Men's Basketball Television Dates Announced

The Mid-American Conference has announced its initial television schedule for the 2016-17 men's basketball schedule, with Kent State featured multiple times nationally and regionally this year. The schedule is the largest men's and women's basketball television schedule in league history. 

Zabo and De La Rosa Talk Kent State Hoops

Kent State athletics sat down with Kevin Zabo and Adonis De La Rosa of the Kent State men's basketball team to talk about their journeys to Kent State and this year's men's basketball team. 

Flashes Host Ohio Saturday at Dix Stadium

Kent State looks to get back into the thick of the of the MAC East race Saturday, hosting division rival Ohio inside Dix Stadium. The Golden Flashes and Bobcats will be meeting for the 69th time.

Miami (Ohio) rallies to beat Kent State 18-14

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) Gus Ragland connected with Kenny Young for a 55-yard touchdown pass and Deondre Daniels got a key interception four plays later to lift Miami (Ohio) to its first win of the season with an 18-14 victory over Kent State on Saturday. Trailing most of the game, the Redhawks (1-6, 1-2 Mid-American) took their first lead when Young hauled in Ragland's pass around midfield...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Holley's Two Touchdowns Not Enough in Loss at Miami

Injuries continued to mount as Kent State fell 18-14 at Miami

Flashes Looking for Second Straight Road Win at Miami

Kent State looks to win back-to-back road games for the first time since 2012 Saturday when the Golden Flashes take on MAC East Division rival Miami at Yager Stadium.

Holley Takes Second Straight Player of the Week Honor

For the second consecutive week, Kent State junior quarterback Nick Holley was named Mid-American Conference East Division Offensive Player of the Week on Monday.  In his second career start at quarterback, Holley led the Golden Flashes to a 44-20 victory at Buffalo this past Saturday.

Holley's 4 rush TDs leads Kent State over Buffalo 44-20

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Nick Holley rushed for 224 yards on 24 carries with four touchdowns - tying a team record with six other players - and Kent State handled Buffalo 44-20 on Saturday. Holley also completed 7 of 13 passes for 89 yards. The Golden Flashes (2-4, 1-1 Mid-American) build a 20-3 halftime lead on Holley's 67-yard touchdown run and a 15-yard fumble recovery by James Alexander...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Holley's 4 Touchdowns Leads Flashes to First MAC Win

Nick Holley ran for 224 yards and four touchdowns as Kent State beat Buffalo 44-20

Here Are Some Highlights Of Julian Edelman Playing QB At Kent State

The New England Patriots could enter Thursday night’s game against the Houston Texans with the understanding that wide receiver Julian Edelman might be called upon to play quarterback. It would take an unfortunate set of circumstances, as the Patriots are expected to hand the quarterback keys to rookie Jacoby Brissett with Jimmy Garoppolo injured and Tom Brady still serving his...
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Mitchell's 2 TD passes carry Kent State past Monmouth, 27-7

KENT, Ohio (AP) Mylik Mitchell threw two touchdown passes to Nick Holley in the second half and Kent State got its first victory with a 27-7 win over Monmouth in the Golden Flashes' home opener Saturday. Kent State (1-2) lost in four overtimes to North Carolina A&T last week and fell to Penn State in the season opener. Mitchell, a redshirt freshman, completed 14 of 18 pass...
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September 17, 2016  |  Discuss

PSU kicker destroys Kent State return man with big hit

Penn State kicker Joey Julius jacked up a Kent State return man in Saturday’s game, delivering a hit that even defenders would be jealous of. Check it out. Ever see a 258-pound kicker level a returner? Joey Julius did it, and it's as great as it sounds. — Big Ten Network (@BigTenNetwork) September 3, 2016 Boom!
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September 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Penn State kicker Joey Julius destroys kick returner

Some football kickers are content to kick the ball and that’s it. Others like to get their hands dirty and try to make a tackle here and there on special teams. We certainly know where Joey Julius lies on that scale. Julius, a bearded badboy who is listed at 5-foot-10 and 258 pounds on Penn State’s website, made a monster tackle during kick coverage against Kent State on Saturday...
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September 03, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 MLB Draft Profile: LHP Eric Lauer, Kent State

