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Junior forward Nila Blackford makes a move toward the basket during the Kent State womens basketball teams loss to Toledo in the second round of the WNIT in Toledo, Ohio on Monday, March 21

Hot Toledo offense ends women’s basketball season

March 22, 2022

The Kent State women’s basketball team held its previous two opponents to an average of 54.1 points on 31.9 percent shooting going into the second round of the WNIT. The Flashes’ season ended in...

The Kent State mens basketball team reacts to Carrys record breaking performance in its win over Central Michigan in Kent, Ohio on Tuesday, Feb. 22. 

Carry’s record night leads men’s basketball to ninth straight win

Jacob Hansen Reporter February 23, 2022

Multiple school records were broken for the Kent State men's basketball team as it increased its winning streak to nine. The Flashes have won nine games in a row for the first time since the 2003-04 season.Redshirt...

Redshirt freshman VonCameron Davis dribbles the ball during the Kent State mens basketball loss to West Virginia in Morgantown, West Virginia on Sunday, Dec. 12.

Men’s basketball wins seventh-straight game after win over Toledo

Jacob Hansen Reporter February 15, 2022

The Kent State men's basketball increased its win streak to seven Tuesday, sweeping the season series against Toledo.KSU won 72-59 against the former first-place Rockets. The loss knocked Toledo out of...

Freshman midfielder Alisa Arthur moves the ball down the field during the Kent State soccer teams 0-0 tie against Ohio University on Thursday Oct. 28. in Athens, Ohio. 

Soccer team, which tied Ohio 0-0 last week, plays Bobcats again Thursday in MAC semifinals

Cole Oswald Reporter November 3, 2021

After winning only two games last season, the Kent State soccer team was predicted to finish ninth in the Mid-American Conference coaches’ preseason poll. Now the third-seeded Flashes will play in the...

Members of the Kent State soccer team celebrate during their win against Toledo in the MAC Quarterfinals on Sunday Oct. 31 in Kent, Ohio. 

3 goals in last 12 minutes sends soccer team past Toledo into MAC semifinals

Cole Oswald Reporter October 31, 2021

With 12 minutes remaining, the Kent State soccer team was down 2-1 to Toledo in Sunday’s Mid-American Conference tournament quarterfinals. Ten minutes later, the Flashes had scored three more goals...

Soccer team ties school record in 6-0 victory

Cole Oswald Reporter September 3, 2021

Kent State women’s soccer team equaled its largest margin of victory in school history in Thursday’s 6-0 win over Canisius.But the Flashes still have work to do, coach Rob Marinaro said. “We created...

Dustin Crum (7) lets a a pass go against Buffalo. Crum would throw for 343 yards and three touchdowns. Nov. 28, 2020.

2021 Kent State football preview: the bright future ahead

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 2, 2021

The Kent State football team was riding high, winning its first three games and looking to compete in the Mid-American Conference Championship. A blowout loss to Buffalo and two cancellations due to COVID-19...

OPINION: Ohio doesn’t just want passenger rail, it NEEDS it

Logan Heffelman Opinion Writer March 9, 2021

The first railroad line in Ohio was completed in 1836 and eventually connected Toledo, Ohio, with Adrian, Michigan. At the time the 33-mile journey took three hours to make. The modern Shinkansen (bullet...

Kent volleyball sweeps disjointed Toledo squad

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter February 21, 2021

The Kent State volleyball team has played four series this season.The Flashes have swept all four of them. KSU defeated Toledo in back-to-back games Saturday and Sunday. The Flashes won both 3-0. On Saturday...

Santiago, free throws see Kent State through comeback win at WMU

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor February 16, 2021

The Kent State men’s basketball team trailed Western Michigan University by as much as 11 and could not seem to find its bearings in the first half.In the second half, though, the Flashes’ shooting...

Volleyball drops first match of the season to EMU

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter February 16, 2021

The Kent State volleyball team headed into Monday’s match against 1-3 Eastern Michigan University with a historic six straight wins to start the season.  The Flashes may have been overly confident,...

A view of the Great Lakes from NASA/NOAA-20 satellite on January 13, 2021.

The Great Lakes just set a record for lack of ice

(CNN) -- Most years, by January the majority of the Great Lakes are so cold they look like a scene from "Frozen." This year, that's not the case.In fact, the Great Lakes are currently dealing with record...

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