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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 women’s track and field wins first MAC championship since 2014

Mason Lawlor Sports Reporter May 9, 2021

The Kent State track and field team competed in day two of the outdoor MAC Championships on Saturday afternoon. The women’s team won the Mid-American Conference championship, with head coach Bill Lawson...

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...

Brian Barnes was named director of basketball operations in 2018, and has been with the men’s basketball program for nearly six years. May 2, 2021.

Brian Barnes, director of basketball operations, dies at 28

Brian Barnes, director of basketball operations for Kent State men’s basketball, died on Sunday, May 2 at the age of 28.KentWired was not able to confirm Barnes’ cause of death at the time of publication. Barnes...

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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...

Lacrosse ends season with a home win over Detroit Mercy

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter May 2, 2021

The Kent State lacrosse team headed into the final game of the 2021 season looking to end the year with a win. The Flashes found exactly that with a 20-11 victory over the University of Detroit Mercy...

Taylor Monturo (00) prepares to take a free position shot against Presbyterian College. Monday, March 22, 2021.

Lacrosse seeks to build consistency as season comes to an end

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter April 28, 2021

One month ago the Kent State lacrosse team sat at 2-1 in Mid-American Conference play and was tied for second place. But since then, the Flashes went on to lose four of their next five MAC games and currently...

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...

Field hockey ends season on six game win streak, finishes second in MAC

Game 1: Kent State 8 Central Michigan 2Kent State’s women’s field hockey team celebrated Senior Day with an 8-2 victory over Central Michigan University on Friday.“Overall, I’m really proud of...

KSU’s graphic created to congratulate Fletcher on her Gymnast of the Year award. April 23, 2021.

Abby Fletcher’s journey to become a gymnastics MVP

Sean Blevins Sports Reporter April 23, 2021

Abby Fletcher struggled for years at gymnastics before reaching her full athletic potential in her college years. She would eventually develop into a program leader for Kent State and become the best...

Brianne Tierney has been head coach of the Kent State women’s lacrosse team since the program was launched in 2016.

The halo effect: Building a lacrosse hotbed from scratch

Owen MacMIllan Sports Reporter April 22, 2021

The inaugural season of the Mid-American Conference’s women’s lacrosse league is approaching an end, marking a huge step forward for the spread of women’s lacrosse in the Midwest.Lacrosse is traditionally...

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...

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