KENT STATE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Hall Named an All-High Major Honoree

Kent State University men's basketball senior Jimmy Hall has been named a College Sports Madness All-High Major honoree.

Win Cash at Dix Stadium Through 5050 Raffle

Fans attending Dix Stadium for home football games this season have an opportunity to win cash by participating in Kent State's 5050 raffle.

Men's Basketball Holds Clinic for CSS Class

The Kent State University men's basketball team put on a basketball clinic Wednesday morning for the Career and Community Studies program's Personal Exploration class.

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...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

RSVP For Sixth Annual KACC/KSU Tip-Off Breakfast

The Kent Area Chamber of Commerce and Kent State Athletics is set to host the sixth annual KACC/KSU Tip-Off Breakfast on Thursday, Oct. 27 in the M.A.C. Center.

Basketball Season Tickets Now on Sale

Season ticket packages are now on sale for 2016-17 season for Kent State University men's and women's basketball.

No. 1 Alabama Hosts Flashes Saturday

Coming off its strongest all-around performance in the last 12 months, Kent State closes out non-conference play Saturday, visiting No. 1 Alabama at Bryant-Denny Stadium.

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...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Football notches first win, 27-7 over Monmouth

Mylik Mitchell's two touchdown passes to Nick Holley led the way as the Golden Flashes improved to 1-2

Bamiro's TD pass lifts NC A&T over Kent St. 39-36 in 4OT

KENT, Ohio (AP) Third-string quarterback, and fifth-year senior, Oluwafemi Bamiro threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Denzel Keyes in the fourth overtime and North Carolina A&T beat Kent State 39-36 on Saturday night. The opening kickoff was delayed more than two hours due to bad weather. Tarik Cohen ran for 133 yards and a score and added 125 yards receiving, while Jeremy...
Via Associated Press
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Kent State Men's Basketball MAC Schedule Released

The Mid-American Conference has released its men's basketball 2016-17 league schedule, with Kent State beginning MAC play at home on Jan. 3 against Ball State.

Holley Claims Defensive Player of the Week Honor

Kent State senior safety Nate Holley (Toledo, Ohio) was named Mid-American Conference East Division Defensive Player of the Week Monday, following his performance against Penn State.

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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  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...
Via Dodgers Digest
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....
Via Associated Press
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...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Gophers vs. Golden Flashes

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Via Fox Sports North
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...
Via Campus Sports Net
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...
Via Gamedayr
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...
Via The Other Paper
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...
Via Associated Press
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Female kicker makes extra point for Kent State

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...
Via Associated Press
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...
Via Campus Sports Net
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...
Via Campus Sports Net
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...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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