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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent State sophomore Kyle Jackson slides to third base.

Baseball loses third straight game in non-conference game against Ohio State

Jacob Hansen, Reporter May 6, 2022

Kent State’s baseball team fell in a close game to a struggling Ohio State in a midweek showdown. KSU falls to 17-23 on the year and are 12-14 in the Mid-American Conference. Kent State is currently...

Kent State graduate student Madyson Cole breaks for home base.

Brownfield’s grand slam gives softball its fourth MAC series win this season

Isabella Schreck, Reporter April 29, 2022

The score was 1-1 with bases loaded for the Kent State softball team in the top of the sixth inning against Akron. Then fifth-year utility player Brenna Brownfield hit her first grand slam of her college...

Junior attacker Morgan Kubicki makes a move against YSU.

Turnovers prove costly as lacrosse team drops third game in a row in loss to YSU

Jacob Shondel , Reporter April 24, 2022

Kent State women’s lacrosse team has averaged 19 turnovers in games they have lost. On Saturday, KSU fell to third-place Youngstown State 18-11 and gave the ball away 23 times. It was the third-most...

Fifth-year golfer Chloe Salort putts during a Kent State womens golf match.

Flashes look to win their 23rd consecutive MAC Women’s golf championship

Noah Keeney, Reporter April 21, 2022

The Kent State Women’s golf team has won 22 consecutive Mid-American championships and has no intention of that streak ending this weekend. Led by fifth-year Chloe Salort and senior Emily Price, the...

Sophomore midfielder Abby Jones [27] cradles the ball during the women’s lacrosse game on Mar. 8, 2020. Kent State University women’s lacrosse team lost to University of Cincinnati 25-8. 

First ever class of lacrosse freshmen at Kent prepare for their Senior Day

Jacob Shondel , Reporter April 15, 2022

When seniors Megan Kozar, Abby Jones and Madison Rapier came to KSU in 2019, they had no upperclassmen to show them what Division I lacrosse was all about. The first season of varsity lacrosse for them...

Senior attacker Megan Kozar prepares to shoot against Robert Morris on Saturday, April 16 in Kent, Ohio

Lacrosse team falls to conference leader Robert Morris 15-6

Jacob Shondel , Reporter April 12, 2022

Saturday, the Kent State women’s lacrosse team still has not beaten Mid-American Conference opponent Robert Morris. After falling 15-6 Saturday, the Flashes have lost six consecutive games to RMU...

Kent State graduate student Madyson Cole bats during the second game of the double header on March 25, 2022.

Softball prepares for stacked MAC schedule, aims to improve for championships

Isabella Schreck, Reporter April 10, 2022

Kent State softball coach Eric Oakley said this year’s team is unlike any he has had before. The Flashes lost six starters and seven players total from a team that finished third in the Mid-American...

Members of the Kent State gymnastics team cheer during the Blue and Gold exhibition meet in Kent, Ohio on Sunday, Dec. 12. 

Top-ranked gymnasts seek first MAC tournament title in 7 years

Isabella Schreck, Reporter March 17, 2022

If her team can do what it's capable of in the Mid-American Conference championships Saturday, Kent State gymnast Sarah Haxton believes her team can win it all. “We have a lot of potential,” Haxton,...

Kent States Marquez Cooper pushes off against a Wisconsin defender during first half action at the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl in Boise, Idaho. Kent State lost the game 52-38. Photo by Bob Christy/Courtesy of Kent State University

Kent State loses Famous Idaho Potato Bowl game

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor December 21, 2021

The Kent State football team has lived and died by its run defense this season.And for the second straight game, the Flashes died by it in the most crucial part of their season. Kent State was defeated...

Isaac Vance poses with the Humanitarian Award trophy on Friday, Dec. 17 in Boise, Idaho.

Vance awarded Humanitarian Award during annual Albertson’s Tackle Hunger event

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor December 19, 2021

Graduate student wide receiver Isaac Vance won the annual Humanitarian Award for his community service and leadership efforts during the Kent State football team’s trip to Boise, Idaho for the Famous...

Graduate student quarterback Dustin Crum (7) looks for a pass during the MAC Championship against Northern Illinois University in Detroit, Michigan on Dec. 04, 2021. Kent State lost to NIU 41-23.

Kent State to play in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor December 5, 2021

The Kent State football team will play in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl against Wyoming on Tuesday, Dec. 21 in Boise, Idaho per Brett McMurphy of Action Network HQ.It will be the Flashes’ fifth bowl game...

Kent State football fans sat in front of Water Street Tavern’s big screen to watch the beginning of the first quarter of the 2021 MAC Championship game against Northern Illinois University on Saturday, Dec. 04, 2021. 

Water Street Tavern hosts MAC Championship watch party to celebrate football team’s success

Isabella Schreck Reporter December 5, 2021

For the second time in the last nine years, the Kent State football team won the East Mid-American Conference and advanced to the MAC Championship Game to play Northern Illinois.To celebrate the team’s...

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