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Love made them sports fans

Love made them sports fans

Jacob Hansen, Sports Editor February 9, 2023

Adam Nowicki, accessibility specialist with Student Accessibility Services Growing up, Nowicki was not interested in sports. “I was more interested in video games, TV, movies, and other stuff,”...

A few veteran and underclassmen wrestlers shine in second meet of season

John Hilber, Reporter November 14, 2022

Kent State’s wrestling team sent 15 men to its Saturday invitational – and only four placed in the top six of their bracket. Eight wrestlers did not win a match and three won only one match. “Some...

East vs. West: MAC’s top-rushing teams face off with versatile lineups

Jacob Hansen, Reporter October 14, 2022

Kent State football’s two nationally-ranked receivers will face Toledo’s top passing defense Saturday. KSU’s redshirt junior wide receiver Dante Cephas is sixth in the nation in receiving yards...

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 redshirt senior Andrea Scali pitches during the first game of the doubleheader on April 30, 2022.

Softball out-hits Buffalo but falls in two-game series Tuesday 

Isabella Schreck, Reporter May 6, 2022

The Kent State softball team totaled three more hits than the competition in its series at Buffalo Tuesday. But the Flashes could not manage to score in either of their two games against the Bulls,...

Kent State sophomore Kyle Jackson slides to third base.

Baseball loses third straight game in non-conference game against Ohio State

Jacob Hansen, Reporter May 6, 2022

Kent State’s baseball team fell in a close game to a struggling Ohio State in a midweek showdown. KSU falls to 17-23 on the year and are 12-14 in the Mid-American Conference. Kent State is currently...

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 sophomore Kyle Jackson swings for the ball.

Baseball splits series with Akron despite dominating the first two games

Jacob Hansen, Reporter May 3, 2022

Kent State's baseball team outscored rival Akron 29-4 in the first two games of the series. But KSU blew its lead after an aggressive comeback to drop game three and lost the final game to only manage...

Kent State junior Payton Pennington batts during the game on April 24, 2022.

Baseball splits weekend series with Miami after awaking from offensive slump

Jacob Hansen, Reporter April 25, 2022

The Kent State baseball team struggled to produce runs in its first two games against Miami, but a surge of offense in the last two led KSU to a series split. The Flashes are now 15-20 overall and 10-12...

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 Junior Justin Miknis bats during the game against PITT on April 12, 2022.

Baseball drops three straight after opening Toledo series with a win against Toledo

Jacob Hansen, Reporter April 18, 2022

The Kent State men's baseball team won the first game of the weekend, but lost the last three after several comebacks from Toledo in the later innings. The Flashes are now 13-18 on the year and 8-10...

Senior members of the Kent State lacrosse team pose with their framed jerseys.

Lacrosse team plays well on Senior Day but falls to Central Michigan 14-10

Jacob Shondel , Reporter April 18, 2022

Back on March 10, the Kent State women's lacrosse team fell behind Central Michigan 9-1 in the first quarter before losing 20-6. On Saturday, the Flashes played far better, leading 3-1 after the first...

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