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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

A Kent State Football Ohio Mega Camp attendee gets ready to catch a throw.

Kent State hosts sold-out football Mega Camp for young athletes

Ty Kohler, Reporter June 18, 2022

More than a hundred athletes met at Dix Stadium Saturday morning for the sold-out Kent State Football Ohio Mega Camp. The camp was for athletes ages 14-20 — or students entering ninth grade through their...

The Kent State mens basketball team reacts to Carrys record breaking performance in its win over Central Michigan in Kent, Ohio on Tuesday, Feb. 22.

Men’s basketball shoots for 12th straight win and MAC regular season title

Jimmy Oswald, Sports Editor March 3, 2022

The last time the Kent State men’s basketball team faced the University at Buffalo it lost 64-51. The Flashes dropped to 4-4 in the Mid-American Conference and were 9-9 overall. They were tied for fifth...

The Kent State mens basketball team reacts to Carrys record breaking performance in its win over Central Michigan in Kent, Ohio on Tuesday, Feb. 22. 

Men’s basketball shoots for 12th straight win and MAC regular season title

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor March 3, 2022

The last time the Kent State men’s basketball team faced the University at Buffalo it lost 64-51. The Flashes dropped to 4-4 in the Mid-American Conference and were 9-9 overall. They were tied for fifth...

Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp is embraced by quarterback Matthew Stafford after a touchdown in the fourth quarte

Rams beat Bengals to win Super Bowl LVI

Amir Vera CNN February 14, 2022

(CNN) -- The Los Angeles Rams defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 23-20 in Super Bowl LVI on Sunday.The suspenseful game ended with a fourth-down stop by Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald to win it all....

FOXBOROUGH, MASSACHUSETTS - OCTOBER 03: Tom Brady #12 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers waves to the crowd as he runs off the field after defeating the New England Patriots in the game at Gillette Stadium on October 03, 2021 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Seven-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady announces retirement

Ben Morse CNN February 1, 2022

The 44-year-old, arguably the greatest NFL quarterback of all time, announced the news on social media."I have always believed the sport of football is an 'all-in' proposition -- if a 100% competitive...

Kent States Marquez Cooper pushes off against a Wisconsin defender during first half action at the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl in Boise, Idaho. Kent State lost the game 52-38. Photo by Bob Christy/Courtesy of Kent State University

Kent State loses Famous Idaho Potato Bowl game

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor December 21, 2021

The Kent State football team has lived and died by its run defense this season.And for the second straight game, the Flashes died by it in the most crucial part of their season. Kent State was defeated...

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.

One Last Chance: Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Preview

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor December 20, 2021

When graduate student quarterback Dustin Crum and the other 26 percent of the Kent State football roster set to graduate after this season first came to the team in 2017, it was quite the different program.The...

Isaac Vance poses with the Humanitarian Award trophy on Friday, Dec. 17 in Boise, Idaho.

Vance awarded Humanitarian Award during annual Albertson’s Tackle Hunger event

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor December 19, 2021

Graduate student wide receiver Isaac Vance won the annual Humanitarian Award for his community service and leadership efforts during the Kent State football team’s trip to Boise, Idaho for the Famous...

Graduate student quarterback Dustin Crum (7) looks for a pass during the MAC Championship against Northern Illinois University in Detroit, Michigan on Dec. 04, 2021. Kent State lost to NIU 41-23.

Kent State to play in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor December 5, 2021

The Kent State football team will play in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl against Wyoming on Tuesday, Dec. 21 in Boise, Idaho per Brett McMurphy of Action Network HQ.It will be the Flashes’ fifth bowl game...

Kent State football fans sat in front of Water Street Tavern’s big screen to watch the beginning of the first quarter of the 2021 MAC Championship game against Northern Illinois University on Saturday, Dec. 04, 2021. 

Water Street Tavern hosts MAC Championship watch party to celebrate football team’s success

Isabella Schreck Reporter December 5, 2021

For the second time in the last nine years, the Kent State football team won the East Mid-American Conference and advanced to the MAC Championship Game to play Northern Illinois.To celebrate the team’s...

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...

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