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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Team cheers on the sidelines as Kent scores again on Wed. Feb. 2, 2022 against Central Michigan University. The final score was 68-57 Kent.  

Shumate leads women’s basketball to third conference win

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter February 3, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team (11-7, 3-6 Mid-American Conference) started off the month of February with a 68-57 win over Central Michigan University (4-16, 2-9 MAC) Wednesday.“Anytime you’re...

Team cheers on the sidelines as Kent scores again on Wed. Feb. 2, 2022 against Central Michigan University. The final score was 68-57 Kent.

Shumate leads women’s basketball to third conference win

Kathryn Rajnicek, Reporter February 3, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team (11-7, 3-6 Mid-American Conference) started off the month of February with a 68-57 win over Central Michigan University (4-16, 2-9 MAC) Wednesday. “Anytime you’re...

Golden Flashes Womens basketball plays Clarion on Sat, December 11, 2021 and won 89 to 43. Senior guard Hannah Young (32) jumps and tries to shoot the ball.

Women’s basketball drops another close conference game

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter January 26, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team (10-7 overall, 2-6 Mid-American Conference) lost its sixth conference game of the season by a final score of 61-55 against the Northern Illinois University Huskies...

Brian Barnes was named director of basketball operations in 2018, and has been with the men’s basketball program for nearly six years. May 2, 2021.

Brian Barnes, director of basketball operations, dies at 28

Brian Barnes, director of basketball operations for Kent State men’s basketball, died on Sunday, May 2 at the age of 28.KentWired was not able to confirm Barnes’ cause of death at the time of publication. Barnes...

Taylor Monturo (00) prepares to take a free position shot against Presbyterian College. Monday, March 22, 2021.

Lacrosse seeks to build consistency as season comes to an end

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter April 28, 2021

One month ago the Kent State lacrosse team sat at 2-1 in Mid-American Conference play and was tied for second place. But since then, the Flashes went on to lose four of their next five MAC games and currently...

Representative Maxine Waters(C) (D-CA) speaks to the media during an ongoing protest at the Brooklyn Center Police Department in Brooklyn Centre, Minnesota on April 17, 2021. - Police officer, Kim Potter, who shot dead Black 20-year-old Daunte Wright in a Minneapolis suburb after appearing to mistake her gun for her Taser was arrested April 14 on manslaughter charges.

Waters calls for protesters to ‘get more confrontational’ if no guilty verdict is reached in Derek Chauvin trial

Chandelis Duster, CNN April 20, 2021

(CNN) -- Rep. Maxine Waters on Saturday night called for protesters to "stay on the street" and "get more confrontational" if former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is acquitted in the killing...

Comeback falls short, lacrosse loses to CMU

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter April 3, 2021

In the six games the Kent State lacrosse team has lost this season it has given up at least eight unanswered points in each. That trend continued Thursday as the Flashes lost to Central Michigan University,...

Lacrosse wins two games in a row for first time in program history

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter March 29, 2021

For the first time in program history, the Kent State lacrosse team has won back-to-back games.After a 1-5 start to the season, it couldn’t have come at a better time. Three of the Flashes’ next four...

Three Kent State athletes take MAC track and field titles

Ignatius Ogbu Sports Reporter March 1, 2021

Kent State track and field athletes won three championships at this week’s Mid-American Conference indoor meet.The men’s team finished third out of four teams while the women’s team finished sixth...

Track and field ready to compete for MAC Indoor Championship

Ignatius Ogbu Sports Reporter February 26, 2021

The Kent State track team will compete this weekend at the Mid-American Conference Track and Field Indoor Championships at Central Michigan University. It is the Flashes’ first overnight trip of the...

Rudy Bachna, co-founder of KSU gymnastics, passes away at 93

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor February 21, 2021

Rudy Bachna, one of the true legends of Kent State sports, passed away on Saturday at the age of 93.Along with his wife Janet and brother Joe, Bachna co-founded the Kent State men’s and women’s gymnastics...

Gymnastics defeats CMU in emotional match

Sean Blevins Sports Reporter February 21, 2021

The Kent State gymnastics team (4-5, 3-3 Mid-American Conference) put on a show at the annual Pink Meet, as they scored a season-high 196.375 to beat Central Michigan University. KSU was dealing with...

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