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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Fifth-year starter Mike Depalma grapples for position in the clinch against Justin Oliver of Central Michigan University on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016 at the M.A.C. Center.

DePalma’s faith fuels him to 5th; Miller finishes 6th at NCAA Championships

Dan Armelli March 27, 2016

Mike DePalma and coach Jim Andrassy knew what the former had to do in order to be successful in his final year as a Kent State wrestler. They had been preaching it since day one.  “It’s mostly mental...

Fifth-year starter Mike DePalma grapples for position in the clinch against Justin Oliver of Central Michigan University on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016 at the M.A.C. Center.

MAC Wrestling Tournament day one: DePalma makes finals, Miller injured

Dan Armelli March 5, 2016

It was the thrill of victory and the agony of medical default Saturday for the Kent State wrestling team. Fifth-year senior Mike DePalma needed a one-point escape to send his semifinals match with...

5th-year Senior Tyler Buckwalter works for a single leg takedown against Daniel Lewis of the University of Missouri at the MAC Center on Dec. 20, 2016. The Golden Flashes lost to Missouri 12-35.

Kent State defeats Ohio, Eastern Michigan in weekend road duels

Dan Armelli January 18, 2016

The Kent State wrestling team found themselves down early in two separate duals this weekend, but the Flashes eventually defeated Mid-American Conference opponents Ohio University and Eastern Michigan...

Three Flashes take home titles at Navy Classic

Dan Armelli November 22, 2015

There has been a tendency in the NBA to gather three superstars on one team and throw out the label “Big Three” (see the 2008 Boston Celtics and 2012 Miami Heat). But perhaps this theory has made...

Q&A with MAC Wrestler of the Week Mike DePalma

Dan Armelli November 13, 2015

Fifth-year senior 149-pounder Mike DePalma’s 3-0 performance at the Eastern Michigan duals last weekend earned him MAC Wrestler of the Week honors. It’s the first time he’s won the award.DePalma...

Kent State’s Mack McGuire tries to escape the hold of Northern Illinois’ Jordan Northrup during their meet in the M.A.C. Center on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015.

Wrestling hosts intrasquad preseason match

Dan Armelli October 25, 2015

The Kent State wrestling team held its intra-squad wrestle-offs Saturday at the MACC Annex gym. The event featured 15 matches in eight different weight classes.Head coach Jim Andrassy said there were multiple...

Mack McGuire tries to escape the hold of Northern Illinois’ Jordan Northrup during their meet in the M.A.C. Center on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015.

Kent State looking for breakout season with mix of older and younger wrestlers

Dan Armelli October 20, 2015

From 2005 to 2013, the Kent State wrestling team had eight consecutive years of either going undefeated or having one loss in the Mid-American Conference.Things changed when Missouri, Northern Iowa, and...

Junior Mack McGuire tries to escape the hold of Northern Illinois’ Jordan Northrup during their meet in the M.A.C. Center on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015.

Five KSU wrestlers gear up for NCAA National Championships in St. Louis

Zac Sommer March 18, 2015

This year’s NCAA Wrestling Championships will feature five Kent State wrestlers amongst the nation’s best at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on March 19-21.Sophomore Mimmo Lytle (285) and juniors...

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