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Redshirt junior Brendon Fenton wrestles a Cleveland State University wrestler during the meet on Jan. 27, 2022 in Kent, OH. Kent State beat Cleveland State 25-7.

Wrestlers prepare for weekend meets coming off back-to-back wins

Noah Keeney Reporter February 3, 2022

The Kent State wrestling team is taking a two-game winning streak into a weekend that will see it host Mid-American Conference opponents Ohio and Central Michigan.The Flashes are coming off a 21-16 win...

The Kent State Flashes playing the Bucks in 2019.

Women’s basketball dominated in Columbus

Kathryn Rajnicek Sports reporter December 2, 2020

Kent State’s women’s basketball team (0-1) lost on the road against No. 19 The Ohio State University (2-0) by a final score of 103-47 Wednesday afternoon.Kent just came out of a 10-day pause due to...

Community Art Project Seeks to Remember Better Days

Community Art Project Seeks to Remember “Better Days”

Chris Abreu, TV2 Reporter September 14, 2020

The streets of downtown Kent may have seemed extra empty over the last few months, with the coronavirus pandemic causing many to stay in their homes to mitigate the virus’s spread. To combat the feelings...

A bittersweet end to a banner season for women’s basketball

Just like that, it was over.Less than 24 hours after the women’s basketball team advanced to the Mid-American Conference Tournament semifinals, Kent State’s hope for an NCAA Tournament bid vanished.“I...

Head coach Todd Starkey swings from the net after he cuts it down on Mar. 4, 2020 to celebrate Kent State Womens basketball becoming the MAC East champions. Kent State University womens basketball beat Ohio University 81-77.

Women’s basketball tops Ohio University, clinches MAC East title

Kent State 81, Ohio 77, the scoreboard read.Redshirt senior guard Megan Carter climbed up the ladder beneath the basket, grabbed the scissors and cut a piece of the net down.“I’m so happy,” Carter...

Senior Ashley Makruski, number 16, goes up for a spike during the Ohio University game. The Flashes lost 0-3.

Flashes Volleyball drops to 0-4 in MAC, look for first conference win in Buffalo

Nicholas Pedone Sports reporter October 6, 2019

With a 6-3 record just a few weeks ago, Kent State’s volleyball team was off to its best start since 2014.Since then, the Flashes have only walked away with a victory one time, owning a 7-9 record so...

Sophomore Kelsey Bittinger digs the ball against Miami University on Friday Sept. 25, 2015.

Volleyball rises to top of conference

Jimmy Miller November 11, 2015

It’s a Monday afternoon practice and the best volleyball team in Kent State history is getting ready for its final weekend of the regular season.Kent State coach Don Gromala smiles as he’s walking...

Kent State senior pitcher Emma Johnson pitches against Toledo in a double-header on April 18, 2014.

Kent State softball shut out versus Pittsburgh

Quentin Smith April 8, 2015

Entering Wednesday’s game against Pittsburgh, the Kent State softball team had won 10 of their previous 11 games. The Flashes looked to take their momentum on the road when they traveled to face the...

Junior infielder Sawyer Pollen is tagged out trying to score the game tying run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth at the game against Northern Illinois Saturday, May 3, 2014. The Flashes lost 6-5.

Baseball on up-and-up again as Flashes split weekend series with Northern Illinois

Richie Mulhall May 6, 2014

It was one wild weekend for the Kent State baseball team this past weekend.After narrowly overcoming Northern Illinois (15-32, 9-12 Mid-American Conference) 4-3 Friday to snap a three-game losing streak,...

Junior Sawyer Polen tags out opponent Trent Pell before throwing the ball to first and making a double play. Kent played a doubleheader game against Oakland University at Schoonover Stadium April 1, 2014. The Flashes won 16-5 in the first game and 16-1 in the second game.

Flashes on fire: Surging Kent State baseball team stays hot in three-game sweep of Ohio

Richie Mulhall April 6, 2014

Five in a row — the Kent State baseball team is on fire.After completing a weekend sweep of the Ohio Bobcats, capping a five-game winning streak, the Flashes now find themselves atop the Mid-American...

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