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Kent Wired

Will Barnes, Monday, April 12, 2016.

Barnes leaves record-breaking legacy

Samantha Lough April 26, 2016

Nerves shaking, heart racing, senior William Barnes stepped into lane five at the 2012 Ohio High School Track and Field Championships for the 110-meter hurdles. It was at this meet that Barnes met Bill...

Senior Roosevelt Dotson raises his finger after receiving his first place medal in the high jump competition during the MAC Indoor Track and Field Championship at University of Akrons Stile Athletic Field House on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016.

Track finishes third in conference championship

Samantha Lough February 28, 2016

Kent State's men and women’s track team both finished third in the Mid-American Conference championship this past weekend.Senior William Barnes was the highlight at the meet for the Flashes, breaking...

The Kent State women’s track and field team competes in the 800 meter race against Akron at the Kent Field House on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. Kent lost 80-71.

Delophont makes Kent State a second home

Samantha Lough February 24, 2016

Kent State senior track athlete Dior Delophont had a long road to travel to get to where she is is today.Delophont traveled more than 14 hours across the Atlantic Ocean to go to fashion school and compete...

Senior distance runner Connor Whelan participates in the men’s 3000-meter event on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016 at the Kent State Field House.

Track and field prepares for championship

Samantha Lough February 24, 2016

The Kent State track team is set to compete in the Mid-American Conference championships this weekend. The top six men and the top eight women will score in each event.Kent State is ranked in the top 10...

Kent State takes seven events at tune-up

Samantha Lough February 20, 2016

The Flashes placed first in seven events during Saturday's tune-up.Kent State's women track team took first in three field events. Senior Dior Delophont placed first in high jump while sophomore Gabrielle...

Junior Morgan Estes competes in the pole vault during a dual meet vs. Akron at the Kent State Fieldhouse. Estes holds the school record for indoor pole vault at 13’-05.25”. The Flashes fell to Akron 81-70 on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016.

Estes breaks own pole vaulting record

Samantha Lough February 17, 2016

Representing the Kent State women's track team, junior pole vaulter Morgan Estes vaulted a record-breaking 14.12 meters  (13’6.25”) at the Spire Invitational this past Saturday.Estes’ vault –...

Underclassmen Prove Vital for Track Team

Samantha Lough February 13, 2016

The underclassman of Kent State’s track and field stepped up at the Spire Invitational.   Sophomore Gabrielle Figueroa finished third in the weight throw, sophomore Taylor Williams set a personal-record...

Kent State track and field team members run the 5000 meters event at the dual-open Doug Raymond Invitational Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 in the field house.

Two Track athletes record records at Akron invitational.

Samantha Lough February 10, 2016

Two male track athletes performed at their personal best last weekend at the Akron Invitational. Both athletes’ personal records gave them a place in the Kent State indoor track record book. Senior...

The Kent State women’s track and field team competes in the 800 meter race against Akron at the Kent Field House on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. Kent lost 80-71.

Track has record-breaking weekend

Samantha Lough February 7, 2016

Two Kent State track athletes earned spots in the Kent State indoor record books this weekend at the Akron Invitational.Senior William Barnes and sophomore Jonathon Grant of the men's team earned personal...

Junior Jordin Ordway hands off the baton to junior Chelsea Laury in the 400 meter relay at the Kent Fieldhouse on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. Kent lost the meet to Akron, 80-71.

Annual meet becomes weekly competition

Samantha Lough February 3, 2016

By the time the Mid-American Conference indoor conference championships rolls around on Feb. 26, the Kent State track team will have competed against Akron four times in six weeks.The two teams will have...

Samantha Lough, a sophomore journalism major, ran her first a 5k after her stroke on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015.

Life after a stroke: Finding strength and determination

Alexis Wohler December 3, 2015

At 17-years-old and a senior in high school, Samantha Lough, now a sophomore journalism major, was focused on her graduation and on her softball scholarship to Capital University in Columbus. On the day...

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