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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Personal records galore: Head colds and a shaky start doesn’t slow cross country down

James Goddard, Reporter October 3, 2022

Even while battling illness and a rough start to the race, almost all of Kent State's cross country runners managed to outperform Saturday. “We had a lot of people sick last week,” coach James Croft...

Soccer strikes back: Last-second KSU goal leads to a tie in 25th anniversary battle

Jacob Shondel, Reporter October 3, 2022

With forty seconds left in Sunday’s game, Kent State’s soccer team had a set piece 35 yards from the goal and was looking for a player in a position to score. Sophomore midfielder Alisa Arthur fired...

Versatile volleyball switches up its lineup in second conference weekend

Isabella Schreck, Sports Editor October 2, 2022

Setter Kiersten Kraus, defensive specialist Fabiana Mucciola and middle blocker Sadie Wright saw the most playing time of their seasons so far Friday and Saturday. “We had situations where we started...

The Kent State football team celebrates after scoring a touchdown.

Reaction to MACtion: Record-breaking performances rake in homecoming success

Jacob Hansen, Reporter October 2, 2022

In its homecoming matchup, Kent State’s football team became the first team in FBS history to have a 240-yard rusher and a 240-yard receiver in the same game. Redshirt junior wide receiver Dante Cephas...

‘We let one get away’: Soccer’s slow start leads to first conference loss

Jacob Shondel, Reporter September 30, 2022

All season, coach Rob Marinaro has preached the importance of playing strong for the entire 90 minutes. In Thursday’s game against Western Michigan, the Broncos scored all three of their goals in the...

Ready for some MACtion: Football looks for action in homecoming conference opener

Jacob Hansen, Reporter September 29, 2022

Kent State’s football program became the second team in two seasons to score more than 20 points on No. 1 Georgia Sept. 24. But coach Sean Lewis is not resting on that performance as his team prepares...

Men’s golf is on a roll, tying for second place for the second time this season

Brady Hamilton, Reporter September 29, 2022

Men’s golf coach Jon Mills said his team’s work ethic is paying off. For the second consecutive tournament, the Flashes tied for second out of over 12 teams. “It's the experience of our team,”...

School down the road gets shut out: Soccer remains top of MAC with perfect conference record

Jacob Shondel, Reporter September 26, 2022

Before conference play, Kent State’s soccer team started the season 0-5-2. Now two games into its conference schedule, the team is undefeated in the Mid-American Conference. Coach Rob Marinaro attributes...

Rookie and veteran skaters make moves in hockey’s opening weekend split

Mia Cadle, Reporter September 26, 2022

Fresh off an opening-weekend split with Syracuse, Kent State’s hockey team wants to be more aggressive as it heads into its home opener Sunday against Lawrence Tech.  “I think our main thing is...

Kent State graduate student Alex Haffner (right) sets the ball for Danie Tyson (left).

MAC preseason poll no. 1 lives up to the hype as volleyball falls in first consecutive losses of season

Isabella Schreck, Sports Editor September 25, 2022

Coach Haley Eckerman knew her volleyball team’s conference opener against Bowling Green was going to be tough. The Falcons, who were picked to finish first in the Mid-American Conference East, defeated...

MAC East champions v. national champs: Kent State becomes No. 1 Georgia’s strongest competitor yet

Jacob Hansen, Reporter September 25, 2022

To a crowd of over 90,000 people, Kent State became the only team to score more than seven points on No. 1 Georgia this season. “I know people have a lot of opinions, but I believe in my kids and...

Kent State sophomore Bella Carpenter (left) and senior Sydney Washburn (right) cut their Ball State opponent off from the goal.

Field hockey outscores, outshoots and outshines Ball State in its biggest win in two seasons

James Goddard, Reporter September 24, 2022

The Kent State field hockey team secured four goals in the fourth quarter Friday on its way to its biggest win in two years. The Flashes beat Ball State 7-0 to improve to 2-0 in the Mid-American Conference....

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