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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


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...

And Buffalo makes it four: Volleyball extends conference losing streak

Isabella Schreck, Sports Editor October 22, 2022

In her volleyball team’s losing battle against Buffalo, coach Haley Eckerman looked to her bench. She found senior opposite hitter Morgan Copley, who would go on to put up 8.5 points Friday – the...

The Kent State volleyball team celebrates after winning a rally.

Still tied for third, volleyball has almost one month until MAC tournament

Isabella Schreck, Sports Editor October 19, 2022

Halfway through Mid-American Conference play, the Kent State volleyball team sits at 3-6 in the conference. The Flashes started 1-3. They have lost their last two home games. “Anybody on any given...

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...

Senior forward Luisa Knapp moves the ball during a Kent State field hockey match.

Coming to America: How Kent State field hockey has created an international atmosphere

Jacob Hansen Reporter December 15, 2021

Freshman Jersey Hasenbos had graduated from high school in the Netherlands before she had even heard of Kent State or thought about playing field hockey in the United States.  Now she’s an up-and-coming...

Redshirt freshman VonCameron Davis dribbles the ball during the Kent State mens basketball loss to West Virginia in Morgantown, West Virginia on Sunday, Dec. 12.

Men’s basketball falls to physical West Virginia defense

Jacob Hansen Reporter December 12, 2021

Kent State’s basketball team kept it close in the first half, but West Virginia’s defense finished them off in a 63-50 loss. Kent State falls to 5-4 on the season, while West Virginia improves to...

Giovanni Santiago (Guard), 11, shoots a foul shot against the Towson Tigers on Monday, Dec. 6 at Kent State. Photo by Morgan McGrath.

Poor shooting and early deficit leads to men’s basketball first home loss of the season

Jacob Hansen Reporter December 7, 2021

Shooting just 28 percent, Kent State’s basketball team’s offense struggled to find its rhythm, falling to Towson 73-58.“You are not going to win very many games 28 percent from the field,” coach...

Graduate student running back Xavier Williams (2) runs the ball during the MAC Championship against Northern Illinois University in Detroit, Michigan on Dec. 04, 2021. Kent State lost to NIU 41-23.

Football loses rematch to Northern Illinois in MAC Championship Game

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor December 4, 2021

Kent State football coach Sean Lewis repeated the same mantra all-season long.“We need to run the ball well, and we need to stop the run. We do that, we win.” Lewis credits that style of play to what...

Head coach Sean Lewis rings the Starner Victory Bell to celebrate the Kent State Football team beating Miami University and advancing to the MAC championship.

49 years in the making: A Kent State football MAC Championship preview

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor December 2, 2021

It has been 49 years since the Kent State football team won its first and only MAC Championship. The Flashes came close in 2012, winning their first East Division title and advancing to the MAC Championship...

Sophomore running back Marquez Cooper (1) runs the ball during the football game against Miami University on Nov. 27, 2021. Kent State beat Miami 48-47 in overtime.

Dustin Crum named MAC Player of the Year; seven football players named to All-MAC team

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor December 2, 2021

Graduate student quarterback Dustin Crum won the Vern Smith Leadership Award given to the Mid-American Conference’s Player of the Year. Crum is the first KSU player to win the award since 1987, when...

Quarterback Dustin Crum (7) runs the ball into the end zone during the football game against Miami University on Nov. 27, 2021. Kent State beat Miami University 48-47 in overtime.

Two football players receive MAC honors for performances in division-clinching win over Miami

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor December 2, 2021

The Kent State football team, one week after sweeping the Mid-American Conference East Division weekly awards, had two players receive the honors following the team's division-clinching win over Miami. Graduate...

Sophomore forward Lindsey Thall (44) dribbles the ball down the court during the womens basketball game on Jan. 29, 2020. Kent State won against Ball State University 69-68.

Women’s basketball beats second Power Five team in three days; places third in Gulf Coast Showcase

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 29, 2021

The Kent State women’s basketball team had not beaten a Power Five team since November of 2010 prior to this weekend. By Sunday night the Flashes had two victories in one weekend.After shocking the...

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