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KentWired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

KentWired

Men’s golf uses individual title to bounce back with top-3 finish

John Hilber, Assistant Sports Editor February 29, 2024

Kent State men’s golf took third place in the Dorado Beach Classic event behind an outstanding performance from redshirt senior Chris Vandette. Vandette took home the individual title in a field of...

New Kent State football coach Kenni Burns (center) poses with university athletic director Randale Richmond (left) and university president Todd Diacon (right) at Burns’ first press conference Dec. 16, 2022. Courtesy of Kent State Athletics

Kent GRIT era rolls on for extra year after coach signs extension

John Hilber, Assistant Sports Editor February 27, 2024

Kent State football will be under the direction of Kenni Burns until the 2028 season after the first-time coach’s contract was extended an extra year Friday. Burns signed his initial five-year contract...

Weather derails women’s golf, leads to season-low ranking

John Hilber, Assistant Sports Editor February 21, 2024

The Kent State women’s golf team struggled with bad weather in Florida during the Spartan Sun Coast Invitational event, resulting in a final ranking that has not been reached in almost five years. The...

Kent Hall is located on Front Campus.

Visiting professor to discuss climate change psychology research in February Colloquium

John Hilber, Assistant Sports Editor February 21, 2024

Climate change and other environmental action discussions will be on the agenda when David Sherman, a professor for the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at the University of California,...

The Advanced Materials and Liquid Crystal Institute.

Researchers discover process to domesticate small-scaled organisms

John Hilber, Assistant Sports Editor February 16, 2024

For centuries, people have domesticated large animals for their own benefit, but new research at the university’s Liquid Crystals Materials Science Building suggests humans can domesticate more small-scaled...

Poor first round dooms men’s golf in first spring season tournament

John Hilber, Assistant Sports Editor February 15, 2024

The Kent State men’s golf team turned in its lowest-ranking finish in almost a year to start its spring season at the Hal Williams Collegiate tournament in Mobile, Alabama. The Flashes had a slow...

Freshman Kolton Schaller is congratulated by coach Jeff Duncan as he passes third base April 30, 2023.

New lineup, same goals: Baseball wants it all this season

John Hilber, Assistant Sports Editor February 15, 2024

Last season, Kent State baseball suffered a heartbreaker in the Mid-American Conference championship against Ball State, but coach Jeff Duncan said the loss on a grand slam only made them stronger.  This...

THIS OR THAT: Valentines Day is overrated

THIS OR THAT: Valentine’s Day is overrated

KentWired Editorial Board February 14, 2024

This opinion was written by Kelsie Horner, John Hilber, Alton Northup, Jacob Shondel, Annalexis Davis, Yasmeen Matthews, Casey Schroth, Jackson Small and Anthony Zacharyasz from KentWired’s editorial...

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...

Freshman leads women’s golf with impressive final round in first spring event

John Hilber, Assistant Sports Editor February 7, 2024

Freshman Veronika Kedronova entered the spring season on a high note, placing sixth individually out of 96 participants at the UCF Challenge event that ended Feb. 5. This is Kedronova’s second top-10...

KentWired illustration by Gabby Lutz

THIS OR THAT: We watch the Super Bowl for the Super Bowl

KentWired Editorial Board February 3, 2024

This opinion was written by Matt Brown, John Hilber, Yasmeen Matthews, Janson McNair, Isabella Schreck, Jacob Shondel and Anthony Zacharyasz from KentWired’s editorial board. After reading this article...

Kent State students and staff, finishing a safari in Akagera National Park.

‘Sharing the influence of sports on society’: Athletes, staff give back in Rwanda

John Hilber, Assistant Sports Editor January 23, 2024

Twenty student athletes, administrators and staff members traveled to Rwanda in January on a service trip where the group learned about the community and the effects of the Rwandan genocide. Plans for...

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