Up next in the 2016 MLB Draft profile series is college pitcher Eric Lauer, who threw a no-hitter and thoroughly dominated his competition. Previous entries Josh Lowe Matt Manning Justin Dunn Nolan Jones Cody Sedlock Jordan Sheffield William Benson Vitals 6’3, 205 pounds Position: Pitcher Bats: Right Throws: Left DOB: June 3, 1995 Location Kent, Ohio Class: Junior RankingsBaseball...
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June 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Kent State routs Oberlin in nonconference finale, 104-58

KENT, Ohio (AP) Jimmy Hall and Deon Edwin combined to score 35 points as Kent State closed out the nonconference portion of its schedule with a 104-58 rout of Division III Oberlin College Saturday night. Kent State (9-4) is now 3-1 all-time in the series. Oberlin won the last meeting, 62-60 during the 1945-46 season. The Golden Flashes pulled away steadily in the first half....
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January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Kent State punter punts a ball two yards

Twitter Kent State senior punter Anthony Melchiori won’t be writing home about this TWO-YARD punt Saturday against Minnesota.  There weren’t swirling winds (five mph).  It didn’t get partially blocked (there was nobody near him).  It didn’t even come off the side of his foot. But, it did only go two yards.  That’s a feat. There was just a 2-yard punt in the Kent...
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September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Gophers vs. Golden Flashes

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September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

April Goss becomes 2nd woman to score in CFB

Before a crowd of 15,000 at Dix Stadium, April Goss, a former soccer star that decided to turn in her shinguards for a helmet, notched her first extra point of the season in the second quarter as Kent State outperformed Delaware State, 45-13. A decision by head coach Paul Haynes came just before halftime as he called a timeout when first-string kicker, Shane Hynes, was called over...
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September 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Kent State kicker becomes second woman to score in game

Amidst all the surprising upsets and big plays in college football on Saturday, a routine extra point kick resonated as one of the loudest plays in the history of the game. April Goss, a kicker for Kent State, came into the game with her team up 29-6 over Delaware State and kicked the extra point, immediately getting mobbed by her teammates. April Goss kicking the point after...
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September 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Female kicker makes historic extra point for Kent State football team (VIDEO)

The kick wasn't perfect, but that hardly mattered to April Goss when she finally got her big chance to get on the football field. In doing so, Goss made the extra point — and history. A four-year member of Kent State's football team, Goss kicked the extra point in the first half Saturday in a 45-13 win over Delaware State, becoming the second woman to score in a major college...
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September 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Kent State kicker becomes second woman to score in major college game

April Goss finally got her chance and kicked her way into history. A four-year member of Kent State's team, Goss kicked an extra point in the first half against Delaware State, becoming the second woman to score in a major college football game. Wearing No. 91, Goss made the kick with 4:30 left in the second quarter, giving the Golden Flashes a 29-6 lead. Following the touchdown...
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September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Kent State coach promises female kicker will see the field

Don’t look now, but you may see a female kicker on the field for the Kent State football team at some point this season. April Goss, a fourth-year walk-on for the Golden Flashes, has never played in a real game, but head coach Paul Haynes made a pledge Thursday to finally give her some playing time before its too late. “Before this year’s out, she’ll get out there. I promise...
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September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Weather postpones Illinois-Kent State matchup to today

Though Illinois and Kent State were set to open their respective seasons in Champaign last night, Mother Nature had other ideas. Due to torrential rain that made the field at Memorial Stadium impossible to use, the game was postponed until 2 p.m. ET this afternoon. Illinois made the announcement on its official athletics website. The game will not be televised, but will be available...
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September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Why David Shaw stays on The Farm and turns down the NFL

By Emily Van Buskirk Hell hath no fury like a college football coach asked for the umpteenth time if he is leaving for the NFL. But Stanford head coach David Shaw is used to the question by now and handles it the way he handles all inquiries he may or may not particularly enjoy talking about: with his patented half smile and an intelligently crafted, only slightly sarcastic response...
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August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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