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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent State Cheerleaders march in the Homecoming Parade before todays game against Bowling Green, on Sat. Oct. 2, 2021.

Kent State community gathers to celebrate 2021 homecoming parade

Sophie Young Reporter October 5, 2021

Alumni, students and family lined Main Street on Saturday morning to watch a tradition more than 100 years old: the Kent State homecoming parade.At 10:30 a.m. on the corner of Main Street and Midway Drive,...

How Kent State sports became among the most ‘LGBTQ+ friendly’ in the country

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 20, 2021

When senior basketball player Monique Smith was looking for a college to continue her career, she looked for a strong program and good academics.But what was equally important to her was whether KSU had...

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...

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

Mason Lawlor Sports Reporter May 9, 2021

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...

TEMPE, AZ - AUGUST 29: Kent State Golden Flashes wide receiver Isaiah McKoy (23) catches a touchdown pass during the college football game between the Kent State Golden Flashes and the Arizona State Sun Devils on August 29, 2019 at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona.

Isaiah McKoy will get his shot at the NFL with the Pittsburgh Steelers

At least one more Kent State football player has a chance to play in the NFL this year, after Isaiah McKoy was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Pittsburgh Steelers.A 2020 Mid-American Conference...

Longtime Hopkinton resident Tim Kilduff is the president and founder of the 26.2 Foundation. His involvement with the Boston Marathon dates back to 1979.

‘68 alumnus inducted into EHHS hall of fame after over 40 years of giving back to Hopkinton community

Zoë Blank Reporter May 3, 2021

Winning the Centennial Alumni Award and being inducted into the College of Education, Health and Human Services Hall of Fame was unnecessary recognition, Timothy W. Kilduff said, but heartwarming. “I’ve...

Lacrosse ends season with a home win over Detroit Mercy

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter May 2, 2021

The Kent State lacrosse team headed into the final game of the 2021 season looking to end the year with a win. The Flashes found exactly that with a 20-11 victory over the University of Detroit Mercy...

Taylor Monturo (00) prepares to take a free position shot against Presbyterian College. Monday, March 22, 2021.

Lacrosse seeks to build consistency as season comes to an end

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter April 28, 2021

One month ago the Kent State lacrosse team sat at 2-1 in Mid-American Conference play and was tied for second place. But since then, the Flashes went on to lose four of their next five MAC games and currently...

The Kent State women’s golf team poses with their 2021 MAC Championship trophy. No other team has ever won the MAC.

Women’s golf takes 22nd consecutive conference title

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter April 25, 2021

In 1999, Kent State won the Mid-American Conference’s first women’s golf championship.Saturday, the Flashes won the MAC’s 22nd championship.No other team has ever held the title.The Kent State women’s...

Field hockey ends season on six game win streak, finishes second in MAC

Game 1: Kent State 8 Central Michigan 2Kent State’s women’s field hockey team celebrated Senior Day with an 8-2 victory over Central Michigan University on Friday.“Overall, I’m really proud of...

Women’s golf wins second consecutive tournament

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter April 20, 2021

“You guys are the unofficial Big Ten champions,” friends of Kent State women’s golf coach Lisa Strom told her after her team won the Indiana Invitational this weekend in Bloomington, Indiana.The...

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...

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