Chili Bowl run coming
Registration is underway for Mantua's Chili Bowl 5K, which is hosted by Advanced Rehabilitation and Health Specialists.
This year's event is scheduled to take place April 7 at 6 p.m. Races are set to begin at 4707 Mill Street in Mantua and head east on the Headwaters Trail.
Pre-registration includes a customized ceramic mug for the first 72 at the price of $20. Student registration costs $10, day of race price is $22 (and will include a mug if any are left) or $15 if no mugs are available.
Registration is scheduled to open April 7 at 5:15 p.m. Racers can stay after to try different chilies and vote for their favorite bowl. There will be prizes for the winners of the vegetable and meat chili contest.
Personal chili recipes also can be entered for a chance to be the 2017 Chili Bowl cook-off winner. Call the office by March 30 to enter. Registration is available by either coming into the office, mailing in registration forms and payment or using the online system at Advance Rehab's website.
Flashes bow out
It was one and done for the Kent State men's and women's basketball teams in the NCAA and National Invitation Tournament.
The men lost to UCLA 97-80 in the NCAA tourney and the women lost to Michigan 67-60 in the opening round of the NIT.
The Flashes men ended their season 22-14 and the women ended 19-13. For the men, Jaylin Walker tallied 23 points and Jimmy Hall had 20.
Larissa Lurken had 19 points and 8 rebounds and broke the single-season national record for most made free throws at 280.