Thursday, March 28, 2013
With a mix of fresh, young talent and returning veterans, Golden Flashes Softball Coach Karen Linder thinks her team can win the Mid American Conference this season.
Editor's Note: This story was originally created as the Kent State softball season began and does not reflect current statistics or records.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
After their appearance in the NCAA College World Series last year, Kent State is hoping to make waves again in the college baseball world again this year.
Editor's Note: This piece was originally created as the Kent State baseball season started and does not reflect current information from the 2013 season.
Friday, March 1, 2013
C.J. Steward has been fired from his job, charged and indefinitely suspended from the Golden Flashes for allegedly assaulting a woman.
A Kent State football player has been suspended indefinitely from the team for allegedly grabbing a co-worker by the arm, pushing her into a door and damaging her TV, kentwired.com reports. Senior linebacker C.J. Steward was arrested Feb. 15 and has been charged with misdemeanor assault and property damage. The brief scuffle reportedly occurred at The Province apartments -- located at 609 S. Lincoln St. -- and Steward has been fired for his alleged connection to the incident. Refer to Kentwired.com for more on the story.
Friday, December 28, 2012
Water Street Tavern and funny man John Caparulo are offering college students a whirlwind bus trip to GoDaddy.com Bowl to cheer on Golden Flashes.
Friday, December 28, 2012
The Water Street Tavern in Kent is giving area college students a fun and easy way to get to the GoDaddy.com Bowl – with the help of a famous friend. Tavern owner Mike Beder said comedian John Caparulo, a Kent State University graduate, has "donated a significant amount of money to offset the price of the trip for students to see the Kent State Golden Flashes play in their first bowl game in 40 years." Kent State will face Arkansas State in the GoDaddy.com Bowl on Jan. 6 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL. For one low price, Beder said, "students will enjoy a whirlwind trip that will take them to New Orleans for a Saturday night on the town, and then to Mobile to watch the Golden Flashes in the big bowl game." The subsidized price of $…
Thursday, December 20, 2012
University, community gather to wish Kent State's football team good luck in the GoDaddy.com Bowl Jan. 6
Members of the Kent State University and Kent community gathered Wednesday to wish the Golden Flashes good luck as they prepare for the GoDaddy.com Bowl on Jan. 6 against Arkansas State. Players gathered at Laziza with outgoing coach Darrell Hazell to sign autographs for fans for about 45 minutes Wednesday. Upload your photos and videos from yesterday's send-off by clicking on the "Upload Photos" button. Then Hazell and other members of Kent State Athletics, along with Joel Nielsen, the athletics director, and Kent Mayor Jerry Fiala, strolled down Erie Street to watch eight of the international flags atop the AMETEK building swapped out for Kent State flags — similar to what was done for the team's appearance in the 2012 MAC Championship …
Monday, December 17, 2012
Kent State will face Arkansas Jan. 6 in Alabama
Members of the Kent and Kent State University communities can wish the Golden Flashes well on their way to Alabama and the GoDaddy.com Bowl during a send-off event Wednesday. Here are the details from Kent State Athletics: 5-5:45pm 5:50pm 6-8pm “Portage Community Bank – Bowl Preview Show”
Friday, December 7, 2012
Darrell Hazell will still coach the football team in the GoDaddy.com Bowl on Jan. 6.
The search is underway to find Darrell Hazell's replacement as the head coach of the Kent State football team. Athletic Director Joel Nielson has already begun the search and wants to have the spot filled over the next two to three weeks, according to Aaron Chimenti, spokesman for the football team. "There is great coaching talent out there - like Darrell - seeking an opportunity to demonstrate their capabilities," Nielsen said in press release Wednesday. "Our search will be both thorough and quick - and mirror the search we did that resulted in Darrell joining Kent State two years ago." Hazell announced Wednesday morning that he accepted the head coaching position at Purdue University. Hazell, who led the Kent State Golden Flashes (11-2, …
Monday, December 3, 2012
Jan. 6 game set for Alabama
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Monday, December 3, 2012
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Kent State's team buses left for the MAC Championship game in Detroit this morning
A sea of yellow and blue swept into downtown Kent this morning as hundreds of Golden Flashes fans gathered to send off the Kent State University football team buses as they left for Detroit, MI, this morning. The team is headed to the 2012 Mid-American Conference Championship game against Northern Illinois. The two teams will meet Friday at 7 p.m. in Ford Field. The Flashes captured the MAC East Division title earlier this season with a perfect 8-0 record. Kent State’s overall 11-1 record makes them bowl-eligible, and they could possibly make an appearance in the Orange Bowl if they win in Detroit tomorrow. If you want a ticket to Detroit, the deadline to order your game ticket from Kent State is today at 4:30 p.m. You can call the Kent …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
First-year Kent State coach leading team to first MAC Championship appearance since 1972