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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent State hangs with Texas A&M in first half, blown out in second

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 5, 2021

With a little over seven minutes left in the third quarter, the Kent State football team had the ball on the 22-yard line of Texas A&M. 1st & 10. Down 13-3 against the No. 6 team in the country,...

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...

Shannon Welsh stands in front of her BFA exhibit in the Center for Visual Arts. 

Kent State student recognized in national undergraduate art exhibit

Kelsey Paulus Reporter June 9, 2021

Out of 200 submissions total, one Kent State student earned an opportunity to display her artwork in the 5th annual National Undergraduate Juried Exhibition at the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art in Missouri. Shannon...

TEMPE, AZ - AUGUST 29: Kent State Golden Flashes wide receiver Isaiah McKoy (23) catches a touchdown pass during the college football game between the Kent State Golden Flashes and the Arizona State Sun Devils on August 29, 2019 at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona.

Isaiah McKoy will get his shot at the NFL with the Pittsburgh Steelers

At least one more Kent State football player has a chance to play in the NFL this year, after Isaiah McKoy was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Pittsburgh Steelers.A 2020 Mid-American Conference...

Julian Edelman, wide receiver for the New England Patriots, with the integrative studies degree he received at Kent State’s One University Commencement held May 11, 2019 at Dix Stadium.

Super Bowl MVP, Kent State quarterback Julian Edelman retires

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor April 12, 2021

One of the most decorated and famous athletes to ever take the field as a Golden Flash appears to be hanging up his cleats.Former New England Patriot, three-time Super Bowl champion and Super Bowl LIII...

Kent State’s offensive line huddles to strategize during their game against Akron. Nov. 17, 2020.

Effects of COVID-19 on student-athletes

Ashley Blood Reporter March 12, 2021

Long-term effects of COVID-19 are still vastly unknown, but many are concerned that these effects could be worse for athletes.Jacob Barkley, a health sciences professor at Kent State University, says that...

Dawood Alohaly is on the powerlifting team at KSU.

Day in the life of a student athlete during a pandemic

Camryn Kocher Reporter March 11, 2021

Dawood Alohaly enjoyed training with his powerlifting team for Kent State until COVID-19 forced his team members to condition on their own.The pandemic has forced student athletes to take further precautions...

Matthew Trickett starts the scoring in the fourth quarter with a 45-yard field goal to extend Kent State’s lead to 23-3.

Trickett leaving Kent State football program

Owen MacMillan Sports Reporter February 2, 2021

Two-time all Mid-American Conference first team kicker Matthew Trickett announced on Twitter yesterday that he will enter the transfer portal and leave Kent State.This is a blow to the Kent State football...

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...

Senior running back Will Matthews is tackled during Kent States game at Ohio University on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019.

Kent State football game against Miami cancelled

Owen MacMillan Sports editor December 2, 2020

For the first time this season, Kent State’s football team has seen a game cancelled due to concerns about COVID-19.The Flashes were slated to face Miami University this Saturday at noon in Oxford, Ohio,...

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...

Senior wide receiver Kavious Price catches a touchdown pass during Kent State’s game at Ohio University on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019.

Miami vs Ohio cancelled, Kent State to fill primetime slot

Owen MacMillan Sports editor November 15, 2020

A football game between Miami University and Ohio University has been cancelled due to COVID-19 spread on Ohio’s roster.This is the first instance of a Mid-American Conference game being cancelled due...

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