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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


Spring sports roundup & fall sports preview

Isabella Schreck, Sports Editor September 1, 2022

Students left campus for a summer of sun and fun, but Kent State sports teams did not take a break. Track and field make it to NCAAs For the fourth time in her collegiate career, senior...

Kent State junior Julia Mazanec throws the ball back to the pitcher on April 30, 2022.

Softball falls to Western Michigan despite strong pitching performances

Isabella Schreck, Reporter May 3, 2022

All three games in the Kent State softball team’s weekend series against Western Michigan came down to pitching performance. “We were evenly matched,” coach Eric Oakley said. “It was just two...

Kent State graduate student Madyson Cole breaks for home base.

Brownfield’s grand slam gives softball its fourth MAC series win this season

Isabella Schreck, Reporter April 29, 2022

The score was 1-1 with bases loaded for the Kent State softball team in the top of the sixth inning against Akron. Then fifth-year utility player Brenna Brownfield hit her first grand slam of her college...

Kent State senior Brooklyn Whitt goes for a bunt.

Softball scores most runs in two seasons against Toledo, wins series 2-1

Isabella Schreck, Reporter April 25, 2022

The Kent State softball team defeated Toledo by nine points in Saturday’s second game, its second offensive explosion of the day after scoring seven points in game one. But in the final game of the...

Kent State graduate student Madyson Cole bats during the second game of the double header on March 25, 2022.

Softball prepares for stacked MAC schedule, aims to improve for championships

Isabella Schreck, Reporter April 10, 2022

Kent State softball coach Eric Oakley said this year’s team is unlike any he has had before. The Flashes lost six starters and seven players total from a team that finished third in the Mid-American...

‘Kent Talks’ discusses student athlete endorsements

Dante Centofanti Reporter September 27, 2020

In April the NCAA’s highest governing body made a groundbreaking ruling that would redefine what the average student-athlete could accomplish. The Board of Governors supported a rule change to allow...

Flashes split weekend series at Duke Invitational

Amanda Levine Sports editor March 7, 2020

Last weekend, Kent State softball struggled to drive in runs when players were on base. Friday and Saturday, at the Duke Invitational, the Flashes didn’t hesitate to score, outscoring their opponents...

Brownfield’s dominant performance helps Flashes go 3-1 in the Red and Black Showcase

Amanda Levine Sports editor February 9, 2020

Kent State softball kicked off its 2020 season, going 3-1 in the Red and Black Showcase against the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Howard and no. 16 University of Georgia. Kent State 5 vs. UNCW...

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