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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent States Marquez Cooper pushes off against a Wisconsin defender during first half action at the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl in Boise, Idaho. Kent State lost the game 52-38. Photo by Bob Christy/Courtesy of Kent State University

Kent State loses Famous Idaho Potato Bowl game

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor December 21, 2021

The Kent State football team has lived and died by its run defense this season.And for the second straight game, the Flashes died by it in the most crucial part of their season. Kent State was defeated...

Sophomore running back Marquez Cooper (1) runs the ball during the football game against Miami University on Nov. 27, 2021. Kent State beat Miami 48-47 in overtime.

Dustin Crum named MAC Player of the Year; seven football players named to All-MAC team

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor December 2, 2021

Graduate student quarterback Dustin Crum won the Vern Smith Leadership Award given to the Mid-American Conference’s Player of the Year. Crum is the first KSU player to win the award since 1987, when...

Quarterback Dustin Crum dives forward to end a first down run during Kent States 52-47 win over Northern Illinois on Wednesday night. 

Flashes sweep MAC weekly honors for second time this season

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 24, 2021

After its commanding shutout against Akron, the Kent State football team swept the Mid-American Conference East Division weekly awards for the second time in three weeks. Graduate student quarterback...

Quarterback Dustin Crum dives forward to end a first down run during Kent States 52-47 win over Northern Illinois on Wednesday night. 

Three different football team members named conference player of the week

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 10, 2021

After an important win over Northern Illinois, the Kent State football team swept the Mid-American Conference weekly honors as three players were recognized for their performances.Graduate student quarterback...

Quarterback Dustin Crum dives forward to end a first down run during Kent States 52-47 win over Northern Illinois on Wednesday night. 

Football takes down undefeated Northern Illinois, takes sole possession of first place in East

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 4, 2021

The Kent State football team’s matchup against Northern Illinois University had a lot of hype going into the game. Not only was it a potential Mid-American Conference Championship Game preview, but...

Kent State’s fashion school ranks top 10 in U.S.

Kayla Polansky Reporter October 20, 2021

Kent State’s School of Fashion Design and Merchandising programs ranked top 10 in the U.S. on Fashion-Schools.org.The fashion design program ranked No.1 in the Midwest while also ranking No. 8 in the...

Sophomore Marquez Cooper, number 1, rushes through the Bowling Green State Universitys defensive during the football game on Oct. 2, 2021. Kent State won 27-20.

Crum leads game-winning drive in MAC opener

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor October 3, 2021

The Kent State football team had the ball with under 10 minutes and were looking to drive down field to break the 20-20 tie against Bowling Green State University. An illegal below-the-waist block made...

Dante Cephas makes a catch against Maryland in College Park on Saturday Sept. 25.

Kent State fails to capitalize in red zone, drops game to Maryland

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 25, 2021

For the third time in four games this season, the Kent State football team had no problem driving down the field into the opposing team’s territory. But once down there, the Flashes failed to capitalize...

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