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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

A Kent State Football Ohio Mega Camp attendee gets ready to catch a throw.

Kent State hosts sold-out football Mega Camp for young athletes

Ty Kohler, Reporter June 18, 2022

More than a hundred athletes met at Dix Stadium Saturday morning for the sold-out Kent State Football Ohio Mega Camp. The camp was for athletes ages 14-20 — or students entering ninth grade through their...

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...

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...

KSU Womens Lacrosse vs. Presbyterian College at DIX Stadium on Monday, March 22. Photo by Morgan McGrath.

Lacrosse team rallies late but falls 11-10 in opener

Jacob Shondel Reporter February 12, 2022

Kent State women’s lacrosse team started its season opener fast and ended it with a flurry of scoring, but ultimately fell to Butler 11-10.Despite the loss, coach Brianne Tierney was pleased with much...

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...

Tom Kaufman was hired as the teams defensive coordinator in January of 2018. 

Football fires defensive coordinator Tom Kaufman

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 12, 2021

The Kent State football team has parted ways with defensive coordinator Tom Kaufman.Kaufman was also the associate head coach and inside linebackers coach. Cornerbacks coach C.J. Cox will serve as the...

Marquez Cooper runs it down field during Kent States 52-47 win over Northern Illinois on Wednesday night. 

Football heads into last set of games with a division title in sight

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 9, 2021

The Kent State football team is coming off its biggest win of the season, knocking off undefeated Northern Illinois in one of the largest matchups in Dix Stadium history. But the Flashes face another...

Grad Student Dustin Crum, number 7, walks on the side lines during the football game against Bowling Green State University on Oct. 2, 2021. Crum lead his team to victory with Kent State winning 27-20.

Two long-time football players receive MAC weekly honors

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor October 25, 2021

Graduate student quarterback Dustin Crum and fifth-year linebacker Mandela Lawrence-Burke were named the Mid-American Conference East Division Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week following their...

Sophomore Marquez Cooper, number 1, rushes through the Bowling Green State Universitys defensive during the football game on Oct. 2, 2021. Kent State won 27-20.

Crum leads game-winning drive in MAC opener

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor October 3, 2021

The Kent State football team had the ball with under 10 minutes and were looking to drive down field to break the 20-20 tie against Bowling Green State University. An illegal below-the-waist block made...

Dante Cephas makes a catch against Maryland in College Park on Saturday Sept. 25.

Kent State fails to capitalize in red zone, drops game to Maryland

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 25, 2021

For the third time in four games this season, the Kent State football team had no problem driving down the field into the opposing team’s territory. But once down there, the Flashes failed to capitalize...

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