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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent State announces four-time All-American as new volleyball coach

Kent State announces four-time All-American as new volleyball coach

Isabella Schreck, Reporter March 12, 2022

New Kent State volleyball coach Haley Eckerman said she wants to push her new team of athletes to be the best competitors and people they can be.  “Sometimes you get coaches who are just about wins,”...

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...

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...

Senior attacker Kelli Bailey and junior midfielder Lexi Piekarski talk during the Kent State lacrosse teams loss against Robert Morris on Wednesday, March 2 in Kent, Ohio. 

In its closest game ever against Robert Morris, lacrosse team falls to reigning MAC champion 11-8

Jacob Shondel Reporter March 2, 2022

In the four-year history of Kent State lacrosse, the Flashes have never beaten defending Mid-American Conference champion Robert Morris. Before Wednesday, they had lost four previous games by an average...

Senior Colin McCracken attempts to pin a Cleveland State University wrestler during the meet on Jan. 27, 2022 in Kent, OH. Kent State beat Cleveland State 27-9.

Senior wrestlers ready for last shot at MAC Championship

Noah Keeney Reporter March 2, 2022

The Kent State wrestling team will be traveling to Athens, Ohio on Friday for the Mid-American Conference championships.The Flashes will be led by fifth-year Jake Ferri and senior Colin McCracken.McCracken...

Senior forward Lindsey Thall and sophomore guard Casey Santoro celebrate during the Kent State womens basketball game against Miami in Kent, Ohio on Monday, Feb. 7. 

Women’s basketball drops final road game of season

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter March 2, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team (17-11, 9-10 MAC) lost its final road game of the season 69-60 against Bowling Green State University (15-13, 10-9 MAC) Wednesday. “I was proud of our team’s...

Sophomore midfielder Abby Jones [27] fights for the ball during the women’s lacrosse game on Mar. 8, 2020. Kent State University lost to University of Cincinnati 25-8.

Lacrosse team wins second in a row in overtime thriller

Jacob Shondel, Reporter February 28, 2022

Two minutes into its second overtime, Kent State’s lacrosse team had the ball behind the Wofford goal, looking for a player with an angle to the net. Sophomore attacker Jackie Wolford passed the ball...

Sophomore midfielder Abby Jones [27] fights for the ball during the women’s lacrosse game on Mar. 8, 2020. Kent State University lost to University of Cincinnati 25-8. 

Lacrosse team wins second in a row in overtime thriller

Jacob Shondel Reporter February 28, 2022

Two minutes into its second overtime, Kent State’s lacrosse team had the ball behind the Wofford goal, looking for a player with an angle to the net. Sophomore attacker Jackie Wolford passed the ball...

Kent State senior Sarah Haxton warms up on beam during the gymnastics competition against Bowling Green at the M.A.C. Center on Feb. 20, 2022.

Gymnastics struggles on beam for second consecutive meet, loses first in MAC

Isabella Schreck, Reporter February 28, 2022

With only the beam event left in Sunday’s meet, the Kent State gymnastics team was leading Central Michigan 147.425 to 147.150. Then three Flashes fell. “They held back and tried to make routines,...

Kent State senior Sarah Haxton warms up on beam during the gymnastics competition against Bowling Green at the M.A.C. Center on Feb. 20, 2022.

Gymnastics struggles on beam for second consecutive meet, loses first in MAC

Isabella Schreck Reporter February 28, 2022

With only the beam event left in Sunday’s meet, the Kent State gymnastics team was leading Central Michigan 147.425 to 147.150.Then three Flashes fell. “They held back and tried to make routines,...

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...

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