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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Giovanni Santiago prepares to make a shot during the Kent State mens basketball teams win over Eastern Michigan in Kent, Ohio on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2022.

Men’s basketball score 55 second half points to win its fourth straight game

Jacob Hansen Reporter February 5, 2022

After struggling in the first half, the Kent State basketball team couldn’t seem to miss for the team’s fourth straight win. Kent State defeated Eastern Michigan University 90-71, improving to 13-9...

Katie Shumate, junior, shoots a basket in todays game against Duquesne. The Golden Flashes Womens Basketball team won, 71-66 on Wed. Dec. 8, 2021.

Big fourth quarter pushes women’s basketball past Eastern Michigan

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter February 5, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team’s (12-7, 4-6 Mid-American Conference) 26 point fourth quarter secured a 70-61 comeback victory over Eastern Michigan University (5-13, 2-9) Saturday.“I thought...

Team cheers on the sidelines as Kent scores again on Wed. Feb. 2, 2022 against Central Michigan University. The final score was 68-57 Kent.  

Shumate leads women’s basketball to third conference win

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter February 3, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team (11-7, 3-6 Mid-American Conference) started off the month of February with a 68-57 win over Central Michigan University (4-16, 2-9 MAC) Wednesday.“Anytime you’re...

Team cheers on the sidelines as Kent scores again on Wed. Feb. 2, 2022 against Central Michigan University. The final score was 68-57 Kent.

Shumate leads women’s basketball to third conference win

Kathryn Rajnicek, Reporter February 3, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team (11-7, 3-6 Mid-American Conference) started off the month of February with a 68-57 win over Central Michigan University (4-16, 2-9 MAC) Wednesday. “Anytime you’re...

Kent State women’s track and field wins first MAC championship since 2014

The Kent State track and field team competed in day two of the outdoor MAC Championships on Saturday afternoon. The women’s team won the Mid-American Conference championship, with head coach Bill Lawson...

Brianne Tierney has been head coach of the Kent State women’s lacrosse team since the program was launched in 2016.

The halo effect: Building a lacrosse hotbed from scratch

Owen MacMIllan Sports Reporter April 22, 2021

The inaugural season of the Mid-American Conference’s women’s lacrosse league is approaching an end, marking a huge step forward for the spread of women’s lacrosse in the Midwest.Lacrosse is traditionally...

Men’s basketball grinds out win over EMU for fourth straight win

Mason Lawlor Sports Reporter February 20, 2021

Kent State men’s basketball recovered from a slow start to defeat Eastern Michigan University on Saturday afternoon 64-51 at the M.A.C. Center. The game celebrated the program’s second annual autism...

Santiago, free throws see Kent State through comeback win at WMU

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor February 16, 2021

The Kent State men’s basketball team trailed Western Michigan University by as much as 11 and could not seem to find its bearings in the first half.In the second half, though, the Flashes’ shooting...

Volleyball drops first match of the season to EMU

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter February 16, 2021

The Kent State volleyball team headed into Monday’s match against 1-3 Eastern Michigan University with a historic six straight wins to start the season.  The Flashes may have been overly confident,...

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...

JaShaun Poke [25] cuts through the EMU defense during the Flashes’ win. Nov. 4, 2020.

Flashes overcome penalties, offensive stall to hold off EMU

Owen MacMillan Sports editor November 5, 2020

Mark Williams sat alone in the left corner of the end zone as a ball from quarterback Dustin Crum zipped toward him. The redshirt sophomore dropped under the slightly underthrown ball and had the very...

Graphic from the Kent State athletic department. Nov. 7, 2020.

Kent State football opens at home on Nov. 4.

Owen MacMillan Sports editor October 8, 2020

MACtion will be back in full force on Nov. 4, as Kent State football is set to face Eastern Michigan at Dix Stadium.The Flashes will also play for the Wagon Wheel at home, with Akron set to visit on Tuesday,...

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