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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Will Matthews stands outside of the Southern Comfort Food Truck. The 2019 Kent graduate wanted to bring food to Kents campus that reflected the food he ate back home. 

Southern Comfort Kitchen: bringing New Orleans style food to Kent on wheels

Isabella Schreck Reporter February 6, 2022

Coming from New Orleans, Will Matthews, Kent State 2019 graduate, saw very little food options that mirrored the meals he was used to eating back home.So, he realized he needed to bring the south to Northeast...

Freshman midfielder Alisa Arthur moves the ball down the field during the Kent State soccer teams 0-0 tie against Ohio University on Thursday Oct. 28. in Athens, Ohio. 

Soccer team, which tied Ohio 0-0 last week, plays Bobcats again Thursday in MAC semifinals

Cole Oswald Reporter November 3, 2021

After winning only two games last season, the Kent State soccer team was predicted to finish ninth in the Mid-American Conference coaches’ preseason poll. Now the third-seeded Flashes will play in the...

Amelia Perdue with both her parents at a volleyball tournament she participated in when she was in high school.

Like mother, like daughter: How 4 KSU athletes followed their mothers into Division I sports

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter May 19, 2021

For decades, sons have followed their fathers into athletics. Before they played in the National Football League, Peyton Manning starred at University of Tennessee and Eli Manning played at University...

Julian Edelman, wide receiver for the New England Patriots, with the integrative studies degree he received at Kent State’s One University Commencement held May 11, 2019 at Dix Stadium.

Super Bowl MVP, Kent State quarterback Julian Edelman retires

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor April 12, 2021

One of the most decorated and famous athletes to ever take the field as a Golden Flash appears to be hanging up his cleats.Former New England Patriot, three-time Super Bowl champion and Super Bowl LIII...

Members of the Kent State University men’s basketball team cheer on their team during the last few minutes of the men’s basketball game against Ball State University. Kent State lost to Ball State 54-62 on Feb. 4, 2020.

Men’s basketball home opener cancelled

Dante Centofanti Sports reporter November 28, 2020

The Kent State men’s basketball season opener against Alcorn State Saturday was cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns. At 9:54 a.m. an official statement was released on the Kent State Department of Athletics...

Senior wide receiver Kavious Price catches a touchdown pass during Kent State’s game at Ohio University on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019.

Miami vs Ohio cancelled, Kent State to fill primetime slot

Owen MacMillan Sports editor November 15, 2020

A football game between Miami University and Ohio University has been cancelled due to COVID-19 spread on Ohio’s roster.This is the first instance of a Mid-American Conference game being cancelled due...

Coach Sean Lewis posted this statement urging the MAC to reconsider the postponement of the fall football season to the spring, Sept. 17.

Kent State football players push for fall season

Nicholas Pedone Sports reporter September 19, 2020

When Kent State’s football team became one of the first Division I programs to cancel their spring practices out of precaution for the COVID-19 pandemic, uncertainty loomed around Dix Stadium.“The...

The 2020 Womens MAC Tournament in a nearly empty Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse

One Step At A Time: The last day of my TV2 Sports career

Michael Reiner Columnist March 18, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken away a lot of things so far in American life. However, I never imagined it would take away my final semester of college. On Tuesday, March 10 at 2 p.m., I walked into my...

Kent professor finds MLB baseballs “juiced”

Hannah Davis Reporter March 4, 2020

More perceptive Major League Baseball fans noticed a strange spike in home run rates between the 2014 and 2017 seasons. Major leaguers scored 6,105 points off home runs in 2017 compared to 4,186 in 2014....

ESPN to launch own streaming service

Cameron Hoover April 4, 2018

Mid-American Conference fans who enjoyed watching events for free on ESPN3 are in for a rude awakening April 12.ESPN is launching its own direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service, called ESPN+,...

Jack Kopanski

Opinion: The flawed currency of sports media

Jack Kopanski September 20, 2017

When you hear names like Colin Cowherd, Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith, what’s the first thing you think of?Likely, you’d consider them as three of the most outspoken sports personalities on TV...

Our View: Andrews’ verdict set tone for future cases

March 8, 2016

On Tuesday, March 8, sportscaster and television personality Erin Andrews won $55 million in a lawsuit against her stalker. The details of this case are alarming.Andrews was followed and watched by a man...

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