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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


Kent States marching band performs its The Wizard of Oz themed show at the home opener for Kent State Football on Sept. 16, 2023.

Marching band brings down the house in Saturday’s halftime show

Isabella Schreck, Editor-in-Chief September 19, 2023

A near-packed student section and large crowd created a cheer-filled Dix Stadium Saturday at the home opening football game – but fans were not only applauding a finally-winning football team.    The...

Kent State offensive line trying to get a first down in their home opener against Central Connecticut on Sept. 16, 2023.

‘It’s a special moment’: Burns collects first win in home debut

John Hilber, Reporter September 16, 2023

The “Kent GRIT” era is officially underway following the Flashes' 38-10 victory over Central Connecticut State University Saturday at Dix Stadium. With the victory, coach Kenni Burns earned his...

Sunset rainbow during Kent State Homecoming Football game

Flashes v. Central Connecticut preview: Football prepares for home opener

John Hilber, Reporter September 14, 2023

Football coach Kenni Burns said his team has “to focus on [them]selves” ahead of its match-up against Central Connecticut State University. “We have to get better as a football team like we did...

Kent State freshman quarterback Devin Kargman throws the ball as the Akron defense closes in at Dix Stadium Oct. 22.

‘How about them Golden Flashes’: Football clinches fourth-consecutive Wagon Wheel victory

Jacob Hansen, Reporter October 23, 2022

Right before Saturday’s kickoff against Akron, coach Sean Lewis realized his starting quarterback could not play. He put freshman backup Devin Kargman in for his first collegiate start. He led the...

A table at the Kent State 1972 championship football team reunion at Laziza in downtown Kent featured the 72 football schedule and a helmet signed by then-coach Don James. The tangerines celebrated the teams appearance in the programs first bowl game that year.

Champions 50 years later: Football classes reunite to reminisce on historic ’72 season

Isabella Schreck, Sports Editor October 23, 2022

Three years after Dix Stadium was built, the then-largest crowd in school history watched Kent State’s football team face Toledo in the season’s final Mid-American Conference game. The date was...

Football beats Akron for fourth-consecutive Wagon Wheel win

Jacob Hansen, Reporter October 22, 2022

Kent State’s backup quarterback freshman Devin Kargman led his team to its fourth consecutive Wagon Wheel victory Saturday at Dix Stadium. The Flashes beat Akron 33-27.  This was the first start...

Wagon Wheel battle: Football goes for fourth-straight Akron victory

Jacob Hansen, Reporter October 20, 2022

Kent State’s football team will have held the Wagon Wheel trophy for 1,106 days going into Saturday’s Dix Stadium battle with the school down the road. “This one is important for all of northeast...

An armed carjacking and subsequent police chase led to a heavy police presence on and off campus Tuesday evening.

Armed carjacking ends in police chase, apprehension near Dix Stadium

Jacob Brooks, TV2 Reporter October 18, 2022

Police are searching for a suspect involved in an armed carjacking after a chase that started in Akron and ended near Dix Stadium in Kent Tuesday evening. Barberton Police sent an alert earlier about...

Kent State and Toledo fans come to Glass Bowl Stadium to watch the Flashes take on the Rockets. Toledo won the game 52-31.

OPINION: KentWired’s sports department takes on Toledo’s Glass Bowl Stadium with flair

Sports Department October 17, 2022

Saturday, a few reporters from the KentWired sports department took our first field trip together to the University of Toledo vs. Kent State football game at Glass Bowl Stadium. The drive was about...

The Kent State Student Section cheers on the Golden Flash football team during the Homecoming game. The men won against Ohio University 31-24.

Food, fun and Flashes as thousands celebrate homecoming at Dix Stadium

Katherine Masko, Social Media Manager October 1, 2022

Hot dogs on grills, students in navy blue and alumni hanging out can only mean one thing: homecoming. Tables, tents and grills packed Dix Stadium parking lot Saturday while music blared from different...

Students, community, alumni revel in blue and gold pride at 2022 homecoming parade

Grace Clarke, Reporter October 1, 2022

Showered in blue and gold, hundreds of students, family and alumni gathered along Main Street to celebrate over 100 years of tradition at the Kent State Homecoming Parade. The parade, which began at...

Waiting no more: Soccer captures first win of season against preseason-poll number one

Jacob Shondel, Reporter September 23, 2022

Kent State’s soccer team won its first game of the year Thursday – eight matches into the season. The Flashes defeated Ohio University 2-0 in the Mid-American Conference opener.  These goals account...

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