The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


OPINION: Are we cultivated to be entertained 24/7?

Gregory Hess Opinion Writer March 10, 2021

On the surface, we are creatures of habit and engagement. The former being an ever-growing concern in the younger generations over the older generations as we go into this new decade after the 2010s. As...

OPINION: Brandon’s World – NFL is king over NBA and MLB

Brandon Lewis Columnist October 30, 2020

With a presidential election among us and a virus ripping through the world, cable news ratings are up 72% in 2020.The same cannot be said for sports.The 2020 NBA Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers...

Kent State represented by four alums in MLB postseason

Nicholas Pedone Sports reporter October 4, 2020

Major League Baseball’s 60-game regular season has concluded and four Kent State baseball alumni have advanced to the postseason.Kent’s baseball program led the Mid-American Conference by a wide margin.The...

Kent professor finds MLB baseballs “juiced”

Hannah Davis Reporter March 4, 2020

More perceptive Major League Baseball fans noticed a strange spike in home run rates between the 2014 and 2017 seasons. Major leaguers scored 6,105 points off home runs in 2017 compared to 4,186 in 2014....

Kent State third baseman Pavin Parks swings Friday during the Flashes 7-2 win over Miami (OH). Kent State won their 12th MAC Championship Saturday with a 14-0 win over the Redhawks. 

Four Flashes selected in MLB Draft

Ariel Stahler June 6, 2018

Four members of the Kent State baseball team were selected during the 2018 Major League Baseball draft. Pitchers Joey Murray and Austin Havekost were drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays, while the San Diego...

Our View: Sports Illustrated curse not enough to deter Cleveland optimism

KS Editors April 8, 2015

When Sports Illustrated announced its Major League Baseball World Series picks on March 27, Cleveland fans were abuzz as the major media outlet put its confidence in the Cleveland Indians to win the league’s...

The St. Louis Cardinals Oscar Taveras looks to the field before action against the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday, August 1, 2014, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. (Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/MCT)

Cardinals OF Oscar Taveras dies in car accident in native Dominican Republic

Associated Press October 27, 2014

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras, a 22-year-old slugger who was regarded as one of the majors' top prospects, died Sunday in a car accident in his native...

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