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Baidy Ba earns back-to-back All-MAC First Team honors

Robyn Taylor, Reporter October 31, 2023

Junior Baidy Ba earned back-to-back All-MAC First Team honors, repeating his efforts from last year at the Mid-American Conference Cross Country Championships.  He is the first to accomplish back-to-back...

Kent State University basketball players cheer from the bench during the semifinal game against The University of Toledo on March 10, 2023. The close game ended in a loss for The Flashes with a final score of 68-58.

Preview: Women’s basketball eyes first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2002

Emily Lowen, Reporter October 29, 2023

The women’s basketball team went 21-11 last season, its first time winning 20 or more games since 2011. This time, the Flashes will be without three of the top five scorers from last season. “We...

Kent State rush ends coach CJ Robbins speaks with the football team during the homecoming game on Oct. 21, 2023.

OPINION: Football’s nationally-worst ranking is not the end of the world

John Hilber, Reporter October 27, 2023

The football season has been undeniably rough for Kent State, but the team experienced a new low point earlier this week. The Flashes were ranked as the worst team in the nation in an article published...

Senior linebacker Khali Saunders (45), graduate student safety Bryce Sheppert and sophomore defensive lineman Oliver Billotte celebrate around fellow senior linebacker C.J. Harris (37) after a Harris tackle-for-loss in the first quarter of the Kent State vs. Buffalo football game on Oct. 21, 2023.

Burnin’ down: Football drops out of bowl contention with fifth-straight loss

John Hilber, Reporter October 22, 2023

Kent State football came into Saturday’s game ranked the second-worst team in the nation, according to CBS Sports’ “Bottom 25” rankings article published Oct. 17. Only a winless Nevada is ranked...

Kent State senior Callie Cunningham attempts a shot on goal as four Western Michigan defenders close in on Oct. 19, 2023.

Soccer falls to MAC leader in home finale

Matt Franos, Reporter October 19, 2023

Kent State's soccer team was looking to defend home turf in its home finale, but the team fell to Mid-American Conference-leading Western Michigan, 2-0. The Flashes now fall to 8-6-2 (5-4), while...

Flash takes a trip to the Kent State student section at their first football game against Central Connecticut State on Sept. 16, 2023.

Preview: Football eyes first conference win against Buffalo

John Hilber, Reporter October 19, 2023

Kent State football will return to Dix Stadium for Homecoming week, facing the University of Buffalo after a two-game road trip, where the team lost both contests. The most recent loss came to Eastern...

Men’s, women’s fall golf seasons come to an end

Emily Lowen, Reporter October 19, 2023

At the Quail Valley Collegiate Invitational in Vero Beach, Florida, on Oct. 15 and 16, the Kent State men’s golf team placed eighth out of 16 teams.  Junior Jordan Gilkison made his second top-ten...

Baidy Ba and Sydney Gallagher set the standard for cross country team

Robyn Taylor, Reporter October 18, 2023

Despite rainy conditions, Kent State junior Baidy Ba came in first place at the Pre-Nationals meet in Charlottesville, VA, on Oct. 14; he ran a time of 24:06.7.  He was not in first the entire time,...

Kent State hockey team member Kyle Holmes slides to a halt after sending the puck down the ice to his teammate during the home game against West Virginia University on Jan. 28th, 2023.

‘Trending in the right Direction’: Hockey goes 1-1 with Syracuse

Epiphany Graham, Reporter October 18, 2023

Kent State’s hockey team made a statement this weekend with its hard fight against Syracuse University. Syracuse won the first game Friday night with a final score of 4-0.  The Flashes took their...

Kent State Flashes Volleyball celebrating their win against Miami University Redhawks on October 13, 2023.

Volleyball snaps eight-game losing streak to get first MAC win

Ethan Madden, Reporter October 17, 2023

Kent State’s volleyball team took on Miami (5-15) at home, securing its first Mid-American Conference win of the season.  KSU got out to a quick start on Friday, getting out to a 10-1 lead. Both...

Kent State Womens Soccer vs. Northern Illinois University on Sunday, October 15, 2023.

‘It was not good enough’: Northern Illinois snaps soccer’s four-game home winning streak

Matt Franos, Reporter October 15, 2023

The Kent State soccer team fell to Northern Illinois (6-6-3) in Dix Stadium, 2-1.  The Flashes conceded an own goal in the 23rd minute and could not get back in the game. “When you don't compete...

Redshirt freshman Chrishon McCray, breaks away from Miami University defensive players as he runs the ball down the field on Sept. 30, 2023.

Football looks to avoid four-game slide against Eastern Michigan

John Hilber, Reporter October 12, 2023

Kent State football will stay on the road for a matchup against Eastern Michigan and look to change its luck after falling into a three-game losing streak. The team’s most recent loss came against...

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