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Ninth place with a national qualifier: Ferri advances as wrestling takes ninth in conference tournament

John Hilber, Reporter March 6, 2023

The Kent State wrestling team finished in ninth place in the Mid-American Conference tournament over the weekend, and six wrestlers placed overall.  Graduate student Jake Ferri and sophomore Enrique...

Wrestling puts up second-highest point total in loss to Central Michigan

John Hilber, Reporter February 5, 2023

Redshirt senior Jacob Cover led the way with an undefeated weekend, but Kent State’s wrestling team fell just short of a comeback after trailing 12-0.  Kent State lost 22-15 on Sunday against Central...

Wrestling off to worst start in program history after loss

John Hilber, Reporter January 28, 2023

Kent State wrestling extended its losing streak to eight games, making it the worst start in the program’s 90-season history. The Flashes lost 25-12 to Southern-Illinois Edwardsville on Friday. KSU’s...

Wrestling gets handled in 23-point loss to Ohio State

John Hilber, Reporter December 14, 2022

The Kent State wrestling team lost its seventh straight meet to No. 3 Ohio State Saturday, falling to the Buckeyes 32-9. OSU’s record against the Flashes is now 7-0. “It's apparent that they're...

Wrestling success: Nationally-ranked Enrique Munguia clinches second title win of season

John Hilber, Reporter November 22, 2022

Kent State sophomore wrestler Enrique Munguia is a guy who understands what it takes to be good, says his coach. He was the third best high school wrestler in the country and now ranks in the top 30...

Young and hungry: Wrestling welcomes 20 rookies to its squad

John Hilber, Reporter November 8, 2022

Wrestling coach Jim Andrassy is all about “trusting the process” this season. “We need to continue to improve every day, and I don't really want to think about where we should be,” Andrassy,...

Senior Kody Komara attempts to pin a Central Michigan University wrestler during the match on Feb. 6, 2022. Kent State lost 32-9.

Komara’s victory, McCracken’s second-place leads wrestlers at MAC championships

Noah Keeney, Reporter March 7, 2022

Kent State wrestler Kody Komara became the surprise champion of the Mid-American Conference tournament at 149 pounds when he swept past three opponents to earn a spot in the NCAA Championships. Komara...

Redshirt junior Tyler Bates attempts to pin a player from Central Michigan University during the wrestling match on Feb. 06, 2022. Kent State lost to Central Michigan 32-9.

Wrestlers close out the regular season with a dominant 29-12 win at SIU-E.

Noah Keeney Reporter February 21, 2022

The Kent State wrestling team made easy work of Mid-American Conference opponent Southern Illinois. From the start, the Flashes were able to impose their will and take control.Fifth-year Jake Ferri (22-8)...

Senior 184-pounder Colin McCracken wrestles Air Forces Jacob Thompson during the Appalachian State Invite in Boone, North Carolina on Sunday, Nov. 14.

Two Kent State wrestlers finish in top three at Appalachian State Invite

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 18, 2021

Redshirt sophomore 174-pounder Michael Ferree defeated a former national qualifier on his way to a second-place finish at the Appalachian State Invite Sunday.Ferree defeated two Appalachian State wrestlers...

Newell highlights wrestling season opener

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 10, 2021

At first glance the Kent State wrestling team’s performance in the Clarion Open would look like a rough start to the season. KSU wrestlers finished with a record of 26-45, and as a team they placed...

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Haymaker Farmers’ Market starts its’ summer season for the 29th year

Brynne Mann Reporter May 15, 2021

The Haymaker Farmers’ Market is kicking off is 29th year in downtown Kent with its summer season on Franklin Avenue every Saturday. The summer season features a wide variety of vendors with fresh produce,...

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