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Golden Flash Burgundy Walters at the net in the volleyball game against Western Michigan on October 5, 2023.

Volleyball splits weekend, looking ahead to two-game home stretch

Ethan Madden, Reporter October 30, 2023

Kent State's volleyball team (6-18, 2-11) took on Ball State (14-10, 11-2) in Indiana and the University of Toledo (10-14, 8-5) in Toledo.  On Friday, in the first set, the Cardinals took a 16-6 lead...

Redshirt junior quarterback Michael Alaimo throws a pass while freshman offensive lineman Andrew Page keeps Buffalo defensive lineman Daishon Folsom off his quarterback during the Kent State vs. Buffalo football game on Oct. 21, 2023.

State of the MAC: Football sits last in the East

Demetri Manousos, Reporter October 28, 2023

Mid-American Conference football play has been intriguing this season, as teams are 4-17 against Power 5 opponents, and more than half are .500 or better in conference games. With conference play beginning,...

Midfielder Alisa Arthur (11) fights to keep it away from Western Michigan midfielder Heidi Thomasma (21) and defender Mira Pierre-Webster, with a waiting Siena Stambolich being defended by Olivia Bruinik on Oct. 19, 2023.

Offense erupts as soccer clinches MAC Tournament

Matt Franos, Reporter October 22, 2023

Kent State’s soccer team needed a win Sunday to clinch its spot in the Mid-American Conference tournament.  The Flashes halted their two-game losing streak by scoring the most goals in a game this...

Freshman Lily King sets the ball in the Kent State Volleyball game against Western Michigan on Oct. 5, 2023.

Cold streak continues for volleyball, winning one of its last 12 matchups

Ethan Madden, Reporter October 22, 2023

Kent State’s (5-17) volleyball team dropped both its away matchups against Bowling Green (11-11) Oct. 20 and 21.  KSU's losing streak is now three-games long, and the team has one win since Mid-American...

Toledo University fifth year Anna Dixon scrambles to reach a safe base as Kent State sophomore Savannah Wing and redshirt senior Alexandria Whitmore cut her off between second and third during the double header on April 15, 2023.

Softball plays on Devine Diamond for first time

Kyle Kuchta, Reporter April 19, 2023

On March 24, 2022, Director of Athletics Randale Richmond announced the plans to renovate Kent State’s softball team’s field. Last Friday, the Flashes finally played on the new Devine Diamond, named...

Kent State sophomore Jess Dodd steps up to batter during the final game of the double header against Toledo on April 15, 2023.

Softball loses two at newly renovated field

Kyle Kuchta, Reporter April 17, 2023

Kent State softball lost its fourth straight series against a Mid-American Conference team this season, falling two games to none against Toledo.  The  Rockets won both games against the Flashes with...

Baseball gets back into win column against Toledo, loses to Ohio State

Jacob Shondel, Reporter April 5, 2023

Kent State’s baseball team ended its season-high four-game losing streak, sweeping Toledo in Sunday’s doubleheader at Olga Mural Field at Schoonover Stadium. KSU improved to 18-9 on the season and...

Men’s lacrosse takes down Toledo in home opener

Heidi Marshall , Reporter March 21, 2023

On Saturday night, the Kent State men’s club lacrosse team handed Toledo its first loss of the season 9-5 in the home opener.   “This home opener was a great opportunity for us to get some fans...

The Kent State Men’s basketball team celebrates winning the MAC Tournament Championship against UT March on 11, 2023.

‘We’re not done’: Men’s basketball headed to NCAA tournament

Jacob Shondel, Reporter March 12, 2023

Last season, the Kent State men’s basketball team lost in the championship game of the Mid-American Conference tournament 75-55 to Akron.  Saturday, the Flashes (28-6) defeated top-seeded Toledo...

The womens basketball team takes the court at the MAC Tournament Semifinal game against UT March 10, 2023.

Women’s basketball season ends in MAC tournament semifinals

Kyle Kuchta, Reporter March 10, 2023

The Kent State Women's basketball team's season ended at the hands of the University of Toledo 68-58 Friday morning in the semifinals of the Mid-American Conference tournament. Toledo won all three...

Recap: Women’s basketball adds five then drops two heading into spring semester

Jacob Hansen, Sports Editor January 17, 2023

After winning five-straight games, the women’s basketball team lost its latest two games in Mid-American Conference play.  Kent State is now 10-5 and sixth in the MAC at 2-2. Bowling Green is currently...

The volleyball team gathers for a photo alongside Alex Haffner, Lana Strejcek, Erin Gardner and Danie Tyson, the four seniors graduating this year, following the game on Nov. 12, 2022.

‘Lucky’ Lana Strejcek and other 4+ year players celebrate second-to-last volleyball match

Isabella Schreck, Sports Editor November 13, 2022

Lana Strejcek had tears in her eyes after Kent State’s volleyball game against Toledo – but she was not sad over her team’s loss. Saturday night was the program’s super senior celebration, and...

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