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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent States Marquez Cooper pushes off against a Wisconsin defender during first half action at the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl in Boise, Idaho. Kent State lost the game 52-38. Photo by Bob Christy/Courtesy of Kent State University

Kent State loses Famous Idaho Potato Bowl game

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor December 21, 2021

The Kent State football team has lived and died by its run defense this season.And for the second straight game, the Flashes died by it in the most crucial part of their season. Kent State was defeated...

Quarterback Dustin Crum (7) runs the ball into the end zone during the football game against Miami University on Nov. 27, 2021. Kent State beat Miami University 48-47 in overtime.

One Last Chance: Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Preview

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor December 20, 2021

When graduate student quarterback Dustin Crum and the other 26 percent of the Kent State football roster set to graduate after this season first came to the team in 2017, it was quite the different program.The...

Sophomore running back Marquez Cooper (1) runs the ball during the football game against Miami University on Nov. 27, 2021. Kent State beat Miami 48-47 in overtime.

Dustin Crum named MAC Player of the Year; seven football players named to All-MAC team

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor December 2, 2021

Graduate student quarterback Dustin Crum won the Vern Smith Leadership Award given to the Mid-American Conference’s Player of the Year. Crum is the first KSU player to win the award since 1987, when...

Quarterback Dustin Crum (7) runs the ball into the end zone during the football game against Miami University on Nov. 27, 2021. Kent State beat Miami University 48-47 in overtime.

Football beats Miami, advances to MAC Championship

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 27, 2021

Miami had immediately struck back after the Kent State football team’s overtime touchdown on a booming throw from sophomore quarterback Brett Gabbert to redshirt junior wide receiver Jalen Walker for...

Marquez Cooper rushes in for a fourth quarter touchdown during Kent States 52-47 win over Northern Illinois on Wednesday night. 

Football to play for division title at Dix Stadium

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 26, 2021

It all comes down to this. After 11 weeks of ups and downs, victories and defeats, the Kent State football team heads into its regular season finale against Miami tied for first place with the very team...

Redshirt sophomore wide receiver Dante Cephas, number 14, gets pushed out of bounds by a Bowling Green State University player during the football game on Oct. 2, 2021. The Golden Flashes won 27-20 in their homecoming weekend game.

Football ready to play for the Wagon Wheel Saturday

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 19, 2021

The Kent State football team is coming off a tough last 10 days.The Flashes were dominated by Central Michigan 54-30, it was the fourth Mid-American Conference game this season where they allowed 48+ points. KSU’s...

Quarterback Dustin Crum dives forward to end a first down run during Kent States 52-47 win over Northern Illinois on Wednesday night. 

Football takes down undefeated Northern Illinois, takes sole possession of first place in East

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 4, 2021

The Kent State football team’s matchup against Northern Illinois University had a lot of hype going into the game. Not only was it a potential Mid-American Conference Championship Game preview, but...

Redshirt sophomore linebacker Brandon Coleman celebrates during Kent State Universitys 34-27 win over Ohio University on Oct. 23 in Athens, Ohio. 

Football gets close win to stay in first place

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor October 23, 2021

Seven plays, 75 yards and 92 seconds. That’s all it took for the Kent State football team to score a touchdown to begin the second half with a three-score lead over Ohio University. The Bobcats had...

Redshirt sophomore wide receiver Dante Cephas, number 14, runs with the football during the homecoming football game against Bowling Green State University on Oct. 2, 2021. The Golden Flashes beat Bowling Green 27-20.

Football looks to bounce back from first conference loss

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor October 22, 2021

Saturday’s matchup between the Kent State football team and Ohio University will feature two teams coming off of a different, but equally painful, type of loss. The Flashes were undefeated in conference...

Kent State’s fashion school ranks top 10 in U.S.

Kayla Polansky Reporter October 20, 2021

Kent State’s School of Fashion Design and Merchandising programs ranked top 10 in the U.S. on Fashion-Schools.org.The fashion design program ranked No.1 in the Midwest while also ranking No. 8 in the...

The Kent State football teams defense prepares to run a play against Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan on Saturday Oct. 16. 

Third-quarter woes continue as football loses first MAC game

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor October 16, 2021

The Kent State football team has been outscored in the third quarter 109-30 over its first seven games. That lingering issue would be KSU’s downfall in its 64-31 loss to Western Michigan University. “We...

apple store

Spencer Platt October 15, 2021

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 24: People shop at the Fifth Avenue Apple Store during the launch of Apple’s new iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Mini on September 24, 2021 in New York City. The new phones come...

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