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December 7, 2011
Brittany Lewis scored 14 points to lead Temple in a 68-33 rout of Kent State in women's basketball action last night at the Liacouras Center. Kristen McCarthy and Shey Peddy added 13 points apiece in a game Temple (4-5) never trailed as it took a 32-12 lead in the firsthalf, despite shooting 3-of-19 from the arc and just 41 percent from the field. Itziar Llobet was the only player in double figures for Kent State (1-6), finishing with 13 points. Diamon Beckford added nine.
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June 7, 2003 | By Shannon Ryan INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
La'Kia Stewart, a forward on Central High's Public League girls' basketball championship team this season, said she found an up-tempo pace to match her game in Kent State. She signed last week to play at the Ohio school. The 5-foot-9 senior averaged 16.4 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists for the Lancers this season. She finished her high school career with 1,255 points - the third-most ever, boys or girls, at Central. Stewart said she also considered Coppin State and La Salle.
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May 7, 1994
While much of the American journalistic world was earnestly bending over backward, pretending that Richard M. Nixon was something other than an amoral crook, an anniversary came. On Wednesday, it was 24 years since Nixon, aided and abetted by Gov. James Rhodes, the Butcher of Kent State, saw the results of his insane Vietnam policy result in casualties on the grass lawns of Kent, Ohio. On Wednesday, Rhodes and Spiro Agnew, the only convicted felon ever to serve as vice president of the United States, were still alive.
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November 22, 2011 | By Marc Narducci, Inquirer Staff Writer
Two teams with an eye on a bowl will provide Temple's regular-season finale Friday at noon against Kent State with a playoff atmosphere at Lincoln Financial Field. Temple (7-4) is bowl eligible, while Kent State (5-6) still needs a sixth win to become bowl eligible. While the winner isn't guaranteed a bowl berth, the loser is likely to stay home. That is definitely the situation in Kent State's case, which adds even more to the homecoming of Golden Flashes first-year head coach Darrell Hazell, a graduate of Cinnaminson High.
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September 21, 2013
When: Saturday at 3:30 p.m. Where: Beaver Stadium, State College. Records: Kent State, 1-2. Penn State, 2-1. TV/Radio: Big Ten Network; WNTP-AM (990), WNPV-AM (1440). Coaches: Kent State, Paul Haynes (1st season, 1-2); Penn State, Bill O'Brien (2d season, 10-5). Series: Penn State is 3-0 against Kent State, but the victories in 2003 and 2010 have been vacated because of NCAA sanctions. Weather advisory: The National Weather Service is calling for an 80 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms during the game.
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November 13, 2013 | By John N. Mitchell, Inquirer Staff Writer
The Temple Owls saw their string of five straight home-opening wins come to an end Monday night as they dropped an 81-77 decision to Kent State at the Liacouras Center. Kent State closed the game by outscoring the Owls (1-1) by 22-10 down the stretch. Kent State (2-0) was led by Derek Jackson and Devareaux Manley with 17 points each. The Owls placed five players in double figures, led by Will Cummings' 17 points. Anthony Lee and Quenton DeCosey both finished with 16 for Temple, which also received 15 points from Dalton Pepper and 11 from Mark Williams.
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March 20, 2004 | By Mel Greenberg INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Almost two weeks after suffering a tough defeat at home to Temple in the Atlantic Ten Conference tournament title game, the St. Joseph's women's basketball team returned to Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse last night and used the alternative method of keeping the season alive. Coach Cindy Griffin's team gained solid control over Kent State early in the second half and went on to beat the Golden Flashes, 61-51, in a Women's National Invitation Tournament first-round game. Senior Erin Brady led the Hawks (21-10)
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June 20, 2012 | Associated Press
OMAHA, Neb. - Kent State scored four unearned runs and another on a wild pitch, then held off Florida's comeback bid in the ninth to eliminate the top-seeded Gators from the College World Series with a 5-4 victory on Monday. The Gators loaded the bases with one out in the ninth against shaky relievers Michael Clark and Josh Pierce. But Pierce fought back from a 3-0 count to strike out Casey Turgeon when Turgeon couldn't check his swing and got called out on an appeal to the third-base umpire.
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May 3, 1995 | by Rick Selvin, Daily News Staff Writer
Fran Oldynski answered his telephone that early May day back in 1970 and heard the voice of his brother. He also heard another sound - the roar of helicopter blades. Something was not right. "My brother was a graduate student at Kent State," Oldynski said this week. "He was studying history - and that week he began to realize he was watching history in the making. " Oldynski, a member of the Abington Monthly Meeting, is one of the driving forces behind a week of programs titled "Kent State Remembered.
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June 15, 2016 | Philly.com Staff
The Penn State football team is scheduled to host Temple at noon on Sept. 17, the school announced Monday. The Nittany Lions opened the 2015 season at Temple, and the Owls earned a 27-10 win. The last time Temple visited Beaver Stadium, in 2014, Penn State won, 30-13. Penn State also announced it will open the 2016 season in Beaver Stadium against Kent State on Sept. 3 at 3:30 p.m.. Both the Temple and Kent State games are to be shown on the Big Ten Network. The Nittany Lions had already announced a visit to Pittsburgh on Sept.
