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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent State redshirt senior Andrea Scali pitches during the first game of the doubleheader on April 30, 2022.

Softball out-hits Buffalo but falls in two-game series Tuesday 

Isabella Schreck, Reporter May 6, 2022

The Kent State softball team totaled three more hits than the competition in its series at Buffalo Tuesday. But the Flashes could not manage to score in either of their two games against the Bulls,...

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...

Junior forward Nila Blackford makes a move toward the basket during the Kent State womens basketball teams loss to Toledo in the second round of the WNIT in Toledo, Ohio on Monday, March 21

Hot Toledo offense ends women’s basketball season

March 22, 2022

The Kent State women’s basketball team held its previous two opponents to an average of 54.1 points on 31.9 percent shooting going into the second round of the WNIT. The Flashes’ season ended in...

Senior Colin McCracken attempts to pin a Cleveland State University wrestler during the meet on Jan. 27, 2022 in Kent, OH. Kent State beat Cleveland State 27-9.

Senior wrestlers ready for last shot at MAC Championship

Noah Keeney Reporter March 2, 2022

The Kent State wrestling team will be traveling to Athens, Ohio on Friday for the Mid-American Conference championships.The Flashes will be led by fifth-year Jake Ferri and senior Colin McCracken.McCracken...

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...

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...

Graduate student running back Xavier Williams (2) runs the ball during the MAC Championship against Northern Illinois University in Detroit, Michigan on Dec. 04, 2021. Kent State lost to NIU 41-23.

Football loses rematch to Northern Illinois in MAC Championship Game

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor December 4, 2021

Kent State football coach Sean Lewis repeated the same mantra all-season long.“We need to run the ball well, and we need to stop the run. We do that, we win.” Lewis credits that style of play to what...

Head coach Sean Lewis rings the Starner Victory Bell to celebrate the Kent State Football team beating Miami University and advancing to the MAC championship.

49 years in the making: A Kent State football MAC Championship preview

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor December 2, 2021

It has been 49 years since the Kent State football team won its first and only MAC Championship. The Flashes came close in 2012, winning their first East Division title and advancing to the MAC Championship...

Sophomore running back Marquez Cooper (1) runs the ball during the football game against Miami University on Nov. 27, 2021. Kent State beat Miami 48-47 in overtime.

Dustin Crum named MAC Player of the Year; seven football players named to All-MAC team

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor December 2, 2021

Graduate student quarterback Dustin Crum won the Vern Smith Leadership Award given to the Mid-American Conference’s Player of the Year. Crum is the first KSU player to win the award since 1987, when...

Quarterback Dustin Crum (7) runs the ball into the end zone during the football game against Miami University on Nov. 27, 2021. Kent State beat Miami University 48-47 in overtime.

Two football players receive MAC honors for performances in division-clinching win over Miami

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor December 2, 2021

The Kent State football team, one week after sweeping the Mid-American Conference East Division weekly awards, had two players receive the honors following the team's division-clinching win over Miami. Graduate...

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