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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The Kent State women’s golf team poses with their 2021 MAC Championship trophy. No other team has ever won the MAC.

Women’s golf takes 22nd consecutive conference title

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter April 25, 2021

In 1999, Kent State won the Mid-American Conference’s first women’s golf championship.Saturday, the Flashes won the MAC’s 22nd championship.No other team has ever held the title.The Kent State women’s...

Field hockey ends season on six game win streak, finishes second in MAC

Game 1: Kent State 8 Central Michigan 2Kent State’s women’s field hockey team celebrated Senior Day with an 8-2 victory over Central Michigan University on Friday.“Overall, I’m really proud of...

Republican Rep. Jena Powell is the representative in the Ohio House of Representatives who reintroduced the bill focused on trans student athletics.

Proposed Ohio bill would prevent transgender athletes from playing on school sports teams

Ian Jameson Reporter April 18, 2021

Ohio’s statehouse is currently reviewing a bill focused on trans student athletes. Senate Bill 132, if passed, would require high schools, universities and private colleges to designate separate “single-sex”...

Field hockey adjusting to a unique season

Azure Fernsler, Danielle Hamm and the rest of the Kent State field hockey team arrive at Murphy-Mellis Field ready for practice on a cold, snowy February Tuesday. The pitch is covered with several inches...

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: After 2 games, men’s basketball is on track to bring March Madness back to Kent

Dante Centofanti Sports writer December 8, 2020

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it is early. Just two weeks into this unique college basketball season and our Golden Flashes have already had two of their four scheduled games cancelled against Alcorn State...

Dustin Crum (7) lets a a pass go against Buffalo. Crum would throw for 343 yards and three touchdowns. Nov. 28, 2020.

The running of the Bulls: Kent State dominated by Buffalo on the ground

Owen MacMillan Sports editor November 28, 2020

On the very first play from scrimmage, University at Buffalo running back Jaret Patterson slashed through the Kent State defense for a 62-yard gain. Patterson was tackled at the three yard line, but would...

Linsey Marchese (33) works in the post against the University of British Columbia during Kent State’s 2019 trip to Canada. Aug. 11, 2019.

Starkey staying positive despite women’s basketball COVID-19 shutdown

Gina Butkovich Managing editor November 20, 2020

COVID-19 issues have shut down women’s basketball practice, but coach Todd Starkey said he still feels positive about his 2020-2021 team. “From what I understand, just about every team has had some...

The Kent State women’s basketball team celebrates with the Kent State fans after winning 72-66 against Buffalo in a quarterfinal game at the Rocket Mortgage Field House in Cleveland on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. 

Women’s basketball looks forward to returning to play

Kathryn Rajnicek Sports reporter November 7, 2020

The Kent State women’s basketball team began official practices on Oct. 14 for the first time since its season was cut short following a victory over Buffalo in the Mid-American Conference tournament. Kent...

A graphic of the field hockey schedule, produced by the Kent State Department of Athletics. Oct. 20, 2020.

Soccer and field hockey announce spring schedules

Dante Centofanti Owen MacMillan October 21, 2020

For the first time in nearly a year, the Kent State field hockey and soccer teams know who their next opponent will be.Like all Kent State fall sports, the teams’ seasons were pushed back by the Mid-American...

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MAC fall sports to return in spring with league-only schedules

Sean Blevins Sports reporter October 13, 2020

Mid-American Conference fall sports will return in early 2021, with teams only playing conference games, the league announced on Monday. The MAC was the first conference to postpone fall sports back in...

NCAA announces plan for fall sport championships in the spring

Owen MacMillan Sports editor September 23, 2020

On Tuesday, Sept. 22, the NCAA Division I Board of Directors took up the issue of fall season sports playing national championships during the spring.Last month, the NCAA decided to move forward on plans...

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