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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Joel Nielsen, the Kent State University athletic director, watches the Kent State womens basketball team play Purdue Fort Wayne on Nov. 16, 2019.

Nielsen will not seek to extend AD contract, set to leave June 30

After over a decade as director of athletics for Kent State, Joel Nielsen will not seek to extend his contract with the university.Nielsen’s current contract is set to expire on June 30, at which point...

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

Former field hockey coach files lawsuit against university for gender, pay discrimination

Amanda Levine Sports editor March 6, 2020

Editor's Note: Kathleen Wiler resigned in February 2019, ahead of Kent State field hockey's 2019 season.Former Kent State field hockey coach Kathleen Wiler sued the university in federal court Tuesday...

Kent State senior forward Jessica Apelt fights against Northwestern midfielder Lily Gandhi to keep possession of the ball  against Northwestern on Sept. 4, 2018. Kent State lost the match, 4-2.

Flashes first half success not enough against No. 12 Northwestern

Amanda Levine September 5, 2018

Despite a strong offensive first half, the Kent State field hockey team (1-4) struggled in the second half, failing to keep up with No. 12 Northwestern (3-2), falling, 4-2, to the Wildcats.“We came out...

Kent State forward Pippa Best (center-left) battles Billikens Jess Dunlap for possession. 

Field hockey splits weekend home series

Amanda Levine September 3, 2018

After opening the season with two straight losses, the Kent State (1-3) field hockey team looked to improve its record this past weekend in two home matches. Liberty 2, Kent State 1Despite their loss...

Kent States Clara Rodriguez Seto hits the ball forward as Miami (OH)s Paula Portugal prepares to block during the MAC Championship game at Murphy-Mellis Field Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. The RedHawks beat the Flashes, 2-1, in overtime.

Field hockey struggles during season opener

Amanda Levine August 26, 2018

Kent State’s women’s field hockey team looked to bounce back after their MAC tournament loss to Miami University-OH that ended their 2017 season.Old Dominion 1 - Kent State 0In the Flashes’ season...

Senior Alison Harmatz fights for the ball in the MAC championship game against Miami (OH) Saturday Nov. 5, 2016.

On the road again: Field hockey awaits renovation completion

Brandon Busby September 15, 2017

The Kent State women’s field hockey team is looking forward to the weekend after two close losses last weekend, falling 1-0 to Temple University and 2-1 to Northwestern. The Flashes have not played...

Lama Abu-Amara.

Recognizing women of Kent State

As cliché as it may be, women do come in all shapes, colors and sizes. While that will never change, Women’s History Month is as good a time as ever to recognize those differences that make each female...

Field hockey wins MAC championship

Zac Sommer November 8, 2015

Sophomore Ines Delpech scored in the 96th minute of Saturday’s double overtime MAC championship game, giving the Flashes their second consecutive MAC title.“It is such an honor to just play in a championship...

Senior midfielder Jessica Nesbitt chases down the ball against Ohio University Friday, Oct. 23, 2015.

Field hockey undefeated at home after win over OSU

Zac Sommer October 27, 2015

The Kent State field hockey team is on a five-game winning streak after its 3-1 win over Ohio State on Tuesday.“I am really happy with the performance today,” head coach Kathleen Wiler said. “It’s...

Freshman Aileen Ahlers chases down the ball at the Oct. 16, 2015, field hockey game against Miami of Ohio.

Field hockey finishes 2-0

Zac Sommer October 18, 2015

The Kent State field hockey team (5-8, 3-1) had a big weekend, defeating MAC rival Miami University (9-7, 3-1) Friday and American University (9-5, 4-1) Sunday.“This win was very important in order to...

Caroline Corthouts, senior, goes up against Jordan Chapman, junior, in the game against Longwood University at Murphy-Mellis Field on Sunday Sept 27, 2015. The game ended with a win for the Flashes, 5-1.

Field hockey snaps six-game losing streak

Zac Sommer September 27, 2015

The Kent State field hockey team (2-6) won its second game of the season at home, as the Flashes move to 1-0 in conference play.The Flashes snapped a six-game losing streak after a convincing 5-1 win against...

Field hockey unable to snap losing streak

Zac Sommer September 20, 2015

The Kent State field hockey team (1-6) recorded two more losses this weekend, losing to both Penn State and Michigan University.The Flashes lost Saturday’s game 2-1 to No. 18 ranked Penn State and lost...

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