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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Jordan Gilkison with the Ohio Open trophy.

Jordan Gilkison becomes first amateur golfer in 44 years to win Ohio Open

Gianna Cicchi, Reporter July 29, 2022

Jordan Gilkison almost never checked the standings while he played in a golf tournament, but that changed at the Ohio Open in June. As he approached the last hole, the scoreboard was right in front of...

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Men’s golf wins MAC tournament to move on to regionals

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter May 2, 2021

Even against winds blowing up to 30 miles-per-hour, the Kent State men’s golf team secured its fifth consecutive Mid-American Conference championship this weekend in Fort Wayne, Indiana. “It’s tough...

The Kent State women’s golf team poses with their 2021 MAC Championship trophy. No other team has ever won the MAC.

Women’s golf takes 22nd consecutive conference title

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter April 25, 2021

In 1999, Kent State won the Mid-American Conference’s first women’s golf championship.Saturday, the Flashes won the MAC’s 22nd championship.No other team has ever held the title.The Kent State women’s...

Women’s golf wins second consecutive tournament

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter April 20, 2021

“You guys are the unofficial Big Ten champions,” friends of Kent State women’s golf coach Lisa Strom told her after her team won the Indiana Invitational this weekend in Bloomington, Indiana.The...

Men’s golf ties for second place in Rutherford Invitational

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter April 18, 2021

The Kent State men’s golf team had its second-best finish of the season and its second-straight strong tournament performance, tying for second at the Rutherford Intercollegiate in State College, Pennsylvania.The...

Men’s golf ties for third at Hootie Intercollegiate

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter April 1, 2021

The Kent State men’s golf team, which is ranked No. 50 nationally by Golfweek, tied for third with No. 9 Auburn University in the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate.Sixteen teams competed in the tournament...

Women’s golf wins first tournament of the season

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter March 29, 2021

The Kent State women’s golf team won its first tournament of the season at the Clemson Invitational this weekend. “It was a great great team atmosphere,” coach Lisa Strom said. “Throughout the...

Men’s golf places sixth in General Hacker Invitational

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter March 17, 2021

The Kent State men’s golf team placed sixth in the General Hackler Collegiate Invitational in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, securing the team’s third top-10 finish of the season.“There were a lot...

Women’s golf struggles in Augusta, finishes 11th

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter March 16, 2021

After an unexpected injury to top golfer Emily Price, the Kent State women’s golf team fell to a tie for 11th out of 16 teams at the Valspar Augusta Invitational in Augusta, Georgia.Price, a junior,...

Emily Price is a junior in her first year at Kent State after transferring from the University of South Carolina. She tied for third place in her first appearance ever for Kent State. Feb. 15, 2021.

Transfer Emily Price leading Kent State women’s golf

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter February 16, 2021

Emily Price came to Kent State in the fall as a junior transfer student from the University of South Carolina looking for a better team environment and a chance to prove herself. “To come somewhere...

Men’s golf ready to play again

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter February 12, 2021

After not competing for nearly a full year, the Kent State men’s golf team starts its season this weekend at the Mobile Bay Intercollegiate Tournament in Mobile, Alabama.“Everyone’s excited to get...

Corey Conners chipping out of a sand trap at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. Conners was wearing a poppy pin in honor of Remembrance Day. Taken from Conners’ Twitter account (@coreconn). Nov. 11, 2020.

Conners cracks top 10 at The Masters

Owen MacMillan Sports editor November 15, 2020

2014 Kent State grad Corey Conners finished tied for 10th in the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.Kent State golf has a long and prestigious history, but cracking the top 10 at...

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