KENT STATE GOLDEN FLASHES NEWS

Flashes Open 2015 Season Friday at Illinois

Beginning the 2015 season with a much more experienced team from a year ago, Kent State visits Illinois Friday night at 9 p.m. Eastern on Big Ten Network.  Twenty four Golden Flashes (12 offense, 12 defense) got their first career start last season, but Friday night's lineup will have a different feel to it.
Via Kent State FB - Official Site
19 hours ago

MAC Men’s Basketball Schedule Announced for 2015-16 Season

Defending MAC regular season co-champion Kent State will begin 18-game conference slate with a trip to Kalamazoo to take on Western Michigan on January 5.
Via Kent State BB - Official Site
3 days ago

Reda to Carry on Bitsko Legacy With 54 Jersey

When the number 54 came off the sides of Kent State helmets following the 2014 season, players missed having it displayed and wanted to continue to honor their former teammate.  
Via Kent State FB - Official Site
4 days ago

Alonzo Walker Joins Kent State Men’s Basketball Program

Forward Alonzo Walker is the fourth member of Kent State men's basketball's incoming class for the 2015-16 season.
Via Kent State BB - Official Site
5 days ago

Overall team depth key for Kent State coach Paul Haynes

Kent State football coach Paul Haynes notes that with the exception of cornerback, depth is the key word for during preseason camp.
Via The Plain Dealer
13 days ago

Kent State football begins practice on the road, ready for a new season

With outside expectations low, but inside expectations high, Kent State will spend its first week of football practice at the Athletes in Action facility in Xenia, Ohio for team bonding.
Via The Plain Dealer
21 days ago

Nolan Jones Joins Football Staff

The Kent State football program welcomed the addition of Nolan Jones as director of football operations on this week.  A veteran in football operations, Jones has served as a director at four other FBS programs.
Via Kent State FB - Official Site
24 days ago

Edelman to Serve as Grand Marshal at Homecoming Parade

Julian Edelman, former Kent State University Golden Flashes quarterback and current member of the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots, will return to his alma mater to serve as Homecoming Parade Grand Marshal when Kent State holds its annual Homecoming on Oct. 3.
Via Kent State FB - Official Site
29 days ago

Kent State Draws SMU on Opening Night of Las Vegas Classic

Kent State was matched up against SMU, as the pairings for the 2015 Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas on December 22-23 were announced on Friday (July 31).
Via Kent State BB - Official Site
July 31, 2015

Kent State out to prove pundits wrong: 2015 MAC Football Media Day

Being picked at bottom of MAC Football media poll not a problem for Kent State coach Paul Haynes.
Via The Plain Dealer
July 29, 2015

Kent State safety Jordan Italiano, college football's smartest player

Mid-American Conference Players were visible on several NFL.com top 15 lists, but Kent State's Jordan Italiano was the only player ranked No. 1. And he's the smartest.
Via The Plain Dealer
July 22, 2015

Monster Shake Wednesdays

Kent State Football's Offensive Line gives us a look at their weekly tradition. 
Via Kent State FB - Official Site
July 01, 2015

Kent State Releases Non-Conference Schedule for 2015-16 Men’s Basketball Season

KENT, Ohio – Head coach Rob Senderoff announced the non-conference portion of the 2015-16 Kent State men's basketball season, which is highlighted by a trip to the Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic and matchups against a pair of regional rivals, on Tuesday (June 30). The 13-game slate features six home games at the Memorial Athletic Convocation Center.
Via Kent State BB - Official Site
June 30, 2015

Teacher working to ensure pioneer Walker is remembered

Craig Brown grew up in Columbiana County. He wasn’t far from the final resting place of a baseball pioneer, but he didn’t know it – until he read “Black Diamond: The Story of the Negro Baseball Leagues.” That was his introduction to Moses Fleetwood Walker. Before Jackie Robinson broke the color line in 1947 – 63 years before, in fact – Fleet Walker became the first...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Kent State to Compete in 2015 Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic

Kent State will join Colorado, Penn State and SMU in field of 2015 Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic on December 22-23.
Via Kent State BB - Official Site
June 18, 2015

Kent State Golden Flashes 2015 Preview and Prediction

Kent State’s 11-3 season and MAC East title in 2012 is a distant memory. The Golden Flashes are 6-17 in two seasons under Paul Haynes and...
Via Athlon Sports
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Four Defensive Players Named to Steele's Preseason All-MAC Team

In 2014, the Kent State defense featured 11 players with 30 or more tackles on the season.  All of them will be back in 2015, including four defensive Golden Flashes named to Phil Steele's 2015 Preseason All-Mid-American Conference Team on Monday.
Via Kent State FB - Official Site
June 01, 2015

Pinkel Inducted Into MAC Hall of Fame

Former Kent State football team captain and tight end Gary Pinkel was inducted into the Mid-American Conference Hall of Fame Wednesday night at the Cleveland Renaissance Hotel.
Via Kent State FB - Official Site
May 28, 2015

Akron, Kent State among eight going for MAC Baseball Tournament title

Kent State looks to defend its MAC Baseball Tournament title while Akron is one of seven other teams looking to dethrone the Golden Flashes.
Via The Plain Dealer
May 20, 2015

Kent State extends basketball coach Rob Senderoff for five years

Kent State basketball coach Rob Senderoff rewarded with a new contract, including five-year extension.
Via The Plain Dealer
May 18, 2015

Kent State and Rob Senderoff enter into a new five-year agreement

Kent State University has reached a new agreement with men's basketball head coach Rob Senderoff through the 2020-21 season.
Via Kent State BB - Official Site
May 18, 2015

Kent State loses court case with former football coach, owes over $100,000

Former Kent State defensive coordinator Jim Fleming awarded $112,000 over firing.
Via The Plain Dealer
April 28, 2015

Basketball signing day quiet at Akron, Cleveland State and Kent State: College Basketball Insider

Akron, Cleveland State and Kent State have scholarships to give, but no announcements are ready to be made, yet.
Via The Plain Dealer
April 15, 2015

Kent State spring football includes small changes for the 2015 season

Kent State football looks to be faster and quicker on offense in 2015 after changes were made during spring football drills.
Via The Plain Dealer
April 09, 2015

Golden Flashes Continue Road Tour at Northern Arizona in CIT Quarterfinals

Kent State (23-11) will play at Northern Arizona in the quarterfinals of the 2015 CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament Friday night.
Via Kent State BB - Official Site
March 26, 2015
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