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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

KentWired

Kent State quarterback Collin Schlee runs the ball downfield.

Football loses 14 players to transfer portal after coach Lewis heads to Pac-12

Jacob Hansen, Reporter December 17, 2022

A week after the departure of fifth-year football coach Sean Lewis, 14 players from Kent State’s program have entered the transfer portal.   Coach Sean Lewis announced his move to offensive coordinator...

Football takes on Buffalo in the final game of the year

Jacob Hansen, Reporter November 23, 2022

After its loss to Eastern Michigan on Nov. 16, Kent State football is already out of bowl eligibility. But Buffalo, the Flashes’ final opponent of the season, is not. The Bulls must beat KSU to qualify...

Kent State redshirt junior Collin Schlee scans the field for an open player to throw the ball to as Ball State closes in during the game on Nov. 2.

Midweek MACtion: Football’s 12-game home winning streak shut down by Ball State

Jacob Hansen, Reporter November 2, 2022

After a 13-0 first quarter, Kent State football team’s offense went nearly quiet in a 27-20 loss to Ball State. Head coach Sean Lewis took the blame – again. “I need to do a better job of leading...

Reaction to MACtion: Football’s hot start fades quickly at Glass Bowl Stadium

Jacob Hansen, Reporter October 16, 2022

In just three minutes and 35 seconds of possession time, Kent State’s football team was leading Toledo 21-0. But from 12:34 seconds left of the second quarter and on, the Rockets outscored KSU 45-3. “Not...

Kent State wide receiver Dante Cephas runs toward the end zone for a touchdown after catching a Dustin Crum pass in the first quarter of the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl game in Boise, Idaho on Dec. 21, 2021. (Photo courtesy of Bob Christy/Kent State University)

Football season preview: Watch out for the 2022 Golden Flashes

Isabella Schreck, Sports Editor September 1, 2022

Last season’s victories created high expectations for this year, including a Mid-American Conference East title to defend. Yet, despite any pressure, Kent State football team’s head...

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...

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...

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.

Football beats Miami, advances to MAC Championship

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 27, 2021

Miami had immediately struck back after the Kent State football team’s overtime touchdown on a booming throw from sophomore quarterback Brett Gabbert to redshirt junior wide receiver Jalen Walker for...

Junior outside hitter Taylor Heberle gets ready to defend against the Buffalo Bulls at the Mac on Saturday, Oct. 23. Photo by Morgan McGrath.

Two winning challenges, Heberle’s return helps volleyball team’s split of five-set matches

Isabella Schreck Reporter October 24, 2021

With the score tied 2-2 in the fifth set of Saturday’s volleyball game with Buffalo, referees ruled a blocked shot in bounds on Kent State’s side. Point Buffalo. KSU volleyball coach Don Gromala challenged...

Graduate student Nykeim Johnson (82) runs into the end zone to score a touch down during the football game against Virginia Military Institute. Kent State won 60-10.

Kent State football prepares for first MAC conference game

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 30, 2021

The Kent State football team heads into the Mid-American Conference play with a 1-3 record. That record can be deceiving, however, as the Flashes three losses have come against Texas A&M and Iowa,...

Memebrs of the Kent State University football team celebrate a touchdown in the game agaisnt Virginia Military Institute on Sept. 11, 2021.

Football looking for upset against Maryland

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 23, 2021

The Kent State football team heads into its last non-conference game of the season against the University of Maryland with an unimpressive 1-2 record. But what is impressive is how the Flashes have played...

Kent State center Sam Allan (54) prepares to snap the ball while facing down Iowas defensive line. The Flashes would give up 7 sacks for 39 yards and a safety.

Kent State fumbles away potential upset at #5 Iowa

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 18, 2021

For the second time in three weeks, the Kent State football team found itself in a position to make it a one score game in the second half while facing a top six team in the country. It was 1st &...

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