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FCA offers safe space for student-athletes to grow in faith

Alyse Riffer, Reporter February 13, 2023

Student-athletes explore new ideas and build strong connections weekly in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. The fellowship first began in 1986 by Ted Schumacher. His son Kyle Schumacher, who graduated...

Todd Diacon addresses NCAA changes, potential payments to student athletes

Grace Springer and Sophie Young, Reporters October 6, 2022

Kent State President Diacon updated an audience of over 300 on the university’s intercollegiate athletics budget and how changes within the NCAA impact Flash athletics. Diacon hosted his second “Talking...

Mississippi Rebels and Xavier Musketeers players run by the NCAA logo at mid-court.

Supreme Court rules against NCAA, opening door to significant increase in compensation for student athletes

(CNN) -- A unanimous Supreme Court said on Monday that student athletes could receive education-related payments, in a case that could reshape college sports by allowing more money from a billion-dollar...

Randale Richmond gave a presentation to the Kent State community on April 6 on why he should be selected as Kent’s next director of athletics. He spent a decade at Kent earlier in his administrative career and is now at Old Dominion University.

Randale Richmond closes athletic director search presentation

Randale Richmond has spent 10 of his 16 years in intercollegiate athletics at Kent State, and he returned Tuesday to give the final presentation from the candidates for Kent’s next director of athletics.Currently,...

Margaret McKinley delivered her director of athletics candidate presentation Thursday, April 1. 

Margaret McKinley delivers candidate presentation for Kent State Director of Athletics

Emma Andrus Reporter April 1, 2021

Margaret McKinley was announced as one of three final candidates for the position of Kent State Director of Athletics Wednesday and delivered her virtual candidate presentation Thursday morning. A native...

Kent State’s offensive line huddles to strategize during their game against Akron. Nov. 17, 2020.

Effects of COVID-19 on student-athletes

Ashley Blood Reporter March 12, 2021

Long-term effects of COVID-19 are still vastly unknown, but many are concerned that these effects could be worse for athletes.Jacob Barkley, a health sciences professor at Kent State University, says that...

Dawood Alohaly is on the powerlifting team at KSU.

Day in the life of a student athlete during a pandemic

Camryn Kocher Reporter March 11, 2021

Dawood Alohaly enjoyed training with his powerlifting team for Kent State until COVID-19 forced his team members to condition on their own.The pandemic has forced student athletes to take further precautions...

Counting macronutrients can help athletes

Hannah Burkey Reporter February 24, 2020

Counting macronutrients can yield the results many athletes are looking for.“You want to get a certain amount of carbs, fats and protein. Those are your macros,” said Tanya Falcone, registered dietician...

On Sept. 8, 2019 the University of Maine played Temple University in field hockey --the match ended as a scoreless scrimmage after it was called in double overtime to allow for a pre-game fireworks display for Kent States football team.

Kent State releases results from internal investigation into canceled field hockey game

Gina Butkovich Sports editor October 4, 2019

Editors Note: The original version was updated to include a quote from University of Maine's athletic director. On September 7, 2019, Kent State cancelled a NCAA Division 1 field hockey game between the...

KSU student-athlete fights depression

Richie Muhall May 4, 2016

Some of the names in this story were changed as to protect the identity and privacy of the individuals.Sometimes in practice, Kent State sophomore student-athlete Ashley Joyce says she felt like she couldn’t...

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