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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


Edinboros Jack Kilner tries to pull out Blake Schaeffers leg for a takedown during their Mid-American Conference quarterfinal match on March 8, 2024.

Wrestling misses out on national qualifiers, finish 11th in MAC Championships

Andrew Gold, Reporter March 11, 2024

Sophomore 197 lbs. Blake Schaffer, the third seed in his weight class, needed to finish in the top two on Saturday at the Mid-American Conference Championships to punch a ticket to the National Tournament. Schaffer...

AJ Burkhart, Kent State graduate student, faces his opponent in the wrestling meet against Central Michigan University on Feb. 16, 2024.

One-point decisions prove costly as wrestling falls in season finale

Andrew Gold, Reporter February 23, 2024

The Kent State wrestling team came out on the losing side of three one-point decisions — a critical nine-point scoring swing — in matches that could have told a completely different story. With...

Kent State sophomore Josh Boggan wins his wrestling match on Feb. 16, 2024.

Too little too late: Wrestling can’t find comeback despite heavyweights’ late spark

Andrew Gold, Reporter February 18, 2024

Six matches into the Kent State wresting team's competition Friday, the team was down 22-3 to Central Michigan with four matches to go. The team (5-15, 1-6) took three of the meet's final matches,...

Kent State freshman Adan Benavidez pins Ohio University freshman Bryce Skinner during the meet on Feb. 10, 2024.

‘Our goal is to continue to get better and continue to fight’: Wrestling falls to Ohio in ‘Grudge Match’ after hot start

Andrew Gold, Reporter February 12, 2024

The Kent State wrestling team returned home to the M.A.C. Center and fell to the Ohio University Bobcats 34-15 on Friday. “We have a really young team,” coach Jim Andrassy said. “We’ve never...

Keegan Knapp (Gold) cheers after regaining control from opponent Trevor Elfvin (White) during Kent States matchup against Clarion Jan. 29, 2023.

‘It’s good to go in there and just take care of business’: Wrestling wins handily over Bloomsburg

Andrew Gold, Reporter February 4, 2024

The Kent State wrestling team went into Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, and toppled the Bloomsburg Huskies 37-5 on Saturday. The Flashes move to 5-0 all-time against the Huskies and have been winners in three...

Kody Komara (Gold) squares off with Kyle Schickel (white) during Kent States contest against Clarion Jan. 29.

‘There are glimpses of really good wrestling’: Wrestling earns first winning weekend of its season

Andrew Gold, Reporter January 24, 2024

The Kent State wrestling team traveled to Clarion, Pennsylvania, and grabbed wins over Long Island University and Morgan State while dropping one to Clarion University. In its first event, the Flashes...

Former Kent State Field Hockey Coach Kathleen Wiler sued the university in federal court.

University pays $95,000 settlement to former field hockey coach in Equal Pay lawsuit

Leah Shepard, Staff Reporter May 3, 2023

Kent State settled an equal pay lawsuit in January with Kathleen Wiler, a former women’s field hockey coach, who alleged the university violated the Equal Pay Act and Title VII by paying her less than...

Ferri wraps up wrestling career at NCAA tournament

John Hilber, Reporter March 19, 2023

Graduate student Jake Ferri is a hard-working wrestler, according to his coach Jim Andrassy. After six years in the program, Ferri ended his career at KSU with a 106-62 all-time overall record. Ferri...

Ninth place with a national qualifier: Ferri advances as wrestling takes ninth in conference tournament

John Hilber, Reporter March 6, 2023

The Kent State wrestling team finished in ninth place in the Mid-American Conference tournament over the weekend, and six wrestlers placed overall.  Graduate student Jake Ferri and sophomore Enrique...

Wrestling earns first win of the season in 23-point victory

John Hilber, Reporter February 12, 2023

The Kent State wrestling team won its first dual of the season in a 32-9 win against Bloomsburg Sunday on senior day. “It's the best we've wrestled as a team,” coach Jim Andrassy said. “It's the...

Wrestling’s Jake Ferri reaches 100 career wins in loss to Cleveland State

John Hilber, Reporter February 10, 2023

The Kent State wrestling team’s graduate student Jake Ferri earned his 100th career win in a 18-16 loss to Cleveland State on Thursday. Ferri started the dual in the 125-pounder match and beat Ben...

Wrestling puts up second-highest point total in loss to Central Michigan

John Hilber, Reporter February 5, 2023

Redshirt senior Jacob Cover led the way with an undefeated weekend, but Kent State’s wrestling team fell just short of a comeback after trailing 12-0.  Kent State lost 22-15 on Sunday against Central...

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