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Track and field competes together for first time since early April

Michael Neenan, Reporter April 30, 2023

The Kent State track and field team competed at the Clark Wood Invitational in Louisville, in its first time competing together since April 8. “It's nice for the sprinters to see the distance runners,...

Flashes attend three track, field meets over the weekend

Michael Neenan, Reporter April 16, 2023

The Kent State track and field team sent athletes to three separate meets over the weekend, totaling 20 first-place finishes.  KSU was represented in the Gibson Invitational at Indiana State, The Bryan...

Track and field: 11 Flashes earn first place at Northeast Ohio Open

Michael Neenan, Reporter April 9, 2023

Eleven athletes on Kent State’s Track and Field team finished in first place at the Northeast Ohio Invitational in Akron this weekend. The first-place finishers included six from the men’s team...

Kent State lands second-place finish at MAC Indoor Track and Field Championships

Nico Crespo, Reporter February 27, 2023

The Kent State track and field team took home second place in Bowling Green, Ohio, at the Mid-American Conference championships. Junior Alexander Shields took home two event victories on Saturday and...

Track and field wraps up indoor regular season

Nico Crespo, Reporter February 21, 2023

The Kent State track and field team finished its indoor regular season at the AI Campbell Invitational  in Akron. Freshman Amare Hall took home first place in the men’s long jump (7.25 m). Hall is...

Men’s 4×400 cracks top-10 in program history

Lucas Baker, Reporter February 12, 2023

The Kent State track and field team’s men’s 4x400 team placed top-10 all time in program history Saturday. Among those records were the men’s 4x400 team that ran a 3:12.84, putting them at eighth...

Baidy Ba breaks school record for indoor track and field

Matthew Franos, Reporter February 5, 2023

For 56 years, a men’s indoor mile record stood for Kent State’s track and field team. Saturday, that record was broken as sophomore Baidy Ba ran a sub 4:00 mile at the Meyo Invitational at Notre...

Track and field sets program records over the weekend

Matthew Franos , Reporter January 29, 2023

Kent State’s track and field team set multiple school records and personal-bests during the weekend events. The Flashes had 36 athletes competing in the Penn State National Open. The team also sent...

XC runs into first meet with confidence and high expectations

James Goddard, Sports Reporter September 2, 2022

Heading into the season opener, sophomore Baidy Ba described his feelings in one word: confident. Head coach James Croft felt the same. “I let the athletes come up with their own goals as a team...

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...

Randale Richmond is director of athletics at Kent State University.

Kent State wins Jacoby Trophy for top women’s athletics program

Megan Becker Reporter June 19, 2021

The Kent State women's athletic program was awarded with the Jacoby Trophy this month by the Mid-American Conference for having the top program during the 2020-2021 academic year. This award marks the...

Family members and guests were encouraged to stand with their graduates and congratulate them before receiving their diplomas on May 13, 2021.

Class of 2021 reflects on Kent State, COVID experiences as in-person commencement ceremonies resume

Editor's Note: The following story has been updated to include photographs of graduates Gianna DaPra and Jordan Bigelow. High fives were exchanged and excited cheers rang through Centennial Court Green...

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