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Flashes of Brilliance
Drumming Group YAMATO to Perform at PAC
YAMATO: The Drummers of Japan bring their high energy performance filled with heart-thumping rhythms and explosive beats.to the Performing Arts Center at Kent State University - Tuscarawas on Tuesday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m.
YAMATO is a Japanese Taiko drumming group based in Asuka-mura Nara Prefecture which is well known by Japanese people as the hometown of Japan. They call themselves “YAMATO, the Taiko drumming group that travels all over the world”. They have given more than 4,000 shows across 54 countries around the world since their formation in 1993.
YAMATO’s Taiko w
All Three Senior Eagles Earn All-American Accolades
All three senior members of the Golden Eagles men's basketball team earned USCAA All-American honors at the awards presentation at Virginia State University on Sunday afternoon. VSU is the site of the men's and women's national basketball championships and also hosted a skills competition that opened up the 2023 tournament.
London Cobbs, a shooting guard who earned USCAA DII, Second Team All-American honors as a junior (last year) and was recently named a two-time USCAA D2 National Player of the Week, won the favor of coaches and athletic directors alike and earned First Team All-
Young Scientists Think Outside the Box
Emerging scientists from three counties took part in the Ohio District 13 Science Day competition hosted by Kent State University at Tuscarawas on Saturday, March 4. Middle school and high school students from Carroll, Stark and Tuscarawas counties participated in the competition and displayed their knowledge and passion for various areas of science. District 13 Science Day is under the umbrella of the Ohio Academy of Science, the leading organization in Ohio advancing the understanding and practice of science, engineering and technology.
This year marked the return of in-person S
Eagles Impress Tournament Committee, Earn Overall No. 5 Seed
The Kent State University of Tuscarawas Golden Eagles celebrated a hugely successful season culminated by an eight-game winning streak and a 20-9 record, good enough to impress the USCAA D2 National Basketball Championship committee and earn the No. 5 overall seed in the post season tournament in Richmond, VA, next week.
The Eagles are one of just five teams with 20-win seasons and received one of seven at-large bids awarded to the tournament. The remaining three teams won automatic bids by virtue of winning their conference championships.
They will play No. 4 seed Berke
Alumnus Named Coach of the Year in Florida District 9
Former Golden Eagles basketball standout, Zach Camporese, has just been voted high school Coach of the Year in the Florida Athletic Coaches Association, 6A, District 9 and Overall Coach of the Year for all classifications of District 9 by his peers.
Camporese, a 2020 graduate of Kent State University at Tuscarawas with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, just completed his second season as the head coach at New Smyrna Beach High School in Volusia County, Florida. New Smyrna Beach is a D-II high school, and the Barracudas play in the Florida High School Athletic Associati
Homeschool Students Feel at Home on the Tuscarawas Campus
Homeschool students felt right at home on campus during the Homeschool Engineering Workshop held earlier this month in conjunction with the engineering department and the makerspace at Kent State University at Tuscarawas.
More than 40 homeschool students from Tuscarawas and Stark counties, aged 5 to 18, participated in the firsthand workshop. Middle school- and high school-aged students learned about fuel cell energy, while elementary-aged school students discovered how propeller-driven vehicles operate, providing all students a firsthand look into the Kent State Tuscarawas Engine