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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Randale Richmond is director of athletics at Kent State University.

Kent State wins Jacoby Trophy for top women’s athletics program

Megan Becker Reporter June 19, 2021

The Kent State women's athletic program was awarded with the Jacoby Trophy this month by the Mid-American Conference for having the top program during the 2020-2021 academic year. This award marks the...

Family members and guests were encouraged to stand with their graduates and congratulate them before receiving their diplomas on May 13, 2021.

Class of 2021 reflects on Kent State, COVID experiences as in-person commencement ceremonies resume

Editor's Note: The following story has been updated to include photographs of graduates Gianna DaPra and Jordan Bigelow. High fives were exchanged and excited cheers rang through Centennial Court Green...

Track and field ready to compete for MAC Indoor Championship

Ignatius Ogbu Sports Reporter February 26, 2021

The Kent State track team will compete this weekend at the Mid-American Conference Track and Field Indoor Championships at Central Michigan University. It is the Flashes’ first overnight trip of the...

Women’s track and field team dominates in field events at Tune-Up

Kristyn Hibbett Sports reporter February 22, 2020

The women’s track and field team competed in the Kent State Tune-Up this weekend. The team had many top finishes in multiple events, but dominated in the field events.The Flashes took first place in...

Kent State track and field teams take multiple first-place finishes at the Akron Invitational

Kristyn Hibbett Sports reporter February 8, 2020

This weekend the women’s and men’s track and field teams competed at the University of Akron Invitational. Both teams did well at the competition with multiple first place and top 10 finishes.The Flashes...

Santos two first place finishes not enough in loss to Akron

Amanda Levine Sports editor January 24, 2020

Senior Brynn Santos’ two first place finishes were not enough in the Kent State women’s track and field loss to the University of Akron.Santos placed first in two events: the 60 m dash and the 200...

Women’s track and field struggle with long jump, finish first in shot put

Amanda Levine Sports editor January 17, 2020

Junior Grace Tennant and sophomore Gabrielle Bailey finished in first and second place in the shot put event at the Youngstown Invitational Friday. It was the best rankings in the event for the Kent State...

Kent States TJ Lawson jumps during the 60-meter hurdles, which he finished with a time of 8.36 seconds. Lawson placed fifth in the heptathlon at the 2018 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in College Station, Texas. 

Stevens Jr. inches closer to Kent State triple jump record at Tennessee Relays

Laurene Darby April 16, 2018

Kent State junior Craig Stevens Jr. spoke confidently after he competed at the Tennessee Relays this weekend.“I feel very proud that my training throughout the season is paying off,” Stevens Jr. said....

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