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Kent Wired

Golden Flashes Gymnastics compete in a Tri-Meet against Ohio State Buckeyes and Eastern Michigan Eagles. A Golden Flash gymnast sticks the landing in the Uneven Bars event.

Gymnastics continues to set new season-bests entering last regular season meet

Isabella Schreck, Reporter March 7, 2022

With one competition left until Mid-American Conference championships, the Kent State gymnastics team posted its highest beam score of the season just two days after setting its now previous season high.  “I’m...

Rachel DeCavitch gracefully ascends the balance beam to start off her routine during the gymnastics meet against Rutgers and Cornell University on Jan. 28, 2022.

Gymnastics continues to set season-high scores despite first consecutive losses of the season

Isabella Schreck Reporter February 12, 2022

The Kent State gymnastics team reached season bests in three events Friday and for the second consecutive meet topped its highest score of the year.Despite the big numbers, the Flashes fell short of a...

Rachel DeCavitch swoops through the air on the uneven bars during the gymnastics meet on Jan. 28, 2022.

Gymnastics fall for first time despite their highest score of season

Isabella Schreck Reporter February 9, 2022

The Kent State gymnastics team posted its highest score of the season but lost for the first time Sunday at the George Washington Quad.The Flashes placed second with a score of 195.600. GW won the meet...

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...

The Kent State women’s basketball team celebrates with the Kent State fans after winning 72-66 against Buffalo in a quarterfinal game at the Rocket Mortgage Field House in Cleveland on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. 

Women’s basketball looks forward to returning to play

Kathryn Rajnicek Sports reporter November 7, 2020

The Kent State women’s basketball team began official practices on Oct. 14 for the first time since its season was cut short following a victory over Buffalo in the Mid-American Conference tournament. Kent...

The Flashes poured orange Gatorade on coach Sean Lewis after winning the school’s first bowl game on Friday, Dec. 20, 2019. 

Ripping off the rearview mirror: A Kent State football preview

Owen MacMillan Sports editor November 4, 2020

Months of uncertainty for Kent State’s football team have turned into mere hours before the Flashes’ season opener. The unusual timing and circumstances of the season are not the only changes since...

Kent State junior Danny Pippen [5] shoots the basketball against Akron at James A. Rhodes Arena on Friday, Mar. 6, 2020. Kent State lost 79-76.

Men’s basketball copes with a strange preseaon

Nicholas Pedone Sports reporter October 24, 2020

Just last week, Kent State’s men’s basketball team began practicing in preparation for their upcoming season.Five practices in, coach Rob Senderoff is embracing the “new normal” for the Flashes.“Just...

Senior athletes speak about seasons ending because of COVID-19

Amanda Levine Sports editor April 26, 2020

Senior softball player Vanessa Vodan found out from a social media post by the NCAA that her senior season was over. Her heart stopped and she prayed it wasn’t true. Vodan was in her room in an off-campus...

A bittersweet end to a banner season for women’s basketball

Just like that, it was over.Less than 24 hours after the women’s basketball team advanced to the Mid-American Conference Tournament semifinals, Kent State’s hope for an NCAA Tournament bid vanished.“I...

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