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June 6, 2016 | By Rick O'Brien, STAFF WRITER
The state baseball playoffs begin Monday, with 15 area teams seeking to claim gold on June 17 at Penn State's Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. But before the players on the diamond take center stage, let's talk some football. Specifically, the top uncommitted recruits in the Class of 2017 from Southeastern Pennsylvania - and their college possibilities. Here's our top-10 list, which is based on current abilities and potential to exceed at the next level. 1. D'Andre Swift, St. Joseph's Prep, RB. A dynamic and versatile playmaker, the 5-foot-10, 210-pounder is seriously considering scholarship offers from Alabama, Clemson, Florida State, Georgia, and Penn State.
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December 19, 2015 | By Phil Anastasia, Staff Writer
Jamal Parker said he trusted his "gut. " Parker, a Camden Catholic senior and first-team all-South Jersey selection as a defensive back, on Thursday committed to attend Kent State on a football scholarship. Parker made his official visit to Kent State last weekend and said he knew it was the right place for him. "I could just tell this was where I wanted to be," Parker said. "It's a lot bigger school than I realized, but I felt really comfortable there. " The 5-foot-9, 170-pound Parker also had offers from Colgate, Lafayette, Rhode Island, Towson, Buffalo, Army, and Lehigh.
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November 13, 2013 | BY DICK JERARDI, Daily News Staff Writer jerardd@phillynews.com
TEMPLE'S FIVE seniors from last season's team are playing professionally in China, Japan, Germany, Luxembourg and Ukraine. This team's only senior is Dalton Pepper. The good news is that the young Owls were good enough to earn big leads against Penn on Saturday at the Palestra and Kent State last night at the Liacouras Center. The unsurprising news is they could not hold the lead either time. It worked out in the end against the Quakers, but did not work down the stretch against the Golden Flashes.
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November 13, 2013 | By John N. Mitchell, Inquirer Staff Writer
The Temple Owls saw their string of five straight home-opening wins come to an end Monday night as they dropped an 81-77 decision to Kent State at the Liacouras Center. Kent State closed the game by outscoring the Owls (1-1) by 22-10 down the stretch. Kent State (2-0) was led by Derek Jackson and Devareaux Manley with 17 points each. The Owls placed five players in double figures, led by Will Cummings' 17 points. Anthony Lee and Quenton DeCosey both finished with 16 for Temple, which also received 15 points from Dalton Pepper and 11 from Mark Williams.
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September 23, 2013
When: Saturday at 3:30 p.m. Where: Beaver Stadium, State College. Records: Kent State, 1-2. Penn State, 2-1. TV/Radio: Big Ten Network; WNTP-AM (990), WNPV-AM (1440). Coaches: Kent State, Paul Haynes (1st season, 1-2); Penn State, Bill O'Brien (2d season, 10-5). Series: Penn State is 3-0 against Kent State, but the victories in 2003 and 2010 have been vacated because of NCAA sanctions. Weather advisory: The National Weather Service is calling for an 80 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms during the game.
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September 23, 2013 | By Joe Juliano, Inquirer Staff Writer
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - The rain poured down and the pristine green grass of Beaver Stadium became slippery, but that didn't stop Penn State's relentless three-headed running-back crew. With Christian Hackenberg struggling for the first time as a college quarterback, the Nittany Lions relied on Zach Zwinak, Akeel Lynch, and Bill Belton for 278 of their 287 rushing yards and all four touchdowns in a 34-0 victory over Kent State. The Lions defense, burned for 507 total yards in a loss the previous week to Central Florida, righted itself by holding the Golden Flashes (1-3)
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September 22, 2013 | By Joe Juliano, Inquirer Staff Writer
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Penn State's young cornerbacks impressed in their first two games as new starters before coming back to earth last week with a clunk against Central Florida. Sophomores Jordan Lucas and Trevor Williams appeared to be a step slow or leaning the wrong way the majority of the time whenever quarterback Blake Bortles threw the football in their direction to one of several talented receivers. The proof showed on the scoreboard: UCF 34, Penn State 31. But it's a new week for the Lions on Saturday at Beaver Stadium with Kent State (1-2)
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September 10, 2013
Michael Jack's Top 10 1. Alabama (1-0). Idle. Tide has been pointing to this one for some time now. Saturday: at Texas A&M. 2. Ohio State (2-0). Beat San Diego State, 42-7. Buckeyes last visited Berkeley in 1972. Saturday: at California. 3. Oregon (2-0). Beat Virginia, 59-10. So what's changed? Saturday: vs. Tennessee. 4. Stanford (1-0). Beat San Jose State, 34-13. Hasn't played at Army since 1976. Saturday: at Army. 5. Texas A&M (2-0).
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