University freshman Bryce Skinner during the meet on Feb. 10, 2024.

‘Our goal is to continue to get better and continue to fight’: Wrestling falls to Ohio in ‘Grudge Match’ after hot start

Andrew Gold, Reporter February 12, 2024

The Kent State wrestling team returned home to the M.A.C. Center and fell to the Ohio University Bobcats 34-15 on Friday. “We have a really young team,” coach Jim Andrassy said. “We’ve never...

Redshirt sophomore Julius Rollins and freshman Jalen Sullinger high-five after a play during the game against Miami University on Jan. 30, 2024.

‘We just need to keep working’: First-half dominance leads men’s basketball past Buffalo

Jacob Shondel, Sports Editor February 3, 2024

Over the last four games in January, Kent State men’s basketball has averaged 28 points in the first half.  Friday, the Flashes scored their second-most points in the opening 20 minutes of the game...

The tipoff in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center with the Kent State Golden Flashes and the Ohio Bobcats on Jan. 26, 2024.

‘It just doesn’t look like we play to win’: Men’s basketball drops third consecutive home game

Matt Franos, Reporter January 27, 2024

After finishing last season undefeated at home, the Kent State men’s basketball team has now lost three consecutive games inside the M.A.C. Center after falling to Ohio, 71-64, Friday. “We have...

Kody Komara (Gold) squares off with Kyle Schickel (white) during Kent States contest against Clarion Jan. 29.

‘There are glimpses of really good wrestling’: Wrestling earns first winning weekend of its season

Andrew Gold, Reporter January 24, 2024

The Kent State wrestling team traveled to Clarion, Pennsylvania, and grabbed wins over Long Island University and Morgan State while dropping one to Clarion University. In its first event, the Flashes...

Kent State students and staff, finishing a safari in Akagera National Park.

‘Sharing the influence of sports on society’: Athletes, staff give back in Rwanda

John Hilber, Assistant Sports Editor January 23, 2024

Twenty student athletes, administrators and staff members traveled to Rwanda in January on a service trip where the group learned about the community and the effects of the Rwandan genocide. Plans for...

The Kent State Womens Volleyball team joins up for a huddle during a time-out. The Flashes played Cornell Sept. 3 but were beaten 3-1.

‘We want to set the standard’: Volleyball prepares for its season

Ethan Madden, Reporter September 1, 2023

The Kent State Volleyball team will have to lean on its four returning players throughout the season. “Last year was just kind of managing what we had, and this year it's really creating the culture,”...

Freshman Kolton Schaller is congratulated by coach Jeff Duncan as he passes third base April 30, 2023.

Baseball’s Jeff Duncan earns extension after posting program-high 24 MAC wins

John Hilber, Reporter August 30, 2023

Randale L. Richmond, Kent State’s Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, announced Wednesday baseball coach Jeff Duncan’s contract would be extended through the 2027 season. "Coach...

Richmond inks contract extension through 2028 as KSU Athletic Director

Jacob Shondel, Reporter May 8, 2023

Kent State University announced on April 26 that current Director of Athletics Randale Richmond's contract will be extended through 2028.  “I am very thankful to President Diacon and the Board of...

Kent State Athletics partners with entertainment agency Van Wagner

Jacob Shondel, Reporter May 3, 2023

On April 13, Kent State Athletics announced Van Wagner as its exclusive multimedia rights partner and sales agent. Van Wagner will be responsible for corporate sponsorships and media sales for Kent...

Kent State Athletics prepares for big weekend

Henry Palattella January 18, 2017

This will be a big weekend for Kent State Athletics as they plan to officially announce their new branding and game day experience between a doubleheader for the Kent State basketball games this Saturday.Kent...

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