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Lawson, Mally help Flashes secure third place at MAC Tournament

Amanda Levine Sports editor March 1, 2020

The men’s track and field Mid-American Conference Tournament looked almost identical to the 2019 championship.This year, redshirt junior TJ Lawson came into the MAC Tournament as the top-ranked athlete...

Lawson, Mally compete in Arkansas Razorback Invitational

Kristyn Hibbett Sports reporter February 1, 2020

This weekend TJ Lawson and Jacob Mally competed in the heptathlon event at the Arkansas Razorback Invitational.  The heptathlon includes a 60m dash, long jump, shot put, high jump, 60m hurdles, pole vault...

After the event on Tuesday, Jan. 28, congressional candidate Aaron Godfrey addresses student questions one on one.

Congressional candidate addresses students about hardship

Madisyn Woodring Reporter January 29, 2020

It is possible to escape the hardship of poverty, but it is increasingly difficult, a congressional candidate told the Kent State College Democrats on Tuesday.“We’re supposed to be a country where...

(From left) Sophomore Korie Davis II and Freshman Justin Dwyer compete against Akron during the 400 meter dash at the Kent State Fieldhouse Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. 

Flashes success in weight throw, shot put not enough against Akron

Amanda Levine Sports editor January 24, 2020

Kent State men’s track and field finished in first place in five events Friday night at the Akron Dual, its first home meet of the season. The Flashes’ late performance wasn’t enough in their 84-67...

Kent State freshman sprinter Shaquille Perry lines up on the blocks as he prepares for his track event at the Northeast Ohio Quad in Akron on April 7, 2018. The Flashes won seven events on the weekend.

Kent State shuttle hurdles record broken at Drake Relays

Laurene Darby April 29, 2018

Four Kent State track and field athletes contributed in breaking a school record in the shuttle hurdle relay this weekend. Of the four athletes, two of them competed for the first time in the event.“It’s...

Kent States TJ Lawson jumps during the 60-meter hurdles, which he finished with a time of 8.36 seconds. Lawson placed fifth in the heptathlon at the 2018 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in College Station, Texas. 

Stevens Jr. inches closer to Kent State triple jump record at Tennessee Relays

Laurene Darby April 16, 2018

Kent State junior Craig Stevens Jr. spoke confidently after he competed at the Tennessee Relays this weekend.“I feel very proud that my training throughout the season is paying off,” Stevens Jr. said....

Kent States TJ Lawson jumps during the 60-meter hurdles, which he finished with a time of 8.36 seconds. Lawson placed fifth in the heptathlon at the 2018 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in College Station, Texas. 

Kent State track and field transitioning to outdoor season despite frigid temperatures

Laurene Darby April 5, 2018

The Kent State track and field teams are in the midst of the transition from indoor season to outdoor despite less than cooperative weather conditions in Northeast Ohio.“The distance races, 800 and up,...

Kent States TJ Lawson jumps during the 60-meter hurdles, which he finished with a time of 8.36 seconds. Lawson placed fifth in the heptathlon at the 2018 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in College Station, Texas. 

Three all-Americans shine for Flashes at NCAA meet

Laurene Darby March 11, 2018

Sophomore TJ Lawson earned his spot as a first team all-American after placing fifth in the men’s heptathlon at the 2018 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships.“Earning first team all-American was...

Madison Dunlap (2) and Nichole Flemming (6) run the mile during the Kent State Tune Up on Feb. 17, 2018 at the Kent State Field House. Dunlap won the race with a time of 5:01:73. [FILE]

Kent State track and field gears up for NCAA meet

Laurene Darby March 9, 2018

Three Kent State track and field stars are set to compete at the NCAA Indoor Championships this weekend, which will be held at the Gilliam Indoor Stadium in College Station, Texas.TJ Lawson will compete...

Kent States Shaquille Perry finishes first in his heat of the 400m dash with a time of 50.84 seconds during the Kent State Tune Up on Feb. 17, 2018 at the Field House. [FILE]

Flashes capture five events at MAC championships

Laurene Darby February 25, 2018

The Kent State men’s and women’s track and field teams won five events at the Mid-American Conference championships at Bowling Green this weekend.Riak Reese won two men’s events: the 60-meter dash...

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