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The Kent State womens volleyball team celebrates winning a point during the volleyball match against Youngstown University on Sept. 16, 2021. The Flashs beat Youngstown 3-1.

Guse’s big night hitting leads volleyball past Youngstown State

Isabella Schreck Reporter September 17, 2021

Freshman middle blocker Ainsley Guse walked away from the first game of the Golden Flash Invitational with the third-highest hitting percentage in Kent State volleyball history. Guse hit .812 against...

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Mental health resources offered at regional campus Kent State Stark

Sam Wright Reporter June 22, 2021

Mental health services at Kent State Stark will be offered for free: online or in-person, starting fall 2021. The services offered for mental health are located in the Campus Center. According to the...

Volleyball losses 2-0 lead, falls to OU at home

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter March 17, 2021

The Kent State volleyball team entered the third set in Tuesday’s game against Ohio up two sets and looking for a sweep. The Flashes would hit only .186 over the next three sets, blowing their lead...

Men’s basketball grinds out win over EMU for fourth straight win

Mason Lawlor Sports Reporter February 20, 2021

Kent State men’s basketball recovered from a slow start to defeat Eastern Michigan University on Saturday afternoon 64-51 at the M.A.C. Center. The game celebrated the program’s second annual autism...

Santiago, free throws see Kent State through comeback win at WMU

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor February 16, 2021

The Kent State men’s basketball team trailed Western Michigan University by as much as 11 and could not seem to find its bearings in the first half.In the second half, though, the Flashes’ shooting...

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COVID-19 vaccine distribution underway across Portage County and Ohio

Ian Jameson Reporter February 10, 2021

With vaccine distribution underway across the state, Portage County is starting to distribute the coronavirus vaccine to its population. Over 10,300 people, or 6.3 percent of the population, have started...

Nila Blackford (4) comes down after shooting over two Toledo defenders. Blackford led Kent State with 13 rebounds and is averaging a double-double this season. Feb. 8, 2020.

Flashes ride a career-high from Kelly to beat Toledo in overtime

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor February 8, 2021

In a game in which the Kent State women’s basketball team trailed by as much as 13 and didn’t lead until the fourth quarter, the Flashes were able to play from behind and defeat the University of Toledo...

Members of the Kent State University men’s basketball team cheer on their team during the last few minutes of the men’s basketball game against Ball State University. Kent State lost to Ball State 54-62 on Feb. 4, 2020.

Men’s basketball home opener cancelled

Dante Centofanti Sports reporter November 28, 2020

The Kent State men’s basketball season opener against Alcorn State Saturday was cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns. At 9:54 a.m. an official statement was released on the Kent State Department of Athletics...

Kent State senior Antonio “Booman” Williams [4] drives to the basket against Akron at James A. Rhodes Arena on Friday, Mar. 6, 2020. Kent State lost 79-76.

Williams’ shot selection, Santiago’s emergence, previewing Flashes’ first round matchup

Ian Kreider Sports reporter March 8, 2020

Kent State’s rest and recent lineup changes could provide a different outcome on Monday night against Eastern Michigan. Here are five factors to watch heading into Kent State’s first round matchup:Driving...

Junior Danny Pippen [5] shoots a basket making the score 2-5 against Bowling Green State University on Tues. Mar. 3, 2020. Pippen was the highest scoring with a total of 24 points. Kent State won 83-69 against Bowling Green State  University.

Pippen, Williams lead Flashes to Senior Night victory

On Kent State men’s basketball senior night against Bowling Green State University, it was a junior who led the way.Danny Pippen, just four days after being ejected from a game, led the Flashes with...

Senior guard Antonio “Booman” Williams [4] dunks the basketball during the men’s basketball game on Feb. 21, 2020. Williams scored a career-high 34 points, but Kent State lost in double overtime to Buffalo 104-98.

Late turnovers, uncharacteristic Buffalo 3-point shooting extends Kent State’s losing streak

Ian Kreider Sports reporter February 22, 2020

The shot, like Kent State’s chance at avoiding its third conference losing streak, was close. But eventually the shot fell off the rim and into the hands of a Buffalo defender. The Bulls’ following...

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