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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Members of Kent State community reflect on Buffalo shooting

Kennedy Gotham, Reporter May 16, 2022

Nearly 100 students, faculty and staff attended a virtual town hall meeting Monday to reflect, discuss and digest the May 14 shooting in Buffalo, New York. The suspected gunman killed 10 and injured...

The Kent State mens basketball team reacts to Carrys record breaking performance in its win over Central Michigan in Kent, Ohio on Tuesday, Feb. 22. 

Men’s basketball shoots for 12th straight win and MAC regular season title

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor March 3, 2022

The last time the Kent State men’s basketball team faced the University at Buffalo it lost 64-51. The Flashes dropped to 4-4 in the Mid-American Conference and were 9-9 overall. They were tied for fifth...

Kent State Senior Mariah Modkins dribbles the ball down the court during the game against University at Buffalo on Feb. 26, 2022.

Women’s basketball blown out on Senior Day

Kathryn Rajnicek, Reporter February 27, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team (17-10, 9-9 Mid-American Conference) lost to the University at Buffalo (20-8, 14-4 MAC) by a final score of 82-64 Saturday. “Kinda ran into a buzz saw today...

Kent State sophomore Casey Santoro switches directions as she maneuvers down the court.

Women’s basketball blown out on Senior Day

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter February 27, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team (17-10, 9-9 Mid-American Conference) lost to the University at Buffalo (20-8, 14-4 MAC) by a final score of 82-64 Saturday.“Kinda ran into a buzz saw today against...

Kent State womens basketball team continues their winning streak on Wed. Feb. 16, 2022 against Northern Illinois winning 67-43.

Women’s basketball beats Miami, moves to fifth place in conference

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter February 24, 2022

Kent State women’s basketball team (17-9, 9-8 MAC) got back in the win column with a 61-52 victory over Miami University (8-18, 4-13 MAC) Wednesday.The win put the Flashes in a tie for fifth place in...

Freshman Giovanni Santiago [11] makes a layup to give Kent State a 65-50 against Bowling Green on Mar. 3, 2020. Santiago scored six points on 3-for-3 shooting in 23 minutes. Kent State won 83-69. 

2021-22 men’s basketball team to be a top team in the MAC

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 11, 2021

The Kent State men’s basketball team did not end its season the way it wanted to.The Flashes were dominated by Buffalo in their last regular season game, before getting bounced in the first round of...

Kent State cross country sees two top-five finishers in opening meet

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 6, 2021

Sophomore Joe Farley finished fourth in the men's four-mile race with a time of 19:50.4. Freshman Baidy Ba, competing in his first race at the college level, was directly behind him. Ba placed fifth with...

Dante Darnell Dixon, 40, is being held in the Portage County Jail without bond on charges of aggravated burglary and felonious assault on police officers after unlawfully entering a home in Kent while in possession of a firearm. 

Kent police share new details in officer-involved shooting

Kent Police released an updated statement on the officer-involved shooting that took place on January 16 at 1596 E. Summit Street in Kent. Police responded to a 9-1-1 call from a young girl just after...

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Win McNamee January 7, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 06: Jake Angeli, center with horns, and others confront U.S. Capitol police outside the Senate chamber on January 6, 2021. A pro-Trump mob confronts U.S. Capitol police at the...

Sophomore Riley Danielson does a split in mid-air on the balance beam at the annual pink meet against Bowling Green, the College at Rockport and Ursinus College at the M.A.C. Center on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020.

Gymnastics seeks to continue momentum from lost season

Sean Blevins Sports reporter December 7, 2020

A few weeks ago, the Kent State gymnastics team practiced with only two of its 22 players due to so many players being quarantined for short periods of time because of contact tracing. The team has not...

The Kent State women’s basketball team celebrates with the Kent State fans after winning 72-66 against Buffalo in a quarterfinal game at the Rocket Mortgage Field House in Cleveland on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. 

Women’s basketball looks forward to returning to play

Kathryn Rajnicek Sports reporter November 7, 2020

The Kent State women’s basketball team began official practices on Oct. 14 for the first time since its season was cut short following a victory over Buffalo in the Mid-American Conference tournament. Kent...

The Flashes poured orange Gatorade on coach Sean Lewis after winning the school’s first bowl game on Friday, Dec. 20, 2019. 

Ripping off the rearview mirror: A Kent State football preview

Owen MacMillan Sports editor November 4, 2020

Months of uncertainty for Kent State’s football team have turned into mere hours before the Flashes’ season opener. The unusual timing and circumstances of the season are not the only changes since...

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