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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

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...

Members of the baseball team perform their routine during the 14th annual Jock Jams at Cartwright Hall on Tuesday, April 12, 2016.

Jock Jams raises money for local school

Eric Conway April 12, 2016

Once a year, the athletic teams at Kent State take a break from their typical practices and games to compete against one another for a local cause. On Tuesday night, student athletes dropped their weights,...

Ty Sugick

Opinion: Athletes make career decisions, too

Ty Sugick February 2, 2016

Career decisions are made on a daily basis in the sports and business world. Some days people wake up and realize that the career they've chosen just isn’t for them anymore and quit. On the other hand,...

Matt Poe

Opinion: Kobe and Peyton still worthwhile

Matt Poe December 1, 2015

Two of the greatest athletes of our generation are coming to the realization this is the beginning of the end for their respective careers.On Sunday, Kobe Bryant announced his decision to retire from...

Screenshot of LGBTQ video

Kent State LGBTQ center releases student-athlete video

Ian Flickinger September 30, 2015

Kent State’s LGBTQ Student Center released a video featuring members of the university’s student-athlete community in support of the You Can Play Project, a national organization who works to ensure...

 Senior outfielder Kim Kirkpatrick swings at a pitch during game 1 of Kent State’s double header against Cleveland State at the Diamond at Dix on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Kirkpatrick homered to center field, scoring two runs of Kent’s 10-5 game 1 win.

Softball perfect on weekend, remains top of conference

Zac Sommer April 26, 2015

Solid pitching and timely hitting helped the Kent State softball team remain in first place of the Mid-American Conference as they swept both Bowling Green and Toledo over the weekend.Senior pitcher Emma...

Men’s track and field splits to four different locations, finds success

Quentin Smith April 26, 2015

The records continue to pile up for the Kent State men’s track and field team.Over the weekend, the team was split up at four different locations for their meets. The team had athletes competing at the...

 Kent State Freshman infielder Vanessa Scoarste slides into home scoring a run during their 12-2 win over the University of Akron at the Diamond at Dix on Friday, April 10, 2015. The Flashes lost the first game of the double header to Akron, but improved their record to 24-9 overall.

Softball grabs top conference over weekend

Zac Sommer April 12, 2015

A pair of wins over Ohio University this weekend moved the Kent State softball team into first place in the Mid-American Conference.Kent State (26-9, 7-2 MAC) totaled eight home runs on the weekend as...

Matthias Tayala

KSU standouts’ record-breaking success bolsters track and field program

Richard Mulhall April 12, 2015

Records are meant to be broken, and for a pair of Kent State track and field throwers, no record is untouchable this season— not even their own.Senior Matthias Tayala and junior Danniel Thomas have been...

Pitcher Nick Jensen-Clagg throws the ball during a game against Rider University at Schoonover Stadium on Friday, March 13, 2015.

Flashes baseball sweeps conference foe Northern Illinois

Andrew Bugel April 6, 2015

Friday, April 3: Kent State 16, Northern Illinois 4Kent State scored early and often against Northern Illinois on Friday in the opening game of the series, winning 16-4. The Flashes managed 18 hits during...

Volleyball drops first match in Charleston

Jimmy Miller August 30, 2014

Box ScoreDespite having a tough evening, a bright spot in the Flashes lineup against Mercer University Friday were four starting freshmen, especially setter Brittney Jacscht and outside hitter Kelsey Bittinger.“How...

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