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Kent Wired

Nighttime at Dix Stadium Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018.

Reflecting on Dix Stadium before home games kick-off

Isabella Schreck Reporter September 7, 2021

Thousands of fans cheer under the beaming lights of Dix Stadium every year, hoping for that game winning touchdown to brighten up their stressful week. This scene will be back at the home of the Kent...

OPINION: Are we cultivated to be entertained 24/7?

Gregory Hess Opinion Writer March 10, 2021

On the surface, we are creatures of habit and engagement. The former being an ever-growing concern in the younger generations over the older generations as we go into this new decade after the 2010s. As...

Matthew Trickett starts the scoring in the fourth quarter with a 45-yard field goal to extend Kent State’s lead to 23-3.

Trickett leaving Kent State football program

Owen MacMillan Sports Reporter February 2, 2021

Two-time all Mid-American Conference first team kicker Matthew Trickett announced on Twitter yesterday that he will enter the transfer portal and leave Kent State.This is a blow to the Kent State football...

Sean Blevins headshot

OPINION: Ohio State is poised to compete for titles

Sean Belvins February 9, 2019

New Ohio State transfer quarterback Justin Fields was ruled eligible to play immediately by the NCAA on Friday, a move that solidifies what is arguably the biggest pull of the first-ever college football...

Jack Kopanski

Opinion: College Football rankings kick off the playoff hunt

Jack Kopanski November 1, 2017

In the fourth iteration of the NCAA’s college football playoff system, this year’s initial rankings, released Tuesday night, were perhaps the best example of why people were calling for this ranking...

A group of Kent players kneel and pray before the home opener against Howard on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017.

Full recap: Kent State victorious over Howard, 38-31

Scott Lendak September 9, 2017

After Kent State’s week one loss at Clemson, the Flashes were determined to play with a chip on their shoulder.The only obstacle that stood in their way was the Howard Bison, a team that perhaps pulled...

Coach Paul Haynes reacts to a Bowling Green score during the Kent State vs. Bowling Green game Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015. The Flashes lost 48-0.

Haynes temporarily steps down as head football coach

Henry Palattella August 27, 2017

Paul Haynes has stepped down from his position as Kent State head football coach for "two to three weeks," the university announced in a press release Sunday night. The university announced the change...

Freshman running back Justin Rankin runs the ball during the first half of the game against Penn State on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016 at Beavers Stadium. Kent State lost their season opener, 33-13.

Flashes look to continue FCS streak at home opener

Henry Palattella September 6, 2016

Kent State (0-1) is looking to bounce back from its loss to Penn State when it welcomes Football Championship Subdivision powerhouse North Carolina A&T (1-0) this weekend.The Flashes have won 13-straight...

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...

Jones starts at quarterback for Ohio State vs Virginia Tech

Cardale Jones started at quarterback for No. 1 ranked Ohio State against Virginia Tech, and picked up right where he left off during his improbable three-game run to a national championship last season.College...

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Bitsko’s death continues to raise questions of athletes competing with heart conditions

Richie Mulhall January 28, 2015

On August 19, late Kent State football player Jason Bitsko got ready for bed to rest his body before 9 a.m. football practice. He sent a few goodnight texts and went to sleep around 11 p.m. The next morning,...

Flashes final two games rescheduled due to snow

Taylor Rosen November 20, 2014

Wednesday afternoon, the Kent State football team had its game against the Buffalo Bulls postponed and rescheduled for a later date due to extreme weather conditions.The Buffalo area has already been pelted...

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