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Kent Wired

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...

Washburn becomes third offensive field hockey player to win MAC honor

Jacob Hansen Reporter September 21, 2021

Junior Sydney Washburn won Mid-American Conference Offensive Player of the Week as the Kent State field hockey team maintained their No. 23 rank.Washburn is the third KSU player to win the award joining...

Kent State center Sam Allan (54) prepares to snap the ball while facing down Iowas defensive line. The Flashes would give up 7 sacks for 39 yards and a safety.

Kent State fumbles away potential upset at #5 Iowa

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 19, 2021

For the second time in three weeks, the Kent State football team found itself in a position to make it a one score game in the second half while facing a top six team in the country. It was 1st &...

Amelia Perdue with both her parents at a volleyball tournament she participated in when she was in high school.

Like mother, like daughter: How 4 KSU athletes followed their mothers into Division I sports

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter May 19, 2021

For decades, sons have followed their fathers into athletics. Before they played in the National Football League, Peyton Manning starred at University of Tennessee and Eli Manning played at University...

Women’s golf wins second consecutive tournament

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter April 20, 2021

“You guys are the unofficial Big Ten champions,” friends of Kent State women’s golf coach Lisa Strom told her after her team won the Indiana Invitational this weekend in Bloomington, Indiana.The...

Coach Sean Lewis posted this statement urging the MAC to reconsider the postponement of the fall football season to the spring, Sept. 17.

Kent State football players push for fall season

Nicholas Pedone Sports reporter September 19, 2020

When Kent State’s football team became one of the first Division I programs to cancel their spring practices out of precaution for the COVID-19 pandemic, uncertainty loomed around Dix Stadium.“The...

Hitting the field, along with the books: Popular majors among football players

Jarett Theberge September 19, 2017

College athletes often face a myriad of responsibilities, not the least of which are their academics. At Kent State, football players choose their majors in ways that mirror national trends, which university...

Barbara J. Perenic/Columbus Dispatch/TNS Ohio State defensive back Rodjay Burns (29) dances around Bowling Green Falcons defensive back Romeo Masuku (12) and into the end zone for a touchdown during the second half at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016. Ohio State won, 77-10.

Big Ten not so big after first weekend of college football

Matt Poe September 6, 2016

College football officially kicked off this weekend and if you’re like most fans, the anticipation building throughout months of recruitment, speculation and giddiness culminate for many that first weekend...

Oklahomas Buddy Hield (24) gives a 3-point salute during the second half against Texas Christian on Saturday, March 5, 2016, at Schollmaier Arena in Fort Worth, Texas. Oklahoma won, 75-67.

Valentine, Hield lead AP’s All-America Team

Jim O'Connell AP Basketball Writer March 29, 2016

Whenever talk of the best college basketball player this season came up so did two names: Denzel Valentine of Michigan State and Buddy Hield of Oklahoma.They were unanimous selections Tuesday to The Associated...

Flashes fall to Minnesota

Stephen Means September 20, 2015

Following a dominating performance last week, Kent State (1-2) fell to Big Ten foe Minnesota (2-1) 10-7.“(The lost was) disappointing just because we’re so close,” head coach Paul Haynes said. “But...

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