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Cubs April 10 Minor League Recap

Tyler Skulina, the Cubs 2013 fourth-round pick out of Kent State, earned his first pro victory Thursday afternoon as Kane County beat Fort Wayne 7-5. Javier Baez blasted his second homer and Kyle Hendricks tossed seven strong innings as Iowa beat Nashville 5-1. Tennessee got shutout by the Lookouts and Daytona got blasted by Dunedin 12-2.
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Olympian Nick Goepper picks Kent State student for dream date

Cleverly crafted lyrics and a penchant for playing guitar have helped an Ohio girl land a date with an Olympian. Nick Goepper, the American who won a bronze medal in ski slopestyle at the Sochi games, wasn't satisfied with just earning hardware. His medal-winning monent came a day before Valentine's Day and the 19-year-old was without a special someone. When you earn a medal...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Kent State’s Dri Archer came .02 seconds away from breaking Chris Johnson’s NFL Combine 40-yard-dash record

Kent State’s Dri Archer was just a hair off from breaking Chris Johnson’s All-Time NFL Combine record in the 40-yard-dash.  The running-back posted a official time of 4.26, just 0.2 seconds off Johnson’s time of 4.24 at the 2008 Combine. Some NFL team is going to be very happy to have this type of speed on their team. Can’t lie archer had the boi nervous — Chris Johnson...
Via Diehardsport
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Kent State’s Dri Archer Comes Just .02 Seconds Short Of Chris Johnson’s NFL Combine 40-Yard Dash Record

If you don’t know much about Kent State’s Dri Archer, you will probably hear a lot about him leading up to draft day. The shifty running back had an incredible performance in the 40-yard dash today, running an official time of 4.26, just .02 seconds behind Chris Johnson’s combine record of 4.24. Nice. RT @NFL_CFB: Dri Archer’s official 40 time: 4.26. Just missed Chris Johnson’s...
Via College Spun
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Dri Archer eyes Combine 40-yard dash record

As second chances go, Dri Archer is one-for-one. There's plenty at stake as he officially begins his quest to make that two-for-two. Archer put himself on the NFL radar with a big season at Kent State in 2012, a year after an administrative academic issue kept him on the sideline. He spent as much as time on the sideline nursing leg and ankle injuries last fall as he did on the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Kent State baseball preview

The college baseball season began President's Day weekend. The Kent State flashes play Arizona, ranked 33rd to start the year. The Flashes won’t play at home till the end of March which makes perfect sense to anyone who has stepped outside in this frigid Ohio weather recently. The Kent State flashes are the best college baseball team in the state of Ohio, and it’s not really...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Hamlin makes strong first start as Arizona routs Kent State

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Cody Hamlin tossed seven strong innings on the mound and received a healthy dose of run support as the Arizona baseball team brushed off a Saturday setback with a 7-1 victory Sunday at Hi Corbett Field to take two of three games from visiting Kent State. A junior-college transfer from Western Nevada College, Hamlin (W, 1-0) was in control throughout his first start...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona baseball routed by Kent State

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Kent State scored 11 first-inning runs and held off Arizona the rest of the way for a 14-5 victory Saturday to even the three-game series at Hi Corbett Field. The Golden Flashes jumped all over Wildcats starter Tyler Crawford in the initial frame, chasing the lefty after he faced eight batters and recorded just one out. The initial onslaught continued against right...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona baseball routs Kent State in season opener

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The Arizona baseball team opened the season with a bang Friday night, routing Kent State 13-1 before a crowd of 3,613 that was treated to a postgame fireworks show at Hi Corbett Field. Senior right-hander James Farris (W, 1-0) seemingly pitched better as the game wore on, finishing with nine strikeouts over 7 2/3 innings on the mound, while freshman designated hitter...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Wildcats host Kent State to open 2014 baseball season

Senior James Farris will start on the mound as Arizona opens its 2014 baseball season on Friday night against Kent State. Game time is 6 pm. at Hi Corbett Field. The two teams will continue the three-game series with games at 6 p.m. on Saturday and noon on Sunday. Tyler Crawford will start on Saturday for Arizona, with junior college transfer Cody Hamlin getting the Sunday start...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 8 LSU eager to meet upset-minded Kent State

Why, here's a familiar early season scenario for eighth-ranked LSU. A non-conference team enters Death Valley on Saturday night as a more-than five-touchdown underdog. Still, college football powerhouses are vulnerable to upsets, and players at Kent State (1-1), which beat a ranked team last year, ask why they shouldn't be the ones to end LSU's 43-game regular season...
Via AP on Fox
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Storm postpones Fairfield-Kent State game

A winter storm has postponed Fairfield's game against Kent State in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament until Wednesday. The game was scheduled for Tuesday at Kent State's M.A.C. center on campus, but bad weather in the East forced a delay in Fairfield's travel plans. The team had been expected to arrive in Ohio on Monday night, but won't be arriving...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Archer facing big decision after KSU bowl

Kent State's dream season ends Sunday night in the GoDaddy Bowl. Dri Archer has a little more than a week to make a decision on whether it's his last game as a college player. After spending 2011 on the sidelines, the dynamic but diminutive Archer earned first-team All-American honors as a kick returner despite the fact that no opponent has actually kicked to him since early...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Reports: Hazell leaving Kent State for Purdue

Darrell Hazell is expected to leave Kent State to coach Purdue, according to reports. Hazell, who in his second year led the Golden Flashes to an 11-2 record and their first bowl since 1972, had not told Kent State officials he was leaving as of late Tuesday night. However, a person close to Kent State's program said Hazell has scheduled a Wednesday morning meeting with his...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Kent State's Darrell Hazell named MAC's top coach

Kent State's Darrell Hazell has been named the Mid-American Conference's coach of the year after directing the Golden Flashes' stunning turnaround. In his second season, Hazell has Kent State ranked in the AP poll for the first time since 1973 and headed to its first bowl game since 1972. The No. 18 Golden Flashes have won 10 straight games going into Friday's MAC...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss
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