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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Finau, Pendrith share Rocket Mortgage lead at 8-under 64

LARRY LAGE, AP July 31, 2022

DETROIT (AP) — Tony Finau sent an approach from 250 yards soaring over trees and onto the seventh green at Detroit Golf Club, going for the reward and ignoring the risk with a difficult shot. The way...

Jordan Gilkison with the Ohio Open trophy.

Jordan Gilkison becomes first amateur golfer in 44 years to win Ohio Open

Gianna Cicchi, Reporter July 29, 2022

Jordan Gilkison almost never checked the standings while he played in a golf tournament, but that changed at the Ohio Open in June. As he approached the last hole, the scoreboard was right in front of...

Former KSU athlete and All-MAC honoree returns as director of basketball operations

Gianna Cicchi, Reporter July 22, 2022

Paige Salisbury returned to Kent State University as director of basketball operations in May 2022 after being on the coaching staff of Lake Erie College for three seasons. "Coming back to Kent...

A Kent State Football Ohio Mega Camp attendee gets ready to catch a throw.

Kent State hosts sold-out football Mega Camp for young athletes

Ty Kohler, Reporter June 18, 2022

More than a hundred athletes met at Dix Stadium Saturday morning for the sold-out Kent State Football Ohio Mega Camp. The camp was for athletes ages 14-20 — or students entering ninth grade through their...

Kent State senior Sabrina Kerschner batts during the first game of the doubleheader on May 7th, 2022.

Softball ends season with series win against Bowling Green on senior day

Isabella Schreck, Reporter May 11, 2022

The Kent State softball team ended its season with a win against a team in the top four of the Mid-American Conference. The Flashes finished ninth in the conference overall, and they came into the weekend...

Kent State redshirt senior Andrea Scali pitches during the first game of the doubleheader on April 30, 2022.

Softball out-hits Buffalo but falls in two-game series Tuesday 

Isabella Schreck, Reporter May 6, 2022

The Kent State softball team totaled three more hits than the competition in its series at Buffalo Tuesday. But the Flashes could not manage to score in either of their two games against the Bulls,...

Kent State sophomore Kyle Jackson slides to third base.

Baseball loses third straight game in non-conference game against Ohio State

Jacob Hansen, Reporter May 6, 2022

Kent State’s baseball team fell in a close game to a struggling Ohio State in a midweek showdown. KSU falls to 17-23 on the year and are 12-14 in the Mid-American Conference. Kent State is currently...

Members of the Mens Golf team after winning the Mid-American Conference Championship

Men’s golf fantastic final round seals win for its sixth consecutive MAC title.

Noah Keeney, Reporter May 5, 2022

The Kent State Men’s golf team has now won six consecutive Mid-American championships. Led once again by junior Chris Vandette and the Gilkison brothers, freshman Jordan and graduate student Josh,...

Kent State junior Julia Mazanec throws the ball back to the pitcher on April 30, 2022.

Softball falls to Western Michigan despite strong pitching performances

Isabella Schreck, Reporter May 3, 2022

All three games in the Kent State softball team’s weekend series against Western Michigan came down to pitching performance. “We were evenly matched,” coach Eric Oakley said. “It was just two...

Kent State sophomore Kyle Jackson swings for the ball.

Baseball splits series with Akron despite dominating the first two games

Jacob Hansen, Reporter May 3, 2022

Kent State's baseball team outscored rival Akron 29-4 in the first two games of the series. But KSU blew its lead after an aggressive comeback to drop game three and lost the final game to only manage...

Kent State graduate student Madyson Cole breaks for home base.

Brownfield’s grand slam gives softball its fourth MAC series win this season

Isabella Schreck, Reporter April 29, 2022

The score was 1-1 with bases loaded for the Kent State softball team in the top of the sixth inning against Akron. Then fifth-year utility player Brenna Brownfield hit her first grand slam of her college...

Freshman golfer Jordan Gilkison hits a shot during a Kent State mens golf match.

Flashes look to win their sixth consecutive MAC men’s golf championship.

Noah Keeney, Reporter April 29, 2022

The Kent State Men’s golf team has won five consecutive Mid-American championships and looks to see that streak continue this weekend. Led by the Gilkison brothers, Jordan and Josh, the Flashes are...

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