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‘Its our chance’: Mid-American Conference Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher welcomes Women’s March Madness to Cleveland

‘It’s our chance’: Mid-American Conference Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher welcomes Women’s March Madness to Cleveland

Kelsie Horner, Assistant Managing Editor April 3, 2024

For the first time since 2007, the Mid-American Conference will host the NCAA Women’s Basketball Final Four tournament alongside the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse...

Kent State junior Jalen Sullinger shoots a three pointer in the championship game against Akron at MAC Mens Basketball tournament on March 16, 2024.

Men’s basketball comes up short in MAC championship

Matt Franos, Reporter March 17, 2024

After a remarkable run as the No. 8 seed in the Mid-American Conference tournament, Kent State could not win the championship game, losing to Akron, 62-61. “What a horrible, tough way to lose; I feel...

AJ Burkhart, Kent State graduate student, faces his opponent in the wrestling meet against Central Michigan University on Feb. 16, 2024.

One-point decisions prove costly as wrestling falls in season finale

Andrew Gold, Reporter February 23, 2024

The Kent State wrestling team came out on the losing side of three one-point decisions — a critical nine-point scoring swing — in matches that could have told a completely different story. With...

Richmond inks contract extension through 2028 as KSU Athletic Director

Jacob Shondel, Reporter May 8, 2023

Kent State University announced on April 26 that current Director of Athletics Randale Richmond's contract will be extended through 2028.  “I am very thankful to President Diacon and the Board of...

Junior forward Jenna Hellstrom pushes the ball up feild against CSU on Sunday Sept. 13, 2015.

All-time women’s soccer scorer becomes assistant coach

Nico Crespo, Reporter May 5, 2023

Kent State’s women’s soccer all-time leader in goals scored, Jenna Hellstrom, returned to join the coaching staff as an assistant coach. Hellstrom is a former member of the Canadian Women’s National...

Kent State freshman Corynne Hauser weaves around Hiram players as she works her way to the net during the game Dec. 11, 2022.

MAC All-Freshman player leads way for women’s basketball

John Hilber, Reporter May 3, 2023

In her first season on the Kent State women’s basketball team, freshman guard Corynne Hauser made an impressive impact on the team. The guard started in 25 of the 32 games the team played this season...

Kent State Athletics partners with entertainment agency Van Wagner

Jacob Shondel, Reporter May 3, 2023

On April 13, Kent State Athletics announced Van Wagner as its exclusive multimedia rights partner and sales agent. Van Wagner will be responsible for corporate sponsorships and media sales for Kent...

Freshman Kolton Schaller is congratulated by coach Jeff Duncan as he passes third base April 30, 2023.

Weekend sweep lands baseball atop conference standings

Jacob Shondel, Reporter May 3, 2023

Kent State’s baseball team extended its home winning streak to 11 games after sweeping Ohio University.  The Flashes (31-12) outscored the Bobcats 26-10 over the 3-game series.  KSU is now first...

Kent State freshmen Peyton Gellin and senior Delaney Knipp set up in a defensive formation against Youngstown State during their game on April 29, 2023.

Women’s lacrosse team captures share of MAC regular season title

Matthew Franos, Reporter May 2, 2023

The Kent State women’s lacrosse team celebrated senior day by securing a share of the MAC conference regular season championship last Saturday.  Kent State ends the regular season at 10-7 overall...

Kent State Golden Flashes celebrate their win over Central Michigan Chippewas April 22, 2023.

Women’s lacrosse beats Central Michigan for first time ever

Matthew Franos, Reporter April 25, 2023

The Kent State women’s lacrosse team continued its record breaking season on Saturday by defeating Central Michigan 17-15 for the first time in program history. The Chippewas were unbeaten MAC leaders...

Women’s golf dominates en route to 24th consecutive MAC title

John Hilber, Reporter April 24, 2023

The Kent State women’s golf team won the Mid-American Conference Championship on Sunday for the 24th consecutive time with all five KSU participants placing in the Top-10 individually. The Flashes...

Baseball salvages weekend series, stealing final game

Jacob Shondel, Reporter April 24, 2023

Kent State baseball falls to 12-11 on the road season, losing two of three games in its weekend series against Miami. After Friday's contest in Oxford was postponed due to rain, the Flashes played a...

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