The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

KentWired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

KentWired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

KentWired

Applause inside, boos outside: Kyle Rittenhouse speaks to supporters, protestors during campus visit

Kayla Gleason and Matt Kiraly April 17, 2024

Gun-rights activist Kyle Rittenhouse was met with protesters holding signs and chanting outside the KIVA Tuesday evening, but inside the venue during his speech, he was met with plenty of praise.  Turning...

OPINION: It may be April, but here’s why baseball could be fun again in Cleveland

OPINION: It may be April, but here’s why baseball could be fun again in Cleveland

Matt Kiraly, Opinion Writer April 16, 2024

After winning the American League Central division title two years ago, the Cleveland Guardians were looking for a return to the postseason. In 2023, they fell short of that goal. They finished 86-76,...

OPINION: Let the Madness begin: Teams to look out for this March

OPINION: Let the Madness begin: Teams to look out for this March

Matthew Kiraly, Opinion Writer March 11, 2024

68. That is the number of teams that will compete in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. But only one will be able to cut down the nets and find themselves alone at the top of the college basketball...

OPINION: Why NIL is actually a good thing for college athletes

Matthew Kiraly, Opinion Writer February 27, 2024

“This is a zillion dollar industry and these kids are getting nothing out of it. That needs to change.” Ever since I fell in love with sports when I was 10 years old, this was the general consensus...

KentWired Illustration by Emily Riebe

OPINION: You may be upset that it’s a rematch, but we’re getting the best game from 49ers-Chiefs

Matthew Kiraly, Opinion Writer February 12, 2024

Four years ago, the Kansas City Chiefs took down the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LIV 31-20. It was the first time the Lombardi Trophy came to western Missouri since 1969. Andy Reid won his first...

OPINION: Guardians ‘punted’ season away… or did they?

Matt Kiraly, TV2 Reporter August 22, 2023

All across social media recently, I’ve seen the term “punted” being thrown around. Users are choosing that title to caption how the Cleveland Guardians acted during the trade deadline portion...

Pitcher Joe Whitman in the game against the University of Akron on April 15, 2023.

Three Kent State baseball players selected in Major League Baseball Draft

Matt Kiraly, TV2 Reporter July 14, 2023

Every baseball player’s dream is to play in the big leagues. For three members of the Kent State baseball team, that dream could come true.   Players Joe Whitman, Justin Miknis and Aidan Longwell...

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