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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent senior Samantha Henry mounts the balance beam during the gymnastics competition against Bowling Green at the M.A.C. Center on Feb. 20, 2022. The judges gave Henry a score of 9.075 for her performace on the balance beam.

Gymnastics improves on beam, posts highest score in two years

Isabella Schreck, Reporter March 7, 2022

In its last meet, the Kent State gymnastics team scored its worst event score in two years on beam.  This week, the Flashes scored their highest on beam since March 2018. “It was something that...

Freshman forward Bridget Dunn prepare to make a shot during the Kent State womens basketballs loss against Bowling Green in Kent, Ohio on Monday, Feb. 21.

Women’s basketball falls to Bowling Green after rough second half

Jimmy Oswald, Sports Editor February 23, 2022

After winning its first six games in February, the Kent State women’s basketball team has now dropped back-to-back games. The Flashes lost 77-66 to Bowling Green Monday. KSU (8-8 Mid-American Conference,...

Redshirt junior Malique Jacobs nails a slam dunk during the game against Bowling Green State University on Feb. 8, 2022.

Men’s basketball wins fifth straight game with impressive second half

Jacob Hansen Reporter February 9, 2022

On Jan. 21 the Kent State men's basketball team was sitting at a .500 record both overall and in the Mid-American Conference.The Flashes are now 14-9 on the year and 9-4 in the MAC after beating Bowling...

Kent State’s women’s volleyball team huddles together in celebration during a match against the University at Buffalo on Saturday, Oct. 23. Photo by Morgan McGrath.

Volleyball looks to win final regular season games after 4 consecutive 3-0 losses

Isabella Schreck Reporter November 7, 2021

After suffering two 3-0 losses this weekend to Bowling Green, the Kent State volleyball team must win all three of its final games to advance to the finals. The Flashes' chances of making the Mid-American...

Volleyball swept across all sets in rough weekend away

Isabella Schreck Reporter October 31, 2021

The Kent State volleyball team headed into the weekend coming off of four straight five-set games.The Flashes would be swept in back-to-back games, not winning a single set. “It was a tough weekend,”...

Danie Tyson (17) and Jacqlyn Caspers (8) celebrate during the Kent State volleyball teams celebrate win over Akron on Friday Oct. 15, 2021. 

Caspers’ huge weekend leads volleyball to sweep over Akron

Isabella Schreck Reporter October 17, 2021

Middle blocker Jacqlyn Caspers had by far the best weekend of her college career to lead Kent State to a sweep of two games against Akron.Caspers, a 6-4 redshirt junior from Swaledale, Iowa, had a career-high...

Volleyball prepares for conference games after loss to Duquesne

Isabella Schreck Reporter September 19, 2021

The Kent State volleyball team will enter the Mid-American Conference play next weekend with “a lot of work to do,” coach Don Gromala said.  The Flashes lost in five sets to Duquesne (5-6) Saturday...

AAUP-KSU reaches tentative agreements with university for faculty vaccine requirements

Emma Andrus Reporter September 18, 2021

Leaders of Kent State’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), the faculty union, reached separate tentative agreements with Kent State on language for two memoranda of...

Soccer drops second game in a row at home against OU

Ignatius Ogbu Sports Reporter March 19, 2021

The Kent State women's soccer team lost 3-1 to Ohio University on Thursday at Dix Stadium. This was KSU’s second loss of the season and first at home.Kent State was down three goals when junior Tianna...

Women’s basketball loses heartbreaker to Miami on buzzer beater

Kathryn Rajnicek Sports Reporter February 27, 2021

The Kent State women’s basketball team allowed only two University of Miami field goals in the fourth quarter. But one of those shots was the biggest of the game, as Miami guard Peyton Scott hit a buzzer-beating...

Kent volleyball sweeps disjointed Toledo squad

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter February 21, 2021

The Kent State volleyball team has played four series this season.The Flashes have swept all four of them. KSU defeated Toledo in back-to-back games Saturday and Sunday. The Flashes won both 3-0. On Saturday...

Kent State volleyball dominates, sweeping Central Michigan in season opener

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter January 30, 2021

After more than 434 days without a game, the Kent State volleyball team returned to the court in dominant fashion. The Flashes opened up their season by sweeping Central Michigan, the 2019 Mid-American...

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