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Freshman golfer Jordan Gilkison hits a shot during a Kent State mens golf match.

Flashes look to win their sixth consecutive MAC men’s golf championship.

Noah Keeney, Reporter April 29, 2022

The Kent State Men’s golf team has won five consecutive Mid-American championships and looks to see that streak continue this weekend. Led by the Gilkison brothers, Jordan and Josh, the Flashes are...

Fifth-year golfer Chloe Salort putts during a Kent State womens golf match.

Flashes look to win their 23rd consecutive MAC Women’s golf championship

Noah Keeney, Reporter April 21, 2022

The Kent State Women’s golf team has won 22 consecutive Mid-American championships and has no intention of that streak ending this weekend. Led by fifth-year Chloe Salort and senior Emily Price, the...

Head coach Sean Lewis rings the Starner Victory Bell to celebrate the Kent State Football team beating Miami University and advancing to the MAC championship.

49 years in the making: A Kent State football MAC Championship preview

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor December 2, 2021

It has been 49 years since the Kent State football team won its first and only MAC Championship. The Flashes came close in 2012, winning their first East Division title and advancing to the MAC Championship...

Graduate student Nykeim Johnson (82) runs into the end zone to score a touch down during the football game against Virginia Military Institute. Kent State won 60-10.

Kent State football prepares for first MAC conference game

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 30, 2021

The Kent State football team heads into the Mid-American Conference play with a 1-3 record. That record can be deceiving, however, as the Flashes three losses have come against Texas A&M and Iowa,...

The Kent State women’s golf team poses with their 2021 MAC Championship trophy. No other team has ever won the MAC.

Women’s golf takes 22nd consecutive conference title

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter April 25, 2021

In 1999, Kent State won the Mid-American Conference’s first women’s golf championship.Saturday, the Flashes won the MAC’s 22nd championship.No other team has ever held the title.The Kent State women’s...

Women’s golf wins second consecutive tournament

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter April 20, 2021

“You guys are the unofficial Big Ten champions,” friends of Kent State women’s golf coach Lisa Strom told her after her team won the Indiana Invitational this weekend in Bloomington, Indiana.The...

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...

Despite some dominant showings, gymnastics falls to Ball State

Sean Blevins Sports reporter March 8, 2021

Kent State (4-7, 1-4 Mid-American Conference) lost their final home meet of the 2021 season on Sunday, falling 195.725-194.675 to Ball State University (13-1, 2-1 MAC).  “We expected more from ourselves,”...

Dustin Crum (7) lets a a pass go against Buffalo. Crum would throw for 343 yards and three touchdowns. Nov. 28, 2020.

The running of the Bulls: Kent State dominated by Buffalo on the ground

Owen MacMillan Sports editor November 28, 2020

On the very first play from scrimmage, University at Buffalo running back Jaret Patterson slashed through the Kent State defense for a 62-yard gain. Patterson was tackled at the three yard line, but would...

The Flashes poured orange Gatorade on coach Sean Lewis after winning the school’s first bowl game on Friday, Dec. 20, 2019. 

Ripping off the rearview mirror: A Kent State football preview

Owen MacMillan Sports editor November 4, 2020

Months of uncertainty for Kent State’s football team have turned into mere hours before the Flashes’ season opener. The unusual timing and circumstances of the season are not the only changes since...

Senior athletes speak about seasons ending because of COVID-19

Amanda Levine Sports editor April 26, 2020

Senior softball player Vanessa Vodan found out from a social media post by the NCAA that her senior season was over. Her heart stopped and she prayed it wasn’t true. Vodan was in her room in an off-campus...

Miami (OH) players run onto the field following their MAC championship win against Kent State at Murphy-Mellis Field Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017.

Kent State field hockey falls short in MAC Championship against Miami (OH)

Henry Palattella November 4, 2017

For the first time since 2013, Kent State field hockey (9-10, 5-1 Mid-American Conference) will not be representing the Mid-American Conference in the NCAA tournament, as the Flashes fell, 2-1, to the...

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