On Tuesday, Sept. 22, the NCAA Division I Board of Directors took up the issue of fall season sports playing national championships during the spring.
Kent State basketball will return this fall for the first time since the cancellation of the Mid-American Conference basketball tournament due to the initial spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Freshmen student-athletes have to deal with circumstances that no other incoming class has had to deal with. They are essentially guinea pigs for the future of college sports.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Looking every bit like the reigning NFL MVP, Lamar Jackson threw for 275 yards and three touchdowns to help the Baltimore Ravens beat the Browns 38-6 Sunday, ruining Kevin Stefanski's debut as Cleveland's head coach in a game played without fans in attendance.
For the first time in the 99-year history of the program, members of the Kent State football team received rings Aug. 17 for winning a bowl game.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thom Brennaman will not be calling NFL games on Fox after using an anti-gay slur on air during a Cincinnati Reds broadcast.
Sean Lewis, Kent State’s football coach, is sticking to a simple idea: control what he can control.
Kent State will not play any sports this fall season, as the Mid-American Conference became the first Division I athletics conference to completely postpone sports, following a Saturday morning vote.
Joining the Kent State Track and Field team this year is Leah Pasqualetti, the No. 1 pole vault recruit in the class of 2020.
Editor's Note: As of Friday July 10, the scheduled start of full squad workouts on Monday has been pushed back due to the season opener at Penn State being canceled. Players will not be returning to campus over the weekend.
Kent State is a founding member of the newly created Esports Collegiate Conference announced by the Mid-American Conference (MAC) on June 10. The conference is aimed at fostering high-quality gaming competition among collegiate esports teams.
Steven Schrum sat in his room in Reisterstown, Maryland, surrounded by miniature model professional stadiums, tinkering with his Madden 2001 lineup. With a PlayStation controller in hand, Schrum served as the architect of his favorite team — the St. Louis Rams.
Senior softball player Vanessa Vodan found out from a social media post by the NCAA that her senior season was over. Her heart stopped and she prayed it wasn’t true.
Associate head coach Fran Recchia spends much of her time these days at her kitchen table, searching for future Flashes.
Women’s basketball sophomore guard Asiah Dingle announced Thursday afternoon on Twitter she will be transferring out of Kent State.
Ian Kreider and Owen MacMillan break down Kent State’s 70-65 win over Akron in the MAC Tournament title game in 2017. They point to the Flashes’ chemistry (10:04) and players’ identities (18:01) and Akron’s struggles (26:45) as the reason Kent State won and how it impacted trends moving forw…
After a two week hiatus, Flash in the Pan is back. Ian Kreider and Owen MacMillan are joined by Ben Pagani to discuss the events of the past two weeks. The trio discusses COVID-19 at the MAC Tournament (3:57). Ian and Owen talk about Anthony Roberts’ decision to enter the transfer portal (13:04).
In May 2013, Jon Fleming lay in bed in Fishers, Indiana, wondering if his dreams to play college basketball were exhausted.
Last year, Kent State took on Buffalo in the Mid-American Conference Tournament quarterfinals, and Kent State lost by 33 points.
Kent State's perimeter shooting nullified an impressive defensive performance in its first game against Ball State on Feb. 4.
The MAC Tournament will go on without fans in attendance after recommendations from Governor Mike DeWine to minimize large gatherings. Only student-athlete family members, credentialed media, television and radio crews and official team party members will be permitted to attend. All tickets …
Kent State football announced all football operations will be suspended until April 12 in an attempt to limit the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus).
The Mid American Conference announced yesterday that the MAC Tournament will continue to be played despite four confirmed coronavirus cases in Cuyahoga County.
Kent State’s rest and recent lineup changes could provide a different outcome on Monday night against Eastern Michigan. Here are five factors to watch heading into Kent State’s first round matchup:
Kent State women’s lacrosse fell to the University of Cincinnati 25-8 on Sunday afternoon at Dix Stadium. The Flashes drop to 0-5 on their sophomore season, while the Bearcats improve to a 3-4 record.
Last weekend, Kent State softball struggled to drive in runs when players were on base. Friday and Saturday, at the Duke Invitational, the Flashes didn’t hesitate to score, outscoring their opponents 30-20. Kent State split its Duke Invitational, going 2-2 against Fordham, Lafayette, Howard …
Kent State women’s basketball ended the regular season with a 14-point loss to Buffalo. The 58-72 loss was the team’s first loss since a 58-71 loss against Central Michigan on February 19.
Kent State would have been the sixth seed regardless of Friday night’s outcome. The Flashes’ main concern laid elsewhere.
The ball bounced into Antonio “Booman” Williams’ hands and he turned up the court, racing against the clock.
Editor's Note: Kathleen Wiler resigned in February 2019, ahead of Kent State field hockey's 2019 season.
KentWired men's basketball reporters Ian Kreider and Owen MacMillan discuss Kent State men's basketball's win over Bowling Green Tuesday night (1:15), including potential lineups moving forward. They also preview Friday's game at Akron (22:00), and talk briefly about the MAC tournament. Then…
Kent State men’s golf competed in the Colleton River Collegiate Golf Tournament and finished seventh out of 15 universities.