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Track and field competes together for first time since early April

Michael Neenan, Reporter April 30, 2023

The Kent State track and field team competed at the Clark Wood Invitational in Louisville, in its first time competing together since April 8. “It's nice for the sprinters to see the distance runners,...

Flashes attend three track, field meets over the weekend

Michael Neenan, Reporter April 16, 2023

The Kent State track and field team sent athletes to three separate meets over the weekend, totaling 20 first-place finishes.  KSU was represented in the Gibson Invitational at Indiana State, The Bryan...

Track and field: 11 Flashes earn first place at Northeast Ohio Open

Michael Neenan, Reporter April 9, 2023

Eleven athletes on Kent State’s Track and Field team finished in first place at the Northeast Ohio Invitational in Akron this weekend. The first-place finishers included six from the men’s team...

Track and field wraps up indoor regular season

Nico Crespo, Reporter February 21, 2023

The Kent State track and field team finished its indoor regular season at the AI Campbell Invitational  in Akron. Freshman Amare Hall took home first place in the men’s long jump (7.25 m). Hall is...

Men’s 4×400 cracks top-10 in program history

Lucas Baker, Reporter February 12, 2023

The Kent State track and field team’s men’s 4x400 team placed top-10 all time in program history Saturday. Among those records were the men’s 4x400 team that ran a 3:12.84, putting them at eighth...

Baidy Ba breaks school record for indoor track and field

Matthew Franos, Reporter February 5, 2023

For 56 years, a men’s indoor mile record stood for Kent State’s track and field team. Saturday, that record was broken as sophomore Baidy Ba ran a sub 4:00 mile at the Meyo Invitational at Notre...

Track and field sets program records over the weekend

Matthew Franos , Reporter January 29, 2023

Kent State’s track and field team set multiple school records and personal-bests during the weekend events. The Flashes had 36 athletes competing in the Penn State National Open. The team also sent...

Baidy Ba does it again, this time for track and field

Kyle Kuchta, Reporter December 5, 2022

Sophomore Baidy Ba set his second program record of the year Saturday. In the season opener for the men's track team, Ba set a new program record in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 13:58.49. James...

Kent States 2022 Grand Marshals, former female student-athletes, ride with President Todd Diacon in the 2022 Homecoming Parade.

Title IX homecoming celebration: 50 years of opportunity for women’s athletics

Isabella Schreck, Sports Editor October 5, 2022

At Saturday’s Title IX homecoming celebration, Kris Ewing and a group of fellow former women athletes realized something. Everyone had a Judy Devine story. Devine, a pioneer in women’s sports...

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...

Randale Richmond is director of athletics at Kent State University.

Kent State wins Jacoby Trophy for top women’s athletics program

Megan Becker Reporter June 19, 2021

The Kent State women's athletic program was awarded with the Jacoby Trophy this month by the Mid-American Conference for having the top program during the 2020-2021 academic year. This award marks the...

Kent State women’s track and field wins first MAC championship since 2014

Mason Lawlor Sports Reporter May 9, 2021

The Kent State track and field team competed in day two of the outdoor MAC Championships on Saturday afternoon. The women’s team won the Mid-American Conference championship, with head coach Bill Lawson...

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