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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

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...

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Spencer Platt October 15, 2021

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 24: People shop at the Fifth Avenue Apple Store during the launch of Apple’s new iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Mini on September 24, 2021 in New York City. The new phones come...

Dustin Crum (7) lets a a pass go against Buffalo. Crum would throw for 343 yards and three touchdowns. Nov. 28, 2020.

2021 Kent State football preview: the bright future ahead

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 2, 2021

The Kent State football team was riding high, winning its first three games and looking to compete in the Mid-American Conference Championship. A blowout loss to Buffalo and two cancellations due to COVID-19...

Kent State’s offensive line huddles to strategize during their game against Akron. Nov. 17, 2020.

Effects of COVID-19 on student-athletes

Ashley Blood Reporter March 12, 2021

Long-term effects of COVID-19 are still vastly unknown, but many are concerned that these effects could be worse for athletes.Jacob Barkley, a health sciences professor at Kent State University, says that...

Diacon announces committee to begin director of athletics search

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor February 1, 2021

The search for a new director of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at Kent State will begin in earnest this week.President Todd Diacon announced in an email to Kent State students and faculty...

JaShaun Poke [25] cuts through the EMU defense during the Flashes’ win. Nov. 4, 2020.

Flashes overcome penalties, offensive stall to hold off EMU

Owen MacMillan Sports editor November 5, 2020

Mark Williams sat alone in the left corner of the end zone as a ball from quarterback Dustin Crum zipped toward him. The redshirt sophomore dropped under the slightly underthrown ball and had the very...

The Flashes poured orange Gatorade on coach Sean Lewis after winning the school’s first bowl game on Friday, Dec. 20, 2019. 

Ripping off the rearview mirror: A Kent State football preview

Owen MacMillan Sports editor November 4, 2020

Months of uncertainty for Kent State’s football team have turned into mere hours before the Flashes’ season opener. The unusual timing and circumstances of the season are not the only changes since...

Coach Sean Lewis posted this statement urging the MAC to reconsider the postponement of the fall football season to the spring, Sept. 17.

Kent State football players push for fall season

Nicholas Pedone Sports reporter September 19, 2020

When Kent State’s football team became one of the first Division I programs to cancel their spring practices out of precaution for the COVID-19 pandemic, uncertainty loomed around Dix Stadium.“The...

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