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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Softball and gymnastics to receive facility renovations to improve play and safety

Softball and gymnastics to receive facility renovations to improve play and safety

Isabella Schreck, Reporter April 20, 2022

The softball complex and gymnastics practice gym will be renovated starting this summer, addressing key facility issues and safety concerns. “This has been a long time coming,” head softball coach...

Kent State senior Sarah Haxton warms up on beam during the gymnastics competition against Bowling Green at the M.A.C. Center on Feb. 20, 2022.

Haxton leads KSU gymnasts at NCAA regionals

Isabella Schreck, Reporter April 6, 2022

Kent State gymnastics coach Brice Biggin said he felt goosebumps after seeing sophomore Sarah Haxton’s 9.900 performance on the uneven bars at the NCAA regional. “I just felt so good for her because...

Golden Flashes Gymnastics compete in a Tri-Meet against Ohio State Buckeyes and Eastern Michigan Eagles. A Golden Flash gymnast sticks the landing in the Uneven Bars event.

Falls on key events knock KSU gymnasts to 5th in MAC championships

Isabella Schreck, Reporter March 21, 2022

For three consecutive meets the Kent State gymnastics team posted its highest scores of the season, even scoring its third-highest total in program history. But at the Mid-American Conference championships...

Members of the Kent State gymnastics team cheer during the Blue and Gold exhibition meet in Kent, Ohio on Sunday, Dec. 12. 

Top-ranked gymnasts seek first MAC tournament title in 7 years

Isabella Schreck, Reporter March 17, 2022

If her team can do what it's capable of in the Mid-American Conference championships Saturday, Kent State gymnast Sarah Haxton believes her team can win it all. “We have a lot of potential,” Haxton,...

Members of the Kent State gymnastics team celebrate after beating Western Michigan to claim a share of the MAC regular season championship.

Gymnasts earn regular season title after third-highest score in program history

Isabella Schreck, Reporter March 14, 2022

At the end of Sunday’s gymnastics meet in Kalamazoo, the scoreboard read: Kent State 196.850, Western Michigan 196.725. And the faces of the Kent State gymnastics team read jubilation. The Flashes...

Kent senior Samantha Henry mounts the balance beam during the gymnastics competition against Bowling Green at the M.A.C. Center on Feb. 20, 2022. The judges gave Henry a score of 9.075 for her performace on the balance beam.

Gymnastics improves on beam, posts highest score in two years

Isabella Schreck, Reporter March 7, 2022

In its last meet, the Kent State gymnastics team scored its worst event score in two years on beam.  This week, the Flashes scored their highest on beam since March 2018. “It was something that...

Golden Flashes Gymnastics compete in a Tri-Meet against Ohio State Buckeyes and Eastern Michigan Eagles. A Golden Flash gymnast sticks the landing in the Uneven Bars event.

Gymnastics continues to set new season-bests entering last regular season meet

Isabella Schreck, Reporter March 7, 2022

With one competition left until Mid-American Conference championships, the Kent State gymnastics team posted its highest beam score of the season just two days after setting its now previous season high.  “I’m...

Kent State senior Sarah Haxton warms up on beam during the gymnastics competition against Bowling Green at the M.A.C. Center on Feb. 20, 2022.

Gymnastics struggles on beam for second consecutive meet, loses first in MAC

Isabella Schreck, Reporter February 28, 2022

With only the beam event left in Sunday’s meet, the Kent State gymnastics team was leading Central Michigan 147.425 to 147.150. Then three Flashes fell. “They held back and tried to make routines,...

Kent State senior Sarah Haxton warms up on beam during the gymnastics competition against Bowling Green at the M.A.C. Center on Feb. 20, 2022.

Gymnastics struggles on beam for second consecutive meet, loses first in MAC

Isabella Schreck Reporter February 28, 2022

With only the beam event left in Sunday’s meet, the Kent State gymnastics team was leading Central Michigan 147.425 to 147.150.Then three Flashes fell. “They held back and tried to make routines,...

Cheyenne Pretola ends her floor routine with flourish during the gymnastics meet against Rutgers and Cornell University on Jan. 28, 2022.

Gymnastics wins meet despite lackluster performance

Isabella Schreck Reporter February 21, 2022

After defeating Bowling Green in Sunday’s Pink Meet, Kent State gymnastics coach Brice Biggin was disappointed. “This was overall our worst performance of the year,” Biggin said. “Yeah, I’m...

Rachel DeCavitch gracefully ascends the balance beam to start off her routine during the gymnastics meet against Rutgers and Cornell University on Jan. 28, 2022.

Gymnastics continues to set season-high scores despite first consecutive losses of the season

Isabella Schreck Reporter February 12, 2022

The Kent State gymnastics team reached season bests in three events Friday and for the second consecutive meet topped its highest score of the year.Despite the big numbers, the Flashes fell short of a...

Rachel DeCavitch swoops through the air on the uneven bars during the gymnastics meet on Jan. 28, 2022.

Gymnastics fall for first time despite their highest score of season

Isabella Schreck Reporter February 9, 2022

The Kent State gymnastics team posted its highest score of the season but lost for the first time Sunday at the George Washington Quad.The Flashes placed second with a score of 195.600. GW won the meet...

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