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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Historic run for women’s rugby concludes

Kyle Samec November 22, 2015

The historic season for the Kent State women’s rugby club team ended Saturday morning in the Elite Eight matchup with the University of Connecticut, as mental errors and a lack of intensity proved fatal...

Women’s rugby wins playoff match versus Michigan

Kyle Samec November 16, 2015

The Kent State women’s rugby club team proved this season is different from the previous two: It won a playoff game Sunday night at Dix Stadium against the University of Michigan in the round of 16 of...

A Kent State womens rugby player tries to break through a Central Michigan defenders tackle to score a try during their game at Dix Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015. Kent state went on to win big against Central Michigan with a final score of 81-10.

Women’s rugby blows out Maryland

Kyle Samec November 8, 2015

By dominating the University of Maryland on Saturday, the Kent State Women’s Rugby Club demonstrated why they deserve to be in the Division I fall playoffs and the Mason-Dixon Conference next fall.“We...

Sophomore Holly Chesnick tries breaking free with the ball during the Kent State womens rugby game against Central Michigan at Dix Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015. Kent state won big against Central Michigan with a final score of 81-10.

Women’s rugby faces Maryland in season finale

Kyle Samec November 4, 2015

As Kent State women’s rugby club team travels to Maryland this weekend for its season finale, sophomore Colleen Carroll can’t wait for another reason.“I’m excited to face a team from my home state...

Kent State womens rugby junior Michaela Williams tackles a Devenport player during their 57-0 loss on Saturday, October 31, 2015.

Women’s rugby plays tough, loses to Davenport

Kyle Samec November 1, 2015

Davenport University is the No. 1 team in Division II women’s rugby, according to the Goff Rugby Report. Underdog Kent State stayed with the Panthers for the majority of the game, but fell victim...

Sophomore Holly Chesnick tries breaking free with the ball during the Kent State womens rugby game against Central Michigan at Dix Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015. Kent state won big against Central Michigan with a final score of 81-10.

Women’s rugby moves to new conference

Kyle Samec October 28, 2015

Facing tougher competition helps any team gain valuable experience, no matter what the sport is. The Kent State women’s rugby club team is joining the Mason-Dixon Conference next fall in order to do...

A Kent State women’s rugby player tries to break through a Central Michigan defenders tackle to score a try during their game at Dix Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015. Kent State went on to win big against Central Michigan with a final score of 81-10.

Women’s rugby looks to extend win streak to three

Kyle Samec October 18, 2015

The Kent State women’s rugby club has momentum going into this Saturday’s match against Central Michigan University.The bye week was needed, however, the team had to learn some new phases of rugby...

The Kent State Womens Rugby Club run around the field outside of Taylor Hall to warm up in the rain on October 7, 2014.

Women’s rugby to extend winning streak to 3

Kyle Samec October 14, 2015

The Kent State women’s rugby club team has momentum going into Saturday’s match against Central Michigan University following a bye week.During this time the team had to learn some new phases of rugby...

Women’s rugby beats Bowling Green in MAC showdown

Kyle Samec October 4, 2015

In their first Mid-American Conference matchup of the season, Kent State defeated the Bowling Green Falcons by doing exactly what they work on in practice every week.“We were able to facilitate the ball...

The Kent State Womens Rugby Club run around the field outside of Taylor Hall to warm up in the rain on October 7, 2014.

Women’s rugby gets first victory of season

Kyle Samec September 27, 2015

Going into the week, head coach Jeff Horton spoke about being more of an attacking team and focusing on fundamentals. That’s exactly what the Flashes did today in their 42-19 victory over the Panthers...

The Kent State Womens Rugby Club Team practice in the rain in front of Taylor hall on September 7, 2014.

Women’s rugby earns first victory of season

Kyle Samec September 27, 2015

Going into the week, head coach Jeff Horton spoke about being more of an attacking team and focusing on fundamentals.That’s exactly what the women's rugby team did on Saturday in their 42-19 victory...

Women’s rugby loses season opener

Kyle Samec September 20, 2015

As good as this Kent State women’s team (0-1) is - winning back-to-back MAC championships – Notre Dame College (1-1) seems to be in a class of its own. The Falcons took advantage of every miscue the...

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