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Kent Wired

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...

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...

Quarterback Dustin Crum dives forward to end a first down run during Kent States 52-47 win over Northern Illinois on Wednesday night. 

Football takes down undefeated Northern Illinois, takes sole possession of first place in East

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 4, 2021

The Kent State football team’s matchup against Northern Illinois University had a lot of hype going into the game. Not only was it a potential Mid-American Conference Championship Game preview, but...

Crawford Building

Crawford Building

A rendering of Crawford Hall, what will be the new building for the Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship, formerly known as the College of Business Administration. The Kent State...

Wide receiver Dante Cephas (14) chases down the ball after quarterback Dustin Crum (7) throws it during the football game on Oct. 9, 2021. Kent State played University of Buffalo and beat them 48-38.

Kent State holds off Buffalo comeback with career day by Crum and Cephas

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor October 10, 2021

On the first play from scrimmage, quarterback Dustin Crum connected on a deep ball to fifth-year wide receiver Keshunn Abram for a 54-yard gain. That play would set the tone for the Kent State football...

Sophomore Marquez Cooper, number 1, rushes through the Bowling Green State Universitys defensive during the football game on Oct. 2, 2021. Kent State won 27-20.

Crum leads game-winning drive in MAC opener

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor October 3, 2021

The Kent State football team had the ball with under 10 minutes and were looking to drive down field to break the 20-20 tie against Bowling Green State University. An illegal below-the-waist block made...

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...

Mental Health KSU

Mental health resources offered at regional campus Kent State Stark

Sam Wright Reporter June 22, 2021

Mental health services at Kent State Stark will be offered for free: online or in-person, starting fall 2021. The services offered for mental health are located in the Campus Center. According to the...

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

The running of the Bulls: Kent State dominated by Buffalo on the ground

Owen MacMillan Sports editor November 28, 2020

On the very first play from scrimmage, University at Buffalo running back Jaret Patterson slashed through the Kent State defense for a 62-yard gain. Patterson was tackled at the three yard line, but would...

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...

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