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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

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Field hockey ends season on six game win streak, finishes second in MAC

Game 1: Kent State 8 Central Michigan 2Kent State’s women’s field hockey team celebrated Senior Day with an 8-2 victory over Central Michigan University on Friday.“Overall, I’m really proud of...

Field hockey sweeps first home series of the season

Game 1: Kent State 3 Appalachian State 2The Kent State women’s field hockey team continued its four game winning streak with a 3-2 comeback home win over Appalachian State University Friday.“Today...

Field hockey sweeps Bellarmine in weekend series

Game 1: Kent State 8, Bellarmine 0Kent State University’s field hockey team got off to a fast start, scoring five of its eight total goals in the first period against Bellarmine University Friday.“We...

Field hockey splits weekend series with Longwood

Game 1: Longwood University 1, Kent State 0Kent State’s women’s field hockey team opened up its season with a 1-0 road loss against Longwood University Friday.“Overall, I think we learned a lot,”...

Field hockey adjusting to a unique season

Azure Fernsler, Danielle Hamm and the rest of the Kent State field hockey team arrive at Murphy-Mellis Field ready for practice on a cold, snowy February Tuesday. The pitch is covered with several inches...

Joel Nielsen, the Kent State University athletic director, watches the Kent State womens basketball team play Purdue Fort Wayne on Nov. 16, 2019.

Nielsen will not seek to extend AD contract, set to leave June 30

After over a decade as director of athletics for Kent State, Joel Nielsen will not seek to extend his contract with the university.Nielsen’s current contract is set to expire on June 30, at which point...

Then Kent State women’s soccer team celebrate their 2-0 win over University of Akron by ringing the Starner Victory Bell on Oct. 13, 2019.

KSU fall sports adjust to altered schedule

Sean Blevins Sports reporter November 7, 2020

The Kent State women’s soccer team has practiced with as little as six players recently due to players being in quarantine. The volleyball team has had to cancel several practices so far this offseason. Field...

A graphic of the field hockey schedule, produced by the Kent State Department of Athletics. Oct. 20, 2020.

Soccer and field hockey announce spring schedules

Dante Centofanti Owen MacMillan October 21, 2020

For the first time in nearly a year, the Kent State field hockey and soccer teams know who their next opponent will be.Like all Kent State fall sports, the teams’ seasons were pushed back by the Mid-American...


MAC fall sports to return in spring with league-only schedules

Sean Blevins Sports reporter October 13, 2020

Mid-American Conference fall sports will return in early 2021, with teams only playing conference games, the league announced on Monday. The MAC was the first conference to postpone fall sports back in...

Freshman Helena Cambra Soler passes the ball during Kent State field hockeys match against Northwestern University on Sept. 4, 2018. Kent State lost 4-2.

Field hockey continues to struggle heading into conference play

Amanda Levine September 23, 2018

The Kent State field hockey team (2-9) opened up conference play this weekend with a chance to turn around its season.Miami (OH) 3, Kent State 0The Flashes defense flexed their respective muscles early...

Kent State senior forward Jessica Apelt fights against Northwestern midfielder Lily Gandhi to keep possession of the ball  against Northwestern on Sept. 4, 2018. Kent State lost the match, 4-2.

Flashes first half success not enough against No. 12 Northwestern

Amanda Levine September 5, 2018

Despite a strong offensive first half, the Kent State field hockey team (1-4) struggled in the second half, failing to keep up with No. 12 Northwestern (3-2), falling, 4-2, to the Wildcats.“We came out...

Field hockey drops weekend contests to Rutgers and Monmouth

Henry Palattella August 27, 2017

The Kent State field hockey season began this past weekend with losses to both Rutgers (2-0) and Monmouth (2-0).The Flashes (0-2) gave up their season opener to the Scarlet Knights with a final score of...

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