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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The Kent State mens basketball team rings the bell after securing a narrow victory against Central Michigan University on Jan. 31, 2023. The game ended with a final score of 81-69.

Home winning streak reaches 18 for men’s basketball

Jacob Shondel, Reporter February 1, 2023

Kent State men's basketball team had won 17 consecutive games inside the M.A.C. Center. Tuesday, after trailing at the half for only the second time this season at home, the Flashes defeated Central...

Kent State Guard Sincere Carry stares at the ball as he prepares for the Buffalo Bulls to attempt to score.

Men’s basketball Sincere Carry wins another award

Joshua Aponte, Reporter January 31, 2023

Kent State men’s basketball player redshirt senior guard Sincere Carry was named the 2022 Male Collegiate Athlete of the Year at the Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse on Jan. 25. Carry made program history,...

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Beauty and the Beast event returns after four years

John Hilber and Michael Neenan January 31, 2023

One side of the M.A.C. Center’s gym had a strong smell of sweat, while the other smelled of chalk at Sunday’s “Beauty and the Beast” event. For the first time in four years, the Kent State wrestling...

The Kent State gymnastics team rings the bell after pulling ahead of West Michigan University during the Beauty and the Beast meet on Jan. 29.

Gymnastics wins home opener against Western Michigan

Michael Neenan, Reporter January 29, 2023

The Kent State gymnastics team’s 195.925 was third highest score total in a home opener in program history in a win over Western Michigan.  Kent State won its first home meet of the year at the Beauty...

Jacob Cover (Gold) and Austin Chapman (White) during Kent States matchup against Clarion on Jan. 29.

Wrestling’s Keegan Knapp and Kody Komara shine in loss

John Hilber, Reporter January 29, 2023

Freshman Keegan Knapp earned his second win of the weekend and graduate student Kody Komara earned his 15th win for Kent State’s wrestling team. Kent State’s 29-6 loss to Clarion Sunday was its...

Kent State hockey team seniors Zachary Zwierecki (far left), Mitch Pozwick, Jake Herrberg, Charlie Gortz and Zachary Barnes pose for a picture during the senior night event before the home game against West Virginia University begins on Jan. 28, 2023.

Hockey deals with injuries, loses weekend games

Heidi Marshall , Reporter January 29, 2023

After winning against West Virginia earlier this season, Kent State’s hockey team came up short in the second matchup, losing 3-1. “We are missing quite a few of our guys right now,”  Nowak said,...

Track and field sets program records over the weekend

Matthew Franos , Reporter January 29, 2023

Kent State’s track and field team set multiple school records and personal-bests during the weekend events. The Flashes had 36 athletes competing in the Penn State National Open. The team also sent...

The Kent State Womens Basketball team huddles up before the tip-off against Western Michigan University on Jan. 28, 2023.

Women’s basketball dominates in 26-point win

Lucas Baker , Reporter January 29, 2023

The Kent State women’s basketball team dominated in a 26-point blowout against Western Michigan. Kent State picked up its eighth home win of the season, winning 64-38. “You hold the conference...

Wrestling off to worst start in program history after loss

John Hilber, Reporter January 28, 2023

Kent State wrestling extended its losing streak to eight games, making it the worst start in the program’s 90-season history. The Flashes lost 25-12 to Southern-Illinois Edwardsville on Friday. KSU’s...

Kent State redshirt senior Malique Jacobs, senior Chris Payton, redshirt senior Miryne Thomas and redshirt sophomore VonCameron Davis waiting for Buffalo during the game on Jan. 27, 2023.

Men’s basketball extends home winning streak against Buffalo

Jacob Shondel, Reporter January 28, 2023

Kent State men’s basketball team has yet to lose a game played at the M.A.C. Center in its last 16 games. Friday, that streak continued and is now the second-longest home winning streak in the NCAA...

Women’s basketball responds with a statement after previous loss

Kyle Kuchta, Reporter January 26, 2023

Kent State’s women’s basketball team had a turnaround from its last game in a 82-61 victory over Northern Illinois. The 21-point victory was the team’s largest margin of victory on the road since...

Winning streak ends for men’s basketball

Jacob Shondel, Reporter January 25, 2023

Kent State men’s basketball team ranks second in the Mid-American Conference in points allowed (62.4) and has yet to allow an opponent to score 80 or more points.  That was until Tuesday, when Northern...

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